• Illusion Theater
528 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-339-4944 or www.illusiontheater.org
July 14-17: No Place Called Home
Kim Schultz portrays over a dozen resilient people who survived Saddam Hussein’s reign and the U.S. military intervention in Iraqu, and now have no place to call home. Amikaeyla Gaston performs the music for the show.
Tickets are $15.
• Wilebski’s Blues Saloon
1638 Rice St., St. Paul, 651-331-0929 or http://wilebskiblues.com
Sat., Jul. 2, 7:30 pm: Eric Gales
Tickets are $10.
• Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com
Wed.-Thurs., Jul. 6-7, 7 pm & 9 pm: Brian McKnight, with his brother Claude (of Take 6) and his sons BJ and Niko, also known as BRKN RBTZ (“broken robots”)
Tickets are $55-$70 for the 7 pm show and $45-$55 for the 9 pm show.