Itchy Brother will play at the Oxford in Snohomish April 5 and 6. Call (360) 691-7799.
The Eastside Comedy Club at the Kirkland Roaster & Ale House will present Peggy Platt April 5 and 6 for a 2nd anniversary show at 10 p.m. Chris Siler will open. Tickets are $10. Call 827-4400.
Late Night in the Market will present contemporary jazz guitarist Michael Powers April 5. The Strayaways will present Irish songs April 6. Show times are 7:30-10 p.m. Both shows are free, for all ages, and are non-smoking. Call 644-1111.
The First Sunday's Funday for children at the Crossroads Mall will feature expressions of Africa by the Lora & Sukutai Marima & Dance Ensemble at 2 p.m. on the Market Stage. Call 644-1111.
Forecaster's Public House at the Redhook Ale Brewery will present the Steve Cooley Band playing blues April 5. Hear more blues with Pay Day Daddy April 6. Times for both shows are 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bent Ensemble will play jazz April 8 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. No cover: 483-3232.
The Earshot Living Spirit of Jazz Series at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley will present Edmonia Jarrett April 8. Show times are 8 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $7 for general admission and $5 for students seniors and members. Call 441-9729.
Grazie Ristorante at Canyon Park presents jazz by the Randy Halberstadt Trio April 5 from 8 p.m. to midnight in the lounge. Reuell Luban's Hard Bop Quartet featuring Chris Fagen will perform April 6 from 8 to 11 p.m. No cover. For dinner reservations or information, call 402-9600.