Saturday, August 22

West Coast jazz sax phenom Kamasi Washington has played with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Herbie Hancock, Lauryn Hill to Chaka Khan. His debut album as a bandleader, the aptly titled three-disc set The Epic, has been garnering rave reviews. Washington brings his seven-piece band to Blue (650 Congress St., Portland) for shows at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tix: $15-$30 (all ages). 774-4111. portcityblue.com.