Sunday, April 14

Jazz-funk bassist and composer Kaveh Rastegar of the eclectic quintet Kneebody has also worked with more mainstream artists like John Legend, Sia and De La Soul. He breaks out with his first album as a bandleader this year and plays Blue (650 Congress St., Portland) with local soul-jazz singer Katie Matzell opening at 7 p.m. Tix: $15 (all ages). 774-4111. portcityblue.com.