Friday, Oct. 6
The rock ‘n’ roll band with horns has sold more than 40 million albums and is responsible for hits like “If You Leave Me Now” and “You’re the Inspiration.” They were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. Fresno Fairgrounds, 1121 S. Chance Ave., Fresno, 559-650-3247, www.fresnofair.com, $45-$70 (not including fair admission).
The comedian from Baltimore is known for his high energy and clever writing and has been seen on Comedy Central’s “Roast Battle 2,” TVLand, Nickelodeon and “The Bad Girls Club.” Cigars Mas Fino, 1568 E. Nees Ave., Fresno, 559-416-9120, www.eventbrite.com/e/humordor-comedy-show-headlining-alex-hooper-tickets-38023352872, $15.
Concert: Andre Nickatina
The Bay Area rapper released three albums in the late 1990s and early 2000s which gained him notoriety in the West Coast underground rap scene. He’s worked with Mac Dre, The Jacka and Smoov-E. The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-636-9463, www.ticketweb.com/event/andre-nickatina-the-cellar-door-tickets/7587075, $25.
Event: Green Day’s ‘American Idiot’
The two-time Tony Award-winning musical is based on the band’s album with book and lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong and music and lyrics by Green Day. Performances continue through Oct. 14. Fresno City College Theatre, 1101 E. University Ave., Fresno, 559-442-8221, www.fresnocitycollege.edu/campus-life/events-and-places/performing-arts/index.html, $14, $12 seniors and students.
Concert: Shooter Jennings
The singer and songwriter is well-known in the outlaw country music and Southern rock genres and is the son of country legend Waylon Jennings. With special guests Rudy Parris, Gregor Ross and Julie Roberts. Wakehouse Woodfire Grill & Barrel, 850 Kings River Road, Reedley, 559-637-9000, www.livemusiccity.com/event/4043, $15.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.