Saxophonist John Tchicai, will perform with guitarist Mark Oi and drummer Matt Marucci, appears at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 at Palms, 13 Main St., downtown Winters. Opening act: Nebula Quartet and the Ross Hammond Unit. $10. (530) 795-1825.
The Tchicai group also appears at the 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Red Devil Lounge, 1695 Polk St. at Clay, San Francisco. Opening act: Carney-Ball-Johnson Trio. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. (415) 447-4730.