Music

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saturday/9

Musical Installation. Rabbi Joe Black performs modern Jewish music at the installation of Rabbi Barnett Brickner. At Temple Israel, 3183 MeCartney Road, Alameda. 7:30 p.m. $18-$36. http://rabbiblack.brownpapertickets.com. http://www.templeisraelalameda.org.

“Voices for Change Concert.” Collaborative performance by Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian, Norwegian and American musicians. At Wheeler Auditorium, U.C. Berkeley Campus, Berkeley. 7:30 p.m.  $10. http://mfe-voicesforchange-berkeley.eventbrite.com

sunday/10

Saul Kaye Band. Jewish blues artist performs at Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $13-$15. www.netivottest.org.

thursday/14

Singer-songwriter Berel Alexander. Former liturgical soloist performs music drawing on Jewish roots. At the Mechanics Institute, 57 Post St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $15-$20. www.milibrary.org/events.

tuesday/19

“The Andy Statman Trio.” Klezmer band performs in honor of 13 years of Santa Cruz’s Chabad by the Sea. At Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar St., Santa Cruz. 7 p.m. $28-$30. www.chabadbythesea.com.

“Green Sneakers.” Composer Ricky Ian Gordon’s mini-opera that serves as a Kaddish for his lover, who died of AIDS.  At Southside Theater, Fort Mason Bldg. D, S.F. 7:30 p.m. $45-$75. www.fortmason.org/boxoffice.