Pink in the park

The last three years have been busy ones for Pink Martini with four new releases since 2009. Now they are on the road proving to be possibly the busiest eclectic jazz band ever. Gay frontman Thomas Lauderdale and gang bring an interesting array of music from Turkish traditionals to Japanese duets all under the night sky. But you bring your own wine and cheese.

Read our interview with Lauderdale here.

DEETS: Annette Strauss Artists Square at the Winspear Opera House 2403 Flora St. 8 p.m. $45–$65.