Eight Gigs: Jose Gonzalez & The String Theory

Fri., March 3, 8 p.m., Mondavi Center, $12.50-$45

Although point of origin should not be an issue, singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez was born in Sweden. And while he hasn’t been as prolific as his fans would like, his catalog has been used all over the place. His live show pairs him up with a talented team of string players that is sure to please both newcomers and longtime fans alike. Showgoers can expect a set featuring songs from is latest long-player, the fabulous Vestiges & Claws, as well as earlier works dating back to 2003 and possibly beyond. Get your tickets in advance. 1 Shields Avenue in Davis, http://jose-gonzalez.com.