Jazz pianist Jim Quinby will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Alex's Plaza Restaurant, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. Quinby has played a regular gig on Sundays at Alex's for about 24 years, but will take a three-month hiatus before returning in February. Quinby and his band Smoky Red, featuring vocalist Marcella Ruikis, bassist Jay Jorgensen, drummer Kevin McKern and guitarist Brent Norton, will perform funky rock, blues and New Orleans-style dance music at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Roscoe's BBQ, 117 S. Main St., Phoenix. Sunday's show at Alex's is free. Cover to Smoky Red's show at Roscoe's is $3. Halloween costumes are encouraged at show at Roscoe's. A hand-painted scarf created by Ruikis will be presented to the most creative costume. Call 541-482-8818 to reach Alex's, 541-512-1046 to reach Roscoe's.