This weekend, the East Bay is alive with music, so why not head across the Bay and delight your ears with something new and original?

Brandy and Friends at the Paramount

The multi-platinum, award-winning artist Brandy comes to the Paramount Theater for a concert this Saturday. The chance to dance and sing along to the soulful music of Brandy is an opportunity any R&B lover shouldn't pass up. Tickets are from $40 here. Show starts at 8p.m. @ 2025 Broadway, Oakland

George Kahumoku, Jr. In Concert

Head to Berkeley to listen to the Grammy-winning talents of slack key guitarist Kahumoku Jr. With a mix of classic Hawaiian music, contemporary songs and original compositions, the show will celebrate the beauty of Hawaiian music and culture. The concert is Sunday night at 8 pm. @ Freight and Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley

Creme Tangerine: All-Star Tribute to George Harrison

If rock is more your thing, chip in for a great cause and enjoy the music of the legendary George Harrison. Ashkenaz, a Berkeley musical institution, hosts a benefit in honor of its 40th birthday that is sure to be something to dance about. Tickets are $15 here. 8:30 pm @ 1317 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley