Across the Bridge: July 7-14

Idina Menzel

Tony-winning star of “Wicked” and “Rent” sings Broadway favorites.

July 9 at Davies Symphony Hall.Ska-Punk Bash

Wisecracker, Big City Bombers and others in six-band bill.

July 9 at 924 Gilman.Dwele

Detroit hip-hop artist smoothes out a little on his latest, “Some Kinda.”

July 9-11 at Yoshi’s Oakland.Jordin Sparks

They say she won some kind of TV contest or something . . .

July 10 at the Regency Ballroom.Neil Young

Devotées of his early work are reeling over these expensive but rare solo shows. July 11-12 and 14 at the Fox Theater.Bettye LaVette

If you do nothing else before you die, see this woman sing live.

July 14 at the Great American Music Hall.More San Francisco events at