Hey everybody, wait no more! Kermit’s back with barbecue in store! New Orleans jazz favorite, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, is headed to Mill Valley once again for another crowd-pleasing performance. Fans who know Ruffins know to arrive with an empty stomach. With his band’s name a mix of his two favorite things—swing and food—Kermit is known to fire up the barbecue and cook for his fans between sets. Influenced by Louis Armstrong at a young age, Kermit’s passion for jazz has never ceased, and now he’s back to deliver jazz, barbecue and his lively personality to fans on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Sweetwater Music Hall. 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. $22. 8pm. 415.388.1100.