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Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, April 5, 2013 at 7:09 p.m.

Vocal ‘aliens’:

They’re billed as Voca People, “musical aliens” that have “taken the Earth by surprise and delight.” Since arriving in concert halls in 2009, however, the ensemble has wowed audiences around terra firm in performances both interactive and hilarious as they sing a cappella versions from Madonna and Queen to Mozart. The group lands in the Phillips Center on Thursday.

Voca People: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Phillips Center. Tickets: $20-$35, $10 for UF students. (392-2787, Ticketmaster.com)

THEATER

The Tony Award-winning tour production of “Hair” stops at the Phillips Center today for a performance.

“Hair”: 7:30 p.m. today, Phillips Center. Tickets: $30-$50, $15 for UF students.

MUSIC

The Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour features Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter and Ambrose Akinmusire on Friday at the Phillips Center.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Phillips Center. Tickets: $25-$35, $10 for UF students.

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Quartermoon brings its folk-rock sound to the Bo Diddley Community Plaza for Friday’s free concert.

“Free Friday” Concert Series: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.

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Classical trumpeter Alison Balsom performs with the Scottish Ensemble on Saturday at University Auditorium.

Alison Balsom & Scottish Ensemble: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, University Auditorium. Tickets: $15-$35, $10 for UF students.

FESTIVALS

Saturday’s Jest Fest! featues French juggler/magician Arsene Dupin, interactive comedian Ken Silkie, human statue act Barbara and Ina, and former circus entertainer Lynn Polke.

Jest Fest!: 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.

AT THE MOVIES

“42”: drama

“Scary Movie 5”: comedy

CD RELEASES

“Wheelhouse”: Brad Paisley

“Caught in the Act”: Eric Church

“Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies”: Volbeat

“The Beat”: Boney James

“Duets”: Paul Anka

DVD RELEASES

“Crush”: thriller

“Hyde Park on Hudson”: drama

“Family Ties: The Sixth Season”: TV comedy

BOOK RELEASES

“Unintended Consequences”: Stuart Woods

“Don’t Go”: Lisa Scottoline

“Tapestry of Fortunes”: Elizabeth Berg

“Sleight of Hand”: Phillip Margolin

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