1. So You Like That Campy Song-and-Dance Show On FOX?
If you find yourself waiting for the inevitable head-to-head of New Directions and Vocal Adrenaline, catch Idina Menzel, star of “Wicked” and “Rent” and guest star on “Glee,” as she performs with the Boston Pops Orchestra.
Symphony Hall, 301 Mass. Ave., Boston. Thursday, May 6, 8p.m. $30-99.
2. Gin and Jazz
The Museum of Fine Arts has “mfafirstfridays” series, complete with live music and a cash bar. Don your semi-formal wear and pretend to be your 40-year-old self. This month’s entertainment is the Remix Jazz Trio. Sorry, young’uns—it’s 21+ only.
465 Huntington Ave., Boston. Friday, May 7, 5:30-9:30p.m. Free with Harvard ID.
3. Learn to Salsa
Missed out on all the Cinco de Mayo fun? Make the most of your Sunday evening with salsa dancing at the Ryles Jazz Club. Lessons start at 6 p.m. for the beginners.
212 Hampshire St., Inman Square, Cambridge. Sundays, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. $10.
4. Pop Music Makes the Good Girls Go Bad
Their ship may have already sailed, but that doesn’t mean that Cobra Starship won’t give you a good time. Performing with 3OH!3, Travie McCoy of Gym Class Heroes fame, and I Fight Dragons.
House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston. Sunday, May 9, 8 p.m. $25-35.
5. Karaoke All Night Long
Missing the thrill of Asian Karaoke? Limelight Stage + Studios is the closest you’re going to get this side of the Pacific. And for an extra rush, try out their open-mic night on Thursdays, starting at 8 p.m. (sign-up begins an hour earlier).
204 Tremont St., Boston. Thursdays, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., Fridays-Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. $10 cover.