Singer-songwriter Courtney Love, founder of the band Hole and wife of Nirvana's late lead singer Kurt Cobain, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Phoenix Theater, 201 Washington St., Petaluma.

Love is not performing with Hole at the Phoenix, but will appear with a backup band, said Phoenix talent booker Jim Agius.

As an actress, Love starred in Alex Cox's cult films "Sid and Nancy" (1986) and "Straight to Hell"(1987), and played a lead role in Miloš Forman's "The People vs. Larry Flynt" (1996).

Tickets cost $35 at thephoenixtheater.com. Information: 762-3565.