Kick up your heels; it's date night!

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THURSDAY

Get your fill of blues music at ProJam24, featuring Jay Collins, Chris Vitarello, Sonny Rock and more of the regions's best blues musicians. This is a free show! 8 p.m., at Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y.

Singer/songwriter Matt Venuti performs at the Down County Social Club, 7 to 10 p.m. According to DCSC, "Matt accompanies himself playing rare and captivating melodic-percussive acoustic instruments developed in Switzerland, as well as the highly expressive and dynamic Electronic Valve Instrument wind-synthesizer that he layers with a looper." Down County Social Club, beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road Sheffield.

FRIDAY

Daymark returns to The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn after their sold-out debut their last fall, 8 to 11 p.m. Featuring Will Woodson, Dan Foster and Eric McDonald, this trio performs traditional Irish music. According to the band's website, "Sharing a love for the music of generations past, in Daymark's sound one can hear the echoes of Irish-American dance halls from the 1920s and 30s, alongside the lonesome tones of Donegal country fiddlers and the rollicking smoky pubs of Northern England's immigrant neighborhoods." Check them out at daymarkmusic.com. Tickets are $15. The Barn is located at 17 Main St., South Egremont.

Head out for dinner and enjoy some live music by Buddy McEarn at Chester Common Table, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., 30 Main St., Chester.

The Guthrie Center's Troubadour Series entertains the Berkshires all summer long. Don't miss Eli Catlin performing at 8 p.m., doors opening at 6 p.m. with a full dinner menu available before the show. Music tickets are $25. Find the Guthrie Center at 2 Van Deusenville Road, Great Barrington. Check out the full schedule of live music at guthriecenter.org.

Entrain performs at The Stationery Factory, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door, VIP tickets $30 include special seating and a chance to meet the band before the show. Get yours at stationery-factory.com. The Stationery Factory is located at 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton.

Dream Away Lodge welcomes Bobby Sweet to the floor, 8 to 10 p.m., 1342 County Road, Becket.

SATURDAY



EDITOR'S PICK

Grizzly Bear with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith perform at at MASS MoCA, 8 p.m., 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. MASS MoCA says "One of the most celebrated indie rock acts of the last two decades, Grizzly Bear's prog-rock-meets-chamber-pop sound took the music world by storm and helped to define a new wave of psychedelic-leaning sound. After a notable hiatus, the quartet is back touring for its first new album in five years, 'Painted Ruins.'" Tickets are $40-$50.



Dig deep into your closet and find that old bell-bottom suit. It's Saturday Night Fever night at Berkshire Ballroom, $15, 7 to 10:30 p.m. at the American Legion, 41 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield.

It's the last Murder Mystery Dinner Theater performance at Ventfort Hall this summer! Catch "Murder in the Land of Lost Pages," 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $40. For reservations, call 413-637-3206.

SUNDAY

Grammy-award winner Ani DiFranco takes the stage at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, backed by her band mates Todd Sickafoose and Terence Higgins, 7 p.m. Tickets are $30-$80. Mahaiwe, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington.












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