Datenight ideas: Enjoy live music after dark
THURSDAY, JUNE 27
Clare Byrne and Friends perform at Down County Social Club at Race Brook Lodge, 8 p.m. Cover is a $10 donation for the artists. Find Race Brook Lodge at 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield.
Christa Joy provides the live music at Dream Away Lodge, 8 to 10 p.m., 1342 County Road, Becket.
FRIDAY, JUNE 28
Kick off the weekend with an evening at Shire Breu-Hous, with live music by the Breu Hous Band, 9 p.m. to midnight, 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton.
Sky Full of Dippers provide the live music at Hotel on North, 8 to 11 p.m., 297 North St., Pittsfield. No cover!
SATURDAY, JUNE 29
Don't miss Heather Maloney at Club Helsinki, during her "Soil in the Sky" album release tour, 9 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Club Helsinki Hudson previews "Until now, singer-songwriter Heather Maloney has been best known for her unique blend of folk, rock, jazz, and pop; for her remarkable vocals; and her incisive, confessional songwriting... [But with her brand-new album] Maloney lays claim to her rightful place in the indie-rock pantheon alongside such like-minded artists as Sheryl Crow, Ani DiFranco, and Mary Chapin Carpenter." Tickets are $15. General admission tickets don't guarantee seating; visit helsinkihudson.ticketfly.com for Reserved Seating tickets. Find Club Helsinki at 405 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y.
Editor's Pick: Head to Mahaiwe for a concert with Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, 8 p.m., 14 Castle St., Great Barrington. Online, Mahaiwe says, "Organized by singer John Lyon, the band is well known for high-energy shows and no-holds-barred songs, including 'Don't Wanna Go Home,' 'Havin' a Party,' 'The Fever,' 'Talk to Me,' 'Trapped Again,' and 'This Time It's For Real.'" Tickets are $35 to $70, available at mahaiwe.org.
Girls on Grass, featuring Barbara Endes, Nancy Polstein, David Weiss and Dave Mandl, performs at the Egremont Barn, 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $10. The Egremont Barn is located at the Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont. Unfamiliar with the band? Check them out at girlsongrass.bandcamp.com.
Still looking? Rufus Jones provides the music at Number 10, 7 to 10 p.m., 10 Castle St., Great Barrington.
SUNDAY, JUNE 30
Get ready to say goodbye to the weekend with a datenight at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts: Mosses is joined by Pittsfield's Mike Shea and Lovely Coelecanth, featuring Jon Hanson and Melissa St. Pierre, 6:30 to 10 p.m., 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.
Head to the Lion's Den and enjoy live music by MaryAnn Palermo, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., at the Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.
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