Datenight Ideas: Live a little; it's datenight
THURSDAY, MAY 9
Take a break at Egremont Barn with The Berkshire Jazz Collective and Julia Gottlieb, 8 to 11 p.m., 17 Main St., South Egremont. Tickets are $10.
FRIDAY, MAY 10
Berkshire Theatre Group presents Rev Tor and Friends Celebrate Santana, featuring Tor Krautter, of Rev Tor; Tory Hanna, of The Whiskey Treaty Road Show; Yahuba Jose Garcia-Torres, of Percy Hill; Tom Major, of Entrain; Jeff Prescott and Brian O'Connell of Steal Your Peach Band; Rob Sanzone, of Picky Bastards; Dave Vittone, of Last Waltz Live; Ben Kohn of Rev Tor and Misty Blues; with special guest Haley Aguero and the BTG Youth Choir. Don't miss this celebration of the 50th anniversary of Santana's appearance at Woodstock, at Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, at 8 p.m. Get there early for live music by Tom Corrigan in the Garage in the Lobby, 6 p.m. Tickets are $25.
Stationery Factory once again hosts Journey tribute band Voyage featuring Hugo, to benefit UCP of Western MA, 8:30 p.m., at 63 Flansburg Ave., Dalton. The doors open at 7 p.m., and WYKYD opens with some '80s and '90s rock. Tickets are $25-$45, available at stationery-factory.com.
Tavern at the A hosts Tucked and Loaded: Y2K, 10 p.m., doors open at 9 p.m. Grab and date and get ready to throw it back to the early aughts. There's a $7 cover. This is a 21 and older show. Tavern at the A is located at 303 Crane Ave., Pittsfield.
If you're looking to kick your weekend off with some great live music, catch Lita Williams at Hotel on North, 8 to 11 p.m., 297 North St., Pittsfield, and Bernice Lewis at Dream Away Lodge, 1342 County Road, Becket.
SATURDAY, MAY 11
Les Nubians perform at Mass MoCA to close out the O+ Festival, 8 p.m., 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. MoCA says "Les Nubians is the French-Cameroonian duo whose 1998 debut earned a Grammy nomination for its singular blend of warm R&B and francophone hip-hop. Two decades later, the grooves are as strong and danceable as ever." Tickets are general admission, $15.
The Purple Xperience: The Ultimate Prince Tribute Band continues this weekend of great musical tributes, at 8 p.m. at Colonial Theatre. According to Berkshire Theatre Group, the Purple Xperience embodies the image, intensity and sound of Prince, with their non-stop energy and changing scenery. Tickets are $25-$45.
Electro-acoustic Americana/blues/folk duo Rick and Marilyn comes to Down County Social Club, starting around 8 p.m., 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cover is a $10 donation for the artists.
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