For datenight, go out on the town this St. Patrick's Day weekend
If you're looking to relax to some live music tonight, head to Club Helsinki Hudson for a concert by The Ballroom Thieves, with Zach Dupont. Accoring to Club Helsinki, "Roots-music trio Ballroom Thieves plays a captivating melange of acoustic styles, blending folk conventions with modern hymnals, classical textures, and Delta blues grit with rich harmonies." Tickets are $15, doors open at 8 p.m. Don't forget, Club Helsinki is a 21 and older club. Find Club Helsinki at 405 Columbia St., Hudson, N.Y.
Or you can head to Race Brook Lodge for a Down County Social Club concert with Dylan Perillo, featuring Thor Jensen on guitar and a special guest on the clarinet. Race Brook Lodge says the Dylan Perrillo Trio plays a mix of gypsy jazz and old school swing music reminiscent of days past. Tickets for this show are $15 at the door. Race Brook Lodge isl located at 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield. More information at rblodge.com.
Impress your date with your smooth moves. It's time again for Swing Dance night at Dewey Hall, with music by ch'CHUNK at 9 p.m. Moves not so smooth? Jason Fenton will show you the way, 8 p.m. Beginners welcome. Tickets are $10-$20. Dewey Hall is located at 91 Main St., Sheffield. If you want to make a night of it, enjoy dinner before the dance and get 10 percent off at the Stagecoach Tavern at Racebrook Lodge with coupon code #oldtonenative.
Celebrate the holiday with the Polish Falcons' St. Patricks Day karaoke event with Big Boss Man, 8 p.m., 32 Bel Air Ave., Pittsfield.
Looking for something special? Hotel on North is teaming up with Spirited for a Single Malt Scotch dinner with guest speaker Jason Cousins, Single Malt Ambassador for Bruichladdich Distillery, 6 to 9 p.m. The menu includes pan seared crab cake, grilled pork tenderloin, pan seared filet mignon au poive, followe by Key lime pot de creme by chef Ron Reda and four whiskey pairings. Tickets are $50 per person. Call for reservations: 413-358-4741.
MASS MoCA hosts Punch Brothers, with special guest Gabriel Kahane, 8 p.m. Tickets are $39 in advance, $49 at the door. Get yours at massmoca.org.
USA Dance Berkshire County Chapter is holding a Blarney Blast, ballroom, Latin and Swing dance at Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First St., Pittsfield, with music and West Coast Swing lesson by Ron Tritto, 7 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.
The Egremont Barn is hosting karaoke on St. Patrick's Day, 7 to 10 p.m., 17 Main St., South Egremont. Be ready to stretch your pipes!
Get in the holiday spirit with a concert by The Voice of Ireland finalist Liam Geddes at Methuselah Bar, 8 to 11 p.m. Call or text Yuki at 413-347-2888 to reserve your spot. Tickets are $10, $15 at the door. Find Methuselah at 391 North St., Pittsfield.
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