Kick back after hours
Beatles fans, head to the Colonial Theatre tonight for "Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience" at 7:30 [see story, D3]. "This amazing group, anchored by brothers Billy, Ryan and Matthew McGuigan, perform as themselves and leave the song choices completely in the hands of the audience." Audience members will fill out a card before the show listing their favorite Beatles song and why, and a set list will be created based on these cards, so grab a date and hear your favorites live. Tickets are $35-$20, available at berkshiretheatregroup.org. The Colonial Theatre is located at 111 South St., Pittsfield.
WildCat Creek performs at Down County Social Club, beneath the Stagecoach Tavern, 864 South Undermountain Road, Sheffield. "With deep traditional roots, WildCat Creek brings a unique and intoxicating blend of Celtic, Appalachian and World Music, with driving dance tunes, haunting ballads and vocal and instrumental improv." Catch the show, 7 to 10 p.m. There's a $10 donation for the artists.
Big and Bigger, featuring Jeff Gonzales and Wanda Houston, bring blues and original music to the Lion's Den, 8 to 11 p.m. Find the Lion's Den at the Red Lion Inn, 30 Main St., Stockbridge.
Take your special someone to the Barn at the Egremont Village Inn for some live music by The Hayrollers. According to the Barn, "The Hayrollers offers stomp'in soulful bounce of bluegrass, old-timey, swing-i-fied country music pick'in and sing'in." The show starts at 8 p.m. The Egremont Barn is located at 17 Main St., South Egremont.
Pinedrop comes to Hotel on North's live music series, 8 to 11 p.m. Hotel on North says "Pinedrop's fresh Americana sound skillfully intertwines folk and bluegrass. This four-piece band from Brattleboro, Vt. features Derek Sensale's mesmerizing songwriting and vocals, Dan Bisson on upright bass, Nick Paar on mandolin and Charlie Peckar on fiddle." Hotel on North is located at 297 North St., Pittsfield.
Five-time Grammy-award winning a cappella group Ladysmith Black Mambazo comes to the Colonial Theatre, 8 p.m. "Ladysmith Black Mambazo captures South Africa's historic struggle in an inspiring repertoire that melds the tradition of Zulu harmony, singing songs born in the mines during the apartheid era, with hints of gospel." Ladysmith Black Mambazo has worked with Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton, Melissa Etheridge and more and has been nominated for sixteen Grammys, an Academy Award and an Emmy. You don't want to miss this show. Tickets are $45-$30, available at berkshiretheatregroup.org.
Haven't had your fill of live music? Rene Lopez performs at the Egremont Barn, 8 to 11 p.m. Rene Lopez has worked with members of Wilco, Blind Melon, The Meters and more.
Funk-jam band Dumpstaphunk, featuring Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III, comes to Club Helsinki, 9 p.m. Tickets are $35-$25. This is a 21 and older event. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The Comical Mystery Tour brings murder mystery dinner theater show "Golf Can Be Murder" to Ventfort Hall, 104 Walker St., Lenox, 5:30 p.m. The cost is $40, which includes a full course dinner. Reservations required: 413-637-3206.
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