Music for a winter date night
Thursday night means Berkshire-based folk, bluegrass and Zeppelin cover band Picky Bastards provide the music at Mission Bar + Tapas, 8 to 11 p.m. Mission Bar is located at 438 North St., Pittsfield. No cover!
Just in Kace Band play some rock and roll that's just a little bit country, at Bousquet from 7 to 10 p.m. Find Bousquet at 101 Dan Fox Drive, Pittsfield.
Eric Schenkman of Spin Doctors, with Van Romaine on drums and Andy Hess on bass, returns to the Egremont Barn at the Egremont Village Inn to perform new music from his solo album "Who Shot John?" at 8 p.m. According to the Barn, "'Who Shot John?' showcases the many sides of Eric Schenkman from raw, rockin' blues to funk/soul/pop. With its elemental lineup of guitar, bass and drums, and songs that seldom stray beyond three chords it's radio-friendly and familiar enough to draw listeners in." Tickets are $10. The Barn at the Egremont Village Inn, 17 Main St., South Egremont.
It's karaoke night with DJ Laurie at Friends Grille, beginning at 9 p.m., 117 Seymour St., Pittsfield.
If you're looking for more live music to cap off your week, check out Rob, Rob, Jeff and Jay at Number 10 Great Barrington, 7 to 10 p.m., 10 Castle St.
Head to Turn Hall in Adams for a Superbowl Eve edition of music trivia, five rounds, for teams of 1-4, beginning at 7:30 p.m. As always, music trivia is free. Turn Hall is located at 6 Turners Ave., Adams.
Rainbow Restaurant hosts singer Melissa Brinton, 7 to 10 p.m., 109 First St., Pittsfield.
Don't miss the For Those Who Doubt EP release show at Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, with special guests Be The Seen, Chad Tarvis and Forever Autumn. The doors open at 7 p.m., music kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Cover is $5. Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Ave., Pittsfield.
Don't forget to sign up for the Valentines Day Cookie Decorate and Sip by Feb. 2! Party includes a demonstration of basic techniques, then have fun decorating eight Valentines day holiday themed cookies, at J. Allens Clubhouse Grille, 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $38 a person. Call 781-307-5031 between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. to register.
Flavours of Malaysia is holding their annual Chinese New Year celebration buffet dinner, with two seatings at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person, reservations recommended.
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