“HANDMADE AMERICAN ROCK AND ROLL.” Saturday, March 16, 9 p.m., Village Tavern, 100 Museum Place, Salem. 73 Duster will perform. Band includes Fred Shepard, guitar and vocals; Mark Healey, drums; Todd Cushing, bass and vocals. Free admission. 978-744-2858.
“TOGETHER IN HARMONY: CELEBRATING MUSIC IN THE COMMUNITY.” Sunday, March 17, 2 p.m., Marblehead Veterans Middle School, 217 Pleasant St. Swampscott, Salem and Marblehead High School choruses will perform in the 12th annual concert. Each choral group will present an individual program, and then all three choruses, 166 voices, will perform as a group. $12/adults, $7/students and seniors. Tickets available at the door. Proceeds from ticket and concession sales will benefit the high schools’ choral programs. 781-631-8336, email@example.com or 781-639-3100.
“CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MUSIC.” Monday, March 18, 7 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. The third event in a five-part series that combines lecture and performance to explore the wonderful world of classical music. This March program will feature flutist Orlando Cela presenting “Fluted Edges: Pushing the Boundaries of the Flute.” Selections include: “Conversations Between Wind and Water” by Hong-Da Chin, “Come vengono prodotti gli incantesimi?” by Salvatore Sciarrino, “Cassandra’s Dreamsong” by Brian Ferneyhough and “Lied” by Heinz Holliger. Reserve a seat at 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or www.peabodylibrary.org.
IN A PIG’S EYE. March 14, Vein; March 15, 4 to 7 p.m., Blues Jam, and Erinn Brown and Eric Reardon from 9 to 11:30 p.m.; March 16, The Darlings; March 18, Open Mike with Orville Giddings; March 20, Countdown featuring Paul Carr. 148 Derby St., Salem. 978-741-4436.