CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Friday, February
WEST TOWNSHEND Bard Owl plays West Townshend Store's Pizza Night: T. Breeze Verdant on guitar, vocals, and stomp box, and Annie Landenberger on vocals and percussion. Bard Owl has been playing in the region since 2016 offering sweet harmonies, driving rhythms, and an eclectic mix of old tunes, new, and original. 5-7 p.m: The outdoor wood-fired brick pizza oven will also be ready for baking. West Townshend Country Store and Cafe, Rte. 30. Information: www.bardowlmusic.com.
BRATTLEBORO Palaver Strings: "Collective Memory": Palaver Strings explores the connection between our lives today and our roots, traditions, and collective memory. This program features music by contemporary composers in dialogue with tradition, including Terry Riley, William Grant Still, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Hamza el Din, as well as Croatian folksong arrangements by our very own Lysander Jaffe." Lyric Quartette: William Grant Still, Pannonia Boundless: Aleksandra Vrebalov, Escalay (Water Wheel): Hamza el Din, Sunrise of the Planetary Dream Collector: Terry Riley, Croatian Folksong Medley: Lysander Jaffe. 7:30 p.m. "N95 or equivalent masks must be worn at all times while at our concerts. The Brattleboro Music Center's Season Guest Series once again welcomes Palaver Strings Friday, February 3. Performers will be playing on instruments made by Brattleboro master craftsman Douglas Cox. $20 In advance, $25 at door. Brattleboro Music Center, 72 Blanche Moyse Way. Information: 802-257-4523; Click for more info on Web in new window.
BRATTLEBORO Underground System: "Underground System continues to reinvent their brand of global dance music. From an initial purist interpretive approach to Fela Kuti style afrobeat, to drawing on a legacy of NYC indie dance inspirations, the band has crafted a peerless and incendiary sound. Underground System brings their special brand of re-contextualized afrobeat, dance punk, disco and electronic music to audiences worldwide!". 8 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at door. The Stone Church in Brattleboro, 210 Main St. Information: 802-579-9960; Click for more info on Web in new window.