Stealing From Work Sketch Victims Unit
Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, VT
Stealing from Work is back with fresh sketch comedy. Six actors play over 60 characters in hilarious sketches spoofing contemporary culture and the political issues of the past and present, all with a local flavor. Come for this fast-paced evening of lunacy and lampoonery. This is immature comedy for mature adults recommended for ages 18 and older. 7 p.m.
Ben Baldwin and the Big Note
Music Hall Loft, Portsmouth, NH
As a band name, The Big Note is a notion borrowed from the late Frank Zappa. The Big Note is a place of many songs, many dance moves, West African rhythms, delicious cocktails, romance — music that is forever alive and happening now. With pianist Kent Allyn, Milt Reder as guitar savant, Jesse Williams on bass, and Jim Gwin. 8 p.m.
Harpoon St. Patrick’s Festival
Harpoon Brewery, Boston, MA
This is a full weekend of beer tasting, live music, and friendly camaraderie under heated tents at Harpoon’s Boston brewery. Music by Kier Byrnes & Friends, Colum Cille Pipes & Drums, Joshua Tree, 7 Day Weekend, The Pourmen, Dicey Riley with Zoe Darrow Celtic Rock Band, Howl at the Moon Dueling Pianos, Pop Disaster, and Rick Express.
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Portland House of Music, Portland, ME
C.J. Chenier, a Creole musician, delivers a soulful vocal and accordion performance in authentic Creole tradition. Grammy-nominated Chenier has performed with internationally recognized artists including his father, Clifton Chenier “The King of Zydeco,” Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr., The Gin Blossoms, and John Mayall. 8 p.m.
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet, MA
Born and raised in County Tipperary, Ireland, Áine Minogue is an award-winning harpist, singer, arranger and composer. Her music encompasses varying styles including Celtic, world, folk, and New Age. Her latest album, “Eve,” features her signature “fragile, lilting voice” throughout, with 12 tracks that highlight her mesmerizing vocals. 7 p.m.