Five-time grammy winner and Ohio native Kathleen Battle will present stories and spirituals inspired by the extraordinary journey to freedom during times of slavery, which she only performs in cities along the Underground Railroad. This event will also showcase local treasures, including the Clarence Smith Community Chorus and the Voices at BGSU. $49-$89. 7:30pm. 2445
James McMurtry spends hundreds of hours in a van each year, traveling American’s highways on the way to 100 plus shows with his band. The travel, McMurtry explains, provides the inspiration for his geographic detail-filled songs. The song “South Dakota,” the story of a young military veteran returning to the small town and family farm
Celebrate and support the Black Swamp Conservancy during the annual The Black Swamp Conservancy is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting natural and agricultural land for generations to come. Enjoy music from The Mark Lavengood Band along with food, a cash bar, and live and silent auctions. $60. 6:30-10:30pm. 2 Hippo Way 419-833-1025 | blackswamp.org
Help support a good cause and enjoy a day filled with live music during Project iAm’s 11th Acoustics of Autism event, featuring over 60 musicians at six adjacent venues.
Dance your way into St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a special edition concert featuring Irish music by the lively band Extra Stout, which has been bringing its energetic sound to pubs and events around town since 2000.
Four-time Grammy winner and internationally known trumpet and flugelhorn player Randy Brecker brings his clean, crisp sound to Toledo.
A true jazz legend, Kahil El’Zabar has been making music for a half century. For most of that time, he has been the leader and percussionist of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, which he co-founded in 1973. This year, the group— now with members who were born after El’Zabar began his music career— is touring the
Ryan Dunlap, a Perrysburg-based musician, delights audiences around the country with his unique, heartfelt take on country and jazz-infused alternative rock.
Come share the love as Russellmania & Funky Munkyz bring back For The Love during a BYOB event (must have ID) for lovers of House, Techno, Bass, and Jungle music.
This unique, spirited jazz performance will begin with a VIP ceremony where the EHE will recognize and honor five people who are living legends in our community.
See Toledo’s own all-female drum group Bitch, Thunder! during a special performance that will send the group to Austin, Texas for HONK!TX— a festival that draws street performers from around the country to perform for free in the streets of Austin.