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.