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Bagitos. 28 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 229-9212. bagitos.com.

   Mar. 20: Lane Gibson (indie folk, rock) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 21: Irish Session with Sarah Blair, Hilari Farrington, Benedict Koehler, Katrina VanTyne, Bob Ryan and others, 2–5 p.m.; Lefty Unger (blues/funk/soul) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 22: Two Cents in the Till (bluegrass) 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

   Mar. 25: Alice & Adam with Autumn Futak-Cole (contemporary folk) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 26: Rockwood Ferry (alt. folk) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 27: Bitter Greens (Americana, swing, alt. country) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 28: Irish Session with Sarah Blair, Hilari Farrington, Benedict Koehler, Katrina VanTyne, Bob Ryan and others, 2–5 p.m.; Danny Fallon & Friends (acoustic folk, rock, country) 6–8 p.m.

   Mar. 29: Bleeker & McDougal (folk) 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

   Mar. 31: The People’s Café, 6–8 p.m.

 

Charlie O’s World Famous. 70 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-6820.

   Mar. 20: Abby Jenne (rock) 7 p.m.; Green Mt. Playboys (Cajun) 10 p.m.

   Mar. 21: Broken String Band (bluegrass) 7 p.m.; The Cop-Outs (Irish punk) 10 p.m.

   Mar. 27: Abby Jenne (rock) 7 p.m.; Rough Francis, Gorcrow (punk, metal) 10 p.m.

   Mar. 28: Dan Zura, Kenna Donovan (acoustic) 7p.m.; Toot Sweet (Gypsy) 10 p.m.

 

North Branch Café. 41 State St., Montpelier. Free. 552-8105. donia@thenorth-branch.com. thenorth-branch.com.

   Mar. 21: Michelle Rodriguez (blues, jazz, indie-folk) 7:30 p.m.

   Mar. 26: Neil Fitzgerald (acoustic guitar) 7 p.m.

 

Nutty Steph’s. 961C U.S. Rte. 2, Middlesex. Free. 229-2090. nightlife@nuttystephs.com. nuttystephs.com.

   Mar. 19: Sergio Torres, 7 p.m.; Andric Severance, 9 p.m.

   Mar. 20: Rauli Fernandez & Friends, 7 p.m.

   Mar. 26: Sparklemuffin, 6 p.m.; Cookie’s Hot Club, 7 p.m.; Andy Plante, 10 p.m.

   Mar. 27: Jazzaoke! 7 p.m., $5 (get $1 back for every song you sing).

 

Sweet Melissa’s. 4 Langdon St., Montpelier. Free unless otherwise noted. 225-6012. facebook.com/sweetmelissasvt.

   Mar. 19: Ben Kogan Band, 7:30 p.m.

   Mar. 20: Honky Tonk Happy Hour with Mark LeGrand, 5 p.m.; Small Change, 9 p.m.

   Mar. 21: Penny Arcade, 5 p.m.; Red hot Juba, 9 p.m. $5.

   Mar. 24: Jason Mallory, 5 p.m.; Open Mic Night, 7 p.m.

   Mar. 25: Wine Down with D. Davis, 5 p.m.; Dan Zura, 8 p.m.

   Mar. 26: Two Cents in the Till, 7:30 p.m.

   Mar. 27: Honky Tonk Happy Hour with Mark LeGrand, 5 p.m.; Tritium Well, 9 p.m

   Mar. 28: David Langevin, 5 p.m.; Michelle Sarah Band, 9 p.m. $5.

   Mar. 31: Gabriel, 5 p.m.; Open Mic Night, 7 p.m.

 

The Whammy Bar. 31 County Rd., Calais. 7 p.m. Free. 229-4329. whammybar1.com.

   Mar. 19: The Turning Stile

   Mar. 20: Sara Grace

   Mar. 21: Piper’s Den

 

ARTISTS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Mar. 21: Music for a March Evening. Faculty concert, dinner and auction presented by Monteverdi Music School. 6 p.m. Monteverdi Music School, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. Adults $25; students/seniors $20; children 10 and under $10. 229-9000. director@monteverdimusic.org. monteverdimusic.org/events

Mar. 21: Vassily Primakov and Natalia Lavrovia.  Piano duo. 7:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Montpelier. $32 advance; $35 day of show; students $10. 728-6464. chandler-arts.org.

Mar. 21: Cellist Edward Arron and Pianist Jeewon Park. Two of today’s finest young classical musicians offer a program of Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Piazzolla. The concert is part of the TD Bank Celebration Series. 7:30 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $15–27. 476-8188. barreoperahouse.org.

Mar. 22: Northern Harmony World Music Vocal Quartet in Concert. A program of a capella music from many lands and many centuries, including 14th century works by Ciconia, traditional music from Corsica, Georgia, Ukraine and Bulgaria, and American shape-note and Appalachian songs. 4 p.m. Bethany Church, 115 Main St., Montpelier. Suggested admission: adults $15; students and seniors $10. 426-3210.

Mar. 25: Farmers Night: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind. Vermont Symphonic Winds performs a concert for winds and voices to send winter on its way. Presented by the Vermont Legislature as part of the Farmers Night concert series. 7:30 p.m. Vermont State House, House Chamber, State St., Montpelier. Free.

Mar. 28: Montpelier Concert Crawl. Three musical and culinary flavors in three different homes. 6:30–9:30 p.m. All homes are within one block of each other in the Meadow neighborhood of Montpelier. Benefits the Montpelier Chamber Orchestra concert season and Project Outreach. $50. mcos@montpelierchamberorchestra.org. Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/montpelier-concert-crawl-tickets-15442907151.

Mar. 28: Allison Mann Jazz Ensemble. Live jazz recording with Tom Cleary, John Rivers, Chris Peterman, Geza Carr and Colin McCaffrey. This the final show in the three-concert series “For My Mother and Father.” 7 p.m. Christ Church, 64 State St., Montpelier. $15. Reservations recommended. 223-4712. allisonjoymann@comcast.net.

Mar. 28: Mini Mud. Annual performance of  young talent from across the region. 7 p.m. Chandler Music Hall, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Adults: $14 advance; $17 day of show. Students: $6 advance; $8 day of show. 728-6464. chandler-arts.org.

Mar. 28: The Gibson Brothers. The winners of the 2012 and 2013 Entertainers of the Year prize from The International Bluegrass Music Awards combine hard-driving Bill Monroe-style picking with sweet Louvin Brothers-like singing. 8 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $18–29. 476-8188. barreoperahouse.org.

Apr. 3: First Friday: Sin or Salvation. 90’s style rock with inventive originals and carefully selected covers. Part of Chandler’s First Friday series. 7:30 p.m. Chandler’s Upper Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. $14. Admission includes one free drink and snacks. 728-6464.

Apr. 4: Capital City Concerts: Muse Music. Music inspired by magic, poetry, myth and story-telling including music by Maurice Ravel, Evan Premo and Debussy. 7:30 p.m. Unitarian Church, 130 Main St., Montpelier. $15–25. capitalcityconcerts.org. Tickets also available at Bear Pond Books, Montpelier.