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    A.J. Croce

    A.J. Croce

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    Sat., April 4, 7:30 p.m.

    The musician honors his late father with "Croce Plays Croce," a set of Jim Croce classics such as "Operator" and "Time in a Bottle." at Barre Opera House in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). $24-36.

    Alicia Olatuja

    Alicia Olatuja

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    Fri., Feb. 14, 6 & 8:30 p.m.

    The up-and-coming mezzo soprano serves up an intimate Valentine's Day concert featuring songs from her sophomore album Intuition: Songs From the Minds of Women. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $35.

    Angélique Kidjo

    Angélique Kidjo

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    Tue., April 7, 7:30 p.m.

    The vocalist celebrates West African roots music through her acclaimed reimagining of Talking Heads' 1980 album Remain in Light. at Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). $12-55.

    Charles Lloyd & the Marvels With Lucinda Williams

    Charles Lloyd & the Marvels With Lucinda Williams

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    Fri., April 17, 8 p.m.

    National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master saxophonist Lloyd and Grammy Award-winning America songwriter Williams join forces to present selections from their transcendent 2018 album Vanished Gardens. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington (map). $25-62.

    Damien Sneed’s 'We Shall Overcome'

    Damien Sneed’s 'We Shall Overcome'

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    Wed., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.

    The bandleader highlights African American music that inspired generations of civil rights activists, interspersed with segments of speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Flynn MainStage in Burlington (map). $15-50.

    Daniel Bernard Roumain

    Daniel Bernard Roumain

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    Fri., Dec. 13, 8 p.m.

    The violinist and composer begins a five-month Burlington residency with an intimate solo show. at FlynnSpace in Burlington (map). $25.

    Emergency First Responders Soul & Blues Bash

    Emergency First Responders Soul & Blues Bash

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    Sat., Nov. 23, 7 p.m.

    The region’s emergency first responders deserve a round of applause for their work assisting Vermonters. The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center celebrates first responders’ contributions to local communities with an evening of rollicking live music. The Emergency First Responders Soul & Blues Bash features Dave Keller’s Soul Revue, a high-energy ensemble fronted by Montpelier guitarist Keller (pictured). Performing with a full band, including singers Pam McCann and April Caspari along with the Mo’ Sax Horns, the award-winning musician serves up songs from his 2018 album Every Soul’s a Star. John Fusco and the X-Road Riders, with Vermont axe man Seth Yacovone, round out the bill. at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $18-28.

    Imani Winds & Harlem Quartet

    Imani Winds & Harlem Quartet

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    Tue., March 31, 7:30 p.m.

    The acclaimed ensembles merge to explore the crossroads of the jazz and classical genres in a program titled "Passion for Bach and Coltrane." at Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College in Hanover. Outside Vermont (map). $12-45.

    Martin Sexton

    Martin Sexton

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    Sat., Jan. 11, 7 p.m.

    The acclaimed singer-songwriter tours in support of his ninth studio album, Mixtape of the Open Road. at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map). $38-68.

    Mipso

    Mipso

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    Fri., April 17, 7:30 p.m.

    Touring in support of its fifth album, Edges Run, this North Carolina bluegrass band has drawn raves from the likes of Rolling Stone and others for lush vocal harmonies and peerless instrumental chops. at University of Vermont Recital Hall in Burlington (map). $5-30.

    Okaidja Afroso

    Okaidja Afroso

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    Fri., March 27, 7:30 p.m.

    Citing inspirations as diverse as Bobby McFerrin and Johnny Cash, the Ghanian songwriter fuses West African rhythms with Latin and North American influences in a UVM Lane Series concert. Preshow talk, 6:30 p.m.; show, 7:30 p.m. at University of Vermont Recital Hall in Burlington (map). $5-30.

    Richard Marx

    Richard Marx

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    Fri., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.

    Wherever you go, whatever you do, do not miss an evening of acoustic love songs with the "Now and Forever" hit maker. at Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). $29-59.

    Roomful of Teeth and Dublin Guitar Quartet

    Roomful of Teeth and Dublin Guitar Quartet

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    Mon., Jan. 20, 7:30 p.m.

    The Grammy-winning vocal ensemble and renowned guitar group present the East Coast premiere of Vermont-born composer Nico Muhly's "How Little You Are," among other selections. at Robison Hall, Mahaney Arts Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $30.

    STOMP

    STOMP

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    Fri., Jan. 3, 7 p.m. and Sat., Jan. 4, 2 & 7 p.m.

    Using anything but traditional drums, this troupe of eight percussionists keeps the beat with unconventional items such as brooms and hubcaps. at Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Rutland/Killington (map). $29-49.

    Takács Quartet

    Takács Quartet

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    Sat., April 18, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 19, 3 p.m.

    The Grammy Award-winning ensemble performs a full cycle of Bartók string quartets over two weekend concerts. at Robison Hall, Mahaney Arts Center, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $6-30.
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