This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.
Haverhill: Coffhouse enthusiasts can enjoy a double bill featuring Chelsea Berry and Barbara Kessler. Berry, a newcomer, draws in audiences with her intensely powerful vocals and edgy folk songwriting. Kessler, a seasoned singer/songwriter, loves being on stage and it shows – with a fun combination of playful spontaneity andattention to the audience. Saturday, 8 p.m. New Moon Coffeehouse, 16 Ashland St. $20. www.newmooncoffeehouse.org
Marblehead: Marblehead Little Theatre Presents “An MLT Valentine” featuring a talented group of singers, both MLT veterans as well as some new voices. Under the stage direction of Anne Lucas and the musical direction of Joe Stroup, the cast will entertain with some of the most famous love ballads and love songs from both stage and screen. One show on Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St. $25. www.mltlive.org
North Andover: “Fiddler on the Roof,” the Tony award-winning musical that has captured the hearts of people all over the world, comes to the Rogers Center. Based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, “Fiddler on the Roof” has been lauded by critics over the years. Filled with a rousing, heartwarming score that includes “Tradition,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” and “If I were a Rich Man,” “Fiddleron the Roof” is a timelessclassic. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1:30 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Rogers Center for the Arts, located at Cullen Avenue and Walsh Way. $23, $18. 978-837-5355, www.actingouttheater.com
Rockport: Brooks Williams is a blues-singing, guitar-picking, bottleneck slide-playing road warrior who has toured continuously for more than 25 years. His combination of traditional and original music inspired Dirty Linen magazine to call him one of “America’s musical treasures.’’ Friday, 7:30 p.m. Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church. $12, $10 advance, $7 seniors, $5 juniors, $24 families. 978-546-3551, www.rockportucc.org