This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to www.boston.com .
Ipswich: Chorus North Shore presents “Letters from Ireland, a celebration of Irish Music” with countertenor Thomas Mark Fallon, Irish actress Pauline Miceli, and folk band Travelers Three Plus One. Saturday, 8 p.m. Our Lady of Hope Church, Linebrook Road. $20; $17 senior/student. www.chorusnorthshore.org
Salem: Their name, Montana Skies, is a metaphor for musical freedom, and they follow their creative instincts far beyond traditional boundaries. These award-winning musicians — with guitar and cello — delve into music from Pink Floyd and Rush to Vivaldi, as well as some of their original music, and House of the Ris as well as theirown originals.that have been featured everywhere from NPR to the Travel Channel. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Salem Theatre Company, 90 Lafayette St. $20, $17 advance. 978-790-8546, www.salemtheatre.com
Somerville: Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert featuring host Rhode Island singer/songwriter Jan Luby and Massachusetts singer/songwriters Oen Kennedy and Kim Jennings. The concert will feature a solo set by each artist, followed by a round-robin song swap. Saturday, 8 p.m. Center for the Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave. $10. 617-718-2191, www.artsatthearmory.org
South Hamilton: The Community House Theater Program presents “The Sound of Music.” This musical is for every age and has captured audience hearts for more than 50 years. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 3 p.m. Also March 8-10. Hamilton-Wenham Community House, 284 Bay Road. $20, $18 advance. kids $15, $13 advance. 978-468-4818, www.communityhouse.org