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This is our pick of the best of the burbs. For more information, go to and search music, restaurants, arts and crafts, and other goings-on throughout Greater Boston.


Duxbury: The Conservatory Concert Series Presents “Flying Fingers Concert.” Aiming to satisfy all types of audiences with its diverse showing of music, the concert will feature selections ranging from the smoky jazz of Ellington and the blues of Saint Louis, to the imagery of Ravel and Beethoven, to a much-loved Gershwin tune, featuring the talents of the Conservatory’s piano department faculty. Sunday, Feb. 3, 4 p.m. South Shore Conservatory of Music, 64 St. George St. Free. 781-749-7565,

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Kingston: Four Bridges is a New England Bluegrass band specializing in traditional, contemporary, and some original foot-stompin’ yee-hawin’ acoustic music. The band is composed of a Vietnam war veteran, one of the original Grateful Dead followers, a stay-at-home dad, and a chef. They’ve played all over New England for seven years, and will soon tour Norway. Feb. 2, 8 p.m. $16-$18. South Shore Music Club, 222 Main St. 781-878-1683,

Quincy: Drop by for Quincy Unplugged, a free acoustic Open Mike night, and share your talent with a friendly audience. Play an original or a cover song, read an excerpt or a poem, perform a dramatic monologue, debut your stand-up comedy skit, or engage in any amateur style performance. All musicians, poets, and performers are encouraged to participate, and all ages are welcome. Jan. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sign up in person between 6:15 and 6:30. Free. Thomas Crane Library, 40 Washington St. 617-376-1301.

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