Globe North Best Bets

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.


Newburyport: An evening with singer/songwriter favorite Dar Williams. Opening act is one of the Boston acoustic music scene’s finest, Jake Armerding. Friday, 8 p.m. Newburyport City Hall Auditorium, 60 Pleasant St. $32.

Salem: Latin jazz legend, composer, and 11-time Grammy winner Paquito D’Rivera joins guitar sensations the Brasil Guitar Duo (João Luiz and Douglas Lora) for an evening of Latin American musical synergy. These dazzling musicians will take concertgoers on a musical tour of Brazil, Cuba, and other Latin countries with rich musical traditions. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Salem State University Recital Hall, 71 Loring Ave. $20, $10 students and seniors.


South Hamilton: The Annual Celtic Concert features Fellswater with opening act The Knotty Celts. Fellswater is a four-piece Celtic ensemble that plays a wide range of music, drawing from the heritage of all the Celtic nations, especially Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and Canada. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Hamilton-Wenham Community House, 284 Bay Road. $15-$18. 978-468-4818,

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Winchester: The “Taste at the Griffin” is an event to benefit the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Seventh Annual Taste will feature food and beverage samples from top local restaurants and vendors; wine and beer; a photographic exhibit; live music; and a silent auction. Friday, 7-10 p.m. Griffin Museum of Photography, 67 Shore Road. $70. 781-729-1158,

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