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.


Haverhill: World-renowned clarinetist Richard Stoltzman and virtuoso violinist Andrew Kohji Taylor will join the Essex Chamber Music Players to present the world premiere of “Streets of New York,” by William Thomas McKinley. An audience question-answer period will follow with the composer and players. Sunday, 2 p.m., Northern Essex Community College Tech Center, 100 Elliott St. $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. For information, visit

Newburyport: Belleville Roots Music presents singer-songwriter Cheryl Wheeler in concert on Saturday at 8 p.m. Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St. $30, $25 advance, $10 children 12 and under. 978-462-0650,


Somerville: Jimmy Tingle returns to Davis Square Theatre in Somerville to perform in a fund-raiser for the Arthur D. Healey School — a K-8 public school in Somerville. The afternoon also features Tim Gearan and “When Guilt Moved In” — a comedy in one act about the angst of a modern mom: what happens when guilt takes over, and decides to move in. Sunday, 4 p.m., 255 Elm St. $18-$25.

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Wakefield: As a singer-songwriter, Ronny Cox is known for self-teasing humor, tart insight, and a lulling Southwestern folk sound. Saturday, 8 p.m., Linden Tree Coffeehouse, 326 Main St. $18, under 13 $10. For information, call 781-246-2836, or visit

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