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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.

MUSICSalisbury: Join Dave Mason, a rock ‘n’ roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career with Traffic and the works that launched his successful solo career. Saturday, Jan. 18, 8 p.m. Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front North. $35. 978-462-5888,

Somerville: Local favorite Duppy Conquerors, a Bob Marley tribute band, play the music of the reggae legend every Monday at Sally O’Brien’s in Union Square. 10:30 p.m. 335 Somerville Ave. No cover. 617-666-3589,


EVENTSTopsfield: Reconnect with nature this New Year by taking a walk under the full Wolf Moon. Look for signs of wildlife and talk about how plants and animals survive the harsh conditions of a Massachusetts winter. Thursday, Jan. 16, 7 p.m. Mass Audubon-Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row. $16. 978-887-9264,

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