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MUSIC

Cohasset: The First Friday coffeehouse open mic night features music and more. Friday, March 7, 7 p.m. Ground Level, 51 Church St. Free. beechwoodcc.org/groundlevel.

Scituate: The Band Band brings the music of The Band alive with renditions of the original’s repertoire. You’ll hear hit songs such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and a broad selection of deep cuts. Saturday, March 8, 8 p.m. The River Club Music Hall, 78 Border St. $25. 339-236-6786, www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/437321.

BOOKS

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Weymouth: Kate Alcott will read from and discuss her novel “The Daring Ladies of Lowell.” Alcott is the New York Times bestselling author of “The Dressmaker.” Thursday, March 6, 7 p.m. Tufts Library, 46 Broad St. Free. 781-337-1402, www.weymouth.ma.us/library.

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