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Thursday, March 27
Jay Lesage and Friends. 7 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar. 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
“From Albert King to Stevie Ray Vaughan: The Blues Power of Jim Gaines and Sandy Carroll.” 7 p.m. McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, Vt. Blues, rock and soul. Free. (802) 654-2795.
North Funktree. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.
“The Drowsy Chaperone.” 7:30 p.m. Saranac Lake High School Auditorium, Saranac Lake. $10 adults, $7 students. 897-1473.
“Building with Natural Materials in Nicaragua.” Noon. Cantwell Community Room, Saranac Lake Public Library, Saranac Lake. Nancy Bernstein discusses a natural building class taught in northern Nicaragua in 2012. Bring brown bag lunch. Free. 891-4190.
Painter Douglas Fryer. 7:30 p.m. Room 202, Yokum Lecture Hall, Plattsburgh State. Painter discusses his work. Part of the Visual Artist Lecture Series. Free.
Friday, March 28
The Castaways. 10 a.m. Lakeview Towers, Flynn Avenue, Plattsburgh. Classic country and rock. 561-8696.
Jay Lesage. 6:30 p.m. Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, 538 Route 3, Plattsburgh. Piano. 561-6420.
California Chocolate Drops. 7:30 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. Country, blues, jug-band hits. $18 advance, $20 day of show.
B&B on the Rocks with Bruce Patenaude and Bill Jock. 8:30 p.m. Dana’s Downtown Grill, 14 Margaret St., Plattsburgh. 563-6001.
Ron Pope. 8:30 p.m. Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington. Country, blues, jug-band hits. $15.
Catfish and Bodega. 9 p.m. Irises Cafe and Wine Bar, 20-22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh. 566-7000.
Movin’ On: Chad Rabideau, Gabrielle Rabideau, Pat Yelle, Steve Kaulfuss and Tim Benway. 9 p.m. Cue Club, 770 Route 3, Airport Plaza. Country, Southern rock. 565-7706.
Project 97 with Return of the Fly. 10 p.m. Monopole, Protection Avenue, Plattsburgh. 563-2222.