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From classical to swing tunes: Top music events in San Francisco this week

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By Hoodline - Published on March 27, 2019.

If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From the baroque to Broadway, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Faith Prince

Tony Award-winning actress and singer Faith Prince will perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko on Saturday. Her concert, which she calls "Have a Little Faith," is a one-woman show that threads personal vignettes through a set list that includes everything from Broadway standards to obscure ballads.

When: Saturday, March 30, 8 p.m.
Where: Feinstein's at the Nikko, 222 Mason St.
Price: $40
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Voices of Music: Virtuoso Baroque Concertos

Locally-based early music ensemble, Voices of Music, takes the stage this Friday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church. They'll be joined by singers Amanda Forsythe and Thomas Cooley to perform Bach and Handel.

When: Friday, March 29, 8 p.m.
Where: St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 O'Farrell St.
Price: $23.50
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All Night Happy Hour Silent Disco in North Beach

Free tickets are on offer to be part of this all-night, silent disco party at The Beer Pong Lounge. You decide if it's EDM, hip hop or retro hits in your headphones. And between songs, hit the outdoor bar for two-for-one specials on beers and well drinks. 

When: Saturday, March 30, 10 p.m.
Where: The Beer Pong Lounge, 498 Broadway
Price: Free
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Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers

Vocalist Lavay Smith leads this seven-piece band, the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, with its Kansas City-style swing tunes at Biscuit & Blues on Friday. Expect to hear the band perform songs from the catalogs of Count Basie, Jay McShann, Big Joe Turner and more.

When: Friday, March 29, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 401 Mason St.
Price: $24
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Clare Longendyke (piano) in concert

Finally, pianist Clare Longendyke will perform her takes on an array of classical pieces from Beethoven to Ravel to Rachmaninov at Incarnation Episcopal Church this weekend. 

When: Saturday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1750 29th Ave.
Price: $15
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