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Provided by Wake the Dead

Wake the Dead, performing traditional tunes and songs by the Grateful Dead in a Celtic style, will perform at the fourth annual Chief Francis O'Neill Irish Music Festival, running Feb. 22-25 in downtown Tiburon.

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Listen to Celtic tunes at Tiburon's O'Neill Irish Music Festival

The Chief Francis O'Neill Irish Music Festival returns to Tiburon Feb. 22-25, beginning with a history talk 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Belvedere-Tiburon Library. From 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 23, there will be a free pub crawl with live music at five venues downtown. At The Lodge at Tiburon 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 will be a concert of women fiddlers, The Black Brothers Band and uilleann pipes, followed by Wake the Dead combining Irish music with songs by the Grateful Dead 3 p.m. Feb. 25. Tickets for the Feb. 24 and 25 shows $40-$50 each or $70 for both. Info: oneillirishmusicfestival.org.

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Hear author at start of One Book One Marin

The One Book One Marin county-wide book club kicks off 7 p.m. Feb. 27 with an appearance by the author of this year's selection, Arlie Russell Hochschild, discussing "Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right" at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. in Corte Madera. The timely pick, published just before the 2016 presidential election, has sociologist Russell Hochschild studying the views of rural conservatives, the beliefs that seem to others to go against their own best interests and how to bridge the political divide. Events and talks will continue through April. The event is free. Info: 415-927-0960 or bookpassage.com.

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Pick a side at 'Beatles vs. Stones' tribute show

The Sweetwater Music Hall will host the ultimate battle of the bands with "Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown," 8 p.m. Feb. 22. The show features two tribute acts, Los Angeles-based Fab Four tribute band Abbey Road and the Rolling Stones act Satisfaction from Dallas, sharing the stage and covering the many evolutions in each band's sound, from the clean-cut matching suit days of 1964 through the harder rock sound of "Sympathy for the Devil" to the psychedelia of "All You Need is Love." The Sweetwater Music Hall is located at 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. Tickets are $22-$27. Info: 415-388-3850 or sweetwatermusichall.com.

 

 

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