TIMELESS MUSICAL TALES Hear the rustic sounds of singer/songwriter and banjo player Abigail Washburn featuring Bela Fleck on steel guitar and Ben Solee on cello. Tues., May 16 at 9:30pm. Joes Pub, 425 Lafayette St. 212.239.6200. www.telecharge.com. $20. Pictured above is Abigail Washburn.
Amato Opera, 319 Bowery at 2nd St., 212-228-8200, www.amato.org: GOUNODS FAUST, In French, Sat., May 13 - Sun., June 11. Call or go online for specific times and dates. $30, $25 seniors, kids and students.
greenwich village bistro, 13 Carmine St., 212-206-9777: WHIRLED MUSIC, Nightly music with no cover charge at any time, call for a given evenings schedule.
Knickerbocker Bar and Grill, 33 University Place at 9th St., 212-228-8490: Live music performed on Friday and Saturday nights. Please call for performance information. $2 per person music charge, no cover at the bar.
St. Marks in the Bowery, 10th St at 2nd Ave., firstname.lastname@example.org. 212-477-1594. www.downtownmusicproductions.org: LIVE MUSIC, Hear music by B. Lazarus, Richard Hoyt and more. Sun., May 14 at 3pm. $10-$15 suggested donation.
Vino Vino, 211 West Broadway, bet Franklin & White Sts., 212-925-8510: Enjoy a jazz duo with Lee Metcalf. Thursdays from 7:30-10:30pm.
west Village Choral, The West Village Chorale celebrates its 35th anniversary season by joining forces with the Dalton School Chorus to present A Mighty Wind," music for chorus and wind by Bruckner, Stravinsky, Handel, Mozart, Schubert and Thompson. Sat., May 13 at 8pm. St. Joseph's Church, Washington Place at Sixth Ave. $20 at the door; $15 seniors and students. 212-517-1776. www.westvillagechorale.org.