THE STRINES & THE PINK SLIPS The Strines (pictured above), recently called New Yorks finest hook-filled pop-oriented quintet, and North Carolinas all-girl rock trio, The Pink Slips, will perform. Thurs., March 31. Pink Slips at 7pm. Strines at 8pm. Knitting Factory Mainstage, 74 Leonard St. $8. Ages 21 and over only. 212-219-3132.
WOMAN EXPOSED A musical performance written and narrated by songwriter Kathy King Wouk and featuring the vocal talents of Lisa Asher, Allison Briner and Barbara Brussell. Pictured above are (left) Brussell, Briner and Asher. Opens Sun., March 20 at 5pm and will continue playing on a varied schedule through April 21. Duplex Cabaret Theatre, 61 Christopher St. $20 cover plus two-drink minimum. 212-255-5438.
ST PATRICKS DAY IN THE VILLAGE Marsha Long, a harpist and singer of Irish songs in Gaelic and English, will give a free St. Patricks Day concert of traditional Irish songs. She is the current Artist-in-Residence at the New York University/St. Josephs Catholic Church Student Ministry, and has recorded many of the songs she will sing at the concert including Roisin Dubh (The Small Black Rose), The Last Rose of Summer, and some ancient Celtic hymns. March 17 at 5pm. St. Josephs Church, 371 Sixth Ave.
Blue note, 131 W. 3rd St., 212-475-8592: Feb. 27-Black History Month Gospel Brunch Series, Vy Higgensons Gospel Celebration, 12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m., $19.50 including brunch & one beverage.
Bowery poetry club, 308 Bowery, 212-614-0505: Feb. 25-Gary Lucas & Jozef Van Wissem, Fantasias for guitar and lute, 8 p.m., $12.
Cajun, 129 Eighth Ave., 212-691-6174: Nightly music, call for details.
Cornelia street cafe, 29 Cornelia Street, 212-989-9319: Mar. 2-Tanya Kalmanovitch, New York debut for this Jazz violist & violinist, 8:30 p.m., $10; call about this and other upcoming shows.
Dekk, 134 Reade St., 212-941-9404: Every Sun.-The Jazz Brunch, featuring standards & original compositions with the Tony DiGregorio Trio, 1-4 p.m., no cover & no min.
Greenwich house music school, 46 Barrow Street, 212-242-4770: Feb. 24-Composer Joseph Rubenstein, performing three original works and three by Jonathan David for alto sax & piano, 8 p.m., $10; Mar. 3-Womens Work 2005, chamber works & songs peformed by the Aviva Players, 8 p.m., $10-$15.
Greenwich village bistro, 13 Carmine St., 212-206-9777: Whirled Music nightly with no cover charge, call for details.
Housing works used book cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: Live from home accoustic music series: Feb. 18-Mike Doughty, Damon & Naoimi, & Emiliana Torrini, 7:30 p.m., $25.
The jazz gallery, 290 Hudson St., 212-242-1063: Mar. 1 & 2-Jazz Italiano with Pippo Matino & Andrea Braido, 9 & 10:30 p.m., $12.
Parkside lounge, 317 E. Houston St., 212-673-6270: Mar. 5-Funkatronic, 9:30 p.m., call for more information.
Pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.
Roulette, Location One, 20 Greene St., 212-219-8242: Mar. 3-Triptych Myth, musical jazz collective, 8:30 p.m., $8-$12; Mar. 4-Joe McPhee Trio X, rare performance with his band, 8:30 p.m., $8-$12.
Skirball center for the performing arts, Kimmel Center for Student Life, 60 Washington Square South, 212-992-8484: Feb. 22-Hugh Maselka & Harry Belafonte in Conversation, 7 p.m., free.
St. josephs roman catholic church, 371 Sixth Ave., 212-252-3621: Feb. 24-Bach in Winter, a benefit concert for the Washington Square Music Festival, 8 p.m., $25-$50.
Tribeca, 16 Warren St., 212-766-1070: Feb. 25-Ingram Hill, Memphis pop/rock band, 8 p.m., $10.
Tribeca performing arts center, 199 Chambers St., 212-220-1460: Mar. 10-Salute to Jimmy Cobb, featuring numerous performers, 8 p.m., $25-$27.50.
Trinity church, 74 Trinity place, 212-602-0768: Mar. 3-The CBC Trio, performing works by Vivaldi & others, 1 p.m., $2; Mar. 7-Matilda Kaul, violinist accompanied by piano, playing Bach, Debussey & others, 1 p.m., $2.
Washington square music festival, 103 Waverly Place at MacDougal, 212-252-3621: Feb. 24-Bach in Winter, benefit for the Summer concerts, 8 p.m., $25-$50.
The village vanguard, 178 Seventh Ave. South, 212-255-4037: Feb. 22-27-Jeremy Pelt Quintet featuring Eric Reed, Peter Washington & Willie Jones III, call for details.