JOE ROBINSON, 7 p.m., March 17, Stage Left Cafe, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock. Robinson is a world-class virtuoso guitarist and singer/songwriter with a unique musical sensibility, injecting a unique fusion of rock, soul, blues, R&B and jazz into a fresh sound that is entirely his own. Displaying his virtuosity on electric as well as acoustic guitar, Robinson was voted “Best New Talent” in the Guitar Player Readers’ Poll and landed a coveted spot as one of Australian Guitar Magazine’s Top 50 Best Guitarists. Tickets: $25.
FAMILY BINGO NIGHT, 6 to 8 p.m, March 16, Village Hall, 600 Harvest Gate, Lake in the Hills. Join us for a fun, family friendly night. We will play games of chance, build leprechaun traps, enjoy a pizza dinner, and end the night with Bingo. Will you be lucky enough to win some prizes? Cost: Residents - $16 for family of four, $2 for each additional child over age 2; nonresidents - $20 for family of four, $3 for each additional child over age 2.
HISTORY MYSTERY, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., March 16, Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. Visit the historical Colonel Palmer House and explore history through hands on activities to find clues and solve a history mystery. Ages: 8-14. Cost: $16.
VIVA VOCE, 6 p.m, March 16, McHenry County College, 8900 Rt. 14, Crystal Lake. Viva Voce, a select a cappella ensemble of Voices in Harmony, will perform a variety of a cappella pieces, both sacred and secular with a special selection of songs from Ireland. Following the concert an optional buffet dinner will be held in the Scot Dining room. Tickets: $15-18 for concert only, $30 for concert and dinner.
THE SOUL COMMITMENTS, 8 p.m. March 16, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. The Soul Commitments perform the music from Alan Parker’s 1991 film ‘The Commitments.’ Four singers and an eight-piece band churn out the music drawn from the hit factories of the 60’s and early 70’s in places like Muscle Shoals, Memphis and Motown. Tickets: Starting at $20.