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The Princeton Folk Music Society sponsors a concert a month, usually on the third Friday of the month. The February 2020 concert features singer-songwriter Rod MacDonald, who was associated with the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1980s and now lives in Florida; it will takes place Feb. 21 at 8 p.m. at Christ Congregation Church in Princeton. MacDonald will be accompanied by bassist Mark Dann. For a chance to win two tickets, send an email with the word “MacDonald” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by 10 a.m. Feb. 20.
Trumpeter Rodney Marsalis — a cousin of Wynton and Branford — brings his Philadelphia Big Brass ensemble to the Margaret Williams Theatre at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. According to a press release, the band will “perform music ranging from the streets of New Orleans to Baroque to pop,” and the show “presents a look at music styles from many cultures including a Mardi Gras Celebration.” (Mardi Gras Day is Feb. 25 this year.) For a chance to win two tickets, send an email with the word “Brass” in the subject line to email@example.com by noon Feb. 21.
Taméca Jones — who lives in Austin, Texas, and has been called “The Queen of Austin Soul” — performs at the Hopewell Theater, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. A former member of the band 8 Million Stories, Jones appeared as a guest duet partner on Gary Clark Jr.’s 2015 album, The Story of Sonny Boy Slim. For a chance to win two tickets, send an email with the word “Tameca” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon Feb. 21.
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