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. Joe’s 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: GOUNOD’S 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 evening’s 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., dmpmimi@msn.com. 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.