and spirit of Rahsaan Roland Kirk. Thurs., Jan. 25 at 8pm. $10.

Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St., bet W. 4th St. & Bleecker, 212-989-9319, www.corneliastreetcafe.com: Check online for upcoming events.

Greenwich Village Bistro, 13 Carmine St.; 212-206-9777: WHIRLED MUSIC, Series presents artists performing Jazz, Blues, New Soul, Bluegrass and more. Takes place nightly. No cover.

La Mama Annex, 74 A E. 4th St., 212-475-7710, www.lamama.org: CONCRETE, An opera by Robert Ashley featuring money, secrets, bravery and love – it’s all a gamble. Jan. 17-21 at 8pm. $20-$15.

North River Music, Greenwich House Music School, Rene Weiler Concert Hall, 46 Barrow St., 212-242-4770, www.gharts.org: ROBERT CUCKSON, A program of chamber music including several premiere performances. Thurs., Jan. 25 at 8pm. $15, $10 students & seniors.

The New York Howl, Hear the group perform live during their three week residency at Crash Mansion, 199 Bowery at Spring St. Fri., Jan. 19 & 26. RSVP to rsvp@newyorkunderbelly.com for free or discounted admission. www.myspace.com/thenewyorkhowl.

Salmagundi Club, 47 5th Ave. at 12th St., 212-255-7740, www.salmagundi.org: CANTA LIBRE CHAMBER MUSIC ORCHESTRA, Featuring works by Mozart, Debussy and all styles and periods in the classical repertoire from Baroque to 20th century. Sat., Jan. 27th at 2pm. $20, free to members. An optional High Tea will follow from 3-5pm, $20.

Sweet Rhythm, 88 7th Ave. South at Bleecker, 212-255-3626: Jazz vocalist Judy Niemack will perform her original lyrics set to jazz masters’ compositions. Fri. & Sat., Jan. 19 & 20 at 8 & 10pm and 12am.

Third Street Music School Settlement, 235 E. 11th St.; 212-777-3240: FACULTY ARTIST SERIES, Fridays at 7:30pm. Free admission.