SWITCHBACK IN "RIVERS, RAILS AND RODEOS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL PORTRAIT"
WHEN: 8 to 10 p.m. Feb. 8
WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock
COST AND INFO: Tickets cost $28 for A seats, $25 for B seats; www.woodstockoperahouse.com or 815-338-5300
ABOUT: Featuring award-winning duo Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack, Switchback will perform songs about dryland farming, twisters and the flooding along the Mississippi interspersed with tunes about lonely truckers, working families, soldiers and late-night romance in the hay barn. The harmonic duo plays mandolin, acoustic guitar and bass.