[Photo provided by Mary Keating Bruton]
MARCIA BALL TO TEAM WITH SONNY LANDRETH
WHERE: FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn
WHEN: 8 p.m. March 2
COST AND INFO: $40; 708-788-2118, www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com
ABOUT: Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball is celebrating her 50th year as a professional musician with her latest Alligator Records release, "Shine Bright." She will give a special performance with virtuoso slide guitarist and bandleader Sonny Landreth. Ball is famed for her rhythm and blues, Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast sound. Last fall, she was inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.