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Start your Saturday afternoon with a free, four-hour concert by classic rock cover band Rock Farm at Red, White, and Brew (8910 Fifth Ave. between 89th and 90th streets). The quartet favors the tunes of U2, Journey, the Foo Fighters, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, among others, and will take the stage at 3:30 pm.

After you take in the rock hits, throw it back a few decades with a visit to St. Patrick’s Catholic Academy (401 97th St. at Fourth Avenue), where the “Musical Memories” concert from the Rhapsody Players will feature hits of the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s. The $20 ticket, which benefits the church, includes coffee and dessert. Wine, beer, and a raffle will also be on offer. Call (646) 335–2710 for a reservation to the show, which starts at 7:30 pm.

On Sunday, trade rock and throwback tunes for rhyme time at the Bay Ridge Poets Society’s monthly Open Mic Night at the Owl’s Head (479 74th St. between Fourth and Fifth Avenue). Writers, readers, and performers of all stripes are welcome at the free event — you can play music, read a short story, or do stand-up, as well as read poetry. Plus, the wine bar boasts a selection of meats, cheeses, and other small bites while you wait your turn at the microphone. The lights dim at 7:30 pm.

And for a lighthearted weeknight pick-me-up, head to the Brooklyn Firefly (7003 Third Ave. between Ovington Avenue and 71st Street) on Tuesday for a 7 pm comedy show featuring Robert Kelly and Sean Donnelly. The show is hosted by the Bay Ridge Boys, Chris Distefano and Yannis Pappas, who launched an eponymous comedy web series set in the nabe last fall. The “boys” will debut the fourth episode and launch a fund-raising campaign as soon as the stand-up is over.

Reach reporter Julianne McShane at (718) 260–2523 or by e-mail at jmcshane@cnglocal.com. Follow her on Twitter @juliannemcshane.
Updated 11:48 am, January 16, 2019
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