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Being a huge fan of Don McLean’s “American Pie,” and for the brilliance of the name alone, I’m drawn to the “all ages & families” concert “The Day the Music Thrived” Sunday. Featuring the Nields, and student performers from Northampton public schools, it’s a benefit for the YesNorthampton campaign in support of the June 25 Proposition 2½ override vote. First Churches, 129 Main St., Northampton, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Suggested donation $10-$20.
ANOTHER GOOD BET
PVPA’s African dance and drumming troupe is immensely fun to watch. You’ll get a chance when the WOFA Drum and Dance Company performs in downtown Northampton next week. Accompanying the show will be West African Artifacts on loan from the John Hunt Marshall Gallery in Florence and a photo exhibit on display through July 9. WOFA is raising money for a trip to Guinea. UNITE, 202 Main St., June 14, 6-9 p.m.