Only in Sussex: This weekend
1.Lauren Calve is like a Frankenstein mashup featuring Bonnie Raitt’s aura, Ben Harper’s slide-guitar style and Patty Griffin’s dynamic voice.
Calve is a D.C.-area singer-songwriter and lap-steel player who brought excitement to the Americana scene.
She dropped her debut EP, “Between the Creek and the Tracks,” in 2014, earning her a Washington Area Music Association nomination for Best Roots Rock Vocalist. In 2018, she released her sophomore album, “Light Dark.”
Calve will rock out with her band at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, 320 Rehoboth Ave., Rehoboth Beach at 10 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday. COST Free. INFO dogfish.com or 226-BREW.
2. Tony Award-winning play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” will thrill audiences with a two-hour adventure.
The program, presented by Clear Space Theatre Company, will include a pre-show reception with hors d’oeuvres and complimentary beer and wine. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Beach House and Clear Space Scholarship Fund.
The show follows a brainy teenager who’s a math wiz, yet he hates being touched and distrusts strangers. After discovering his neighbor’s dead dog, the teen is on mission to solve the pup’s death.
“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” will run at Clear Space Theatre Company, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach at 6 p.m., Saturday; and at 2 p.m., Sunday. COST $50. INFO clearspacetheatre.org or 227-2270.
3. Twang, rock and blues is what you’ll find with the Maryland-based band Eastern Electric.
The group boasts pedal steel guitar, piano and organ with a gritty, layered rhythm section. The boys draw a big influence from legends like Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Jerry Garcia, Johnny Cash and Bruce Springsteen.
Eastern Electric will charge up the stage at Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Highway, Lewes at 8:30 p.m., Saturday. COST Free. INFO bethanyblues.com or 644-2500.