Local music highlights

In the women’s history theme, Diana Cole will lead a concert titled “Songs 4 U” at the Mendelssohn Club March 20. A woman with a voice of pure gold velvet, Diana sings with the power of gospel backing her up. The concert is free and begins at 7 p.m. Info: 964-9713.

The band that should never have been born returns to Club 505/Little Italy March 20 with Splitendz. Popeye Jonesin’ (for Offbeat Shenanigans) hits the stage with a $3 cover at Club 505, 505 E. State St. Info: 969-0099.

Cullen Balch will perform beat poetry with beats by Jeremy Klonicki and Jack Kooistra on bass at 8:30 p.m., Sunday, March 21, at the Irish Rose with a $3 cover. Info: 399-2375.

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