SEAPORT PERFORMANCES Masque, portrays the history of the Octoroon Balls and the story of slavery, class, caste and color. Southstreet Seaports Shooting Star Theatre, 40 Peck Slip, Fri. March 12 at 7. 212-581-7216
TRIBECA PERFORMING ARTS CENTERs fifth annual artists-in-residence Work & Show Festival hosts an array of dance, theater, music and spoken word performances presented by many emerging artists. Pictured above is a scene from a theater piece by Karen Sommers. March 19-April 3. 199 Chambers St. 212-220-1460.
BAGGOT INN, 82 W. Third St., 473-6658: Live Music Nightly, call for schedule, free-$5; Wed.Bluegrass Session, 8 p.m., no cover.
THE CAJUN, 129 Eighth Ave., 691-6174: Mon. & Thur.Vince Giordanos Night Hawks, New Yorks favorite foxtrot orchestra feat. Big Band music of the 1920s, 30s & 40s, 8-11 p.m; Tue.Stanleys Washboard Kings, 8-11 p.m; Wed.Eddy Davis & His New Jazz Band, 8-11 p.m; Thur.Vince Giordanos Nighthawks, 8-11 p.m.; Fri.Canal Street Dixieland Jazz & Blues Band, 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Sat.Red Onion Jazz Band feat. New Atlantic Jazz, 8:30 p.m.- mid; Sun. BrunchFriends of Jimmy Butts feat. Doc Pittman, noon-4 p.m; Sun.The Peter Ecklund Jazz Quartet, 7:30- 10:30 p.m.
Greenwich village bistro, 13 Carmine St., 212-206-9777: Call for Whirled Music performance information & times.
Housing works used book cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: Call for details about the next Monthly Benefit Concert, 7:30 p.m., $20.
Joes Pub, 425 Lafayette St., 212-239-6200: Call about current Live Music.
national arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, 212-222-3569: Call about current Live Music.
Pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts..
Renee weiler concert hall, 46 Barrow St., 212-242-4770: Jan. 29-Lukas Ligeti, Electronic Percussion, 8 p.m., $10-$15.
The schneider concerts, 66 W. 12th St., 212-243-9937: Call about upcoming concert schedule.
St. Marks Church, 131 E. 10th St., 212-674-6377: Call about upcoming concert schedule.
THIRD STREET MUSIC SCHOOL SETTLEMENT, 235 E. 11th St., 212-777-3240: Call about upcoming Winter 2003 concerts.
Washington irving auditorium, 40 Irving Place, 212-580-4177: The Greenwich Village Orchstra performing through Summer 2004; Call for upcoming performance information.
Washington square united methodist church, 135 W. 4th St., 212-998-3950: Call about upcoming Blarney Star Irish Traditional Music Concert Series.