She’s probably best known as the violinist from “Riverdance,” but all-Ireland fiddle champion Ivers’ recording credits include more than 100 albums and many movie scores. She’ll bring along an ensemble of 13 musicians and dancers for a multi-media performance called “Beyond the Bog Road.”
8 p.m. March 12. $20-$42. Ferst Center for the Arts, 349 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. 404-894-2787.
Drive-By Truckers, David Barbe
These Athens rockers have released album after album of music that has given Southern rock a jolt of heart, soul and wisdom: “Southern Rock Opera,” “Decoration Day,” “The Dirty South,” “A Blessing and a Curse,” “Brighter Than Creation’s Dark.” It’s an awe-inspiring string of goodness. This gig celebrates another addition to the stellar catalog, “The Big To-Do,” set to be released March 16. Opening the show is one of Athens’ hardest working musicians and producers, David Barbe. He’s been a part of