Folk singer Cheryl Wheeler performs at Birchmere Music Hall (3701 Mount Vernon Ave.) with John Gorka Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
Wheeler, a lesbian, is a Maryland native. Her music has been covered by numerous notable artists including Garth Brooks and Bette Midler. Her latest release was “Pointing at the Sun” in 2009.
Tickets are $35. For more information, visit birchmere.com.