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    Italian Night

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    August 5, 2015

    The Golden Age of Italian opera is about passion writ large. Its music now occupies a central place on the concert stages of the world. The thrilling voices of two stars of American opera join a coalition of outstanding Boston-area choruses. One of Fellini’s greatest films luxuriates in the festive and lyrical music of Nino Rota—who later composed music for The Godfather.
    Barbara Shirvis, soprano ...more


    "Fun Tunes, Fun Times" Concert on Chelmsford Common

    Presented by Chelmsford Community Band

    August 4, 2015

    The Chelmsford Community Band continues its decades-long tradition of providing free outdoor music on Chelmsford Common August 4th with a concert celebrating the awesome and absurd music of...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Nicolas Castaneda

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 5, 2015

    The Nicolás Castañeda Group is a musical project based on contemporary Colombian music. With traditional Colombian music as the structural foundation and with the influence...more

    Wavelength: Sounds Convey

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    The charming, dulcet tunes of indie folk band Covey follow in the modern folk tradition, citing influences the likes of Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Mumford & Sons, and the Lumineers....more

    Tito Puente Latin Music Series 2015

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    July 2 - August 6, 2015

    The Tito Puente Latin Music Series takes place in July and August at outdoor locations across Boston. The six-concert Tito Puente Latin Music Series returns to Boston parks on Thursdays in July...more

    Neighhorbood Nights: Isabella in Wonderland

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    Everyone’s invited to the Gardner for a free summer evening of art, music, and family fun – especially ISGM neighbors from the Fenway, Roxbury, Mission Hill, Jamaica Plain, and Dorchester...more

    Radio 92.9 Copley Concert Series: Matt and Kim

    Presented by Radio 92.9 at Copley Square, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    A summer tradition, Radio 92.9 Copley Square Concert Series presents indi-pop duo Matt and Kim. The duo, who love hip-hop and pop, have made music of undeniably...more

    Free Fun Friday! The Greenway Carousel

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Highland Street Foundation at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 7, 2015

    Thanks to the Highland Street Foundation, we'll host free rides on Friday, August 7 from 11am-6pm as part of their Free Fun Friday preview.


    Free Fun Friday! The Old State House

    Presented by The Old State House Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Tours will occur every half hour throughout the day and will include, The Old State House Tour, The Boston Massacre Tour , and our Revolutionary Characters LIVE.


    Free Fun Friday! Concord Museum

    Presented by Concord Museum and Highland Street Foundation at Concord Museum, Concord

    August 7, 2015

    Thanks to the generosity of the Highland Street Foundation, the Concord Museum will be open FREE for all on Friday, August 7 as part of Free Fun Fridays. At the Concord Museum, visitors...more

    Free Fun Friday! Worcester Historical Museum

    Presented by Worcester Historical Museum and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    WHM has a new exhibit, “The Sky is Not the Limit,” celebrating 80 years of the David Clark Company in Worcester.  They will have space-related activities during the day, including a...more

    Free Fun Friday! Springfield Museums

    Presented by Springfield Museums & Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Keith Johnson presents Bubbleology: The Secret World of Bubbles (2 shows, 11:30 & 1:30), Live Reptile Demos (Noon-3 pm), Activity: Help Build a Chinese Dragon (Hasbro Games Art Discovery...more

    Free Fun Friday! Hancock Shaker Village

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Activites include demonstrations, wagon rides, scavenger hunt, hiking tours, and a bouncy house. Free parking and overflow parking; also convenient drop-off at entrance.


    Free Fun Friday! Boston Harbor Islands National Park

    Presented by Boston Harbor Island Alliance and Highland Street Foundation

    August 7, 2015

    Visit Spectacle or Georges Island for FREE as part of Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays!

    Explore historic Fort Warren on Georges Island or walk Spectacle island's sandy beaches and...more

    Historic Walking Tour of Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Jamaica Pond Bandstand, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society on a walk around the Jamaica Pond. Once a district that only included the houses of Boston’s elite, the Pond later was put to industrial...more

    The Lawn on D Porchfest

    at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    A national movement, Porchfest encourages community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature New...more

    Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015; Charley's Aunt

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    July 29 - August 8, 2015

    Join us for our Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015! A summer long festval of music and wine. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday one hour prior to each Peterborough Players...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler Symphony No. 8 Live Stream

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Copley Square, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Bring your blanket or lawn chair for a free live video transmission of a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 from Tanglewood, with Andris Nelsons conducting, to Copley Square for the...more

    Boston Fuzzstival 2015

    Presented by Illegally Blind at The Middle East Corner, Cambridge

    August 6 - August 9, 2015

    The goal of Boston Fuzzstival is to highlight some of the best bands in the region that make psychedelic/fuzz/garage/surf rock and to help bring people together to celebrate our local music...more

    In/Sight exhibition and opening reception

    Presented by Lesley University College of Art and Design

    July 9 - August 9, 2015

    Opening reception (July 9, 6-8 p.m.) and art exhibition (July 9-Aug. 9) for "In/Sight," featuring professional visual artists from Cambridge and Somerville.


    MFA: Fine Arts (Low Residency) Thesis Exhibition

    Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design at Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston

    July 27 - August 10, 2015

    MassArt’s MFA: Fine Arts (Low-Residency in Boston) program will present a special exhibition featuring the work by the Low-Residency program in Boston. The work included in the show represents a...more

    "Band Favorites" Concert on Chelmsford Common

    Presented by Chelmsford Community Band

    August 11, 2015

    The Chelmsford Community Band continues its decades-long tradition of providing free outdoor music on Chelmsford Common August 11th with a concert program entirely planned by band members. The fun...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Andrea Charls

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 12, 2015

    Andrea Charls was born in Limassol, Cyprus. In 2012 she was nominated by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for her single “What Ya Wanna Do.” She graduated from Berklee...more

    Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series

    Presented by Boston Parks and Recreation Department at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    July 15 - August 12, 2015

    Now celebrating 43 years as Boston’s longest running outdoor concert series, these performances feature exciting, non-stop entertainment for music lovers of all ages. Presented by Mayor Martin...more

    Harborwalk: Sounds Zahili Gonzalez Zamora Project

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    August 13, 2015

    Funk, soul, jazz improvisation, and the traditions of Cuban music are the sparkplugs that drive the Zahili Gonzaleez Zamora Project. Zahili Gonzalez Zamora, trained at Havana’s National...more

    Jazz Workshop: Improvisation

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 13, 2015

    Jazz Workshop: Improvisation

    Alexa Tarantino


    Theater Things

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    An array of custom costumes, props, set pieces, and various items crafted for the stage. Designs and confections by artists of Acting Out Theater Company Inc.

    Image credit: Captain...more

    A Show Within A Show Within A Show Within A Show

    Presented by Essex Art Center

    June 26 - August 13, 2015

    "A Show Within A Show" by Patrick Guerrero & Kate Delaney is a storytelling experience about perspective, memory and the unreliable narrator. The space is transformed into a theatre with an...more

    ParkARTS presents Rosalita's Marionette Puppets

    Presented by City of Boston

    July 8 - August 13, 2015

    These whimiscal puppet shows will delight the child in everyone. Experince the unique charm of Rosalita's Marionette Puppets in Boston's beautiful parks.

    Wednesday, July 8 / Lt. Edward...more

    Radio 92.9 Copley Concert Series: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

    Presented by Radio 92.9 at Copley Square, Boston

    August 13, 2015

    A summer tradition, Radio 92.9 Copley Square Concert Series presents Andrew McMahon and the Wilderness. Former vocalist for Jack’s Mannequin, Andrew McMahon is now writing solo material and...more

    Free Fun Friday!

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 14, 2015

    Fuller Craft Museum will have a free family day with demos and hands-on craft activities for children and adults alike.  

    Free Fun Fridays is an annual 10-week summer program that...more

    Jazz Masterclass: Skip Hadden, drums

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 14, 2015

    Professor of percussion at Berklee School of Music will work with young percussion students.

     

    Artist Website: www.skiphadden.com


    Suzuki Preschool Summer Camp

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton at Temple Reyim, Newton

    June 29 - August 14, 2015

    Come and join us for a fun filled summer at the Suzuki Preschool of Newton.  Enjoy weekly themes with daily crafts/activities, lots of water play with sprinklers and small pools and...more

    Skinny Pigeons

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Two birdbrained young rapscallions from across the United States congregate in Boston to form a fusion of noisy punk rock, gypsy jazz, and funk stylings that could only be summed up by one...more

    Free Fun Friday! John F. Kennedy Presidential Library

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation at John F. Kennedy Presidental Library and Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    All guests will be invited to take part in our complimentary Highlights Tour, a guided visit led by trained volunteer docents that is especially popular with families.


    Free Fun Friday! Cape Cod Children's Museum

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    The Museum will be open from 10 am to 3 pm at no cost to visitors all day long.


    Free Fun Friday! The Children's Museum of Greater Fall River

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Animal Insticts will be on site with exotic animals. Additional outdoor actvities will be available.  
     


    Free Fun Friday! Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

    Presented by Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center and Highland Street Foundation at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington

    August 14, 2015

    Free activities for the entire family on this Free Fun Friday event sponsored by Highland Street Foundation featuring performers from The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus who will provide...more

    Free Fun Friday! USS Constitution Museum

    Presented by USS Constitution Museum and Highland Street Foundation at USS Constitution Museum, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Come celebrate Guerriere the Terrier's birthday with family fun activities, including crafts, temporary tattoos, and birthday cookies! A special Landmarks Orchestra Carnival performance and...more

    Free Fun Friday! Historic Deerfield

    Presented by Highland Street Foundation

    August 14, 2015

    Museum houses will be open for walk-through tours of the first floors.  Activity “zones” will also be set up along the street, giving visitors the opportunity to experience everything...more

    Free Friday Night Fun! and Maynard Community Band

    Presented by The Discovery Museums at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    August 14, 2015

     Both Museums Open

    Join us with free admission and explore the museums at night every Friday throughout the summer!  We will gratefully accept food donations for local food...more

    Splash Dance Party

    Presented by City of Boston

    July 10 - August 14, 2015

    Bring the children to cool off in spray features and enjoy Turkey Hill ice cream, music from Mix 104.1, with games and dancing in parks throughout Boston. 

     


    Historic Walking Tour of Monument Square, JP

    Presented by Jamaica Plain Historical Society at Loring-Greenough House, Boston

    August 15, 2015

    Join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to tour a residential area that includes a National Historic District. View architecture that spans three centuries; the oldest community...more

    Family Concert: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 15, 2015

    Alexa Tarantino is a jazz saxophonist, woodwind multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator who is passionate about developing and expressing her voice as an improviser and inspiring others to...more

    "Dog Days of Summer" Juried Exhibit

    Presented by ArcWorks Community Art Center

    July 9 - August 15, 2015

    ArcWorks is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibit, “Dog Days of Summer.” For this annual juried show, ArcWorks invited artists across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New...more

    Fisherman’s Feast of the Madonna Del Soccorso di Sciacca

    at North End, Boston

    August 13 - August 16, 2015

    The Fisherman's Feast is an annual event that began in Boston in 1910 and is based on a tradition that goes back to the 16th century in Sciacca Sicily. The Feast is based on the devotion of...more

    Memory: Witness of the Unimaginable

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    April 17 - August 16, 2015

    Memory is a stunning sensory art experience created by music composer Dániel Péter Biró and master perfumer Christophe Laudamiel, working with Le Laboratoire founder David Edwards...more

    Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    Presented by Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    August 15 - August 16, 2015

    Ninth-annual Salem Jazz and Soul Festival a FREE, two-day music festival featuring 10 bands, a kids tent, Salem Five Bank music-education tent, more than 40 artisan vendors and a...more

    Lexington Bicentennial Band Summer Concerts

    Presented by Lexington Bicentennial Band at Hastings Park Bandstand, Lexington

    June 23 - August 18, 2015

    The Lexington Bicentennial Band, under the direction of Jeffrey P. Leonard and Alfred W. Dentino, will begin its summer outdoor concert series on Tuesday June 23, 2015. Concerts continue every...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Marina Maiztegui

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 19, 2015

    ...more

    The Greenway Sessions

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    June 17 - August 19, 2015

    The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a mile and a half of organically maintained public parks spread throughout the heart of downtown Boston. The parks opened to the public in 2008 after the completion of...more

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