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    July Summer Concert Series

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center and Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at Christopher Columbus Park

    July 10 - July 31, 2014

    The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will be partnering with the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Arts, and Tourism for a 4 Week July Summer Concert series on the Waterfront!

    Concerts will feature local New England performing artists, bands, and musicians. Several NEMPAC faculty members are featured.

    July 10th - Scott Boni Jazz Quartet "Great Songs from Classic Movies in ...more


    The Winery Dogs

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 1, 2014

     It would be easy to call The Winery Dogs a supergroup: Vocalist and guitarist Richie Kotzen
    made his mark with Poison and Mr. Big, bassist Billy Sheehan has been rocking for decades...more

    Katy Perry

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden

    August 1 - August 2, 2014

    International superstar, Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR.

    She will be touring in support of PRISM, which debuted at number...more

    That Metal Show

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 2, 2014

     Eddie Trunk, Jim Florentine and Don Jamison from That Metal Show on VH1 are taking their show on tour this spring. The night will feature comedy by Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson, rock and...more

    The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

    Presented by Hub Theatre Company of Boston at Club Cafe

    July 18 - August 2, 2014

    Hub Theatre Company of Boston continues its second season with the irreverent comedy The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam...more

    Andy Kindler

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    July 31 - August 2, 2014

     Andy Kindler is known in comedy circles as a troublemaker. Originally from New York, and now complaining from California, he annoys people all over the world. Andy is a frequent guest and...more

    John Fannon

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 2, 2014

    John Fannon is the former Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and Co Producer of The 70s, 80s AOR Classic Rock Band New England, most famous for the 1979 Worldwide Top 40 and Classic AOR Hit...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad

    August 3, 2014

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Larry Terry, alto sax

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    Triton Brass Quintet

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at The Fenway Center, Northeastern University

    August 3, 2014

    Triton Brass opens the 22nd annual International Atlantic Brass Quintet Summer Seminar with a program of new music and music from their latest self-titled album Triton Brass available on...more

    Ryan Alvanos & Dan Blakeslee

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 3, 2014

    Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, phrase-smith by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune. He’s trotted the globe, toting instruments and...more

    Free Annual Concert at Roxbury's Highland Park Features Saxophonist Jaleel Shaw

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Highland Park/Fort Hill

    August 3, 2014

    Berklee College of Music and the City of Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s ParkARTS program present the Jaleel Shaw Quartet at the annual, free Jazz at the Fort concert.  Alumnus...more

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra Free Wednesday Concert: Boston Lyric Opera

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade

    August 6, 2014

    The Landmarks Orchestra proudly continues a series of highly successful collaborations with Boston Lyric Opera, David Angus, conductor. The program features excerpts and scenes from operas by...more

    Mark Whitaker CD Release, Hayley Sabella Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 6, 2014

    Mark Whitaker is a banjo-wielding singer/songwriter from Boston, MA. Shaped by years of narrowly escaping threats from hostile banjo naysayers, Mark’s innovative playing style is sure not to...more

    Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    Presented by ArtsEmerson at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center

    August 6, 2014

    As part of ArtsEmerson’s summer series of live performance captured for the screen, we are thrilled to present Monty Python Live (Mostly) broadcast from London’s O2 Arena. For the...more

    The Music of John Scofield

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    August 6, 2014

    The Nicholas Urie Large Ensemble will perform arrangements of music composed by John Scofield and written by Nicholas Urie. This collection of arrangements was commissioned by...more

    Anthony Strong

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 7, 2014

    Hailed as “England’s new jazz superstar”, singer-pianist Anthony Strong has been featured on the front page of France’s...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Sarah McKenzie

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 7, 2014

    Australian pianist, vocalist, and composer Sarah McKenzie has already won wide recognition for her individualistic voice and skillful phrasing. She’s sung...more

    BostInno's BostonFest 2014

    Presented by BostInno at Seaport World Trade Center

    August 7, 2014

    Forget about Harborfest. BostonFest is back.  On August 7th, over two thousand young professionals will descend on the Seaport World Trade Center for the city's best outdoor 'Fest....more

    Lera Lynn, Allie Farris Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 7, 2014

    If you’re seeking to define Lera Lynn’s music, the best description may be “beyond category.”

    The Nashville-based, Georgia-bred singer-songwriter, whose new...more

    Tritantic Brass Ensemble

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at The Fenway Center, Northeastern University

    August 7, 2014

    When members of the Atlantic Brass Quintet and Triton Brass Quintet join forces, the result is epic. Fondly referred to as Tritantic, this evening of mixed brass ensemble playing features jazzy...more

    Crisis on Improv-inate Earths

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 8, 2014

     Some of Improv Asylum's funniest actors take the stage for a wildly paced comicon-themed improv show with scenes inspired by audience suggestions. Friday at Midnight. Content not...more

    The Manhattan Transfer

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 8, 2014

     Tim Hauser, who founded the first Manhattan Transfer group, is joined by fellow founding member Alan Paul (nine times Grammy Award winner), Janis Siegel (nine time Grammy Award winner, 17...more

    THE MANHATTANS

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 8, 2014

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 8, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

     

    The project of composer Thomas Arsenault, Mas Ysa combines love songs, ecstatic pop, field recordings, and techno into mournful but...more

    Sol y Canto at the Democracy Center

    Presented by Sol y Canto at Democracy Center

    August 8, 2014

    Join Sol y Canto at the Democracy Center in Cambridge for an exuberant pan-Latin musical feast plus songs in English too! Featuring Rosi and Brian Amador of Sol y Canto and their daughter,...more

    Liz Longley & Barnaby Bright

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 8, 2014

    In the short time since her graduation from Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music, singer-songwriter Liz Longley has assembled an impressive resume. While best known for her...more

    Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Rare Books and Manuscripts

    Presented by Boston Athenaeum at Boston Athenæum

    April 23 - August 9, 2014

    This Exhibition is a celebration of some of the most beautiful and important rare books and manuscripts acquired by the Library since 2000. Some were gifts to the Athenæum by generous...more

    THE MANHATTANS

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 9, 2014

    Brian Posehn

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 7 - August 9, 2014

     Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn always has a full plate in front of him. He is constantly touring as a stand-up comedian in the best comedy clubs and rock venues in the country. He just...more

    Adrianne Lenker & Buck Meek and Twain

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 9, 2014

    Hailing from Minneapolis, the city that birthed legends like Paul Westerberg, Bob Mould and His Royal Purpleness, Adrianne Lenker is an authentic, passionate singer, songwriter, and performer. Her...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 9, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    Rock and Blues Cruise Concert Series: Booty Vortex

    Presented by Rock and Blues Concert Cruise at Seaport World Trade Center

    August 10, 2014

    21+ Boarding begins at 2PM - Cruise departs at 3PM from the World Trade Center Pier, Seaport Blvd in Boston.

    Booty Vortex is Boston's Finest Funk and Disco, Keepers of the Groove,...more

    Her Aching Heart

    Presented by Central Square Theater at Central Square Theater

    July 10 - August 10, 2014

    Harriet and Molly just happen to be reading the same pulpy romance novel, Her Aching Heart. Transported by their imaginations into the Victorian world of the trashy tale, they embody the...more

    Shakespeare on the Common: Twelfth Night

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company at Boston Common

    July 23 - August 10, 2014

    Join us on the Boston Common for Bard’s classic comedy of love in disguise. Follow the journey of Viola and Sebastian, twins separated by a shipwreck, as they encounter loss and love in...more

    BCMFest Celtic Music Session

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 11, 2014

    BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) Session events are held the second Monday of every month at Club Passim to spotlight local Celtic musicians and singers.

    BCMFest showcases Greater...more

    The Cult

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 13, 2014

    The Cult are coming to the Wilbur Theatre in Boston.


    Tumbling Bones & The Four Legged Faithful

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 13, 2014

    Tumbling Bones is a group of young men inspired by old music. Drawing on bluegrass and pre-WWII folk, these songsters play a mix of original compositions and traditional material infused with the...more

    The Accidentals

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939

    August 13, 2014

    The Accidentals are “explorers and admirers” of indie music greats like Andrew Bird, St. Vincent, Sufjean Stephens, Arcade Fire, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah’s, Black Keys, Sara Jaffe, and...more

    WILL CALHOUN TRIO featuring Marc Cary and Charnett Moffett

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club

    August 14, 2014

    Harborwalk Sounds: Song Yi Jeon Quintet

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 14, 2014

    Song Yi Jeon Quintet

     

    Contemporary Jazz

    Hailing from South Korea, Song Yi Jeon is a sophisticated singer and composer who deftly combines modern jazz harmony and...more

    Atlantic Brass Quintet

    Presented by Northeastern Center for the Arts at The Fenway Center, Northeastern University

    August 14, 2014

    The Atlantic Brass Quintet closes out the 22nd annual International Atlantic Brass Quintet Seminar with an eclectic program featuring the world premiere of Voices in Da Fan composed by ABQ...more

    Jordie Lane & Old Man Luedecke

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 14, 2014

    Acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Jordie Lane will tour North America in August to celebrate the international release of his new EP 'Not Built To Last', out August 5th via Blood...more

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X (DJ sets)

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 15, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X

    (DJ sets)

     

    New York “nightlife princess” Juliana Huxtable also identifies as a DJ, former legal...more

    #NoFilter

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 15, 2014

    YouTube’s punniest women are putting on a live comedy show! Will Grace comment on comments? Will Hannah cook? Will Mamrie already be passed out by 4? Who knows! No editing, no censors,...more

    Jesse Harris with Star Rover

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 15, 2014

    Originally from New York City, Jesse Harris is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer of artists from all over the world. He has been making records since the mid 90s, when he started in the...more

    Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 16, 2014

     Sullivan & Son is TBS’s hit half-hour comedy series with all new episodes premiering in June. The first season garnered a large fan base, averaging over 2.5 million viewers per...more

    ASTRO BOY & THE GOD OF COMICS

    Presented by Company One Theatre at BCA Plaza Theatre

    July 18 - August 16, 2014

    Lauded for its technical and artistic genius, Astro Boy & the God of Comics serves up live animation, interactive video, and a 1960s dream of the future. Astro Boy, a crime-fighting,...more

    Tommy Johnagin

    Presented by Laugh Boston at Laugh Boston

    August 14 - August 16, 2014

     Tommy is an autobiographical story telling comedian who is a favorite at comedy clubs all across the country. His Comedy Central Half Hour special will premiere on June 13th, followed by his...more

    Fox & Branch Family Show

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 16, 2014

    Fox & Branch is Family Folk Music from Milwaukee, WI. Dave Fox and Will Branch have been playing music together since the late '90s. For fans of Dan Zanes, Ella Jenkins, Bessie Jones, and...more

    Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School Redux

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 16, 2014

    Faculty from the Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School perform a collaborative concert! Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School is a program of the Folk Arts Center of New England, Inc., a nonprofit...more

    Smile!

    Presented by New Exhibition Room at BCA Plaza Black Box Theatre

    July 31 - August 16, 2014

    It’s the hottest summer on record since 1989; slugs and jackals overrun the streets. To escape this lawless season, four women park themselves at a holistic retreat to ride out the storm....more

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