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    Pedr Solis

    Presented by Guerilla Opera and The Boston Conservatory at The Zack Box, Boston

    May 15 - May 24, 2015

    Guerilla Opera presents Pedr Solis, a world premiere opera by Per Bloland, libretto by Paul Schick, and stage direction by Laine Rettmer. Pedr Solis is partially based on "The Tower," a play by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, and the life of Norwegian author Pedr Solis in the late 1960s. In 1970, Solis's novel "Stillaset" spills into his real life in Oslo.  

    Pedr Solis is 70 minutes in ...more


    Bret Michaels at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    May 31, 2015

    The Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc., with special support from Adrian & Teriann Krasinskas present Bret Michaels, FireHouse and Hero On Hold. 

    Proceeds to benefit...more

    Chamber Music for Social Impact: A Bohemian Rhapsody in Concord

    Presented by Sarasa Ensemble at First Parish in Concord, Concord

    May 31, 2015

    After the overwhelmingly positive response to Sarasa’s performance of Schubert’s’ Cello Quintet last May, Haldan Martinson (principal second violin of the BSO) and...more

    Chris Watford with Transient Canvas

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    June 1, 2015

    For its closing concert of the 2014-2015 season, Equilibrium Concert Series presents bassoonist Chris Watford in a recital with special guests Transient Canvas. ...more

    Diet Cig/PWR BTTM

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

    June 1, 2015

    Diet Cig is a pop/rock band from New Paltz, New York fronted by Alex Luciano with Noah Bowman of Earl Boykins (Forged Artifacts) on drums. The five songs on their debut EP, Over...more

    "Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory World Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 2, 2015

     Fresh off the biggest year of his storied career, “Weird Al” Yankovic today announced his 2015 Mandatory World Tour.
    “Weird Al” Yankovic is the biggest-selling...more

    Jazz Lounge at The Bristol: ChoroBop Trio

    Presented by The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston at The Bristol at Four Seasons Hotel Boston, Boston

    June 2, 2015

    This spring, something new blossoms at Four Seasons Hotel Boston: Jazz Lounge at The Bristol, a live performance series showcasing Boston’s top emerging artists in the...more

    Audra McDonald

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 2, 2015

    A modern Broadway legend, Audra McDonald is not only the first person to win Tony awards in all four acting categories, but she is also the most decorated actor in Broadway history with six...more

    Transcendent Pairings (Trio Cleonice and Friends)

    Presented by Trio Cleonice and Friends at United Parish in Brookline, Brookline

    June 2, 2015

    Trio Cleonice and Friends is thrilled to present the world premiere of Richard Wernick's Sonata for Two at its season finale on Tuesday, June 2nd. Sonata for Two will feature Trio Cleonice's...more

    Tot Rock

    Presented by The Discovery Museums at The Discovery Museums, Acton

    June 3, 2015

     Children’s Discovery Classroom

    Got a guitar, saxophone, cow bell, or other instrument lying around? Doesn’t matter how dusty it is or how proficient you are with it, bring it in...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    June 4, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Dark Star Orchestra - Spring Tour East 2015

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 4, 2015

     Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the...more

    Jazz Pianist Laszlo Gardony Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 4, 2015

    Laszlo Gardony Quartet. Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Gardony has been called...more

    Zamir: South of the Border

    Presented by Zamir Chorale of Boston at Temple Emanuel, Newton

    June 4, 2015

    The Zamir Chorale of Boston takes you "South of the Border" with music from Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina. Our program includes Israeli adaptions of popular South American tunes and...more

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Arts League of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    June 4, 2015

    Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in Lively Lowell! Join us for Downtown Lowell First Thursdays on the first Thursday of every month from April-September 2015. There will be music,...more

    Oh, Freedom!

    Presented by Castle of our Skins and Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    June 4, 2015

    Castle of our Skins presents Oh, Freedom!: an evening of music and spoken word inspired by the words and songs of the American Abolitionist Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and the...more

    Opening Night featuring Yo-Yo Ma, cello

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 5, 2015

    Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is regarded as one of the modern era’s finest practitioners and ambassadors of classical music, simultaneously exposing new generations and...more

    Ramblin' Jack Elliott

    Presented by Heptunes at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    June 5, 2015

    Five Time Grammy Nominee---- Grammy Winners Best Traditional Folk Albums 1995 and 2009---- Recipient of the National Medal Of The Arts 1998

    Nobody I know-and I mean nobody-has covered...more

    So Percussion

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    June 5, 2015

    Experience the groundbreaking quartet as they “ignite enthusiasm for percussion music old and new” (The New York Times).

    For over a decade, S? Percussion has redefined...more

    Patty Larkin To Perform with Special Guests at Regent Theatre

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    June 5, 2015

    Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Descended from a long line of Irish American singers and...more

    Mother Moses

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

    June 5, 2015

    Mother Moses is a folk/rock band that was formed in 2013 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Jon Cox. The band consists of Cox, Ellen “the Steam Freak” Shultz (vocals), Collin...more

    Boston Pops: By Popular Demand

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 7 - June 5, 2015

    You, the audience, pick the music to be performed in these five interactive By Popular Demand concerts. Drawing from a selection of the orchestra's unmatched library of 3,500 exclusive...more

    Titans IV

    Presented by Cape Symphony

    June 6, 2015

    Be among the first to hear Nth Degree, Cape Symphony’s new force in chamber music. Jae Cosmos Lee, our Concertmaster, directs this exciting new group which features our incredibly talented...more

    The Fab Faux: Meet (With) The Beatles

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 6, 2015

    With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles’ repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of...more

    Shanghai Quartet Pre-concert Talk

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 6, 2015

    Hailed for performances of “stunning authenticity and presence” (The Washington Post), the Shanghai Quartet has worked with the world’s most...more

    Crossing

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    May 29 - June 6, 2015

    Experience the world premiere of a new American opera, directed by Diane Paulus. Inspired by the diary Walt Whitman kept as a nurse during the Civil War, this world premiere opera by the...more

    Five O'Clock Shadow

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    June 6, 2015

    Five O'Clock Shadow is psyched to be returning to Amazing Things for a holiday extravaganza! This six member Boston-based vocal group has traveled the nation and the world, showcasing its...more

    Life is but a Dream: Songs of the River

    Presented by Voices Rising

    June 6, 2015

    This June, come float down a river of song at Voices Rising's concert, Life is but a Dream: Songs of the River. Musical selections range from jazz standards to American folk tunes. We...more

    "Wild Women" Divi Zheni 15 Anniversary Concert of Bulgarian Music, led by Tatiana Sarbinska

    Presented by Divi Zheni at Payson Park Congregational Church, Belmont

    June 6, 2015

    Celebrate fifteen years of music by Divi Zheni--Boston's own Bulgarian Women's Chorus--with an unforgettable night of Bulgarian music and dance. Led by legendary soloist and music director Tatiana...more

    Gospel Night

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 6, 2015

    Joined this year by gospel legends The Blind Boys of Alabama, the Boston Pops and the Boston Pops Gospel Choir will raise the roof of Symphony Hall for this annual tradition. The Blind Boys are...more

    Pride Day @ Faneuil Hall Marketplace

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market, North Market, and South Market), Boston

    June 6, 2015

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    Cambridge Arts River Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council at Central Square Theater, Cambridge

    June 6, 2015

    Cambridge Arts River Festival is an annual celebration of the arts, attracting 200,000+ festival-goers. 
    ...more

    Tor Miller / Janita

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

    June 6, 2015

    New Yorker and indie pop singer Tor Miller’s song "Headlights" is what brought him into the spotlight 18 months ago. Glassnote Records—home to artists such as Mumford & Sons, Phoenix,...more

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    June 6, 2015

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert with Maynard singer-songwriter Perry Desmond-Davies, Metheun singer-songwriter Mary Casiello,...more

    Buddy Guy

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 7, 2015

     At age 77, he’s a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled...more

    L'Elisir d'Amore

    Presented by Friends of the Performing Arts in Concord at The Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden, Concord

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Opera@51 presents a fully staged performance of L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti, with chorus and orchestra conducted by Alan Yost. The leading roles will be sung by Robin Farnsley...more

    Childhood Memories Concert

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers

    June 7, 2015

    The Back Bay Ringers present "Childhood Memories," a concert that will make you nostalgic for your youth. Sit back and remember those carefree days with music from Mary Poppins, the...more

    Shanghai Quartet with David Deveau, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 7, 2015

    Formed at the Shanghai Conservatory, the Shanghai Quartet has worked with the world’s most distinguished artists and regularly tours the major music centers of Europe, North America and...more

    The Hums of Winnie the Pooh

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    June 7, 2015

    Text by A.A. Milne, based on his Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
    Music by H Fraser-Simson

    with Lauren Cook, soprano and Kai-Ching Chang, piano

    Join us for an...more

    Cinema Jukebox: WILD STYLE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    June 8, 2015

    Wild Style follows the exploits of maverick tagger Zoro (real life graffiti artist Lee Quinones), whose work attracts the...more

    Britain, Boston, and Early Music: Music of the British Isles with an Italian Twist

    Presented by Bach and Beethoven Ensemble at Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston

    June 8, 2015

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    Rising Stars: In Mo Yang, violin and Renana Gutman, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music

    June 9, 2015

    Yang, First Prize Winner of the 2014 Concert Artist Guild Competition, joins with Gutman, who is on faculty of Bard College Conservatory of Music and praised by the New York Sun for playing with...more

    HUMANWINE / The Folks Below

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

    June 10, 2015

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    Ivy Street School Extravaganza

    Presented by Ivy Street School at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    June 11, 2015

     A group of students from the Ivy Street School will be performing in their fourth annual Extravaganza.

    The Extravaganza is a talent show where the Ivy Street’s students can...more

    An Evening With Roger McGuinn

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    June 11, 2015

    Jim McGuinn, later known as Roger, was already a veteran of the New York and Los Angeles music scene when he co-founded the group that would become the Byrds with Gene Clark and David Crosby in...more

    An Evening of French Music

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    June 11, 2015

    France takes center stage as an all-star assemblage of chamber musicians perform some of the greatest music from French composers. With a program that includes Ravel, Faure, Poulenc, Debussy and...more

    Marc Cohn & Shawn Colvin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 11, 2015

    Two brilliant tunesmiths will take the stage together to create an unforgettable event by joining their warm and soulful music. Colvin, armed with her guitar, will tell her acerbic stories through...more

    Inspire Arts & Music 2nd Annual Concert in the Park

    Presented by Inspire Arts & Music

    June 11, 2015

    Inspire Arts & Music (IAM) is pleased to be hosting our 2nd Annual Concert in the Park event at the Norman B. Leventhal Park in the heart of Boston’s Financial District....more

    Evergreen: Sumie Kaneko Solo Concert

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    June 11, 2015

    Japanese Koto & Shamisen player and Jazz singer songwriter Sumie (Sumi-é) Kaneko has been recognized as a pioneer by her uniquely chromatic use of the instruments. Join us for an...more

    Simply Sondheim

    Presented by Boston Pops and Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    June 10 - June 11, 2015

    America's Orchestra will honor America's greatest living musical theatre composer with an all-new tribute celebrating his remarkable body of work. Hearing the range of his music-from the...more

    Bette Midler

    Presented by Live Nation and Larry Magid Entertainment Group at TD Garden, Boston

    June 12, 2015

    Multiple Grammy Award®-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler announced that she will return to the stage for her first major tour in a decade. The Divine Miss M's national...more

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