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    Martha

    Presented by Boston Midsummer Opera at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    July 29 - August 2, 2015

    By Friedrich von Flotow
    Directed by James O'Leary
    Conducted by Susan Davenny Wyner

    Joanna Mongiardo as Lady Harriet/Martha
    Eric Barry as Lionel
    Stephanie Kacoyanis as Nancy
    Jason Budd as Plunkett
    David Cushing as Sir Tristan

    This summer BMO presents Friedrich von Flotow's charming romantic comedy Martha.  Performed in English, Martha ...more


    Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 21, 2015

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    Curtain Call Musical Theatre (7-14 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    August 3 - August 21, 2015

    Curtain Call is a comprehensive performance-oriented Musical Theatre program that is perfect for young musicians and actors interested in musical theatre. Students will work from the ground...more

    Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

    Presented by The Columbus Cooperative

    August 21, 2015

    The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents
    Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band

    August 21st
    The Columbus Theatre
    Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
    $20 advance, $25 day of...more

    Kira Ballerina's Bite of the Big Apple!

    Presented by Kira Seamon's SEA-MOVES DANCE at Traditions of Dedham, Dedham

    August 21, 2015

    With over 300,000 views of her artistic works, award-winning ballerina Kira Seamon is pleased to announce her newest One-Woman Concert!

    Kira Ballerina's Bite of the Big Apple...more

    Fiddle Masters Concert ft. Brian Wicklund

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    August 20, 2015

    Hosted by the Suzuki School of Newton, Brian Wicklund and a band of hand-picked musicians from around the country return for their highly anticipated annual Newton fiddle concert. This year...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Grey Season

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

    August 20, 2015

    Returning performer Grey Season produced their first full-length LP in 2014 with Grammy-winning engineer Justin Guip at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY, and one would be hard-pressed...more

    Howie Day

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 20, 2015

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    Meet the Instruments! (6-9 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    June 29 - August 20, 2015

    Summer favorite! A hands-on introductionto the basics of piano, strings, winds, brass, and percussion instruments.

    Instructors: Piano, Guitar, Brass,

     


    Radio 92.9 Copley Concert Series: X Ambassadors

    Presented by Radio 92.9 at Copley Square, Boston

    August 20, 2015

    A summer tradition, Radio 92.9 Copley Square Concert Series presents X Ambassadors. Brooklyn-based alt-rock ensemble X Ambassadors make passionate, dark and literate music that mixes acoustic,...more

    Aurelio

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

    August 19, 2015

    In a richly resonant voice and soulful songs, Aurelio celebrates Garifuna traditions with subtle innovation.


    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

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    Chris Smither

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 19, 2015

    One of the most revered folk/blues stylists of the last fifty years, Chris Smither has left a vibrant, lasting impression on the roots music world. Armed with a warm, gravelly baritone, deft...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

    Cochran-Wrenn Duo Concert

    Presented by Cochran-Wrenn Duo and Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    August 19, 2015

    From Bach to the Tango and beyond, Bonnie and Bryan perform “a refreshing mix of music from early classics to jazz” for flute and guitar. The ...more

    Drums Along the Charles

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

    August 19, 2015

    The Esplanade resounds with rhythms and dances of many ages and cultures. The Swordfishers features replicas of ancient stone instruments fashioned by a New England culture that thrived thousands...more

    Folk Open Mic

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    April 21 - August 18, 2015

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come early to sign-in as a performer, or to get a great seat for one of the most successful and...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

    Summer Sings

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    August 10 - August 17, 2015

    Join us this summer at our popular series of summer sings, led by Music Director Jamie Kirsch. Rehearse a great work of choral literature, have a little snack, and then we take it from the top. We...more

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Anat Cohen Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 16, 2015

    Taking the clarinet to places it’s never been, Anat Cohen completely redefines the possibilities of her chosen instrument, working Brazilian choro, klezmer, and even electronica influences into...more

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Julian Lage Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 16, 2015

    Julian Lage is a virtuoso guitarist and composer who roams freely between jazz, classical and folk styles. At age 28 he is already considered to be one of the most exciting and dynamic guitarists...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

    Tyler Farr at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    August 15, 2015

    Tyler Farr will be coming to Indian Ranch.  Tyler Farr’s a thinker, an observer of the human condition, a man in the middle of a surging testosterone country movement in today’s...more

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Joey Alexander Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 15, 2015

    Opening Act: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

    A jazz piano prodigy from the island of Bali, Joey Alexander has the chops and unteachable swing of a seasoned musician far beyond his 11...more

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Sean Jones Quartet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 15, 2015

    A thrilling hard bop trumpeter and composer, Sean Jones expertly balances technical virtuosity with the music of his gospel-embedded upbringing. Jones, who served as the lead trumpet for the...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

    David Benoit featuring Jane Monheit: 2 In Love

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    August 14 - August 15, 2015

    With Lincoln Goines on bass and Rick Montalbano on drums

    For three decades, the Grammy-nominated pianist/composer/arranger David Benoit has reigned supreme as one the founding fathers...more

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Alicia Olatuja

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 14, 2015

    A dazzling young singer just now entering the height of her powers, Alicia Olatuja has quickly rocketed into the public consciousness on the strength of her wondrously supple voice and dynamic...more

    Wavelengths: Lucius / Lisa Hannigan + Aaron Dessner

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

    August 14, 2015

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    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

    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

    Adult Summer Chamber Music Workshop

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    August 3 - August 14, 2015

    Explore the enjoyment of playing in a small group of musicians. Work on repertoire and gain sight-reading experience under the guidance of our professional faculty. The workshop will conclude with...more

    Who's Next: The Ultimate Who Tribute Show

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    August 14, 2015

    Who’s Next is the ultimate tribute to one of rocks greatest bands, The Who! 

    Who’s Next has been mesmerizing fans for over twenty years performing...more

    Mikarimba

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 13, 2015

    A trailblazing jazz supergroup featuring the ebullient Mika Stoltzman on marimba, the great Steve Gadd on drums, bass legend Eddie Gomez and clarinet master Richard Stoltzman, Mikarimba has built...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

    Cinema Jukebox: Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    August 13, 2015

    Rock legend David Bowie is the bizarre, ineffable Ziggy Stardust.

    Now, in this timeless concert filmed in 1973, you'll see the inimitable Bowie perform some of his most unforgettable...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

    Dom Flemons

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

    August 12, 2015

    Returning from a sold-out performance in 2014, Dom Flemons presents an evening of American folk and roots music that is “timely and timeless” (NPR).


    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

    Rickie Lee Jones

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 11, 2015

    Working in the sweet spot between folk, jazz and pop since the late 70’s, Rickie Lee Jones remains an artist of boundless curiosity with a sophisticated cool sensibility. Ever since her...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

    30th Anniversary Citizens Bank Pops By The Sea

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    August 9, 2015

    The Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea concert is Cape Cod’s single largest cultural event. For each of the past twenty-nine years we have welcomed one of the nation’s finest and best-loved musical...more

    Gospelfest 2015

    at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 9, 2015

    The Boston Gospelfest is an annual music event in New England held one day every July. Taking place at Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston Gospelfest attracts more than 15,000 people a year with...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

    The World Goes Round: The Music of Kander and Ebb

    Presented by Marblehead Little Theatre at Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead

    July 31 - August 9, 2015

    Tickets are now on sale for Marblehead Little Theatre’s production of “The World Goes ‘Round”.  Music and Lyrics by John Kander and Fred Ebb.  The show is being directed by Anne...more

    Green Day's American Idiot

    Presented by Arlington Children's Theatre - ACT at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    August 7 - August 9, 2015

    Join the teenage ACTors of Arlington Children's Theatre as they perform Green Day's groundbreaking Broadway musical, American Idiot.  Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a...more

    Andy Grammer and American Authors

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    August 8, 2015

    New York-raised singer-songwriter Andy Grammer has gone from a hustling street performer in Santa Monica to platinum-selling recording artist. With his 2011 self-titled debut...more

    Oneida with special guest Lee Ranaldo

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 8, 2015

    Brooklyn-based band Oneida and special guest Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth perform live amidst an enveloping 12-screen video installation by Clifford Ross that transforms Courtyard D into a twisting...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

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