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    Spookapella XI

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

    October 25, 2014

    It’s the spookiest time of year again as we conjure up our 11th annual Spookapella, delivering hauntingly-good vocals and eerily perfect harmonies performed by Five O'Clock Shadow and Pitch, Please!. The six vocalists that make up Five O’Clock Shadow produce rock solid leads and harmonies, while exploring instrumental mimicry and creating unique textures that excite, entertain, ...more


    25th Anniversary Cape Cod Five Pops in the Park

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    August 23, 2014

    This summertime event will be celebrating its 25th year featuring the Cape Symphony under the direction of Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak. The concert is scheduled for Saturday,...more

    Berlioz, Rachmaninoff and Respighi

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 23, 2014

    BERLIOZ - Roman Carnival Overture

    RACHMANINOFF - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

    RESPIGHI - Roman Festivals; Fountains of Rome; Pines of Rome


    Britt Connors CD Release, Amy Regan opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 23, 2014

    Singer/Songwriter Britt (Sawdon) Connors, born and raised in West Boylston, MA, is hard at work preparing to release her second album, a follow-up to to her acclaimed 2010 release “The Bad...more

    Garnet Rogers with Chris Pahud Opening

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 23, 2014

    Barely out of high school, Garnet Rogers was on the road as a full- time working musician with his older brother Stan. Together they formed what has come to be accepted as one of the most...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 23, 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

    Star Dance School Summer Dance Camp

    Presented by Star Dance School, Boston, MA

    July 7 - August 22, 2014

    About our Summer Dance Camp: Our Summer Dance Boot Camp for children ages 5-17, filled with all kinds of fun and exciting dance classes, will help beginning students to gain self-confidence in...more

    Speakeasy Circus

    Presented by Boston Circus Guild and American Repertory Theater at OBERON

    May 23 - August 22, 2014

    Celebrate the spirit of the roaring ‘20s with live music, glittering dancers, and jaw-dropping circus spectacle.

    Get dolled up in your finest threads and put on your dancing shoes!...more

    The Kingston Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 22, 2014

    Known for their role in the folk revival of the early 60’s, their iconic takes on traditional folk classics like “Tom Dooley” and for their trademark three-part harmonies, The...more

    The Irish Rovers

    Presented by Spectacle Management at Barnstable Performing Arts Center

    August 22, 2014

     After nearly 50 years of the road, The Irish Rovers are ready to say Farewell to Rovin' with one final performance on Cape Cod on Friday, August 22 at 7:30pm at Barnstable Performing...more

    Young At Art Camp

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 22, 2014

    Young at Art Camp is designed specifically for ages 4-5..  It runs 9 weeks, from June 23 through August 22.  You may enroll for one or more weeks.

    Young at Art includes age...more

    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

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

    August 22, 2014

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    Wavelengths: Hooray for Earth

     

    Hooray for Earth emerged in Boston in 2005, finding a following before relocating to New York. Widely praised, their full-length...more

    Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 22, 2014

    Best known for his tenure fronting the J. Geils Band, singer Peter Wolf was born and raised in the Bronx, and came from a family active in show business. His father was a dancer, song...more

    Oz with Orchestra at Tanglewood

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 22, 2014

    The Wizard of Oz was a technical marvel for the MGM studio in the late 1930s. MGM has stunningly re-mastered this timeless classic, and in this version, produced by John Goberman, the brilliantly...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Frog Eyes / PS I Love You

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

    August 22, 2014

    Victoria, British Columbia, quartet Frog Eyes are the antithesis of its quiet Canadian village. Utilizing the carnival atmosphere of Rain Dogs-era Tom Waits, the frenetic energy of vintage Cramps,...more

    Mark Poulin as Roy Orbison

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 22, 2014

    Mark Poulin has been performing his Roy Orbison tribute for over 15 years. He performs his own concerts and works with many tribute shows in New England and nationally. His rendition of Roy...more

    Redbird

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 20 - August 22, 2014

    Redbird is both the name of an album and of a loose affiliation of four American songwriters that began to take shape during a common tour experience. In early 2003, Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oyinda + Bigfoot Wallace

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

    August 21, 2014

    Nigerian-born and London-raised, singer/songwriter/producer Oyinda draws from both pop and the British electronica scene in hypnotic, emotionally complex tracks. A...more

    Fiddle Masters Concert

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    August 21, 2014

    Top musicians from around the country have come to teach at Brian Wicklund's American Fiddle Camp. Together they put on a show of enormous talent. This year features fiddlers Brian Wicklund,...more

    Night Ranger

    Presented by Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    August 20, 2014

    80's rock legends Night Ranger will bring their signature brand of feel-good rock n' roll to the Zeiterion stage on Wednesday, August 20th! The thirty-year rock veterans are touring the US...more

    Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concerts

    Presented by City of Boston at City Hall Plaza

    July 16 - August 20, 2014

    R&B, funk, and soul music legends Tavares, the Fab Four stylings of Beatlejuice, a dance night with Stardust, and the classic sounds of Charlie Thomas’ Drifters will entertain music fans...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    July 8 - August 19, 2014

    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

    June 24 - August 19, 2014


    Summer outdoor concert series begins on Tues. June 24, at 7:15 PM. Continue every Tuesday, ending on Aug. 19. Levi Burnell Bandstand in Hastings Park, concerts are free and open to the...more

    Summer Sings

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston

    August 4 - August 18, 2014

    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

    The Beach Boys

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch

    August 17, 2014

    The Beach Boys continue to create and perform with the same bold imagination and style that marked their explosive debut over 50 years ago. To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit...more

    One Day University

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens

    August 17, 2014

    One Day University is returning to Cape Cod! At One Day University there are no grades, no tests, no homework, and certainly no stress! The One Day University program offers a half-day of the best...more

    Swing Xing! with Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniola

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 17, 2014

    Swing Xing! Three Generations of Swing Guitar, showcases three of the top swing guitarists in the world. All hailing from different generations, this esteemed guitar trio combines the expert...more

    Christian McBride

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 17, 2014

    One of the most exciting jazz artists of the modern era, bassist Christian McBride has redefined both his instrument and the perceived boundaries of jazz itself. Unafraid to dip his toes into...more

    Human Nature

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 17, 2014

     Human Nature are Australia’s leading pop vocal group, having released nine albums (many containing their own, self-penned original material), five of which went to #1 in their native...more

    Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    Presented by Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

    August 16 - August 17, 2014

    The 8th annual Salem Jazz and Soul Festival is a FREE two-day festival that will include a 21-plus beer garden, an artisan’s fair, a kids tent, free music-education classes and more. Rain or...more

    Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 17, 2014

    STRAVINSKY - Scherzo fantastique

    RACHMANINOFF - Piano Concerto No. 3

    STRAVINSKY - The Firebird (complete)


    Emily Hearn

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 17, 2014

    Emily Hearn began writing songs at age nineteen, using the piano, guitar, and her voice. She was inspired to pursue a music career by famous songwrites such as James Taylor, John Denver, Joni...more

    Town Mountain

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 17, 2014

    The sound of the award-winning group Town Mountain can best be described as traditional bluegrass, albeit with a rough-hewn side to it that is not too slick or glossy. They are a band of the...more

    Elysian Fields

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 16, 2014

     Composers Jennifer Charles and Oren Bloedow are MASS MoCA veterans and NYC indie music stalwarts, weaving dream pop and noir landscapes together for fifteen years and nine records. Always...more

    Kenny Brron Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 16, 2014

    One of the most sought-after pianists of the post-bop era, Kenny Barron has played on literally hundreds of jazz recordings, many being some of the genre’s most iconic and beloved. His...more

    Portland Chamber Music Festival: Harpist Bridget Kibbey and Friends

    Presented by Portland Chamber Music Festival

    August 16, 2014

    Harpist Bridget Kibbey returns to PCMF in a program showcasing her instrument’s history and its colorful collaborative repertoire. Bridget has a special gift for connecting with audiences...more

    Howie Day

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

    August 16, 2014

    “A dazzling gem…exposed and beautifully alive…” – PopMatters

    With to 40 hits, including “Collide” and “She Says,” Howie Day’s...more

    Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 16, 2014

    Four-time Grammy award winner Lyle Lovett and His Large Band always shake things up with an eclectic array of music styles incorporating country, folk, pop, gospel, blues, jazz and...more

    Leonard Bernstein's Candide

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 16, 2014

    BERNSTEIN - Candide
    Concert performance sung in English

     

    Bramwell Tovey, conductor

    Nicholas Phan, tenor (Candide)

    Anna Christy, soprano...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

    The Heather Pierson Trio - The Hard Work of Living

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 16, 2014

    At first glance, Heather Pierson appears to be the girl next door – youthful, friendly, a little bit shy. At the seat of a piano or brandishing her father’s old Gibson, however, she...more

    Donal Fox

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 15, 2014

    Expertly fusing jazz, classical and Afro-Cuban rhythms, composer/pianist Donal Fox deliberately and delightfully muddles musical boundaries. His intricate compositions and dizzying improvisations...more

    Jason Isbell

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 15, 2014

     One-time Drive-By Trucker Jason Isbell writes open -hearted songs full of storm and drama, bursting with personal truths, and echoing with the southern sound of his Alabama upbringing. Last...more

    New England - Reunion Concert

    Presented by Regent Theatre, Arlington at Regent Theatre

    August 15, 2014

    New England is a four-piece rock and roll band hailing from Boston, MA. John Fannon (guitar & vocals), Hirsh Gardner (drums and vocals), Jimmy Waldo (keyboards and vocals) and Gary Shea (bass)...more

    David Wax Museum

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

    August 15, 2014

    “Joyful Mexo-Americana fusion, with virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies.”- The New Yorker

    Fusing traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock is the...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

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    Wavelengths: Juliana Huxtable and Venus X

    (DJ sets)

     

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

    Ben Taylor, Heather Maloney, and Adam Ezra

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 15, 2014

    Ben Taylor, son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, was born into a musical world, but never sought to follow the footsteps of his famous parents.  A trip to the Caribbean gave him the push...more

    Underscore Friday Evening

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 15, 2014

    BEETHOVEN - Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor

    PROKOFIEV - Alexander Nevsky


    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

    Ladyhips with Halfro

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 15, 2014

    Hartford based Ladyhips are not your average band. Since their founding in 2010, their sound has quickly spread throughout the east coast, playing at venues in Manhattan, New Haven and on college...more

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