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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


    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

    Zaid Tabani / Woolf

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

    August 8, 2015

    Originally from Southern California, Zaid Tabani's career was heavily bolstered by the boom of the internet and the ensuing collapse of the music industry's walls. Free to...more

    Mijo de la Palma LIVE in Boston

    Presented by Center Without Walls

    August 8, 2015


    Mijo de la Palma present their unique blend of Puerto Rican music and contemporary acoustic sounds at The Urbano Project in Egleston Square, Jamaica Plain 

    Mijo de la...more

    The Kingston Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 7, 2015

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    Young Musicians' Summer Chamber Music Workshop (9-18 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    August 3 - August 7, 2015

    Discover the joys of playing in a small group of musicians, while developing repertoire and sight-reading experience. Rehearse with a coach, practice parts individually and as a group, participate...more

    August 6, Hockomock Jazz Trio Returns to artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 6, 2015

    Fuller Craft First Thursdays presents the Hockomock Jazz Trio. Drummer Dale Ellenberg, pianist Rick Weldon, and Michael Paolucci (guitar/bass) play hard bop and reinvented jazz standards...more

    Musikgarten Family Music

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

    July 9 - August 6, 2015

    For ages 1-3. Designed for caregivers and their babies/toddlers to take together, these weekly classes help you learn how to play musically with your children. Together you’ll sing, chant, move,...more

    Steve Kimock & Friends

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    August 6, 2015

    NEW YORK, NY (June, 2015) – Fresh off a triumphant residency at Sweetwater Music Hall in the San Francisco Bay Area and following his Tribute to Jerry Garcia tour in the east, Steve Kimock, with...more

    An Evening With Rich Robinson

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 6, 2015

    Thursday, August 6, 8 PM
    An Evening with Rich Robinson

    A founding member of The Black Crowes, guitarist Rich Robinson has entered into a remarkably successful solo career that stands...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

    Nemes / Deal Casino / The Whiskey Boys / Jeremiah Tall

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

    August 6, 2015

    Nemes has made its mark on the Boston music scene by playing everywhere from subway stations to rock venues across the city. Led by dual frontmen, this literal band of brothers has worked its way...more

    Patty Larkin

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

    August 5, 2015

    “Patty Larkin is one of the most gifted performers in music today. A remarkable guitarist, an imaginative and versatile vocalist, Larkin turns in a riveting...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

    Revels Boston Harbor Cruise & Sing II

    Presented by Revels

    August 5, 2015

    This summer join us on a 2-hour sunset cruise around beautiful Boston Harbor.  We'll sing sea chanteys and more while enjoying a cool ocean breeze and fabulous vistas. Revels music...more

    ECHO Tour: B. Dunn Movement Dance & Theatre Company

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    August 1 - August 4, 2015

    Saturday, August 1, at 8 PM

    Sunday, August 2 at 2 pm

    Monday, August 3 at 7:30 pm

    Tuesday, August 4 at 7:30 pm

    FREE general admission with seat...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

    Cultural Survival Bazaar: Harvard University the Plaza

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World.

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    The Sgt. Pepper Project (8 years and up)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 27 - August 2, 2015

    Last August, 50 musicians from Brookline and beyond performed the Beatles’ greatest album from beginning to end.  This August, we’re doing it again and we’d like YOU to join...more

    Lisa Fischer

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 2, 2015

    Despite standing in the shadows for much of her career, Lisa Fischer is widely considered to be one of the most powerful vocalists on the planet. After years of performing with artists like The...more

    Borromeo String Quartet 25th Anniversary Series

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

    July 18 - August 2, 2015

    Through its visionary performances, the Borromeo String Quartet has become one of the most important string quartets of our time. For 25 years, the group has built a vast repertoire and performed...more

    Ordinary Days - A Modern Musical

    Presented by The Opposite of People Theater Company at Arsenal Center for the Arts Black Box Theater, Watertown

    July 30 - August 2, 2015

    The Opposite of People, a new theater company in the greater Boston area, presents Ordinary Days. Performing July 30 - August 1 at 8pm and August 1 - 2 at 2pm at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in...more

    Summer on the Emerald Necklace

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy

    August 2, 2015

    Join us for a free concert series in the park on Sunday, August 2nd! The Longwood Symphony Orchestra Ensemble will be performing at 6:00 pm at Allerton Overlook in Olmsted Park. Enjoy food...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 1, 2015

    British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances and penetrating interpretations. His virtuosic command over the most strenuous technical...more

    Mary Fahl (formerly of The October Project)

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

    August 1, 2015

    More often than not, when people first hear her sing they can’t believe their ears. Such is the gravity of the contralto voice of singer-songwriter Mary Fahl. Former lead singer of the...more

    Cantrip

    Presented by notloB Music

    August 1, 2015

    CANTRIP is Dan Houghton - Pipes, whistles, flute, bouzouki, mandolin, guitar, vocals; Jon Bews - fiddle, vocals; Eric McDonald - guitar, mandolin, bouzouki,...more

    Bang on a Can Marathon

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 1, 2015

    6-hour festival finale featuring excerpts from PHILIP GLASS's legendary Einstein on the Beach, music/video by CHRISTIAN MARCLAY, songs by MEREDITH MONK, JULIA WOLFE's forceful Singing in the Dead...more

    SSC's Evenings Under the Stars Presents The Mikado

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory, Hingham

    August 1, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s (SSC) Evenings Under the Stars (EUS) concert series presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic two-act operetta The Mikado on Saturday, August 1, at 7 pm. The last of...more

    The Ivy Chord Coffee House Presents an Evening with Susan Werner

    Presented by Ivy Chord Coffeehouse

    August 1, 2015

    On August 1, Susan Werner performs at the Ivy Chord Coffee House, located at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 239 Woburn Street, Reading, MA, 01867 (handicap accessible).  A composer of...more

    Oh, Malô / Grey Season / Sara Kendall

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

    August 1, 2015

    Oh, Malô (oh-muh-LOW) presents colorful soundscapes through their eclecticism, inspired by a series of emotions and experiences. Founded in 2014, the band had immediate chemistry and...more

    South Shore Conservatory Presents 10th Annual Duxbury Music Festival

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17 - July 31, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) presents its tenth anniversary season, with exciting DMF faculty and student performances, and family-friendly...more

    Music & More

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 31, 2015

    Now in its 21st year, our most popular summer arts program offers music, dance and art activities in an interactive, creative environment. Each week contains its own theme, such as “The Wild...more

    NOVI

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

    July 31, 2015

    NOVI is a collection of inspired individuals driven to provide a complete artistic experience. NOVI is a home for expression, experimentation, and a new form of collaboration. This...more

    John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band with special guest Charlie Farren

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    July 31, 2015

    Multi-platinum recording artist, John Cafferty, comes to downtown Beverly’s Cabot Theatre for one night only with The Beaver Brown Band feat. Michael “Tunes” Antunes and special guest...more

    THE DAMNED: "Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead” - Boston Premiere

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    July 31, 2015

    BOSTON PREMIERE of the authorized documentary on british punk rock pioneers The Dammed!  From “Lemmy” filmmaker Wes Orshoski comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk: The...more

    Dave Rowe

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 31, 2015

    Maine native, Dave Rowe, grew up with folk music flowing through his veins. The son of a member of folk trio Schooner Fare, there was always a sort of expectation that Dave would “join the...more

    Grand Fatilla

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    July 31, 2015

    Friday, July 31, 2015
    The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck
    6 Wonson Street Gloucester MA 01930
    978-515-7004

    The Rocky Neck Art Colony's Only Excellent Music Series is...more

    Milky Chance

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    July 30, 2015

    Don't say that you haven't heard "Stolen Dance" before...Milky Chance is coming to House of Blues, right at the heart of Boston City! 


    Harborwalk Sounds: Wambura Mitaru and the Maua

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

    July 30, 2015

    Now returning for her third Harborwalk Sounds is audience favorite Wambura Mitaru. The classically trained Nairobi, Kenya, native has performed throughout the world, receiving acclaim for...more

    Beginning Percussion (4-6 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 13 - July 30, 2015

    An entertaining, yet structured, introduction to drumming. Students will play a variety of percussion instruments, including drum set, hand drums, marimba, bells and shakers.

    Instructor:...more

    Music Moves for Piano (6 years and up)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 13 - July 30, 2015

    Music moves lessons train musicians to hear what they play and play what they hear. Lesson activities sequentially apply what research says about how children best learn music and encourage...more

    Metropolitan Wind Symphony Concerts in the Park

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony at Hastings Park Bandstand, Lexington

    July 9 - July 30, 2015

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony will continue their 44th season with 4 Free traditional outdoor Band Concerts on Thursday July 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm, at Hastings Park, Levi...more

    Free Concert on Wakefield Common to Celebrate Middlesex Concert Band’s 40th Anniversary

    Presented by Middlesex Concert Band

    July 30, 2015

    The Middlesex Concert Band, a nonprofit community band based in Wakefield, has been bringing music to that community and surrounding towns for 40 years. Originally founded in the 1950s as a...more

    Sam Lee

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

    July 29, 2015

    Steeped in traditional traveler and gypsy songs, Sam Lee and his band revisit folk songs of love, parting, exile, and murder for a 21st-century world.


    The Greenway Sessions: Oh Malo

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

    July 29, 2015

    Oh, Malô (oh-muh-low) presents colorful soundscapes through their eclecticism, inspired by a series of emotions and experiences. Founded in 2014, the band had immediate chemistry and...more

    Longwood Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Ballet

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

    July 29, 2015

    The annual performance at the Hatch Shell by Boston’s medical community orchestra, always an innovator in programming and community engagement. This year’s program “A Night at the Ballet”...more

    Summer Concert Series

    Presented by New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society

    July 8 - July 29, 2015

    Join us again this summer for the 12th Annual New England Light Opera/New England Gilbert & Sullivan Society Summer Concert Series at the Hamilton-Wenham Community House! Hear some of the...more

    Bang on a Can Concert at the Lake

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    July 29, 2015

    Join the entire Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival staff, fellows, and our friends and neighbors in North Adams at beautiful Windsor Lake for our annual avant-variety show. Bring a lawn chair or...more

    Florio / Amy & The Engine / Isaac

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

    July 29, 2015

    Based in Boston and soon to be a graduate of Berklee, Florio writes pop music with a purpose and a sound harkening back to the days of '80s synth pop, raw lyrics, and...more

    American Idol Live! Tour 2015

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

    July 28, 2015

    American Idol® Live! will give fans an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Top 5 Idols from Season 14.  Our Top 5 will showcase their individual artistry and...more

    Big Fake and the Moneymakers

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 28, 2015

    Big Fake and the Moneymakers, classic and modern rock

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in eight...more

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