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    Italian Night

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

    August 5, 2015

    The Golden Age of Italian opera is about passion writ large. Its music now occupies a central place on the concert stages of the world. The thrilling voices of two stars of American opera join a coalition of outstanding Boston-area choruses. One of Fellini’s greatest films luxuriates in the festive and lyrical music of Nino Rota—who later composed music for The Godfather.
    Barbara Shirvis, soprano ...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

    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

    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

    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

    Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad, Cambridge

    August 6, 2015

    Melissa Kassel - Voice

    Tom Zicarelli - Piano

    Noah Preminger - Sax

    Jeff Galindo - Trombone

    Dave Clark - Bass

    Nat Mugavero - Drums


    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

    Luiz Caracol

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

    August 7, 2015

    Luiz Caracol is a well-known composer, guitar player and singer in Portugal. His music has a strong mixture of influences from Africa, Brazil and Portugal. Luiz is a virtuosic guitarist and...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

    Lookie Lookie Dance Party!

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    August 8, 2015

    Saturday, August 8, 2015
    The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck
    6 Wonson Street Gloucester MA 01930
    978-515-7004

    Join us for a night of dance music with Lookie Lookie,...more

    CCA Homecoming Series Presents: Jacy Dawn in Concert

    Presented by Chelmsford Center for the Arts

    August 8, 2015

    Jacy Dawn is a flourishing singer/songwriter in the Nashville music scene.  As a singer and performer, Jacy has shared the stage and opened for artists such as LeAnn Rimes, Reba McEntire,...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

    Pousette-Dart Band

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 8, 2015

    The Pousette-Dart Band, whose rootsy pop sound found them touring with major acts like The Eagles, Little Feat, James Taylor, the J. Geils Band and many more, released four acclaimed albums on...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

    PorchfestFEST

    Presented by The Lawn on D at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Porchfests encourage community musicians to get together and perform on their front porches for one day a year. The Lawn on D Porchfest will feature Boston-based musicians in one fantastic day of...more

    Soundscapes

    Presented by Isles Arts Initiative at Spectacle Island , Boston

    August 8, 2015

    Explore Spectacle Island with your ears and discover musical performances set atop the tallest point in the Harbor Islands, and alongside sandy beaches. Soundscapes brings...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

    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

    GospelFest 2015

    at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 9, 2015

    Free and open to the public, GospelFest attracts more than 15,000 people a year with soulful tunes from esteemed gospel musicians. This year's headliner Erica Campbell will be joined by Anointed...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

    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

    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).


    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

    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

    Vic Mensa

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    August 13, 2015

    Vic Mensa is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois, United States. His style is broad and cross referential. At times his music embraces a carefree, humorous and even upbeat nature, while some...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

    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

    PigPen Theatre Co.

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 15, 2015

    Part innovative theatre company and part rollicking indie folk band, PigPen Theatre Co. creates albums that turn into musicals that can be performed as fully staged productions or straightforward...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

    OMG Music Fest 2015

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

    August 15, 2015

    OMG Music Fest is a concert where many talented artists join together to perform and share their passion for music with young people around the country. At the concerts, fans are given the chance...more

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