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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


    Cinema Jukebox: The Decline of Western Civilization, Parts 1 & 2

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 6, 2015

    Penelope Spheeris’ The Decline Of Western Civilization was perceived as shocking and outrageous at the time of its original release in 1981 and its two follow-up films were no...more

    Jean Rohe & Shaina Taub

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    July 6, 2015

    Jean Rohe has been captivating audiences for years with her one-of-a-kind narrative songs and intuitive aesthetic blend of folk, jazz, and Brazilian traditions.
    Raised in a participatory...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Cicely Parnas, cello and Noreen Polera, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 7, 2015

    Rising Star Series

    A young cellist of remarkable talent, Cicely Parnas stands poised for a breakout season. Hailed by The New York Times for her “velvety sound,...more

    Under the Sea

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    July 7, 2015

    Come join the Little Mermaid for a trip deep under the sea from 10am-3pm on Tuesday, July 7 as the Children’s Museum will be hosting a special underwater-themed event! She will be giving...more

    "Jolly Old British Isles" concert on Chelmsford Common

    Presented by Chelmsford Community Band

    July 7, 2015

    The Chelmsford Community Band continues its decades-long tradition of providing free outdoor music on Chelmsford Common July 7th with a concert themed on the music of the British Isles. Featuring...more

    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

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

    July 8, 2015

    A master of the ngoni, an ancient traditional “spike lute” and ancestor of the banjo, Bassekou Kouyate embodies a sound that is “genius, a living proof that the blues comes...more

    Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 8, 2015

    A beloved Bay Area blues rock veteran, Tommy Castro infuses his sound with heavy doses of Memphis soul, the bluesman delivering searing Stratocaster lines alongside gritty, roadhouse-rattling...more

    The Greenway Sessions: El Feeling

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

    July 8, 2015

    El Feeling is probably the craziest Latin band you’ve ever seen. With rhythms from Colombia, they energize international audiences with their Latin folk sounds. They have been...more

    All Worn Out Jug Band

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 8, 2015

    All Worn Out Jug Band, blues, ragtime & folk music

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

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Anonymous 4

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 9, 2015

    Anthology 25

    Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, Anonymous 4 perform in their final tour a program entitled Anthology 25, with songs from the...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Sol y Canto

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 9, 2015

    Thursday, July 9 @ Noon

    Sol y Canto is the nationally-touring and Boston Music Award winning Pan-Latin ensemble led by Puerto Rican/Argentine singer and bongo player Rosi Amador and New...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Richard Stoltzman, clarinet and Yehudi Wyner & David Deveau, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 10, 2015

    Two-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman joins with composer/pianist Yehudi Wyner and Artistic Director and pianist David Deveau for a program of works by Schumann, Hindemith,...more

    The THE BAND Band

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

    July 10, 2015

    The THE BAND Band is without a doubt the most musically satisfying tribute to The Band on the scene today. Boasting the broad versatility of five multi-instrumentalists who are all strong...more

    Bat House

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

    July 10, 2015

    Born in the depths of an Allston, Massachusetts basement, Bat Housecombines mixed, metered grooves with melodic tapping and sweeping soundscapes to create a unique mixture of math rock tinged...more

    Fair Verona Festivals: Free Community Arts Days

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and City of Boston

    July 10, 2015

    As part of its Shakespeare OFF the Common program, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has partnered with three Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston neighborhoods to curate open-air Fair...more

    French Cultural Center, Bastille Day Party 2015

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    July 10, 2015

    The French Cultural Center's Bastille Day Party returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 10th and will transport you to Paris with the most authentic music, food, drinks and atmosphere....more

    The Dodo Orchestra

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

    July 10, 2015

    DODO ORCHESTRA is a unique retro-world-jazz ensemble that has enchanted audiences with their vivacious energy and a refined repertoire. This NYC-based miniature orchestra is composed of young and...more

    Bert Jackson Quartet

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 10, 2015

     Bert Jackson Quartet, classic and original jazz

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

    Friday Afternoon Concert Series: The Ivy Age

    Presented by The Ivy Age

    July 10, 2015

    The Ivy Age is the folk rock project of best friends and bandmates Tom Freeman and Dillon Rovere. They met when Freeman responded to a posting about an available Boston apartment in 2010, and...more

    Outrageous Fortune concert

    Presented by The Thoreau Society at First Parish in Concord, Concord

    July 10, 2015

    Join Outrageous Fortune for a concert featuring innovative arrangements of early jazz, blues and jug band music. Audiences are wowed by their instrumental virtuosity, and are delighted by their...more

    D Street Dance Party at The Lawn on D

    Presented by The Lawn on D

    July 10, 2015

    Salsa In The Park www.salsainthepark.org comes to the Lawn on D with DJ Hernan, a music corner/drum and dance circle with special guest percussionist from NYC Nicky Laboy, a free salsa lesson with...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Gilles Vonsattel, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 11, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Montgomery Gentry at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 11, 2015

    When the two Kentucky boys—Eddie, is from Lancaster and Troy is from Lexington—first burst onto the national scene in 1999 with the defiant...more

    The Drowsy Chaperone

    Presented by The Cape Playhouse at The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

    June 30 - July 11, 2015

    A Musical within a Comedy
    The Drowsy Chaperone 
    Starring JoAnne Worley
    Directed by Pamela Hunt
    Choreographed by Shea Sullivan

     

    The larger...more

    Mudhoney at Brighton Music Hall

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    July 11, 2015

    As part of the Fenway Recording Sessions, Mudhoney will be preforming alongside While Dynamite at the Brighton Music Hall. 


    Makanda Project summer concert

    Presented by UU Urban Ministry

    July 11, 2015

    The Makanda Project performs on the grounds of First Church in Roxbury.  This community event will also feature the St. Mary's Steel Ensemble and The Citywide String Orchestra.  The...more

    Boston Hip-Hop Fest

    Presented by Leedz Edutainment at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    July 11, 2015

    Presented by Leedz Edutainment, the Boston Hip Hop Fest is a daylong event featuring an all-local lineup, including Dutch ReBelle, Slaine, STL GLD, Reks and many more.


    Jazz Summit : benefit concert presented by the "Friends of Anthony Weller"

    Presented by Friends of Anthony Weller

    July 11, 2015

    Featuring Billy Novick (reeds), Phil Swanson (trombone), Maggie Galloway (vocals), Jon Jarvis (piano), Bob Nieske (bass), David Benjamin (reeds), Jerry Wilfong (bass), and David Landoni (bass)....more

    New Orleans River Party Cruise on the Merrimack!

    Presented by Laite Interactive at Newburyport BluesCruise, Newburyport

    July 11, 2015

    A limited number of tickets are now on sale for the New Orleans River Party Cruise setting sail on Saturday July 11th featuring NOLA performing artist Henri Smith and his band, “Friends and...more

    Toshi Reagon presents the Love Sessions: Michael Jackson Vs. Prince

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    July 11, 2015

    The soulful singer and guitarist Toshi Reagon's love-themed concert takes a deep dive into the songbooks of two American pop icons. The show features Reagon and a spectacular group of...more

    Fellswater, “Boston's premier Celtic music ensemble”

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 11, 2015

    Fellswater, “Boston's premier Celtic music ensemble” is Betsy Ketudat, Fiddle; Jim MacConduibh, Guitar/Bouzouki; Sarah MacConduibh, Irish Flute/Whistle; Andrew McIntosh,...more

    Soular Jazz Festival

    Presented by Soular Jazz Foundation

    July 11, 2015

    The SOULAR JAZZ FESTIVAL is a hybrid jazz festival and green technology fair dedicated to raising awareness of global warming

    and possible solutions to it. Festival founder, Ed...more

    Gloriae Dei Cantores Presents Mendelssohn's Elijah

    Presented by Gloriae Dei Cantores at Church of the Transfiguration, Orleans MA, Orleans

    July 10 - July 11, 2015

    Gloriae Dei Cantores presents Elijah

    July 10 & 11, 7:30pm

    The internationally acclaimed, Orleans-based Gloriae Dei Cantores, under the direction of Richard K. Pugsley, presents...more

    Fair Verona Festivals: Free Community Arts Days

    Presented by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company and City of Boston

    July 11, 2015

    As part of its Shakespeare OFF the Common program, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company has partnered with three Boys & Girls Clubs in Boston neighborhoods to curate open-air Fair...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Carol Wincenc, flute

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 12, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Easton Corbin at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 12, 2015

    With two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Easton Corbin is coming to Indian Ranch!

    Corbin became the first...more

    Peter and Will Anderson

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

    July 12, 2015

    “I WAS THOROUGHLY SWEPT AWAY BY THE ANDERSON TWINS AND THEIR BAND…THEY EACH PLAY THE CLARINET AND SAXOPHONE WITH A DEVOTION THAT IS APPARENT IN EVERY NOTE”

      “Virtuosos...more

    OTP's TRAVELOGUE songs from the road

    Presented by Open Theatre Project at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    July 10 - July 12, 2015

    Open Theatre Project is proud to announce our second SONG BOOK PERFORMANCE SERIES production of the year. TRAVELOGUE will be featuring our...more

    The Thoreau Society's Annual Gathering: Thoreau's Sense of Place

    Presented by The Thoreau Society

    July 9 - July 12, 2015

    Presentations, nature walks, canoe outings, workshops, social events, top speakers, multimedia events. Keynote address at 10:45 am on Sat., July 11: Robert Gross, Prof. of Early American...more

    Summer on the Emerald Necklace

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy and Friends of Jamaica Pond

    July 12, 2015

    Join us for a free concert series in the park on Sunday, July 12th! The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Ensemble will be performing at 6:00 pm at Pinebank, Jamaica Pond. Enjoy food...more

    Steve Earle & the Duke

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 14, 2015

    Steve Earle and The Dukes’ album, Terraplane, had a fantastic first week landing at #21 on the Top 200 and #39 on the Billboard 200. Additionally, it took the #1 spot on the Blues Chart, #2 in...more

    Orfeas

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

    July 15, 2015

    Opa! North America’s premiere Greek American band returns to the Courtyard for a summer evening of music made for dancing.

     


    The Greenway Sessions: Jive McFly

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

    July 15, 2015

    Jive McFly is a Boston-based band specializing in a blend of funk, rock, and pop. They have spent the last few years expanding their fan base by playing at local Boston venues such as the Red...more

    Opening Night: Rhapsody in Green

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

    July 15, 2015

    Mysteries of the sea resonate in Debussy’s La Mer and Hovhaness’sAnd God Created Great Whales, a work featuring actual whale songs. Hometown favorite Jayne West performs Berklee...more

    Second Hand Rose / Cordelia & the Buffalo

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

    July 15, 2015

    In May 2013 Second Hand Rose signed with the Chinese indie company Modern Sky, vowing to take its ridiculous rollercoaster of emotions to its logical extreme. The band unleashed the...more

    Revels Boston Harbor Cruise & Sing

    Presented by Revels

    July 15, 2015

    This summer join us for 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

    Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory, Hingham

    July 15, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Wacky Wednesdays family concert series welcomes Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys back to the Jane Carr Amphitheater. Wacky Wednesdays audiences are still...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Eternal Seasons

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 16, 2015

    Violinist Edson Scheid and mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore join Aston Magna’s ensemble for the season’s final event, “Eternal Seasons,” July 16-18, in a performance of...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Borges and Ward

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    Thursday, July 16 @ Noon

    Borges and Ward pull from two distinctly Brazilian forms of music, Samba and Bossa Nova. Bossa Nova was born from Samba in the 1950s bringing the jazz element into...more

    Melanie

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 17, 2015

    Opening Act: Kerri Powers

    A singer-songwriter known for her surprise starring role at Woodstock and her subsequent #1 hit “Brand New Key,” Melanie has remained an iconic voice for...more

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