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    The Manhattan Transfer

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    August 27 - August 28, 2015

    Featuring Cheryl Bentyne, Trist Curless, Alan Paul, and Janis Siegel

    "When it comes to vocal power, The Manhattan Transfer set the bar. Soprano, alto, tenor and bass come together to create a smooth, thick and rich concoction that’s both refreshing and riveting. They can sing jazz, pop, R&B and world beat music. Once the harmonies kick in, they are so tightly wound that even a bulldozer ...more


    Hyannis HyArts Free Summer Concerts

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 7 - August 28, 2015

    Hyannis "HyArts" Free Summer Concerts!
    Aselton Park, Hyannis Corner of South and Ocean Street
    6:00-7:30pm
    Summer Sounds FREE Concert Series-performances by Cape...more

    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library, Boston

    June 3 - August 28, 2015

    The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston's most beautiful spaces, will be filled with music during these free, one-hour concerts on Wednesday evening and Friday...more

    The Colonnade

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

    August 28, 2015

    The Colonnade is four relatively sad boys making jangly indie rock out of Boston since the summer of 2014. Infectious hooks and dreamy, sparkling guitars pulled from a Californian surf-rock...more

    Brian Blade & Mama Rosa

    Presented by The Columbus Cooperative

    August 28, 2015

    The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents
    Brian Blade & Mama Rosa

    August 28th
    The Columbus Theatre
    Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
    $15 advance, $20 day...more

    Roomful of Teeth

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    August 28, 2015

    Exploring new vocal territory and sharing music from its 2015 release, Render, Grammy Award-winning Roomful of Teeth comes home to MASS MoCA to celebrate the work of composer-in-residence Ted...more

    Run

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

    August 28, 2015

    Run is an acoustic-indie-folk-pop-rock band with a very new twist! They will be celebrating the release of their first CD, Ready to Run. The band hails from Northboro and...more

    Judy Garland Live!: A Cabaret Tribute starring Peter Mac

    Presented by Peter Mac, LLC at Club Cafe, Boston

    June 6 - August 29, 2015

    With June 2015 marking the 93rd birthday of Judy Garland, it feels entirely appropriate to rediscover the music and legacy of Hollywood's golden age songbird. And lucky for us, there's a special...more

    Tom Rush

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 28 - August 29, 2015

    ...more

    Ken Bonfield's Artistry of the Guitar with Special Guests Eric Skye & Stephen Bennett

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    August 29, 2015

    The Rocky Neck Art Colony Only Excellent Music series is thrilled to present Ken Bonfield's Artistry of the Guitar with Special Guests Eric Skye & Stephen Bennett!

    To view our...more

    Kenny Selcer Band and the Lisa Martin Band (double bill)

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

    August 29, 2015

    Kenny Selcer Band - Kenny, Liz Buchanan, Phil Punch and Steve Gilligan - plays a sizzling blend of Americana, folk, rock, roots, reggae, and everything in between, that will get your toes tappin',...more

    Cape Ann Big Band

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 30, 2015

    This diverse 17-piece big band entertains and delights audiences with danceable music infused with jazz, swing, New Orleans street bands, soul, and rock n’ roll that will bring you back in time....more

    Opera on Tap: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Presented by Opera On Tap at The Burren, Somerville

    August 30, 2015

    You hitch your horse at the end of the dusty Davis Square trail and push your way through the doors of The Burren. You sidle up to the bar in the back, mutter "whiskey" to no one in particular,...more

    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Kendall Square

    Presented by Club Passim at Kendall Square, Boston

    June 9 - September 1, 2015

    Come to a free concert at Kendall Center every Tuesday from 12-1 pm for 13 weeks in June, July & August!

    Presented by Passim and Boston...more

    Gifrants performs at artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 3, 2015

    Gifrants’ credentials as a songwriter, composer, vocalist, guitarist and arranger reflect his versatility as well the diversity of his work which encompasses roots, traditional, pop,...more

    Opera on The House presents...

    Presented by Opera On The House at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015

    For our inaugural series, we are presenting an evening of comedic one acts and scenes. Our stories feature viking warriors, an opera company gala gone awry, saucy rascals, and a...more

    Della Mae

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 4, 2015

    Forging a vibrant and wholly distinct path in today’s bluegrass circuit, Della Mae has quickly become one of the most sought-after roots music ensembles in the country. The all-female bluegrass...more

    Geoff Bartley and Frank Sugrue

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

    September 4, 2015

    Geoff is an acoustic folk/blues guitar player, singer/songwriter, harmonica player and recording artist. In the 1980s, he won four guitars at the National Fingerpicking Championships in Winfield,...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 5, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    JD Samson

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    September 5, 2015

    A member of the legendary electro-feminist-punk project Le Tigre, the singer and producer JD Samson is an articulate champion of social causes and a party waiting to erupt. She’s here with a...more

    National Theatre Live: Everyman

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, Boston

    September 4 - September 6, 2015

    Everyman is successful, popular and riding high, but when Death comes calling he is forced to abandon the life he has built and embark on a last, frantic search to recruit a friend, anyone, to...more

    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 7, 2015

    The 30th Bread and Roses Heritage Festival takes place on Labor Day, September 7, 11:30 am to 6 p.m., on the Common in Lawrence, MA. It is a free, one-day 'open air' celebration for the whole...more

    Hippo Campus / Yabadum

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

    September 8, 2015

    Hippo Campus is four Minnesotan boys making music that is simple, joyful, and thematically soaked with the sense of cynicism accompanying the youthful search for meaning. With the philosophy...more

    ALLELUIA! THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 9, 2015

    After triumphant collaborations on 2008's REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA and 2012's THE DEVIL'S CARNIVAL: EPISODE ONE, cult filmmakers Darren Lynn Bousman and Terrance Zdunich are back with the second...more

    Passim Presents: FREE Summer Concert Series in Harvard Square

    Presented by Club Passim and Berklee College of Music at Harvard Square, Cambridge

    June 25 - September 10, 2015

    Come to a free concert in Harvard Square every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 pm for 12 weeks in June, July, August & September!

    This series will...more

    Bees Deluxe celebrate their new CD Release at Ryles

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club, Cambridge

    September 10, 2015


    Acid-Blues CD Launch Party with Bees Deluxe
     

    Thursday, Sept, 10 – 8pm-11pm


    With inventive interpretations of tunes by Billie Holiday and...more

    Judy Collins

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 11, 2015

    A folk music icon who blew Rockport audience members away last year with her classically elegant voice and extensive repertoire. From the late 50s on, her star rose with the likes of Joan Baez and...more

    Say Lou Lou at the Brighton Music Hall

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    September 11, 2015

    As part of Fenway Recordings Sessions, Say Lou Lou will be headlining at the Brighton Music Hall. 


    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 12, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 12th, 2-3PM The Bob Hayes Band..Bring your beach chairs or...more

    Judy Collins

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 12, 2015

    A folk music icon who blew Rockport audience members away last year with her classically elegant voice and extensive repertoire. From the late 50s on, her star rose with the likes of Joan Baez and...more

    Summer of Stars - Music Under the Tent Festival 2015; Stella and Lou and final show

    Presented by Peterborough Players at Peterborough Players, Peterborough

    August 26 - September 12, 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

    AfterFab

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

    September 12, 2015

    The AfterFAB experience is…
    more than just great live music. Experienced musicians and deep music fans, they know that Beatles enthusiasts have always thought of John, Paul, George, and...more

    The Music of Salieri and Mozart

    Presented by Calliope Inc. at First Church in Boston, Boston

    September 12, 2015

    Calliope, Boston’s collaborative chorus and orchestra, will present Antonio and Amadeus, a concert featuring selected works composed by Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...more

    Black Box Sounds

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    September 11 - September 12, 2015

     

    Black Box Sounds is the name of ArtsEmerson’s concert series inside the Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre at The Paramount Center. Local Boston bands haven’t had the...more

    The Evolution of Hip-Hop Festival

    Presented by Somerville Arts Council

    September 12, 2015

    The Evolution of Hip Hop Festival was created by a group of adults to share positive rap music with families, learn the history of Hip Hop music and to provide knowledge about what Hip Hop brings...more

    Bulgarian Fantasy

    Presented by Freisinger Chamber Orchestra at Old South Church in Boston, Boston

    September 13, 2015

    This is the FCO's only concert of the year, so it is not to be missed!

    Marin Goleminov: Five Sketches for String Orchestra (1952)
    Written in Sofia by one of Bulgaria's most...more

    Shawn Colvin

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 13, 2015

    Opening Act: Kali Stoddard-Imari

    An immensely talented and widely respected singer-songwriter, Shawn Colvin has carved an immovable place for herself amongst the pantheon of...more

    Low Lily (formerly Annalivia); opener Caroline Cotter

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

    September 13, 2015

    LOW LILY ALBUM RELEASE SHOW!! The group will have their new eponymous EP available for purchase
    The string and vocal trio LOW LILY (formerly Annalivia) explores the roots and branches of...more

    Cinema Jukebox: The School of Rock

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    September 14, 2015

    Jack Black stars as a hell-raising guitarist with delusions of grandeur, in this film from Richard Linklater.

    Kicked out of his band and desperate for work, he impersonates a substitute...more

    Russian Icons & Music

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 16, 2015

    This concert and lecture will feature the music and icons of Russia.  The concert portion will highlight music of Russian composers as well as Russian folk music.  The lecture will focus...more

    Concert & Lecture: Lyra Vocal Ensemble

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 16, 2015

    This concert and lecture will feature the music and icons of Russia.  The concert portion will highlight music of Russian composers as well as Russian folk music.  The lecture will focus...more

    The Chimera

    Presented by Oberon and Mortis Ministries at OBERON, Cambridge

    September 17, 2015

    Presented by Endation and Allix Mortis, The Chimera explores musical and artistic dichotomies. Act I features the raw, intense, melodic force of two-piece Endation accompanied by movement and...more

    BB King Celebration

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    September 18, 2015

    Join us as we celebrate the life and music of one of blues’ all time greats: B.B. King. The night will feature musicians who knew B.B. King well and performed alongside him, including his own...more

    Pat Braxton Trio

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

    September 18, 2015

     “ The Lady of the day" Pat Braxton returns to Metrowest on September 18 with her band of talented musicians . The jazz and blues singer has released three albums: Them There Eyes in 2010,...more

    Broadway @ The Shubert with Megan Hilty

    Presented by Boston Gay Men's Chorus at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) welcomes Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky as Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ series comes to the Citi Shubert for the first time ever. Hilty, star of stage and...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 19, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 19th, 2-3PM "Vanborkestra"..Bring your beach...more

    Circles VI: Connections

    Presented by Unyted Stylz Productions at Boston University Dance Theater, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    Come see Unyted Stylz Productions' annual variety show featuring some of Boston's best talent including US Crew, StreetHYpE, Contemporarily Out of Order and for the very first time, Unyted...more

    P-Square

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

    September 19, 2015

    The group P-Square is made up of two Nigerian identical twins Peter Okoye and Paul Okoye. The duo began back in 1997 and have since taken the world by storm, winning countless international...more

    An Evening with Gregory Porter Plus AVERY*Sunshine

    Presented by HT Productions at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    September 19, 2015

    HT Productions will present An Evening with Gregory Porter plus AVERY*Sunshine in concert on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 8 pm at Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass. Avenue, Boston, MA 02115....more

    Worcester Chamber Music Society 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash!

    Presented by Worcester Chamber Music Society at Tuckerman Hall, Worcester

    September 19, 2015

    Come celebrate the start of our 10th Anniversary Season. A cornucopia of musical gems, this kick-off concert weekend reflects our gratitude, appreciation and thankfulness to all that have helped...more

    Jamey Johnson at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    September 20, 2015

    An eleven-time Grammy ®-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is said to be “one of the greatest country singers of our time,” according to the Washington Post. Jamey...more

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