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    3rd Annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank at Copley Square

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos, Arturo Sandoval and Ricky Staggs and Kentucky Thunder will headline the festival, designed to celebrate and promote Boston’s arts ...more


    Happy Together Tour 2014

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch

    July 27, 2014

    Celebrating their 30th Anniversary, the Happy Together Tour 2014 comes to Indian Ranch on July 27 at 2PM. The Happy Together Tour includes The Turtles featuring Flo & Eddie; Chuck Negron,...more

    Bats in the Band Family Fest

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory

    July 27, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore...more

    Sunday in the Park

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory

    July 27, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore...more

    The Barefoot Movement

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    Johnson City's The Barefoot Movement have been making waves in the folk world since the release of their 2011 debut album Footwork. 2013 brings the release of a new album, cross country...more

    The Whiskey Boys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    The Whiskey Boys are a Boston based modern Bluegrass and Americana band led by Berklee graduate, David Delaney. They tour the Northeast and have sold out such notable folk venues as the legendary...more

    The Musical Life of London: Music of Clementi, Pleyel, and Haydn

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place

    July 27, 2014

    The program will include solo music and chamber music, including a chamber version of Haydn’s beloved Symphony No. 104 made by the impresario responsible for bringing Haydn to London, Johann...more

    Summer Sundays in the Park: Jamaica Pond

    Presented by Emerald Necklace Conservancy at Jamaica Pond Bandstand

    July 13 - July 27, 2014

    Bring a picnic, spread a blanket, and enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with family and friends. Our lineup of top-notch entertainment this season features brass, strings, opera and the big bold...more

    Cambridge Jazz Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 27, 2014

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival presents an afternoon of free music, featuring nationally known jazz artists along with local musicians; and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge...more

    Lowell Folk Festival

    Presented by Lowell Folk Festival

    July 25 - July 27, 2014

    The 28th Annual Lowell Folk Festival features five stages of traditional music, authentic crafts demonstrations, ethnic foods, art and children's activities.  For more information visit...more

    FIGMENT Boston

    Presented by FIGMENT Boston at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    FIGMENT Boston is returning for a fifth year of fun and revelry on the Rose Kennedy Greenway! Founded in 2007 on New York City’s Governors Island, what began as a few thousand enthusiasts...more

    The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 9 - July 27, 2014

    THE WALK ACROSS AMERICA FOR MOTHER EARTH By Taylor Mac, Music by Ellen Maddow, Directed by Christopher Annas-Lee
     

    Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story...more

    Welcome to Arroyo's

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 10 - July 27, 2014

     WELCOME TO ARROYO'S By Kristoffer Diaz, Directed by Jen Diamond
     

    Alejandro Arroyo owns the newest (and cleanest) lounge in New York City's Lower East Side. His...more

    Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten

    Presented by Boston Opera Collaborative at The Strand Theatre

    July 24 - July 27, 2014

    Boston Opera Collaborative presents, Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten.

    The scene: The zany residents of Loxford, England are preparing for their local May Day festivities. The...more

    Bill Sbrogna and the Solid Gold Singers at The Overlook Retirement Community

    Presented by The Overlook

    July 27, 2014

    The Overlook retirement community is hosting a free summer concert featuring Bill Sbrogna and the Solid Gold Singers. Snap your fingers, tap your toes, and be transported back to the glory...more

    The First Tango in Duxbury Faculty Concert

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts

    July 28, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 28, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    Sol y Canto at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

    Presented by Sol y Canto at Multicultural Arts Center

    July 28, 2014

    What are you doing on a Monday night? Come join us for this concert featuring our Sol y Canto Trio including bassist Keala Kaumaheiwa and a special guest, our talented daughter, singer-songwriter...more

    Live Jazz Every Tuesday at Stellina

    Presented by Stellina

    June 4, 2013 - July 29, 2014

    Every Tuesday, Stellina Restaurant, 47 Main Street in Watertown Mass, offers FREE live jazz in their bar.

    Stellina features the sounds of The Noteworthy Jazz Ensemble.

    Members of the...more

    Emily Davidson: BASS SOUNDS - Baroque Music for Unaccompanied Cello

    Presented by SoHIP: Society for Historically Informed Performance

    July 29, 2014

    Including works from both of Davidson's BASS SOUNDS albums, the program includes predecessors to the Cello Suites by J.S. Bach and also works that followed. Davidson will be releasing her...more

    Faculty Concert

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory

    July 30, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore...more

    Slaid Cleaves

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 30, 2014

    Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter’s Still Fighting the War spotlights an artist in...more

    Wacky Wednesday

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory

    July 2 - July 30, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces the lineup for the 2014 Summer Spotlight outdoor concert series in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. Summer Spotlight...more

    Emily Davidson: BASS SOUNDS - Baroque Music for Unaccompanied Cello

    Presented by SoHIP: Society for Historically Informed Performance

    July 30, 2014

    Including works from both of Davidson's BASS SOUNDS albums, the program includes predecessors to the Cello Suites by J.S. Bach and also works that followed. Davidson will be releasing her...more

    A Night of Music Celebrating Reggae

    Presented by Image Unlimited Communications

    July 30, 2014

    On Wednesday July 30th, 2014, Beat Hôtel, located in Cambridge’s Harvard Square, will pay homage to reggae legends Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Jimmy Cliff with cuisine from Executive Chef...more

    The Power of Music for Change: Nedelka Prescod's Boston Solo Debut

    Presented by Museum of African American History: Boston Campus

    July 30, 2014

    Vocalist Nedelka Prescod is a rising star who presents her first Boston solo concert, The Power of Music for Change, accompanied by guitarist Ben Eunson. She will explore the songs that...more

    July Summer Concert Series

    Presented by North End Music and Performing Arts Center and Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism & Special Events at Christopher Columbus Park

    July 10 - July 31, 2014

    The North End Music & Performing Arts Center will be partnering with the Mayor's Office of Special Events, Arts, and Tourism for a 4 Week July Summer Concert series on the...more

    Grace Kelly

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    July 31, 2014

    When an artist sells out their first-ever gig at Boston’s world-renowned Scullers Jazz Club, people take notice. Especially if that artist is 11 years old. Grace Kelly has been wowing...more

    Metropolitan Wind Symphony Concerts in the Park

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony at Hastings Park Bandstand

    July 10 - July 31, 2014

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony will continue their 43rd season with 4 Free traditional outdoor Band Concerts on Thursdays July 10, 17, 24, and 31.  MWS Music director Lewis J. Buckley will...more

    Haas Kowert Tice CD Release

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 31, 2014

    The Trio of Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice, and Paul Kowert is a confluence of three of the most exciting young voices in acoustic music today. While each member carries an impressive resume of...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Latimbop

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

    July 31, 2014

    Latimbop

     

    Cuban jazz

    Co-led by Colombian bassist Esther Rojas and Cuban pianist Issac Delgado Jr., Latimbop is an explosive contemporary Cuban jazz and dance music...more

    Emily Davidson: BASS SOUNDS - Baroque Music for Unaccompanied Cello

    Presented by SoHIP: Society for Historically Informed Performance

    July 31, 2014

    Including works from both of Davidson's BASS SOUNDS albums, the program includes predecessors to the Cello Suites by J.S. Bach and also works that followed. Davidson will be releasing her...more

    Peter Ward & the Electric Blues

    Presented by Smoken Joe's BBQ and Blues at Smoken Joe's BBQ

    July 31, 2014

    New England native, Peter Ward may have been raised in Maine; however, once you hear him play you would think otherwise. Taking a page from some of the greats, his style is a fusion and a...more

    BOOMTOWN: Summer Concert Series

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    July 28 - July 31, 2014

    The Multicultural Arts Center will be presenting the Boomtown Free Music Concert Series this summer from Monday, July 28th – Thursday, July 31st. We have four fantastic musical groups and...more

    Playing With Tap - Using music to create & explore rhythmic ideas with your feet!

    Presented by T.J. JAZZ at Green Street Studios

    July 24 - July 31, 2014

    We take lots of classes, but how often do we know what to do with all that vocabulary and technique once we leave the classroom? Never mind working with live musicians or...more

    Jessica Prouty Band

    Presented by Town of Acton

    July 31, 2014

    The Jessica Prouty Band, female-fronted, rock band, has won the John Lennon Educational Tourbus Daddy's Junky Music Rockin' Roland Battle of the Bands, won first place in Children's...more

    Summer Day Camp

    Presented by PluggedIn Teen Band Program

    July 7 - August 1, 2014

    Plugged In’s Music That Matters Summer Session includes all the most popular parts of our Spring and Fall Sessions including band class, songwriting workshops, offsite events, and...more

    Liz Longley

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 1, 2014

    A young singer-songwriter of startling maturity, Philadelphia native Liz Longley has catapulted into the folk-pop consciousness. The recent Berklee School of Music grad possesses both a honeyed...more

    The Winery Dogs

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 1, 2014

     It would be easy to call The Winery Dogs a supergroup: Vocalist and guitarist Richie Kotzen
    made his mark with Poison and Mr. Big, bassist Billy Sheehan has been rocking for decades...more

    Winners Concert

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts

    August 1, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory presents the ninth season of the Duxbury Music Festival (DMF), with DMF faculty and student performances from July 20 through August 1. Nestled in the South Shore...more

    First Fridays: White Hot

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

    August 1, 2014

    Summer in the city? You don’t have to travel far to beat the heat. Don your summer whites and head to Boston’s waterfront for a sizzling dance party with refreshing cocktails, a cool...more

    Underscore Friday Evening

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

    August 1, 2014

    Capital Region resident discounts available.


    Choro Das 3 with Howard Alden, Jeanne Gies, and Friends

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 1, 2014

    Choro das 3 is a Brazilian trio which was formed in 2003. Since then, the 3 sisters from the interior state of Sao Paulo, who have chosen to play instrumental music, have been recognized...more

    Scotty McCreery

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch

    August 2, 2014

    In just over two years, Scotty McCreery has become one of country’s hottest rising stars. His platinum-selling debut album, Clear As Day, made Billboard history and helped him win several...more

    Katy Perry

    Presented by TD Garden at TD Garden

    August 1 - August 2, 2014

    International superstar, Katy Perry, will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated PRISMATIC WORLD TOUR.

    She will be touring in support of PRISM, which debuted at number...more

    Evenings Under the Stars

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at South Shore Conservatory

    July 12 - August 2, 2014

     South Shore Conservatory (SSC) announces the lineup for the 2014 Summer Spotlight outdoor concert series in the Jane Carr Amphitheater at One Conservatory Drive in Hingham. Summer Spotlight...more

    John Williams' Film Night at Tanglewood

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

    August 2, 2014

    John Williams' Film Night has become one of the most eagerly-anticipated evenings of the Tanglewood season. Join Mr. Williams, the Boston Pops, and special guests for a celebration of the...more

    Howie Day and Carbon Leaf

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 2, 2014

    Howie Day's emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both critical praise and a legion of devoted fans. He is known for his energetic, heartfelt shows,...more

    John Fannon

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 2, 2014

    John Fannon is the former Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and Co Producer of The 70s, 80s AOR Classic Rock Band New England, most famous for the 1979 Worldwide Top 40 and Classic AOR Hit...more

    Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    The 23rd Annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands, offers a stimulating blend of activities for filmmakers and film lovers set in a magnificent...more

    13th Annual Bang on a Can Festival

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    July 16 - August 2, 2014

    From Wednesday, July 16, through Saturday, August 2, Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present the 13th annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA. The three-week long festival is dedicated...more

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