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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


    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

    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

    Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston

    July 8 - August 2, 2015

    Heralded as “the greatest songwriter that has ever lived,” by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin is known for innumerable American classics such as “White Christmas,” “God Bless America,”...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Steve Tyrell: That Lovin' Feeling

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club at Scullers Jazz Club, Boston

    August 7 - August 8, 2015

    Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell is truly a renaissance man. In over four decades in the music business, he has achieved great success as an artist, producer, songwriter, music...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

    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

    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

    Gospelfest 2015

    at City Hall Plaza, Boston

    August 9, 2015

    The Boston Gospelfest is an annual music event in New England held one day every July. Taking place at Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston Gospelfest attracts more than 15,000 people a year with...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

    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

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