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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


    Loudon Wainwright III

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    July 27, 2014

    A singer-songwriter of immense depth and wit, Loudon Wainwright III has been thrilling audiences with his sharp, literate take on the folk tradition for over 40 years. From the “next...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

    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

    Hot Club of San Francisco

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 3, 2014

    Inspired by the original Hot Club de France that featured gypsy guitar legend Django Reinhardt and iconic swing violinist Stephane Grappelli, Hot Club of San Francisco pays sparkling tribute to...more

    The Bad Plus & Joshua Redman

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 7, 2014

    Reinventing the standard jazz trio with a defiantly convention-breaking approach to improvisational music, The Bad Plus has carved out a niche as one of the most unique voices in modern music. The...more

    Anthony de Mare; Liaisons: Re-imagining Sondheim from the Piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 8, 2014

    Anthony de Mare is widely recognized as one of the world’s most versatile pianists. His recording Liaisons was hailed by The New York Times as “dynamic and stylish.” This project...more

    Martin Sexton

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 9, 2014

    Owning one of the most powerful and dynamic voices in American popular music, Martin Sexton straddles the worlds of folk, soul, country and rock and roll with ease. For the last 25 years, his...more

    Ali Jackson

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 13, 2014

    A drummer of unique versatility with a deeply passionate style, Ali Jackson honors the revered roots of jazz drumming while also carrying the tradition into new progressive directions. Jackson has...more

    Cyrille Aimee

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 14, 2014

    Born of a Dominican mother and French father, the dynamic young Aimée brings an exotic, highly rhythmic-based approach to jazz singing, incorporating a Gallic gypsy swing with hints of...more

    Donal Fox

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 15, 2014

    Expertly fusing jazz, classical and Afro-Cuban rhythms, composer/pianist Donal Fox deliberately and delightfully muddles musical boundaries. His intricate compositions and dizzying improvisations...more

    Kenny Brron Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 16, 2014

    One of the most sought-after pianists of the post-bop era, Kenny Barron has played on literally hundreds of jazz recordings, many being some of the genre’s most iconic and beloved. His...more

    Swing Xing! with Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniola

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 17, 2014

    Swing Xing! Three Generations of Swing Guitar, showcases three of the top swing guitarists in the world. All hailing from different generations, this esteemed guitar trio combines the expert...more

    Christian McBride

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 17, 2014

    One of the most exciting jazz artists of the modern era, bassist Christian McBride has redefined both his instrument and the perceived boundaries of jazz itself. Unafraid to dip his toes into...more

    The Kingston Trio

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 22, 2014

    Known for their role in the folk revival of the early 60’s, their iconic takes on traditional folk classics like “Tom Dooley” and for their trademark three-part harmonies, The...more

    Tom Rush

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    In what has become a delightful, much-anticipated Rockport tradition, folk legend Tom Rush returns to the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rush’s easy, world-weary baritone and nimble...more

    Paula Cole

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 28 - August 29, 2014

    Rockport’s own Paula Cole has won Grammy’s and played sold-out arenas, but always manages to return to her hometown for a memorable night of smash hits like “I Don’t Want...more

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