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    Haydn The Creation

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    May 1 - May 3, 2015

    Inspired by Haydn’s trips to England, where he first heard Handel’s oratorios, The Creation is widely considered Haydn’s crowning masterpiece. Based on both the biblical Genesis and Milton’s Paradise Lost, the oratorio was premiered in the US by H+H in 1819 and hasn’t been performed by the ensemble since 2001.

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    Debkas, Zhoks, and Beygeles

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Distler Performance Hall, Somerville

    April 29, 2015

    Join the inimitable Jumbo Knish Factory for an evening of klezmer dance songs from Israel to the Ukraine with a touch of Yiddish and Sephardic song for spice. Michael McLaughlin,...more

    Noura Mint Seymali

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    May 1, 2015

     A nationally beloved star in Mauritania, Noura Mint Seymali creates a mesmerizing tension between ancient traditions and contemporary idioms. She merges her powerful griot voice with the...more

    Slavic Soul Fest

    Presented by Cocek! Brass Band

    May 1, 2015

    Slavic Soul Party is coming to Somerville for an all out Slavic Soul Fest!  Throbbing funk grooves, fiery Balkan brass, Gypsy accordion wizardry, and virtuoso jazz chops make Slavic Soul...more

    English Beat

    Presented by Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    May 2, 2015

    The Allstonians are a third wave ska/reggae band formed in Allston, Massachusetts in 1992. They have released three albums, on the Moon Ska Records label and the most recent on Fork In Hand...more

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe

    Presented by Arts at the Armory and Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    May 2, 2015

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe presents a concert with Boston singer/songwriter Terry Kitchen, Northampton singer/songwriter Carrie Ferguson and Maine singer/songwriter Paddy...more

    Soundproof the Armory

    Presented by The Center for Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    May 8, 2015

    Come join us at the Armory for a benefit series to soundproof the Performance Hall!

    35th Parallel will open the concert with their signature MediterrAsian sound, blending Middle...more

    Shepley Metcalf sings Going Places

    Presented by Third Life Studio at Third Life Studio, Somerville

    May 15, 2015

    Hop aboard for Going Places, terrific traveling tunes and city songs offered up by Shepley and Ron Roy, the "superb cabaret/jazz singer and her ace piano accompanist" (The Boston...more

    Original Gravity

    Presented by Original Gravity

    May 27, 2015

    The fourth season finale of the Original Gravity Concert Series will be on Wednesday, May 27 at 7pm at Aeronaut Brewing Company, 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA. The concert will feature the...more

    Ramblin' Jack Elliott

    Presented by Heptunes at Davis Square Theatre, Somerville

    June 5, 2015

    Five Time Grammy Nominee---- Grammy Winners Best Traditional Folk Albums 1995 and 2009---- Recipient of the National Medal Of The Arts 1998

    Nobody I know-and I mean nobody-has covered...more

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