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    "A Love Supreme": the 37th annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert w/ Donald Harrison

    Presented by Friends of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) and Northeastern Center for the Arts

    October 18, 2014

    The Friends of John Coltrane Memorial Concert (fJCMC) in collaboration with the Center for the Arts at Northeastern University present the 2014 John Coltrane Memorial Concert celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Coltrane's majestic suite A Love Supreme, considered by many to be the greatest spiritual jazz composition of all time. This year’s featured guest is Donald Harrison, New Orleans ...more


    Luiz Simas (piano/vocals) with special guest Marilynn Mair (mandolin)

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    September 28, 2014

    Rio-born Brazilian composer/singer/pianist Luiz Simas is a genuine Carioca! A New Yorker since ‘89, he has performed in the US, Brazil and in Europe. Luiz' voice and music have warmed...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - Pianist Alan Broadbent in Concert

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth at Highfield Hall

    September 28, 2014

    Two-time Grammy winner Alan Broadbent has been a pianist for Irene Kral, Woody Herman, and Nelson Riddle. His first Grammy came from his arrangement of When I Fall in Love for Natalie Cole;...more

    iFest - See, Hear, Taste, Experience the Best of Ireland

    Presented by iFest Ltd. at Seaport World Trade Center

    September 26 - September 28, 2014

    iFest, a three day festival of contemporary Irish Culture, comes to the prestigious Seaport World Trade Center, Boston from September 26th - 28th 2014. 

    With three entertainment...more

    Geoff Muldaur

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 28, 2014

    Geoff Muldaur is one of the great voices and musical forces to emerge from the folk, blues and folk-rock scenes centered in Cambridge, MA and Woodstock, NY. During the 1960's and...more

    Various Variations 1: Bach and Mendelssohn

    Presented by Boston Chamber Music Society at Sanders Theatre

    September 28, 2014

    Bach   Goldberg Variations (integrated versions for piano and for string trio)
    Mendelssohn   Piano Trio in D minor, Op....more

    Trails & Sails: Two Weekends of Walks & Water

    Presented by Essex National Heritage Commission

    September 19 - September 28, 2014

    Explore Essex County’s cultural, historic, and natural sites during two weekends of 150+ FREE events! Enjoy a variety of walks, guided hikes, sails,...more

    #i{craft}history Celebration

    Presented by Plimouth Plantation at Plimoth Plantation

    September 25 - September 28, 2014

    Plimoth Plantation will be holding the FIRST #icrafthistory WEEKEND to celebrate the launch of its Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company from 9/27-9/28! PLYMOUTH RESIDENTS ARE FREE that weekend!...more

    David Coleman and Confirmation

    Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Granoff Music Center

    September 28, 2014

    Tufts Gospel Choir director David Coleman leads his acclaimed contemporary gospel ensemble, Confirmation, in "Hymns 2.0", an afternoon concert of high energy and spirit-filled song...more

    Laurence Berman Lecture-Recital

    Presented by First Parish in Needham

    September 28, 2014

    In this first of 3 lecture-recitals, concert pianist and retired UMass-Boston professor Laurence Berman explores the question of what makes a piece of music meaningful? Today's theme is...more

    Soul Sessions xx

    Presented by 1 o o o v i r t u e s d a n c e at Out of the Blue Art Gallery

    September 28, 2014

     1 0 0 0 v i r t u e s d a n c e presents Soul Sessions, a home for artists of any style to come together to express current themes in a creative performance and intimate party. Individual...more

    Chamber Music at Wright-Locke Farm

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    September 28, 2014

    Enjoy the acoustics and ambiance of the classic 1827 barn at Wright-Locke Farm with an afternoon of chamber music performed by faculty members of Winchester Community Music School. Duos, trios,...more

    Alastair Moock

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick

    September 28, 2014

    "A Tom Waits for your tots, a Woody Guthrie for your progeny."- The Boston Globe

    Alastair Moock is a Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner, three-time NAPPA Gold Award...more

    Matt Meyer Drumming Workshop

    Presented by Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church at Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, Danvers

    September 28, 2014

    Matt Meyer will present his participatory workshop, "Drumming and Spirituality". The event is suitable for families and children.

    Matt's "Drumming and Spirituality"...more

    Cinema Jukebox: STOP MAKING SENSE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    September 29, 2014

    Universally acclaimed as one of the best concert films ever made, Stop Making Sense documents the groundbreaking Talking Heads at their peak and was directed by Jonathan Demme.


    Faculty Chamber Music Concert – Works of Mozart, Schumann, and Kurtag

    Presented by Boston College at Boston College Gasson Hall, Room 100

    September 29, 2014

     Leah Kosch, piano; Yhasmin Valenzuela, clarinet; Lilit Muradyan, viola.


    Night of the Living Shred

    Presented by Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub at Middle East Upstairs

    September 29, 2014

    Come join us once again for a night of brutality at the Middle East Upstairs! New special guests this time!!! Tickets are only $10! 18+
    ...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - The New Black Eagle Jazz Band

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    September 30, 2014

    The Grammy-nominated Black Eagles have delighted audiences with New Orleans style jazz, ragtime, gospel, and blues for over 40 years. Their music has been featured in Ken Burns documentaries, NPR...more

    Piano Masters Series: Awadagin Pratt

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall

    September 30, 2014

    American pianist Awadagin Pratt performs works by Bach-Busoni, Brahms and Liszt.


    Leo Blanco / Jason Anick and Jason Yeager

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 30, 2014

     Berklee assistant professor of piano Leo Blanco kicks off this faculty showcase night with original compositions blending contemporary South American music, modern harmonies, and...more

    Sowah Mensah, West African drummer

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 1, 2014

    Sowah Mensah is an ethnomusicologist, composer and a “Master Drummer” from Ghana, West Africa. Sowah has taught music in both Ghana and Nigeria and is currently a music professor at...more

    Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & whatsnext in Concert at Scullers Jazz Club

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club and DUNYA Inc. at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 1, 2014

    “This is classic American-bred jazz with a slight Turkish accent, bold and refreshing in its own way and well worth hearing.” - Jack Bowers, AllAboutJazz.com.

    whatsnext...more

    Erin Rubico & Matt Ban - Stage Door Live!

    Presented by Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center

    October 1, 2014

    Fresh off of their respective smash performances – Matt Ban as Dennis DuPree in Broadway’s Rock of Ages, and Erin Rubico as the Baroness Shrader in New Bedford Festival Theatre’s...more

    Currency is Heat

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    October 1, 2014

    The Jazz Club at the Multicultural Arts Center presents the CD Release of Shelley Neill’s The Currency Is Heat which will be performed with her recording partners: Laszlo Gardony on...more

    Red Oblivion CD Release Show ft. The Danger Boys & Dave Stewart Jr.

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

    October 1, 2014

    Featured at Lollapalooza, and other major festivals around the world, Red Oblivion is a three-piece rock band from Boston. It consists of Zach Adams (vocals/bass), Emma Torres (guitar), and Carson...more

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

    Presented by The Music of First Church Boston at First Church in Boston

    October 2, 2014

    BACH EXPLORED Concert 1: Bach the Dionysian

    Dorian Komanoff Bandy, baroque violin; Paul Cienniwa, harpsichord

    Violinist Dorian Komanoff Bandy and harpsichordist Paul Cienniwa...more

    Legendary Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Oct 2 at Scullers, CD Release Party, 42nd Season Opener

    Presented by Aardvark Jazz Orchestra at Scullers Jazz Club

    October 2, 2014

    The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, has been called “stunning” (Billboard.com), “brilliant” (CultureJazzFrance) and...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    October 2, 2014

    All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome to join us for Open Mic Night, hosted by Winchester Community Music School and singer/songwriter Mike Verge! Individual or...more

    G-Rock Music Presents: Rock Stories I

    Presented by G-Rock Music at Cavern Club at Hard Rock Cafe Boston

    October 2, 2014

    G-Rock Music creates unique experiences for audiences to enjoy emerging, renowned, and legendary women in rock. The first of the series, Rock Stories I promises to be an unforgettable night of...more

    Melissa Kassel & Tom Zicarelli Group

    Presented by Lily Pad at Lily Pad

    October 2, 2014

    Melissa Kassel - Voice

    Tom Zicarelli - Saxophone

    Phil Grenadier - Trumpet

    Bruno Raberg - Bass

    Nat Mugavero - Drums


    DJ Mmmmixer

    Presented by MMMMAVEN and Boston Date Night

    October 2, 2014

    Play the DJ at Mmmmaven, an electronic music production and DJ school. Tour the studios of this “Future Music Academy,” and get hands-on experience and individualized instruction on...more

    The Swingle Singers

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick

    October 3, 2014

    The Swingle Singers celebrate 50 years an an acappella institution and a new album "Weather to Fly."

    The a cappella ensemble has pushed the boundaries of what the human voice can...more

    Andris Nelsons conducts Beethoven, Bartok, and Tchaikovsky

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 1 - October 3, 2014

    For his second program of 2014-15, Andris Nelsons leads three great works reflecting his lifelong immersion in the world of symphonic repertoire-works that also demonstrate the commanding...more

    Valiant Veterans and the LiveLife Center presents: Faces of Freedom

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 3, 2014

    A benefit concert to establish a wellness center and living community, in MA, for combat veterans and their families suffering from the invisible wounds of war. Post Traumatic Stress (PTS);...more

    Ryan Montbleau

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    October 3, 2014

    A Boston-based troubadour known for his soulful vocals and deft, bluesy fingerpicking guitar, Ryan Montbleau blends folk, soul, blues and rock together for a joyful hybrid of sound. He has now...more

    Beatlemania and Pop-Up Dining

    Presented by Boston Date Night and The Brattle Theatre at The Brattle Theatre

    October 3, 2014

    Treat yourself to a rockin’ good time with the classic, “A Hard Day’s Night,” starring the world’s most famous rock band, The Beatles, as you enjoy gourmet renditions...more

    JazzFest Falmouth - Catherine Russell in Concert

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 4, 2014

    Grammy-winner Catherine Russell, one of the foremost interpreters of mid-century 20th century American music, is a genuine jazz and blues vocalist – who can sing virtually anything. She has...more

    THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS with Fresh Haggis

    Presented by notloB Music

    October 4, 2014

    notloB Parlour Concerts presents...THE TANNAHILL WEAVERS in their only Boston-area appearance with FRESH HAGGIS

    The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland...more

    Two Nashville Outlaws, One Outlaw Night

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings were two of the most important figures in the 1970’s Outlaw movement within Country Music. Two great friends that shared many stages together over their...more

    Arts in the Village presents the Phoebus Ensemble

    Presented by Arts in the Village at Goff Memorial Hall

    October 4, 2014

    The Arts in the Village Concert Series opens its 14th season on Saturday, October 4, with a program by the Phoebus Ensemble, a clarinet and bassoon duo. Formed 14 years ago, Phoebus quickly...more

    Zakir Hussain, Kumaresh Rajagopalan & Jayanthi Kumaresh

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Tsai Performance Center

    October 4, 2014

    Each renowned for exceptional individual accomplishments, Zakir Hussain, Kumaresh Rajagopalan, and Jayanthi Kumaresh come together to offer a virtuosic performance of traditional Indian classical...more

    Bushwalla

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

    October 4, 2014

    The self-proclaimed "Original Gangster from Cleveland," Bushwalla represents the eclectic talents of Billy "Bushwalla" Galewood. Bushwalla started performing musical theater at...more

    Sound Energy

    Presented by Equilibrium Concert Series at Cambridge Friends Meeting House

    October 4, 2014

    Sound Energy is Micah Ringham, violin; Ashleigh Gordon, viola; Robert Mayes, cello. Founded in 2014, Sound Energy explores the wide range of sonic possibilities inherent in the ensemble. In...more

    Homecoming: Jazz Ensemble Concert

    Presented by Gordon College Department of Music at Phillips Music Center, Gordon College

    October 4, 2014

    The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble ("The Coy Pong Piranhas"), under the direction of Dr. David W. Rox, celebrates Homecoming with a concert of jazz favorites in a variety of styles.


    People's Champs

    Presented by MASS MoCA

    October 4, 2014

    With twenty hands, People’s Champs synthesize rhythms from all over the world — from Rio to Lagos to Detroit to Budapest — yet their roots-dance music is always deeply inflected...more

    Roberto Carlos

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Wang Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    With a career spanning 52 years, Roberto Carlos is the number-one artist in Brazil as well as in Latin America. A singer and songwriter with over 500 songs to his credit, a youth idol, and the...more

    Two Nashville Outlaws, One Outlaw Night: A Tribute to Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    October 4, 2014

    Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings were two of the most important figures in the 1970's Outlaw movement within Counry Music. This is a full band concert extravaganza proudly recreated by The...more

    Maurizio Pollini, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Symphony Hall

    October 5, 2014

    A paragon of virtuosity and musical excellence, Maurizio Pollini’s position among the top instrumental soloists in the world has been secure for nearly a generation.

    SCHUMANN...more

    Family Concert - Disney, the Beatles, & Looney Tunes

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre

    October 5, 2014

    The Boston Civic Symphony opens its 90th season with music from the greatest rock group of all time and two cartoon giants; Walt Disney and Looney Tunes. Jordan Rich will be our guest host and 17...more

    “With A Little Help From His Friends” Record Release Party & Concert for Brad Delp Foundation

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    October 5, 2014

    Support The Brad Delp Foundation by joining us for a very special event. Sunday, October 5th will see the release of “Two Days a Week”, produced as a 45rpm vinyl in a limited edition...more

    JazzFest Falmouth  Brunch with Emmy Winners Goodis and Glenn

    Presented by ArtsFalmouth

    October 5, 2014

    Goodis and Glenn have each won Emmy Awards for their television work. Glenn has performed with such notables as Chuck Berry, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Nancy Wilson, Alice Cooper, Captain...more

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