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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


    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Presented by Boston Bowery at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    In 2002, in the midst of a year of sleeplessness, and novel-writing, Alex Ebert created two things: A distracted, deformed, and hopelessly romantic messianic character named Edward Sharpe, and a...more

    Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does.

    For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on...more

    Cafe Accordion Orchestra

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    July 17, 2015

    Dan Newton's Café Accordion Orchestra (CAO) plays an eclectic mix full of French flair, Latin heat, and Bohemien attitude. It's the sound Parisian hipsters in the 1920s would have been down with,...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 19 - July 17, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica sends the audience on a tantalizing voyage filled with sensual and emotional discoveries as elements of...more

    Duxbury Music Festival's Bernstein Sondheim Revue

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17, 2015

    This inaugurate concert of DMF’s tenth summer season features a revue of musicals, including Peter Pan, West Side Story, On the Town, Evening Primrose, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, A Little...more

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    July 17, 2015

     

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    The Rocky Neck Art Colony's Only Exellent Music Series presents Bird Mancini and T Max, in celebration of The Beatles 50th...more

    Lez Zeppelin

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

    July 17 - July 18, 2015

    NYC's all-girl quartet is critically acclaimed as one of the most exciting live acts and the first female rock band to pay homage to Led Zeppelin, hitting it note-for-note for a revolution in...more

    Chris Young at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 18, 2015

    Declared “country music’s superstar next door,’ by Huffington Post, Chris Young has accomplished more by the age of 29 than some artists do in a...more

    Iris DeMent

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 18, 2015

    Immersed in gospel music and traditional country growing up, Iris DeMent brings a raw vulnerability to her gospel-tinged melodies which has brought her both critical and popular acclaim. ...more

    Mission of Burma

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Fenway Park, Boston

    July 18, 2015

    Mission of Burma is a post-punk band originally formed in the late 70’s in Boston with a uniquely aggressive and raw sound. Aside from their split in 1983, their first album Vs. is...more

    Phil Vassar

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 19, 2015

    As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with...more

    Phil Vassar at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 19, 2015

    Phil Vassar has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real...more

    The 10th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Cape Cod

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    July 18 - July 19, 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

    Duxbury Music Festival Opening Concert

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 19, 2015

    The Opening Concert is the first of the four faculty concerts of its tenth summer season.  To mark the momentous occasion of the first decade as one of the premier chamber music festivals in...more

    Duxbury Music Festival Master Classes

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 20, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival invites the public to observe two master classes.  Renowned pianist Oxana Yablonskaya leads a master class on Saturday, July 18 from...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 21, 2015

    A founding member of the Grammy-winning old time string band The Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer and fiddle/banjo player Rhiannon Giddens has exploded onto the public eye this year with the...more

    Alistair McCulloch with Eamon Sefton

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 21, 2015

    Alistair McCulloch is one of the most sought after fiddlers in Scotland today, both as performer and teacher. His versatility and breadth of repertoire have kept him at the...more

    Revolutionary Snake Ensemble with special guest Jason Palmer

    at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Don’t miss this funk improvisational brass band favorite as they bring their New Orleans-style dance party to the Courtyard.


    The Greenway Sessions: 3 Sudacas

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 22, 2015

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    Fiesta Sinfónica

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Salsa meets symphony when Alex Alvear’s “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” heats up the Esplanade again this summer. From mambo to merengue, the spirit of dance permeates an evening of Latin...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Oh, Malo / Lily Burns

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 23, 2015

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    Music Moves: Keyboard Games (4-6 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    This is a great introduction to our “Music Moves” class offered in both terms of the school year. Piano classes include singing, chanting, moving, responding to musical patterns, creating at...more

    U R a Star!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 23, 2015

    With a focus on contemporary vocal styles, including pop, rock, country, and more, students will learn basic breathing exercises, vocal anatomy, breath support, control, diction and vocal...more

    Ella & Frank

    Presented by Spectacle Management

    July 23, 2015

    Spectacle Management is proud to present Ella and Frank - The Concert on Thursday, July 23 at 8pm at the Ocean Edge Resort Ballroom in Brewster, MA. Starring Siobhan Magnus (American Idol) and...more

    Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 23 - July 24, 2015

    The dynamic married duo of Béla Fleck, who almost singlehandedly reinvented the banjo for the modern era, and clawhammer banjo player/ and singer Abigail Washburn, is a musical partnership...more

    Wavelengths: !!! (DJ Set)

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    Positively raring with the joys of sproingy bass, synthesized squelches, and stubborn, repetitive beats,” according to the Guardian, !!! is irresistible on the dance floor....more

    3 Sudacas

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    3 Sudacas are a trio formed by Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass), Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice/percussion), and Eduardo Mercuri from Brazil (guitar). They fuse traditional...more

    Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 24, 2015

    Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz Group, smooth jazz at its best

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in...more

    Brian Sances Band

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 24, 2015

    Brian Sances Band, rock, funk and fusion

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in eight Cape Cod...more

    Black Box Sounds presents: Bent Shapes, Aloud & Tommy from Babydriver

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage

    July 24, 2015

    Following the success last year’s ArtsEmerson concert weekends, the organization proudly announces Black Box Sounds, a continuation of the music series in the The Jackie Liebergott Black...more

    Black Box Sounds presents: Cask Mouse, Rocket and the Ghost & Ryan Lee Crosby

    Presented by ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage at The Jackie Liebergott Black Box at the Paramount Center, Boston

    July 25, 2015

    Following the success last year’s ArtsEmerson concert weekends, the organization proudly announces Black Box Sounds, a continuation of the music series in the The Jackie Liebergott Black...more

    Boston Music Award Winners Ruby Rose Fox & Jesse Dee

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    July 25, 2015

    GIMMELIVE brings Boston's best to Beverly for this very special concert featuring Boston Music Award winners Ruby Rose Fox (Female Vocalist of the Year) and Jesse Dee (Male...more

    The Half Door Sunday Open Mic

    Presented by Half Door Sunday Open Mic

    July 21, 2013 - July 26, 2015

    Details: • Acoustic format • 2 song or 10 minute limit • Original music encouraged, but covers okay too • Electric bass okay • Percussion okay • Bands welcome •...more

    Martin Sexton

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 26, 2015

    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

    Boston Summer Arts Weekend 2015

    Presented by WGBH and The Boston Globe at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    On the weekend of July 25-26, The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are once again coming together to host Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Just like last year, we plan to bring together some of the...more

    MBL Summer COncert featuring Ensemble ACJW

    Presented by Marine Biological Laboratory

    July 26, 2015

    The MBL is pleased to welcome a trio of musicians from Ensemble ACJW, a program of Carnegie Hall, The Julliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City...more

    The 4th Annual Boston Globe WGBH Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by The Boston Globe and WGBH at Copley Square, Boston

    July 25 - July 26, 2015

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 4th annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend.  The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...more

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 26, 2015

    Cambridge Jazz Festival returns for its second year at University Park Commons, Sidney Street, Cambridge MA. Last year, the festival drew over 2,500 Jazz lovers to hear world...more

    Beethoven Symphony No. 9: A Community Celebration

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Copley Square, Boston

    July 26, 2015

    A free outdoor performance of Beethoven’s epic Symphony No. 9 (“Ode to Joy”) in the heart of Copley Square. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy one of the most recognizable works of...more

    American Idol Live! Tour 2015

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    July 28, 2015

    American Idol® Live! will give fans an opportunity to get up close and personal with the Top 5 Idols from Season 14.  Our Top 5 will showcase their individual artistry and...more

    Big Fake and the Moneymakers

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 28, 2015

    Big Fake and the Moneymakers, classic and modern rock

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in eight...more

    Sam Lee

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 29, 2015

    Steeped in traditional traveler and gypsy songs, Sam Lee and his band revisit folk songs of love, parting, exile, and murder for a 21st-century world.


    The Greenway Sessions: Oh Malo

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 29, 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

    Longwood Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Ballet

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 29, 2015

    The annual performance at the Hatch Shell by Boston’s medical community orchestra, always an innovator in programming and community engagement. This year’s program “A Night at the Ballet”...more

    Milky Chance

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    July 30, 2015

    Don't say that you haven't heard "Stolen Dance" before...Milky Chance is coming to House of Blues, right at the heart of Boston City! 


    Harborwalk Sounds: Wambura Mitaru and the Maua

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 30, 2015

    Now returning for her third Harborwalk Sounds is audience favorite Wambura Mitaru. The classically trained Nairobi, Kenya, native has performed throughout the world, receiving acclaim for...more

    Beginning Percussion (4-6 years)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 13 - July 30, 2015

    An entertaining, yet structured, introduction to drumming. Students will play a variety of percussion instruments, including drum set, hand drums, marimba, bells and shakers.

    Instructor:...more

    Music Moves for Piano (6 years and up)

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 13 - July 30, 2015

    Music moves lessons train musicians to hear what they play and play what they hear. Lesson activities sequentially apply what research says about how children best learn music and encourage...more

    Metropolitan Wind Symphony Concerts in the Park

    Presented by Metropolitan Wind Symphony at Hastings Park Bandstand, Lexington

    July 9 - July 30, 2015

    The Metropolitan Wind Symphony will continue their 44th season with 4 Free traditional outdoor Band Concerts on Thursday July 9, 16, 23, and 30, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm, at Hastings Park, Levi...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

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