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    Broadway @ The Shubert with Megan Hilty

    Presented by Boston Gay Men's Chorus at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    September 18, 2015

    Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) welcomes Megan Hilty and Seth Rudetsky as Mark Cortale’s Broadway @ series comes to the Citi Shubert for the first time ever. Hilty, star of stage and television, joins Grammy- and Emmy-nominated Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky as they shoot the breeze, dish the dirt, and raise the roof with a host of classic Broadway songs. 

    Hilty is best known for playing the ...more


    Troubled Water

    Presented by Guerilla Opera at The Zack Box, Boston

    September 18 - September 25, 2015

    This world premiere opera with music by Mischa Salkind-Pearl, libretto by Frederick Choi, and stage direction by Allegra Libonati follows the short life of writer Natsuko Higuchi in...more

    Kazuhito Yamashita, guitar virtuoso

    Presented by Boston Classical Guitar Society at First Lutheran Church of Boston, Boston

    September 25, 2015

    Legendary Japanese guitarist Kazuhito Yamashita is one of the most acclaimed, and daring artistic visionaries of our time. His first visit to Boston in decades promises to be a recital...more

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    September 26, 2015

    September Sounds at Hyannis Harbor
    Free jazz concerts at the HyArts Artist Shanties
    180 Ocean Street/Bismore Park
    Sept 26th, 2-3PM "Bart Weisman Smooth Jazz...more

    Madonna: Rebel Heart Tour

    Presented by Live Nation at TD Garden, Boston

    September 26, 2015

    Along with extraordinary critical acclaim as an artist, songwriter and producer, Madonna's reputation as one of the most successful live performers of all time speaks for itself. Her 2008/2009...more

    The Greatest Hits on Earth: Live!

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

    September 26, 2015

    What if you put the former singers and players of Kansas, Blue Oyster Cult, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Journey and the Storm on one stage for one night in Worcester? You’d have THE GREATEST HITS ON EARTH:...more

    Berklee Summer in the City

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    May 20 - September 26, 2015

    The Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series, sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management, presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through...more

    Beantown Jazz Festival

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    September 26, 2015

    The Beantown Jazz Festival is Boston’s biggest block party—a free, annual outdoor concert open to the public that has delighted hundreds of thousands of music lovers over the years with its...more

    Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    September 26, 2015

    The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra is a giant 10-vocalist rock band that performs thunderous, fist-in-the-air renditions of classic 70’s Brit Rock. As the works of Mozart and Beethoven live on in...more

    Boston Kids Really Rock

    Presented by Kids Really Rock at The Lawn on D, Boston

    September 26, 2015

    Kids Really Rock is a free, all-day family music and arts festival for families and communities in Boston and beyond. The event is held at the “Lawn on D” outdoor arts space at the...more

    Boston Harp Festival

    Presented by Boston Harp Festival and The Boston Conservatory

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Everything you wanted to know about the harp is covered in the weekend long festival, which features internationally acclaimed harpists and the young talents of today in a myriad of events...more

    A Concert of South Indian Music

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

    September 27, 2015

    B. Balasubrahmaniyan, vocals, Sahana Vasudevan, violin, David Nelson, m?da?gam.


    SeptemberFest 2015

    Presented by Longy School of Music of Bard College at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    September 25 - September 27, 2015

    Join Longy the weekend of September 25-27, 2015 as Longy kicks off a year of centennial festivities with the annual SeptemberFest concert...more

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Cantata BWV 14, “Wär Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit”

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    September 27, 2015

    Ryan Turner conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music 

    Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.   Free and open to the public.


    Brian Marquis / Ryan Pinette

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

    September 29, 2015

    Brian Marquis, former guitarist of the beloved, Boston-based, post-hardcore outfit Therefore I Am, has just released his debut solo album, Blood & Spirits, via Equal Vision and recorded...more

    Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    October 1, 2015

    Tonight we have two special acts returning to perform at artKitchen Café. The Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik duo and singer-songwriter Doug Logan.

    Come experience the...more

    Singer/Songwriter Doug Logan

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    October 1, 2015

    Tonight we have two special acts returning to perform at artKitchen Café. Singer-songwriter Doug Logan and the Vanessa Morris & Scott Sandvik duo.

    Doug Logan returns to...more

    Built to Spill at Brighton Music Hall

    Presented by Fenway Recordings at Brighton Music Hall, Boston

    September 29 - October 1, 2015

    As part of the Fenway Recording Sessions, Built to Spill will be performing at the Brighton Music Hall. Alternative legends Built to Spill have helped ticket buyers rock out for more than two...more

    Big Scary

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

    October 1, 2015

    Tom Iansek and Jo Syme emerged on Melbourne, Australia’s music scene as Big Scary in 2006 with a recognizable chemistry, genre-defying spirit, and a less-is-more approach to songwriting. Between...more

    Signature Series | A Taste of La Bohème

    Presented by Boston Lyric Opera and Boston Center for Adult Education at Boston Center for Adult Education, Boston

    October 1, 2015

    Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) visits the Boston Center for Adult Education for a lively armchair tour through Puccini’s La Bohème  – the latest BLO production, opening October 2. Listen to...more

    Stir

    Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

    October 1, 2015

    A Far Cry, the Gardner’s very own resident chamber orchestra which will perform “Vs.” – an exploration of conflict in music that touches politics, war, and sports. The program will also...more

    Rockport @ Night - First Fridays

    Presented by Rockport @ Night

    May 1 - October 2, 2015

    Every First Friday night beginning MAY 1st, through OCT. 2nd. Downtown galleries and shops open their doors from 4-8pm and then some...

    Rockport merchants welcomes you...more

    Emma Kirkby & Jakob Lindberg

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    October 2, 2015

    The Golden Age Revived: 17th-century songs of Dowland, Purcell, Lawes, Blow, Humfry, and Eccles
     


    Burton Cummings:

    Presented by AW Productions, LLC at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    October 3, 2015

    Burton Cummings, platinum recording artist and former lead singer-songwriter of The (original) Guess Who, performs his hits "These Eyes," "No Time," "Share the Land," "Stand Tall," and many...more

    Yo La Tengo

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 3, 2015

    Fresh off celebrating their 30th anniversary as one of the most beloved and adventurous bands in rock history, Yo La Tengo announce that they will release Stuff Like That There on August 28th via...more

    The High Kings

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    October 3, 2015

    The High Kings are an Irish supergroup made up of Finbarr Clancy (formerly of the Clancy Brothers), Brian Dunphy (formerly a cast member of Riverdance), Martin Furey (formerly of the group...more

    Through the Doors: A Tribute to Jim Morrison & The Doors

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 3, 2015

    Special guest:  Piece of my Pearl (Janis Joplin Tribute)

    * Note that this is a ‘Rock the Coat” show—We will be collecting gently used and new winter coats to be distributed to...more

    Emmanuel Music: Bach Rearranged

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall, Cambridge

    October 3, 2015

    2015/16 Evening Concert Series - Bach Reimagined In the first of the season's evening concert series, Bach Rearranged, our musicians show how Bach himself, Stravinsky, and...more

    Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: II Trovatore

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 3, 2015

    The Live in HD season begins October 3 with Anna Netrebko in her highly anticipated Met role debut as Leonora, the tortured heroine of Il Trovatore. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Count di Luna in the...more

    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston

    October 3, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque guitar,...more

    Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff featuring pianist Evgeny Kissin

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 1 - October 3, 2015

    For the first concerts of the BSO's 2015-2016 season-an all-Russian program-Andris Nelsons and the orchestra continue their survey of Stalin-era works by Dmitri Shostakovich. Composed at the end...more

    Henry Butler

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 3, 2015

    One of the true masters of the great New Orleans piano tradition, Henry Butler is a keyboard magician. A rollicking blend of jazz, Caribbean, pop, blues, and R&B flows effortlessly from his...more

    Nueva España: Close Encounters in the New World

    Presented by The Boston Camerata and Trinity Church Boston at Trinity Church Boston, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    Latin American Baroque music at its best! Explore the musical melting pot of 17th-century Spanish music with indigenous American cultures and African rhythms. Lively baroque...more

    The Seven Deadly Sins

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Boston University Theatre, Lane-Comley Studio 210, Boston

    October 2 - October 4, 2015

    Composed by Kurt Weill. Libretto by Bertolt Brecht. In The Seven Deadly Sins, widely considered among Weill’s masterpieces, two immigrant sisters embark on a...more

    Mozart Requiem

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 2 - October 4, 2015

    Mozart was a genius who developed swiftly and vanished all too soon. His Requiem is a profoundly affecting concert experience. Harry Christophers ushers in the 201st season with Mozart’s final...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    October 4, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor

    MOZART: Symphony No. 31 ("Paris") 
    MAHLER: Symphony No. 5

    1 p.m. (Pre-concert Lecture with Indervir Singh, M.M. '15, conducting)...more

    From the Top with Host Christopher O'Riley Live Recording

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    Hearing classical music on the radio is enjoyable, but seeing it performed live by some of today's top young talent is truly magical. Join fellow music lovers at a live recording of...more

    Emmanuel Music: Haydn Missa in Angustiis (Lord Nelson Mass), Hob. XXII/11

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Emmanuel Church in the City of Boston, Boston

    October 4, 2015

    David Angus conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of Emmanuel Music

    Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the 10 am Service at Emmanuel Church.Free and open to the public.


    Family Concert

    Presented by Boston Civic Symphony at Eleanor Welch Casey Theatre, Weston

    October 4, 2015

    The Boston Civic Symphony, Max Hobart, conductor, opens its 91st season with a family concert featuring Britten's beloved, "A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra," narrated by WBZ Radio...more

    Winery Dogs

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 5, 2015

    It would be easy to call The Winery Dogs a supergroup: Vocalist and guitarist Richie Kotzen made his mark with Poison and Mr. Big, bassist Billy Sheehan has been rocking for decades with Steve...more

    The Zombies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 6, 2015

    For the first time ever, British psychedelic pop legends, The Zombies, will bring their seminal 1968 album “Odessey & Oracle” to American stages – an event fans have awaited for almost...more

    Jonny Lang

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 7, 2015

    Jonny Lang started playing the guitar at the age of twelve, after his father took him to see the Bad Medicine Blues Band, one of the few blues bands in Fargo, North Dakota. Lang was signed to...more

    Sun Kil Moon

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    October 7, 2015

    Mark Kozelek, frontman of Sun Kil Moon, is renowned for his intense, highly autobiographical songs. An expressive, talented guitarist with a beautiful and evocative voice, Kozelek has been...more

    An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

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

    October 7, 2015

    Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt unite on stage for an unforgettable night of intimate, accoustic music. 

    Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music's...more

    Dave Davies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 8, 2015

    DAVE DAVIES founded the Kinks in the early 1960s and forever changed music after he sliced up the speaker cone of a little green amp and created a revolutionary, distorted guitar tone and frenetic...more

    Feminine Mystique - A Café Concert

    Presented by Worcester Chamber Music Society

    October 8, 2015

    Experience chamber music in an intimate setting at the award winning Nuovo Restaurant. Purchase the dinner option for a beautiful buffet dinner and stay seated at your table to enjoy the...more

    Marshall Crenshaw

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    October 9, 2015

    A guitar pop craftsman of the highest order, Marshall Crenshaw has been churning out ridiculously catchy rock and roll tunes since the early 80s. Hits like “Someday, Someway” and “Cynical...more

    Choral Classics with Dr. Joeseph Flummerfelt

    Presented by Cantata Singers at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    October 10, 2015

    Cantata Singers’ 52nd season commences with a program led by world-renowned choral conductor Dr. Joseph Flummerfelt. Hear choral favorites such as Brahms’ charming Liebeslieder...more

    Hey Nineteen “An Evening of Steely Dan" & Don Campbell “An Evening of Dan Fogelberg”

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 10, 2015

    Two of the best tribute bands in concert representing two of the biggest international performers in American music history.

    Hey Nineteen is the Nation’s top Steely Dan tribute band! An...more

    Currier, Beethoven and Brahms featuring pianist Paul Lewis

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra at Symphony Hall, Boston

    October 8 - October 10, 2015

    The Grawemeyer Award-winning American composer Sebastian Currier's Divisions was co-commissioned by the BSO with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and the National Orchestra of Belgium to...more

    Dr. Dog

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA, North Adams

    October 10, 2015

    With humble origins as a lo-fi recording project from Philly, Dr. Dog has blossomed into today’s great ambassadors of psychedelic music. The band’s seven studio records careen between blissful...more

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