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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


    Advanced Audio Live

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 23, 2014

    Held in conjunction with the A3E Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange Conference, this concert will be a showcase for advanced audio applications that are changing how music is being produced...more

    Bruce Hornsby

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 24, 2014

    Bruce Hornsby’s work displays a creative iconoclasm that’s been a constant in the artist’s two-and-a-half decade recording career. His commercial stock soared early on, when...more

    Dawn of Midi / Cookies

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

    September 24, 2014

    Listenable and insane: that’s the sound Dawn of Midi spent years shaping, culminating in its most mesmerizing work yet, Dysnomia.

    In...more

    Ricky Nelson Remembered Starring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    September 25, 2014

    He is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him and he is credited with...more

    Léo Marillier plays Saint-Saëns & César Franck

    Presented by The French Cultural Center

    September 25, 2014

    The French Cultural Center is proud to welcome the talented French violinist Léo Marillier for a program focusing on the way composers construct dramatic situations in different...more

    Auguster / Rich People Food / K.O

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

    September 25, 2014

    Formed in early 2013, Auguster has built a successful reputation around the Boston area. Started by singer-songwriter Jimmy Marino, the six-piece band seamlessly blends rock, pop-punk, and...more

    Farewell to Smoken Joe's Blues Benefit Sept 25 at HOB

    Presented by Smoken Joe's BBQ and Blues and Smoken Joe's BBQ and Blues at House of Blues

    September 25, 2014

    On September 25, notable Boston blues musicians will band together for a special benefit in honor of Joe and Wendy Dodd, owners of the popular blues venue Smoken’ Joe’s at the House of...more

    Lorelei

    Presented by Lorelei Ensemble

    September 26, 2014

     The first in a new chamber series hosted by Boston's Lorelei Ensemble. Margot Rood, Clare McNamara, and Stephanie Kacoyanis, along with cellist Patrick Owen will perform works by...more

    Fall For Us: Autumn Show/Party

    Presented by Unstraight at O'Brien's Pub

    September 26 - September 27, 2014

    FALL FOR US: SHOW/PARTY TO START YOUR FALL RIGHT!

    We love you in every season, but let's make this September just that bit more magical with a fabulous show/party!!! Bring your...more

    Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Corner of Massachusetts and Columbus Avenues

    September 27, 2014

    On September 27, music lovers of all ages will gather for the 14th annual Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in Boston's historic South End - home to several legendary clubs during Boston's...more

    Gordon Michaels Concert at Riverside Theatre Works

    Presented by Riverside Theatre Works at Riverside Theatre Works

    September 27, 2014

    Gordon Michaels, one of Boston’s most seasoned soul singers, will appear at Riverside Theatre Works on September 27 at 8:00 PM for a one-time performance of his cabaret show, “Blast of...more

    Jue Wang Piano Recital at Jordan Hall

    Presented by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts at NEC's Jordan Hall

    September 27, 2014

    Pianist Jue Wang, first prize winner of both the Santander and the María Canals International competitions, will appear at NEC's Jordan Hall on Saturday, September 27 at 8 PM. He has...more

    Music Heard Above The Sway: Vaughan Williams, Adams, Tanaka, Schubert

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston

    September 27 - September 28, 2014

    PROGRAM:
    Ralph Vaughan Williams, Along the Field for tenor & violin
    Karen Tanaka, Invisible Curve for flute, string trio & piano
    John Luther...more

    Snarky Puppy / Kneebody

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    September 28, 2014

     With the release of its live, two-disc album/DVD Tell Your Friends, Snarky Puppy has gone from an underground secret to one of the most internationally respected names in instrumental music,...more

    Sunday Funday

    Presented by Faneuil Hall Marketplace at Faneuil Hall

    September 7 - September 28, 2014

    Faneuil Hall Marketplace is welcoming back college students to Boston with Sunday Funday's @ Faneuil! Every Sunday in September, Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host performances by...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

    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

    Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & whatsnext in Concert at Scullers Jazz Club

    Presented by Scullers Jazz Club and Scullers Jazz Club 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 5, 2014

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s “Today”) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes...more

    The Weston Wind Quintet and Friends

    Presented by Weston Wind Quintet at St. John's Church, JP

    October 5, 2014

    JP Concerts presents The Weston Wind Quintet (Michael Tabak - flute, William Smith - oboe, Danby Cho - clarinet, Elizabeth Jones - French horn, Shu Satoh - bassoon) and Friends (Kristyn Morey -...more

    Mozart and More

    Presented by Boston Classical Orchestra at Faneuil Hall

    October 5, 2014

    Guest artists Lucia Lin (violin) & Cathy Basrak (viola)

    Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2

    Mozart: Sinfonia concertante

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 1

    Boston...more

    Muir String Quartet in Residence at Boston University

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Tsai Performance Center

    October 6, 2014

    Faculty members Peter Zazofsky (violin), Lucia Lin (violin), Steven Ansell (viola) and Michael Reynolds (cello) perform Hugo Wolf’s Italian Serenade; Janacek’s String Quartet...more

    Second Hand Rose

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

    October 7, 2014

    Liang Long, singer and band leader of Second Hand Rose, experimented with blending local instruments from Harbin, a city in far northeast China near Siberia. He has woven these performance styles...more

    Patitucci, Wooten, Bailey and Bailey

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Berklee Performance Center

    October 7, 2014

    Join John Patitucci, Victor Wooten, Victor Bailey, and Steve Bailey as they explore the inner and outer limits of the bass, with special guest drummer Derico Watson. Aside from their work as solo...more

    Nick Jonas

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 8, 2014

    Multi-talented recording artist and actor,Nick Jonas has already intrigued the public and impressed the masses with the release of his new song “Chains,” earlier this summer (Watch the...more

    The Nick and Knight Tour

    Presented by Citi Performing Arts Center at Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre

    October 8, 2014

    Mega boy band singer-songwriters Nick Carter from Backstreet Boys and Jordan Knight from New Kids on The Block are releasing a collaborative album titled ‘Nick &...more

    Schubert and Mozart - Open Rehearsal

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9, 2014

    Join the BSO for a special open rehearsal prior to the official conert opening. The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano...more

    Gaelic Storm with Enter the Haggis

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 9, 2014

    Gaelic Storm steps back into the ring with the dazzling #1 Billboard World Album Chicken Boxer, a heavyweight record that comes out swinging with a mix of empowering anthems and traditional...more

    Schubert and Mozart with conductor and pianist Christian Zacharias

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 9 - October 11, 2014

    The German pianist-conductor Christian Zacharias returns to the BSO in his dual role for Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 17 in G, performing from the keyboard as Mozart would have done for...more

    Monteverdi Madrigals: Songs of Love and War

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 11, 2014

    The all-star performers of BEMF’s own Vocal & Chamber Ensembles kick off our 25th Anniversary Season with an exquisite program featuring music from Monteverdi’s eighth and final...more

    The Lion King

    Presented by Lexus Broadway In Boston at Boston Opera House

    September 9 - October 12, 2014

    Experience the phenomenon. The most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the stage. Visually stunning, technically astounding and with a musical score like none other you’ve...more

    Baroque Fireworks! H+H Turns 200

    Presented by Handel and Haydn Society at Symphony Hall

    October 10 - October 12, 2014

    Celebrate in Baroque style with a Bicentennial kickoff concert overflowing with virtuosity and pomp. H+H musicians display their full range with Harry Christophers leading familiar orchestral and...more

    13th Annual Opening Our Doors

    Presented by The Fenway Alliance at Christian Science Plaza

    October 13, 2014

    Discover your inner culture maven at The Fenway Alliance's 13th annual Opening Our Doors in the Fenway Cultural District. Help paint the mural "You Are Needed"; see "Sparkle and...more

    Yuna

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Paradise Rock Club

    October 14, 2014

    Yuna, a charismatic young singer-songwriter from Malaysia, has quickly risen from regional DIY notoriety to full-on international stardom with the effortlessly universal appeal of her organic...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Com Truise

    Presented by Brighton Music Hall at Brighton Music Hall

    October 16, 2014

     Com Truise is one of the many personas of producer and designer Seth Haley, born and raised in upstate New York and operating out of a 12’-overrun apartment in Princeton, New Jersey....more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Brahms and Nielsen

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall

    October 17, 2014

    Esteemed Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the BSO for Brahms's vast, emotionally intense D minor piano concerto, which the Viennese composer wrote over the course of several...more

    Dawn to Dusk

    Presented by Symphony Nova at Old South Church, Boston

    October 17, 2014

    Lovers parting at dawn and reuniting at dusk. No one knows romance like Nova musicians. Come find out how!

    MARTINU Nonet

    PISTON Divertimento for Nine...more

    Tango Lovers Company

    Presented by TANGO LOVERS Organization at Berklee Performance Center

    October 17, 2014

    With dynamism and high artistic quality, Tango Lovers Company brings all the glamour, passion, and sensuality of tango to the stage. Featuring talented artists from Argentina and Uruguay, Tango...more

    Juilliard String Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at NEC's Jordan Hall

    October 18, 2014

    Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard is widely known as "the quintessential American string quartet." Since their last Celebrity Series appearance in 2005, the Quartet has...more

    Dianne Reeves

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 18, 2014

    Four-time Grammy Award–winner Dianne Reeves is among the most prominent and influential vocalists in jazz. She’s a glorious singer with a sumptuous sound, who has for three decades...more

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