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    Salif Keita

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    September 16, 2014

    Called the golden voice of Africa, Salif Keita creates a mesmerizing sound with chilling, soulful vocals and an infectious beat that has placed him at the forefront of contemporary African music. Accompanied by four musicians (guitar, kora, n'goni, and percussion) and two backing vocalists, Salif Keita returns to Boston for the first time in more than four years with a special acoustic concert to support the ...more


    The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series

    Presented by The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Series

    September 20, 2014

    Ending the Block Party Series in style, the September party offers a stellar mix of entertainnment. Gloucester's impeccable Docksiders Big Band, a quintet of...more

    Revels RiverSing

    Presented by Revels at Weeks Footbridge

    September 21, 2014

    Wave goodbye to summer at this joyous celebration of the Autumnal Equinox filled with singing, music, and more by the Charles River in Cambridge. Enjoy pre-show festivities in Harvard Square...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Sanders Theatre

    September 21, 2014

    While Rhiannon Giddens continues to shine with the Carolina Chocolate Drops, which she cofounded in 2005, she still finds time to take on thrilling special projects and solo appearances. Last fall...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

    Concert of Franco-American and Celtic Music on Fiddle and Piano

    Presented by Boston College

    September 25, 2014

     Don and Cindy Roy, fiddle and piano.


    World of Klezmer

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center

    September 27, 2014

    Explore contemporary music rooted in Jewish heritage and tradition with new works by Israeli composer Eitan Steinberg featuring soprano Etty Ben-Zaken.

    David Schiff: Divertimento from...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

    Pink Martini

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Symphony Hall

    September 28, 2014

    Influenced by Latin music, jazz, cabaret, cinema scores, and more, Pink Martini brings melodies and rhythms from different parts of the world together to create a fabulously eclectic, modern...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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Across the Pond

    Presented by Lexington Symphony

    October 18, 2014

    The second concert of Lexington Symphony's 2014-2015 20th-anniversary season celebrates two of England’s most notable composers: George Butterworth and Sir Edward Elgar. Butterworth, one...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

    SpokFrevo Orquestra

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 19, 2014

    An astounding 17-piece big band from northeast Brazil, SpokFrevo Orquestra draws inspiration from frevo, a vibrant, old style of carnaval music packed with high energy, driving rhythms, and...more

    Presevation Hall Jazz Band & Allen Toussaint

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    October 26, 2014

    New Orleans Legends, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Allen Toussaint join forces for an evening of legendary music making. With current director Ben Jaffe, Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings the...more

    Ana Moura

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    November 7, 2014

    Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice trolls freely though the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre...more

    Mary Black

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    November 8, 2014

    Performing for more than 25 years and retiring after this farewell tour, Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive...more

    Yale Alumni Russian Chorus and Yale Women’s Slavic Chorus

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    November 9, 2014

    The Yale Russian Chorus was founded in 1953 at the height of the Cold War by Denis Mickiewicz, a student at the Yale Music School, and George Litton, president of the Yale Russian Club. With its...more

    Agnes Obel

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    November 10, 2014

    Pure, austere, and remarkably poised, Agnes Obel infuses her exquisite, atmospheric songs with a deep and resonant melancholy. Her double-platinum debut, Philharmonics, was an unexpected hit in...more

    Diego El Cigala

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    November 14, 2014

    Three-time Grammy Award–winner Diego el Cigala is quite simply the most exciting and innovative flamenco singer in the world today. His earthy, exultant, and richly emotive voice marks him...more

    Milton Nascimento

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    November 16, 2014

    One of Brazil’s greatest stars of all time, Milton Nascimento celebrates a 50-year career with his latest album and world tour, Uma Travessia, featuring classic songs in his repertoire. His...more

    DakhaBrakha

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts

    November 22, 2014

    DakhaBrakha creates wild and unforgettable music that is at once sacred and modern. The award-winning quartet grounds its musical experimentation in the ritualistic songs of Ukraine and its Slavic...more

    Brad Mehldau Trio

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center

    December 13, 2014

    Recently called “the most influential jazz pianist of the last 20 years” (The New York Times), Brad Mehldau combines rigorous artistry, eclectic music tastes, and breathtaking...more

    A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    December 15, 2014

    Celebrate the holidays with Rockport Music! Brian O’Donovan’s acclaimed Celtic holiday show returns this year with a festive program featuring a stellar line-up of singers, musicians,...more

    Cape Symphony: Masterpiece III Passport to England

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center

    January 17 - January 18, 2015

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    REBECCA HAINS, SOPRANO
    ANGELA JAJKO, MEZZO-SOPRANO
    THOMAS M. FRATES, BARITONE
    NEW ENGLAND GILBERT & SULLIVAN SOCIETY CHORUS

    The UK? OK!...more

    Danu

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    March 10, 2015

    Based in the city of Waterford (Dungarvan Co.), the talented septet (along with kindred spirits like Lúnasa and Dervish) have successfully brought Celtic music back to its earthy,...more

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