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    BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 27, 2015

    As the preeminent Cajun band in the world, BeauSoleil has been generously exporting the rich musical traditions of Southwestern Louisiana for close to forty years. After almost singlehandedly reviving Cajun music in the 70’s, they began incorporating various folk and world music traditions into their sound, creating a musical hybrid unlike any in the world.

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    Alloy Orchestra performs the Son of the Sheik

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 7, 2015

     The world-renowned Alloy Orchestra presents the Boston premiere of its live musical score to the 1926 classic silent film The Son of the Sheik, directed by George Fitzmaurice and...more

    Music from Azerbaijan

    Presented by Slosberg Music Center, Brandeis University at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    March 7, 2015

     For Fargana Qasimova, the passionate Sufi-inspired lyrics of Azerbaijani mugham and spirited songs of the bardic ashiq tradition provided the soundscape of her childhood. Now a consummate...more

    Danu

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    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

    We Banjo 3

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    March 12, 2015

     An award-winning quartet from Galway, We Banjo 3 (plus one) delivers a rousing mix of Irish, old- time American, and bluegrass music with remarkable virtuosity and passion. Brothers Enda and...more

    Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band

    Presented by Regattabar at the Charles Hotel at Regattabar, Cambridge

    March 12, 2015

     Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band returns to the Regattabar on March 12th and we would love to see you all there. So why should you go? #1 Because you love supporting the local music...more

    The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Morehouse College Glee Club Concert

    Presented by Greater Boston Morehouse College Alumni Association at Old South Church, Boston, Boston

    March 13, 2015

    Directed by the renowned Dr. David Morrow, this distinguished all-male chorus has completed a successful tour of the Russian Republic that included a stop in the...more

    Queen of the French Baroque: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO

    March 14, 2015

    We will be celebrating the 350th anniversary of her birth with performances of her Scriptural Cantatas, suites, sonatas, and excerpts from her opera Cephale et Procris.

    One of the...more

    The Kerry Jon Walker Fund Presents BC High Choir Benefit Concert

    Presented by The Kerry Jon Walker Fund

    March 14, 2015

    The Kerry Jon Walker Fund (KJWF), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping humanity and supporting those affected by poverty, presents BC High Choir Benefit Concert. All proceeds benefit...more

    Mike Block, cello

    Presented by Carriage House Violins

    March 14, 2015

    Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the "ideal msuician of the 21st Century", Mike Block is a multi-style cellist and composer.

    Musical selections include classical Bach Suites he learned...more

    Taste of Iceland in Boston: Free Reykjavik Calling Concert & Icelandic Film Screenings

    Presented by Iceland Naturally at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Reykjavik Calling Concert at The Middle East | March 14

    Hailed as an “experiential and enlightening night of collaboration” by BDCwire and “a terrific...more

    NEFFA night at Club Passim: A musical preview of the New England Folk Festival

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Club Passim hosts a night of live traditional and folk music with a few of the many musical artists performing at the upcoming New England Folk Festival.

    Featuring:
    Julie Metcalf...more

    Ghazal

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    March 21, 2015

    Beautiful, mesmerizing, and profoundly musical, Ghazal brings together world-renowned Persian and Indian musicians to create an exquisite and harmonious dialogue between the two traditions....more

    20th Annual Balkan Music Night

    Presented by Folk Arts Center of New England

    March 21 - March 22, 2015

    Bringing together folk music and dance enthusiasts from across the Northeast, Balkan Music Night is the premier local event devoted to the compelling, distinctive and stirring repertoires of music...more

    Frank Carroll presents An Evening with The Priests to Benefit St. Johns Food for the Poor

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

    March 27, 2015

    This performance includes live music on the Mighty Wurlitzer before the show!

    When The Priests released their eponymously-titled album in 2008, they had little inkling of what was about to...more

    The Nile Project

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    March 27, 2015

    The Nile Project brings together artists from 11 countries along the Nile basin to create one unified sound. With the lilting melodies and deep grooves of Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda,...more

    Heritage Blues Orchestra

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 28, 2015

     Heritage Blues Orchestra (HBO) combines the grit of lowdown country and urban blues with the bold brass of New Orleans. The nine-piece band displays the hand-clapping fervor of gospel...more

    Atwater Donnelly

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

    March 28, 2015

    The highly praised Atwater~Donnelly duo blends gorgeous vocals with an astounding array of instruments including the mountain dulcimer, old-time banjo, tin whistle, guitar, mandolin, harmonica,...more

    Zakir Hussain and Celtic Connections

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    March 29, 2015

     Tabla master Zakir Hussain has long explored cross-cultural music fusions with the likes of Mickey Hart, Bela Fleck, John McLaughlin, and Yo-Yo Ma. His newest project, Celtic Connections,...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 2, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Tal National

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    April 10, 2015

     The most popular live act in the West African nation of Niger, Tal National is beloved for its epic live performances. With a large, rotating lineup of vocalists and multi-instrumentalists,...more

    Joan Armatrading

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Berklee Performance Center, Boston

    April 10, 2015

     With 20 stunning albums, three Grammy nominations, and scores of awards, Joan Armatrading's subtle and sublime music has touched millions of people all over the world. Her career has...more

    Robert Rich - Filaments 2015 Tour

    Presented by Other Worlds Concert Series

    April 14, 2015

    Ambient music legend Robert Rich makes his Boston-area debut. Touring to support his new release, Filaments, Rich will immerse the audience in a 90-minute flow of deep ambient drifts and world...more

    The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    April 23, 2015

     Norway, Sweden, and the Shetland Islands have some of the richest fiddling traditions in the world. Olav Luksengård Mjelva (Norway), Anders Hall (Sweden), and Kevin Henderson (the...more

    Ayaman: BlueJazz Strings and Combos Spring Concert

    Presented by Wellesley College at Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley

    April 24, 2015

    Ayaman signifies a call to gather. We gather for a week-long series of events to celebrate 30 years of vibrant Jazz-World Music at Wellesley.  Wellesley BlueJazz Strings and Combos open...more

    The Pedrito Martinez Group

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    April 25, 2015

     The Pedrito Martinez Group has emerged as the tightest Afro-Cuban band in New York. Utterly joyful and completely irresistible, the ensemble has its roots planted firmly in the rumba...more

    Noura Mint Seymali

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    May 1, 2015

     A nationally beloved star in Mauritania, Noura Mint Seymali creates a mesmerizing tension between ancient traditions and contemporary idioms. She merges her powerful griot voice with the...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 7, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at First Parish Church in Cambridge, Cambridge

    May 9, 2015

     Award-winning duo Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas share a passion for taking the infectious melodies and driving rhythms of Scottish/Celtic music on an exciting new journey. Fraser, one of the...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    June 4, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Celtic Woman: 10th Anniversary Celebration

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

    June 27, 2015

    Global music sensation CELTIC WOMAN brings its 10th Anniversary Celebration to Worcester. This enchanting musical experience features CELTIC WOMAN performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish...more

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