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    JD Souther Trio

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

    July 12, 2014

    One of the principal architects of the Southern California sound, Souther played a key role in the formation of the Eagles and co-wrote the band's hits "Heartache Tonight," "Victim of Love," "New Kid in Town," and "Best of My Love," In 2009, he was presented with the Golden Note Award at the 47th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, and was inducted into the Songwriters ...more


    Gritty Folk Songs and Poems by Red Sammy (Live @ Ralph's Rock Diner)

    Presented by Red Sammy

    July 24, 2014

    Independent songwriter, Red Sammy, from Baltimore, MD embarks on DIY summer tour presenting his own brand of alt-country folk rock in the dark and quirky dive bars along the east coast. *All shows...more

    Jonathan Edwards

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

    July 26, 2014

    "An Edwards performance is an unforgettable roller-coaster ride which combines his remarkable singing, storytelling, and wit." -- Martha's Vineyard Times Warm as summer sunshine,...more

    Fiddle Fun Day!

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    July 26, 2014

    Join us for an afternoon of fiddle music! Ari and Mia Friedman, Boston’s Americana Sister Act, will be joined by Founder of the Rhode Island Fiddle Project Rachel Panitch to guide...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    July 26, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 9 - July 27, 2014

    THE WALK ACROSS AMERICA FOR MOTHER EARTH By Taylor Mac, Music by Ellen Maddow, Directed by Christopher Annas-Lee
     

    Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story...more

    Howie Day and Carbon Leaf

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 2, 2014

    Howie Day's emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both critical praise and a legion of devoted fans. He is known for his energetic, heartfelt shows,...more

    Woods Hole Film Festival

    Presented by Woods Hole Film Festival at Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

    July 26 - August 2, 2014

    The 23rd Annual Woods Hole Film Festival, the oldest film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands, offers a stimulating blend of activities for filmmakers and film lovers set in a magnificent...more

    Fruitlands Museum Summer Concert Series

    Presented by Fruitlands Museum at Fruitlands Museum

    June 19 - August 7, 2014

     Join us Thursday evenings on the hillside for the Fruitlands Summer Concert Series. Gates open at 5:30PM for picnics, concerts begin at 7:15PM. This is an outdoor venue, so please bring a...more

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    August 8, 2014

    MUSIC

    Wavelengths: Mas Ysa

     

    The project of composer Thomas Arsenault, Mas Ysa combines love songs, ecstatic pop, field recordings, and techno into mournful but...more

    Gregg Allman

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 9, 2014

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman is both a founding member of one of the biggest and most important American bands of all time, the still-active and thriving Allman Brothers Band, and...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 9, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    David Wax Museum

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

    August 15, 2014

    “Joyful Mexo-Americana fusion, with virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies.”- The New Yorker

    Fusing traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock is the...more

    Ben Taylor, Heather Maloney, and Adam Ezra

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 15, 2014

    Ben Taylor, son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, was born into a musical world, but never sought to follow the footsteps of his famous parents.  A trip to the Caribbean gave him the push...more

    Howie Day

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

    August 16, 2014

    “A dazzling gem…exposed and beautifully alive…” – PopMatters

    With to 40 hits, including “Collide” and “She Says,” Howie Day’s...more

    Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 16, 2014

    Four-time Grammy award winner Lyle Lovett and His Large Band always shake things up with an eclectic array of music styles incorporating country, folk, pop, gospel, blues, jazz and...more

    Fiddle Masters Concert

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    August 21, 2014

    Top musicians from around the country have come to teach at Brian Wicklund's American Fiddle Camp. Together they put on a show of enormous talent. This year features fiddlers Brian Wicklund,...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 23, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    Summer Performances at Maudslay Arts Center

    Presented by Maudslay Arts Center

    July 5 - August 24, 2014

    Whether you’re sitting under the stars on a moonlit evening, or lounging on a blanket on a Sunday afternoon, the Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series provides the perfect setting for...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    August 28, 2014

    Founded by Berklee bassist Alissia Benveniste, guitarist Maddie Rice, and drummer Amber Baker, Common Thread is an all female collective of like-minded musicians...more

    Family Fun Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 30 - September 1, 2014

    Come celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village on August 30-September 1. Play games ranging from base-ball to French & English (tug-of-war). Make a craft, meet oxen in training, or...more

    Charlie Farren and Sarah Blacker

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

    September 5, 2014

    Charlie Farren has long been known for great songs, great singing, and for outstanding live solo acoustic performances. Alone onstage with acoustic guitar in hand, Charlie captures an audience...more

    Drummers' Call

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 6, 2014

    A fife-and-drum corps from around the country will assemble at Old Sturbridge Village on September 6. Watch and listen as this talented group demonstrates their unique set of skills, and learn...more

    Loudon Wainwright III

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

    September 11, 2014

    "...one of America's most astute lyrical commentators...lyrically compelling and emotionally overpowering." - Mojo Magazine

    Loudon Wainwright III has had a long and...more

    HarborArts Festival 2014

    Presented by HarborArts

    September 20, 2014

    East Your Art Out!

    HarborArts Festival 2014 is the fourth annual anniversary celebration of the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery. The tradition...more

    Emmylou Harris

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 23, 2014

    A 13-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, EMMYLOU HARRIS’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her...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

    An Intimate Evening with Clint Black

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 10, 2014

    Prolific singer-songwriter CLINT BLACK has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have helped shape his long career, as BLACK has transcended genres...more

    In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 21, 2014

     Following their meeting at the renowned Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2013, Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids have pursued a collaboration with a depth and identity all its own. Their...more

    Trace Adkins: The Christmas Show

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    November 15, 2014

    TRACE ADKINS: THE CHRISTMAS SHOW is a reverent, family-friendly theatrical production, featuring songs from his Celtic Christmas album, “The King’s Gift.” The show combines...more

    Redbird featuring Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault, Peter Mulvey

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

    November 22, 2014

    "A record made by people who sound like they genuinely enjoy playing together (which can't be said for many groups), and who've found strong common ground." – Minor...more

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