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    Martha

    Presented by Boston Midsummer Opera at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    July 29 - August 2, 2015

    By Friedrich von Flotow
    Directed by James O'Leary
    Conducted by Susan Davenny Wyner

    Joanna Mongiardo as Lady Harriet/Martha
    Eric Barry as Lionel
    Stephanie Kacoyanis as Nancy
    Jason Budd as Plunkett
    David Cushing as Sir Tristan

    This summer BMO presents Friedrich von Flotow's charming romantic comedy Martha.  Performed in English, Martha ...more


    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Wind Power

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 2, 2015

    “Wind Power” features Schubert’s monumental octet for winds and strings, Boccherini Quintet, and duos from Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Eric Hoeprich, period...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Christina and Fran

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 2, 2015

    Thursday, July 2 @ Noon

    Christina and Fran are a duo from Boston Massachusetts, who write music featuring soulful, dynamic singing, tight arrangements, with a unique ability to...more

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks Free Concert

    Presented by HyArts Cultural District

    July 4, 2015

    July 4th Hyannis pre-fireworks free concert
    Saturday, July 4th, Aselton Park, corner of South and Ocean Street, Hyannis
    7PM-dusk
     


    July 4 Party Cruise with James Montgomery Band

    Presented by gimmeLIVE

    July 4, 2015

    Dance with blues icon James Montgomery and his rockin' band to celebrate our independence on his July 4th Party Cruise.

    Your ticket includes the first appearance by legendary...more

    Summer BCMFest (Boston’s Celtic Music Festival)

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    July 4, 2015

    Summer BCMFest will kick off at 1 p.m. with an afternoon of sessions led by outstanding Boston area Celtic musicians, open to any and all participants who want to bring along an instrument,...more

    Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

    Presented by Boston Pops at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 3 - July 4, 2015

    The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular,America's best Independence Day celebration, takes place on July 3rd and 4th on theEsplanade next to the Charles...more

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    Presented by New Bedford Summerfest at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford

    July 4 - July 5, 2015

    The New Bedford Folk Festival will celebrate its milestone 20th Anniversary with an impressive lineup of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional,  blues and Celtic folk music. Folk...more

    Pokey LaFarge

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 5, 2015

    A young songwriter with an old soul, Pokey LaFarge is reinvigorating the music of the 20’s and 30’s, adding a fresh new voice and energy to ragtime blues, western swing and riverboat...more

    Cinema Jukebox: The Decline of Western Civilization, Parts 1 & 2

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline

    July 6, 2015

    Penelope Spheeris’ The Decline Of Western Civilization was perceived as shocking and outrageous at the time of its original release in 1981 and its two follow-up films were no...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Cicely Parnas, cello and Noreen Polera, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 7, 2015

    Rising Star Series

    A young cellist of remarkable talent, Cicely Parnas stands poised for a breakout season. Hailed by The New York Times for her “velvety sound,...more

    Under the Sea

    Presented by The Children's Museum in Easton at The Children's Museum in Easton, North Easton

    July 7, 2015

    Come join the Little Mermaid for a trip deep under the sea from 10am-3pm on Tuesday, July 7 as the Children’s Museum will be hosting a special underwater-themed event! She will be giving...more

    "Jolly Old British Isles" concert on Chelmsford Common

    Presented by Chelmsford Community Band

    July 7, 2015

    The Chelmsford Community Band continues its decades-long tradition of providing free outdoor music on Chelmsford Common July 7th with a concert themed on the music of the British Isles. Featuring...more

    Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 8, 2015

    A master of the ngoni, an ancient traditional “spike lute” and ancestor of the banjo, Bassekou Kouyate embodies a sound that is “genius, a living proof that the blues comes...more

    Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 8, 2015

    A beloved Bay Area blues rock veteran, Tommy Castro infuses his sound with heavy doses of Memphis soul, the bluesman delivering searing Stratocaster lines alongside gritty, roadhouse-rattling...more

    The Greenway Sessions: El Feeling

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 8, 2015

    El Feeling is probably the craziest Latin band you’ve ever seen. With rhythms from Colombia, they energize international audiences with their Latin folk sounds. They have been...more

    All Worn Out Jug Band

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 8, 2015

    All Worn Out Jug Band, blues, ragtime & folk music

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Anonymous 4

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 9, 2015

    Anthology 25

    Renowned for their unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing, Anonymous 4 perform in their final tour a program entitled Anthology 25, with songs from the...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Sol y Canto

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 9, 2015

    Thursday, July 9 @ Noon

    Sol y Canto is the nationally-touring and Boston Music Award winning Pan-Latin ensemble led by Puerto Rican/Argentine singer and bongo player Rosi Amador and New...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Richard Stoltzman, clarinet and Yehudi Wyner & David Deveau, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 10, 2015

    Two-time Grammy Award-winning clarinetist Richard Stoltzman joins with composer/pianist Yehudi Wyner and Artistic Director and pianist David Deveau for a program of works by Schumann, Hindemith,...more

    The THE BAND Band

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

    July 10, 2015

    The THE BAND Band is without a doubt the most musically satisfying tribute to The Band on the scene today. Boasting the broad versatility of five multi-instrumentalists who are all strong...more

    Bat House

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 10, 2015

    Born in the depths of an Allston, Massachusetts basement, Bat Housecombines mixed, metered grooves with melodic tapping and sweeping soundscapes to create a unique mixture of math rock tinged...more

    French Cultural Center, Bastille Day Party 2015

    Presented by Fusco & Four

    July 10, 2015

    The French Cultural Center's Bastille Day Party returns to Marlborough Street on Friday, July 10th and will transport you to Paris with the most authentic music, food, drinks and atmosphere....more

    The Dodo Orchestra

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

    July 10, 2015

    DODO ORCHESTRA is a unique retro-world-jazz ensemble that has enchanted audiences with their vivacious energy and a refined repertoire. This NYC-based miniature orchestra is composed of young and...more

    Bert Jackson Quartet

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    July 10, 2015

     Bert Jackson Quartet, classic and original jazz

    A part of The TD Bank Summer Concert Series. The Arts Foundation of Cape Cod presents free, weekly outdoor concerts in eight...more

    Friday Afternoon Concert Series: The Ivy Age

    Presented by The Ivy Age

    July 10, 2015

    The Ivy Age is the folk rock project of best friends and bandmates Tom Freeman and Dillon Rovere. They met when Freeman responded to a posting about an available Boston apartment in 2010, and...more

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Gilles Vonsattel, piano

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 11, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Montgomery Gentry at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 11, 2015

    When the two Kentucky boys—Eddie, is from Lancaster and Troy is from Lexington—first burst onto the national scene in 1999 with the defiant...more

    The Drowsy Chaperone

    Presented by The Cape Playhouse at The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

    June 30 - July 11, 2015

    A Musical within a Comedy
    The Drowsy Chaperone 
    Starring JoAnne Worley
    Directed by Pamela Hunt
    Choreographed by Shea Sullivan

     

    The larger...more

    Boston Hip-Hop Fest

    Presented by Leedz Edutainment at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    July 11, 2015

    Presented by Leedz Edutainment, the Boston Hip Hop Fest is a daylong event featuring an all-local lineup, including Dutch ReBelle, Slaine, STL GLD, Reks and many more.


    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Escher Quartet with Carol Wincenc, flute

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 12, 2015

    Within months of its inception in 2005, the Escher Quartet was invited by both Pinchas Zukerman and Itzhak Perlman to be Quartet-in-Residence at each artist’s summer festival. The Quartet...more

    Easton Corbin at Indian Ranch

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 12, 2015

    With two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Easton Corbin is coming to Indian Ranch!

    Corbin became the first...more

    Peter and Will Anderson

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

    July 12, 2015

    “I WAS THOROUGHLY SWEPT AWAY BY THE ANDERSON TWINS AND THEIR BAND…THEY EACH PLAY THE CLARINET AND SAXOPHONE WITH A DEVOTION THAT IS APPARENT IN EVERY NOTE”

      “Virtuosos...more

    OTP's TRAVELOGUE songs from the road

    Presented by Open Theatre Project at Community Music Center of Boston, Boston

    July 10 - July 12, 2015

    Open Theatre Project is proud to announce our second SONG BOOK PERFORMANCE SERIES production of the year. TRAVELOGUE will be featuring our...more

    Steve Earle & the Duke

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 14, 2015

    Steve Earle and The Dukes’ album, Terraplane, had a fantastic first week landing at #21 on the Top 200 and #39 on the Billboard 200. Additionally, it took the #1 spot on the Blues Chart, #2 in...more

    Orfeas

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Opa! North America’s premiere Greek American band returns to the Courtyard for a summer evening of music made for dancing.

     


    The Greenway Sessions: Jive McFly

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Jive McFly is a Boston-based band specializing in a blend of funk, rock, and pop. They have spent the last few years expanding their fan base by playing at local Boston venues such as the Red...more

    Opening Night: Rhapsody in Green

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Mysteries of the sea resonate in Debussy’s La Mer and Hovhaness’sAnd God Created Great Whales, a work featuring actual whale songs. Hometown favorite Jayne West performs Berklee...more

    Second Hand Rose / Cordelia & the Buffalo

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

    July 15, 2015

    In May 2013 Second Hand Rose signed with the Chinese indie company Modern Sky, vowing to take its ridiculous rollercoaster of emotions to its logical extreme. The band unleashed the...more

    Revels Boston Harbor Cruise & Sing

    Presented by Revels

    July 15, 2015

    This summer join us for a 2-hour sunset cruise around beautiful Boston Harbor.  We'll sing sea chanteys and more while enjoying a cool ocean breeze and fabulous vistas. Revels music...more

    Aston Magna Music Festival 2015: Eternal Seasons

    Presented by Aston Magna Music Festival at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham

    July 16, 2015

    Violinist Edson Scheid and mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore join Aston Magna’s ensemble for the season’s final event, “Eternal Seasons,” July 16-18, in a performance of...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Borges and Ward

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    Thursday, July 16 @ Noon

    Borges and Ward pull from two distinctly Brazilian forms of music, Samba and Bossa Nova. Bossa Nova was born from Samba in the 1950s bringing the jazz element into...more

    Melanie

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    July 17, 2015

    Opening Act: Kerri Powers

    A singer-songwriter known for her surprise starring role at Woodstock and her subsequent #1 hit “Brand New Key,” Melanie has remained an iconic voice for...more

    Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

    Presented by Boston Bowery at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    In 2002, in the midst of a year of sleeplessness, and novel-writing, Alex Ebert created two things: A distracted, deformed, and hopelessly romantic messianic character named Edward Sharpe, and a...more

    Animal Flag

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Animal Flag is like a rainy day: their lo-fi indie rock creates something that could be attributed to melancholy, but when approached with the right mind-set, it is an intimate, ethereal...more

    Wavelengths: How to Dress Well

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 17, 2015

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    Classic Albums Live: Dark Side of the Moon

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at The Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    July 17, 2015

    Remember when you used to listen to an entire album? Classic Albums Live does.

    For the first time in popular music, the greatest albums from the 60s and 70s are recreated live on...more

    Cafe Accordion Orchestra

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

    July 17, 2015

    Dan Newton's Café Accordion Orchestra (CAO) plays an eclectic mix full of French flair, Latin heat, and Bohemien attitude. It's the sound Parisian hipsters in the 1920s would have been down with,...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON, Cambridge

    June 19 - July 17, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica sends the audience on a tantalizing voyage filled with sensual and emotional discoveries as elements of...more

    Duxbury Music Festival's Bernstein Sondheim Revue

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17, 2015

    This inaugurate concert of DMF’s tenth summer season features a revue of musicals, including Peter Pan, West Side Story, On the Town, Evening Primrose, Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, A Little...more

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    Presented by Rocky Neck Art Colony

    July 17, 2015

     

    Bird Mancini and T Max

    The Rocky Neck Art Colony's Only Exellent Music Series presents Bird Mancini and T Max, in celebration of The Beatles 50th...more

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