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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


    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

    Star Dance School Summer Dance Camp

    Presented by Star Dance School, Boston, MA

    July 7 - August 22, 2014

    About our Summer Dance Camp: Our Summer Dance Boot Camp for children ages 5-17, filled with all kinds of fun and exciting dance classes, will help beginning students to gain self-confidence in...more

    Young At Art Camp

    Presented by Arlington Center for the Arts at Arlington Center for the Arts

    June 24 - August 22, 2014

    Young at Art Camp is designed specifically for ages 4-5..  It runs 9 weeks, from June 23 through August 22.  You may enroll for one or more weeks.

    Young at Art includes age...more

    Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 22, 2014

    Best known for his tenure fronting the J. Geils Band, singer Peter Wolf was born and raised in the Bronx, and came from a family active in show business. His father was a dancer, song...more

    Mark Poulin as Roy Orbison

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 22, 2014

    Mark Poulin has been performing his Roy Orbison tribute for over 15 years. He performs his own concerts and works with many tribute shows in New England and nationally. His rendition of Roy...more

    Fenway Recording Sessions Presents: Frog Eyes / PS I Love You

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

    August 22, 2014

    Victoria, British Columbia, quartet Frog Eyes are the antithesis of its quiet Canadian village. Utilizing the carnival atmosphere of Rain Dogs-era Tom Waits, the frenetic energy of vintage Cramps,...more

    Calamity #7

    Presented by Calamity Co Dance at Third Life Studio

    August 22, 2014

    Calamity Co Dance presents Calamity #7, a modern and pop art variety show full of dance, music, comedy, and visual art. It’ll be a night of silliness, friendship, snacks, engaging,...more

    Redbird

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 20 - August 22, 2014

    Redbird is both the name of an album and of a loose affiliation of four American songwriters that began to take shape during a common tour experience. In early 2003, Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey...more

    Frog Eyes/PS I Love You/Skinny Bones

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Red Room at Cafe 939

    August 22, 2014

    Victoria, British Columbia, quartet Frog Eyes are the antithesis of its quiet Canadian village. Utilizing the carnival atmosphere of Rain Dogs-era Tom Waits, the frenetic energy of vintage Cramps,...more

    Speakeasy Circus

    Presented by Oberon and Boston Circus Guild at OBERON

    August 22, 2014

    Get dolled up in your finest threads and put on your dancing shoes! Join us as we transform A.R.T.’s OBERON into the Oberon Social Club, a hot new speakeasy guaranteed to liven up the scene....more

    Lost Bayou Ramblers

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 23, 2014

     Foot-stomping zydeco collides with fist-pumping rock ‘n’ roll when the Lost Bayou Ramblers joins us from Louisiana with a modern edge on traditional Cajun music. Opening for...more

    The Fab Four

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch

    August 23, 2014

    If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their...more

    Dana Fuchs

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

    August 23, 2014

    “Imagine a sultry, more emotive Janis Joplin backed by a higher-energy version of the late-’60s Rolling Stones…Rock’n'roll doesn’t get any better.” --...more

    25th Anniversary Cape Cod Five Pops in the Park

    Presented by Arts Foundation of Cape Cod

    August 23, 2014

    This summertime event will be celebrating its 25th year featuring the Cape Symphony under the direction of Artistic Director and Conductor Jung-Ho Pak. The concert is scheduled for Saturday,...more

    Stephane Wrembel

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 23, 2014

    Virtuosic Gypsy swing guitarist Stephane Wrembel is the second coming of Django Reinhardt — a fretboard wizard who embellishes the hot jazz of the 1930s with flourishes of world music to...more

    Britt Connors CD Release, Amy Regan opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 23, 2014

    Singer/Songwriter Britt (Sawdon) Connors, born and raised in West Boylston, MA, is hard at work preparing to release her second album, a follow-up to to her acclaimed 2010 release “The Bad...more

    Garnet Rogers with Chris Pahud Opening

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 23, 2014

    Barely out of high school, Garnet Rogers was on the road as a full- time working musician with his older brother Stan. Together they formed what has come to be accepted as one of the most...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

    Madame Burlesque: An Evening of Tributes

    Presented by Boston Babydolls Burlesque at Cambridge Family YMCA Theatre

    August 20 - August 23, 2014

    The legends of burlesque are still amongst us in spirit. The Boston Babydolls Burlesque are re-creating a magical evening that never was, as classic burlesque performances are re-imagined and...more

    Highfield Hall: “An Irish Farewell to Summer”

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    August 24, 2014

    End your summer with a sparkling dose of traditional Irish music played by Carraroe, a quartet whose members Bill Black, Kevin Daly, Mark Oien and Torrin Ryan, are devoted to performing the very...more

    Tom Rush

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 23 - August 24, 2014

    In what has become a delightful, much-anticipated Rockport tradition, folk legend Tom Rush returns to the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Rush’s easy, world-weary baritone and nimble...more

    Rock and Blues Concert Cruise: Barnstar with Dietriche Strause presented by Passim

    Presented by Rock and Blues Cruise

    August 24, 2014

     The Rock and Blues Concert Cruise will be hosting Barnstar! with Dietrich Strause presented by Passim as the last of their concert series.

    The cruise will start boarding at 2pm at...more

    The Retro Futura Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    August 24, 2014

    Thompson Twins’ TOM BAILEY will play Thompson Twins hits live for the first time in 27 years as part of the Retro Futura Tour 2014. Howard Jones, Ultravox’s Midge Ure, China Crisis and...more

    All-Beethoven Program

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 24, 2014

    BEETHOVEN - Choral Fantasy

    BEETHOVEN - Symphony No. 9


    Rock and Blues Cruise Concert Series: Barnstar! with Dietriche Strause presented by Passim

    Presented by Rock and Blues Concert Cruise at Seaport World Trade Center

    August 24, 2014

    21+ Boarding begins at 2PM - Cruise departs at 3PM from the World Trade Center Pier, Seaport Blvd in Boston.


    Barnstar! makes bluegrass for people who hate bluegrass. Barnstar! is...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

    Roger Street Friedman and Sherman Ewing

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 24, 2014

    After a zigzagging career in and out of the music business, Friedman is here to stay. His debut, The Waiting Sky, which is set to release this summer, is boldly vulnerable and masterfully played...more

    BACA - Performance Showcase

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 24, 2014

    Featuring Elizabeth Young, Wendy Wolfberg, Lisa Hall, Teddy Edgar, and Frank Stewart, with Tom LaMark on piano The Boston Association of Cabaret Artists (BACA) creates a supportive community of...more

    Boston Urban Music Festival

    Presented by City of Boston at City Hall Plaza

    August 24, 2014

    2014 marks the fifth year of BUMF, a family-friendly, free urban music event presented by the City of Boston. BUMF offers a contemporary view of the urban music scene in and around Boston...more

    Cinema Jukebox: NASHVILLE

    Presented by Coolidge Corner Theatre at Coolidge Corner Theatre

    August 25, 2014

    Nashville weaves the stories of twenty-four characters—from country star to wannabe to reporter to waitress—into a cinematic tapestry that is equal parts comedy, tragedy, and...more

    CpM Auditions (SATB)

    Presented by Chorus pro Musica at Old South Church, Boston

    August 25, 2014

    Chorus pro Musica is an SATB chorus of approximately 80 singers. Rehearsals are mostly on Monday evenings 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM, at Old South Church, Copley Square in Boston, with occasional Tuesday...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 25, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    Kina Zoré Presents: AFRICA NIGHT!

    Presented by Kina Zoré at Lizard Lounge

    August 5 - August 26, 2014

    TUESDAYS in AUGUST are....AFRICA NIGHT!

    Boston's first weekly night dedicated to AFRICAN music!  Hosted by Mozambican Afro-Pop group Kina Zoré, other African groups...more

    Suzuki Preschool Open Enrollment

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    June 11 - August 27, 2014

     The Suzuki Preschool of Newton is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2014-2015 school year.  The Suzuki Preschool is an integrated arts program with the key focus on music....more

    Katie McNally and Hannah Sanders & Liz Simmons

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 27, 2014

    Katie was first introduced to fiddle music by her classical violin teacher at age 10 and immediately found in the Celtic traditions her musical home. From the earliest, teachers remarked on her...more

    Bridget Everett Returns to OBERON

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and Oberon at OBERON

    August 27, 2014

    "Multiply the mouthy, flesh-jiggling early Bette Midler by one hundred, five her the super-plus-size figure and fashion sense of Divine, the John Waters Diva, and the manners of a Flintstone,...more

    Summer 2014 Programs at Brookline Music School

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School

    June 30 - August 28, 2014

    Whether you are 4 years old looking for a general music and arts experience, 9 years old ready to choose an instrument, or an experienced teen/adult interested in ensemble playing, Brookline Music...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

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

    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

    The Surviving Kenneallys & Laney Jones

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 28, 2014

    The Surviving Kenneallys are back again after performing in Club Passim’s Bluegrass Festival this April. The band, hailing from Somerville, is composed of Joseph Kenneally, Brighid McHugh...more

    Ebinho Cardoso Trio

    Presented by Regattabar at the Charles Hotel at Regattabar

    August 28, 2014

    Ebinho is a new musician in Boston and very respected in Brazil for the way that he uses sophisticated chord progressions, altered tunings on bass...more

    Family Fun Fridays

    Presented by Heritage Museums & Gardens and

    July 11 - August 29, 2014

    Enjoy a family-friendly day at Heritage featuring special activities designed to help you rediscover the joy of being outside together. Musical performance at the Outdoor Concert Stage at 11AM,...more

    Paula Cole

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center

    August 28 - August 29, 2014

    Rockport’s own Paula Cole has won Grammy’s and played sold-out arenas, but always manages to return to her hometown for a memorable night of smash hits like “I Don’t Want...more

    Roomful of Teeth

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 29, 2014

     WORK- IN-PROGRESS

    Upon receiving a 2014 Grammy, Roomful of Teeth director Brad Wells said, “We wouldn’t have this album without our work at MASS MoCA.” We’re...more

    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

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

    August 29, 2014

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    Wavelengths: Boston DJ Round Robin

     

    Bring your dancing shoes; Boston’s best DJs join forces for an end-of-summer party to remember.


    Summer in the City Entertainment Series

    Presented by Boston Harbor Hotel

    June 12 - August 29, 2014

    This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again become one of Boston’s liveliest outdoor entertainment venues when it launches its 16th annual Summer in the City Entertainment Series on...more

    Train at Tanglewood

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Tanglewood: Koussevitzky Music Shed

    August 29, 2014

    Grammy-winning multi-platinum group Train will again perform at Tanglewood on Friday, August 29 in the Koussevitzky Music Shed.The multi-platinum band Train made its mark on music history with the...more

    ICA Summer Fridays

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

    June 6 - August 29, 2014

    Your summer getaway is just a T ride away. Every Friday from June through August, you’ll experience something new and exciting at the ICA—from Wavelengths, our new series of waterfront...more

    Concerts in the Courtyard

    Presented by Boston Public Library at Boston Public Library

    August 13 - August 29, 2014

    The courtyard of the Central Library in Copley Square, one of Boston's most beautiful spaces, will be filled with music during these free, one-hour concerts throughout the summer. The...more

    EMEFE

    Presented by MASS MoCA at MASS MoCA

    August 30, 2014

     EMEFE (as in M.F.A. — Music Frees All) is a ten-piece soul-funk- everything band on a mission to prove there are no bad days, only days that need a new soundtrack. The blazing rhythms...more

    Thompson Square

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch

    August 30, 2014

    Thompson Square will bring their 2014 Just Feels Good Tour to Indian Ranch in Webster, MA on Saturday, August 30th at 2PM. Recently, Thompson Square released their single “Testing the...more

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