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    Shalin Liu Performance Center

    37 Main Street
    Rockport, MA 01966

    Phone: 978-546-7391   |   Email

    Official Website

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    On June 10, 2010, Rockport Music opened the doors to the Shalin Liu Performance Center. We believe this extraordinary building – with its spectacular views and superb acoustics – has become an important cultural resource for the greater Boston community, attracting well-known performers, audiences, and visitors to Cape Ann.

    The performance center, designed to showcase chamber music, is the home of Rockport Music’s signature...

    On June 10, 2010, Rockport Music opened the doors to the Shalin Liu Performance Center. We believe this extraordinary building – with its spectacular views and superb acoustics – has become an important cultural resource for the greater Boston community, attracting well-known performers, audiences, and visitors to Cape Ann.

    The performance center, designed to showcase chamber music, is the home of Rockport Music’s signature presentation, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, which includes over 20 concerts, as well as pre-concert lectures, open rehearsals and free events for families. In order to appeal to a broad range of tastes, the center also hosts the Rockport Jazz Festival, as well as a diverse series of classical, jazz, folk, world and pop music concerts; HD broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera and England’s National Theatre and films.



    Full map and directions


    Hours:

    The Shalin Liu Performance Center is typically open on Tuesday throuh Saturday from 11 am to 12:30 pm during summer months (June-August) for viewing and information. Due to rehearsals and other scheduled events, sometimes the Hall cannot be available for the open house, so please check with the box office to check a specific date.


    Parking Information:

    Streets highlighted in Pink are METERED parking options
    Street highlighted in Blue are UN-METERED parking options
    Red “P” icons indicate Town Metered Parking Lots
    Blue “P” icons indicate Unmetered Town Parking Lots
    Area noted as “NO PARK” is permit parking only, unauthorized vehicles will be towed

    Institution for Savings, 16 Main Street
    Pending availability, free parking is often available for Rockport Music ticket holders, M-F after 6pm; after noon on Saturday and all day Sunday. Enter the lot at the Main Street driveway. Distance to Shalin Liu Performance Center: 200 ft. Please note that other organizations often have access to this lot, and on those days Rockport Music patrons must seek other parking options. Please be aware that if there is not a parking attendant to assist, do not block other cars access to the exit.

    Peg Leg Inn, Beach Street
    Enter the lot via the driveway opposite the Front Beach restrooms. From Memorial Day to early October the lot is available to Rockport Music patrons at a reduced rate of $8, after 5 PM (4 PM on Sundays). Distance to Performance Center: 350 yd.

    Town Hall Annex, 26 Broadway
    Coming from the Route 128 traffic lights, follow Route 127 into town, where the road curves left, go straight ahead onto Broadway. Pass the Senior Center on the left (building with canon out front) and the Post Office on your right. Adjacent to the Resident Parking Lot on your left is a small lot for the Town Hall Annex. This small lot allows for free parking on evenings and weekends. Distance to Performance Center: 120 yd.

    Finally, use of unmetered spaces is encouraged. If possible, Rockport Music asks that you consider avoiding metered parking during the day (evening concerts are fine), as merchants and restaurants depend on these spaces for their patrons. Meters are strictly enforced, 7 days a week. New rates and credit-card accepting meters take effect the week of August 5, 2012: $1/hour from 10 AM to 8 PM.

    Evening Alternative
    Ace Hardware parking lot off Railroad Avenue. If specifically noted on the website or in an email notification to ticket holders, this lot will be reserved for Rockport Music ticket holders. It is located next to the MBTA railroad station. Distance to Performance Center: 1,000 yd (0.6 mile). There is no shuttle service.


    Upcoming Events

    National Theatre in HD- Encore Broadcast: The Audience

    June 30, 2015

    Pokey LaFarge

    July 5, 2015

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

    July 7, 2015

    Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

    July 8, 2015

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Anonymous 4

    July 9, 2015

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

    July 10, 2015

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

    July 11, 2015

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

    July 12, 2015

    National Theatre in HD: Everyman

    July 16, 2015

    Melanie

    July 17, 2015

    Iris DeMent

    July 18, 2015

    Rhiannon Giddens

    July 21, 2015

    Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

    July 23 - July 24, 2015

    Martin Sexton

    July 26, 2015

    Paula Cole

    July 30 - July 31, 2015

    Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Benjamin Grosvenor, piano

    August 1, 2015

    Lisa Fischer

    August 2, 2015

    The Kingston Trio

    August 7, 2015

    Rickie Lee Jones

    August 11, 2015

    A.J. Croce

    August 12, 2015

    Mikarimba

    August 13, 2015

    Jazz Workshop: Improvisation

    August 13, 2015

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Alicia Olatuja

    August 14, 2015

    Jazz Masterclass: Skip Hadden, drums

    August 14, 2015

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Joey Alexander Trio

    August 15, 2015

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Sean Jones Quartet

    August 15, 2015

    Family Concert: Alexa Tarantino Jazz Quintet

    August 15, 2015

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Anat Cohen Quartet

    August 16, 2015

    Rockport Jazz Festival: Julian Lage Trio

    August 16, 2015

    Chris Smither

    August 19, 2015

    Howie Day

    August 20, 2015

    Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

    August 21, 2015

    Livingston Taylor

    August 22 - August 23, 2015

    Guy Mendilow Ensemble

    August 27, 2015

    Tom Rush

    August 28 - August 29, 2015

    Cape Ann Big Band

    August 30, 2015

    Judy Collins

    September 11, 2015

    Judy Collins

    September 12, 2015

    Joan Armatrading

    September 23, 2015

    National Theatre in HD: Hamlet

    October 15, 2015

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