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Events Calendar - 2019

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All Ages

Midnight Madness 2019

Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 3, 2019 Market Square Houlton, ME

Midnight Madness has become the definitive event for the Town of Houlton. The event opens with strawberry shortcake deliveries to local businesses and continues through the afternoon and evening with vendors in Market Square, musical performances, a road race, and fireworks over the Gateway Bridge at 9:30 p.m. Over the years the event has become less of a shopping opportunity and more of a street fair which seems to work well for the community. Crowds number in the thousands.

Antiques

Wells Outdoor Antiques Show & Sale 2019

Jun 30, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Wells Reserve at Laudholm, 342 Laudholm Farms Road, Wells, ME

More than 75 exhibitors with quality items from every area of the antiques market.

Nantucket Summer Antiques Show 2019

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 5, 2019 Nantucket Boys and Girls Club, 61 Sparks Avenue Nantucket, MA

The show will consist of 32 antiques dealers from the United States and overseas offering antiques in every category.

Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn

Aug 14, 2019 - Aug 14, 2019 Woodlawn Museum, 19 Black House Drive Ellsworth, ME

The Ellsworth Antiques Show at Woodlawn, staged under a tent on the museum grounds, will feature 27 dealers of national, international, as well as regional renown. Expect to see American and English furniture and accessories, American paintings and watercolors, quilts, prints, rare books, ceramics, porcelains, folk art, silver, jewelry, and Oriental rugs. The show kicks off with an opening night party and dinner on Wednesday.

Art Shows

Paint for Preservation Wet Paint Auction

Jun 30, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Home of the Holden Family, Garrison Field, Cape Elizabeth, ME

In this event hosted by Cape Land Trust, from Friday to Sunday (June 28-30), 30 juried artists will paint outdoors at sites chosen to highlight Cape Elizabeth’s natural beauty. On Sunday afternoon, the newly painted artwork is auctioned live at a tented cocktail reception. Guests may buy Mystery Boxes containing smaller works by participating artists. All artists donate a portion of the art sales to benefit CELT’s work. This event sells out every year.

Art in the Park Fine Art Show & Sale 2019

Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Mill Creek Park, on Broadway between Ocean Street and Cottage Road, South Portland, ME

The show will feature original art work and photography by scores of artists in styles, sizes and prices to suit all tastes. Food, music and fun for the kids make this a great weekend. Email: mhoward@southportland.org

Arts & Crafts Shows

Guilford Art Center Craft Expo 2019

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 Guilford Green, Guilford, CT

Craft Expo is known for its one-of-a-kind work of the highest quality in ceramics, fiber, jewelry, glass, painting, photography, sculpture and wood. Come enjoy a silent, craft making demonstrations, chalk artists, an art tent for kids, beer and wine, a food court, live music and more. Craft Expo is a must-see summer event.

Car Shows

Chrome & Craft Festival 2019

Jun 18, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 Fletcher Farm School, Route 103, Ludlow, VT

Chrome & Craft Festival and Cruise-in bigger and better this year! Free breakfast for participants, sell your car in the car corral, car vendors welcome.

Vermont Antique and Classic Car Show 2019

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Farr Field, 1901 U.S. Route 2, Waterbury, VT

In addition of antique cars this year’s show will present antique tractors. There will be a parade Saturday afternoon and a street dance on Saturday night.Other parts of the three-day event include the flea market and car corral, vintage fashion judging, crafters. 2019 brochure.

Children & Families

Stroller Tours of Worcester Art Museum

May 22, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street (use Tuckerman Street entrance), Worcester, MA

This tour—designed for children up to 3 years old with their parents, includes a story in the galleries and a hands-on activity led by a Museum educator. Juice and snacks are available after the tour. Free with Museum admission.
June 19 - Shapes in Art. Discover the many shapes used to create grand works of art.
June 29 -- Sunlight. What is light? Where does it come from? How do artists use light to make art?
July 3 -- Red, White and Blue. Visit WAM and make fun patriotic crafts.
July 17 -- Painted Pets. Look at works that include our four-legged, finned, and feathered friends.
July 27 -- Water Everywhere. See how artists painted bodies of water.
August 7 -- Rhythm. Learn how art and music come together through observation, sound, and movement.
August 21 -- The Art of Expression. How many faces can you make? See how many expressions you can find at WAM.
August 31 -- Painted Picnic. Use our community garden to create your own representation of food in art!

Wicked Big Bugs Exhibit at Franklin Park Zoo

May 25, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019 Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road Boston, MA

Big (anamatronic) bugs invade Franklin Park Zoo. Kids can test climb a rope spider web, and insect enthusiasts can dive into interactive education stations and meet real-life insect during daily encounters, held at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Take "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" Story Walk through Eric Carle’s classic children’s book.

"The Phantom Tollbooth"

Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

Bored? Oh yes, Milo is so-o-o- bored. Until a mysterious package enters his live and he is swept away to the Land of Wisdom. Boredom solver

Moonlight Hike & Campfire for Families

Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 Mass Audubon Wachusett Meadow, 113 Goodnow Road, Princeton, MA

The beautiful landscapes and trails at Wachusett Meadow are magical by moonlight. Go on a guided meadow walk among lightening bugs, listen for owls and coyotes, and look for active beavers on Wildlife Pond. A campfire and marshmallow roast will happen after the hike. Registration is required. Register online or call 978-464-2712.

"The Music Man Jr."

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 Capitol Center For The Arts, 44 South Main Street Concord, NH

Master showman Harold Hill is in town and he’s got “seventy-six trombones” in tow. The story follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa. Great show for kids.

Ragtag Theatre’s "Hansel and Gretel"

Jul 24, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Barrington Stage Company, 30 Union Street Pittsfield, MA

For ages 3 to 103, Ragtag Theatre Company presents a wacky, interactive musical version of "Hansel and Gretel." Slap-happy and guaranteed fun for all.

Comedy

Jimmy Tingle's 20/20 Vision

Jun 25, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019 Oberon, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA

Jimmy Tingle’s 20/20 Vision is a funny, thought provoking and hopeful look at contemporary life and politics through his experience as a comedian, commentator and candidate for LT Governor of Massachusetts. Through comedy and commentary Tingle joins the national debate with humor and fun.

Miss Richfield 1981

Jun 27, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 Vinegar Hill Music Theatre, 53 Old Post Road, Arundel, ME

Miss Richfield brings her new show “Gender Fluids,“ in which she attempts to find non-binary answers to our confusing world. Enjoy new music, videos, costumes, and audience assistance,

ClueProv: A Comedy of Murders - Somerville, MA

Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 The Rockwell, 255 Elm Street, Somerville, MA

ClueProv: A Comedy Of Murders is a fully improvised murder mystery in the style of the 1949 board game, Clue. The characters are created in seconds at the start of the show. And after the murder, they put on their detective hats and contend with secrets as they are revealed in real time to great and shocking effect.

Paula Poundstone

Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 Strand, 345 Main Street Rockland, ME

Paula Poundstoneis a humorist, author and comedian known for her observational humor and spontaneous wit. When she isn’t collecting hotel soaps while on tour , Paula hosts the popular podcast "Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone." "Nobody..." is a comedy field guide to life.

Berkshire Comedy Festival 2019

Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

The Berkshire Comedy Festival will present an all-new line-up of top comedians from around the country. The show is ninety minutes of high energy, non-stop laughter & hilarious fun. Comedians to perform include Paul Anthony, Eric Haft, Christine O'Leary, and more.

Comedy Night featuring Jim Colliton and Paul Keenan

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 1/2 Court Street Plymouth, MA

See two hilarious comedians in one show! Jim Colliton is a regular on cruise ships as well as being one of Boston's top headliners. Paul Keenan was a national finalist in the Sierra Mist Comedy Search, HBO Standup Standoff, Catch a New Rising Star contest and the Rhode Island Comedy Festival.

Cruises

Sheffield Island Lighthouse Ferry Cruise and Clambake 2019

Jun 13, 2019 - Sep 19, 2019 departure from Hope Dock, 43 North Water Street (corner of Washington & North Water streets), Norwalk, CT

The Seaport Ferry takes passengers to the 1868 Sheffield Island and Lighthouse off the coast of Norwalk for Thursday evening clambakes. A true New England dining experience, the evening allows participants to dine in the festive tented pavilion on the lighthouse lawn, with tours of the lighthouse itself included in the cost. Advance registration only.

Martha’s Vineyard Oyster Farm Tour & Sunset Sail

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 Pirate Adventures at Dockside Pier, 12 Circuit Avenue Ext., Oak Bluffs, MA

Come set sail on a 2-hour oyster farm experience on Vineyard Sound! The two-hour adventure includes visiting a working oyster farm to learn about bivalves; meeting oyster farmers; eating fresh oysters and light bites; enjoying a sweet Island sunset and views of the Vineyard Sound. The tour is BYOB. The journey is safe for kids of all ages, but the program ideally suited children age 8 and older.
Dates: June 26; July 2, 11, 18, and 25; August 1, 12, 20, and 29.

Portland Schoonerfest & Regatta 2019

Jun 21, 2019 - Jun 25, 2019 Portland Harborfront Portland, ME

Seven large, traditional schooners parade under sail together in Portland Harbor. Classic schooners race against hometown favorites. The public may sign up for schooner cruises by sending email to info@tallshipsmaine.org.
Friday, June 2
Welcoming Parade under Sail, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Welcome Ceremony. 5:30 p.m.
Friday Evening Cruise-in-Company. 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, June 22
Dockside tours on schooners. 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Racing, 1-5:30 p.m.
Saturday Evening Cruise-in-Company. 6-9 p.m.
Sunday, June 23
Dockside tours on schooners. 9 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Racing, 1- 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Evening Cruise. 6=-9 p.m.
Tuesday, June 25
Bailey Island to Boothbay Windjammers Race. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fireworks Party Cruise 2019 on Lake Winnipesaukee

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 4, 2019 M/S Mount Washington, departing from 211 Lakeside Avenue Laconia, NH

Lake Winnipesaukee is an exciting place on the Fourth of July. Small boats light up the lake while they wait for the fireworks. Join us for a cruise with dinner and dancing while we scout for fireworks around the lake.

Lake Sunapee Musical Cruise with Opera North

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 MV Mount Washington, 1 Lake Avenue Sunapee, NH

Set sail aboard the MV Mount Sunapee and enjoy dinner and a concert featuring Opera North resident artists while cruising beautiful Lake Sunapee.

Dance

Ballroom Dance Lessons

May 8, 2019 - Sep 4, 2019 Towers of Narragansett, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI

Take social dance lessons every Wednesday evening all year long! Ballroom, Salsa, Tango and Latin. No experience or partner necessary and lessons change regularly so there’s always something fresh. Email: info@TwirlTheGirl.com

MOMIX: Opus Cactus

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street Great Barrington, MA

Moses Pendleton's thrilling work about the desert world. With its dreamy illusion style, MOMIX explores the mysterious creatures and cacti of the desert. Surreal, wondrous and massively creative, there's nothing like the MOMIX performance experience.

Choreographer Reggie Wilson and Fist and Heel Performance Group

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield, MA

Award-winning choreographer Reggie Wilson presents a roving performance with his Brooklyn-based Fist and Heel Performance Group. Wilson’s studies of black Shakers and what their worship may have looked like, “explores the intersection of worship and dance with poetic imagination” (The New York Times). Tickets include all-day admission to the Village. Wilson and the Fist and Heel Performance Group will dance at the Village on the eve of the world premiere of POWER, July 10-14 at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2019.

Dance -- Participation

Dancing on The Row

Jun 14, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019 Assembly Row, 355 Artisan Way Somerville, MA

Join Metamovements Latin Dance Company and Assembly Row to do Salsa Dancing On The Row. Salsa1 On 1 lesson is at 6 p.m. followed by Timba Lines and Social dancing until 9 p.m. with MetaMovements and DJ Rob Suave. Note: the location will be on the street at Assembly Row East next to LOFT Outlet and JP Licks!
Dates: June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, August 9, August 23, September 6, September 30.

1940’s Style Swing Dance

Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 3, 2019 Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street Portsmouth, NH

Jump, jive and swing to the music of the Beantown Swing Orchestra at a 1940s-style swing dance. Dance Lessons (free instruction with a ticket to the dance) start at 6 p.m. and the band boogies from 7 to 9 p.m. Then watch the Portsmouth fireworks display from Strawbery Banke. Tickets

Festivals

Hoedown at Blow-Me-Down Farm

Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 Blow Me Down Farm, Wilson Road Cornish, NH

Big Apple Circus director Mark Lonergan and a team of professional circus artists team up with Opera North again this summer for “Singers and Swingers, 2.0” Celebrate American dreams with the music of Copland, Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and more. General admission.

Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival 2019

Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 300 North Main Street Northampton, MA

Come enjoy the Highland dance competition, heavy athletics, pipe and drum competition, massed bands, clan tents, Scottish food and vendors, beer and mead, bands from Scotland. The music is full of energy and very entertaining. This is a cultural event you do not want to miss.

Chester Fall Craft Festival

Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 on the Green Chester, VT

Enjoy strolling our town green lined with Victorian-era painted ladies. The festival features handmade crafts including glass, pottery, fiber art, woodcarvings, turned wooden bowls, watercolor and landscape paintings, paper art, hand crafted soaps, jewelry, and photography. Don't miss the midday music provided by Vermont entertainers and the Saturday Beer Garden behind the Fullerton Inn.

Fireworks

Riverfront Fireworks

Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Great River Park & Mortensen Riverfront Plaza Hartford, CT

Start the night off with a concert on either side of the river and prepare to be enjoy the fireworks show.

Gardens

Secret Garden Tour 2019

Jul 14, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 Provincetown Art Association & Museum, 460 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

This is a self-guided journey through Provincetown’s stunning gardens. Enjoy exclusive access to private gardens in a walkable loop in a residential neighborhood in Provincetown, free admission to PAAM, free parking, and free transportation between your car, the gardens, and the museum.

Health & Fitness

Mindful Yoga with Yoga Roots

May 21, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road Shelburne, VT

Shelburne Museum hosts a monthly yoga series. Intro yoga class is taught by Yoga Roots on the museum grounds at the following locations:
May 21: Ticonderoga
June 18: Webb Gallery of American Art
July 23: Pleissner Gallery
August 20: Bostwick Garden

Historic

American Lives: Timeline of American History

Jun 29, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019 Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street Portsmouth, NH

Dozens of costumed re-enactors and living history performers, presenting American history from 1602 to 1945, join the museum's roleplayers for interactions all day long across the campus. The event is included with regular daily admission. Guest reenactors include: Strange and Farre, early North American settlers; Crew of the Raven, maritime history; Salem Trayned Band, 17th-century weaponry, 1637; 42nd Regiment of Foot, French and Indian War soldiers, 1756; Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People; Portsmouth Train Band, military training day; His Majesty's Tenth Regiment of Foot, Infantry unit of the British Army; Piscataqua Rangers Fife and Drum Corp; Dr. Jackson, Portsmouth’s 18th century medicine; The Federal Ladies, demonstrating women’s lives in 1798; Harriet Jacobs, an African American writer in 1842; Oney Judge Staines, describing colonial slavery; Kearsarge Afterguard, Federal Civil War Navy; Corbin’s Battery, Civil War howitzer battery; Yesterday's Gentlemen & Ladies from the Gilded Age to the Progressive Era; NE Woman Suffrage Association; Bessie Coleman, an African American aviator; Mack Fire Truck 1930 pumper; Pine Tree Chapter Model As, Model A Ford autos from the 1930s; Vintage Express, women supporting the WWII war effort.

Ice Cream Social at Thompson Ice House 2019

Jul 7, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019 Thompson Ice House, 4568 ME-129, Bristol, ME

Participants can hand crank ice cream using ice from the ice house to make their ice cream, while others simply enjoy eating ice cream and socializing with friends and neighbors.

Second Sundays at Prescott Farm

Jul 14, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 Prescott Farm, 2009 W Main Road, Middletown, RI

Each month Newport Restoration Foundation joins a partner to highlight the expansive history and horticulture of Prescott Farm. Explore the nature trails, chat with expert presenters, or climb inside the historic windmill – themes, guests, and activities change monthly. This program is held rain or shine.
July 14 -- Middletown & Portsmouth historical societies shed light on Prescott’s Capture
August 11 -- Gray’s Grist Mill takes us from seed to Johnnycake
September 8 -- Aquidneck Community Table hosts a pop-up farmers market
October 13 -- Aquidneck Stone Wall Initiative describes stone walls on the island

Museums

Exhibit: Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance

May 3, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI

"Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance 1850-1970: describes this distinctive company, established in 1831 in Providence, Rhode Island. Home to the largest collection of Gorham, the RISD Museum presents exceptional silver and mixed-metal wares, reflecting the industry, artistry, innovation, and technology of the manufactory for 120 years. Exhibit on display through December 1, 2019.

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition

Jun 19, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 The Castle at Park Plaza, 130 Columbus Avenue Boston, MA

Downton Abbey: The Exhibition, based on the beloved television show, takes you into the scenes and sets of early-20th-century England and the Crawley family's lives. Enjoy the social history, culture, and important moments from the show’s six-season run. Schedule and tickets.

Exhibition: William Wegman: Outside In at Shelburne Museum

Jun 22, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 Shelburne Museum, 6000 Shelburne Road Shelburne, VT

Shelburne Museum presents 40 years of William Wegman's artwork examining the natural world. The exhibition showcases more than 60 works of art in a variety of media. Exhibit is open through October 20, 2019.

Radiance Rediscovered: Stained Glass by Tiffany and La Farge

Jun 30, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA

This exhibition is centered on two sets of exquisite memorial windows created by Louis C. Tiffany and John La Farge, Originally located in Boston's Mount Vernon Congregational Church, the windows were given to Worcester Art Museum when the church vacated its building. Exhibit is on display through December 1, 2019.

Music

Summer 2019 Music at Feast & Field

May 30, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 Feast & Field Market, 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road Barnard, VT

Every Thursday, BarnArts Thursday Music Series is presented at the farmers’ market in Barnard.
June
June 6: Jay Nash, Americana singer-songwriter; June 13: Julian & Charles, vibes and harp duo; June 20: Pete’s Posse, folk/roots; June 27: Flynn, indie-soul;
July
July 4: Billy Wylder, folk/rock/world; July 11: Bow Thayer, folk/rock; July 18: Mayfly, old-time; July 25: Mamuse, folk-soul-revival
August
August 1: Strangled Darlings, indie-folk; August 8: JigJam, Irish bluegrass; August 15: Les Poules à Colin, Quebecois; August 22: Kalbells, dream pop; August 29: Haywire, Americana
September
September 5: Triton, Celtic/French; September 12: The Fretless, trad; September 19: Moxley Union, rock & roll; September 26: open mic

Tribute Thursdays at Foxwoods

Jun 6, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 Live@Atrium Bar & Lounge at Foxwoods Mashantucket, CT

Every Thursday starting through August, visitors to Foxwoods can enjoy rock n’ roll classics for free at Live@Atrium Bar & Lounge . Featured bands include tributes for everyone from the Beatles and Bon Jovi to Aerosmith and the Allman Brothers; see below for a full schedule.
June 6 – Takin’ It to the Streets: The Doobie Brothers Tribute
June 13 – Awaken: YES Tribute
June 20 – On the Serious Side: Tower of Power Tribute
June 27 – Chicago Total Access: Chicago Tribute
July 4 – 1 Wild Night: Bon Jovi Tribute
July 11 – Crazy On You: Heart Tribute
July 18 – Brickyard Road: Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute
July 25 – The Brothers of the Road: Allman Brothers Tribute
August 1 – Back In Time: Huey Lewis Tribute
August 8 – Sacred Fire: Santana Tribute
August 15 – New York State of Mind: v Billy Joel Tribute
August 22 – Pump: Aerosmith Tribute
August 29 – The Cast of Beatlemania: Beatles Tribute

Thursday Night Live Music at the Towers

Jun 6, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 The Towers, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI

June 20 -- Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats. Start the evening with swing dance lessons by Providence Swings.
June 27 -- Neal and the Vipers. A mix of blues, rock and roll and funk
July 4 -- Superchief Trio. Hard-driving piano, hot trombone, blazing guitar.
July 11 – Reminisce. Doo-wop from 50s and early 60s.
July 18 -- Johnny Nicholas. Performing Tex-Mex blues, Nicholas is one of the best bluesmen ever.
August 1 – Magnolia. New England’s Cajun band. High-energy two steps and sultry waltzes.
August 8 -- Roger Ceresi’s All Starz. Aight of R&B, classic rock and oldies.
August 15 -- Eight to the Bar. Boogie woogie and swing music that gets everyone on their feet.
August 22 -- Dynamite Rhythm. Powerful vocals and smooth harmonies.
August 29 -- Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. Right from Louisiana with an authentic Cajun sound.

Summer in the Park Concert Series 2019

Jun 6, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 Pappas Recreation Complex, 203 Pakachoag Street, Auburn, MA

Date is always the following Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.
June 6 – G.A.C.C. (chorus)
June 13 – Tequila Bonfire (country rock)
June 20 – Throwback to the '60s
June 27 – Red Light (rock)
July 11 – Red Line (dance, funk rock)
July 18 – Boombox (1970s, '80s, and '90s)
July 25th – 4 Ever Fab (The Beatles)
August 1 – Ayla Brown, American Idol contestant (country)
August 8 – XS Band (Motown to Top 40)
August 15 – Aquanett ('80s rock)
August 22 – Dock 10 (classic rock)
August 29 – Robert Black (Elvis)

Cooler in the Mountains Concert Series 2019

Jun 11, 2019 - Jul 11, 2019 Snowshed Base Area at Killington, 4763 Killington Road Killington, VT

Grab a lawn chair, a beach blanket, friends and family. The Snowshed Umbrella bar will be pouring beer and signature cocktails. Food for sale includes barbecue, surf n' turf kabobs, pulled pork, marinated chicken sandwiches, black bean chipotle burgers, salads, and burgers. Killington Resort will determine whether the venue will be outdoors or indoors by 11 a.m. on the day of the event based on weather reports. Lineup:
July 6 -- Mo Lowda and the Humble
July 13 -- Wild Adriatic
July 20 - Juice
July 27 - Oliver Hazard
August 3 - Hayley Jane & The Primates
August 10 - Badfish - A Tribute to Sublime
August 17 - Motel Black
August 24 - Remember Jones with SixFoxWhiskey
August 31 - The Ballroom Thieves

Summer Sounds Concert Series 2019

Jun 11, 2019 - Aug 6, 2019 Mystic River Park, Cottrell Street, Mystic,, CT

The Summer Sounds concert series is presented by Noank-Mystic Community Band The concerts, which feature a local community music group each week, are free; bring lawn chairs or blankets. Picnics are welcome.
June 11 As Time Goes By
June 18 -- Noank-Mystic Community Band
June 25 -- Thames River Big Band
July 2 -- U.S. Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band
July 9 -- Middletown Symphonic Band
July 16 -- Old Lyme Town Band
July 23 -- Westerly Band
July 30 -- Waterford Community Band
August 6 -- Noank-Mystic Community Band

Free Summer Concerts 2019 at Church Street Marketplace

Jun 12, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 lower Church Street near City Hall, Burlington, VT

June
June 12: John Daly Band; June 14: Grayson Ty; June 19: The Talbott Brothers; June 21: Useless Cans; June 26: Lowell Thompson Music; June 28: The Revenants
July
July 5: Mikahely; July 10: The Starline Rhythm Boys; July 12: Alex2e; July 17: The Green Mountain Playboys; July 19: Red Hot Juba; July 24: Mosa; July 26: Maddy Walsh & The Blind Spots; July 31: Bella and The Notables.
August
August 2: Nicholas Edward Williams; August 7: Moose Crossing; August 9: The Zeichner Trio; August 14: John Emil Music; August 16: Bessette Quartet; August 21: Jenni Johnson and the Jazz Junketeers; August 23: AliT; August 28: TBD.

Music at the Fort

Jun 17, 2019 - Sep 19, 2019 Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Drive Newport, RI

Join us all summer long on the third Thursday of every month for live music. Food and refreshments are available from Newport Craft Brewing and Distillery Company and many food trucks. The concerts are for all ages and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on the lawn while they enjoy the live music and views of Newport Harbor.
Dates of music: June 20, July 18, August 15, and September 19.

Concerts Under the Elms 2019

Jun 20, 2019 - Aug 1, 2019 John Brown House Museum lawn, 52 Power Street, Providence, RI

This year, each concert will feature two food trucks- one for dinner cuisine, and the other to satiate a sweet tooth. Also, the first floor of John Brown House Museum will be free and open to all guests. Schedule:
June 20 -- American Band. Food Truck: Lotus Pepper. Dessert Truck: Like No Udder
June 27 -- Magnolia. Food Truck: Fancheezcal! Dessert Truck: Atomic Blonde Ice Cream
July 11 -- Steve Smith & the Nakeds. Food Truck: Noble Knots. Dessert Truck: Like No Udder
July 18 -- The Becky Chace Band. Food Truck: HG80. Dessert Truck: Atomic Blonde Ice Cream
July 25 – Driftwoods. Food Truck: Noble Knots. Dessert Truck: Like No Udder
August 1 -- Neal & The Vipers. Food Truck: Fugo. Dessert Truck: Atomic Blonde Ice Cream In case of inclement weather, call 401-331-8575 ext. 133 after 1:30 p.m. on the day of the concert. Rain date is August 8.

Bands on the Beach 2019

Jun 22, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Salisbury Beach Stage, Salisbury Beach, North End Boulevard Salisbury, MA

June 22 -- Lisa Love Experience at 7:30 p.m.
June 29 -- Summer Kick Off Country Beach Jam with No Shoes Nation Band at 3 p.m.
July 4 -- Joppa Flatts at 7:30 p.m.
July 6 -- Beatlejuice at 7:30 p.m.
July 10 -- The Stones Cry Out & Right Hand Shade at 6:45 p.m.
July 13 -- Entrain at 7:30 p.m.
July 17 -- Rock Worship & Two Bands at 6:45 p.m.
July 20 -- Joshua Tree: Premier U2 Tribute at 7:30 p.m.
July 24 -- Hope Worship Band & Tenley Westbrook at 6:45 p.m.
July 26 -- Buffett Beach Blast at 5 p.m.
July 27 -- James Montgomery Band at 7:30 p.m.
July 31 -- Raging Grace Brad Illian & Calvary Bible Praise Band at 6:45 p.m.
August 3 -- The Rebels: Tom Petty Tribute at 7:30 p.m.
August 7 -- Byfield Parish Praise Band & Live2Love Worship at 6:45 p.m.
August 10 -- The Eagles Experience: Premiere Eagles Tribute Show at 7:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Factory

Jun 23, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI

This is four Sunday evening live jazz performances in the historic 1793 Old Slater Mill factory in downtown Pawtucket,
June 23 -- Rebecca Cline Trio. Latin Jazz impresario Rebecca Cline has made a mark on the stage, in the studio, and in music education. She co-leads Boston-area Enclave, a Latin Jazz quartet, and Obbini Tumbao Latin Groove, a dance band.
June 30 -- Dan Moretti Quintet with Greg Abate. Dan Moretti is a multi-genre saxophonist, composer, educator and band leader with an eclectic performing and recording career. Greg Abate is an international jazz artist who continues to tour the globe.

Summer Concerts Series at Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Jun 23, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Road Stamford, CT

June 23 -- Tim Currie's Motown Review
June 30 -- Sun Kings Beatles tribute band
July 7 -- Abbie Gardner channels Lucinda and Bonnie
July 14 -- Bob Button Big Band
July 21 -- The Cutouts is a classic rock quartet
July 28 -- Hiroshi Yamazacki plays jazz
August 4 -- Gunsmoke plays traditional country music.
August 11 -- Maria Tiscia and Rio Bound bring the sounds of Sergio Mendes and Brazil 66
August 18 -- Richard "Cookie" Thomas is a jazz vocalist.
August 25 -- Sister Sun family folk band

Bowdoin International Music Festival 2019

Jun 24, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College, 255 Maine Street, Brunswick, ME

Two Sunday concerts will present Imani Winds and Yefim Bronfman. Monday concerts bring the Calidore, American, Jupiter, and Ying Quartets and the Horzowski Trio. Jupiter and Ying Quartets will perform twice. Wednesdays are the realm of festival faculty, guest artists, and fellows exploring the chamber music repertoire. Fridays in 2019 bring violinist Tessa Lark, playing Sibelius’s violin concerto in D minor, and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. Last year tickets sold out quickly; reserve your seats soon!

Phish

Jun 25, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, Main and Railroad streets Bangor, ME

Phish will hit the road this summer with a 26-date tour, including performanes at this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival in Manchester, TN.

Watch Hill Sunset Concerts 2019

Jun 25, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 Watch Hill Village Green Bay Street and Plympton Hill Road, Westerly, RI

Free outdoor concert every other Tuesday on the Watch Hill Village Green. Plenty of free parking is provided in a lot adjacent to the venue also in the lot by the carousel. Come to relax and listen to this eclectic mix of musical talents. Lineup:
June 25 -- Soulshot (Reggae/Ska)
July 9 -- Jake Kulak And The Lowdown (Blues
July 23 -- King's Highway (Caribbean Jazz)
August 6 -- The Bagboys (Bluegrass)
August 20 -- Atwater-Donnelly Trio

An Evening with Earth, Wind & Fire

Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 28, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

Earth, Wind & Fire has won an impressive nine Grammy Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement (2012). In 2000, Earth, Wind & Fire was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Talcott Mountain Music Festival 2019

Jun 28, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 Simsbury Meadows, 22 Iron Horse Blvd., Simsbury, CT

The Hartford Symphony Orchestra hosts the Talcott Mountain Music Festival all summer. Pack a picnic and enjoy law seating or a table. Tickets are sold by the show or by season packages.
June 28 -- Dancing in the Street. The Music of Motown. Hits by artists like Marvin Gaye, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Diana Ross, The Temptations, and Stevie Wonder.
July 5 -- Celebrate America! HSO and the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir perform all of your patriotic favorites and tunes from the movies. Fireworks follow the concert.
July 12 -- Come Fly with Me: Celebrating the Music of Frank Sinatra. Vocalist Rob Zappullachannels Ol’ Blue Eyes with music from every decade of classic Sinatra.
July 19 -- Swan Lake & Sleeping Beauty. Hear excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s greatest works: Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty, and the Violin Concerto in D Major.
July 26 -- The Music of Elton John. Elton John’s musicianship and songwriting have kept him among the favorites of all music lovers for decades. Time:

Music in the Meadow 2019

Jun 29, 2019 - Jun 29, 2019 Motel In the Meadow, 936 VT Route 11 West, Chester, VT

Music in the Meadow raises funds for Komen New England (breast cancer assitance). Music, food, raffles, silent auction, horseshoe tournament and family games.

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Jun 30, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

This Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo blends the sounds of metal, jazz, and Hispanic roots music in their own unique, unmistakable style. In demand in the U.S. and around the world, they have sold out the Hollywood Bowl and the Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Summer Festival Tour

Jul 1, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019 See description below many towns, VT

The 2019 theme “Strike Up the Orchestra!” was crated by guest conductor Sharon Lavery, making her VSO debut. The orchestra showcases the composers who set America to music: Gershwin, Joplin, Bernstein, Copland, and John Williams.
July 1 – Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden
July 2 – Hunter Park, Manchester
July 3 – Grafton Ponds, Grafton
July 4 -- Shelburne Museum, Shelburne
July 5 – Suicide Six ski Area, South Pomfret
July 7 -- Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, Stowe

Josh Groban at Tanglewood

Jul 2, 2019 - Jul 2, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

Singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban returns to Tanglewood, bringing his summer 2019 Bridges tour to the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Mr. Groban has entertained fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums and DVDs , electrifying live performances, and comedic film and television appearances.

Tuesdays on the Terrace with Tom Richter & The Sidewalk Boys

Jul 2, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 Strawbery Banke Museum, 14 Hancock Street Portsmouth, NH

The popular open-air acoustic music concerts series, Tuesdays on the Terrace, returns to Strawbery Banke Museum. Tom Richter & The Sidewalk Boys return to the terrace with original folk, blues and Americana. A different artist performs on the terrace each Tuesday in July and August.

Foghat

Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 3, 2019 Tupelo Music Hall, 10 A Street, Derry, NH

Foghat’s live performances show why the band is still around today and why they will be able to keep on rockin’ as long as they want. Foghat’s thunderous blend of blues, boogie and butt-kickin’ rock ‘n’ roll are shaking walls and fans everywhere.

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 5, 2019 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet performs some of the bst Cajun music on the planet, fusing the spirits of New Orleans jazz, blues rock, folk, swamp pop, Zydeco, country and bluegrass.

Earth, Wind & Fire

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 5, 2019 Mohegan Sun Arena, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Earth, Wind & Fire has sold out concerts all around the globe over five decades, scored eight #1 hits and have sold over 100 million albums worldwide. Celebrating timeless songs and a commitment to spreading positivity, Earth, Wind & Fire has consistently made music that has bridged the gap among all generations and nationalities.

Opening Night at Tanglewood with Music by Mozart and Mahler featuring Pianist Emanuel Ax

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 5, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood Lenox, MA

a in its Opening Night concert of the season with Tanglewood favorite Emanuel Ax performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22, on a program with Mahler’s Symphony No. 5.

Phish at Fenway

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 Fenway Park Boston, MA

Formed in Vermont in 1983, Phish—Jon Fishman, Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon and Page McConnell—are known as masters of improvisation, humor and intricacy. Phish wears the mantle of a leading jam band.

Party on the Rooftop | Hot Summer Fun 2019

Jul 5, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Party on the Rooftop is the best spot for over-21 fun with $3 beers, specialty cocktails, wine, fire pits, table games, slot machines, food trucks, cornhole and more. There will not be rain dates or make-up dates. In bad weather, cancellations only will be announced by 2 p.m. on the day of the event.
July 5 -- Parrotbeach Jimmy Buffet tribute band. With Backyard Smokers LLC, The Whey Station, NoRA Cupcake Company
July 12 -- Chicken Fried Zac Brown tribute band. With Backyard Smokers LLC, 744 Express, Canterbury Cones
July 19 -- 5 Against 1 Pearl Jam tribute band. With Munchies Food Truck, Captain Scott's Lobster Truck
July 26 -- Big Eyed Phish Dave Matthews tribute band. With The Whey Station, NoRA Cupcake Company
August 2 -- Pirate Flag Band Kenny Chesney tribute band. With Backyard Smokers LLC, Spuds Your Way, T.C. Scoops
August 9 -- Black Dog Led Zeppelin tribute band. With Backyard Smokers LLC, Munchies Food Truck, Canterbury Cones
August 16 -- Queen Flash Queen tribute band. With Uncle D's Blazin BBQ, 744 Express, Canterbury Cones
August 23 -- Bon Jersey Bon Jovi tribute band. With Munchies Food Truck, Spuds Your Way, NoRA Cupcake Company
August 30 -- Wild Heart Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac tribute band. With The Whey Station, Captain Scott's Lobster Truck

Across the Stars: Music of John Williams with the Boston Pops

Jul 7, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood Lenox, MA

Join the Boston Pops for as performance of the music of John Williams, the first of three such concerts this summer. Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performs music from "Star Wars," "Dracula," and "Harry Potter," along with other haunting.

Music in the Meadow 2019

Jul 7, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019 Trapp Family Lodge Concert Meadow, 700 Trapp Hill Road, Stowe, VT

The Meadow opens for picnicking two hours before the concert. In case of inclement weather, Music in the Meadow concerts will be held at the Stowe High School.
July 7 -- Vermont Symphony Orchestra’s 2019 Summer Festival Tour. The orchestra showcases the composers who set America to music: Gershwin, Joplin, Bernstein, Copland, and the foremost film composer of our generation, John Williams. The concert closes with a fireworks display and Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture. 7:30-10 p.m. Over age 18, $30; age 6-17, $5. Tickets.
July 21 -- Bumper Jacksons. Bumper Jacksons re-create sounds of the old 78 records and dress them up with their ow style, It has been honored as the Mid-Atlantic’s Artist of the Year and Best Traditional Band. 7-9p.m. Over age 18, $30; age 6-17, $10. Tickets.
August 4 -- Ruthie Foster. Foster has performed with Bonnie Raitt, the Allman Brothers at New York’s Beacon Theater, and Susan Tedeschi. Her music is described as “some folk, some blues, some soul, some rock, some gospel.” 7-9 p.m. Over age 18, $30-$25; age 6-17, $10. Tickets.

Spruce Peak Folk Festival 2019

Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 11, 2019 Spruce Peak, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, VT

The Spruce Peak Folk Festival is a wonderland of traditional and cutting-edge Americana, bluegrass, and folk held on the green at Spruce Peak in Stowe, VT. Performances by Francesca Blanchard, Mipso,the Milk Carton Kids, Lowell Thompson, Parsonsfield, and Shawn Colvin.

Jupiter String Quartet – Imprimatur

Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 11, 2019 Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street Rockport, ME

Jupiter String Quartet is an important voice in chamber music having performed in many of the world’s finest halls, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Kati Agócs’ Imprimatur (2018) explores a transformation in which a single musical idea "imprints itself upon the memory. " The program also includes Mozart Quartet in A Major, K. 464 and Dvorak String Quartet No. 13 in G Major, Op. 106

Summer Concert Series 2019 of the Bay Chamber Music School

Jul 11, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 Rockport Opera House, 6 Central Street; Union Hall, 24 Central Street, Rockport, ME

Artists from all over the world return each summer to perform at the beloved Rockport Opera House or at Union Hall as guests of the Bay Chamber Music School.
July 11 -- Jupiter String Quartet - Imprimatur . At Rockport Opera House. 7:30 p.m.
July 12 -- The Sound Of Science . At Union Hall. 5:30 p.m.
July 12 -- A Cyclic Expedition . At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.
July 18 -- Transfigured Night . At Rockport Opera House. 7:30 p.m.
July 19 -- Gandelsman, Nicolas & Iverson. At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.
July 25 -- La Belle Époque . At Rockport Opera House. 7:30 p.m.
July 26 -- Tales Transformed . At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.
August 1 -- Bach, Mozart And Fauré. At Rockport Opera House. 7:30 p.m.
August 2 -- Meet Orion Weiss . At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.
August 2 – Metamorfose . At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.
August 8 – Capriccio . At Rockport Opera House. 7:30 p.m.
August 9 -- The Nightingale’s Sonata. At Rockport Opera House. 5:30 p.m.
August 9 -- Candlelit Baroque Concert . At Union Hall. 8:30 p.m.

Berklee Summer Series presents Dub Blood

Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Derby Square, 24 Front Street, Salem, MA

Dub Blood is a 5 piece reggae band based out of Boston. Dub Blood is a raw, new sound that leaves their audience always asking for more.

Jimmie Vaughn

Jul 14, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

Jimmie Vaughan dedicates his career to keep the blues alive and in touch with music fans everywhere. His new album, "Baby, Please Come Home," is a celebration of everything the blues can be.

Tommy Emmanuel

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 Cabot, 286 Cabot Street Beverly, MA

Tommy Emmanuel is one of five people ever named a certified guitar player by his idol, music icon Chet Atkins. Today, he plays hundreds of sold-out shows every year from Nashville to Sydney to London.

Aria Jukebox with Opera North

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 United Methodist Church, 18 School Street, Lebanon, NH

An evening of opera highlights sung by Opera North resident artists. The singers will have three arias in their jukebox and the selection with the most votes will be included in the performance. The result will be a spontaneous and surprising concert encompassing a range of styles and composers.

Lionel Richie at Mohegan Sun

Jul 20, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Lionel Richie's music is essential to pop music; he is one of only two songwriters to have #1 records for nine consecutive years. Richie is known for his mega-hits such as “Endless Love,” “Lady,” “Truly,” “All Night Long,” “Penny Lover,” “Stuck on You,” “Hello,” “Say You, Say Me,” “Dancing on the Ceiling.”

Elvis Costello & The Imposters And Blondie Summer tour

Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd Uncasville, CT

Elvis Costello's wide-ranging recording career began in 1977 with the release of "My Aim Is True." Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ widely renowned "Look Now" was released in 2018. The catalogue will soon include the E.P., Purse, containing songwriting collaborations with Burt Bacharach and Paul McCartney and musical settings of lyrics by Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. Blondie remains a true national treasure.

"The Magic Flute" with Opera Maine

Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle Street Portland, ME

Magnificent music draws you into a fantasy world, where Prince Tamino and the bird catcher Papageno embark upon a trial-filled journey to rescue the beautiful daughter of the Queen of the Night. The twisting tale of good, evil, enlightenment, and love will captivate young and old alike. Opera is sung in two acts, in German, with English dialogue and supertitles. Three hours and 20 minutes, 1 intermission.
Dates; July 24 at 7:30 p.m. and July 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Old Lyme Midsummer Festival Concert with Nekita Waller

Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 25, 2019 Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Connecticut State Troubadour Nekita Waller will be bringing your favorite music spanning several decades from pop, Motown, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Tower to Power, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, Classic Rock, R&B, and originals. Part of the Old Lyme Midsummer Festival, this free annual concert at the Florence Griswold Museum is always a favorite and makes for a perfect summer evening on the banks of the Lieutenant River.

Godsmack at Mohegan Sun Arena

Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Boston hard rocker, Godsmack, comes to Mohegan Sun Arena. In April 2018, Godsmack released their seventh full – length album, When Legends Rise. Floor is standing general admission. There will be no chairs on the floor.

Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart & his Fabulous Superlatives

Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 25 Dallas Hill Road Rangeley, ME

Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart & his Fabulous Superlatives perform at the Rangeley Health and Wellness benefit concert. This will be a great evening filled with music and a beautiful sunset over Rangeley Lake. NO food, drink, weapons (pocket knives included) are permitted on premise. Food vendors and a beer garden on site.

The Mammals at the Shaker Barn Music Series

Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield, MA

This quintet on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, organ, bass, and drums identifies itself at “subversive acoustic traditionalists.” Opener is Izzy Heltai. This seasonal concert series happens in the Shaker barn overlooking an authentic Shaker village. Seeds is serving dinner (in the restaurant, on the terrace, or in a picnic box). The barn bar opens an hour before the show and serves snacks, drinks, and beer.

Dar Star Orchestra

Aug 1, 2019 - Aug 1, 2019 Stony Creek Brewery, 5 Indian Neck Avenue, Branford, CT

Continuing a long and strange trip since humble beginnings over a decade ago, Dark Star Orchestra’s determined commitment to ‘raising the Dead’ has drawn nationwide attention:

A Summer Evening with Natalie Merchant

Aug 2, 2019 - Aug 2, 2019 Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive Stowe, VT

Natalie Merchant joined the folk rock band 10,000 Maniacs in 1981, and before launching her solo career in 1993.

Tribute Fest: Voyage & Dark Desert Eagles

Aug 3, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019 Bold Point Park, 1 Pier Road, East Providence, RI

Tribute Fest 2019 features Voyage, the Journey Tribute Band and Dark Desert Eagles with special guests Fleetwood Macked:The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute and Whole Lotta Heart at Bold Point Park. Reserved seating and general admission tickets available. Tickets.

Hootie & the Blowfish and Barenaked Ladies

Aug 3, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019 Xfinity Center Mansfield, MA

The rich voice of Darius Rucker and masterly string work by guitaris lead the band that has sold over 25 million records worldwide. In 2018, Barenake Ladies celebrated its 30th anniversary with the release of a dynamic new album, "Fake Nudes."

Jim Messina

Aug 4, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019 Odeum, 59 Main Street East Greenwich, RI

While acting as producer and engineer for Buffalo Springfield, JIm Messina ultimately joined the band as its bass player. When “the Springfield” disbanded in 1968, Messina and fellow band mate Richie Furay formed Poco. With Jim on lead guitar, Poco defined a new musical genre, Country Rock.

The Weight Band with members of The Band and the Levon Helm Band

Aug 9, 2019 - Aug 9, 2019 Strand, 345 Main Street Rockland, ME

The Weight Band originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock, New York barn of Levon Helm when Jim Weider and Randy Ciarlante — both former members of The Band — performed “Songs of The Band.” Garth Hudson, Jimmy Vivino and Byron Isaacs carry on the legacy of the unforgettable rock group.

Entrain

Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Infinity Norfolk, 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk, CT

Funky reggae with a jazzy blues fusion and some fun brass tones. That's what is in store with Entrain. Bring your dancing shoes, this is going to be fun.

2019 RI Blues Fest

Aug 10, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Events Center at Mulligan's Island 1000 New London Avenue, Cranston, RI

This year's Blues Fest will feature up and coming and established blues musicians from across New England. From traditional sounds to more modern blues rock sounds,
Saturday, August 10
Crossrhode Blues Band at 1 p.m.; Heidi Nirk Band at 3 p.m.; Ed Peabody & the Big Blue Thang at 5 p.m.; Lois Greco Band at 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 11
Chris Stovall Brown at 1 p.m.; Travis Colby Band at 3 p.m.; The Silks at 5 p.m. The festival opens each day at 12noon for attendees to find the best seat and get some hot food and cold drinks before the musical line up kicks off. Special guests will be making appearances each day and activities and fun will abound. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, umbrellas and your own toys to enjoy an entire afternoon at the Events Center. But please do not bring your own food, drink, coolers, pets (only service animals allowed), tents or canopies. For more information go to: www.RIBluesFest.com

Berklee Summer Series presents Safiya and Friends

Aug 11, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Derby Square, 24 Front Street, Salem, MA

Safiya and Friends's musical dialects re based in jazz and Afro-Caribbean roots.

Star Wars: A New Hope with the Boston Pops

Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 16, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood Lenox, MA

Tanglewood presents Star Wars: A New Hope, a showing of the classic 1977 film

Delbert McClinton

Aug 17, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, 32 Front Street Hartford, CT

Multi-Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton has lived his dreams for more than six decades. He says, "One of the most important things about my songs continues to be that there is always a way out. Nothing I write spirals into the abyss. It’s all ‘I’ll be all right.’ "

The O'Jays & Kool and The Gang

Aug 17, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd. Mashantucket, CT

The O'Jays developed the Sound of Philadelphia, nailing big hits with “Backstabbers,” “Love Train,” and many more.

John Mayall

Aug 18, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 Infinity Music Hall, 20 Greenwoods Road West Norfolk, CT

John Mayall is an English blues singer and founder of John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, which included some of the most famous blues and blues-rock musicians of all time: Eric Clapton, Kal David Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Don "Sugarcane" Harris, Harvey Mandel, Aynsley Dunbar Walter Trout and Coco Montoya.

Santana and the Doobie Brothers

Aug 20, 2019 - Aug 20, 2019 Xfinity Center, 885 South Main Street Mansfield, MA

Santana: Supernatural Now Tour will be coming to Xfinity Center along with The Doobie Brothers.

Jonas Brothers: The Happiness Begins Tour

Aug 21, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 Mohegan sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd. Uncasville, CT

Grammy-nominated trio the Jonas Brothers begin a 40-city Happiness Begins Tour this summer and fall with special guests Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw. The announcement coincides with the launch of the pre-order for the band’s highly anticipated comeback album Happiness Begins.

Nellie McKay

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 Hancock Shaker Village, 1843 West Housatonic Street Pittsfield, MA

Nellie McKay cover lots of ground, including an album honoring the ingénue Doris Day, and a cabaret show focussed on the transgender jazz pianist Billy Tipton. Opener: Corey Laitman This seasonal concert series happens in the Shaker barn overlooking an authentic Shaker village. Seeds is serving dinner (in the restaurant, on the terrace, or in a picnic box). The barn bar opens an hour before the show and serves snacks, drinks, and beer.

Old Time Music Picnic at South County Museum

Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019 South County Museum, 115 Strathmore Street Narragansett, RI

The South County Jammers will host the Old Time Music Picnic. The Jammers have been playing old-time fiddle tunes in and around South County for more than 15 years.Visitors are encouraged to bring their own acoustic instruments and join the festivities.

pat Benatar and Neil Gilaldo: 40th Anniversary tour

Aug 27, 2019 - Aug 27, 2019 Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts, 40 Jesup Road Westport, CT

Pat Benatar has always been a rule-breaker and a trail-blazer with more than 30 years of rock 'n' roll performing. Her husband, Neil “Spyder James” Giraldo, has been a professional musician, producer and songwriter for over four decades, changing the face of the pop charts throughout the 1980s. For this ticketed event, chairs are provided for all concert-goers; seating is general admission within each section. This concert is rain or shine.

Gladys Knight with the Spinners

Aug 28, 2019 - Aug 28, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

Seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight makes her Tanglewood debut. Known as the Empress of Soul, Knight’s hits include “Midnight Train to Georgia” and “That’s What Friends Are For,” among countless others. R&B group The Spinners—known for songs like “One Of A Kind Love Affair” and “Working My Way Back To You”—open this performance.

Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers

Aug 29, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 Payomet Performing Arts Center, 29 Old Dewline Road North Truro, MA

Peter Wolf is known as the lead singer of the J. Geils Band, and his solo career has led to many excellent recordings, With his band, The Midnight Travelers, Wolf brings funky, blues-laden rock 'n' roll.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa Etheridge

Aug 30, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

The combination of Pat Benatar’s vocals with Neil Giraldo’s songwriting and guitar have created 19 Top 40 hits, including “We Belong,” “Invincible,” “Love Is a Battlefield,” “Promises in The Dark,” and “We Live for Love.” Benatar and Giraldo perform in Tanglewood as part of a multi-city tour this summer celebrating their 40th anniversary together.

Reba McEntire at Tanglewood

Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Koussevitzky Music Shed at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA

Country music superstar Reba McEntire closes out the 2019 Tanglewood season. The iconic entertainer has become a household name through a successful career that spans music, television, film, theater, and retail.

Music & Fireworks

Manchester 4th of July Celebration 2019

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 4, 2019 Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park, 340 Recreation Park Road Manchester, VT

The community pool will be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. free of charge. Concession stand at McClellan Field offers up summer favorites like hot dogs and hamburgers, ice cream and drinks from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Live music by Misty Blues Band starts at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks are at 9:p.m. .

Outdoor Activities

ShoeFly Trail Running Series

May 20, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 Kingdom Trails, VT, and other trails near Littleton, NH Kingdom Trails and Littleton, VT

The ShoeFly Trail Exploring Series 2019 takes place in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. This is a group run on mountain trails that takes place every other Monday evening from May 20 to August 26. Choose your distance: 1 Mile, 5K or 10K. Precise locations on the trail networks for each gathering will be advertised approximately a month in advance.

Walk the Woods - Rangeley River Trail

Jun 26, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 Route 16 via Hatchery Road, behind Oquossoc Grocery Oquossoc, ME

Join Rangelely Lakes Heritage Trust staff for a Walk in the Woods on the Rangeley River Trail. This weekly program is designed to introduce our community to our 32 miles of recreational trails around Rangeley! Bring your family, meet your neighbors, and make some friends as we explore new trails throughout the summer.

Wine & Walk Wednesday at Heritage Museums

Jun 26, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 Heritage Museums & Gardens, 67 Grove Street Sandwich, MA

Heritage staff will lead a small group of participants on a walking tour of the galleries and grounds after regular hours. Start with a glass of wine and a light snack before heading out for a unique experience in the exhibits and gardens. Tours will cover a variety of topics including Heritage history, current exhibits, and highlights of the botanical and museum collections, with a new thematic focus each month.

Family Nature Walk: Mummichogs & Marsh Muck

Jun 26, 2019 - Aug 21, 2019 Scarborough Marsh, 92 Pine Point Road Scarborough, ME

Explore the marsh for plants and animals through activities that use all five senses. Participants will touch the marsh fish, the mummichog, look for the many migrating and resident birds, and look through algae to discover the creatures living there. All ages. No reservations are needed. Dates: June 26, July 24, August 21.

Katahdin Hike 2019

Jul 6, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 Departs from Maine Sport Outfitters Rockport, ME

Climb Katahdin, the tallest peak in Maine, on this four-day and three-night guided trip through Baxter State Park. Although this hike is strenuous, you’ll be rewarded with exciting trails, spectacular views, and the comfort of a bunkhouse at night. Includes two registered Maine guides, transportation from Maine Sport Outfitters in Rockport to Baxter State Park and return. one night at Big Moose Inn, two nights at Chimney Pond Bunkhouse. ten meals, snacks throughout the day

Bird Monitoring

Jul 20, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 Scarborough Marsh, 92 Pine Point Rod Scarborough, ME

Join this marsh-wide bird survey. Participants will go on foot, canoe or kayak. Novices welcome and will be paired with advanced birders. All the data collected helps researchers determine the health of the marsh and is entered into eBird. Dates: July 20 and August 17.

Old Orchard Beach Olympics 2019

Aug 16, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 Town Square and Palace Playland Old Orchard Beach, ME

Join us for three days of games and fun competitions including an exciting opening ceremony, live music, silent auction, and more. All proceeds benefit the Special Olympics of Maine. Free participant lanyard tags are available for kids ages 5 to 16 at the Old Orchard Beach Chamber of Commerce.
Friday: Opening ceremonies at 7pm with live entertainment at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: Games and silent auction start at 10 a.m. in the downtown square
Sunday: Live entertainment starts at 11 a.m.

Parades

Maine Windjammer Parade 2019

Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019 Rockland Breakwater, end of Samoset Road Rockland, ME

The entire windjammer fleet participates in an afternoon Parade of Sail past the mile-long Rockland Breakwater, providing spectators with stunning, close-up views of Maine’s fleet of tall ships. Viewing location.

Deep River Ancient Muster 2019

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019 Tattoo is a Devitt Field, 15 Southworth Street; parade on Maine Street Deep River, CT

Scores fife and drum corp groups in Colonial dress converge on Deep River on Saturday to walk and ply along Main Street, performing music that accompanied troops into battle during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The tattoo on Friday night is a sequence of performances in a field,

Parties, Dances, Balls

2019 Best of NH Party

Jun 27, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, 1 Line Drive, Manchester, NH

The party brings all-you-can-enjoy food, beer, wine, cocktails, live entertainment, music and an Atlas Fireworks show. All guests are also eligible to enter to win an all-inclusive vacation for four at Squam Lake. This is a rain-or-shine event that is outdoors on the stadium’s covered concourse.

Trashion Show

Jul 9, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 Cisco Brewers 5 Bartlett Farm Road, Nantucket, MA Nantucket, MA

Come enjoy the trashiest Fashion Show on island and get yourself an eco-conscious swag bag. Watch models strut their recycled stuff ans Jamie Maclean plays live music all day. The drinks will be flowing all day long. Trashion Show gives back; all proceeds benefit local charities. This event sells out quickly. Rain date is July 10.

Progressive Garden Party with Guitarist David Ross

Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019 consult event website Peterborough, NH

Join Monadnock Music for a botanical escape, set to classical music, performed live by soloists in each garden, and featuring a unique food and drink at each location. Your ticket includes three different drinks, three tastings, and three musical performances as you make your way through the selected gardens. Each garden will be open for one and half hours. A food tasting, handcrafted cocktails and a different musical soloist will greet you at each location. Purchased tickets for the Garden Tour will be held at Will Call at the entrances to all three gardens.

The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party 2019

Aug 3, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019 Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road Ipswich, MA

This retro picnic features live music and dancing, performances, lawn games, vintage clothing vendors, afternoon tea, house tours, a Charleston Challenge, picnicking, and more. The weekend includes swing dance and Charleston lessons with Boston Swing Central and music by Tamar Korn & A Kornucopia with pianist Gordon Webster on Saturday and Baby Soda Jazz Band on Sunday. Guided tours of the 1920s mansion will be offered. Lawn chairs and picnic blankets are encouraged. Parking passes available in advance only.

A Night of Fire & Wine

Aug 31, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019 Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, MA

At dusk, as molten bronze is cast into a new bell for Mayflower, celebrate the end of summer with an evening forged in fire and delight. Join us for A Night of Fire & Wine is Plimoth Plantation's fall fundraiser. Molten bronze is cast into a new Mayflower bell, wine and food are served, singers and musicians perform sultry jazz. Fire dancers and water fire light up the night.

Performing Arts, Theater, Dance

The Met Opera Live in HD at Spruce Peak Arts

Mar 13, 2019 - Jun 26, 2019 Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive Stowe, VT

Experience extraordinary opera performances from the Metropolitan Opera.
“Carmen” (Bizet) on March 13, 1 p.m.
“Die Walküre” (Wagner) on April 10, 1 p.m. “Aida” (Verdi) on May 8, 1 p.m.
“Dialogues Des Carmélites” (Poulenc) on June 26, 1 p.m.

WaterFire 2019

Jun 22, 2019 - Nov 2, 2019 WaterPlace Park, between Memorial Blvd. and Finance Way Providence, RI

A series of nearly 100 bonfires are poised in the center on the three rivers of downtown Providence. The scent of burning wood and the sound of instrumental music amplifies the experience. Street performers, musicians, and street food add to the enchantment. Fires begin at dusk.
June 22. Sunset: 8:24 p.m.
July 20. Sunset: 8:16 p.m.
August 3, Sunset: 8:02 p.m.
August 17. Sunset: 7:43 p.m.
September 14. Sunset 6:57 p.m.
September 28. Sunset: 6:33 p.m.
October 5. Sunset: 6:21 p.m.
November 2. WaterFire Salute to Veterans. Sunset: 5:39 p.m.

Patriotic Sing-along and Pie Sale 2019 - Enfield, NH

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 4, 2019 Great Stone Dwelling, Enfield Shaker Museum, 447 NH-4A Enfield, NH

Celebrate the 4th of July with a conducted patriotic sing-along. Words provided. Veterans and service members are invited to come in uniform. Homemade pies will be for sale following the sing-along.

Peking Acrobats

Jul 5, 2019 - Jul 5, 2019 Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Drive Stowe, VT

Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics.

Queen Latifah at Mohegan Sun

Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Latifah is the first hip-hop artist to be crowned with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. She received rave reviews, an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress and a Golden Globe nomination and a SAG Award nomination for her portrayal as Mama Morton in "Chicago. " Most recently, Queen Latifah took to the stage and small screen performing as the title character in NBC’s "The Wiz Live!"

Science & Nature

Wicked Big Bugs at Franklin Park Zoo

May 25, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Franklin Park Zoo, One Franklin Park Road Boston, MA

Giant bugs are invading the Franklin Park Zoo in an exhibit featuring animatronic life-like bugs. Expect to meet a dozen moving, buzzing bugs, including an 8-foot-tall tarantula, emperor scorpion and ants. Bug-related events during the summer of 2019 include a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's classic book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" with a story walk through of the book; breakfast with the Wicked BIG Bugs including chats with animal ambassadors and an exclusive tour of the Wicked BIG Bugs exhibit; an after-hours Snorin’ Roarin’ Sleepover program and moonlight trek through the exhibit.

Solar Gazing at Castle in the Clouds

Jul 1, 2019 - Aug 26, 2019 Castle in the Clouds, Route 171, 586 Ossipee Park Rdoad, Moultonborough, NH

Disobey your mother and look at the sun… through a hydrogen alpha telescope. Marc Stowbridge of the NH Astronomical Society will set up his telescope in the field by Shannon Pond. Stop by, have a look, and learn about what you’ve never really seen. For cancellation notifications, call 603-476-5900 the day of the event. Dates: July 1 , 8 , 15 , 22 , 29.

Wednesdays at Wildcat Mountain

Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019 Wildcat Mountain Ski Area, Pinkham Notch, NH

Explore Pinkham Notch with a Tin Mountain naturalist and learn about the diverse ecology of the region. Program topics change weekly and range from learning about the flora and fauna of the forest and fresh water ecosystems to those of the higher alpine environment. Alpine program requires the purchase of a gondola ticket. Dates: July 3 , 10 , 17 , 24 , 31.

Edible Wild Plants Walk

Jul 9, 2019 - Jul 9, 2019 Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope Street Bristol, RI

The East Bay region is home to over 90 species of edible wild plants, many of them very nutritious and tasty. Russ Cohen, forager and author of "Wild Plants I Have Known...and Eaten," leads an evening ramble to learn about edible plant species. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri.org.

Geological Survey of the Connecticut River Valley with Historic Deerfield

Jul 15, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 Historic Deerfield, 84B Old Main Street Deerfield, MA

The Connecticut River Valley is one of the best places to study geology in the world. During this five-day program, you will learn how colliding plates enlarged North America to become part of the Pangea Supercontinent, and then split to create the early Connecticut River Valley as well as the Atlantic Ocean. A boat trip on the Connecticut will explain the enigmatic 100-foot deep holes in the riverbed. There will be talks by experts in geology, paleontology, history, and culture

Celestial Creatures: LIVE!

Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 24, 2019 Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Gazing into the night sky, we see many groups of bright stars called constellations. Naturalists from Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach about animal constellations, and help kids design their own constellation using inspiration from our favorite animal. No registration. *This event is for school-aged children and best suited for ages five and older.

Shopping & Sales

General Stanton Inn Weekend Flea Market 2019

Apr 28, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019 General Stanton Inn, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI

The historic General Stanton Inn's Flea Market happens at a tree-lined, breezy, outdoor gathering place for vendors. In addition to antiques, vintage, and renewable collectors’ items, the market offers a fun environment and small-batch foods, new merchandise, and homemade crafts and art.

Midnight Madness

Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 18, 2019 Downtown Bennington, VT

This downtown retail extravaganza is a terrific family event and community favorite with bargains all throughout downtown. All Downtown Shops Will Reopen at 7pm and Stay Open Late, Some Until Midnight.

Shows & Exhibits

For the Love of Lilly Fashion Show & Luncheon

Jul 19, 2019 - Jul 19, 2019 Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI

Join Ocean House for an afternoon in celebration of Lilly Pulitzer and the Ocean House Fund for Charitable Giving. Guests will enjoy a fashion show by Lilly Pulitzer, Veuve Clicquot champagne and Lilly’s Lemonade cocktails. Guests will also enjoy a three-course lunch and canapés. Guests will be welcomed for a short reception, followed by a served luncheon and fashion show. Each guest will earn a chance to win a $500 shopping spree at Lilly Pulitzer.

Horsepower Meets Horse Power: A Gathering of Vintage Automobiles and Horse-Drawn Vehicles

Aug 11, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Orleton Farm, 31 Prospect Hill Road Stockbridge, MA

Owners of 1970 and earlier cars and trucks are invited to join us for a gathering of vintage vehicles in conjunction with the Orleton Farm Pleasure Driving Show, a judged competition for horse-drawn vehicles. Stroll the beautiful grounds, watch the driving competition, and see the collection of antique coaches and carriages in the museum. Pack a picnic lunch or purchase food there. Free admission to drivers and passengers in 1970 and earlier vehicles.

Summer theater

“Singin’ in the Rain”

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, RI

This presentation of the greatest movie musical of all time, faithfully adapted from the movie, includes the title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm.

“Newsies”

Jul 17, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, RI

When oligarchs of the New York newspaper raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, plucky newsboy Jack rallies paper delivery boys from across the city to fight for what's right!

“Saturday Night Fever”

Aug 14, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019 Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, RI

Brooklynite Tony Manero he lives for the weekends at the local disco, where he is the king of the dance floor.

Theater

“The Waverly Gallery”

May 23, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Once a vibrant lawyer, Greenwich Village activist and family matriarch, Gladys Green has run a charming boutique art gallery on Waverly Place for decades, but now stands to lose its tenancy, as her world shrinks through loss of memory and hearing. Gladys's family struggles to cope with her fading faculties in this Pulitzer Prize finalist for Drama.

"42nd Street"

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street, ogun, ME

Come and meet those dancing feet! The ultimate tap-dancing, show-biz musical sensation, "42nd Street" celebrates Broadway, Times Square, and the people who make magical musical theater. The score is chock-full of Broadway standards, including “You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me,” “Dames,” “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo” and “Forty-Second Street.” Schedule and tickets.

"Into the Woods"

Jun 19, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 30 Union Street, Downtown Pittsfield; Pittsfield, MA

A baker and his wife endeavor venture into the woods and encounter many classic fairy tale characters. Their stories become entangled in unexpected ways. Schedule and tickets.

“The Fantasticks”

Jun 20, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019 Weston Playhouse, 703 Main Street, Weston, VT

This beloved musical is a fable of a man, woman and two parents who wish to quash a love affair that, somehow, come to fruition anyway.

“Little Shop of Horrors”

Jun 26, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 Cape Playhouse, Cape Cod Center for the Arts, 820 Main Street (Route 6A) Dennis, MA

A timid flower shop worker discovers a new breed of plant and soon finds himself at the mercy of R&B-singing carnivore vegetation, who demands … blood! Curtain times and tickets.

“Mama Mia”

Jun 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street Ivoryton, CT

ABBA's songs form the backdrop of this strange tale of one mom, one daughter and three possible dads. It’s a trip down the aisle you'll never forget.

“Twelfth Night”

Jul 2, 2019 - Aug 4, 2019 Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Gasping on the shores of Illyria after a shipwreck which cast her brother into the raging sea, Viola finds solace disguised as a boy. This funny story of longing, love, and laughter which paints Shakespeare at his peak. Tickets.

“I and You”

Jul 4, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 Weston Playhouse, Walker Farm, 705 Main Street Weston, VT

Poetry arrives as a homework assignment and a form of salvation for sick Caroline and her friend, Anthony, when he shows up with a copy of Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass.”

"The Taming of the Shrew"

Jul 9, 2019 - Aug 17, 2019 Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Smart, passionate, and mad as hell, Kate wants nothing to do with marriage or men. But in Padua, marriage and money are the name of the game. Shakespeare’s explosive and provocative comedy stirs up questions about love, power, identity, and wealth. Times and tickets.

“Once”

Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 10, 2019 Cape Playhouse, Cape Cod Center for the Arts, 820 Main Street (Route 6A), Dennis, MA

Winner of an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Olivier Award and a Tony Award, this endearing musical tells the story of an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music, leading to a powerful but complicated love story. Curtain times and tickets.

“The Sound of Music”

Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA

In 1930s Austria, Maria is struggling in her attempt to become a nun. When she is sent to look after the children of a stern, widowed Navy captain, she brings joy and music back into the family’s home. This beloved, Tony and Oscar-winning musical features Rodgers & Hammerstein songs like “My Favorite Things,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss,” and “Do-Re-Mi.”

"Cabaret"

Jul 17, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street Ogunquit, ME

Decadent nightlife meets dangerous times at Berlin’s alluring Kit Kat Klub. This unforgettable musical tells the story of Cliff Bradshaw, a young American writer newly arrived in Berlin, who falls in love with cabaret singer Sally Bowles. Their romance sizzles amid the back room culture of the cabaret and the tumultuous atmosphere of pre-Nazi Germany. Schedule and tickets.

"Gertrude and Claudius"

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019 Barrington Stage Company, 30 Union Street Pittsfield, MA

Passion. Deception. Power. A love story for the ages based on the brilliant book by John Updike. A provocative prequel to Hamlet. GERTRUDE: "We must not speak of love." CLAUDIUS: "No, we must not." GERTRUDE: "This is sin." CLAUDIUS: "Not by the laws of love. There are sins against the Church, and sins against nature. Our sin has been these many years one of denying our natures."

“Oklahoma!”

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Weston Playhouse, 703 Main Street Weston, VT

Pioneers in the Oklahoma Territory build themselves a future in this show that set the template for all musicals to follow.

"The Children”

Jul 18, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Two retired physicists hide out on the English coast after a nuclear power accident followed a devastating tsunami. But an unexpected visitor arrives from their past. The story unfolds with fascinating twists amongst three long-time friends who share a passion for life in the face despite its fragility. Times and tickets.

"Hamilton"

Jul 23, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI

"Hamilton" is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man. A score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway thrills audiences every time. Tickets will be available for purchase June 8 online at ppacri.org or in person at the PPAC Box Office at 220 Weybosset St., Providence, RI.

"Pirates of Penzance" with Opera North

Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 Blow-Me-Down Farm on Wilson Road Cornish, NH

The rascally pirates of Penzance come ashore with help from Opera North at Blow-Me-Down Farm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta abounds with swashbuckling, fair maidens, bumbling police and a major general with a wit for monologue. Fun for the entire family; prepare to get a little bit wet in this rollicking, new staging.

“La Cage Aux Folles”

Aug 3, 2019 - Aug 13, 2019 Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington Street Waltham, MA

Georges and Albin enjoy a charmed life on the French Riviera as proprietor and star of a glitzy drag club. When their son gets engaged to the daughter of a bigoted politician, the limits of love, family, and mascara are put to the test in this hilarious, heartwarming musical.

"MacBeth" with Opera North

Aug 4, 2019 - Aug 10, 2019 Lebanon Opera House, On the Green, Lebanon, NH

Verdi, Shakespeare, and Game of Thrones converge in Opera North’s production of "Macbeth." The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a ruthless ambition drives Macbeth and his wife to horrific acts. Reserved seating. Dates: August 4, 6, 8 and 10.

"Ain’t Misbehavin’"

Aug 6, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Portland Stage, 25a Forest Avenue Portland, ME

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in Ain’t Misbehavin’. Join five sensational performers on a sassy, sultry journey – from uptown clubs to Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood – through the timeless music of Thomas “Fats” Waller. You’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with memorable songs such as “Honeysuckle Rose,” “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Black and Blue,” “This Joint is Jumpin’,” and “I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling.” Tickets.

“The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Aug 8, 2019 - Sep 1, 2019 Shakespeare & Company, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA

Sir John Falstaff underestimates the women of Windsor as he plans to separate them from their money and drive their husbands to distraction. Shakespeare leads us laughing at our own silliness.