Music

Ensemble at Berklee | August 6

If you enjoy 1960's culture and music, come to 921 Boylston Street in Boston for a Beatles performance by Berklee students. The Music of the Beatles Ensemble will assure you singable songs and a great time. The music will start at 9pm. For more info about the event, click HERE.

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound | Aug. 3 - Sep. 14

The Dorchester Community Food Co-op and the Sustainability Guild International present an exciting series of Friday night events August through September. These event will be "nutritious nights out" featuring savory food and beverages, live music, slam poetry, activities for kids, local community chefs and cooking demos. Help celebrate the essence of Dorchester through diverse voices, talents and flavors!

Fresh Fridays! A Global Fusion of Taste and Sound's opening night was August 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the First Parish Church (10 Parish Street, Dorchester) and the event series continues until September 14.  View a flyer here. Complete Schedule of Events after the break!

(Pay what you can - suggested donation $5)

Volunteers are needed to help staff this event. Please send an email to gennerre@gmail.com if you can help. If you are interested in becoming a member of the co-op, click HERE. >> Read More

Boston Civic Symphony Boston Landmarks Festival | August 1

 

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra is pleased to welcome the Boston Civic Symphony to the stage at the Hatch Shell as a guest of the 2012 Landmarks Festival at 7pm. The Boston Civic Symphony will perform classical favorites during this free concert. The program includes Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 and Lalo’s Symphonie espagnole, featuring 12-year-old violinist Ilana Zaks. It will be a night filled with musical fun! For more info visit http://www.landmarksorchestra.org/. (Rain location: 180 Berkeley Street, Boston MA)

Berklee Music Fest | July 21

Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring free live music to Georges Island one Saturday per month (July 21 and August 18) from 3p to 6p. Berklee Music Fest on Georges Island is part of Berklee Summer in the City, bringing free performances by Berklee faculty, students, and alumni to neighborhoods in Boston and beyond. For more info visit www.bostonharborislands.org.

Landmarks Festival at the Shell 2012 | July 11

The Landmarks Festival at the Shell has established itself as Boston’s newest tradition, with audiences exceeding 60,000 people per season. The orchestra is committed to maintaining Boston’s reputation as a world-class destination. Join the orchestra at 7pm on July 11. During the summer, much of the city’s cultural activities diminish, but through the Festival at the Shell, the city maintains its position as a cultural capital and center for tourism. The fesitval takes place at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, 10 Guest Street in Boston. For more information call 617-267-7366.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra Family & Friends Concert | July 15

The Boston Landmarks Orchestra Brass Ensemble  is hosting an evening of music, learning, and family fun. At 6pm on July 15th, Experience and engage in the history of brass music through an educational concert with a musical playground where concertgoers can try their hands at instruments they have always longed to play. Learn about the history of brass thanks to Johnson Strings and the Musary, who will be providing violins, violas, cellos, bassoons, clarinets, alto saxophones, flutes, trumpets, and trombones to our musical playground. The Ensemble will take place at the Pinebank Promontory in Jamaica Plain (or 1 Roanoke Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA - if it rains). For more information, call 617-987-2000.

Soulful Sounds Second Saturday | June 9

Soulful Sounds 2nd Saturdays is a new monthly event at Gallery G of the Black Indian Inn! starts June 9th from 8pm to 12am | 38 Bicknell St. Dorchester, MA 02121 and each 2nd Saturday after that. Hosted by Radiant Jasmin, Terry Orlando Jones and Simone Iman. Gabrilla Ballard is the featured performer for the Joyful June Jump Off!

To find out more information on Gabrilla and her music, visit her website HERE.

$5 -$10 donation, all ages welcome. Earlier in the day from 5-7pm, Gallery G has Soulful Sights 2nd Saturdays with a visual art reception for Zouljah Art by Q. 

For more info: www.blackindianinn.com or call: 617-419-5042 and 617-971-7233.

 

Jazz Cabaret Night @ 1st Parish Church March 24

On Saturday, March 24 @ 7pm, The First Parish Church will be playing host to Jazz Cabaret Night featuring Muse Stew with Scott Samenfeld(guitar), Susanna Fiore(piano), Caryn Sandrew(vocals), and special guest Jay Girill(bass).  Tickets are $15 and there will be a cash bar serving beer and wine.

Location: First Parish Church/10 Parish St./Meeting House Hill/Dorchester, MA 02122

For more information: 617.436.0527/www.firstparishdorchester.org

Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen @ JFK Library! Feb. 26

On Sunday, February 26, PEN New England and the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will host the 2012 Awards for Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence, which will be presented to Chuck Berry and Leonard Cohen. Awards Committee: Bono, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Paul Muldoon, Salman Rushdie and Paul Simon. Bill Flanagan, Committee Chair. The forum (now FULL) will be webcast live from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the JFK Library's website at www.jfklibrary.org/webcast.

Greater Boston House Concerts: Agustin Castilla-Avila Feb. 17

This Friday, February 17, Greater Boston House Concerts presents Spanish guitarist and composer Agustín Castilla-Ávila. Join for a night of classical standards and new works for solo guitar with Spanish guitarist and composer Agustín Castilla-Ávila! Music will include original pieces by Agustín as well as works from the Renaissance by Dowland, the Baroque by Bach & Purcell, and from Spain by Albéniz, Granados & Tarrega, and Latin America by Barrios.

Agustín Castilla-Ávila was born in Spain and resides in Germany.

GREATER BOSTON HOUSE CONCERTS was founded by artist and educator Aaron Larget-Caplan as a network of music and art lovers who open their house to performing artists for semi-private events. All arts are acoustic with the focus on classical, contemporary and world, unless otherwise noted. Events are ticketed for donation and all artists are paid. RSVP is required. For more information, please visit http://www.GBHConcerts.com or http://www.AaronLC.com.

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