Aug 15 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 1 @ 9:30 pm M&D at Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse
The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it blood. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards...
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nashua Senior Activity Center
For men who want to sing better. Discover the fun of singing four-part harmony while improving your own singing and performance ability in a small group session. Each lesson is followed immediately by an opportunity to practice what you have learned in a larger ensemble. The program costs nothing and comes with no obligation. The sponsoring group, the Granite Statesmen...
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Spotlight Room at the Palace Theatre
The Palace Theatre is proud to announce the first ever Mini BrewFest, where you are invited to “Live Free and Drink”! On Friday, September 6, from 6-8 p.m., come and enjoy beer, cider, meads and more at the new event venue the Spotlight Room at the Palace, which is located at 96 Hanover St. All of the vendors are local...
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm First Church in Jaffrey Center
Pulitzer-winner Paul Moravec’s “A New Country” (2018) celebrates the aspirations of immigrants to America, using poetry by Walt Whitman and Emma Lazarus among others. Young Met Opera mezzo Jennifer Johnson Cano is joined by the dynamic Longleash Piano Trio, Laura Gilbert, flute and Jonathan Bagg, viola in a program that includes American works for voice and piano, and Charles Ives’...
Sep 13 @ 7:15 pm – 9:15 pm North Church of Portsmouth
Session Americana is a rock band in a tea cup, or possibly a folk band in a whiskey bottle. This band/collective of talented musicians craft a musical experience unlike any other. On stage is a collapsible bar table wired with microphones, a vintage suitcase recast as a kick drum, an old Estey field organ, a pre-war parlor guitar, a mandocello...
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts
These Lebanese rockers have something to say — with rousing, electro-pop anthems that tackle LGBT rights, race, religion and modern Arabic identity.
Sep 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Flying Monkey
Doors open at 5 p.m. with the show beginning at 6:30 p.m. This is an ages 13+ show. Don Felder is renowned as a former lead guitarist of The Eagles, one of the most popular and influential rock groups of our time. The bandʼs record-setting compilation “Their Greatest Hits” (1971-1975) sold over 29 million copies in the US alone and...
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts
Grammy nominee Jon Batiste is a globally celebrated musician, educator, bandleader and television personality whose musical skill, artistic vision and exuberant charisma have earned him the nickname of “crown prince of jazz.” In his role as the bandleader and musical director for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Batiste shares his inclusive brand of “social music” with the world each...
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm Inn at East Hill Farm
At this Oktoberfest at the picturesque Inn at East Hill Farm in Troy, you can enjoy traditional German fare and live oompah music. Hors d’oeuvres begin at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. It’s BYOB and reservations required. Appetizers: Chicken cordon bleu soup Hearty wheat bread Garden salad Apple fritter with maple syrup Entrees: Slow cooked German short ribs...
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm Hopkins Center for the Arts
Returning to the Hop to celebrate their 30th year, the St. Lawrence String Quartet has earned its place among the world’s most compelling string quartets for its intellectually and emotionally charged performances. The ensemble will serve up commissioned works by John Adams and Osvaldo Golijov, sandwiched between Haydn quartets. The New Yorker writes “no other North American quartet plays …...
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Flying Monkey
Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m. This is an ages 13+ show. JJ Grey — Front Porch Sessions From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an...
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm The Music Hall
“A Tuba To Cuba” is as much a soundtrack to the documentary as it is a collection of songs that Preservation Hall Jazz Band wrote and recording during the filming and after its completion. The writing and recording of their previous release, “So It Is,” began before their first trip to Cuba in 2015. “We had no idea that it...
Nov 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm The Flying Monkey
Doors open at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30. This is an ages 13+ show. Peter Wolf has been known for decades as the dynamic lead singer and song writer of the J. Geils Band, with whom he showcased his talents on such hits as “Centerfold,” “Freeze Frame,” “Love Stinks” and “Musta Got Lost.” Wolf’s musical roots precede...
Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Rivermill at Dover Landing
Please join us for an awesome night of disco music, dancing, and silent/live auction items. Don’t miss out, this event has completely sold out the past three years in a row! Get your platform shoes, your polyester, and get on down to the best Disco Ball in Funky Town with the awesome Motor Booty Affair. There will be awesome silent...
Dec 5 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm M&D at Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse
It’s holiday time down in Armadillo Acres (North Florida’s premier mobile-living community), and everyone’s filled with warmth and beer. But when a freak bout of amnesia strikes the trailer park Scrooge, neighborly love is put to the test. Be on hand as Betty, Lin, and Pickles jingle all the way with some new neighbors in an all-new, all-trailer-park musical. This...
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm The Music Hall
Bobby McFerrin, winner of 10 Grammys and creator of the No. 1 global hit “Don’t Worry Be Happy,” continues to explore uncharted musical territory and connect people through the unlimited possibilities of music. The ever-surprising vocal virtuoso invites you to sing along and join in on a spontaneous adventure fueled by jazz, pop, R&B, classical and world music — or,...
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm The Music Hall
Three-time Grammy Award winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest artists in international music today, a creative force with thirteen albums to her name. Time Magazine called her “Africa’s premier diva.” The BBC  included her in its list of the continent’s 50 most iconic figures, and in 2011 The Guardian listed her as one of their Top 100 Most...
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
This unique workshop, open to all, will be led by Stefan Freedman, a musician, singer, circle dance leader, filmmaker and peace activist from Suffolk, England. He’ll be providing live music for the session. Stefan says: “An African song with the wild joy of a leaping tiger. A Sufi chant with the beauty of a clear sky. A round full of...
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm Neskaya Movement Arts Center
Wholeness through dance. All are welcome! A conference exploring the role of Circle Dance in healing, community building and more. The featured speakers are Stefan Freedman from Suffolk, England, and Ellen Kennedy from Massachusetts. Conference fee is $250 and food and accommodations are extra. Contact movementarts@neskaya.com or visit www.neskaya.com for full details. The Circle Dance repertoire consists of traditional and...