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Live at Sunset Summer Concert Series at the Ecotarium

June 15 - Dan Gabel and the Abletones, featuring Amanda Carr

Travel back in time with an 18-piece Big Band, led by trombonist Dan Gabel and featuring the elegant vocals of Amanda Carr. Sporting a vintage look and more than 2,000 arrangements, the Abletones are the real deal - a Big Band that looks and sounds just like the 1930s and 1940s.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 06/22/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 06/29/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 07/13/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 18:30
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 18:30

Stan Vincent & Carter Calvert

Date: 
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 2:00pm
Program: 

This Friday on Jazz Matinee, host Ed Gardella will be interviewing trombonist Stan Vincent, who has been with the storied Black Eagle Jazz Band for over forty years! The Black Eagle Jazz Band has long been a New England staple and has played all around the globe. Stan will be talking about Black Eagle's upcoming concert, June 22nd, at The Amazing Things Art Center in Framingham. 

Dusty Springfield

Date: 
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

There wasn't anything the "white queen of soul" couldn't sing. From pop to R'n'B, jazz to disco, Dusty's voice transcended it all. Born Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien, Dusty made her mark in soul music with her 1969 release on Atlantic Records "Dusty In Memphis." Join host Tom Shaker as he celebrates her life and music this Monday. It all starts at 7pm!

Lynn Sherr: SWIM

Date: 
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 10:30am
Program: 

Our guest on Inquiry tonight is broadcast journalist, writer and passionate swimmer LYNN SHERR. Lynn has written an endlessly fascinating book about why humans love to swim in pools, lakes and the ocean. What is it about moving about in water that makes even casual swimmers blissfully addicted? Tune in and learn what is physically different about swimmers, how they are different from most other athletes and what the best stroke is. Did people always swim?  What is the best swim film?

Sinbad

Actor and comedian Sinbad arrived on the comedy scene with a “ hit’em in the face” style of comedy that has kept audiences laughing in the aisles for over the past two decades. The basis of his humor comes from everyone he has met, everything he’s seen, and everything he’s done. Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the top 100 standup comedians of all time, Sinbad has built a loyal following by taking audiences’ painful trials or embarrassing tribulations of day-by-day life, throwing them back in their faces, and causing an uproar of comedic hysteria.

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/14/2012 - 20:00

Trace Adkins, Songs & Stories Tour

Trace Adkins grew up on gospel music and spent some time on an oil rig before he hit the road to discover his country music soul. With a string of top 10 hits in the ‘90s and 2000s including, “(This Ain’t) No Thinkin’ Thing,” “More,” “I’m Tryin,” and “Chrome.” Trace was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2003.

Trace recently put out his new album “Proud To Be Here,” with his current hit “Million Dollar View.”

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Event Date: 
Sat, 07/07/2012 - 20:00

Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser - “A male a cappella group,” has the captivating sound of ten unadulterated human voices coming together to make extraordinary music. Publicized on numerous national TV appearances including a special on PBS, and proven success with two holiday releases; 2008’s "Holiday Spirits" and 2009’s "Christmas Cheers" as well as "With A Twist", released last spring. "Holiday Spirits" hit No. 4 on Billboard's Top Holiday Albums chart and spent two weeks in the No. 1 slot on Amazon and five days atop the iTunes sales chart. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/28/2012 - 20:00

Kaleidoscope Children's Theatre Presents Sleeping Beauty

Since 1982 Kaleidoscope Children’s Theatre, based in Rhode Island, has been delighting audiences throughout New England with their fresh, light-hearted take on traditional fairy tales. Full of music and laughter, colorful costumes and zany characters, these musicals keep the whole family entertained! 

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Event Date: 
Thu, 07/26/2012 - 10:30

The Fab Four - The Ultimate Beatles Tribute

The Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute act due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note live renditions of Beatles’ songs, the Fab Four will make you feel like you are watching the real thing.

This incredible multimedia stage production includes three costume changes representing every era of the Beatles ever changing career. Hear record-perfect live performances of such classics as "Can't Buy Me Love," "Yesterday," "A Day In The Life," "Twist And Shout," "Here Comes The Sun," and "Hey Jude."

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/21/2012 - 20:00

The Outlaw Roadshow Featuring Counting Crows....

 

.....With Special Guests We Are Augustines, Kasey Anderson and The Honkies, and Field Report

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/20/2012 - 19:00

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Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

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