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38th Annual Multiband Pops Concert

Concert Hall

There will be performances by 15 Department of Music and Dance large and small wind, brass, jazz, orchestral, choral and dance ensembles.

The ensembles will perform from locations around the Concert Hall, leaving the audience to guess where the music will be coming from--the stage, the pit or the sides. The final note of the performance of one ensemble is followed immediately by the first note of the next ensemble’s music.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 20:00

John Fabian Witt

Date: 
Sunday, October 7, 2012 - 10:30pm
Program: 

The war on terror has provoked a raging controversy over the appropriate conduct of war and treatment of combatants. These debates, however, are not unique to the 9/11 generation. Since the founding of this country the issue of war time conduct has been part of a heated and polarizing debate. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 PM when Al is joined by respected author and historian, John Fabian Witt. His new book, " Lincolns Code" charts the history of war time conduct in America.

The Funky ABs

Amy Bowles and Aaron Bellamy bring together this slick funky-jazz band for one of our favorite Monday night funk parties!  Website: Click to Visit

No Cover

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2012 - 21:00

Rachel MacFarlane

Date: 
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Voice actor/singer Rachael MacFarlane discusses her role as “Haley” on “American Dad” and other characters on “Family Guy”, working with her brother Seth, and her debut jazz CD “Haley Sings”, celebrating her character’s (and her own) love for jazz..

"Jazz at Vernissage" - Monthly Jam Sessions / Open Mic / Host: Maxim Lubarsky Group

Jam Session is the place where music is created in front of your eyes, Where musicians come together to play in most unpredictable settings and where creativity and spontaneity reigns.

If you play - BRING YOUR INSTRUMENTS!!!!

If you don't - BRING A GOOD MOOD AND HAVE FUN WITH US!!!!

Gen Adm. $5 - We also offer 10% dinner discount for JazzBoston members

Please, remember to call in advance to make reservations at 617-566-3340

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 20:00

The Blues Jam

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 15 years now, every Thursday night at 8 p.m.!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates

2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher

3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch

4th Thursday: co-hosts Jim Guttmann and Michael Avery

5th Thursdays (occasional): Jim Clinkscale

Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

Ticket: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 20:00

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 21:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

Paul Broadnax/ piano & voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass

An intimate evening with two warm and brilliant musicians with stories to tell. Ideal for a first (or eighty-fourth) date!...or even for a date with your laptop…

Web Site: http://www.paulbroadnax.com  Video Clip

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 19:00

Tuesday Night Concert Series - hosted weekly by The Fran Dagostino Band

A weekly concert series hosted by The Fran Dagostino Band.

Have a listen to "People Say!" www.macjams.com/song/67476

1st Tuesday of every month: open jam! all welcome to play!

Other Tuesdays: concerts with invited featured artists and guest jammers.

An alternative night to the more specific blues jam and jazz jams, featuring original and classic rock, and so much more!

$5 cover charge, with a pass-the-hat to support the featured artists.

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/09/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 19:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set.

Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

3rd Sunday: Phill Argyris with Phil Grenadier - Trumpet, Lance Bryant - Sax, Larry Roland - Bass, Gary Fieldman - Drums, Phill Argyris - Piano

4th Sunday: Joe Raia

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/07/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 19:30

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