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From Ireland MARY BLACK

“Blessed with a voice that is pure gold.” - Los Angeles Times

Mary Black has long been considered one of the finest female vocalists in the Celtic world. An unparalleled interpretive singer with a beautiful, dynamic voice, she draws on her traditional Irish folk and ballad background to create music that soars with a contemporary edge. She’s touring in support of Stories from the Steeples, her much-anticipated first studio album in six years.

Tickets: $48, $42, $37, $30 Reserved seating

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:00

Jack Kerouac Literary Festival - Legendary jazz singer Mark Murphy

with David Amram and John Sinclair 

for more info call 978-204-1651 or

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 20:30

Dom Polski Club

10 Coburn Street
Lowell , MA 01850
Phone: (978) 452-8262.


Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 10:00am

Tonight on Inquiry we welcome back ADAM ZAHLER, Associate Professor of Theatre at Worcester State University and also the Chair of Visual and Performing Arts Department. Adam talks about the new production of Tony Kushner’s masterpiece ANGELS IN AMERICA: THE MILLENNIUM APPROACHES. Performances at Worcester State University will be November 15, 16, and 17at 8PM and November 18 at 2PM.  For information about tickets and times, please go to:

First Night Boston - John Scofield's Überjam

First Night is pleased to host the first reunion show of jazz guitar master John Scofield with his legendary Überjam. 2013 will reunite this legendary band both on the road and in the studio. This group pioneered Scofield’s fusing of jazz, funk and electronic music to become one of the defining bands of his career. The original Überjam record was released in 2002 with Up All Night the following year – recordings that documented Scofield’s fruitful collaboration with guitarist/computer manipulator Avi Bortnick, drummer Adam Deitch and bassist Andy Hess.

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/31/2012 - 20:30

First Night Boston - Magnetic Fields with special guest Tanya Donelly

The Magnetic Fields are the music of songwriter- producer- multi instrumentalist Stephin Merritt.

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/31/2012 - 21:00

First Night Boston - Highlights and Advanced Ticket Information

First Night Boston announces some highlights of the 37th edition of the country’s oldest and largest New Year’s Eve arts festival. A reserved seating section has been set aside for some events, so people may purchase a guaranteed seat if they wish.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 09:00
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 09:00
Sat, 10/13/2012 - 09:00
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 09:00

First Night Boston

Boston, MA
Phone: 617-542-1399

First Night Boston, the original citywide festival of art and culture, is the country’s oldest and largest New Year’s Eve celebration. On Monday, December 31, 2012 from noon to midnight, First Night presents its 37th annual day-long festival of art, music, dance, ice sculpture, and more. First Night welcomes children, families and revelers of all ages to celebrate community through the arts. All First Night outdoor events are free, though supported by sales of the First Night button, which is the ticket for admission to indoor events.

Infinity Brass Ensemble Concert

Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

Music by David Jex: Air Sculptures, Clint Needham: Brass Quintet #1, Jan Bach: Laudes & Oscar Boehme: Sextet for Brass

Eric Berlin, Steven Bailey & Steve Felix, trumpet; Laura Klock, horn; Greg Spiridopoulos, trombone; & John Bottomley, tuba

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/07/2012 - 20:00

35th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert. Featuring Terri Lyne Carrington; honoring Andy McGhee and Steve Schwartz; hosted by Eric Jackson.

The 35th anniversary of the John Coltrane Memorial Concert (JCMC) features 2012 Grammy-Award winning master drummer, composer, arranger, record producer and entrepreneur Terri Lyne Carrington.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 19:30


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