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A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan

WGBH presents A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan returns for an evening of Irish singing, dancing, and music to lift your spirits for the holidays. Come, and warm up your winter while creating your own family tradition.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/16/2011 - 20:00
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 15:00
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 20:00
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 13:00
Sun, 12/18/2011 - 17:00

Family Holiday Pops - The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

A beautifully decorated stage, Santa in the lobby greeting children of all ages, and friends and family enjoying the music and the spirit of the holiday season together; that is what has made the NBSO's Hear The Cheer! Family Holiday Pops Concerts a one-of-a-kind Holiday Season tradition on the South Coast. The concert has a family-friendly atmosphere, matinee and early evening performances to choose from, and a one hour program (with no intermission) that is perfect for the kids. It will make the Holiday season sparkle with warm memories and favorite holiday songs.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 15:30
Sat, 12/17/2011 - 19:00

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

Now entering is 9th year of sold out concerts around New England, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is coming to New Bedford for the first time! National broadcasts of the Christmas edition of O'Donovan's radio program, A Celtic Sojourn over the past 25 years have proven extraordinarily popular. This year's performances will feature a wide variety of singers, musicians and dancers steeped in Celtic tradition, including Ruth Moody, from the The Waylin' Jennys; Hanneke Cassel; and Laura Cortese, among many others.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 19:00

A Christmas Carol

Our annual spectacular holiday celebration returns to The Z for a performance of this wildly popular musical production. It is the classic tale of a soul lost and found, featuring the stingiest man alive, Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Cratchit Family, and the Ghosts of Christmas, Past, Present and Future.

Tickets: $35 $25 $15

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/10/2011 - 14:00
Sat, 12/10/2011 - 19:00

Jingle Bell Rock featuring Eddie Money, Lou Gramm, and Mickey Thomas

Rock and Roll's best singer/songwriters come together for an unforgettable night of Grammy-winning hits and holiday favorites! Eddie Money, Lou Gramm of Foreigner and Mickey Thomas of Starship will have you on your feet rockin' you into the holiday spirit. It will be a night of rockin' songs and crazy holiday spirit you don't want to miss!

Tickets: $69.50 $64.50 $55 $48

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/03/2011 - 20:00

Drumline LIVE

Back by Popular Demand! The Show-Stopping DRUMLine Live was a sensation three years ago and people have been asking for it ever since. We heard you! This December, The Z brings back to the stage the Historically Black College marching band tradition. DRUMLine Live is a 40-member touring band of students and band alumni, re-creating the amazing energy, precision choreography and rhythmic thunder of the high-stepping marching bands at America's top historically black colleges and universities.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 19:30
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 20:00

BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways featuring Liz Rainoldi

featuring "Little Miz Dyn-O-Mite" Liz Rainoldi-Vocals/percussion and performing a Groove-Infused mix of Swing & Jump Blues, Roots-Rock, Rhythm & Soul Dance Music.

No Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011 - 21:00

New Year's Eve Special - Group Therapy (the band)

Music and midnight breakfast buffet.

Admission: $40pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/31/2011 - 21:30 to Sun, 01/01/2012 - 01:00

Annual Holiday Dixieland Jazz Special

Over 15 musicians providing continuous music from 2pm to 5pm

$15 admission, Dinner optional.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/11/2011 - 14:00

New Years Eve Celebration with John Fitzsimmons & Friends

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/31/2011 - 20:00


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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