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41st Annual Multiband Pops Concert at UMass Amherst

EVENT:  41st Annual Multiband Pops Concert on Homecoming Weekend

TIME & LOCATION:  7:30pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

DESCRIPTION:  A Department of Music and Dance Showcase with the Minuteman Marching Band and 13 other Wind, Brass, String, Percussion, Choral and Dance Ensembles including the:

Chamber Choir, Chapel Jazz, Horn Choir, Jazz Ensemble I, Marimba Ensembles, Percussion Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, Symphony Band, Trombone Choir, UMass Dancers, UMass Amherst Symphony Orchestra, Vocal Jazz and Wind Ensemble

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/16/2015 - 19:30


Join the SF Bay Area trumpet/flugelhorn artist Jeff Oster and his band as they celebrate the release of his new album, NEXT.

Joining Jeff will be Grammy nominated bass maestro Michael Manring, soulful keyboardist Tom Eaton, Berklee's incomparable guitarist Scott Tarulli, and the always tasteful Steve Bankuti on drums.

Don't miss this evening of awe-inspiring and uniquely expressive improvisation, light, and sound.

Jeff Oster - As You Listen, Imagine... HOME | Trumpet & Flugelhorn Musician

$10 cover @ the door

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/06/2015 - 19:00

Trave Harmon of Triton Technologies (Encore Episode)

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 10:00pm

In an encore of The Business Beat, Steve Jones-D’Agostino, strategic partner of Susan Wagner PR + Best Rate of Climb, interviews Trave Harmon, founder and CEO of Triton Technologies. They talk about taking the fear and loathing out of small-business technology. This episode aired originally on July 12, 2015.


The First of what will hopefully become an annual Blues Fest here in Ware, Massachusetts will be held on Saturday October 3, 2015 and it promises to be a get-down, and get-dancing celebration of what America does best, The Blues. Featured headliner legendary blues man James Montgomery and his full band will kick this festival in gear with his harmonica and deep dedication to blues tradition.

Set outdoors under the Ware Knights Pavilion, Blues Fest starts at 4:00pm and runs until 10pm. Music starts at 4:30 with The Whole Enchilada and Trio Deschamps.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/03/2015 - 16:00 to 22:00

The Act III Sunday Evening Jazz Jam

This week with host Philippe Crettien and friends.

Listeners and newcomers welcome!

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/20/2015 - 16:00

The Adam Janjigian Trio

Adam Janjigian/ piano
Sean Farias/ bass
Brooke Sofferman/ drums

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 21:00

Ric Maure/ solo piano at dinner

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 18:00

The James Merenda Trio

James Merenda/ piano
Jon Dreyer/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

Tickets: $15

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 21:00

James Merenda/ piano, Jon Dreyer/ bass

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:00

Act III's International Jazz Series presents Alexei Tsiganov's Brazilian Trio

Alexei Tsiganov - Piano & Percussion
Ebinho Cardoso - Bass & Vocal
Fabio Pirozzolo - Drums & Percussion

Original Compositions, and Arrangements of Brazilian, Latin and Jazz Standards!!!

Tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/17/2015 - 20:30


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