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31st Annual Jazz Showcase: Spotlight on New Orleans

LOCATION:
Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst campus

SPECIAL GUESTS:
Washboard Chaz Blues Trio

UMASS ENSEMBLES:
Jazz Ensemble I, Chapel Jazz, Jazz Lab & Vocal Jazz Ensembles

DIRECTORS:
Professors Thomas Giampietro, Jeffrey W. Holmes, Catherine Jensen-Hole, Felipe Salles, David Sporny, graduate students Jon C. Gardner & Micah Maurio

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/08/2012 - 20:00

Yoko Miwa Trio

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 20:00
Tue, 03/13/2012 - 17:30
Sat, 03/17/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 03/31/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:30
Tue, 03/06/2012 - 17:30
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:30

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Legendary 1920s blues singer Ma Rainey and her musicians gather in a run-down Chicago studio to record new sides of old favorites when generational and racial tensions suddenly explode. The Huntington completes Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner August Wilson's Century Cycle with this searing drama, Wilson's first Broadway hit.

Detailed schedules and tickets here.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/09/2012 - 20:00 to Sun, 04/08/2012 - 14:00

The Burren Presents: Dervish

Dervish – one of Ireland’s foremost traditional Irish bands – performs as part of the Burren Back Room Series, hosted by Brian O’Donovan of WGBH Radio’s Celtic Sojourn program. Check back for full details.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/07/2012 - 19:30
Wed, 03/07/2012 - 21:30

Colors of Jazz Musician's Showcase

Date: 
Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 4:00pm
Program: 


Join host Bonnie Johnson for this stellar edition of Colors of Jazz!

Worcester Rotary Club 100th Anniversary - Ronan Tynan Concert

The Worcester Rotary Club celebrates its 100th anniversary with a benefit concert featuring Irish tenor and international recording star Ronan Tynan.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 19:00

The Makem and Spain Brothers

The Rogers Center will kick-off the St. Patrick’s season in style with these superb performers. A host of various instruments and five male vocals, using precise three-part harmonies blend perfectly for what many have described as a wall of sound. The Makem and Spain Brothers are at their best onstage where their talent and enthusiasm draw in fans who have never experienced the joy of folk music.

Advance Tickets: $20 general and $18 for students & seniors; Door: $25
Ticket Office: 978-837-5355 | www.merrimack.edu

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 19:30

ArtEmerson presents: Circa

Paramount Mainstage
Presented in association with Celebrity Series of Boston

Circa comes from Australia with a blaze of reviews and public acclaim following performances in over 18 countries around the world. Their core ensemble of multi-talented circus performers and tour-ready productions have been seen in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. Beauty, love and various shades of human connection expressed in a thrilling spectacle of acrobatics?

Event Date: 
Wed, 02/29/2012 - 19:30
Thu, 03/01/2012 - 20:00
Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 03/03/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 03/04/2012 - 15:00

Revels Repertory Company Touring Ensemble in “An American Journey”

Acclaimed touring ensemble "Revels Rep" presents an original program about immigration. Set in 1907, when more people immigrated to the United States than in any other year (1.25 million), “An American Journey” focuses on the three largest groups, Irish, Italians and Eastern European Jews, but honors the struggles and courage of all who have left their homeland to come to the United States.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/10/2012 - 19:00

A Pipe Organ Demonstration for All Ages!

Ever wondered what all those stops on the organ console mean? In fact, what is a stop anyway? How does the organ work and why are there so many manuals? Organist Malcolm Halliday will offer an organ demonstration and workshop called "Welcome to the Organ" for any interested people in the greater community who'd like to learn how a pipe organ works. This workshop will be geared toward children grade 6 and older, as well as adults of any age.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/18/2012 - 09:00

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