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YOUNG MASTERS OF WALNUT HILL SCHOOL (Classical)

The internationally renowned Music Department of WHS presents its most talented, dedicated and gifted musicians in a program including selections from masterpieces of the chamber music and solo instrumental and vocal repertoire along with compelling newer compositions. Walnut Hill students have appeared as soloists with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and others, and attend prestigious music schools including Juilliard, the Royal Academy of Music in London, and the New England Conservatory of Music. Ask about special pricing for seniors/students.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 15:00

DAN HICKS AND THE HOT LICKS (Eclectic)

"So few truly original figures exist in pop music that Dan Hicks should be a national treasure." --San Francisco Chronicle

Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks is an American original, beginning as a drummer in 1960 San Francisco’s The Charlatans and now considered a defining figure in roots music. With eclecticism and humor, he skillfully migrates from proto-psychedelia to western swing and jazz, from tin pan alley to country blues, all the while cultivating his own unique sound. www.danhicks.net

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 20:00

MISTER G (Family)

"Mister G entrances children wherever he goes." -Valley Advocate

Dubbed "irresistible" by People, Mister G writes funky, original songs like "Pizza for Breakfast" and "Sneaky Chihuahua" that have captivated audiences world-wide. His newest CD, the 2011 Grammy-nominated BUGS, skillfully leaps from rock to ska, bluegrass to bossa nova, and reggae to folk. Mister G's interactive and dynamic shows have established him as a favorite live musician on the family music scene. Don't miss your chance to BUG out with Mister G! www.mistergsongs.com

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 11:00

ROCK OFF MAIN STREET: ROCK SHOWDOWN FINALS

TCAN's successful Rock Off Main youth music program is an all-ages show that provides a venue for bands in this region to take their eclectic mix of music out of their basements and put it on stage where it belongs, performing for their peers. Winners of the Rock Off Main Street Showdown Semi-finals will compete for a partial scholarship to Berklee College of Music's Summer Program. Bands to perform are: TBD.

Admission: non-member $8 member $8
Discounts (seniors, students, children) are available

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 19:30

DAVID WILCOX (Folk)

"Fueled by brilliantly articulate guitar, an honestly pretty baritone, and deft lyrics, he combines the best of both pop and modern folk aesthetics." -The Boston Globe

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 20:00

ROCK OFF MAIN STREET: ROCK SHOWDOWN SEMIFINALS

TCAN's successful Rock Off Main youth music program is an all-ages show that provides a venue for bands in this region to take their eclectic mix of music out of their basements and put it on stage where it belongs, performing for their peers. Winners of the Rock Off Main Street Showdown Semi-finals will compete for a partial scholarship to Berklee College of Music's Summer Program. Bands to perform are: Closer Than We Appear, Risky Business, Raft Nasty and Blacklight Sunrise...smokin' live rock from the region's top teen bands.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 19:30

JONATHAN EDWARDS (Folk)

Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night, songs of passion, insight, and humor. Like fine wine, his pure and powerful tenor has only grown sweeter with age. His latest release, My Love Will Keep, came from "a deep desire to follow the music from the stage to the studio. "www.jonathanedwards.net

Admission: non-member $35 member $30
Discounts (seniors, students, children) are available

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 20:00

TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET (Instrumental)

In Turtle Island Quartet's (TIQ) 25 years of genre-bending brilliance, they've fused the classical string quartet esthetic with contemporary American musical styles, journeying far and wide through jazz, folk, bluegrass, swing, bebop, funk, R&B, New Age, rock, and hip-hop.  

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/13/2012 - 20:00

Entrain (Rock)

"Entrain is en route to huge success...with their ability to reliably merge funk, rock, reggae, swamp and worldbeat rhythms into a sweaty good time." - Boston Herald

PERCUSSION, PERCUSSION, PERCUSSION! Entrain is built on infectious grooves, hooky tunes and great vocals. Hailing from Martha's Vineyard, Entrain's chemistry is fueled by the winds, tides and joie de vivre of island life. Winners of the Boston Music Award "Best Live Show." www.entrain.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 20:00

TCAN FOLK/ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC

The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since the opening of The Center years ago. And we could try to describe this event by mentioning all the significant songwriters and talented musicians who have played and sung and captured a special moment in time. But the TCAN Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night isn't about individuals so much as it is about a community. Everyone is welcome to perform – the event starts at 8pm but sign-up starts at 7:30pm. Hosted alternate weeks by Mark Stepakoff.

Admission: non-member $5 member $0

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/03/2012 - 20:00
Tue, 04/17/2012 - 20:00

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