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Live Jazz Brunch with Bruce Ferrara

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY Beat Hôtel offers the perfect brunch for adults and kids alike with our scrumptious food, creative brunch libations and great live music!


Event Date: 
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 10:00

Toni Lynn Washington


Toni Lynn Washington is an American blues singer who took to music at an early age, singing with her school and church choirs. She has had seven Blues Music Award nominations and in 1999 she received the Boston Blues Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2003 she released her fourth CD since 1997, and her first on the Northern Blues label.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:00

Live Jazz Dinner Set with Alec Spiegleman

EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY Beat Hôtel’s live dinner jazz set features world-class musical artists performing exciting & intimate music as a perfect compliment to food & libations.


Event Date: 
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 18:30

The Superpowers


The Superpowers is a supergroup of musicians dedicated to providing only the heaviest 21st Century grooves. Originally formed in 2005 as an 11-member Afrobeat group, the band has reunited (after a hiatus starting in 2009) as a stream-lined force drawing influences from the entire world of horn driven and dance oriented musics. The Superpowers includes members of John Brown’s Body, Beyonce, Debo Band, Full Tang, Esperanza Spalding, Dub Apocalypse and collectively have performed at the majority of major venues and festivals all over the globe

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 22:00

Prof. Brown Conducting Award & UMass Symphony Orchestra concert

Professor Brandon Keith Brown, Director of Orchestral Studies for the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance, won the 2014 Mendelssohn Scholarship, awarded by the American Friends of the Mendelssohn Foundation and Maestro Kurt Masur and his wife.  One cannot apply for this fellowship and must have been a student of Maestro Masur.  The prestigious once-in-a-lifetime scholarship is given to young conductors of international prominence who studied outside of Germany, primarily in the U.S.  It carries a 5000 Euro stipend, airfare, and all expenses paid to Germany.  For

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/12/2014 - 08:00

Paul Dennis solo dance concert at MHC

Paul Dennis, Assistant Professor of Dance at the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance, will perform a solo concert of classic and contemporary modern dance on Friday, October 17th at 8pm at Mount Holyoke College, Kendall Studio Theatre.  The program will feature works choreographed by José Limón, Daniel Nagrin, Pearl Primus, and Reggie Wilson. A Talk-Back with Professor Dennis follows the performance.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:00

Chapel Jazz & Jazz Ensemble at UMass

EVENT:  Jazz Takes Center Stage

TIME & LOCATION: 8pm, Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst campus

PERFORMERS: UMass Amherst Chapel Jazz Ensemble, directed by Professor Felipe Salles, and Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Professor Jeffrey W. Holmes

TICKETS: $3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors.  Available at the Fine Arts Center Box Office, 413 545 2511 or at

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/16/2014 - 20:00

Musical Postcards: UMass Amherst Symphony Band in concert

8pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst

The UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Symphony Band; Professor Matthew Westgate, conductor and James Shetler, graduate conductor

Ron Nelson: Savannah River Holiday, Joaquin Turina: Five Miniatures, Eric Whitacre: October, Norman Dello Joio: Scenes from the Louvre, Michael Daugherty: Niagara Falls

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 20:00

The New England Tenors

What a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon this fall as the Rogers Center for the Arts welcomes the return of The New England Tenors, Jeffrey Hartman, Damien Corcoran, and John Middleton-Cox. Here is your chance to see them live as they return for their annual concert.

These talented performers sing everything from opera and classical to Irish music and popular songs. This concert promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment!

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/05/2014 - 15:00

Dee Dee Warwick

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

Dionne's younger sister Dee Dee, began singing in the church with her sister and her aunt, Cissy Houston. While her career was not as commercially successful as Dionne's she recorded some classic soul sides for Mercury & Atco records. Join host Tom Shaker as we remember this "Lost Soul" on this week's show. It all starts at 7pm!


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