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Danny Kalb & Steve Katz (Blues)

Both founding members of the Blues Project in 1965, guitarists Danny Kalb and Steve Katz are significant developers of blues music in the age of it's development into rock. They are most famous for their seminal 1966 studio album Projections, which was recently reissued on vinyl by Sundazed Records.

Katz went on to form Blood, Sweat and Tears and performed with them well into the 70's, as well as rejoining them for their 40th anniversary tour.

Kalb will be releasing a double solo CD entitled Moving In Blue this October on Sojourn Records.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/14/2012 - 20:00

Itchy Feet - a Jazz Nonet

Itchy Feet plays an eclectic mix of straight-ahead jazz and hard-driving swing. Formed in 2009, the band is a nonet with six horns, keys, bass and drums. The band members are among Greater Boston's busiest musicians, arrangers, and educators.

The band's repertoire spans several jazz eras, incorporating a mix of styles from swing to modern jazz. Many arrangements were adapted from those of the big bands of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and others.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 14:00

The Berklee Bob Marley Ensemble directed by Matt Jenson (Reggae)

The Berklee College of Music Bob Marley Ensemble, directed by Matt Jensen, delivers the music of the iconic reggae singer/composer in a faithful and accurate adherence to the spirit and feeling of the man and the era. It is a 15 piece ensemble of top students at Berklee College of Music who were accepted into the class entitled "The Music and Life of Bob Marley" taught by assistant professor of piano, Matt Jenson.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 20:00

Flooky & the Beans Christmas Show

It's a big giant Christmas party in Beantown today as Flooky the Robot Boy just flew back from outer space and the Beans are ready to CELEBRATE!

EMMA, the Go Go Green Bean and BOBO, the Funky Purple Bean are joined by new beans, CHILI, the Super Stripey Bean and ANGIE, the Checkerboard Bean, plus special visits from the Orange Farmer and the Wacky Inventor.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 14:30

Luiz Simas w/Jason Davis & Bertram Lehmann (Brazilian Jazz)

Rio-born Brazilian composer/singer/pianist Luiz Simas is a genuine Carioca! A New Yorker since '89, he has led original groups in many clubs including Birdland, as well as jazz festivals in Norway, Brazil, and most recently, the Ukraine. Luiz' voice and music have warmed major venues including Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall and Bargemusic in NYC. His CDs include Cafune, Impromptu, Luiz Simas Live in NYC, New Chorinhos from Brazil and Recipe for Rhythm.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 20:00

Back Bay Ringers

Under the leadership of artistic director Griff Gall, Back Bay Ringers (BBR} has grown into one of the country's most innovative handbell organizations.. BBR is an advanced, auditioned, community handbell ensemble based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 2003, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at such Boston-area landmarks as Faneuil Hall, Symphony Hall, the Boston Children's Museum, and the Prudential Center.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 14:00

Musaner (World / Folk / Jazz / Armenian)

Innovative arrangements of folk music from Armenia and the Balkans.A colorful and uniquely evocative musical project directed by composer & pianist Ara Sarkissian, Musaner's music includes original compositions as well as arrangements of folk music.

Drawing on Armenian and Balkan folk music, Musaner's arrangements draw on influences ranging from American jazz to European post-modernist music, encompassing a wide array of musical language and textures.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 20:00

West Side Story

More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it's back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/28/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 12/29/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 12/29/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 13:00
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 18:30

A Christmas Carol

"God Bless us, everyone!" Continue our family holiday tradition and start getting in the holiday spirit with Troy Siebels' adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale. You know the story, you love the message of Christmas redemption, and the love for mankind that the season brings.

Join us for our 5th annual spectacular production of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL.

Ticket Prices: $28-$48; Discounts available

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 19:00
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 13:00
Fri, 12/21/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 12/22/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 12/22/2012 - 19:00
Sun, 12/23/2012 - 13:00

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

Now entering its 10th year of sold-out audiences in Boston, A CHRISTMAS CELTIC SOJOURN WITH BRIAN O’DONOVAN returns to Worcester for its 5th year!

Don’t miss WGBH’s A Celtic Sojourn host Brian O’Donovan’s wildly popular seasonal gathering of singers, musicians, and dancers steeped in Celtic tradition as they perform holiday favorites on the set of "A Christmas Carol."

Ticket Prices: $46-$58; Discounts available

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:30

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