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Simon Townshend delivers his uniquely personal, yet universally relatable songs with an intense emotional commitment that allows him to forge an instant connection with his audience.  Whether he’s playing solo acoustic or with his band, Simon’s enthusiasm and passion for performing and sharing his music is undeniable. “There’s a certain nakedness. When you're just standing on a stage with a guitar, it comes down to the bare bones. If the songs are strong, people really like it. It's something that I love doing.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/11/2014 - 20:00


This is a 9 piece Stax/soul revue of the highest order John Németh is a rising blues star; a singer steeped in the tradition and reminiscent of B.B. King, Ray Charles and Junior Parker, and a harmonica player of riveting intensity and virtuosity. His decade long career has found him opening for Robert Cray, Keb Mo’, and Earl Thomas. Performing major music festivals around the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia has brought him critical acclaim.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/10/2014 - 20:00


Back by popular demand! Paula Poundstone is one of the great stand-up comedians of our time. She can be heard as a frequent panelist on NPR’s popular weekly news quiz show, “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me.” She tours the country regularly, performing her distinctive brand of wry, intelligent and witty comedy. No performance is ever the same, but each is equally as funny. Be prepared to laugh out loud!

$45 Advance | $50 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/05/2014 - 20:00


One of the most electrifying and soulful guitar players on the planet. Ronnie easily moves between blues, jazz and r&b to craft his signature sound.

$30 Advance | $35 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/04/2014 - 20:00


Austin-based Hot Club of Cowtown have grown to be the most globe-trotting, hardest-swinging Western swing trio on the planet. The first American band to tour Azerbaijan, they have opened stadiums for such artists as Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson. Hot Club of Cowtown have created an international cult following for their brand of western swing.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/03/2014 - 20:00

Krystle Campbell Memorial Benefit

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/19/2014 - 19:30

Saturday Jazz Brunch featuring Tom Pendergast Guitar

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/08/2014 - 08:30

Mostly Classical

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 18:30

"Silent Sundays" Classic Silent Films of the 1920's! This Week- "The Mark of Zorro" (Cartoons start at 2pm). Then Andy Cummings at 8:30pm!!

$5 Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/16/2014 - 14:00

Linda Dagnello!

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/15/2014 - 20:30


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The Hanover Theatre


Fostering a love and appreciation for the performing arts in audiences of today and tomorrow, making a difference in the community and revitalizing downtown Worcester.


The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608-2014