Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Boston Pops Presents Gatsby Night at Symphony Hall, May 28-30


The Boston Pops, led by maestro Keith Lockhart, is presenting a jazz-filled Gatsby Night at Boston Symphony Hall from May 28-30, 2014. 

The show features the Hot Sardines from New York City, making its Boston Pops debut.  Tickets to the show are $24-94 and can be purchased online or by calling888 266-1200.

Here is the remaining schedule of Boston Pops concerts this season through June 14, 2014.
 
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Monday, May 19, 2014

MassJazz Issues 2014 Schedule of Jazz Festivals in Massachusetts

Elle Varner Performs at Onset Beach Jazz Festival
 

MassJazz has issued its 2014 schedule of jazz festivals taking place across Massachusetts this spring, summer and fall.

The season kicks off on Memorial Day weekend with the Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Festival and ends with the Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival in October.  

Find more details on each festival at MassJazz.com/festivals.  The schedule also includes selections of blues and world-music festivals too.


May 24-26/ Plymouth Rock Assurance Jazz Festival

June 5-8/ Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend

June 14/ New Bedford Jazz Fest

June 20-22/ Paulie’s NOLA Jazz &amp Blues Festival

July 12-13/ Green River Festival

July 19-21/ Festival Betances 2014

July 19/ Onset Beach Jazz Festival

July 25-27/ Boston Globe / WGBH Summer Arts Weekend

August 1-3/ Newport Jazz Festival

August 13-17/ 3rd Annual Rockport Jazz Festival

August 16-17/ Salem Jazz and Soul Festival

August 16 & 18/ 10th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival

August 17, 24-25/ North River Blues Festival

September 6/ Northampton Jazz Festival

September 27/ Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

September 26 - October 5/ JazzFest Falmouth ‘14

October 12/ Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival

MassJazz was created in 2009 to celebrate the vibrant, year round jazz scene across the Commonwealth. 

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Christian McBride Trio Performs at Scullers Jazz Club in Boston on Friday, May 16



Christian McBride Trio(Chi Modu)
 
The Christian McBride Trio is performing two shows at Scullers on Friday, May 16, 2014, at 8:00 and 10:00 p.m. The 8:00 p.m. show is sold out, but tickets to the 10:00 show are $35-$75 and can be purchased online or at the venue.

The group, which includes McBride on bass, Christian Sands on piano and Ulysses Owens, Jr. on drums, has just released a new CD, Out Here.

Here is a schedule of upcoming jazz concerts at Scullers, located at the Doubtree Suites by Hilton Boston-Cambridge Hotel, located at 400 Soldiers Field Road.

For year round information on jazz in Massachusetts, visit MassJazz.com.

For visitor information, go to MassVacation.com.