List of Events

  • A headshot of KT Nelson, a light-skinned woman, with light brown hair that is tied back. She wears black rimmed glasses and a blue shirt. She smiles.
    September 28
    Join us online for a conversation with ODC/Dance choreographer KT Nelson about her  Camino de Santiago journey and the creation of Path of Miracles. Streaming live on YouTube and Facebook. About KT Nelson: KT Nelson joined ODC/Dance in 1976 and partners with Brenda Way to direct the ODC/Dance... MORE »
  • Two dancers stand with their knees bent with both arms outstretched into the air. They wear neutral beige and brown clothing.
    October 07, October 08, October 09, October 09
    San Francisco's groundbreaking ODC/Dance performs the Boston premiere of Path of Miracles, a performance experience inspired by the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage route across northern Spain. Created by ODC/Dance's KT Nelson, Path of Miracles  brings artists and communities together in a... MORE »
  • The four members of Billy Wylder stand in front of a light blue wall. They are all wearing black-short sleeved shirts and dark blue jeans.
    Boston’s own Billy Wylder weaves together American folk and rock with sensibilities from the Sahara Desert. The band builds irresistible grooves informed by African rhythms, art-rock textures, expansive guitars, violins, synths, and drums. From the front-lines at Standing Rock to the archaic... MORE »
  • A split screen of two men. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, a man with with a medium skin tone and short dark hair, is on the left in front of a brown background. He wears a black jacket over a dark vest and is playing a ney, a wooden flute. On the right, Dave Liebman, a light skinned man with short white hair on the sides is in front of a black background. He is wearing glasses, a light blue shirt, a dark vest, and is holding a clarinet.
    Grammy-nominated composer Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol presents ground-breaking jazz orchestra and trio music steeped in Middle Eastern cadences that draw from Turkish, mystical Sufi rituals, Sephardic Jewish musical elements, and more. In this double album release event, first Sanlıkol and his trio will... MORE »
  • One dancer is posed on the left with left arm stretched behind, back arches, and left leg behind and bent while the dance on the right stands on right arm with legs in the air in a split
    Founded in 2018 by Jessie Jeanne Stinnett, Boston Dance Theater (BDT) is a Boston-based contemporary dance company codirected by Stinnett and award-winning Israeli choreographer Itzik Galili. BDT showcases the talents of Boston-based dancers and presents works by acclaimed choreographers. In this... MORE »
  • Derek Gripper sits in front of a black background. He is light-skinned with short brown hair and beard. He wears blue shirt and pants and plays an acoustic guitar that is propped up on his leg.
    A deeply sensitive and truly virtuosic performer, South African guitarist Derek Gripper renders the great kora works of Malian masters Toumani Diabaté, Ballaké Sissoko, and others for classical guitar. Transcribing the works originally written for the 21-string kora (harp lute) for a six-string... MORE »
  • A circular image of Amythyst Kiah from the waist up. Amythyst is dark-skinned and has short black hair. She wears a blue denim vest over a gray long-sleeved button-up shirt. On the vest are 2 pins: a round colorful pin on her right side and 1 with 3 gold hands giving peace signs on the other side. Around her collar is silver bolo tie with a blue eye in a triangle.
    With a powerful and unforgettable voice, Tennessee-bred singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah cofounded the GRAMMY-nominated all-women-of-color supergroup Our Native Daughters with Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell. Kiah's new album, Wary + Strange, combines the iconoclastic alt-rock... MORE »
  • Harold Lopez-Nussa sitting on a white piano against a painted background
    November 05
    One of the brightest lights on Havana’s thriving jazz scene, Harold López-Nussa  is a musician with  astonishing  gifts, combining dazzling technique and an abundance of soul. A classically trained pianist and composer, López-Nussa  integrates his love of  jazz  improvisation with his Cuban  roots... MORE »
  • 6 members of Tinariwen stand spread across a road with the desert stretching on either side and a blue sky above them
    November 10
    A sensational live band, Tinariwen electrifies traditional Tuareg melodies with edgy blues, rock, Berber, and Arabic influences, producing a gritty, hypnotic sound. Keeping everyone safe is our top priority. Please see our Exchange/Refund Policy & COVID-19 Safety Protocols You might also like ... MORE »
  • Natu Camara plays guitar and sings on stage
    Natu Camara grew up in Guinea and led West Africa’s first all-female hip-hop sensation, The Ideal Black Girls. Now she’s out on her own with an effervescent sound that blends Afropop and soul with her passion for social justice to create inspirational songs of hope and healing.    Keeping everyone... MORE »
  • Raphael Xavier wears a white suit with a black undershirt against a blue background. He stands on one foot with his left foot held behind him with his right hand and his left hand extended into the air
    November 19, November 20
    Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) approach to hip-hop and Breaking, Raphael Xavier has explored Breaking as social, physical, and mental “movement” for more than 20 years.  Utilizing live jazz as a backdrop, XAVIER’S: The Musician & The Mover highlights the traditions of... MORE »
  • The bands 5 members stand against a white backdrop wearing matching maroon suits with white shirts and black ties
    In celebration of Astor Piazzolla's 100th birthday, the Latin Grammy-winning Quinteto Astor Piazzolla pays tributes to the man who revolutionized tango music forever and remains one of the world’s most admired composers and musicians. To this day his towering compositions still transport listeners... MORE »
  • Yann Tiersen sits in profile with his left side showing. Both hands rest on the keys of a piano. The lighting is tinged blue and he wears a short sleeved top.
    French composer and multi-instrumentalist Yann Tiersen creates fragile, evocative compositions filled with achingly beautiful melodies. Although he is perhaps best known for his music being used for the award-winning soundtrack for the film Amélie, that only scratches the surface of his rich... MORE »
  • Nella, a woman with shoulder length dark hair and a medium-skin tone, stands in front of an off-white wall, with her head tilted to the side. She wears a white knit tank top.
    Nella draws from Venezuelan folk and the music of Spain’s Andalusian region to create her own contemporary, soulful songs. Fueled by her powerhouse voice and undeniable presence, she has skyrocketed to international renown. In a short time, she went from Berklee College of Music graduate to winner... MORE »
  • Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band stands in backyard holding instruments
    Boston’s internationally acclaimed Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band brings passion, virtuosity, and energy to every performance with its irresistible contemporary interpretation of Jewish music. The group improvises with the intimacy of chamber music and the intensity of a rowdy dance band.  Keeping... MORE »
  • Front woman Elizabeth Bougerol wears a blue top and plaid pants. She sings into a microphone on stage, with green, yellow and blue lights shining behind her.
    The Hot Sardines effortlessly channels New York speakeasies, Parisian cabarets, and New Orleans jazz halls to transform songs from past eras into pop music for the current century. Their raucous Holiday Stomp features timeless classics and original tunes performed by the eight-piece band.     ... MORE »
  • We Banjo 3 standing with their instruments against a white wall
    January 20
    We Banjo 3 is one of the most prolific and exciting bands to emerge from Ireland in recent years. Contrary to the band’s name, this Galway and Nashville–based quartet comprises two sets of brothers, Enda and Fergal Scahill with Martin and David Howley, playing banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar,... MORE »
  • Altan holding their instruments and looking at camera in front of stone wall with Rescheduled and October 21, 2022 banners.
    This concert has been rescheduled from October 23, 2021 to October 21, 2022 at Somerville Theatre.  Regarded by many as the world's finest traditional Irish band, Altan is renowned for its heartwarming, dynamic live performances that range from touching ballads to hard-hitting reels and jigs.... MORE »
  • Coeur de Pirate stands in a long sleeved blue sparkly dress leaning with her left arm on a white piano. She looks down at the piano with rescheduled and November 18, 2022 banners.
    This concert has been rescheduled from February 4, 2022 to November 18, 2022 at Berklee Performance Center.  Cœur de Pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name for award-winning French-Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. Her magical pop songs blend cabaret music,... MORE »