List of Events

  • The band with an orange tinted background with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner over the image
    March 31
    A Spanish quintet led by vocalist Pere Martínez, Los Aurora creates a new perspective for flamenco by innovating the most popular songs by composer Manuel de Falla with piano, drums, and bass, accompanied by impassioned dancer José Manuel Álvarez.   We regret to inform you that this performance... MORE »
  • Leyla McCalla in a green dress with a decorative coral colored shawl with a red "cancelled" banner over the photo
    April 02
    Deeply influenced by traditional Creole, Cajun, and Haitian music as well as American jazz and folk, Leyla McCalla's  music vibrates with three centuries of history, yet feels strikingly fresh. She rose to fame as cellist of the Carolina Chocolate Drops before leaving in 2013 to pursue her solo ... MORE »
  • Charlie Parker in tuxedo playing saxophone passionately
    Fly Higher honors Charlie Parker’s centennial year by showcasing Bird’s uncompromising musical joy, humor, and beauty by mining his deep repertoire and showcasing new, modern compositions. Acclaimed co–musical directors Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone) and Terri LyneCarrington (drums) are... MORE »
  • Brad Mehldau in black attire playing grand piano passionately on stage with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner over the photo
    Over the last two decades, Grammy-winning jazz pianist Brad Mehldau has forged his own path, embodying the essence of jazz exploration, classical romanticism, and pop allure. With an inspired range of expression and intensity, he has transformed the paradigm of jazz and classical performance. He... MORE »
  • Max Raabe & Palast Orchestra formal group photo in warehouse in front of brick wall and windows with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner over the image
    From Berlin, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester luxuriate in the high style and musical glory of the ’20s and ’30s with a cool contemporary twist. With a unique talent for coy understatement and charm, Max Raabe makes it easy to dream a little dream or to dance cheek to cheek.   We regret to inform... MORE »
  • Zakir hussain wearing a tan button up shirt with his hands hovering above the table with a poppy colored "postponed" banner over the image
    World-famous tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, renowned violinist Kala Ramnath, and master veena player Jayanthi Kumaresh perform a brilliant evening of traditional Indian classical music. We regret to inform you that the Zakir Hussain performance has been postponed due to coronavirus (COVID-19)... MORE »
  • April 24
    Newpoli crosses through time, culture, and musical styles as it performs modernized taranta music from southern Italy and surrounding countries. The high-energy ensemble stirs up a mesmerizing sound that melds traditional Italian folk music, Greek and Turkish grooves, Mediterranean and Spanish... MORE »
  • A woman in a back top, brightly colored skirt, wearing a tiara of brightly colored flowers and feathers holding animal horns, with the rest of the band wearing black hats holding their instruments stand behind her with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner over the image
    April 26
    With a wild, powerful, and unbridled sound, Colombia’s Grammy-nominated Cimarrón plays powerful joropo music. Cimarrón’s energetic and infectious music features soulful singing, fiery foot-stomping dance, and pure instrumental virtuosity on four-stringed cuatro, guitar like bandola, harp, maracas,... MORE »
  • The full 17-piece band performs on stage in front of a live audience against a black backdrop. Amir ElSaffar stands to play the trumpet with a poppy banner that reads "cancelled" over the image
    Acclaimed composer, trumpeter and multi-instrumentalist Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound brings together 17 musicians from a broad spectrum of traditions, ranging from Iraqi maqam to American jazz. Deeply rooted in the musical traditions of Iraq, the ensemble finds ecstatic common ground among the... MORE »
  • 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. The... MORE »
  • Lila Downs with a crown of peppers on her head with a black background with a poppy banner reading "cancelled" over the image
    Iconic Grammy-winning singer Lila Downs bridges traditions from across the Americas, with influences ranging from the folk and ranchera music of Mexico and South America to North American folk, jazz, blues, and hip-hop. As a passionate human-rights activist, Lila write lyric that often highlight... MORE »
  • 47SOUL standing in front of a window with light steaming in with a "cancelled" banner over the photo
    Rising stars from the Middle East, 47SOUL specialize in a style they call Shamstep, an irresistible mixture of traditional dabke dance music fused with electronic beats, analog synthesizers, hypnotic guitar lines, and shattering vocals. They deliver a call for celebration and freedom sung in both... MORE »
  • Cimafunk wearing black sunglasses, and an open black and gold jacket with his lips pursed with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner over the image
    Cimafunk offers electric live shows that mix Cuban folk, rhumba, bolero and hard-edged dance music that draws from his love of funk and African beats.  We regret to inform you that this performance has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) related concerns. The safety of our audiences and... MORE »
  • Raphael Zavier in a white suit with black shirt and sneakers holding his left foot behind him with right hand, left arm extended in front of him with a "cancelled" banner over the image
    Known for his “artful and mesmerizing” (Dance Magazine) take on hip-hop and Breaking, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory with a transcendent mix of poetry, precision, and spontaneity. His new work, Sassafrazz: From Roots to Mastery, explores the three stages of... MORE »
  • Mariza standing with her arms holding up a beautifully detailed green, silver, and black dress while looking off to the side with a "postponed" banner over the image
    Portuguese fado star Mariza has become one of the most widely acclaimed stars on the global stage. Whether singing traditional numbers or new songs, she honors the legacy of fado with her clarion voice and mesmerizing stage presence. We regret to inform you that the Mariza performance has been... MORE »
  • Photo of Djavan singing with sunglasses on with a brown hat and a slightly brown background with a poppy colored "postponed" banner going over the image
    Djavan is one of the most important and creative artists in Brazilian Popular Music. A prolific singer-songwriter, his innovative and poignant music is filled with poetic images, honesty, and humility. Djavan returns to the US after a 10-year hiatus with his acclaimed show "Vesúvio" featuring new... MORE »
  • The 4 members of DuoDuo in assorted positions with a pink and gray background
    DuoDuo brings together the duo of Celtic cellist Natalie Haas and Québécois guitarist Yann Falquet with the duo of Scottish harpist Maeve Gilchrist and Michigan-born percussive dancer Nic Gareiss. With four individually powerful artists from Irish, Québécois, Scottish, and folk traditions, the... MORE »
  • Beatrice Martin in yellow sitting on white chair gazing into distance in front of green wall with a "postponed" banner over the image
    Cœur de Pirate (French for pirate heart) is the stage name for award-winning French-Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Béatrice Martin. Her whimsical, magical pop songs blend cabaret music, French lyrics, and playful indie sensibilities. She will be performing a special acoustic concert of her... MORE »
  • A man and a woman, dressed in all black, standing back to back against a blue, water like backdrop with a poppy colored "cancelled" banner going across the image
    One of Colombia's hottest bands, Monsieur Periné returns to Boston for a special intimate concert. The band is best known for its signature "swing a la Colombiana" sound that mixes pop music with French swing and Latin rhythms. Its most recent album, 2018’s Encanto Tropical, was nominated for Latin... MORE »
  • Fantcha standing on the beach with her blue dress blowing in the wind and her arms outstretched at her sides
    A protégé of the great Cabo Verdean vocalist Cesária Évora, Fantcha has developed her own unique musical style that swings with African, Cuban, and Brazilian influences. A charismatic performer with a rich, sensuous voice, she sings romantic soulful mornas along with buoyant danceable coladeras.... MORE »
  • Lead singer closest to the camera in a green jacket with a hat, with four members of the band standing behind him
    Dynamic frontman Jupiter Bokondji Ilola and his band Okwess mix exhilarating Congolese soukous with healthy doses of funk, soul, and rock.  Boston’s own Kotoko Brass will open. Subscription discounts are not available for this concert. Presented in association with 
  • Black and white photo of Ana Moura where she's looking directly into the camera and smiling with a "postponed" banner across the image
    Exquisite vocalist Ana Moura possesses a sound unlike any other in fado. Her voice strolls freely through the Portuguese tradition, flirting elegantly with pop and broadening the soul-baring genre with stunning results. We regret to inform you that the Ana Moura performance has been postponed due... MORE »
  • Antibalas performing live. Chinese lanterns hang in the air and the frontman is holding the mic stand in the air. A green colored "rescheduled" banner goes across the image.
    September 16
    Called “one of the world’s finest Afrobeat bands” by The Guardian, Antibalas adds its distinct New York City grit to the classic Afrobeat sound. Over the past two decades, Antibalas members have appeared alongside some of today’s biggest stars, including Beyoncé, The Roots, Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars... MORE »