Save The Dates:
April 1, 8 and 15 11am
Call the Box Office to reserve your free tickets,
413-997-4444. 6 tickets per transaction.
David Grover is a Berkshires favorite who led Arlo Guthrie’s band for many years. David has performed and written with many talented musicians, including Pete Seeger and Doc Watson. His ability to connect with people of all ages creates a powerful sense of unity, and is a rousing crowd-pleaser. David will be performing accompanied by his daughter Jessica on bass.
Save The Dates:
To reserve at at 617-266-1200 or online
BSO Community Chamber Concerts provide high-quality, relevant, and engaging free chamber music concerts performed by BSO musicians in Greater Boston area communities limited in access to the BSO by distance or economics. These Community Chamber Concerts build personal connections to the BSO and orchestral music, allowing community members to become more deeply engaged with the BSO over time. Each concert program lasts approximately one hour and is followed by a coffee and dessert reception for the audience. Tickets are now available by calling 617-266-1200 or online at www.bso.org/communitychamberconcerts.
At The Colonial Theatre
Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 at 7:30pm
Romance, Soul & Rock N’ Roll is happy to be back at The Colonial Theatre performing in their 14th annual show! This year’s, The Night of The Comet is being produced and performed in collaboration with another well-known talented local group, Berkshire Olde Tyme Review. BOTR Director David LaPlante, RSRR Director Ted Concepcion, Musical Director David Pickard, along with an amazing cast and crew, are thrilled to be part of this unforgettable performance, filled with many toe-tapping familiar songs, as well as a special surprise or two! All proceeds will benefit Berkshire Theatre Group’s BTG PLAYS!, BTG’s year-round education program.
Tickets: Premium: $45
Orchestra and Balcony: $35
The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble (HBE) is a family band consisting of seven blood brothers who began their musical training at the tender ages of four and five by their father, jazz trumpeter/bandleader, Kelan Phil Cohran (Earth, Wind, & Fire; Chaka Khan and Sun Ra). The boys formed the Phil Cohran Youth Ensemble, and toured the United States performing the original written jazz compositions of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and the music of classical greats Bach and Beethoven. While touring, the brothers were personally being exposed to the hip-hop, rock and reggae music of their own generation and absorbed these components into the cosmic jazz style of their father to create Hypnotic Brass Ensemble.
Tickets: Premium: $45
Orchestra and Balcony: $35
Musician, actor, playwright and author, Storm Large, shot to national prominence in 2006 as a finalist on CBS’, Rock Star: Supernova. Storm made her debut as a guest vocalist with the band Pink Martini in 2011, singing for sold-out concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. She continues to perform with the band, touring nationally and internationally. Storm has also performed with Grammy-winner, K.D. Lang; pianist, Kirill Gerstein; punk rocker, John Doe; singer/songwriter, Rufus Wainwright; Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, George Clinton; The New York Pops Orchestra at Carnegie Hall; Oregon Symphony; The Cincinnati Symphony; The Houston Symphony; and The RTE Concert Orchestra in Dublin. amongst others.
Celebrate the music of Billy Joel with Mike Delguidice & Big Shot, the only Billy Joel tribute show endorsed by Billy Joel and featuring members of Billy Joel’s own band. Hand-picked by Billy Joel to be in his band, Mike is currently on tour with Billy Joel, but he will be in the Berkshires on May 27th to treat Billy Joel fans to an evening they will never forget. Mike and his extraordinary band are well known and respected for providing superior entertainment, giving audiences a show that is packed with hit after hit of Billy Joel’s chart-topping songs, along with astonishing renditions of McCartney, the Beatles, Elton John, Journey, Chicago and more.
Bobby has shared the bill with top country and folk artists Vince Gill, Martin Sexton, Pete Seeger, and many others. As a sought-after lead guitarist he has opened for George Jones, Asleep at the Wheel, Willie Nelson, and more. He recently returned home from his fourth US tour with Arlo Guthrie.
As a songwriter, Bobby was selected as a finalist at the Kerrville Folk Festival in TX. His songs have also received recognition from The Billboard Songwriting Contest and have aired on many hit television series including Nashville, Touched By An Angel, Walker Texas Ranger, and CSI.
The Airplane Family & Friends with Live Dead ‘69 reunites Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Grateful Dead alumni, and other musical luminaries, comprising a veritable “Who’s Who” of “The Summer of Love’s” legendary musicians.
The Airplane Family & Friends band members include: Darby Slick, composer of “Somebody To Love,” who launched the career of Grace Slick in his band The Great Society before she joined Jefferson Airplane in 1966; Peter Kaukonen, a founding member of both Hot Tuna and Jefferson Starship, and a member of Jefferson Airplane; Prairie Prince, Jefferson Starship drummer (1992-2007), co-founded The Tubes, and regularly tours with Todd Rundgren; Slick Aguilar, lead guitarist for Jefferson Starship (1992-2015) and David Crosby (1983-1986); Eva Avila, Canadian Idol winner, actress (The Wall Theatrical Extravaganza) makes her U.S. debut reprising Grace Slick’s vocal repertoire; Joli Valenti, son of Dino Valenti, sings Marty Balin’s timeless parts, and brings selections from Quicksilver Messenger Service.
For I've always wanted to be a Juke... and I still do." –Jon Bon Jovi
Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are legends in the rock ‘n’ roll scene. For over thirty years they have been delighting audiences and recording music in their hard-driving style. They have turned out more than thirty albums, thousands of live performances around the globe and produced a legion of dedicated and enthusiastic fans. These musical giants of the Jersey Shore influenced musicians from Bruce Springsteen to Bon Jovi and are still going strong today.
Just last year, the iconic Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes released the highly-acclaimed Soultime!, their first new studio CD of all original material in five years.