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Massholes Trolley Tour of BostonBoston, $$
Mon, April 1, 2024  -  Sun, June 30, 2024   
Get ready to laugh your way through Boston’s iconic landmarks and neighborhoods by hopping on board the Comedy Trolley Tours of Boston! Our guides, who happen to be some of Boston’s funniest comedians,
Dragtacular Trolley Tour of Boston (21+)Boston, $$
Sat, April 20, 2024  -  Sat, July 27, 2024   
Do these queens know anything about Boston history, lore, and trivia? Barely. The Queens will point out tales of Boston's past, shading the landmarks and historical sites along the way.
The Murder Mystery Company Presents: “Death of a Gangster”Malden, $$
Fri, May 10, 2024  -  Fri, June 28, 2024   
A two and a half hour long comedic murder mystery where you play alongside professional actors to solve the crime (or not). We welcome you to 'Death of a Gangster,' a 1920s mafia wedding!
Castle Hill Theatre: As You Like It by William ShakespeareIpswich, $$
Wed, June 5, 2024  -  Sun, June 16, 2024   
Castle Hill Productions presents Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a light-hearted comedy of love and disguise! As You Like It will be presented outdoors in the Casino Complex at Castle Hill.
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Third Coast Percussion & Blake PouliotRockport, $$
Thu, June 13, 2024  -  Thu, June 13, 2024   
THIRD COAST PERCUSSION & BLAKE POULIOT, violin - live performance at Shalin Liu Performance Center THIRD COAST PERCUSSION & BLAKE POULIOT, violin - live performance at Shalin Liu Performance Center
Orfeo ed EuridiceCambridge, $
Thu, June 13, 2024  -  Fri, June 14, 2024   
This interpretation of Gluck's famous opera explores the story of lovers from the Queer Community in a place where self-expression and sexuality are unencumbered by politics or other oppressive ideologies.
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Film: The Last Repair ShopRockport, Free
Sat, June 15, 2024  -  Sat, June 15, 2024   
This film, which won the 2024 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, tells the story of four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music.
Arlington Porchfest 2024Arlington, Free
Sat, June 15, 2024  -  Sat, June 15, 2024   
Porchfest is back and it's better than ever! This is a grassroots music festival where bands play on front porches across town and people walk, bike or drive around to enjoy tons of free outdoor music, performances, and visual arts exhibits.
Jake ShimabukuroRockport, $$
Mon, June 17, 2024  -  Mon, June 17, 2024   
Jake Shimabukuro will be returning to Rockport for a special, intimate duo format likely to include his jaw-dropping interpretations of pop classics (“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Hallelujah”) as well as his own thrilling compositions.
MJ The MusicalBoston, $$$
Tue, June 18, 2024  -  Sun, July 7, 2024   
Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to you as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own.
FREEDOM TO CELEBRATE: Hamilton-Garrett Drumline PerformanceBoston
Wed, June 19, 2024  -  Wed, June 19, 2024   
Juneteenth celebrations kick-off the day with a dynamic performance and procession led by the Hamilton-Garrett Drumline! Established in 2022, the Hamilton-Garrett Drumline is a percussion and horn ensemble for Boston youth.
FREEDOM TO MOVE: Dance Party with A Trike Called Funk, featuring Boston Rhythm RBoston, Free
Wed, June 19, 2024  -  Wed, June 19, 2024   
Join us outside on the plaza for this pop-up dance party, led by MC & Dance Lead Aaron Myers and DJ EdWord Galan, playing funky music – or learn a new one!
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Inon Bortanan, pianoRockport, $$
Thu, June 20, 2024  -  Thu, June 20, 2024   
ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: INON BARNATAN, piano - live performance at Shalin Liu Performance Center ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: INON BARNATAN, piano - live performance at Shalin Liu Performance Center
John Fogerty: The Celebration TourBoston, $$
Thu, June 20, 2024  -  Thu, June 20, 2024   
John Fogerty's Celebration Tour with George Thorogood & the Destroyers & Hearty Har at Tanglewood's Koussevitzky Music Shed on June 20, 2024, 7:00 pm EDT. Popular artist tickets available via mobile or box office will call pickup.
Lowell Summer Music Series 2024Lowell
Fri, June 21, 2024  -  Sun, September 15, 2024   
Lowell Summer Music Series is proud to present the very best in blues, folk, roots and rock music in the most beautiful and intimate outdoor amphitheater in New England at the very best prices possible.
Mount Auburn Hospital: Pink Pages at the American Repertory TheaterCambridge, $$
Mon, June 24, 2024  -  Mon, June 24, 2024   
Hosted by author Alice Hoffman to benefit the Hoffman Breast Center Appearances by Bestselling Authors Allegra Goodman, Lois Lowry, Hilarie Burton Morgan, Tom Perrotta, Imani Perry and Hank Phillippi Ryan -- and Emceed by Emmy
SteveSongs Family ConcertDedham, $$
Wed, June 26, 2024   
SteveSongs, known & loved by millions of families throughout the country as co-host of the nationally broadcast PBS KIDS preschool destination, will bring his signature brand of seriously good (and seriously fun) music to the Rashi School (8000 Great Meadow Road, Dedham)...
MoondanceBeverly, $$
Sat, June 29, 2024  -  Sat, June 29, 2024   
The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert The Ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert
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Circus Smirkus 2024 Big Top Tour16 Locations, $$
Sat, June 29, 2024  -  Thu, August 15, 2024   
Come see the award-winning, international traveling youth circus! In the Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour, kids – ages 10 to 18 – are stars, on highwire and trapeze, as clowns, jugglers, acrobats and more.
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Mozart & FauréRockport, $$$
Sun, June 30, 2024  -  Sun, June 30, 2024   
Violinist Stella Chen returns to the Festival Festival with a star-studded quartet of artists to perform Mozart’s Divertimento and Fauré’s Piano Quartet, Op. 45.
Andris Nelsons conducts Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov featuring the Boston BallLenox, $$
Fri, July 12, 2024  -  Fri, July 12, 2024   
Andris Nelsons conducts Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov featuring the Boston Ballet Andris Nelsons conducts Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov featuring the Boston Ballet Andris Nelsons conducts Stravinsky and Rimsky-Korsakov featuring the Boston Ballet
TMC Chamber MusicLenox, Free
Sun, July 14, 2024  -  Sun, July 14, 2024   
TMC Chamber Music live performance at Tanglewood Seiji Ozawa Hall TMC Chamber Music live performance at Tanglewood Seiji Ozawa Hall TMC Chamber Music live performance at Tanglewood Seiji Ozawa Hall
Andris Nelsons conducts Kirkland Snider, Prokofiev, and Dvořák featuring AuLenox, $$
Sun, July 14, 2024  -  Sun, July 14, 2024   
Andris Nelsons conducts Kirkland Snider, Prokofiev, and Dvořák featuring Augustin Hadelich, violin Andris Nelsons conducts Kirkland Snider, Prokofiev, and Dvořák featuring Augustin Hadelich, violin
The Queen of VersaillesBoston
Tue, July 16, 2024  -  Sun, August 25, 2024   
Based on the wildly astonishing documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Lauren Greenfield, THE QUEEN OF VERSAILLES reunites celebrated Oscar®-winning songwriter Stephen Schwartz with Tony® and Emmy Award® winner Kristin Chenoweth
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Free Shakespeare on the Common 2024: The Winter's TaleBoston, Free
Tue, July 16, 2024  -  Sun, August 4, 2024   
One of Greater Boston's most beloved traditions, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's “Free Shakespeare On The Common” continues it's seasonal tradition for the 27th year with William Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'.
Dima Slobodeniouk conducts Bernstein and Brahms featuring Conrad Tao, pianoLenox, $$
Fri, July 19, 2024  -  Fri, July 19, 2024   
Dima Slobodeniouk conducts Bernstein and Brahms featuring Conrad Tao, piano - live performance at Tanglewood Dima Slobodeniouk conducts Bernstein and Brahms featuring Conrad Tao, piano - live performance at Tanglewood
TLI Spotlight Series: Tracy K. SmithLenox, $$
Sat, July 20, 2024  -  Sat, July 20, 2024   
Tracy K. Smith will speak about the connections between literature, poetry, libretti, and music. Tracy K. Smith will speak about the connections between literature, poetry, libretti, and music.
TLI The Art of Conducting: Thomas WilkinsMassachusetts, $$
Mon, July 22, 2024  -  Mon, July 22, 2024   
TLI The Art of Conducting: Thomas Wilkins at Tanglewood Studio E, Linde Center for Music and Learning Tanglewood Studio E, Linde Center for Music and Learning, Lenox/Stockbridge, MA
Tanglewood Recital Series: Boston Symphony Chamber Players and Paul Lewis, pianoLenox, $$
Wed, July 24, 2024  -  Wed, July 24, 2024   
Tanglewood Recital Series: Boston Symphony Chamber Players and Paul Lewis, piano. Pianist Paul Lewis joins the Boston Symphony Chamber Players for Mozart’s Quintet Quintet
TMC Festival of Contemporary MusicLenox, Free
Thu, July 25, 2024  -  Thu, July 25, 2024   
The TMC Festival of Contemporary Music seeks to showcase up-and-coming, path-finding, and groundbreaking new composers whose works we believe will define the next evolution of classical music.
TMC Festival of Contemporary MusicLenox, Free
Fri, July 26, 2024  -  Fri, July 26, 2024   
The TMC Festival of Contemporary Music seeks to showcase up-and-coming, path-finding, and groundbreaking new composers whose works we believe will define the next evolution of classical music.
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2024Boston, $$
Sat, July 27, 2024   
Kidz Bop is an interactive experience for the whole family, where the KIDZ BOP Kids will be performing some of today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids,” with engaging new set design, exciting choreography, and more.
Ventriloquist Kevin Driscoll on Natick CommonNatick, Free
Tue, July 30, 2024  -  Tue, July 30, 2024   
Doug The Talking Dog will not bite children. He only bites Mommies and Daddies... but he may try to bite the tambourines, maracas, and drumsticks that we loan to everyone.
Les MisérablesBoston, $$$
Tue, August 13, 2024  -  Sun, August 25, 2024   
STILL THE WORLD’S MOST POPULAR MUSICAL. Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. This brilliant staging has taken the world by storm!
Tanglewood Recital Series: Leonidas Kavakos, violin and Daniil Trifonov, pianoLenox, $$
Wed, August 21, 2024  -  Wed, August 21, 2024   
Tanglewood Recital Series: Leonidas Kavakos, violin and Daniil Trifonov, piano - live performance at Seiji Ozawa Hall Tanglewood Recital Series: Leonidas Kavakos, violin and Daniil Trifonov, piano - live performance at Seiji Ozawa Hall
Legacy Littles | Magic Show with Jungle JimDedham, Free
Wed, August 21, 2024  -  Wed, August 21, 2024   
Step into a world where magic and balloon artistry collide in a high-energy extravaganza! Jungle Jim's unique blend of children's magic and advanced-level balloon artistry sets him apart.
Judy Collins, Indigo Girls, and Rufus WainwrightLenox, $$
Fri, August 30, 2024  -  Fri, August 30, 2024   
Judy Collins, Indigo Girls, and Rufus Wainwright with Special Guest Lucy Wainwright Roche
Hannah Gadsby Woof!Boston
Thu, September 19, 2024  -  Thu, September 19, 2024   
ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE AT 10PM JUST ADDED! Woof! will be quite the evening of stand-up comedy with the incomparable Hannah Gadsby – a show not to be missed.
Hannah Gadsby Woof!Boston
Thu, September 19, 2024  -  Thu, September 19, 2024   
Stand-up comedian Hannah Gadsby returns to the Colonial! WOOF! will be quite the evening with the incomparable Hannah Gadsby – a show not to be missed.
The Calamari Sisters’ SausagefestMassachusetts, $$
Sat, September 21, 2024  -  Sun, September 22, 2024   
23rd Annual Italian Sausagefest: Celebrate the days of summer with these sassy, brassy broads from Brooklyn as they sing, dance, and cook delicious street fair goodies for you and your friends.
JGP Black Kid Joy TourBoston, $$$
Fri, September 27, 2024  -  Sat, September 28, 2024   
Join us for JGP Black Kid Joy Tour, a celebration of Black excellence and creativity through music, art, and community vibes! Don't miss out on this incredible show!
The Rocky Horror Picture ShowBoston, $$
Fri, October 25, 2024  -  Fri, October 25, 2024   
The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to the Emerson Colonial Theatre on October 25, 2024 for the 49th Anniversary Spectacular Tour with original Columbia Nell Campbell!
Grand Kyiv Ballet Presents The NutcrackerBoylston, $
Fri, November 29, 2024  -  Fri, November 29, 2024   
Join the Grand Kyiv Ballet on an unforgettable journey into a world of dreams, magic and triumph over evil. The Grand Kyiv Ballet, including the most prestigious Ballet dancers from Ukraine.
Grand Kyiv Ballet Presents The Snow QueenBoston, $
Sat, November 30, 2024  -  Sat, November 30, 2024   
Grand Kyiv Ballet returns with their latest holiday ballet, The Snow Queen, adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved fairy tale that inspired Disney’s Frozen. A heartwarming tale for all ages.
NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas BalletBoston
Thu, December 5, 2024  -  Thu, December 5, 2024   
Give the gift of NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet to the whole family. Celebrate America’s favorite Christmas tradition with an international all-star cast. Get tickets now!
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Kerplunk!Boston, $$
Tue, March 5, 3016  -  Sat, May 28, 2016   
Space pirates, talking dogs, trees that hug you…this show has it all because it's the adventure you and your family create together! Each performance is based on your imagination so no two adventures are ever the same.
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