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Kris Davis, Downbeat award winner, in solo Jazz piano performance

    The Creative Music Series proudly presents KRIS DAVIS (from Canada by way of New York) To The Outer Reaches: Kris Davis looks to discover the piano’s full spectrum… Pianist-composer Kris Davis was named 2017 Rising Star Pianist/2018 Rising Star Artist in Downbeat magazine And dubbed one of the music’s top up-and-comers in a 2012 […]


Soggy Po Boys album release show at Thunder Road in Somerville

Local favorites Soggy Po Boys celebrate the release of their brand new record “All In Favor” with an album release show at Thunder Road in Somerville October 26. This time out the band has recorded an album of all cover songs. “These guys have done their homework, worked it out on the bandstand and put […]


Sam Bayer performs at Culturepalooza

Come to the final weekend of Culturepalooza at Culture House, 500 Kendall St. in Kendall Square, on October 26, where singer/songwriter Sam Bayer and percussionist David Troen-Krasnow grace the stage at 8 PM. Sam is your literate, exuberant guide to an imaginary world where housewives win the Nobel Prize in physics, poker-playing children gamble over […]


Berklee A Cappella Showcase

This concert will feature all five of the premier a cappella groups at Berklee College of Music: the CharlieChords, On the Vox, Pitch Slapped, Treble Threat, and Upper Structure.


Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto: 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova

Celebrate 60 years of bossa nova with Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, one of Brazil’s most successful artists and a multiple Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist, and vocalist. Bossa nova was born on July 10, 1958, at the old Odeon recording studios in Rio de Janeiro. On that day, João Gilberto recorded “Chega de Saudade,” the first bossa nova […]


Hamid Drake & Adam Rudolph/Mike Rivard & Amit Kavthekar

I’m thrilled to welcome Hamid Drake and Adam Rudolph back to Mandorla Music! Their sold-out 2018 show was an astonishing evening, a flowing, uninterrupted journey of rhythm. This time around, Club d’Elf ringleader Mike Rivard & tabla phenom Amit Kavthekar will open the evening. This show will take place at the Accurate Records loft in […]


Indonesian Cultural Night: Legenda

This concert showcases the traditional arts of Indonesia, featuring the Berklee Indonesian Ensemble, a full choir, and dancers. The Berklee Indonesian Ensemble, founded by Indonesian students currently studying at Berklee College of Music, plays a wide variety of Indonesian music, ranging from folk to pop—and everything in between. The music, arranged by the ensemble, blends […]


A Very Special Evening with Graham Nash and Band

The evening will feature complete performances of the classic albums Songs for Beginners, Wild Tales, and more. Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter Graham Nash is a two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee (with Crosby, Stills & Nash and the Hollies) and two-time Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductee (as a solo artist and with Crosby, Stills & Nash). Nash has […]


String Masters Series: Bela Horvath, Violin

Virtuoso violinist and Carl Flesch Violin Competition winner Bela Horvath kicks off the 2019–2020 String Masters Series with a rich program of Romantic masterpieces and dazzling showpieces, accompanied by pianist Yoon Lee.


Great Black Music (Jazz) from New York

www.lilypadinman.com Music: Creative Improvisational Jazz Featured Guests: Trio Plex:  New York’s Michael T.A. Thompson Trio with Cooper-Moore & Ken Filiano The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes Great Black Music, Jazz from prime lower “downtown” New York musicians, a first for Boston! Re-configuring the Jazz Trio… They are world class, master improvisers together as The Trio Plex—maybe the best […]


The Kalliope Ensemble performs at the Lilypad in Inman Square!

The Kalliope Ensemble is a Boston-based seasonal chamber ensemble dedicated to providing a wide variety of colorful music to the community. Come hear us perform an exciting program of classical and contemporary works for reed quintet, including works by Bach, Piazzolla, and more! Sunday, August 11th at 6:30 pm The Lilypad, 1353 Cambridge st, Cambridge, MA, […]


Kalliope Ensemble performs at the Canopy Room in Union Square!

The Kalliope Ensemble is a Boston-based seasonal chamber ensemble dedicated to providing a wide variety of colorful music to the community. Come hear us perform an exciting program of classical and contemporary works for reed quintet, including works by Bach, Piazzolla, and more! Wednesday, August 7th at 7:30 in Union Square. More details and sign-up with […]