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June 2008 Events Calendar
Irish Cultural Centre Set Dancing

June 4, 11, 18, 25

ICCNE Presents:
Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30-9:30 pm | $5 donation at the door | Adults (16 & up)
781 821-8291
irishculture.org

Every Monday throughout the year (except Holidays), the ICC presents set dancing with Cait Bracken from 7:30-9:30pm. Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square. No previous dancing experience or partner required! No registration required for this class.




Racky Thomas Band

June 7, 14, 21, 28

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Thursdays Blues Barge

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location. Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues Barge, Fridays: Classic Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Thursdays Blues Barge in June as follows: 6/7: Bruce Marshall Band, 6/14: Jeff Pitchell Band, 6/21: Racky Thomas Band (pictured), 6/28: Fat City Band.




When Harry Met Sally

June 8, 15, 22, 29

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Fridays Classic Movies

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
6:00 - 10:00 pm | 617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront and free entertainment. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Pop Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues Barge, Fridays: Movies by Moonlight which begin at dusk and include: 6/8: No Movie, 6/15: When Harry Met Sally (pictured), 6/22: It Happened One Night, 6/29: Grease.




Ronan Tynan

June 9

Rockport Music Presents:
Ronan Tynan in Concert

Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport, MA
978-546-7391 | $45 - $61 (fees may apply) | 5:00 pm
rockportmusic.org | Buy Tix

Irish tenor, recording artist, physician, and champion disabled athlete, Ronan Tynan moves audiences like few others can. His stirring performances and personal story of triumph have brought him international fame. After winning the BBC talent show, Go For It, Tynan shot to stardom, became a recording artist with Sony Music and sold-out concerts around the world soon followed. The Shalin Liu is renowned for its acoustics and comfort - - a perfect setting to appreciate the extraordinary voice of Ronan Tynan.




Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

June 10

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
(617) 266-1200 | Groups: 1-800-933-4255
$45 - $95 | 6:00 pm
bso.org

Versatile, hard-swinging, and polished to the max, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is composed of 15 of jazz music's leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis (pictured). Drawing from an extensive repertoire, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally critically-acclaimed.




Irish Pastoral Centre of Boston

June 11

The Irish Pastoral Centre Presents:
5th Annual IPC Spring Golf Tournament

George Wright Golf Course
42 West Street, Hyde park
Registration 7:30 am | $125 per player
Sponsorship opportunities. Call for Details.
617 265-5300 | ipcboston.org

The entry fee of $125 includes an 18-hole round of golf, golf cart and dinner at Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester. Since 1987, the IPC has been committed to assisting Irish immigrants to facilitate a positive transition to American life. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please consider supporting the IPC by participating in this golf outing or call directly if you are unable to attend but would like to contribute.




Gordon Lightfoot

June 11-12

Rockport Music Presents:
Gordon Lightfoot In Concert: “The Legend Lives On”

Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport, MA
978-546-7391 | $85 - $135 (fees may apply) | 8:00 pm
rockportmusic.org | Buy Tix

The iconic Canadian troubadour has left quite a mark, inspiring thousands of aspiring songwriters to follow in his rather enormous footsteps. Having written some of the most beloved songs in the folk canon, including classics like “Early Morning Rain” and “For Lovin’ Me,” as well as 70’s pop hits like “Sundown” and “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” among countless others, Lightfoot is acknowledged as one of the greatest songwriters of the modern era. Here's your chance to catch him live at The Shalin Liu in Rockport.




BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Tuesdays Pop-Soul

June 12, 19, 26

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Tuesdays Pop-Soul

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Tuesday Pop-Soul in June as follows: 6/12: Sweet Tooth & The Sugar Babies (pictured), 6/19: Young Love and the Thrills, 6/26: World Premier Band.




Renée Elise Goldsberry

June 12-14

Tanglewood Presents: Renée Elise Goldsberry
with special guest Phillipa Soo

Boston Pops
Symphony Hall, Boston
8:00 p.m. | bso.org

Tony Award-winning actress Renée Elise Goldsberry, along with special guest, Phillipa Soo-both of Hamilton fame-will replace Leslie Odom, Jr., for three performances with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, June 12-14. Mr. Odom is cancelling due to film project scheduling conflicts. Ms. Goldsberry and Ms. Soo are well known for originating the roles of Angelica Schuyler (Goldsberry) and Eliza Hamilton (Soo) in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Broadway musical, Hamilton: An American Musical. Both performed alongside Leslie Odom, Jr., in the original production.




Alex MacDougall Band

June 13, 20, 27

BHH Presents: Summer in the City - - Wednesdays Rat Pack

Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf
70 Rowes Wharf, Boston
617 856-7744 | Schedule | bhh.com

One of Boston’s most anticipated outdoor summer traditions, the Summer in the City Entertainment Series offers guests, visitors and local residents the opportunity to enjoy complimentary concerts, movies and live entertainment from the hotel’s unrivaled waterfront location.  Enjoy al fresco dining while taking in the beautiful waterfront. Now in its 20th year, the series has become a summer staple in Boston. Tuesdays: Soul, Wednesdays: Rat Pack, Thursdays: Blues, Fridays: Movies. Music runs from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Wednesday Rat Pack in June as follows: 6/13: Mike Dutra Strictly Sinatra Band, 6/20: Rich Dimare, 6/27: Alex MacDougall (pictured).




Roger Daltrey performs The Who's TOMMY with the Boston Pops

June 15

Roger Daltrey performs The Who's TOMMY
with the Boston Pops

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
$40 - $170
8:00 pm | bso.org

Kick off the 2018 Tanglewood Season and join Roger Daltrey performing The Who's  TOMMY  with the Boston Pops. Witness the seminal rock opera like you've never heard it before!.




David Crosby & Friends

June 16

Tanglewood Presents:
David Crosby & Friends

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
$29 - $109
7:00 pm | bso.org

The folk rock pioneer and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee David Crosby performs with singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter and Americana duo Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen take the stage together.




Blackstone River Theatre: Summer Solstice Festival

WIN FREE TIX!
June 16

Blackstone River Theatre: Summer Solstice Festival

Diamond Hill Park
Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI

11:00 am - 7:00 pm | $15 adults, $12 seniors, $5 children, under-5 free!
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272 | riverfolk.org

Four stages of Celtic and world music plus Irish step dance, face painting and 45 craft & food vendors! Entertainment includes: Atwater-Donnelly Trio, Mari Black Celtic Band, Daymark, Eastern Medicine Singers, The Gnomes, The Gothard Sisters, La Croisée D’Antan, Owen Marshall & Jenna Moynihan, Emerald Rae, Torrin Ryan, Sheila Falls & Kyle Forsthoff, Kevin Doyle Dance Showcase: From trad to tap, Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, Irish session led by Bob Drouin. (2 of the 3 Gothard Sisters pictured).
CLICK HERE TO VIEW WINNER OF FREE TIX!




June 16

ICCNE Presents:
Sean Tyrrell in Concert

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30 pm | 781 821-8291 | irishculture.org

A concert with Sean Tyrrell in story and song on the life and times of poet and patriot John Boyle O'Reilly. The show traces O'Reilly's life, starting with his early childhood in Ireland through to his imprisonment in Freemantle, Australia for his part in the Fenian Uprising. He escaped from Fremantle Prison and managed to find his way to the United States. He settled in Boston, MA. Once he got established, he set about planning the freedom of his fellow Fenians. John Boyle O'Reilly died in 1890. He is buried at Hollyhood Cemetery in Brookline, MA.




Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

June 17

Tanglewood Presents:
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
2:30 pm | bso.org

This summer, the two icons of folk will join forces for the first time onstage together. For this once-in-a-lifetime experience, legends Stephen Stills and Judy Collins will pull from their rich catalogs, including songs from their 2017 album together, and share warm and intimate stories from their journeys and the 1960s folk scene they helped build.




Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

June 18-25 - - SOLD OUT!

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

1700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,635 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Reservations | Itinerary

For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!




Alison Krauss

June 19

Tanglewood Presents:
Alison Krauss

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
$33 - $119
7:00 pm | bso.org

Alison Krauss has effortlessly bridged the gap between roots music and genres such as pop, rock, country and classical. She has released 14 albums and sold more than 12 million records. She has won 27 Grammys, nine Country Music Association awards, 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards and and two Gospel Music Association awards.




Andy Grammer joins the 2018 Tanglewood Season

June 22

Tanglewood Presents: Andy Grammer

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
7:00 p.m. | bso.org

Multi-platinum pop star Andy Grammer joins the 2018 Tanglewood Season on Friday, June 22 at 7 p.m. in the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Since releasing "Keep Your Head Up" and "Fine By Me" in 2011, Andy Grammer has taken the music world by storm with a succession of anthemic pop hits. The artist performed with the Boston Pops on the orchestra's 2017 July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, which was telecast nationally on Bloomberg TV. Grammer will perform such songs as "Honey, I'm Good" and "Good to be Alive," as well as tracks from his introspective 2017 album The Good Parts including "Smoke Clears," and "Fresh Eyes" during his Tanglewood debut.




Harry Connick, Jr. at Tanglewood

June 23

Tanglewood Presents: Harry Connick, Jr.
A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed
Lenox, MA
$33 - $135
7:00 pm | bso.org

Harry Connick, Jr.'s career has exemplified excellence across multiple platforms in the entertainment world. He has received Grammy and Emmy awards as well as Tony nominations for his live and recorded musical performances, his achievements in film and television, and his appearances on Broadway as both an actor and a composer.




Milton Music Festival

June 23-24

4rd annual Milton Music Festival

Governor Hutchinson's Field
Adams Street, Milton, MA
Sat: 3-10 p.m. | Sun: 1:30 -7 p.m.
FREE | Refreshments available | Saturday | Sunday

The Milton Music Festival, organized by We Are Milton, is staging a two day celebration. The concerts culminate in a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. with Chicago, Total Access as the headliner band. The festival presents Celtic Sunday from 1:30 pm featuring: Margaret Dalton & Erin's Melody, Jinty McGrath, The Fenian Sons, Curragh's Fancy, Sean Brennan & The Skiffs, Pauline Wells and Devri band.




Boston Pops and Audra McDonald

June 24

Tanglewood Presents:
Boston Pops and Audra McDonald

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
2:30 pm | bso.org

One of today's most celebrated singers, stage actors, and television stars, Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts-America's highest honor for achievement in the arts. With the Boston Pops, she presents a program of songs ranging from standards by Sondheim, Rodgers, and Gershwin to the sounds of today's leading music theater composers.




Inroads Ireland - Go North Tour

June 25-July 2 - - SOLD OUT!

Inroads Ireland's GO NORTH Tour

1700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,631 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | InroadsIreland.com | Full trip itinerary here

Come along with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track as we travel in small groups (14 or less) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week bus tour takes you to beautiful northern Ireland including Counties Antrim, Donegal, Mayo, and more. The north of Ireland is a place of exceptional beauty full of great idealists, literary greats, and a causeway built by a giant! Get the inside scoop on Belfast from a cabbie as he drives you behind the scenes through Protestant and Catholic communities. Walk atop the ancient city walls of Derry and go to Ireland’s most northerly point – Malin Head. Stay in small towns in locally owned guesthouses and hotels where an excellent traditional music session is just around the corner in a cozy pub. All this and more in the beautiful north of Ireland. Come along, we’d love to travel with you!




Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

June 29

Tanglewood Presents: Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

Tanglewood
Seiji Ozawa Hall
Lenox, MA
8:00 p.m. | bso.org

Groundbreaking banjoist/composer/bandleader Béla Fleck has reunited with the original Béla Fleck & The Flecktones members, the extraordinary initial line-up of his incredible combo. While all manners of genres come into play in their music - from classical and jazz to bluegrass and African music to electric blues and Eastern European folk dances - the result is an impossible to pigeonhole sound all their own, a meeting of musical minds that remains, as ever, utterly indescribable.




Chris Thile, Punch Brothers, Lake Street Dive, and Aoife O'Donovan

June 30

Tanglewood Presents:Live From Here Hosted by Chris Thile
with Punch Brothers, Lake Street Dive, and Aoife O'Donovan
Live Broadcast!

Tanglewood
Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
5:45 p.m. | bso.org

American Public Media's popular Live From Here returns to Tanglewood, with its new host Chris Thile. He will be joined by an incredible array of special musical guests-some known to all, and some who soon will be!-for a unique blend of comedy and spoken word. A vocalist and mandolin virtuoso, Chris will perform his Song of the Week, written especially by Thile for the evening's program. Pictured: Rachel Price of Lake Street Dive.




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