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May 18, 2008

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Boston & Eastern Mass.

Agganis Arena Boston University, 955 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 617-931-2000. agganisarena.com

5/24: 8 p.m. Roberto Carlos. $45-$125.

5/28: 8 p.m. Duran Duran. $35-$75.

Bank of America Pavilion 290 Northern Ave., Boston. 617-728-1600, 617-931-2000. livenation.com

5/31: 6 p.m. True Colors Tour with Cyndi Lauper, the B-52s, Rosie O'Donnell, Regina Spektor, the Cliks, Carson Kressley. $76.

6/3: 8 p.m. The Raconteurs, the Black Lips. $25-$35.

6/5: 7:30 p.m. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, T-Bone Burnett, Sharon Little. $38-$65.

6/21: 5 p.m. Phil Lesh & Friends, Levon Helm Band. $25-$50.

6/22: 7:30 p.m. Stevie Nicks. $35-$85.

6/23: 7:30 p.m. Steely Dan, Sam Yahell. $45-$85.

6/25: 7:30 p.m. Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band. $35-$50.

6/27: 7:30 p.m. Devo, Tom Tom Club. $25-$45.

7/1: 7:30 p.m., Chicago and the Doobie Brothers. $39-$76.

7/8: 7:30 p.m. Feist. $25-$35.

7/10: 7 p.m. Widespread Panic. $30.

7/12: 7:30 p.m. Donna Summer. $38-$100.

7/14, 7/15: 7:30 p.m. John Mellencamp, Lucinda Williams. $35-$125.

7/19: 7:30 p.m. Mark Knopfler. $35-$75.

7/23: 7:30 p.m. Yes. $38-$149.

7/25: 7:30 p.m. Crosby, Stills & Nash. $36-$51.

7/26: 7 p.m. Umphrey's McGee and Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9). $25.

7/31: 6:30 p.m. Extreme, Kings X. $25-$45.

8/1: 7:30 p.m. Solid Gold Dance Party 2008 with the Village People, the Trammps, Musik, more. $30-$50.

8/2: 7:30 p.m. State Radio. $20-$25.

8/4: 7:30 p.m. Jethro Tull - 40th Anniversary Tour, Young Dubliners. $35-$60.

8/6: 7:30 p.m. Return to Forever featuring Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Al DiMeola, & Lenny White plus Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. $25-$50.

8/7: 7 p.m. Poison, Dokken, and Sebastian Bach. $25-$45.

8/14: 7 p.m. G. Love and Special Sauce, John Butler Trio. $25.

8/17: 6 p.m. Buddy Guy and George Thorogood and the Destroyers. $27-$41. Presented by Hot Stove Cool Music.

8/20: 7 p.m. Regeneration Tour 2008 with the Human League, Belinda Carlisle, ABC, a Flock of Seagulls, Naked Eyes. $25-$40.

8/21: 7 p.m. Tailgate 2008 with Slightly Stoopid & Pepper, Sly & Robbie. $25.

9/7: 7:30 p.m. Ryan Adams and the Cardinals. $20-$25.

Berklee Performance Center 136 Mass. Ave., Boston. 617-931-2000. berkleebpc.com

6/1: 8 p.m. The Lat Pak. Kings of Salsa - Gilberto Santa Rosa, Tito Nieves, Jose Alberto "El Canario." $49-$69, reserved seating.

6/2: 8 p.m. Soul Summer's Evening with Jaheim. $48, $58, reserved seating.

6/15: 6 p.m. Summer Beats '08. Popular singers from Pakistan and India. With eight-member orchestra from Bollywood. $39-$109.

6/19: 8 p.m. The Whispers. R&B vocals. $48, $58, reserved seating.

6/20: 8 p.m. My Brightest Diamond, with Clare and the Reasons. $20, reserved seating.

6/21: 7:30 p.m. Yael Naim. $25, reserved seating.

7/26: 8 p.m. Aimee Mann. $35-$40.

Bluegrass on the Bogs Festival Edaville USA, Rte. 58, Carver. 617-739-2638. bluegrassonthebogs.org Single day $15-$20, full weekend with camping $45.

6/7, 6/8: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Performers include Lisa Bastoni and Chris Boucher, Bluegrass Invitation Review, Bradford Bog People, Crossfire, James Delnero and Lost Mountain, Falmouth Fiddlers, Pine Hill Ramblers, many more. Host band No Spare Parts. Workshops and jam sessions, food/craft/music vendors.

Boston Pops 888/617-266-1200. bso.org Symphony Hall. Selected dates through July 2. Cabaret seating $35-$100, balconies $19-$35. Featured artists include Natalie Merchant, Riders in the Sky, Oleta Adams, Dizzy Gillespie All Stars with James Moody and Slide Hampton, Amanda Palmer, stars of Broadway including Brian Stokes Mitchell. See Classical Concerts listings for details.

Dave Brubeck Quartet 617-876-7777. concertix.com $32.50-$40, all seats reserved. With Bobby Militello, Michael Moore, Randy Jones.

6/13: 8 p.m. Sanders Theatre, Quincy St., Cambridge.

6/14: 8 p.m. Berklee Performance Center, 136 Mass. Ave., Boston.

Center for Arts In Natick 14 Summer St., Natick. 508-647-0097. natickarts.org Discounts for students and seniors.

5/24: 8 p.m. Entrain Dance Party. $20.

5/30: 8 p.m. Red Molly. $16.

5/31: 8 p.m. Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood. $20.

6/7: 8 p.m. BeatleJuice and Friends. $18.

6/27: 8 p.m. Cheryl Wheeler. $36.

City Hall Plaza Concerts One City Hall Square, Boston. 617-635-3911. cityofboston.gov.arts Free.

7/20: 5-8 p.m. Gospel Fest featuring Israel Houghton and New Breed plus local acts.

8/2: 4-8 p.m. Peace Hip Hop 2008 with local acts and national headliners.

9/6: 5-8 p.m. Caliente - Latin Music Concert. Inaugural showcase of local Latin arts scene.

Club Passim 47 Palmer St., Harvard Square, Cambridge. 617-492-5300. passimcenter.org Highlights include:

6/1: 7:30 p.m. Creaking Tree String Quartet & the GHAP Strings Extravaganza. $15.

6/4, 6/5: 8 p.m. Dan Bern. $25.

6/7: 7 & 10 p.m. Session Americana. $15.

6/12: 7 p.m. Benefit for the Home for Little Wanderers. $15. 10 p.m. Old School Freight Train. $18.

6/14: 8 p.m. Al Kooper Rockabilly Trio. $30.

6/16: 8 p.m. "Unlaunch'd Voices - An Evening with Walt Whitman" with actor Stephen Collins. $15.

6/20: 8 p.m. Lucy Kaplansky. $25.

6/25, 6/26: 8 p.m. Bitch & Ferron. $25.

6/28: 7 p.m. Eilen Jewell Band. $16.

6/29: 7:30 p.m. Josh Joplin & Alice Peacock. $16.

7/3: 8 p.m. Red Molly. $20.

7/5: 7 p.m. David Amram & Friends. $20.

8/2: 8 p.m. Charles River Valley Boys. $18.

8/9: 7 & 10 p.m. David Wilcox. $35.

8/15: 8 p.m. Jess Klein CD release. $18.

Djavan Orpheum Theatre, One Hamilton Place, Boston. 617-931-2000. ticketmaster.com

6/8: 7:30 p.m. $35-$50. Brazilian singer/composer/guitarist.

Elma Lewis Playhouse in the Park Performing Arts Series Valley Gates, next to the Playstead between White Stadium and the rear entrance of the Zoo, Franklin Park. 617-282-2881. franklinparkcoalition.org Free Tuesday morning and evening concerts. Co-presented by National Center of Afro-American Artists and ParkARTS. Morning programs designed for children and families.

7/8: 6 p.m. Odetta, Stephen O'Neal, IntaAfrika.

7/15: 6 p.m. Makanda Project. Nine-member ensemble dedicated to compositions of the late Makanda Ken McIntyre.

7/22: 10:30 a.m. Stephen O'Neal & IntaAfrika plus Marcos Santos and Batukaxe. African drummers, Afro-Brazilian ensemble.

7/29: Mango Blue. Afro-Latin ensemble led by Alex Alvear plays music of celebration and social conscience.

Firehouse Center for the Arts One Market Square, Newburyport. 978-462-7336. firehouse.org

5/23: 8 p.m. Eli "Paperboy" Reed and the True Loves. $20.

5/31: 8 p.m. Sylvia Greenberg - Tribute to Jule Styne. $20.

6/22: 7 & 9 p.m. Jake Shimabukuro. $25.

8/16: 8 p.m. BREAK! The Urban Funk Experience. $29, $22 students. Tracing the history of hip hop dancing over 30 years.

Greater New Bedford Summerfest New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park. 508-979-1745. newbedfordsummerfest.com

7/4: 7 p.m. Opening concert features Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul, Lucy Kaplansky, Red Molly. $15, $10 advance.

7/5, 7/6: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. $15 weekend pass, $10 single day pass. Six performance venues throughout the Park from 1400 seats to 50 seats. Artists include Benoit Bourque, Laura Cortese, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, David Jacobs-Strain, the Kennedys, Richard Shindell, Chris Smither, Brooks Williams, Women in Docs, Natalia Zukerman.

HarborWalk Sounds: Berklee College at the ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, Putnam Investments Plaza, 100 Northern Ave., Boston. 617-478-3100. icaboston.org Rising stars in jazz and world music from Berklee College. Outdoor concerts by the harbor. Thursday evenings 6-8:30 p.m. Free.

Hatch Shell Concerts On the Esplanade along the Charles, Storrow Drive near Arlington Street, Back Bay. Free. mass.gov/dcr

6/14, 6/21, 7/12, 7/26, 8/16: 7-9:30 p.m. WODS Oldies in Concert. Free.

7/3, 7/4: 8 p.m. Boston Pops.

7/23: 7 p.m. "Gospel & Gershwin" - Landmark Orchestra.

Indian Ranch Summer Concert Series 200 Gore Rd., Rte. 16, Webster Lake. 508-943-3871. indianranch.com Most shows at 2 p.m.

6/28: 1 p.m. Changes in Latitude. $15-$20.

6/29: Trent Tomlinson & Jeff Bates. $15-$32.

7/12: Blackstone Valley Celtic Festival.

7/13: Billy Currington & Eric Church. $30-$47.

7/20: Phil Vassar with the Goat Ropers. $30-$47.

7/27: Honky Tonk Tailgate Party featuring Mark Wills, Trent Willmon, Buddy Jewell & Ray Scott. $20-$37.

8/3: Terri Clark, Stones River featuring Bobby Carlson. $15-$32.

8/9: Grand Funk Railroad, the Reminisants. $27-$45.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum 280 The Fenway, Boston. 617-278-5156/5102. isgm.org

7/19: 7 p.m. Berklee Bluegrass Band. $23, $18 seniors, $10 students. Gardner After Hours Series.

7/13, 7/27, 8/10: 5-8 p.m. Neighborhood Nights. Free. Themed evenings of live music, storytelling, poetry, art-making. Performers TBA.

7/31: 7:30 p.m. DJ Concert with cosmic rocker Fa Ventilato in conjunction with the contemporary exhibition "Luisa Rabbia: Travels with Isabella, Travel Scrapbooks 1883/2008." Ticketed event, call for details.

Jazz at the Fort Highland Park, Fort Ave., Fort Hill, Roxbury. 5-7 p.m. Free.

8/3: Kendrick Oliver and the New Life Jazz Orchestra. Lawrence Fields Quartet opening.

Lowell Folk Festival Various locations in downtown Lowell including Boarding House Park, Dutton Street Dance Pavilion, St. Anne's Churchyard. 978-970-5000. lowellfolkfestival.org Free.

7/25: 7-10 p.m. 7/26: noon-10 p.m. 7/27: noon-6 p.m. Performers include Alex Meixner Polka Band, Balla Kouyate (balafon music from Mali), Helder Moutinho (fado from Portugal), Henry Gray (New Orleans blues piano), Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra (string band music from the former Yugoslavia), Lonesome River Band, Mighty Sam McClain.

Lowell Memorial Auditorium 50 East Merrimack St., Lowell. 978-454-2299, 617-931-2000. lowelauditorium.com

6/5: 8 p.m. Brendan Murphy of "The Buddy Holly Story." $20-$40.

6/21: 8 p.m. Jay Leno. $49-$65.

7/18, 7/19: 8 p.m. Melissa Etheridge. $57-$102.

8/16: 8 p.m. Chelsea Handler. $25-$35.

Lowell Summer Music Series Boarding House Park, Lowell. 978-970-5200. lowellsummermusic.org 7:30 p.m. Discount for advance purchase. 24 concerts. Highlights include:

6/28: Richard Thompson. $25.

7/3: Daryl Hall. $25.

7/5: Assembly of Dust. $20.

7/11: Indigo Girls. $30.

7/12: Lucinda Williams. $35.

7/17: Abigail Washburn's Sparrow Quartet featuring Bela Fleck. $25.

7/18: The Wailers. $25.

7/19: Jimmie Vaughn. $25.

7/20: Jerry Douglas Band. $20.

8/1 : Brandi Carlile. $30.

8/2: Levon Helm. $35.

8/7: Saw Doctors. $25.

8/8: The Neville Brothers. $35.

8/9: Martin Sexton. $25.

8/14: Bruce Hornsby. $35.

8/15: Hothouse Flowers. $20.

8/16: Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." $15.

8/22: John Hiatt & the Ageless Beauties. $30.

8/23: Arlo Guthrie. $25.

8/28: Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks.

8/29: Keb' Mo' Band. $30.

8/30: Robert Cray Band. $30.

Marblehead Jazz Festival Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St., Marblehead. 781-631-1528, 781-631-6366. marbleheadjazz.org Concerts at 8 p.m. Tickets $25-$28.

6/14: Matt Wilson and "Arts and Crafts"

6/28: Mark Soskin Quartet.

7/12: Rebecca Parris.

7/26: Sonny Fortune Quartet.

8/9: Ernie Andrews.

8/23: Karrin Allyson.

Middle East Club 472 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. 617-864-3278. mideastclub.com 8 p.m. door and 18+ except as noted.

6/1: 6:30 p.m. H2O record release with This is Hell, Crime in Stereo, Stigma, A Loss for Words. $15. All ages.

6/2: M83, Berg Sans Nipple, Matters & Dunaway. $14.

6/5: US Air Guitar Championships. $15.

6/6: Mudhoney, the Cynics, the Men. $20.

6/8: 7 p.m. The Spill Canvas, Steel Train, Ludo, Sing It Loud. $15. All ages.

6/9: Christian Death, Baby Boy H, Tombs. $20.

6/13: 7L & Esoteric with the Blade Runners. $15.

Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-369-3300, 617-369-3306. mfa.org

Remis Auditorium:

5/24: 7:30 p.m. Son Volt with Chris Masterson & Eleanor Whitmore. $24-$30.

6/7: 7:30 p.m. Jenny Scheinman. $14-$18.

6/11: 7:30 p.m. Mark Kozelek with Marissa Nadler. SOLD OUT.

Concerts in the Courtyard Series. Tickets $20-$35.

6/18: 7:30 p.m. Jose Gonzalez.

6/25: 7:30 p.m. Grupo Fantasma.

7/2: 7 & 9 p.m. Beth Orton.

7/9: 7:30 p.m. Dengue Fever.

7/16: 7:30 p.m. Forro in the Dark with Marta Topferova.

7/23: 7:30 p.m. Hot 8 Brass Band.

7/30: 7:30 p.m. Daby Toure with Extra Golden.

8/14: 7:30 p.m. Grizzly Bear.

8/20: 6:30 & 9:30 p.m. Still Black, Still Proud: An African Tribute to James Brown. Featuring Fred Wesley and Pee Wee Ellis with guests Cheikh Lo and Vieux Farka Toure.

Narrows Center for the Arts 16 Anawan St., Fall River. 508-324-1926. ncfta.org Shows at 8 p.m. Discount for advance purchase.

5/22: Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials. $20.

5/23: Steve Tilston. $17.

5/30: Henry Butler. $20.

5/31: Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams. $20.

6/6: The Radiators. $28.

6/7: Drunk Stuntmen. $15.

6/13: Greg Brown. $31.

6/14: Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles. $17.

New England Conservatory 30 Gainsborough St., Boston. 617-585-1122. newenglandconservatory.edu

8/5: 6:30 p.m. Ran Blake summer seminar - The Musical Worlds of Gunther Schuller: Scratching the Surface of a Compleat Musician. Free. Evening of conversations and performances following the course and workshop.

North Shore Music Theatre 62 Dunham Road, Beverly. 978-232-7200. nsmt.org

7/1: 7:30 p.m. RAIN - The Beatles Experience. $42, $50.

7/2: 6 p.m. Kidz Bop Live. $25,$30.

7/20: 7:30 p.m. Girl Authority. $20, $25.

7/27: 7:30 p.m. George Carlin. $50, $60.

9/9: 7:30 p.m. Boz Scaggs. $50, $60.

Orchestra Baobab Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square. 617-876-4275. worldmusic.org

6/21: 8 p.m. $28, $35. Senegalese ensemble formed in 1970 continues with most of the original members. Afro-Cuban music from Dakar.

Paradise Rock Club 967 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 617-562-8800. thedise.com 18+

5/19: 8 p.m. Augustana. $20.

5/20: 8 p.m. X, the Detroit Cobras. $30.

5/21: 8 p.m. Los Campesinos! $12.

5/22: 9 p.m. The New Deal. $25.

5/23: 9 p.m. Firewater. $14.

5/30: 9 p.m. Sea Wolf, the Jealous Girlfriends. $12.

5/31: 9 p.m. Love During Wartime. $10.

6/1: 8 p.m. She Wants Revenge, Be Your Own Pet, the Virgins, Switches. $20.

6/2: 8 p.m. The Presents, Walter Meego. $12.

6/5: 9 p.m. The Breeders, the Montana Boys. $22.

6/7: 9 p.m. Jamie Lidell. $15.

6/8: 9 p.m. Lightspeed Champion, Flowers Forever. $14.

6/9: 8 p.m. The Kooks, the Morning Benders. $20.

6/10: 8 p.m. Swervedriver. $20.

6/25: 8 p.m. Fish. $30.

6/30: 8 p.m. Ladytron, Datarock. $25.

Radio 92.9 Earthfest Hatch Shell on the Esplanade. earthfest.com

5/24: noon. Free. Band lineup includes CAKE, Cracker, the BoDeans, the English Beat. Kids' Planet interactive family area opens at 10 a.m. and includes performance by Ellis Paul, Michael and Marisa, Zumix. 100 booths onsite offer environment-related educational displays, exhibits, food sampling.

Regattabar Charles Hotel, Harvard Square, Cambridge. 617-395-7757. regattabarjazz.com Shows at 7:30 & 10 p.m.

5/23: The Persuasions. $25.

5/28: John Ellis and Doublewide. $16.

5/29: Esperanza Spalding - CD Release Show. $18.

5/30: Bernardo Monk Tango Quintet. $18.

6/3: Henry Butler. $18.

6/4: Bert Seager Quartet CD release, featuring vocals by Rebecca Shrimpton, lyrics by novelist Anita Diamant. $15.

6/6: The Wild Magnolias. $22.

6/7: Angel Band. $25

6/10: Laszlo Gardony Trio - CD release. $15.

6/13: The Puppini Sisters. $25.

6/17: JFJO. $18.

6/18, 6/19: Saxophone Summit - Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, and Ravi Coltrane. $28.

7/9: Janiva Magness. $18.

7/11: Jon Hendricks & Company featuring LHR Redux. $25.

7/16: Leah Randazzo Group. $12

7/18, 7/19: Ron Carter Quartet. $28.

Regent Theatre 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849. regenttheatre.com

5/30 5/31: 8 p.m. 6/1: 5:30 p.m. "A Night at the Rock Opera." 20+ musicians and singers play music of Queen, The Who, David Bowie, Beatles, more. $25-$35, seniors and kids under 12 $20.

Greater Boston Area Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Festival. 6/12-6/20.

6/12: 8 p.m. Velvet Elvis Band. $15-$20.

6/13: 6-11 p.m. 6/14: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Preliminary Rounds. $15, or $25 for both days. 6/15: 2 p.m. Final Round. $25-$30.

6/14: 8 p.m. The King and the Killer - A Tribute to Elvis Presley & Jerry Lee Lewis starring Donny Edwards & Lance Lipinsky. $27-$37, $22 groups.

6/20: 7 p.m. Beatlejuice. All ages dance party. $20, $15 kids under 18.

6/28: 8 p.m. Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. $27-$37.

7/25: 8 p.m. Four Sticks and Mama Kicks - Classic Rock Extravaganza. Tribute bands perform music of Led Zeppelin, Janis Joplin, Heart, Pat Benatar, Journey, more. $12-$22.

REVELS revels.org 617-972-8300.

6/21, 6/22: 5 p.m. SummersDay Revels. Free. Festivities along both sides of the HarborWalk at Fort Point Channel culminating with main stage production near the Boston Children's Museum at 7:30 p.m.

7/16: 6:30-9 p.m. Revels Boston Harbor Cruise & Sing with David Coffin. $30 adults, children 12 and under $15.

8/14: 6-9 p.m. Revels Pub Sing at the Daily Catch, Two Northern Ave. $20.

Rock and Blues Concert Cruise Depart from One Long Wharf near Marriott and the Aquarium. Board one-half hour before departure. 21+. 617-467-4037, 866-468-7619. rockandbluescruise.com Additional shows TBA.

6/4: 8 p.m. The Radiators. $36.

6/7: 6 & 10 p.m. Ryan Montbleau Band. $28.50.

6/27: Rustic Overtones. $26.

6/28: 6 & 9 p.m. A Cappella on The High Seas featuring the Hyannis Sound and Firedrill! $27. 6 p.m. is all ages show.

7/11: 8 p.m. Ernie and the Automatics.

Scullers Jazz Club DoubleTree Guest Suites, 400 Soldiers Field Rd., Mass Pike and Storrow Drive, Allston. 617-562-4111. scullersjazz.com Shows at 8 & 10 p.m.

5/23, 5/24: Walter Beasley. $35.

5/27: Don Friedman Trio. $18.

5/29: Holly Cole. $22.

5/30, 5/31: Ashford & Simpson. $38.

6/5: John Densmore's TribalJazz. $25.

6/6, 6/7: John Pizzarelli. $35.

6/10, 6/11: Brian Culbertson. $32.

6/12, 6/13: Hiromi's Sonic Boom. $25.

Somerville Theatre 55 Davis Square, Somerville. 617-931-2000, 617-625-5700.

6/20: 8 p.m. Young at Heart Chorus. $30. Northampton-based ensemble aged 72-88 sing music of Radiohead, Sonic Youth, Rolling Stones, Lou Reed, Flaming Lips, more.

6/25: 8 p.m. Sergio Mendes. $33-$51.

7/9: 8 p.m. Shelby Lynne. $27. 617-864-3278 for tickets.

7/11: 7:30 p.m. Amos Lee. $25-$28.

829: 8 p.m. Acoustic Hot Tuna. $34-$38.

South Shore Music Circus 130 Sohier St., Cohasset. 781-383-9850, 617-931-2787. themusiccircus.org Shows at 8 p.m. except as noted.

6/13: Boz Scaggs. $42.

6/21: Blondie - Parallel Lines Anniversary Tour. $38-$53.

6/22: 7:30 p.m. Little Feat and Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. $33-$48.

6/27: Lyle Lovett. $45-$60.

6/28: 5 p.m. Kidz Bop Live. $25.

7/2: RAIN - The Beatles Experience. $35-$50.

7/5: John McDermott. $32.

7/11: Comedian Brad Garrett. $39-$54.

7/17: 7 p.m. Gov't Mule. $33-$48.

7/18: Comedian Frank Caliendo. $50.

7/19: Linda Eder & Steve Tyrell. $39-$54.

7/23: Michael McDonald. $43-$58.

7/25: ABBA the Tour. $34-$49.

8/1: B.B. King. $54.

8/2: Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. $63-$90.

8/9: Kenny Rogers. $49-$64.

8/10: 7:30 p.m. Hootie & the Blowfish with Drew Davis Band. $48.

8/13: The Saw Doctors. $35.

8/14: Comedian/ventriloquist Jeff Dunham. $47.

8/15: Bowzer's Original Doo-Wop Party. $40-$55.

8/16: Tony Bennett. $67.

8/17: 5 & 8:30 p.m. Larry the Cable Guy. $66-$81.

8/21: Sugarland. SOLD OUT.

8/22: Gretchen Wilson. $58-$73.

8/23: The Beach Boys. $44-$59.

Children's Series Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. All shows $8. 7/10 Russian American Kids Circus, 7/17 Snow White, 7/24 Jack and the Beanstalk, 7/31 Cinderella, 8/7 Rapunzel, 8/14 Cinderella Too! 8/21 Rumpelstiltskin, 8/28 Hansel and Gretel.

TDBanknorth Garden Causeway Street, Boston. 617-931-2000. tdbanknorthgarden.com

5/21: 7:30 p.m. Andre Rieu and Johann Strauss Orchestra. $52-$77.

6/11: 7:30 p.m. Alicia Keys - As I Am Tour. With Jordin Sparks and Ne-Yo. $49-$125.

7/27: 8 p.m. George Michael. $47-$152.

7/28 and 7/30: 8 p.m. The Eagles - Long Road Out of Eden Tour. $47-$187.

8/12, 8/13: 8 p.m. Celine Dion - Taking Chances World Tour. $49-$187.

Tito Puente Latin Music Series O'Day Park, Jorge Hernandez Cultural Center, 85 West Newton St., South End. 7-9 p.m. Free.

7/10: Gregorio Uribe.

7/17: Berklee Latin Jazz All-Stars.

7/24: Manolo Mairena.

7/31: Eguie Castrillo and his Orchestra.

Tweeter Center 885 S. Main St., Mansfield. 508-339-2331, 617-931-2000. livenation.com * indicates special multi-concert pricing available.

5/18: 2 p.m. KISS 108 FM Concert 2008 with New Kids on the Block, Jonas Brothers, Natasha Bedingfield, Sean Kingston, Wyclef Jean, Metro Station, Sara Bareilles, Baby Bash, Cascada, Flo Rida, Boys Like Girls, Leona Lewis, Ferras, more. $35-$200.

5/31: 4 p.m. JAM'N 94.5 presents Summer Jam 2008 with Lil Wayne, Ray J, Rick Ross, Trey Songz, the Dream, Lloyd, Cherish, 2 Pistols, Ryan Leslie, Colby O'Donis, more. $25-$94.

6/1: 4 p.m. WBCN presents River Rave 2008 with Stone Temple Pilots, Everlast, Pennywise, Filter, more. $25-$75.*

6/4: 7:30 p.m. Eric Clapton, Robert Randolph & the Family Band. $49-$125.

6/7: 7:30 p.m. Tim McGraw's Live Your Voice Tour with Jason Aldean, Halfway to Hazard. $25-$55.

6/13: 6:30 p.m. R.E.M., Modest Mouse, the National. $25-$75.

6/14: 7:30 p.m. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Steve Winwood. $29-$95.

6/15: 7:30 p.m. Rush. $28-$110.

6/20: 7 p.m. Iron Maiden, Lauren Harris. $35-$49.

6/22: 8 p.m. Stevie Wonder. $30-$125.

6/24: 7 p.m. Dave Matthews Band, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals. $40-$75.

6/25: 7 p.m. Dave Matthews Band, Michael Franti & Spearhead. $40-$75.

6/28, 6/30: 7:30 p.m. Pearl Jam, Ted Leo & the Pharmacists. $40-$60.

7/12: 7:30 p.m. John Mayer, Brett Dennen. $29-$99. *

7/16: 2 p.m., Projekt Revolution 2008 with Linkin Park. $25-$71.*

7/18: 6:30 p.m. 311, Snoop Dogg, Fiction Plane. $27-$37.

7/19: 6 p.m. Steve Miller Band, Joe Cocker. $25-$75.*

7/22: 6:30 p.m. 3 Doors Down, Stained, Hinder. $20-$68.*

7/23: 1 p.m. Vans Warped Tour 2008. $26-$29.

7/27: 6:30 p.m. Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam. $25-$70.

7/30: 7 p.m. Sheryl Crow, James Blunt, Toots & the Maytals. $26-$75.*

7/31: 7:30 p.m. The Police, with Elvis Costello. $40-$225.

8/2: 7 p.m. Maroon 5 and Counting Crows, Sara Bareilles. $25-$55.

8/3: 7 p.m. Boston and Styx. $25-$75.

8/5: 2 p.m. Mayhem Festival with Slipknot, Disturbed. $25-$75.*

8/6: 7 p.m. Jack Johnson with Rogue Wave, Neil Halstead. $35-$49.

8/7: 7 p.m. Jonas Brothers. $25-$75.

8/8: 7 p.m. O.A.R., Ozomatli. $35.

8/13: 7:30 p.m. Radiohead, Grizzly Bear. $30-$55.

8/15: 78 p.m. Rod Stewart. $49-$125.

8/16: 6 p.m. Allman Brothers Band, Bob Weir & Ratdog. $29-$50.

8/17: 7:30 p.m. Toby Keith, Montgomery Gentry, Show Dog's Carter's Chord, Mica Roberts & Trailer Choir. $36-$72. *

8/19: 7 p.m. Journey, Heart, Cheap Trick. $20-$125.*

8/22: 5 p.m. Crue Fest 2008 with Motley Crue, Buckcherry. $29-$95.*

8/23: 6:30 p.m. Lynyrd Skynyrd and Kid Rock. $35-$300.

9/4, 9/6: 8 p.m. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band. $36-$136. SOLD OUT.

Central and Western Mass.

Calvin Theatre 19 King St., Northampton. 800-586-8686 iheg.com. Shows at 8 p.m.

5/29: Ray Lamontagne, Ingrid Michaelson. $28.50-$38.50.

6/1: Rilo Kiley, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Nik Freitas. $27.50

6/10: George Thorogood and the Destroyers. $25-$45.

8/3: Zappa Plays Zappa. $27.50-$37.50.

8/4: KT Tunstall. $25-$35.

8/7: New Pornographers, Grizzly Bear. $25.

9/4: Hot Tuna, David Lindley. $25-$35.

DCU Center 50 Foster St., Worcester. 617-931-2000, 866-448-7849. dcucenter.com

8/8: 7:30 p.m. Nine Inch Nails. $39.50-$55.

8/9: 7 p.m. American Idols Live. $39.50-$68.50.

Green River Festival Greenfield. $25-$60.

6/17: 6 p.m. at Energy Park. Free. Richard Shindell, Caroline Herring, Mark Erelli

6/18: 6 p.m. at Greenfield Community College. Jimmie Vaughn, Red Stick Ramblers, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Eilen Jewell, Miss Tess & the Bon Ton Parade.

6/19: 2 p.m. Lucinda Williams, Mavis Staples, Los Straitjackets, Crooked Still, The Greencards, Forro in the Dark, Caroline Herring, Primate Fiasco, Big Sandy & the Fly-Rite Boys, Gokh-Bi System, Sacred Shakers, Royer's One Man Band.

Iron Horse Music Hall 20 Center St., Northampton. 413-586-8686. iheg.com Highlights include:

6/4: 7 p.m. Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, $15, $12.50 advance.

6/6: 7 p.m. Dan Bern, Jenny Scheinman. $20, $17.50 advance.

6/7: 7 p.m. Squirrel Nut Zippers. $31, $28.50 advance.

6/10: 7 p.m. Pine Leaf Boys. $15, $12.50 advance.

6/12: 7 p.m. Slaid Cleaves. $18, $15 advance.

6/16: 8:30 p.m. Devon Allman's Honey Tribe, Ciderhouse. $15, $12.50 advance.

6/17: 7 p.m. Jose Gonzalez. $28, $25 advance.

6/21: 7 p.m. Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks $28, $25 advance.

6/27: 7 p.m. Ferron. $20, $17.50 advance.

7/17: 7 p.m. Bernard Allison. $18, $15 advance.

8/3: 7 p.m. Sam Phillips, The Section Quartet. $23, $20 advance.

Legends of Jazz - Ramsey Lewis, Paquito D'Rivera, and Fourplay Hanover Theatre, 2 Southbridge St., Worcester. 877-571-7469. thehanovertheatre.org

6/14: 7:30 p.m. $30-$52. With Bob James, Nathan East, Larry Carlton, and Harvey Mason.

Mass MoCA 87 Marshall St., North Adams. 413-662-1111. massmoca.org. Shows at 8 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

5/25: Son Volt. $24, $20 advance.

6/21: Marta Topferova. $18, $14 advance.

7/5: Beth Orton. $26, $22 advance.

7/19: Bang on a Can All Stars. $24-$40.

7/26: 4-10 p.m. Bang on a Can Marathon with Terry Riley. $24-$40.

8/15-8/17: 1, 3 & 5 p.m. Strange Fruit.

8/16: Hidden City with Charlie Burnham. $18, $14 advance.

Palladium 261 Main St., Worcester. 800-477-6749, 978-346-4577. massconcerts.com

6/27: 4 p.m. Black Dahlia Murder, Vader, Cryptopsy, The Faceless, Aborted, Psycroptic. $20.

7/10: 4 p.m. Mychildren Mybride, War of Ages, Soul Embrace, Before Their Eyes, With Blood Comes Cleansing, Once Nothing, Here I Come Falling, Agraceful. $18.

7/12: 6 p.m. doors. George Clinton, Parliament/Funkadelic. $30.

8/9: 7:30 p.m. doors. The Go! Team. $22.

Tanglewood Jazz Festival Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox.

8/29: 8 p.m. Edmar Castaneda Trio, pianist Eliane Elias. $17-$41.8/30: 2 p.m. Marian McPartland. $18-$31.

8/30: 8 p.m. pianist/composer Donal Fox, trumpeter Christian Scott, vocalist Dianne Reeves. $19-$44.

8/31: 2 p.m. Eddie Daniels Quartet, violinist Mark O'Connor, vocalist Jane Monheit. $18-$31.

8/31: 8 p.m. Terence Blanchard Orchestra. $17-$44.

Cape and the Islands

Cape Cod Melody Tent 21 West Main Street, Hyannis. 508-775-5630. melodytent.org

6/7: 7:30 p.m. Dark Star Orchestra. $33-$48.

6/20: 8 p.m. Blondie. $38-$53.

6/21: 8 p.m. Little Feat, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes. $38-$48.

6/27: 8 p.m. Ashlee Simpson. $39.25-$54.25.

6/28: 8 p.m. Lyle Lovett. $45-$60.

6/29: 5 p.m. Kidz Bop Live. $25.

7/1-7/2: 7:30 p.m. Melissa Etheridge. $83-$108.

7/3: 8 p.m. RAIN: The Beatles Experience. $35-$50.

7.5: 8 p.m. Boz Scaggs. $42-$57.

7/6: 8 p.m. John McDermott. $32.

7/8: 7:30 p.m. Mae, Kung Fu Girls. $33-$48.

7/10-7/11: 7 p.m. moe. $31-$46.

7/12: 8 p.m. Brad Garrett. $39-$54.

7/13: 8 p.m. Ani Difranco. $38-$53.

7/16: 8 p.m. Indigo Girls. $40-$55.

7/18: 7 p.m. Gov't Mule. $32.75-$47.75.

7/19: 8 p.m. Frank Caliendo. $50-$65.

7/20: 8 p.m. Linda Eder, Steve Tyrell. $39-$54.

7/24: 8 p.m. ABBA. $35-$50.

7/25: 8 p.m. Michael McDonald. $43.

7/26: 4 p.m. Bill Cosby. $42-$57.

7/31: 8 p.m. B.B. King. $54.

8/1: 8 p.m. Carlos Mencia. $50-$65.

8/2: 7:30 p.m. Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Revival. $42.

8/8: 8 p.m. Kenny Rogers. $49-$64.

8/9: 8 p.m. Hootie & the Blowfish. $48.

8/13: 8 p.m. Jeff Dunham. $47.

8/14: 8 p.m. Saw Doctors. $35.

8/15: 8 p.m. KC & the Sunshine Band. $41-$56.

8.16: 5 & 8:30 p.m. Larry the Cable Guy. $66-$81.

8/17: 8 p.m. Tony Bennett. $67.

8/19: 6:30 p.m. Human League, Belinda Carlisle, ABC, A Flock of Seagulls, Naked Eyes. $42.75-$57.75.

8/21: 8 p.m. Brian Regan. $43-$58.

8/22: 8 p.m. Sugarland. SOLD OUT.

8/23: 8 p.m. Gretchen Wilson. $58.

8/24: 4:30 & 8:30 p.m. Beach Boys. $42-$57.

8/26: 8 p.m. Huey Lewis & the News. $53.

8/28: 8 p.m. Marc Cohn, Suzanne Vega. $35.25-$50.25.

8/29: 8 p.m. Vince Gill. $43.

8/30: 8 p.m. Artie Lange. $59-$74.

8/31: 8 p.m. Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion. $51-$66.

Rhode Island

JVC Jazz Festival Newport. 401-847-3700, festivalnetwork.com.

8/8: 8 p.m. at International Tennis Hall of Fame, Newport Casino. Chris Botti, Ledisi.

8/9-8/10: 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. at Fort Adams State Park. Chris Botti, Wayne Shorter Quartet, Dave Holland, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Chris Potter, Eric Harland, Ledisi, Warren Vache Quintet, Brian Blade Fellowship, Lettuce, Aaron Goldberg Trio, Christian Scott, Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, Anthony Hamilton Blues Project, George Wein and the Newport All-Stars, Anat Cohen, Howard Alden, Esperanza Spalding, Jeff Ballard, Marco Benevento Trio, Guillermo Klein y Los Gauchos, Chris Potter's Underground, Mark Rapp Band, Soulive with Fred Weasley, Lionel Loueke Trio, Empirical.

Newport Folk Festival Newport. festivalnetwork.com

8/1-8/3: Jimmy Buffett, Black Crowes, Levon Helm, Avett Brothers, Cat Power, Jim James, Jakob Dylan, Stephen & Damian Marley, Gillian Welch, She & Him, Calexico, Cowboy Junkies, Kaki King, Brandi Carlile, Willy Mason, Over the Rhine, Felice Brothers, Jake Shimabukuro, Kate Taylor, Richard Julian, Jesca Hoop.

Rhythm & Roots Festival Ninigret Park, 4813 Old Post Rd., Rte. 1, Charlestown, R.I. 888-855-6940, rhythmandroots.com. $25-$160.

8/29: 5 p.m.-midnight. 8/30-31: noon-midnight. David Bromberg Quartet, Pine Leaf Boys, Johnny Nicholas and the Texas Allstars, Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, Great American Taxi with Vince Herman, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas, Scythian, Keb Mo.

Snapple Sunset Music Festival Newport Yachting Center, 4 Commercial Wharf, Newport. 401-846-1600, ext. 3. Concerts at 8 p.m., opening acts at 6 p.m. unless otherwise indicated.

6/14: Boz Scaggs. $68, $60 advance.

7/6: 7 p.m. (opening act 5 p.m.). Melissa Etheridge. $105, $95 advance.

7/7: 7 p.m. Plain White Ts, mae, Kung Fu Girls. $40, $35 advance.

7/11: Jimmie Vaughan. $30, $25 advance.

7/12: Indigo Girls. $40, $35 advance.

8/21: John Hiatt & the Ageless Beauties. $35, $30 advance.

Vermont

Discover Jazz Festival Burlington. 802-863-5866, discoverjazz.com.

5/30: 8 p.m. Ledisi. $20-$35.

5/31: 8 p.m. Joshua Redman Trio. $25-$39.

6/1: 7 p.m. Paquito D'Rivera's Funk Tango Quintet. $25-$39.

6/2: 8:30 p.m. Trio 3. $25.

6/3: 8:30 p.m. Lionel Loueke. $23.

6/4: 8:30 p.m. hardcell. $23.

6/4: 9 p.m. Mocean Worker. $10-$15.

6/5: 5 p.m. Marcia Ball, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie. $23-$28.

6/5: 8:30 p.m. Jason Lindner's Now vs. Now Trio. $23.

6/6: 5-8 p.m. Grippo Funk Band. Free.

6/6: 6-8 p.m. Dixieland Cruise with Onion River Jazz Band. $18.

6/6: 8 p.m. Dave Brubeck Quartet. $37-$75.

6/7: 6 p.m. Eek-a-Mouse, John Brown's Body. $20-$25.

6/7: 8 p.m. Ornette Coleman, $37-$75.

6/8: 12:30 p.m. Lee Boys. $5.

Roots on the River Festival Bellows Falls. 802-463-9595, rootsontheriver.com. $20-$130, kids $10.

6/5: Lori McKenna, Mark Erelli.

6/6-6/7: Bottle Rockets, Fred Eaglesmith and the Flying Squirrels, Steve Forbert.

6/8: Mary Gauthier.

New Hampshire

Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom 169 Ocean Blvd., Hampton. 603-929-4100. casinoballroom.com. Shows at 8 p.m.

5/31: Bob Weir and Ratdog. $30.

6/6: Dark Star Orchestra. $25.

6/19: Dierks Bentley. $37.

6/20: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Little Feat. $27-$37.

6/21: Dr. Dirty, John Valby. $17-$27.

6/22: Natasha Bedingfield, The Veronicas. $17.50.

6/26: Stephen Lynch. $31-$41.

6/27: Citizen Cope. $25.

6/28-6/29: Black Crowes. $36.

7/2: Aly & AJ Wednesday. $30.

7/5: Plain White T's. $30.

7/6: Hootie & The Blowfish. $40.

7/9: Brad Garrett. $30-$50.

7/10: George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. $25.

7/11: Less Than Jake. $18.

7/13: Brian Wilson. $35-$80.

7/16: Back in Black, Led-Zepplica, Pink Floyd Experience. $26.

7/17: Frank Calendio. $39-$59.

7/18: Seether. $30.

7/19: Gov't Mule. $25.

7/20: Badfish. $17.

7/24: George Carlin. $36-$55.

7/26: The Fools, The Stompers. $16-$30.

7/27: Joel McHale, $26-$39.

8/1: Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Soul Stew Review. $35-$60.

8/2: Carlos Mencia. $39-$59.

8/5: O.A.R. $29.

8/6: Zappa Plays Zappa. $20-$50.

8/7: Gogol Bordello. $25.

8/8: Lisa Lampanelli. $32-$54.

8/12, 8/15: Jeff Dunham. $37-$59.

8/13: Herbie Hancock. $35-$60.

8/14: KC & the Sunshine Band. $30-$47.

8/16: George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Buddy Guy. $41-$81.

8/17: Puddle of Mudd. $25.

8/19: Ted Nugent. $35-$60.

8/21: Beach Boys. $35-$50.

8/22: Eddie Money. $23-$40.

8/23: Brian Regan. $34-$60.

8/24: Gretchen Wilson. $45-$65.

8/26: Chris Isaak. $26-$39.

8/30: Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo. $28-$37.

8/31: Vince Gill. $35-$55.

Meadowbrook US Cellular Pavilion 72 Meadowbrook Lane, Gilford. 603-293-4700. meadowbrook.net

6/18: Lynyrd Skynyrd.

6/19: ZZ Top.

6/20: Brooks and Dunn.

6/21: Charlie Daniels Band, .38 Special, Shooter Jennings.

6/22: Phil Lesh and Friends, Levon Helm Band.

7/5: Melissa Etheridge.

7/6: Chicago.

7/8: Donna Summer.

7/13: Martina McBride.

7/15: Weird Al Yankovic.

7/23: Crosby, Stills & Nash.

7/27: Leann Rimes, Gary Allan.

8/1: The Turtles, Eric Burdon and The Animals, Jack Bruce, Badfinger.

8/2: Boston, Styx.

8/3: Jethro Tull.

8/5: John Fogerty.

8/8: Reba McEntire.

8/12: Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home Companion.

8/16: Backstreet Boys.

8/31: Travis Tritt.

Soulfest 2008 Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford. 978-346-4577. thesoulfest.com

7/30-8/2: Third Day, Newsboys, Steven Curtis Chapman, Jars of Clay, TobyMac, Kutless, Skillet, Pillar, Barlow Girl, KJ-52, Flyleaf, Stellar Kart, Thousand Foot Krutch, The Chariot, Bethany Dillon, Phil Joel.

Tupelo Music Hall 2 Young Rd., Londonderry. 603-437-5100. tupelohall.com

6/1: 7 p.m. Leon Russell. $40.

6/3: 8 p.m. Bill Kreutzman, Oteil Burbridge, Scott Murawski. $45.

6/6-6/7: 8 p.m. Livingston Taylor. $35.

6/20: 8 p.m. Melissa Ferrick. $22.

7/2: Guitar Shorty. $20.

7/5: 8 p.m. Shelby Lynne. $45.

7/10: 8 p.m. Canned Heat. $35.

7/11: 8 p.m. Catie Curtis. $25.

7/19: 8 p.m. James Montgomery Band. $25.

7/25: 8 p.m. Lori McKenna. $25.

7/26: 8 p.m. Smokin' Joe Kubek, Bnois King. $22.

Verizon Wireless Arena 555 Elm St., Manchester, NH. 603-868-7300. verizonwirelessarena.com

5/28: 7:30 p.m. Van Halen, Ryan Shaw. $69.50-$99.50.

7/11: 7:30 p.m. Rush. $46-$86.

8/10: 7 p.m. American Idols Live! $39.50-$54.50.

Classical

Boston & Cambridge

Bizet's "Carmen" NEC's Jordan Hall, 290 Huntington Ave., Boston. 800-658-4276. choruspromusica.org

6/1: 3 p.m. Jeffrey Rink conducts concert performance with Victoria Livengood, Adam Klein, Robert Honeysucker, Noune Karapetian, Chorus pro Musica. $30-$65, discounts for students and seniors.

Boston Landmarks Orchestra 617-520-2202. landmarksorchestra.org Charles Ansbacher, conductor. Free.

7/9: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man"; Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait" with Governor Deval Patrick, narrator; Dvorak's "New World Symphony."

7/11: 8 p.m. Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge. Repeat of 7/9 program.

7/16: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. "Green Masterpieces," nature-inspired works by Handel, Smetana, Vivaldi; new commission about whales.

7/17: 10:30 a.m. and noon. Shirley-Eustis House, Roxbury. Children's concert: "John Adams: The Voice Heard 'Round the World," new work by Anthony DiLorenzo, text by Marian Carlson.

7/18: 10:30 a.m. and noon. Great Hall, Codman Square, Dorchester. Repeat of 7/17 program.

7/20: 6 p.m. Bandstand, Jamaica Pond, Jamaica Plain. Repeat of 7/16 program.

7/23: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. "Gospel and Gershwin" including "An American in Paris." With gospel choir from Berklee College of Music.

7/24: 7 p.m. Beale Estate, Adams National Historic Park, Quincy. Repeat of 7/17 program.

7/27: 6 p.m. Dorchester Park, Dorchester. Repeat of 7/23 program.

8/6: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. Excerpts from Dvorak's "Rusalka," Offenbach's "Tales of Hoffman," and Mozart's "Don Giovanni" with soloists from Boston Lyric Opera.

8/13: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 3 with James Buswell.

8/27: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. Waltzes, polkas, mambos, and tangos by Strauss, Sibelius, Thomas Oboe Lee, others.

9/3: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. "Red Sox and Apple Pie."

9/10: 7 p.m. Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. Verdi's "Requiem" with Chorus pro Musica.

Boston Midsummer Opera Tsai Performance Center, Boston University, 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. 617-227-0442. bostonmidsummeropera.org

7/30, 8/1: 8 p.m. 8/3: 3 p.m. Peter Brook's "The Tragedy of Carmen." Drew Minter, director; Susan Davenny-Wyner, conductor. Cast includes Leslie Ann Bradley, soprano; Stephanie Chigas, mezzo; Darren Anderson, tenor; Lee Gregory, baritone. $20-$50.

Boston Pops Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Ave., Boston. 617-266-1492, 617-266-1200. bostonpops.org bso.org Through 7/2: Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Sun as noted 7:30 p.m. $19-$87. Keith Lockhart, conductor, unless noted.

5/20-5/24: John Williams conducts film night with Lynn Redgrave, narrator.

5/27-5/28: EdgeFest with Natalie Merchant.

5/29-5/30: Robert Berhardt, conductor, with Riders In The Sky. 5/29 sold out.

5/31: Charles Floyd conducts Gospel Night with Oleta Adams, Boston Pops Gospel Choir.

6/3: Tributes to Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Fiedler.

6/7: Hellenic Night with Haris Alexiou.

6/10-6/11: Jeff Tyzik conducts JazzFest with Arturo Sandoval, trumpet.

6/12-6/14: Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" with Christine Ebersole, Ron Raines, Mary Louise Wilson, Tanglewood Music Center Fellows.

6/17-6/18: Brian Stokes Mitchell.

6/19-6/20: EdgeFest with Amanda Palmer.

6/21-6/22: JazzFest with Nareh Arghamanyan (6/21 only), Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band.

6/27: Sean O'Loughlin, conductor, with Josh Ritter.

6/28-6/29: Doug Katsaros conducts "Judy Garland in Concert."

7/1-7/2: "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and High School Sing-Off finals.

Esplanade Concerts Hatch Memorial Shell, Charles River Esplanade, Boston. 617-626-4970. mass.gov/dcr Free.

7/3-7/4: 8 p.m. Keith Lockhart conducts Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. 7/4 includes fireworks.

7/9-9/10: Wed 7 p.m. "Landmarks Festival at the Shell," nine different programs with Boston Landmarks Orchestra (see listing above), Boston University Tanglewood Institute Orchestra (7/30), Longwood Symphony (8/20).

8/3: 7 p.m. Harvard University Summer Band.

Longfellow Summer Festival East Lawn, Longfellow National Historic Site, 105 Brattle St., Cambridge. 617-876-4491. nps.gov/long Sun 4 p.m. Free. Call for information on poetry readings, other activities.

7/6: Synergy Brass Quintet. Works by Bach, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Louis Armstrong; music for Fourth of July.

7/20: Arcadian Winds. Works by Holst, Wagner, Vaughan Williams; opera favorites.

8/3: The Longfellow Chorus from Portland, Maine. Charles Kaufmann conducts works on Longfellow texts.

International Baroque Institute at Longy Longy School, 27 Garden St., Cambridge. 617-876-0956, ext. 500. longy.edu

7/21-7/28: "The Genteel Companion," Baroque music from the British Isles. Free-$25 depending on event.

New England Conservatory 290 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-585-1122. newenglandconservatory.edu Free concerts at 8 p.m. unless noted.

5/30: NEC Youth Philharmonic. Benjamin Zander conducts Brahms's Symphony No. 4, Bartok's "Dance Suite," Schumann's Cello Concerto with Tavi Ungerlieder. $10, students and seniors $5, 617-585-1260.

6/10-6/15: Guitarfest 2008. "West Meets East (Occident y Oriente)." Concerts at 4 and 8 p.m. daily; call for schedule of workshops, masterclasses, discussions, competition. Eliot Fisk, artistic director. $20 per event, under 18 $10. 617-585-1260. bostonguitarfest.org

6/16-6/21: Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice (SICPP). Stephen Drury, artistic director; Aki Takahashi, guest artist; Jo Kondo, composer-in-residence.

8/5: 6:30 p.m. "The Musical Worlds of Gunther Schuller: Scratching the Surface of a Compleat Musician," part of class by Ran Blake. Public evening of conversations and performances.

Old West Organ Society Old West Church, 131 Cambridge St., Boston. 617-739-1340. oldwestorgansociety.org

7/8-8/12: Tue 8 p.m. 45-minute recitals by local and visiting artists. Free, donations welcome.

Society for Historically Informed Performance (SoHIP) Lindsey Chapel, Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St. Boston. 508-212-6038. sohipboston.org

6/12-7/24: Thu 8 p.m. $20, students and seniors $15. See Eastern Mass. listings below for programs and additional performances.

Strand Spotlight Series Strand Theatre, 543 Columbia Road, Dorchester. 617-635-3911. cityofboston.gov/arts Free.

5/22: 7 p.m. Millennium Gospel Choir from New England Conservatory.

6/14: 2 p.m. Boston Children's Chorus. "Rhythm of Culture."

Waterfront Performing Arts Series Christopher Columbus Park, 150 Atlantic Ave., Boston. 617-635-3911. cityofboston.gov/arts Tue 6-8 p.m. Free.

7/22: Casey Desmond and Ahmir, rhythm and blues.

7/29: Opera Boston, popular arias.

8/5: Jazz from New England Conservatory.

8/12: Boston Ballet, Chu Ling Dance, OrigiNation.

8/19: Orchestre Symphonique des Jeunes de Strasbourg.

Eastern Mass.

Buzzards Bay Musicfest Fireman Performing Arts Center, Tabor Academy, 66 Spring St., Marion. 508-748-1266. buzzardsbaymusicfest.com Free. Russell Patterson, director.

7/9, 8 p.m. 7/13: 2 p.m. Orchestral concerts.

7/10, 7/12: 8 p.m. Chamber concerts.

7/9: 2 p.m. Open rehearsal for children of evening concert.

Cranberry Coast Concerts Wareham and Onset. 508-295-6104. myspace.com/cranberrycoastconcerts Kirk Whipple, director.

6/24-8/10: 24 afternoon and evening concerts, including programs for children. Additional impromptu "Cranberry Surprise" concerts announced on website. Free-$20 depending on event.

Duxbury Music Festival Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George St., and other Duxbury locations as noted. 781-749-7565, ext. 51. duxburymusicfestival.org Free unless noted.

7/11: 7 p.m. Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Evenings Under the Stars Festival Orchestra. Nicholas Palmer conducts pops program including Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Shijun Wang. $25.

7/14, 7/16, 7/17, 7/21: 4:30 p.m. Student recitals.

7/15: 7 p.m. First Parish, 842 Tremont St. Faculty chamber concert. $25.

7/18: 8 p.m. Town Green. "Red, White, and Blue on the Green" with Maggie Scott, jazz piano and vocals, and friends. Reception 7 p.m. $45.

7/25: 7 p.m. Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden St. Strauss's "Die Fledermaus" with Opera by the Bay, Festival students and faculty. Steven Karidoyanes, conductor. $25.

"Evenings Under the Stars" Carr Amphitheater, South Shore Conservatory, 1 Conservatory Dr., Hingham. 781-749-7565, ext. 51. sscmusic.org 7 p.m. $25, lawn $15.

7/12: Festival Orchestra. Nicholas Palmer conducts pops program including Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Shijun Wang.

7/19: Ball in the House, a cappella pop, rhythm and blues.

7/26: Strauss's "Die Fledermaus" with Opera by the Bay. Steven Karidoyanes, conductor.

8/2: Livingston Taylor.

Friday Noon Concerts First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington. 781-862-8200. fplex.org Through 10/28: Fri at noon. One-hour recitals and chamber concerts. Free.

5/23: Shaylor Lindsay, piano, and friends. Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.

5/30: Brass Works ensemble with Laura Kluga, trumpet. Works by Handel, Britten, Gabrieli.

Historical Piano Concerts Ashburnham Community Church, 9 Chapel St., Ashburnham. 978-827-6232. frederickcollection.org Sun 4 p.m. unless noted. $10, students free. Concerts feature historical pianos from the Edmund and Patricia Frederick collection.

5/18: Dmitri Shteinberg, piano. Works by Brahms, Schumann, Chopin.

5/24: 7/30 p.m. Prisma Trio. Works by Mozart, Beethoven; Schubert's Trio in B-flat.

5/25: Sarah Grunstein, piano. Chopin program.

6/8: Simon Tedeschi, piano; Jacob Cooper, baritone. Piano works by Liszt, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Fats Waller, Grainger; songs by Poulenc, Ravel, Faure.

Lexington Bicentennial Band Hastings Park Bandstand, Mass Ave., and Worthen Road, Lexington. 978-263-4174. lexbicband.org

6/24-8/19: Tue 7:15 p.m. Marches, show tunes, Dixieland, classical band arrangements. Free.

Longwood Opera Christ Episcopal Church, 1132 Highland Ave., Needham. 781-455-0960. longwoodopera.org Scott Brumit, director.

6/6-6/7: 8 p.m. 6/8: 2:30 p.m. "A Tribute to Gioachino Rossini." $23, seniors $18, students $15, under 11 $13.

7/1-8/26: Tue 7:30 p.m. Arias, scenes, Broadway nights, Gilbert and Sullivan. $8, students and seniors $6.

Lydian String Quartet Sloberg Recital Hall, Brandeis University, 415 South St., Waltham. 781-736-3400. brandeis.edu 8 p.m. $20, students and seniors $10.

6/7: Beethoven's Quartet, op. 133, "Grosse Fuge"; Harbison's Quartet No. 3; Dvorak's Quartet in F, "American."

6/14: Mozart's Divertimento in E-flat for string trio, Faure's Piano Quartet with Ya-Fei Chuang.

Mass. Symphony Orchestra Institute Park, Salisbury Street and Park Avenue, Worcester, unless noted. 508-754-1234. masymphony.org Bank of America Summer Concert Series. Free. Rain dates one day later unless noted. Alton Baggett and Myron Romanul, conductors.

7/3: 8 p.m. East Park, Shrewsbury Street. Patriotic concert with fireworks. Jane Shivik, soloist. Rain date 7/5.

7/12: 7 p.m. "Salute to Disney."

7/19: 7 p.m. "Classics to Broadway."

Methuen Memorial Music Hall 192 Broadway, Methuen. 978-683-8841. mmmh.org

5/28-9/3: Wed 8 p.m. $10, children $5. Recitals by local and visiting performers on 1863 Walcker organ.

Music at Eden's Edge Danvers, Ipswich, Beverly, Salem, South Hamilton, Gloucester. 978-270-4463. edensedge.org Maria Benotti, director.

6/17-9/14: 8 p.m. Five chamber programs, each performed in three locations. $22, students and seniors $16 with some exceptions.

Tue: 2 p.m. Danvers. Senior/family series. Free

Rockport Chamber Music Festival Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St., Rockport. 978-546-7391. rcmf.org 6/5-7/2: 8 p.m., Sun 5 p.m. $22-$38, seniors $21-$37, students ages 19-25 $10, under 19 free. Call for information on lecture-demonstrations, prelude suppers, free Sat morning family concerts, special events.

6/5: Opening Night Gala. Songs by Mussorgsky and Weill with Sarah Wolfson, soprano; David Shimoni, piano. Strauss's Piano Quartet with David Deveau, Irina Muresanu, Marcus Thompson, Emmanuel Feldman. $32-$48.

6/6: Peter Serkin, piano, with Brentano String Quartet. Works by Haydn, Beethoven; premiere of Wuorinen's Piano Quartet No. 2. $32-$48.

6/7: Joyce Yang, piano. Works by Scarlatti, Bach, Brahms, Liebermann, Schumann.

6/8: David Finckel, cello; Wu Han, piano. Works by Beethoven, Auerbach, Grieg.

6/12: Mia Chung, Judith Gordon, Sally Pinkas, and Quynh Nguyen, piano. Works by Ravel, Debussy, Faure, Messiaen.

6/13: Andrew Rangell, piano; Michael Reynolds, cello. Bach solo suites.

6/14: Eric Ruske, horn; Jennifer Frautschi, violin and viola; Sally Pinkas, piano; Daedalus String Quartet. Works by Mozart, Brahms; premiere of Charles Shadle's Quartet No. 3.

6/15: Daedalus String Quartet with Judith Gordon, piano. Works by Haydn, Shostakovich, Elgar.

6/19: Biava String Quartet. Works by Haydn, Janacek, Grieg.

6/20: Michael Hawley, pianist and raconteur, with Bob Lucky. "Bits and Pieces," multimedia concert with piano transcriptions by Godowsky, Earl Wild, others.

6/21: Biava String Quartet with Katherine Collier and David Deveau, piano. Works by Brahms, Kodaly, Dohnanyi.

6/22: Julia Scolnik, flute; David Leisner, guitar; Biava String Quartet. Works by Schubert, Villa-Lobos, Piazzolla.

6/26: Boston Symphony Chamber Players with Menahem Pressler, piano. Works by Mozart, Harbison, Dvorak. $32-$48.

6/27: Andres Cardenes, violin; David Deveau, piano. Works by Mozart, Hindemith, Prokofiev, Kreisler.

6/28: Miami String Quartet with Andres Cardenes, viola; Anne Williams, cello; David Deveau, piano. Works by Beethoven, Brahms.

6/29: Miami String Quartet. Works by Beethoven, Adolphe, Dvorak.

6/30: New Century Saxophone Quartet. "A World Music Folk Tour."

7/1: Aardvark Jazz Orchestra Jazztet with Mark Harvey, trumpet.

7/2: Eileen Ivers, Celtic fiddle, with Immigrant Soul.

Society for Historically Informed Performance (SoHIP) Tue: St. Peter's Church, 320 Boston Post Road, Weston; Wed: West Parish Church Chapel, 129 Reservation Road, Andover; Thu: Emmanuel Church, 15 Newbury St., Boston. 508-212-6038. sohip

boston.org 8 p.m. $20, students and seniors $15.

6/10-6/12: Seven Times Salt. "A Brave Barrel of Oysters: The Music of Pepys's London."

6/17-6/19: La Donna Musicale. "Devotion and Revenge," works by women.

6/24-6/26: Newton Baroque. "Orphaned Musicians," Venetian program.

7/1-7/3: Sprezzatura. Italian madrigals on texts by Petrarch.

Les Bostonades. Music for flute and harpsichord.

Quince. "Albion and Germania: Angles and Saxons at the North Sea Shore."

Seven Hills. Spanish music for wind band.

Cape & Islands

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival Wellfleet, Chatham, Dennis, Cotuit, Provincetown. 508-945-8060, 800-818-0608. capecodchamber music.org 8/3-8/22. $28, college students $15, under 19 free.

5/25: 8 p.m. First Congregational Church, 200 Main St., Wellfleet. Festival prelude with artistic directors Jon Manasse, clarinet; Jon Nakamatsu, piano. Works by Saint-Saens, Debussy, Chopin, Kovacs, Brahms. Preconcert performance by Nauset World Music Ensemble, 7 p.m.

Chappaquiddick Summer Music Festival Chappaquiddick Community Center, Chappaquiddick Road, Edgartown. 508-627-5514. chappa quiddicksummermusicfestival.net Thu 8 p.m. $18, seniors $16.

7/24: Jupiter String Quartet.

7/31: Trio Solisti.

8/7: Jennifer Koh, violin.

Lighthouse Chamber Players 877-464-9040. lighthousechamberplayers .org Performers include Elizabeth Chang and David Niwa, violin; Nardo Poy, viola; Maureen McDermott, cello; Anne-Marie McDermott, piano.

8/1, 8/27, 8/29: 8 p.m. First Congregational Church, 200 Main St., Wellfleet. $25, students $10.

8/24: 5 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, Provincetown. $15, under 13 free.

Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society Mon: Old Whaling Church, 135 Main St., Edgartown. Tue: Chilmark Community Center, South Road, Chilmark. 508-696-8055. mvcms.org 8 p.m. $30, students free. Delores Stevens, pianist and director.

7/7-7/8: St. Petersburg String Quartet.

7/14-7/15: Billy Childs with Infinity Brass Quintet.

7/21-7/22: German string quintet from Music from Salem.

9/4-8/5: Chameleon Arts Ensemble.

8/11-8/12: Members of Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Premiere of trio by Morton Subotnick; Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du soldat" with narrator.

Meeting House Chamber Music Festival Sun: Brewster, Wellfleet, Cotuit, Yarmouthport. Mon and one Sat: Church of the Holy Spirit, Monument Road, Orleans. 508-896-3344. 8 p.m. $18, under 18 free. Donald Enos, pianist and director.

6/29-6/30: Elisabeth Remy Johnson, harp; Krista River, mezzo; Scott Woolweaver, viola; Donald Enos, piano.

7/6-7/7: Alexei Shabalin, violin; Bo Ericsson, cello; Donald Enos, piano.

7/12: Katie Lansdale, violin; Amit Peled, cello; Donald Enos, piano.

7/20-7/21: Joyce Hammann, violin; Matthias Naegele, cello; Donald Enos, piano.

7/27-7/28: Chatham Chorale Chamber Singers with piano quintet.

Summer Concert Series First Congregational Church, 200 Main St., Wellfleet. 508-349-6877.

6/22-8/31: Sun 7:30 p.m. Classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk. Free-will offering.

Central & Western Mass.

Aston Magna Sat 5 p.m.: Daniel Arts Center, Simon's Rock College, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. Repeated Sun as noted 3 p.m.: Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 225 South St., Williamstown. 413-528-3595, 800-875-7156. astonmagna.org $40, seniors $30, student rush $10. Daniel Stepner, violinist and director.

6/28-6/29: "The Young Mendelssohn," including Octet, String Quintet in A minor, String Symphony. With Sharon Baker, soprano.

7/5-7/6: Fourth of July program. Music from Thomas Jefferson's library.

7/12-7/13: Bach's "The Art of the Fugue."

7/19: "Awake Sweet Love," English consort songs with Roberta Anderson, soprano.

7/26: Russian Baroque program. Opera excerpts and chamber music with Steven Fox, members of Clarion Music Society.

8/2: Selections from Monteverdi's Concerted Madrigals, including semistaged mini-drama "Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda."

Berkshire Choral Festival Rovensky Concert Shed, Berkshire School, 245 North Undermountain Road, Sheffield. 413-229-1999. choralfest.org Sat 8 p.m., preconcert talk 6:45 p.m. $15-$450. With Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

7/12: Craig Jessop conducts works by Wilberg, Thompson, Hanson, Dello Joio.

7/19: Tom Hall conducts Orff's "Carmina Burana," fourth movement of Beethoven Symphony No. 9.

Kent Tritle conducts Handel's "Solomon."

John Alexander conducts "Water Music from the British Isles."

Berkshire Opera Company Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, and Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. 413-449-0099 until 6/1. berkshireopera.org 8 p.m. unless noted. 25 percent discount for students. Kathleen Kelly, conductor.

7/11: Great Barrington. "Women on the Verge," four soloists with orchestra. $20-$90. 413-528-0100.

7/24: Great Barrington. 8/3: Pittsfield. "Secrets of the Sky and Sea." $20-$80. 413-528-0100.

8/15, 8/20, 8/22: 8 p.m. 8/18, 8/24: 2 p.m. Pittsfield. Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" with Ryan McKinney, Suzanne Ramo, Tamara Wilson, Liam Bonner, Maureen O'Flynn. Gregory Keller, director. $20-$90. 413-997-4444.

InterHarmony International Music Festival Elizabeth Gatchell Klein Arts Center, Miss Hall's School, 492 Holmes Road, Pittsfield. 413-306-4292. interharmony.com 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $15, students and seniors $10. Misha Quint, director and cellist.

6/5: Misha Quint, cello; Svetlana Gorokhovich, piano. Works by Debussy, Bach, Schnittke, Granados.

6/7: Student prize winners.

6/8: 3 p.m. Faculty chamber concert. Works by Schubert, Dohnanyi, Brahms, Mendelssohn.

6/11: Student prize winners, soloists, chamber groups.

6/13: 8 p.m. Tribute to David Oistrakh on his 100th birthday. Oleh Krysa, violin; Tatiana Tchekina, piano. Works by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Paganini.

6/15: Centennial Hall. InterHarmony Festival Orchestra. Sidney Harth conducts Haydn's Cello Concerto with Misha Quint, works by Leclair, Gershwin, Ellington, Tchaikovsky.

Mohawk Trail Concerts Federated Church, Rte. 2, Charlemont. 413-625-9511. mohawktrailconcerts.org Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 8 p.m. Fri $15, students and seniors $12; Sat $18 students and seniors $15, unless noted.

6/27-6/28: Lucy Shelton, soprano; Fischer Duo.

7/4: 7 p.m. Family concert, "America's Birthday: Highlights of History 1770-2007." Free.

7/5: Abba Bogin, piano; Maria Ferrante, soprano; Masako Yanagita, violin. "Puccini Opera Memories."

7/11-7/12: Bolcom & Morris. Theater and cabaret songs.

7/18-7/19: Dryden String Quartet. Works by Puccini, Beethoven, Ravel.

7/25-7/26: Eugene Drucker, violin; Matthew Hunter, viola; Roberta Cooper, cello; Estella Olevsky, piano. Works by Mozart, Brahms.

Rhode Island

Newport Music Festival Mansions in and around Newport. 401-849-0700, 401-846-1133. newport

music.org 7/11-7/27: minimum three concerts daily, 11 a.m., 4 and 9 p.m., with some exceptions; twilight and midnight series. $35, evenings $40, with some exceptions. 40th anniversary season includes Victor Borge Composer Series, afternoon concerts repeating highlights from past seasons of concerts devoted to a single composer.

7/11: 11 a.m. Ochre Court. "Amo, Amas, Amadeus 1," first in series of complete Mozart piano sonatas by Michael Endres.

7/11: 4 p.m. Victor Borge Composer Series, "Rachmaninoviad '99."

7/11: 9 p.m. The Breakers. Eduardus Halim, piano. "Viennese and Parisian Salons."

7/12: 11 a.m. Children's program. $15.

7/12 4 p.m. Victor Borge Composer Series, "Beethoveniad '97."

7/12: 9 p.m. The Breakers. Opening Night with Wai Yi Wong, piano.

New Hampshire

Bach Festival 10th Mountain Pavilion, Cranmore Mountain Resort, 1 Skimobile Road, North Conway. 603-356-5544. mwvevents.com, whitemoun

tainbach.com $10-$20.

8/21: 7:30 p.m. Christ Church Episcopal, North Conway. Organ recital.

8/22: 7:30 p.m. Baroque chamber works.

8/23: 7:30 p.m. 8/24: 4 p.m. Festival Chorus, Orchestra, and soloists. Scott Allen Jarrett conducts two different Bach programs.

Monadnock Music Peterborough Town House, Grove and Main streets, Peterborough. 603-924-7610, 800-868-9613. monadnock

music.org 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m., unless noted. $19-$30, seniors $17-$28, under 18 $10. Jonathan Bagg and Laura Gilbert, directors.

7/9: Leslie Amper, piano; Ann Allen, art historian. "The Sound of Color: Debussy and the Visual Arts."

7/12: Festival Orchestra. James Bolle conducts works by Mozart, Stravinsky, Debussy, Brahms.

7/13: Borromeo String Quart.

7/19: "Birth of the Modern," works by Antheil, Dvorak, Lourie; Schoenberg's "Verklaerte Nacht."

7/20: Rieko Aizawa, piano.

7/26: 5 p.m., Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time." 8 p.m., "Ancient Voices," works by Messiaen, Crumb, Vali; Celtic music for flute and guitar; music for oud and string quartet.

7/27: 3 p.m. Konstantin Lifschitz, piano.

7/30: Parthenia, consort of viols.

8/2: Festival Orchestra. James Bolle conducts Weber's Overture to "Oberon," Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, Grieg's Piano Concerto with Konstantin Lifschitz.

8/3: Debussy's String Quartet; Barber's "Dover Beach" with James Maddalena, baritone; Schubert's Octet.

8/8: "Through the Mirror," concert honoring Elliott Carter's 100th birthday. Works by Gideon, Martino, Carter, Bolle. Free.

8/9: Percussion concert. Preconcert discussion 5 p.m.

8/10: 5 p.m. Virginia Eskin, piano.

8/16: iO String Quartet.

8/17: "Dreams and Prayers," works by Part, Schoenfield, Bach, Shapey, Brahms, Golijov.

Monadnock Music Free Concert Series 17 towns in Monadnock region. 603-924-7610, 800-868-9613. monadnockmusic.org

7/9-8/17: 8 p.m. Call for schedule. Chamber concerts. Free.

New Hampshire Music Festival Silver Center for the Arts, Plymouth State University, Plymouth. 603-279-3300. nhmf.org Paul Polivnick, music director. Tue, Thu-Sat 8 p.m. $25-$70, chamber concerts $18.

Classics Series Polivnick conducts Festival orchestra.

7/9-7/10: Works by Beethoven, Brahms; Bach's Violin Concerto No. 2 with Lara St. John.

7/17-7/18: Works by Mozart; Sibelius's Violin Concerto with Gidon Kremer, Kancheli's "Silent Prayer" with Kremer and Giedre Dirvanauskaite, cello.

7/24-7/25: Works by Smetana, Bizet, Ravel; works by Chopin with Katia Skavani, piano.

7/31-8/1: Works by Haydn, Tchaikovsky; Peck's "The Glory and the Grandeur" with Percussion Group of North Texas.

8/7-8/8: Works by Handel with NHMF Symphonic Chorus; Schumann's Symphony No. 1.

8/14-8/15: Works by Berlioz, Mendelssohn; Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Andrius Zlabys.

Chamber Series

7/8-8/12: Tue. Concerts by Festival musicians.

Opera North Lebanon Opera House, 51 North Park St., Lebanon. 603-448-0400. operanorth.org 7:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m. $20-$85. Ron Luchsinger, director; Louis Burkot, conductor.

8/9, 8/13, 8/15, 8/17 matinee, 8/19, 8/22: Puccini's "Madam Butterfly."

8/14, 8/16, 8/20, 8/21 matinee, 8/23 two shows: Mozart's "The Magic Flute."

Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert Series Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, 139 Saint-Gaudens Road, Cornish. 603-675-2175. nps.gov/saga Free with $5 park admission, under 16 free. Seating in Little Studio and on lawn.

7/6-8/24: Sun 2 p.m. Chamber concerts by visiting ensembles.

Maine

Bar Harbor Chamber Music Festival Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mt. Desert St., and other Bar Harbor locations as noted. 207-288-5744 after 6/23. barharbormusicfestival.org 8:15 p.m. unless noted. $25, students $15, unless noted. Call for information on preconcert dinners. Francis Fortier, director and violinist.

7/2: Brass Venture.

7/6: 4 p.m. Tea concert at Balance Rock Inn 1903, 21 Albert Meadow. "Shades of Spain" with Adele Karam, soprano; Cara Chowning, piano; Allan Santos, double bass

7/11: Frances Fortier, violin; Christopher Johnson, piano.

7/12: Christopher Johnson, piano.

7/13: Parkside Restaurant, 185 Main St. Vocal pops concert "Passion's Prism." $35, students $15.

7/15: 5:30 p.m. New Composers' Forum with Edmund Cionek, others; Elliott Schwartz, moderator. Free, donations welcome.

7/16: New Piano Quartet. "Reflections of 25 years," 25th anniversary New Composers' Concert. Piano quartets by Peter Michael von der Nahmer, Elliott Schwartz, William Bolcom in honor of his 70th birthday; premiere of work by Edmund Cionek,

7/18: Criterion Theatre, 35 Cottage St. Bizet's "Carmen" with Fenlon Lamb, Eric Fennell, Amy Mahoney, David Adam Moore. Cara Chowning, music director. $25-$75, students $15.

7/20: Jackson Laboratory Commons, 610 Main St. Wolverine Jazz Band. $35.

7/23: 8 p.m. Outdoor concert at Blackwoods Campground, Acadia National Park. Festival String Orchestra. Free, donations welcome. Rain date 7/24.

7/25: Festival String Orchestra.

7/28: Bar Harbor Club, 111 West St. Festival Gala with Festival String Orchestra. $35, students $15.

Bay Chamber Concerts Rockland Series Strand Theatre, 345 Main St., Rockland. 207-236-2823, 800-707-2770. baychamberconcerts.org

7/2-8/27: Wed 8 p.m. $25-$35, under 26 $8.

Bay Chamber Concerts Rockport Series Rockport Opera House, 6 Central St., Rockport. 207-236-2823, 800-707-2770. baychamber

concerts.org 7/3-8/28: Thu and some additional days, 8 p.m. $25-$35, under 26 $8.

Bowdoin International Music Festival Crooker Theater, Brunswick High School, 116 Maquoit Road, and Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College, Campus Drive, Brunswick. 207-725-3895. bowdoinfestival.org Lewis Kaplan, director. 6/25-8/1. Theme: "Beethoven."

MusicFest Series Crooker Theater. Fri 8 p.m. Faculty chamber concerts. $35.

7/4: Beethoven's Piano Sonata, op. 109; Symphony No. 9 with Lisa Graf, Alison Tupay, Sidney Outlaw; Rachmaninov Festival Chorus, Bowdoin Festival Orchestra.

"Upbeat!" Series Crooker Theater. Wed 7:30 p.m. Traditional and contemporary works in informal atmosphere. Performers includes Juilliard and Amernet string quartets. $25, students $5, children free with adult.

Beethoven Mondays Recital Hall. Mon 7:30 p.m. Faculty and guests perform complete Beethoven violin sonatas and cello sonatas. $20.

Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music Recital Hall. 7/24, 7/26, 7/27: 7:30 p.m. Seven premieres, other contemporary works. Suggested donation $10.

EuroFest Brunswick, Harpswell, Bath, Sebasco Harbor Resort. 7/17-7/20: times vary. Students and faculty perform. Suggested donation $10.

Artists of Tomorrow Recital Hall. 6/26-8/1: call for schedule. Students perform solo and chamber works. Suggested donation $10.

Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival Kneisel Hall, 137 Pleasant St., Blue Hill. 207-374-2211. kneisel.org Seymour Lipkin, artistic director. Call for information on master classes, children's and community outreach concerts.

Festival Concerts Fri 7:30 p.m., Sun 4 p.m., with some additions. Hall $30, porch $20, tent $10. Concerts by faculty and guests.

Open Rehearsals Fri 9 a.m. except 8/22. $15.

Young Artist Concerts 7/12, 7/14, 7/15, 8/6-8/8: 2 and 7:30 p.m. $10.

Machias Bay Chamber Concerts Centre Street Congregational Church, 7 Center St., Machias. 207-255-4249. machiasbaychamberconcerts

.com

7/1-8/5: Tue 7:30 p.m. Recitals and chamber concerts by artists from area festivals. $15, students $8, under 12 free. Exhibit of works by different local artists after each concert.

Maine Festival of American Music Shaker Meeting House, Sabbathday Lake, New Gloucester. 207-926-4597. shaker.lib.me.us $25, seniors $20, under 22 free.

6/25: 7 p.m. Portland String Quartet with Roger Bourland, composer; Kenneth Radnofsky, saxophone. Shaker hymn; works by Mendelssohn, Bonneau, Bourland, Dvorak.

6/26: 6-8:30 p.m. "The Human and the Eternal," Shaker folk art exhibit, Shaker hymns arranged by Portland String Quartet, commentary by members of Shaker community.

6/28: Portland String Quartet with Luis Leguia, cello. Works by Haydn, Piston, and Schubert performed on Luis and Clark carbon fiber instruments.

Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music Neighborhood House, Main Street, Northeast Harbor. 207-276-3988. mtdesertfestival.org Tue 8:15 p.m. $25, students $10. Todd Crow, director and pianist.

7/22: Jupiter String Quartet with Crow. Works by Haydn, Barber, Schumann

7/29: Borromeo String Quartet with Crow. Works by Webern, Bartok, Schumann.

8/5: Crow with Stephanie Chase, violin; Dov Scheindlin, viola; Mark Shuman, cello; Mario Carbotta, flute. Works by Beethoven, Donizetti, Mercadante, Faure.

8/12: Daedalus String Quartet with Crow and friends. Works by Haydn, Mendlessohn, Strauss-Hasenohrl, Dohnanyi.

8/19: Brentano String Quartet with Crow. Works by Haydn, Bartok, Beethoven.

Portland Chamber Music Festival Abromson Community Education Center, University of Southern Maine, 88 Bedford St., Portland. 800-320-0257. pcmf.org Thu and Sat 8 p.m. $25, under 22 free, tickets required. Jennifer Elowitch and Dena Levine, directors. 15th anniversary season.

8/14: Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F, K. 370; Aaron Jay Kernis's "The Four Seasons of Futuris Cuisine" with Walter van Dyk, narrator; Schubert's Piano Trio in B-flat.

8/16: Bach's "Wedding" Cantata with Lisa Saffer, soprano; Britten's "Phantasy Quartet"; Dvorak's Viola Quintet in E-flat.

8/21: Ravel's Sonata for violin and cello; Penderecki's Quartet for clarinet, violin, viola, cello; Brahms's Horn Trio.

8/23: Schubert songs including "The Shepherd on the Rock" with Lisa Saffer, soprano; Puccini's "Chrysanthemums"; winning string quartet from Composers' Competition; Weber's Clarinet Quintet.

PORTopera's "Romeo et Juliette" Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland. 207-842-0800. porttix

.com, portopera.org

7/24 and 7/26: 7:30 p.m. Opera by Gounod. Cast includes Gaston Rivero, Jennifer Black. Dona Vaughn, director; Israel Gursky, conductor. $29-$105.

PORTopera's "Too Many Sopranos" 207-879-7678. portopera.org 7:30 p.m. unless noted. Call for tickets. Maine Emerging Artists perform comic opera by Edwin Penhorwood.

6/20: Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square, Portland. 207-879-7678.

6/22: 2 p.m. Jewett Hall, UMaine Augusta, 46 University Dr., Augusta. 207-621-3551.

6/28: Salyards Center for the Arts, 110 Main St., North Conway, N.H. $10-$20. 603-447-6096.

7/13: The Temple, 50 Temple Ave., Ocean Park. 207-934-9068.

7/16: 8 p.m. Deertrees Theater, Harrison. 207-583-6467.

Salt Bay Chamberfest The Darrows Barn, Round Top Farm, Business Rte. 1, Damariscotta. 207-522-3749. saltbaychamberfest.org Tue and Fri 7:30 p.m., preconcert talk 6:30 p.m. $25, students free. Theme: "The Spoken Word and Beyond."

8/12: Brentano String Quartet with Mark Strand, poet. Haydn's "Seven Last Words of Christ" with texts by Strand interspersed.

8/15: Brentano String quartet with Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Burt Hara, clarinet; Paul LaFollet, horn; Wilhelmina Smith, cello. Works by Schumann, Penderecki; Derek Bermel's "Fetch" for speaking/acting pianist.

8/19: Strauss program. "Enoch Arden" for piano and narrator; Piano Quartet in C minor with Meng-Chieh Liu.

8/22: Berio's "Sequenza III" with Lucy Shelton, soprano; Berio's "Naturale"; Dvorak's "Folk Songs," Sextet for Strings.

Sebago-Long Lake Music Festival Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 207-583-6747 during season. sebago

musicfestival.org Tue 7:30 p.m. $20, under 21 free. Laurie Kennedy, director and violist. Call for information on Music for Kids, concerts at Chebeague Island.

7/15: "Musical Offering: Bach to Piazzolla."

7/22: "Beethoven: Early, Middle, and Late."

7/29: Portland Symphony Orchestra. Matthew Fritz conducts Rossini's Overture to "The Barber of Seville," Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4.

8/5: Works by Menotti, Mendelssohn; Brahms's Piano Quartet in C minor.

8/12: Works by Schumann, Kodaly; Dohnanyi's Sextet for clarinet, horn, piano, strings.

Vermont

Killington Music Festival Ram's Head Lodge, Killington Road, Killington. 802-773-4003. killingtonmusic

festival.org

6/28-8/9: Sat 7 p.m. $20. "Music in the Mountains" series.

Marlboro Music Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, Marlboro. 215-569-4690 before 6/11, 802-254-2394 thereafter. marlboromusic.org Richard Goode and Mitsuko Uchida, directors.

7/12-8/10: Sat 8:30 p.m., Sun 2:30 p.m., plus Fri 8/8 8:30 p.m. Chamber concerts, programs announced Mon of concert week. $15-$35, canopied area $5.

Vermont Mozart Festival Northwest and central Vermont. 802-862-7352. vtmozart.org 7/13-8/3: Fri-Sun, Tue, Wed 7 p.m. Orchestral and chamber concerts. $29.50-$52. Gates for outdoor locations open 5 p.m., picnics welcome. Rain decisions made by 4 p.m., announced on local radio stations.

7/13: Shelburne Farms, Shelburne. Peter Leonard conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 1, Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait" with Sen. Patrick Leahy, narrator.

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Various locations. 800-876-9293, ext. 10. vso.org 7:30 p.m. $29, under 18 $10 at gate, free in advance. Grounds open 5 or 5:30 p.m., picnics welcome. Call for rain site information. "From Vermont with Love," works by Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, Rodgers and Hammerstein, others; Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," fireworks.

Warebrook Contemporary Music Festival Irasburg and Newport. 802-754-6335. warebrook.org Sara Doncaster, director.

7/10 7:30 p.m. Irasburg Town Hall. $10, students and seniors $7.

7/11: 2:30 p.m. Goodrich Memorial Library, Newport. Suggested donation $5.

7/11: 7:30 p.m. North Country Union High School, Newport. $10, students and seniors $7.

Yellow Barn Music Festival Yellow Barn Concert Hall, Putney. 802-387-6637, 800-639-3819. yellow

barn.org 8 p.m.

6/19, 6/26-6/27: Young Artists concerts. $10.

6/21: A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra. $18.

7/4-8/2: Tue, Thu-Sat, call for additional days. Chamber concerts by festival musicians and guests. $10-$25 depending on event.

Theater

Eastern Mass.

"According to Tip" Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. 617-923-8487. 6/27-7/13. Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 and 8 p.m., Sun 2 and 7:30 p.m. $35-$55, student rush tickets $13. Musical by Dick Flavin with Ken Howard portraying Tip O'Neill.

"As You Like It" 617-482-9393. Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Production. Free.

7/16-8/3: Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7 p.m. Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common.

8/8-8/10: 7:30 p.m. Forest Park Amphitheater, 200 Trafton Road, Springfield.

"The Backyardigans Live! Tale of the Mighty Knights" Colonial Theatre, 106 Boylston St., Boston. 617-931-2727. 5/31-6/1: 11 a.m., 2 & 5 p.m. $15-$50. Based on Nickelodeon show.

"Blue Man Group" Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 617-931-2787. Tue-Thu 8 p.m., Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2, 5 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 5 p.m. $48-$58. Percussive music, art, and vaudeville. Ongoing.

"Broadway Bound" Mansfield Music and Arts Society, Blackbox Theater, 30 Crocker St., Mansfield. 508-339-2822. Through 5/25: Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $18-$20. Neil Simon play performed by the New England Repertory Company.

"Cardenio" Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. 617-547-8300. Through 6/8. Most performances Tue-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 & 7:30 p.m. $39-$79, students $25, seniors $10. Comedy by Stephen Greenblatt and Charles L. Mee.

"CATS" Beverly Memorial Building Auditorium, 502 Cabot St., Beverly. 978-948-7925. 5/30: 8 p.m., 5/31: 3 & 8 p.m., 6/1: 4 p.m. $17-$20. Presented by Mariana's Dancing Co. and the Neverland Theatre.

"KOOZA" Cirque Du Soleil Under the Grand Chapiteau (Big Top), Bayside Expo Center, Mt. Vernon St., Boston. 800-678-5440. Opens 9/5: Tue and Wed 8 p.m., Thu-Sat 4 & 8 p.m., Sun 1 & 5 p.m. No performance Mon. $55-$125, age 2-12 $38.50-$87.50, students 13 and over and seniors $49.50-$112.50. Acrobatic performance and the art of clowning written and directed by David Shiner.

"Essential Self-Defense" Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St., Boston. 617-933-8600. 6/13-6/28: $18-$25. Call for times. Comedy by Adam Rapp presented by the Gurnet Theatre Project.

"Falsettos" Foothills Theatre Company, 100 Front St., Worcester. 508-754-4018. Through 6/1: Thu 2 & 8 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $35-$48, students $19, group discounts. Two one-act plays with music and lyrics by William Finn.

"The Glass Menagerie" Black Box Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. 617-926-1245. 5/22-5/24: 8 p.m. $15, students $10. Play by Tennessee Williams presented by the Flat Earth Theatre.

"Glengarry Glen Ross" Factory Theatre at the Piano Factory, 791 Tremont St., Boston. 978-239-0486. 5/30-6/15: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $20, seniors and students $15. David Mamet dramatic comedy.

"The History Boys" Stanford Calderwood Pavilion, Nancy & Edward Roberts Studio Theatre, Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont St., Boston. 617-933-8600. Through 6/7: Tue-Thu 7:30 & 9 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $51-$54, seniors and students $5 discount. Play by Alan Bennett presented by the SpeakEasy Stage Company.

"The Importance of Being Earnest" Lyric Stage, 140 Clarendon St., Boston. 617-585-5678. Through 6/7: Wed-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $25-$50. Oscar Wilde comedy.

"It's a Bird . . . It's a Plane . . . It's Superman" Arlington Center for the Arts, 41 Foster St., Arlington. 508-309-4397. 6/6-6/7 & 6/13: 8 p.m., 6/14: 2 & 8 p.m. $20, seniors and students $18, age 12 and under $12. Musical comedy presented by Loki Arts.

"Jesus Christ Superstar" Opera House, 539 Washington St., Boston. 617-931-2787. Through 5/18: Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 & 8 p.m. $17.50-$74.50. Rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

"Jimmy Tingle for President" Charles Mosesian Theater, Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal St., Watertown. 617-923-8487. 7/24-8/9: Call for times. $30.

"King John" Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, 138 Tremont St., Boston. 617-547-1982. Through 6/8: Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 5:30 p.m., 5/28 & 6/4: 2 p.m. $30-$42. Presented by the Actors' Shakespeare Project.

"Last Night of Ballyhoo" Arlington Friends of the Drama, 22 Academy St., Arlington. 781-646-5922. 6/13-6/14, 6/20-6/21: 8 p.m., 6/21: 2 p.m., 6/22: 4 p.m. $18. Play by Alfred Uhry.

"Our Town" Ruth Nagel Jones Theatre, Wellesley College, 106 Central St., Wellesley. 781-283-2000. 6/4-6/28: Wed-Thu 7 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 and 8 p.m. $25, seniors and students $10. Thornton Wilder play presented by the Wellesley Summer Theatre Company.

"QED" Central Square Theater, 450 Mass. Ave., Cambridge. 617-491-2346. 7/24-8/10: Tue & Thu 7:30 p.m. Fri 7 p.m., Sat 3 & 7 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $25, seniors and students $15. Play by Peter Parnell. Presented by Catalyst Collaborative @ MIT, a collaboration of MIT and Underground Railway Theater.

"The Roaring '20s: A New Musical Revue" West End Theatre, 1 Washington St., Gloucester. 978-887-2045. 5/18: 3 p.m. $22, seniors $18, students and children $5. Presented by the New England Light Opera.

"Run For Your Wife" Center for Arts in Natick, 14 Summer St., Natick. 508-647-0097. 6/13-6/14, 6/20-6/21: 8 p.m., 6/15: 7 p.m., 6/11: 2 p.m. $16-$20, discounts available. Play by Ray Cooney presented by the TCAN Players.

"Shear Madness" Charles Playhouse, 74 Warrenton St., Boston. 617-426-5225. Tue-Fri 8 p.m. Sat 6 & 9 p.m., Sun 3 & 7:30 p.m. $38, students $20 with valid ID at the door. Comic whodunit in a Boston hair salon. Ongoing.

"Summersday Revels" Performed on stages along Fort Point Channel, Boston. 617-972-8300. 6/20-6/22. Free open-air celebration of the summer season and Boston's cultural diversity. Fri: 6-9 p.m. Summer Solstice Art Celebration. Sat-Sun: family activities, grand processional, performances, and participation demonstrations. Call for times and locations. Presented by Friends of Fort Point Channel.

"Tales From a Tavern" The Old Court Pub, 29 Central St., Lowell. 978-441-0102. 5/23: 8 p.m., 5/24: 4 & 8 p.m. $19. 7 Original plays set and performed in a tavern presented by Lowell's Image Theater.

"Walking With Dinosaurs - The Live Experience!" TD Banknorth Garden, Causeway Street, Boston. 617-931-2000. tdbanknorthgar

den.com. 7/16, 7/17: 7 p.m. 7/18: 11 a.m. & 7 p.m. 7/19: 11 a.m., 3 & 7 p.m. 7/20: noon & 4 p.m. $30-$80.

"When It's Hot, It's COLE!" A Cole Porter Cabaret Zero Arrow Club, Arrow Street and Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. 617-547-8300. 6/26-7/20: Call for times. $15-$52, student and senior discounts. Presented by the American Repertory Theatre and the Loeb Drama Center.

"Whizzin!" Machine, 1254 Boylston St., Boston. 617-265-6222. Through 5/24: Thu-Sat 8 p.m. $28. Adult version of "Wizard of Oz" presented by the Gold Dust Orphans.

Series

Firehouse Center for the Arts 1 Market Square, Newburyport. 978-462-7336.

6/5-6/9 & 6/12-6/14: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. "House of Gold," by Gregory S. Moss. $20, seniors and students $18.

6/19-6/22 and 6/26-6/29: Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. "Funny Money" by Ray Cooney. $20, seniors and students $18.

7/18-7/19: "An Evening With Mark Twain" with Michael Mauldin. $32, seniors and students $30.

8/8-8/9: 8 p.m. "Spousal Deafness and Other Bones of Contention . . ." by Susan Poulin and Gordon Carlisle. $18.

8/16: 8 p.m. "BREAK! The Urban Funk Experience." $29, students $22.

Gloucester Stage Company 267 East Main St., Gloucester. 978-281-4433. Wed-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 3 & 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. $35, seniors and students $30.

6/5-6/22: "Billy Bishop Goes to War" by John Gray & Eric Peterson.

6/26-7/13: "The Enigma Variations" by Eric Emanuel Schmitt.

7/17-8/3: "Going to St. Ives" by Lee Blessing.

8/7-8/24: "Doubt" by John Patrick Shanley.

8/29-9/14: "The Woman in Black" A Ghost Play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from book by Susan Hill.

New Play Reading Series. 7 p.m. Suggested donation $20 each reading. 7/22: "The Threshing Floor." 7/27: "Sow and Weep." 8/17: "The Hotel Pigs." 9/7: "His Master's Voice."

Huntington Theatre Company 617-266-0800.

Through 6/1: "Ennio!" with Ennio Marchetto. Tue-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $15-$50. At the Stanford Calderwood Pavillion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont St., Boston.

Through 6/16: "She Loves Me" comedy by Nicholas Martin. Tue-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7 p.m., matinees Wed, Sat, Sun 2 p.m. $15-$75. At 264 Huntington Ave., Boston.

North Shore Music Theatre 62 Dunham Road, Beverly. 978-232-7200. Tue-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., matinees Wed, Sat, Sun 2 p.m. $40-$79. All musicals.

Through 6/1: "The Producers."

6/10-6/29: "Contact."

7/15-8/3: "Bye Bye Birdie"

8/12-8/31: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."

9/5-9/7: "The Wiz - In Concert."

Publick Theatre Christian Herter Park 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Brighton. 617-782-5425. Wed-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7:30 p.m. $32, $10 for previews only.

7/3-9/7: "The Seagull" by Anton Chekhov.

7/24-9/14: "Hay Fever" by Noel Coward.

Stoneham Theatre 395 Main St., Stoneham. 781-279-2200. Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 & 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $16-$20.

Through 6/1: "The Porch" Jack Neary comedy.

6/12-6/22. "Late Night Catechism" musical comedy by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan.

Theater in the Open 76 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport. 978-465-2572.

6/7-6/29: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. "The Master Cat." $8, seniors and students $5.

8/10: 4 p.m. "Peer Gynt." $8, seniors and students $5.

9/6-9/28: Sat-Sun 2 p.m. "Women With the Red Kerchief."

Cape & Islands

Cape Cod Theatre Project Falmouth Academy, 7 Highfield Dr., Falmouth. 508-457-4242. $20, students $10. Staged readings of new American plays.

7/10-7/12: "Evie's Waltz" by Carter Lewis.

7/17-7/19: "Reality!" by Itamar Moses and Gaby Alter.

"Last Gas" by John Cariani.

7/31-8/2: "Nocturama" by Annie Baker.

Cape Playhouse 820 Main St., Dennis. 508-385-3911, 877-385-3911. capeplayhouse.com Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Wed and second Thu of run 2 p.m., first Sat of run 4 p.m. $25-$50.

6/23-7/5: "Marc Salem's Mind Games."

7/7-7/19: "A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine."

7/21-8/2: "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels."

8/4-8/16: "Leader of the Pack."

8/18-8/30: "Born Yesterday."

9/1-9/13: "The Devil's Music: the Life and Blues of Bessie Smith."

Cape Rep 3299 Rte. 6A, Brewster. 508-896-1888. caperep.org

Indoor Theatre Through June: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. July and Aug: Tue-Sat 8 p.m. $20 unless noted.

Through 6/1: "Fifth of July."

6/19-7/12: "Red Herring." No performance 7/4.

7/24-8/23: "Ragtime." $28.

8/28-8/30: "All Our Best," benefit musical revue. $35.

Outdoor Theatre 8 p.m. $15, students $10. Call for information on daytime children's shows.

7/13-7/20, and every Sun-Mon through 8/18: "The Knight of the Burning Pestle."

Cotuit Center for the Arts 4404 Rte. 28, Cotuit. 508-428-0669. cotuit

centerforthearts.org

6/26-7/13: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. "Sullivan and Gilbert." $18, seniors $16, students $10.

7/15, 7/22, 7/29: 5 p.m. "The Tempest," one-hour version presented by Shakespeare on the Cape. $5, under 13 free.

7/15, 7/22, 7/29: 8 p.m. "School for Wives" presented by Shakespeare on the Cape. $20.

8/7-8/31: Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. "The Turn of the Screw." $18, seniors $16, students $10.

Monomoy Theatre 776 Main St., Chatham. 508-945-1589.

monomoytheatre.org Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Thu 2 p.m. unless noted. $23, matinees $18 unless noted. Ohio University Players productions.

6/24-7/5: Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Thu and Sat 2 p.m. "Guys and Dolls." $30, matinees $24.

7/8-7/12: "Scapino."

7/15-7/19: "The Matchmaker."

7/22-7/26: "Doubt."

7/31-8/9: Mon-Sat 8 p.m., matinee 8/7 2 p.m. "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum." $25, matinee $20.

8/12-8/16: "The Front Page."

8/19-8/23: "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds."

8/26-8/30: "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

New Provincetown Players Provincetown Theatre, 238 Bradford St., Provincetown. 508-487-9793, 800-791-7487. newprovincetown

players.org $18, seniors $16, students $10.

5/30-5/31: 7:30 p.m. 6/1: 2 p.m. Spring Playwrights' Festival, "6 Plays in 60 (+) Minutes," six new 10-minute plays.

6/5-6/15: Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 4 p.m., matinee 6/13 11 a.m. Staging and discussions of Wendy Kesselman's "The Notebook."

7/9-8/10: Wed-Sun 7:30 p.m. "The Wild Party" presented by CTEK Arts.

Payomet Performing Arts Center Payomet Tent at Highlands Center, 20 Old Dewline Road, Cape Cod National Seashore, North Truro. 508-487-5400. payomet.org 8 p.m. $25, students and seniors $20, with some exceptions. Daily shows include plays, film, concerts, comedy. Call for schedule.

6/23-7/22: Sun-Tue. "The Visit."

7/2-9/4: Wed-Thu. "The Tempest" performed by Shakespeare on the Cape.

7/2-9/4: Wed-Thu 5 p.m. One-hour version for children of "The Tempest." $10 or pay-what-you-can.

7/27-8/26: Sun-Tue. "Gloves Off! Nabokov vs. Wilson."

Shakespeare on the Cape see listings for Cotuit Center for the Arts, Paymet Performing Arts Center, and Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theatre.

Vineyard Playhouse 508-696-6300. vineyardplayhouse.org

Main Stage 24 Church St., Vineyard Haven. Tue-Wed 7 p.m., Thu-Sat 8 p.m., matinee final Thu 3 p.m. $37.50, students and seniors $32.50, under 18 $25; previews Wed-Fri $25, opening nights Sat $50; Tue $25 for all; matinees $20, seniors $15. New plays.

6/18-7/12: "Rising Water," by John Biguenet, directed by M.J. Bruder Munafo.

7/16-8/9: "End Days" by Deborah Zoe Laufer, directed by Claudia Weill.

8/13-9/6: "Mark Twain's 'The Diary of Adam and Eve'," devised and directed by Joann Green Breuer.

Main Stage Mondays

6/23-9/1: most Mon 7 p.m. "Monday Night Specials," guests perform new work and staged readings, usually followed by discussion and reception. $40.

Tisbury Amphitheatre Tashmoo Overlook, State Road, Vineyard Haven. Wed-Sat plus Sun 8/3 and 8/10 5 p.m. $15, under 19 $10. Picnics welcome.

7/23-8/10: "As You Like It."

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) 508-349-9428. what.org .

Harbor Stage 1 Kendrick Ave., next to Town Pier, Wellfleet. 7 p.m. $29, student rush $16.

6/4-6/29: Wed-Sun. "Ride."

7/2-7/27: Tue-Sun. "Short Stack."

7/30-8/24: Tue-Sun. "The Mistakes Madeline Made."

8/27-9/21: Wed-Sun. "Sexual Perversity in Chicago."

Julie Harris Stage 2357 Route 6 (next to Post Office), Wellfleet. 8 p.m., matinees 3:30 p.m., call for schedule. $32, matinee $22, students rush $16. Call for information on special events, "What for Kids."

5/21-6/14: Wed-Sun, matinee 6/14. "Intimate Apparel."

6/19-7/12: Tue-Sat, matinees 6/21 and 7/12. "What the Butler Saw."

6/29-8/31: Sun-Mon, matinee 8/31. "Triumph of Love" presented by Shakespeare on the Cape.

7/17-8/9: Tue-Sat, matinee 7/19. "The Pillowman."

8/14-9/6: Tue-Sat, matinee 8/16. "Fabuloso."

9/11-10/4: Wed-Sat. "The George Place."

Central & Western Mass.

Barrington Stage Company Pittsfield. 413-236-8888. barrington

stageco.org

Main Stage 30 Union St. Tue-Wed 7 p.m., Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Fri and occasional Wed 2 p.m., Sun 5 p.m. 36-$56; previews $15, $20. Call for additional performances and discounts.

6/11-7/12: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee." No performance 7/4.

7/17-8/2: "The Violet Hour."

8/7-8/24: "Private Lives."

8/29-8/30: 8 p.m. Musical Theatre Lab finale, "Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know, but Should. . ." $35.

Stage II VFW Hall, 36 Linden St.

5/21-6/8: Tue-Fri 7:30 p.m. Sat 8 p.m. Sun 3 p.m. "I Am My Own Wife." $25, $30; previews $15.

8/30-8/31: 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of "Freud's Last Session" by Mark St. Germain. Free.

Musical Theatre Lab Stage II, 36 Linden St. Wed-Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 4 and 8 p.m., Sun 7:30 p.m. $25, $30, previews $15.

5/24: 4 p.m. 5/25: 7 p.m. Staged reading of "Watt!?!" by David Javerbaum, Brendan Milburn. Suggested donation $5.

6/18-7/5: "The Mysteries of Harris Burdick." No performance 7/4.

7/10-7/26: "My Scary Girl."

7/27: 3 and 7:30 p.m. Staged reading of "Believer" by Lee Kalcheim. Free.

7/31-8/3: 8 p.m. "Sleepless Variations."

8/7-8/23: "See Rock City and Other Destinations."

MLT Cabaret Dottie's CoffeeHouse, 444 North St. 8 p.m. $15, Sat $20.

7/18-7/19: "Why I Don't Sleep Around," Michael R. Jackson cabaret.

7/24-7/26: "Songs of a Night owl," Nikos Tsakalakos cabaret.

Berkshire Fringe Daniel Arts Center, Simon's Rock College, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. 413-320-4175. berkshirefringe.org $15. Call for information on film, dance, free community workshops, stage readings, preshow music.

7/16-8/4: Wed-Mon, call for times. Shows in repertory: "Miracle Tomato," "US," "The Only Friends We Have," "StellYY," "The Last Hurrah of the Clementines."

Berkshire Theatre Festival Stockbridge. 413-298-5576. berkshi

retheatre.org 80th anniversary season.

Main Stage 83 Main St. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Thurs and Sat 2 p.m. $46-$68 depending on day, students half price.

6/17-7/5: "Candida"with Jayne Atkinson, Michel Gill, David Schramm.

7/8-7/19: "The Book Club Play."

7/22-8/9: "A Man for All Seasons."

8/12-8/30: TBA.

9/2-9/7: Call for times. "Oliver!" $25, children $10.

Unicorn Theatre 6 East St. Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Sat and occasional Sun 2 p.m. $39-$44 depending on day.

5/22-6/28: Call for times. "The Caretaker."

7/1-7/26: "Pageant Play."

7/29-8/23: "Waiting for Godot."

8/26-11/9: Call for times. "Eleanor: Her Secret Journey."

Chester Theatre Company Chester Town Hall, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester. 413-354-7771. chester

theatre.org Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Thu and Sun 2 p.m. $24.50, weekends $29.50; students $12.

7/2-7/13: "Blackbird."

7/16-7/27: "Almost, Maine."

7/30-8/10: "The Dishwashers."

8/13-8/24: "Tilted House."

Double Edge Theatre The Farm, 948 Conway Road, Ashfield. 413-628-0277. doubleedgetheatre.org

8/6-8/23: Wed-Sat 8 p.m. "The Illustrious Return of Quixote." $18, students and seniors $15. Audience follows traveling production to various sites on The Farm.

Ko Festival of Performance Holden Theater, Amherst College, Amherst. 413-427-6147 before 7/7; 413-542-3750 thereafter. kofest.com 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m., unless noted. $18, students and seniors $15, unless noted. Season theme: "Food: Appetites, Attitudes, and Politics."

7/10-7/11: 7 p.m. "Season" presented by Dark Dining Project. $48, students and seniors $45.

7/12: "Nanabozho," Mettawee River Theatre production performed on college's Observatory Lawn. $8, under 12 $5.

7/18-7/20: 8 p.m., matinees Sat-Sun 2 p.m. "Milk-n-Honey" presented by Light Box, followed by after-show cafe. $20, students and seniors $15.

7/25-7/27: 4 p.m. "Hearts and Tongues" by Temple Crocker, Annie Kunjappy.

8/1-8/3: "Songs of Hunger and Satisfaction" with Belle Linda Halpern.

8/8-8/10: "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Lugnuts of the Soul" by Peter Lobdell.

Old Deerfield Productions Reid Theatre, Deerfield Academy, Deerfield. 800-843-8425. olddeerfieldproduc

tions.org Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m.

7/10-7/20: "Doubt."

7/25-7/27: "Still Life with Toe Shoes."

Shakespeare & Company 70 Kemble St., Lenox. 413-637-3353. shakes

peare.org 5/23-9/1: Tue-Sun, several shows daily, call for times and May schedule. Call for information on free Bankside Humanities Series, Preludes, other performances and lectures.

Founders' Theatre Plays in repertory. $15-$60.

5/23-8/31: "The Ladies Man."

6/20-8/31: "All's Well That Ends Well."

7/18-8/31: "Othello."

Elayne P. Bernstein Theater $48, previews and 10:30 a.m. matinees $36.

8/1-8/31: "The Goatwoman of Corvis County."

9/1: Studio Festival of Plays.

Rose Footprint Theatre Free, tickets required.

6/25-8/30: "The Mad Pirate and the Mermaid," performed in two parts.

7/4: 3 p.m. Reading of Declaration of Independence.

Williamstown Theatre Festival '62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown. 413-597-3400 as of 6/3. wtfestival.org Tue-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 8:30 p.m., Thu 3 p.m., Sat 4 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Call for updated casting, information on play readings, Free Theatre, special events.

Main Stage $25-$69.

6/27-7/12: "She Loves Me."

7/16-7/27: "Three Sisters."

7/31-8/10: "A Flea in Her Ear."

8/13-8/24: "Home."

Nikos Stage $35, $37.

6/11-6/22: "Beyond Therapy."

6/25-7/6: "The Atheist."

7/9-7/20: "Broke-ology."

7/23-8/3: "The Understudy."

8/6-8/17: "Not Waving."

Rhode Island

2nd Story Theatre 28 Market St., Warren. 401-247-4200. 2nd

storytheatre.com Wed-Sat 8 p.m. $25, both plays for $40.

7/2-7/26: "The Beaux' Stratagem." No performance 7/4.

8/69-8/30: "The Belle's Stratagem."

Brown/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre Stuart Theatre, Dill Center for the Performing Arts, Brown University, 77 Waterman St., Providence. 401-863-2838. brown.edu/btprep Wed-Sat 8 p.m. $12, seniors $10, students $5.

7/9-7/12: "In Spite of the Devil."

7/16-8/31: "Girls on the Clock."

7/23-7/30: "Cafe Bel Canto."

8/2: 1, 4 and 8 p.m. Festival Marathon, one encore performance of each show.

Providence Black Repertory Company 276 Westminster St., Providence. 401-621-6123. blackrep.org Fri-Sat 7 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. $20, students and seniors $10.

5/30-6/8: "The Taking of Miss Jane."

Theatre By The Sea 364 Card's Pond Road, Matunuck. 401-782-8587. theatrebythesea.com Tue-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4:30 and 8:30 p.m., Thu 2 p.m., selected Sun 5 p.m. $35-$49 depending on day.

5/28-6/15: "Ain't Misbehavin'."

6/18-7/12: "George M!"

7/16-8/3: "Evita."

8/6-8/31: "The Producers."

New Hampshire

The Barnstormers 100 Main St., Tamworth. 603-323-8500. barn

stormerstheatre.org Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Sat 2 p.m. $17-$27.

7/8-7/12: "Babes in Arms."

7/15-7/19: "And a Nightingale Sang."

7/22-7/26: "Blithe Spirit."

7/29-8/2: "Toad of Toad Hall."

8/5-8/9: "Dial M for Murder."

8/12-8/16: "Driving Miss Daisy."

8/19-8/23: "Dracula."

8/26-8/30: "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Leddy Center for the Performing Arts 133 Main St., Epping. 603-679-2781. leddycenter.org Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun and Wed 2 p.m. $14, $16.

7/11-7/27: "South Pacific."

New London Barn Playhouse 84 Main St., New London. 603-526-6710. nlbarn.com Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 5 p.m., Wed and selected Mon 2 p.m. $29.50, matinees $23.50, under 16 $15.

6/5-6/6: 8 p.m., 6/7-6/8: 5 and 8 p.m. "Straw Hat Revue." Free.

6/10-6/15: "I Hate Hamlet."

6/17-6/29: "Godspell."

7/1-7/13: "Evita."

7/29-8/10: "My Fair Lady."

8/12-8/24: "Fiddler on the Roof."

8/26-8/31: "The Unexpected Guest."

Monday show 6/23, 7/7, 7/21: 8 p.m.; 8/4 and 8/18: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. "A Grand Night for Singing."

Papermill Theatre North Country Center for the Arts, 25 South Mountain Dr., Lincoln. 603-745-6032 before 6/20, 603-745-2141 thereafter. papermilltheatre.org

7/2-8/23: Mon-Sat 7:30 p.m. $29, seniors $25 Mon-Fri, under 13 $20. Shows in repertory: "All Shook Up," "Forever Plaid," "The Full Monty."

The Peterborough Players 55 Hadley Road, Peterborough. 603-924-7585. peterboroughplayers.org Tue-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. $35, Sat $40, student rush $15 one hour before curtain, $15 rush for all first Thu of run.

6/5-6/7: 8 p.m. 6/8: 2 p.m. "Harvey." Presented by Ascending Stars Project, professional actors cast with area high school students.

6-18-6/29: "Nobody Don't Like Yogi."

7/2-7/13: "Stones in His Pockets."

7/16-7/27: "Private Lives."

7/30-8/10: "An Ideal Husband."

8/13-8/31: "Our Town."

9/3-9/14: "Doubt."

9/17-9/28: "The Belle of Amherst."

Prescott Park Arts Festival Marcy Street, Portsmouth. 603-436-2848. prescottpark.org

6/27-8/24: Thu 7 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7 p.m. Suggested donation $5. "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."

Weathervane Theatre Rte. 3, Whitefield. 603-837-9322. weather

vanetheatre.org Mon-Sat 8 p.m., Sat 8/9-8/30 2 p.m. $25, youth and seniors $22 Mon only. Shows in repertory.

7/8-7/30: "Babes in Arms."

7/10-7/28: "All the Great Books (Abridged)."

7/12-8/16: "Motor City Music Revue."

7/21-7/28: "Oklahoma!"

7/31-8/25: "Violet."

8/7-8/27: "Picasso at the Lapin Agile."

8/18-8/29: "Rent."

Maine

Arundel Barn Playhouse 53 Old Post Road, Arundel. 207-985-5552. arundelbarnplayhouse.com Tue-Sat and first Sun 8 p.m., Wed and second Fri 2 p.m. $28-$35, matinees $24.

6/10-6/21: "Babes in Hollywood."

6/24-7/12: "Disney's Beauty and the Beast."

7/15-8/2: "Thoroughly Modern Millie."

8/5-8/16: "Nunsensations! The Nunsense Las Vegas Revue."

8/19-8/30: "Always. . .Patsy Cline."

Maine State Music Theatre Pickard Theater, Bowdoin College, Brunswick. 207-725-8769. msmt.org Tue-Sat 8 p.m., first Sun or run 7:30 p.m., three matinees each week 2 p.m., days vary. $28-$50 depending on day. 50th anniversary season.

6/4-6/21: "Jesus Christ Superstar."

6/25-7/12: "The Producers."

7/16-8/2: "All Shook Up."

8/6-8/24: "Les Miserables."

Northport Music Theater 851 Atlantic Highway, Northport. 207-338-8383. northportmusictheater

.com Wed-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 3:30 p.m. $26, matinees $21.

7/2-7/20: "Fame Takes a Holiday."

7/30-8/17: "Closer Than Ever."

8/27-9/14: "Five Course Love."

Ogunquit Playhouse 10 Main St., Ogunquit. 207-646-5511.

ogunquitplayhouse.org Tue-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 8:30 p.m., Wed-Thu 2:30 p.m., selected weekend matinees 2 or 3:30 p.m. $39-$58 depending on day.

5/23-5/25: "Forbidden Broadway."

5/28-6/21: "Fiddler on the Roof."

6/25-7/12: "Breaking Up is Hard to Do."

7/16-8/9: "The Producers."

8/13-9/6: "My Fair Lady."

9/10-10/12: "Les Miserables."

Vermont

Bundy Center for the Arts 361 Bundy Road, Waitsfield. 802-496-4781. bundycfa.org 8 p.m. unless noted.

6/27: "Side by Side," cabaret performance. $15.

7/24-8/2: Thu-Fri 8 p.m., Sat 4 and 8 p.m. "Godspell" presented by Cafe Noir. $20

8/29-8/30: "The Boycott." Tickets TBA.

Dorset Theatre Festival Dorset Playhouse, 106 Cheney Road, Dorset. 802-867-2223 through May, 802-867-5777 thereafter. dorset

theatrefestival.org Tue, Thu-Sat 8 p.m., Wed and Sun 3 p.m., additional matinees selected Thu and Sat 3 p.m. $40, matinees $35.

6/19-6/28: "Nobody Don't Like Yogi."

7/3-7/19: "The Dining Room."

7/24-8/9: "A Year with Frog and Toad."

8/14-8/30: "June Moon."

Weston Playhouse 802-824-5288. westonplayhouse.org

Main Stage 703 Main St., Weston. Tue-Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 7 p.m., Wed and Sat 3 p.m. $29-$55 depending on day. Act IV cabaret follows each evening performance, $9, Sat $10.

6/24-7/5: "Doubt."

7/10-7/26: "The Light in the Piazza."

7/31-8/23: "Les Miserables."

8/28-9/6: "As You Like It."

Other Stage Weston Rod and Gun Club, Rte. 100, Weston. Tue-Sat 7:30 p.m., Sat 2:30 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. $286, Fri-Sat evenings $32.

7/23-8/10: "No Child. . ."

Dance

Massachusetts

8/22: 8 p.m. Julia Boynton and guests. Tickets TBA.

Berkshire Fringe Daniel Arts Center, Simon's Rock College, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington. 413-320-4175. berkshirefringe.org

7/23-7/25: 8 p.m. 7/26: 7 p.m. Alexandria Yalj's "The Obscure Equivocal Definite Meaning to Everything." $15.

Elma Lewis Playhouse in Park Franklin Park Playstead, Roxbury. 617-282-2881. franklinparkcoalition.org 7/8-8/15: Tue 10:30 a.m. unless noted. Free. Call for schedule of concerts, children's festival.

7/15: Frederick Hayes Dance Company.

7/22: 6 p.m. Wyatt Jackson and Urban Liturgical Dancers, Adrienne Hawkins, Larry Roland's Bass-Line Motion. "Choreopoem" about African-American experience with music, movement, spoken word.

7/29: Fuerza International, traditional, and modern dance from Puerto Rico to Santo Domingo; Estrellas Tropicales, baton-twirling group.

8/5: A. Major Dance.

8/12: Art of Black Dance and Music.

Jacob's Pillow 358 George Carter Road, Becket. 413-243-0745. jacobspillow.org Discounts for seniors, students, and under 14; youth $10 for selected Sat matinees. Call for information on free Pillow Talks, exhibits, tours, class observation, special activities, opening gala.

Ted Shawn Theatre Wed-Sat 8 p.m., Sat-Sun 2 p.m. $58, students and seniors $53.

6/18-6/22: Garth Fagan Dance.

6/25-6/29: Compagnie Heddy Maalem. "The Rite of Spring."

7/2-7/6: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company.

7/9-7/13: Hofesh Shechter Company with live music.

7/16-7/20: Ballet Boyz.

7/23-7/27: Alonzo King's LINES Ballet.

7/30-8/3: Mimulus.8/6-8/10: Stockholm 59 Degrees North.

8/13-8/17: Aspen Santa Fe Ballet.

8/20-8/24: Trey McIntyre Project.

Doris Duke Studio Theatre Thu-Sat 8:15 p.m., Sat 2:15 p.m., Sun 5 p.m. $29, students and seniors $27.

6/26-7/6: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. "Chapel/Chapter" with live music. $45, students and seniors $42.

7/10-7/13: Natural Dance Theatre with Ko & Edge Company.

7/17-7/20: T.P.O. (Teatro d'Piazza d'Occasione).

7/24-7/27: Connie Janssen Danst.

7/31-8/3: David Michalek's "Slow Dancing," dance and film.

8/7-8/10: Shantala Shivalingappa, Indian kuchipudi dance and music.

8/14-8/17: Kate Weare Company with Maureen Fleming.

8/21-8/24: Keigwin and Company.

Mark Morris Dance Group Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston. 800-233-3123. celebritry

series.org

5/28: 7:30 p.m. 5/29-5/31: 8 p.m. 6/1: 3 p.m. Morris's "Dido and Aeneas" with Emmanuel Music performing Purcell's score. $42-$72.

"Russian Revel" Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St., Boston. 800-233-3123. telecharge.com

5/22: 7:30 p.m. Nina Ananiashvili performs Fokine's "Dying Swan"; poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko reads from his work; Olga Konosenko and Nerijus Juska perform premiere of pas de deux by Andris Liepa. $40-$100 to benefit Ballet Russes; $500 includes postperformance dinner honoring Yevtushenko.

Summer Stages Dance Performing Arts Center, Concord Academy, 166 Main St., Concord. 978-402-2339. summerstagesdance.org "Meet the Artist" Performance Series. Amy Spencer and Richard Colton, directors. 8 p.m. $20, $25; students $10.

7/10-7/11: Tere O'Connor Dance. "Rammed Earth."

7/17-7/18: Eiko & Koma with Margaret Leng Tan, piano. "Mourning."

7/26: Choreographers' Project Showcase.

Summer Stages Dance Special Events

7/8, 7/22, 7/29: 7 p.m. Rialto Restaurant and Bar, 1 Bennett St., Cambridge. David Parker and the Bang Group, "Show Down," reinvention of "Annie Get Your Gun." $150. 617-661-5050.

7/26-7/27: noon-4 p.m. Institute of Contemporary Art, 100 Northern Ave., Boston. "Dancing-on-View: The ICA Variations," dance installation by Sara Rudner. Free with museum admission. 617-478-3100.

Windhover Dance Company Windhover Center for Performing Arts, 257R Granite St., Rockport; indoors in case of rain. 978-546-3611.

windhover.org

7/18-7/20: 8 p.m. Annual summer concerts with guests Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre from New York. $15, students and seniors $12.

Rhode Island

Island Moving Company Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell St., Newport. 401-847-4470.

islandmovingco.org $23.

5/18: 4 p.m. Miki Ohlsen and Michael Bolger's "Newport Stories" with music by Christopher Eastburn, text by John Pantalone.

5/23-5/24: 8 p.m. "Dances About Metamorphosis."

7/11-7/13, 7/16-7/20: 6:30 p.m. "Flight of Steps," new works by guests, repertory works.

Maine

Bates Dance Festival Bates College, College Street, Lewiston. 207-786-6161. batesdancefestival.org Performances at Schaeffer Theatre, 8 p.m., unless noted. $20, students and seniors $12, unless noted. Call for schedule of panel discussions, pre- and post-concert talks.

7/18-7/19: Keigwin and Company.

7/25-7/26: Africa/NOW, solos by Gregory Maqoma, Nora Chipaumire.

7/29: Olin Arts Center Recital Hall. "The Musicians' Concert," improvised and original works from around the world with festival musicians. $8.

8/1-8/2: Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey.

Vermont

Ballet Manchester Southern Vermont Arts Center, West Road, Manchester. 802-362-0759. Wed 7:30 p.m. $45,

7/16: Philadanco.

7/30: Alonzo King's LINES Ballet.

Museums

Boston & Cambridge

Harvard Art Museum Fogg Art Museum 32 Quincy St., Cambridge.

Through 6/30: "Long Life Cool White: Photographs by Moyra Davey."

Through 6/30: "17th-Century Dutch and Flemish Paintings."

Through 6/30: "18th-Century European Ceramics and Paintings."

Institute of Contemporary Art 100 Northern Ave., Boston. 617-478-3100. icaboston.org Tue-Wed 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu-Fri 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open select Mon holidays. $12, students and seniors $10, under 18 free; free to all Thu 5-9 p.m., free to adults with kids under 13 last Sat of month.

Ongoing: Permanent collection of 21st-century painting, sculpture, video, photography, drawing.

Through 7/13: "Momentum 10: Ranjani Shettar."

Through 7/13: "Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova & Robin Rhode."

5/30-9/7: "Anish Kapoor: Past Present Future" sculpture

7/30-10/26: "Momentum 11: Nicholas Hlobo" works on paper, sculpture, and performances.

MIT List Visual Arts Center 20 Ames St., Cambridge. 617-253-4400. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7.50, $3 seniors, students, under age 5 free.

web.mit.edu

Through 7/6: "Chantal Akerman: Moving Through Time and Space" featuring the works of filmmaker and video artist Chantal Akerman.

Museum of Fine Arts 465 Huntington Ave., Boston. 617-267-9300. mfa.org Sat-Tue 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Wed-Fri 10 a.m.-9:45 p.m. $17, seniors and students ages 18 and up $15, ages 7-17 $6.50 and free weekdays after 3 p.m., weekends and public school holidays, ages 6 and under free; Wed after 4 p.m. no general admission fee.

Through 8/3: "Sumo: Japan's Big Sport."

Through 6/1: "Rhythms of Modern Life: British Prints 1914-1939."

Through 7/20: "Rockwell and the Shinjin: Celebrating Baseball and the Red Sox."

Through 7/27: "Antonio Lopez Garcia" paintings, drawings, and sculpture.

Through 7/27: "El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the Reign of Phillip III."

Through 9/14: "Zhang Daqian: Painter, Collector, Forger."

Through 11/2: "Kufic Korans: Calligraphy in the World of Islam."

West

Clark Art Institute 255 South St., Williamstown. 413-458-2303. clarkart.edu Open daily July-Aug. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept.-June Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 11/1-5/31: Free. 6/1-10/31: $12.50, ages 18 and under free.

6/22-10/19: "Like Breath on Glass: Whistler, Inness, and the Art of Painting Softly."

6/22-10/13: "Through the Seasons: Japanese Art in Nature."

DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln. 781-259-8355. decordova.org Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open some Mon holidays. $9, students and seniors $6, ages 5 and under free.

Through 10/14: "Moving Through New England."

Through 8/17: 2008 DeCordova Annual Exhibition.

8/30-1/4: "Drawn to Detail" contemporary drawings by American artists.

8/30-1/4: "Laylah Ali: Notes/Drawings/Untitled Afflictions."

8/30-1/4: "Stacey Steers: Phantom Canyon" collages from her animated film.

Mass MoCA (Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art) 87 Marshall St., North Adams. 413-662-2111.

massmoca.org 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Tue through 6/27 and beginning 9/3. 6/28-9/2: Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $12.50, $9 students, $5 ages 6-16, ages 5 and under free.

Through 9/08: Jenny Holzer's "Projections."

Through 3/1: "Being Here Is Better Than Wishing We Stayed" installations by the Miss Rockaway Armada.

Opens 5/24: "Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape."

National Heritage Museum, 33 Marrett Road, Lexington, Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. Admission and parking are free. 781- 861 6559; nationalheritagemuseum.org

Through 2/8: "Keepers of Tradition: Art and Folk Heritage in Massachusetts." Over 100 works by 70 artists who preserve and revitalize deeply rooted traditions, from Native American basketry to Caribbean Carnival costumes.

South

Art Complex Museum 189 Alden St., Duxbury. 781-934-6634.

artcomplex.org Wed-Sun 1-4 p.m. Closed major holidays.

Through 5/25: "Making Their Mark: Rona Conti, Mark DelGuidice, and Cui Fei" painting, calligraphy, woodwork.

Through 9/7: "Rotations: Gen Kozuro" ceramics.

6/8-8/17: "Complex Conversations: Joan Paley (book illustrator) and Alice Means (quilt artist)."

Cape Cod Museum of Art Route 6A, Dennis. 508-385-4477. ccmoa.org Open Mondays Memorial Day through Columbus Day and Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m., Thu 10 a.m-8 p.m. Closed major holidays. $8, children under 18 free. Thu admission by donation. Docent gallery tours Thu 2 p.m., Sat 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

5/31-7/6: "Pam Pindell: Close to Home" portraits.

5/31-7/27: "Sam Feinstein (1915-2003): A Retrospective" abstract paintings.

North

Addison Gallery of American Art Phillips Academy, 180 Main St., Andover. 978-749-4015. andover.edu Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. Closed for renovation beginning 7/13.

Through 7/13: "Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke."

Through 7/13: "Carroll Dunham Prints: A Survey."

Peabody Essex Museum East India Square, Salem. 800-745-4054, 978-745-9500. pem.org Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $15, $13 seniors, $11 students $9 ages 16 and under and Salem residents free; includes Salem historic house tours. Admission to museum's Yin Yu Tang house $4 above regular museum admission (Salem residents and ages 16 and under free).

Through 1/25: "Stage Idols, Japanese Kabuki Theater" woodblock prints.

Through 2/1/09: "The Art of Maori Tattoo."

Through 9/14: "Wedded Bliss: The Arts of Marriage and Ceremony."

6/28/08-6/7/09: "Polar Attractions" explore the Arctic and Antarctic through works by various artists.

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