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Diana Ross, Melissa Etheridge Added to Tanglewood 2017 Lineup

  (LENOX, Mass.) – Motown icon Diana Ross and rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge have been added to the ever-growing 2017 Popular Artist Series at Tanglewood, with Ross  appearing in the Shed on Wednesday, August 30, at 7pm, and with Etheridge joining Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for a season-closing performance on Sunday, September 3,…

Bob Dylan to Inaugurate New Kingston, N.Y., Venue in June

(KINGSTON, N.Y.) – Bob Dylan, rock poet and Nobel Laureate, will perform with his band at the Hutton Brickyards, a new 3,500-seat riverfront concert venue, on Saturday, June 24, at 8pm (doors 6pm). The concert – a co-presentation of the Bardavon and the Brickyards – will inaugurate the venue at 200 North St., in Kingston. Tickets to the performance go…

Renovations Complete, Opera House to Reopen as Henry Hudson Hall

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – The site of New York State’s oldest surviving theater, the Hudson Opera House, has completed the final phase of a major restoration project begun in April of 2016 and will reopen under the name Henry Hudson Hall. The 2017 season opens with The Proprietors Ball on Saturday, April 22, followed by a…

Sold-Out Screenings Benefit Clinton Church Restoration

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., March 12, 2017) — Last Friday’s two, sold-out screening of the Oscar-nominated James Baldwin documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” at the Triplex Cinema raised more than $2,200 for Clinton Church Restoration (CCR), a local nonprofit working to purchase, restore and repurpose the former Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church in Great Barrington. After…

BSO to Build New State-of-the-Art Educational Complex at Tanglewood

(LENOX, Mass.) – This summer, the Boston Symphony Orchestra will break ground for a new four-building educational complex at Tanglewood to support the performance and rehearsal activities of the Tanglewood Music Center and to serve as the home of a new Tanglewood Learning Institute for visitors to the summer music festival. The year-round, climate-controlled buildings…

Andy Statman, Alicia Svigals Make Yidstock Debuts This July

(AMHERST, Mass.) – Andy Statman, widely regarded as the world’s greatest klezmer clarinetist and the individual perhaps most solely responsible for the klezmer revival, and Alicia Svigals, a cofounder of the Klezmatics, widely regarded as the world’s great klezmer fiddler, will make their Yidstock debuts this summer during the sixth annual Yidstock: The Festival of…

‘Music Man,’ ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Top Season of American Classics at Berkshire Theatre Group

(PITTSFIELD, Mass.) – “The Music Man,” “Arsenic and Old Lace,” and the jukebox musical “Million Dollar Quartet” top a 2017 summer season heavy on entertainment classics at Berkshire Theatre Group venues including Pittsfield’s Colonial Theatre and the former Berkshire Theatre Festival campus in Stockbridge. The season is rounded out by two plays by Pulitzer Prize-winning…