Part 1 of this weekly concert/event report was published yesterday, 3/3.
Violinist Emil Altschuler leads his chamber trio which will take you from tango to classical music. They appear at Goff Memorial Hall in Rehoboth, MA at 7:30PM.
Also at 7:30PM folksinger Meg Hutchinson takes the stage at historic Ripton Community Coffeehouse in Ripton, VT.
Folksinger duo Lorraine and Bennett Hammond perform at the Beal House in Kingston, MA beginning at 8PM.
Another venue for folk music is The Vanilla Bean Café in Pomfret, CT where the Atwater-Donnelly Trio appears at 8PM.
Paddy Keenan & Reaganta put a definite Irish tint to their folk harmonies. They are at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH starting at 8PM.
Country legend Loretta Lynn performs at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton at 8PM.
At MIT in Cambridge you have two different chamber music offerings to choose from, both starting at 8PM. The Radius Ensemble is the resident alumni group appearing at Killian Hall while the Lontano Ensemble travels from the U.K. to entertain in Kresge Auditorium.
The Nashua Symphony Wind Ensemble includes works from Stravinsky and Mozart in its concert at Keefe Memorial Auditorium in Nashua, NH beginning at 8PM.
Mar. 5 links: www.carpentermuseum.org, www.rcch.org, www.ssfmc.org, www.thevanillabeancafe.com, www.ccanh.org, www.iheg.com, http://events.mit.edu, www.nashuasymphony.org.
Saturday, 3/5 and Sunday, 3/6
Don’t let the name fool you because the country/swing band Asleep at the Wheel is very energetic. The group appears Saturday at 8PM at Quick Center for the Arts in Fairfield, CT. On Sunday they start at 7PM at Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry, NH.
Mar. 5 and 6 links: www.quickcenter.com, www.tupelohall.com.
Popular humorist Garrison Keiller does two shows in two different cities on this day. You can find him at Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 3PM and at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester at 7:30PM.
The Triple Helix Piano Trio performs at the First Congregational Church on Tenney Hill in Blue Hill, ME beginning at 3PM.
At the same time, the Nutmeg Symphonic Pops Orchestra takes the stage at the Katharine Hepburn Theater in Old Saybrook, CT.
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra features the works of Corigliano and Dvorak in its 4PM concert at Paramount Theatre in Rutland, VT.
The 1970’s band War brings its blend of Latin Pop and R&B to Infinity Music Hall in Norfolk, CT for two shows—5PM and 8PM.
Lee Murdock is the guest of the Woods Hole (MA) Folk Music Society beginning at 7:30PM in the Community Center there.
The highly entertaining Pop/Rock group The Saw Doctors are back in the U.S. from Ireland. They perform this night at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton at 8PM.
Mar. 6 links: www.lowellauditorium.com, www.thehanovertheatre.org, www.bluehillconcerts.org, www.katharinehepburntheater.org, www.paramountvt.org, www.infinityhall.com, http://arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic/, www.iheg.com.
Monday, 3/7 thru Thursday, 3/10
Julie Feeney is a pop and Irish folk artist who appears Monday at Club Passim in Cambridge. Rhianna LaRocque opens for her at 8PM.
On Tuesday Lucinda Williams brings her alternate country style to The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH beginning at 7:30PM.
At 8PM on Tuesday folksingers Shawn Colvin and Loudon Wainwright III perform at the Stone Mountain Arts Center in Brownfield, ME. Country singer Rodney Crowell appears there on Thursday at 8PM.
Superb Irish step dancing can be found in three places this week. Lord of the Dance appears Tuesday at 7:30PM at Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, VT. Riverdance has an 8PM start at the Palace Theater in Stamford, CT on Wednesday and then another 8PM engagement on Thursday at Symphony Hall in Springfield, MA.
Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham throws his voices at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, ME on Wednesday at 7:30PM.
The New England Conservatory of Music shows off its student talent with free concerts by the Philharmonia on Wednesday and the Chorus on Thursday. Both performances begin at 8PM in Jordan Hall in Boston.
Down the street at the Berklee Performance Center country/folk artist Kathy Mattea takes the stage at 8:15PM Thursday.
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra features Gorecki’s Symphony No. 3 in its performance on Thursday at 7:30PM at Yale University’s Woolsey Hall.
The same night contemporary pop and folk singer Joan Osborne appears at 8PM at the Narrows Center in Fall River.
Mar. 7 thru 10 links: www.clubpassim.org, www.themusichall.org, www.stonemountainartscenter.com, www.flynncenter.org, www.stamfordcenterforthearts.org, www.symphonyhall.com, www.theciviccenter.com, www.necmusic.edu/jordanhall/, www.berkleebpc.com, www.newhavensymphony.org, www.ncfta.org.