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The Joe Belmont Experience, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Oct 1 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Joe Belmont Experience is comprised of accomplished veterans of the Northeast music scene Joe Belmont, Joe Whalen, and Keith Levreault. They play jazz, Chicago blues, rock classics and original compositions.

The Dead Collective, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 30 2017 - 8:30pm - 11:30pm

Dead Collective has created a high-energy Grateful Dead tribute band comprised of local pros putting their own spin on this classic band's catalogue. Terrific harmonies surround great guitar work and dragon-tail drum work to enchant and energize listeners and dancers alike. Put on your high-heeled sneakers and c'mon out to enjoy Western Mass' premier Grateful Dead tribute experience.

Deep C Divers, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 29 2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Deep C Divers is an alternative rock/Jam band from Boston with unique grooves and melodies. The band members are multi-instrumentalists that can play all styles of music! Deep Chinappa is the band's lead singer, songwriter, composer, rhythm guitarist, and occasional percussionist. Paul Erlich plays lead guitar and is an occasional keyboardist. Steve Asaro plays the drums. Gregg Marcus plays the bass.

Tom Harrell Quartet at the Vermont Jazz Center

Date & Time: 
Oct 14 2017 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Tom Harrell Quartet at the Vermont Jazz Center

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 8 pm

Tom Harrell is one of the most prolific trumpeters in jazz. His career spans more than 40 years and he has appeared on over 260 albums with artists such as Charles McPherson and Horace Silver.

Harrell twice earned trumpeter of the year in Down Beat Magazine. He has 27 albums as a leader and appeared as sideman with greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Farmer, Phil Woods, Jim Hall, Charlie Haden, and Joe Lovano. His recording with pianist Bill Evans won a Grammy for the ensemble in 1981.

This VJC performance with his working quartet promotes their new recording, 'Moving Pictures'.

Kirtan leader Adam Bauer's Wonderville - Album Release

Date & Time: 
Sep 22 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Popular New England Kirtan leader Adam Bauer brings his sacred chants to Brattleboro at the Mahalo Art Center, 972 Western Ave. Brattleboro, VT 05301 at 7pm on September 22. The suggested donation is $15 – 20 at the door. This show will be Bauer’s unofficial release gig as his new album Wonderville, his second, drops on noted Kirtan label Mantralogy that day.

Joining him on this gig are Mitch Pashawari Cohen on drums, Eric Olsson on guitar, Joseph Kalidasa Getter (Mirabai Moon) on woodwinds and drums, Garrett Sawyer on electric bass, and Jacqueline Glen and Ananda Devi on vocals.

Butterfly Swing Band, w/ East Coast and Lindy Hop Instructors, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 23 2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Butterfly Swing Band plays fun, danceable, joyous music with a classic swing groove. Primarily drawing on tunes from the 1920's and 30's, including music by Ellington, Basie, Cole Porter, and Benny Goodman.

7–8pm: Dance Lessons – choose between Lindy Hop with the Lindy League of Massachusetts, or East Coast Swing with Emily Fox

8–10:30 pm: Dance and groove to the Butterfly Swing Band

What Cheer? Brigade / West Philly Orchestra / DJ Afropanther, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 22 2017 - 9:00pm - 11:30pm

The What Cheer? Brigade is a 20-piece brass band from Providence, RI, USA. They prove that great parties need no electricity. Since 2005, the band has been as likely to appear at community benefits as at all-night parties, playing bars, clubs, streets, libraries, cemeteries, weddings, bus stops, and playgrounds.

West Philadelphia Orchestra is a unique live ensemble whose influences range from Sun Ra to Bulgarian brass bands. They began playing Romanian ballads, Macedonian folk-dance songs, Bulgarian wedding music, and Klezmer in late 2006, and have continued expanding their repertoire of Eastern European music.

DJ Lucas, Sly C, LuieGo, Jarv, Wiki Good, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 22 2017 - 9:00pm - 11:30pm

Hip-hop's finest hit the main stage at Hawks & Reed.

Now's The Time Jazz Ensemble, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 21 2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present Northampton-based jazz ensemble Now’s the Time, in concert on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.). The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Tickets are $5 and available at http://hawksandreed.com.

Now’s the Time for bop, swing, and for funky soul music. Now’s the Time for nuanced, sophisticated and textured but groovin’ arrangements of jazz standards and American Songbook classics, and gems from great jazz composers such as Horace Silver, Monk, Clifford Brown, and Lee Morgan. Now's the Time to join us in the musical moment, the manic, sweet and dissonant flight we call jazz.

Singer/Songwriter Chris Smither at Next Stage

Date & Time: 
Sep 30 2017 - 7:30pm

Next Stage Arts Project is pleased
to present Chris Smither, on Saturday, September 30, at 7:30
pm
.

Chris
Smither
 is one of the most talented and creative
guitarists and singer/songwriters in the American
folk music scene today. According to the Associated Press, Smither is “an
American original, a product of the musical melting pot, and one of the absolute
best singer-songwriters in the world.” Goody Goodrich will be accompanying
Chris on guitar and other stringed instruments.

The Dancingmaster of Canterbury at Next Stage

Date & Time: 
Sep 24 2017 - 7:00pm

The Monadnock Folklore Society, Next Stage, the Brattleboro Music
Center & Tricinium present Keith
Murphy 
as Dudley
Laufman in the world premiere performance of The Dancingmaster of
Canterbury.

Larry Siegel’s latest Verbatim Musical Theater Portrait, features Dudley’s own words sung by Keith, accompanied by Becky Tracy and Larry Siegel, with original choreography by Mary DesRosiers.

The evening also features Keith and Becky in
a solo set of songs and tunes.

General Admission: $20 in advance, $24 at the door.

Tickets available online at: www.nextstagearts.org

Greg Abate - Legendary Saxophonist, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 16 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present the Greg Abate Quartet, featuring legendary jazz saxophonist Greg Abate, in concert on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Advance tickets are $15 and available at http://hawksandreed.com (tickets at the door will be $20).

Celebrate Brooks Library's Birthday With Sharon Leslie and Daniel Kasnitz!

Date & Time: 
Sep 23 2017 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

With
playful harmonies, acoustic guitars, percussion and upright bass,
Sharon Leslie and Daniel Kasnitz will help us celebrate our 50th
Birthday by performing acoustic versions of popular hits with a funky,
jazzy twist.

They will be playing between 1 and 2 pm on Saturday, September 23. Come on down!


Danny's Jam Night, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 15 2017 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present Danny’s Jam Night—Danny Hescock from local band Jimmy Just Quit hosting an open jam session—on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Admission is free.

Danny Hescock (from Jimmy Just Quit) is hosting an open jam night at the Wheelhouse. Bring your own instrument (or grab one of the guitars that Danny will have on hand) and get on stage with Danny and his friends. Start a jam, join a jam, perform solo or bring your friends and rock out as a group—anything goes!

The Heavy Calm / The Screaming Hearts / Hoo:Lumes, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 14 2017 - 8:00pm - 11:30pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present regional indie bands The Heavy Calm, The Screaming Hearts, and Hoo:Lumes, in concert on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.). The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Advance tickets are $5 and available at http://hawksandreed.com (tickets at the door are $8).

The Heavy Calm blends together folk and soul with high-energy progressive metal. This group prides itself on atmospheric, melodic soundscapes, ear-catching choruses and cinematic storytelling, all while seamlessly incorporating heavy grooves and breakdowns.

Rice: An American Band / Root Shock, in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 9 2017 - 9:00pm - 11:30pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present Rice: An American Band and Root Shock, in concert on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 9 p.m. (doors open at 8:30 p.m.). The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Advance tickets are $5 and available at http://hawksandreed.com (tickets at the door are $10).

Rice: An American Band plays a combination of originals and covers including material from classic bands like Pink Floyd, the Grateful Dead, Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

Root Shock blends roots reggae, dancehall, heavy drum & bass and soulful vocals with conscious lyrics into positive dance music will make you want to move!

Village Hill Trio in Greenfield

Date & Time: 
Sep 7 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center is proud to present Pioneer Valley’s own Village Hill Trio, in concert on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at 8 p.m. The concert will be held at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield, MA. Tickets are $5 and available at http://hawksandreed.com.

Inspired by contemporary jazz, progressive rock, and music from around the world, the Village Hill Trio is a multi-genre, eclectic and energetic trio that keeps people guessing and engaged. This wildly diverse tight power trio plays originals with music by Metheny, Morse, Stern. Funk, Fusion, Caribbean, Baltic, Celtic, non standard Jazz.

Easy Street Bayou-Live Louisiana Party music at the Whetstone

Date & Time: 
Sep 28 2017 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

 EASY STREET BAYOU focuses on the fiddle, mandolin, and  guitars, as well as English and French vocals, to showcase great American Zydeco, Cajun, old R&B, and Swamp Pop music out of the bayous, back roads, and French Quarter. Come get into a Mardi Gras state of mind, with “Easy Street Bayou”. Featuring Lisa Brande on fiddle guitar and vocals, Mark Trichka on guitars, mandolin and vocals, BeeDee Williams on rubboard and percussion, and Jeff Potter on Drums.

Easy Street Duo at Whetstone Brewery

Date & Time: 
Sep 10 2017 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Easy Street Duo is Mark Trichka and Lisa Brande of Putney, playing a variety of swing, Cajun, Rockabilly, American Roots and bluegrass on fiddle, mandolin, guitars and vocals. Pros for 30 years, enjoy this duo on the roof deck during dinner and cocktails. Please note: This is a SHINE ONLY event. If it rains, the show is cancelled. Check with the restaurant if questionable. 5-8pm

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Michael Santana Plays the Piano

Date & Time: 
Sep 5 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Santana plays mostly classical music in addition to jazz, pop, and rock.


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