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Nantucket Arts Council presents the Artie Shaw Orchestra | Nantucket

Swing into Summer

Nantucket Arts Council and Nantucket Dreamland Film and performing Arts Center present the concert finale of its spring 2015 Downtown Celebrity Concerts when The Artie Shaw Orchestra appears on the Dreamland main stage this Sunday, May 31, at 4 pm. Starting in the 1930s, Artie Shaw pioneered and has since …

Bill Schustick | Nantucket | MA

Troubadour’s Tribute – Bill Schustik

In a lively performance on Saturday, August 16 in the Whaling Museum, island favorite Bill Schustik will deliver a troubadour’s tribute to summer with music and stories. Schustik’s one-of-a-kind folk music combines his love of American history & lore with a signature blend of folk instruments, dramatic delivery, and his …

J. Reilly Lewis on Nantucket

J. Reilly Lewis at Nantucket Baroque

Concert goers on Nantucket will get the chance to hear J. Reilly Lewis, an acclaimed classical keyboard player and renowned interpreter of Johann Sebastian Bach, when he leads the second annual “Nantucket Baroque” concert on Wednesday, August 6, in St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. The candlelit concert also features an unusual …

Opera Laughing | Nantucket | MA

“Opera Laughing” One Night Only

Fresh from New York City come four great singers, one excellent pianist, and an effervescent MC who is ready to explain it all in this special one-night only performance of Opera Laughing. This 70-minute review, takes place on Monday night August 4 at 7:30 p.m., sandwiched in between White Heron’s …

Nantucket Music Festival | Nantucket | MA

Music Will Fill the Air at New Festival

• by Sarah Teach • August on Nantucket is about to get cooler. The inaugural Nantucket Music Festival (NMF), slated for August 2-3, will welcome a stellar music lineup, 3,900 festival goers and a boatload of good vibes. The event’s oceanside location at Tom Nevers Field will provide an unparalleled …

Music Is Its Soul

• by Katharine Rooney • “We had surf today.” Two men raised their pints with a smile. “To August.” John Jordin, co-owner of The Chicken Box, had just returned from Cisco Beach, where his bar was sponsoring the 12th annual Ozone Surf Classic. He walked across the linoleum and wood …