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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 …

Rusted Root

Rusted Root Plays at The Box July 16 & 17

Beloved for their live performances, Rusted Root hits the ground running with a new slew of live dates to support their brand new release The Movement.  They’ll play The Chicken Box on Nantucket on Tuesday, July 16 and Wednesday, July 17.  The Movement. commemorates their 20th year as a band …

Duppy Conquerors

Duppy Conquerors Live at The Box

Bob Marley tribute band the Duppy Conquerors is made up of some of Boston’s best reggae musicians. Their name is a shout out to Marley and the Wailers’ 1973 hit song “Duppy Conqueror,” which celebrates achieving freedom from malevolent forces in life. The Duppy Conquerors will play three amazing shows …