With a permanent collection of Impressionist art, 19th-century artists and decorative arts across more than five centuries, the Clark Art Institute has become respected across the world.
Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.
Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festivalcurated by Wilco and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.
FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.
Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.
The college music department hosts a series of free concerts in the spring and fall semesters with faculty and visiting performers from across the country and across the world.
Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics.
A modern take on country music, pushing country’s golden age into more adventurous territory with powerful rhythms and playful lyrics.
Oldtone and Hancock Shaker Village present an old-time music gathering with workshops led by Bill & the Belles, Tara Linhardt, and Nils Fredland, an open jam in the Round Stone Barn and more.
Pat Irwin, Sasha Dobson and Daria Grace draw on instrumental rock ‘n roll. Irwin was a founding member of the No Wave bands The Raybeats and 8 Eyed Spy and a long time member of the B-52s.
The Autumn Defense — longtime Wilco multi-instrumentalists John Stirratt and Pat Sansone — and singer-songwriters Heather Maloney and Johnny Irion team up for a night of music.
Anna and Elizabeth create a day of music, ballads, storytelling, harmony workshops and dance, musicians blend with the audience — with no backstage and a green room in a vast field for picnicking.
The Williams College Gospel Choir welcomes the community to its 2018 Spring concert, Life, to welcome in the season of new beginnings. The concert is free and open to all, and all are welcome.
Greylock WORKS will host some local nightlife — DJ BFG will be spinning music within LJ McZawa’s immersive light wizardry until midnight, with immersive bass on the dance floor and a lounge serving signature cocktails and fresh food.
The Paris-based ensemble presents a concert of Beethoven and Helmut Lachenmann. Performers include soloists Pierre Dutrieu, clarinet, Frédéric Baldassare, cello, and Jean-Marie Cottet, piano.
WiPE presents Once Upon a Time the World Was Round, a program of music for small percussion instruments, found sounds, and voices.
The ensemble will perform traditional music with instruments like the pipa, erhu, dizi, zhongruan and zheng, and rarely performed classical music of the qin, the eclectic 7-string zither of the Chinese literati.
Laurent Pelly directs the Met premiere of Massenet’s opera based on the Cinderella fairy tale. Joyce DiDonato stars in the title role.
A group of eleven New York City musicians and friends, Zemog El Gallo Bueno, adventures through 1930’s Puerto Rican street cries and laments, ’60s free jazz and ’70s New York salsa in an unstoppable dance party.
Lead vocalist and guitarist Meloy, guitarist Chris Funk, keyboardist Jenny Conlee, bassist Nate Query and drummer John Moen explore new approaches to making music and broaden their sonic range.
Celebrated indie rock act Grizzly Bear’s prog-rock-meets-chamber-pop sound won acclaim and helped to define a new wave of psychedelic-leaning sound. After a notable hiatus, the quartet is back touring.
Ten years ago Ray LaMontagne released his first album, the start to a Grammy Award-winning, critically praised career. He performs tonight with pop icon Neko Case.
Courtney Barnett broke into the music scene and propelled herself from slinging drinks at a Melbourne bar to become an indie-rock global sensation. She infuses her lyrics with a wit and wisdom and a driving guitar.
Blondie emerged out of nascent MTV as punk and new wave hit popular music. The band’s most recent album, Pollinator, was named one of Rolling Stone’s 20 Best Pop Albums of 2017.
Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.
An intimate setting for acoustic music.
These concerts combine live music with the beautiful natural backdrop of Windsor Lake. Pack a picnic, bring a chair or blanket and let the sounds of music and water carry you away on a summer night.