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.
The New Orleans brass ensemble brings an evening of horns and hip-hop with adventurous covers from Daft Punk to the Eurythmics to Bruno Mars.
A modern take on country music, pushing country’s golden age into more adventurous territory with powerful rhythms and playful lyrics.
As co-founder and cellist of the beloved collage-pop duo The Books, Paul de Jong is known for catchy and daringly experimental work infused with visual drama.
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.
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.
The summer show ‘Come to Your Senses’ — music, art, dance, poetry, scents, flavors and more — opens in Kidspace with an intimate one-night-only concert of acoustic performances from musicians involved in the show.
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.
An ensemble of women who hail from every corner of the Americas, LADAMA performs a Pan-Latin blend of original music and traditional songs, with Cuban music to open the show.
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.
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.
Josh Sharp, a NYC-based comedian best known for his role as a citizen journalist in Comedy Central’s “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper,” brings a music-and-comedy performance within one long cover of a D’Angelo song.
The voices of Choir of Trinity Wall Street perform Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, an examination of the coal-mining industry so musically and socially provocative that it won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize.
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.
More than 60 performers in more than 20 performances make up six hours of magical music incuding works by guest composer Steve Reich. Come and go freely — the courtyard is full of friends and food.
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.
With Christ Sholar and Jaleel Shaw, musician Jaimeo Brown and his ensemble, Transcendence, fuse jazz, hip-hop, and blues. Presented in confluence with Allison Janae Hamilton’s exhibition, Pitch.
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.
Roomful of Teeth, the ensemble of Grammy Award-winning vocal titans led by Williams College professor Brad Wells, returns to its summer home, creating new works and honing techniques.
As a member of jazz-R&B collective Snarky Puppy, Cory Henry has won three Grammy Awards. His newest endeavor is a blend of funk, gospel, and jazz. Dancing in the courtyard if the weather allows.
From the sparse folk-melancholy of Strange Cacti to the electrified rock of My Woman, Angel Olsen blends Dolly Parton and Patti Smith.
Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.
Dean Baldwin’s-sculpture-turned-river- side-beer-garden brings live music on Thursdays, June 28 to Aug. 30.
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.