Southern New Hampshire is the ideal destination for travelers of all kinds. Whether you have a passion for music or theater, a thirst for adventure, or the desire to just relax and recharge, the Monadnock Region has exactly what you need. Check out our calendar of events for inspiration before planning your trip!
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The Wood Brothers adapt the blues, folk and other roots‐music sounds they loved as kids into their own evocative sound and twine their voices in the sort of high‐lonesome harmony blend for which sibling singers are often renowned. Fittingly titled, ‘One Drop of Truth,’ the latest entry in The Wood Brothers evolution finds three musicians being true to themselves. At a point in their career where most artists would be looking to strategically position themselves for even greater commercial success,…Find out more »
We are thrilled to welcome back the Billboard-topping “musical hero”, Jake Shimabukuro! Shimabukuro combines the qualities of a long line of virtuoso ukulele players with modern rock musicians to create a sound that is uniquely his own. His career skyrocketed when a cover of “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” went viral on YouTube with more than 13 million views.Find out more »
THE WAILERS: Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, the legendary Wailers band continues to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman and Junior have carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested, affirming: “By doing that, you keep me alive through the music.” ROOTS OF CREATION: Reggae/rock/dubtronica band Roots of Creation (RoC)…Find out more »
It’s been a busy time for NH’s Juston McKinney, having been featured on a Showtime Special with Rob Gronkowski “Unsportsmanlike Comedy”, performed at the TD Garden with Denis Leary & Jimmy Fallon as part of “Comics Come Home”, and just released his new stand-up special, “Parentally Challenged”. He has two previous Comedy Central Specials, including his own one-hour, multiple appearances on the Tonight Show, and on Conan O’Brien, but there’s no place like home! When NH magazine named him “Best…Find out more »
Expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in a breathtaking, action-packed, comedy dog spectacular, featuring some of the world’s most talented 4legged performers. Deemed ‘A Must See’ by the Washington Post, the dogs are sure to steal your heart, and then your socks!Find out more »
There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to The Colonial Theatre. He’s the complete package: a dazzling Grammy winning trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his killer band shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors, including multiple Gold and Platinum albums, to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist.…Find out more »
The genre-defying Mavericks are putting their own twist on the holidays! In support of their upcoming album, Hey! Merry Christmas!, The Mavericks are bringing holiday cheer to theaters across the country. The category-defying approach has been a unique hallmark of The Mavericks’ sound since the band’s top-20 hits on the country charts. Join us for a new Christmas tradition the whole family will enjoy! Please be advised this show has a DANCE ALERT. Audience members will be standing, participating and…Find out more »
Join the Keene Pops Choir for their winter concert “Holiday Hope.” Our selection of music is about hope, the season of giving, and wintry scenes. Directed by: Diane Cushing Assistant Director: Tracey Borden Accompanists: Walt Sayre, Steve Cady, Mike Rousseau Special Guests The Keene Youth Orchestra Directed By: Don BaldiniFind out more »
Grammy Award nominated Irish-American supergroup, Cherish The Ladies, formed in 1985 to celebrate the rise of extraordinary women in what had been a male-dominated Celtic music scene. For more than three decades, Cherish The Ladies has shared their signature blend of virtuosic instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, and stunning step dancing with audiences worldwide. https://youtu.be/-5sNw4HtDmI $37/$33/$23Find out more »
The Keene Lions Club is proud to present their annual broadway production this coming February! The show this year will be TARZAN! Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. It includes hits, like the Academy Award winning “You’ll Be in My Heart,” as well as “Son of Man” and “Two Worlds,” making Tarzan…Find out more »
The “Trocks,” as they are affectionately known, have reigned supreme as the world’s foremost all-male comic ballet troupe, dancing the fine line between high art and high camp. Donning drag to perform their faithful (sort of) renditions that poke fun at the conventions of “serious” dance, they parody classical works from Swan Lake to Giselle. They’re masters of combining a real knowledge of ballet with the technical skill needed to perform it, resulting in an irresistible evening for dance novices…Find out more »
The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. $75(gold circle)/$65/$45Find out more »
Two of Louisiana’s finest and most critically acclaimed acts join together for an evening celebrating superb musical tradition. Grammy®-winners BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet for decades, while The Subdudes have been building one of the most devoted followings in popular music. The band’s amazing vocals and truly unique melding of Gospel, Soul, Funk and Folk make them a one-of-a kind American Original. $44/$40/$30Find out more »
Don’t blink, for this is no ordinary Irish Dance performance; it is a battle of styles, a clash of colors. Featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular. $49/$45/$35 Support for the 2018/19 season provided in part by Northeast Delta Dental.Find out more »