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July 2017

Donna Byrne

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Donna Byrne can take her listeners on a journey down new musical avenues by using a wide range of deep, soulful vocal talents and a true artist's feel for interpretation and improvisation. Experimenting with her emotions and playing her versatile voice like an instrument, Donna's performances are always an example of a true seasoned professional. She is a perfect mix of talent and grace. With sultry good looks and a quick wit, Donna is not only a masterful singer, but…

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Hal McIntyre Big Band

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Billed as "The Band America Loves," the original McIntyre Orchestra debuted at the Glen Island Casino in New Rochelle, NY in 1941, as well as headline venues including New York's Commodore Hotel, Hollywood's Palladium Ballroom and Chicago's Sherman Hotel.  During the war years the group regularly played overseas for U.S. troops as well.  McIntyre continued leading the orchestra well into the 1950s (including an appearance backing the Mills Brothers on their 1952 chart-topper "Glow Worm".) Hal died in a house…

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Paul Broadnax & Friends

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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The child of two well-known and influential Boston-area classical musicians, Paul Broadnax was appreciating and performing music at an early age. His mother, Ellastine Lee Broadnax, was a legendary vocal and piano teacher. His school chums included Roy Haynes, Ray Perry, Alan Dawson, and other notables. Boston, at that time, resonated with the sound of jazz. After high school Paul served in the Air Force. While stationed at Shephard Field, Texas, he met his lifelong friend and musical director for…

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August 2017

Liz Frame & the Kickers

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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Sounds that are gleaned from inspiration ultimately create a sound that inspires others. It’s a continuum that’s at the core of great music, music that exists for the ages and not merely within transitory circumstance. Indeed, Boston-based singer-songwriter   Liz Frame knows this all too well. She was weened on the music of her parents’ generation, absorbing the influence of their heartland heroes -- immortal and iconic artists like Jimmie Rogers, The Weavers, B.B. King and Elvis Presley, to name…

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Shirim Klezmer Orchestra

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Maudslay Arts Center, 95 Curzon Mill Road
Newburyport, MA 01950 United States
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"Klezmer" is the contraction of two Hebrew words meaning "instrument of song." It stands for both the music and the musician. A little bit Polish, a little Russian, and a little Near Eastern, the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra plays the music of the Eastern European Jews. It shimmers with all of the chutzpa, glorious joy, and soulful crying of the itinerant Yiddish troubadours who performed throughout Europe for 400 years. These wandering musicians traveled, often on foot, between the shtetls of…

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A Salute to Veterans with Don Campbell

August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Salute to Veterans with singer-songwriter Don Campbell on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. All area veterans and Gold Star Families are invited to attend A Salute to Veterans with singer-songwriter Don Campbell on Sunday, Aug. 27, at 2 p.m. free of charge. State flags will line the drive up to the concert venue thanks to area Rotary and Lions Clubs. Area elected officials, police and fire chiefs will be on hand, and the program will be filmed. The…

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