Jazz, Pop, Folk & World

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Thank you to our Jazz/Folk/Pop Season Corporate Partners!
We also would like to thank the
Massachusetts Cultural Council for their generous ongoing support.

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Saturday, December 10, 8 PM

Delta Rae

A much-buzzed about North Carolina folk-rock group that deftly balances Americana with soul and anthemic pop, Delta Rae will be making their Rockport debut with a yuletide-themed concert in perfect time for the holiday season.  Learn more



back bay ringers 160

Sunday, December 11, 3 PM

Back Bay Ringers

Ring in the holidays with bells!  The Back Bay Ringers is an advanced, auditioned community handbell ensemble based in Boston. Founded in 2003, BBR has quickly developed a reputation for excellence, regularly performing at such Boston-area landmarks as Faneuil Hall, Symphony Hall, the Boston Children’s Museum, and the Prudential Center. Learn more


Christmas Celtic Sojourn 160

Monday, December 12, 4 & 8 PM

WGBH presents

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn

Now in its second decade of concerts around New England, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is again returning to Rockport.  Brian O’Donovan’s A Celtic Sojourn has thrilled radio audiences for twenty-nine years. For the last fifteen, the Christmas-time live version of the show has drawn on Celtic, Pagan, and Christian traditions to celebrate the music of this season. Learn more

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Guest Presentation
Sunday, January 8, 6 PM

Albert Lee Band  w/guest Fly Amero

Presented by M.E. Productions
Known for lightning-fast speed on his signature Ernie Ball guitar, Grammy winning guitar legend Albert Lee has worked and played with some of the biggest names in music and brought his rockin’ country blues to every corner of the globe. Cape Anne’s own guitar icon, Fly Amero, will open the show. Learn More




Friday, January 20, 8 PM

Melissa Manchester

Known both for her stirring torch ballads and bouncy synth pop of the late 70’s and 80’s, Melissa Manchester makes her Rockport debut on the heels of an acclaimed new comeback record. With 40 years of performing under her belt, the Grammy-winning singer, known for hits like “Midnight Blue” and “Don’t Cry Out Loud” among several others, remains at the top of her game. Learn more



Saturday, January 21, 8 PM

Marc Broussard

Opening Act: Jamie McLean Band
A Louisiana soul singer and guitarist with a killer swamp pop pedigree, Marc Broussard has created a sound that borrows liberally from blues, rock, pop, gospel and R&B to form an infectious hybrid of deep Southern roots music. Making his Rockport debut, Broussard is touring off the release of his covers-only record S.O.S. 2: Soul on a Mission.  Learn more



Saturday, January 28, 8 PM

Bettye LaVette

A soul queen with a commanding voice and a hugely charismatic stage presence, Bettye LaVette comes to Rockport in the midst of a long-deserved career renaissance.  The Grammy-nominated singer was just given the Blues Music Award for Soul Blues Female Singer of the Year. Learn more


Beantown Swing Orchestra 160

Wednesday, February 8, 7 PM

Beantown Swing Orchestra

Part of Education & Outreach program
The 18-piece big band performs music of the swing era with its characteristic and infectious swing beat, as well as Sinatra classics. The Orchestra’s mission is to bring big band music back into the mainstream for future generations to enjoy. Learn more

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Saturday, February 11, 8 PM

A Muscle Shoals Music Revue with the
Amy Black Band

A powerful singer rooted in both Americana and soul, Amy Black has a voice incapable of artifice. She just tells it like it is. Black’s got Muscle Shoals, Alabama in her blood, and that region’s musical spirit comes out loud and clear both in the recording studio and on stage. She’s touring as part of her horn-drenched Muscle Shoals Music Revue. Learn More



Friday, February 17, 8 PM

Bebel Gilberto

Descended from Brazilian music royalty, Bebel Gilberto has taken the musical torch from her iconic parents- bossa nova legend João Gilberto and singer Miúcha- and injected her own unique musical style that mixes samba, pop, jazz and electronica. She’s touring in support of her acclaimed record Tudo.  Learn More



Thursday, March 2, 8 PM


For thirty years, Rockapella has been thrilling audiences with their dynamic vocal prowess, seamlessly shifting from pop to jazz to rock and soul with ease. In the process, they have almost singlehandedly launched a cappella music into the modern era. Learn More



Friday, March 3, 8 PM

Jesse Colin Young

One of the leading lights of the 60’s “flower power” movement and founder of The Youngbloods, singer-songwriter Jesse Colin Young remains a vibrant musical force. Most known for his 1969 smash hit “Get Together,” which continues to be an iconic anthem for peace and tolerance to this day, Young has forged a long-sustaining career built on his soaring tenor, infectious melodies and thought-provoking lyrics. Learn More


Gary Burton 160

Sunday, March 12, 5 PM

Gary Burton & Makoto Ozone

Acclaimed jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton and his longtime collaborator, pianist Makoto Ozone, make their Rockport debut with a much-anticipated duo outing. Burton, a seven time Grammy-winner, is a veritable jazz titan who, after more than 50 years of a life in music, remains remarkably relevant and vital. Learn more


Caladh Nua 160

Saturday, March 18, 8 PM

Caladh Nua

A talented traditional folk quintet from Southern Ireland, Caladh Nua work in that sweet spot between youthful vibrancy and devoted traditionalism. The Irish upstarts have become one of the most in demand Celtic ensembles on the scene today, boasting five musicians with a veritable trove of awards between them. Learn more

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SF Jazz Collective

Thursday, March 30, 8 PM

SFJAZZ Collective: The Music of Miles Davis

The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star award-winning jazz ensemble comprising eight of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today. Each season the Collective focuses its repertoire on a different modern master, and this season the octet will be exploring the music of Miles Davis. Learn more

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Friday, March 31, 8 PM

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

As the preeminent Cajun band in the world, BeauSoleil has been generously exporting the rich musical traditions of Southwestern Louisiana for close to forty years. After almost singlehandedly reviving Cajun music in the 70’s, they began incorporating various folk and world music traditions into their sound, creating a musical hybrid unlike any in the world. Learn more

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Guest Presentation
Sunday, April 2, 6 PM

Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull)

Presented by M.E. Productions
With Jethro Tull taking a long break from touring, guitarist Martin Barre has put together a band to play the “classic” music from the Tull catalog. Tull fans and a broader audience will experience all the hits, rarely heard songs not performed for many years, and many new tracks. Expect an acoustic evening of classic music in an intimate setting. Learn More



Saturday, April 8, 8 PM
Sunday, April 9, 5 PM

Judy Collins

A folk music icon known for her classically elegant voice and extensive repertoire, Judy Collins has crafted an enduring and illustrious music career. From the late 50’s on, Collins’ star rose with the likes of Joan Baez and Bob Dylan with hits like “Both Sides Now” and “Send in the Clowns” that earned her two Grammy Awards. Learn more

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Foghorn Stringband 160

Wednesday, April 26, 8 PM

Foghorn Stringband

No band is more responsible for the dynamic resurgence in old time string band music than Foghorn Stringband. For more than a decade now, the foursome has led a renaissance of vintage acoustic roots music, their success built upon a foundation of jaw-dropping musicianship, joyful vocal harmonies and a knack for unearthing dusty, long-forgotten classics. Learn more


Storm Large 160

Thursday, May 11, 8 PM

Storm Large (of Pink Martini)

Storm Large is an artist that scoffs at boundaries. She’s tried her hand (and excelled) as an actress, an author, a playwright, and of course, a vocalist. Known to many for her time singing with acclaimed lounge pop act Pink Martini, Large will be bringing her own band along with her dynamite musicality, charismatic stage presence and force of nature personality to Rockport for the first time. Learn more

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