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Steve Sweeney, comedian, actor, producer, writer and key figure in Boston’s cultural landscape, headlines in his much acclaimed one-man-show, TOWNIE, as part of the “One Man Festival” He employs observational humor and imagery to transport audiences back to his hardnosed childhood in Charlestown, MA – and later survive the raucous 60’s and 70’s as he builds an entertainment career and searches for life’s deeper meaning.
From countless acting roles and appearances in film such as, ‘The Equalizer’ and Farrelly Brothers movies; to being a featured guest on ‘Late Night’ with David Letterman, Joe Rogan, Bill Burr and Comedy Central; to hosting radio shows on WZLX and WATD; and starring in a Boston based sitcom, as well as, appearing in thousands of live performances in America’s top comedy venues, Steve Sweeney has a proven gift for pleasing audiences of all ages and backgrounds and creating a following that keeps coming back for more. Purchase Tickets
THE DISTRICT CENTER FOR THE ARTS IS PROUD TO PRESENT A TRIBUTE PERFORMANCE COMMEMORATING THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PASSING OF RANDY RHOADS
Blizzard of OZZ: the Ozzy and Rhoads Tribute (formerly OZZmosis) is the most authentic Rhoads-era Ozzy tribute in New England, with the exact outfits, same guitar models and Marshall stacks he rocked through!
With the 40th anniversary of the passing of Randy Rhoads occurring just days before, Blizzard of OZZ promises to pay tribute to the genius guitarist with a remembrance show full of his best moments, played with amazing accuracy, technical ability, and most importantly: heart. Get ready to rock, dance, and maybe shed a tear or two for a sun that set too soon.Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Frontiers is the world’s number one tribute to Journey. These five talented, skilled, renowned NYC area musicians recreate the music of Journey to perfection, note for note - every nuance, every iconic riff, all the feels. Frontiers covers all the greatest hits of Journey, taking you back to the late 70’s during Journey’s magical inception with Gregg Rolie and Neal Schon, and to the 80’s with Steve Perry and Jonathan Cain, when Journey’s timeless, chart topping hits such as Open Arms, Separate Ways, Send Her My Love, Faithfully, Stone in Love, Don’t Stop Believing, Who’s Crying Now, Anyway You Want It, and many others ruled the airwaves. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Hello, Hooray, Let the Show begin cause we're ready! East Coast Alice, the Ultimate tribute to the Godfather of Shock Rock, Alice Cooper, rolls out all the theatrical suspense and generation spanning music you would expect from one of Coopers live shows. Circus freaks and hula hoops, electric chairs, guillotines, The Evil Nurse, and Frankenstein’s monster, only begin to tell the story that unfolds before your eyes, as East Coast Alice takes you on a musical journey that encompasses all the horror and vaudeville shtick you have come to expect from the Master of Madness! Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Living On A Bad Name is the most preferred Bon Jovi tribute act in America today. Replacing the real Bon Jovi at the 2013 New York State Fair, this is a true national act. A can't miss, fun, wide-appeal act with frontman Ken Pittman performing as Jon Bon Jovi and world renowned guitarist Ethan Brosh (Fifth Angel, Steelheart, Michael Sweet Band). It's tough to imagine a better Bon Jovi tribute act anywhere. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
SHOUT AT THE DEVIL is New England's tribute to Mötley Crüe! With female fronted vocals and authentic replica costumes and equipment of the Shout tour of 1984 SHOUT AT THE DEVIL is ready to give you the full Crüe experience like you've never seen it before!
BAND INC starts the night with a mix of originals and classic rock played with intensity and a love for the audience that is absolutely unrivaled! Featuring Giuliana Amaral, Singer/ bassist, Limelight Magazine awarded Best Female Vocalist of the Year. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Highlighting the funnier side of growing up with ethnic parents, The Portuguese Kids have been creating comedy for over 18 years with funny parodies, sketch comedy videos and funny TikTok's. In between creating content you can find them live on stage with their unique comedy show that mixes sketch, improv and music with an ethnic twist for a one of a kind live experience! Purchase TicketsFind out more »
KISS/POISON DOUBLE HEADER!
Boasting the full stage show and a sound that will make you believe you are at an actual KISS concert- KISS Forever will change everything you think you know about tribute bands!
If you're looking for Nothin' But a Good Time, then you've come to the right place! NOTHIN' BUT A GOOD TIME bring the high octane stage antics and wild energy that are the hallmarks of a live Poison experience! Purchase TicketsFind out more »
After a decade-long run on the Northeast music scene during which they became recognized as one of the best and most popular unsigned acts in the country, John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown finally broke through nationally with leader John Cafferty’s score to the motion picture, “Eddie & The Cruisers”. The soundtrack was awarded a triple platinum certification by the RIAA and led to their own recording contract with Columbia Records. Their second album, “Tough All Over”, was a best seller and gained them an international audience. After forty years, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band is an on-going and in-demand attraction and is unquestionably one of the greatest and most successful acts in Rhode Island music history. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
VIP MEET AND GREET includes reserved seating, meet and greet with Scott and the band, t-shirt and photo!
Scott Brown and the Diplomats is an offshoot of a band formed in New Zealand and recently headed by former US Senator and former US Ambassador Scott Brown.
The last event by the band was in Wellington New Zealand in front of 15,000 fans at Beervanna at Sky Stadium. Playing together for almost 4 years, the band compiled an impressive list of venues. Upon returning from duty in New Zealand, Brown sought out some of the most talented area musicians to reform the band into Scott Brown and the Diplomats.
This talented, rockin' group of musicians have played with some of New England’s best talent and bands. Their great selection of hits that people have grown up with and enjoyed listening and dancing to is legendary in New Zealand and will be the same in the USA. Purchase Tickets
If popular music had a big bang it was The Beatles hitting the scene. There's a magic in Beatles music that transcends all barriers. The music they wrote will echo across the universe forever. The Star Club are going to help you to hear and feel that echo while spreading the joy and love that those songs bring. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Rock and roll doesn’t get any better than Van Morrison. Van the Man has done it all - from classic rockers like Brown Eyed Girl and Domino to legendary tunes like Tupelo Honey and Into The Mystic, the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has never failed to impress music lovers around the globe.
Moondance is the ultimate Van Morrison Tribute Concert. This incredible show captures the Van Morrison concert experience like no other. You’ll hear classic tunes - Brown Eyed Girl, Moondance, Domino, It Stoned Me, Tupelo Honey, Wild Night, Into The Mystic, Caravan - just to name a few. The show is packed with one VM classic after the next. Purchase Tickets
Who doesn’t love the way Van Halen rocked the world from 1978 to 1984? They had it all, including the best guitarist on the planet. A lead singer with the biggest personality in our Solar System. A bass player who laid down the law on bass while singing pristine harmonies over the top. And a drummer who kicked everyone’s butt. They created some of the best tunes ever heard on the radio and they all smiled those big smiles while doing it. Every show was a huge party and it just felt good. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
American WHO is the Hottest tribute in New England- totally committed to a celebration of the Power and Passion of THE WHO, an incredible recreation of one of the greatest British rock bands from the 1960s to the present.
Unlike many tributes, The American WHO doesn’t go for recreating the entire studio sound, they prefer to ROCK IT like the WHO did when playing LIVE back in their heyday with the Thunder, Lightning and Vocals that made them the greatest live act ever. Purchase Tickets
Veteran comics Charlie Hall (Ocean State Follies) and Doreen Collins
(RI Comedy Hall of Fame) have created a new comedy show poking
fun at the perks and pitfalls of growing old. From bifocals to bingo,
this dynamic duo covers it all in stand-up, skits and sassy song
parodies. Both "seasoned" citizens themselves, Doreen and Charlie
share their own personal- always hysterical- insights and anecdotes
as they wrestle with the aging process. There's lots of audience
interaction, a dab of poetry, and a celebrity appearance that's not to
So spend a few senior moments with Doreen Collins, Charlie Hall,
and AGING DISGRACEFULLY. Purchase Tickets
The Fools barged onto the Boston music scene with their first single “She Looks All Right in the Dark”. Known for their outrageous live performances the band quickly gathered a loyal and ever-growing audience. Their first national (and then international) hit record, “Psycho Chicken,” was a parody of Talking Heads’ Psycho Killer. With the signing of the band to EMI Records came the first two albums “Sold Out” and “Heavy Mental”. Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Best Friends Girl- The Cars Experience recreate the timeless hits of The Cars spanning a 35-year career, with over 23 million albums sold and having more than 22 songs on the Billboard top 100. The Cars undoubtedly left their mark in popular culture with notable hits like “Best Friends Girl,” “Shake It Up,” “Magic,” “Lets Go” and of course, “Moving in Stereo” which gained notoriety from its placement in the movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High.” The Trucks are comprised of lifelong, top-notch, professional musicians whose goal is to keep the music of The Cars alive with every performance! Purchase TicketsFind out more »