Rock band performing at The District Center of the Arts Taunton MA

Upcoming Events at The District

Given our unique venue experience The District Center of the Arts presents a spectrum of musical talent from the 1930’s to the present day. The newly renovated space reflects the tradition of great colonial architecture of the 1820’s and all the amenities and technology of the twenty-first century. We specialize in showcasing not only local talent, but some amazing tribute bands. It is very important to us to share this love of music with our community.

Come and enjoy great original acts like Jonathan Edwards, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Cheryl Wheeler and Aztec Twostep along with great covers of traditional rock bands like Blushing Brides, Trinity, Hay Nineteen, Joshua Tree, the Edwards Twins and the New York BeeGees.

The District Comedy Series brings top regional and national comedy acts to Taunton every month. Check the District Comedy Series calendar for a hilarious night of fun. Featured performers include Boston comedy legend Steve Sweeney, Jimmy Dunn from TV series "The McCarthys", Christine Hurley aka "America's Funniest Mom", and Joe Yannetty who frequents Ceasar's Palace in Vegas.

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Please be sure to check out our events below for a full list of upcoming shows. Ticket prices may vary per show but we try to keep our pricing very reasonable so you can enjoy more than just the talent, maybe a signature cocktail or two?! Follow us and stay tuned for special contests, autograph sessions and more.

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  • The Brothers Project – Allman Brothers Experience is Back!

    The Brothers Project – Allman Brothers Experience is Back!

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    DATE: February 03 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    Back by popular demand, the District is proud to welcome back the Brothers Project! Seven musicians who grew up with and studied the music of The Allman Brothers, continuing to carry on their music and honoring every note as the road goes on forever.
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  • Comedy with Steve Sweeney, Jay Whittaker, Kindra Lansburg

    Comedy with Steve Sweeney, Jay Whittaker, Kindra Lansburg

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    DATE: February 04 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $24-$39
    Grab your friends, family, and loved ones & join us at the District Center For The Arts for a night of comedy with some of Boston's best stand-ups! The night will be hosted by New England favorite Kindra Lansburg, feature the hilarious Jay Whittaker, and be headlined by Boston Comedy Legend Steve Sweeney!
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  • Boyz Gone Wild 1980s Valentines Day Dance!

    Boyz Gone Wild 1980s Valentines Day Dance!

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    DATE: February 10 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $19-$32
    Roses are red, violets are blue. We love the 80s and you do too! Celebrate with the one you love or find the love of your life at the Boyz Gone Wild Ultimate '80s Valentine's Day Party!
    It's a Valentine's Day Dance like no other with Boyz Gone Wild- the band that takes you back to when 80s rock was king! From Journey and Pat Benatar to Twisted Sister and Motley Crue, BGW has a song for everyone!
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  • ABBA Valentine’s Day Dance with DANCING DREAM

    ABBA Valentine’s Day Dance with DANCING DREAM

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    DATE: February 11 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $40-$50
    DANCING DREAM: The Tribute to ABBA, the greatest pop supergroup from Sweden, electrifies audiences of all ages with the best hits "Mamma Mia", "Dancing Queen", "Take a Chance", "Fernando", and many more.
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  • ULTIMATE 80s Party! Saints in the City – Springsteen Tribute w/Fast Times – 80s

    ULTIMATE 80s Party! Saints in the City – Springsteen Tribute w/Fast Times – 80s

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    DATE: February 17 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $24-$39
    Join us for the District ULTIMATE 80s night! At 8 pm Saints in the City will play the iconic 80s masterpiece "Born in the USA" sequentially and in its entirety along with all the Springsteen hits you've come to expect from the Saints!
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  • Cathedral – Van Halen tribute w/guitar phenomenon Tyler Morris

    Cathedral – Van Halen tribute w/guitar phenomenon Tyler Morris

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    DATE: February 18 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    Internationally acclaimed guitar phenom Tyler Morris started Cathedral in 2018 with the goal of creating the "most accurate Van Halen live experience" to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Van Halen.
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  • Comedy with Christine Hurley, Jimmy Cash, Jack Burke

    Comedy with Christine Hurley, Jimmy Cash, Jack Burke

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    DATE: February 24 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $24-$39
    Grab your friends, family, and loved ones & join us at the District Center For The Arts for a night of comedy with some of Boston's best stand-ups! The night will be hosted by New England favorite Jack Burke, feature the viral TikTok sensation Jimmy Cash, and be headlined by Boston's Queen of Comedy Christine Hurley!
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  • Young Americans – The World of David Bowie

    Young Americans – The World of David Bowie

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    DATE: February 25 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    The Young Americans return to the District to share the spirit and energy of the incomparable David Bowie.
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  • Playing For Kids 2023 - A Night of Music for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South

    Playing For Kids 2023 - A Night of Music for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South

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    DATE: February 26 2023
    TIME: 2-6PM
    PRICE: $20
    The District Center for the Arts is proud to present Playing For Kids 2023 - A Night of Music for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South! A night of donated entertainment from some of the Southcoast's most beloved and talented musicians! All proceeds generated go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro South. Along with a 50/50 there will be raffles for Bruins tickets, concert tickets and more for those who are feeling lucky!
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  • A Night of Zeppelin – The Magic of Led Zeppelin, Live w/special guest rockers Wuhon

    A Night of Zeppelin – The Magic of Led Zeppelin, Live w/special guest rockers Wuhon

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    DATE: March 03 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    A NIGHT OF ZEPPELIN bring the magic of a live Led Zeppelin show to life with a unique and hard-rocking interpretation that will leave fans new and old amazed!
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  • Who Made Who – AC/DC-powered Mayhem!

    Who Made Who – AC/DC-powered Mayhem!

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    DATE: March 04 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20-$30
    Get ready for one of the wildest nights of your life with the incredible WHO MADE WHO! Feel the raw power of AC/DC LIVE with the uncontrollable Randy Mingo on lead guitar! Playing the best of Bon Scott and Brian Johnson, it's a show you CAN NOT miss!
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  • Duppy Conquerors – Bob Marley & the Wailers Celebration

    Duppy Conquerors – Bob Marley & the Wailers Celebration

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    DATE: March 10 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    Bob Marley tribute the Duppy Conquerors consist of some of Boston's best Reggae musicians. Collectively they have performed or shared the stage with; The Wailers, Ziggy Marley, The Skatalites, Jackie Mitto, U-Roy, Black Uhuru, Mikey Dread, Sugar Minott, Sly & Robbie, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Yellowman, Eek-A-Mouse, Steel Pulse, Toots & The Maytals, and many more!
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  • Divas With a Twist – The Divas Take the District!

    Divas With a Twist – The Divas Take the District!

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    DATE: March 11 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    Divas with a Twist is a Boston-based musical group that features 5 powerhouse female vocalists with professional theatre backgrounds combined with Grammy-nominated musicians. They perform pop, rock, R&B, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and current with tight harmonies and original arrangements that are fresh and exciting!
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  • Butcher Baglio & Estes present: Old School Boston St Patrick's Day

    Butcher Baglio & Estes present: Old School Boston St Patrick's Day

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    DATE: March 17 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20-$35
    It's an Old School Boston St Patrick's Day with the Kings of Old School Cool- Butcher, Baglio & Estes! Jon Butcher, Sal Baglio and Allen Estes are joining forces to bring you the rock and blues voyage known as the Gypsy Caravan, only at the District Center!
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  • Best Shot - a Pat Benatar Tribute w/ CRANKIT! Classic party rock

    Best Shot - a Pat Benatar Tribute w/ CRANKIT! Classic party rock

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    DATE: March 18 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    Best shot is a genuine reproduction of a Pat Benatar concert comprised of top-notch musicians and fronted by Long Islands own Melissa Lotardo. They bring to the stage an explosive tribute to one of the most influential and favorite female rock vocalists of all time. They provide their audiences with all of Pat’s big hits including Heartbreaker, Love is a Battlefield, Hit Me With Your Best Shot and even a few non-Benatar rock classics. Watch, listen, and experience the very best of 80’s female-fronted rock and roll!

    It's Benatar- the way you remember it!
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  • Steve Smith and the Nakeds 50th Anniversary Celebration!

    Steve Smith and the Nakeds 50th Anniversary Celebration!

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    DATE: March 24 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $15
    Steve Smith and the Nakeds have been partying all over the world for 50 years, if you haven't gotten the invite to the party NOW IS YOUR CHANCE! Get down with Steve Smith and the Nakeds as they play a set of high energy rock and roll, funk, R&B and more! This is one you do NOT want to miss!
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  • Whammer Jammer - Live J. Geils Band Experience

    Whammer Jammer - Live J. Geils Band Experience

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    DATE: March 25 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25-$40
    WHAMMER JAMMER is a Tribute to Boston's own The J.Geils Band. Comprised of 6 dedicated musicians honoring the greatest party band of all time.
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  • Scarab - the Journey Experience, Live!

    Scarab - the Journey Experience, Live!

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    DATE: March 31 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20-$35
    The nation's biggest touring Journey tribute that re-creates the sights, sounds and songs of THE Supergroup of the 70s and 80s, Scarab is not to be missed! See what fans have been raving about coast to coast when Scarab returns to the District for another night of the best of Journey!
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  • The Fools - April Fools' Day Party!

    The Fools - April Fools' Day Party!

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    DATE: April 01 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20
    THE LEGENDARY FOOLS APRIL FOOL'S PARTY COMES TO THE DISTRICT!

    Celebrate April Fools' Day with the Fools, the original Boston rockers that turned fooling into an artform! From touring with Van Halen and the Knack to being one of the first bands regularly featured on MTV the Fools have partied with the best, and they're bringing that party to the District Center for an unbelievable night of rock and roll, tomfoolery, mischief and world class Foolishness!
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  • PUSH - Live Rock Dance Party w/ MOJO - Blues Rock with an Edge!

    PUSH - Live Rock Dance Party w/ MOJO - Blues Rock with an Edge!

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    DATE: April 07 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $15
    It's a Rock and Roll Double Feature with the dance party rock of PUSH along with the blazing hot blues rock of MOJO! It's going to be the coolest, hottest, most out there night of the year, only at the District!
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  • Won't Back Down - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Celebration

    Won't Back Down - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Celebration

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    DATE: April 08 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20
    WONT BACK DOWN celebrates the music and life of Tom Petty!
    This show is dedicated to the remembrance of Tom Petty featuring songs written and/or performed over his entire career with The Heartbreakers and as a solo artist.
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  • Paul Nelson LIVE! Blues/Rock Guitar Great, Johnny Winters Band, Clapton and MORE!

    Paul Nelson LIVE! Blues/Rock Guitar Great, Johnny Winters Band, Clapton and MORE!

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    DATE: April 14 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    Whether it's headlining international festivals, performing to sold out shows at many of music's most prestigious stages or iconic clubs world wide Nelson's guitar mastery and band in a live setting are the most exciting and unforgettable for all who attend.
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  • Chicago Total Access - Tribute to Chicago

    Chicago Total Access - Tribute to Chicago

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    DATE: April 15 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    New England's premier tribute to the band, Chicago. This is a high-energy, explosive show band dedicated to covering the band's catalog that spans over 55 years. The audience will have "total access" to the music of Chicago.
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  • 4/20 Party with Amoricans - Black Crowes Tribute

    4/20 Party with Amoricans - Black Crowes Tribute

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    DATE: April 20 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $14.20
    Spend your 4/20 in the good kind of Courthouse! Join the District in a celebration of April 20th with the group that celebrated it more than any other- the Amoricans paying tribute to the Black Crowes! Music, games, prizes and more, only at the District 420 Party!
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  • Johnny Folsom 4 - Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute

    Johnny Folsom 4 - Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute

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    DATE: April 21 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    From A Boy Named Sue to Ring of Fire to Rusty Cage, Johnny Folsom 4 is the ultimate tribute to the legendary Man in Black.
    Lead singer David Burney’s lilting southern baritone delivers Cash’s classic songs so well you may well wonder from time to time if Johnny himself is in the building.
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  • Disco Dream - High Energy Disco Funk Classics

    Disco Dream - High Energy Disco Funk Classics

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    DATE: April 22 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20
    DISCO DREAM IS BACK to blow the roof off the District with the dance music you love!
    Disco Dream is a 9 piece high energy Disco/Funk horn tribute band in the Boston, MA area. We perform classic 70's hits & other great dance music.
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  • Workin' for a Livin': the Huey Lewis & the News Tribute Show

    Workin' for a Livin': the Huey Lewis & the News Tribute Show

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    DATE: April 28 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    Workin' For A Livin' - The Huey Lewis and The News Tribute Show keeps Huey and the band's music happening. This incredible concert experience takes its audience on an adventure back to the awesome 80's, when the band ruled the charts. The songs, the sound and the look make this dynamic performance an event to remember. When Workin' For A Livin' hits the stage, the 80's are back - and they're alive and well!
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  • Kiss/Poison Double Trouble! KISS Forever w/ Nothin' But a Good Time

    Kiss/Poison Double Trouble! KISS Forever w/ Nothin' But a Good Time

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    DATE: April 29 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $15
    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!
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  • Devoted 2 You - Everly Brothers Experience

    Devoted 2 You - Everly Brothers Experience

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    DATE: May 06 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    Devoted 2 You : A Tribute to the Music and Legacy of the Everly Brothers featuring Neal Vitullo & Steve Bigelow of Neal & the Vipers & Joey Scolaro of Crushed Velvet. The musicians in Devoted 2 You are seasoned road warriors with decades of performing and touring under their belts. They have been lifelong fans and "devotees" of The Everly Brothers and pay homage to the group with a show that has to be seen to be believed!
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  • Panorama - Boston's Cars Tribute!

    Panorama - Boston's Cars Tribute!

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    DATE: May 12 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20
    Panorama - Five talented musicians from the Boston metro area dedicated to reliving the Magic of The CARS- LIVE! Panorama skillfully recreates the arrangements with passion and accuracy transporting the audience back to the time when spinning LP's ruled the airwaves and new wave music shook the concert halls with excitement.
    So, strap in and Get ready to Shake it up! Let Panorama Drive you Home!
    Featuring members of District favorite Whammer Jammer - J Geils Tribute!
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  • Heartless - Allies Tour 2023 - Ann Wilson Endorsed Heart Tribute

    Heartless - Allies Tour 2023 - Ann Wilson Endorsed Heart Tribute

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    DATE: May 13 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $25
    Heartless: a tribute to Ann Wilson of Heart packs the house with each show with fans who sing along with classic Heart songs, and few well known Led Zeppelin covers commonly covered by Heart throughout their decades of touring. Each show, Heartless carries a special message to their audience, which brings focus to "Music speaks" and "bringing community together". With the unmatched musicianship of the band members, we are true to the live delivery of all Heart and Zeppelin songs, and provide a true concert experience, both by musical performance, costumes, and character delivery.
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  • The 60's Pirate Radio Ship Raids the Courthouse!

    The 60's Pirate Radio Ship Raids the Courthouse!

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    DATE: May 19 2023
    TIME: 7:30-10:30PM
    PRICE: $15
    The 60's Pirate Radio ship has run aground on the Taunton River! Watch as these Swingin' Scallywags of Sound play the banned rock and roll hits of the 60's in the old District Courthouse! You might be surprised to hear what was censored in the 60's! Special Captain's Turf and Turf dinner box (hot dog + hamburger + pirate surprises) available! Be there, landlubbers!
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  • Wildside - Tribute to Motley Crue

    Wildside - Tribute to Motley Crue

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    DATE: May 26 2023
    TIME: 8-10PM
    PRICE: $20
    With over 10 wild years on the road WILDSIDE has become the nation’s premiere Motley Crue tribute band! WILDSIDE performs songs respected and enjoyed by everyone including the hits “Kickstart My Heart”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, “Home Sweet Home” and “Dr. Feelgood”. For the most demanding fans, WILDSIDE delivers the goods covering all of the songs from the iconic “Shout at the Devil” album as well as the raw rocking hits from the debut album “Too Fast for Love”.
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