Music at the District Arts Center

The Taunton District Center for the Arts presents a spectrum of musical acts from the 1930s to the present day. The newly renovated space reflects the tradition of great colonial architecture of the 1820s and all the amenities and technology of the twenty-first century. 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 the Blushing Brides, Trinity, Hay Nineteen, Joshua Tree, the Edwards Twins, and the New York BeeGees.

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July 2021

The Edwards Twins

July 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2021 at 6:00pm

15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$35 – $75

LUNCH SHOW: DOORS AT 11:30AM, LUNCH AT 12:00 PM, SHOW AT 1:00PM
DINNER SHOW: DOORS AT 4:30PM, DINNER AT 5:00PM, SHOW AT 6:00PM
Remember all the wonderful Variety shows we all grew up on in the 70’s & 80’s? Now is your chance to see them live and re-created by Las Vegas’ number one impersonators of all time. Anthony &b Eddie Edwards use state of the art make-up to look and sound like the superstars of today and yesterday. All your favorite legendary Superstars come alive in An Evening with The Stars. The NBC Today show says “it’s one of the most extraordinary shows we have ever seen.” Sonny & Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Frankie Valli, Tom Jones, and many many more hosted by THE EDWARDS TWINS FROM LAS VEGAS. All live vocal. USA TODAY and THE BOSTON GLOBE raves “A Must see show” Each Star sings their number 1 hits as well as of your favorite Song.Purchase Tickets

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The Edwards Twins

July 25, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2021 at 6:00pm

15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$35 – $75

LUNCH SHOW: DOORS AT 11:30AM, LUNCH AT 12:00 PM, SHOW AT 1:00PM
DINNER SHOW: DOORS AT 4:30PM, DINNER AT 5:00PM, SHOW AT 6:00PM
Remember all the wonderful Variety shows we all grew up on in the 70’s & 80’s? Now is your chance to see them live and re-created by Las Vegas’ number one impersonators of all time. Anthony &b Eddie Edwards use state of the art make-up to look and sound like the superstars of today and yesterday. All your favorite legendary Superstars come alive in An Evening with The Stars. The NBC Today show says “it’s one of the most extraordinary shows we have ever seen.” Sonny & Cher, Billy Joel, Elton John, Neil Diamond, Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Barbra Streisand, Andrea Bocelli, Frankie Valli, Tom Jones, and many many more hosted by THE EDWARDS TWINS FROM LAS VEGAS. All live vocal. USA TODAY and THE BOSTON GLOBE raves “A Must see show” Each Star sings their number 1 hits as well as of your favorite Song.Purchase Tickets

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May 2022

Won’t Back Down – A Tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

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. Purchase Tickets

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FREE! The District Sunday Concert Series presents: Empire – Queensryche Tribute

May 8 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
FREE

The District is totally thrilled to bring the incredible Queensryche tribute Empire to the District FREE Sunday Concert Series!

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The Blushing Brides – The Original Rolling Stones Tribute

May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

Join us for the return of The Blushing Brides- the world's most dangerous tribute to the Rolling Stones. The Blushing Brides are the original tribute to The Rolling Stones and have been at it since 1979, catch them live in their only south shore performance! Purchase Tickets

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Bob Marley Tribute the Duppy Conquerors

May 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

Celebrate the music and life of Bob Marley with New England's top Marley tribute the Duppy Conquerors!

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, Roland Alphonso, Leroy “Horsemouth” Wallace, Lloyd Knibb, Laurel Aitken, Lord Tanamo, Gil Scott Heron, Olatunji, Richie Havens, and many more! Purchase Tickets

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Through the Doors w/ Johnny Edwards Wild Combo – Doors and Hendrix NIGHT OF FIRE

May 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

Whether you want to light my fire or just stand next to it, this is a rock and roll experience unlike any other, and it's only happening at the District!
Through The Doors is a Multi-media Tribute to Jim Morrison and The Doors and has been touring since 1980. This re-creation of the sound, look and “feel” of an actual Doors concert is so complete, it never ceases to startle even the seasoned rock music fan!
Johnny Edwards Wild Combo channel the soul and spirit of the incomparable Jimi Hendrix in a way that will move you and make you move!
Limited reserved seating, act now. Purchase Tickets

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LoVeSeXy “Tribute to the music of PRINCE” live at the District

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

Let's go crazy! Let's get nuts with New England's premiere tribute to Prince: LoVeSeXy! Get ready to dance the night away to all of the greatest hits from Prince's extensive catalog! Purchase Tickets

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June 2022

The Live Eric Clapton Experience Show with the Bell Bottom Blues Band

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$20

The Bell Bottom Blues was formed in 2007 with the vision of providing an audience with a true Eric Clapton Experience. Through its evolution, the band has been carefully constructed to create the essence of the Clapton sound, from his guitar arrangements to his distinctive vocal sound. Purchase Tickets

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Barefoot Rebel : Honoring the Spirit of Lynyrd Skynyrd

June 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND... The District's favorite Skynyrd Tribute! Honoring the legend of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Get your tickets now, this will sell out! Purchase Tickets

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AQUANETT New England’s Most Authentic 80s Tribute w/ THE KHOURYS

June 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$17.50

The District is proud to welcome back openers THE KHOURYS.
Aquanett has been labeled "New England's most authentic tribute to the 80's." Their look, authentic sound to the original artists and dedication to their fans have been keeping people coming out again and again for over a decade. Aquanett covers bands from Ozzy to Metallica, Bon Jovi to Poison. Purchase Tickets

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Guns N Roses / Metallica double feature! COCAINE TONGUE and MASTER OF BEERS

June 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$20

GUNS N ROSES / METALLICA DOUBLE FEATURE!!!

Since 2005, COCAINE TONGUE has been THE Premiere Guns N’ Roses Tribute Band who love to bring the party to every show they do. Coke Tongue play songs off of every GnR album: Appetite For Destruction, GNR Lies, Use Your Illusion I and II, The Spaghetti Incident and even occasionally Chinese Democracy. COCAINE TONGUE puts on a visual as well as an ear pleasing show with their vibrant stage presence and accuracy to everything about Guns N’Roses.

MASTER OF BEERS play Metallica fast and loud and drink beers. Come drink beers with them and shred! Purchase Tickets

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Zilch! A Tribute to the Monkees and More!

June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

New England‘s most accurate Monkees Tribute, Zilch, promises an atmosphere of fun and entertainment for all! Providence-based musician/actor David Tessier has assembled members of his All-Star band of all star stars to play all the hits you remember as well as some deep cuts you may not! Purchase Tickets

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Draw The Line – Boston’s Best Aerosmith Tribute

June 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

Hailing from Boston, Mass., The city that boasts the World Championship Red Sox, The New England Patriots, the musical groups Boston, members of Journey, J.Geils, and Peter Wolf, Godsmack, of course Aerosmith. Adding to the subculture of this city is Draw The Line the Aerosmith Tribute Band. The bands career, now spanning almost fifteen years, has taken them all over the world. The band has performed in all but two U.S. states. They have also been to Peurto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories. They have toured to other countries such as England, Canada, South America and Japan just to name a few. Purchase Tickets

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90S ALTERNATIVE NIGHT Gretchen & the Banshees (Siouxsie and the Banshees tribute) Five Against None (Pearl Jam tribute) Song Garden (Soundgarden tribute)

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

The District salutes the 90s with THREE incredible alternative rock tributes!

GRETCHEN AND THE BANSHEES channel the soul and raucous spirit of Siouxsie and the Banshees

FIVE AGAINST NONE present the Pearl Jam experience with intensity and aplomb

SONG GARDEN pays tribute to the many moods of Chris Cornell and Soundgarden

Lace up your docs and get your flannel ready for DISTRICT ALTERNATIVE NIGHT!!! Purchase Tickets

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July 2022

Blizzard of OZZ (formerly OZZmosis) Ozzy/Rhoads Tribute

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

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 Tickets

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Gypsy – Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac Celebration

July 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

Gypsy faithfully recreates Stevie Nicks’ live show with striking accuracy. Diane Lutz gives a stunning performance as Stevie Nicks with spot-on vocals and visuals that magically capture Nicks’ stage presence. Purchase Tickets

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JOURNEY NIGHT w/ Frontiers – The World’s #1 Tribute to Journey

July 8 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

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 Tickets

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East Coast Alice – The Ultimate Alice Cooper Experience

July 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

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 Tickets

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Living on a Bad Name – A Bon Jovi Celebration

July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$25

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 Tickets

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Motley Crue Tribute SHOUT AT THE DEVIL w/ featured guest BAND INC.

July 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$20

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 Tickets

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DeadBeat – Tribute to the Good Ole’ Grateful Dead

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$15

Get ready for a Grateful Dead night the way only the District can bring it to you with YOUR New England Tribute to the Good Ole' Grateful Dead - DeadBeat! Purchase Tickets

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Calamity Brain – FREE general admission! Rock, Funk, Ska, Reggae

July 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
FREE

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION! RESERVED ADMISSION ONLY $10
New adventures in original rock, funk, ska, reggae and blues with some choice covers! Purchase Tickets

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KISS/POISON DOUBLE FEATURE Kiss Forever with Nothin’ But a Good Time – Poison Tribute

July 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$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! Purchase Tickets

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August 2022

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band – Multi-Platinum Selling Rockers

August 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
District Center for the Arts, 15 Court Street
Taunton, MA 02780 United States
$35

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 Tickets

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