Skip to Content

Looks like you're using an outdated browser!

For the best experience browsing our site, please use a modern web browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Microsoft Edge.

Arts Calendar: Music in Southern Vermont

Due to the frequency of event cancellations during the COVID-19 crisis, we cannot guarantee that events listed in our calendar are current. Please confirm with the listed venue before attending.

Have you listed an event in our arts calendar that has since been cancelled due to COVID-19? Please email Desmond Peeples, Content Manager, at dpeeplesREMOVETHISBEFORESENDING@vermontartscouncil.org to update your listing.

Date

Region

Category

Saturday, April 4, 2020
Apr
4
2020

Vermont Arts Exchange Presents Beard & Glasses Record Release Party - POSTPONED

Vermont Arts Exchange Presents Beard & Glasses Record Release Party - POSTPONED

This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 emergency. Rescheduled dates will be announced as we receive them. For more information please contact the event organizer.

Years in the making, Bennington's own, "Beard & Glasses" will treat the Masonic Hall to their first live performance premiering an album of all original material from their new studio record tentatively titled, "Born at the Wrong Time". Photo Credit: TW Collins

4/4/20 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Bennington Brush Building, 190 North Street, Bennington

Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Saturday, April 11, 2020
Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Saturday, April 18, 2020
Apr
18
2020

Bob Stannard & Those Dangerous Bluesmen

Bob Stannard & Those Dangerous Bluesmen

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents;

Bob Stannard & Those Dangerous Bluesmen

Maestro of the harmonica since 1969, Stannard is known for his outrageous outfits and intense, high-energy performance. He’s played with some of the greatest Blues players of all time including BB King, Charlie Musselwhite, and John Hammond. He’s shared the stage with Buddy Guy, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the late, great James Cotton. Bring your dancing shoes and celebrate the end of winter blues with Vermont’s premier blues band!

Tickets $18-38. Children 12 and under are free, but must have a ticket. All ticket sales are non-refundable.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

4/18/20 7:30pm - 9:00pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Sunday, April 19, 2020
Apr
19
2020

Concert: Bach and the French

Concert: Bach and the French

Bennington Baroque will perform music by Bach, Couperin, Rameau and Dornel for flute, violin, cello and harpsichord on instruments of the baroque period. Founded by harpsichordist Sandra Mangsen in 2012, Bennington Baroque is the only period instrument ensemble in Bennington. Performers André Laurent O'Neil, Mathieu Langlois, Emily Hale, and Sandra Mangsen enjoy presenting regular concerts in North Bennington, especially in the warm acoustic of the Park-McCullough Carriage Barn. Please join us and pay what you will.
photo credit Peter Crabtree

4/19/20 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Carriage Barn, Park-McCullough House, North Bennington

Apr
19
2020

Bill Cole and Joseph Daley Duo

Bill Cole and Joseph Daley Duo

Bill Cole and Joseph Daley Duo
Sunday, April 19th at 4pm
An improvised performance with double reed horns from India, China, and Korea plus Didgeridoo (Bill Cole), and euphonium (Joseph Daley).

Bill Cole – Asian double reed horns, flutes, didgeridoo
Joseph Daley – Euphonium, tuba, balaphone, flutes
Bassist William Parker calls BILL COLE “master of the double reed”. The term ‘double reed’ comes from playing two pieces of cane vibrating against each other. Cole’s expertise is with the nagaswarm, sona, and shenai. The South Indian nagaswarm, and the North Indian shenai, are generally played with drums. The sona is of Han Chinese origin. Cole is the founder of The Untempered Ensemble.

JOESEPH DALEY, a long-time co-member of Cole’s Untempered Ensemble and 40-year member on the creative music scene, has worked with artists like Sam Rivers, Carla Bley, and Charlie Haden, as well as other major artists like Muhal Richard Abrams, Jason Hwang and Dave Douglas. An original member of Howard Johnson’s groundbreaking tuba ensemble, His Earth Tones Ensemble is a full Jazz orchestra. He also leads his Ebony Brass Quintet. Daley also plays euphonium & valve trombone.

“If the music I compose provides one with a sense of beauty, inner peace and introspection then I am pleased” (Joe Daley)

4/19/20 4:00pm

Artistree Community arts center & gallery, South Pomfret

Friday, April 24, 2020
Apr
24
2020

VSO: Jukebox

VSO: Jukebox

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company and the Vermont Symphony Orchestra present:
VSO: Jukebox

Have you ever wondered what makes the members of the VSO Jukebox Quartet tick? What music they particularly like? What composers are especially dear to them? In this Jukebox program, each musician has chosen a piece that has special meaning for him or her.

Tickets $18-38. All ticket sales are non-refundable.
802-824-8167x112, westonplayhouse.org
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

4/24/20 7:30pm - 9:00pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Saturday, April 25, 2020
Apr
25
2020

Vermont Arts Exchange Presents The Chandler Travis Philharmonic

Vermont Arts Exchange Presents The Chandler Travis Philharmonic

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic is a 9-piece ensemble from Boston and Cape Cod that includes a horn section, string bass, keyboard, mandocello, guitar, drums, accordion, and singing valet. “This man should either be locked up or made king of the planet. Despite the apparent anarchy, the band, playing their ‘psycho-jungle-dixieland’ is incredibly tight,” says Jason Dean Moriarty from the Noise

4/25/20 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Bennington Brush Building, 190 North Street, Bennington

Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Saturday, May 2, 2020
Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Saturday, May 9, 2020
Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Mar
21
2020
– THRU –
May
16
2020

The Music and History of John Coltrane

The Music and History of John Coltrane

John Coltrane was born on September 23, 1926 and died on July 17, 1967, a couple of months before his 41st birthday. He was only 40 years old, but his impact on improvisational music is happening still today. This course will examine Coltrane's life as a musician, his contemporaries, the era he played in, his creative energy, and what made him the musician he was. We will use recordings, videos, interviews, and comments other players and critics made about him in his time and today. The text for this class is John Coltrane by Bill Cole (2001) and will be provided to each student. If you already have a copy of this book please pay the $135 fee.

3/21/20 10:00am - 5/16/20 12:00pm

ArtisTree, South Pomfret

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Friday, June 19, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Saturday, June 20, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Sunday, June 21, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Jun
25
2020
– THRU –
Jul
11
2020

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

It’s a ride on the rails, a trip on the wide-open highway, and a journey into the backwoods of Tennessee. RING OF FIRE brings the music of Johnny Cash to life with an exhilarating story of struggle and success, recklessness and redemption, love and family. With more than two dozen classic Cash hits, including “I Walk the Line”, “A Boy Named Sue”, and “A Thing Called Love,” a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians creates a unique portrait about an American legend in this rollicking and heartfelt stage production. Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade.

Tickets $45-69. Does not include sales tax and fees.

802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

6/25/20 7:30pm - 7/11/20 7:30pm

12 Park Street, Weston

Friday, June 26, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Jun
25
2020
– THRU –
Jul
11
2020

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

It’s a ride on the rails, a trip on the wide-open highway, and a journey into the backwoods of Tennessee. RING OF FIRE brings the music of Johnny Cash to life with an exhilarating story of struggle and success, recklessness and redemption, love and family. With more than two dozen classic Cash hits, including “I Walk the Line”, “A Boy Named Sue”, and “A Thing Called Love,” a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians creates a unique portrait about an American legend in this rollicking and heartfelt stage production. Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade.

Tickets $45-69. Does not include sales tax and fees.

802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

6/25/20 7:30pm - 7/11/20 7:30pm

12 Park Street, Weston

Saturday, June 27, 2020
Jun
18
2020
– THRU –
Jul
3
2020

Seussical

Seussical

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm, 705 Main Street, Weston, VT 05161

Follow Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and more of your favorite characters into the colorful, zany world of Dr. Seuss! An afternoon of storybook fun and “all the things you can think” for the whole family. Music by Stephen Flaherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, co-conceived by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle, based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

$20 for adults, $10 for children. Does not include sales tax and fees.
802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

June 18-July 3
Tuesday – Saturday Afternoons at 4:00pm
Friday & Saturday, June 19 & 20; and Friday & Saturday, June 26 & 27 at 1:00pm

6/18/20 7:30pm - 7/3/20 7:30pm

705 Main Street, Weston

Jun
25
2020
– THRU –
Jul
11
2020

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash

It’s a ride on the rails, a trip on the wide-open highway, and a journey into the backwoods of Tennessee. RING OF FIRE brings the music of Johnny Cash to life with an exhilarating story of struggle and success, recklessness and redemption, love and family. With more than two dozen classic Cash hits, including “I Walk the Line”, “A Boy Named Sue”, and “A Thing Called Love,” a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians creates a unique portrait about an American legend in this rollicking and heartfelt stage production. Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade.

Tickets $45-69. Does not include sales tax and fees.

802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

6/25/20 7:30pm - 7/11/20 7:30pm

12 Park Street, Weston