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Cary Memorial Hall


Nov
30 Fri
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The Wallflowers

Lexington, MA
United States
Show at 8:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $79.00 / $69.00 / $59.00 / $49.00 / $39.00
ADA: $79.00 / $69.00 / $59.00 / $49.00 / $39.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL / ADA Public Onsale: September 28, 2018 10:00 AM to November 30, 2018 6:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
As part of the mid-'90s revival of roots-rock, the Wallflowers held a special connection to one of the original inspirations: vocalist/songwriter/guitarist Jakob Dylan. Though he is the son of a legend, Jakob's similarities to his father are occasional -- in fact, the Wallflowers are more influenced by Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers than original '60s folk-rock, though lyrically, Jakob remains a close companion to the original Dylan.

Born in 1970, Jakob Dylan was raised in Los Angeles by his mother, Sara Lowndes, after his parents' divorce in 1977. He studied at private schools in L.A. and New York, and decided to follow in his father's footsteps by the late '80s. He formed the Wallflowers with guitarist Tobi Miller, keyboard player Rami Jaffee, bassist Barrie Maguire, and drummer Peter Yanowitz and signed to Virgin. Released in August 1992, the Wallflowers' self-titled debut album sold poorly, and Virgin soon dropped the band. Undaunted, Dylan assembled a new Wallflowers -- guitarist Michael Ward, bassist Greg Richling, and drummer Mario Calire -- keeping only Jaffee. The group signed to Interscope and recorded its second album with producer T-Bone Burnett, a longtime friend of the Dylan family. Bringing Down the Horse was released in May 1996, producing the alternative radio hit "6th Avenue Heartache." Late in 1996, the single "One Headlight" was released, and by the spring of 1997, it had become a Top Ten hit, pushing Bringing Down the Horse into the upper reaches of the charts, as well.

Bringing Down the Horse was a big seller throughout 1997, thanks to "6th Avenue Heartache," "One Headlight," and "The Difference," the third single pulled from the record. Early in 1998, "One Headlight" won Grammys for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocal. Settling down from the rush of success, the Wallflowers rightfully took a long four-year break from recording. The new millennium sparked new creativity, and the Wallflowers returned in October 2000 to release the excellent Breach. The album went largely ignored, leading to the more mainstream Red Letter Days the following year. After a two-year hiatus the band returned with Rebel, Sweetheart in 2005. The album peaked at 40 on the Billboard charts and the group didn't support the record with an extensive tour. The Wallflowers split from Interscope in 2006 and the following year the group played shows without keyboardist Jaffee, who had left the band, signaling a steady decline in activity for the group. Jakob Dylan released his solo debut Seeing Things in 2008 but the Wallflowers stayed active, releasing a compilation called Collected: 1996-2005 in 2009 and supporting it with a tour. Dylan released another solo album, Women And Country, in 2010 and early in 2012 he announced the Wallflowers were returning to active status by recording a new album with a new lineup featuring a returning Jaffee, bassist Greg Richling, guitarist Stuart Mathis (who joined in the wake of Jaffee's departure in 2007), and drummer Jack Irons, who previously played with Pearl Jam and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. This reunited Wallflowers released Glad All Over in the fall of 2012.

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$39.00 - $79.00
Dec
2 Sun
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Vienna Boys Choir Holiday Celebration

Lexington, MA
United States
Show at 3:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $89.00 / $79.00 / $69.00
ADA: $69.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL / ADA Public Onsale: October 23, 2018 4:08 PM to December 2, 2018 1:00 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
The angelic-voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys Choir celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a delightful program of Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, Christmas hymns, and holiday carols. For six centuries, these young cultural ambassadors have been adored the world over for their wide range of repertoire, purity of tone, and generosity of musical spirit.

The Wiener Sängerknaben or Vienna Boys' Choir is the world's foremost children's choral group. It is also among the oldest of all musical organizations, having been founded pursuant to an Imperial decree of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I on July 7, 1498; the Emperor wished boys' voices to be added to the choir of the Imperial Chapel, or Hofkapelle. This established a tradition of having the boys sing in weekly Sunday masses in the Imperial Chapel of the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, a tradition that continues today.



Over the centuries, illustrious composers have written masterpieces for the Boys' Choir of the Imperial Chapel, including Mozart, Bruckner, Gluck, and Schubert. Many great musicians got their start as members of the Boys' Choir; among them were the great conductors Hans Richter, Clemens Krauss, and Lovro von Matacic. During the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the choir became renowned for its secular performances as well, appearing in colorful Imperial-style military uniforms, each complete with a dagger. After World War I, wide popular and governmental disfavor of all things Imperial resulted in the dissolution of many long-standing institutions, including the Imperial Chapel Choir. However, Chaplain Joseph Schnitt remained in his position at the chapel and re-gathered the choir. Sparing no personal expense, he re-established a boarding school for the choristers. He replaced the imperial uniforms with a distinctive sailor-style uniform.



The Vienna Boys' Choir has the most stringent training and admittance policy in the world. Boys wishing to join must first gain entrance to a preparatory school where they receive a complete elementary education. Their instruction includes elements of musical theory, sight-singing, and the practice of singing, and instruction on at least one instrument; at the age of nine, they have to pass an examination based strictly on musical ability and vocal quality. There is no religious requirement. The teaching is purposely intensive in order that their education not be slighted due to the frequent touring. There are usually two choirs away on a tour at any given time, most frequently for three months. They are accompanied by their choirmaster, their tutor, and a nurse. Vienna Choir Boys have visited the United States well in excess of 50 times since 1932 and have traveled to all six inhabited continents. They are beloved the world over for their lively singing style and beautiful tone and have commissioned a number of new works, including Britten's The Golden Vanity.






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$69.00 - $89.00
Mar
21 Thu
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The Russian National Ballet "Swan Lake"

Lexington, MA
United States
Show at 7:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $129.00 / $89.00 / $79.00 / $69.00
ADA: $69.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL / ADA Public Onsale: August 17, 2018 10:00 AM to March 21, 2019 7:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
The Russian National Ballet was founded in Moscow during the transitional period of Perestroika in the late 1980s, when many of the great dancers and choreographers of the Soviet Union's ballet institutions were exercising their new-found creative freedom by starting new,
vibrant companies dedicated not only to the timeless tradition of classical Russian Ballet but to invigorate this tradition as the Russians began to accept new developments in the dance from
around the world.

The company, then titled the Soviet National Ballet, was founded by and incorporated graduates
from the great Russian choreographic schools of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Perm. The
principal dancers of the company came from the upper ranks of the great ballet companies and
academies of Russia, and the companies of Riga, Kiev and even Warsaw. Today, the Russian
National Ballet is its own institution, with over 50 dancers of singular instruction and vast
experience, many of whom have been with the company since its inception. In addition to their
extensive tour history, beginning in January 2017 the company will embark upon a 4-month
coast-to-coast tour of the United States.

In 1994, the legendary Bolshoi principal dancer Elena Radchenko was selected by Presidential
decree to assume the first permanent artistic directorship of the company. Ms. Radchenko is the
founder of the Russian National Ballet, and she has focused the Company on upholding the
grand national tradition of the major Russian ballet works and developing new talents throughout
Russia, with a repertory of virtually all of the great full works of Petipa: Don Quixote, La
Bayadere, The Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Raymonda, Paquita, Coppelia and La Sylphide, as
well as productions of, among others, The Nutcracker, Sylvia, and La Fille Mal Gardee.

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$69.00 - $129.00
May
31 Fri
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The Capitol Steps

Lexington, MA
United States
Show at 7:30 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
INDIVIDUAL: $59.00 / $49.00 / $39.00
ADA: $39.00

TICKET SALE DATES
INDIVIDUAL / ADA Public Onsale: October 12, 2018 10:00 AM to May 31, 2019 5:30 PM

PERFORMANCE DESCRIPTION
The Capitol Steps have elevated political satire to an art form. Before The Daily Show, Full Frontal, and The Colbert Report, this Washington, DC-based comedy troupe gave audience laugh cramps with their bipartisan lampooning. The Capitol Steps began in 1981 as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize their employers, and haven’t let up since. If you’ve been keeping with the news, you know there’s no shortage of material. The troupe is coming back to Lexington with a new show of musical and political comedy. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or Democrat, a snowflake or a deplorable: neither side is safe from the group that puts the “MOCK” in Democracy!


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exchanges, changes or refunds shall be honored.
$39.00 - $59.00

Cary Memorial Hall

1605 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, MA
United States