2015 Jazz Weekend Performers, Frank Potenza and Bobby Sanabria

Events

Meeting House Series

In April, Lee Meeting House hosts concerts coinciding with with International Jazz Day. Past headliners included La Voz de Tres with Eugene Friesen, Jack Waldheim & the Criminal Hearts, the Atwater-Donnelly Duo, and clarinetist Paul Green. See leemeetinghouse.com for more information.

The Berkshire Gateway Jazz Weekend

Jazz is alive in the Berkshires! The Jazz Weekend returns in 2022 June 17 – 19, with headliners Michael Benedict and Bopitude and Karrin Allyson Quartet and free jazz events around town. More details will be available at BerkshiresJazz.org, the Berkshire Gateway Jazz website or click here to purchase tickets directly.

Summer Concerts in the Pavilion

Every Sunday July 3 – August 7 2022, with performances at 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

July 3

12:30-1:30 – Robin O’Herin
Two time Boston Blues Challenge Finalist, Robin OHerin’s passion for the blues shines through in her fingerpicking, sliding selections of originals, folk and early Delta & Piedmont blues. Learn More.

1:30 – Marylou Ferrante
Marylou Ferrante is a local, Massachusetts multi-instrumentalist who performs country blues, traditional old time & folk music on guitar, mandolin and banjo. Her performances are filled with history and storytelling. Marylou was described by music critic and writer, Daniel Gewertz, in the Boston Herald, as Bay State’s finest female blues interpreter.

July 10      

12:30 – Coming soon.

1:30 – Wildcat O’Halloran
Guitar-slinger Wildcat O’Halloran has been thrilling audiences in Western Massachusetts for over thirty years, and is currently promoting its 17th album “Here Lies A Fool”. (currently #19 in the Contemporary Blues radio charts). Living Blues Magazine wrote: “Wildcat emerges as one of the most entertaining songwriters in contemporary blues…and his band doesn’t know the meaning of dull!”

July 17  

12:30 – Liv Cummins

1:30 – Garrin Benfield

July 24 

12:30 – Sherry Steiner
Soothing original instrumental music performed on a double neck ukulele.

1:30 – Bill & Jaye
Bill Taylor and Jaye Alison Moscariello are a piano and singer duo who play originals, standards, pop songs, and classical pieces.

July 31 

12:30 – Dominic Cucinotti is a classically trained saxophonist who has been performing for over 40 years. He plays PLAY SAX, CLARINET, FLUTE,HARMONICA AND UKULELE—jazz, pop and old standards, and has performed for President Bill Clinton while he was still in office as well as Senator John Kerry and Senator Ted Kennedy.

1:30 – Cello & Violin Duo Bel Canto Chamber Players
The Bel Canto Chamber Players is several groups in one! Choose a string quartet, string trio or string duo. In addition to violins, violas, and cellos, add an oboe or flute, or even have just a soloist. Featuring Jennifer Allen on Cello and Carol Hutter on Viola and Violin. 

August 7 

12:30 – Tere Luna Romantica
Singer and Mexican Folkloric Dancer. Learn More.

1:30 – Acousticca
Original blues/rock. Songwriters Dawn Lepere, Jeff Starns and Paul Sticca joined together to form the band AcouSticca. The band performs their own original music as well as many covers of some of the world’s greatest songs from Country, Blues and Rock legends such as Johnny Cash, EmmyLou Harris, Tom Petty and The Rolling Stones to name a few, while adding their own signature style to these classic songs. AcouSticca’s sound is even larger when the rhythm section joins in on the fun, which includes Paul’s long-time right-hand man, bassist and co-founder Greg Laughran (The Chicken Yard, Small Town Reunion) and most recently joining, world-renowned drummer extraordinaire Tim Smith (Poco, Jars of Clay and many more).