This week’s roundup of live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. Email your entertainment events to [email protected] for review. Be sure to add your events to the InkLink Community Calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio report on WMNH 95.3 (The Morning Show with Peter White – “World of Entertainment” LIVE every Thursday at 8 a.m.).
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 22n/a
- Eric Lindberg / The Foundry (Manchester) / 5 p.m.
- Austin McCarthy / Cactus Jack’s (Manchester) / 5 p.m.
- Jae Mannion / T-Bones (Concord) / 5:30 p.m.
- Pete Massa / T-Bones (Hudson) / 5:30 p.m.
- Sean Coleman / Elm House Patio (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
- Two for the Road / Derryfield Deck (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
- Alex Cohen / San Francisco Kitchen (Nashua) / 6:30 p.m.
- Doug Mitchell Duo / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 7pm
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23rd
- Ramez Mataz / The Hill Bar & Grill (Manchester) / 5:30 p.m.
- Justin Cohn / Murphy’s (Bedford) / 6 p.m.
- Lou Antonucci / Homestead (Merrimack) / 6 p.m.
- Paul Lussier / Bus Stop (Londonderry) / 6pm
- Mark Lapointe / Chez Fratello (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
- Ryan Williamson / Backyard Brewery (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
- Karen Grenier / Farm Over The Moon (Pittsfield) / 7 p.m.
- Brendan Clark & The Dead Man Band / Angel City Music Hall (Manchester) / 9pm
- BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways / Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester) / 9pm
- Chase Clark / Bonfire (Manchester) / 9 p.m.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24e
- Joel Cage / Great North Aleworks (Manchester) / 4pm
- KOHA / Murphy’s (Manchester) / 5:30 p.m.
- Justin Jordan / Coach Stop (Londonderry) / 6pm
- Ralph Allen / Murphy’s (Bedford) / 6 p.m.
- Dani Sven / Luna Bistro (Salem) / 6 p.m.
- Paul Gormley / Chen Yang Li (Arc) / 7 p.m.
- Last child chosen / Derryfield (Manchester) / 8 p.m.
- Rob & Jody / Telly’s (Epping) / 8 p.m.
- Maddi Ryan / Bonfire (Manchester) / 9 p.m.
- Promise Game / Shaskeen (Manchester) / 9 p.m.
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25e
- Nate Comp / Copper Door (Bedford) / 11am
- Steve Aubert / Copper Door (Salem) / 11am
- Old Tom & The Lookouts / Northwoods Brewing Company (Northwood) / 12 p.m.
- Chris Lester / Concord Craft Brewing (Concord) / 2 p.m.
- Jordan Quinn / Elm House Patio (Manchester) / 2 p.m.
Always be sure to check a venue’s website or social media for last minute changes.
CULTURE & LEISURE
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 22n/a
MARSHALL CRENSHAW 40E ANNIVERSARY / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 7:30 p.m.
In a career that spanned three decades, 13 albums, Grammy and Golden Globe nominations, film and television appearances (Buddy Holly in “La Bamba”) and thousands of performances, Marshall Crenshaw’s musical production has maintained a consistent fidelity to the qualities of artistry, craftsmanship and passion, and his efforts have been rewarded with the dedication of a large and remarkably loyal fanbase. His debut album, Marshall Crenshaw, was acclaimed a masterpiece when it was released in 1982 and established him as a singular songwriter, record maker and guitarist. The album spawned the hit single “Someday, Someway” and other classics such as “(You’re My) Favorite Waste of Time”, “Whenever You’re On My Mind”, and “Cynical Girl”. .
DIRTY DEEDS: THE AC/DC EXPERIENCE / Palace Theater (Manchester) / 7:30 p.m.
Hailing from the New England area, Dirty Deeds The AC/DC Experience brings their energetic and hugely entertaining tribute to one of the world’s greatest rock bands, AC/DC. Taking the crowd on an unpredictable thrill ride throughout their gig, Dirty Deeds revisits all of AC/DC’s timeless hits while taking you back to the early music that sparked AC’s rise. /DC to fame. Developing a reputation for its attention to detail, Dirty Deeds not only captures the onstage antics and appearance of AC/DC, but also uses interactive video, lighting and fully functional props to recapture the theater that makes a AC/DC concert. an experience to never forget. A true sound and visual experience, Dirty Deeds invites you to take part in a few hours of pure Rock n’ Roll escape as they take the stage and pay homage to one of the greatest bands of our time, AC/DC!
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 23rd
MAJESTIC-OPOLY / Majestic Theater (Manchester) / September 23 & 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for our 17th Annual Auction and Performance Fundraiser! This is the Majestic Theatre’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Performances by Majestic adult, teen and youth actors, silent auctions including tickets and passes to arts and cultural venues, electronics, gift baskets, restaurant gift certificates, artwork art and more! There is something for every taste ! Special themed raffles and refreshments each evening. Tickets are available at the door or at www.majestictheatre.net.
MISS HOLMES / Milford Area Players at Amato Center (Milford) / Sept. 23-Oct. 2
A play by Christopher M. Walsh / Inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, “Miss Holmes” re-examines the Victorian world of Holmes and Watson by exploring the additional obstacles faced by these two iconic characters – if they were women. When an anonymous note sends a newlywed to seek help, Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson work together to uncover the secrets surrounding a corrupt police inspector. But these Holmes and Watson face far greater challenges than bringing the criminal to justice. Miss Holmes has one of the greatest deductive minds of her generation, but she resents the constraints imposed on her by society, and Dr Watson struggles to make a difference at the only hospital in London that will hire female doctors. . https://milfordarea.booktix.com/
THE LINDA RONSTADT EXPERIENCE / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 7:30 p.m.
American Idol Star Tristan McIntosh creates a stunning portrayal of Linda Ronstadt at the peak of her career. Backed by a superb backing band, Tristan’s tremendous vocal talent and stage presence will transport you to a time when Linda Ronstadt ruled the airwaves as one of the most popular singers in music history. The Linda Ronstadt Experience takes you on a musical journey of chart-topping hits, ‘You’re No Good’, ‘When Will I Be Loved’, ‘That’ll Be The Day’, ‘Blue Bayou’ and more. other classic hits by Jackson Brown, Elvis Costello, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Warren Zevon and Little Feat to name a few! Come and revel in the songs that Linda Ronstadt has staged so well thanks to The Linda Ronstadt Experience. American Idol star Tristan McIntosh takes you on a moving ride of purity, power and heartbreak as she soars through these songs as if they live inside her just singing to the heavens. www.rextheatre.org or (603)668-5588
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24e
CAPITAL ARTS FEST / South Main Street (Concord) / September 24 & 25
This lively street festival spotlights Concord’s amazing arts community with vendors, food and live music on South Main Street in downtown Concord. The event is anchored by a juried fine arts and crafts fair, presented by the League of NH Craftsmen. See the stunning displays of ceramics, jewelry, textiles, art prints and more in the tents set up on South Main Street. Visit the Outdoor Stage to see performances from the Capitol Center for the Arts. A varied musical line-up is planned for the two days of the festival, including performances by Firefall (a 70s band that created the hit ‘You are the Woman’) and Screaming Orphans (a pop and folk band from Ireland) . Full calendar of events and shows at https://www.visitconcord-nh.com/capital-arts-fest
DISNEY’S LITTLE MERMAID / Palace Theater (Manchester) until October 2
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and Disney’s classic animated film The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken, this fish fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea”, “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World”. www.palacetheatre.org or (603)668-5588
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25e
WOLF / Bank of NH Stage (Concord) / 4pm (also from September 23 to 24 at 7 p.m.)
A play by Rajiv Joseph / How do you find your place in a world you no longer belong to? When 15-year-old Theresa is miraculously returned to her parents after being abducted as a toddler, her family must reconcile the child they lost with the young woman they found. Pulitzer finalist Rajiv Joseph uncovers Theresa’s new life as she and her family struggle to make sense of a broken past and an uncertain future in the wake of a parent’s worst nightmare. * Content Transparency: This program contains a gunshot, suicide, and references to suicide, emotional abuse of a minor, and missing children. https://tkapow.com/MrWolf.html
HERMAN’S HERMITS With PETER NOONE / Tupelo Music Hall (Derry) / 7pm
Universally regarded as one of the most talented and versatile artists in Rock and Roll, Peter Noone is second to none! Star of stage, screen and record, Noone’s performances are legendary, skillfully delivering a wide range of music, so many gems that, through his voice, have defined a generation. Herman’s Hermits with Peter Noone is an unmissable concert experience ideal for fairs, festivals, casinos, performing arts centers, symphony halls and private events. Rock’s first storyteller has plenty of puns but does no harm with his music. Peter Noone is the real deal with over 60 million records sold! www.tupelomusichall.com or (603) 437-5100
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