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June 2008 Events Calendar

June 4, 11, 18, 25

ICCNE Presents:
Set Dancing with Cait Bracken

Irish Cultural Centre of New England
200 New Boston Drive, Canton
7:30-9:30 pm | $5 donation at the door | Adults (16 & up)
781 821-8291

Every Monday throughout the year (except Holidays), the ICC presents set dancing with Cait Bracken from 7:30-9:30pm. Set dancing is a form of social dancing which has been popular in Ireland for over 150 years. Sets are danced by four couples in a square. No previous dancing experience or partner required! No registration required for this class.

June 10

Celebrity Series of Boston Presents
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston
(617) 266-1200 | Groups: 1-800-933-4255
$45 - $95 | 6:00 pm

Versatile, hard-swinging, and polished to the max, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is composed of 15 of jazz music's leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis (pictured). Drawing from an extensive repertoire, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally critically-acclaimed.

June TBA

The Irish Pastoral Centre Presents:
5th Annual IPC Spring Golf Tournament

George Wright Golf Course
42 West Street, Hyde park
Registration 7:30 am | $125 per player
Sponsorship opportunities. Call for Details.
617 265-5300 |

The entry fee of $125 includes an 18-hole round of golf, golf cart and dinner at Florian Hall, 55 Hallet Street, Dorchester. Since 1987, the IPC has been committed to assisting Irish immigrants to facilitate a positive transition to American life. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please consider supporting the IPC by participating in this golf outing or call directly if you are unable to attend but would like to contribute.

June 15

Roger Daltrey performs The Who's TOMMY
with the Boston Pops

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
$40 - $170
8:00 pm |

Kick off the 2018 Tanglewood Season and join Roger Daltrey performing The Who's  TOMMY  with the Boston Pops. Witness the seminal rock opera like you've never heard it before!.

June 16

Blackstone River Theatre:
Summer Solstice Festival

Diamond Hill Park
Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI

11:00 am - 7:00 pm
5 Stages | 45 Vendors. $15 adults, $10 seniors, children $5, under-5 free!
Reserve by Phone: 401-725-9272

Five entertainment stages plus food and craft vendors.
Check back for full details on the line up.

June 17

Tanglewood Presents:
Stephen Stills & Judy Collins

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
2:30 pm |

This summer, the two icons of folk will join forces for the first time onstage together. For this once-in-a-lifetime experience, legends Stephen Stills and Judy Collins will pull from their rich catalogs, including songs from their 2017 album together, and share warm and intimate stories from their journeys and the 1960s folk scene they helped build.

June 18-25 - - SOLD OUT!

Inroads Ireland's GO SOUTH Tour

1700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,635 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | | Reservations | Itinerary

For an authentic Irish experience, travel with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track in small groups (max of 14 people) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week mini-coach tour takes you to the very best of southern Ireland where you’ll discover ancient monastic settlements with intricately carved Celtic crosses, round towers, and the Cliffs of Moher. Explore centuries old castles & experience a mystifying solar alignment within a tranquil stone circle. Enjoy a traditional Irish music session while relaxing in a cozy pub. Stay in small towns like Baltimore, Kenmare, and Dingle in locally owned guesthouses and help support local economies. You’ll walk the land, capture the spirit, and have Ireland forever in your heart. This is Ireland done right!

June 19

Tanglewood Presents:
Alison Krauss

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
$33 - $119
7:00 pm |

Alison Krauss has effortlessly bridged the gap between roots music and genres such as pop, rock, country and classical. She has released 14 albums and sold more than 12 million records. She has won 27 Grammys, nine Country Music Association awards, 14 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards and and two Gospel Music Association awards.

June 23-24

4rd annual Milton Music Festival

Governor Hutchinson's Field
Adams Street, Milton, MA
Sat: 3-10 p.m. | Sun: 1:30 -7 p.m.
FREE | Refreshments available | Saturday | Sunday

The Milton Music Festival, organized by We Are Milton, is staging a two day celebration. The concerts culminate in a fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. with Chicago, Total Access as the headliner band. The festival presents Celtic Sunday from 1:30 pm featuring: Margaret Dalton & Erin's Melody, Jinty McGrath, The Fenian Sons, Curragh's Fancy, Sean Brennan & The Skiffs, Pauline Wells and Devri band.

June 24

Tanglewood Presents:
Boston Pops and Audra McDonald

Koussevitzky Music Shed, Lenox, MA
2:30 pm |

One of today's most celebrated singers, stage actors, and television stars, Audra McDonald is unparalleled in the breadth and versatility of her artistry. The winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award, she was named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts-America's highest honor for achievement in the arts. With the Boston Pops, she presents a program of songs ranging from standards by Sondheim, Rodgers, and Gershwin to the sounds of today's leading music theater composers.

June 25-July 2 - - SOLD OUT!

Inroads Ireland's GO NORTH Tour

1700 Westlake Ave N, Ste 200, Seattle, WA
$2,631 per person | 1-888-220-7711 | | Full trip itinerary here

Come along with Inroads Ireland’s tours off the beaten track as we travel in small groups (14 or less) on Ireland’s back roads. The one week bus tour takes you to beautiful northern Ireland including Counties Antrim, Donegal, Mayo, and more. The north of Ireland is a place of exceptional beauty full of great idealists, literary greats, and a causeway built by a giant! Get the inside scoop on Belfast from a cabbie as he drives you behind the scenes through Protestant and Catholic communities. Walk atop the ancient city walls of Derry and go to Ireland’s most northerly point – Malin Head. Stay in small towns in locally owned guesthouses and hotels where an excellent traditional music session is just around the corner in a cozy pub. All this and more in the beautiful north of Ireland. Come along, we’d love to travel with you!

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