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Summer Arts Weekend 2013

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Summer Arts Weekend is coming back to Copley Square! The Summer Arts weekend will be from July 26-28 and "features a dynamic variety of musical artists from across the classical, jazz, blues, folk, and Americana worlds as well as a number of new arts, food and cultural programs."Summer arts weekend

On Friday, Noe Socha will kick off the event with his take on blues at 7:00pm. Della Mae, Dr. John and the Nite Trippers will follow. The last performance of the night will be the Preservation Hall Jazz Band which will start at 9:20pm.

Saturday's events will take place all day. The morning events from 11:00-2:00 will be family friendly with performances from Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys, Airborne Comedians and Ben Rudnick & Friends. Families are more than welcome to stick around for the following shows that will include ukelele player Jake Shimabukuro, Red Baraat and Angelique Kidjo! 

"The last day of Boston Summer Arts Weekend focuses on the classical music tradition. Expect a lively lineup of musicians who bring innovative spins on the genre as well as some surprise collaborations among groups." Performances include the New England Conservatory Jewish Music Ensemble, Boston Landmarks Orchestra and Grammy winner Alison Krauss

There are also ticketed events for this weekend. Friday & Saturday's After Dark events will give guests the opportunity to relax and hear their favorite performers in a intimate setting. On Sunday, the "H&H musicians offer a cornucopia of Baroque classics during brunch with 99.5 WCRB Classical New England’s Laura Carlo".  All ticketed events are available through Eventbrite and will be at the Fairmont Copley Plaza

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