Concerts

The Center is host to as many concerts each year as the campus’ schedule allows.  Local, regional and international artists perform on the Center’s main stage, art gallery and art studio.  In addition to single event concerts, regular series such as the Trespass Music Mondays Series, 3rd Fret Coffeehouse Concerts and  the Kami Lyle Sit-A-While are ongoing throughout the year.  The Center is also a proud host to the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival and the Provincetown Jazz Festival.

 

An Evening with Olli Soikkeli and Julien Labro

April 15

Come see the return performance of jazz guitar virtuoso Olli Soikkeli, joined by the accordion player Julien Labro, performing dynamic and fiery arrangements of Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

This is a special concert you won't want to miss. 

Cape Cod Cabaret Festival

May 13

Excited about our annual Cape Cod Cabaret Festival? You bet we are! On this Mother's Day Weekend, a collection of musical friends celebrates FAMILY.

Zoë Lewis and the Souvenirs

August 6

An extravaganza of original songs, world-beat grooves, vintage swing, humor, storytelling and special guests! Zoë Lewis is described as a “band in a body!” An extravaganza of original songs, world-beat grooves, vintage swing, humor and story telling performed on anything from the piano to the spoons!

Provincetown Jazz Festival

August 14

This annual event features some of the best jazz you’ll hear anywhere – and it sells out every year.  This year's concert freatures Ken Peplowski (clarinet), Atla DeChamplain (vocals), Matt DeChamplain (piano), Ron Ormsby (bass), and Bart Weisman (drums).

Love is Blind: Music Inspired by Amy Winehouse

August 17-19

Back by popular demand! Cotuit Center for the Arts is transformed into a New York City jazz club for “Love is Blind” in August. Emily Wade Adams, a Nauset High graduate now living in New York City, and producer Ruth Condon of Brave Horse Music bring music inspired by the late Amy Winehouse to life in this one-of-a-kind production.

Lee Squared: An Evening with Liberace and Miss Peggy Lee

August 26

Liberace lived a life of flamboyance, sparkle, and lavish costumes. In this funny and touching tribute, the virtuoso musician gets one more chance to glitter and shine as he tickles the ivories through his favorite songs. Miss Peggy Lee is beyond description. New York City favorites David Maiocco and Chuck Sweeney reprise their iconic performances as the music legends who defined four decades of music and pop culture.