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.

 

Chandler Travis Philharmonic

March 14

The Chandler Travis Philharmonic is a 9-piece ensemble from Boston that includes a horn section, string bass, keyboard, mandocello, guitar, drums, accordion, and singing valet.

Sunday Gospel Brunch: Berklee Reverence Gospel Choir

March 15

Are you ready for a little “church” Cotuit style?  Then get your gospel bluesy roots over to the Center for an early afternoon concert from the Berklee Reverence Gospel Choir that will have your feet tapping all day.  Ticket price includes the concert only; box office opens at 11:00, theater opens at noon, and the concert begins at 12:00.

Deborah Selig, Gregory Zavracky and Patricia Au: An Evening of Song

March 19

Deborah Selig, Gregory Zavracky and Patricia Au: An Evening of Song.  A recital featuring Gregory Zavracky, tenor; Deborah Selig, soprano; and Patricia Au, pianist.

Cabaret Fest 2015

March 20-21

Cabaret Fest 2015: “Headers Meet Headliners”

Cotuit Center for the Arts presents the second annual Cape Cod Cabaret Fest with two nights of incredible cabaret performances.  Tickets sold separately or as a discounted package for the two evenings.

Trespass Music Monday: Open Mic with The Nameless Trio

March 23
featuring The Nameless Trio

All are welcome to show off their talents or to sit back and enjoy performances by local singers, musicians, poets, comics, storytellers, and more. Wine and snacks available for purchase.

57 Heavy Presents “BREATHE”

March 27-28

Cape Cod’s 57 Heavy presents Breathe, a celebration of the music of Pink Floyd and the atmosphere in which we all live. The band presents the two classic Pink Floyd albums Animals and Dark Side of the Moon performed in their entirety.

Rhythm Future Quartet

April 4

When four young jazz virtuosos decided to join forces, the Rhythm Future Quartet was born. Named after a Django Reinhardt tune, the Rhythm Future Quartet performs dynamic and fiery arrangements of Gypsy jazz standards and original compositions.

Trespass Music Monday: Friction Farm

April 27

featuring Friction Farm and Lynne Taylor

Modern folk duo Friction Farm combines storytelling, social commentary, and humor to create songs of everyday life, local heroes, and quirky observations. Their latest CD "I Read Your Book" features songs each inspired by a book. Friction Farm's previous recording earned them a spot as Kerrville New Folk Finalists and Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists. From ballads to anthems each song is filled with harmony and hope.  http://www.frictionfarm.com

Class Act: An Evening of Tap Dance and Big Band Jazz

May 1

Step back into a bygone era with inventive, high-energy tap choreography by nationally recognized hoofers Ryan P. Casey and Kelly Kaleta, featuring a unique blend of rhythm, humor, storytelling, poetry and more.

Moms on Broadway 2015

May 8 & 10

Due to popular demand, the Moms are back!  3 chances to celebrate moms with moms on stage.

5th Annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash

May 9

Come gather round people wherever you roam and celebrate Bob Dylan's 74th birthday with Matt Borrello, Art Tebbetts, and Danielle Miraglia.

Trespass Music Monday: Camela Widad

May 25

featuring Camela Widad

Join us for our Monday music series featuring local singer/songwriters (and sometimes nationally touring artists).

Love is Blind: a musical tribute to Amy Winehouse presented by Emily Wade Adams

June 19 & 20

Emily will be performing Winehouse’s songs, some classic favorites, and an original composition of her own.

Trespass Music Monday with Chuck Williams and Michael Troy

June 22

featuring Chuck Williams and Michael Troy

Join us for our Monday music series featuring local singer/songwriters (and sometimes nationally touring artists).

An Irish Session

June 24, July 22, August 26
FREE

The Irish Session (seisiun)

The Irish traditional music session is a core activity in almost all Irish communities across the world.

Larry Marsland: Songs of the Greatest Generation

June 26 & 27

"You must remember this…"

Larry Marsland Sings the Songs of the Greatest Generation

Liz Live! A Cabaret of Music and Humor

July 14

Upbeat and interactive with standards and musical comedy.

Featuring Liz Saunders & Pianist/Vocalist Roger Carr, Bassist Peter Hallemeier and Percussionist Michael Gross.  

Meetinghouse Chamber Orchestra

July 20

The Meeting House Chamber Music Festival, Cape Cod's longest running chamber music series, presents a concert including the Brahms Piano Quartet in A Major, along with music by Mozart, Haydn, Ernest Chausson and Josquin Turina.

Trespass Music Monday: Meg Braun

July 27

featuring Meg Braun

Join us for our Monday music series featuring local singer/songwriters (and sometimes nationally touring artists).

George Gritzbach Band

July 28

Roots & Blues local legend returns.

George Gritzbach has been a muscian for over 30 years and has played with musical talents such as BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Coco Taylor, and more.

Isabeau Miller in Concert

Wednesday, July 29 at 7:30pm

Join Singer/Songwriter Isabeau Miller for a night of music as she brings Nashville to Cape Cod.

Stephanie Weaver: Meet Me at the Movies

August 4

Meet Me at the Movies, a multi media concert of beloved classical music featured on the silent screen.

Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival

August 11, 18, 25

Hailed by the New York Times as “A Triumph of Quality”, the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival has grown to become an established year-round presenter of chamber music and a major contributor to the cultural life of Cape Cod since its inception in 1979.

Brazilian Music Festival

August 16

Come celebrate the sounds of Brazil at this lively concert.

Provincetown Jazz Festival 2015

August 17

This perennial favorite event features some of the best jazz you’ll hear anywhere – and it sells out every year.  Once again the host for the evening will be WCAI’s own Mindy Todd.

Lisa Jason: The Wish

August 21, 22

A celebration of the music of Judy Garland by local chanteuse, Lisa Jason.

Trespass Music Monday: Open Mic with Bree Perry

August 24
featuring Bree Perry

All are welcome to show off their talents or to sit back and enjoy performances by local singers, musicians, poets, comics, storytellers, and more. Wine and snacks available for purchase.

This Open Mic will feature singer-songwriter Bree Perry

Bart Weisman’s Klezmer Swing featuring Tedi Marsh

August 24

Tedi, Bart & the Trio return with their unique Klezmer sound

HAIR: A concert experience

August 27 & 28

Music from the original Broadway show in a performance produced and directed by Tedi Marsh, featuring some of the best singers from New York City.

3rd Annual Americana Hootenanny

August 29

Contemporary music that incorporates elements of country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R & B, and blues.

The Spampinato Brothers

September 12

Two Members of the legendary band NRBQ, Joey and Johnny Spampinato, now branch out, joined by Aaron Spade (guitar) and J. Cournoyer, (drums), to form The Spampinato Brothers. These guys rock...enough said.

Donna Byrne in Concert

September 19

Donna Byrne can take her listeners on a journey down new musical avenues by using a wide range of deep, soulful vocal talents and a true artist's feel for interpretation and improvisation.

Trespass Music Monday: Whispering Tree

September 28
featuring Whispering Tree

Join us for our Monday music series featuring local singer/songwriters (and sometimes nationally touring artists).

4th Annual Ukulele Celebration

October 25

The “Uke-A-Long” opens the show and gives everyone with a ukulele an opportunity to perform onstage in a rousing celebration of the growing popularity of ukulele. Song charts will be available for download soon – there is a short rehearsal one hour before showtime and all ages and abilities are welcome. AND admission is free if you bring your ukulele and participate!

Trespass Music Monday: Borello Bash

October 26
featuring Matt & Sarah Borrello

Join us for our Monday music series featuring local singer/songwriters (and sometimes nationally touring artists).

Sit A While with Kami Lyle 2015

November 7

“The Kami Lyle Sit-A-While”
Real Songs, Real Writers, Fake Fireplace

Cape Cod’s own multi-talented singer-songwriter, Kami Lyle presents a series of unique evenings with her favorite singer- songwriters from around the country.

Trespass Music Monday: November Open Mic

November 23
 

All are welcome to show off their talents or to sit back and enjoy performances by local singers, musicians, poets, comics, storytellers, and more. Wine and snacks available for purchase.