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 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.

Happy Hour with Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland

July 3-September 4

Happy Hour ~ With Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland. Accompanied by Ted Myers on piano.

Kicking off July 3rd ~ the return of Friday Happy Hour at the Cotuit Center For the Arts!

Come Join Celeste Howe and Larry Marsland as they sing your favorite songs from Bacharach to Berlin and everything in between. Ted Myers will be tinkling the ivories as these two Cape Cod vocal treasures delight you with sincere and soulful song. Enjoy your cocktails and kick back as these two power house performers take you on a musical ride that’s sure to delight. Share your knowledge of song during our moments of trivia ~ there will be prizes!

Stephanie Weaver: Meet Me at the Movies

August 4

Meet Me at the Movies, a multi media concert of beloved classical music from the silver 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.

First Annual Brazilian Cultural Festival

August 16

Brazil’s diverse cultural background has inspired many celebrations and festivals known around the world, such as the Brazilian Carnival. On Sunday, August 16th, Cotuit Center for the Arts and Brave Horse Music will honor Brazil with their own family friendly event that features a varied music program, dance, art, vendors and great food – the First Annual Brazilian Cultural Festival promises to be a vibrant celebration of the rich culture of Brazil. The power of this music excites the emotions in subtle ways that are unsurpassed by any other music in the world.

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

George Gritzbach Band

August 26

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.

RETURN TO ME: An Evening with Christine Prescott

August 27

Back by popular demand, Cotuit Center for the Arts presents Christine Prescott for this one night engagement. This is a family affair with her husband Eric Prescott on drums and son Jacob Prescott on bass. Featuring Brad Kuhn on piano and Scott Robert Avidon on Saxophone, this music will "Go to Your Head" with selections from the American Songbook. Celebrate Summer's end with this sizzling Quartet and Christine Prescott warming your heart!

Cotuit All Stars

August 28

Presenting an evening of Broadway Hits featuring Tedi Marsh, Louis Sacco, Lauren Mack, Andy Spencer, and Hannah Carrita.

Performing for almost a decade together, Louis & Tedi blend corporate entertainment with Broadway hits. Both artists sing to International  audiences as well as in New York and Boston markets. This "All Stars" evening of music will feature their favorite Broadway repertoire, accompanied by the fabulous Bart Weisman Trio. In  addition, they will be introducing three new dynamic Broadway stars of tomorrow. Join us! Do it at Cotuit!

3rd Annual Americana Hootenanny

August 29

Cotuit Center for the Arts presents its Third Annual Americana Hootenanny on Saturday, August 29th, from 5:30 to 10 PM. The old-fashioned blues, brews, and barbecue throwdown will feature four New England American roots music groups: Hoot & Holler, Monica Rizzio & Old Kings Highway, The Wiles and the headliner Session Americana

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 6

“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 with Randy Patterson

November 23
with Randy Patterson

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.