Entertainment coverage 25-28 April: Manchester and surrounding areas bustling with art, music and performance


Ted Herbert

As always, this week’s live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School and Rentals. Email your entertainment to rob@majestictheatre.net for consideration. Be sure to add your event to the InkLink Community Calendar for possible inclusion in WMNH 95.3’s live radio coverage (The Peter White Morning Show – “Entertainment World” airs Thursdays at 8 a.m.)


Featured Live Music

Thursday, April 25th

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See Kat Ivy at Tortilla Flat on April 25th.

  • Henry LaLiberte / Homestead (Merrimack) / 5:30 PM
  • Garrett Smith/Lithermans Brewing Company (Concord)/5:30 p.m.
  • Johnny Angel / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 5.30pm
  • Kat Ivy / Tortilla Flat (Merrimack) / 6 p.m.
  • Chris Lester / San Francisco Kitchen (Nashua) / 6:30pm
  • D-Comp Trio/Stumble Inn (Londonderry)/7 p.m.
  • Dave Clark / Telly’s (Epping) / 7pm
  • David Corson / Coppergate (Salem) / 7 p.m.
  • Taylor Hughes / The Cavern Sports Bar (Pembroke) / 7pm

Friday, April 26th

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On April 26, Down performed at Peddler’s Daughter for the fifth time.

  • Keith Crocker/The Hill Bar & Grille (Manchester)/5:30pm
  • Clint Lapointe/Merrimack/Homestead/6 p.m.
  • Justin Jordan / Coach Station (Londonderry) / 6pm
  • Paul Driscoll / The Foundry (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Ian Gallipeau/Backyard Brewery (Manchester)/6pm
  • John Chouinard / Norlins (Concord) / 6 p.m.
  • Lou Antonucci/Fratello’s (Manchester)/6 p.m.
  • Patrick Synan/Murphy’s (Bedford)/6pm
  • Diamond Show / Driffield (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Whatsername / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 8pm
  • BJ & Jay / Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Garden Grove (A High Tribute) / Shaskeen Irish Pub (Manchester) / 9 p.m.
  • Chase Clark/Bonfire Country Bar (Manchester)/9 p.m.
  • Next A 5th / The Peddler’s Daughter (Nashua) / 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 27th

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Justin Cohn plays at Backyard Brewery on April 27th.

  • Doug Farrell / Downtown Winter Farmers Market (Concord) / 9 a.m. to 12 noon
  • Paul Driscoll/Great North Brewing Company (Manchester)/4pm
  • Jodee Frawlee / The Hill Bar & Grille (Manchester) / 5:30pm
  • Bella Perrotta / Murphy’s (Bedford) / 6 p.m.
  • Chris Perkins / The Wild Rover (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Joanie Cicatelli / Coach Station (Londonderry) / 6pm
  • Joe Winslow / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 6pm
  • John Chouinard / Gaucho’s (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Justin Cohn/Backyard Brewery (Manchester)/6 p.m.
  • Rebecca Turmel/The Foundry (Manchester)/6pm
  • Paul Gormley / Homestead (Merrimack) / 6 p.m.
  • Phil Jacques/Luna Bistro (Salem)/7 p.m.
  • Ryan Williamson / Chen Yang Li (bow) / 7 p.m.
  • Jimmy’s Right / Telly’s (Epping) / 8pm
  • Those Guys / Driffield (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Two drinks minimum / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 8pm
  • Tri Chromes, Mushroom Cloud/Shaskeen Irish Pub (Manchester)/8pm
  • Eric Grant/Bonfire Country Bar (Manchester)/9pm
  • Lisa Marie and everyone get excited / Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester) / 9pm
  • Popular Farmer / The Hawker’s Daughter (Nashua) / 9:30 pm

Sunday, April 28th

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The Redemption Trio will be at the Stumble Inn on April 28th

  • Lilly Innella / Bronze Door (Bedford) / 11am
  • Rob Dumais/Coppergate(Salem)/11am
  • Redemption Trio / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 2pm
  • Matt Fuller / Luna Bistro (Salem) / 4 p.m.
  • Rob & Jody / Telly’s (Epping) / 5pm

Be sure to check the venue’s website or social media for last minute changes Or check to see if there are tickets or admission requirements. Thanks to Notso Costley Productions and NH Music Collective for their support and listing of local live music.


Featured Arts & Entertainment

Click on the DIRECT/x links for official links to purchase tickets for each event.

Friday, April 26th

Piano Duel with the Flying Ivory Band/LaBelle Winery (Amherst)/8 p.m.– direct/x

Get ready for an unforgettable night as the Flying Tuskers take center stage in our Dueling Piano Show! These hilarious, talented musicians are so versatile that they can play a variety of musical styles. Their sing-along performances on request are always sold out and no two shows are ever the same. www.labellewinery.com or (603)672-9898

ULI JOHN ROTH / Tupelo Music Hall (Delhi) / 8pm– direct/x

Spend an evening with Uli Jon Roth and his band! Uli Jon Roth is a German guitarist best known for his work with the hard rock band Scorpions and one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre. He is also the founder of Sky Academy and the designer of Sky Guitars. www.ulijonroth.com

www.tupelomusichall.com or (603)437-5100

Glitch in Reality / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 26-28 April – direct/x

Reality Glitch stars World Close-Up Magic Champion and FISM Grand Prix winner Simon Coronel in a show that blends theater and magic to bring you a one-of-a-kind, A once-in-a-lifetime experience. Described by the U.S. government as an “alien of extraordinary ability,” Simon gave up his engineering career and immigrated to the United States from Australia. There, Simon spent the next ten years of his life honing the skills that would eventually earn him the magic world’s highest honor – designing close-up marvels that focused on the craftsmanship, skill and ingenuity of magic while still allowing him The audience was amazed. www.rextheatre.org or (603)668-5588

Heart Warrior Foundation Comedy Fundraiser / Center for the Arts (Nashua) / 8 p.m.– direct/x

Starring comedians Rob Steen, Stacy Kendro, Ken Rogerson and Steve Sweeney. The Heart Warrior Foundation is a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting children, families and medical professionals affected by congenital heart disease through Boston Children’s Hospital. The Heart Warrior Foundation achieves this goal through its many programs designed to assist those affected through various aspects, including patient and family care, medical professional health, and medical research. www.nashuacenterforhearts.com or 800-657-8774

Beautiful / Palace Theater (Manchester) / Ending 12 May – direct/x

Before she was pop music producer Carole King, she was Carole Klein, a dynamic young songwriter from Brooklyn with a unique voice. From her chart-topping singles for music’s biggest acts to her own life-changing, groundbreaking hit with Tapestry, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical takes you back to where it all began , and take you on a journey of a lifetime. www.palacetheatre.org or (603)668-5588


Saturday, April 27th

80’s Dance Night – NEON WAVE / Bank of NH Stage (Concord) / 8pm – direct/x

Neon Wave Band is New England’s number one 80’s new wave tribute band. The band dresses and sounds like the popular new wave artists of the ’80s featured in top MTV videos. Put on your best 80s outfit or neon colors and get ready for surprises during Nighttime Sunglasses that will make you glow! Create new memories with unforgettable songs as you travel back to your favorite decade. Neon Wave brings vibrant talent and songs for an exciting experience you can dance to all night long! www.ccanh.com or (603)225-1111

British Guitar Festival – Music by ERIC CLAPTON and JEFF BECK / Art Center (Nashua) / 8pm – direct/x

Walker – The only nationally touring tribute to ERIC CLAPTON that in a short period of time became the number one tribute to Clapton. The group sells hundreds of tickets a night throughout the Midwest, New England and the West Coast. bekola celebrate JEFF BECK’s music is led by Boston Music Hall of Famer and Grammy-nominated guitarist Johnny A. and features an all-star cast of musicians. www.nashuacenterforhearts.com or 800-657-8774

CHRIS PINELLA: SINATRA Main Event / Tupelo Music Hall (Delhi) / 6pm – direct/x

Take a look back at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1974 as powerhouse singer Chris Pinnella returns to Tupelo Music Hall with his 12-piece big band! This time, they’re going to air it from start to finish from Frank Sinatra’s iconic televised “Main Event” live broadcast. The show doesn’t end there once the band wraps up their “main event,” the audience will also be treated to another set of Sinatra’s classic hits, from live favorites to B-sides that are sure to have everyone singing along. www.tupelomusichall.com or (603)437-5100

THE GRANITEERS, LIPSTICK BOYS, DEAD / Terminus (Nashua) / 9 p.m.– direct/x

Midnight Creatives Collective invites you to Terminus, a new underground music and art space located at 134 Haines Street in Nashua, New Hampshire, hosting monthly shows for local and touring bands. 21+ activities, bring your own drinks. https://spelfiearts.wixsite.com/midnightcreatives


Sunday, April 28th

SINGING AT THE PIANO BAR WITH KEITH BELANGER / Bank of NH Stage (Concord) / 6-8 p.m. free show

At the Sing Within Piano Bar, you can belt out all your favorite songs to the accompaniment of Keith Belanger’s grand piano post-rock accompaniment. “Oh what a night”, hanging out with old and new friends, enjoying great drinks, a cozy space and of course great music! We guarantee you’ll leave singing “I had the time of my life.” www.ccanh.com or (603)225-1111


Upcoming events

Les Misérables: School Edition / Majestic Theater (Delhi) / 10-12 May – direct/x

The longest-running musical in the world, Les Misérables is a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo’s novel and features one of the most unforgettable scores of all time. The award-winning Les Misérables is as groundbreaking today as it was when it first premiered in London in 1985. for just over two hours, while perfectly maintaining the integrity of this musical masterpiece. Presented by Majestic Academy of Dramatic Arts. www.majestictheatre.net or (603)669-7469

Be sure to visit THE WEEKENDER for more great things to do in town this weekend!



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