Weekly Entertainment Coverage May 9-12: Lively Arts, Music and Performances in Southern New Hampshire

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 – “World of Entertainment” airs every Thursday at 8am)

Featured Live Music

Thursday, May 9th

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Jordan Quinn performs at Fratello’s on May 9th.

  • Chris Taylor/T-Bones (Hudson)/5 p.m.
  • Eddie Sands / Copper Door (Bedford) / 5 p.m.
  • Keith Crocker / T-Bones (Bedford) / 5 p.m.
  • Lou Antonucci / Bronze Door (Salem) / 5 p.m.
  • Rebecca Turmel / Concord / 5pm
  • Jordan Quinn/Fratello’s (Manchester)/5:30 p.m.
  • Stephen Deguire/Homestead (Merrimack)/5:30 PM
  • D-Comp/Derryfield Deck (Manchester)/6pm
  • Peter Pappas / Shorty’s (Nashua) / 6 p.m.
  • Travis Rollo / Tortilla Flat (Merrimack) / 6 p.m.
  • Kay Ivy / The Cavern Sports Bar (Pembroke) / 7pm
  • Sound Off / Shaskeen Irish Pub (Manchester) / 9pm

Friday, May 10th

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See GoodFoot at Peddler’s Daughter on May 10th.

  • Dave Zangri/The Hill Bar & Grille (Manchester)/5:30pm
  • Chris Cavanaugh / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Danny Swain/Homestead (Merrimack)/6 p.m.
  • Mike & John / Derryfield Deck (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Jeff Mrozek / Coach Station (Londonderry) / 6 PM
  • Ian Archibold/Backyard Brewery (Manchester)/6pm
  • Tyler Levs/The Foundry (Manchester)/6pm
  • Ramez Gurung / To Share Brewing Company (Manchester) / 6:30pm
  • Lewis Goodwin / Luna Bistro (Salem) / 7 p.m.
  • Category 5 / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 8pm
  • Stranded Town / Driffield (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Swipe Right Duo / Telly’s (Epping) / 8pm
  • Peter Higgins / Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Eric Grant Band/Bonfire Country Bar (Manchester)/9pm
  • GoodFoot / The Hawker’s Daughter (Nashua) / 9:30 pm

Saturday, May 11th

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Liz Ridgely performs at Murphy’s in Bedford on May 11th.

  • Colin Hart/Great North Aleworks (Manchester)/4pm
  • Tyler Allgood/To Share Brewing Company (Manchester)/5 p.m.
  • Bella Perrotta/Homestead (Merrimack)/6 p.m.
  • Dave Ayotte Duo/Derryfield Deck (Manchester)/6pm
  • Liz Ridgely/Murphy’s (Bedford)/6pm
  • Paul Gormley / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Andrew Paquin / Backyard Brewery (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Scott King / San Francisco Kitchen (Nashua) / 6:30pm
  • Mikey G / Chen Yang Li (bow) / 7pm
  • Johnny Angel/The Wild Rover (Manchester)/7pm
  • Phil Jacques/Luna Bistro (Salem)/7 p.m.
  • Brian Johnson / Telly’s (Epping) / 8pm
  • Chad Lamarsh Band / Driffield (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Mostly 90s / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 8pm
  • Slim Volume / Shaskeen Irish Pub (Manchester) / 9pm
  • The Whole Loaf/Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester)/9pm
  • Shana Stack Orchestra/Bonfire Country Bar (Manchester)/9pm
  • Best Not Broken / The Hawker’s Daughter (Nashua) / 9:30 pm
  • Jimmy’s Right / Murphy’s (Manchester) / 9:30pm

Sunday, May 12th

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Clint Lapointe plays during the Mother’s Day Concord City Cheer.

  • Steve Obert/Murphy (Bedford)/10am – Music throughout the day
  • Matt Fuller/Coppergate(Salem)/11am
  • Rob Dumais / Bronze Door (Bedford) / 11am
  • Chuck n John/Stumble Inn (Londonderry)/4 p.m.
  • Clint Lapointe / Cheers (Concord) / 5 p.m.

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.

Thursday, May 9th

Nazareth / Tupelo Music Hall (Delhi) / 8pm – direct/x

Featured tours. Pioneers of Scottish bands in the 1980s were Big Country, Wet Wet Wet, Del Amitri, Deacon Blue and Texas? This may well be the case. The heroes and inspirations of Guns N’ Roses? Clearly. But Nazareth’s story isn’t just another rock ‘n’ roll story from abject poverty to unheard of. www.tupelomusichall.com or (603)437-5100

THE VANITY / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 8:00pm – direct/x

The Vanity is a New York rock band consisting of lead guitarist and Mancunian Elias Kacavas. Elias has appeared on TV shows such as Euphoria, Pretty Little Liars: Original sin, and on the big screen in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3. Most recently she starred in “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical.” Some of his favorite moments on stage have been with ‘The Vanity’ and he can’t wait to bring their sounds to the city of Manchester! www.rextheatre.org or (603)668-5588

Wood Brothers / Center for the Arts (Nashua) / 7:30 pm – direct/x

The Wood brothers learned to trust their hearts. Over the better part of two decades, they’ve cemented their reputation as freethinking songwriters, road warriors, and community builders, creating a diverse catalog of music and a loyal audience that’s grown with them over the years. This evolution continues on the band’s eighth studio album, Heart is the Hero. Recorded to 16-track tape, this latest effort sees the three creators capture their performances in real-time directly on the studio floor, without any computers in sight, embracing the chemistry of their acclaimed live shows . Heart is the Hero is an exciting acoustic album filled with songs not only for the heart, but also for the head and butt. www.nashuacenterforhearts.com or 800-657-8774

Friday, May 10th

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

The world’s longest-running musical, 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

DUELING PIANOS / Keys Piano Bar (Manchester) / 7pm – direct/x(The same applies to Saturdays)

Starring Amy and Gordon of Shake, Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos, known for their unforgettable performances in New York! As praised by The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Newsday, their show is packed with catchy tunes, sing-alongs, and raucous sing-alongs! Concerts, comedy and cabaret are all equally important – this is a night you don’t want to miss! www.keysmanch.com

Kansas/Capitol Center (Concord)/8 p.m.– direct/x

50th Anniversary trip. With a legendary career spanning five decades, KANSAS have firmly established themselves as one of America’s iconic classic rock bands. This “garage band” from Topeka released their debut album in 1974. They have sold more than 30 million albums worldwide and have created 16 studio albums and 5 live albums. www.ccanh.com or (603)225-1111 – Tickets are limited

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

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

An Evening with Teddy Thompson / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 7:30pm – direct/x

Called “one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of this generation” by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson is a native of England and New York City. His greatest influences were not folk music but artists such as Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and the Everly Brothers. As NPR reports, “He said he didn’t listen to any music made after 1959 until he was 16. As a child, he only listened to early rock and roll and country music.” This resulted in a unique sound that was both rock and country. , also pop and folk. www.rextheatre.org or (603)668-5588

Saturday, May 11th

The Mother of Comedy Show / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 5pm and 7:30pm – direct/x

Starring Kelly MacFarlane, Kristen Hurley, Kelly Lewis. Energetic, commanding, versatile – but she’s got enough sex – Kelly Louise can delight any audience with her passion and razor-sharp wit. Like any great comedian, Kristen has an innate ability to see the humor in “everyday” situations. Over the years, she entertained family, friends, and neighbors in their kitchens, barbecues, and grocery store aisles. Kelly MacFarlane has an extensive and well-rounded resume that includes comedy clubs, theater, college and multiple television appearances. www.rextheatre.org or (603)668-5588

Matt Frazier/Capitol Center (Concord)/7:30 PM – direct/x (Also Sunday, May 12 at 2 p.m.)

Matt Fraser is America’s top psychic and the star of E!’s hit TV series. entertainment. His readings take guests on a roller coaster of emotions from laughter to tears, turning skeptics into believers with stunning detail. His dynamic readings often included names, dates and places he could not possibly have known, which only added to his long-established reputation. Matt’s uncanny ability and pinpoint accuracy allow him to reach millions of people around the world, from A-list celebrities and influencers to people around the world looking to connect with their lost loved ones. www.ccanh.com or (603)225-1111

Martin Barre plays JETHRO TULL / Tupelo Music Hall (Delhi) / 8pm – direct/x

Martin Barre was the guitarist for Jethro Tull’s band for over 43 years, and his voice and playing were a major factor in their success. The album has sold over 60 million copies and continues to be played around the world, representing an important part of classic rock history. Martin formed an orchestra to perform “classic” music from Tour’s catalog. His orchestra is fully committed to giving Tour fans and a wider audience the opportunity to hear repertoire that has not been performed for many years. The band includes top musicians from similar backgrounds. www.tupelomusichall.com or (603)437-5100

Poseidon (New York) / CONDUIT (New Hampshire) / NOVAKOI (New Hampshire) / Terminus (Nashua) / Opens 8pm – direct/x

You won’t want to miss this epic progressive metal show. Presented by Midnight Creatives Collective, a collective of underground musicians and artists that supports the growth of the local music scene in Nashua, New Hampshire and fosters a thriving, supportive community where marginalized people feel they belong . 21+ BYO https://spelfiearts.wixsite.com/midnightcreatives

Sunday, May 12t

GORDON CLAPP as Robert Frost / Stockbridge Theater (Derry) / 2pm – direct/x

Between a revered American poet (and teacher at Pinkerton Academy) and a beloved actor, Emmy winner (NYPD Blue) and Tony Award nominee Gordon Clapp The Perfect Marriage stars Robert Frost in AM Dolan Robert Frost: The Business of this Verse. Frost’s endless pursuit of expressing life through metaphor and encouraging readers to find their own meaning in life is perfectly captured through intimate moments between actors and audiences in Frost’s timeless classics such as “Mending the Wall,” ” The Road Not Taken” and “Stop in the Woods.” Stockbridge is proud to host this show as part of the 150th anniversary of Frost’s birth. www.stockbridgetheatre.showare.com or (603)437-5200

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

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