The Berkshire Theatre Group has announced seven new concerts headed into the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield during the fall season. From Rock & Roll Hall of Famers to the traditional holiday concerts, the Colonial has a diverse musical line-up slated for the autumn months.
Tickets for the newly announced concerts will go on sale to BTG members and passholders on Tuesday (August 20) and will be available to the general public on Thursday (August 22).
Here’s the schedule of new shows at the Colonial Theatre:
Wednesday, October 9, 7:30pm
$25, $35 & $45
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Mason’s career stretches from Traffic to Fleetwood Mac, as well as a successful solo career as a producer, performer, songwriter and consummate guitarist.
THE BRUBECK BROTHERS QUARTET
Saturday, October 19, 8pm
$18 & $30
Pittsfield CityJazz Festival welcomes the jazz group featuring two members of one of America’s most accomplished musical families, drummer Dan Brubeck and bassist/trombonist Chris Brubeck, as well as guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb. The Berkshires Jazz Youth Ensemble open the show.
LYLE LOVETT & JOHN HIATT
Wednesday, October 23, 7:30pm
$56.50, $76.50, $96.50 & $111.50 B: $96.50 C: $76.50 D: $56.50
The two super singer-songwriters team up for an intimate acoustic evening of classic songs from “If I Had a Boat” and “LA County” to “Have a Little Faith in Me” and “A Thing Called Love.”
ROMANCE, SOUL & ROCK ‘N ROLL
Friday & Saturday, October 25 & 26, 7:30pm
Led by band director David Pickard, Romance, Soul & Rock ‘n Roll invites you to “Musical Flashback,” as they perform a musical scrapbook of songs and popular hits that span decades of America’s greatest tunes. Proceeds benefit the Berkshire Theatre Group.
Friday, November 8, 8pm
$45, $60 & $75
With a career that spans a half-century, the great Canadian troubadour has racked up five No. 1 chart-toppers, five additional Top 10 singles and 13 more Top 40 hits.
THREE DOG NIGHT
Thursday, November 21, 8pm
$50, $75, $95 & $125
Still led by founding co-lead singers Cory Wells and Danny Hutton, the top pop-rock hitmakers of the late ’60s and early ’70s have scored hits with songs by such iconic songwriters as Randy Newman, Harry Nilsson, John Hiatt, Laura Nyro, Hoyt Axton.
Saturday, November 30, 7pm
Sunday, December 1, 2pm
$20; $10 children age 16 and under
It’s the return of Mary Verdi’s annual “Christmas at the Colonial” show, a family night of nostalgia and holiday celebration featuring a sing-along of old favorites, dancing, a children’s choir, bell choir and a full band with strings and horns featuring area performers.