Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Adds Seven New Concerts

April 13th, 2015, 12:00 pm by Greg
Pink Martini

Pink Martini

Of course, the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington still has some A-list concerts coming up on its spring calendar – including Rufus Wainwright on Saturday, May 9 and Rosanne Cash on Sunday, May 17 – but now they’ve announced a big batch of seven new concerts for the rest of 2015. The new concerts range from the neo-lounge sparkle of Pink Martini to Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash.

Tickets for the newly announced summer concerts will go on sale to Mahaiwe members at 12noon on Thursday (April 16) and to the general public at 12noon on Wednesday, April 22.

Here’s the round-up of new concerts coming up at the Mahaiwe in 2015:

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PINK MARTINI
Monday, July 13, 8pm
$35, $70, $75 & $100
Pink Martini draws on diverse influences to weave a seamless musical fabric that defies immediate classification, but has been lauded by critics throughout the world for its international flavor and ability to entertain.

DON McLEAN
Saturday, August 8, 8pm
$39, $59 & $84
Don McLean is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits “American Pie” and “Vincent (Starry Starry Night).”

AN EVENING WITH GRAHAM NASH
Saturday, August 15, 8pm
$31, $66 & $81
Legendary singer-songwriter and Grammy Award winner Graham Nash is also a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee – as a member of the all-star Crosby, Stills & Nash as well as the Hollies.

AN EVENING WITH KENNY ARONOFF
Sunday, August 23, 7pm
$25 & $40
Berkshire native rock star drummer Kenny Aronoff will talk about his strategies for a successful life and career, and share insights from his performances with the some of the biggest musicians of the day.

DEL & DAWG
Saturday, November 7, 8pm
$30, $50 & $70
Del & Dawg – also known individually as singer-guitarist Del McCoury and mandolin master David Grisman – celebrate the nearly 50-year bluegrass friendship that these two legendary musicians have shared.

AN INTIMATE EVENING WITH ART GARFUNKEL
Saturday, November 14, 8pm
$74 & $84
Since “The Sound of Silence” marked its 50th anniversary last year, Art Garfunkel has been touring with his guitarist Tab Laven in concert with his “Intimate Evening with Art Garfunkel.”

JOHN PIZZARELLI’S FRANK SINATRA CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
Saturday, December 19, 8pm
$25, $60 & $80; $100 VIP tickets include a post-concert reception with the artist
The multi-faceted jazz guitarist, vocalist, bandleader and radio host pays homage to one of America’s all-time most popular singers, Frank Sinatra, on the 100th anniversary of his birth.