Colonial Theatre Announces New Concerts

August 7th, 2017, 9:00 am by Greg

The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield has added a batch of new shows to its upcoming concert calendar.

Here are the details of the half dozen new concerts coming to the Colonial Theatre:

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LIVE FROM LAUREL CANYON: SONGS & STORIES OF AMERICAN FOLK ROCK
Saturday, September 30, 8pm
$25 & $40
A tribute show that pays homage to the musical legacy of Laurel Canyon and the birth of the singer-songwriter era featuring the music of The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Carole King, James Taylor, the Mamas & the Papas, Joni Mitchell and more.

THE DIZZY GILLESPIE AFRO-CUBAN EXPERIENCE
Saturday, October 14, 7:30pm
$23 & $38
The Pittsfield CityJAZZ Festival presents an all-star jazz concert – led by Dizzy Gillespie’s long-term bassist, John Lee – showcasing the unique rhythms and well-loved melodies of Gillespie’s Afro-Cuban fusion as well as the broader repertoire of Latin-American music.

AIN’T WASTIN’ TIME: A BERKSHIRE TRIBUTE TO GREGG ALLMAN
Thursday, November 30, 7:30pm
$27.50
Rev Tor’s Steal Your Peach Band & Friends – an all-star line-up of Berkshire regional musicians – celebrates the life, spirit and music of the legendary Gregg Allman. Featuring Tor Krautter, Andy Crawford, Drew Costa, Dan Teichert, Brian O’Connell, Jeremy Walz and special guests.

LEGENDS OF COUNTRY MUSIC
Saturday, February 10, 7:30pm
$29.50 & $39.50
A triple tribute concert to country music greats Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline and Merle Haggard.

YESTERDAY AND TODAY: THE INTERACTIVE BEATLES EXPERIENCE
Thursday, March 8, 7:30pm
$20 & $35
Anchored by brothers Billy, Ryan and Matthew McGuigan, the Beatles tribute band performs a program of Fab Four classics as selected by the audience just prior to the show.

LADYSMITH BLACK MAMBAZO
Friday, March 9, 8pm
$30 & $45
The four-time Grammy Award-winning a cappella ensemble captures South Africa’s historic struggle in an inspiring repertoire that melds the tradition of Zulu harmony, singing songs born in the mines during the apartheid era, with hints of gospel.

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