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15-18 September: Vibrant arts, music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester

Zak Trojano will perform at the Foundry on September 15th.

live music

Thursday, September 15thth

  • Zak Trojano / The Foundry (Manchester) / 5pm
  • Doug Thompson / T-Bones (Concord) / 5pm
  • Josh Foster / Uno Pizzeria & Grill (Concord) / 6pm
  • Jodee Frawlee / Cheers (Concord) / 6pm
  • Louis Goodwin / Elm Street Patio (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Amanda Adams / San Francisco Kitchen (Nashua) / 6:30 PM
  • Killian Venman Duo / City Hall Pub (Manchester) / 19:00
  • Mugsy Duo / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 19:00

Mobounce will return to Derryfield on 16 September.

Friday 16th Septemberth

  • Russ Six / The Goat Patio (Manchester) / 4pm
  • Pete Massa / The Hill Bar & Grill (Manchester) / 5:30 pm
  • Ken Budka / Backyard Brewery (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Joannie Cicatelli / Homestead (Merrimack) / 6pm
  • Jordan Quinn / Firefly (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Joe Macdonald / Coach Stop (Londonderry) / 6pm
  • Mo Bounce / Derryfield (Manchester) / 8pm
  • MB Padfield / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 8:30pm
  • Amorphous Band / Strange Brew Tavern (Manchester) / 9pm
  • Off the Record / Murphy’s (Manchester) / 9:30pm

Alli Beaudry will perform at the Great North Aleworks on September 17th.

Saturday, September 17thth

  • Alli Beaudry / Great North Brewing Company (Manchester) / 4pm
  • Dave Clark Jr. / The Hill Bar & Grill (Manchester) / 17:30
  • John Chouinard / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 6pm
  • Phil Jacques / Luna Bistro (Salem) / 6pm
  • Paul Gormley / Homestead (Merrimack) / 6pm
  • Eric Marks / Chen Yang Lee (bow) / 7pm
  • Brian Johnson / Telly’s (Epping) / 8pm
  • Everyway / Shuskin (Manchester) / 8pm
  • Neon Rodeo / Bonfire (Manchester) / 9pm
  • Soup du Jour / Strange Brew Tavern / 9pm

The Upright Dogs will perform at To Share Brewing Co. on September 18th.

Sunday 18th Septemberth

  • Chuck Alaimo / Firefly (Manchester) / 11am
  • Jimmy Zaroulis / Copper Door (Bedford) / 11am
  • Morgan Clarke & Daniel Cassel / Over the Moon Farmstead (Pittsfield) / 2pm
  • Amanda Adams / Concord Craft Brewing (Concord) / 2pm
  • Chris Powers / Elm House Patio (Manchester) / 2pm
  • Upright Dogs / To Share Brewing Company (Manchester) / 3pm
  • Clint Lapointe / Murphy’s (Bedford) / 4pm

Always check the venue website and social media for last minute changes.

art & entertainment

Thursday, September 15thth

Brett Dennen / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 19:30

Brett Dennen tells us to go out and see the world when we need it more than ever. Flame-haired, 6ft 5in, with an uncanny ability to meditate on life’s most meaningful subjects, with an innocence and a razor-sharp wit, his Dennen has been an inspiration to his more than ten years as a singer/songwriter. known from the career of Dennen achieved his highest chart position to date with a string of successful albums and his four Top 10 AAA singles, including “Make You Crazy,” “Wild Child,” and 2018’s “Already Gone.” solidified itself as a fixture in American folk music. . or (603) 668-5588

ART AFTER WORK / Currier Museum (Manchester) / 5-8pm

Enjoy free gallery entry from 5-8pm, guided exhibition tours, and live music from popular local Bluegrass & Americana bands. hickory horned devils, in the Winter Gardens of the Currier Museum! Winter Garden offers a new signature cocktail each week. In addition to Art After Work’s full café menu, we also offer signature share bites.

Friday 16th Septemberth

DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID / Palace Theater (Manchester) September 16-October 2

opening weekendBased on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film Disney’s Little Mermaid, this is a timeless and hauntingly beautiful love story. Music by his eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this shady fable will capture your heart with haunting tunes like “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl,” and “Part of Your World.” or (603) 668-5588

FNC: DAN CROHN & EMILY RUSKOWSKI / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 7:30pm

Dan Crone has been performing stand-up comedy in and around Boston for years. His jokes can be heard on his XM his radio, and Mark He has guest starred with Maron on the popular podcast WTF. Dan was named one of the top 100 comics in Season 9 of Last Comic Standing and most recently appeared on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live and Fox’s Laughs. Emily Ruskowski is a staple of the Boston stand-up scene. She has been featured in The Boston Her Globe and The Washington Post. She was a finalist at the 2018 Boston Comedy Festival. She was featured on her or (603) 668-5588

Saturday, September 17thth

TUPELO NIGHT OF COMEDY / Tupelo Music Hall (Delhi) / 8pm

This is a killer comedy night with Paul Nardizzi, Mike Prior and Ken Richard! Bring your friends for a night of laughter. or (603) 437-5100

Don Campbell Band / Rex Theater (Manchester) / 19:30

Award-winning singer-songwriter Don Campbell and the Don Campbell Band present an acclaimed concert honoring the music of Dan Fogelberg. Dan Fogelberg is a multi-platinum recording artist and songwriter with hits like “Longer,” “Leader of the Band,” and “Same Auld Lang Syne.” and fellow multi-instrumentalist, Don has always viewed Dan as a giant. A hero of influence and music. Following the release of his Don tribute CD Kites to Fly: Celebrating the Music of Dan Fogelberg, Don toured the country, performing concerts of Dan Fogelberg’s favorite songs, classics and heartfelt originals. are doing Don’s performance is endorsed by the Fogelberg Foundation of Peoria, which led the band to Dan’s hometown of Peoria, Illinois and headlined the annual Dan Fogelberg Celebration His Weekend. or (603) 668-5588

THE PRINCESS BRIDE with CARY ELWES / Capitol Center (Concord) / 7:30 PM

Join Cary Elwes (Westley) for “An Inconceivable Evening” for a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic movie The Princess Bride. After the screening of the iconic film, Elwes joins us in a moderated discussion and reveals secrets never-before-shared and the most unimaginable antics! He has appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, including Stoker’s Dracula, Saw, Twister, Liar, Liar, Stranger Things, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. He recently starred in Guy Ritchie’s “Operation Fortune: Ruse de Guerre,” rapped “Mission Impossible 7” with Tom Cruise, and is currently starring in Zack Snyder’s sci-fi epic “Rebel Moon.” It is working. Elwes is now on the road to sharing with fans the personal story behind the making of this historic piece of cinema. or (603)225-1111

Sunday 18th Septemberth

CONCORD MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL / Keach Park (Concord) / 10:30a-4:30p

The Concord Multicultural Festival is an annual event held in September that celebrates the beauty of the metropolitan area’s diversity, with food, performances, arts, activities and flag parades all provided by local community members. increase. Our mission is to foster an appreciation for diversity by providing engaging opportunities to share and learn about the different cultures of the metropolitan area and by creating a community that welcomes all.

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MAJESTIC-OPOLY / Majestic Theater (Manchester) / September 23rd and 24th

Join us for our 17th Annual Auction and Performance Fundraiser. Silent auction featuring performances by Majestic adult, teen and youth actors, tickets and passes for arts and cultural venues, electronics, gift baskets, restaurant gift certificates, artwork and more! There’s something for everyone! ! Special themed raffles and nightly refreshments. www.majestic or (603) 669-7469

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