Page 42 - The Guidebook of Cape Cod - August
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By Annie Heth
August on on on Cape Cod There is something about high summer that makes you want to squeeze every last bit of of of enjoyment out of of of the the month’s long days and hot nights From the the the extensive lineups of of of Cape Cod’s music venues to the the the local sounds that rock the the pub and bar scene if a a a a a a a a summer night filled with live music is what you you are looking for for you you don’t have to to look look far Read on on for for a a a a a a a a highlight of of what August has to to offer Cape Cod Melody Tent
21 West Main St Hyannis 508-775-5630 The Melody tent has been a a a a a a a a a summer staple
on on the the Cape for over sixty years and attending a a a a a a a a a a a concert in in the the large open aired venue is is a a a a a a a a a must-do experience for every summer bucket list Catch Lee Brice on on August 5 to enjoy some of of of the hits off of of of his latest album I Don’t Dance which debuted at at #1 on on on the the Billboard Country Albums chart As part of his US Summer Amphitheater tour Joe Bonamassa travels to to the the the Tent
on on August 9 tickets are selling like crazy for the the Grammy nominated blues-rock icon who has not only defined his genre but also drawn it it into the the mainstream Rock out to to smooth surf-rock classics with the the the Beach Boys on on August 13 Another highlight of this month is is Martina Mc- Bride on on on August August August 20 Other August August August shows you may want to check out include: Buddy Guy on on on August August August August 10 Lynyrd Skynrd on on on on August August August 21 an an an evening with Chris Botti on on on on August August August 19 and The The Temptations & The Four Tops on on August August 25 Payomet Performing Arts Center
29 Old Dewline Rd Truro Truro 508-487-5400 Nestled into the the the the dunes of of Truro Truro the the the the center may seem a a a a a a a a a a bit out of of the the the the way way but it it is well worth the the the the drive and makes a a a a a a a a a a great way way to to end a a a a a a a a a a day trip to to the the Outer Cape Shows often sell out however so make sure to get tickets before hand Catch the the the folk duo Anna & Elizabeth on August 1 who bring the the the the sounds of of the the the the the the past to life with their their guitar banjo fiddle and the the the the the ethereal blend of of their their voices in 42 • August 2017 The Guidebook of Cape Cod Sounds of Cape Cod Boston-based dance band Platinum plays at at the Wequassett Inn Jazz Festival on on August 2 complimenting harmonies If you’re you’re looking for live jazz jazz you’re you’re in in in in in luck as as Payomet has an an an exceptional lineup of established and and emerging jazz jazz musicians throughout August: the the High and and and and Mighty Brass Band plays their jazz fusion and and and and New Orleans R&B on on August 6 the the the young and and and immensely talented Cécile McLorin Salvant visits Cape Cod for the the first time on on August August 7 and Grammy Award winning Catherine Russell will be at at Payomet on on on August August 13 Other highlights this month include: Tom Rush (Aug (Aug (Aug 20) reggae star Freddie McGregor (Aug (Aug (Aug 14) Cuban Jazz pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Trio (Aug (Aug (Aug (Aug 15) and Citizen Cope (Aug 24) Wequassett Inn Jazz Festival 2173 Rte 28 Harwich 508-432-5400 Wequassett’s Fourteenth Annual Jazz Festival runs Tuesday and and Wednesday evenings all summer long and and and features the the the regions best jazz performers Better yet — the the the the festival is free and and open to the the the the pub- lic Performances take place on the the the the inn’s stunningly beautiful grounds atop their garden terrace that overlooks Pleasant Bay Cocktails and light fare available all evening The August highlights include the the leading figure in in in the the traditional New Orleans jazz genre: Dr Mi- chael White (Aug (Aug 1) Boston based dance band Plat- inum featuring Lydia Harrell (Aug (Aug (Aug 2) Sarah Swain and and The Oh Boys (Aug (Aug (Aug 8) and and Grammy Award winning YeraSon Orquesta Charanga (Aug (Aug 9) Cotuit Cotuit Center
for the Arts 4404 Rte 28 28 Cotuit Cotuit Cotuit 508-428-0669
The Cotuit Cotuit Center
for the Arts has grown into an an an award-winning arts and and cultural hub and and offers exhibits live theater concerts classes workshops and much more This month Cotuit presents the the Cape Cod Music Chamber Festival (Tuesday August 1 1 8 and 15 at 730 pm) an an excellent opportunity
to enjoy beautiful chamber music Get tickets for one of of the the most anticipated concert of of the the season: Tedi Marsh Sings Michel Legrand with special
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