Nico Grelli performs his one-person show with music, “Pier Valentino’s: Show Without End! (The Final Broadcast),” Jan. 16, 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Ave. Waterbury Center. Grelli wrote the piece while he was the 2018 artist-in-residence at the cult…

Stefan Lessard from Dave Matthews Band and his Secret Stash of musical friends perform Saturday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in a benefit concert for the Spruce Peak Arts Center Foundation at Stowe Mountain Resort. The other musicians include Adam Gardner and Ryan Miller from Guster, Marc Roberge fro…

The Spruce Peak Chamber Music Society honors Beethoven’s 250th birthday on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. As a tribute to Beethoven’s work, Spruce Peak Arts Artistic Director Jia Kim has created a program inspired by Beethoven’s career as a composer during three periods of his life — early, mi…

Martin Sexton, a singer, guitarist and songwriter, performs Saturday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center at Stowe Mountain Resort. Sexton has one of the most powerful and dynamic voices in American popular music, straddling the worlds of folk, soul, country and rock…

Greensky Bluegrass, a five-piece bluegrass/rock band, plays the Flynn Theater in Burlington on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. The band, founded in Michigan 15 years ago, describes its music as its own version of bluegrass, “mixing the acoustic stomp of a string band with the rule-breaking spiri…

Vermont soul blues artist Dave Keller will perform an early evening seated concert on New Year’s Eve at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main St., accompanied by his longtime bandmate Ira Friedman on piano. Doors open at 5 p.m.; the concert starts at 5:30. Tickets are $15 at davekelle…

The Young Tradition Touring Group will perform Saturday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. at the Barre Opera House, part of its preparation for a cultural and performance tour of Japan starting in April. The 25 performers, who focus on traditional music and dance, will include players, singers and dancers …

Dana and Sue Robinson will be among the performers on New Year’s Eve at Folknight Richmond, a celebration of roots music. Pete's Posse, Spintuition, Patti Casey and Tom MacKenzie will also perform at the Richmond Congregational Church on Church Street. Doors open at 6:30; the music starts at…

Guitarist John Pizzarelli and his trio will salute the music of Nat King Cole on Saturday, Dec. 21, 7 p.m., at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center at Stowe Mountain Resort. Pizzarelli’s latest album, “For Centennial Reasons: 100 Year Salute to Nat King Cole,” honors the legendary jazz/pop…

The Green Mountain Mahler Festival — named for the composer, pictured here — will perform Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on Saturday, Dec. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center at Stowe Mountain Resort. Many consider the symphony among the finest achievements of western music. …

Soloists for the Green Mountain Youth Symphony concert Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Barre Opera House are Kathryn Meyer of Stowe, at right, playing the Cimarosa/Benjamin Concerto for Oboe and Strings, and Laila Reimanis of South Strafford, playing Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1 in G. The…

Across Roads Center for the Arts brings Strife & Joy, with live-looping artist Emma Back, to the Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Ave., Waterbury Center, for an evening of music on Friday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Back is a classically and jazz-trained violinist and vocalist. She use…

As Vermont enters the season of cold and dark, Handel’s beloved “Messiah” brings warmth, light and joy. Conducted by Lisa Jablow, the Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus will present two performances to put everyone in the holiday spirit, on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in St Augustine’…

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