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March 2017

The Beach Boys

Tuesday, March 28 @ 7:30 PM

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. To be sure, this band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions, but its greater significance lies in the fact that it changed the musical landscape so profoundly that every pop act since has been in…

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April 2017
$30 - $44

One Night of Queen

Saturday, April 1 @ 8:00 PM

Recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time, One Night of Queen is a spectacular live show that is guaranteed to rock you! Gary Mullen and the Works have been performing such hits as “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Somebody to Love,” “We Are the Champions,” and “Killer Queen” to sell-out audiences throughout the UK, the U.S., Europe, South Africa and New Zealand since 2002. $44/ $40 / $30   Support for the 2016/17 season provided in part by Frazier & Son Furniture and…

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Richard Thompson (Solo Acoustic)

Saturday, April 15 @ 8:00 PM

Named by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the Top 20 Guitarists of All Time, Richard Thompson is also one of the world’s most critically acclaimed and prolific songwriters. He has received Lifetime Achievement Awards for Songwriting on both sides of the Atlantic - from the Americana Music Association in Nashville to Britain’s BBC Awards as well as the prestigious Ivor Novello. In 2011, Thompson received an OBE (Order of the British Empire) personally bestowed upon him by Queen Elizabeth…

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$12 - $15

Greater Keene Pops Choir

Sunday, April 30 @ 3:00 PM

Now in its 38th year, the Greater Keene Pops Choir is a unique performing ensemble that sings American popular music in all its many styles. $12 in advance / $15 day of show

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May 2017
$29 - $43

The Wailin’ Jennys

Friday, May 5 @ 8:00 PM

Creating some of the most exciting music on the folk-roots scene today, the talented trio of Ruth Moody, Nicky Mehta and Heather Masse continue to step up their musical game with each critically lauded recording. A fixture as musical guests on public radio’s A Prairie Home Companion, they regularly thrill audiences with their renowned chemistry and tight vocal harmonies. If you like Americana, you’ll love The Wailin’ Jennys! $43 / $39 / $29  

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Music for Heroes

Saturday, May 20 @ 7:30 PM

to Benefit Wounded Veterans Music for Heroes, a one-night-only concert to raise funds for veterans will be presented on stage at Keene’s beloved Colonial Theater on May 20th. A delightful lineup of regional musicians will perform a mixture of popular, light rock and country music classics to inspire toe-tapping fun for all ages. Please join us for this first-of-its kind concert with 100% of proceeds going directly to the heroes that have dedicated their lives to protect the freedom we…

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$36 - $39

Dark Star Orchesta

Sunday, May 21 @ 7:30 PM

The Dark Star Orchestra brings its critically-acclaimed live, Grateful Dead tribute performance to The Colonial. Paying homage to the Grateful Dead live experience, Dark Star Orchestra presents complete original set lists, song by song, in order, and with uncanny faithful interpretation. Tickets on sale MEMBERS ONLY at noon on 01/25, on sale to the general public at noon on 2/8         $36 Advance purchase/$39 Day of show   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9REvKIDnnk    

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June 2017
$49 - $69

Pink Martini

Saturday, June 3 @ 8:00 PM

“PINK MARTINI IS A ROLLICKING AROUND-THE-WORLD MUSICAL ADVENTURE… IF THE UNITED NATIONS HAD A HOUSE BAND IN 1962, HOPEFULLY WE’D BE THAT BAND.” – THOMAS LAUDERDALE, BANDLEADER/PIANIST The Colonial Theatre is proud to present the biggest little orchestra around – Pink Martini featuring lead singer China Forbes Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded Pink Martini in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks…

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