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October 2019

Black Violin: Impossible Tour

Saturday, October 12, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

With influences ranging from Shostakovich and Bach to Nas and Jay-Z, stereotype-smashing Black Violin breaks the rules, blending classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass to create a sound they call “classical boom.” With Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, a.k.a. Kev Marcus and Wil B. on violin and viola, alongside DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes, Black Violin uses their music to overcome stereotypes and encourage people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural…

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Pink Martini with Meow Meow

Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presenting the biggest little orchestra around – Pink Martini featuring lead singer China Forbes and special guest Meow Meow. The fabulously eclectic ensemble’s polished and glamorous sound – is an intoxicating concoction of sultry Latin music, swinging jazz, cabaret, cinema scores and more. 16195|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/PinkMartiniBreaking-Club-Traditions.mp4Tickets$75 Gold Circle/$59/$49 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Clark-Mortenson Agency, Inc.and Frazier & Son Furniture 16921|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Clark-MortensonWEB.jpg|full16940|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FrazierAndSonWEB.jpg|full

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November 2019

Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas

Friday, November 15, 2019 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

This holiday season, Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox will take the same originality, wit and virtuosic musical performances that have garnered them over 1 billion views on YouTube to revitalize the idea of a Christmas tour itself, in their multi-city "A Very Postmodern Christmas" tour. The tour will feature PMJ's rotating retro collective of showstopping vocalists, dancers and instrumentalists as they mashup timeless holiday classics and today's pop hits in the "vintage" styles of 20s hot jazz, doo wop and Motown…

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January 2020

We Shall Overcome– A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring Damien Sneed

Saturday, January 18 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Inspired by the words and action of DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.,"We Shall Overcome" showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King's recorded speeches. Producer and Musical Director DAMIEN SNEED's career covers an incredible breadth of genres. He has conducted and collaborated major original works for Wynton Marsalis, regularly accompanies Jessye Norman, collaborated with Lawrence Brownlee, and has toured extensively with Diana Ross,…

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Apple Hill String Quartet

Friday, January 24 @ 8:00 PM

The Apple Hill String Quartet has earned accolades from around the world for their interpretive mastery of such traditional repertoire as Haydn, Mozart, Schubert and Ravel, along with their special dedication to seldom-heard masterworks and contemporary music. Performers and audience seated on stage; seating is limited. Tickets$37 Adult/$29 Student & Youth Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by The Kingsbury Fund and The Melanson Company 16928|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/kingsbury-fundWEB.jpg|full16930|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/melansonWEB.jpg|full

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