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The Colonial Theatre

95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
603 352 2033 thecolonial.org

September 2019

17
September
Tuesday

GREAT ART ON SCREEN – Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice

Tuesday, September 17 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
20
September
Friday

FILM: The Farewell

Friday, September 20 -Wednesday, September 25
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Friday, September 27 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show so hot it carries its own health warning. A groundbreaking fusion of traditional Scottish music and rock/pop anthems which they proudly call 'Bagrock.' 16188|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/RedHotChilliPipers.mp4Tickets$29 – $47

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September
Saturday

FILM: Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Saturday, September 28 -Wednesday, October 2
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

COLONIAL CORNER: A Musical Theater Recital

Sunday, September 29 @ 3:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Songs of Pain, Love and Hope Stacie Pirozzi, mezzo soprano, and Tom Martin, piano, performing in The Colonial Corner, next door to the main Theatre. Join us afterwards for refreshments and to meet the performers! For more information email vicky.pittman@thecolonial.org TICKETS$10, Limited Seating

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October 2019

03
October
Thursday

TedX Keene – React, Reflect, Respond

Thursday, October 3 @ 6:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$22.5

Mother of a Comedy Show

Friday, October 4 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by JJR Entertainment The Mother of a Comedy Show Stars, Kelly MacFarland, Kerri Louise and Christine Hurley. Although, these ladies travel the country as true professional stand up comedians, each having their own long list of impressive credits, here in a Mother of a Comedy Show they come together as friends! Christine, Kelly and Kerri Louise have battled in the comedy clubs and done hundreds of corporate and theatre shows. They’ve strived to work and perfect their craft! Now,…

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Arlo Guthrie – Alice’s Restaurant Back By Popular Demand Tour with Sarah Lee Guthrie

Saturday, October 5 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Prolific songwriter, social commentator, master storyteller, actor, and activist Arlo Guthrie returns with Alice’s Restaurant – Back By Popular Demand Tour! This tour marks the 50th Anniversary of the feature film Alice’s Restaurant. Come celebrate the iconic figure with songs from his distinguished and varied career spanning nearly 60 years! 16191|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Arlo-Guthrie-Ride-live.mp4Tickets$63 Gold Circle/$52/$39

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06
October
Sunday

FILM: Mike Wallace is Here

Sunday, October 6 -Thursday, October 10
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Josh Ritter – Solo Acoustic Show

Friday, October 11 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

“Josh Ritter remains at the top of his game two decades into a highlight-strewn career. He’d be forgiven for loosening his grip, but his hand has never felt surer." - NPR A songwriter, a musician, a New York Times best-selling author, a painter, a consummate performer. Josh Ritter encompasses all of these descriptors and more. He is a true artist. One who is not afraid of growing, changing and constantly challenging earlier versions of himself. This is a special solo…

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Black Violin: Impossible Tour

Saturday, October 12 @ 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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13
October
Sunday

FILM: David Crosby: Remember My Name

Sunday, October 13 -Thursday, October 17
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
15
October
Tuesday

GREAT ART ON SCREEN – Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost

Tuesday, October 15 @ 7:00 PM
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The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$10 – $15
18
October
Friday

FILM: Luce

Friday, October 18 -Wednesday, October 23
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Pink Martini with Meow Meow

Saturday, October 19 @ 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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Get the Led Out

Thursday, October 24 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, GTLO captures the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brings it to the concert stage. GTLO brings what the audience wants…a high energy Zeppelin concert with an honest, heart-thumping intensity. 16198|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/GTLO-Video-Promo.mp4Tickets$42.50/$38.50 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Fenton Family Dealerships and Hamblet Electric, LLC 16923|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FentonFamdeal-NEWESTWEB.jpg|full16924|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/HambletElectric_17-18WEB.jpg|full

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October
Friday

FILM: The Peanut Butter Falcon

Friday, October 25 -Wednesday, October 30
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

November 2019

KOZMIC BLUES The Spirit & Music of Janis Joplin

Friday, November 1 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by Lon Bronson. The Kozmic Blues Show is a critically acclaimed homage to the spirit and music of the legendary Rock Goddess Janis Joplin.  Michelle Rohlportrays/channels her with a breathtaking powerhouse vocal performance. Replete with Video, anecdotes, and a juggernaut 8 piece ‘Big Brother’backing band, this show is a ‘Pearl’ that reminisces the magic that was taken from us much too soon. TV icon Drew Carey says: "Loved this tributeto Janis Joplin.  It will take you right back to her Big…

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Piff the Magic Dragon – The Lucky Dragon Tour 2019

Saturday, November 2 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Nationally acclaimed standout star of NBC’s America's Got Talent, Piff The Magic Dragon continues to win over audiences across the globe with his mythical mixture of wizardry, wit and sarcasm that ignites a one-of-a-kind comedy magic show you have to see to believe! Piff is joined by his trusty sidekick Mr Piffles, The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™ 16202|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/30-Second-Generic.mp4Tickets$38/$28

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03
November
Sunday

FILM: Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

Sunday, November 3 -Wednesday, November 6
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Volkswagen presents Warren Miller’s ‘Timeless’

Friday, November 8 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

The only constant is change, but winter stoke is eternal. After seven decades of celebrating skiing and snowboarding, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that nothing compares to the excitement of another season in the mountains. Kickoff winter with Warren Miller Entertainment’s 70th film, Timeless, presented by Volkswagen. Timeless features a cast of fresh faces, including Olympic skier Jaelin Kauf and World Cup racer Erin Mielzynski, alongside industry veterans Glen Plake and Rob DesLauries. Shot on location in British Columbia, France,…

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12
November
Tuesday

GREAT ART ON SCREEN – The Prado Museum: A collection of Wonders

Tuesday, November 12 @ 7:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$10 – $15

Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas

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

Returning to The Colonial, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox brings a new revue and rotating collective of singers and musicians for a rollicking, high-energy celebration. Postmodern Jukebox's, reimaging of 21st century pop hits in a variety of hip, vintage styles has made them a viral pop sensation with nearly a billion YouTube views. 16203|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/PMJ3.mp4TIckets$65 Gold Circle/$49/$39 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Paragon Digital Marketing and Stingray Optics 16925|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/ParagonDigital_Logo_Tagline-WEB.jpg|full16987|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/StingRay-Community-Matters_04_21_16WEB.jpg|full

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Ani DiFranco

Saturday, November 16 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

with special guest Gracie and Rachel We once again welcome the Grammy-winning  feminist icon Ani DiFranco to The Colonial for an intimate solo show. While she has been known as the “Little Folksinger,” her music has embraced punk, funk, hip hop, jazz, soul, electronica and even more distant sounds. Her lyrics are rhythmic and poetic, often autobiographical, and strongly political. Most recently, the 2016 single "Play God" has become a battle cry for reproductive rights. Rolling Stone said of her…

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November
Wednesday

The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Wednesday, November 20 @ 9:45 AM
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The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50
20
November
Wednesday

The Monster Who Ate My Peas

Wednesday, November 20 @ 11:30 AM
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The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50

Juston McKinney

Saturday, November 23 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

It’s been a busy time for NH’s Juston McKinney, having been featured on a Showtime Special with Rob Gronkowski “Unsportsmanlike Comedy”, performed at the TD Garden with Denis Leary & Jimmy Fallon as part of “Comics Come Home”, and just released his new stand-up special, “Parentally Challenged”. He has two previous Comedy Central Specials, including his own one-hour, multiple appearances on the Tonight Show, and on Conan O’Brien, but there’s no place like home! When NH magazine named him “Best…

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December 2019

03
December
Tuesday

Math Maniac

Tuesday, December 3 @ 10:00 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50

Hot Tuna Acoustic 50th Anniversary plus special guests Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

Friday, December 6 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

No one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core members of Hot Tuna. Now these living legends, joined by Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, will bring their bluesy fusion of rock and free rhythmic techniques to our stage. 16208|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Acoustic-Hot-Tuna-San-Francisco-Bay-Blues-Live-at-Fur-Peace-Ranch-1.mp4Tickets$59 Gold Circle/$49/$39

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Miss New Hampshire USA – Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 2020

Saturday, December 7 @ 8:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00 PM

The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by GDB Theatre & Pageant Productions, LLC GDB Theatre & Pageant Productions is pleased to announce the 2020 Miss New Hampshire Teen USA and Miss New Hampshire USA competitions will be held simultaneously December 7th-8th at The Colonial Theatre in Keene, New Hampshire! We are so thrilled to be bringing this amazing competition to this beautiful venue. December 7th will be the preliminary competition as the ladies prepare for our final competition on the 8th. Sunday, December 8 will…

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Miss New Hampshire USA – Miss New Hampshire Teen USA 2020

Sunday, December 8 @ 2:00 PM
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The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presented by GDB Theatre & Pageant Productions, LLC GDB Theatre & Pageant Productions is pleased to announce the 2020 Miss New Hampshire Teen USA and Miss New Hampshire USA competitions will be held simultaneously December 7th-8th at The Colonial Theatre in Keene, New Hampshire! We are so thrilled to be bringing this amazing competition to this beautiful venue. December 7th will be the preliminary competition as the ladies prepare for our final competition on the 8th. Sunday, December 8 will…

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Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas

Friday, December 13 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Recreating the joy and innocence of a night before Christmas in a remote farmhouse in the west of Ireland. There, the rafters ring with fiery traditional music, Irish Christmas songs, riveting traditional dance and, of course, stories of life in the remote parish. 16210|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/CelticChristmas.mp4Tickets$39/$25 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Northeast Delta Dental 16926|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/delta-dentalWEB.jpg|full

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New York Theatre Ballet: The Nutcracker

Friday, December 20 @ 7:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 PM, repeating indefinitely

The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

New York Theatre Ballet consolidates the classics into hour-long productions for the under-10 crowd and puts parents’ minds at ease: Yes, your children will be able to sit through this show! Danced to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score, this holiday classic is set in Art Nouveau style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time NYTB choreographer, Keith Michael. Two Shows! Friday night at 7:30 PM and Saturday afternoon at 2PM.$31 Adult/$27 Students/YouthFri Night TicketsSat Afternoon Tickets Support for the 2019/20 season provided…

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January 2020

15
January
Wednesday

Four Score and Seven Years Ago

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50

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

Saturday, January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

“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. Martin Luther King’s recorded speeches. Producer and Musical Director Damien Sneed’s production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional gospel, modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. 16213|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/WeSHallOvercome.mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35 Funded in part by the Expedition program of the New England Foundation for the Arts,made possible with funding from the…

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Yamato: Drummers of Japan “Jhonetsu – Passion”

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.Yamato's visually spectacular, high-energy, explosive show is guaranteed to leave the audience exhilarated. 16215|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Yamato.mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35

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February 2020

Dinosaur World Live

Saturday, February 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family (ages 3+). Meet a host of impressive creatures, including a Triceratops, a Giraffatitan a Segnosaurus, and every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, to name a few! Tickets$43 Gold Circle/$33/$23

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Pilobolus: Come to Your Senses

Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Pilobolus’s Come to Your Senses is a multisensory experience, featuring live performances of onstage Pilobolus works alongside transmedia digital creations. In this new repertory show, the audience is invited to come back to their senses …and explore the connection between the human body and the analog world around us. 16220|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-to-your-senses..mp4Tickets$49/$45/$35

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Dervish & Le Vent du Nord

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Featuring the charismatic vocals of Cathy Jordan and the virtuosity of its award-winning instrumentalists, Dervish is the preeminent traditional music band from Ireland’s Wild West. For this performance they’re joined by their Celtic cousins further west, Juno award-winning Le Vent du Nord. Drawing on a deep Quebecois folk tradition, the quartet will kick off the evening. 16221|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Swallows-Tail-Dervish.mp416223|http://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Le-Vent-du-Nord-Le-Coeur-de-ma-Mère-CD-Tromper-le-temps-2012.mp4Tickets$46/$29

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The Greatest Love of All – Whitney Houston Tribute

Saturday, February 29, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Whitney’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed stage show described as “mind-blowingly spot on”. The breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids will fill you with joy, nostalgia and wonderment as she takes you on a heartfelt journey through Houston’s greatest hits. Tickets$49.50/$45.50/$35.50 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Frazier & Son Furniture and The Masiello Group 16959|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FrezierSon_NEW_19-20-300x96.jpg|medium16931|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/MasielloGroupLtd_04_22_19WEB.jpg|full

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March 2020

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, March 8, 2020 @ 3:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

The Ballet Folclórico NACIONAL DE MEXICO brings the essence, tradition and color of strength and feeling from Mexico ... To the world. The BFNM reflects the work of Mexico’s leading researchers and practitioners of folklore, dance, music, and costumes and has performed in over forty countries and five continents. Tickets$53/$49/$39

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March
Tuesday

Her Majesty’s Secret Circus

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$7.50

A Cappella Live!

Friday, March 13, 2020 @ 8:00 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Columbia Artists Presents A CAPPELLA LIVE!Featuring Committed, The Filharmonic, Blake Lewis & Women of the World.A high-energy musical celebration of contemporary a cappella, conceived and arranged by Deke Sharon, vocal producer of Pitch Perfect and The Sing-Off, featuring four internationally recognized, award-winning, rising star ensembles. Tickets$59 Gold Circle/$49/$39 Support for the 2019/20 season provided in part by Frazier & Son Furniture and Savings Bank of Walpole 16959|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/FrezierSon_NEW_19-20-300x96.jpg|medium16932|https://thecolonial.org/wp-content/uploads/Savings-Bank-of-WalpoleWEB.jpg|full

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On a Winter’s Night with Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Cliff Eberhardt

Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 PM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Presenting a 25th Anniversary concert of “On A Winter’s Night” from veteran singer-songwriters Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Patty Larkin, Cheryl Wheeler and Cliff Eberhardt. These are among the brightest stars of the singer/songwriter movement for the past three decades. The winter season is again celebrated by these unique and popular performers, back together by popular demand. Tickets$49 Gold Circle/$39/$29

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April 2020

02
April
Thursday

Layer the Walls

Thursday, April 2, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$8.50
09
April
Thursday

Penguins

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 9:45 AM
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The Colonial Theatre, 95 Main Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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09
April
Thursday

Penguins

Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 11:30 AM
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Keene, NH 03431 United States
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