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AUG
01
7:30 PM

GLMT Presents "Chicago, The Musical"


The Greater Lowell Music Theatre and the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas present "Chicago, The Musical" with performances on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call, 978-319-8867. Sponsored in part by grants from the Lowell, Chelmsford and Dracut Cultural Councils, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Office of Community Relations.
AUG
02
7:30 PM

Howie Day & Carbon Leaf at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $29 in advance / $35 day of show / $129 premium seating. Howie Day's emotionally resonant lyrics and inventive melodies have earned him both critical praise and a legion of devoted fans. He is known for his energetic, heartfelt shows, where he connects with audiences through the strength of his songwriting and his quirky sense of humor. Virginia natives Carbon Leaf weave their signature indie-rock blend of Celtic, Appalachian, folk, pop and country into a rousing new brand of music best described as 'ether-electrified porch music'. The five-man band's steadfast arrangement of guitar, bass, drums, and mandolin is rounded out with more exotic instruments, like the bouzouki, fiddle, accordion and penny whistle, all tied together by lead singer Barry Privett's bold, straightforward baritone. Rain Location: Lowell High School Auditorium, 50 French St.
AUG
02
7:30 PM

GLMT Presents "Chicago, The Musical"


The Greater Lowell Music Theatre and the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas present "Chicago, The Musical" with performances on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call, 978-319-8867. Sponsored in part by grants from the Lowell, Chelmsford and Dracut Cultural Councils, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Office of Community Relations.
AUG
03
2:00 PM

GLMT Presents "Chicago, The Musical"


The Greater Lowell Music Theatre and the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas present "Chicago, The Musical" with performance on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call, 978-319-8867. Sponsored in part by grants from the Lowell, Chelmsford and Dracut Cultural Councils, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Office of Community Relations.
AUG
03
7:30 PM

GLMT Presents "Chicago, The Musical"


The Greater Lowell Music Theatre and the UMass Lowell Center for Arts and Ideas present "Chicago, The Musical" with performances on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. For information call, 978-319-8867. Sponsored in part by grants from the Lowell, Chelmsford and Dracut Cultural Councils, in partnership with the UMass Lowell Office of Community Relations.
AUG
08
7:30 PM

Marcia Ball at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $39 in advance/$45 day of concert. Marcia Ball is a woman with a reputation. The Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, vocalist, songwriter is famed worldwide for igniting a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she strolls on stage. Ball's groove-laden New Orleans boogie and rollicking Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music fans all over the world. The Boston Herald says, "Ball plays masterful, red hot tracks from the Texas-Louisiana border. Her voice can break your heart with a ballad or break your back with a rocker." On her latest CD, "Roadside Attractions" (her 15th solo recording), Ball's songwriting is at the forefront, ranging from tales of wild parties to stories of twisted motel affairs to declarations of the enduring power of love and family.
AUG
09
7:30 PM

Greg Allman & Jaimoe's Jasssz Jazz Band


Tickets $44 in Advance /$50 Day of Show/$144 Premium Seating. Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman is both a founding member of one of the biggest and most important American bands of all time, the thriving Allman Brothers Band, and a critically acclaimed solo talent. A natural artist gifted with a beautifully soulful voice as well as brilliant keyboard and guitar expertise, Allman is a legendary performer. Jaimoe's Jasssz Band opens the show featuring Allman Brothers drummer. Jaimoe has drummed with the Allmans for nearly 45 years. For the past five, he's recorded and performed with his own group, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band. Jaimoe easily fluctuates from the blues-rock, jazz-tinged style of the Allmans to the bebop-meets-soul-and-R&B sound of his own band. Rain Location: Lowell High School Auditorium, 50 French St.
AUG
10
8:00 AM

Backyard Sunday River Festival


The Backyard Sunday River Festival is a free admission flea market style event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. then features live music from 4pm to 6pm. This event is free to the public with free parking. The bands taking the Lowell Jewelry and Loan Stage will be: The Four Legged Faithful on Aug. 10 and Hal Holiday & The Tones on Sept. 7.
AUG
14
7:30 PM

JJ Grey & Mofro at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $28 advance /$35 day of show. Over the course of six albums on Alligator Records and a decade of touring, JJ Grey's blend of front porch soul and down-home storytelling has taken him around the world and back again. The New York Times describes the music of JJ Grey & Mofro as a mix of "impassioned singing, riff-based Southern rock, cold-blooded swamp funk and sly Memphis soul."
AUG
15
7:30 PM

Ben Taylor, Heather Maloney & Adam Ezra at LSMS


Tickets $25 in advance/ $30 day of show/ $75 premium seating; "Listening," Ben Taylor's first album in four years, flawlessly fuses the sounds and styles of folk, pop, soul, urban, reggae and country. Heather Maloney is a western Massachusetts-based artist who has received numerous accolades for her startlingly soulful voice and literate songwriting. Adam Ezra performs a rare solo show. VH1's Ben Tishler has said, "Adam Ezra is one of the most promising songwriters to come along in years." Rain Location: Lowell High School Auditorium, 50 French St.
AUG
16
7:30 PM

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $52 advance/$60 day of concert. Four-time Grammy Award-winner Lyle Lovett and His Large Band always shake things up with an eclectic array of music styles incorporating country, folk, pop, gospel, blues, jazz and big-band swing. Lovett combines his witty lyrics with a big band-style ensemble complete with guitars, a cellist, a fiddler, a pianist and a gospel-trained backup group. His hits include "That's Right (You're Not From Texas)," "I've Been to Memphis," and "Give Back My Heart."
AUG
20
3:00 PM

Graduate Admissions Open House


Join us and learn about the graduate study opportunities UMass Lowell has to offer this fall. Faculty Program Coordinators, Graduate Admissions, Registrar's Office and Financial Aid staff will be available to answer questions and help you enroll. On-site registration available! Choose from 33 doctoral, 39 master's and more than 70 graduate certificates.
AUG
22
7:30 PM

Peter Wolf & Midnight Travelers at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $39 in advance / $45 day of show / $139 premium seating. Best known for his tenure fronting the J. Geils Band, singer Peter Wolf met producer Kenny White while on tour in 1997, and together the pair recorded Fool's Parade, which was released in 1998 on Mercury. It was selected by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the "50 most influential records of the decade." Wolf has re-emerged from his own recording silence in 2010 with Midnight Souvenirs on Verve, co-produced with White; with duet help from Shelby Lynne, Neko Case, and one of Wolf's true heroes, Merle Haggard. Rain Location: Lowell High School Auditorium, 50 French St.
AUG
31
2:30 PM

Opening Week: DifferenceMaker Launch


Join us as we introduce you to the DifferenceMakers program. Johnny Cupcakes, a New England entrepreneur, will be the featured keynote. Don't miss your opportunity to purchase an EXCLUSIVE UMass Lowell Johnny Cupcakes T-shirt. Everyone attending will receive a small Johnny Cupcakes gift. Don't miss this unique event!
SEP
02
12:00 PM

Opening Week: Club Fair & BBQ


After Convocation, enjoy a BBQ lunch and check out over 120 clubs and organizations. Music by WUML, JAMN, and Evolution.
SEP
05
7:30 PM

Abbey Road at Lowell Summer Music Series


Tickets $28 in advance/ $35 day of concert/ $78 premium. Toronto-based sensation Classic Albums Live recreates the greatest rock albums of the 60s and 70s live on stage, note for note. Now, 44 years after The Beatles recorded their final studio album, a handpicked collection of world-class musicians will come together to perform, in its entirety, the rock masterpiece Abbey Road. Rain Location: Lowell High School Auditorium, 50 French St.
SEP
07
8:00 AM

Backyard Sunday River Festival


The Backyard Sunday River Festival is a free admission, flea-market style event from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. then features live music from 4 to 6 p.m. The band taking the Lowell Jewelry and Loan Stage will be Hal Holiday & The Tones. This event is free to the public with free parking.