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AUDITIONS

GMYS Auditions. Auditions for summer and fall placement in all three orchestras and CAMP: May 5, 19 & June 20. Open seats for musicians novice through advanced next fall. 9 am. Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. leah@gmys-vt.org; 888-4470 $25 audition fee; the GMYS programs charge tuition, but need-based assistance is available!

VENUES

Bagitos. 28 Main St., Montpelier. Open mic every Wed. Other shows T.B.A. bagitos.com 

 

Charlie O’s World Famous. 70 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-6820. 

Every Tues.: Karaoke, 9 p.m.–1 a.m.

 

Espresso Bueno. 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. Free/by donation. events@espressobueno.com. espressobueno.com.

 

Positive Pie. 10:30 p.m. 22 State St., Montpelier. $5. 229- 0453. positivepie.com.

 

Whammy Bar. 7 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 7:30 p.m. 31 County Rd., Calais. Thurs., Free. whammybar1.com.

< 2018 >
December 07 - December 10
  • 07
    07.December.Friday

    Tim Brick at Gusto's

    17:00
    2018/12/07
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    Friday, December 7
    country
    5:00 pm
    Gusto’s
    Barre
    free, All Ages

    John Smyth/Starline Rhythm Boys at Charlie O's

    18:00
    2018/12/07

    12/7 John Smyth (acoustic) 6 pm, Starline Rhythm Boys (rockabilly) 9 pm

    Sara Grace and Andy Suits at the Whammy Bar

    19:30
    2018/12/07
    31 W County Rd, Calais, VT 05648, USA
    31 W County Rd, Calais, VT 05648, USA

    Friday, Dec 7 – Sara Grace and Andy Suits

    Sara Grace and Andy Suits at the Whammy Bar

    19:30
    2018/12/07

    Friday, Dec 7 – Sara Grace and Andy Suits

    High Def at Gusto's

    21:00
    2018/12/07
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    Friday, Dec 7
    9:00 pm
    Gusto’s
    Barre
    $5.00, 21+

  • 08
    08.December.Saturday

    Men & Women’s a cappella Holiday Concert

    14:00
    2018/12/08
    4940 Waterbury Stowe Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA
    4940 Waterbury Stowe Rd, Waterbury Center, VT 05677, USA

    Central Vermont’s women’s a cappella barbershop chorus, Barre-Tones and the men’s a cappella barbershop chorus, the Green Mountain Chorus present a holiday performance at Hunger Mountain Christian Assembly in Waterbury Center on Saturday December 8.  This 2:00 pm performance is a holiday season favorite and features the choruses and its quartets. Joining the choruses this year is special guest, Northern Bronze Bell Ringers Ensemble, sure to ring in the holiday season in style! Door prizes and an intermission sing along will be part of the afternoon’s event. Tickets are. Tickets are available at www.BarretonesVT.com, www.GreenMountainChorus.com and will be available at the door.

    Kind Bud

    14:00-18:00
    2018/12/08
    360 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672, USA
    360 Mountain Rd, Stowe, VT 05672, USA

    Saturday, December 8

    The Den
    Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe
    Free
    2 – 6 pm

    Kind Bud performs the music of Jerry Garcia, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Martin Sexton some original and other groovy tunes and a Christmas Carol or two.

    Vermont Fiddle Orchestra's Winter Concert and 15th Year Anniversary Celebration

    19:00
    2018/12/08
    130 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    130 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    December 8,  7:00 pm
    Montpelier Unitarian Church, 130 Main Street
    Admission by donation
    Music Director:  David Kaynor
    Special Guests:  Sarah Hotchkiss & John Mowad
    Music of Wales, original tunes and other traditional music
    Questions: info@ vermontfiddleorchestra.org; (802) 229-4191
    http://vermontfiddleorchestra. org/

    Gibson Brothers: A North Country Christmas

    19:00
    2018/12/08
    6 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    6 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    Saturday, December 8, 7 pm, The Barre Opera House – The Gibson Brothers: A North Country Christmas. The two-time Internatinal Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainers of the Year are joined by family and friends in this joyous musical celebration of the holidays.  Call the box office at 802-476-8188 or order online at www.barreoperahouse.org.

    One Step: Montpelier Community Gospel Choir, with special guest artist Lloyd Dugger

    19:00
    2018/12/08
    4503, 297 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, United States
    4503, 297 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, United States

    Saturday, December 8, 7 pm
    Performing gospel music from and inspired by the African-American tradition. This secular community
    choir, with members from across central and northern Vermont, strives to celebrate and honor gospel’s
    rich native choral heritage, and its power to move people spiritually and to create a profound sense of
    community. John Harrison, artistic director.
    First Presbyterian Church, 19 South Seminary Street, Barre. 7 pm. Suggested donation $10/$25 for
    families. 802-778-0881, vtgospel.com or facebook.com/vtgospel.

    Vermont Fiddle Orchestra Annual Winter Concert

    19:00
    2018/12/08

    The Vermont Fiddle Orchestra under the directorship of David Kaynor will perform their annual Winter Concert on Saturday, December 8, at 7 pm at the Unitarian Church at 130 Main Street in Montpelier. The guest soloist will be Sarah Hotchkiss with John Mowad.  The program will include traditional and contemporary fiddle tunes as well as tunes composed by David and John.  Because the VFO loves to bring the joy of fiddle music to the community, this concert will be by donation.  For more information, visit www.vermontfiddleorchestra.org

    Bob Hannan and Friends at the Whammy Bar

    19:30
    2018/12/08

    Saturday, Dec 8 – Bob Hannan and Friends

    Mad River Chorale Holiday Concert

    19:30
    2018/12/08

    Mad River Chorale Holiday Concert, “Wintertide Carols,” Saturday December 8, 7:30 pm, Waitsfield United Church/Village Meeting House, Rte. 100. For advance tickets and further information, visit madriverchorale.net

    Bob Hannan and Friends and the Whammy Bar

    19:30
    2018/12/08
    31 W County Rd, Calais, VT 05648, USA
    31 W County Rd, Calais, VT 05648, USA

    Saturday, Dec 8 – Bob Hannan and Friends

    Lake Superior/Tin Talisman at Charlie O's

    21:00
    2018/12/08

    12/8 Lake Superior / Tin Talisman (rock) 9 pm

    DJ Lafountaine at Gusto's

    21:30
    2018/12/08
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    28 Prospect St # A, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    Saturday, Dec 8
    Dance Hits
    9:30 pm
    Gusto’s
    Barre
    free, 21+

  • 09
    09.December.Sunday

    Green Mountain Youth Symphony Fall Concert

    14:00
    2018/12/09
    6 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, USA
    6 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, USA

    The GMYS Fall Concert on Sunday, December 9, 2:00 pm at the Barre Opera House will showcase all three orchestras. The Repertory, Concert, and Senior Orchestras will each perform their own musical offerings. The Repertory Orchestra under the baton of Paul Perley, Concert and Senior Orchestras under GMYS Artistic Director, Bob Blais. The Repertory Orchestra will be joined by special guest, Tom Frink, on clarinet to enhance their celebration of eastern European music. The Concert Orchestra’s musical offerings include pieces whose melodies will be familiar to the audience, even if their titles are not. Mr. Blais and the Senior Orchestra will present and all Elgar program and featuring the Elgar Cello Concerto played by Senior Soloist Maxwell Hughes of Montpelier.

    Tickets are available by donation at the door. Suggested donation: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Students (K-12) $5, Children under 5 are free.

    GMYS is grateful to our concert sponsors, CenterPoint Financial, Inc. and Ellis Music. This concert is part of the Vermont Arts 2018 program of the Vermont Arts Council.

    For more information about GMYS, please visit our website www.gmys-vt.org, find us on Facebook: GreenMountainYouthSymphony, or follow @GMYSVT on Instagram. For information about the Barre Opera House and for directions please visit www.barreoperahouse.org.

    NEK Community Orchestra Performs Dec. 9 at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon

    15:00
    2018/12/09
    1001 College Rd, Lyndonville, VT 05851, USA
    1001 College Rd, Lyndonville, VT 05851, USA

    The Northeast Kingdom Community Orchestra (NEKCO) will perform its winter concert at 3 pm Dec. 9 at Northern Vermont University-Lyndon’s Alexander Twilight Theatre. Admission for the public is by donation.

    NEKCO, based at NVU-Lyndon, is led by conductor and artistic director Jason Bergman, an NVU-Lyndon adjunct instructor who directs the strings program at St. Johnsbury Academy.

    The concert will feature works by Mozart, Stravinsky and other composers. The Northern Vermont University-Johnson Chamber Singers, led by NVU-Johnson assistant professor of music Bethany Plissey, will perform with NEKCO, in addition to young violinists with EPIC Music, a program of Catamount Arts in St. Johnsbury.

    The NEKCO concert has a unification theme to reflect the unification this year of Lyndon State College and Johnson State College as Northern Vermont University, with campuses in Lyndon and Johnson. Some NEKCO members will perform at the annual Winter Gala concert Dec. 16 at NVU-Johnson. The unification theme also reflects the diverse community of musicians in NEKCO.

    The orchestra is made up partly of NVU-Lyndon and NVU-Johnson students, faculty and staff. NEKCO also includes students, teachers and staff from Lyndon Institute, St. Johnsbury Academy, Riverside School, St. Johnsbury School, Miller’s Run School, Burke Town School, Waterford Elementary School, Good Shepherd School, Danville School and Barnet School, as well as home-schooled students.

    NEKCO was founded in 2004 by Beth Norris, who taught at Lyndon State College.

    For more information, visit NorthernVermont.edu/Events, email Bergman at jb@sover.net, or call 802.633.2871.

    Mad River Chorale Holiday Concert

    15:00
    2018/12/09

    Mad River Chorale Holiday Concert, “Wintertide Carols,” Sunday December 9, 3:00 pm, Waterbury Congregational Church/White Meeting House, Rte. 100. For advance tickets and further information, visit madriverchorale.net

    One Step: Montpelier Community Gospel Choir, with special guest artist Lloyd Dugger

    16:00
    2018/12/09
    4503, 297 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, United States
    4503, 297 N Main St, Barre, VT 05641, United States

    Saturday, December 9, 4 pm
    Performing gospel music from and inspired by the African-American tradition. This secular community
    choir, with members from across central and northern Vermont, strives to celebrate and honor gospel’s
    rich native choral heritage, and its power to move people spiritually and to create a profound sense of
    community. John Harrison, artistic director.

    Bethany United Church of Christ, 115 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. 4 pm. Suggested donation $10/$25
    for families. 802-778-0881, vtgospel.com or facebook.com/vtgospel.

    Vermont Fiddle Orchestra Benefit Concert

    16:00
    2018/12/09
    Randolph Senior Center
    Randolph Senior Center

    The VFO will also perform a benefit concert on Sunday, December 9 at 4 pm at the Green Mountain Gospel Chapel in Randolph to benefit the Randolph Senior Center.

    48th Annual Community Christmas Carol Sing

    18:30
    2018/12/09
    64 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
    64 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA

    Montpelier.  Sunday, December 9, 6:30 pm, Christ Episcopal Church.  48th annual community Christmas carol sing, featuring area choirs and community musicians.  All are welcome; free.  Christchurchvt.org; 223-3631

  • 10
    10.December.Monday

    Sex Trivia at Charlie O's

    19:30
    2018/12/10

    12/10 Sex Trivia (pub quiz) 7:30 pm

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