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Live music returns to Adams Farm

Everyone was happy to see actual, live music for the first time in months.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

There are pages upon pages of quotes about the healing power of music. From “music can heal the wounds medicine cannot touch” to “time...

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Concert Society presenting Tatum-Sumi concert

On Sunday, January 12, mezzo-soprano Renée Tatum and pianist Douglas Sumi will offer a program of Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth-Century music. The concert will begin at 3 p.m. at Carter Memorial United Methodist Church, 800 Highland Avenue, Needham. This event is presented by the Needham Concert Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing excellent live...
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Clerici Quartet waltzes into Walpole Library

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday, the Carol Hunt-Clerici Chamber Music Series presented the Clerici Quartet, which performed “Musical Dances From the Minuet to Tango” in the community room of the Walpole Library. Composed of four musicians, Emilian Badea, Betsy Hinkle, Rebecca Thronblade and Guiomar Turgeon, the group played music from countries...
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New York Voices playing Great Hall

Needham's Great Hall Concert Series will welcome the New York Voices on September 14 at 8:00 p.m. The New York Voices (NYV) are Kim Nazarian, Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan, and Darmon Meader. 2019 marks the New York Voices' 31st anniversary, and they show no signs of slowing down. This internationally-acclaimed vocal group has refined its musical...
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New Legacy Swing gets crowd dancing

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter While it wasn’t a swing dancing concert, on Thursday night at the Memorial Park gazebo, New Legacy Swing had at least one couple dancing - and pretty much everyone in the crowd bobbing their heads along to American favorites like “Blue Skies” and “Fly Me to the Moon.” Based...
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Music in the Barn, weekend of August 17

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Walpole’s Adams Farm will welcome several musicians for Music in the Barn on Saturday, August 17, from noon to 3 p.m. (with a rain date of August 18). Adams Farm is located on 999 North Street. The concert is sponsored by the Friends of Adams Farm and will feature three area musicians: David...
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Gazebo concerts continue to impress

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff If there’s one thing Medfielders love during the summer, it’s their seasonal Thursday concerts on the gazebo. For a couple hours each Thursday, neighbors come to enjoy some new music, all while soaking in the warm summer evenings. July 25’s band, Back Pages, had the town excited to hear...
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Hula La brings islands to Walpole

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The problem with most kids’ concerts is that no matter how good your music is, a child’s attention span isn’t long enough to keep them from squirming, getting bored, asking for your phone, or lashing out. But on Tuesday at the Walpole Library, Hula La had the answer for...
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Adams Farm concert brings in crowd

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Summer is definitely the season for long walks, picnics, and outdoor concerts. On Saturday, July 13, visitors to Adams Farm in Walpole could experience all three at once. From noon until 3:00, guests gathered at the barn to hear a free concert, sponsored by the Friends of Adams Farm....
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Concert on green entertains town

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff During the months of summer, families sometimes struggle to find activities that entertain both kids and adults alike. Adults want the chance to relax, while the kids are jumping at every opportunity to get out and do something fun during their time off from school. But, with a free...
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Open Fields presenting concert tonight

Open Fields is set to present a one-night-only outdoor concert of "This Is Me, This Is Us" at the Charles River School on Thursday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. The performance will feature songs from Broadway, pop, rock 'n' roll and country, with over 60 kids on stage from local communities. Proceeds from the ticket...
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Town Band to celebrate American Composers

On Sunday, April 28, the Wellesley Town Band will pay tribute to some of America's well-known and most loved composers. Featured in the program are composers of the 19th and 20th centuries who have contributed to the musical fabric of American life with their marches, jazz, patriotic, Broadway and film music. Under the direction of Wellesley...
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Hometown kids sing their hearts out

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By Audrey Anderson Hometown Weekly Correspondent Medfield High School’s SoundWaves and four other high school a cappella groups, including Westwood’s Passing Notes and Needham’s Fermata Nowhere, amazed the audience at Medfield High School’s A Cappella Night on Friday, March 29, at the school’s Lowell Mason Auditorium. They were joined by the accomplished Medfield Jr. Jazz...
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A Cappella Night on tap

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The Medfield Music Association will present MHS A Cappella Night on Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at MHS’s Lowell Mason Auditorium. This will mark Medfield High School’s second year hosting the event after last year’s wildly successful debut. It will feature the award-winning Northeastern University A cappella group The Nor’easters, along with a...
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Jim Messina Band playing Great Hall

The Great Hall Performance foundation will welcome Jim Messina on Saturday night, March 16, at 8:00 p.m. Few musical artists' résumés list membership in a band inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. Fewer, still, can lay claim to being a founding member of the seminal band credited with creating country rock. Only...
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Folk titan John Gorka coming to Needham

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By Pam Steinfeld Hometown Weekly Correspondent Editor's note: John Gorka, an artist Rolling Stone referred to as "the preeminent male singer-songwriter of the New Folk Movement," is set to perform at the Homegrown Coffeehouse on Saturday, February 9. To mark the occasion, the editor has interviewed Needham's Pam Steinfeld, herself a singer-songwriter, to put...
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Medfield jazzers swing into new year

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By Audrey Anderson Hometown Weekly Correspondent The Medfield High School Music Department’s Jazz Winterfest took place on Wednesday, January 23, at the school’s Lowell Mason Auditorium. Both the Jazz Choir, under the direction of Ann Marie Tremblay, and the Jazz Band, directed by Jason Bielik, performed a variety of music with intricate harmonies, outstanding...
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Van Duser, Novick playing Homegrown Coffeehouse

Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick are set to play the Homegrown Coffeehouse on Saturday, January 26, at 8:00 p.m. Together as a duo for more than forty years, Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick have performed in concerts, clubs and festivals all over North America and Europe. Like a good marriage, their music has wed...
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Hardy School kids sing for seniors

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_30839" align="alignleft" width="300"]Music teacher Thomas Corcoran accompanies the students on the piano Music teacher Thomas Corcoran accompanies the students on the piano[/caption] You go to a Journey concert for “Don’t Stop Believing,” you go to a Bon Jovi concert for “Livin...
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Talent on display at winter concert

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By Audrey Anderson Hometown Weekly Correspondent The music department held its Middle School and High School Winter Band Concert on December 19 in the Mudge Auditorium at Dover-Sherborn High School. The full house enjoyed a concert that featured promising young musicians and a broad variety of entertaining musical selections. A jovial and welcoming master of...
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