Lake Street Dive's Rachael Price photographed by Ron Mann
June 10, 2022 by Stewart Ikeda
On Thursday, June 9, music students and educators from area high schools and conservatories were treated to an intimate and insightful masterclass discussion with genre-crossing chart toppers, Lake Street Dive.Held in The Umbrella’s recently constructed Main Stage Theater 144 at 40 Stow Street in Concord, the class kicked off with the five-member band performing two... Keep Reading »
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October 18, 2021 by Rachel Olson
Sold-Out Show Perfect Reopening Concert After Long DelayOct. 15, the mood was buoyant at The Umbrella as the mainstage theater reopened for public concerts with a sold-out benefit performance by Indigo Girls. The packed house was on its feet and singing along throughout the set, effusive in applause not just for Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, but for the dazzling... Keep Reading »
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July 21, 2021 by Rachel Olson
Multimedia Collaboration Featured on Innovation ShowcaseNew TV Program Highlights Artists of Dazzleship, Beyond the NotesA new episode of the cable TV program Innovation Showcase features previews an exciting new visual and performing arts collaboration coming to The Umbrella Arts Center on July 31 and Aug. 1.Hosted by Jay Sugarman, who also hosts the program Museum Open... Keep Reading »
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July 7, 2021 by Rachel Olson
Featuring Concord native & violinist Sarah Whitney, cellist Ani Kalayjian & experimental animator Sarah E. Jenkins This summer, Concord native and violinist Sarah Whitney will take The Umbrella Arts Center stage with guest cellist Ani Kalayjian with her highly acclaimed concert series Beyond the Notes for an unforgettable weekend of indoor and outdoor... Keep Reading »
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December 15, 2020 by Rachel Olson
New Board Members Introduced, Annual Report PublishedIn something of a silver lining for this COVID-impacted time, The Umbrella Arts Center hosted its largest-ever gathering for its annual meeting on the evening of December 15.  The event – normally held at 40 Stow Street – was conducted for the first-time entirely via Zoom, allowing a wider level of participation by... Keep Reading »
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February 27, 2020 by Rachel Olson
Join us this Saturday as we celebrate Black History Month with a concert performance of Songs for a New World by Jason Robert Brown! This musical performance will feature some of Boston's greatest artists of color, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Front Porch Arts Collective.Songs for a New World is a one-time performance at The Umbrella... Keep Reading »
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Steve Miller and Lyle Lovett by Jim Sabitus
November 2, 2019 by Stewart Ikeda
Spontaneous Jam Session with Country Superstar Lyle Lovett and Rock Icon Steve Miller Brings the House Down at The Umbrella Arts Center The Umbrella Concert Series came full circle on Friday, October 25, in a surprise-filled performance by four-time Grammy winner Lyle Lovett.It came as no surprise when Lovett’s return to The Umbrella Concert Series was announced that... Keep Reading »
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Natalie Merchant benefit concert for The Umbrella (Photo by Jim Sabitus)
June 24, 2019 by Stewart Ikeda
Fans of famed singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant were treated to some very special, wonderfully intimate performances in small venues this past week as the former lead singer of 10,000 Maniacs performed in two events to benefit arts programming at The Umbrella.On Friday, June 21, in one of the fastest-selling shows in the history of The Umbrella Concert... Keep Reading »
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