Easy Listenin'

Outdoor entertainment on a small budget



Photos by Megan Haley

Soul music will sound on the Common in Pittsfield, where the bronze dancing woman stands poised on a bronze ring. Down in Becket, a New York company will blend contemporary movement, traditional Indian dance, and Mughal love poetry on the Inside/Out stage at Jacob’s Pillow, with the broad green ridge beyond.

A summer day in the Berkshires may reveal storytelling on a city sidewalk, artists sketching outside an international art museum, or live jazz on the terrace of a Gilded Age “cottage.” Families can picnic outside on a summer night, sample a local microbrew or a cold root beer, and listen to blues, rock, or original folk songs. Children may very well bounce around to David Grover’s guitar or run on a wide lawn outside a rehearsal space while a symphony orchestra and solo pianist rehearse Beethoven.

And those events are often free, or close to it.

This August, both Pittsfield and North Adams have free outdoor concerts in their city center. The Levitt AMP North Adams Music Series will launch ten concerts at Colegrove Park on Sunday afternoons through October 16, and Shire City Sessions will move original music to the Common in Pittsfield on Monday nights (when Shakespeare in the Park has a night off from The Tempest).

Shire City Sessions sponsor Alan Bauman, owner and president of CompuWorks in Pittsfield, says the idea for the sessions is locally grown—a group of people and organizations have come together to create this music series under the umbrella of WordXWord, the annual festival of poetry, storytelling, and spoken word. Organized and funded entirely through local contributions, the series runs July 25 through August 15 on Monday nights. Visitors who have a night free and local people who have a night off will find live entertainment, local food vendors, and local brews. 

A sampling of the Monday offerings: On August 1, Primate Fiasco will perform its high acoustic energy, with banjo as lead string, accordion as keyboard, and a sousaphone instead of a bass. And on August 8, Eli “Paperboy” Reed will bring roots-y gospel and soul, a sound he developed while teaching in Harlem with the nonprofit Gospel for Teens program. (He has just released his fifth album, My Way Home, and has a national following, recently appearing on “Morning Edition.”) Kat Wright, from Burlington, Vermont, finishes the season with an 11-piece band.

Each concert will highlight local bands, including on August 1 recording artists from Sounds and Tones, a local record label in North Adams, who will also have artists highlighted in the Chalet at MASS MoCA later in August.

“It’s good to sit on a grassy lawn,” Bauman says. “What we need in Pittsfield is a lot of little things like this, focused events that add to the quality of life without becoming an overwhelming project. The Whitney Center, the Rainbow with jazz on Wednesdays, things like that.”

Berkshire towns and performers seem to agree. In North Adams, the free, live concert series in Colegrove Park opens with New England jam band the Adam Ezra Group on August 14. Subsequent concerts range from blues rock with Wild Adriatic to Bohemian folk with Bella’s Bartok to Brooklyn bluegrass with M Shanghai. Local food and brews will be available as well.

For a taste of nightlife, MASS MoCA will offer free, live music every Thursday at 7 through August in the Chalet—artist Dean Baldwin’s riverside beer garden. The Chalet has hosted occasional performances before, but this is the first summer to see weekly shows there, says Julia Melnick, the museum’s communications coordinator.

MASS MoCA has reached out to local artists, many from the Berkshires and Pioneer Valley. These are singer/songwriters performing their own music, while the bar serves brews and spirits from Bright Ideas Brewery and Berkshire Mountain Distillers, and families spread blankets on the riverbank. (The Chalet does not serve food, Melnick says, but picnics are welcome.)

Along with Sounds and Tones musicians performing folk, indie, and roots rock, singer/songwriter and farmer Hayley Sabella from Plymouth will perform at the Chalet on August 4, and songwriter Grainne Buchanan, a student at Smith College, on September 1.

On the last Thursday in August, live bands will take to the streets in North Adams with Downstreet Art. And in September, between pop-up galleries in city storefronts, visitors may hear a djembe drummer keep a beat or a spoken-word performer tell the stories of Egyptian gods painted in a sky-blue mural. 

Lara Gonzalez, co-founder of Marafanyi—a North Adams group teaching traditional West African rhythm and dance—says the group is crafting an event to honor Egyptian artist Alaa Awad and his artwork on Center Street. Awad is excited by the idea of a community interpretation, says Gonzalez, and she hopes to involve him in the new work.

Across the county, outdoor events are moving across art forms. At the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, exhibits of Old Masters from the Prado, and “Sensing Place” will spill over into moonlit walks, acoustic music, and sketching on Stone Hill, and, on Sundays, family games and entertainment. Up the road, the Williams College Museum of Art will explore its summer shows—from contemporary African sculpture and photography to minimalist abstraction and patterns of natural camouflage—with playful activities, from salsa dancing to dinner with Williamstown Theatre Festival actors.

 So don’t let “local in the Berkshires” fool you. It’s international and it’s growing.

GO OUTSIDE

Williamstown

Clark Art Institute: Free full-moon walk, Aug 18. Plein Air drawing on Stone Hill, 1 to 4 pm, Saturdays through Aug 27; acoustic music on the hill, 2 to 4 pm. Family days, 1 to 4 pm., Sundays through August. All activities free with admission. 225 South St., Williamstown. clarkart.edu

Williams College Museum of Art: “Summer School” programs, art talks, and games, 4 p.m. onward, Thursdays through August. Space limited, all events free. 15 Lawrence Hall Dr., Williamstown. wcma.williams.edu

North Adams

Downstreet Art: Art openings at galleries and pop-up arts spaces downtown, 5 to 8 pm, last Thursdays monthly; art market, live performances, and murals. Free. downstreetart.org

Levitt Concert Series: Free concerts weekly, 2 pm., Sundays, Colgrove Park, Main and Church streets. concerts.levittamp.org/north_adams

MASS MoCA: Free live music at the Chalet beer garden, Thursdays, open 5:30 pm. Music starts at 7, 87 Marshall St. massmoca.org

20th Annual Downtown Celebration: Aug 10, 5:30 to 9 pm, outdoor festival and community expo with vendors, food, music, performances, and art-making with DownStreet Art, Main St. and Downtown North Adams. explorenorthadams.com

Party in the Park: Free concerts from radio stations WUPE FM and WNAW 1230 AM, 6 to 8 pm, Thursdays at Noel Field through Aug 25.

Windsor Lake concerts: Free concerts on the shore, 6:30 to 8 pm, Wednesdays through Aug 31. Kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and fishing allowed. Bradley St. and Kemp Ave., North Adams.
explorenorthadams.com

Pittsfield

Eagles Band: Broadway show tunes, music from TV and movies, patriotic favorites, and marches. Free concerts, 2 pm, Aug 14 at Hinsdale Fire House, 95 Maple St., Hinsdale; 7 pm, Aug 16 on the Common, Pittsfield; 7 pm, Aug 24 at Windsor Lake in North Adams. eaglescommunityband.org

First Fridays Artswalk: Art exhibits downtown, Aug 5, Sep 2. More than a dozen local shops and galleries offering artist receptions and live entertainment, 5 to 8 pm on and around North and South streets. After-party at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave. firstfridaysartswalk.com

Hancock Shaker Village: Free Fun Fridays with Highland Street Foundation. Free admission Aug 5, Robert Hite outdoor sculptures and photographs, quilt show, and outdoor exhibit of spirit houses—fairy-sized homes made from woodland materials in the woods and fields. Routes 20 and 41. hancockshakervillage.org

Live on the Lake: Live 95.9 WBEC FM free concerts at Burbank Park on Onota Lake, 6 to 8 pm, Wednesdays through Aug 24.

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest, free performances, 8 pm, Thursday to Sunday through Aug 7 on the Common. Pre-show serenades, live music, 7:15 pm on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays by the Whitney Center for the Arts. First St. 

Shire City Sessions: Free concerts Mondays through August. Outdoors on the Common (rain location in Zion Lutheran Church next door).

Third Thursdays: Downtown street festivals, free with live music, entertainment, games, food, and more, North and South Streets, 5 to 8 pm, third Thursdays monthly.
discoverpittsfield.com

WordxWord: Annual festival of poetry, storytelling, spoken word, and more, Aug 9 to 13. Free writing and spoken-word workshops. Downtown Pittsfield. wxw365.org

New Lebanon, N.Y. 

Tannery Pond: Parents and children are welcome to come to rehearsals, free on concert day, including the Miro Quartet on Saturday, Aug 6; the St. Lawrence String Quartet on Saturday, Aug. 27. Rehearsal times and places vary; call 888-820-1896. Darrow School, Route 20, New Lebanon, N.Y. tannery-pond-concerts.myshopify.com 

Lenox

Lenox Library: Terry a la Berry and friends perform a children’s concert, 11 am to noon, Tuesdays through August. 18 Main St.
lenoxlib.org

Lilac Park: Free concerts, 6:30 pm, Wednesdays (rain location in Town Hall). Main St. lenox.org

The Mount: Music After Hours, free concerts on the terrace, 5 to 8 pm, Fridays and Saturdays through August. Wharton on Wednesdays, Berkshire actors read Wharton’s stories, 5 pm, weekly, $5 admission. Books & Blooms, free gathering in the garden for story­time and crafts, through Aug 30. Remix, a new outdoor sculpture exhibition at The Mount. Free artist-led tours Aug 14, Sep 11, Oct 16 at 11:30 am.
2 Plunkett St. edithwharton.org

Tanglewood: Rehearsals, 10:30 am, Saturday mornings, tickets $13. Yoga on the lawn. bso.org 

Ventfort Hall: Free Fun Fridays with the Highland Foundation, free admission, Aug 26. 104 Walker St. 

Becket

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival: Inside/Out Stage, free, family-friendly outdoor dance performances, 6:15 pm, Wednesdays to Sundays, Aug 3 to Aug 27.
358 George Carter Rd., jacobspillow.org

Stockbridge

Chesterwood: Chesterfest concerts, Friday evenings through August, with barbecue and beer. $10 admission includes grounds and “Nature of Glass” outdoor sculpture show; children under 13 free. 4 Willard Hill Rd., chesterwood.org

Naumkeag: Naumkeag at Night, 5 to 8 pm, Thursdays, Aug 4 to 25 with live music and cocktails in the gardens, tickets $10. Free Fun Fridays with the Highland Street Foundation, and Albany Berkshire Ballet, free admission Aug 12.
5 Prospect Hill Rd.
thetrustees.org

Norman Rockwell Museum: Berkshire Choral International performs on the terrace, 2 pm, Aug 3, and Albany Berkshire Ballet performs the Rockwell suites, 5:30 pm, Aug 4. Free Fun Fridays with the Highland Street Foundation, free admission Aug. 26. Route 183, nrm.org

Great Barrington

Great Barrington Bandstand: David Grover performs childrens’ concerts, 10 am, Saturdays through Aug 27 by the Town Hall on Route 7. kidzlovemusic.com

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Cost: FREE

Where:
CYNTHIA-REEVES
1315 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA  01247
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Live music featuring The Alpaca Gnomes! Come out of the cold and welcome the weekend at FTC Winter Jam. Cold beer, warm vibes, and fun hanging out with your friends and neighbors! Sponsored...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Warehouse at Fairfield Theatre Company
70 Sanford Street
Fairfield, CT  06824
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Featuring former Rolling Stones sax player: Crispin Cioe Pepsi Rock Series Powered by Xfinity Terrapin is the region’s Ultimate Grateful Dead Experience. They have performed over 160...

Cost: $25

Where:
Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: (203) 438-5795
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Weston Middle School’s Theater Group, Short Wharf, is performing Once on This Island JR in the Weston High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 26 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, January...

Cost: $10 and $7

Where:
Weston High School
115 School Road
Weston, CT  06883
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Sponsor: Weston Middle School
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The Byrde + the b is pleased to announce the opening of Jivan Wolf master jeweler from 4-7 pm on Saturday December 2, 2017 and runs through Jan 31, 2018. Jivan Wolf hand fabricates jewelry...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
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Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut December 2, 2017 – March 4, 2018 The early 1960s marked a significant turning point in American printmaking: the rise of communal studios provided...

Cost: $10 adult, $8 senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
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Class Description: Chef Chris Prosperi returns to The Silo! Metro Bis has long been our favorite American restaurant featuring French Bistro fare in Connecticut; and Chef Prosperi is a master at...

Cost: $95

Where:
Hunt Hill Farm
44 Upland Road
New Milford, CT  06776
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Sponsor: Hunt Hill Farm
Telephone: 860.355.0300
Contact Name: Deborah Miller
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During the 38th Annual Photography Show, join us for coffee and conversation with visitors and other exhibiting photographers. This event will be on Saturday, January 27 from 10am-Noon at the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Carriage Barn Arts Center
681 South Ave.
Waveny Park
New Canaan , CT  06840
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Henna is a form of temporary body art that has been used by many cultures across India, Northern Africa and the Middle East for thousands of years.  Learn about what henna is, where it comes...

Cost: 65.00

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St N
Woodbury, CT  06798
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Being a 10-year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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(Snow date: February 10) The Connecticut State Library, in partnership with the Bruce Museum, will hold a Digitization Day to record and digitize the WWI stories and artifacts of...

Cost: Free for participating families

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
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Being a 10-year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is… well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the...

Cost: $15

Where:
Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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Telephone: (203) 438-5795
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The Byrde + the b is pleased to announce the opening of Robert Deyber Master Artist from 4-7 pm on Saturday December 2, 2017 and runs through Jan 31, 2018. Robert Deyber is an American artist...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
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CYNTHIA-REEVES presents Regeneration, on view from December 2nd – January 27th, featuring sculptural and wall-based works by Jessica Drenk.  The artist will be at the gallery...

Cost: FREE

Where:
CYNTHIA-REEVES
1315 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA  01247
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Come join us for another incredible evening of music with 4 local singer songwriters performing original music upstairs in the handicapped accessible Community Room. Doors open at 7 pm. Snacks will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Morning Market
129 Main St N
Woodbury, CT  06798
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In the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, two figure skaters representing America and East Germany battled for Olympic gold, both accompanied by music from Carmen. Mezzo-soprano Alicia Hall Moran,...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
MASS MoCA
1040 MASS MoCA Way
North Adams, MA  01247
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Barts Tree Service Comedy Series Together, Bruce and Judy will fill the BIG & TALL order of making you laugh and laugh!  BRUCE VILANCH is a six-time Emmy Award-winning comic who’s...

Cost: $39.50

Where:
Ridgefield Playhouse
80 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT  06877
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The Byrde + the b is pleased to announce the opening of Jivan Wolf master jeweler from 4-7 pm on Saturday December 2, 2017 and runs through Jan 31, 2018. Jivan Wolf hand fabricates jewelry...

Cost: Free

Where:
Byrde + the b
10 Titus Road
Washington Depot, CT  06793
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Sponsor: Byrde + the b
Telephone: 212 255 6247
Contact Name: Steven Miller
Website »

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Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut December 2, 2017 – March 4, 2018 The early 1960s marked a significant turning point in American printmaking: the rise of communal studios provided...

Cost: $10 adult, $8 senior/student, under 5 and member free

Where:
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich, CT  06830
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Sponsor: Bruce Museum
Telephone: 203-869-0376
Website »

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The Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market hosts over 15 local vendors, farmers, bakers, artists and makers on most Saturdays from 10am - 1pm,  and is one of the few...

Cost: free

Where:
Litchfield Community Center
Route 202
Litchfield, CT  06759
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Sponsor: Litchfield Hills Farm-Fresh Market
Telephone: 860-567-3871
Contact Name: Kay Carroll
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Weston Middle School’s Theater Group, Short Wharf, is performing Once on This Island JR in the Weston High School auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 26 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, January...

Cost: $10/$7

Where:
Weston High School
115 School Road
Weston, CT  06883
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Sponsor: Weston Middle School Short Wharf
Contact Name: Catherine Revzon
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Set in 1931 Berlin, a struggling American writer, Cliff Bradshaw, travels to Germany for inspiration  but finds himself caught in the beginnings of the Nazi uprising. He finds solace in the...

Cost: $23-$26

Where:
Thomaston Opera House
158 Main St.
Thomaston, CT  06787
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Sponsor: Landmark Community Theatre
Telephone: 860-283-6250
Contact Name: Jeffrey Dunn
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Emmanuel Villaume will conduct the Met’s new production of Puccini’s Tosca. Kristine Opolais and Vittorio Grigolo star as the heroine Tosca and her lover Cavaradossi, with Željko...

Cost: $25 adults / $10 21 and under

Where:
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA  01230
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Sponsor: Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 141-352-80100
Contact Name: Box Office
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