ICYMI: Tons of New Shows Are On Sale!
We have been extremely busy behind the scenes at The Music Hall, picking some of the best shows to present to you this spring and beyond.
And by busy, we mean we’ve announced 10 new shows in the last few weeks, and we wouldn’t want you to miss out on a single one!
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour on March 9 & 10: Presented by Greater Seacoast Community Health, this annual film festival has been a staple for 20 years here on the Seacoast, with each night featuring a unique lineup of films that seek to inspire through stories of adventure, discovery, and exploration in the outdoors.
Wentworth-Douglass Foundation Presents The Seacoast Culinary Challenge on Thu., Mar 31: Four renowned chefs from across the Seacoast will compete in an intense “mystery basket” style, timed cooking competition eager to win the vote of the celebrity judges! Hosted by Mary Ann Esposito.
New Hampshire Theatre Project’s 6th Annual Storytelling Festival on Fri., April 8. Featured performers include Anne Jennison, Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presuti, and Megan Wells. Music will be provided by Ben Baldwin and Kent Allyn. This year’s Festival will focus on traditions and lessons from the past, woven around NHTP’s season theme of Are We There Yet?
Wild & Scenic Film Festival, presented by SELT on Fri., April 22. Celebrate Earth Day with SELT! This year’s films combine exceptional filmmaking, cinematography, and storytelling to inform, inspire, and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth, while creating a positive future for the next generation.
Hari Kondabolu on Sat., April 23 at 3S Artspace. The first (but certainly not the last) Music Hall presentation at 3S of comedian, writer, and podcaster, Hari Kondabolu whom The NY Times called “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” His documentary The Problem with Apu was released to critical acclaim and is available to stream on HBO Max. Hari is also a frequent guest on Wait…Wait…Don’t Tell Me.
Neko Case on Thu., April 28: Bending decades of pop music into new shapes, Neko Case wields her voice like a kiss and her metaphors like a baseball bat. Her last show at the Hall sold out quickly, so don’t wait to get your tickets!
Piff The Magic Dragon and Puddles Pity Party: Misery Loves Company on Tue, May 17. You won’t want to miss this unique double bill of comedy, magic, and a singing clown. Piff the Magic Dragon—accompanied by his sidekick Mr. Piffles, the world’s only magic performing chihuahua joins up with Puddles Pity Party—the sad, giant clown with the golden voice—for this epically hilarious show.
Bonny Light Horseman on Thu., June 9: This astral folk outfit—comprised of Anaïs Mitchell, Eric D. Johnson, and Josh Kaufman—is mixing the ancient, mystical medium of transatlantic traditional folk music with a contemporary, collective brush. Anaïs Mitchell returns to our stage with this new group, and we’re thrilled to hear what she’s been working on since!
Paula Poundstone on Sat., October 1: See the triumphant return of Music Hall favorite Paula Poundstone who is known for her smart, observational humor, and a spontaneous wit that has become the stuff of legend.
Colbie Caillat Wed., October 19: Touring behind her fourth album Gypsy Heart featuring her platinum single “Try,” which touches on the hardships women in the music industry face. Co-written by legendary producer and singer-songwriter, Babyface. Tickets will go fast for this one.
And don’t miss the great shows coming up this month: Saint Paddy’s Comedy and Dance Spectacular (ON 3/17!), country star Carly Pearce, the Moth Mainstage (get your livestream tickets!), and Il Cinema Ritrovato film festival.