Join us out on Chestnut Street for live performances—we’re bringing in local and regional artists and authors, so these shows are more like your home away from home, just like The Music Hall is!

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Dan Blakeslee Trio

Saturday, September 19, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Blakeslee is unafraid to bare his very soul on stage, emptying a loaded cache of emotion and passion onto the stage for all to witness, explore and devour.

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Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy

Thursday, September 24, 2020

• Chestnut Street

With sweet harmonies and a catchy concoction of melodies, Massachusetts natives and country duo, Ayla Brown & Rob Bellamy, first began writing songs together after meeting over a 1000 miles away in Nashville.

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[Rescheduled] Acadia Tucker

Saturday, September 26, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Answer the call to action to citizen gardeners everywhere, and lay the groundwork for planting a victory garden with Acadia Tucker.

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Great Bay Sailor

Thursday, October 8, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Great Bay Sailor is a Portsmouth-based, eclectic folk band with an extensive repertoire of maritime, Irish/Scottish, British, and Oldtimey music.

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The Clements Brothers

Saturday, October 10, 2020

• Chestnut Street

When not touring as part of the Lonely Heartstring Band, the Clements Brothers showcase their folk, classical, blues, rock, and jazz backgrounds in their original songwriting.

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Dwayne Haggins

Friday, October 16, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Dubbed the “John Legend of rockabilly,” Dwayne Haggins’ ability to add new subtleties and reinterpret lyrical clichés presents genuine new material, coupled with a gentle cascade of vocal acrobatics.

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Kelly MacFarland

Thursday, October 22, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Boston comedy festival favorite and accomplished improviser Kelly MacFarland brings her extensive stand-up act to Portsmouth.

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Will Dailey

Thursday, October 29, 2020

• Chestnut Street

Award-winning recording artist and advocate, Will Dailey’s sound has been described as a venn diagram of multiple genres with a rich vintage vibe.