Entertainment

June 16-19: Lively arts, music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester.


Becca Myari will hit the stage on June 16th at Strange Brew.

THURSDAY, JUNE 16th

  • Chad LaMarche / Murphy (Bedford) / 5:30 pm
  • Jordan Quinn / Firefly (Manchester) / 18:00
  • Lou Antonucci / Brass Door (Bedford) / 19:00
  • Jess Olson Duet / Stumble Inn (Londonderry) / 19:00
  • Becca Myari / Strange Brew (Manchester) / 20:00

Andrew North and the Rangers will play the Shaskin on June 17.

FRIDAY, JUNE 17th

  • Chris Cavanaugh / The Hill Bar & Grill at McIntyre (Manchester) / 5:30 pm
  • Sean McCarthy / Murphy’s (Manchester) / 17:30
  • Jordan Quinn / Bus Stop (Londonderry) / 18:00
  • Jodie Frawley / Village Flyover (Goffstown) / 6:00 pm
  • Two Cities Duo / Derryfield (Manchester) / 18:00
  • Tim Kiersted / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 18:00
  • Ralph Allen / Molly’s Tavern (New Boston) / 7:00 pm
  • Andrew North and the Rangers / Shaskin (Manchester) / 21:00

Kevin Horan performing June 18 at To Share Brewing.

SATURDAY, JUNE 18th

  • Kevin Horan / To Share Brewing Company (Manchester) / 16:00
  • John Chouinard / The Hill Bar & Grill at McIntyre (Manchester) / 5:30 pm
  • Eric Lindberg Duet / Backyard Brewery (Manchester) / 18:00
  • Off Duty Angels Trio / Village Trestle (Goffstown) / 18:00
  • Lisa Marie & All Shook Up / Strange Brew (Manchester) / 21:00
  • Best Not Broken / Merchant’s Daughter (Nashua) / 21:30
  • Lee Roker of Stray Cats / Angel City Music Hall (Manchester), 19:00
  • Martin & Kelly / Bonfire (Manchester) / 19:00

Watch Liz Ridgeley at Cheers in Concord on June 19th.

SUNDAY, JUNE 19th

  • Steve Ober / Brass Door (Salem) / 11:00
  • 21st. and 1st. / Molly’s Tavern (New Boston) / 13:00
  • Mark Lapointe / Elm House of Pizza (Manchester) / 14:00
  • Pete Peterson / KC’s Rib Shack (Manchester) / 15:00
  • Liz Ridgely / Cheers (Concord) / 5:00 pm

Always be sure to check the establishment’s website or social media for the latest changes.


majestic theater

880 Page Street ~ www.majestictheatre.net (603) 669-7469


JOCELIN DUFORD’S ALPHABET BROADWAY CABARET / June 18th at 19:00 (Theatre Studio)

Jocelyn Duford brings us her famous one-woman show ABC: Alphabet Broadway Cabaret. Includes a musical-theatrical song for each letter of the alphabet; ABC is hilarious and poignant at times as Jocelyn changes wigs, costumes and characters, showcasing the talent and artistry she’s known for. Mention The Morning Show and get $10 tickets if you buy before 5:00 pm on Friday, June 17th.th.


BIG – THE MUSICAL / July 8-17 (Derry Opera House)

The classic fantasy movie of 1987 bursts onto the stage with an unforgettable theatrical spectacle. Includes a witty, moving and insightful book, as well as dazzling, energetic, soulful and contemporary music. Josh Baskin is tired of being the clumsy kid. At the carnival, he makes a wish to Zoltar’s car to become “big”. To his shock, his wish is granted. After an understandably awkward start, Josh is forced to do “adult” things like finding a job and a girlfriend. In the end, he discovers that being an adult is much more than he bargained for and learns that we must all grow up at our own pace, in our own time.


Rex Theater

st. Amherst 23~ www.rextheatre.org (603)668-5588

FNC at the Rex – Tony Vee and James Dorsey / June 17th at 19:30

Tony Vee began his career as a comedian in 1982 after attending several shows at the prestigious Boston Comedy Connection. He wandered in quite by accident one night, looking for a little stress relief from a stressful job as a social worker at the Somerville Mental Health Center. Tony worked towards a master’s degree in social work, graduating from the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Shortly thereafter, he took the stage himself. Tony’s street-wise humor, mixed with a genuine flair for the human condition, quickly propelled him to headlining status in national comedy clubs.

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

BROBECK BROTHERS / 18 Juneth at 19:30

Chris and Dan Brubeck have been making music almost all their lives. Drummer Dan and bassist, trombonist and composer Chris recorded their first album together in 1966 – almost half a century ago. Subsequently, they played in a variety of styles in various bands, as well as with their father, jazz giant Dave Brubeck, and with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. With Dan and Chris at the core, guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb round out this dynamic quartet.


Palace Theater

80 Hanover Street ~ www.palacetheatre.org (603)668-5588

LEGALLY BLONDE – THE MUSICAL / June 3-26 (Main Stage)

Based on the much-loved film Legally Blonde: The Musical, the incredibly hilarious, award-winning musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she overcomes stereotypes and scandals in pursuit of her dreams. Packed with action and exploding with catchy songs and dynamic dances, this musical is so hilarious it should be banned! Elle Woods seems to have it all. Her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner leaves her to go to Harvard Law School. Determined to win him back, Elle ingeniously charms her way into a prestigious law school. While there, she struggles with peers, professors, and an ex. However, with the support of a few new friends, El quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.

EXCURSIONS OF THE PALACE THEATER “QUEEN CITY GARDENS” / June 18th 10:00-15:00

Join us for the 3rd Annual Palace Theater Garden Tour on Saturday, June 18, 2022! Expand your love of nature with a delightful day on a self-guided, self-guided garden tour including several private gardens in Manchester with special stops along the way. Check-in is from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Demers Garden Center in Manchester. Tour from 10:00 to 15:00. Tickets available.


SPECIAL EVENTS:

ART EXHIBITION: From the Ground Up / McLane Center (Concord) / through June 29

McLane Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new art exhibition: From scratch – the view of the forester. Ingeborg Seaboyer has lived in Derry, New Hampshire all his life. Her art education spanned from the Pinkerton Academy to the University of New Hampshire and the Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences (now the New Hampshire Institute of Art), where she began studying pen and ink drawing in 1993. A branch of the forests and lands of Hampshire, her painting has evolved into something of a second career. Her work is based on her life in the fields and woods of New England; truly viewing these rural landscapes from scratch. She is a founding member of the Derry Area Artists Collaborative and her work can be viewed at www.derryareaartists.com .

NATURE Spread Your Wings / Petals in the Pines (Canterbury) / Thursday to 18 August.

On Spread Your Wings days, Petals in the Pines opens up an outdoor nature exploration classroom where there is time for discovery and unstructured play. Take advantage of their Arbor Day certified playgrounds. . . build a fort in the Moss Region, create a nature craft in the Indian Nature Art Zone, water vegetables or look for worms in Peter’s rabbit garden, or dress up as a fairy or a gnome. They allow children to take the lead in doing what interests them most in a safe and caring environment. Children of all ages from babies will enjoy their experience here. Advance booking required. www.petalsinthepines.com/spread-your-wings

FESTIVAL: Queen City Pride Festival and Parade / Elm Street (Manchester) / 18 June at 10:00.

The first annual Queen City Pride will take place on Saturday, June 18th.th. Visit the festival site at Arms Park. The full schedule can be found at www.queencitypridenh.org

COMEDY: Scamps Comedy Productions / Murphy’s (Manchester) / 18 June at 20:00

Don’t miss the fantastic Mike Donovan on Saturday June 18th.th. Boston comedy legend Donovan hasn’t lost his fastball since his Johnny Most impersonation and killer performance captivated and delighted the Boston crowd at the great Ding Ho comedy club, considered the birthplace of modern Boston comedy. He appears with two top newcomers, Dan Donahue and Caroline Cook. Tickets cost $20 in advance or at the door (cash only). www.ScampsComedy.com

THEATER: Harvey / Bedford Old Town Hall (Bedford) / June 17-19

Presented by Bedford Off Broadway. Elwood P. Dowd is an affable man who claims to have an unseen (and presumably imaginary) friend Harvey, whom Elwood describes as a six-foot-three and a half-inch (192 cm) pugak who resembles an anthropomorphic rabbit. Elwood introduces Harvey to everyone he meets. His socially aspiring sister, Veta, is increasingly embarrassed by his eccentric behavior. She decides to send him to a sanatorium. When they arrive at the sanatorium, a comedy of errors begins. www.bedfordoffbroadway.com


Submit your entertainment events to rob@majestictheatre.net for consideration. Don’t forget to add your events to your InkLink calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio report on WMNH 95.3 (Peter White’s Morning Show – “Entertainment World” live every Thursday at 8am).

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