Whether you need a gift idea for your Valentine’s Day date or want to do an anti-Valentine’s Day thing with friends, there are plenty of concerts to attend in the Boston area in February. Consider these choices, listed in chronological order.
“Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”
If you are an Elton John fan, head over to the Berklee Performance Center on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. No, the legend himself is not performing, but Tom Appleton (along with music students and teachers) will be covering the album “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.” The main theme to that record was about living a more humble life. Expect to hear the hits “Candle in the Wind” and “Bennie and the Jets.” Tickets are only $12 and you can get them here.
Bryan Adams Get Up Tour 2016
We have good news for all the hopeless romantics that know all the words to “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You”, “Please Forgive Me” and “Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman”. Canadian singer Bryan Adams will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 13. Ticketmaster still has seats available.
Ms. Lauryn Hill will vocalize her heartache and her victories for you at the Paradise Rock club on both Saturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14.
2CELLOS- 5 Years of Living Their Dream
We’re counting down the days until 2CELLOS comes to Boston. They’ll play their crossover “BaRock” style in an all ages show at the Citi Performing Art Center’s Wang Theatre on Saturday, Feb. 20. The venue is opulent with Renaissance style architecture, so it certainly befitting for these musical guests. Purchase your tickets here to be able to see Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser live.
“Because Black Lives Matter”
The “Because Black Lives Matter” show is a concert with a cause. It will feature Tom Smith, Carolyn Waters, Charlie King with Martha Leader, The Kuumba Singers, Greg Greenway, Oen Kennedy, Kim Wallach and Kate Seeger, S-Factor, Bob Franke, Alastair Moock, and our favorite Boston area vocalist, Ruby Rose Fox. Club Passim is hosting this event on Sunday, Feb. 21. Money raised from this performance will go towards a Passim Iguana Fund grant that will be given to an organization or individual artist doing works for racial equity.
Ruby Rose Fox recently posted her Tiny Desk Concert Contest entry on Youtube with her song “Jordan River.” She explained her inspiration for the track on her Facebook page:
‘Jordan River’ is a song about the 2012 shooting of 17-year old Jordan Davis at a gas station in Jacksonville, FL by a man who was threatened by his loud rap music. All I could think about was his mom and that while we go on she lives with this her whole life. It’s nearly impossible to change the way people think, but music and art can change the way people feel and I hope more and more musicians will continue to support the fight against institutional racism and gun violence. She named him after the Jordan River which to her meant a ‘crossing over’ or a ‘new beginning.’ All Bandcamp proceeds will go to the Black Lives Matter Organization.”
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