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Prog Legends John Wetton and Geoff Downes' Release "iCon Zero" on CD and Download

The John Wetton/Geoff Downes collaboration, iCon Zero, is a revised presentation of the Wetton/Downes album and is a precursor to their iCon series of albums. It is essentially a collection of tracks mostly recorded in the late 1980s through the time of their brief reformation in 1990.

At the Colonial Theatre: Special One-Night Showing of Talking Heads' Concert Movie "Stop Making Sense"

KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Coming to the Colonial Theatre on Saturday, November 25, it's the film that Rolling Stone magazine has called the “greatest concert movie ever,” the award-winning Talking Heads' film Stop Making Sense.

Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983. The band's frontman, David Byrne, first appears on an empty stage, armed with only an acoustic guitar and does a solo "Psycho Killer."

Upcoming Movie Schedule at The Bellows Falls Opera House

BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT - The Landmark Bellows Falls Opera House not only has by far, the lowest priced movie ticket around - $5 for adults and children - (yes, that is not a type-o) but it also houses the largest indoor movie screen in Southern Vermont and Southwestern New Hampshire... 578 square feet of movie viewing bliss! The theater seats 372 on the main floor and another 181 in the balcony.

The Ed Palermo Big Band Releases Live CD "The Adventures of Zodd Zundgren"

NEW YORK CITY - Ed Palermo’s Big Band has been together since 1980 and have been playing and honing the music of Frank Zappa (among other composers) for over 20 years, mainly in performance at the Iridium nightclub in New York City and The Falcon in Marlboro, New York.

Their CDs have achieved rave reviews from a wide array of music magazines, including Downbeat, which did a recent three-page story on Ed and his band. Ed was recently listed as one of the top 40 “intriguing musicians to watch out for” by the online magazine, The Daily Beast.

Coming Saturday Night to the Mole Hill Theatre: The Comedy and Illusion of Ben Pratt

ALSTEAD, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Ben Pratt Magic is a comic and mind-bending spectacle of illusion. Catch this great entertainer on Saturday, Novermner 18, at the magical Mole Hill Theatre.

Ben Pratt has performed all over New England and on television, and has won "Best Stage Magician" in the Greater New England Magic Contest. Ben gives a brilliant show....to see it is to not believe it! To learn more about the wonders of "Ben Pratt Magic," please visit www.benprattmagic.com.

Upcoming Shows at Tupelo Music Hall: David Crosby, Doyle Bramhall, Southside Johnny, Todd Rundgren

DERRY, NEW HAMPSHIRE - The Tupelo Music Hall is a multi-genre performing arts space, specializing in music events, comedy, and occasional theatrical shows. With two seating arrangements, Tupelo can accommodate both mid-size and larger artists in an intimate setting. They strive to provide the best listening experience in New England, in an acoustically-superior space, with state-of-the- art sound equipment. It’s no mistake that their motto is “It’s All About The Music.

Upcoming November Concert Schedule:

November 15 David Crosby & Friends (Folk)

Alan Simon's Rock Opera "Excalibur IV – The Dark Age of the Dragon," Features Members of Jethro Tull, Supertramp, Saga and More

LOS ANGELES, CA - Excalibur IV - The Dark Age of the Dragon is the widely anticipated fourth new studio album in the Celtic Rock Opera series, following on from the gold and platinum selling original trilogy. Excalubur IV was played live in its entirety, to 12 German arenas in December 2016 and will be touring again in 2018.

TONIGHT! At Taverne On The Square: British Bassist Extraordinaire, Charles Berthoud

CLAREMONT, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Coming to Claremont's Taverne on the Square, Thursday, November 9, it's British bassist, Charles Berthoud (pronounced BEAR-too), is changing the way we think about the bass guitar. As one of the most exciting and versatile new bass players on the world stage, his compositions are both moving and beautiful, showing off a technique that he is helping to bring to the mainstream.

Coming to The Mole Hill Theatre on Saturday: The Classic Rock of Turn It Loose!

ALSTEAD, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Returning to the Mole Hill Theatre on Saturday, November 11, this legendary Cheshire County band always puts on a great show of classic rock favorites! Expect an electric atmosphere and cover favorites ranging from AC/DC to ZZ Top.

Featuring Charlie Pratt on bass, Tim (Squeege) Parras on drums, Dwayne Young and Michael Blake on guitar, Turn It Loose! hasn't turned up the volume at the Mole Hill in while... so come out for a great night of dancing. Visit the band at www.turnitloose.com.

Coming to Next Stage in Putney: It's Singer/Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist, John McCutcheon

PUTNEY, VERMONT – On November 19, Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music will present folk singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, storyteller, activist and author John McCutcheon at Next Stage.

Folk music’s “Rustic Renaissance Man” (Washington Post), John is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. His songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe.

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