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Taconic Music Presents International Voices
Taconic Music presents a special afternoon of music and poetry at the Manchester Community Library on March 2 at 2pm . Area residents from Southern Vermont ’ s vibrant international community will speak briefly about their personal journeys to the United States and read a poem in their native tongue , along with a translation in English . Music from their country of origin – some traditional melodies , some pieces by classical composers – will be paired with each poem and performed by Joana Genova and Heather Braun , violins ; Ariel Rudiakov , viola , and Nathaniel Parke , cello . Featuring Elizabeth von Riesenfelder ( Hungary ); Yiannis John Maltezos ( Greece ); Andrea Thulin ( Chile ); Anne D ’ Olivo ( England ), and Lei Annabelle Liu ( China ). Admission is free .
For more information about Taconic Music ’ s year-round programs and concerts , visit taconicmusic . org .
Who ’ s Bad 20th Anniversary Tour
Who ’ s Bad is a power-packed tribute to Michael Jackson that has ignited crowds on every continent for two decades . See the longest running Jackson tribute band ( and the only one to predate the artist ’ s passing ) live at The Paramount Theatre , 30 Center St . in Rutland , VT on March 9 at 7pm with Who ’ s Bad : The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience . All seats : $ 40 + tax / fees . For more , visit paramountvt . org
A Sound Space Live
A new Rutland collaborative is bringing live music to Merchants Hall . The Hub CoWorks and Roots the Restaurant present A Sound Space Live at Merchants Hall , 42 Merchants Row in Rutland , VT in a series of four shows , once a month from February 29 through May 30 .
The series kicks off on February 29 with Luminous Crush . On March 28 , Christine Malcolm and Rudy Dauth will perform . April 25 brings The Stapletons to Merchants Hall and May 30 wraps up the series with Pepper and Sassafras . Doors open at 6:30pm , shows at 7pm . Tickets are available online soon at : asoundspace . brownpapertickets . com . For more information , contact George Nostrand at 802-417-7411 or asoundspacevt @ gmail . com .
Save the Dates : Wilco Solid Sound Festival
MASS MoCA in North Adams , MA has announced its dates for the next Wilco Solid Sound Festival : June 28 through June 30 . The lineup includes : Wilco , Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit , Dry Cleaning , Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets , Iris Dement , Hailu Mergia , Wednesday , and more .
John Hodgman ’ s Comedy Cabaret , Song Exploder Podcast , and Steve Keene Live Painting all headline the non-music programming . Tickets are on sale now for $ 299 Festival 3-Day Passes and $ 69 Kids 3-Day Passes . solidsoundfestival . com
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16 Vermont News Guide February 26 , 2024