Chris Botti at The Park Theatre
Sep 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four #1 jazz albums, as well as multiple Gold, Platinum and Grammy Awards. Most recently, his latest album Impressions won the Grammy for Best Pop Instrumental Album at the 2013 55th Grammy Awards. Performing worldwide and selling more than four million albums, he has found a form of creative expression that begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre.

Over the past three decades, Botti has recorded and performed with the best in music, including Sting, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Yo-Yo Ma, Michael Bublé, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Andrea Bocelli, Joshua Bell, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and even Frank Sinatra. Hitting the road for as many as 300 days per year, the trumpeter has also performed with many of the finest symphonies and at some of the world’s most prestigious venues from Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl to the Sydney Opera House and the Real Teatro di San Carlo in Italy. 

Quick Connect at the Liberty Hotel, Boston
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Come meet BWME member Suzanne Schultz from Canvas Fine Arts and some of Boston’s best artists for Gallery Night at the Liberty Hotel.

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

50 years ago, singer-songwriter Stephen Stills met singer-songwriter Judy Collins, known for her piercing ocean blue eyes. Their tumultuous love affair would later be immortalized by Stills with his composition “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” performed by Crosby, Stills & Nash on their landmark debut. Both artists would go on to shape modern music with visionary approaches, but Stills and Collins’ short, fiery union remains a transformative era for the two artists.


Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), led by Wynton Marsalis, comprising 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today, has been the Jazz at Lincoln Center resident orchestra since 1988. Featured in all aspects of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s programming, this remarkably versatile orchestra performs and leads educational events in New York, across the U.S. and around the globe; in concert halls; dance venues; jazz clubs; public parks; and with symphony orchestras; ballet troupes; local students; and an ever-expanding roster of guest artists. Under Music Director Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra performs a vast repertoire, from rare historic compositions to Jazz at Lincoln Center-commissioned works, including compositions and arrangements by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson, Thelonious Monk, Mary Lou Williams, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Charles Mingus, and many others.


HOW TO GET YOUR OWN TEDx TALK BOOKED — The Story Behind Her Success featuring Terri Trespicio at Laugh Boston
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For nearly a decade, Terri Trespicio served as a senior editor and radio host at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, XOJane, Marie Claire, Prevention, MindBodyGreen, and DailyWorth. Her TV credits include the Today show, Dr. Oz, The Early Show, The Martha Stewart Show and The Anderson Cooper Show. She also hosted and produced her own video show and podcast, Solopreneur, on the Whatever It Takes Network.

She’ll sit down with BWME President Candy O’Terry and chat about her New England roots, her road to TEDx success and all the bumps along the way. She’ll also provide valuable tools and insights on how YOU can get your own TEDx talk booked.


The Wailers
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The legendary Wailers band returns to bring its revolutionary sound to fans around the world. Steered by famed bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined in solidarity with original Wailers’ guitarists Junior Marvin and Donald Kinsey, The Wailers continue to make musical history.

From 1973 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman and Junior have carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested, affirming: “By doing that, you keep me alive through the music.”

Bob Marley & The Wailers have sold more than 250 million copies of their recordings, including 1977’s Exodus, anointed Best Album of the Century in 1999 by Time Magazine, and “One Love,” named Song of the Millennium that same year by BBC. Spin Magazine listed Bob Marley & The Wailers at #4 of the “50 Greatest Bands of All Times,” while The New York Times named Bob Marley the most significant musician of the 20th century. These accolades were made possible by the creative, timeless, and distinctive music, lyrics and production by these incomparable Wailers musicians.


Emmanuel Music Wolf Mendelssohn Chamber Concert I
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The acclaimed chamber players and soloists of Emmanuel Music present the fourth and final year of exploring the chamber works for Wolf and Mendelssohn. Highlights include Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, op. 66, and Wolf Spanisches Liederbuch.

Steppin’ Out for Dimock Center
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 22 @ 1:00 am

Recognized nationally as a model for the delivery of comprehensive health and human services in an urban community, The Dimock Center provides the residents of Boston with convenient access to high quality, low cost health care and human services that might not otherwise be available to the communities they serve.  On October 21, 2017 the Dimock Center’s 30th annual Steppin’ Out for Dimock, Boston’s most anticipated event of the year will feature Kool & the Gang, Mary Wilson of the Supremes and a late night party with Biz Markie.

Emmanuel Music Wolf Mendelssohn Chamber Concert II
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

The acclaimed chamber players and soloists of Emmanuel Music present the fourth and final year exploring the chamber works for Wolf and Mendelssohn. Highlights include Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, op. 66, and Wolf Spanisches Liederbuch.

Boney James
Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


Four-time GRAMMY nominee and multi-platinum selling sax-man Boney James continues his artistic evolution with the dynamic release of his new CD, futuresoul. Fusing his love for vintage soul music with his mastery of modern production, Boney has created another genre-bending work following on the heels of his 2014 GRAMMY-nominated album The Beat.