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Get Your Tickets for the 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series

February 8, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

2019 Tanglewood Popular ArtistsSnow is falling outside my window as I write this but I am warmed with thoughts of the upcoming 2019 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series of concerts. Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds, James Taylor for the 4th, Star Wars, The Goo Goo Dolls, and many others are on the summer schedule.

Tanglewood Music Festival is always worth considering when making your Berkshire getaway plans. The amount of talent that descends on the Tanglewood campus over the summer is truly stunning. It’s like a who’s who of the classical music world. Our recent post highlighting the 2019 Tanglewood Music Festival lineup illustrates that well enough.

As you likely already know, Tanglewood Music Festival isn’t restricted entirely to classical music. The annual Tanglewood Popular Artists Series is a fun aspect of the festival that brings a little bit of pop to the otherwise classical stage.

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Highlights of the 2019 Tanglewood Schedule

December 21, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Schedule 2019The 2019 Tanglewood schedule has been announced and tickets go on sale the morning of February 10th. Now is the time to make your plans for Tanglewood season 2019!

The announcement of the Tanglewood schedule is always an exciting and eagerly anticipated event. As the summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) the annual Tanglewood Music Festival brings classical music’s biggest names to the Berkshires stage every summer. This year is no exception, with a cornucopia of returning and first-time stars, premiers, and special events on the calendar.

2019 will see the opening of the Tanglewood Learning Institute and a full-performance of Wagner’s “Die Walküre.” 2019 will also feature the world premiere of “The Brightness of Light,” Kevin Puts’ piece based on letters between Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe.

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A Constellation of Stars – Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2018

February 16, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2018Spring is still in waiting in the wings, so it may be hard to think about your summer plans. With tickets for the 2018 Tanglewood Popular Artists Series on sale, however, you may want to try! Tanglewood is offering a host of music stars and legends again this summer, including Roger Daltrey, Andy Grammer, and the Steve Miller Band!

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Get Your Tickets for Tanglewood 2018 & Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

January 5, 2018 by Corey A. Edwards

Tickets for Tanglewood 2018 are on sale soon!Happy New Year! We’re off to a running start with tickets for Tanglewood 2018 going on sale to the general public on Sunday, January 28th. Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2018 has also been announced. Now is the time to solidify those Berkshire summer getaway plans!

It may still be cold out but the announcements of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and Tanglewood 2018 are reminders of summer’s approaching warmth. Both beloved festivals fulfill an annual, Berkshires tradition of world class music and dance performances going back nearly a century.

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Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 Adds James Taylor & Joan Baez!

March 3, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 Adds James TaylorTanglewood Popular Artists Series 2017 has just added a number of legendary artists! James Taylor, Joan Baez, John Mellencamp, Indigo Girls, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Emmylou Harris, and Carlene Carter are all on this summer’s Tanglewood Festival lineup!

Tanglewood continues to amp up the excitement with these late additions to its summer series of rock, pop, and jazz concerts.

Of course, the big news everyone has been waiting for is the return of James Taylor to Tanglewood’s stage. Not that there is any real surprise: Taylor is no stranger to Tanglewood. As a matter of fact, this engagement will be the 25th since his inaugural appearance in 1974!

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4 Popular Artists Shows Added to the Tanglewood 2016 Season!

March 11, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Tanglewood 2016 B52's and the Boston Pops

The B52’s and the Boston Pops? Yes, at Tanglewood: Sept 2, 2016

Four new, popular artists shows to the Tanglewood 2016 season: Earth Wind & Fire, Jackson Browne, Train, and the B-52’s guesting with the Boston Pops!

Tanglewood can always be counted on the bring top-tier, national and international acts to the Berkshires. This is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, after all!

In a season that already included Grammy-Award-winning trumpeter Chris Botti, James Taylor, the Chick Corea Trio, Seth McFarlane, a Jerry Garcia tribute, and the legendary Brian Wilson, the addition of four more big-name acts really amps up the star-power of Tanglewood 2016!

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2016 Tanglewood Season Schedule

January 15, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

2016 Tanglewood season

Seth McFarlane, Chick Corea, and Garrison Keillor are just a few of the stars in the 2016 Tanglewood season lineup

Tickets for the 2016 Tanglewood season go on sale January 24th, 2016 at 10am and this year’s stellar lineup of stars and performances is bound to make them sell out quickly!

Tanglewood always attracts the best performers and audiences, gilding stages and packing houses every summer for the past 76 years. The wide-ranging schedule of performances and events for the 2016 Tanglewood season includes some of the classical music world’s biggest names, including Andris Nelsons, Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Charles Dutoit, Paul Lewis, Yo-Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, and Yuja Wang.

The 2016 Tanglewood season is no stranger to popular entertainment, either, with appearances this year by Seth MacFarlane, Chick Corea, and the return of such favorites as Garrison Keillor and NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

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The 2014 Tanglewood Season

February 24, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

20th Anniversary of Ozawa Hall is part of the 2014 Tanglewood Season

The 20th Anniversary of Ozawa Hall is just one part of the upcoming 2014 Tanglewood season

Winter is slowly waning to spring (no, really) and the 2014 Tanglewood season is fast approaching with both some familiar faces and a few new ones.

Tanglewood welcomes back numerous familiar conductors, soloists, and vocalists this year, such as James Taylor, Yo Yo Ma, Dawn Upshaw, and Joshua Bell.

Some of the new faces to the Tanglewood music festival are trumpeter Hakan Hardenberger, violinist Leonidis Kavakos, and Jason Alexander of “Seinfeld” fame who, beyond acting and comedy, also happens to be a singer.

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Tanglewood 2011

March 10, 2011 by Applegate Inn

The Tanglewood 2011 Season may not start until summer, but the schedule has been announced and tickets are on sale. If you’re feeling a bit under the weather – uncertain if you’ll awaken to six inches of snow or a deluge of rain – cheer yourself up by making summer plans to stay at our Lenox MA Bed and Breakfast and see a show at Tanglewood.

Opening Night (with the Boston Symphony Orchestra) is Friday, July 8, 2011. This year features an all-Italian program, and opening night will be a musical extravaganza lead by James Levine, Music Director of the BSO. Soprano Angela Meade, mezzo Kristine Jepson, and bass-baritone James Morris will perform excerpts from Bellini’s Norma (Act 1). The Tanglewood Festival Chorus will raise their voices in song, and music by Verdi, Gabrieli, and Rossini will be performed. Pines of Rome, by Respighi, will conclude the evening.

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