Summer is here, and what better way to ring in the season than with some live music?
Joining Boston Public Radio with their picks for the best upcoming shows around town were Rob Hochschild of the Berklee School of Music, A Celtic Sojourn host Brian O'Donovan, and Brian McCreath, host of WCRB's The Answered Question and The Bach Hour. They previewed some upcoming performances across a range of genres — for more information about the shows and artists discussed, see below.
Rob Hochschild's picks
- Randal Despommier and Jason Yeager at Regattabar in Cambridge, July 11
- Alicia Olatuja at the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island, August 3
- High Wire Trio featuring Christian Sands at Scullers Jazz Club in Cambridge, June 29
Brian O'Donovan's picks
- Shelby Lynne at City Winery in Boston, July 21
- The Revelers at The Burren Back Room in Somerville, July 18
- Tinariwen at The Sinclair in Cambridge, July 26
Brian McCreath's picks
- The Boston Landmarks Orchestra conducted by Christopher Wilkins performs Gustav Holst's The Planets at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell in Boston, July 18
- The Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons and featuring Lang Lang on piano performs at Opening Night at Tanglewood in Lenox, July 6
- The Borromeo String Quartet performs at the Cape Cod Chamber Music Festival in Wellfleet and Orleans, August 10 and 13