Historic Memorial Hall

Memorial Hall is a town-owned community/performance center dating back to 1912. It serves as the town's war memorial and has the largest collection of 19th century portrait photography in Vermont.

Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris- A Special Tribute to Etta James and Nina Simone
Oct
21
8:00pm 8:00pm

Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris- A Special Tribute to Etta James and Nina Simone

Saturday, October 21, 2017

8:00 pm  10:30 pm

7:30 pm Doors  8:00 pm Showtime

GA  $15.00 advanced  $18.00 Door

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This special tribute to iconic Jazz and blues
artists Nina Simone and Etta James has been
designed to feature acclaimed selections
from both celebrated artists in addition to
compositions that personally resonate with
both performers. Evans has shared stages
with blues and soul legends BB King and
James Brown. Grammy nominated Harris is a
former member of Sweet Honey in the Rock. 
They will be accompanied by local celebrity
pianist Miro Sprague, bassist Dave Picchi
and drummer Jon Fisher.

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Stellaria Trio- An Evening of Classical Music
Nov
3
8:00pm 8:00pm

Stellaria Trio- An Evening of Classical Music

Saturday, November 3, 2017

8:00 pm  10:00 pm

7:30pm Doors  8:00 pm Showtime

 GA  $12.00 advanced  $15.00 Door

The Stellaria Trio kicks off its 2017-18 season of global immersion programs with a spotlight on works by Nordic composers. Violinist Letitia Quante, cellist John Dunlop, and pianist Claire Black comprise Burlington VT's newest classical piano trio.

stellariatrio.com  

Buy Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2942225

 

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Bella's Bartok with Reynolds, Campbell and Avera opening
Nov
4
8:00pm 8:00pm

Bella's Bartok with Reynolds, Campbell and Avera opening

  • Saturday, November 4, 2017
  • 8:00pm  11:00pm
  • 7:30 pm Doors 8:00 pm Showtime

GA $15.00

Buy Tickets-http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2920910

To understand Bellas Bartok, imagine what you would get if Salvador Dali and Toulouse Lautrec were fronting the Moulin Rouge's house band, and you have the exuberant spectacle that is Bella's Bartok. This 6-piece powerhouse melds Bohemian Klezmer Punk with pop sensibilities into an eminently danceable party. The diversity of musicians that make up Bella's Bartok, combined with their boundless energy on stage, has been known to break a dance floor, or two (or three, but who's counting?

Opening the show- Local favorites Reynolds, Campbell & Avera. This trio brings stripped down covers spanning the genres of blues, alt rock, hip-hop, country, folk, and bluegrass.

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The Garcia Project
Sep
9
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Garcia Project

The Garcia Project returns to Historic Memorial Hall on Sept. 9, 2017.

7;30 Doors    8;00 pm Showtime

$20.00 GA

Buy Tickets:  http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3009564

Pre buy your tickets, as always, this show will sell out!

The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1976 to 1995 and for anyone that never had a chance to experience the Jerry Garcia Band or for fans that want to relive a classic show, The Garcia Project delivers the goods.

With precise arrangements and the proper instrumentation and feel for any and all given eras, The Garcia Project faithfully channels and projects the feelings, emotions and music that propelled the Jerry Garcia Band and the fans through many years of musical bliss.

 

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The Edd with Special Guests- 2 Nights
Aug
25
to Aug 26

The Edd with Special Guests- 2 Nights

Friday August 25th and Saturday August 26thLive Concert -  The Edd with Special Guests

Doors8:30Showtime 9:00pm

$20 for 1 night / $30 for 2 nights

Buy Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2901737

The Edd Presents: Beaver Fest - 2 nights of Music, Disc Golf and Camping at Historic Memorial Hall & Beaver Lanes in Wilmington, VT.  Host band, “The Edd” will perform 3 sets of music over two nights along with performances by other local artists Revibe, Swimmer, Zoo Logic, Cosmosis Jones, Case of Bud and The Cedar Project.   The Edd performs a special blend of musical styles ranging from progressive psychedelic rock compositions to funky jams and electronic grooves.   Join us for two nights of unique set lists and musical improvisation!

 

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/TheEddMusic

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DeadGrass-Celebrating the Music of The Grateful Dead
Jul
15
8:00pm 8:00pm

DeadGrass-Celebrating the Music of The Grateful Dead

7:30 pm Doors 8:00 pm Showtime

$15.00

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Deadgrass is an exciting new band comprised of seasoned performers who celebrate the music of Jerry Garcia from his earliest Jug Band days through Old & In The Way, The Jerry Garcia Band, Garcia/Grisman and The Grateful Dead.  Deadgrass' powerful lineup features world class guitarist and Grammy winner C Lanzbom, ace mandolinist and stellar vocalist Matt Turk, veteran bassist Dave Richards who has appeared on dozens of well known recordings, fiddler Clarence Ferrari whose playing has enthralled audiences throughout the world, and rising star new/jazz/grass banjoist Russ Gottlieb.

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Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series- Featuring The Big Empty with Jeff Campbell
Jul
8
8:00pm 8:00pm

Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series- Featuring The Big Empty with Jeff Campbell

  • Saturday, July 8, 2017
  • 8:00pm  10:30pm

7:30 pm Doors  8:00 pm Showtime

$10.00 GA  

Buy Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2920943

This evening of live music will feature The Big Empty. Navigating diversity of repertoire, Local Brattleboro favorites Jason Scaggs and Jeff Richardson play with enthusiasm and ease, engaging their instruments, the audience, and each other with a symbiotic musicianship that echoes the past while embracing the present. 

Jeff is a native New England multi-instrumentalist who has been writing and performing for over 30 years. Drawing from Rock, Bluegrass, Blues and Folk influences, his original material covers a lot of ground musically, lyrically and physically.

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Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series-Featuring Jennie Reichman and Emily Barnes
Jun
10
8:00pm 8:00pm

Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series-Featuring Jennie Reichman and Emily Barnes

Saturday, June 10, 2017

8:00pm  10:30pm

7:30pm Doors  8:00 pm Showtime

$10.00 GA 

Buy Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2920867

Sing-songwriter Jennie Riechman with her warm,clear voice and literate lyrics has been performing her personal, incisive songs for New England audiences since 1994 when she moved to Vermont from Colorado.

Emily Barnes has been tirelessly trekking down the open road playing venues of all shapes and sizes stopping listeners dead in their tracks with a voice that cuts to the bone and songs that pull at the heart strings.

 

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NYT Bestselling Author Jon Katz Presentation and Book Signing- Talking to Animals
Jun
9
7:30pm 7:30pm

NYT Bestselling Author Jon Katz Presentation and Book Signing- Talking to Animals

FREE EVENT!! 
Come listen and meet NYT Bestselling Author Jon Katz as he talks about his latest book Talking to Animals-How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You.

A fundraiser for Pettee Memorial Library and Historic Memorial Hall

Bartleby's Books will be on hand selling Jon's book.

Meet the author and booking signing at end of presentation.

Jon Katz has written nineteen books and for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Slate, Rolling Stone, Wired, and the AKC Gazette. He has worked for CBS News, The Boston Globe, Washington Post, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.
In Talking to Animals, Katz—who left his Manhattan life behind two decades ago for life on a farm where he is surrounded by dogs, cats, sheep, horses, cows, goats, and chickens—offers us a deeper understanding of the inner and outer lives of animals and teaches us how we can more effectively communicate with them, made real by his own remarkable research and experiences with a wide array of creatures great and small. He will marshal his experience to offer us a deeper insight into animals and the tools needed for effectively communicating with them.

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Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series-Featuring Ron Anthony and Denny Collin
May
20
8:00pm 8:00pm

Green Mountain Singer Songwriter Series-Featuring Ron Anthony and Denny Collin

7:30pm Doors  8:00 pm Showtime

$10.00 GA  

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Ron Anthony and Denny Collin are Longtime favorite in the New Haven and Southern New England area. His songs reflect a mixture of folk, country and blues that tell a good story without being trite.


Opening the show is Brendan Foery-Brendan is an 18 year old singer songwriter from Searsburg, Vermont. He plays guitar, drums. piano, and bass. He recently released his debut album Reveal which he wrote and produced

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Charlotte's Web- Theatreworks USA Production
May
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Charlotte's Web- Theatreworks USA Production

6;30 pm Doors  7:00 pm Showtime

$10,00

Buy Tickets http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2888836

Fun for the whole family!

Theatreworks' production of Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle." Spinning the words "Some Pig" in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig, but ensures his place on the farm forever. This treasured tale, featuring mad-cap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship. K-5 appropriate

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Duppy Conquerors - A Tribute to Bob Marley w/ Rebelle Heirloom Trio Opening
May
6
8:00pm 8:00pm

Duppy Conquerors - A Tribute to Bob Marley w/ Rebelle Heirloom Trio Opening

7:30 pm Doors 8:00 pm Showtime

$15.00

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Bob Marley Tribute band the Duppy Conquerors consist of some of Bostons best Reggae musicians and were recently nominated for a Boston Music Award. 

The Duppy Conquerors collectively have performed or shared the stage with; The Wailers, Ziggy Marley, The Skatalites, Jackie Mitto, U-Roy, Black Uhuru, Mikey Dread, Sugar Minott, Sly & Robbie, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, Yellowman, Eek-A-Mouse, Steel Pulse, Toots & The Maytals, Roland Alphonso, Leroy Horsemouth Wallace, Lloyd Knibb, Laurel Aitken, Lord Tanamo, Gil Scott Heron, Olatunji, Richie Havens, and many more!

Live video-

https://youtu.be/tqrJe1bVczM?list=PL6D07E6D95D9E45A6

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Rebelle Heirloom Trio will open the show.

This acoustic trio features Senegalese Reggae icon Manu Afrika, Spiritualist Kalpana Devi and local favorite Daniel Rosnow of Heirloom Seeds.

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Nov
12
8:00pm 8:00pm

An Evening with Gubbilidis

Doors 7:00 pm • Showtime 8:00 PM 

Gubbulidis is an almost acoustic duo -- Zdenek Gubb (bass) and Mihali Savoulidis (guitar) from the band Twiddle. Mihali and Zdenek met in 2007 when Zdenek auditioned to be the bass player for Twiddle and they have been playing together ever since. With Mihali's looping and Zdenek's bass lines, the two create a full band sound through the stripped down setting of Gubbulidis. Look for their sound and touring to grow and develop alongside Twiddle for years to come.

 $15

Kids 10 and under are free.

Kids 11 and up need to have a ticket. 

All kids under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2704955

 

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An Evening of Country Music with Skeeter Creek
Nov
5
8:00pm 8:00pm

An Evening of Country Music with Skeeter Creek

Doors 7:00 pm • Showtime 8:00 PM 

Skeeter Creek has been tearing up the Northeast Country Music scene since 2002 and have earned the reputation as THE hardest working country band. They have been packing venues every weekend with their loyal fans, the “Creek Freaks”, and routinely travel the Northeast with their country music party. Voted Country Band of the Year from 2010-2015, Skeeter Creek has earned countless awards and has performed in front of thousands of fans. Get ready to forget the world and have a feel good, dance till ya fall down time.

 $12 Advance • $15 Door

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http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2544844

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Scottish Pipe Band Concert
Oct
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

Scottish Pipe Band Concert

Doors 7:00 pm • Showtime 8:00 PM 

Formed in 1917, the Schenectady Pipe Band is one of the oldest pipe bands in the United States.  Well known in the Northeast, the Schenectady pipe band in its 100 years of its existence, has played for many governors of the State of New York and has performed on television and on the stage. The Friends of Historic Memorial Hall are looking forward to presenting this highly regarded pipe band to the Deerfield Valley.

 $12 Advance • $15 Door

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http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2567037

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Nimble Arts Presents
Sep
25
3:00pm 3:00pm

Nimble Arts Presents

Doors 2:30 pm • 3:00 pm showtime

A new show from the Nimble Arts Troupe! This company hails from Brattleboro but brings award winning aerialists, acrobats and jugglers together to entertain. With their freestanding aerial rig watch as theyflip, fly and bend in a all ages performance inspired by vaudeville, contemporary circus, poetry and the amazingly versatile human body.  Laugh a lot and be awed by the antics that this group brings to the stage. Free popcorn and refreshments to all ticket holders.
 

 $12 Advance • $15 Door

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http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2544841

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The Garcia Project- Performing full Jerry Garcia Band sets from the 70"s 80" and 90"s
Sep
10
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Garcia Project- Performing full Jerry Garcia Band sets from the 70"s 80" and 90"s

Doors 7:00 pm • 8:00 pm showtime

For anyone that never had a chance to experience the Jerry Garcia Band or for fans that want to relive a classic show, The Garcia Project will bring you back in time to relive The Jerry Garcia Band in it’s full glory! The Jerry Garcia Foundation is donating Jerry’s fine art to benefit the Historic Memorial Hall. Framed works on display at The Garcia Project’s musical performance at Historic Memorial Hall.
More info, videos and audio available at www.thegarciaproject.com

$15 Advance • $18 Door

 

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2549275

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Samirah Evans Sings Gershwin-Featuring Selections form Porgy and Bess
Jul
30
8:00pm 8:00pm

Samirah Evans Sings Gershwin-Featuring Selections form Porgy and Bess

Doors 7:00 pm • Showtime 8:00 pm 

 

Samirah Evans musical style is heavily influenced by the New Orleans sound where she was one of the citys most popular and in-demand singers. She has toured internationally and has shared stages with the likes of James Brown, B.B. King, Sheila Jordan, Terence Blanchard, Irma Thomas and Charles Neville. Evans will be accompanied by the George Kaye Quintet featuring pianist Miro Sprague.

 

 $18 advance • $20 Door

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https://www.brownpapertickets.com/user/manageevent/2544783

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2015 • Historic Memorial Hall • 14 W Main St • Wilmington, VT 05363