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Brooklyn quartet Lake Street Dive returns to the Joesph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park for a show presented with Cat’s Cradle July 12. They are back with a new album called Free Yourself Up. (It releases May 4 on the Nonesuch label.) The Boston-based quartet met as students at the New England Conservatory… Read More ›

On July 12 Cat’s Cradle and the NCMA present an Evening with the Mavericks. Led by the Miami-born “Caruso of country music,” Raul Malo, this roots-rock and country band with a Latin twist makes its second appearance at the NCMA. All Music Guide calls the band’s new Grammy-nominated album Brand New Day “a rich, thoroughly satisfying delight.” Rolling Stone says “Malo’s… Read More ›

Hitting the stage August 1 is Father John Misty with special guest Jenny Lewis, presented with Cat’s Cradle. In 2012, following a stint with indie folk rockers Fleet Foxes, Josh Tillman released the album Fear Fun—his eighth solo album but the first under the name Father John Misty—and it marked a notable departure in his austere… Read More ›

Cat’s Cradle and the NCMA present a Special Evening with Kishi Bashi and Jake Shimabukuro on August 3. How often does a classical violinist win accolades for also sounding “synthtastic?” Seattle-born Kaoru Ishibashi ranks among the few. After studying film scoring at Berklee College of Music, he toured with Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and Deerhoof. Soon he… Read More ›