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  • Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer at The Birchmere

    Sisters Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer perform together in only five cities on this fall’s Side by Side Tour. Area alt-country fans, consider yourselves lucky....

  • Cheryl Wheeler at The Birchmere

    A natural storyteller with a fantastic sense of humor and spontaneity, Cheryl Wheeler performs many songs in concert that haven’t even been recorded on one...

  • Don McLean at The Birchmere

    A 2004 inductee into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, Don McLean is still singing about that “American Pie,” so the levy’s clearly not dry. Sunday,...

  • Barbara Cook at The Birchmere

    Widely considered the foremost interpreter of the American Songbook, the Tony- and Grammy-winning Barbara Cook performs a one-night-only concert at the intimate Birchmere. The original...

  • Belly Horror at The Birchmere

    Now in its fifth year, the cabaret Belly Horror features performance artists in what is billed as "a sinisterly sensual smorgasbord of belly dance, inspired...

  • Paula Poundstone at The Birchmere

    Longtime standup comic Paula Poundstone, self-proclaimed “virginish” and “asexual,” is these days usually the funniest person on NPR’s amusing weekend news quiz show Wait Wait"¦Don’t...

  • Lizz Wright at The Birchmere — POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS

    UPDATE: TONIGHT’S LIZZ WRIGHT SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ARTIST ILLNESS. Refunds are available at place of purchase through 10/20. The Birchmere has rescheduled...

  • Laura Veirs at The Birchmere

    In less than a year’s time Laura Veirs, a Portland, Ore.-based folk artist, has released a widely praised new album, July Flame — her seventh...

  • Level 42 at The Birchmere

    The British pop band Level 42, who scored hits in the ’80s with “Something About You,” “Lessons in Love” and “Running in the Family” are...

  • Stringing Along

    ''It's hard to make a mandolin sound sad. You can play it in a minor key, but it's got a sprightly tone,'' says Catie...

  • Waters World

    In the annals of cinema, there are few Christmas moments more uproarious than the one launching 1974's Female Trouble, as teen bad girl Dawn Davenport...

  • Seriously Sweet

    The folk-pop trio Girlyman is serious about living up to its name – in being sweet and sensitive, even a little silly. But these two...

  • Qomedy Tonight!

    Poppy Champlin was frustrated. As a lesbian stand-up comic she was landing the right kinds of gigs -- Dinah Shore Classic, Rosie O'Donnell's cruises --...

  • Still a Thrill

    Jody Watley (Photo by Mike Ruiz) Jody Watley has been an advocate for gay rights since her solo career took off in the mid-’80s. In...

  • New Classic

    ''I feel like there's a lot of ways in which being a composer now is almost more weird than being gay,'' says Nico...

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