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Pop-Classical YouTube Superstars, The Piano Guys

at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Tue, May 01
FULL PRICE: $65
OFFER PRICE: $49

The Piano Guys -- who are actually one pianist, a cellist and a couple of creative producers -- took their talent for creating viral videos of their unique twist on pop covers and turned it into a top... [more+]

The Piano Guys -- who are actually one pianist, a cellist and a couple of creative producers -- took their talent for creating viral videos of their unique twist on pop covers and turned it into a top-selling classical-crossover career, with six albums hitting No. 1 on both the Classical and New Age charts. Currently at 5.8 million YouTube subscribers, the group's famous for their innovative 10-handed version of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful," not to mention "Cello Wars," a "Star Wars"-inspired light saber/cello bow concept video that took six months to produce. They released their second Christmas disc in 2017, while 2016's "Uncharted" crossed over to peak at 15 on the "Billboard" Top 200. Don't miss their latest visual-aural spectacular when it comes to The Hanover Theatre of the Performing Arts in Worcester. [less-]

Boston Pops: Legendary Annual "Holiday Pops" Concert

at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, December 12
Tue, December 12
Wed, December 13
+ 7 more dates
Tue, December 12
Tue, December 12
Wed, December 13
Wed, December 13
Thu, December 14
Mon, December 18
Tue, December 19
Tue, December 19
Wed, December 20
Wed, December 20
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FULL PRICE: $49 - $147
OFFER PRICE: $34.30 - $102.90

"Holiday Pops" has become a much-loved Boston Yuletide tradition. For a few short weeks, historic Symphony Hall becomes a feast for the eyes and ears the Boston Pops performs beloved holiday music wit... [more+]

"Holiday Pops" has become a much-loved Boston Yuletide tradition. For a few short weeks, historic Symphony Hall becomes a feast for the eyes and ears the Boston Pops performs beloved holiday music with a special guest appearance from jolly old Santa Claus himself. Don't forget to warm up your vocal chords for the traditional Pops sing-along. For more than 30 years, millions of New Englanders and visitors to Boston have experienced the wonder of the "Holiday Pops" concert, making it one of the most popular holiday traditions around. [less-]

"Urban Nutcracker": A Fun Modern Update to the Classic Holiday Ballet

at Back Bay Events Center - John Hancock Hall, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
+ 8 more dates
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
Fri, December 22
Sat, December 23
Sat, December 23
Sun, December 24
Tue, December 26
Wed, December 27
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FULL PRICE: $35 - $65
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $45

Combining ballet, swing, flamenco, hip-hop, step and urban tap along with Tchaikovsky's classic score and Duke Ellington's signature swing, Tony Williams' "Urban Nutcracker" features a multicultural c... [more+]

Combining ballet, swing, flamenco, hip-hop, step and urban tap along with Tchaikovsky's classic score and Duke Ellington's signature swing, Tony Williams' "Urban Nutcracker" features a multicultural cast of talented dancers in this contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale. Now in its 16th year, the production remains fresh with updated choreography, new costumes and surprise guest stars. Instead of the traditional children's roles "Clara" and "Fritz," though, this version of the story presented at Boston's Back Bay Events Center features the characters Clarice and Omar, whose roles are shared by talented local kids ages 9 through 13. [less-]

"Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II"

at Boston Symphony Hall, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 29
Sat, December 30
FULL PRICE: $75
OFFER PRICE: $32

What's up, doc, is that you're gonna get to see your favorite Looney Tunes cartoons projected on the big screen, with accompaniment from none other than the Boston Pops, who'll perform their legendary... [more+]

What's up, doc, is that you're gonna get to see your favorite Looney Tunes cartoons projected on the big screen, with accompaniment from none other than the Boston Pops, who'll perform their legendary Carl Stalling scores live in an exciting end-of-the-year concert. Conducted by George Daugherty, "Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II" spotlights iconic classics like "Home Tweet Home, Baton Bunny, The Rabbit of Seville" and of course, Chuck Jones' masterpiece "What's Opera, Doc?", the award-winning 1957 satire of Wagner's Ring Cycle. Plus you'll get to check out two brand-new, critically-acclaimed 3D cartoons from Warner Bros., "Rabid Rider" and "Coyote Falls". This is the latest incarnation of a show that's been receiving standing ovations and rave reviews around the world for the past 25 years, and now it's coming to Boston Symphony Hall. Just make sure you don't miss that left turn at Albuquerque. [less-]

Sample Sips & Bites: South Shore Wine & Food Expo

at Plymouth Memorial Hall, Plymouth
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 20
Sat, January 20
FULL PRICE: $42
OFFER PRICE: $32

Prepare your palates for the finest wining and dining New England has to offer, all under one roof at Plymouth Memorial Hall. The 2018 South Shore Wine & Food Expo will feature food samples and hundre... [more+]

Prepare your palates for the finest wining and dining New England has to offer, all under one roof at Plymouth Memorial Hall. The 2018 South Shore Wine & Food Expo will feature food samples and hundreds of pours from the region's best chefs and wineries. Wind your way through the Grand Tasting area, sampling buzz-worthy bites, as well as reds and whites. Plus, you can buy some of the latest and coolest comestibles on the market at the expo's Vendor Row. VIP tickets include access to the VIP Vintner's Lounge, where you'll gain exclusive access to a private area of the event which features small production, as well as super premium red and white wines from across the globe. Paired with live music and great food samples from some of New England's best restaurants, the Vintner's Lounge Experience offers wine enthusiasts a more intimate setting where you can sip, savor and socialize. [less-]

Peppa Pig Sings & Dances in All-New Show

at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Fri, May 11
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Peppa Pig -- star of her own hit children's animated series on Nick Jr. -- is back and bringing her latest fun-filled stage show to the U.S.! It's a lovely day outside and Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have... [more+]

Peppa Pig -- star of her own hit children's animated series on Nick Jr. -- is back and bringing her latest fun-filled stage show to the U.S.! It's a lovely day outside and Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig have got a wonderful surprise in store for Peppa and her little brother, George. Will they guess the exciting news? Find out at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts as Peppa and the rest of her family and friends come to life as full-sized puppets in "Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig's Surprise!" Expect lots of singing, dancing and audience participation during this fast-paced, funny performance that's perfect for preschoolers. [less-]

"Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!"

at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 02
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $25

Based on America's No. 1 toy brand, YouTube sensation and international toy phenomenon, "Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!" immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costu... [more+]

Based on America's No. 1 toy brand, YouTube sensation and international toy phenomenon, "Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!" immerses audiences in the world of Shopville using custom-designed theatrical costumes, creative onstage characters, state-of-art video and set design in Boston. Original music, songs, dance and interactive sing-a-longs are a huge part of the live show, with performances from Shoppies Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette, Polli Polish and more. This is one family event at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts that you don't want to miss! [less-]

"A Christmas Celtic Sojourn" With Brian O'Donovan

at Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
+ 7 more dates
Thu, December 14
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
Thu, December 21
Thu, December 21
Fri, December 22
Fri, December 22
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FULL PRICE: $75
OFFER PRICE: $52.50

Experience an enchanting night of Celtic music and dance in honor of the holiday season at Brian O'Donovan's annual "A Christmas Celtic Sojourn" at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. Seamus Ega... [more+]

Experience an enchanting night of Celtic music and dance in honor of the holiday season at Brian O'Donovan's annual "A Christmas Celtic Sojourn" at Boston's Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre. Seamus Egan of Solas leads the musicians of the 15th annual show, accompanied by harpist-singer Maeve Gilchrist, cellist Natalie Haas, and a phenomenal section of fiddles, guitars and virtuosic Uilleann piper Joey Abarta. Mairi Cambell from Scotland performs as featured singer, along with four-part vocal harmony from the group Windborne. Newly named dance director Kevin Doyle joins "Lord of the Dance" star and choreographer Maureen Berry and the young dancers from the Harney Academy of Irish Dance in Walpole. O'Donovan, the host of WGBH's national radio program, has been at the helm of this live show since 2003, and he promises plenty of surprises for a unique and memorable evening. [less-]

Shopping, Artisan Goods & More at CraftBoston Holiday

at John B. Hynes Convention Center, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Go all out at the 12th annual CraftBoston Holiday, a bustling shopping event held at the Hynes Convention Center. Twice a year, craft artists from all around the country gather for the region's premie... [more+]

Go all out at the 12th annual CraftBoston Holiday, a bustling shopping event held at the Hynes Convention Center. Twice a year, craft artists from all around the country gather for the region's premier, juried exhibition and sale of contemporary craft. Guests meet and interact with the artists who make handmade goods using centuries-old skills in mediums like ceramics, fiber, glass, metal and wood. A ticket to CraftBoston Holiday supports its presenter, Society of Arts and Crafts, the nation's oldest craft nonprofit. [less-]

Blue Man Group: Worldwide Sensation at the Charles Playhouse

at Charles Playhouse, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sun, December 17
Tue, December 19
Wed, December 20
+ 19 more dates
Sun, December 17
Tue, December 19
Wed, December 20
Sun, December 24
Thu, January 04
Sat, January 06
Sun, January 07
Thu, January 11
Sat, January 13
Sun, January 14
Thu, January 18
Sat, January 20
Sun, January 21
Thu, January 25
Sat, January 27
Sun, January 28
Thu, February 01
Sat, February 03
Sun, February 04
Thu, February 08
Sat, February 10
Sun, February 11
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FULL PRICE: $98.15 - $124.90
OFFER PRICE: $46.60 - $65.83

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology... [more+]

From the beating drums to the splashing paint to the sensory surprises at every turn, the Blue Man Group experience is wildly intense and totally unique. The show combines comedy, music and technology -- but no words -- to create a pulsing rhythm that unites people of all ages, languages and cultures in a spirit of joy. Reviewers describe it as "visually stunning," "wildly inventive," and "hysterically funny" -- and audiences often come away speechless, with huge smiles on their faces. An international sensation, the Blue Man Group has made themselves a longtime home at Boston's Charles Playhouse, nestled in the heart of the Theater District, just steps from Boston Common. [less-]

Catch Top Stars and Rising Comedians at Nick's Comedy Stop

at Nick's Comedy Stop - Boston, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Fri, December 22
+ 20 more dates
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Fri, December 22
Sat, December 23
Fri, December 29
Sat, December 30
Sun, December 31
Fri, January 05
Sat, January 06
Fri, January 12
Sat, January 13
Fri, January 19
Sat, January 20
Fri, January 26
Sat, January 27
Fri, February 02
Sat, February 03
Fri, February 09
Sat, February 10
Fri, February 16
Sat, February 17
Fri, February 23
Sat, February 24
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

One of Boston's oldest comedy houses "and" one of the top clubs in the country, Nick's Comedy Stop has hosted such legendary comedians as Denis Leary, Jerry Seinfeld, Phyllis Diller, Lenny Clarke and ... [more+]

One of Boston's oldest comedy houses "and" one of the top clubs in the country, Nick's Comedy Stop has hosted such legendary comedians as Denis Leary, Jerry Seinfeld, Phyllis Diller, Lenny Clarke and Jay Leno for more than 30 years. Nick's draws national headliners while providing a space for up-and-coming talent, as well as the leading local stand-up comics in Boston, including Steve Sweeney and Joe Wong. This hub for humor -- named the Top Comedy Club in Boston by "Travel + Leisure" magazine -- is located in the heart of the city's Theater District. [less-]

Cocoa, Carols & Christmas Cheer on Boston Harbor Yacht Cruise

at Northern Lights, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
+ 6 more dates
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
Fri, December 22
Fri, December 22
Tue, December 26
Tue, December 26
Sat, December 30
Sat, December 30
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FULL PRICE: $46.20
OFFER PRICE: $27.85

Ring in the holiday season with a warm and cozy cruise around Boston Harbor aboard the Northern Lights luxury yacht, all while enjoying piping hot cocoa and singing along to Christmas carols with musi... [more+]

Ring in the holiday season with a warm and cozy cruise around Boston Harbor aboard the Northern Lights luxury yacht, all while enjoying piping hot cocoa and singing along to Christmas carols with musicians and vocalists from the Berklee School of Music. This cruise gives you a breathtaking view of the Boston waterfront, including landmarks like the U.S.S. Constitution, the Bunker Hill Monument and the Marriott Custom House Tower. No matter how chilly it gets outside, you can count on being nice and toasty in the Northern Lights' climate controlled cabin, where there's plenty of lounge furniture to snuggle up on and snacks and drinks available for purchase. [less-]

Holiday Jazz Cruise Aboard Yacht Northern Lights

at Northern Lights, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 14
Thu, December 14
Sun, December 17
+ 6 more dates
Thu, December 14
Thu, December 14
Sun, December 17
Wed, December 20
Wed, December 20
Sat, December 23
Sat, December 23
Thu, December 28
Thu, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $46.20
OFFER PRICE: $27.85

The toasty Northern Lights yacht in full holiday décor ushers you atop the water as you view the city lights of Boston Harbor and enjoy jazzy Christmas tunes. Hot chocolate, peppermint schnapps and I... [more+]

The toasty Northern Lights yacht in full holiday décor ushers you atop the water as you view the city lights of Boston Harbor and enjoy jazzy Christmas tunes. Hot chocolate, peppermint schnapps and Irish coffees are available for purchase, then you can snuggle up on the lounge furniture and enjoy panoramic views of the Boston skyline, the Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution and the Marriott Custom House Tower. With jazzy Christmas classics, the Benjamin Young Jazz Trio of the Berklee School of Music gets you in the holiday spirit during this festive cruise. [less-]

"A Charlie Brown Christmas": A Family Classic

at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
+ 8 more dates
Fri, December 15
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
Wed, December 20
Thu, December 21
Thu, December 21
Fri, December 22
Fri, December 22
Sat, December 23
Sat, December 23
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FULL PRICE: $25 - $30
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $15

A Christmas classic rolls into the Boston Center for the Arts, bringing all your favorites from the Peanut gang onto the stage of the Calderwood Pavilion. Bust a move with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Lu... [more+]

A Christmas classic rolls into the Boston Center for the Arts, bringing all your favorites from the Peanut gang onto the stage of the Calderwood Pavilion. Bust a move with Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Lucy as they put on a Christmas pageant, trying to discover the true meaning of this holiday. Expect to see the famous little fir tree, a present that the whole family will enjoy. [less-]

"The Velveteen Rabbit" Comes to Life on Stage

at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
+ 1 more dates
Sat, December 16
Sat, December 16
Sun, December 17
Sun, December 17
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FULL PRICE: $28
OFFER PRICE: $14

This timeless children's classic goes from the bedside table to the theatrical stage in this magical production from Boston Children's Theatre. In Margery Williams' touching story, a young boy forms a... [more+]

This timeless children's classic goes from the bedside table to the theatrical stage in this magical production from Boston Children's Theatre. In Margery Williams' touching story, a young boy forms a special bond with his stuffed rabbit, who wants nothing more than to become real through the love of its owner. The company's 9th annual retelling of this beloved tale features beautifully hand-crafted puppets by Marjorie Tudor of the Tasha Tudor Family in a production that will delight and endear young and old alike. [less-]

Jazz Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn

at 160 Mass Ave, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Tue, March 20
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Dallas-born singer Jazzmeia Horn supercharged her young career with a win in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute competition, going on to impress critics with her 2017 debut album, "A Social Call". "Ja... [more+]

Dallas-born singer Jazzmeia Horn supercharged her young career with a win in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute competition, going on to impress critics with her 2017 debut album, "A Social Call". "JazzTimes" called her "a fully realized stylist and a first-rate scatter" with "vivacity, imagination, gutsiness and sociopolitical savvy." "DownbeatMagazine" praised her "thrilling presence, with a musical sensibility that strikes a deft balance between mid-century jazz and contemporary neo-soul." Now you can see this exciting artist in concert at Boston's 160 Mass Ave. [less-]

Experimental Rockers Bent Knee

at 160 Mass Ave, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Sat, March 24
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

This Boston-based six-piece experimental rock band -- lead singer/keyboardist Courtney Swain, guitarist Ben Levin, bassist Jessica Kion, drummer Gavin Wallace-Ainsworth, violinist Chris Baum, and live... [more+]

This Boston-based six-piece experimental rock band -- lead singer/keyboardist Courtney Swain, guitarist Ben Levin, bassist Jessica Kion, drummer Gavin Wallace-Ainsworth, violinist Chris Baum, and live sound designer Vince Welch -- breaks "new stylistic and temperamental ground" ("The Boston Globe") by bringing rock, pop, minimalist, and avant-garde elements into a lush, thrilling whole that's "equal parts ingenuity and deliciousness" ("The Wall Street Journal"). Bent Knee will be joined by the Boston Conservatory at 160 Mass Ave in Boston. [less-]

MacArthur Fellow Flutist Claire Chase

at 160 Mass Ave, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Fri, March 23
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Flutist Claire Chase -- MacArthur fellow, Avery Fisher Prize winner, founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble and a "staggering virtuoso with the assurance of a rock star" ("Los Angeles Time... [more+]

Flutist Claire Chase -- MacArthur fellow, Avery Fisher Prize winner, founder of the International Contemporary Ensemble and a "staggering virtuoso with the assurance of a rock star" ("Los Angeles Times") -- makes her Celebrity Series debut at 160 Mass Avenue in Boston. This double bill also features the return of My Brightest Diamond, fronted by relentlessly collaborative and versatile composer and vocalist Shara Nova. [less-]

Unique International Trio House of Waters

at 160 Mass Ave, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Wed, March 21
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Brooklyn's House of Waters blends unexpected instrumentation with influences spanning four continents and as many genres, including jazz, folk, world and indie rock. Fronted by "the Jimi Hendrix of th... [more+]

Brooklyn's House of Waters blends unexpected instrumentation with influences spanning four continents and as many genres, including jazz, folk, world and indie rock. Fronted by "the Jimi Hendrix of the hammered dulcimer" (NPR) Max ZT, the trio also includes drummer Ignacio Rivas Bixio and six-string bass player Moto Fukushima. They're part funky jamband, part Afrobeat and part pan-Asian artists and they're playing at Boston's 160 Mass Ave. [less-]

The Future of Hip-Hop: Ensemble Mik Nawooj

at 160 Mass Ave, Boston
OFFER DATES:
Thu, March 22
FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Oakland-based Ensemble Mik Nawooj, led by composer-pianist Joowan Kim, injects Western European classical compositional techniques into hip-hop to create "something that sounds giant and important" ("... [more+]

Oakland-based Ensemble Mik Nawooj, led by composer-pianist Joowan Kim, injects Western European classical compositional techniques into hip-hop to create "something that sounds giant and important" ("East Bay Express"). MCs Do D.A.T. and Sandman share the stage with a classical chamber ensemble (composed of flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano), heavy bass, funky drums and a lyric soprano to perform original compositions, reinventing East Coast and West Coast classics. Don't miss this special Celebrity Series of Boston show. [less-]

 

 

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    • says

      Hi Veronica,
      Fun! Take a look around the site and make sure to read the Boston Visitor Guide as that has a lot of resources and discount recommendations for visitors. Also, the Discount Attraction page has almost every discount I can find for the biggest attractions in the area! Let me know if you have any specific questions and feel free to e-mail me at kate {at} bostononbudget.com. This page is also updated automatically so check out this page again for more discount event tickets closer to your trip! -Kate

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