Open Mic Challenges in the Spire Lobby

January 15th, 2015 - April 3rd, 2015

Open Mic Challenges in the Spire Lobby

This open mic competition will be the first of its kind in Plymouth. Four preliminary rounds will take place in the Spire lobby and finals will take place on the Spire stage. Three winners will be chosen out of 20 available spots each night. Contestants will be allowed to perform 2 songs, and will be judged by a panel of professionals in the music business. Register to participate by arriving to the Challenge rounds at 6:30pm. Do your best to impress and get the chance to perform on one of the finest theatre stages in the country, for glory and prizes! The Finals will take place on April 3rd.

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All Star Open Jazz Jam

January 22nd, 2015 - March 26th, 2015

All Star Open Jazz Jam

Join us in the lobby bar at the Spire Center on 2/12, 2/26 and 3/26 for an open jazz jam session. Members of the house band will include some of the area's most renowned jazz musicians. Tickets are $5 for musicians or listeners. Support live jazz!

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Livingston Taylor, Chelsea Berry opens

February 27th, 2015

Livingston Taylor, Chelsea Berry opens

Doors will open at 7 for a meet & greet. Presented in conjunction with Project Arts: Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of thirteen, beginning a forty-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting and teaching. Born in Boston and raised in North Carolina, Livingston is the fourth child in a very musical family that includes Alex, James, Kate and Hugh. Livingston recorded his first record at 18 and has continued to create well-crafted, introspective and original songs that have earned him listeners worldwide.

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Benefit

February 28th, 2015

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Benefit

Paul Horton is a local singer songwriter that has been honing his craft and performing live for over 20 years. Paul brings his dynamic one man show to the Spire Center for a night of acoustic music that will inspire and warm the heart. Opening the show is Plymouth's own, Tiffany Park. Tiffany has made a name for herself with her unique style of songwriting. She has been a fixture in the Plymouth music scene for a number of years now and has a devoted local following. Paul and Tiffany have performed shows together many times and look forward to collaborating on this special night! Also appearing will be s...

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Plymouth Community Theatre presents Biloxi Blues

March 6th, 2015 - March 15th, 2015

Plymouth Community Theatre presents Biloxi Blues

Biloxi Blues is one of the more popular comedies in America, the production will finally come to Plymouth - America's Hometown - with a hilarious ensemble cast ready to light up the stage at The Spire. Biloxi Blues is a semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon portrays the conflict of Sergeant Merwin J. Toomey and Arnold Epstein, one of many privates enlisted in the military stationed in Biloxi, Mississippi in 1943.

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7th Annual Limelight Magazine Music Awards

March 21st, 2015

7th Annual Limelight Magazine Music Awards

Come join us as we announce the winners of this year's 7th Annual Limelight Magazine Music Awards. This all-ages event will be hosted by Ashley Jordan who was Limelight Magazine's "Country Artist of the Year" in 2013. It will feature live performances by Blue Cat Groove, Cardboard Ox, Cold Engines, Christa Gniadek, Jenna Lotti, Most Dangerous Men Alive, Seth Newton and Ilene Springer. Free parking. 21+ to drink with proper I.D.

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Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

March 28th, 2015

Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra

Under the direction of Greg Hopkins, the 18 piece Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra is comprised of the top students at this prestigious college. The group performs the works of renowned Berklee students and alumni composers. This is a very exciting night of music, not to be missed. Come hear the future of jazz!

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The Shaun England Band with special guest Charlie Farren

March 29th, 2015

The Shaun England Band with special guest Charlie Farren

Musician and songwriter Shaun England has been recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for his songwriting and contribution to the arts. Music deeply influenced by the blues and poetic lyrics earned him a nomination for Song of the Year, in addition to listeners from around the world. "His music seemlessly combines old time country with the blues, a rare treat." ~Living Arts.

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An Evening with Patty Larkin

April 4th, 2015

An Evening with Patty Larkin

Patty Larkin redefines the boundaries of folk-urban pop music with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics. Acoustic Guitar hails her “soundscape experiments” while Rolling Stone praises her “evocative and sonic shading.” She has been described as “riveting” (Chicago Tribune), “hypnotic” (Entertainment Weekly) and a “drop-dead brilliant” performer (Performing Songwriter). “Still Green,” Patty Larkin’s 13th album, plays out in Technicolor sound images, a kaleidoscope of sun and sea that travels from the fluorescent-lit hallways of grief to the warm pull of love, family and nature. This collection of new so...

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Bluegrass Festival

April 11th, 2015

Bluegrass Festival

Spire Center debuts a Bluegrass Festival featuring top talent in this distinct and beloved genre of American Roots music, touched by overtones of country and Appalachia. Fresh, hard driving and innovative Mile Twelve opens, popular across New England bluegrass and folk circles. Banjo-wielding singer/songwriter Mark Whitaker amazes audiences with his innovative take on everyday emotions and heartbreak through a range of folk, blues, pop and bluegrass. Chasing Blue plays original and traditional bluegrass with unique arrangements, hard-driving style and strong lyrical sound. The Lonely Heartstring Band combines instrumental virt....

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Paula Cole

April 17th, 2015

Paula Cole

“An extraordinary songwriter with a gorgeous voice” – Rolling Stone “… a feisty poet with a soaring voice and a funky groove.” – Entertainment Weekly “Paula is an original voice both in what she is saying and how she is saying it.” – Peter Gabriel. Grammy winner and 7 time Grammy nominee Paula Cole has released six solo albums spanning an eighteen year career. In April, she will release her seventh solo album titled Raven. As the first woman in history to solely produce and receive the best Producer Grammy nomination for her work, This Fire, Cole has broken bounda...

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The Eldar Trio

April 18th, 2015

The Eldar Trio

Internationally acclaimed and Grammy nominated virtuoso jazz pianist Eldar Djangirov and his trio appear at The Spire Center on April 18th. Eldar is rightly compared to Art Tatum and Oscar Peterson, and is universally recognized for his stunning keyboard mastery and beautiful sound that has thrilled critics and audiences throughout the world. Dave Brubeck, among others, hailed him as a young genius. Like all great jazz musicians he has his own distinct voice. He is instantly recognizable; always surprising and satisfying whether playing the blues, a classic ballad or an original up-tempo composition. He is great in a jazz club b...

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The Cantabile Quartet

April 19th, 2015

The Cantabile Quartet

The Cantabile Quartet presents an afternoon of chamber music with a trio of piano quartets “The 3 Ms”. Plymouth’s Dr. Brian Whitfield, piano and viola, joins Pattison Story, violin and viola; Christopher Brown, piano; and Toni Rapier, Duxbury cellist to present a program of piano quartets by Mahler, Mozart and Mendelssohn.

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Sarah Blacker CD Release, Fil Pacino opens

April 24th, 2015

Sarah Blacker CD Release, Fil Pacino opens

New England Music Awards ‘Female Performer of the Year,’ (2013) and Boston Music Awards nominee for ‘Singer/Songwriter of the Year’ (2013) Sarah Blacker, was also nominated in the New England Music Awards as ‘Songwriter of the Year’ & for ‘Song of the Year’ for ‘Shiver.’ (2014) She is currently touring behind her latest release, ‘Precious Little Things,’ (2013) & putting the finishing touches on her third full-length album, ‘In Waves,’ (to be released April 28, 2015)

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Kerri Powers, Jordan Renzi opens

April 25th, 2015

Kerri Powers, Jordan Renzi opens

Kerri Powers was destined to be a musician from the start. While most kids her age spent their childhoods following frivolous pursuits, she spent hers reading, painting, writing stories, learning guitar and composing her first songs at the tender age of nine. By her own admission, she was a shy child, but her creative pursuits gave her an appreciation of the larger world around her. Those instincts seemed to have been bred naturally, given that there was undeniable talent embedded in her genes. Powers started playing professionally in local coffeehouses throughout her native New England, and went on to release several w...

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Zoe Lewis, Barbara Phaneuf opens

May 2nd, 2015

Zoe Lewis, Barbara Phaneuf opens

Gypsy jazz, jump jive, latin grooves, swing, international folk and funk originals on anything from the piano to the spoons! This "band in a body" has worked with the Indigo Girls, Richie Havens, Judy Collins and Nanci Griffiths. She's even opened for Pat Benetar on the ukulele! Originally from the UK Zoë has called Provincetown her home for the last 20 years. She has performed all over the world picking up musical grooves and stories along the way, at festivals, on OLIVIA cruises, has won numerous song writing awards, written film scores and 2 original musicals, the most recent entitled"ACROSS THE P...

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Jonathan Edwards

May 9th, 2015

Jonathan Edwards

Warm as summer sunshine, real as the truth, intimate as a long overdue visit between old friends … such is a Jonathan Edwards concert. Four decades into a stellar career of uncompromising musical integrity, the man simply delivers, night after night – songs of passion, songs of insight, songs of humor, all rendered in that pure and powerful tenor which, like fine wine, has only grown sweeter with age. This is one veteran performer who is neither grizzled nor nostalgic. These days Jonathan is likely to be found on the road. I've been...doing what I do best, which is playing live in front of people. I've been concentrating on that and loving it," he says...

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David Lindley, Mark Small Opens

May 15th, 2015

David Lindley, Mark Small Opens

Presented in conjunction with Project Arts: Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word "eclectic." Lindley, well known for his many years as the featured accompanist with Jackson Browne, and leader of his own band El Rayo-X, has long championed the concept of world music. The David Lindley electro-acoustic performance effortlessly combines American folk, blues, and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy, and Turkish musical sources. Lindley incorporates an incredible array of stringed instruments including but not limited to Kona and Weissenborn Hawaiian lap steel g...

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David Mallett, Maurice Dickson opens

May 29th, 2015

David Mallett, Maurice Dickson opens

In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, including the American folk classic Garden Song [Inch by Inch, Row by Row] and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. He has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets.

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The Dark Side of Grassroot: A Tribute to Pink Floyd

May 30th, 2015

The Dark Side of Grassroot: A Tribute to Pink Floyd

Presented by Bottom Line Management

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Red Molly

June 27th, 2015

Red Molly

Americana powerhouse vocal trio Red Molly is known for their gorgeous harmonies, crisp musicianship, infectious songwriting, and warm, engaging stage presence. Laurie MacAllister (bass), Abbie Gardner (Dobro), and Molly Venter (guitar) weave together the threads of American music—from folk roots to bluegrass, from heartbreaking ballads to barn-burning honky tonk—as effortlessly as they blend their caramel voices into their signature soaring, crystalline three-part harmonies.

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