Live music April 22-25: Who’s playing where in and around Manchester

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This week’s round-up of live entertainment in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. If you know of something brewing on the live music scene, send it to for consideration.

Catch Chris Cavanaugh at Fratello’s.


  • Lewis Goodwin / Cheers Concord / 5-8 p.m.
  • Chris Cavanaugh / Fratello’s Manchester / 5:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Nicole Knox Murphy / Village Trestle Goffstown / 6 p.m.

Martin and Kelly
Martin and Kelly will be at Bonfire April 23.


  • Tim Kierstead / Backyard Brewery Manchester / 6 p.m.
  • Reverend Mike and Crazy Steve / Area 23 Concord / 7 p.m.
  • Jessica Olson / Derryfield Manchester / 7:30-11 p.m.
  • Martin and Kelly / Bonfire Manchester / 8 p.m.
  • A Living Wage / Strange Brew Manchester / 9 p.m.
  • South Side Tavern / Cox Karoake with George Cox / 9 p.m.


  • Mugsy Duo / Stumble Inn Londonderry (Tales & Ales) / 4-7 p.m.
  • Chad Verbeck / Luk’s Hudson / 5 p.m.
  • Paul Gormley / Fratello’s Manchester / 5:30 p.m.
  • Andrew Geano / The Foundry Manchester / 6 p.m.
  • Eric Grant / Bonfire Manchester / 8 p.m.
  • Jon Ross Trio / Strange Brew Manchester / 9 p.m.


  • Copper Door Brunch at 11 a.m.: Marc Apostolides in Bedford / Phil Jakes in Salem
  • Bob Pratte / Village Trestle Goffstown / 3:30 p.m.
  • Dave Graham / Flannel Tavern Chichester / 4 p.m.
  • One Big Soul Blues Jam / Open Mic Night / Strange Brew Manchester / 7pm
    • Manchester’s longest-running Blues Jam. Come and join the band. Full backline provided

Catch the British Rock (Virtual) Experience April 23 at The Palace.

Always be sure to check a venue’s website or Facebook page for last-minute changes or COVID requirements.

The Palace Theatre

80 Hanover Street ~ (603)668-5588

The British Rock Experience (Virtual) / Fri. April 23 at 7 p.m.

An original musical production by Artistic Director Carl Rajotte, British Invasion pays tribute to the best musical influences and singers from across the pond! Featuring singers and dancers, this show will honor the legends that invaded the United States in the 60s straight through to the performers they have influenced and have had success in the United States today! See the Palace Theatre’s theatrical interpretation of this influential musical trip! Featuring music from The Beatles, David Bowie, The Animals, The Kinks, The Police, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Adele and many many more…

Palace Teen Apprentice Co. / Cabaret – I Hope I Get It / Fri. April 30 at 7 p.m.

The Majestic Theatre

880 Page Street ~ (603)669-7469

NH Ukeladies & Friends – Sun. May 2 at 3 p.m. / Virtual-Person

A fun group of ukelele-playing ladies, playing standards and hits. Join us for this concert of fun and energetic tunes!

5th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser – August 19th / Candia Woods Golf Links

The Rex Theatre

23 Amherst Street ~ (603)668-5588

Check out their lineup of shows for June 2021 and beyond!

Other Featured Events: 

  • Open Mic Comedy Night 
      • Every Thursday at Strange Brew Manchester / 9 p.m.
  • **Mr. Aaron’s Musical Adventure / RESCHEDULED TO MAY 22 3 p.m. / Virtual Event**
      • Join award-winning musician Mr. Aaron on an interactive musical journey! We’ll sing, dance, and imagine our way through fun story songs and dance jams. Recently awarded “Best Children’s Performer” from New Hampshire Magazine, Mr. Aaron never fails to delight audiences of all ages. Kids and grown-ups alike dance and laugh along to hits from his latest release, “Intergalactic Music Spectacular”, pop favorites, kids classics, and much more!
      • FREE TICKETS available at
      • Direct Link to the event:
  • Comedy at Chunky’s Manchester
  • Madear’s in Pembroke – Sin-A-Magic
      • a weekly variety show Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
      • Tuesday, April 27 is Valerie VonVice, Mistress of Burlesque / Hosted by Drag Queen Veronica LaForce
      • Reservations recommended: 603-210-5557 /
  • Tupelo Music Hall (Londonderry) announces its 2021 Drive-In Schedule

A. Robert Dionne is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Majestic Theatre and Administrator to Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. For over 90 combined years The Majestic and Ted Herbert’s has been providing arts opportunities, for all ages, ‘FOR AND BY THE COMMUNITY’. 
Ted Herbert’s is excited to provide lessons for all instruments, all abilities, and all ages as well as quality rentals of band and orchestra instruments from their location at 880 Page Street in Manchester. More information at / or call (603)669-7469