march




FRI 3/24 7:30PM

OURBIGBAND with special guests Matt Ulery

& Taylor O’Donnell

Staying true to their mission to collaborate, the Seacoast's own OURBIGBAND will host bassist / composer, Matt Ulery for an evening of Matt's critically acclaimed original music. The evening will also feature vocalist, Taylor O'Donnell.


Chicago based bassist/composer and bandleader, Matt Ulery, has developed an instantly recognizable sound. Known for his sweeping lyricism, unconventional phrase structures, expressionistic emotionalism, Ulerys music, from small, diverse chamber ensembles to full orchestras, is informed by the entire spectrum of jazz, classical, rock, pop, and folk specifically American, South American, Balkan, and other European folk styles. He has been performing for 20 years on upright, electric, and brass basses.


Ulery has recorded 7 albums of original material and has performed with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Fareed Haque, Howard Levy, Patricia Barber, Goran Ivanovic, Jeff Parker, Zach Brock, Jimmy Chamberlin, Makaya McCraven, Marquis Hill and countless others. As a composer, Ulery has collaborated with ensembles such as Eighth Blackbird, New Millennium Orchestra of Chicago, Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra, and Wild Belle.


$12/advance $15/door BUY TICKETS


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SAT 3/25 7:30PM

Seth Warner presents Jackson Browne’s

Running On Empty-Live!

Seth Warner leads an all star local band including Marc McElroy, Mike Derosier, Chris Marro and Duane Edwards in a complete performance of Jackson Browne's 1977 "Running on Empty.”


$12/advance $15/door    BUY TICKETS

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SUN 3/26 3:00PM

Get Cozy with the PSO: Flute & Harp


“Flute and Harp” explores modern music performed on two of the most ancient instruments in the world. Flutist Ellen Rondina and harpist Erica Driscoll from the Portsmouth Symphony will showcase unorthodox methods of playing, including extended techniques. The selections stretch the performers and the audience beyond expectations, inviting all participants to listen differently, as this music is alive and subject to change during each performance. The compositions were all written in the later part of the 20th century and include pieces without time signatures and barlines, dance in the form of tango, percussive techniques, and the playing of a painting. 


$12/advance  $15/door  BUY TICKETS


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SAT 4/1 7:00PM

Groovin’: The 60’s in Living Color

The Annual Dance Hall Fundraiser


Don’t miss the grooviest party in town!

Groovin': The 60’s in Living Color- The Annual Dance Hall Fundraiser

Food, Drinks, Music, Dance, Auction! Join us, from Mods to Hippies, as we celebrate our 6th Anniversary!


Featuring Lady Luck Burlesque and The Loving Cup Band.


$50 BUY TICKETS


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FRI 4/7 7:30PM

Goodtime Harmonies w River Sister + Special Guests


River Sister returns to the Dance Hall to call in spring with a night of goodtime harmonies. River Sister is an indie-folk project featuring the vocal harmonies of Elissa Margolin and Stefanie Guzikowski and the rhythms of Nate Therrien and PJ Donahue. Special guests will add their harmonies to the evening, including Nick Phaneuf and Two Tined Fork. A good time will be had by all.


$12/advance  $15/door  BUY TICKETS




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SAT 4/8 7:30PM

Janis Brenner & Dancers present

“Once You Are Not A Stranger”

Premiered at the international Sarajevo Winter Festival on February 10th in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Janis Brenner & Dancers present "Once You Are Not A Stranger" in its US Premiere at The Dance Hall.


Janis Brenner & Dancers is an acclaimed NY company known for its "meticulous artistry" (Deborah Jowitt, The Village Voice). They have performed throughout the U.S., Asia, Southeast Asia, and Europe for more than twenty years and been presented by leading NY organizations and festivals including Danspace Project, Dance Theater Workshop, The Whitney Museum of American Art, Madison Square Garden Theater, Symphony Space, Joyce SoHo, The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival, DanceNow, Battery Park Dance Festival, Dance In the Square, Fiorello Festival, and the screening of the Dancing In Absentia video at The Joyce Theater.


The company has appeared at many festivals including ones in Russia, Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, France, Switzerland, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the American Dance Festival, New Moves Festival, Huntington Arts Festival, and many others. Ms. Brenner's project for JB&D, A "Peace" For Women, premiered in September, 2000 at Madison Square Garden Theater for 5,600 people on the "Celebration for Peace" Concert in honor of the United Nations Millennium Summit Conference in New York. In November '04 the company had its second performance at the UN sponsored by the World Intellectual Property Organization.


$20/advance $25/door    BUY TICKETS


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SUN 4/9 3:00PM

Get Cozy w The PSO: Horns & Strings

Chamber music featuring the French horn and string quartet. 

The nuance of the string quartet is offset by the sonority of the French horn in classics of Mozart and Beethoven.


Featuring PSO Horns Sue Williams and Steve Blake; Stephen Poirier and Brooke LaMonica, violins; Jan Heirtzler, viola; Dorothy Braker, cello.



$12/advance $15/door   BUY TICKETS


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MORE COMING IN APRIL!