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Maynard Jazz Night

A night of jazz featuring the Felipe Salles Sextet with soloists Natalie Cressman and Nadje Noordhuis. The Maynard Public Schools Jazz Bands and Jazzhers will also perform!

Seating is limited. Advance registration is highly recommended ($10 per adult and free for all students).

SOLD OUT! Concert: Compaq Big Band

Brought to you by: Fugitive Productions

On the heels of their sold out Sanctuary debut last December, this exciting 19-piece band returns with a dance night, featuring swing, but including a number of styles. Or just pull up a chair, make yourself comfortable, and settle in with a drink.

The Compaq Big Band has a strong connection to Maynard, having started out as the DECbigband at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).  In the last two decades they’ve risen to prominence as one of the most accomplished full-size big bands in the area, featuring a cookin’ rhythm section and 14 horns that achieve an ultra-tight sound, with terrific instrumental soloists

Tonight’s show features accomplished jazz vocalist Cara Campanelli out in front, channelin’ Ella Fitzgerald, Natalie Cole, and other greats. As if that’s not enough, the band will sprinkle in a few instrumental features from the big bands of Count Basie, Suke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Chris Walden, Tom Kubis, Callum Au, and Sammy Nestico.

  • Doors open: 7pm • Performance: 8pm

  • Tickets: $20/advance • $25/door

  • Full bar. You’re welcome to bring snacks and/or take-out.  Click here for a list of Maynard many fine restaurants.

  • Advance purchase is recommended as their last show sold out quickly

The Fat City Band

Now in their 5th decade, The Fat City Band has had the good fortune to be able to write, record, and perform a unique style of Blues, Roadhouse Rock, Jazz, and New Orleans Style R&B for their fans and friends alike.

Although some of the faces have changed over the years, The Fat City Band remain committed to one idea…

“Music Should Be Fun”.


Doors @ 7pm, Show @ 8pm

Tickets $15 (Advance)  $20 (Door)