Live Music

Sing along with your festive favorites as conductor Michael Slon directs the region’s longest running chorus in two rounds of holiday cheer. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: The Oratorio Society’s Christmas at The Paramount

The longest running local community chorus returns for what has become an annual holiday highlight: The Oratorio Society’s Christmas at The Paramount. Celebrate with song as conductor Michael Slon (below) leads a program of classic favorites that soars to its highest point during an audience sing-along in this spirited seasonal event that joins area school […]

Thanks to relentless touring and a ton of radio airplay, guitar-wielding storyteller Ellis Paul is more relevant than ever. He plays the Southern on Friday. Photo: Jack Looney.

ARTS Pick: Ellis Paul

Over his 20-year career, singer-songwriter Ellis Paul has released 19 records, received 14 Boston Music awards (along with a slew of other honors and decorations) and played close to 200 shows per year across the globe. With a leading role in the folk revival of the ’90s, Paul is often compared to legendary predecessors Bob […]

The (All New) Acorn Sisters featuring Sarah White and Sian Richards lead the annual Country Christmas Show into its second decade at the Southern on Sunday. Publicity image

ARTS Pick: The Country Christmas Show

Sarah White and Siân Richards are back with their annual songbird tradition, The Country Christmas Show. The angel voiced duo welcomes Peyton Tochterman to the tinseled stage for this year’s tribute to the season, as well as long-standing favorite Jim Waive and the Young Divorcees, who always rock our stocking’s off. And if we’re lucky, […]