GATES OPEN AT 5PM On the 57th & 9th Tour, Sting is joined by a 3-piece band including his longtime guitarist, Dominic Miller, plus Josh Freese (drums) and Rufus Miller (guitar) with backing vocals from Diego Navaira & Jerry Fuentes of The Last Bandoleros and Joe Sumner.
GATES OPEN AT 4PM Diana Ross is a consummate performer as well as one of the most iconic female singers of all time and one of the most prominent women in popular music history and pop culture of the late 20th century.
On Friday, September 1, American folk-rock band The Avett Brothers-named for brothers Scott and Seth Avett-make their Tanglewood debut. Hailing from Concord, North Carolina, The Avett Brothers released their ninth studio album, True Sadness, in the summer of 2016; it topped Billboard charts and scored two Grammy nominations. Recently, they were inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame and continue to be revered as one of the top folk-rock acts in the country.
The Who’s Pete Townshend is transporting Classic Quadrophenia to U.S. audiences this September for a series of four special performances featuring music legends Pete Townshend, Billy Idol, and acclaimed tenor Alfie Boe.
Grammy and Oscar award-winning American rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge joins Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops for a season-closing performance on Sunday, September 3, at 2:30 p.m., bringing her mixture of personal lyrics, pop-based folk-rock, and smoky vocals to the Shed. Melissa Etheridge made her Tanglewood debut in 1989, and last performed in the Shed in 2013.
DINING AT TANGLEWOOD
During the season, have more time to enjoy Tanglewood by ordering a picnic in advance and dining on the grounds. Online orders up to 48 hours in advance.