The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Northampton Community Music Center - Virtual Concert Series


WHAT: Northampton Community Music Center - Virtual Concert Series 
WHEN: Fridays at 7:00 PM - April 30th - May 21st - July 16th 

Orkestar Banitsa is a folk dance band specializing in the music of the Balkans: Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia, Albania and Greece. The band features Becky Ashenden on accordion and percussion, Addie Rose Holland on clarinet and vocals, Gawain Thomas on accordion, Barbara Blumenthal on Bulgarian tambura, and Joe Blumenthal on bass. Their music ranges from upbeat, high energy dance tunes to beautiful slow ballads, in a variety of exotic time signatures.

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NCMC is proud to present a series of fantastic online concerts this spring and summer. Donations benefit the Music Center's programs and scholarship fund.

Special thanks to the following sponsors for their support: UMASSFIVE College Credit Union, Northampton Arts Council, Northampton Open Media, Sleeper Cave Records, Massachusetts Cultural Council 

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