Doors open at 7pm with cash bar service through performance
Shows start at 8pm

Upcoming Stave Sessions

Stave Sessions & Kronos Quartet

The Celebrity Series’ mission to present world-class performing artists who inspire and enrich our community is dependent on the free flow of artists and ideas across borders.

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“Stave Sessions, presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston, is dedicated to sharing a diverse array of top-level musicians in a relaxed concert format.”

ANNE GOLDBERG-BALDWIN I Care If You Listen

160 Mass Ave

160 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston

“The [Stave Sessions] lineup this time around is exceptional. I’m especially looking forward to the experimental folk-singing and storytelling duo Anna & Elizabeth and the boisterous pan-Latin outfit LADAMA”

Amelia Mason WBUR - "9 Must-See Live Music Events This Winter"

Sound? Check! Meet Steve Colby the Sound Engineer for Stave Session & More!

Sound engineer Steve Colby enters the room with an unassuming air. His humble manner does not reveal his years of experience cultivating soundscapes for events such as the Boston Pops 4th of July celebrations on the Esplanade, orchestra mixing for Barbra Streisand’s “Back To Brooklyn” tour, countless Celebrity Series concerts, and a myriad of other events.

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Stave before 2020

2019
Anna & Elizabeth
Edmar Castañeda
LADAMA
Oracle Hysterical and musicians from A Far Cry
Tigue and Arooj Aftab

2018
Jazzmeia Horn
House of Waters
Ensemble Mik Nawooj
Claire Chase and My Brightest Diamond
Bent Knee with Boston Conservatory at Berklee
Percussion Ensemble

2017
yMusic
Melissa Aldana
Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
TIGUE and Innov Gnawa

2016
3 Sudacas / Mixcla
Sybarite5
Kneebody + Daedelus = Kneedelus
My Brightest Diamond
Sam Amidon and Glenn Kotche
Sō Percussion with Buke and Gase

2015
Banda Magda (Opening: Chorobop)
Gabriel Kahane (Opening: Kate Davis)
Roomful of Teeth
Ben Sollee and Becca Stevens Band
Brooklyn Rider
Third Coast Percussion

Stave Sessions is sponsored by:
MARGARET EAGLE & ELI RAPAPORT, SUSAN & MICHAEL THONIS, and the BARR FOUNDATION through its ArtsAmplified initiative.

Additional support provided by Michael & Debra Raizman, Yukiko Ueno & Eran Egozy, Randolph Hawthorne & Carliss Baldwin, and Marylen Sternweiler.

This performance is made possible in part by support from Celebrity Series LIVE PERFORMANCE! Arts for All Endowment & Innovation Funds with generous leadership support from Peter & Anna Kolchinsky and Cerise Lim Jacobs, for Charles. Additional support provided by Kathleen & Chris GaffneyMarylen Sternweiler, and Samuel & Gretchen Shubrooks.