With a combination of old world charm and its modern urban presence, this capital city provides many unique performance venues. Bostonians embrace their performing arts community, making this an extraordinary destination for any group wishing to showcase their talents. You may also be surprised by how much history you will learn just by exploring Boston’s charming and varies
neighborhoods. Just a few exciting options for performing are:
Quincy Market, also known as the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, it's the seat of American history and the site of one of America's most famous shopping and dining experiences. For over 250 years, the marketplace has played an integral role in the life of Boston's residents. Here, students can see, taste, and touch a true Boston experience.
Old North Church is an architecturally stunning church where Paul Revere worked as a bell ringer when he was a teenager. Groups are invited to perform a cappella in this 18th Century structure where sermons are still held.
Wally’s Cafe ‘Student to Student’ program is designed to educate students on what it takes to become a musician at this historical family run jazz club. Instruction is provided by student musicians from some of the nation’s most acclaimed institutions for
New England Aquarium has over 6,000 marine animals. There are 70 exhibits in the galleries including a large penguin colony and a newly renovated tidewater pool exhibit entitled Edge of Sea. There is a four story Giant Ocean Tank with huge sea turtles, sharks, tropical fish and many eels.
You may also choose to perform at one of Boston’s many beautiful churches, or opt to visit an area retirement home where residents look forward to entertainment.
After your performance it will not be difficult finding things to do and see. A walk along the Freedom Trail will take you to 16 historically significant sites in under 3 miles. Take a tour, participate in a workshop or enjoy an unforgettable performance at the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Experience some of the history of this great nation with a visit to the Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Rock or the Mayflower II. Just a short distance away, you can visit the Salem Witch Museum where just a few centuries ago the fear of witches caused mass hysteria with tragic consequences.
Photo by the Greater Boston Covention & Visitors Bureau