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Announcement of Lowell Summer Music Series broadcasts – Sentinel and Enterprise

LOWELL — While we’ve focused on turkey dinners and holiday shopping, the hardworking men and women at the Lowell Summer Music Series have put together the 2022 lineup of shows that will take the stage at Boarding House Park next summer.

Three new shows have been added to the lineup which already included Gaelic Storm on June 24 and Joss Stone on June 25.

The Mavericks will take the stage on June 18 while the popular Classic Albums Live tour returns to Boarding House Park on August 5, with this year’s concert featuring Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” in full. The latest show to be announced is jazz great Madeleine Peyroux, coming to Lowell on August 20.

Here’s a bit more about each of the three new announcements:

The Mavericks concert is already on sale with advance tickets priced at $49 each and premium seats at $149 each. The Mavericks effortlessly mix rock and country with tex-mex, Cuban bolero, R&B and blues influences. They started in Miami in 1989, found both popular success and critical acclaim in the 1990s, then went on a long hiatus in 2003. They reunited in 2012 and have been together ever since. They are on tour behind the very first all-Spanish album, “En Espanol”. Although all the tracks are in Spanish, they only sing a few songs live in Spanish and perform all of their greatest hits live in English.

Gaelic Storm
Classic Albums Live: RumorsCOURTESY LOWELL SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

Classic Albums: Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumors” is already on sale with advance tickets priced at $34 each and premium seats at $84 each. This is the sixth time Classic Albums Live has come to Lowell with previous concerts including two Beatles albums (“Abbey Road”, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”), Pink Floyd (“The Wall”), Queen ( “A Night at the Opera”) and The Eagles (“Hotel California”). The particularity of the Classic Albums Live broadcasts is that a group of musicians recreates the chosen album in its entirety.

Fleetwood Mac’s “Rumours” album sold over 10 million copies worldwide within the first month of its release and has sold over 40 million copies since then. It features the massive hits “Go Your Own Way”, “Dreams”, “Don’t Stop” and “You Make Loving Fun” (as well as “The Chain” and “Gold Dust Woman”), and won the album of the year. at the 1977 Grammy Awards.

Madeleine PeyrouxCOURTESY LOWELL SUMMER MUSIC SERIES

Peyroux celebrates the 25th anniversary of his 1996 debut album, “Dreamland,” which earned him comparisons to Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. The album featured contributions from Marc Ribot, Vernon Reid, Cyrus Chestnut and many more. This included her version of Holiday’s “Gettin’ Some Fun Out of Life”, Bessie Smith’s “Lovesick Blues” and Fats Waller’s “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself a Letter”.

Later albums included covers by Bob Dylan (“I Threw It All Away”), Leonard Cohen (“Dance Me to the End of Love”) and Lennon/McCartney (“Martha My Dear”). Her music was used in the Oscar-winning film “The Shape of Water”, worthy of the respect she earned throughout her career.

Jazz shows don’t happen often in Lowell, so this is a unique gig for Boarding House Park.

Tickets are on sale now for $39 (advance) and premium seats for $139.

Lowell Summer Music Series officials said they are already arranging dates for at least two more shows.

“I think we can build a solid lineup again,” said Peter Aucella, general manager of the Lowell Summer Music Series, adding that they also have other offerings for next summer.

Knowing how awesome the Lowell Summer Music Series is every year, the smart money is on Aucella and his team making it happen.

In the meantime, if you’re looking for a gift for the live music lover in your life, Lowell Summer Music Series eGift Cards can be purchased in any amount starting at $5. They can be redeemed for any upcoming gig. You can send the e-gift card instantly or postpone delivery to a specific date. You can also check current balances as well as transaction history.

It is redeemable for any concert or parking pass. Value does not expire or diminish over time and can be combined with other forms of payment.

For more information or to purchase tickets or e-gift cards, visit www.lowellsummermusic.org.