We all know that the Nantucket summer goes by in a blink…so it definitely takes some good planning and preparation to make sure you’ve got the dates down pat! So with spring in full swing, here is the blACKbook HOT LIST of 2017 events! Think of it as your little cheat sheet to making the most of your summer on the Rock!
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 6th
Thursday May 18th
SEND ME AN ANGEL
Thursday, May 18th
BALLROOM THIEVES BACK AT THE BOX!
Tuesday, June 16th + Wednesday, June 17th
With a vintage vibe and rich harmonious sound, The Ballroom Thieves first hit The BOX stage in 2015 and are finally making their way bACK to us this June! One listen to their soulful lyrics combined with their incredible stage presence and you’ll be hooked on their fresh yet familiar melodies and songs. This mega talented trio, which consists of a cellist, guitarist and drummer, play all their own music and have a second album debuting since their last trip to the 02554. We know this is going to be a magical and musical two nights at 14 Dave Street!
Friday, June 16th
ANDY FRASCO and the U.N. AT THE BOX!
Tuesday, June 20th + Wednesday, June 21st
Packy’s been raving about this band since he got back on the Island. A masterful musical mix of tuba, sax, trumpet, trombone, guitars and one killer pianist, these guys have a fire and energy you want to be part of. Self-described “Party Blues with a touch of Barefoot Boogie” musicians Andy Frasco and the U.N. deliver feel good music – the perfect way to kick off the official first day of summer!
Sunday, June 25th
THE HOLDUP at the BOX!
Tuesday June 27th + Wednesday June 28th
Get ready for a Cali music fusion of reggae, hip hop, pop and indie, as The BOX gets ready to host THE HOLDUP for the first time! This left-coast musical group hasn’t been touring for the past few years, so when Packy Norton heard they were bACK on the road, he knew they had to make a stop on the Grey Lady. Expect high vibes and notable musical performances to hit the island on the 27th + 28th!
RIPE AT THE BOX
Tuesday July 5th + Wednesday July 6th
RIPE is the Boston-based jam band brought together by Berklee College of Music. They were so good in June last year that pACKy just had to bring them bACK out for September! These guys have been touring all year…and with all that high energy, the RIPE guys create an unforgettable live experience. Get ready to dance with their mostly original tunes plus a few fun covers!
Thursday, July 6th
Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th
ZIGGY MARLEY AT THE BOX!
Tuesday, July 11th + Wednesday, July 12th
Okay, so even though it’s already sold out…we just have to give a shout out to to one of the coolest names coming to the Rock this season. For those that got tickets, know that Ziggy Marley is gonna be one of the hottest shows of the summer!
July 12th to July 15th
Showing July 8th through August 26th
N MAGAZINE’S 15th ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Friday, July 21st
BLUES TRAVELER AT THE BOX!
Tuesday August 8th + Wednesday August 9th
This iconic ‘90s favorite is making its way to Nantucket! See, when Packy Norton saw Blues Traveler in a small venue back in 2015, he thought they’d be perfect for The BOX. Fast forward two years, and you’ve got one of the biggest names of the summer coming to the island for a two-night show in the heat of August. Get tickets now before they sell out!
Thursday, August 10th
Saturday, August 12th
Saturday, August 19th
THE TRUSTEES GREAT POINT CIRCLE LIGHTHOUSE CELEBRATION
Thursday, August 24th
Saturday, August 26th