Landmark 2011-12 Season Preview

It’s going to be another exciting season of performances at . The lineup has recently been announced and tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 7th, 2011. (Tickets are already on sale for Friends of Landmark, who also receive a discount.) “We are very proud of our 2011-12 Season,” said Sharon […]

Legendary Performer Ben E. King Wows Landmark Audience

His hit song, “Stand by Me,” celebrates its 50th anniversary There is something really special about a concert where the audience knows all the songs and sings along. Such was the case on Saturday, May 21, when Ben E. King performed a hit-packed, feel-good concert at . The concert began with about 15 minutes of […]

Maggie and Suzzy Roche Close Landmark’s Fabulous Folk Series

Amazing harmonies, and anecdotes too, make for a great night of music. Two-thirds of The Roches – sisters Maggie and Suzzy (without third sister Terre) – closed out Fabulous Folk Series. In another “six degrees of Landmark performers separation” it’s worth noting that Suzzy is the mother of a child by Louden Wainwright III, who […]

A Conversation with Best-Selling Author, Meg Wolitzer

Wolitzer, and Carlos Eire, will be featured speakers at the Friends of the Library luncheon. On Friday, May 13, the Friends of the will host the 42nd annual book and author luncheon, featuring authors Meg Wolitzer and Carlos Eire. Earlier this month, Wolitzer published her latest book, “The Uncoupling,” a story mixing humor and insight […]

Alejandro Escovedo Closes Roots Rock Series at Landmark

Double bill featuring Jesse Malin and The St. Marks Social The Landmark’s 2010-2011 season may be slowly winding to a close, but the shows have only been increasing in energy and amplitude. Such was the case on Friday, April 29, when the final show in Landmark’s Roots Rock series took place. The show was originally […]

The Smithereens Explode on The Landmark Stage

Powerful, exciting performance by experienced showmen This weekend’s performance by The Smithereens – a staple band in the 1980s – was possibly the most exciting show thus far on the stage… and that’s saying a lot. Landmark Executive Director Sharon Maier-Kennelly is to be commended for the variety of shows that have taken place in […]

A Conversation with Smithereens’ Drummer, Dennis Diken

Known for their unique and original sound, the Smithereens are one of the longest-lived bands playing today, still together after 31 years. If you went to college in the 1980s – their smartly written pop music was a staple… and continued to be so in the 90s and onward. The group has garnered numerous hits, […]

Loudon Wainwright III has Landmark Audience in Tears and Stitches

Powerful lyricist performs satirical folk songs It was yet another sold out performance at Landmark on Main Street on Saturday, March 5, as the legendary Loudon Wainwright III took to the stage to deliver a dynamic one-man show. There are performers who can move you to tears, and those who can make you laugh, but […]

Diane Birch Channels Laura Nyro and Carole King at Landmark on Main

Talented singer-songwriter-pianist gets the audience on its feet. There was only one thing wrong with Diane Birch’s performance at this past Saturday night. It was too short. I walked into the show with no expectations. I knew nothing about Diane Birch, and had heard only a snippet of her music before. Most people, myself included, […]

David Bromberg Puts on Dynamic Show at Landmark

Angel Band opens for the seasoned performer David Bromberg was one of the first performers to sell out this year, and for good reason. The multitalented Bromberg has been making music for over four decades, and has a dedicated and loyal following – many of whom were in the audience for his Nov. 20 performance. […]