December 9-12: Live music, shows and entertainment in and around Manchester



This week’s roundup of shows in and around Manchester is brought to you by A. Robert Dionne of Ted Herbert Music School & Rentals. Email your entertainment events to [email protected] for review. Be sure to add your events to the InkLink community calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio reporting on WMNH 95.3 (The Morning Show with Peter White – “World of Entertainment” LIVE Thursdays at 8:00 am).

Becca Myari


  • Ian & Abbi Sleeper & Kent, / Currier (Manchester) / 5 p.m.
  • Ted Solovicos / Fratello’s (Manchester) / 5.30 p.m.
  • Paul Lussier / KC’s / 6 p.m.
  • Chad LaMarsh / Copper Door (Bedford) / 7 p.m.
  • Becca Myari / Strange Brew Manchester / 8 p.m.


The Pop Disaster is playing The Goat on December 10th.
  • Dwayne Haggins / Backyard Brewery (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
  • Ted Solovicos / Bus stop (London) / 6 p.m.
  • Paul Driscoll / La Fonderie (Manchester) / 6 p.m.
  • FatBunny / Bonfire (Manchester) / 7 p.m.
  • Tim Thériault / Telly’s (Epping) / 8 p.m.
  • Pop Disaster / The Goat (Manchester) / 8 p.m.
  • Mugsy Duo / Stumble Inn (London) / 8 p.m.
  • The Drift / Angel City Music Hall (Manchester) / 9 p.m.

Alli Beaudry will perform at Great North Aleworks on December 11.


  • Alli Beaudry / Great North Aleworks (Manchester) / 3 p.m.
  • Paul Nelson / To Share Brewing Company (Manchester) / 5 p.m.
  • Off Duty Angels Trio / Village Trestle (Goffstown) / 6 p.m.
  • Clint LaPointe / Homestead (Merrimack) / 6 p.m.
  • Eugene Durkee / Hermanos (Concord) / 7 p.m.
  • Houston Bernard Band / Bonfire (Manchester) / 7 p.m.
  • Undaunted Professor Harp / Area 23 (Concord) / 8 p.m.
  • Ryan Palma / Saddle Up Saloon (Kingston) / 8 p.m.

David Papa is playing Village Trestle on December 12th.


  • John Chouinard / Currier (Manchester) / 10 a.m.
  • Steve Prisby / Copper Gate (Salem) / 11am
  • Brad Myrick Duo / Colby Hill Inn (Henniker) / 12:30 p.m.
  • David Papa / Village Trestle (Goffstown) / 3:30 p.m.

Always make sure to check a place’s website or Facebook page for last minute changes.

The majestic theater

880, rue des pages ~ (603) 669-7469

Lauren Wenners, Sean Damboise, Dave Ropple, Tessa Sobolewski are playing “Scrooge in Love” at the Majestic this weekend.

SCROOGE IN LOVE – LA MUSICALE / December 10-12 (Derry)

  • A musical sequel to the Dickensian classic! A year after the events of A Christmas Carol, Jacob Marley and the Christmas Ghosts return to reunite Ebenezer Scrooge with his long-lost first love, Belle. A year after the events of A Christmas Carol, the Four Ghosts (Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future) return with a new goal: to reunite the new and improved Ebenezer Scrooge with his long-lost first love, Belle. All of Dickens’ familiar characters return in this romantic and festive sequel to the Eternal Classic. Derry Opera House

ROCKIN ‘DADDIOS / January 8e at 7 p.m. (Manchester)

  • The Rockin Daddios, a vocal group from the Lake District of New Hampshire, are gaining popularity in New England. They are well known for their great harmonies and are known to include audience participation as well as their antics on stage. It’s a fun group of guys! Join them (and their group) for an incredible evening of Doo-Wop music that will keep you going as we stroll through the past! The Rockin Daddios will NOT disappoint!

The Palace Theater

80, rue de Hanovre ~ (603)668-5588

“A Christmas Carol”, currently on view at the Palace until December 22. Courtesy photo

A CHRISTMAS SONG / November 26-December 22 (Mainstage)

  • Ebenezer Scrooge is a successful curmudgeon who believes that personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others. With a “Bah! Fumery! ”Scrooge sums up his feelings about the Christmas announcement and charitable giving, but he is forced to face his selfish ways when three ghosts on Christmas Eve guide him through his past, his present. and his future. ”With their guidance, Scrooge recognizes his flaws and welcomes Christmas morning with a merry“ Merry Christmas ”before spending the day reconnecting and sharing love with those who matter most to him.

QUARTET ERIC MINTEL / December 11e at 7 p.m. (Spotlight room)

  • Eric Mintel kicks off the holiday season in The Spotlight Room at 7pm! Eric Mintel will perform all of Charlie Brown Jazz’s favorite classics. Including the legendary Linus and Lucy’s, Skating, Christmas is Coming, Christmas Time is Here and many reworked holiday favorites! With Eric Mintel on piano, Nelson Hill on saxophone and flute, Jack Hegyi on electric bass and Dave Mohn on drums. Ring in the Christmas season with this holiday staple and the Eric Mintel Quartet. Also with NEW original parts!

Rex theater

23 Amherst Street ~ (603)668-5588

Psychic medium Lauren Rainbow will be at the Palace Theater on December 9.

LAUREN RAINBOW / December 9e at 19 ‘o clock

  • Lauren Rainbow is a persuasive medium, an inspiring and sometimes funny storyteller, and a spiritual travel guide! During this special evening, Lauren will share some obvious, heart-centered messages from Spirit. Not only will she devote most of the evening to her heart-centered and probing spiritual messages, but she will also take a brief moment to share with you how the Spirit has changed and inspired her life. Even more, how you can also connect with those you love in Spirit for love, support, and guidance for life. An evening with Lauren will bring tears of joy, lots of laughter and leave you with the invigorating reminder that you are alive… Be Alive!

JIMMY DUNN’S CHRISTMAS COMEDY / December 10e at 7:30 p.m.

  • Jimmy Dunn and some friends will take over the Rex Theater for a little Holiday Cheer!
  • Jimmy Dunn is an actor and comedian who is most recognized on the CBS sitcom The McCarthys, where he played the role of Sean McCarthy. He got his start in the comedy world playing standing at a bar in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where he was paid in beer and fried clams. Since then, Jimmy has continued to perform on some of the biggest stages in the comedy world, including the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, The Late Show with David Letterman, CONAN and Comics Come Home with Denis Leary.

A NOL SINATRA featuring RICH DiMARE / December 12e at 2 o’clock in the afternoon

  • Rich DiMare is a Boston-based jazz singer who specializes in music from the Sinatra and Rat Pack area. Rich has 15 years of experience providing entertainment across America. In addition to being a talented singer, he is also a DJ at Red Sox games throughout the season. Rich has worked live on Boston’s top-rated morning show Matty in the Morning on KISS 108 and as a host on Fox25 TV in Boston. Rich is joined by the Ron Poster Band. Ron Poster is the organist for the Boston Bruins and performs the weekly Sinatra Brunch at Lucky’s Lounge. Rich and Ron’s understanding of Sinatra’s songbook, coupled with their interactions on stage, makes this Old Blue Eyes experience unique and something Sinatra lovers will not forget!


  • Every Thursday at Yankee Lanes (Manchester) 8 p.m.
  • Every Thursday at Strange Brew (Manchester) / 9 p.m.
  • Improvisation of the city of the queen. / Hatbox Theater (Concord) / 12/9 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Jimmy Dunn’s Comedy Christmas at the Rex (Manchester) 12/10 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Rob Steen & Jody Sloane / Saddle Up Saloon (Kingston) / 12/10 at 8 p.m.
  • Chris D. / Chunky’s (Manchester) / Fri 12/10 and Sat 12/11 at 8:30 p.m.

Email your entertainment events to [email protected] for exam. Be sure to add your events to the InkLink calendar for possible inclusion in the live radio reporting on WMNH 95.3 (The Morning Show with Peter White – “World of Entertainment” LIVE Thursdays at 8:00 am)



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