When they applied to perform at FutureStars Showcase 2017, The Crushers band members knew that the event was a fun chance to play their music for family and friends, because they had performed at the concert the year before. In 2016, they were a foursome; brothers Ben and Jonathan Godbout (drums and guitar/vocals) and brothers Jake and Zac Brennan (guitar and bass) all between 11 and 13 years old. In 2017, after a year of working on their music and adding lead vocalist James Barone they knew they could out-do their previous concert performance. Continue reading “2017 FutureStars Band, The Crushers, Play On!”
Marc Rines was at Leominsters’ 25th Starburst concert event to present the the proceeds – $1925 – from City Music’s FutureStars Showcase.
City Music has been hosting the FutureStars Showcases since 2005, giving many local teens and bands an opportunity to perform for family and friends, Continue reading “FutureStars Showcase 2017 Follow-up”
Tickets On Sale Now, for the April 2nd Show!
$15 each from any of our FutureStars Bands
We have a great bunch of enthusiastic and aspiring young musicians this year. The bands are from Barre, Bedford, Chelmsford, Harvard, Hubbardston, and Leominster. Continue reading “FutureStars Showcase 2017 Line Up”
Wow! We had a great concert with awesome local teen musicians – new faces and returning veterans – all while raising funds for local public school music programs. Continue reading “What a Show!”
Get your tickets now for
FutureStars Showcase 2016
Sunday, April 3rd ~ at 4pm at the
Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, MA
Featuring performances by these promising young musicians.
City Music’s FutureStars Showcase allows young aspiring musicians the opportunity to perform on the stage of the Bull Run Concert Hall with full professional sound stage support provided by Bedlam Productions.
Show your support by purchasing your tickets directly from your favorite performer – they get to keep a portion of their ticket sales – AND – additional City
Music gift card prizes will go to the soloist/duo/trio and the group that sells the greatest number of tickets.
Get your tickets from any of these performers for only $15. Buy NOW, and save. Tickets will be $20 at the door.
Your purchase will also support music in our public schools. City Music donates the proceeds from this and all FutureStars events to public school music programs – nearly $15000 since 2005. The 2016 Showcase proceeds will benefit the Gardner Public Schools.
PLEASE SUPPORT THESE ASPIRING YOUNG MUSICIANS! Buy your tickets today.
Performing at FutureStars Showcase 2016: “Alright”, “The Crushers”, Damian Oakes, “My Fair Facade”, “Poisoned Youth”, “Rising Empire”, “Submarine Machine”, and “Torn to Shreds”.
Proceeds from the 2015 FutureStars Showcase were presented at the Leominster Starburst Celebration on Saturday, June 13th. Continue reading “FutureStars Proceeds Presented”
THERE’S STILL TIME!
To Perform at
City Music’s FutureStars Showcase
Old man winter has made it tough on all of us to get out – so we’ve extended the deadline for FutureStars Applications until March 7th. Continue reading “Calling All FutureStars 2015 – DEADLINE EXTENDED!”
4-8 PM Sunday, March 30th at the Bull Run Restaurant
Performing On Stage:
Slow Motion Underground
Its an impressive line-up of bands and soloists playing both cover and original material in a variety of genres. Come see what these young people – all 18 and younger – have accomplished on their own and with friends. It is very likely that you will witness the early performance of true Future Stars.
Tickets are on sale from the performers and at City Music for $15 ($20 at the door). Be sure to support your favorite performer as the band and soloist that sells the most tickets will win recording time courtesy of The Root Cellar
AND – you will support music in our schools: proceeds will benefit the Gardner Schools Music Boosters.
Since 2005, City Music has donated more than $11000 from FutureStars events to support music in our public schools through the Leominster and Gardner Music Boosters. Learning a musical instrument offers a lifetime of benefits.
Congratulations to the Leominster Music Booster guitar raffle winner, Sherry Cutler!
Sherry won a beautiful Fender CD60CE acoustic-electric guitar with a hard shell case, donated by Fender Guitars and City Music (a $429.99 value). The raffle was drawn at City Music’s FutureStars Showcase on April 7th, where several local teen musicians played for family and friends at the Bull Run Restaurant. Proceeds from the Showcase and guitar raffle will benefit the Leominster public school music programs through the Leominster Music Boosters.
Since 2005, City Music has donated for than $10,000 to the public school music programs in Gardner and Leominster. The benefits of music education has been scientifically proven through numerous studies; children who study music perform better scholastically. City Music is proud to support our local schools in providing music education.
Stay tuned for the the unveiling of the FutureStars’ proceeds, TBA.
Join City Music at the
Bull Run Restaurant
this Sunday, April 7th.
Lots of talent, lots of creative musicians, some returning performers, and some new faces. Appearing:
The House Special
Please support these up & coming musicians buy purchasing tickets – only $15 in advance – from your favorite performers. The band or soloist that sells the most tickets will receive recording session compliments of The Root Cellar
The proceeds from City Music’ FutureStars Showcases are donated to music programs in our public schools. Since 2005 we have donated more than $10000 to our local schools. This year’s Showcase will benefit the Leominster Music Boosters.