An evening of big band hits
Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m.
Marblehead tenor Matt Arnold and his 11-piece band The New England Yankees will perform live at the Warwick Cinema. Come hear classics by Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Rudy Vallee, Frank Sinatra and more. thebeaconmarblehead.com/special-events
Great Gatsby: An American Musical
Begins Friday, June 23
Marbleheader Fred Anthony Marco wrote the book and lyrics for “The Great Gatsby: An American Musical” which is debuting at Marblehead Little Theatre on June 23 and playing into July. Details at mltlive.org.
Sunday, June 25, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
This annual event at Fort Sewall is a summer tradition. Come kick-off the Marblehead Festival of Arts at the champagne reception. Details at marbleheadfestival.org/champagnereception
Sunday, June 25, 7 p.m.
Cold Chocolate, a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk and bluegrass will be playing a Homegrown House Concert here in Marblehead. This Boston-based duo has been touring New England and beyond. More info at loom.ly/zF2ki0s.
Friday, June 23 to Sunday, July 9
At the new ARTI Gallery, 70 Wasington St., former WFNX DJ Julie Kramer will exhibit photographs from her basement archives of pop and rock stars, all photographed here in New England. TJ de Blij will show some of his work inspired by the Pop Art movement. More info at arti-gallery.com/exhibitions.
MAA summer member show
June 24 to August 6
The Marblehead Arts Association will display works byt its artist members in multiple galleries. The opening reception is Sunday, June 25, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Info at marbleheadarts.org/upcoming/.