Silver Series Events

Thank you to our Silver Series sponsors:

The Silver Series of guest artists is made possible in part by our friends and alumni through the Dick and Betty Hanaway Endowment for the Performing Arts, Jeannette and Richard Collins Award, the Fund for Plymouth State University, the PSU Student Senate and our business partners:

The Common Man Inn & Spa, Community Guaranty Savings Bank, Speare Memorial Hospital, MegaPrint, New Hampshire Public Radio

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Silver Series: Tig Notaro, comedian

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  Boyish Girl Interrupted Tour 2014 Included on Business Insider’s list of “50 Women Who Are Changing the World”and Rolling Stone’s list of “50 Funniest People Now,” Tig Notaro was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014 for her sophomore release LIVE. The album sold over 100,000 units in just 6weeks, which is unheard of today. Louis CK is quoted as saying Read More »»

Silver Series: The Sweet Remains


The Sweet Remains is an unusual band on today’s music scene; three gifted and charismatic singer-songwriters, each of whom contribute to the writing and three part harmonies that define the band’s sound. When Rich Price (Burlington, VT), Greg Naughton (NYC), and Brian Chartrand (Phoenix, AZ) met for a chance jam-session, the three instantly recognized a Read More »»

Silver Series: A Halloween Evening with John Astin

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It’s going to be a creepy and kooky, mysterious and spooky, an altogether ooky Halloween night when you spend it with Gomez Addams, Edgar Allan Poe, William Shakespeare, Kurt Weill, Thomas Wolfe, e.e. cummings, Ezra Pound and the usual suspects–also known as John Astin.  He’ll touch on the dark side of the human psyche as Read More »»

Silver Series: Miss Tess and the Talkbacks

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By blending her knack for melodic and rhythmic improvisation and interplay with elements of honky-tonk, western swing and golden-era pop standards, Miss Tess and her multifaceted supporting band have arrived at a style simultaneously refreshing and hauntingly familiar.  Now based out of New York, when Miss Tess lived in Boston, she and her group were Read More »»

Silver Series: Voice: If Music Be the Food of Love

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For their second North American tour, the wonderful British ensemble Voice presents a program of songs exploring the beauty, heartache, and humor of love. The repertoire ranges from the devotional songs of the medieval German abbess Hildegard of Bingen, whose soaring lines express spiritual love and her deep empathy with the natural world and female Read More »»

Silver Series: Liz Longley


In the fall of 2010, when Livingston Taylor played the Silver Center, he brought along one of his Berklee College students to open for him.  He introduced her as “someone you’ll hear a lot more about” in the coming years and no one who was there that night is surprised his prediction has come true Read More »»

Silver Series: HOT RIZE with special guest RED KNUCKLES AND THE TRAILBLAZERS


Hot Rize has been astounding the bluegrass world for over 30 years with a fresh, contemporary approach to traditional music with their unique style, powerful songs, tight-as-a-drum ensemble playing and dynamic stage show.  They won the first Entertainer of the Year award from the International Bluegrass Music Association but for the past decade or so, Read More »»

Silver Series: ALPIN HONG

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Pianist Alpin Hong has been called a “Victor Borge, Horowitz, and Billy Joel all in one” for his unique combination of stunning technique, emotional range and humor that brings audiences young and old to their feet.  Rooted in extensive classical training and a background in skateboarding, the martial arts, and video games, Mr. Hong is Read More »»