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The 7th Annual Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts

July 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am - July 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The 7th Annual Linda Plaut Festival of the Arts
July 22 – 24, 2022

20+ Performances – 4 Stages – 3 Days

The 7th annual Linda Plaut Newton Festival of the Arts will span many facets of arts and culture including several genres of music from blues to baroque, classical guitar to R&B, and opera to jazz. The Festival has served as a catalyst for the cultural life in the city since 2015 and has been a showcase of Newton’s talent and Newton Cultural Council grant recipients for many arts organizations and artists over the years.

Outdoors at The Hyde Playground, 90 Lincoln Street, Newton Highlands
Outdoors on the Village Green, 1221 Centre St, Newton Centre, MA 02459
Outdoors at Suzuki School of Newton,  1615 Beacon Street, Waban
Inside at The Allen House Center for the Arts, 35 Webster Street, West Newton

Festival Chair and Producer: Christopher Pitts

Performance Schedule

FRIDAY, JULY 22, 2022

Hyde Playground, Newton Highlands

6:30pm  New Philharmonia Pops Concert
7:30pm  Instrument Petting Zoo
Dusk  Movie – Casablanca


Hyde Playground, Newton Highlands

2pm  Blue Train Bluegrass Band
3pm  Olga Lisovskaya, From Opera to Broadway
4pm  George Russell Jr. Trio, Gospel & Jazz
5pm  Lydia Harrell, Jazz Singer
7pm  Debo Ray & Her Allstar Band, Dance Party!


Suzuki School of Newton, Waban

2pm  Austin McMahon, Jazz
3pm Hankus Netsky, Yiddish & Jazz
4pm  Crowes Pasture, Folk


SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2022

The Allen Center for the Arts, West Newton

1pm Dance Currents, “100 years of Modern Dance”
2pm Andrus Madsen, “Improvised Fantasias”
3pm Newton Baroque: Alison Gangler and Andrus Madsen
4pm Nomadic Theatre Story Slam


July 22, 2022 @ 8:00 am
July 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

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