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More Shows Added to the 2017 Season

HYANNIS, Mass. February 13, 2017– The Cape Cod Melody Tent just announced more shows for the rapidly-approaching season.  Hunter Hayes returns to Hyannis, bringing new songs.  Another country singer who will rock the theater in the round this summer, is Phil Vassar. Also added to the lineup are the family favorite, Kaleidoscope Theater with several children’s shows; An Evening with the Fab Four for all the Beatles fans, and Grammy-award winning trumpeter Chris Botti. With the list of shows growing and the word getting out,

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Melody Tent 2017 Season

With the new year well under way, The 2017 season of shows is coming together nicely for The Melody Tent in Hyannis and the South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset.  Whether you live in the area, are planning a vacation here, or have time for a day trip- there is nothing like catching a show at either of these two unique intimate venues, with the stars up close.  Each of these venues are among the only continuously-operating tent theaters in the United States,

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This day in music history November 9

November 9, 1858 marked the first performance of NY Symphony Orchestra.

In 1936 Mary Travers of Peter Paul & Mary was born in Louisville, Kentucky

On this day in 1941 Tom Fogerty, guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival was born. Fogerty died on September 6, 1990.

In 1948 Alan Gratzer of REO Speedwagon was born and one year later in 1949 Tommy Caldwell of the Marshall Tucker Band was born.

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8 Things You Should Know About Ticket Safety & Security

Maybe you received one of our e-mails, or heard from a friend: your favorite band or comedy act is coming to town! It’s tempting to rush online and grab the first tickets you can get, after all, you want the best seats possible! But… are you really getting the best seats? Take a moment to review our ticket safety and security tips to make sure what you’re paying for, is what you’re really getting.

  • Buy through us.

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#TrueFanTrivia: Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Up next in our True Fan Trivia series, Lynyrd Skynyrd! This iconic group is playing the Melody Tent on Thursday, July 21.

Answer our trivia contest via the link below for your chance to win a a pair of VIP Meet & Greet tickets to the show! Winners will be randomly selected from all correct entries.

The prize includes two VIP packages – no longer availble for sale,

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Capable of Anything: Ben Folds

Ben Folds

Multi-platinum-selling singer, songwriter and producer Ben Folds is known for his eclectic, genre-defying musical talent. He rose to fame during his time in Ben Folds Five, during which singles such as  “Brick”, “Song for the Dumped”, “Battle of Who Could Care Less” and “Army” were created.

His solo career spawned songs like “Rocking The Suburbs”, “The Luckiest” and “You Don’t Know Me (feat. Regina Spektor)”  with his 2008 album ‘Way To Normal’ reaching #11 on the Billboard 200 in its first week of release.

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Stay Connected At Our Shows!

stay connected

Social media is hotter than ever, and we’ve upgraded our systems to keep you in the loop – and connected – during the show:

  • Free WiFi! Save your data and hop on our FREE Wifi! Look for “Melody Tent Free Wifi” to connect. This also helps save your battery.
  • Check-In. When you arrive for a show, check in at our venue on Facebook to let your friends know that you’re here for your favorite artist or comedian – 

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Celebrating Father’s Day

Happy Father's Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 19 – many artists coming to the tents are fathers too! See how they’re celebrating the special day.

Ziggy Marley will be busy – as he’s playing HERE this Sunday! His family often joins him on tour, and always stays in touch, so we’re sure he’ll spend some quality family time with the whole gang before he takes the stage. Ziggy and his wife,

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Q&A: With Ziggy Marley

Ziggy Marley

We had the chance to catch up with ZIGGY MARLEY, who just released a new, self-titled album last Friday. He’ll be playing at the Melody Tent on June 19 – enter our True Fan Trivia contest for your chance to win a pair of tickets, along with a special prize pack!

Your last album, 2014’s ‘Fly Rasta’, won the 2015 Grammy award for Best Reggae Album.

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12 Things to Know Before You Attend A Show

12 Things to Know Before You Attend A Show

Planning to attend a show at the Cape Cod Melody Tent or our sister venue, the South Shore Music Circus? Here’s a list of things you should know to help you get the best experience possible!

  • Your safety and security is our top priority.In keeping with policies at other venues, you’ll be greeted upon entry by one of our security personnel who will conduct a thorough but speedy check of all bags and purses as well as screening with an electronic wand.

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