Eight Arts Must-Sees in July

By | Boston Daily |

Steven TylerIllustration by Bomboland


THE MONSTER MEETS THE WALL
Roger Waters performs his dystopian rock opera and theatrical extravaganza, The Wall, at Fenway Park. 7/1

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE
Tanglewood opens its 75th anniversary season with maestro Christoph von Dohnanyi slicing the air to an all Beethoven program. 7/6

YOU ARE GETTING VERRRY SLEEPY
At the Wilbur Theatre this month, Frank Santos Jr. hypnotizes audience members into belting out boy-band songs, attempting karate moves, and doing other stuff they wouldn’t want to share on Facebook. 7/7

SHELL GAME
The Boston Landmarks Orchestra plays an eclectic repertoire every Wednesday evening at the Hatch Shell throughout July and August. 7/11–8/29

DREAM ON
Thickly coifed American Idol judge Steven Tyler deigns to join Aerosmith for two blowout concerts at the TD Garden. 7/17 and 7/19

SCHOOL OF ROCK
Watch the 8-to-17-year-old performers from Girls Rock Camp Boston kick out the jams at Spontaneous Celebrations in J.P. Showcase performances, 7/21 and 8/11

THE BARD’S B-SIDES
Shakespeare on the Common puts on another rarely staged play, Coriolanus, a tragedy about backstabbing and intrigue set in ancient Rome. 7/25–8/12

GLOW STICK ’EM UP
“Identity,” North America’s first touring electronic music festival, brings Swedish superstar DJ Eric Prydz and German legend Paul van Dyk to the Comcast Center. 7/26