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The Tanglewood Popular Artist Series features a variety of popular performers. Generally these performances are scheduled in the days prior to the opening and days following the conclusion of the BSO performances.  Here is a sampling.  For a full listing, please download the Tanglewood schedule by clicking on this link. 

Please note:  James Taylor is scheduled to perform on July 4, but unfortunately this concert is sold out.



Judy Collins and Arlo Guthriewith special guest Jesse Colin Young
JUN 21 2020 
SUNDAY, 2:30 PM

Judy Collins and Arlo Guthrie
with special guest Jesse Colin Young

Popular Artist SeriesThe Mavericks & Los Lobos

JUN 28  2020 
SUNDAY, 2:30 PM

Popular Artist Series
The Mavericks & Los Lobos

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! 

AUG 27 THURSDAY, 8:00 PM

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!   NPR’s oddly informative news quiz is again live at Tanglewood. The Peabody Award-winning show offers a fast-paced, irreverent look at the week’s news, hosted by Peter Sagal with judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis.

Popular Artist SeriesJohn Legendwith special guests The War and Treaty

AUG 28 2020 
FRIDAY, 8:00 PM

Popular Artist Series
John Legend
with special guests The War and Treaty