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Higher Ground

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1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
(802) 652-0777
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January 2019

Chadwick Stokes & The Pintos at Higher Ground

January 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Chad River

Since forming his first band with two college friends in 1996, Chadwick Stokes has paved a path of independence, advocacy and social consciousness that's impacted every aspect of his artistic life. In addition to fronting the bands State Radio and Dispatch, Stokes is also a co-founder of Calling All Crows, a non-profit dedicated to bringing bands and fans together to create change through hands-on service and activism. Politics and social issues have heavily influenced his work as a solo artist…

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An Appreciation of JJ Cale at Higher Ground

January 18, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - January 19, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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JJ Cale

Pappy Presents: An Appreciation of JJ Cale. Featuring: Ray Paczkowski, Russ Lawton, Justin Mazer & Friends

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Johnny A. at Higher Ground

January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Ja Solo with guitar

Johnny A.: Just Me…And My Guitars: A Celebration of the British Song Book of the 60’s Sat, Jan 19, 2019 at Higher Ground - Showcase Lounge Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm $25 advance | $30 day of show

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Vundabar at Higher Ground

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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A couple

Vundabar w/ The Nude Party Sat, Jan 26, 2019 Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $15 advance | $18 day of show

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Cory Wong (of Vulfpeck) at Higher Ground

January 27, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - January 28, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Cory Wong (of Vulfpeck) with Emily Browning Sun, Jan 27, 2019 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm Higher Ground- Showcase Lounge $20 advance | $20 day of show

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Young The Giant at Flynn Theatre

January 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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cows and a sunset

Young The Giant w/ special guest Sure Sure Tue, Jan 29, 2019 Doors: 7:45 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Flynn Theatre $52.75 | $42.00 | $31.50, plus $3 day of show

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February 2019

A Beatles Tribute: Spencer Albee & His Friends Are The Walrus at Higher Ground

February 2, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Spencer the Walrus

Portland Maine’s Spencer Albee (Rustic Overtones, AS FAST AS) leads an all star band through Beatles hits and deep cuts in what Rolling Stone calls “a mind blowing tribute.” The band will be joined by some of Burlington’s favorite musicians as guest vocalists, The Maine Youth Rock Orchestra and The Fogcutters horns. The music of The Beatles is presented respectfully and energetically with all the orchestration, bells and whistles and none of the wigs, fake accents or costumes. Founded in…

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The Music of Phish for Kids at Higher Ground

February 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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cows and a sunset

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at Higher Ground, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity…

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The Music of Phish for Kids at Higher Ground

February 9, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Phish Family Concert

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at Higher Ground, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity…

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Kurt Vile & The Violators at Higher Ground

February 14, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - February 15, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Kurt Vile and Jo McCaughey

Kurt Vile & The Violators with The Sadies Thu, Feb 14, 2019 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $25 advance | $28 day of show

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Winter is A Drag Ball at Higher Ground

February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - February 17, 2019 @ 1:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Drag Ball

Join The House of LeMay for the 24th annual Winter is a Drag Ball. This year enjoy the spectacle of the spotlight and the darkness of the dungeon as we are "Broadway Bound"! Doors open at 7:30 for the Ballroom and 8:30 for the Diva and Dude Lounge. Entertainment and dancing all night long all to benefit the Vermont People With AIDS Coalition.

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The Music of The Beatles for Kids at Higher Ground

February 23, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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The Beatles Family Concert

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at Higher Ground, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity…

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Matt Nathanson at Higher Ground

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Matt Admat playing guitar

Thu, Feb 28, 2019 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $39 advance | $42 day of show

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March 2019

The Machine performs Pink Floyd at Higher Ground

March 9, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - March 10, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Pink Floyd - The Machine

30th Anniversary Tour performing Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and Animals, all in their entirety! The Machine performs Pink Floyd Sat, Mar 09, 2019 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $25 advance | $27 day of show

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The Music of The Rolling Stones for Kids at Higher Ground

March 23, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Rolling Stones Family Concert

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at Higher Ground, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of babies and kids games, movement, and stories and an opportunity…

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Jukebox the Ghost and The Mowgli’s at Higher Ground

March 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Jukebox The Ghost

Fri, Mar 29, 2019 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $20 advance | $23 day of show

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April 2019

An Evening with Nils Frahm at Higher Ground

April 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Nils Frahm photo

Mon, Apr 01, 2019 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $30 advance | $35 day of show

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Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute at Higher Ground

April 6, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - April 7, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Man with lamps

Start Making Sense: Talking Heads Tribute with Tragedy: All Metal Tribute To The Bee Gees Sat, Apr 06, 2019 Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $15 advance | $18 day of show

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Badfish: A Tribute To Sublime at Higher Ground

April 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - April 14, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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Badfish boat promo

Badfish: A Tribute To Sublime Sat, Apr 13, 2019 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm Higher Ground Ballroom $20 advance | $23 day of show | $60 four-packs

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May 2019

Henry Jamison at Higher Ground

May 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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$15
Higher Ground concert

In an era in which the magnitude of cultural sickness is coming to light, Henry Jamison has had some time to reflect. On his second record, Gloria Duplex, the Vermont songwriter deconstructs ideas of masculinity from boyhood to adulthood and what it means to be a white, middle class male in America today.

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October 2019

The California Honeydrops

October 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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$20 – $23

The California Honeydrops celebrate their 11th year together with the release of their latest live album, Honeydrops Live 2019 and an international tour to Australia, New Zealand and Europe. This follows the release of their 7th studio album and first ever double album, Call It Home: Vol. 1 & 2 in 2018. Led by dynamic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski, and drawing on diverse musical influences from Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues, and New Orleans second-line, the…

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December 2019

Matisyahu

December 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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$28

When Matisyahu first started touring to packed clubs more than eleven years ago, it was prior to the release of Live at Stubbs, the now Gold record, and prior to that record’s single “King without a Crown” reaching #1 on the alternative rock radio charts. His performances were a raw expression of his spirituality at that time and were supported by musicians who played a foundation of roots reggae augmented by the energy of a rock trio.

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February 2020

Tribute to Steely Dan

February 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Higher Ground, 1214 Williston Rd
S Burlington, 05403 United States
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$25

Hey Nineteen a Tribute to Steely Dan is comprised of top professional musicians, many of whom have performed with Grammy- winning, international artists. Hey Nineteen brings the big hits and the deep cuts, from ‘Do It Again’ to ‘Your Gold Teeth II’, from ‘Reelin’ in the Years’ to “Doctor Wu” and “Peg” many more. Check out the gig section for a listing of all Hey Nineteen performances.

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