Past Events

The South Shore Music Circus and Cape Cod Melody Tent share a fabled history of legendary performers since their establishment more than 60 years ago.
A sampling of these celebrated performers is listed below.

  • A Flock of Seagulls
  • A Prairie Home Companion
  • A Taste of Honey
  • ABBA The Music
  • ABC
  • Adam Lambert
  • Aimee Mann
  • Air Supply
  • Al Hirt
  • Al Jarreau
  • Al Martino
  • Alabama
  • Alan King
  • Alice Cooper
  • Alison Krauss & Union Station
  • Allan Jones
  • Allison Iraheta
  • Aly & AJ
  • America
  • Amy Grant
  • Andy Williams
  • Angela Lansbury
  • Angelo Piccardi
  • Ani DiFranco
  • Ann Blyth
  • Ann Corio
  • Ann Miller
  • Anna Maria Alberghetti
  • Anne Murray
  • Anthony Newley
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Arlo Guthrie
  • Art Garfunkel
  • Artie Lange
  • Artie Shaw
  • Ashlee Simpson
  • Asia
  • Augustana
  • B.B. King
  • Bad Company
  • Badfinger
  • Barbara Mandrell
  • Bela Fleck & The Flecktones
  • Belinda Carlisle
  • Ben Vereen
  • Benny Goodman
  • Bernadette Peters
  • Betsy Palmer
  • Big Head Todd & The Monsters
  • Bill Cosby
  • Bill Haley’s Comets
  • Bill Maher
  • Billy Crystal
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Blind Boys of Alabama
  • Blondie
  • Blues Traveler
  • Bo Diddley
  • Bob Marley
  • Bob Newhart
  • Bob Saget
  • Bobby Rydell
  • Bobby Sherman
  • Bobby Vinton
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Bowzer & The Stingrays
  • Boz Scaggs
  • Bozo The Clown
  • Brad Garrett
  • Brad Sherwood
  • Bret Michaels
  • Brian Regan
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Bruce Hornsby
  • Buddy Guy
  • Buddy Hackett
  • Buddy Rich
  • Burt Bacharach
  • Cab Calloway
  • Carlos Mencia
  • Carol Channing
  • Carol Lawrence
  • Carole King
  • Carrot Top
  • Chaka Kahn
  • Charlie Murphy
  • Charlie Thomas’ Drifters
  • Charo
  • Cheech & Chong
  • Chelsea Handler
  • Chicago
  • Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats
  • Chita Rivera
  • Chris Botti
  • Chris Isaak
  • Chubby Checker
  • Chuck Berry
  • Chuck Mangione
  • Cleo Laine
  • Clint Black
  • Colin Mochrie
  • Collective Soul
  • Collin Raye
  • Connie Francis
  • Connie Stevens
  • Count Basie
  • Counting Crows
  • Country Joe McDonald
  • Cowboy Junkies
  • Creedence Clearwater Revisited
  • Crosby Stills & Nash
  • Crystal Gayle
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Dan Fogelberg
  • Dana Carvey
  • Dane Cook
  • Danny & The Juniors
  • Danny Thomas
  • Darius Rucker
  • Dark Star Orchestra
  • Daryl Hall
  • Dave Attell
  • Dave Brubeck
  • Dave Chappelle
  • David Brenner
  • David Cassidy
  • Dean Jones
  • Debby Reynolds
  • Deep Purple
  • Defending The Caveman
  • Del McCoury Band
  • Delbert McClinton
  • Della Reese
  • Dennis Day
  • Dennis Miller
  • Derek Trucks
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Diamond Rio
  • Diana Krall
  • Diana Ross
  • Dick Clark’s American Bandstand
  • Dickie Betts & Great Southern
  • Dinah Shore
  • Dion
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Doc Severinson
  • Dolly Parton
  • Dom DeLuise
  • Don Ameche
  • Don Rickles
  • Don Williams
  • Donald O’Connor
  • Donny & Marie Osmond
  • Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
  • Dr. John
  • Drake Bell
  • Duke Ellington
  • Duncan Sheik
  • Eartha Kitt
  • Eddie Fisher
  • Eddie Money
  • Eddie Rabbitt
  • Eddy Arnold
  • Edgar Winter
  • Edie Adams
  • Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
  • Elvis Costello
  • Emblem3
  • Emmylou Harris
  • Engelbert Humperdink
  • Entrain
  • Eric Burdon
  • Eric Johnson
  • Ernie & The Automatics
  • Expose
  • Fabian
  • Faith Prince
  • Fats Domino
  • Ferrante & Teicher
  • Florence Henderson
  • Foster Brooks
  • Frank Caliendo
  • Frank Sinatra, Jr.
  • Frankie Avalon
  • Frankie Ford
  • Frankie Valli
  • Fred Parris & The Five Satins
  • Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians
  • Fred Warren
  • Freddie Roman
  • Gabe Kaplan
  • Gabriel Iglesias
  • Gallagher
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Gary Lewis & The Playboys
  • Gary U.S. Bonds
  • Gene Pitney
  • Genevieve
  • George Benson
  • George Burns
  • George Carlin
  • George Gobel
  • George Maharis
  • George Shearing
  • George Strait
  • George Thorogood
  • Ginger Rogers
  • Gladys Knight
  • Gladys Knight & The Pips
  • Glen Campbell
  • Glenn Yarborough & the Limelighters
  • Gloria Estafan
  • Gloria Loring
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Gov’t Mule
  • Grand Funk Railroad
  • Great Big Sea
  • Gretchen Wilson
  • Guy Lombardo’s Royal Canadians
  • Hal Linden
  • Hall & Oates
  • Hank Williams Jr.
  • Hanson
  • Happy Together Tour
  • Harry Belafonte
  • Harry Blackstone, Jr.
  • Harry Chapin
  • Harry James
  • Helen O’Connell
  • Helen Reddy
  • Henny Youngman
  • Herbie Mann
  • Herman’s Hermits
  • Honey Boy Edwards
  • Hootie & The Blowfish
  • Howard Keel
  • Howie Mandell
  • Huey Lewis & The News
  • Indigo Girls
  • Inner Circle
  • Jack Jones
  • Jack Wagner
  • Jackie Mason
  • Jacques Brel
  • James Brown
  • James Cotton
  • James Hunter
  • James Montgomery
  • Jan Peerce
  • Jane Oliver
  • Jane Powell
  • Jay & The Americans
  • Jay Leno
  • Jay Mohr
  • Jay Siegel & The Tokens
  • Jeff Dunham
  • Jeff Healy
  • Jefferson Starship
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Jerry Seinfeld
  • Jerry Stiller & Ann Meara
  • Jerry Vale
  • Jerry Van Dyke
  • Jethro Tull
  • Jill St. John
  • Jim Belushi
  • Jim Breuer
  • Jim Gaffigan
  • Jim Nabors
  • Jim Stafford
  • Jimmie Vaughan
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Jo Ann Worley
  • Jo Dee Messina
  • Joan Baez
  • Joan Rivers
  • Joe Cocker
  • Joe Piscopo
  • Joe Walsh
  • Joel Gray
  • Joel McHale
  • Joey Heatherton
  • Joey McIntyre
  • John Anderson
  • John Dankworth
  • John Davidson
  • John Denver
  • John Hammond
  • John Hiatt
  • John McDermott
  • John Michael Montgomery
  • John Oates
  • John Pinette
  • John Pizzarelli
  • John Prine
  • John Raitt
  • John Sebastian
  • Johnny A
  • Johnny Cash
  • Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge
  • Johnny Mathis
  • JoJo
  • Jon “Bowzer” Bauman
  • Jonny Lang
  • Josh Turner
  • Joy Behar
  • Jr. Walker & The All Stars
  • Judy Collins
  • Julie Andrews
  • Julio Iglesias
  • Justin Moore
  • k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang
  • K.T. Oslin
  • Kathy Griffin
  • Kathy Mattea
  • Kaye Ballard
  • Kaye Starr
  • KC & The Sunshine Band
  • Keeley Smith
  • Keith Lockhart
  • Kenny Loggins
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd
  • Kevin James
  • Kidz Bop Live
  • Kitty Carlisle
  • Koko Taylor
  • Kool & The Gang
  • Kris Kristofferson
  • Larry The Cable Guy
  • Laura Brannigan
  • Leann Rimes
  • Lee Castle
  • Lee Greenwood
  • Lena Hope
  • Lenny Baker of Sha Na Na
  • Leo Sayer
  • Leon Redbone
  • Leslie Gore
  • Lewis Black
  • Liberace
  • Linda Eder
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Lionel Hampton
  • Lisa Lampanelli
  • Lisa Lisa & The Cult Jam
  • Little Feat
  • Little Joe Cook
  • Little Richard
  • Livingston Taylor
  • Liza Minnelli
  • Loggins & Messina
  • Loretta LaRoche
  • Loretta Lynn
  • Lorrie Morgan
  • Los Lobos
  • Los Lonely Boys
  • Lou Rawls
  • Loudin Wainwright
  • Louie Anderson
  • Louis Armstrong
  • Louis C.K.
  • Louis Prima
  • Louise Mandrell
  • Loverboy
  • Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real
  • Lyle Lovett
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Mac Davis
  • Macy Gray
  • Manhattan Transfer
  • Marc Cohn
  • Margaret Whiting
  • Mark Lindsay
  • Martha Reeves
  • Martina McBride
  • Marty Stewart
  • Marvin Hamlisch
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
  • Mary Travers
  • Mary Wells
  • Mary Wilson
  • Matt Nathanson
  • Maurice Chevalier
  • Max Morath
  • Maynard Ferguson
  • Mel Tillis
  • Mel Torme
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Melissa Manchester
  • Michael Damian
  • Michael Feinstein
  • Michael McDonald
  • Michel Legrand
  • Mickey Gilley
  • Mickey Rooney
  • Micky Dolenz
  • Mike Birbiglia
  • Milton Berle
  • Mimi Hines
  • Miranda Cosgrove
  • Mitch Ryder
  • Mitzi Gaynor
  • moe.
  • Mountain
  • Myrna Loy
  • Myron Cohen
  • Myron Floren
  • Naked Eyes
  • Nana Mouskouri
  • Nanci Griffith
  • Nancy Wilson
  • Natalie Cole
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Neil Sedaka
  • Nicolette Larson
  • Nipsy Russell
  • Norm Crosby
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • Orianthi
  • Pam Tillis
  • Pat Benatar
  • Pat Cooper
  • Patrice Munsel
  • Patti LaBelle
  • Patti Page
  • Patty Loveless
  • Paul Allen
  • Paul Anka
  • Paul Lynde
  • Paul Revere & The Raiders
  • Paula Poundstone
  • Peaches and Herb
  • Pearl Bailey
  • Peggy Lee
  • Perry Como
  • Pete Fountain
  • Pete Seeger
  • Peter Allen
  • Peter Frampton
  • Peter Nero
  • Peter Noone
  • Peter, Paul & Mary
  • Petula Clark
  • Phil Coulter
  • Phil Ford
  • Phyllis Diller
  • Pink Martini
  • Plain White T’s
  • Poco
  • Procol Harum
  • Quinn Sullivan
  • RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles
  • Ramsey Lewis
  • Randy Travis
  • Raquel Welch
  • Ray Charles
  • Ray Eberle & The Modernairs
  • Ray Romano
  • Ray Walston
  • Rayvon
  • Reba McEntire
  • Rebecca Parris
  • Rebelution
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Rich Little
  • Richard Lewis
  • Richie Havens
  • Rick Derringer
  • Rick Springfield
  • Ricky Skaggs
  • Rita Moreno
  • Rita Rudner
  • Rob Bartlett
  • Robby Krieger
  • Robert Cray
  • Robert Goulet
  • Robert Klein
  • Robert Merrill
  • Robert Schimmel
  • Robert Wagner
  • Roberta Flack
  • Rocky & the Rollers
  • Rodney Dangerfield
  • Roger Whittaker
  • Roger Williams
  • Ron White
  • Ronan Tynan
  • Ronnie Milsap
  • Roomful of Blues
  • Rooney
  • Roseanne Barr
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Roy Clark
  • Roy Orbison
  • Ruby Keeler
  • Russian American Kids Circus
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • Sandler & Young
  • Scott Baio
  • Scotty McCreery
  • Seal
  • Sergio Franchi
  • Sha Na Na
  • Shaggy
  • Shawn Colvin
  • Shecky Greene
  • Sheena Easton
  • Shemekia Copeland
  • Shirley Jones
  • Sid Caesar
  • Sinbad
  • Smokey Robinson
  • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
  • Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody
  • Spyro Gyra
  • Squeeze
  • Stan Getz
  • Stan Kenton
  • Stanley Turrentine
  • Starship
  • Steel Pulse
  • Stefanie Powers
  • Stephen Marley
  • Steppenwolf
  • Steve Azar
  • Steve Earle
  • Steve Landesberg
  • Steve Lawrence & Edie Gorme
  • Steve Tyrell
  • Steven Wright
  • Straight No Chaser
  • Styx
  • Sugarland
  • Survivor
  • Susan Tedeschi
  • Suzanne Somers
  • Suzanne Vega
  • Taj Mahal
  • Tantric
  • Tanya Tucker
  • Taylor Hicks
  • Tears for Fears
  • Tex Beneke
  • The Amazing Kreskin
  • The Angels
  • The B-52′s
  • The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Belmonts
  • The Black Crowes
  • The Boston Pops
  • The Box Tops
  • The Buckinghams
  • The Byrds
  • The Captain & Tennille
  • The Celtic Tenors
  • The Chantels
  • The Charlie Daniels Band
  • The Chieftons
  • The Chiffons
  • The Coasters
  • The Contours
  • The Cottars
  • The Cowsills
  • The Crystals
  • The Cyrkle
  • The Diamonds
  • The Dixie Kups
  • The Doobie Brothers
  • The Drifters
  • The Everly Brothers
  • The Fab Four – Beatles Tribute
  • The Fabulous Thunderbirds
  • The Fifth Dimension
  • The Fools
  • The Forester Sisters
  • The Four Aces
  • The Four Lads
  • The Four Tops
  • The Gatlin Brothers
  • The Gipsy Kings
  • The Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • The Golddiggers
  • The Grass Roots
  • The Grassroots
  • The Guess Who
  • The Hollies
  • The Human League
  • The Indigo Girls
  • The Ink Spots
  • The Irish Rovers
  • The Irish Tenors
  • The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
  • The Judds
  • The Kingston Trio
  • The Kinks
  • The Lennon Sisters
  • The Lettermen
  • The Little River Band
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • The Marshall Tucker Band
  • The Marvelettes
  • The Mavericks
  • The McGuire Sisters
  • The Mills Brothers
  • The Monkees
  • The Moody Blues
  • The Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • The New Christy Minstrels
  • The New York Pops
  • The O’Jays
  • The Oak Ridge Boys
  • The Orlons
  • The Outlaws
  • The Peking Circus
  • The Platters
  • The Pointer Sisters
  • The Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • The Pretenders
  • The Rascals
  • The Rat Pack is Back
  • The Reel Blues Fest
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • The Robert Cray Band
  • The Sammy Kaye Orchestra
  • The Saw Doctors
  • The Shangri-La’s
  • The Smothers Brothers
  • The Spinners
  • The Statler Brothers
  • The Steve Miller Band
  • The Stompers
  • The Temptations
  • The Tenors Canadian Quartet
  • The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • The Toys
  • The Turtles
  • The Village People
  • The Zombies
  • Three Dog Night
  • TNA Wrestling
  • Toad The Wet Sprocket
  • Tom Jones
  • Tom Paxton
  • Tom Poston
  • Tom Rush
  • Tommy
  • Tommy James
  • Tommy Roe
  • Tony Bennett
  • Tony Orlando & Dawn
  • Toots & The Maytals
  • Totie Fields
  • Tower of Power
  • Trace Adkins
  • Tracy Lawrence
  • Tracy Silva
  • Travis Tritt
  • Trisha Yearwood
  • Umphrey’s McGee
  • Vic Damone
  • Victor Borge
  • Victoria Justice
  • Vince Gill
  • Virgil Fox
  • Vivian Blaine
  • Warren Zevon
  • Wayland Flowers
  • Waylon Jennings
  • Wayne Brady
  • Wayne Newton
  • Weird Al Yankovic
  • Willie Nelson
  • Woody Herman
  • World Wrestling Entertainment
  • Wynonna
  • Wynton Marsalis
  • Yakov Smirnoff
  • Yes
  • Zero Mostel
  • Ziggy Marley