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Published on November 08, 2018
3 hot music events in Boston this weekendRoyale. | Photo: Ryan P./Yelp

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Boston. From a multimedia orchestral composition inspired by the accomplishments of a great American naturalist to a filming of a special holiday television program full of festive tunes, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Audubon: A Multimedia Oratorio by James Kallembach featuring Chorus pro Musica

Tickets are selling out fast for "Audubon," a multimedia oratorio inspired by the work of American frontiersman, artist and naturalist J.J. Audubon. Born in Haiti in 1785, J.J. Audubon is best known for his portraits of American birds in their native habitats. 

Commissioned by Chorus pro Musica from acclaimed composer James Kallembach, the full-length oratorio "Audubon" will feature baritone soloist, full orchestra and video-graphic images by Boston’s Ball Square Films.

When: Friday, November  9, 8-11 p.m.
Where: New England Conservatory, 30 Gainsborough St.
Admission: $9-$10 or no-visibility seats; $85.50-$95 for Price A seats
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WGBH Filming: "'Tis the Night with Ben Folds"

Don your holiday best and catch the filming of “Tis the Night with Ben Folds” at the WGBH studio. Folds will host and perform various holiday classics with the Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Children’s Chorus, voices from the New England Conservatory, Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum and tap dancer, Caleb Teicher. 

When: Saturday, November 10, 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: WGBH, 1 Guest St.
Admission: Free with RSVP
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The Deadbeatz at Royale

Boston's DJ trio The Deadbeatz will be on hand to help you tear up the dance floor at Royale this Saturday night. Dress to impress and join the party.

When: Saturday, November 10, 10 p.m.--Sunday, November 11, 2 a.m.
Where: Royale, 279 Tremont St.
Admission: Free before 11 p.m.; $10 each for four of more tickets; $15 for one
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