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What’s hot in the city this week – Nov. 11th

Second Annual Taste of the NFL, Elton John concert and more.

Colette Greenstein
Colette Greenstein has been a contributing arts & entertainment writer for the Banner since 2009. VIEW BIO
What’s hot in the city this week – Nov. 11th

The fall season is upon us and the City is abuzz with a host of live performances from art shows and plays to concerts and festivals. Here’s a look at what’s hot in Boston this week!

The legendary Elton John performs at the TD Garden this Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. For tickets, go to

On Wednesday, Nov. 13 it’s the “Second Annual Taste of the NFL” at Davios Northern Italian Steakhouse from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit the Kick Hunger Challenge & The Greater Boston Food Bank. To purchase tickets, visit

“Mastermind Tour” starring hip hop artist Rick Ross lands at the Orpheum Theatre on Thursday, Nov. 14 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets: $39.50 in advance. To purchase, visit

The Sinclair presents the incomparable Macy Gray on Friday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. The event is 18 and over. Tickets: $40 in advance/$45 day of show. To purchase, visit

The Huntington Theatre Company presents Maria Aitken’s new play “The Cocktail Hour” at the Avenue of the Arts/BU Theatre from Nov. 15 through Dec. 15. For show time and tickets go to

Saturday Night Live’s Fred Armisen headlines the Berklee Performance Center with Ian Rubbish this Friday at 7:30 p.m. To purchase tickets, got to

Also on Friday, is comedian George Lopez performing two shows at The Wilbur at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. For tickets, go to

This Saturday, “Comics Come Home 19” takes place at the Agganis Arena featuring comedians Jimmy Fallon, Tracy Morgan, Robert Kelly, Gary Gulman and more. Show time: 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $40, $65 and $125 and can be purchased at

The 10th Annual Boston Bhangra Competition hits the Orpheum Theatre this Saturday beginning at 6 p.m. Teams from around the country perform for the top prize in the dance competition. For more info, visit

The Boston Comedy Festival runs all week through Nov. 16. For a listing of shows and locations visit

On Sunday, Nov. 17 it’s “The Yeezus Tour” with headliner Kanye West and special guest Kendrick Lamar at the TD Garden. Show time: 7 p.m. Tickets: $39.50-$199.50. To purchase, visit