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Eula Lawrence with the John Pierce Trio CD Release Show

Eula Lawrence and John Pierce will be releasing their latest Jazz title, Eula! with the John Pierce Trio.

One of Boston’s finest vocalists, Ms. Lawrence has been a featured artist at both the Boston Globe Jazz Festival and the Toulon Jazz Festival in Toulon, France.

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 19:30


Treat yourself to a cool and elegant atmosphere, great food, super nice service and the "SWEETEST MUSIC THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN".

If you like the music of Buble', Sinatra, Bennett, Connick Jr., you will love JAZZED UP Trio.

On the 14th, it will be Mauro DePasquale on vocals and piano , Bill MacGillivray on drums and Phil Madison on bass.

Nominated for BEST JAZZ in 2012 and 2013, Worcester Pulse Music Awards, come see why JAZZED UP is becoming one of the most sought after groups for private/public events, weddings, and entertainment venues.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/14/2013 - 18:00

Talk Listen Door and Sun Young

An evening of songs and improvised songsTalk Listen Door is a quintet of local Boston musicians that is crossing genre boundaries and taking risks to find themselves in song. 

Playing with influences that range from jazz to post-rock to improvised music, the band crafts original songs that percolate, rumble, and swell with sonic energy.

The band released their debut EP, TALK LISTEN DOOR, in March 2013.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 21:00

Ben van Gelder

Despite his age, Ben van Gelder (24) is an important new voice on New York’s groundbreaking improvised music scene. Peers and critics alike praise him for his unique sound and originality as a composer and improviser.
This concert will mark Ben van Gelder’s first concert as a leader at the Lily Pad. For the occasion he has decided on a chordless formation featuring some of New York’s most forward thinking musicians.

“A prepossessing young saxophonist with a grasp of the progressive post-bop language” -The New York Times
Event Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 19:00

Brett Walberg Group

Brett Walberg Group will be participating in a monthly residency.

September is focused on the exploration both contextually and sonically, the music from their upcoming record “Heartbeat Melodies”, where future months will be focusing on the expansion of the music through different forms and larger ensembles.

Septembers group will consist of Brett Walberg on saxophone, flute and bass Clarinet, Jeremy Quick on guitar, Alexei Tsaginov on piano, Frank Ojeda on bass,  Jungho Kang on drums and featured guest Jake Baldwin on trumpet.  

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 19:00

Sophie’s World

A creative journey; From soul to rock, pop, international music and improvisation, this show is a creative celebration, the first of many to come. Through creative experiences inspired and performed by different artists from different cultures, we aim to take you on a creative journey and contribute to increasing awareness of the importance of creativity in education and in every facet of life.

Children are welcome!

Suggested Donation: $10 Adults / $5 Kids


Event Date: 
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 18:00

Sirius Quartet (NYC)

The wildly adventurous Sirius Quartet will be bringing their explosive mix of composed and improvised sound back to the Lily Pad .

Forsaking the traditional model of the string quartet playing the music of other composers, Sirius Quartet will be playing their own compositions, which blur genre lines and include everything from minimalist polyrhythmic metal to lush post-classical melodies to explosive free jazz freakouts. 

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 20:00

Midweek Session - Gil Aharon Trio

The Gill Aharon Trio is rarely a trio. 

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 22:30
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 22:30
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 10:30
Wed, 09/25/2013 - 22:30

FREAKAZOID!! DJs Leroy the King & E. Dorsey

Inman Square DJs Leroy the King & E. Dorsey play their favorite vinyls from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond.

Donation: $5

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/06/2013 - 22:00

NOTICE: Rock and Blues Festival Saturday ~ September 21, 2013 ~ 12-6 PM

Benefit for The Bolton Fair and Fairgrounds on September 21st

Featuring 4 Bands
* Danny Klein’s Full House
* The Bruce Marshall Group
* Mike Slater Tribute to Elvis & The Aura of Elvis Band
* The ThrowDown Blues Band

Details here

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 08:00
Sat, 09/14/2013 - 08:00
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 08:00


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