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Bill Staines

For more than forty years, Bill has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs and delighting audiences at festivals, folksong societies, colleges, concerts, clubs, and coffeehouses. A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston-Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960’s and for a time, emceed the Sunday Hootenanny at the legendary Club 47 in Cambridge. Bill quickly became a popular performer in the Boston area.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 20:00

Mister G family show

"Kid-friendly bilingual rock star.”
                    — The Washington Post

 “¿Quieres bailando? ABC Fiesta is bilingual with a multitude of world rhythms, the songs celebrating both music and reading.”

                 -- The Boston Globe

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 10:30

Susan Cattaneo with special guest Kenny White CD Release

Cattaneo knows how to craft a lyric and pen a hook, to marry lyric and melody. On her albums, she says, “I did mainstream country songs I originally wrote for others, and I found myself a mainstream country artist. The single ‘Girls Night Out’ from ‘Heaven to Heartache’ charted. Some people wanted another single like that. And I wondered, ‘Is that really me?’” The answer she came up with: Not quite. The music she’s pursuing now is going down a darker, more brooding path.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/21/2013 - 20:00

Dan Bern

Dan Bern is best known for his prolific songwriting and electric live persona. He has released eighteen albums and built a loyal following based on prodigious touring and output of songs in all forms.

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/20/2013 - 20:00

Darden Smith & Radney Foster

Musically, Smith weaves together folk and Americana influences with rock, pop, and the musical roots of his home state of Texas, to create a sound that is uniquely his own. He has recorded fourteen critically acclaimed albums in locations ranging from Austin, New York, and Nashville to London and Los Angeles.

Event Date: 
Tue, 11/19/2013 - 19:00

Massmouth Story Slam

The living art of storytelling in Massachusetts. massmouth.ning.com

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/18/2013 - 19:00

Lucy Wainwright Roche with special guest Max Gomez

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche, daughter of Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche (The Roches) and half-sister of Rufus and Martha Wa

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 20:00

Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman

Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area and the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, respectively, singer-songwriter Melody Walker and picker extraordinaire Jacob Groopman have fused their influences into a style they like to call “Americali.” They define it as Americana with a California twist, but of course, it’s much more. Drawing from diverse genres and provocative songwriting yet staying close to their American folk roots, the duo create literate music that honors tradition, yet sounds completely of the moment.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 16:30

Alastair Moock's Pastures of Plenty

A benefit for Our Space, Inc. with Alastair Moock, Dennis Brennan, Jennifer Kimball, Tim Gearan, Jim Gambino and more!
 
The Boston Globe calls Alastair Moock's traveling roots music series, Pastures of Plenty, "the hippest hootenannies in town." Now in its fourteenth year, Pastures bring together some of the northeast's best songwriters and roots musicians to swap tunes in shows that are part performance, part music history, and total raucous fun. If you've ever wondered what musicians do when they get together informally, this is it, and you're invited...

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 20:00

Hayley Reardon

Recently naming her a 2012 "Bostonian Of The Year", The Boston Globe characterized her as..."a confident, radiant teenage singer/songwriter who is helping to pen the next chapter of the Boston folk scene...while Reardon is rapidly making a name for herself under the stage lights, it could be said that she's having a bigger impact on her peers across the country as a leading spokesperson for bullying prevention.  By pairing her music with a message of collective responsibility, she has become an effective teen-to-teen ambassador, sought after by schools nationwide."

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 15:30

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