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Cricket Tell the Weather

Based in the greater NYC area, Cricket Tell the Weather is a five-piece indie string band featuring bluegrass-inspired original music. Winners of the 2013 FreshGrass Award, Cricket is strongly influenced by American traditional music, and also includes rock, pop, and jazz elements, contributing to the growing genre of progressive bluegrass. Award-winning songwriters Andrea Asprelli (fiddle) and Jason Borisoff (guitar) received a blue ribbon in 2011 at the Podunk Bluegrass Festival Songwriting Competition for their co-written song “Remington”.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 20:00

Charter Oak Bluegrass

Known for its drive and bounce on up-tempo numbers, and soul and depth of emotion on the slower tunes, Charter Oak Bluegrass is the essence of bluegrass. The band is comprised of veteran performers who have played together for years. The band is a true unit — keenly attuned to and complementing one another, leaving the maximum amount of space for each to shine. The band truly enjoys providing the audience with an evening of fun, toe tapping music that you can only get from traditional bluegrass music!

Tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:00

Firecracker – Nathan Day & JD Williams

Nathan Day is a New England singer/songwriter with 4 albums of original music released independently, ranging from folk to pop to bluegrass. Nathan’s voice is often compared to James Taylor and John Denver, and he has been playing live music for more than 15 years. All of Nathan’s albums can be found at his website: www.nathandaymusic.com  Video Clip

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 20:00

Noise in the Key of Bliss*

World-renowned trumpeter Saskia Laroo and international pianist/vocalist Warren Byrd together create a smorgasbord of music for a wide palette of occasions from the grand gala-fest to the intimate hang. Whether performing dance classics, the American songbook, hot afro-Latin grooves, or their own catchy, poignant originals this unique two can manifest as a soothing background pad, a party-rousing tandem, or a grand showpiece. Laroo and Byrd can unleash their potent charm anywhere anytime. At an opportune request, Saskia and Warren can transmute from state of the art duo into full band.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/11/2014 - 20:00

Ellen Bukstel with Eric Kuhn

The Buttonwood Presents: A night of music (2 sets!) with Ellen Bukstel and opener Eric Kuhn. Bukstel is well-traveled and seasoned performer. Some quotes about her style and performance during recent shows in both North and South Carolina follow below:

“Ellen is a warm, passionate woman, and her spirit was contagious.”  - Neal Jones / Americans United For Separation of Church and State / Voices United Concert / Columbia, SC

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 20:00

The Noah Haidu Trio

Pianist and composer Noah Haidu is evidence that 21st century jazz can be adventurous, fresh and swing hard. He is an exciting, modern pianist who can play memorable melodies and soulful grooves. His powerful Posi-Tone Records debut SLIPSTREAM garnered rave reviews and 8 weeks in the top 50 national jazz radio charts. Now, even as tracks from SLIPSTREAM remain in heavy rotation, Noah has released another acclaimed recording, MOMENTUM.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 20:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with The Yoko Miwa Trio

Join us for our fabulous Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy Eggs Benedict, Croissant French Toast and other delicious items from our award winning brunch menu, while listening to some of the area's best jazz performers.

This Sunday features jazz pianist Yoko Miwa and her trio. www.yokomiwa.com

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Event Date: 
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 10:00

Exit 17

Merging at the intersection of funk, soul, jazz, rock and blues, members include John Clark, Jeff O'Neil, Clif Stoltze, Bert Syms and Geoff Wadsworth

Tickets: $10pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 19:30

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Bon Voyage

Join us on the third Sunday of each month for a tasty fare of swinging jazz and great food. Featuring three Berklee College of Music faculty, Diane Wernick (saxophones), Carolyn Wilkins (piano and vocals) and Skip Smith (bass), and also Phil Neighbors of the Harvey Finstein School of Music at Lasell College. So sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious brunch to the sounds of Bon Voyage. Complimentary parking available in two lots. Children welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

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Event Date: 
Sun, 01/19/2014 - 10:00

Sunday Jazz Brunch with Lance Martin

Join us for our fabulous Sunday Jazz Brunch from 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy Eggs Benedict, Croissant French Toast and other delicious items from our award winning brunch menu, while listening to some of the area's best jazz performers. This Sunday features jazz flutist Lance Martin!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 01/12/2014 - 10:00

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