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World-jazz Ensemble Natraj

World-jazz ensemble Natraj performs its adventurous blend of Indian classical music, West African music, and contemporary jazz.

“Natraj... playfully intricate... Indian rhythms; hard-driving African grooves; sure-fingered, nuanced tabla; fluid, soaring violin; and emotive raga-based soprano saxophone.” extols India New England. From Boston to Toronto, and Mumbai to Ghana, Natraj has delighted listeners since 1987. Natraj seamlessly melds the classical music of India, traditional music from West Africa, and contemporary jazz to create its own unique and infectious style.

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/22/2013 - 19:30

Premiere Vol.1 DVD - THE BEST OF THE AMAZING OPEN COMEDY MIQUE SHOW

Join us and some of the performers to enjoy the premiere of our BEST OF AMAZING OPEN COMEDY MIQUE SHOW VIDEO - VOL.1

The 60 minute video, produced with the help of Access Framingham TV, and video editor David Eells, showcases 11 fun performances from our first four seasons of the Amazing Open Comedy Mique Show.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/11/2013 - 19:30

Cabaret - Feature: Robin Burrage; Pianist: Tom LaMark; Host: Leslie Holmes

Robin Burrage has been entertaining audiences in the Boston area for the past fifteen years. She has performed in musical theater, cabaret revues, at weddings, and as a featured singer with The Northeastern University Symphony Orchestra. In 2011 she appeared as an honored guest singing The Star Spangled Banner at the boxing event Boston vs. the World, which was televised on the New England Sports Network (NESN).

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/08/2013 - 19:00

Jazz Show & Jam w/Host Joe Raia

Joe Raia grew up in Lexington, MA, and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied saxophone and clarinet with the world-renowned woodwind instructor, the late great Joe Viola, and studied composition and arranging with Herb Pomeroy, Phil Wilson, and Greg Hopkins. A stalwart in the New England blues, R&B and jazz scene, he has performed with many Boston Music Awards winners and nominees, Boston Battle of the Blues Bands winners, and has performed in 11 countries in North America and Europe.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/28/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Show & Jam w/host Jesse Combs, guitar -

Jesse currently studies jazz performance at the Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut. We are calling his jam "Youth is Served" w/ Jesse Combs Band. His jam will be open to all as all of our jams are but we hope will attract many of our area high school and college age players to this one in particular.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/21/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Show and Jam w/host Ted Knowlton, piano

"Our group starts with bass, drums, and piano. Ken & I (Ted) have been around longer than the other Jazz Jam musicians. We are probably not as "out of the box" (that's Michael's favorite term) as some of the younger musicians hosting the Jam, but we bring a wealth of jazz experience to the party." And, we love "out of the box" folks to jam with. Give us your freedom of expression; we give you a solid base of jazz experience. You draw us out; we draw you out! www.tedknowlton.com

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/14/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Show & Jam - w/ Host Daryl Lowery, sax & Berklee College of Music Faculty

Daryl Lowery, saxophonist, was born and raised in the Metropolitan New York area were he was exposed to Jazz, Soul, Funk, R&B and fell in love with these and other African American art forms. Daryl came to Boston to study at New England Conservatory and has since recorded and/or performed with such notables as imortals Dizzy Gilespie and Jackie Byard, the eclectic Ran Blake and Boston's funk legend Ellis Hall.

Event Date: 
Tue, 05/07/2013 - 20:00

Iron & Wine

Over the course of his 10-year career, Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam has become one of today’s greatest storytellers, crafting meticulous tales full of forlorn love, religious imagery, and wistful dreams. Iron & Wine's fifth album Ghost on Ghost was released on April 15. Produced by Brian Deck with a group of stellar musicians, including Rob Burger, who handled arrangements for the strings and horns, Ghost on Ghost features12 new Iron & Wine songs.

Admission: $36.50, reserved seating.

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 19:30

Bo Burnham

Three years ago, Bo Burnham was just another high-schooler recording YouTube videos for fun. Today, Burnham has burst on the comedy scene with a full-length LP, a Comedy Central special, and a deal to write a film for Judd Apatow. Entertainment Weekly recently named Burnham one of the 12 Rising Stars of Comedy. In March, Burnham released his first full length LP, Bo Burnham, which topped Billboard's New Artist chart and was no. 2 on Billboard’s Comedy chart in its first week.

Admission: $29.50, reserved seating.

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/16/2013 - 20:00

Singers Showcase

Singers Showcase, Berklee's premier vocal event, offers a variety of styles and musical settings for some of the college's exceptional singers. Over 100 vocalists audition each year for the chance to earn a spot on the stage, and this year 15 made it through to the second round. At the callback auditions, audience members were invited to vote for their choices and the top eight performed. The results were weighed alongside the choices of four judges.

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/05/2013 - 19:30

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