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Evelyn Rosenthal & Caminhos Cruzados

Steve Kirby - guitar
Mark Shilansky - piano
Jason Davis - bass
Renato Malavasi - drums
Paul Lieberman - flutes and saxes

Vocalist Evelyn Rosenthal formed Caminhos Cruzados out of her passion for two great musical traditions, American jazz and popular music, and Brazilian music.This fertile "crossroads" brings together compositions by the likes of Fred Hersch, Stevie Wonder, Lenine, Jobim, and Moacyr Santos, in a celebration of Brazilian rhythms, jazz harmonies, and the Portuguese language.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/25/2013 - 21:00

Bruce Bartlett Trio

The streets are paved with guitar players in this age-old town. You can see them as you walk around -- their tuning pegs and whammy bars sticking up through the pavement, their hands frozen in the shape of a Jimmy Page lick. The ones left standing tend to be pretty good.

And then there's Bruce Bartlett. It's no exaggeration to say that Bruce is a pillar of jazz-funk-blues guitar culture in this intensely jazzy, funky, bluesy place.

Admission: $7pp ($5 w/Student ID)

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/24/2013 - 20:30

The Toni Lynn Washington Band

Seven time Blues Music Awards nominee and winner of Best of Boston from Boston Magazine, Ms.Toni Lynn Washington is an icon of the New England, national and international blues music scenes. If you've never seen Toni, don't hesitate!

Tickets: $15pp

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 21:00


Soul System, featuring April Hall and Joe Bargar,exemplify the best in classic and modern R&B. April has worked on projects for Atlantic Records with Bette Midler and Melissa Manchester, and has appeared in concert with Rosemary Clooney, Al Jarreau, Frankie Avalon, and Livingston Taylor. In addition to singing with Soul System, April is an accomplished jazz vocalist who has recorded three critically acclaimed CD's and performs with her quartet throughout the US.

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 21:00

The Greg Hopkins 16 Piece Jazz Orchestra

There is some history here, and a whole lot of dues. The musicians have extensive road credentials, traveling and recording with such jazz luminaries as Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, Art Blakey, Stan Getz, Bill Evans, Tony Williams, Lonnie Smith, and George Russell, just to name a few. An ensemble of this nature gathers together not without the idea of recreating some of the intense energy of those "road band" days. The maturity of ensemble playing and depth of improvisation is an obvious result of all that experience.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/19/2013 - 20:00

Lookie Lookie

Lookie Lookie is the brainchild of bassist Chris Maclachlan, best known for his work in the seminal Boston punk band Human Sexual Response.

Maclachlan has an abiding love for Latin Bugalu, a crossover genre invented primarily by Newyorican musicians in the 1960s. Incredibly fun and catchy, Bugalu lies somewhere between the stately Cuban sounds of the 50s and the manic high salsa of the 70s. Top artists included Joe Cuba and Ricky Ray, whose tunes form the backbone of the new band's repertoire. In fact, the band is named for an early Rickie Ray hit,

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 21:00

Boston AMS Open Mic Night

Bring your voices and your axes and come Jam with us! This Open Mic Jam night is sponsored by the AMS ministry. House band includes: Sal DiFusco Guitar, Gianni DiFusco Drums, and Connor Barry Bass.

Tickets: $5pp

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 19:30

Cotton Hollow Rising

Cotton Hollow Rising plays folk, Americana, Celtic & World music, and forays into ragtime, blues and any other style that takes their collective fancy.

The band members are Cece Borjeson & Ruth George (a duo since 1997), Kim Hoffman and Kevin Gallagher, and they’ve played extensively in New England in coffee houses, museums, nature centers, festivals and arts centers.

Tickets: $12


Event Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 20:00

Poor Old Shine

Foot stomping, mind racing, fast flinching music - day in and day out, Poor Old Shine is the Roots- Americana collaboration of Chris Freeman and Will Leet. They travel with an assortment of instruments including guitars, banjos, pump organ, string bass, cello, a swarm of harmonicas, and a yard-sale-scrap-metal drum set. It’s old songs with a new feel, banjos with paint peeled, shoes with holes and treadless soles, and music that is real.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 20:00

Sarah Blacker

Sarah Blacker is a full-time touring singer/songwriter, and part-time Board Certified Music Therapist for children with special needs. A recent nominee for a New England Music Award for female performer of the year, and singer/songwriter of the year by Limelight Magazine , she also took home the title of Artist of the Year from My Rural Radio based out of Central PA for 2011.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/14/2013 - 20:00


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