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The Funky ABs


The Funky AB’s have brought together one slick funky-jazz band that is a self-described  “funk jazz combustion.” The Funky ABs Amy Bowles and Aaron Bellamy have enlisted an exciting mix of spontaneous and exciting musicians from all over the Boston area for some hot jazz interpretation.

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Event Date: 
Mon, 04/28/2014 - 20:00

Live Jazz Brunch with Jeff Galindo

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY Beat Hôtel offers the perfect brunch for adults and kids alike with our scrumptious food, creative brunch libations and great live music!


Dynamic trombonist, Jeff Galindo is known for his popular live sets that feature a revolving door of the most creative and explosive jazz heaves. You can’t know what to expect on the bandstand when Jeff is playing but is will be dynamic, mighty and on fire.

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Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00

Live Dinner Set with Mike Meile

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Event Date: 
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 18:30

Grand Fatilla


Grand Fatilla describes themselves as “modern global music on shuffle.” Along with original music contributed by each band member, Fatilla specializes in an eclectic songbook including Argentine Tangos, Italian Tarantellas, Turkish Sufi sacred songs, Irish reels, Moroccan trance, Bulgarian dance music, and music from composers Hermeto Pascoal, Astor Piazzola.

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Event Date: 
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:00

Aardvark Jazz Orchestra

The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, one of the longest running large jazz ensembles in the world, continues its historic 41st season with a concert of music by founder and music director Mark Harvey.  The centerpiece will be the world premiere of Harvey’s Commemoration (Boston 2013), a tribute to the victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon tragedy.  No Walls, a staple of the Aardvark repertory, will be offered in a spirit of unity and healing.  No Walls has been selected as the official song for JazzBoston’s Jazz Week (April 21-30, 2014).  Also on tap:  another Mark Harvey premiere, Spaceways

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 20:00

The Brad Myrick Quintet

Brad Myrick guitar
Richard Gardzina sax
Alan Rowe keys
Joey  Pierog bass
John Faggiano drums


Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 20:00

The Berklee Concert Jazz Orchestra directed by: Greg Hopkins with....

....Special Guest Artist:  Billy Pierce -- Tenor Sax

A Concert of Contemporary Big Band Jazz Music.

Please stop by and hear some very inspired original jazz composition composed by some of the most inspired writers on campus, played by some of the most creative young performers anywhere in the country today. Hailing from all parts of the globe, this international group really exemplifies the great "melting pot" that music can create, especially here at Berklee.

Event Date: 
Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:30

Fundraiser for The Buttonwood Tree

Here’s an easy, convenient and fun way to support The Buttonwood Tree!

Purchase items at ANY Barnes and Noble bookstore on April 19 or  ONLINE until 4/24 at

or here:

using our voucher # 11334554     (in the Glastonbury store you can simply say you support The Buttonwood Tree)

They also sell cheesecakes!

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 10:00

Mitchel King Ahern: fiber performance artist

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:00am

Tonight on Inquiry we talk with artist MITCHEL KING AHERN visual artist, musician, and sound artist. He has also been described as a fiber performance artist. Tune in for a lively conversation with him and learn about the upcoming re-filming of PLAN NINE FROM OUTER SPACE! Bonus: Mitchel plays The Harrow, an instrument of his own design. To see some examples of his fiber work, hear some other sounds he has created and read some fine cocktail recipes, go to:

Honee Hess: Worcester Center for Crafts spring programs

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 10:00am

Inquiry welcomes back HONEE HESS, Executive Director of the Worcester Center for Crafts. Tonight, She talks about all the shows and programs coming up at the Center this spring and the renovation of the ceramics studios. To learn more about the Center programs, go to:


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