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Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers (Ballroom)

In a genre that is often dominated by men, Erin Harpe has been hailed as “an authentic blues chanteuse”, earning a reputation for her raw style and “total, selfless and compelling immersion in the music”.

Growing up in the Washington DC area, Erin began playing the guitar in her teens taught by her father, bluesman Neil Harpe. She soon began performing at folk festivals, coffee houses, bars and parties in the DC area, developing a strong blues guitar and vocal style of her own.

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Sat, 06/15/2013 - 20:00

Vanilla Fudge

Vanilla Fudge were "one of the few American links between psychedelia and what soon became 'heavy metal." While the band did record original material, they were best known for their loud, heavy, slowed-down arrangements of contemporary pop songs, blowing them up to epic proportions and bathing them in a trippy, distorted haze.

In 1970 Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice first formed the hard rock group Cactus, then later joined up with Jeff Beck in the aptly named Beck, Bogert & Appice.

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Fri, 06/14/2013 - 20:00

Lori McKenna.

My name is Lori McKenna. I am releasing my 6th full-length studio record in April 2013. It is called MASSACHUSETTS.

I’m a housewife and a townie. I am a songwriter – or song chaser depending on the day. A song can be a tricky thing – no matter how simple it is. And most songs have a tendency to haunt me. But I believe that blessings come in disguise and that demons do too. And that, if we work it out right, our demons can be our blessings.

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Sat, 06/08/2013 - 20:00

Farren Butcher, Inc.

Sprung from the legendary Boston music scene in the 80's Jon Butcher and Charlie Farren have had prolific music careers, achieved world-wide recognition and acclaim and fronted two of Boston's most notorious rock bands, Jon Butcher Axis and The Joe Perry Project. Both are master musicians, riveting performers, soulful and expressive  singers. Both are hit songwriters, together having sold millions of copies of their songs around the world.

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Fri, 06/07/2013 - 20:00

Ken Macy Band

Independent recording artist Ken Macy is a hard working, passionate musician who has recorded five original CD's and has played at hundreds of venues throughout New England. He's won four Worcester Music Awards including Best CD: "What If ...", Best Blues Act (twice) and Best Solo Act.

With styles ranging from Tom Petty to The Eagles and The Black Crowes, his live show is energetic, fun and upbeat with powerful vocals and distinctive guitar playing. For this show Ken will be playing his new album ‚"Outlines‚" in it's entirety with a full band and more.

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Thu, 06/06/2013 - 20:00

Rod MacDonald Trio, Open: Nancy Beaudette (Ballroom)

Rod MacDonald is an ingenious songwriter who has recorded nine critically lauded albums over the past 15 years or so. During the '80s he was at the forefront of a Greenwich Village music scene known as Fast Folk, which, produced hugely successful artists such as Shawn Colvin and Suzanne Vega. The Smithsonian Folkways Recordings have made available the entire Fast Folk collection - more than 100 albums - on compact disc and MacDonald is one of the most heavily represented artists on the recordings with 29 songs.

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Fri, 05/31/2013 - 20:00

Edie Carey

“Accidental Poet,” one of Edie Carey’s earliest songs, describes a particularly eloquent friend, but could just as easily refer to Carey herself and the circuitous and serendipitous route that led her to become one of the country’s most notable young songwriters. Somehow, all of the seemingly unrelated turns – from her intention to become a doctor, to a tiny music room in the basement of a Morningside Heights’ chapel, to a year in Italy – managed to steer her towards music.

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Sat, 06/29/2013 - 19:00

David Mallett

Singer-songwriter, David Mallett, is one of America’s true original troubadours.
In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, including the American folk classic Garden Song [Inch by Inch, Row by Row] and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the US, Canada and Europe. He has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion.

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 20:00

Berklee American Roots Music series with Jason Anick, Oisin McAuley & Jeremy Kittel

Berklee American Roots Music series made possible by the Sam Eisenson fund for Country music at Berklee with Jason Anick, Oisin McAuley & Jeremy Kittel

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/27/2013 - 20:00

Berklee American Roots Music series with Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor, Bobby Hicks & Yale Strom

Berklee American Roots Music series made possible by the Sam Eisenson fund for Country music at Berklee with Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor, Bobby Hicks & Yale Strom.

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/26/2013 - 20:00


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