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When the Everly Brothers reunited on September 23, 1983 at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Albert Lee was on hand as guitarist and Musical Director. He continued in that role for over 20 years until the Brothers retired. An invitation in 1987 by steel guitarist Gerry Hogan for Albert to play his annual festival led to the formation of Albert Lee and Hogan’s Heroes, who remain an active touring force in the UK and Europe- and a recording force worldwide, with 7 albums to their credit.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/29/2013 - 20:00


Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Their performances embrace a diversity almost unthinkable - coming from just two banjos and one voice. Washburn’s beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with Fleck’s riveting and virtuosic musicianship to create music both unique yet familiar in texture.

Tickets: $75 Advance | $75 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/28/2013 - 20:00


A musical force equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis Joplin and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carolyn Wonderland reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet. She hits the stage with unmatched presence, a true legend in her time. Her latest CD PEACE MEAL was released September 27, 2011.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/22/2013 - 20:00


Nick Lowe has made his mark as a producer (Elvis Costello-Graham Parker-Pretenders-The Damned), songwriter of at least three songs you know by heart, short-lived career as a pop star, and a lengthy term as a musicians’ musician. But in his current ‘second act’ as a silver-haired, tender-hearted but sharp-tongued singer-songwriter, he has no equal.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 20:00


It’s a Mardi Gras party featuring the King of Zydeco. American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr.—along with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco—is the preeminent ambassador of Louisiana zydeco music.

2010 marks Buckwheat Zydeco’s 30th anniversary, and Buckwheat is celebrating with the release of his new CD (and Alligator Records debut), Lay Your Burden Down.

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 20:00


Opener: Goodnight Moonshine featuring Molly Venter of Red Molly

Dayna is a remarkable singer songwriter. She has a voice that is equally at home singing blues, jazz, folk etc. Critic James Reed of the Boston Globe wrote in a review of Beautiful Yesterday that ‘there's no logical reason why singer-songwriter Dayna Kurtz is not a full-blown star.” I couldn’t agree more. She just released Secret Canon Volume 2. It is a beautiful record.

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/08/2013 - 20:00


Opener: Chuck Williams.

Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Jimmy LaFave brings a passionate rock & roll energy to his original folk songs, whether he’s playing solo or with a band. LaFave grew up in Wills Point, east of Dallas, but at 17, his family moved to Stillwater, OK. When he was in his teens, his mother purchased his first guitar for him with green stamps.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/06/2013 - 20:00


"This woman is great. Period." — Music Row, Nashville

Cultivating a reputation as a daring and innovative performer with unforgettable live shows, Werner’s new Hayseed project is made up of 11 songs about American agriculture and farms. Werner sets out to pay homage to the hardworking farmers and resulting produce that Americans enjoy daily.

A genre-busting singer/songwriter, Werner traverses pop, folk, blues, country, roots, jazz, and gospel with grace and wit.

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/27/2013 - 19:30


Featuring the region’s freshest pop, emo, punk, ska, hardcore and indie bands from across the region, ROM’s all-ages rock shows have been shakin’ the house for over 15 years.

Hosted by Diane Young. Bands scheduled to perform include: 21st Century Fugitives, That Racket, Dingi, Spacefist and Ryan Quinn.

Admission: non-member $8 member $8
Discounts (seniors, students, children) are available

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/23/2013 - 19:30


As a courtesy to patrons, wine and beer will be served at this performance.

Legendary...a blues/rock institution...true innovators…just some of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past 40 years by critics and fans. From London's Soho night clubs in 1966 to headlining the world's most famous venues, Savoy Brown has done it all.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 20:00


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