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The Pines, Brian Webb opens

Founded by Iowa natives David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey, indie-roots band The Pines surprisingly actually met in Arizona, where they both lived in a Mexican barrio and first began playing together. Forming The Pines, they returned to the Midwest, moving to Minneapolis, a city that has launched many folk and rock acts from Bob Dylan to The Replacements to The Jayhawks.

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Thu, 01/31/2013 - 20:00

Ryan Montbleau

Songs for Ryan Montbleau typically need to simmer. In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their live set, then bending and shaping them over dozens of performances before committing a definitive version to the hard drive.

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Mon, 01/28/2013 - 20:00
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:00
Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:00

Nemes & Ashley Jordan

Nemes is an unquestionably unique 5 piece rock/folk band from Worcester, Massachusetts. Led by frontmen Dave Anthony (Guitar/Vocals) and Josh Knowles (Violin/Vocals), the band brings what Worcester Magazine calls “a nuclear power plant's worth of energy” to any venue they enter. Energy isn't the only thing Nemes is focused on though. The band's songwriting, involving memorable lyrics and catchy hooks, will always be at the forefront, followed by a wide array of top-notch musicianship. nemesband.com

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Sun, 01/27/2013 - 20:00

Buskin & Batteau CD Release

Buskin & Batteau have been winning hearts and minds with their soulful acoustic balladry and fun-filled performances for more years than they care to remember.

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Sat, 01/26/2013 - 19:00
Sat, 01/26/2013 - 21:30

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Elixir opens

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem are a steadily deepening, 12-year brew of band chemistry, life experience and musical evolution. On stage, they are Rani Arbo (fiddle, guitar), Andrew Kinsey (bass, banjo, uke), Anand Nayak (electric and acoustic guitars) and Scott Kessel (percussion). Kessel’s percussion rig is 95% recycled, featuring a cardboard box, tin cans, caulk tubes, and a vinyl suitcase in lieu of a bass drum.

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Fri, 01/25/2013 - 20:00

Katie McNally CD Release

Recently returned from a national tour with Galician bagpiper Carlos Núñez and her fourth straight year with fiddle supergroup Childsplay, KATIE MCNALLY will be celebrating the release of her debut solo album, Flourish. A blend of traditional and original Scottish tunes, Flourish features a band of top-notch musicians from around New England, all of whom will be joining Katie on stage at Passim: Hanneke Cassel, fiddle; Corey DiMario, bass; Ariel Friedman, cello; Eric McDonald, guitar; Michael McLaughlin, accordion; and Neil Pearlman, piano.

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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 20:00

Della Mae

Della Mae proves again and again the endless possibilities found in the tried-and-true marriage of fiddle, fretboard and voice. Their lineup is a who’s-who of promising young pickers: lead singer Celia Woodsmith, guitarist Courtney Hartman, bass player Shelby Means, mandolinst Jenny Lyn Gardner, and two-time National Fiddle Champion Kimber Ludiker.

All seasoned performers, they’ve won countless contests and shared the stage with the likes of Willie Nelson, Del McCoury, Leon Russell and Laurie Lewis. dellamae.com

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 19:00

Berklee American Roots Music series made possible by the Sam Eisenson fund for Country music at Berklee

Tickets: $10, members $5

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Tue, 01/22/2013 - 20:00

massmouth story slam

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/21/2013 - 19:00

Jeffrey Foucault

Jeffrey Foucault grew up in a small town in Wisconsin. His father played a plywood guitar and his mother liked to sing. Winter Sundays were for church or ice fishing. He went to college and dropped out, took a job on a fruit farm and started writing songs about a girl from Iowa.

He finished school, roofed houses, drove a snowplow, and home-schooled the son of the local bar owner in exchange for beer. He cut his first album in the winter of 2000. jeffreyfoucault.com

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/20/2013 - 17:00
Sun, 01/20/2013 - 20:00

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