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Paula Cole

Grammy winner and 7 time Grammy nominee Paula Cole has released six solo albums spanning an eighteen year career. She has sold approximately three million albums and has performed with icons in many genres of music from Peter Gabriel to Dolly Parton and many more. Cole’s emotionally deep and thrilling performances are a trademark. Poetic and fiercely touching, intelligent writing makes Cole stand apart. Her compositions have been covered by Herbie Hancock, Annie Lennox, Katherine McPhee to name a few.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 01/04/2013 - 22:00

The Whiskey Boys, Sam Otis Hill opens

The Whiskey Boys have opened for national acts such as Lori McKenna, Man Man, and four-time Grammy nominated country artist, Trace Atkins. The Whiskey Boys performed at Joe’s Pub’s 2010 and 2011 Make Music New York Festivals, the 2011 and 2012 New England Americana Festivals, the 2012 Jamaica Plain Music Festival, and the 2012 North Branch Bluegrass Festival.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/03/2013 - 20:00

Brothers McCann, Dan Blakeslee opens

Brothers McCann creates dynamic palettes of sound, weaving sweeping three-part harmonies over rustic reinventions of folk-rock. Mike, Pat and Erik nurture the heart of their New England musical upbringing with three unique songwriting styles on rotating display.

The raw simplicity of acoustic guitars, keyboard and vocals welcomes the eager, patient listener to invest in their melodies and experience an honest, live performance. www.brothersmccann.com

Tickets: $12, members $10

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/02/2013 - 20:00

Open Mic

Passim's Open Mic Night is back to ring in the new year!

Two songs per performer, make sure to sign up before 7pm to ensure your spot.

Tickets: $5

 

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/01/2013 - 19:00

GEORGE LI (Classical)

“There is no question 16-year-old pianist George Li has prodigious talent…he combines staggering technical prowess, a sense of command and depth of expression.” --The Washington Post

When critics from The New York Times to the Boston Phoenix use terms like “sizzling” and “as virtuosic as Lang Lang,” you know you’re about to hear an artist with a brilliant future.

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/27/2013 - 15:00

DEBORAH HENSON-CONANT (Eclectic)

"Virtuoso out-of-the box harpist…known as the rockin’ bad girl of the harp world. She took the ancient instrument off its pedestal, cocked it on her hip, and made it play everything…" - NPR: On Point

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 - 20:00

BEN RUDNICK & FRIENDS (Family)

Ben partners with Catching Joy to bring his new venture, Family Works, to TCAN. Please bring gently used children's clothing to donate to Cradles to Crayons. We’ll have crayons to decorate paper mittens to go with donations.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 - 11:00

BEPPE GAMBETTA AND PETER OSTROUSHKO (Folk)

“Get [Beppe] on a stage and his fingers speak a language all their own…he’s not known as the ‘Italian King of the flatpick guitar’ for nothing.” –The Daily Times

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 20:00

CADENCE (a cappella)

[They're] "like four thieves who've been stealing the show for years." --Toronto Star

Four men. Four microphones. No instruments. This is the formula for Canada’s celebrated vocal band, Cadence. Combining the lyricism of Stan Getz, the sophisticated harmonies of the Count Basie Big Band and the devil-may-care attitude of Louis Prima, this fabulous foursome has been entertaining audiences worldwide for over a decade with their innovative jazz arrangements, genre-hopping covers and eclectic originals.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 20:00

HANSEL AND GRETEL: NATIONAL MARIONETTE THEATRE

The story of Hansel and Gretel has captured the imagination of audiences for generations. In NMT’s adaptation of this classic tale, two master puppeteers bring the most famous of the Grimm Brother’s stories to life. Features exquisitely crafted marionettes, scrolling scenery and the beautiful music of Engelbert Humperdinck.

In its 40-year history, NMT won puppetry’s highest award, the UNIMA, and tours in the US and worldwide.  www.nmtshow.com

Admission: adult $10 child $8

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 11:00

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