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Rose Cousins, Tom Terrell opens

Rose Cousins finds insight in solitude and strength in numbers. Supported by a thriving Halifax music scene and welcomed by an equally vibrant Boston community, her new album We Have Made A Spark was made in the spirit of community and collaboration. We Have Made A Spark follows Cousins’ two multi-award-winning albums The Send Off (2009) produced by Luke Doucet and If You Were For Me (2006) produced by CBC in Halifax. Yet another collection of stunning songs by Rose Cousins, her third album braves weighty topics. rosecousins.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 10/11/2013 - 22:00

Connor Garvey CD Release, Brittany Ann Tranbaugh opens

Connor Garvey's songs are like placing folk-funk guitar & ukulele, soulful vocals, and paradoxical metaphors in an electric juicer- you've never tasted it before, but its intriguing and delectable so you have to keep drinking.  His clever, rhythmic string foundations provide a background for his most prominent instrument, his voice.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/10/2013 - 20:00

For the Sake of the Song Roadshow

For the Sake of the Song is a Boston-based concert series that brings together performers to play original material and to pay tribute to the artist who has most inspired their own songwriting. October 9th at Passim marks the kick off of the traveling For the Sake of the Song Roadshow which will bring the series to New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and beyond!

Featuring John Colvert (performing songs from Ryan Adams), Jon Aanestad (performing songs from Ray Charles), and series founder Patrick Coman (performing songs from Townes Van Zandt).

Tickets: $12, members $10 

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/09/2013 - 20:00

Archie Fisher

Although Archie Fisher is a legendary figure in the Scottish folk music world -- everybody's favorite singer and an enormously influential presence both musically and philosophically -- he has remained largely unknown to the greater pop music mainstream. While the mainstream's a poorer place for that, one gets the idea it suits Archie Fisher just fine. facebook.com/pages/Archie-Fisher/60446001127

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 20:00

Suzie Brown CD Release

If Suzie Brown had an anthem it’d have to be the twangy “Heartstrings” off her same-name debut. A string-soaked ode to unrequited love, the debut single delicately marked her transition from Harvard-educated cardiologist to singer-songwriter, now musing on matters of the heart. In the four years since making good on her extracurricular activity, she’s been named the Best of Philly (by Philadelphia Magazine) and opened for such kindred spirits as Lyle Lovett.

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/07/2013 - 19:00

Ruth Moody Band *

Tickets: $25, members $23

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/06/2013 - 16:30

Jon Butcher "Two Roads East solo tour 2013"

Grammy-nominated Jon butcher is one of a select handful of influential recording artists comprising the legendary Boston music scene. MTV vids and hit songs “Life Takes A Life”, “Wishes”, “Holy War”, “Goodbye Saving Grace”, “Miracles”, “Send Me Somebody” comprise the underpinnings of a recording/touring career that continues today. Two critically acclaimed CDs, Positively the Blues and Electric Factory mark Jon’s enduring love affair with all things Americana - Blues, Jazz, Dixieland, Folk, Swing, Cajun, and more.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 17:00
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 20:00

Meg Hutchinson CD release

Lyric-based, contemporary acoustic songwriter. Influences include poet Mary Oliver, songwriter Shawn Colvin, and mood maker David Gray. Originally from rural western-most Massachusetts, Hutchinson is now based in the Boston area. She has won numerous songwriting awards in the US, Ireland, and UK, including recognition from John Lennon Songwriting Competition, Billboard Song Contest and prestigious competitions at Merlefest, NewSong, Kerrville, Falcoln Ridge, Telluride, and Rocky Mountain Folk Festivals. meghutchinson.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 19:00
Fri, 10/04/2013 - 21:30

John Doyle

John Doyle’s gifts as a guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, and producer have played an essential role in the ongoing renaissance of Irish traditional music. As a member of Irish-American supergroup Solas – and a highly sought-after session player – Doyle pioneered a rhythmic, sophisticated approach to Irish guitar accompaniment, setting a new standard for the instrument. 
 johndoylemusic.com

Tickets: $25, members $23

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 20:00

Jill Sobule

Jill Sobule belongs to a rare breed of artists. Her work is at once deeply personal and socially conscious, seriously funny and derisively tragic. Over five albums and a decade of recording, the Denver-born songwriter/ guitarist/singer has tackled such topics as the death penalty, anorexia, shoplifting, reproduction, the French resistance movement, adolescence, and the Christian right. Did we mention love? Love found, love lost, love wished for and love taken away. jillsobule.com

Tickets: $25, members $23

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 20:00

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