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The Blues Jam!

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 15 years now, every Thursday night at 8 p.m.!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates

2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher

3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch

4th Thursday: co-hosts Jim Guttmann and Michael Avery

5th Thursdays (occasional): Jim Clinkscale

Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 03/14/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 03/21/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 03/28/2013 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Approach

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project. A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)

Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 03/21/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 03/28/2013 - 18:30

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Jerry Bergonzi/ saxophone
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums
with occasional subs

Web Site:

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 03/20/2013 - 21:30
Wed, 03/27/2013 - 21:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

An evening with The Paul Broadnax Duo

Paul Broadnax/ piano & voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass

An intimate evening with two warm and brilliant musicians with stories to tell. Ideal for a first (or eighty-fourth) date!...or even for a date with your laptop…

Web Site:  YouTube

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 03/20/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 03/27/2013 - 19:00

The Tuesday Night Concert Series with The Fran Dagostino Band

Soulful blues/ rock guitarist Fran Dagostino runs a concert and jam session every Tuesday night beginning at ~7:15.

With different scheduled featured artists weekly. Join our newsletter for weekly updates!

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 03/19/2013 - 19:00
Tue, 03/26/2013 - 19:00

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 03/10/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 03/17/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 03/24/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 16:00

Symphony Band: Evening Music

UMass Amherst Symphony Band, Professor James Patrick Miller, conductor

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

“Evening Music” by Libby Larsen, Augusta Reed Thomas, Jayce Ogren, Timothy Mahr, and Bob Margolis

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 20:00

An Evening in Support of our Veterans

Returning veterans face an uphill journey home from combat. They need your help in returning to their families and their community. You can help by enjoying an Evening in Support of our Veterans.

This fundraiser will benefit the veterans programs in trauma healing and healing family conflict developed by The Brookfield Institute.  

Come hear women's music legend Tret Fure, as well as, composer and pianist Adam Bergeron and mezzo soprano Maria Puliafico.

Join us for music, food, a silent auction.  

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 16:00 to 19:00

Ye Olde Tavern

7 Main St
West Brookfield, MA 01585
Phone: (508) 867-9709

Jazz Brunch - Haggai Cohen Milo

The sounds of this Middle Eastern Jazz Trio are infectious. With voice, horns, guitar, keys, bass and percussion, these musicians are among the most talented in the world stages today.    

No Cover

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/17/2013 - 10:30


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