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Beck n’ Call

Beck n’ Call is a six member group. All members are from the local area: and five of them were spawned from the local Woodstock jam band, The Hill Church Hillbillies, plus a longtime friend and musical comrade from Brooklyn, CT.

Their repertoire ranges from gospel R&B, to country folk, to Celtic; together they have developed an eclectic set of music employing guitars, mandolin, banjo, bass, and sweet vocal hmony sure to please a diverse audience.

Tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 20:00

Peter Mulvey

Peter Mulvey performs original songs as well as songs from a vast, varied, and deep well of classic and obscure covers. Night after night, the process of divining the heart of a song and being alert to where the moment can lead, has shaped this artist. To each rendition, he brings the soul of a singer, a light touch in a heavy world.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 20:00

Carolyn Walker & Christa Joy

Violin teacher by day, singer-songwriter by night, Carolyn Walker merges her classical music training with her love of popular music to create songs that are thoughtful and sincere. Born and raised in Western MA, Carolyn draws upon the imagery of the New England landscape to inspire her lyrics, using the turning of the seasons as metaphor for personal change and discovery. Carolyn’s songs express intense thoughts and emotions, but promote strength and discipline. http://www.carolynwalkermusic.com/

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/10/2013 - 20:00

Songwriter Sessions - Lisa Martin Hosts

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 19:00

Last Fair Deal

Last Fair Deal redraws the map of American roots music with fluid energy and creativity. Their new CD, True Tales, serves up twelve original and three re-grooved, traditional tunes.

LFD’s live performances, with stellar vocals and unique acoustic synergy, will captivate any audience. The band features Paul Howard on vocals and guitar; Tom Hagymasi on vocals, fiddle, bouzouki and accordian; Phil Zimmerman on vocals, mandolin, and banjo; and Todd Howard on vocals and bass guitar.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/03/2013 - 20:00

Open Mic: Hosts - Faith Montaperto & Kala Farnham; Feature - Joseph Holt

Joseph Holt is currently studying song- writing at the Berklee College of Music in Boston.  Joe began writing songs and playing in bands at 13 years old, performing in school and at local venues.

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 19:30

Cabaret - Feature: Casey Thomas; Pianist: Tom LaMark; Host: Leslie Holmes

Long-time victim of musical wanderlust, Casey Thomas breathes new life into songs long forgotten.

After croonin' in California, swingin' in New York, jammin' in Chicago and funkin'-it-up in New Orleans, Casey brings it on home to Boston with a gumbo of sound rich & uplifting & soul-satisfying. Having entertained audiences at intimate jazz cafes & bustling street-corners, at raucous beer-halls & in off-Broadway plays, Casey has been shaking up the Cabaret scene with his always eclectic blend of jazz, blues, roots and rock 'n roll.

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/14/2013 - 19:00

Jazz Show and Jazz Jam hosted by Vocalist Kaoruko

Kaoruko Pilkington grew up in Japan, listening and singing American music. In Japan. she worked as a singer-piano player in Tokyo nightclubs for 10 years. Her love for American music eventually brought her to the US. She came to Boston to study at Berklee College of Music in 1990. There, she majored in Vocal performance/Jazz composition, and graduated in 1996.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/27/2013 - 20:00

Jazz Show & Jam w/Host Joe Raia

Joe Raia grew up in Lexington, MA, and graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied saxophone and clarinet with the world-renowned woodwind instructor, the late great Joe Viola, and studied composition and arranging with Herb Pomeroy, Phil Wilson, and Greg Hopkins. A stalwart in the New England blues, R&B and jazz scene, he has performed with many Boston Music Awards winners and nominees, Boston Battle of the Blues Bands winners, and has performed in 11 countries in North America and Europe.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/20/2013 - 20:00

Tornio and Keffer: THE KIDS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE BOOK

Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:00am
Program: 

Today children spend far less time out of doors than then did 30 years ago. How can we get our kids back outside and have them enjoy the natural world? Tonight’s guests on Inquiry recognized this challenge and decided to create a wonderful idea book of projects and games that young people could do out of doors in all seasons. STACY TORNIO is a teacher, editor, writer and master gardener. KEN KEFFER is a naturalist and environmental educator. Together they have written THE KIDS OUTDOOR ADVENTURE BOOK: 448 GREAT THINGS TO DO IN NATURE BEFORE YOU GROW UP.

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