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The Blues Jam!

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.

With rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann...

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 09/19/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Approach

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own long-term 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

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/05/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 09/19/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 09/26/2013 - 18:30

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Legendary world-renowned saxophonist Jerry Bergonzi is here every Wednesday night, unless he is on the road, in which case he hand-picks his own subs from a roster of talent.

Jerry Bergonzi/ sax
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Austin McMahon/ drums

Tickets: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 21:00
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 21:00
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 21:00
Wed, 09/25/2013 - 21:00

The Paul Broadnax Duo

Pianist/ vocalist Paul Broadnax with his longtime musical companion bassist Peter Kontrimas every Wednesday at dinner 7-9 p.m.

Event Date: 
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 09/11/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 19:00
Wed, 09/25/2013 - 20:00

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 ~8:15.

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

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 09/03/2013 - 20:00
Tue, 09/10/2013 - 20:00
Tue, 09/17/2013 - 20:00
Tue, 09/24/2013 - 20:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

Every Sunday from 7:30-10:30. This more professional-level jam was designed for jazz musicians who enjoy playing a large number of different charts with facility.

In this jam, the house band calls the tunes, and participants are welcome to sit in.

7:30-8:30 concert by the house band, followed by jamming.

With rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: drummer Brooke Sofferman
2nd Sunday: pianist John Funkhouser
3rd: pianist Phill Argyris...

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/01/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 09/15/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 09/22/2013 - 19:30
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 19:30

The Sunset Jazz Jam

Every Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Beginning with a jazz concert by the host band, then open to sign-ups of all levels until 7 p.m.

With rotating hosts:

1st Sunday/ guitarist Steve Berke
2nd Sunday/ pianist Molly Flannery
3rd/ guitarist Michael Chasse
4th/ vocalist Wendy Nottonson
5th/ vocalist Joan Watson-Jones

Tickets: $5

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/01/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 09/15/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 09/22/2013 - 16:00
Sun, 09/29/2013 - 16:00

The New Black Eagle Jazz Band

They’re back and better than ever!! The world famous Black Eagles, celebrating their 42nd year, capture the essence and energy of classical jazz - from  rags  and blues to familiar pop tunes and early swing - music made famous by such jazz greats as Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. In the words of the N.Y. Times' music critic John Wilson, "the Black Eagles are so far ahead of other traditional bands...there is scarcely any basis for comparison." It promises to be a high-powered and joyful evening.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 19:00

Martina McBride One Night 2013

Generously sponsored by Reliant Medical Group, MARTINA MCBRIDE is back on the road under new management and a new record label. Mcbride will celebrate her newest CD "Eleven," stopping at The Hanover Theatre this fall.

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 19:30

Bailey, Bailey & Patitucci

Join Berklee artist-in-residence John Patitucci, guest Victor Wooten, and faculty members Victor Bailey and Steve Bailey as they explore the inner and outer limits of the bass.

Admission: $8 in advance (discount applied at checkout) $12 day of show; general admission

For more information, tickets, call 617 747-2261 or visit

Event Date: 
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 20:00


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