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AbraKidabra! (Family)

Magician Mike Bent wows crowds with his wacky and outrageously funny tricks and jokes. His creative and imaginative routines landed him in front of the Obamas as a featured performer at the 2013 White House Easter Egg Roll.

A seasoned comedian and former teacher, Bent and his family-friendly style has been seen on HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, and major network television. www.mikebentprograms.com

Admission: adult $10 child $8
Discounts (seniors, students, children) are available

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/28/2013 - 11:00

Rock Off Main Berklee College of Music Summer Programs

Featuring the region’s freshest pop, emo, punk, ska, hardcore and indie bands from across the region, ROM’s all-ages rock shows have been shakin’ the house for over 15 years.

Hosted by Diane Young.

Bands scheduled to perform include: Rumble Strips; Gretchen and The Pick Pockets; Parkside; Sound Pilot; Anna Kolosky.

Admission: non-member $8 member $8

Rock Off Main
Berklee College of Music Summer Programs

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/27/2013 - 19:30

ELLIS PAUL

CD Release party, with special guest Rebecca Loebe

With a whopping 13 Boston Music Awards under his belt, Paul has made a significant mark on the modern history of folk music. Chief architect of the Boston school of songwriting, his music is urbane, literate folk-pop that ignited the ‘90’s folk revival. Ellis bridges the gulf between a contemporary folk sound and the Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger tradition. Artist Video  www.ellispaul.com

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 20:00

ELLIS PAUL (Family)

A special family performance.

Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet, and troubadour, Paul tours his latest family CD, The Hero in You, presenting 14 original songs highlighting the bright spots of America’s great heritage, and winning a Gold Parents Choice Award.

Called “one of contemporary folk music’s most influential voices,” Ellis in turn salutes Ben Franklin, Rosa Parks, Woody Guthrie, and more. The Hero in You follows Dragonfly Races, Ellis’ award-winning 2007 family CD. www.ellispaul.com

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/21/2013 - 11:00

PAULA COLE (Pop)

"Paula is an original voice both in what she is saying and how she is saying it." - Peter Gabriel

Brilliantly fierce vocals combined with poetic and profound lyrics set her apart from the rest. A multiple Grammy nominee and winner, Cole’s classic hits from the 90’s made her famous, while her soulful artistry and emotionally vulnerable and intense performances keep her in the upper echelon of musicians.
Artist Video

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/20/2013 - 20:00

SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE POOR FOOLS (Rock)

As a courtesy to patrons, wine and beer will be served at this event.

A New Jersey legend known as the grandfather of the Jersey Shore sound, Southside Johnny embarks on a stripped down journey through the Great American Songbook, playing a wide range of music pulled from the likes of Dylan, Muddy Waters and NRBQ.

With rock and R&B influenced riffs, The Poor Fools will dive into legendary Asbury Jukes classics as well as the underperformed deep track. www.southsidejohnny.com

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/14/2013 - 20:00

CRYSTAL BOWERSOX (Pop)

"...She has a keen, finely honed pop instinct all her own." -- The New York Times

The 2010 American Idol runner-up won America’s heart and votes with her honest artistry and soulful vibe. With a guitar and her signature dreadlocks, Bowersox evokes the imagery and feel of a classic folk songstress with the raw edge of a seasoned rocker, eliciting comparisons to Patty Griffin and Janis Joplin. www.crystalbowersox.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 09/13/2013 - 20:00

TCAN Folk Open Mic

The event starts at 8pm but sign-up starts at 7:30pm.

The Folk Open Mic provides an intimate and supportive atmosphere for acoustic performers of all abilities to showcase their talents and partake in the area's vibrant folk/acoustic music community.

Hosted by Mark Stepakoff. TCAN Folk Open Mic

Admission: non-member $5 member $0

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

HAL MCINTYRE ORCHESTRA (Jazz)

Enjoy this free concert, featuring the music of Frank Sinatra.

In conjunction with the Natick Food Truck Festival, the Hal McIntyre Orchestra will perform a free public concert at TCAN's historic firehouse.

Founded in 1942 by the longtime Glenn Miller member and swing legend Hal McIntyre, the ensemble was, and still is, one of the biggest big band orchestras around.

Families and food enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to swing by and enjoy this free community concert.

Admission: non-member $0 member $0

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/08/2013 - 14:00

JIMMY TINGLE

"Cheerfully intelligent... makes his audience optimistic in the face of reality." --New York Times

As one of the top social and political humorists around, Tingle aspires to make us laugh, think, and feel better about the world around us. A TCAN favorite, Tingle’s comedy set includes insightful commentary, improvised conversation, and a hilarious no-holds-barred look at current events.

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/07/2013 - 20:00

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