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"FOLK SONG USA"

Date: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 7:00pm
Program: 

In 1947,  "Folk Song USA" was published -- a compilation of 111 American ballads collected by noted musicologists John and Alan Lomax and edited by Charles and Ruth Crawford Seeger (with guitar/banjo chords by Pete Seeger). Unlike earlier, words-only collections, this book was meant to be sung! It also detailed the history of each song by sub-genre, offering valuable insights on pre-WWII American rural life. Host Nick Noble has brought together covers of many of the songs that appear in this book, recorded by dozens of talented folk artists past and present.

Saul Conrad & Friends

10p: Kevin Haugh; 10:30p: Mike Greenstein; 11p: Katie Schecter

11:30p Saul Conrad (w/ Katie Schecter)

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013 - 22:00

Double Residency: Assaf Kehati Trio; Ehud Ettun Group

Jazz guitarist and composer Assaf Kehati arrived to the USA in 2007 and after a short time he has made waves in the jazz scene by working with such names as Ziv Ravitz (drums), Donny McCaslin (sax), Seamus Blake (sax) and legendary drummer Billy Hart (Miles Davis, Wes Montgomery) and by performing in such venues as Blue Note, NYC; Regattabar, Boston; Washington DC Jazz Festival; MuzEnergo Jazz Festival, Russia; New England Cable News, MA; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Barranquilla Jazz Festival, and Toronto Jazz Festival.

Event Date: 
Sun, 02/10/2013 - 18:00

Tunefoolery’s Beatles Concert

Tunefoolery is a Boston non-profit organization for musicians in mental health recovery. The group is a loving community of 50 musicians, who play a variety of music in ensembles and as solo acts, and who perform for underserved populations in New England and beyond. Their mission is to provide hope, healing, and purpose to their musicians and to their audiences.

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 19:30

The Busker Band

The Busker Band plays an eclectic mix of original songs, folk, blues, Irish ballads, and American roots music, combining a rich, harmonious sound with rhythmic drive and a free improvisatory style. Patricia Abreu also performs Classical works for solo piano.

Reverend Busker: guitar, mandolin and vocals
John Loretz: guitar and vocals
Marty White: bass
Patricia Abreu: piano

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 18:30

Seven Daffodils: Love Songs for Valentine's Day

Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Four hours of love songs and love ballads in the folk tradition: happy and sad, old and new, from a host of talented musicians.

DONAL FOX WITH SPECIAL GUEST MAYA BESIER (Feb 9th Show Cancelled)

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) presents composer/pianist Donal Fox with guest cellist Maya Beiser in Piazzolla to Bach in the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater.

Returning to the ICA, where he inaugurated the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater at the ICA with the very first public music performance there in February of 2007, Guggenheim Fellow and Steinway Artists Fox brings his Piazzolla to Bach project for solo piano and cello, with special guest Maya Beiser. Piazzolla to Bach (for jazz quartet and cello) premiered at the Tanglewood Jazz Festival in 2010.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 19:30
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 19:30

Shirley Lewis - "Boston's Regal Queen of the Blues"

with: Alizon Lissance (piano), Lee Lundy (bass), Richard Malcom (drums)

Tickets $15 online at JazzFestFalmouth.org or cash at the door.
 
Doors open at 6:30 for cash, lite fare, full bar.

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:00

Renaissance Flute Concert by Christopher Krueger, UMass Professor of Flute

The biography of Christopher Krueger, UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance Professor of Flute, reads like a Who’s Who in the music world. He has performed as principal flutist with the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Opera Company of Boston and the Boston Ballet. And now, well into the middle of his career, he has decided to teach himself the Renaissance flute, which he will be playing in tonight's concert in the Bezanson Recital Hall.

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/15/2013 - 20:00

Henri Smith New Orleans Mardi Gras Benefit Concert featuring Charles Neville

Grammy winner Charles Neville joins Henri Smith and his 8 piece band for a Mardi Gras concert at the historic Larcom Theatre

50% profits benefit the 4th annual Y TEENS REBUILD NEW ORLEANS trip in April.

Tickets $20 advance, $25 at the door. VIP Packages (premium reserved seating, meet & greet, exclusive pre-show party, Henri Smith/Charles Neville keepsake laminate & more). Get tickets on-line or call 978-525-9093.

http://www.gimmesound.com/live/

Event Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013 - 19:30

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