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Ryan Kowal Ensemble

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Boston based vibraphonist, Ryan Kowal, returns to the Lily Pad for a performance highlighting original compositions and free jazz. This will be a night full of surprises with some of Boston's finest jazz musicians.


Event Date: 
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 19:00

Tunefoolery's Holiday Concert

Tunefoolery and musical friends will present a music holiday celebration with a variety of songs and a marvelous sing-a-long that will bring you in a joyful holiday spirit.

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, 12/08/2012 - 19:30

The Jorge Perez-Albela Trio with George Garzone and Ehud Ettun

George Garzone: Sax
Ehud Ettun: Bass
Jorge Perez-Albela: Drums and percussion

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 22:00

7:00 PM Melissa Kassel

Melissa Kassel - Voice
Phil Grenadier - Trumpet
Josh Rosen - Piano
Bob Nieske - Bass
Brooke Sofferman - Drums

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 19:00

Trio Benoît Delbecq, Jorrit Dijkstra, Curt Newton

French pianist Benoît Delbecq will pair up with Boston area improvisers Jorrit Dijkstra and Curt Newton for an afternoon concert. Dijkstra and Delbecq have worked together since the early ‘90s, notably on Dijkstra’s trio recording European Echoes (BVHaast, 1996). Delbecq has made a name for himself as one of the most original piano improvisers of his generation, combining influences from Ornette Coleman, Gyorgy Ligeti and African music into a “serene music” (New York Times).

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 17:00

Blues on Sunday!

The Beehive's Sunday night Blues series features a core band of legendary players with a revolving door of guests singing, sitting in, and getting down...the perfect antidote for the Sunday blues!

The all-star house blues band is led by 25-year musical veteran keyboardist and producer, Bruce Bears. Come in for a relaxing Sunday night of great performance, food and libations compliments of Jack Daniel's. Don't miss it!

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Event Date: 
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/23/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 20:00

Madeline Miller & Mark Anderson

Sunday, December 9, 2012 - 9:00pm

This week on Inquiry we talk with Madeline Miller. Ms Miller teaches Latin and Ancient Greek and has studied at the Yale School of Drama, specializing in adapting classical tales for modern audiences. Her first novel is The Song of Achilles, a dramatic and complex retelling of the story of Achilles and the Trojan War through the eyes of Achilles' romantic interest, Patroclus. Tune in and learn about how Madeline Miller fleshed out the ancient characters of Achilles, Patroclus, Agamemnon and re-imagined the gods to create this engaging and thrilling novel.

Akashic Record

Brian Thomas Beau Sasser and the Akashik boys' superb musicians ship and hip funkyness always raises the temperature on a weekend night.

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Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 22:00

Charles Haynes and Friends

As one of the most versatile drummers of this generation, Charles Haynes has worked with a wide array of artists such as Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Patti Labelle, Meshell Nedeocello, Kenny Garrett, and Robert Glasper.

Joined by John Shannon on Guitar, Masayuki Hirano on keyboards, Kyle Miles on bass, and more special guests... Don't miss his debut quartet project.

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Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 22:00

Bobby Keyes

Guitarist Bobby B. Keyes defines our American musical heritage by blending rhythm & blues, country, jazz, rock, pop and swing. His guitar playing is inspired and passionate, his musical taste is exquisite and his sound is pure Americana.

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Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 21:00


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Bringing Your Music Back to Worcester

Symply Fargone Productions brings high-quality concerts that cater to people in the area that have a love of classic rock, blues and folk.

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321 Main St., Worcester, Massachusetts 01608