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Cindy Lee Berryhill & Mary Lou Lord

Singer/songwriter Cindy Lee Berryhill and cellist Renata Bratt have been collaborating with percussionist Randy Hoffman (Harry Partch Ensemble) since the mid 90s.

Reuniting in 2011 after a 12 year hiatus, their music features the voice, cello, guitar and glockenspiel with haunting tales of aliens, lost love, brain injured soldiers, and love renewed. Look for old favorites (from Berryhill's six albums) and some brand new songs. http://www.cindyleeberryhill.com

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/25/2013 - 20:00

Chris Smither

From his early days as the hot New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, through his wilderness years, to his reemergence in the 1990s as one of America’s most distinctive acoustic performers, Chris Smither has always been his own man. He has zigged when others have zagged, eschewing sophisticated studio tricks and staying true to his musical vision, surrounding himself with sympathetic musicians ranging from Bonnie Raitt and the late Stephen Bruton to the next-generation kindred spirits with whom he works today.

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/24/2013 - 19:00

Poor Old Shine

From their handpainted CD cases wrought from cereal boxes to their thoughtful arrangements, Poor Old Shine, an Alt Americana band from rural Connecticut, is about honesty and handcrafted creativity. They travel with an assortment of instruments including guitars, banjos, pump organ, mandolin, string bass, musical saw, washboard, and a yard-sale-scrap-metal drum set. It’s old songs with a new feel, banjos with paint peeled, shoes with holes and treadless soles, and music that is real.

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/23/2013 - 20:00

Sarah Blacker CD Release

Just recently named Female Performer of the Year in the New England Music Awards, 2012 Boston Music Award nominee for Singer/Songwriter of the year, Sarah Blacker was recently called “one of the brighter artists to grab our attention recently,” by national Roots publication, No Depression.

She is a full-time singer/songwriter on the verge of releasing her 3rd album, which has already begun receiving airtime on local NPR station, WUMB. sarahblacker.com

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/22/2013 - 19:00

Leni Stern African Trio

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Wed, 08/21/2013 - 20:00

Jimmy Ryan & Acoustic Hayride

For more than a decade, Jimmy Ryan has electrified the Boston music scene with his fusion of bluegrass pickin’ and driving edge rock. Performing live, Jimmy’s fingers fly across the mandolin like lightning rips through a stormy sky. His flair is energizing, his style unique and the outcome leaves his audience spellbound.

Event Date: 
Tue, 08/20/2013 - 20:00

Kim Richey, Emily Mure opens

Two-time Grammy-nominated Kim is a storyteller; a weaver of emotions and a tugger of heartstrings. Tender, poetic and aching with life’s truths, Kim’s songs transport you to her world, where words paint pictures and melodies touch the soul.

And then there’s her voice. Pure, arresting and honest, her voice makes you take notice; Kim has the kind of voice where if emotions were ribbons, they’d be streaming in rainbow colors from your iPod. kimrichey.com

Tickets: $25, members $23

Event Date: 
Mon, 08/19/2013 - 20:00

Dustbowl Revival

The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930’s to form a spicy roots cocktail.

Known for their inspired live sets, the Dustbowl Revival boldly brings together many styles of traditional American music. Imagine Old Crow Medicine Show meeting Louis Armstrong’s Hot Seven Band in New Orleans or Bob Dylan and Fats Waller jamming with Mumford & Sons on a front porch in 1938. dustbowlrevival.com

Event Date: 
Sun, 08/18/2013 - 20:00

Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School Redux

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 20:00

Caravan of Thieves, Clarence Bucaro opens

Like many families, this one started with a married couple- Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni, (guitar, vocals, various percussive “instruments”) writing and performing as a duo. “It started as a romantic, bohemian vision of a couple making music, performing on the road, in parks, venues, traveling around and avoiding responsibility as much as possible,” says Fuzz. “The first thing we discovered was we loved singing together, harmonizing our voices. Just seemed to click right away.”

Event Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013 - 20:00

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