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The Ape Woman: A Rock Opera by May V. Oskan

A rock opera by May V. Oskan, chronicling the incredible story of Julia Pastrana, the Victorian Ape Woman. WORLD PREMIERE: AUG 29 and 30, THE PIT STOP, Oak Bluffs.

The show runs about 80 minutes, and is performed without an intermission.

Adam Lipsky, piano and organ
Michele Jones, guitar
Jerome Badot, bass
Rob Myers, drums
Nina Violet, strings and vocals
Marciana Jones, autoharp and vocals
May V. Oskan, lead vocals

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 20:00

Joy Kills Sorrow

Some people prefer pop music that behaves like math: the end result should be easy to predict, and always sound the same. That’s not the Joy Kills Sorrow method. This Boston-based string band favors a more unpredictable approach relying on musical chemistry and improvisation.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 19:00
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 21:30

Catie Curtis Holiday Show

The “Catie Curtis Christmas” Tour begins in Cleveland on November 20, and includes dates in NJ, PA, NY, MA, VT and VA.  

Kate Kooser with bring the harmonies in Cleveland, and Ingrid Graudins, who sings on the recording, will accompany me at all of the other CCC tour shows.  

Elana Arian will be featured on fiddle and vox along with Ingrid at the Northampton, MA and Vienna VA shows.  

Some of the songs on this tour are Christmasy, but if Christmas is not your thing, I will also be playing some brand new tunes, and requests from past CDs.  

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 20:00

Jason Myles Goss, Bethel Steele opens

A native of Hopedale, MA, songwriter Jason Myles Goss has been recording since 2003, when he released his first album Long Way Down and, aged 21, was selected as a finalist in the first ever Newport Folk Festival Songwriters' Contest: the youngest by over ten years.

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 20:00

Tony Watt CD Release

Award-winning flatpicking guitarist and mandolinist Tony Watt has performed throughout the United States and Europe, on the Grand Ole Opry, and elsewhere. He has been featured in Bluegrass Now Magazine and Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, and currently performs with his band, Southeast Express Way, as well as with Laura Orshaw & The New Velvet Band.

Tickets: $12, members $10

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/03/2012 - 20:00

Passim All Stars with Bill Staines, Mason Daring and Jeanie Stahl, Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick and Stuart Schulman

Tickets: $25

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:00


TCAN's successful Rock Off Main teen music program is an all-ages show that provides a venue for bands in this region to take their eclectic mix of music out of their basements and put it on stage where it belongs, performing for their peers.

Bands scheduled to perform include: Rhythm Section (Shrewsbury), E Pluribus Unum (Weston), Insanity Plague (Needham) and Inconvenience Store (Framingham).

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/21/2012 - 19:30

DALA (Folk)

"...the angels of folk music. Ethereal, eloquent and downright beautiful, the music they create is faultlessly performed." - Exclaim!

Winners of the Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther’s ethereal soprano voice blends seamlessly with Sheila Carabine’s velvety alto, creating their trademark lush harmonies.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 20:00


Puppet children explore the fantasies of their dreams when they stay up late on Christmas Eve. Debussy's Snowflakes Are Dancing inspire this musical fantasy, and over 30 whimsical puppets of all sizes and shapes interpret and visualize the music.

The award-winning Gerwick Puppets have toured NE for over 30 years, and presented Midwinter Magic at Boston’s First Night over the last 15 years.

Admission: adult $10 child $8

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 14:00


"Precision, assertiveness and vigor are great qualities in a young ensemble...the Amphion has mastered them." - New York Times.

With "gripping intensity [and] suspenseful and virtuoso playing," (San Francisco Chronicle), ASQ is an award-winning ensemble with exceptional musical training. Winner of the 2011 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competiton, the ASQ will join the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two program in 2013.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 15:00


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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.

Symply Fargone Productions
321 Main St., Worcester, Massachusetts 01608