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Brian Webb, Dirty River Boys open

Singer, songwriter,. makes amps. got a recording studio. americana noir with dark lyrics over classic guitar sounds. providence, and around. brian-webb.com

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 20:00

Dylan Foley & Grainne Murphy

Tickets: $12, members $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/08/2013 - 15:30

Zoe Muth & The Lost High Rollers, The Dire Honeys open


For me so much of the history of American music is based not just in the drive to make “art” or perfect it, but to escape what can often become the drudgery of the working class life and to escape poverty when most of the avenues offered by mainstream society just aren’t any fun. 
I mean for some people they work, but I hate computers and don’t really have very good social skills.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/07/2013 - 20:00

David Ford

Any attempts at modern comparisons don't quite get to the heart of David Ford. To find his actual peers you have to go back to some of the great curveball mavericks of melody, romance and inventiveness. Artists such as Tom Waits, Neil Young, Randy Newman and (early) Elton John, whose memorable melodies are frequently offset by powerful and poignant lyrics.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 08:30

From the Jayhawks, An Evening with Gary Louris

Over the last three decades, singer, songwriter and guitarist Gary Louris has built a deeply compelling body of music whose artistry and integrity has won the loyalty of an international audience and the respect of both critics and his peers. Best known for his seminal work with The Jayhawks, Louris is one of the most acclaimed and popular musicians to come out of Minnesota during the rock era – and given Minnesota’s rich musical history, that’s an honor of the highest order. garylourismusic.com

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 20:00

Ryan Fitzsimmons, Peyton Tochterman opens

While still a relative newcomer to Providence, RI, Ryan Fitzsimmons was nominated for Best Folk Act in the Providence Phoenix Best Music Poll for 2004. Ryan is simply the kind of musician who impresses immediately. He would go on to win the 2007 “Best Male Vocalist” award in the same poll, while gaining many other acolades along the way.

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 20:00

Gypsophilia

Tickets: $12, members $10

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/02/2013 - 20:00

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen play a wide variety of New Acoustic American Roots Music focusing on bluegrass and acoustic country, yet blues, folk, swing, and jazz also shine through as influences. Powerful vocal harmonies, expressive songwriting, smooth ballads, and instrumental prowess lend this versatile group of musicians to any type of venue. Each member is an inventive powerhouse. dirtykitchenband.com

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/02/2013 - 16:30

The Blues Jam!

An Acton institution for 15 years, the blues jam is every Thursday night at 8 p.m., beginning with a concert by the house band and then turning into a jam and dance party from 9-midnight.

With rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: guitarist Tom Yates
2nd: harmonicist/ vocalist Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher
3rd: guitarist Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch
4th: drummer Michael Avery and bassist Jim Guttmann..

Tickets: $5.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 20:00
Thu, 06/27/2013 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Approach

This is cafe co-owner/ manager/ vocalist Gwenn Vivian's own long term jazz project.

A modern approach to standards and new standards. Every Thursday night at dinner 6:30-7:45 (before the Blues Jam!)

Molly Flannery/ piano and co-vocals (www.mollyflannery.com)
Bill McCormack/ bass
Miki Matsuki/ drums

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 06/13/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 06/20/2013 - 18:30
Thu, 06/27/2013 - 18:30

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