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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: $5.00

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/02/2014 - 20:00
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 20:00
Thu, 01/16/2014 - 20:00
Thu, 01/23/2014 - 20:00
Thu, 01/30/2014 - 20:00

James Montgomery

The John Mayall of New England" -- Peter Wolf

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/31/2014 - 20:00

Emerson Hart of Tonic

Lead singer of the multi-platinum ‘90s alt-rock band Tonic, Emerson Hart is also a songwriting force of nature with a recognizably warm, inviting, and accessible sound. Writer of hits like Tonic’s “Open Up Your Eyes” and “If You Could Only See,” Hart also wrote the award-winning theme to the NBC drama American Dreams.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/25/2014 - 20:00

The Duke Robillard Band

A Grammy-nominated blues legend, Duke Robillard has worked with the likes of Tom Waits, Roomful of Blues, and Bob Dylan. He’s known for his amazing guitar work, powerful songwriting, skillful session talent, and as a one-man cheering section for all things blues.

Backed by his band, Robillard takes the soul of blues music and amplifies it to the point where the audience feels the raw emotion in every riff and note.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 20:00

Ladies of Laughter

The biggest platform for women in comedy, what began as a regional women’s comedy competition has become a nationally recognized comedy phenomenon. Before 1992, New York City comedy show producer and comedienne Mary Jo Wobker was instrumental in giving countless women their start in stand-up comedy. After her sudden death, many of her friends created a women’s stand-up comedy competition in her name.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 20:00

Deborah Henson-Conant: Lose Your Blues!

"Virtuoso out-of-the box harpist…known as the rockin’ bad girl of the harp world. She took the ancient instrument off its pedestal, cocked it on her hip, and made it play everything…" - NPR: On Point

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/11/2014 - 20:00

Jersey Boys

The 2006 Tony Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons, features the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history!

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/21/2014 - 19:30
Wed, 01/22/2014 - 19:30
Thu, 01/23/2014 - 19:30
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 20:00
Sat, 01/25/2014 - 14:00
Sat, 01/25/2014 - 20:00
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 13:00
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 18:30

Sesame Street Live: Can't Stop Singing

When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby's magic wand, there's something in the air - and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage!

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/17/2014 - 18:00
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:30
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 14:00
Sat, 01/18/2014 - 17:30
Sun, 01/19/2014 - 13:00
Sun, 01/19/2014 - 18:30

Dr. Ben Carson: Worcester Connects Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Ben Carson is a patients’ advocate. In this enlightening presentation, Dr. Carson gets at the hard issues surrounding the medical field, while sharing with audiences the warm and compassionate perspective that have made him a world-renowned surgeon.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/09/2014 - 19:30

Jazz @ The Press Room - Sundays in 2014

Jan 5: Miss Tess and the Talkbacks

Jan 12: The "Tuckers" Saxophone night - Mike Tucker and Tucker Antell, two of Boston's superb world-class tenor saxophone players. With: Ryan Parker: Piano, Keala Kaumeheiwa: Bass, Luther Gray: Drums

Jan 19: Double Trumpet Night - Jeff Stout and Ken Cervenka two of Boston's superb world-class trumpet players. With:Ryan Parker: Piano, Keala Kaumeheiwa: Bass, Les Harris Jr: Drums

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/05/2014 - 18:00
Sun, 01/12/2014 - 18:00
Sun, 01/19/2014 - 18:00
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 18:00


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