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    3rd Annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend

    Presented by Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank at Copley Square

    July 26 - July 27, 2014

    The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos, Arturo Sandoval and Ricky Staggs and Kentucky Thunder will headline the festival, designed to celebrate and promote Boston’s arts ...more


    Roosevelt Dime

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 25, 2014

    To listen to the music of Roosevelt Dime is to take a journey through American roots music. Inspired by Appalachian string bands, Memphis soul, New Orleans dixieland, and the musical melting pot...more

    Amy Correia, Rebecca Correia Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 26, 2014

    Amy Correia delivers songs with a raw power that’s both vulnerable and fierce. That musical honesty has drawn comparisons to Tom Waits and Michelle Shocked and The New York Times calls her...more

    Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 26, 2014

    Two Great Artists - One Great Afternoon at Club Passim. It's a special treat when Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin, who normally tour separately and solo, get to share the stage together. If the...more

    The Barefoot Movement

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    Johnson City's The Barefoot Movement have been making waves in the folk world since the release of their 2011 debut album Footwork. 2013 brings the release of a new album, cross country...more

    The Whiskey Boys

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 27, 2014

    The Whiskey Boys are a Boston based modern Bluegrass and Americana band led by Berklee graduate, David Delaney. They tour the Northeast and have sold out such notable folk venues as the legendary...more

    Cambridge Jazz Festival

    Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival

    July 27, 2014

    The Cambridge Jazz Festival presents an afternoon of free music, featuring nationally known jazz artists along with local musicians; and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge...more

    The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 9 - July 27, 2014

    THE WALK ACROSS AMERICA FOR MOTHER EARTH By Taylor Mac, Music by Ellen Maddow, Directed by Christopher Annas-Lee
     

    Political activism meets bedazzled drag show in this story...more

    Welcome to Arroyo's

    Presented by The Circuit Theatre Company at OBERON

    July 10 - July 27, 2014

     WELCOME TO ARROYO'S By Kristoffer Diaz, Directed by Jen Diamond
     

    Alejandro Arroyo owns the newest (and cleanest) lounge in New York City's Lower East Side. His...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 28, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    Sol y Canto at the Cambridge Multicultural Arts Center

    Presented by Sol y Canto at Multicultural Arts Center

    July 28, 2014

    What are you doing on a Monday night? Come join us for this concert featuring our Sol y Canto Trio including bassist Keala Kaumaheiwa and a special guest, our talented daughter, singer-songwriter...more

    Slaid Cleaves

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 30, 2014

    Slaid Cleaves spins stories with a novelist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Twenty years into his career, the celebrated songwriter’s Still Fighting the War spotlights an artist in...more

    A Night of Music Celebrating Reggae

    Presented by Image Unlimited Communications

    July 30, 2014

    On Wednesday July 30th, 2014, Beat Hôtel, located in Cambridge’s Harvard Square, will pay homage to reggae legends Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Jimmy Cliff with cuisine from Executive Chef...more

    Haas Kowert Tice CD Release

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 31, 2014

    The Trio of Brittany Haas, Jordan Tice, and Paul Kowert is a confluence of three of the most exciting young voices in acoustic music today. While each member carries an impressive resume of...more

    Playing With Tap - Using music to create & explore rhythmic ideas with your feet!

    Presented by T.J. JAZZ at Green Street Studios

    July 24 - July 31, 2014

    We take lots of classes, but how often do we know what to do with all that vocabulary and technique once we leave the classroom? Never mind working with live musicians or...more

    BOOMTOWN: Summer Concert Series

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center

    July 28 - July 31, 2014

    The Multicultural Arts Center will be presenting the Boomtown Free Music Concert Series this summer from Monday, July 28th – Thursday, July 31st. We have four fantastic musical groups and...more

    Choro Das 3 with Howard Alden, Jeanne Gies, and Friends

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 1, 2014

    Choro das 3 is a Brazilian trio which was formed in 2003. Since then, the 3 sisters from the interior state of Sao Paulo, who have chosen to play instrumental music, have been recognized...more

    John Fannon

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 2, 2014

    John Fannon is the former Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, and Co Producer of The 70s, 80s AOR Classic Rock Band New England, most famous for the 1979 Worldwide Top 40 and Classic AOR Hit...more

    The David Haas Group: A Coalition of the Willing

    Presented by The Lily Pad at Lily Pad

    August 3, 2014

    David Haas, piano

    Scott Getchell, trumpets

    Glenn Dickson, clarinet

    Larry Terry, alto sax

    Kevin Frenette, guitar

    Kit Demos, bass & modular...more

    Ryan Alvanos & Dan Blakeslee

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 3, 2014

    Ryan Alvanos is a poet by training, phrase-smith by trade, songwriter by passion, busker by calling, and whim-blown vagabond by good fortune. He’s trotted the globe, toting instruments and...more

    Mark Whitaker CD Release, Hayley Sabella Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 6, 2014

    Mark Whitaker is a banjo-wielding singer/songwriter from Boston, MA. Shaped by years of narrowly escaping threats from hostile banjo naysayers, Mark’s innovative playing style is sure not to...more

    Lera Lynn, Allie Farris Opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 7, 2014

    If you’re seeking to define Lera Lynn’s music, the best description may be “beyond category.”

    The Nashville-based, Georgia-bred singer-songwriter, whose new...more

    Sol y Canto at the Democracy Center

    Presented by Sol y Canto at Democracy Center

    August 8, 2014

    Join Sol y Canto at the Democracy Center in Cambridge for an exuberant pan-Latin musical feast plus songs in English too! Featuring Rosi and Brian Amador of Sol y Canto and their daughter,...more

    Liz Longley & Barnaby Bright

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 8, 2014

    In the short time since her graduation from Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music, singer-songwriter Liz Longley has assembled an impressive resume. While best known for her...more

    Adrianne Lenker & Buck Meek and Twain

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 9, 2014

    Hailing from Minneapolis, the city that birthed legends like Paul Westerberg, Bob Mould and His Royal Purpleness, Adrianne Lenker is an authentic, passionate singer, songwriter, and performer. Her...more

    BCMFest Celtic Music Session

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 11, 2014

    BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) Session events are held the second Monday of every month at Club Passim to spotlight local Celtic musicians and singers.

    BCMFest showcases Greater...more

    Tumbling Bones & The Four Legged Faithful

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 13, 2014

    Tumbling Bones is a group of young men inspired by old music. Drawing on bluegrass and pre-WWII folk, these songsters play a mix of original compositions and traditional material infused with the...more

    Jordie Lane & Old Man Luedecke

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 14, 2014

    Acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Jordie Lane will tour North America in August to celebrate the international release of his new EP 'Not Built To Last', out August 5th via Blood...more

    Jesse Harris with Star Rover

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 15, 2014

    Originally from New York City, Jesse Harris is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer of artists from all over the world. He has been making records since the mid 90s, when he started in the...more

    Fox & Branch Family Show

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 16, 2014

    Fox & Branch is Family Folk Music from Milwaukee, WI. Dave Fox and Will Branch have been playing music together since the late '90s. For fans of Dan Zanes, Ella Jenkins, Bessie Jones, and...more

    Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School Redux

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 16, 2014

    Faculty from the Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School perform a collaborative concert! Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School is a program of the Folk Arts Center of New England, Inc., a nonprofit...more

    Emily Hearn

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 17, 2014

    Emily Hearn began writing songs at age nineteen, using the piano, guitar, and her voice. She was inspired to pursue a music career by famous songwrites such as James Taylor, John Denver, Joni...more

    Town Mountain

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 17, 2014

    The sound of the award-winning group Town Mountain can best be described as traditional bluegrass, albeit with a rough-hewn side to it that is not too slick or glossy. They are a band of the...more

    Speakeasy Circus

    Presented by Boston Circus Guild and Boston Circus Guild at OBERON

    May 23 - August 22, 2014

    Celebrate the spirit of the roaring ‘20s with live music, glittering dancers, and jaw-dropping circus spectacle.

    Get dolled up in your finest threads and put on your dancing shoes!...more

    Redbird

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 20 - August 22, 2014

    Redbird is both the name of an album and of a loose affiliation of four American songwriters that began to take shape during a common tour experience. In early 2003, Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey...more

    Britt Connors CD Release, Amy Regan opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 23, 2014

    Singer/Songwriter Britt (Sawdon) Connors, born and raised in West Boylston, MA, is hard at work preparing to release her second album, a follow-up to to her acclaimed 2010 release “The Bad...more

    Roger Street Friedman and Sherman Ewing

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 24, 2014

    After a zigzagging career in and out of the music business, Friedman is here to stay. His debut, The Waiting Sky, which is set to release this summer, is boldly vulnerable and masterfully played...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 25, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    Kina Zoré Presents: AFRICA NIGHT!

    Presented by Kina Zoré at Lizard Lounge

    August 5 - August 26, 2014

    TUESDAYS in AUGUST are....AFRICA NIGHT!

    Boston's first weekly night dedicated to AFRICAN music!  Hosted by Mozambican Afro-Pop group Kina Zoré, other African groups...more

    Katie McNally and Hannah Sanders & Liz Simmons

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 27, 2014

    Katie was first introduced to fiddle music by her classical violin teacher at age 10 and immediately found in the Celtic traditions her musical home. From the earliest, teachers remarked on her...more

    The Surviving Kenneallys & Laney Jones

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 28, 2014

    The Surviving Kenneallys are back again after performing in Club Passim’s Bluegrass Festival this April. The band, hailing from Somerville, is composed of Joseph Kenneally, Brighid McHugh...more

    Chris O'Brien and The Sea The Sea

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 3, 2014

    Chris O'Brien grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is the son of two women. Music was always an important part of his life, and after trying a handful of different instruments, Chris picked...more

    Julian Velard Vinyl Release, Chrissi Poland opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 4, 2014

    Julian Velard’s engaging style of theatrical, piano-based pop has been hailed by The Sunday Times as “catchy but complicated; a surprisingly rare combination.” Velard turns the...more

    Red Molly

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 5, 2014

    Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship, and their warm, engaging stage presence. The band consists of...more

    Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 6, 2014

    Laura Cortese has a vision for her band's sound: bold and elegant, schooled in the lyrical rituals of folk music and backed by grooves that alternately inspire Cajun two-stepping and...more

    Loves It

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 7, 2014

    Born in Austin, Texas in 2010, Loves It is the duo comprised of songwriters of Vaughn Walters and Jenny Parrott that has already played hundreds of shows in the US, Europe and Asia in that short...more

    BCMFest Celtic Session

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 8, 2014

    BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) Session events are held the second Monday of every month at Club Passim to spotlight local Celtic musicians and singers. CMFest showcases Greater...more

    Sidemen Rising: Dinty Child and Zachariah Hickman

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 10, 2014

    The restless multi-instrumentalist, Dinty Child, has brought his incredible range of sounds to live shows and recordings with artists from Laurie Sargent to Chandler Travis. He fronts his own...more

    Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys and The Lonely Heartstring Band

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 11, 2014

    With roots in the Great Lakes State of Michigan, Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys have been traversing the country with instruments in tow since the release of their 2012 record, Release Your...more

    Matt Andersen

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 12, 2014

    Growing up in Perth-Andover, you learn a thing or two about the tough grind. The family-oriented, blue-collar community is home to singer-songwriter and guitarist Matt Andersen. While manual...more

    Erin McKeown, MaryLeigh Roohan opens

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 13, 2014

    Erin McKeown is an internationally known musician, writer, and producer. With 9 full length albums, 2 EPs, and numerous soundtracks to her credit, she has spent the last 15 years crafting a...more

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