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    Spookapella XI

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick

    October 25, 2014

    It’s the spookiest time of year again as we conjure up our 11th annual Spookapella, delivering hauntingly-good vocals and eerily perfect harmonies performed by Five O'Clock Shadow and Pitch, Please!. The six vocalists that make up Five O’Clock Shadow produce rock solid leads and harmonies, while exploring instrumental mimicry and creating unique textures that excite, entertain, ...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

    Allison Adams Tucker: World Jazz Tour

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club

    August 1, 2014

    "World jazz with urbane cool." Join multi-lingual vocalist Allison Adams Tucker from Southern California on a musical journey as she celebrates the release of her second...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

    The Bombadils

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 14, 2014

    The Bombadils are a four piece folk ensemble that unite an eclectic variety of influences to present a unique interpretation of traditional music. Though the group first connected in Montreal, QC,...more

    Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 17, 2014

    Seven-string guitar master Charlie Hunter has been playing with drummer Scott Amendola since the 1990s, when they were two-thirds of the acclaimed jam-band-meets-jazz Charlie Hunter Trio....more

    Steve Forbert

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 18, 2014

    As a young man from Meridian, Mississippi, Steve Forbert traveled to New York City and played guitar for spare change in Grand Central Station. He vaulted to international prominence with a...more

    Cheryl Wheeler with special guest Chris Trapper

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 19, 2014

    You may not be familiar with Cheryl, but you have probably heard her music. She is very respected as a songwriter by her peers, which can be seen by how many of them record her songs. Chery's...more

    Joe Stevens & Bethel Steele

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    September 20, 2014

    California based singer/songwriter, guitar and banjoman, Joe Stevens is a third-generation professional musician in a long line of restless westward moving souls. A prolific writer, the muse began...more

    Revels RiverSing

    Presented by Revels at Weeks Footbridge

    September 21, 2014

    Wave goodbye to summer at this joyous celebration of the Autumnal Equinox filled with singing, music, and more by the Charles River in Cambridge. Enjoy pre-show festivities in Harvard Square...more

    Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    October 12, 2014

    Bassist/composer Edgar Meyer and mandolinist/composer Chris Thile have collaborated on several critically acclaimed projects including the Grammy-winning Goat Rodeo Sessions and Chris Thile's...more

    EMMANUEL MUSIC - CROSSROADS

    Presented by Emmanuel Music at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

    October 17, 2014

    Mendelssohn: Sinfonia No. 2 in D Major
    Wolf: Italian Serenade and Mörike-lieder with strings...more

    Regina Carter's Southern Comfort

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    October 17, 2014

    Violinist Regina Carter has established herself as an enduring and creative force in jazz. A MacArthur Fellow (the “Genius” grant), Carter draws from diverse influences, including...more

    Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    October 30, 2014

    Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn have mastered the deceptively intricate art of the duet. Washburn’s beguiling composing, playing and singing blend with Fleck’s...more

    Rosanne Cash, The River & the Thread in Concert

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre

    November 13, 2014

    Singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash celebrates her acclaimed new album, The River & the Thread, a collection of new original songs that connect and re-connect Rosanne to the American South, the...more

    Simón Bolívar String Quartet

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

    November 18, 2014

    MENDELSSOHN
    String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13

    GINASTERA
    String Quartet No. 1

    BRAHMS
    String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, no. 1

    Seating for this...more

    Jazz Brunch featuring The Ray Santisi Trio & Patricia Adams, vocals

    Presented by Ryles Jazz Club and Ryles Jazz Club at Ryles Jazz Club

    March 23 - December 7, 2014

    Ryles Jazz Club, Sunday brunch - - 212 Hampshire Street, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA  617 876 9330 10:00am to 3:00pm

    Featuring:  Ray Santisi, piano; Dave Zox, bass; Gary Johnson,...more

    Inon Barnatan, piano

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Edward M. Pickman Concert Hall

    December 10, 2014

    A native of Tel Aviv, Inon Barnatan has recently been appointed New York Philharmonic's first Artist in Association. Don’t miss the much anticipated Boston recital debut of this rising...more

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