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    AMERICANA / FOLK

    Emerald Rae, fiddler

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    October 1, 2014

    Emerald Rae performs original and traditional tunes during an intimate concert in the 1806 Gore mansion.

    At 18, Emerald Rae took home the grand prize at the US Scottish Fiddle Championships! As her studies in Scottish music deepened, she moved to Glasgow to study musicology, but it was her time at the Berklee College of Music that connected to her new worlds of fiddling. Read more about Emerald on her ...more


    Leo Kottke

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 14, 2015

    A two-time Grammy nominee, legendary acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke is known for his signature fingerpicking style drawing from blues, jazz and folk music and his syncopated, polyphonic melodies....more

    Cape Symphony: CapePOPS Rhapsody in Bluegrass

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Barnstable

    February 14 - February 15, 2015

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    THE ANNIE MOSES BAND, GUEST ARTISTS

    You asked for it. Nashville’s Annie Moses Band is back with a brand new show that takes us deep into the heartland,...more

    The Christmas Revels

    Presented by Revels at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    December 12 - December 28, 2014

    A holiday tradition returns! The 44th annual Christmas Revels journeys to Victorian England for a joyous theatrical production set in the amazing Crystal Palace originally erected for London's...more

    The Human Comedy

    Presented by Boston University College of Fine Arts at Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, Boston

    December 12 - December 18, 2014

    With music by Galt MacDermot (Hair) and based on William Saroyan’s novel of the same name, The Human Comedy is a folk opera and coming-of-age tale about small-town life in...more

    Redbird featuring Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault, Peter Mulvey

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

    November 22, 2014

    "A record made by people who sound like they genuinely enjoy playing together (which can't be said for many groups), and who've found strong common ground." – Minor...more

    Focusing the Abstract

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    November 22, 2014

    Join us for a poignant and powerful collaborative new work of video and music by Richard and Deborah Cornell, paired with the vivid imagery and emotion of Berio’s Folk Songs.


    Mary Chapin Carpenter

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 21, 2014

    Five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and 2012 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Mary Chapin Carpenter will embark on a unique series of intimate, acoustic performances this...more

    Trace Adkins: The Christmas Show

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre, Worcester

    November 15, 2014

    TRACE ADKINS: THE CHRISTMAS SHOW is a reverent, family-friendly theatrical production, featuring songs from his Celtic Christmas album, “The King’s Gift.” The show combines...more

    Home Free - Crazy Life Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 9, 2014

    Columbia Records recording artist Home Free has announced details for their upcoming “Crazy Life Tour,” which will see the band traveling from coast to coast on their first headlining...more

    Peter Yarrow - A Night of Conversation and Song

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    November 8, 2014

    “We all know the music of Peter, Paul and Mary—folk classics that remain the soundtrack for generations. But our patrons were thrilled to experience the relevancy of that music, and...more

    Steep Canyon Rangers

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 6, 2014

    The Steep Canyon Rangers are a spirited bluegrass group that delves into folk, country and pop music, adding undeniable songwriting skills to go along with their instrumental prowess. While known...more

    The Pine Hill Project: Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 1, 2014

    Two of the folk community’s most beloved artists join forces for a double bill of folk/Americana, each bringing a unique perspective, personality and style that beautifully compliment the...more

    An Evening With Bruce Cockburn

    Presented by Great Northeast Productions, Inc. at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    November 1, 2014

    Great Northeast Productions, Inc. will present legendary Canadian icon, Zen songwriter, guitarist, singer, poet, activist and psalmist Bruce Cockburn in concert on Saturday, November 1 at the...more

    Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    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

    David Bazan & Passenger String Quartet

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    October 30, 2014

    The seed for this album was planted during a one-off show back in 2012. Bazan was invited to play a show in Tacoma WA with the Passenger String Quartet and eventually started talking about...more

    Shawn Colvin

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

    October 23, 2014

    In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as singular and enduring talent. Her songs are works of craft and catharsis that become treasured,...more

    In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    October 21, 2014

     Following their meeting at the renowned Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2013, Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids have pursued a collaboration with a depth and identity all its own. Their...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    October 21, 2014

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come early to sign-in as a performer, or to get a great seat for one of the most successful and...more

    Violinist Regina Carter

    Presented by Learning from Performers program (Harvard Office for the Arts)

    October 16, 2014

     Master of improvisational violin and recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Regina Carter will participate in a conversation entitled Down Home: The Musical Heritage of the American...more

    Sinti Rhythm

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    October 15, 2014

    Blending seductive harmonies powered by string-based rhythms, Sinti Rhythm is an acoustic group that performs an exotic hybrid of hot jazz and Gypsy swing music of the kind played by the Sinti...more

    Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer

    Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    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

    Carlene Carter

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

    October 11, 2014

    "Carlene Carter has one of those personalities that make it difficult to be somber when she's in the room." - Rolling Stone

    The daughter of country music legends June...more

    Mystic River Celebration

    Presented by CACHE

    October 11, 2014

    Spend the afternoon at the Condon Shell at Medford's biggest arts festival! The event features musical performances by Black Sea Salsa, bluegrass band Chasing Blue, Medford’s own Susan...more

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