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    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    March 5, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio performances are encouraged. Hosted by Winchester Community Music School and singer/songwriter Mike Verge. For more information, call 781-721-2950 or visit www.winchestermusic.org.

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    Soule Homestead Summer Concert Series

    Presented by Soule Homestead Education Center

    July 11 - August 22, 2015

    A LITTLE SOULE MUSIC?
    Middleboro, MA – Summertime brings outdoor acoustic music concerts to the Soule Homestead Education Center. Dozens of talented musicians are lined up to perform...more

    Phil Vassar

    Presented by Indian Ranch at Indian Ranch, Webster

    July 19, 2015

    As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with...more

    The Weepies

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    June 26, 2015

    Singer-songwriters Deb Talan & Steve Tannen began writing together the night they met, and soon formed indie band The Weepies. On the strength of their simple yet insightful songwriting and...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    June 4, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Edwin Mccain

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    May 15, 2015

    Known for his earnest, heart-on sleeve balladry, folk pop songwriter Edwin McCain has enjoyed a lengthy career since the mid 90’s, mostly due to the success of his smash hit single...more

    Martyn Joseph

    Presented by Stone Soup Coffeehouse

    May 9, 2015

    Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other. Shades of Springsteen, John Mayer, Bruce Cockburn and Dave Matthews there may be – but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    May 7, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Kinky Friedman - Singer, Raconteur, Author

    Presented by Leventhal-Sidman JCC at Leventhal-Sidman JCC, Newton

    May 2, 2015

    Richard “Kinky” Friedman styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain. Outrageous and irreverent but always thought-provoking, Kinky Friedman...more

    Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea

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

    May 1, 2015

    Best known as lead singer of Newfoundland's beloved Great Big Sea these past 20+ years, Alan Doyle, actor, producer, and bestselling author, takes the stage to perform his captivating folk...more

    The Waterboys

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    April 28, 2015

    Now comes Modern Blues, definitive evidence that The Waterboys are in the midst of a stunning purple patch. The scope of the album’s ambition is exemplified by its magnificent 10-minute...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    April 21, 2015

    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...more

    Rhiannon Giddens

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Somerville Theatre, Somerville

    April 18, 2015

     Founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens is touring with her own band to support her solo debut, Tomorrow Is My Turn, a collaboration with T Bone Burnett that deftly...more

    The Onlies

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    April 17, 2015

    The Onlies are Sami Braman (fiddle, vocals, guitar), Riley Calcagno, and Leo Shannon (both of whom sing and play fiddle,...more

    Gordon Bok with Terry Kitchen Opening

    Presented by Stone Soup Coffeehouse

    April 11, 2015

    Gordon Bok's songwriting draws on his experience in and around the working boat culture of the Gulf of Maine. He spins into song the diverse voices of fishermen and other sea-folk, crafting a...more

    Ellis Paul

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

    April 11, 2015

    "Despite his success and sense of history, Mr. Paul remains an artist with his eye on the future and an interest in discovering the transformative potential in his music." - The New York...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    April 7, 2015

    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...more

    Joe Crookston

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    April 4, 2015

    Joe Crookston may be described as artist, writer, singer, guitar picker, painter, claw hammer banjo player, eco-village member and believer in all things possible. You’ll be pulled in by the...more

    Susan Cattaneo

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    April 3, 2015

     Cattaneo has been a songwriting professor at Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music for 13 years. She’s written songs covered by numerous artists in Nashville, and her...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    April 2, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Karla Bonoff

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

    March 28, 2015

    Long before Alanis and Jewel, there was a breed of singer/songwriters whose earthly anthems of soul-searching, heartache and joy touched souls in a way few can muster today. When Karla’s...more

    Heritage Chorale Meets Bluegrass

    Presented by Heritage Chorale

    March 28, 2015


    Bluegrass Band Monroe Crossing comes from Minnesota to perform with Heritage Chorale
    An exciting collaboration of Heritage Chorale with the internationally...more

    Atwater Donnelly

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    March 28, 2015

    The highly praised Atwater~Donnelly duo blends gorgeous vocals with an astounding array of instruments including the mountain dulcimer, old-time banjo, tin whistle, guitar, mandolin, harmonica,...more

    David Wilcox

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

    March 27, 2015

    “A charismatic performance by a star still waiting to be discovered by a much larger audience.” - The New York Times

    David Wilcox is a true American treasure and a...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    March 24, 2015

    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...more

    Neil Diamond

    Presented by Live Nation at TD Garden, Boston

    March 23, 2015

    Neil Diamond, iconic Grammy Award®-winning Rock and Pop Singer/Songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, will embark on his highly anticipated NEIL DIAMOND TOUR 2015, kicking off in...more

    Medway Public Library presents Southern Rail Bluegrass

    Presented by Southern Rail - Bluegrass and

    March 22, 2015

    SOUTHERN RAIL brings their upbeat brand of Bluegrass and happy mayhem to the MEDWAY PUBLIC LIBRARY at 3 pm on Sunday afternoon MARCH 22.  Awesome home-made desserts will be available during...more

    An Evening with Penny and Sparrow

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    March 21, 2015

    Penny and Sparrow is an Austin, Texas band with a stripped-down, return-to-basics sound reminiscent of Bon Iver and the Swell Season. They understand that you don’t need gimmicks to make...more

    New Moon Coffeehouse presents bluegrass with Southern Rail

    Presented by New Moon Coffeehouse and Southern Rail - Bluegrass

    March 21, 2015

    SOUTHERN RAIL brings their upbeat brand of Bluegrass and happy mayhem to the NEW MOON COFFEEHOUSE in HAVERHILL on Saturday March 21 at 8 pm.

    This promises to be another packed house,...more

    Antje Duvekot with Michael Laureanno Opening

    Presented by Stone Soup Coffeehouse

    March 21, 2015

    Blending uncommonly beautiful vocals with one of the sharpest poetic sensibilities in her field, Antje Duvekot has a remarkable ability to make us believe she is whispering secrets in our ear, and...more

    Revels Spring Sing

    Presented by Revels

    March 21, 2015

    Celebrate the arrival of spring amidst forsythia blossoms and sprigs of green at this joyful family even featuring communal singing, refreshments and springtime entertainments led by Revels music...more

    NEFFA night at Club Passim: A musical preview of the New England Folk Festival

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 20, 2015

    Club Passim hosts a night of live traditional and folk music with a few of the many musical artists performing at the upcoming New England Folk Festival.

    Featuring:
    Julie Metcalf...more

    Take a joyride on the NoMad Wagon!

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    March 15, 2015

    “What melody do hopes and fears dance to? What tune causes fantasy to sway? NoMad Dreams” (from album review by Victoria Kichuk, freelance writer). Hailing from three continents, Asia,...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

    Brian Wicklund in Concert

    Presented by Scandinavian Cultural Center and Suzuki School of Newton

    March 14, 2015

    Swedish-American fiddler Brian Wicklund returns from his native Minnesota to host an evening of globe-trotting musical adventure. Brian is best known for his work in bluegrass music touring...more

    Bobtown

    Presented by Steeple Coffeehouse

    March 14, 2015

     With their distinctive original songs and vocal arrangements, NYC-based Bobtown is recognized as taking an unconventional and refreshing approach to the tradition of folk and Americana....more

    Mike Block, cello

    Presented by Carriage House Violins

    March 14, 2015

    Hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the "ideal msuician of the 21st Century", Mike Block is a multi-style cellist and composer.

    Musical selections include classical Bach Suites he learned...more

    Taste of Iceland in Boston: Free Reykjavik Calling Concert & Icelandic Film Screenings

    Presented by Iceland Naturally at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    March 14, 2015

    Reykjavik Calling Concert at The Middle East | March 14

    Hailed as an “experiential and enlightening night of collaboration” by BDCwire and “a terrific...more

    We Banjo 3

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    March 12, 2015

     An award-winning quartet from Galway, We Banjo 3 (plus one) delivers a rousing mix of Irish, old- time American, and bluegrass music with remarkable virtuosity and passion. Brothers Enda and...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    March 10, 2015

    Tickets sold at the door for all performances. Performer sign-up begins at 7:30pm.

    The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since its inception in 1997. Come...more

    Tea and Tunes with Adrienne Howard and Emily Peterson

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    March 8, 2015

    Enjoy tea and cake and wonderful music in the mansion at Gore Place! Fiddler Adrienne Howard and concertinist Emily Peterson perform Irish jigs, reels, airs and more!. 


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