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    AMERICANA / FOLK

    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 riveting and virtuosic musicianship to create music that is unique yet familiar in texture.

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    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

    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

    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

    Hot Club of Cowtown

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    March 8, 2015

    Expertly combining the dusty stomp of Western swing with hot gypsy jazz, the Austin-based trio has crafted a unique and infectious hybrid that playfully blurs musical boundaries. Fiddler Elana...more

    Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    March 8, 2015

    American music icon Wynonna has announced dates for her “Wynonna and Friends: Stories & Song” tour. Launching Wednesday, January 14 in Durham, NC, with a stop in her Ashland, KY...more

    BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 27, 2015

    As the preeminent Cajun band in the world, BeauSoleil has been generously exporting the rich musical traditions of Southwestern Louisiana for close to forty years. After almost singlehandedly...more

    Aztec Two-Step

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

    February 27, 2015

    The legendary folk/rock duo Aztec Two-Step makes a triumphant return to TCAN performing their timeless, harmony-fueled hits in addition to selections from the Simon & Garfunkel and The Everly...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

    Amy Helm

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 7, 2015

    A dynamic singer and talented songwriter blessed with legendary rock and roll blood (her dad is the late great Levon Helm, her mother is songwriter Libby Titus), Amy Helm infuses her particular...more

    International Guitar Night

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

    January 31, 2015

    “With International Guitar Night, Brian Gore has created a new niche for the myriad of styles that can be played by the unaccompanied acoustic guitar, as well as marvelous opportunity for...more

    Southside Johnny and the Poor Fools

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

    January 30, 2015

    Southside Johnny & The Poor Fools embark on a stripped down journey through Johnny Lyon’s eclectic version of the Great American Songbook. Playing a wide range of music pulled from...more

    Deborah Henson-Conant

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

    January 10, 2015

    "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...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

    Bluegrass Gospel Project - Yeah Man!

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

    December 20, 2014

    Unparalleled vocal harmonies. Eclectic, stirring repertoire. And roots planted in the bluegrass tradition that yield complex, inspiring music from this group of incredible musicians. This is the...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

    Folk Open Mic

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

    December 16, 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

    Danielle Miraglia and Mark T Small

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

    December 12, 2014

    Two powerful, exciting and engaging blues singer/songwriters on the same stage!

    Danielle Miraglia is a fabulously gifted singer-songwriter whose uncanny folk/blues/jazz is both progressive...more

    Jay Ungar and Molly Madison

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

    December 6, 2014

    Jay Ungar & Molly Mason have become one of the most celebrated duos in the American acoustic music scene. Their consummate musicianship, incomparable warmth and wit, and obvious love of the...more

    Nancy Beaudette Holiday Show

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

    December 5, 2014

    Nancy Beaudette doesn’t just write songs - she paints them. Listen to Nancy’s music and you may find yourself seeing pictures, glimpsing a rich palette of colors in her guitar-playing,...more

    Melanie

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

    December 4, 2014

    Legendary singer songwriter Melanie Safka shot to stardom when she stepped onto the stage at Woodstock in 1969, and launched a legendary career that spans more than 40 years, including her...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    December 2, 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

    George Dalaras: Rembetiko Unplugged

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    November 29, 2014

    George Dalaras was born in Piraeus -the biggest port in Greece- in 1949 into a musical family. His father was a folk musician and bouzouki player, who often performed ‘Rembetika’, the...more

    Gabriel Kahane

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

    November 24, 2014

    Hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the year's very best albums," Gabriel Kahane's major label debut, The Ambassador, is a meditation on the underbelly of Los Angeles...more

    Fall Jazz at the Firehouse - Nick Grondin Group

    Presented by ZUMIX at ZUMIX Firehouse, East Boston

    November 23, 2014

    The acclaimed Nick Grondin Group presents its music as modern instrumental storytelling, inspired equally by rock, folk and contemporary jazz styles. Using a broad palette of sounds –...more

    PJ Roque - Standing in Front of the World - CD Release

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

    November 23, 2014

    Come celebrate the completion of “Standing in Front of the World, ” a 14-song CD by Paul J. (PJ) Rogoshewski. PJ is a long standing member of the Boston area folk music and open mike...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

    Arlo Guthrie and Guthrie Family Reunion

    Presented by Historic Newton

    November 21, 2014

    Renowned singer-song writer Arlo Guthrie and family will perform at Newton North High School on their way to Carnegie Hall. After the concert, Guthrie and family will join Historic Newton...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    November 18, 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

    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

    Jonathan Edwards

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    November 14, 2014

    Veteran folk-rocker Jonathan Edwards burst on the music scene 40 years ago with the mega-hit “Sunshine (Go Away Today),” and has since forged a vibrant troubadour career based around...more

    Folk Open Mic

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

    November 11, 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

    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

    Bluegrass at the First Encounter Coffeehouse with Southern Rail

    Presented by FIRST ENCOUNTER COFFEEHOUSE and Southern Rail - Bluegrass

    November 8, 2014

    The First Encounter Coffeehouse is proud to present an evening of high-energy exuberant bluegrass with Southern Rail. The group receives raves wherever they tour. Prepare yourself for a night of...more

    Brother Sun

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

    November 7, 2014

    National Touring Artists Greg Greenway, Pat Wictor, and Joe Jencks have made their mark as veteran touring singer-songwriters, but Brother Sun is no songwriter’s round. The trio’s...more

    Becca Stevens / American Echoes

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

    November 7, 2014

    North Carolina-bred, New York-based singer-songwriter and guitarist Becca Stevens has been described by The New York Times as “impressively absorbing.” Her intimate vocals...more

    OUT OF THE BOX: Paint Like Picasso, Think Like Einstein

    Presented by Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) at School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    November 6, 2014

    Please join Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) for some out of the box fun at our Annual Auction Benefit Gala! View the work of local artists, enjoy the beautiful melodies of Zoya Mohan,...more

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