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    AMERICANA / FOLK

    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 traveler and adventurer at his core. He has sold over 750,000 discs and has been writing songs for 30 years. He is known for his open tuning acoustic guitar, sawed-off capos, storytelling wit, and insightful metaphors. His ...more


    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

    Folk Open Mic

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

    April 21 - August 18, 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 the most successful and...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

    An Evening With Roger McGuinn

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts, Worcester

    June 11, 2015

    Jim McGuinn, later known as Roger, was already a veteran of the New York and Los Angeles music scene when he co-founded the group that would become the Byrds with Gene Clark and David Crosby in...more

    Childhood Memories Concert

    Presented by Back Bay Ringers

    June 7, 2015

    The Back Bay Ringers present "Childhood Memories," a concert that will make you nostalgic for your youth. Sit back and remember those carefree days with music from Mary Poppins, the...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

    Chris Brubeck's Triple Play

    Presented by Music Worcester at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    May 17, 2015

    Triple Play - Peter Madcat Ruth, Joel Brown, and Chris Brubeck - create a remarkable mix of folk, blues, and jazz. The groupo is led by the late Dave Brubeck's son Chris, himself an acclaimed...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

    Milton Art Center Spring Music Series

    Presented by Milton Art Center

    March 20 - May 9, 2015

    Milton Art Center Spring Concert Series kicks off on March 20!

    Don’t miss MAC’s spring concert series loaded with local artists who shape the music climate in Boston and...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 Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston 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

    Wrong is Right

    Presented by notloB Music at Outpost 186, Cambridge

    April 29, 2015

    As tune writers, arrangers, and transcribers, these three vibrant players met through a love of roots music at Berklee College of Music. With combined skill and finesse on their instruments they...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

    Cobi Mike / Joe Marson

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

    April 25, 2015

    Cobi Mike is a music producer and singer-songwriter from Minnesota. Formerly a member of the band Gentlemen Hall, he has several prestigious awards such as an MTV video music award, a...more

    Darol Anger and The Furies

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 25, 2015

    In Greek mythology, Furies were ferocious godlike female avengers who would swoop down on mortals and destroy them. In this band, the only difference is that instead of destruction, inspiration...more

    A Tribute to John Denver with Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon Band

    Presented by Chevalier Theatre and Chevalier Theatre

    April 24, 2015

    Hailed as one of the nation’s most exciting tribute bands, the award-winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present a tribute to the music and legacy 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

    Mari Black with Joseph Carmichael

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 16, 2015

    Join us for an intimate evening of music as champion multistyle violinist Mari Black and versatile guitarist Joseph Carmichael take us on a spirited tour of fiddle music from around the world --...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

    The Spire Center for Performing Arts Bluegrass Festival

    Presented by Spire Center for Performing Arts

    April 11, 2015

    Spire Center debuts a Bluegrass Festival featuring top talent in this distinct and beloved genre of American Roots music, touched by overtones of country and Appalachia. Fresh, hard driving and...more

    Gloucester Hornpipe & Clog Society fundraising concert

    Presented by Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library at BPL Jamaica Plain Branch, Boston

    April 11, 2015

    Gloucester Hornpipe & Clog Society's annual benefit concert for the Friends of the JP Branch Library will feature a range of music to welcome you, after a long winter, to the glories...more

    Aputumpu Music Festival Boston

    Presented by Aputumpu at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    April 10 - April 11, 2015

     

    Introducing the debut Aputumpu Music Festival Boston. Born in Brooklyn, this festival is making it's Boston debut Friday and Saturday April 10...more

    The Honey Dewdrops and Low Lily

    Presented by Old Sloop Coffeehouse at Old Sloop Coffeehouse, Rockport

    April 11, 2015

    The Honey Dewdrops are an award winning, internationally touring husband and wife folk duo who perform fresh, original songs focusing on vocal harmonies and tight instrumentation.  Influenced...more

    Archie Fisher, James Keelaghan & Jez Lowe

    Presented by Last Dance Productions at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    April 9, 2015

    Three of the world’s finest songwriters and most respected singers have decided to take their friendship on the road. Having come together for several years while on a cruise they found that...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

    Joseph / V Blackburn

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

    April 4, 2015

    Comprised of three sisters from Oregon, Joseph brings the listener soothing melodies and harmonies influenced by growing up in the mountains. Natalie, Allison, and Meegan Closner...more

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe

    Presented by Arts at the Armory at Arts at the Armory, Somerville

    April 4, 2015

    Somerville Songwriter Sessions presents a concert with Dave Dersham, Marc Herman, and Chris LaVancher. The concert will feature a solo set by each...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

    Jayme Stone's Lomax Project

    Presented by notloB Music

    April 1, 2015

    Jayme Stone (banjo) | Margaret Glaspy (voice) | Brittany Haas (fiddle) | Eli West (guitar, voice) | Joe Phillips (bass)
    ...more

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