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    Fall Jazz at the Firehouse: Featuring the 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 – guitar, piano, bass, drums, saxophone and voice – they aspire to connect the listeners and performers through sharing a music that is rich on many levels, intellectual and emotional. The group features some of 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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...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

    Travis Tritt

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 22, 2015

    As one of the leading lights of country music throughout the 90’s, Travis Tritt stood out among the pack with a style that borrowed as much from southern rock as it did the Grand Ole Opry....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

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 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...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

    Homegrown Coffeehouse presents Southern Rail - an Evening of Bluegrass!

    Presented by Homegrown Coffeehouse Concerts and Southern Rail - Bluegrass

    January 24, 2015

    Renowned bluegrass quartet, Southern Rail, presents a riotous evening of high-energy exuberant bluegrass with lush harmonies, irrepressible good humor and sparkling banjo, guitar and mandolin....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

    The Judy Garland Christmas Special

    Presented by The Judy Garland Show at Jacques Underground, Boston

    December 6 - December 27, 2014

    Back in 1963, the legendary star of stage and screen Judy Garland starred in a now-iconic Christmas special on CBS. Tribute artist Peter Mac steps into Garland's high heels in a salute to this...more

    Music for the Holly Days

    Presented by Gore Place at Gore Place, Waltham

    December 21, 2014

    Celebrate the holidays with the Moody Street String Band! You'll hear traditonal tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland and America, and sing-a-long to your holiday favorites!


    The Company Theatre Presents Seasonal Classic Musical

    Presented by The Company Theatre

    November 28 - December 21, 2014

     Based on the beloved timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features songs and characters that evoke nostalgia for a traditional holiday filled with family, friends, and frosty...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

    Under the Covers

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    December 19, 2014

    Armerding, Erelli, and Hickman gather in the 11th year of Under the Covers!

    Discovered in an impromptu 3 am hotel room jam at a music conference when he was just 23, Erelli was...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

    The Sweetback Sister Country Christmas Sing-Along

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    December 11, 2014

    Sweetback Sisters Emily Miller and Zara Bode may not be blood relations, but their precise, family-style harmonies recall the best of country music from the Everlys to The Judds, as well as the...more

    Pilgrim Festival Chorus Presents A North American Christmas

    Presented by Pilgrim Festival Chorus

    December 6 - December 7, 2014

     Pilgrim Festival Chorus (PFC), the region’s principal community chorus, presents a winter concert, A North American Christmas, on Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December...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

    Mirel Wagner / Jenine Irabagon

    Presented by David Friend Recital Hall

    December 6, 2014

     Mirel Wagner's songs are like a smooth, polished pebbles thrown into a bottomless pond, drops of life that set the darkness rippling. Her acoustic balladry is as far as you’ll get...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

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    December 4, 2014

    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

    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

    Chris Smither & The Motivators

    Presented by The Sinclair

    November 30, 2014

    Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original.

    "Still On the Levee," is a...more

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