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    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    July 28, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing, polka, and Tex-Mex.

    The artistic validity of a wide range of American roots styles is beyond dispute. This music is the lifeblood of America's cultural heritage. The expressive urgency and depth of these ...more


    4th Annual Highfield Hall & Gardens Bluegrass Festival

    Presented by Highfield Hall at Highfield Hall

    August 10, 2014

    Enjoy foot-stomping fun for the whole family, featuring the Bluegrass Gospel Project and Boston-based band Flatt Rabbit. Food vendors will be on hand, as well as Cape Cod Beer for adults, or bring...more

    Tumbling Bones & The Four Legged Faithful

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 13, 2014

    Tumbling Bones is a group of young men inspired by old music. Drawing on bluegrass and pre-WWII folk, these songsters play a mix of original compositions and traditional material infused with the...more

    The Accidentals

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

    August 13, 2014

    The Accidentals are “explorers and admirers” of indie music greats like Andrew Bird, St. Vincent, Sufjean Stephens, Arcade Fire, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah’s, Black Keys, Sara Jaffe, and...more

    Jordie Lane & Old Man Luedecke

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 14, 2014

    Acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Jordie Lane will tour North America in August to celebrate the international release of his new EP 'Not Built To Last', out August 5th via Blood...more

    David Wax Museum

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

    August 15, 2014

    “Joyful Mexo-Americana fusion, with virtuosic musical skill and virtuous harmonies.”- The New Yorker

    Fusing traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock is the...more

    Ben Taylor, Heather Maloney, and Adam Ezra

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 15, 2014

    Ben Taylor, son of James Taylor and Carly Simon, was born into a musical world, but never sought to follow the footsteps of his famous parents.  A trip to the Caribbean gave him the push...more

    Howie Day

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

    August 16, 2014

    “A dazzling gem…exposed and beautifully alive…” – PopMatters

    With to 40 hits, including “Collide” and “She Says,” Howie Day’s...more

    Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

    Presented by Lowell Summer Music Series at Boarding House Park

    August 16, 2014

    Four-time Grammy award winner Lyle Lovett and His Large Band always shake things up with an eclectic array of music styles incorporating country, folk, pop, gospel, blues, jazz and...more

    The Heather Pierson Trio - The Hard Work of Living

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center

    August 16, 2014

    At first glance, Heather Pierson appears to be the girl next door – youthful, friendly, a little bit shy. At the seat of a piano or brandishing her father’s old Gibson, however, she...more

    Town Mountain

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 17, 2014

    The sound of the award-winning group Town Mountain can best be described as traditional bluegrass, albeit with a rough-hewn side to it that is not too slick or glossy. They are a band of the...more

    Fiddle Masters Concert

    Presented by Suzuki School of Newton

    August 21, 2014

    Top musicians from around the country have come to teach at Brian Wicklund's American Fiddle Camp. Together they put on a show of enormous talent. This year features fiddlers Brian Wicklund,...more

    Berklee Summer Concerts at Georges Island

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at Georges Island

    August 23, 2014

    Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance, and the Boston Harbor National Park join forces to bring up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni to Fort Warren on Georges Island for...more

    Summer Performances at Maudslay Arts Center

    Presented by Maudslay Arts Center

    July 5 - August 24, 2014

    Whether you’re sitting under the stars on a moonlit evening, or lounging on a blanket on a Sunday afternoon, the Maudslay Arts Center Summer Concert Series provides the perfect setting for...more

    Berklee American Roots Music series

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim

    August 25, 2014

    A night of American roots music featuring performers in a wide range of American roots styles—including blues, gospel, folk, early country music, bluegrass, old-time, cajun, western swing,...more

    Harborwalk Sounds: Common Thread

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA) at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

    August 28, 2014

    Founded by Berklee bassist Alissia Benveniste, guitarist Maddie Rice, and drummer Amber Baker, Common Thread is an all female collective of like-minded musicians...more

    Family Fun Days

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    August 30 - September 1, 2014

    Come celebrate Labor Day Weekend at Old Sturbridge Village on August 30-September 1. Play games ranging from base-ball to French & English (tug-of-war). Make a craft, meet oxen in training, or...more

    Bread and Roses Heritage Festival

    Presented by Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, Inc.

    September 1, 2014

    This open-air Festival for the whole family is a free, social justice event with great ethnic food, arts and crafts, community workshops, music, theater, dance, trolley and walking tours, and...more

    Charlie Farren and Sarah Blacker

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

    September 5, 2014

    Charlie Farren has long been known for great songs, great singing, and for outstanding live solo acoustic performances. Alone onstage with acoustic guitar in hand, Charlie captures an audience...more

    Drummers' Call

    Presented by Old Sturbridge Village at Old Sturbridge Village

    September 6, 2014

    A fife-and-drum corps from around the country will assemble at Old Sturbridge Village on September 6. Watch and listen as this talented group demonstrates their unique set of skills, and learn...more

    Loudon Wainwright III

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

    September 11, 2014

    "...one of America's most astute lyrical commentators...lyrically compelling and emotionally overpowering." - Mojo Magazine

    Loudon Wainwright III has had a long and...more

    HarborArts Festival 2014

    Presented by HarborArts

    September 20, 2014

    East Your Art Out!

    HarborArts Festival 2014 is the fourth annual anniversary celebration of the HarborArts Shipyard Gallery. The tradition...more

    Revels RiverSing

    Presented by Revels at Weeks Footbridge

    September 21, 2014

    Wave goodbye to summer at this joyous celebration of the Autumnal Equinox filled with singing, music, and more by the Charles River in Cambridge. Enjoy pre-show festivities in Harvard Square...more

    Emmylou Harris

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    September 23, 2014

    A 13-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, EMMYLOU HARRIS’ contribution as a singer and songwriter spans 40 years. She has recorded more than 25 albums and has lent her...more

    Gaelic Storm with Enter the Haggis

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    October 9, 2014

    Gaelic Storm steps back into the ring with the dazzling #1 Billboard World Album Chicken Boxer, a heavyweight record that comes out swinging with a mix of empowering anthems and traditional...more

    An Intimate Evening with Clint Black

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    October 10, 2014

    Prolific singer-songwriter CLINT BLACK has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have helped shape his long career, as BLACK has transcended genres...more

    In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    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

    Peter Yarrow - A Night of Conversation and Song

    Presented by Regent Theatre and Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre

    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

    Home Free - Crazy Life Tour

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre

    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

    Trace Adkins: The Christmas Show

    Presented by The Hanover Theatre at The Hanover Theatre

    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

    Redbird featuring Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault, Peter Mulvey

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

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