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Wednesdays At Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester, MA, 01608; 508-752-5608
Broadcast live on WICN 90.5 FM and Streaming at wicn.org
Brown Bag Concerts are produced by Mechanics Hall and WICN Public Radio. Concerts begin at noon and admission is free. Bring your own lunch or purchase one at the Hall, prepared by Eric’s LaPatisserie Café. Brown Bag Concerts are broadcast on 90.5 FM and stream live on wicn.org. Programs are subject to change without notice. Swipe your WOO card at the Box Office and collect two points. Home Instead Senior Care is sponsoring the Spring 2013 Series.
March 13 - Daniel Rotem Quartet
The Spring Series starts with a Jazz Quartet from Berklee College of Music led by Daniel Rotem on tenor sax. He'll be joined by Grant Richards on piano, Jared Henderson on acoustic bass and Roberto Giaquinto on drums. A native of Tel Aviv, Rotem is a composer and performer who began performing internationally in high school. He has been awarded several distinguished scholarships, including Berklee College of Music.
March 20 - The Nu-Cullers Band
Award winning Nu-Cullers is based in New Haven CT and is New England's ultimate R&B dance band - Motown, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, and today's hottest hits! We may even move a table or two if you want to get up and dance!
March 27 - Anne Walsh
Jazz vocalist Anne Walsh is a Worcester native who makes her home on the West Coast. She performs, teaches, and writes her own music and tours nationally and internationally. Her 2009 release "Pretty World" received a Grammy nomination and includes music of such luminaries as Keith Jarrett, Sergio Mendez, and Don Grolnick. Anne recently released "Go"-an eclectic soundscape of contemporary and Brazilian jazz influences. She has also recorded a couple of award winning concept albums-lullabies and sacred music.
April 3 - Worcester Jazz Orchestra
Hot Jazz. Cool tunes. Sizzling performances. The Worcester Jazz Orchestra has amassed critical acclaim - and a local following - for their brand of Big Band sound. Featuring the music of your favorites: Stan Kenton, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and more!