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Folk Concerts

NEW!!!!   UPDATED!!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED February 19, 2015


2nd & 4th Sunday of every month IRISH MUSIC Fiddler’s Green in Worcester, 4-8 PM

Sundays 7-10 PM Emerson Umbrella open mic, Concord, MA w/host Ellen Schmidt

Sundays 9 PM at Nick’s in Worcester—Andy Cummings

Mondays ACOUSTIC JAM at Kirby’s Irish Pub New Bedford, MA 5:30-7 PM

Mondays (usually 2nd Monday of the month) LOMA (Lincoln Open Mic Acoustic) with host Rich Eilbert, at the Lincoln Library on Bedford Road in Lincoln, MA 7-10 PM

Mondays at Ralph’s Diner on Grove Street in Worcester, THE DIRTY  GERUND POETRY SHOW with musical guests and snack time! Begins shortly after 9 PM.

2nd Monday of each month—BCMFest Session - Irish, Scottish and Cape Breton tunes make for an enjoyable evening, and provide the opportunity to explore the ever-evolving Celtic music traditions in an informal, sociable atmosphere. Bring your instruments and your voices. 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA  7-9 PM. The Session is led by a core of talented area musicians that includes Katie McNally, Armand Aromin, Neil Pearlman, Lindsay Straw and Caroline O Shea.

Tuesdays 8 PM Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN) open mic with host Mark Stepakoff

2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month FOLKn’A (open mic) at the Canal Restaurant & Bar on Water Street in Worcester, 7:30 PM, Mac Cole hosting

3rd Tuesday of every month – Songwriters’ Forum at Nick’s in Worcester 8 PM

Tuesdays 6:30 PM folk open mic at the Acton Jazz Café in Acton, MA with host Ellen Schmidt

Tuesday nights – Open mic at Greendale’s Pub on West Boylston St. in Worcester, with host Bill McCarthy… lots of good Blues!

3rd Wednesday of every month, Unplugged Open Mic at the Bolton Public Library w/ hosts Dan & Faith Senie

Wednesday nights open mic at The Raven on Pleasant Street in Worcester with host Gabriel Navarre

1st Wednesday of each month, open mic at Nick’s in Worcester

1st & 4th Wednesday traditional open mic Harvest Café, Hudson, MA w/host PJ Rogue
2nd Wednesday of the Month Songwriters in the Round at the Harvest Café in Hudson, MA with Dan & Faith Senie

3rd Wed. Rivers Edge Arts Alliance “Broadway at the Rivers Edge” open mic Harvest Café, Hudson

Every THURSDAY evening at the GUTHRIE CENTER in Great Barrington, MA – an open mic Hootenanny

Thursday nights open mic at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham with host Dan Cloutier

2nd & 4th Friday of every month  7:30 PM – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse Open Mic – First Unitarian Church on Main Street in Worcester, hosted by Lydia Fortune & Phil Nigro

Once a month (usually 2nd Saturday) open mic at the Boulder Coffeehouse in Fitchburg, with host Nate Smith

First Saturday evening of every month, John Fitzsimmons, Seth Connolly and friends at the Colonial Inn in Concord, MA

UPCOMING one-time events--


2/20 The Lied To’s at 17 State Street, Newburyport, MA

2/21 Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli – CD release concert for their newest album “Lifted”, at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, 8 PM. Stuart Ferguson & Lyn O'Conor-Ferguson will open the show and we have special guests to make the music even more magical! Kim Jennings, Andy Pinkham, Matt Abatelli, Patty Barkas, Lisa Martin, Carrie Rowan and Phil Punch.

2/21 Tony Bird – a Brick Hill House Concert – Orleans, MA 7:30 PM

2/21 James Keyes at the Darkhorse Tavern in Southbridge, MA 9PM-Midnight

2/21 Atwater-Donnelly Band at the Sounding Board Coffeehouse, West Hartford, CT 8 PM

2/22 FullSet – music from Ireland – at the Blackstone River Theater in Cumberland, RI   7 PM

2/22 Atwater-Donnelly Band – Music at Lily Pads – Peace Dale, RI 4 PM

2/27 Atwater-Donnelly Duo, Dudley Senior Center, Dudley, MA 1 PM

2/28 Mark Erelli at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA – recent Bill Morrissey tribute album –

3/1 RUNA at the Blackstone River Theater in Cumberland, RI  7 PM

3/4 P.E. James (with Dana Lewis and Myra McLeod) headlines at the Comedy Open  Mique – The Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 7:30 PM

3/4 Kristen Andreassen at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 8 PM

3/7 Naming the Twins – The Cultural Center at Rocky Hill – Gloucester, MA 7 PM

3/7 Atwater-Donnelly Trio at Stone Soup in Pawtucket, RI

3/14 Tall Heights at Common Fence Music in Portsmouth, RI 8 PM

3/21 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Children’s Concert – 5 Eastford Rd, Eastford, CT 4 PM

3/21 The Lied To’s at the Paradise Café in Dedham, MA

3/21 Atwater-Donnelly Duo at the Vanilla Bean, Pomfret, CT 8 PM

3/21 Jonathan Edwards at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

3/27 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Highland Green Community Center – Brunswick, ME 7:30 PM

3/28 Atwater-Donnelly Band at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 8 PM

3/28 The Pine Hill Project featuring Richard Shindell & Lucy Kaplansky, with guests Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams at First Parish Church, Cambridge, MA – a Passim Special Concert – 7:30 PM

3/29 Atwater-Donnelly Band at the Vheshire Public Library, Cheshire, CT 3 PM

4/11 Cheryl Wheeler at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

4/17 The Onlies at Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA – a notloB Parlour Concert

4/25 Deborah Henson-Conant at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

5/9 Rebecca Loebe and Jesse Terry at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

5/16 The Lied To’s at the Paradise Café in Dedham, MA

9/4-6 17th Annual Rhythm & Roots Festival at Ninigret Park in Charlestown, RI

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Rockport Music

The 2015 Winter Jazz, Folk and Pop concerts are in full swing!

Performances at
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966