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Folk Concerts

NEW!!!!   UPDATED!!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS      UPDATED October 30, 2014

 

OPEN MICS and OTHER REGULAR FEATURES

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

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

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

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

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 7-10pm

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

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  7-9pm. 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 8pm 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, 7:30pm, Mac Cole hosting

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

Tuesdays 6:30pm 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  www.guthriecenter.com

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

2nd & 4th Friday of every month  7:30pm – 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--

2014

11/1 An Evening with Bruce Cockburn at the Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA

11/1 Seth Glier at Common Fence Music, Common Fence Point Community Hall, Portsmouth, RI 8pm

11/1 Heather Pierson at Off the Common Coffeehouse, Bridgewater, MA 8pm

11/1 Blackstone River Theatre presents a split concert featuring Flynn Cohen and the Deadstring Ensemble and Kathleen Conneely and Mark Roberts on Saturday, November 1, 8pm at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI.

11/6 The Katie McNally Trio featuring Neil Pearlman and Shauncey Ali, a notloB concert at Carriage House Violins, Newton Upper Falls, MA

11/6 Heather Pierson, North Church Concert Series, Farmington, ME 7pm

11/7 Heather Pierson, Sunapee Community Coffeehouse, Sunapee, NH 7pm

11/7 Brother Sun at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, MA

11/8 Ellis Paul at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

11/8 Richard Grainger, a Folk Song Society of Greater Boston House Concert HouseConcert@fssgb.org  Newton Corner, MA

11/8 Heather Pierson, House Concert, Providence, RI 7pm

11/8 Peter Yarrow (with Michaela Anne opening) at the Regent Theater, Arlington, MA 8pm

11/8 Rod Picott at Common Fence Music, Common Fence Point Community Hall, Portsmouth, RI 8pm

11/8 Atwater-Donnelly Duo at the Stone Church Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church, Bristol, RI 7:30pm

11/8 Worcester State University Chorale 25th Anniversary Concert

11/12 Nate Sabat and Elise Bouer/Sumaia Jackson and friends, a notloB concert at Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA

11/13 Rosanne Cash, Celebrity Series of Boston at the Sanders Theater, Boston 8pm

11/15 John Henry’s Hammer presents Lil’ BeeDee and the Doo-Rites with the Hipswayers opening at the 1st Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30pm – an evening of roots Americana dance music

11/15 Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer in concert sponsored by the Folk Song Society of Greater Boston at the First Parish of Watertown, MA 8pm

11/15 Andrew McKnight, Coffeehouse Concert at Central Village Congregational Church, Central Village/Plainfield, CT 7pm

11/16 Andrew McKnight matinee performance 3pm at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham, MA

11/16 Suzie Brown & Scott Sax, with Jesse Terry, at Johnny D’s in Somerville, MA

11/16 Peter Rowan with special guest Twisted Pine, Davis Square Theatre, Somerville 6pm

11/19 David Grier, Michael Barnett, and Dominick Leslie, a notloB concert at the Davis Square Theatre, Somerville, MA

11/21 Arlo Guthrie and the Guthrie Family Reunion featuring Arlo, Cathy Guthrie, Annie Guthrie, Abe, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion – 7:30pm, Newton North High, presented by Historic Newton

11/22 The Stray Birds at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

11/23 PJ Rogue CD Release Party at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 7pm

11/23 The Stray Birds at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, MA

11/30 Mr. Sun with Mila Phelps, a notloB concert at the Davis Square Theatre, Somerville, MA

12/6 A Charlie Brown Christmas with The Heather Pierson Quartet at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

2015

12/6 Tony Bird, a notloB concert at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Brookline, MA

12/7 Worcester State University Chorale WINTER CONCERT at Our Lady of the Angels Church

12/14 Worcester State University Chorale will be singing at Old Sturbridge Village

12/19 Worcester State University Chorale singing backup for the Young Rascals at Mechanics Hall

1/10 Brother Sun at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

1/24 Peter Yarrow at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

2/7 Tracy Grammer at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

2/28 Mark Erelli at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 1st Universalist Society, Franklin, MA

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

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

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

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