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Folk Concerts

NEW!!!!   UPDATED!!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED June 22, 2017


OPEN MICS and OTHER REGULAR FEATURES


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

Sundays – Open Mic Sundays as Plaza Azteca, Worcester, MA w/host Bill McCarthy

Sundays 8:30 PM at Nick’s in Worcester—Andy Cummings

Mondays 2nd Monday of the month (3rd if there’s a holiday Monday in there) ) -  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 around 9 PM.

Every other Tuesday night 8 PM - The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN) open mic with host Mark Stepakoff

3rd Tuesday of every month (September through May), Unplugged Open Mic at the Bolton Public Library w/ hosts Dan & Faith Senie

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

Wednesday nights -  Open mic at The Raven on Pleasant Street in Worcester

Wednesdays – Open Mic Wednesdays at CJ’s Steak Loft in Northborough

2nd Wednesday of the Month Songwriters in the Round at the Serendipity Café in Maynard, MA with Dan & Faith Senie – except for July and August

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

Most 1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursdays -  Open Mic Most Thursdays at Barbers North (Barbers Crossing) Sterling MA with host Bill McCarthy 6:30 PM

Every 3rd Thursday -  Open Mic Showcase at KBC Brewery in Webster, MA with host Bill McCarthy 6:00 PM

Thursdays – Open Mic Night, Belfont Hotel, Millbury, MA with host David Bazin 8:45 PM


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

Saturdays – Open Mic w/host TJ Peavey at Union Music in Worcester 1-3 PM

Every SATURDAY evening at the GUTHRIE CENTER in Great Barrington, MA – an open mic Hootenanny  www.guthriecenter.com

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

MOST EVERY SUNDAY Great Bay Sailor – at the Seacoast Barley House, North Hampton, NH 5-8 PM

EVERY THURSDAY & SATURDAY evenings during the summer—P.E. James at The Grill on the Hill in Worcester, MA


UPCOMING one-time events—


2017

 

6/23 Jen Kearney Band with Lynne Taylor at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 8 PM

6/24 Roosevelt Dime/Harry J & the Bling at Starlite Gallery, Southbridge, MA 9 PM

6/25 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – House Concert – The MacArthur House – Marlboro, VT – 3 PM - for reservations and directions, contact Megan at (802) 254-6955 mml.wellness@gmail.com

6/27 Yonder Mountain String Band w/Tyler Childers at Prescott Park, Portsmouth, NH

6/27-6/30 19th Annual Ossipee Valley Music Festival – Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds, Hiram, ME, featuring STEEP CANYON RANGERS, SIERRA HULL, BRITTANY HAAS & JORDAN TICE, HARVEY REID & JOYCE ANDERSEN, RHYTHM FUTURE QUARTET, ANNA & ELIZABETH, CELIA WOODSMITH & FRIENDS, MILE TWELVE, LULA WILES, BILL AND THE BELLES, NELLIE MCKAY, HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN, TWISTED PINE, KAIA KATER, THE LADLES, THE BAGBOYS, NEW ENGLAND BLUEGRASS, THE STRAY BIRDS, FÉMINA!, UPSTATE RUBDOWN, HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES, OLD SALT UNION, LOREN & MARK, and more!

6/28 Atwater-Donnelly Trio – Summer Music on the Lawn – Durham Public Library -0 Durham NH 6:30-8 PM

6/29 Jon McAuliffe featured at Somethin’ Brewin’ Book Café, Lakeville, MA 7:30 PM

6/29 Yonder Mountain String Band w/Tyler Childers at Friendly Gathering, Waitsfield, VT

6/30 The Hip Swayers at Birchtree Bread Company, Worcester, MA

7/1 The Twangtown Paramours at 1794 Meetinghouse, New Salem, MA 7;30 PM

7/2 “The Art of the Protest Song” – Sarah Lee Guthrie, David Roth, Tom Smith, Reggie Gibson, Ten Tumbao and more – Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA 7 PM

7/5 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Summer Reading Program Concert – Sandwich Public Library – Sandwich, MA 6:30-7:30 PM FREE

7/7 The THE BAND Band – Tribute to Bob Dylan & The Band – The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA 8 PM

7/8-9 22nd Annual New Bedford Folk Festival, featuring The Kennedys, Art Tebbets, The Nields, Joe Jencks, Chris Pahud, Benoit Bourque and Antione Pigeone-Bourque, Catie Curtis, Copley Street, David Francey, JP Cormier, Kevin burke, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Susan Werner, Pete’s Posse, Miss Rosie, The Jeremiahs, Sally Rogers and Howie Bursen, Back Porch, Dori Rubbicco, and Joanne Doherty

7/9 Hip Swayers at Waydowntown Provincetown, Provincetown, MA 9:30 PM

7/9 Newpoli at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA

7/12 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Gazebo Concert – Hope, RI 6:30-8 PM FREE

7/13 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Pirate Days Wrap-Up Event! – Island Free Library lawn – Block Island, RI  5 PM FREE

7/13 Heather Pierson Trio at the Medallion Opera House, Gotham, NH

7/14 Lisa Loeb at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

7/14 & 15 – Tom Rush at The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN) – Natick, MA – both shows start at 8 PM

7/14 The Infamous Stringdusters at the Cabot in Beverly, MA

7/15 Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

7/16 The Subdudes at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

7/16 Marc Berger – Southbridge Summer Concert series

7/14-16 Green River Festival – Greenfield Community College – Greenfield, MA, featuring Lake Street Dive
The Suitcase Junket
Dustbowl Revival
Dan Bern
Joe Russo's Almost Dead
The Mavericks
Houndmouth
funky METERS (Featuring founding members of The Meters)
The Infamous Stringdusters
Robbie Fulks
Amadou & Mariam
Pokey LaFarge
Darlingside
San Fermin
Big Sam's Funky Nation
Mandolin Orange
Chicano Batman
Big Al Anderson & The Floor Models
John Brown's Body
Tank & The Bangas
Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams
Parsonsfield
Rachael Price & Vilray
River Whyless
Kat Wright
The Sweetback Sisters
Western Centuries
The Deslondes
Twisted Pine
and more!


7/15 Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (of Peter, Paul & Mary) at the Cabot Theater, Beverly, MA 8 PM

7/15 Spuyten Duyvil, with Amy Kucharik opening, at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA

7/15 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at Hingham Farmers Market, Hingham, MA

7/16 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at Jimmy the Greek’s, Old Orchard Beach, ME

7/18 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at D Acres of New Hampshire Organic Farm & Educational Homestead, Dorchester, NH

7/19 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Outdoor Summer Concert Series ChepachetUnion Church Lawn – Chepachet, RI 6:30-8 PM FREE

7/19 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at the Cohecho arts Festival, Dover, NH

7/21 The Brothers Four at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

7/23 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Warren Summer Concert Series – Warren Bandshell – Warren, RI 5-7:30 PM FREE

7/26 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Outdoor Summer Concert Series – Seekonk Public Library – Seekonk, MA 7-8 PM FREE

7/27 Heather Pierson Trio at Deertrees Theater, Harrison, ME, with Ordinary Elephant opening

7/27 The Fleet Foxes at Thompson’s Point, Portland, ME

7/28-30 Newport Folk Festival, featuring John Prine, Fleet Foxes, The Head & the Heart, Drive by Truckers, Angel Olson, American Acoustic, mandolin Orange, Dr. Dog, Alone & Together (Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen, Eric D. Johnson of the Fruit Bats, Joe Russo, Josh Kaufman), Marlon Williams, Rhiannon Giddens, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Julia Jacklin, Margaret Glaspy, Sear Tones, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Big Thief, Matt the Electrician, and more!

7/29 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at the Monkey Palace, Jamaica Plain, MA

7/30 Cherish the Ladies at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

7/30 Gin Blossoms at the Blue Ocean Music Hall, Salisbury, MA 8 PM

8/1 Penn Johnson & The Lost Tribe at Old Rochester Farmers Market, Mattapoisett, MA

8/2 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Summer Concert Series – Pawtuxet Village – Warwick, RI 6:30-8 PM

8/3 Suzie Brown at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA

8/3 Heather Pierson Trio at Nashua Public Library Concert Series, Nashua, NH

8/4 Chris Smither at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

8/4 Sultans of String at Chocolate Church, Bath, ME, with Heather Pierson Trio opening

8/5 Heather Pierson Trio at Tillotson Center, Tillotson, NH

8/6 Bound for Glory – the Folk Song Society of Greater Boston’s annual Woody Guthrie tribute concert at the Old Manse, Concord, MA  2 PM

8/9 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Music at Sunset - Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum, Bristol, RI 6-8 PM

8/10 Heather Pierson Duo, Noble House Inn Concert Series, Bridgton, ME

8/13 SisterWolf (Wolfpen [Nick Noble] and Sisters in Song [Lori Fassman, Sandy Haddon, Kathryn Kauffman] with Cousin Terry Hoyt and others – at the Old Manse, Concord, MA 2-4 PM

8/16 Delta Rae at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

8/18 and 8/19 Tom Rush with Matt Nakoa at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

8/18 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Music on the Veranda – New Bedford, MA 6 PM

8/18 Songwriters in the Round with host Shanna Underwood, at blue in Portland, ME, featuring Heather Pierson

8/20 The Kingston Trio at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 5 PM

8/20 Flagship at Higher Ground, Burlington, MA

8/22 Flagship ay Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA

8/23 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Gazebo Concert – North Scituate, RI – 6:30-8 PM

9/1-3 Rhythm and Roots Festival

9/9 Micky Dolenz at The Cabot Theater, Beverly, MA 8 PM

9/22 Crowes Pasture at the Church Hill Coffeehouse in Norwell, MA

9/23-24 Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

10/5 Ani DiFranco at the Somerville Theater, Somerville, MA

10/6 Mandolin Orange - Royale, Boston, MA

10/7 Mandolin Orange at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke, MA

10/14 Crowes Pasture at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse in Wakefield, MA

11/12 The Lone Bellow at Infinity Hall, Hartford, CT

11/14 The Lone Bellow at State Theater, Portland, ME

11/15 The Lone Bellow at House of Blues, Boston, MA

11/16 The Lone Bellow at Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

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