You are here

Support for WICN comes from...

what's happening at WICN...

Folk Concerts

NEW!!!!   UPDATED!!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED August 17, 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

2nd and 4th Monday of every month Roslindale Open Mic (ROM), Roslindale Congregational Church, Roslindale, MA 7 PM with host Neal Braverman.

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

3rd Thursday of every month – For the Love of Words – poetry & music – ECAT Studios, North Easton, MA 7-9 PM - Host: Rich Berg, Co-Hosts: George Comeaux, John Holgerson & Colette O'Connor

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

The first Friday of the month "Mushroom Musicians presents" at The Hearing Room (119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell, MA). Aaron turnberg hosts, and he is always looking for featured performers.

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 Friday evening an open song session, through August at the Maine Beer Café in Kittery, ME 4:30-9 PM (hopefully back to the Press Room in Portsmiouth NH after that)

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

Third Saturday of every month maritime song session, through August at The Liar’s Bench Brewery in Portsmouth NH. (Hopefully back in the Press Room come fall).

Saturdays 6-9 PM, an open mic at Coffee Coffee, 326 S. Broadway in Salem, NH, hosted by Aaron Tornberg and featuring 30-45 performances with a pass the hat and free coffee for performers policy. A FREE event, with food and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Every other Sunday afternoon an open mic – “community sing and jam’ – hosted by Aaron Tornberg at The Hearing Room (119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell, MA). $5 donation.

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


8/12 An Americana Singalong with Mark Mandeville, Raianne Richards, and Nick Noble, at Pratt’s Landing, West Bridgewater, MA 4 PM, sponsored by the SWest Bridgewater Library.


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

8/19 The Hip Swayers at Vincent’s, Worcester MA 9 PM

8/19 The Queler/Farber Family Trio at The Dream Away Lodge, Becket, MA 8 PM

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

8/20 Knock on Wood – featuring Howie Newman – Castle Canyon Playground, Holbrook, MA 6 PM

8/20 Flagship at Higher Ground, Burlington, MA

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

8/23 The Hip Swayers at the Worcester Senior Center, Worcester, MA 12:30 PM

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

8/24 VÉRITÉ at Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA

8/25 Brother Sun – with Tom Smith and Charlie Ortolani opening – a ROM/Dedham Good Arts Series concert – Saint Susannah Parish, Dedham, MA  7 PM

8/25 Crowe’s Pasture/Waiting for Neil – Hyde Summer Concert Series – Newton Highlands, MA – 6 PM

8/26 Liz Queler  & Seth Farber at the Sugar Hill Folk Festival, Dalton, MA

8/26 Knock on Wood – featuring Howie Newman – Marblehead Farmers Market 9:15 AM

8/26 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – with Autumn Mackenzie opening – Music at the Moosup Valley Church, Foster, RI 5-8 PM

8/27 Dan and Faith, Betsy Mandrioli, Kathleen Larkin, Bob Morse, John Ferullo – Music at the Old Manse, Concord MA 2 PM

8/27 Kenny Wayne Shepherd at the Cabot Theatre , Beverly, MA

9/1-3 Rhythm and Roots Festival

9/1 Bill Staines at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA  8 PM

9/1 Chelsea Berry at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA

9/2 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – at the Vanilla Bean, Pomfret, CT 8 PM

9/5 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Island Free Library, Block Island, RI

9/7 The Edna Project at The Military Arts & Poetry Festival, Rockland, ME 8 PM

9/9 Jon McAuliffe & Arny Spelberg – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7-9:30 PM

9/9 North Sea Gas – Branford Folk Club, Branford, CT

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

9/9 Atwater-Donnelly Trio – 2017 Slater Park Fall Festival, Dagget Stage, Pawtucket, RI  4 PM

9/9 Railroad House Band at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA

9/10 North Sea Gas – Stone Church Arts, Bellows Falls, VT

9/11 North Sea Gas – Meriden Public Library, Meriden, CT

9/13 Knock on Wood – featuring Howie Newman – City Square Park, Charlestown, MA  5:30 PM

9/15 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Newport Wooden Boat Show, outside Pilot House, America’s Cup Avenue, Newport, RI  4-6 PM

9/15 The Huntress and Holder of Hands – CD Release Concert -- Common Fence Music Series, Hope & Main, Warren, RI 7:30 PM


9/16 Atwater-Donnelly Trio – Joe Davies Foklk Festival – The Soule Homestead, Middleboro, MA  3:30 PM

9/16 Kevin Burke -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

9/17 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Annual Harvest Fair at Coggeshall Farm, Bristol, RI  12-4 PM

9/18 North Sea Gas – Walpole Public Library, Walpole, MA

9/19 North Sea Gas – Sargent Memorial Library, Boxborough, MA

9/20 North Sea Gas – Norwood Theatre, Norwood, MA (matinee)

9/20 Jayme Stone Folklife – Rockport Music – Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 7 PM

9/21 Joe Crookston – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

9/21 North Sea Gas – Public Library of Brookline, Brookline, MA

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

9/22 North Sea Gas – Vienna Union Hall, Vienna, ME

9/23 North Sea Gas – Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro, VT

9/23-24 Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, Portsmouth, NH

9/25 North Sea Gas – Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA

9/29 Darlene Bailey at the Java Room, Chelmsford, MA 8-10:30 PM

9/30 Darlene Bailey on the Picnic Area Stage at the Topsfield Fair, Topsfield, MA 10 AM – 1 PM

9/30 Corey Harris -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

10/3 North Sea Gas – Amherst Town Library, Amherst, NH

10/4 North Sea Gas – Walker Lecture Series at Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH

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

10/5 & 8 Heather Pierson Trio – Fryeburg Fair, Fryeburg, ME

10/6 North Sea Gas – Katherine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, Old Saybrook, CT

10/6 Mandolin Orange - Royale, Boston, MA

10/7 North Sea Gas – Blackstone River Theatre, Cumberland, RI

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

10/8 North Sea Gas – Brickhill Concert series, Orleans, MA

10/8 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – First Congregational Church of Lee, Lee, MA 2 PM

10/9 North Sea Gas – Joanathan Bourne Library. Bourne, MA

10/11 North Sea Gas – Medway Public Library – Medway, MA

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

10/19 Moon Taxi at the Royale, Boston, MA

10/19 Aubrey Atwater (solo) and others - Fundraiser for Hasbro Children’s Hospital Healing Arts Program Providence Art Club 11 Thomas St. Providence, RI
5:30-8 pm

10/20 Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards -- Common Fence Music Series, Hope & Main, Warren, RI  7:30 PM

10/21 Amy Kucharik and Ron Carlson – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7-9:30 PM

10/21 Archie Fisher – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

10/21 Aubrey Atwater (solo) -- Women’s Wilderness Weekend Episcopal Conference Center 872 Reservoir Road Pascoag, RI

10/21 The Honey Dewdrops -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

10/21 Chelsea Berry at the New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA

10/29 Sally Rogers and the Atwater Donnelly-Duo – Bread Box Folk Series – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church – Willimantic, CT  4 PM

11/4 Eddie from Ohio at The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA 8 PM

11/4 CFM Full Moon Fest -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

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 Joe Nichols at the Cabot Theatre, Beverly, MA

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

11/16 Arkells at the Sinclair in Boston, MA

11/17 The Lowest Pair with Greg Forever -- Common Fence Music Series, Hope & Main, Warren, RI  7:30 PM

11/17 Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Nikki Lane – Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME

11/18 Kate MacLeod and Jan Luby – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7-9:30 PM

11/18 Rahim Alhaj -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

11/19 Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real and Nikki Lane – Paramount, Rutland, VT

12/1 Matt and Shannon Heaton – A Fine Winter’s Night -- – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

12/3 Andy Statman Trio -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM

12/15 The Suitcase Junket with Jodie Treloar Sampson-- Common Fence Music Series, Hope & Main, Warren, RI

12/16 The Sweetback Sisters’ Country Christmas Swingalong Spectacular -- Common Fence Music Series, COMMON FENCE POINT HALL 933 Anthony Road Portsmouth, RI  8 PM


2018

1/20 Blackstone Valley Bluegrass – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30 -9:30 PM

2/10 Danielle Miraglia – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30-9:30 PM

3/10 Cosmic Slim and The Hip Swayers – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7-9:30 PM

4/7 Cosy Sheridan – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30 -9:30 PM

5/5 Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30 -9:30 PM

Of Interest

You Shop.
Amazon Gives.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to WICN whenever you shop on AmazonSmile!

Click HERE to shop now.

Join

Become a Member Now

Can't remember the last time you gave? Time to become a SUSTAINER!!

Your ongoing monthly donation will ensure that your membership never expires.

CLICK HERE to join now.

Sponsor

Underwriter of the Week

Now offering hard working health plans for large and small businesses in Worcester County and throughout Western Massachusetts.