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NEW!!!!   UPDATED!!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED October 12, 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

 

UPCOMING one-time events—


2017

10/13 Session Americana with Merrie Amsterburg and Peter Linton at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 8 PM

10/14 Crowes Pasture, Blackwater Moon, Hungrytown – all part of the Fall Americana Festival at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse in Wakefield, MA

10/14 John Hall of Orleans, with special guests The Rafters, Wachusett Music Series concert, Harvard UU Church, Harvard, MA 7 PM

10/14 Patrick Ball – Irish Harp & Storytelling at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI 8 PM

10/14 Mike Laureanno and JP Jones at the Church Street Coffeehouse, 25 Church St. Warren, RI 7:30 PM

10/14 Atlas Genius at Once Ballroom, Somerville, MA

10/15 Patti Larkin and Liz Longley at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Roickport, MA 5 PM

10/18 Noah Gunderson – a Newport Folk Presents show (presented with Bowery Boston) at The Sinclair, Cambridge, 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

10/20 Dori Freeman CD release concert at City Winery, Boston, MA

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 Jon McAuliffe and Grant Maloy Smith at Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse, Byfield, MA 8 PM

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

10/21 Bohemian Quartet at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI 8 PM

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

10/24 Heather Pierson featured at The Center for the Arts in Natick, MA

10/26 The Hip Swayers at Vincent’s in Worcester, MA 9 PM

10/28 Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA  8 PM

10/28 Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI 8 PM

10/28 Heather Pierson – New Morning Songwriter Series – Woodbury, CT

10/28 Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro at The Cabot, Beverly, MA

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

10/29 The Hip Swayers at Ship Room Halloween, Hotel Vernon, Worcester, MA 5 PM

10/29 Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA   5 PM

11/2 Cowboy Junkies at the City Winery, Boston, MA

11/3 Blind Boys of Alabama at the Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MA

11/3 Cowboy Junkies at The Center for the Arts (TCAN), Natick, MA

11/4 Susan Ursprung CD Release concert “One December Morning” First Church, Princeton, MA

11/4 The Boxcar Lilies at the First Parish, Wayland, MA

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

11/4 The Gnomes at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI 8 PM

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

11/9 Mipso at The Sinclair in Boston, MA

11/11 The Jeremy Kittell Trion at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI 8 PM

11/11 Atwater-Donnelly Trio (w/Kevin Doyle) at the One World Coffeehouse, First Universalist Church of Essex, Essex, MA  - 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 Crowe’s Pasture at the Shrewsbury Public Library, Shrewsbury, MA 7 PM

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 Heather Pierson Trio at OCC Music, Wrentham, 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 Atwater-Donnely Trio (w.Cathy Clasper-Torch) at the Rose Garden Coffeehouse, Congregational Church, Mansfield, MA – 8 PM

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

11/18 The Revivalists at House of Blues, Boston, MA

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

11/25 Homecoming Concert at the Blackstone River Theater, Cumberland, RI with Pendragon, the Atwater-Donnelly Duo, and more! Starts at 7:30 PM

11/26 Atwater-Donnelly Duo at Warwick Public Library, Warwick, RI 2-3 PM

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

12/1 Crowe’s Pasture at Sunapee Coffeehouse, Sunapee Methodist Church, Sunapee, NH 7 PM

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

12/7 Todd Rundgren at The Cabot, Beverly, MA  8 PM

12/10 Blind Boys of Alabama at the Mahaiwe, Great Barrington, MA

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

12/16 Judy Collins at The Cabot, Beverly, MA  8 PM

12/16 Tory Silver, Stains of a Sunflower, Jakals, and Gentle Temper at Thunder Road, Somerville, MA

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

12/16 ALONE & TOGETHER, featuring Elvis Perkins, Joe Russo, Eric D. Johnson, Sam Cohen, and Josh Kaufman – a Newport Folk Presents show (presented with Bowery Boston and Golden Gate) at The Royale, Boston, MA


2018

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

2/2 The Boxcar Lilies at The Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA (Susan Cattaneo’s last show as a Boxcar Lily)

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

4/13 Laura Cortese – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

5/4 Pat Donohue – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

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

6/1 John Gorka – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

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