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Dan Navarro & Clarence Bucaro

For over thirty years, Dan Navarro has written, sung, played and acted his way through a rich and varied career…As a songwriter for artists as diverse as Pat Benatar (the Grammy-nominated “We Belong”) , The Bangles, Jackson Browne, Keb’ Mo’, Dave Edmunds, The Tempatations, Dionne Warwick, Dutch superstar Marco Borsato, The Triplets, Austin outlaw legend Rusty Weir and many more...As a recording and touring artist with longtime partner, Eric Lowen, in the acclaimed acoustic duo Lowen & Navarro and after Eric’s retirement in 2009, as a solo singer-songwriter increasingly in demand on the

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Thu, 05/02/2013 - 20:00

Choro das 3 (Brazilian)

Choro das 3 is a Brazilian instrumental group of three sisters and their father that first started to play as a band in 2003. Corina, 25, plays flute and piccolo. Lia, 22, plays 7-string guitar. Elisa, 19, plays mandolin, banjo, clarinet and piano. Their father, Eduardo, plays pandeiro (the Brazilian tambourine).

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Fri, 05/31/2013 - 20:00

Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid (Folk Acoustic)

Reid & Andersen will play separately and together, and will keep you on the edge of your seats as they take you on a whirlwind tour of American music. Expect slashing blues, down-home bluegrass, razor-sharp duet harmonies, dazzling fiddle tunes and flashy guitar instrumentals, and everything from Woody Guthrie to Blind Willie Johnson, Billie Holiday and Jimi Hendrix.

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Sat, 05/25/2013 - 20:00

Fishtank Ensemble (Folk Gypsy Jazz)

Fishtank Ensemble is a leading world music band from California, bringing their unique high energy and virtuosic stage show that blends a wide range of styles - Turkish, Romanian, Gypsy, French hot jazz, Balkan, Greek, and more.

"You'll feel like you landed in a Gypsy camp, gathered around a crackling fire while otherworldly musicians pied piper you into signing away your soul. And you'll do it willingly because this is music to roast in hell for!" - Glen Starkey, New Times SLO (Feb 24, 2010)

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Fri, 05/24/2013 - 20:00

Tanglewood Marionettes - An Arabian Adventure

Featuring over a dozen beautifully hand-crafted marionettes and exquisite "story-book" style scenery, "An Arabian Adventure" tells the tale of a Persian prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. Facing danger at every turn, the courageous prince must battle his way out of the underground prison to save his princess from a tragic fate.

The soundtrack features professional acting set to the background of classical music from favorite composers, as well as traditional Middle Eastern music.

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Sat, 05/18/2013 - 14:00

Itchy Feet - a Jazz Nonet

Itchy Feet plays an eclectic mix of straight-ahead jazz and hard-driving swing. Formed in 2009, the band is a nonet with six horns, keys, bass and drums. The band members are among Greater Boston's busiest musicians, arrangers, and educators.

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Fri, 05/17/2013 - 20:00

Steve Greeley CD Release (World Music)

Imagine a band that performs modern original music inspired by classic '60s rock, American hymn and folk music, and story telling. That's Big Red Sun.

The band includes area residents Cliff Henricksen, David Mendelsohn, Steve and Tom Greeley, and Rob Guadagno. Their individual credits include regional and international performing, a local hit recording, and even sharing the stage with the Rolling Stones.

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Sun, 05/12/2013 - 18:00

Swing Dance (or Listen) w/ Rico Barr '& The Jump n Jive Review with Tyra Penn

Nominated as Swing Band of The Year by the National Swing Awards, Rico Barr and the Jump 'n' Jive Review are in demand throughout New England. They have scored 2 Swing Top 40 hits "The Guido Shuffle" the title song of their debut CD and "Robin Hood" a remake of the Louis Prima Classic. Rico was nominated as best vocalist and drummer and several other band members received nominations.

The band has 3 CDs to their credit:

Event Date: 
Sun, 05/12/2013 - 13:00

'Rust Never Sleeps'' - Neil Young Tribute

"Rust Never Sleeps" is a unique, live rock show that celebrates the music and musical career of Neil Young. Capturing the spirit, the sound, and the feel of what can best be described as a "dream come true" concert experience; you will hear selections from The Buffalo Springfield as well as Young's early 70's folk-rock gems. You will savor the sweet harmonies of Crosby, Stills and Nash as well as the raging guitar duels between Stills and Young.

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/11/2013 - 20:00

Kim Jennings - Here Now - CD Release Show with Jesse Hanson Opening

"...A prolific and prodigious songwriter. So many times I've seen Kim Jennings perform a song that stopped me cold and someone equally paralyzed informs, 'she wrote it yesterday!'" - Michael Moran, former Executive Director, Amazing Things Arts Center

Sitting still isn't easy for this indie rock/folk singer-songwriter. This ain't your regular girl with a guitar folk show. This is a full band CD release show for Kim Jennings' Kickstarter-funded album Here Now. Kim on the Web

Event Date: 
Fri, 05/10/2013 - 20:00


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