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Lilt: Irish Traditional Music

Lilt is a traditional Irish folk duo currently touring the North East.

Tina Eck plays the Irish wooden flute and tinwhistle. Originally from Germany and now working as a Washington-based radio news correspondent, she discovered her passion for Irish traditional music in a local pub in Washington DC in the 1990’s.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/27/2013 - 20:00

Sinan Bakir Jazz

Rising jazz guitarist/composer Sinan Bakir made a name for himself in today's music scene with his unique, creative and exciting approach on the guitar.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/26/2013 - 20:00

The Light Hearts - Acoustic Folk Duo

CT-based sibling duo The Light Hearts put an evocative spin on folk music. With their memorable melodies and soul-stirring lyrics, they take listeners on an acoustic journey through shadowy places and back into the light again.

Both siblings are powerful performers in their own right. Brian Kiss is an intense, soulful songwriter who toured with Hot Rod Circuit and played shows recently with Smoke Signals. Suzanne Vick is a classically trained vocalist who's been performing since her teens.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/20/2013 - 20:00

Another Road, Folk Rock Trio

Another Road: Bill Benson – Guitar & Vocals / Eric Paradine – Guitar & Vocals / Deborah Gillespie – Flute & Vocals

Another Road’s individual strengths accent, highlight & build the sound of The Road.

1 Flute, 2 Guitars, 3 Voices – The joined forces of 3 talented Singer/Songwriter/Performers – with a unique blend of Acoustic Rock & Harmonies – Insightful, Intuitive & Inspirational, singing songs of Life, Love & the Pursuit of Happiness.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/19/2013 - 20:00

Ladies Night at The Buttonwood Tree featuring Julie and Jan (Estrogen Not Required)

Not only does Julie Clark Shubert play and write and sing, she produced her first studio CD. Her quirky funky chords and rhythms are fleshed out by some amazing performances by the seasoned musicians that back her.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/13/2013 - 20:00

Double Bill: Frank Varela & Upstream / Avi Wisnia

FRANK VARELA & UPSTREAM are an extraordinary powerhouse jazz trio. UPSTREAM features three of the most talented musicians you will find anywhere: Frank Varela on guitar, Rick Marshall on drums and vocals, Bob Laramie on bass. With an ever-growing fan base, this band is leaving a lasting impression everywhere they play. Mind-boggling improvisational excursions and jaw-dropping solos are their "stock & trade".

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:00

Tipples – International Improvised Music

Frode Gjerstad, Kevin Norton, David Watson

Tipples is a dynamic improvising trio, a vibrant meeting of three very distinct personal histories within the field of improvised music. Intelligent playing combined with a visceral energy - this trio is rooted in the experience of improvisation and dedicated to taking the music into the future. The trio first came together for a recording in New York that became their first release, the critically acclaimed CD, "Tipples" (out on FMR).

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 15:00

Siusan O'Rourke & Zig Zeitler

Zig Zeitler and Siusan O’Rourke are performers, singers, songsmiths, multi-instrumentalists, cancer activists, purveyors of roots Americana and proprietors of the White Crow Conservatory, one of the state’s premier folk venues. But it’s the music of the Irish-American heartland by which Zig and Siusan are best known.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/06/2013 - 20:00

Highlights from the 2012 Umbria Jazz Winter Festival in Orvieto, Italy

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 6:00pm

Sixty miles from Rome, this ancient hilltop city hosts a renowned late December jazz festival, leading up to New Year’s morning. US artists love to perform there, but our hope is to sample with you some of the supremely musical, non-US virtuosos who are dedicated to jazz.

Bob Gotta's Acoustic Open Mic

For over 15 years this open mic has seen performers from all over the state share their talents.

$5 suggested donation. Refreshments available.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/04/2013 - 19:00


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