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DALA (Folk)

"...the angels of folk music. Ethereal, eloquent and downright beautiful, the music they create is faultlessly performed." - Exclaim!

Winners of the Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Amanda Walther’s ethereal soprano voice blends seamlessly with Sheila Carabine’s velvety alto, creating their trademark lush harmonies.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 20:00

GERWICK PUPPETS: MIDWINTER MAGIC HOLIDAY SHOW

Puppet children explore the fantasies of their dreams when they stay up late on Christmas Eve. Debussy's Snowflakes Are Dancing inspire this musical fantasy, and over 30 whimsical puppets of all sizes and shapes interpret and visualize the music.

The award-winning Gerwick Puppets have toured NE for over 30 years, and presented Midwinter Magic at Boston’s First Night over the last 15 years. www.gerwickpuppets.com

Admission: adult $10 child $8

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/15/2012 - 14:00

AMPHION STRING QUARTET (Classical)

"Precision, assertiveness and vigor are great qualities in a young ensemble...the Amphion has mastered them." - New York Times.

With "gripping intensity [and] suspenseful and virtuoso playing," (San Francisco Chronicle), ASQ is an award-winning ensemble with exceptional musical training. Winner of the 2011 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competiton, the ASQ will join the prestigious Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two program in 2013.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 15:00

PATTY LARKIN (Folk)

“Drop-dead brilliant.” Performing Songwriter

Larkin winds her way through evocative vocals, inventive guitar wizardry, and poetic, witty wordplay. Calling herself a “guitar driven songwriter,”  Larkin’s redefined the boundaries of folk-urban pop music for 25 years.

The New York Times writes that she’s “a superb slide guitarist whose mature work is comparable to the best of Bonnie Raitt.” She is the winner of an unprecedented 11 Boston Music Awards.

With special guest Vicki Genfan. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 20:00

TCAN FOLK/ACOUSTIC OPEN MIC

The Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night at TCAN has been a tradition since the opening of The Center years ago. And we could try to describe this event by mentioning all the significant songwriters and talented musicians who have played and sung and captured a special moment in time.

But the TCAN Folk/Acoustic Open Mic night isn't about individuals so much as it is about a community. Everyone is welcome to perform – the event starts at 8pm but sign-up starts at 7:30pm.

Hosted alternate weeks by Mark Stepakoff.

Admission: non-member $5 member $0
 

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 20:00
Tue, 12/18/2012 - 20:00

SOUND & SPIRIT presents CELEBRATE ME HOME (Vocal)

Concert to be presented at Wilson Middle School

Sound & Spirit, Metrowest's multi-generational choral ensemble, presents "Celebrate Me Home."

Kick off the holiday season and celebrate with the group as they perform an eclectic mix of holiday songs -- from Handel to Elvis!

Concert to be held at Wilson Middle School. www.soundandspirit.net

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 15:00

GRACE KELLY

"Grace Kelly plays with intelligence, wit and feeling. She has a great amount of natural ability and the ability to adapt that is the hallmark of a first-class jazz musician." --Wynton Marsalis

20-year-old saxophonist Grace Kelly won the 2012 Boston Phoenix Jazz category (4th year in a row). Last year, Kelly dominated not only the local jazz category, but the entire field of local and national nominees, beating out Lady Gaga, Amanda Palmer, and the Dropkick Murphys.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/01/2012 - 20:00

Thanksgiving Eve Dance Party - B J Magoon & Driving Sideways

featuring Liz Rainoldi - vocals & percussion

No Cover

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:30

WPI to Host Lecture, Concert Featuring the Music of Pepper Adams

Alden Memorial on the WPI campus

• 4 p.m. Lecture.
• 7 p.m. Pre-concert talk on the music to be performed.
• 7:30 p.m. Concert begins. That will be followed by a book signing and reception.

“Celebrating the Life and Music of Pepper Adams,” a jazz lecture and concert featuring the music of Pepper Adams (1930-1986), renowned jazz composer and baritone saxophone player. Jazz historian Gary Carner will talk about Adams’ life and music. Compositions from Adams’ works will be performed by the WPI Stage Band and Jazz Ensemble, including a piece rarely performed.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 16:30
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 19:00
Sun, 11/18/2012 - 19:30

Folk Open Mic w/feature Annual Holiday Party

Tonight is our Annual Holiday Party! Bring some food, beverages, and a favorite song. This is always one of the best open mikes of the year.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 19:30

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