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Joan, Judy & Joni

Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Tune in for four hours of Joan Baez, Judy Collins, and Joni Mitchell!

Florence Williams and Justin Wolff

Date: 
Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 9:00pm
Program: 

Writer, journalist and Contributing Editor to Outside Magazine, FLORENCE WILLIAMS really didn’t think much about her breasts until she became a mother. It was then that she began a years long investigation into what is known about the evolution and health of human breasts. For instance, though much is now known about the medical benefits of breast feeding babies, it is now also known that breasts can concentrate environmental pollutants particularly non-natural estrogens. Tune in tonight when Ms Williams discusses the mystery of the

Joshua Bell And Jeremy Denk

Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 6:00pm

Together, violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk make for one of the most dynamic duos in the classical music world. The two have been recording and performing together in the classical repertoire for almost a decade, and have become equally at home thumbing through the pages of the Great American Songbook. On this episode of Song Travels, Bell and Denk perform selections from their latest project, French Impressions, an album of works by César Franck, Maurice Ravél and Camille Saint-Saëns, whose Violin Sonata in A Major — Allegro opens the show.

Kristi Zea

Date: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Kristi Zea is a multifaceted filmmaker who has worked as costume designer, production designer and/or director for Silverado, Birdy, Philadelphia, As Good As It Gets, Broadcast News and many other films. I talked with Kristi while we were cruising around the Southern tip of South America aboard the Silver Spirit cruise ship, where we were both lecturing and I was performing.

Soul Guitar

Date: 
Monday, October 15, 2012 - 7:00pm
Program: 

Join host Tom Shaker to celebrate the birthday of one of soul music's greatest guitarists, Steve Cropper. A member of the Stax house band, Bookert T & the MGs, Steve is still having a legendary career playing and writing with eveyone from Otis Redding to the Blues Brothers and many more. It all starts at 7pm!

Patty Griffin, Amy Cook opens (SOLD OUT)

Unfortunately, this show is sold out. Both Patty Griffin shows sold out in record-breaking time (4 minutes!).  We’re really sorry that so many of you were unable to get tickets.  In situations like this, with 900+ members and only 101 seats per show, the demand for tickets was way more than what we could fulfill, but we hope you will continue to use your membership for other future shows.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 20:00

Bill Staines

For more than forty years, Bill has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs and delighting audiences at festivals, folksong societies, colleges, concerts, clubs, and coffeehouses. A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston-Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960s and for a time, emceed the Sunday Hootenanny at the legendary Club 47 in Cambridge.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 20:00

Jake and Taylor Armerding, featuring Zack Hickman, Christopher Williams opens

The Boston Globe calls singer-violinist Jake Armerding "the most gifted and promising songwriter to emerge from the Boston folk scene in years”. “This is organic music," the Boston singer-songwriter-violinist offers about his fifth album of originals, entitled Her. "It's a bunch of us playing our instruments and singing, and getting taped while we're doing it. There's no pitch correction, no chemicals, no nothing."

jakearmerding.com

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/08/2012 - 20:00

Lamplighter Sessions: Peter Mulvey, Lisa Olstein, Suitcase Junket & Rose Polenzani

The Indescribables.  (In-the round with poet Lisa Olstein, Rose Polenzani, the Suitcase Junket and Peter Mulvey).  Rose Polenzani, whose songs are always shot through with keening, heart-wrenching melody and vivid, starling images, will bring her singular vision to the circle.  Matt Lorenz (performing as the jaw-dropping, throat-singing, slide-guitar playing, one-man band The Suitcase Junket) will play his invented instruments while singing in several voices at once.

Event Date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012 - 19:00

Lamplighter Sessions: Peter Mulvey, David Goodrich & friends

Meet Your Maker.  (Luthier showcase, and in-the-round with David Goodrich, Sarah Borges, Jabe Beyer and Peter Mulvey).  The luthier Robert  'Yukon' Stubblebine has challenged a large handful of his luthier friends to build guitars for this night, which will be a celebration of not just music but the artistry that goes into making the instruments through which the music arrives.  Mulvey and Goodrich will open the show with a duo instrumental set, and then Borges, Beyer, Goodrich and Mulvey will pass around these exquisite creations and play them, for the enjoyment of themselves, the makers,

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/04/2012 - 19:00

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