You are here

what's happening at WICN...

Support for wicn.org comes from...

Subscribe to WICN Public Radio RSS

5th Paulie's New Orleans Jazz n' Blues Festival

Each day festival gates open one hour before first performance

The Cream of the Louisiana Music Crop including great local music talent is landing in Worcester, Massachusetts on June 22-24, 2012, for the 5th Paulie's New Orleans Jazz n' Blues Festival

WZLX 100.7FM DJ, Carter Alan will be our special emcee guest on Saturday, June 23rd along with WCUW 91.3FM DJ, Marty Ayotte.

A weekend full of Louisiana style gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish, oysters & music right here in the heartland of Massachusetts!

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/22/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 06/23/2012 - 12:00
Sun, 06/24/2012 - 12:00

Berklee Artists Perform Free Concerts on Georges Island

Part of Berklee Summer in the City, Presented by Natixis Global Asset Management Berklee College of Music, Boston Harbor Island Alliance and the Boston Harbor National Park have joined forces for the fourth year to bring free live music to Georges Island one Saturday per month in June, July, and August. Visitors to historic Fort Warren on Georges Island will be captivated by the sounds of up-and-coming Berklee students and alumni performing rock, pop, blues, funk, soul, folk, and more.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 14:00
Sat, 07/21/2012 - 15:00
Sat, 08/18/2012 - 15:00

Richard Cambridge's Poetry Theatre

Cafe

Now in its 36th year, Richard Cambridge's Poetry Theatre features the original work of artists and poets. Richard Cambridge’s poetry and theater productions address controversial themes on the American political landscape. His poetry has appeared in The Paterson Literary Review, Nantucket Journal, Asheville Poetry Review and others.

$10 admission

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 19:30

Hyper-Local Craft Brew Tasting

Performance Hall

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 15:00
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 19:00

The Bill O'Connor Quartet

Mezzanine

Drummer Bill O'Connor Jr. leads small group jazz ensembles in the Boston area. Working in the trio, quartet, and vocal format, Bill's penchant for 1940's thru '60s standards is evident in his programming and performance. Join the Bill O'Connor Quartet for a night of bebop, Bossa Nova, and ballads from the modern jazz era. Visit www.myspace.com/billo39connorjr for more information.

$10 admission

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 20:00

Reaching for the Stars – Semi-Finals

Café

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 18:30

The Artist's Way: A three-part workshop based on Julia Cameron's life-changing book

Cafe

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/04/2012 - 19:00

/kəˈnekt/

Cafe

/kəˈnekt/ is a trio from Western Massachusetts, consisting of Gabby Fluke-Mogul, Jordan Knecht, and Ryan Mihaly. The group draws from a wide range of influences - from American folk traditions to the contemporary avant-garde. The result is intimate comprovisational folk songs based on the compositions of Knecht.

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/10/2012 - 19:30

Herbstalk

Herbstalk is a grassroots event dedicated to educating and inspiring the community about the common use of medicinal herbs in everyday life for wellness and preventative care.

Herbstalk features educational talks given by local herbalists, holistic nutritionists, naturopathic doctors and natural health counselors on a variety of topics geared towards herbal enthusiasts of all ages. Workshops include crafting herbal medicines at home, using herbs for specific ailments, the benefits of aromatherapy and flower essences, urban plant walks and more.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 11:00

Six One Seven Dance Collective

Performance Hall

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 20:00

Pages

Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Jim Benitez

A self-taught Latin percussionist since the age of 12 when his father handed him Cal Tjader’s 1960 “Latino” album featuring Mongo Santamaria and Willie Bobo back in 1966, and an LP fiberglass conga and told him, “Here, learn to play right with these”, he’s been living and breathing Latin Jazz since.

Tune in to Latin Jazz Now!
Fridays, 7 to 11 pm

Join

Become a Member now!

YOU are the public in public radio. Everything we do is only possible with your support.

CLICK HERE  to contribute now or call us toll free at 855-752-0700.

Don’t forget to select your Thank You gift from our current selection!

Thank you for your support!

Sponsor

Underwriter of the Week

   
Westboro Toyota is a family owned business located on Rt. 9 in Westboro for almost 40 years.

271 Turnpike Rd
Westborough,  MA  01581
888-336-4725

www.westborotoyota.com