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James McMurtry

On his latest release Just Us Kids, James McMurtry follows up his critically acclaimed Childish Things with a dozen new, sharply drawn illuminations as he continues to hone and expand his considerable gifts. The self-produced opus (James’ fourth venture pulling strings on both sides of the glass) unquestionably represents his most ambitious, accomplished and ass-kicking presentation to date. Just Us Kids will be the first release for Nashville-based Lightning Rod Records.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/04/2012 - 20:00

Jon Herington Band (of Steely Dan) w/ Mark Cutler and Men of Great Courage

Jon Herington is the veteran touring and recording guitarist for Steely Dan and The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue (featuring Donald Fagen, Boz Scaggs, and Michael McDonald), and the lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the New York City based JON HERINGTON BAND.

Jon's newest solo release, "Time On My Hands," (his follow-up to earlier albums "shine (shine shine)" and "Like So") reflects the bluesy, driving rock that had its gestation in the club scene, and is now available at (and will soon be available at, and on iTunes).

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/29/2012 - 20:00

Buxton w/ Modern Merchant + Kennedy

Buxton’s fusion of lovely harmonies, jarring explosions of energy and meticulously applied instrumentation is led by Sergio Trevino on Vocals/Guitar with Jason Willis on lead Guitar/Mandolin, Chris Wise on Bass Guitar, Justin Terrell on Drums and Austin Sepulvado on Guitar/Vocals. Haley Barnes often joins the group on keyboard and harmony vocals.

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/23/2012 - 19:30

Fête Lounge

103 Dike Street
Providence, RI 02909
Phone: (401) 383-1112

ETHEL with special guest Todd Rundgren (Note: Change in venue and time; see below)

The 1970s were a restless, intelligent, dissatisfied time—a decade of contradictions, a decade of loss, a decade of discovery. Visionary string quartet ETHEL celebrates this vibrant era with an explosive, beautiful collaboration with 1970’s icon Todd Rundgren—a visionary in his own right—in a program that is scheduled to include Lou Harrison’s String Quartet Set (1972), Kimo Williams’s Quiet Shadows, arrangements of music by Sun Ra, and a fascinating new work by rising star Judd Greenstein.

Tickets: $44.50/$42.50/$38

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 20:00

A Once in a Lifetime Special VIP Event: ETHEL with special guest Todd Rundgren

To benefit the Zeiterion Theatre
October 20, 2012 VIP Event: 1-3:30 PM Performance: 8:00 PM
TICKETS: $600.
$500.00 of your ticket purchase is tax deductible

VIP Donor Artist reception at Treetops: 1:00-3:30 PM
Meet and talk with the artists (Ethel and Todd)
Cocktails and hor d'ouevres
RA Pyramid Recital (Ethel and Todd, in a once in a lifetime RA pyramid event)
VIP Premium Theatre Seating: 8:00 PM Performance
(Event Address will be provided after tickets are purchased)

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 13:00

Pride and Prejudice

Broadway and television veterans Jane Carr (Two and a Half Men, The Closer and Mary Poppins) and Nicholas Hormann (Seinfeld, Parks and Recreation, Bones, Desperate Housewives, Frasier and West Wing) join this talented cast as Mr. and Mrs. Bennet.

Experience this classic as never before through the live radio drama format of LA Theatre Works, this esteemed Los Angeles Company.

Tickets: $35/$30/$25

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 20:00

Art Garfunkel

Art Garfunkel's signature vocals remain one of the most recognizable and finest instruments in pop music. Since the 1960s, he has made an indelible mark on the music world both as a solo artist and as half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel.

Enjoy a retrospective of the songs that have made him one of the most celebrated performers of our time!

Tickets: $55/$49

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 20:00

Silk Road Ensemble

People have not stopped talking about Silk Road’s extraordinary performance here three years ago. Some said it was the best concert they ever attended. The stars of the show were the ensemble members themselves – all distinguished performers and composers from more than 20 countries. “It is not just a concert; it is an experience - featuring artists of almost unimaginable virtuosity.”

“People have literally begged us to bring them back!” - Katherine Knowles

Tickets: $45/$42/$38

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/07/2012 - 19:00


Superstars in their native Portugal, Deolinda breathe new life into the country’s signature fado style. The secret to Deolinda’s popularity comes in equal parts from the band’s exuberant, often comic performances, lyrics loaded with emotive references to fado and a near-faultless patchwork of folk melodies, cleverly crafted pop hooks and a sprinkling of dance rhythms from Brazil and Cape Verde. One critic said “Deolinda make me feel the sun on my back and the warmth in my soul.”

“Deolinda are giving Portugal’s signature sound a welcome dose of wit and energy” - Global Art Beat

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/29/2012 - 20:00


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