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Poor Old Shine and Mike & Ruthy

From their handpainted cereal box cd cases to their thoughtful arrangements, Poor Old Shine, a Roots/Americana band from Storrs, CT is about honesty and hand crafted creativity. It's foot stomping, mind racing, dirty, down home Americana. They travel with an assortment of instruments including guitars, banjos, pump organ, mandolin, string bass, musical saw, washboard, and a yard-sale-scrap-metal drum set.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/13/2013 - 20:00

Jake Armerding CD Release

Tickets: $20 / 18

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/12/2013 - 20:00

BCMFest Session

BCMFest (Boston's Celtic Music Fest) Session events are held the second Monday of every month at Club Passim to spotlight local Celtic musicians and singers.

BCMFest showcases Greater Boston’s best musicians, singers, and dancers from Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, and other Celtic traditions.

BCMFest hosts an annual weekend-long festival in January that features more than 100 performers.

Throughout the year, BCMFest organizes the Celtic Music Cruise, Boston Urban Ceilidh, and monthly Celtic Sessions.



Event Date: 
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 19:00

Willie Nile

The New York Times called him "one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years." His album “Streets Of New York” was hailed as “a platter for the ages” by UNCUT magazine.

He has been called "a one-man Clash" (UNCUT) and his critically acclaimed albums have gotten rave reviews around the world. Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Jim Jarmusch, Adam Duritz and Little Steven are among those who have sung his praises.

Tickets: $20 / 18

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 20:00

Low Strung: cello rock ensemble

Low Strung is a group of undergraduate and graduate cellists who have come together to break out of normal cello repertoire and venture into the realm of pop and classic rock.

Their concerts are filled with thundering arrangements of pieces by the Rolling Stones, Led Zepplin, Metallica, Coldplay, the Who, the Beatles, U2, AC/DC and many, many more artists from the 1950's to today.

Tickets: $12 / 10

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 15:30

Alastair Moock family show

Collaboration has always been at the heart of Alastair Moock's music career. On These Are My Friends, his seventh album and second specifically for kids and families, Moock puts collaboration center stage.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 10:30

Peter Bradley Adams, Molly Parden opens

Peter Bradley Adams was formerly one half of the duo, Eastmountainsouth, signed by Robbie Robertson (of The Band) to DreamWorks Records in 2002.

Since then, Peter has released four solo records as well as an EP with his side project, "Down Like Silver". He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Tickets: $20 / 18


Event Date: 
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 20:00

Steve Almond and The Sun Parade Presented by Dr. TJ Eckleburg Review & Mission Creek Festival

This evening of music and literature presented by The Dr. TJ Eckleburg Review (Baltimore, MD) and Mission Creek Festival (Iowa City, IA) features a cast of captivating, humorous, and exceptional talent.

Event headliner, Steve Almond, is an intriguing Boston-area writer whose knack for funny but brutally honest prose has placed him among the best contemporary American authors.

He is joined by indie-folk band The Sun Parade (Northampton, MA).

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 20:00

Caitlin Canty

Raised in Vermont and now based in NYC, singer/songwriter Caitlin Canty contributes her pure, nuanced singing to several bands in addition to maintaining an active tour schedule of her own. When it’s her own name on the marquis, she often brings along a duo or trio consisting of some of the most respected sidemen in the Northeast scene. Her current collaborations include co-writing and singing backing vocals for several bands, including Darlingside, a string rock band, and serving as one half of the duo Down Like Silver with Peter Bradley Adams, which released its debut EP in 2011.

Event Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 20:00

BOSTON JEWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL presents Tim Sparks, Noah Lubin opens

Tickets: $20 / 18

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 19:30


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