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The Elephant Revival

“Where words fail … music speaks.” That simple line atop Elephant Revival’s Facebook page contains only five words, but reveals volumes about the band’s reason for being. Music unites us in ways that no other medium can. Even when we don’t understand one another’s languages — we can be moved by a rhythm, soothed by a song. Brought together by a unified sense of purpose — the spirit of five souls working as one, in harmony, creating sounds they could never produce alone.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 19:00
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 22:00

Hanneke Cassel

Exuberant and rhythmic, somehow both wild and innocent, delivered with captivating melodic clarity and an irresistible playfulness," says The Boston Globe about Hanneke Cassel’s playing. Such charismatic fiddling has brought Hanneke Cassel many honors and awards. She is the 1997 U.S.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/01/2013 - 20:00

Buttonwood’s Balkan Beltane featuring The Underscore Orkestra

Join with us as we lift our spirits in the unity of Joy. Happiness is encouraged and we’ll be feasting together in the arts with dancing, music, food and laughter! I can guarantee you a good time if you come with an open mind!

2:30 potluck Balkan style (we encourage you to bring any healthy dish to share)
3:30 concert and dance

Event Date: 
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 15:30

Jen Allen Jazz

Jen Allen is a jazz pianist whose debut solo album “Pieces of Myself” was released in June 2011. This show will be filled with Holiday Treasures and joyful music with Henry Lugo on bass, Ben Bilello on drums and Kris Allen on alto sax.

In May 2011, Allen was chosen as one of only eight pianists from around the world to participate in the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Workshop at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/30/2013 - 20:00

Chelsea Berry featuring Joe Wilkins

Chelsea is a singer-songwriter from Alaska who moved to the area to attend Berklee College of Music, and she now lives on Boston’s North Shore. She regularly opens for some of the best known folk acts in the country including Chris Smither, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Marshall Crenshaw, Livingston Taylor, and she just recently opened for Chris Isaak at the North Shore Music Theatre.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/29/2013 - 20:00

Pat Braxton Jazz

Pat Braxton is quickly becoming a thrilling and engaging woman in jazz as a vocalist, composer, recording artist and entertainer. So much so that she has been nominated for The New England Music Awards, The London Urban Music Awards and for Boston Music awards in the Jazz category.

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/22/2013 - 20:00

Joshua Kwassman – Songs of the Brother Spirit CD Release

ASCAP Award-Winning Composer Joshua Kwassman brings his mini jazz orchestra to Connecticut to release Songs of the Brother Spirit. Shawn Brady writes, “Kwassman conveys this autobiographical account through lush, modernist arrangements that suggest an ensemble much larger and more varied than its six pieces.” Hear the programmatic music of Brother Spirit – a musical journey sure to leave an imprint long after you leave!

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/16/2013 - 20:00

Brad Cole

The songbook of acclaimed singer songwriter Brad Cole addresses the ups and downs of the human condition with both wit and raw insights. Cole delivers soulful renditions of songs from his 3 albums with an eclectic blend of Americana over a grooving bossa/rock foundation. Cole will be accompanied by Philip Sterk on Pedal Steel and Craig Akin on Upright Bass

Brad Cole has just released his third solo album, Down The Line. Recorded in Nashville, the album captures a soulful Americana sound—the product of late night bossa nova jams and soaking up his host city’s country roots.

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 20:00

Open Mic with Bob Gotta

Sign up starts at 6:30

Meets EVERY First Thursday

Come play and be heard. Bring your own instrument or play our piano or congas… join the fun, express your self!

Refreshments Available!

$5 suggested donation

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 19:00

“Anything Goes” Open Mic

7:30pm sign-up, Every Monday


The World’s a stage … the mic is OPEN!

This Open Mic is for YOU – the budding artist. Showcase your talents, nurture them with this supportive group. Recite a poem, sing a song, dance, read some spoken word, the microphone is yours for the asking. Community spirit prevails.

We have congas and a piano or BYO instrument. Ends around 9:30 – 10pm.

Event Date: 
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 20:00
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 20:00
Mon, 03/18/2013 - 20:00
Mon, 03/25/2013 - 20:00


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The Hanover Theatre


Fostering a love and appreciation for the performing arts in audiences of today and tomorrow, making a difference in the community and revitalizing downtown Worcester.


The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608-2014