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Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, Elixir opens

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem are a steadily deepening, 12-year brew of band chemistry, life experience and musical evolution. On stage, they are Rani Arbo (fiddle, guitar), Andrew Kinsey (bass, banjo, uke), Anand Nayak (electric and acoustic guitars) and Scott Kessel (percussion). Kessel’s percussion rig is 95% recycled, featuring a cardboard box, tin cans, caulk tubes, and a vinyl suitcase in lieu of a bass drum.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 20:00

Katie McNally CD Release

Recently returned from a national tour with Galician bagpiper Carlos Núñez and her fourth straight year with fiddle supergroup Childsplay, KATIE MCNALLY will be celebrating the release of her debut solo album, Flourish. A blend of traditional and original Scottish tunes, Flourish features a band of top-notch musicians from around New England, all of whom will be joining Katie on stage at Passim: Hanneke Cassel, fiddle; Corey DiMario, bass; Ariel Friedman, cello; Eric McDonald, guitar; Michael McLaughlin, accordion; and Neil Pearlman, piano.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/24/2013 - 20:00

Della Mae

Della Mae proves again and again the endless possibilities found in the tried-and-true marriage of fiddle, fretboard and voice. Their lineup is a who’s-who of promising young pickers: lead singer Celia Woodsmith, guitarist Courtney Hartman, bass player Shelby Means, mandolinst Jenny Lyn Gardner, and two-time National Fiddle Champion Kimber Ludiker.

All seasoned performers, they’ve won countless contests and shared the stage with the likes of Willie Nelson, Del McCoury, Leon Russell and Laurie Lewis. dellamae.com

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/23/2013 - 19:00

Berklee American Roots Music series made possible by the Sam Eisenson fund for Country music at Berklee

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 20:00

massmouth story slam

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Mon, 01/21/2013 - 19:00

Jeffrey Foucault

Jeffrey Foucault grew up in a small town in Wisconsin. His father played a plywood guitar and his mother liked to sing. Winter Sundays were for church or ice fishing. He went to college and dropped out, took a job on a fruit farm and started writing songs about a girl from Iowa.

He finished school, roofed houses, drove a snowplow, and home-schooled the son of the local bar owner in exchange for beer. He cut his first album in the winter of 2000. jeffreyfoucault.com

Tickets: $20, members $18

Event Date: 
Sun, 01/20/2013 - 17:00
Sun, 01/20/2013 - 20:00

Laura Doherty & Mariana Iranzi family show

Nominated for "best Chicago kids act of 2012" in Time Out Chicago, kids' pop-sweetheart Laura Doherty acoustically rocks your kid's world with breezy folk-pop tunes from her newest CD, "Shining Like a Star", which celebrates the many ways children express themselves and celebrate their uniqueness. Songs such as "I'm a Tree" and "Vegetable Party" share the wonders of nature, along with dance tunes such as "Hula Hoop", and "Rocket Ship". Other songs include hits from Laura's award-winning CD, "Kids in the City".

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/19/2013 - 10:30

Amy Correia, Ry Cavanaugh opens

Amy Correia delivers songs with a raw power that’s both vulnerable and fierce. A dynamic performer who accompanies herself on guitar, piano and baritone ukelele, that musical honesty has drawn comparisons to Tom Waits and Michelle Shocked, with The New York Times calling her “a singular talent.”

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/18/2013 - 20:00

Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus

Dirk Powell combines deep-running roots in rural American tradition with an overarching artistic vision that speaks poignantly to the audiences of today.

Event Date: 
Thu, 01/17/2013 - 20:00

Heather Maloney CD Preview

As a classically trained vocalist who once aimed for the opera, there is an apparent strength and certainty in her voice that provides a solid foundation for the "unfettered" (Intelligencer Journal) vocal playfulness throughout her work.

Event Date: 
Wed, 01/16/2013 - 20:00

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