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Vance Gilbert

Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 90's. Once word got to New York about this Philadelphia-area born and raised performer, Shawn Colvin invited Gilbert to be a special guest on her Fat City tour. Gilbert proceeded to take audiences across the country by storm. Following the feted cover album Angels, Castles, Covers (2006) and songwriting watermarks Unfamiliar Moon (2005),  and  Up On Rockfield (2008), who else would  name their most recent album “Old White Men”, and actually have recorded a groundbreaking, heartbreaking title song to back it up?

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 20:00

Laura Marling (SOLD OUT)

In her native England, singer-songwriter Laura Marling, who just turned 22 in February, has often been described as an old soul, wise beyond her years. Her work is indeed preternaturally mature in its worldview and self-assured in its execution, but -- as her third album and Ribbon Music debut attests -- it's equally informed by a youthful sort of fearlessness. On A Creature I Don't Know, Marling is forthright about her emotions, frank about her desires, and she's not above having a bit of fun before the going gets too rocky.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 17:00

Blazing in Boston

Look out America! The Blazers are coming! Blazin’ in Boston is the wee sister of Scotland’s Blazin’ in Beauly, the award winning music school Blazin’ Fiddles set up over a decade ago.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 20:00

An Acoustic Evening with Al Stewart, Rachael Sage opens

Scottish singer-songwriter folk rock legend Al Stewart first came to stardom as part of the British folk revival of the 1960s and 1970s. Best known for his 1976 hit single “Year of the Cat,” Stewart has released sixteen studio and three live albums since his debut album in 1967. In his latest release, Uncorked, Al partnered with Dave Nachmanoff to take a trip through Stewart’s musical back pages, consciously choosing not to replicate any of the tracks from his 1992 release. http://www.alstewart.com/

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 20:00

Berklee American Roots Music series: Western Swing & Bluegrass night

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

Tickets: $10, members $5

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 20:00

Coyote Grace CD Release Show, Tylan (from Girlyman) opens

At once both radically progressive and unashamedly nostalgic, the trio of Coyote Grace is at the forefront of a growing movement to redefine the meanings of “roots” and “tradition.” Armed with a bevy of acoustic instruments from guitar and upright bass to banjo, mandolin, fiddle, and accordion, Coyote Grace’s Joe Stevens, Ingrid Elizabeth and Michael Connolly fill theater, club, and festival stages with a wash of sound seemingly far too expansive for three musicians, mixing bluegrass and blues, soul and Southern twang into a unique sound that hovers just beyond the edge of ‘familiar.’ The s

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Mon, 10/22/2012 - 19:00
Mon, 10/22/2012 - 22:00

Tim Eriksen CD Release

"The only performer to have shared a stage with both Kurt Cobain and Doc Watson," Tim Eriksen is acclaimed for transforming American tradition with his startling interpretations of old ballads, love songs, shape-note gospel and dance tunes from New England and Southern Appalachia. He combines hair- raising vocals with inventive accompaniment on banjo, fiddle, guitar and bajo sexto - a twelve string Mexican acoustic bass - creating a distinctive hardcore Americana sound.

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Sun, 10/21/2012 - 20:00

Hayley Reardon CD Release

Since her showcase at the International Folk Alliance in February 2010, 14-year-old Hayley Reardon has exploded onto the stage of folk music. Besides featuring in the soon-to-be-released documentary “Club 47” and producing her first full length LP, she developed an in-school performance program, “Find Your Voice,” to encourage peer empowerment through self- expression.

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 16:30

Sergio Mendes Project

An exciting tribute to the pianist and bandleader who popularized Brazilian music in the U.S. From Brasil '66 to 1992's Grammy-winning "Brasileiro" album and beyond, Sergio Mendes has brought his seductive sound to bossa nova, samba, jazz, and pop, introducing us to some of Brazil's best composers, including Edu Lobo, Ivan Lins, and Jorge Ben, and adding his own Brazilian flavor to classics by the Beatles, Bacharach, Stevie Wonder, and more.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/06/2012 - 19:00

Booty Vortex

Boston's finest funk/ soul/ disco/ cover band!

Web Site: http://www.bootyvortex.com

Ticket: $18
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $17

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/05/2012 - 21:30

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