Folk Acoustic - Brooks Williams w/ Al Cath Opening
Brooks Williams is a stunning guitarist whose blues-soaked, rhythmic and soulful music defies categorization. After 15 solo recordings and nearly two decades of touring the world, he is one of the most well-respected players on the circuit. His concerts are legendary: from coast-to-coast, country-to-country, one man, one guitar, rollin' and tumblin' like nobody's business. www.brookswilliams.com
I have been teaching people how to command a stage and how to captivate an audience with comedy for fifteen years. Picturing yourself grabbing the attention of a group of people and making them laugh for the entire duration of your performance becomes a lot easier to do after we have demystified and taken the illusion of magic out of the process.
Folk Acoustic - Rick Gottlieb and Elizabeth Lorrey with The Rafters
Elizabeth Lorrey crafts a dark blend of edgy, intense acoustic rock. At once deeply personal and painfully universal, Lorrey's lyrics will stay with you long after the last clear note fades away. And while her polished, recordings are mesmerizing, her live shows have made her a local favorite with a growing fan base in the northeast.
The Hal McIntyre Orchestra has been known as "The Band America Loves." Don Pentleton, veteran Hal McIntyre drummer and present band leader, is keeping the McIntyre tradition by playing the band's original arrangements from the 40's and 50's. The orchestra will feature original material that lulls the listeners into subtle romantic moments with lush ballads, such as its 1943 recorded hit, "Sentimental Journey" and the hit sensation, "Moonlight In Vermont." Be prepared to jump off your seats as the band fires its way through footstomping tempos.
IMAGINE putting together a wish list of all time favorite folkrock songs from the 70's and then distilling it down into a two set dynamic performance in tribute to some of the most legendary artists and arrangements in pop music history... and... well... they've done it! Satinwood's seven piece band, complete with cello and woodwinds present their FOLK ROCK SHOW featuring Paul Motter's 'spot on' vocal emulations of Harry Chapin, Gordon Lightfoot, Cat Stevens, Jackson Browne, Boz Scaggs, Ian Anderson and other legendary performers.
Folk Acoustic - Geoff Muldaur w/ Tom Smith Opening
With his magical voice and singular approach to American music intact, Geoff is once again touring the world. recent performances have included The Lincoln Center in New York City, The Getty Art Center in Los Angeles, Royal Festival Hall in London, as well as folk and blues festivals in Newport RI, Edmonton Canada, Dublin Ireland, San Francisco CA, Bergen and Notodden Norway to name a few.
Wilson's melodic sounds charm in jazz clubs, concerts, and special events. She is a consummate professional with a show that keeps her audience engaged and moving. When asked who has influenced her musically, Athene graciously mentions Patti Labelle, Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald. "I have a world of musical tastes and my voice can adapt to many musical styles. While I appreciate the talent of these and other artists, I work very hard at being myself."
Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights Benefit
Join us for a night to benefit the Boston Center for Refugee Health & Human Rights at Boston Medical Center, whose mission is to provide holistic health care coordinated with social services and legal aid for asylum seekers, refugees, survivors of torture, and their families.
Local band Federator N° 1 will be playing live, bringing together afrobeat and afro-dance music with a message in an exceptional experience that will free both your body and your mind!