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Session Americana

You sneak up on Session Americana. Oh, not literally, as you can discover them in an ever-widening circle of clubs and festivals, three studio records and one live set, and on a new, as-yet-untitled 10-song release due this spring (listen to early mixes of "Easier " and "Goldmine" below).

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/02/2012 - 19:00
Sat, 06/02/2012 - 22:00

Who's Your Daddy? A Tribute to the Men Who Know Best

with Alastair Moock and authors Steve Almond and Jane Roper

Tickets: $15, members $13

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 20:00

Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series - Nick Hakim

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 13:00

Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series - The Yesberger Band

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/21/2012 - 13:00

JP Concerts presents the Mount Auburn String Quartet

The Mount Auburn String Quartet in a program featuring the String Quartet in F major by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), the Duo for violin and violoncello by Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967) and String Quartet #3 in E-flat minor by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893).

JP Concerts tickets are $10 general admission at the door.

For more information including directions please see

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/26/2012 - 16:00


Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 10:30am

The 1940s ushered in the Golden Age of antibiotics. Dr Selman Waksman of Rutgers University did pioneering work in the field and eventually discovered streptomycin, which earned him hundreds of thousands of dollars in patent payoffs, countless accolades over decades and eventually the Nobel Prize. Only he did not really discover streptomycin alone and therein lies one of the most fascinating and tragic stories of ego, money and hard science of the 20th Century.

The Blues Jam!

Our Blues Jam is an institution here in Acton for 15 years now, every Thursday night at 8 p.m.!

with rotating hosts:

1st Thursday: Tom Yates

2nd Thursday: Pat "Hatrack" Gallagher

3rd Thursday: Herb "Air Bear" Hirsch

4th Thursday: co-hosts Jim Guttmann and Michael Avery

5th Thursdays (occasional): Jim Clinkscale

Newcomers, listeners, and dancers welcome!

Ticket: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 06/21/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 20:00

The Gwenn Vivian Thing

This is owner/ manager Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project, with a modern and listenable approach to jazz standards--mixed in with some choice pop tunes!

The Regular Thing members:

Gwenn Vivian/ vocals
Molly Flannery/ piano
Miki Matsuki/ drums
Larry Roland/ bass

Ticket: $5

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 06/21/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 18:30

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Jerry Bergonzi/ saxophone & piano
Bruce Gertz/ bass
Phil Grenadier/ trumpet & flugelhorn
Austin McMahon/ drums
with occasional subs...
Web Site:

Ticket: $10
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 06/20/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 06/27/2012 - 21:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

Paul Broadnax/ piano & voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass

An intimate evening with two warm and brilliant musicians with stories to tell. Ideal for a first (or eighty-fourth) date!...or even for a date with your laptop…

Web Site:

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 06/20/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 06/27/2012 - 19:00


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