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Rachel MacFarlane

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 6:00pm

Voice actor/singer Rachael MacFarlane discusses her role as “Haley” on “American Dad” and other characters on “Family Guy”, working with her brother Seth, and her debut jazz CD “Haley Sings”, celebrating her character’s (and her own) love for jazz..

"Jazz at Vernissage" - Monthly Jam Sessions / Open Mic / Host: Maxim Lubarsky Group

Jam Session is the place where music is created in front of your eyes, Where musicians come together to play in most unpredictable settings and where creativity and spontaneity reigns.



Gen Adm. $5 - We also offer 10% dinner discount for JazzBoston members

Please, remember to call in advance to make reservations at 617-566-3340

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/27/2012 - 20:00

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, 10/04/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 20:00
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 20:00

The Jerry Bergonzi Quartet

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 21:30
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 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:  Video Clip

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/03/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 10/31/2012 - 19:00

Tuesday Night Concert Series - hosted weekly by The Fran Dagostino Band

A weekly concert series hosted by The Fran Dagostino Band.

Have a listen to "People Say!"

1st Tuesday of every month: open jam! all welcome to play!

Other Tuesdays: concerts with invited featured artists and guest jammers.

An alternative night to the more specific blues jam and jazz jams, featuring original and classic rock, and so much more!

$5 cover charge, with a pass-the-hat to support the featured artists.

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/02/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/09/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 19:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set.

Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

3rd Sunday: Phill Argyris with Phil Grenadier - Trumpet, Lance Bryant - Sax, Larry Roland - Bass, Gary Fieldman - Drums, Phill Argyris - Piano

4th Sunday: Joe Raia

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/07/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 19:30

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!). We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages Welcome!

Note: Diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams! Of course!

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/07/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 10/14/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 16:00

''Deco Heart'' Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban (Jazz)

Working at the edge of jazz, contemporary classical and downtown NYC improv deco heart is a unique duet featuring legendary violist Mat Maneri and acclaimed transylvanian expat pianist Lucian Ban.

"sound fractals, microtonals, jazz musings, nyc downtown skronk, 20th century european classical, sounds of repose "Mat Maneri has changed the way the jazz world listens to the Violin & Viola." all about jazz

"One of the most gifted pianists to move to New York in the past decade..." jazz critic bruce lee gallanter

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/28/2012 - 14:00

Sons Of The Never Wrong w/ Will Ryan opening (Folk Rock)

This turbo-charged Altfolk trio from Chicago has won over hearts across the land for over 18 years, as they deliver witty, whimsical songs with their signature soaring vocal harmonies and gorgeous arrangements.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/26/2012 - 20:00


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