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Rolie Polie Guacamole family show

Costume party with Rolie Polie Guacamole, the hippest "kindie" band from Brooklyn, NY. Their high energy interactive shows are a mix of funk, rock and folk music mashed into original tunes about natural living, eating healthy and staying active. The band is in town to celebrate the release of their 3rd album Houses of the Moly, a cover album of traditional children's songs, featuring fan favorites: Dragon Hunt, Upside Down, and Fire Truck!

Tickets: $10, members $5


Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 10:30

Meg Hutchinson

Lyric-based, contemporary acoustic songwriter Meg Hutchinson names poet Mary Oliver, songwriter Shawn Colvin, and mood maker David Gray among her greatest influences. Originally from rural western-most Massachusetts, Hutchinson is now based in the Boston area. She has won numerous songwriting awards in the US, Ireland and UK, including recognition from John Lennon Songwriting Competition, Billboard Song Contest and prestigious competitions at Merlefest, NewSong, Kerrville, Falcon Ridge, Telluride and Rocky Mountain Folks Festivals.

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 19:00
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 21:30

Charlie Hunter Duo

After nearly 20 years of recording, it’s remarkable how much ground Charlie Hunter has covered. Rising out of the Bay Area jazz scene with a freakish virtuosity on a custom eight-string guitar that allowed him to play bass and melody lines simultaneously, Hunter performed at Lollapalooza in 1993 and released the first of six albums for Blue Note in 1995. Since then he’s recorded with musicians that include drummer Leon Parker, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, and Norah Jones.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 19:00

Three Tall Pines + The Stray Birds


Event Date: 
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 20:00

Listener Requests and Fan Favorites

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 7:00pm

Don't miss a special show with Nick Noble, as he presents his listener's favorites as well as tracks from new releases and special guests Carolyn Waters and Charlie Peacock. Be sure to tune in Thursday, October 11th at 7PM.

Film Screening - "For The Love of the Music : The Club 47 Folk Revival"

Narrated by Peter Coyote, it explores the influence the Club had on a unique group of folk musicians, from the evolution of the 60s folk revival to the singer-songwriter era. Featured are interviews with Joan Baez, Taj Mahal, Judy Collins, Tom Rush, Maria Muldaur, Geoff Muldaur, Jim Kweskin, Jackie Washington, Jim Rooney, Peter Rowan and many more.

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/16/2012 - 19:00

Jennifer Sahn and Tamar Adler

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 9:00pm

Mark welcomes Jennifer Sahn, Editor of Orion Magazine and of the newly published book for the 30th Anniversary of the magazine, "Thirty-Year Plan: Thirty Writers on What We Need To Build a Better Future." Sahn discusses the book and its significance by encouraging people to create positive change in the next thirty years.

Totally Awesome 80's - Ayer/Shirley PTO Benefit Dance Party

The "Casbah" opens at 6:30pm

$40 per person includes:
Roaming Feast Stations "All Night Long"
The best of the 80s and raffles

Festive Attire Encouraged
(including, but not limited to leg-warmers and AquaNet)

Get "Into the Groove" and join the "Party Train" while we "Rock this Town"

All Proceeds benefit ASPTO

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/27/2012 - 18:00

Loudon Wainwright III - Older Than My Old Man

At 65, Loudon Wainwright III is older than his father ever was, and it’s got him thinking, and writing, and singing. As he puts it, the new album deals with “death ‘n’ decay” and he’s approached the subject from all angles, with his customary insight, honesty, and rueful humor. But pondering the imponderables can be a lonely business, and so, like never before, Loudon has brought in friends and family to help him with the heavy lifting. The guest singers are all back from the Grammy-winning CD set “High Wide & Handsome.”  

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 20:00

Dr. Dennis Becker

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 10:30pm

Recently The Speech Improvement Company of Brookline, MASS produced a special youth election podcast. The podcast focused on getting the viewpoint on the presidential campaign from the youth of the nation as represented by different groups in the teenage world. Tune in this Sunday evening at 10:30 when Al speaks with Dr. Dennis Becker who moderated the event. Find out just what influences are shaping the way young people view the political process.


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