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Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires

Since the release of their 2001 CD ''Keep Honkin'', Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires is hailed as one of the country's hottest swing bands! Featured on the HBO Series, "Family Bonds", and heard on jazz and swing radio stations throughout the nation. Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires has opened for the Cherry Poppin' Daddies and the Les Brown Orchestra. They have performed at The Great Connecuticut Jazz Festival and the Cape Cod Jazz Festival to name a few. Members of the band have backed industry luminaries such as, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Mel Torme, and Frank Sinatra.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/02/2012 - 20:00

The Mystix play a benefit show for Amazing Things!

Beer & Wine Night !!!!!!

Hailed by the New England press as "Boston's best roots players" and a "roots supergroup," the MYSTIX are rapidly gaining recognition across the U.S., Europe and Japan as one of the great Americana/Roots bands anywhere. Their latest CD, "Down to the Shore," is a smash hit with radio listeners around the world, reaching #17 on the U.S. Americana Chart, #5 on the Euro-Americana chart, and #10 on the Jambands.com/Relix chart) and was listed as a potential Grammy Nominee for Best Americana Album. www.themystix.com

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/01/2012 - 20:00

Folk Open Mic w/feature Cheryl Perreault

Poetry -  Poetry -  Poetry

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/28/2012 - 19:30

AMAZING COMEDY OPEN MIQUE SHOW featuring comedienne STACY KENDRO

Enjoy Stacy Kendro along with host Dave Hornfischer and our PG13 miquers doing all things comedic

Stacy Kendo's comedy has been called funny, irreverent, gracious, and even cutting as she has performed the comedy circuit including cruises, Las Vegas, and the Boston scene. So avoid the cost of travel to these expensive places, and check out this veteran comedienne as she brings her unique humor to our monthly show.

One reviewer said this of Stacy, " She is a fun, irreverent comic with a bad attitude that is cunning, yet gracious, and above all, funny."

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/27/2012 - 19:30

Jazz Show & Jam w/ host: Jamie Stewardson, guitar

Jamie directs the Jazz program at the Rivers Music School. He received his MM degree in jazz composition from the New England Conservatory and has recently recorded two CDs of original works with Tony Malaby, George Schuller, Alexei Tsiganov, John Hebert and John Lockwood.

Jamie's band is always very high level with the Rivers faculty forming the heart of the group.

Ticket Prices: $6 ($5 Mem)

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/26/2012 - 20:00

Jazz Jam w/host: Jesse Combs'

Jesse currently studies jazz performance at the Hartt School in Hartford, Connecticut. We are calling his jam "Youth is Served" w/ Jesse Combs Band. His jam will be open to all as all of our jams are but we hope will attract many of our area high school and college age players to this one in particular.

Ticket Prices: $6 ($5 Mem)

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/19/2012 - 20:00

Folk Open Mic w/feature Song Writing Challenge - 2:00 Songs

See and be seen - Write a 2:00 Song!

Build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier, (www.dancloutiermusic.com) takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike. A beautiful grand piano is available too.

To sign up early you can email Dan at dancloutiermusic@hotmail.com.

Ticket Prices: $6 ($5 Mem)

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/14/2012 - 19:30

Cabaret Open Mic - Feature: Dianne Legro; Pianist: Tom LaMark; Guest host: Kevin Luey

Dianne Legro's musical background gives her a unique place in Cabaret. Trained classically and mentored by vocal icons such as Renata Tebaldi, Carlo Bergonzi and Jan DeGaetani, she went on to train with the leading performers working in cabaret today. Julie Wilson, Margaret Whiting, and Craig Carnelia are among the many master teachers she worked with as a Cabaret Fellow at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. With a deep love of both styles Dianne is grateful for the musical insights both worlds offer. http://diannelegro.com/

Event Date: 
Wed, 06/13/2012 - 19:00

Jazz Show & Jam hosted by Ted Knowlton, keyboards

"Our group starts with bass, drums, and piano. Ken Steiner & I (Ted) have been around longer than the other Jazz Jam musicians. We are probably not as "out of the box" (that's Michael's favorite term) as some of the younger musicians hosting the Jam, but we bring a wealth of jazz experience to the party." And, we love "out of the box" folks to jam with. Give us your freedom of expression; we give you a solid base of jazz experience. You draw us out; we draw you out! www.tedknowlton.com

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/12/2012 - 20:00

Folk - Feature: Steve Allain; Host: Dan Cloutier

Our Amazing Things Folk Open Mike offers a friendly supportive venue for developing singer-songwriters and folks who "just like to play". It is a great way to get to know the music community, and to share ideas and techniques. All types of music is welcome. Fans come to see fantastic local artists, and never go away disappointed. See and be seen - heck build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier, (www.dancloutiermusic.com) takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike.

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/07/2012 - 19:30

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