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The New Black Eagles

One of the most respected bands in America, The New Black Eagle Jazz Band (now in it's 36th year), plays traditional jazz. This style, as performed by the Black Eagles, covers a wide range from the early New Orleans style; Chicago of the 1920's; 1930's small band jazz; the revival of the 1940's and 1950's; and original pieces written by a number of band members. Their repertoire of over 600 numbers includes Rags by such as Scott Joplin, spirituals, gospel music, old pop tunes from the start of the 20th century to the 1960's and blues.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/22/2012 - 20:00

Peggy Mansfield sings Love Songs

Come hear what Peggy Mansfield can do with a love song! What is just as exciting is the background music being played by Tom LaMark at the piano and supported by the genius of Alexei Tsiganov and his band. The month of June is defined by love and all its wonder and problems, joys and pains, desires and hopes. We promise that all those feelings will be shared at this spectacular musical event. We'll have guest artists and audience participation.

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/17/2012 - 14:00

Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley

Awarded three Maple Blues Awards in 2010, including Songwriters Of The Year, the duo of Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley are keeping the tradition of vintage blues alive through their concerts of fine original and classic blues songs.

Kansas-born Chris Whiteley has played the blues for 30 years in the company of such great artists as Blind John Davis, Leon Redbone and Sunnyland Slim. He has received many awards and accolades, including Jazz Report Blues Album of the Year, six Juno award nominations and eight Maple Blues Awards.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/16/2012 - 20:00

Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys

Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys have been playing great bluegrass around New England longer than anyone else on the planet. This summer marks their Fortieth Anniversary Tour! Over a long and successful career the Plowboys have established themselves firmly in the forefront of the Northeast's acoustic music scene. Long known for compelling vocals and dynamic instrumental work, the band presents a show full of energy and fun - a formula that has won them a strong following throughout the region.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/15/2012 - 20:00

The Rich Greenblatt Group with special guest Jerry Bergonzi

Rich Greenblatt is a vibraphonist with "dazzling speed and a truly magical touch" writes John Blenn in Good Times Magazine. Recording Artist on Brass Taco Records with 3 CD's released as a leader; Rich combines the swinging, bluesy style of Milt Jackson with the four-mallet approach of Gary Burton. Rich's original compositions encompass "swinging modality, heartfelt lyricism, compositional angularity, and dark beauty" writes world-renowned, fellow vibist Joe Locke.

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 20:00

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines w/ TBA opening

Beer and Wine Night

W.C. Handy Award Winners Paul Rishell & Annie Raines heat up the stage with their fiery blues. Steel guitarist Rishell, who played with the legendary Son House, is a master of the intricate and rhythmic fingerpicking styles of Blind Blake, Blind Lemon Jefferson, and Robert Johnson. He sings with a depth and resonance that will liquefy your bones. Raines, hailed everywhere as the world's best female blues harmonica player, sings her own blues songs and also plays mandolin and piano.

Event Date: 
Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:00

Dan Crossley Standup Comic

Dan Crossley is an experience unlike other. While most comedians are the same, Dan has a style completely unique unto his own. Whether imitating centaurs, satirizing TV, or impersonating the most unlikely of characters, Dan leaves an impression unlike any other. Having won several awards, accolades, and received praise from some of comedy's biggest names, Dan not only leaves you entertained, but saying "I've never seen that before!"

Event Date: 
Sun, 06/03/2012 - 14:00

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

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