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The Installers April Dance Party

The Installers have been rockin' people in clubs around New England for more than ten years. They've played with some of the best: Roomful of Blues, Duke Robilard, and Sugar Ray Norcia to name a few. They've also had the privilege to play alongside Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Jay Geils, who joined them for a handful of shows over the past several years and produced their first album, "Nail It".

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 20:00

Graham Parker & The Figgs

Stereotyped early in his career as the quintessential angry young man, Graham Parker was one of the most successful singer/songwriters to emerge from England's pub rock scene of the early 70's. Drawing from Van Morrison and The Rolling Stones, Parker developed a sinewy fusion of driving rock & roll and confessional folk-rock, highlighted by his indignant passion, biting sarcasm, and bristling anger. At the outset of his career, his albums crackled with pub rock energy, snide witticisms, and gentle insights, earning him a devoted following of fans and critics.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:00

Joe Louis Walker with special guest "Murali Coryell"

Alligator Records has released "Hellfire," the label debut from Joe Louis Walker. The award-winning guitar slinger, passionate vocalist and gifted songwriter has been releasing groundbreaking music since 1986 and has toured, and continues to tour, worldwide. The New York Times raves, "Walker is a singer with a Cadillac of a voice. He delivers no-nonsense, gutsy blues.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 20:00

David Olney & Sergio Webb

"By turns ferocious and tender, dry-witted and dead serious, with a foot placed in Townes Van Zandt and another in Hoagy Carmichael, David Olney is a showman, a spoken-word artist, a walking songbook full of characters he inhabits with zeal, and the only man who has ever written a song about the Titanic from the perspective of the iceberg." -- Tommy Womack, as noted in David Olney's Biography

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:00

Mark Fisher CD Release - Bull Run SoundStage

Mark has been captivating audiences for nearly 4 decades. He has performed at the South Florida Folk Festival as a finalist in their National songwriting competition and has won two awards, for "Best Male Vocalist" and "Best Solo Performer", plus been a three time nominee as Best Folk Act in the Worcester Phoenix Music Poll. Mark entertains with music, stories and fun.

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 19:00

Amy Speace and Amy Black (Split Bill)

While touring with The National Shakespeare Company for a few years

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/19/2012 - 19:00

Spyro Gyra

As Spyro Gyra contemplates upcoming milestones in its storied career, it's tempted to fall back on the Grateful Dead lyric, "What a long strange trip it's been" to describe it. During that time, they have performed over five thousand shows, released twenty-nine albums, with sales over ten million while also achieving one platinum and two gold arards. The upcoming milestones include 2012, which will be 35 years since their first album release and 2014 will be forty years as a band.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/15/2012 - 19:00

...But Can She Play?

Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 4:00pm

March is Women's History month and we're answering the question “...but can she play?” by exploring this documentary film and work in progress. The project focuses on "the music and stories” of female jazz horn-players and encourages jazz education for girls. Join host Bonnie Johnson as she pays tribute to generations of women in jazz and speaks with award-winning journalist, Director-Producer Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn about the project.

Stanley Sagov

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 2:00pm

Our favorite MD makes another 'house call' to Jazz New England on Tuesday. The always evolving Stanley ( "don't call me dr." ) Sagov is working these days with acclaimed guitarist Larry Coryell. We'll hear about that and hear Stanley, for the very first time, play our recently donated grand piano! Join us at 2 pm.

Mark Marquis

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 2:00pm

On Monday guitarist Mark Marquis drops by. For over 40 years he's been a 'full service' guitarist, playing jazz, blues, rock, world music and more. He's performed with everyone from Maynard Ferguson to Charlie Watts to Freddie Fender. You'll hear some of Mark's acoustic guitar as well when he joins us at 2 pm.


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