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CUMBIAGRA

This Brooklyn, New York-based collective of Columbian and Latin music influenced musicians has been hosting legendary dance parties throughout New York's Lower East Side, Brooklyn, Mexico and beyond. http://www.myspace.com/cumbiagra

No Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/23/2011 - 22:00

AUBREY ATWATER CLASSES - Clogging/Tin Whistle/Banjo

Clogging, all levels 6-6:50 pm

Beginning Irish Tin Whistle 7-7:50 pm

Beginning Clawhammer Banjo 8-8:50 pm

(401) 725-9272

please visit www.riverfolk.org for more info

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/09/2012 - 18:00
Thu, 02/16/2012 - 18:00
Thu, 02/23/2012 - 18:00
Thu, 03/01/2012 - 18:00
Thu, 03/08/2012 - 18:00

Howie Bursen & Friends - Benefit for NE CT Food Bank

Howie Bursen is be joined by fiddler Jeff Davis, singer and guitarist John Bailey, and Martin Grosswendt, who plays anything with strings. Bursen is a virtuoso instrumentalist, respected songwriter and an acclaimed true master of the failed banjo. On top of that, he can sing! http://www.allmusic.com/album/banjo-manikin-r537802

Don’t miss this great night of entertainment for a great cause!! All proceeds will benefit the Northeast Connecticut Food Bank. 

Tickets $20

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/28/2012 - 20:00

Michael Hakanson-Stacy

Michael Hakanson-Stacy has released his fourth album in three years. He doesn’t divert from his passion and proven formula for acoustic folk, blues and gospel music. Unlike his previous albums where he invited outside musicians (like Brooks Williams) to join him, Hakanson-Stacy plays all of the instruments on Pearls & Stones, preferring the wooden body resonator guitar and metal body dobro. In addition he plays harmonica and mandolin, and sings lead as well as writing a bulk of the 19 selections contained on this album.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/21/2012 - 20:00

Yankee Dogs

The Yankee Dogs (Bill Reid, Louise Muller and Mike Barrette) came together during jam sessions at open mics and discovered a shared love of American roots music. Reid’s interest in traditional American music along with Muller’s and Barrette’s renown solo work makes for a fun and rollicking time through a catalog of western swing, folk rock, blues, rockabilly, rock & roll, and bluegrass. www.mullerhead.com/YankeeDogs/

Tickets: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/14/2012 - 20:00

Songwriter Sessions - Hosted by Lisa Martin with Chuck Williams, Bernice Lewis, Tom Smith

One Friday each month (unless otherwise noted), The Vanilla Bean Café offers a warm and intimate listening room for artists in a monthly music series called Songwriter Sessions. Hosted by Lisa Martin, the series is dedicated to the craft of songwriting. Each performer is required to write a song based on a theme chosen by the previous month’s audience.
Newly crafted songs are presented in round three of the evening’s series which features three local or regional songwriters.

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/13/2012 - 19:30

Chris Smither, Chelsea Berry Opens

Event Date: 
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 20:00

Karen Weber (Encore)

Date: 
Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 10:00pm
Program: 

Boston GreenFest is organized by the Foundation for a Green Future. As the region's largest multicultural, environmental festival, Boston GreenFest celebrates the many ways we can create a better world by greening our lives and our communities.

In an encore episode, Steve D'Agostino interviews Karen Weber, the founder and chief organizer of Boston GreenFest as well as the founder and driving force behind the Foundation for a Green Future.

JP CONCERTS presents haute-contre Yakov Zamir and pianist Ivan Tan

A performance of Franz Schubert’s masterful song cycle Winterreise (Winter Journey). Winterreise is not merely a collection of songs upon a single theme (lost or unrequited love); it is a dramatic monologue, lasting over an hour in performance. In the course of the cycle the poet, whose beloved now fancies someone else, leaves her house secretly at night, quits her town and follows the river to a village. Going through all the stages of a broken heart, he is at last reconciled to his aloneness.

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/07/2012 - 16:00

Jennifer Greer CD Release

$10 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/14/2012 - 22:00

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