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Beginning as a drummer in the seminal 60's San Francisco rock band The Charlatans, and continuing with his unique and legendary Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Dan Hicks is widely acknowledged as one of the defining figures in American roots music… 

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Event Date: 
Sat, 04/14/2012 - 20:00


Pegi initially came to the public's attention through her longstanding role as backup singer with Neil Young, her husband of three decades. But Foul Deeds -- whose first 5000 copies will also include the bonus live DVD Love Like Water, directed by noted filmmaker Jonathan Demme at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia -- makes it clear..

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Event Date: 
Thu, 04/12/2012 - 20:00

LOS LOBOS, Opener: The Statesmen

One of the world's finest bands playing in one of the finest venues. Sounds like nirvana.

$75 Advance | $75 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/06/2012 - 20:00


Award-winning vocalist Janiva Magness is among the premier blues and R&B singers in the world today. Her voice possesses an earthy, raw honesty and beauty born from her life experience. A charismatic performer known for her electrifying live shows, Magness is a gutsy and dynamic musical

$22 Advance | $25 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/05/2012 - 20:00


Moonalice is a band of seasoned musicians who feel that live music should be a communal experience where the listener and musicians feed and derive inspiration from each other. Their songs try to speak to everyone, mixing a variety of genres with extended musical improvisations that evoke a sense of adventure and exploration.

$18 Advance | $20 Day of Show

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/04/2012 - 20:00

''An Evening with Dick Flavin'' (Spoken Word)

There is only one Dick Flavin, and we've got him! He's the poet laureate of the Red Sox, he's won seven Emmy Awards, he's an award-winning playwright and, best of all, and he's got a million stories. In this new show, at the start of a new baseball season, a large segment will be about the Red Sox. There will be plenty of new material, but Dick will also include favorites like Teddy at the Bat and Long Live Fenway Park. Dick promises there will be four or five other Sox related songs/poems included, in addition to a lot of stories about his lifelong fixation on the team.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 20:00
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 20:00
Sun, 04/29/2012 - 14:00

Framingham High School Poetry Slam Finals

Framingham High School will hold the final round of its eighth annual poetry slam. A "slam:" is a competition between teams of poets who perform their own original work, bringing poetry off the page and onto the stage in a gloves-off, no-holds-barred verbal boxing match with judges chosen randomly from the audience. This FHS slam began as a class project in 2004, and turned into a school-wide, and now community-wide event.

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/25/2012 - 19:30

Beth DeSombre, Susan Levine, and Zoe Mulford (Folk Acoustic)

She's a Harvard graduate with a guitar. She writes award-winning songs with unforgettable stories. She has a beautifully distinctive voice and a quirky wit. She stands under 5'4" in her sock feet. Which of these songwriters is this? All three of them!

Beth DeSombre writes "smart and uplifting songs, focusing on the quiet meaning of ordinary life" (Sing Out! Magazine) and teaches about environmental politics.

Susan Levine has "some of the wistful knowledge of Dolly Parton at her best." (Boston Globe) She is also a music therapist and mother of two little boys.

Event Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2012 - 19:00

Oen Kennedy w/ TBA opening (Folk Acoustic)

Oen's song "Annapurna" won the Boston Folk Festival Songwriting contest in 2008 and now Oen has launched into a new creative phase starting in 2010. Besides more exciting forays into the natural world, this new batch of songs is also a celebration of humans who touch other's lives. Once again, Oen will take you on a green musical adventure, and with the help of expert musician-friends, we'll take flight together into the blue, and into the micro-organismic world of the Compost Pile.

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/21/2012 - 20:00

Natraj featuring feature Indian classical vocal virtuoso Deepti Navaratna

Imagine the possibilities when nuanced, fluid, Indian-classical vocal lines meet a now soaring, now searching soprano saxophone and a rhythm section that mixes hard-driving grooves with subtle textures! In this performance, world-jazz veterans Natraj feature Indian classical vocal virtuoso Deepti Navaratna for an evening of exhilarating interplay and a contemporary approach to tradition-rooted Indian- and African-influenced music. "Natraj... The future of jazz... the future of world music... a spellbinding tapestry... a jazz hybrid of celebration and reflection," extols the Times of India.

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2012 - 20:00


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