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NEW!!!!  UPDATED!!!!  UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED February 15, 2018


OPEN MICS and OTHER REGULAR FEATURES

Some of these will not happen because of inclement weather—please check before heading out.

2nd & 4th Sunday of every month - IRISH MUSIC Fiddler’s Green in Worcester, 4-8 PM

Sundays – Open Mic Sundays as Plaza Azteca, Worcester, MA w/host Bill McCarthy

Sundays 8:30 PM at Nick’s in Worcester—Andy Cummings

Mondays 2nd Monday of the month (3rd if there’s a holiday Monday in there) ) -  LOMA (Lincoln Open Mic Acoustic) with host Rich Eilbert, at the Lincoln Library on Bedford Road in Lincoln, MA 7-10 PM

2nd and 4th Monday of every month Roslindale Open Mic (ROM), Roslindale Congregational Church, Roslindale, MA 7 PM with host Neal Braverman.

Mondays -  at Ralph’s Diner on Grove Street in Worcester, THE DIRTY  GERUND POETRY SHOW with musical guests and snack time! Begins around 9 PM.

Every other Tuesday night 8 PM - The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN) open mic with host Mark Stepakoff

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month –Westborough Singing Session (mostly Irish and trad) at the Central House in Westborough, MA, starts at 7:30 PM

3rd Tuesday of every month (September through May), Unplugged Open Mic at the Bolton Public Library w/ hosts Dan & Faith Senie

Tuesday nights – Open mic at Greendale’s Pub on West Boylston St. in Worcester, with host Bill McCarthy… lots of good Blues!

Wednesday nights -  Open mic at The Raven on Pleasant Street in Worcester

Wednesdays – Open Mic Wednesdays at CJ’s Steak Loft in Northborough

2nd Wednesday of the Month Songwriters in the Round at the Serendipity Café in Maynard, MA with Dan & Faith Senie – except for July and August

Thursday nights -  open mic at the Amazing Things Arts Center in Framingham with host Dan Cloutier

Most 1st, 2nd, and 4th Thursdays -  Open Mic Most Thursdays at Barbers North (Barbers Crossing) Sterling MA with host Bill McCarthy 6:30 PM

Every 3rd Thursday -  Open Mic Showcase at KBC Brewery in Webster, MA with host Bill McCarthy 6:00 PM

3rd Thursday of every month – For the Love of Words – poetry & music – ECAT Studios, North Easton, MA 7-9 PM - Host: Rich Berg, Co-Hosts: George Comeaux, John Holgerson & Colette O'Connor

Thursdays – Open Mic Night, Belfont Hotel, Millbury, MA with host David Bazin 8:45 PM

The first Friday of the month "Mushroom Musicians presents" at The Hearing Room (119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell, MA). Aaron turnberg hosts, and he is always looking for featured performers.

2nd & 4th Friday of every month  7:30 PM – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse Open Mic – First Unitarian Church on Main Street in Worcester, hosted by Lydia Fortune & Phil Nigro

Saturdays – Open Mic w/host TJ Peavey at Union Music in Worcester 1-3 PM

Every Friday evening an open song session, through August at the Maine Beer Café in Kittery, ME 4:30-9 PM (hopefully back to the Press Room in Portsmiouth NH after that)

Every SATURDAY evening at the GUTHRIE CENTER in Great Barrington, MA – an open mic Hootenanny  www.guthriecenter.com

First Saturday evening of every month The Salty Dawgs - John Fitzsimmons, Seth Connolly and friends - at the Colonial Inn in Concord, MA

Third Saturday of every month maritime song session, through August at The Liar’s Bench Brewery in Portsmouth NH. (Hopefully back in the Press Room come fall).

Saturdays 6-9 PM, an open mic at Coffee Coffee, 326 S. Broadway in Salem, NH, hosted by Aaron Tornberg and featuring 30-45 performances with a pass the hat and free coffee for performers policy. A FREE event, with food and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.

Every other Sunday afternoon an open mic – “community sing and jam’ – hosted by Aaron Tornberg at The Hearing Room (119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell, MA). $5 donation.

MOST EVERY SUNDAY Great Bay Sailor – at the Seacoast Barley House, North Hampton, NH 5-8 PM

 

UPCOMING one-time events—

 


2018


2/16 Liz Longley at the River Club Music Hall, Scituate, MA

2/16 Al Di Meola at The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA  8 PM

2/17 The Sweet Remains at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA

2/17 Atwater-Donnelly Trio at Not Just Another Coffeehouse, The Unitarian Church of Sharon, Sharon, MA 7-9 PM

2/18 The Seamus Egan Project at the Blackstone River Theater, Cumberland, RI  7 PM

2/18 JD Souther at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA

2/19 The Hip Swayers at Vincent’s, Worcester, MA  8 PM

2/23 Tracy Grammer – Winter String Jamboree – Hawks and Reed Performing Arts Center, Greenfield, MA

2/24 Tom Paxton and the DonJuans at The C enter for the Arts, Natick, MA  8 PM

2/25 The Oh Hellos at the Paradise, Boston, MA

2/27 Andrew Bird at the Cabot, Beverly, MA 8 PM

3/2 Dervish (“Ireland’s finest band…”) with Matt & Shannon Heaton, a heptunes concert, First Parish Church, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 8 PM

3/3 Trevor Hall – “A Night in the Village” – an intimate night of storytelling and song, The Cabot Theater, Beverly, MA - 8 PM

3/4 Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio at Dragonfly Barn, Bridgton, ME

3/8 Grant-Lee Phillips at Once Lounge & Ballroom, Boston, MA

3/9 Seth Glier – Music in the Gallery – Wamsutta Club – New Bedford, MA

3/9 Tracy Grammer with Jim Henry at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA

3/9 Grant-Lee Phillips at The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA

3/10 Terry Kitchen CD Release concert with Mark Stepakoff at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA

3/10 Traditions Festival at Common Fence Music, Portsmouth RI, featuring Brenda Castles & Niamh Ní Bhríain, Otis Read w/Cathy Clasper-Torch & Jim Corwin, The Vox Hunters  8 PM

3/10 Cosmic Slim and The Hip Swayers – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7-9:30 PM

3/10 Atwater-Donnelly Duo at the Vanilla Bean in Pomfret, CT 8 PM

3/10 Grant-Lee Phillips at Café Nine, New Haven, CT

3/13 Aftan at the City Winery in Boston, MA

3/14 Atwater-Donnelly Duo – Framingham Public Library, Framingham, MA 7 PM

3/15 Peter Asher (Peter & Gordon) and Jeremy Clyde (Chad & Jeremy) together at the Regent Theater, Arlington, MA

3/16 Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers, The Center for the Arts in   Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA 8 PM

3/16 AMYTHYST KIAH w/Ian Fitzgerald at Hope & Main, Warren RI 8 PM

3/22 Mark Erelli at The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA

3/23 Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio at Tillotson Center, Colebrook, NH

3/23 Born Ruffians at the Sinclair, Cambridge, MA

3/23 Mark Erelli at the Word Barn, Exeter, NH

3/24 The Nields at New Revival Coffeehouse at FPC Stow Acton, Stow, MA

3/24 Crowes Pasture at The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse, Byfield, MA 7:30 PM

3/24 Mark Erelli at the City Winery, Boston, MA

3/24 Rebecca Loeb with Jesse Terry at the Old Sloop Coffeehouse, Rockport, MA

3/24 Anais Mitchell at Common Fence Music, Portsmouth RI, 8 PM

3/24 Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio at Rose Garden Coffeehouse, Mansfield, MA

3/30 Crowes Pasture – CD Release Concert – at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 8 PM featuring Sparrow Blue and the Lied to’s

3/30 Matt Nakoa & Glier at The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA 8 PM

4/7 Cosy Sheridan – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30 -9:30 PM

4/13 Laura Cortese – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

4/21 Los Lobos at The Cabot, Beverly, MA 8 PM

5/4 Pat Donohue – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

5/5 Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers – John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse – First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA  7:30 -9:30 PM

6/1 John Gorka – Music in the Gallery at the Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA

7/13 & 14 Tom Rush at  The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA 8 PM both nights

10/13 Sarah McQuaid at the Northborough Free Library, Northborough, MA

10/21 Sarah McQuaid at the Woods Hole Folk Music Society, Woods Hole, MA

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