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Folk Concerts

NEW!!!!  UPDATED!!!!  UPCOMING EVENTS  ***   UPDATED November 8, 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

2nd Tuesday of each month – Heather Pierson - a Musical Meditations live event at the Dragonfly Barn at 95 Sanborns Grove Road in Bridgton, Maine, 6:00 p.m.

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 at the Continental Restaurant, Portsmouth, NH 4:30-8:30 PM

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 at the Continental Restaurant in Portsmouth NH starting at 3:30. (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.

 


UPCOMING one-time events—

 

2018

 

11/9 Atwater-Donnelly Duo with The Vox Hunters –Fundraiser and Annual Meeting for the Warren Land Conservation Trust, Hope & Main, Warren, RI 7 PM

11/10 Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards at the Vanilla Bean, Pomfret, CT 7:30 PM

11/10 The Songs of Dillon Bustin sung by Dillon and his friends – Doug Day, Daisy Nell, Tom Goux, Bob Lucas, Eric Kilburn, David Coffin, Ellen Epstein, Dean Stevens, John Nicholas, David Dodson, Stan Collinson, Michael Cicone, Denny Williams, Rachel Nicholas, and Margaret McCandless – 35 Church Street, Watertown, MA – proceeds go to benefit Nueva Esperanza in El Salvador.

11/10 Matthew Byrne HOUSE CONCERT hosted by Bill and Gina Dunlap in Wallingford, CT  203-376-5436 or email gina.dunlap@comcast.net for reservations  6 PM get together, 7:30 PM concert

11/10 The Nields – Salmon Brook Concert Series, Granby, CT

11/10 The Edna Project at Dream Away Lodge, Beckett, MA  8 PM

11/10 John Davidson at the Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham, MA 8 PM

11/10 Rockport Folk Summitt – Laura Cortese & Anna Egge

11/11 Eliza Gilkyson with Tracy Grammer and Jim Henry at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 8 PM

11/12 The Painted Bird  at The Center for Arts at the Armory, Somerville, MA 8 PM

11/13 Heather Pierson – Musical Meditations at Dragonfly Barn – Bridgton, ME

11/16 Bob Weir and Wolf Brothers, featuring Weir, Don Was and Jay Lane performing songs of Grateful Dead among others – Boch Center, Wang Theater, Boston, MA

11/16 Heather Pierson Trio – Thayer Memorial Library Concert Series – Lancaster, MA

11/17 Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30 PM

11/17 The Nields at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA – two shows: 4 PM Family Concert; then 8 PM

11/17 Wachusett Music Series presents the Denis Coughlin Trio with special guest Dwayne Haggins, Harvard UU Church, Harvard, MA 7 PM

11/17 Jon & Patti McAuliffe – two 45 minute sets at The Church of St. Andrew, 135 Lafayette Street, Marblehead, MA starting at 8 PM

11/17 Jacqueline Schwab solo concert Marblehead, MA

11/17 The Marcus King Band w/Ida Mae at Pearl Street in Northampton, MA 

11/17 Eliza Gilkyson the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

11/17 Joe Jencks with Heather Pierson opening – Voices Café – Westport, CT

11/18 Kim Moberg at a special Gallery Reception, The Folk New England Photo Exhibit, 7-9 PM at the Freepoint Hotel, 220 Alewife Brook Pkwy, Cambridge, MA

11/18 The Marcus King Band w/Ida Mae at The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA

11/18 Atwater-Donnelly Duo, double bill with High Blumenfeld, Bread Box Folk Series, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Willimantic, CT, 4 PM

11/21 The Marcus King Band w/Ida Mae at Aura in Portland, ME

11/23 The Marcus King Band w/Ida Mae at Higher Ground Ballroom in Burlington, VT

11/24 Homecoming Concert at The Blackstone River Theater, Cumberland, RI featuring the Atwater-Donnelly Duo and more!

12/6 Livingston Taylor at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA 8 PM

12/7 John Whelan, Low Lily and Katie McNally in a Celtic Holiday Celebration - Music in the Gallery series – Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA 7:30 PM

12/7 David Crosby and Friends at the Zeiterion Theater, New Bedford, MA

12/8 The Nields Christmas Show the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

12/8 An Old Sloop Christmas with Chelsea Berry

12/8 Livingston Taylor at The Center for the Arts in Natick (TCAN), Natick, MA – 8 PM

12/15 The Nields – East Rock Concert Series – New Haven, CT

12/22 Atwater-Donnelly Duo at the Vanilla Bean Café, Pomfret, CT 7:30 PM

12/31 Common Fence Music’s New Year’s Eve Folkstravaganza at Hope & Main in Warren, RI, featuring the Vox Hunters and Old Lazarus’ Harp

12/31 Peter Wolf, New Year’s Eve Concert at The Cabot, Beverly, MA 8 PM


2019

1/5 Joe Crookston the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

1/8 Suzie B rown at Club Passim, Cambridge, MA

1/19 Mamma’s Marmalade w/Stillwater String Band opening at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7 PM

1/26 Dar Williams the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

2/2 The Nields at the Iron Horse, Northampton, MA

2/9 The Page Turners at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30 PM

3/9 Danú at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA  8 PM

3/9 Tracy Grammer at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30 PM

3/23 Patty Larkin the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

3/30 RUNA the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, First Universalist Society Meeting House, Franklin, MA

4/6 Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30 PM

4/27 The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio at John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, First Unitarian Church, Worcester, MA 7:30 PM

5/31 Arlo Guthrie – Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand Tour at the Zeiterion Theater, New Bedford, MA

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