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Sometimes dates and performers change on short notice. It’s a good idea to check the venue website before attending shows.

Mar
21
Thu
Folk Open Mic @ Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham MA
Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Our Amazing Things Folk Open Mic offers a friendly supportive venue for developing singer-songwriters and folks who “just like to play”. It is a great way to get to know the music community, and to share ideas and techniques. All types of music are welcome. Fans come to see fantastic local artists, and never go away disappointed. See and be seen – heck build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike. A beautiful baby grand piano is available too.

General Admission $6; Amazing Things Members $5; Students $3

Tickets sold at door only; please remember Folk Open Mic is now held on the first and third Thursdays ONLY!! Check the Facebook page for updates

Mar
22
Fri
The Barefoot Movement @ me & thee coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
The Barefoot Movement

Heartfelt, energetic, and down home. Heralded by CMT Edge as “one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene,” the music of the Nashville based group The Barefoot Movement is as down to earth as their intention for members of their audience: sit back, relax, take your shoes off, and stay a while. All the worries and frustrations of the world melt away as this charming, acoustic band takes listeners back to a simpler place and time. Whether you’re seeking emotional ballads or rip-roaring barn-burners, you can expect a collection of music that offers something for everyone. With two full length albums, an EP of traditional music, several cross-country tours, and appearances at some of the top bluegrass festivals in the United States already under their belt, the possibilities for this act are endless. The group has enjoyed almost non-stop touring including a trip to Burkina Faso, Africa where they were guests of the American Embassy, and in September of 2014, they received a Momentum Award, naming them “Band of the Year” by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

Their show is as fun to watch as it is to hear.  The smiles on the faces of the band are obvious displays of the joy and excitement they feel when performing and the audience shares in the fun. With effortlessly executed transitions, the pacing between the softer and more vigorous numbers constantly has fans on the edge of their seats.

The “movement” can be traced back to the teen years of singer-songwriter and fiddler Noah Wall, of Oxford, NC. Just as she had begun penning her first compositions, she met mandolinist Tommy Norris their senior year of high school. Convinced of their musical chemistry and driven by mutual ambition, they continued to build the band from the ground up throughout their college careers. While Tommy studied classical music and recording engineering at Western Carolina University, Noah chose East Tennessee State, particularly for their Bluegrass, Old-time and Country Music Program. Here she began to shape her musical identity, under the tutelage of ETSU’s renown staff, and found an instrumental home in old time fiddling. With the addition of versatile guitarist and singer Alex Conerly of Hattiesburg, MS in 2013, and most recently, Katie Blomarz of Frankfort, IL on the upright bass, the lineup was complete with all the elements that make up the Barefoot sound: lush harmonies, thoughtful instrumentation, and memorable melodies.

It has now been seven years since The Barefoot Movement took off their shoes and took to the stage. Hard work and talent have taken them from east coast to west, from north to south, and even across the Atlantic Ocean. They have appeared in Country Weekly Magazine, RollingStone.com, CMT Edge, Music City Roots, and Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour. Their original music was featured on the Outdoor Channel’s program “Huntin’ the World: Southern Style” and their music video for their popular song “Second Time Around” has been seen nationally on the Zuus Country Network. They have been selected as showcase artists at both the International Bluegrass Music Association and the Americana Festival conferences and were first runners up at the 2013 Telluride Bluegrass Festival’s New Band Competition.

With crowds teeming with enthusiasm at every performance, and new fans joining the fold across the nation, word is surely spreading and the message is clear: barefoot is better. Won’t you join the movement?

Mar
23
Sat
Linda Marks and Terry Smith open for Kim Moberg and Kerr Griffin @ The Music Salon, Waltham MA
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Music Salon is an intimate house concert series dedicated to building community through music and art

6 pm Potluck dinner

6:30 pm Visual art presentation

7 pm The Music begins:  Linda Marks and Terry Smith open for featured musicians, songwriters Kim Moberg and Kerr Griffin.

$20 donation goes to the featured musicians

Zack Slik @ 19 Carter Music Series, Berlin MA
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Zack Slik performs old time back-porch music

Switching between mandolin, banjo, harmonica, and guitar; singing original and traditional songs. Raised in a mill town in Central Massachusetts, Zack Slik’s music is influenced by the trains, rivers, and characters he grew up with. All performed in a unique one-man band style, Zack brings a mix of American roots, blues, and jugband jazz to his original songs and traditional arrangements. Whether behind the mandolin, banjo, or guitar, Zack shares his love for the music with a traditional feel and modern touch.

 

Patty Larkin @ Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, Franklin MA
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tickets $25

Doors open at 7:30; Shows start at 8:00. Handicap accessible. Go to www.circlefolk.org for more info.

The Meadow Brothers @ Rose Garden Coffeehouse, Mansfield MA
Mar 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Tickets are $16 in advance and $20 at the door. The doors open at 7:30.

The Meadows Brothers’ gut-bucket, dirt-road, twangy spirit takes hold in a new road-tested collection of original songs. When The Meadows Brothers decided it was time to start recording, they discovered a tangle of rich imagery, atmospheric states and narratives, both real and imagined – that together create a fine tapestry of listening. These songs culminate in “TRUTH,” a diverse compilation on of modern folk-rock-infused Americana. Some of you might recognize Ian Meadows, who was a finalist in our Performing Songwriter Competition in 2016.

 

Mar
25
Mon
Roslindale Open MIke – Kate Chadbourne – Mini Set – John McLean @ Roslindale Open MIke
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Mar
29
Fri
Lula Wiles @ Peterborough Folk Music @ Bass Hall
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but also devoted to modern songcraft. They deliver love songs that are at once defiant and heartsick. Drawing from the deep wells of traditional, bluegrass, classic country, and contemporary indie-folk-rock, Lula Wiles creates a harmony-driven sound all their own. The three band members deftly swap instruments and frontwoman duties, with Ellie Buckland (vocals/acoustic guitar/fiddle), Isa Burke (vocals/acoustic and electric guitars/fiddle), and Mali Obomsawin (vocals/acoustic guitar/bass) each contributing singularly expressive vocals, instrumental lines, and songwriting.

Dom Flemons @ me & thee coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA
Mar 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dom’s newest CD, “Black Cowboys”, released by Smithsonian Folkways has been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Folk Album of the Year!

Dom Flemons is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area. He is known as The American Songster since his repertoire of music covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector and a multi-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert player on the Banjo, Fife, Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Quills, and Rhythm Bones. He has performed with leading musicians, such as Mike Seeger, Joe Thompson, Martin Simpson, Boo Hanks, Taj Mahal, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Guy Davis. He has been a professional touring musician for the past ten years and has traveled around the nation and the world presenting traditional folk and roots music to diverse audiences. Flemons has performed as a soloist at prestigious venues, such as, Carnegie Hall, Cecil Sharp House, the Grand Ole Opry, the Opening Ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Newport Folk Festival and represented the United States at the 2017 Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Malaysia.

In 2005, Flemons co-founded the Carolina Chocolate Drops who have won a GRAMMY for Best Traditional Folk in 2010. He left the group to pursue his solo career in 2014. In 2016 the Carolina Chocolate Drops were inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame and are featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Mar
30
Sat
Andy and Judy Daigle @ Javawocky Coffeehouse, Brockton MA
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Celtic Band RUNA @ Circle of Friends Coffeehouse
Mar 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Tickets $25

Doors open at 7:30; Shows start at 8:00. Handicap accessible. Go to www.circlefolk.org for more info.

Apr
4
Thu
Folk Open Mic @ Amazing Things Arts Center, Framingham MA
Apr 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Our Amazing Things Folk Open Mic offers a friendly supportive venue for developing singer-songwriters and folks who “just like to play”. It is a great way to get to know the music community, and to share ideas and techniques. All types of music are welcome. Fans come to see fantastic local artists, and never go away disappointed. See and be seen – heck build a fan base! Always a feature, always fun. Our host, singer-songwriter Dan Cloutier takes excellent care of the performers and listeners alike. A beautiful baby grand piano is available too.

General Admission $6; Amazing Things Members $5; Students $3

Tickets sold at door only; please remember Folk Open Mic is now held on the first and third Thursdays ONLY!! Check the Facebook page for updates

Apr
5
Fri
Tom Rush, with Matt Nakoa @ OCC Coffeehouse, Wrentham MA
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Tom Rush, photo by Bob Stegmaier

music legend Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer, whose shows offer a musical celebration and journey into the tradition and spectrum of what music has been, can be, and will become. His distinctive guitar style, wry humor and warm, expressive voice have made him both a legend and a lure to audiences around the world. His shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues.

Rush’s impact on the American music scene has been profound. He helped shape the folk revival in the ’60s and the renaissance of the ’80s and ’90s, his music having left its stamp on generations of artists. James Taylor told Rolling Stone, “Tom was not only one of my early heroes, but also one of my main influences.” Country music star Garth Brooks has credited Rush with being one of his top five musical influences. Rush has long championed emerging artists. His early recordings introduced the world to the work of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor, and in more recent years his Club 47® concerts have brought artists such as Nanci Griffith and Shawn Colvin to wider audiences when they were just beginning to build their own reputations.

Matt Nakoa,Tom’s keyboard player and vocalist, grew up on a small goat farm in Smyrna, NY and began composing music as a teenager. Following a formative stint as a classical pianist, Matt won scholarship to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston. There he studied alongside soon-to-be Grammy winners St. Vincent and Esperanza Spaulding among others. After college, Matt toured with his band, and has recorded several albums. His piano music has received favorable reviews in publications including The New York Times, and his film scoring has been featured by Disney. Matt now tours internationally, recently performing at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk music icon Tom Rush.

Tickets for the concert are $45, available at the church office, 508-384-3110, or at www.musicatocc.org. The event will be in the sanctuary of the church with entry from Route 1A. Parking is available behind the church and in the lot across the street. For more information and to be added to the mailing list, visit the website or contact Ken Graves, 508-384-8084, occmusic99@gmail.com

Bill Staines (Katherine Rondeau opens) @ me & thee coffeehouse, Marblehead, MA
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Anyone not familiar with the music of Bill Staines is in for a special treat.

For more than forty years, Bill has traveled back and forth across North America, singing his songs and delighting audiences at festivals, folksong societies, colleges, concerts, clubs, and coffeehouses. A New England native, Bill became involved with the Boston-Cambridge folk scene in the early 1960’s and for a time, emceed the Sunday Hootenanny at the legendary Club 47 in Cambridge. Bill quickly became a popular performer in the Boston area. From the time in 1971 when a reviewer from the Boston Phoenix stated that he was “simply Boston’s best performer”, Bill has continually appeared on folk music radio listener polls as one of the top all time favorite folk artists. Now, well into his fifth decade as a folk performer, he has gained an international reputation as a gifted songwriter and performer.

Singing mostly his own songs, he has become one of the most popular and durable singers on the folk music scene today, performing nearly 200 concerts a year and driving over 65,000 miles annually. He weaves a blend of gentle wit and humor into his performances and one reviewer wrote, “He has a sense of timing to match the best standup comic.”

Bill’s music is a slice of Americana, reflecting with the same ease his feelings about the prairie people of the Midwest or the adventurers of the Yukon, the on-the-road truckers, or the everyday workers that make up this land.

Many of Bill’s songs have appeared in grade school music books, church hymnals, and scouting campfire songbooks; he is one of only a few songwriters to have eight songs published in the classic song collection, Rise up Singing. Composer David Amram recently described Bill as “a modern-day Stephen Fosterhis songs will be around 100 years from now.”

Over the decades, you have heard Bill singing on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion, HBO’s award-winning series Deadwood, and Public Radio’s Mountain Stage. Additionally, his music has been used in a number of films including Off and Running, with Cyndi Lauper, and The Return of the Secaucus Seven, John Sayles’ debut as a writer-director.

In 1975, Bill won National Yodeling Championship in Kerrville Texas. Another important recognition was given to him in 2007. Presented by the Boston Area Coffeehouse Association, The Jerry Christen Award recognized Bill’s contribution to New England folk music.

Currently, Bill has recorded 26 albums; The Happy Wanderer and One More River were winners of the prestigious Parents’ Choice Award, taking a gold medal and silver medal respectively. His songs have been recorded by many artists including Peter, Paul, and Mary, Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy, The Highwaymen, Mason Williams, Grandpa Jones, Jerry Jeff Walker, Nanci Griffith, Glen Yarborough and others.

As well as recordings, over 100 of Bill’s songs have been published in three songbooks: If I Were a Word, Then I’d Be a Song, Movin’ It Down the Line, and Music to Me, the latter published by Hal Leonard Corporation. His song, All God’s Critters, has been recently released as a Simon and Schuster children’s book with illustrations by Caldecott Honor-winning artist, Kadir Nelson.

“Folk music is rich in the human spirit and experience. I’ve always wanted to bring something of value to people through my songs.” With these thoughts, Bill continues to drive the highways and back roads of the country year after year, bringing his music to listeners, young and old.

In the fall of 2015 Yankee Magazine, New England’s premiere magazine published it’s “80th Anniversary Issue.” In the issue, along with the likes of Stephen King and Katherine Hepburn, Bill was chosen as “One of the 80 gifts New England has given to America.”
A true honor.

 

Discussion

Apr
6
Sat
Caroline Cotter and Emilia Dahlin (split bill) @ Off the Common Coffeehouse, Bridgewater MA
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Kennedys @ Linden Tree Coffeehouse
Apr 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

$20, Under 18 $10

PETE AND MAURA KENNEDY AT LINDEN TREE COFFEEHOUSE , Wakefield, MA                                          APRIL 6, 2019

The Linden Tree Coffeehouse is excited to bring back Pete and Maura Kennedy to Wakefield on Saturday, April 6that 8 pm.  Often seen on festival stages around the country, their visits to coffeehouses are extra special.  The Kennedys are an American folk-rock band recognized for their harmonies and instrumental prowess, blending elements of country music, bluegrass, Western swing and janglepop.

The Kennedys began performing together in 1992, shortly after they met while on the road with Nanci Griffith. The pair’s musical influences are quite eclectic from Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers, the Beatles, and the Byrds, but also jazz, blues, and world music.  With over 14 recordings as the Kennedys and many recorded individually and with others, Pete and Maura have no plans to slow down either on tour or in creating music.

Safe Until Tomorrowis their 2018 CD and as previous ones, has been described as uplifting, empowering, and encouraging. The title song, is for those support caregivers, the self-sacrificing ones who put aside their own lives to help others. This album includes several rocking songs of social consciousness that convey a strong message best summed up in one of the song titles, “Be Silent No More.” The song started as a civil rights anthem, but with the groundswell of the Me Tooand Never Again movement, its resonance has expanded day by day.

The Linden Tree Coffeehouse is located at the UU Church, 326 Main St. Wakefield, MA 01880. Tickets will be $20, with those under 18, $10. For more information: www.LindenTreeCoffeehouse.org.  For reservations, 781-246-2836.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr
8
Mon
Roslindale Open Mike – Paul Rishell & Annie Raines – Mini Set – Neal Braverman @ Roslindale Open MIke
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Apr
12
Fri
Jim Wooster and Paul Judge AND Miller, McGah and Greene co-bill @ Second Friday Coffeehouse, Belmont MA
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
An Evening with Ronny Cox (special guest: Radoslav Lorkovic} @ me & thee
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
An Evening with Ronny Cox with special guest Radoslav Lorkovic

Ronny Cox is a superbly talented singer-songwriter, musician, and actor who has been consistently active in the music world and Hollywood for over 40 years. He was the third of five children, born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico in 1938, and grew up in Portales, New Mexico. Ronny met his wife, Mary, when in high school, and they married in 1960. He graduated from Eastern New Mexico University in 1963 with a double major in Theater and Speech Correction. Mary passed away in 2006, 50 years to the day of their first date. Ronny often talks about her during his musical performances. A father to two sons of his own, he brings his extraordinary view of life into a magnetic, likable, onstage persona.

Ronny’s music is eclectic, a woven tapestry of songs and stories with an overall arc that eventually comes together and tells something about the human condition. Scores of fans and promoters will attest that attending one of his performances is one of the greatest evenings to experience. With the gift of a consummate storyteller, he shares funny, sad and tender moments. His loyal band of listeners is blessed if only for a while, to spend time with a truly remarkable man. Enhancing these great stories is the music provided by Ronny and his band of world-class, virtuoso musicians.

A look of familiarity has helped make Cox one of Hollywoods most versatile character actors. His first time in front of a camera featured him playing the guitar in the Dueling Banjos scene in Deliverance, creating one of the most iconic moments in the history of moviemaking. He has also appeared in films like Beverly Hills Cop, Total Recall, Taps, Bound For Glory, The Onion Field, all told over 125 movies and television appearances. Despite his great success in movies and TV, what he says he loves most is singing and playing the guitar. According to him, nothing cuts through to the heart like music. The acting experience simply enhances his musical and song-writing skills.

In 2012, Ronny became an author with the release of his book Dueling Banjos: The Deliverance of Drew. The book coincided with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film and is a collection of stories about the making of the movie and a look behind the scenes of his springboard into Hollywood. Warner Brothers also released a deluxe version of the film that year, and the book is also now available in audio format.

He’s an artist who wears a variety of hats but his first love is music. He’s released eight CDs, including the audio version of his book. According to Cox, The truly great thing about music is that its like a double-edged sword. Songs can be frivolous or sad, but they can trigger an almost overwhelming emotion immediately. What I have found is that if I open up to my audience, they not only accept that, they also help me get through it. It is that sharing..of silliness, or sadness, or mutual understanding that I find to be very compelling.

he is a study in easygoing amiability and unforced charisma. He charms crowds with self-teasing humor, tart progressive insight, and a lulling Southwestern folk sound.

Scott Alarik, Boston Globe

Heather Pierson Trio with Mike Laureanno opening @ Music on Centre at Theodore Parker Church
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Rupert Wates – Performing Artist Series @ Activity Room - Flint Memorial Library
Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Rupert Wates (www.Ruperwatesmusic.com) is the third performer in our new Performing Artist Series and we are thrilled to be able to display his talents for us.  He is a gifted guitarist, writer, singer and performer.  The show begins at 8 and doors open at 7.

The links below are samples of his music.

“The Day The Great Ship Went Down”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wli0WGxmlCc&feature=youtu.be

“Days of Mercy”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zF9LpUKnYjs&feature=youtu.be

“I’m Amazed”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpCaMAjDEBA&feature=youtu.be

His music is an eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art/folk, with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. He has released nine solo CDs. They have received outstanding reviews in the international online press and tracks from them have been played on radio all over the world. In addition, Wates’ songs have been covered by other artists in the UK, Canada and the US.

Rupert Wates averages 120 live shows every year, in front of audiences totaling more than 3,500, in acoustic venues in every state in America, in Canada and in Europe. He performs sometimes alone, sometimes with his trio or his quartet. He prefers smaller listening rooms where the audience is up close and the emphasis is on the music.  He was voted an Artist Of The Year in both 2013 and 2016 by the international house concert network Concerts In Your Home (www.concertsinyourhome.com), and for five years running he has been the most booked performer on their database of several hundred artists.  In 2018, Wates was a Finalist in the Kerrville New Folk Song Contest, and an Emerging Artist at Falconridge Folk Festival. 

Despite Wates’ British background, and underpinning the universality of his music’s appeal, Folk And Acoustic Music Exchange has called him “a prime figure in American music” (www.acousticmusic.com) and goes on: “This is one gifted sonofabitch… If you’re not hip to this guy yet you’re missing out.”

Audiences everywhere respond to Wates’ brand of melodic art/folk—haunting songs that ring true.

Apr
13
Sat
Emerald Rae @ 19 Carter Music Series, Berlin MA
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

EMERALD RAE EXPLORES THE BOUNDARIES OF FIDDLING & SONGWRITING

Fiddler & Folksinger Emerald Rae brings the duo of strings and song to a new plateau with mesmerizing dexterity. Hailing from the historic fishing community of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Emerald Rae is both a small-town girl steeped in cherished folk traditions and a world-class artist breaking new ground with inventive fiddle effects. A degree in Film Scoring from Berklee College of Music in Boston gave her the freedom to cast a wide creative net, while her grit and intensity was earned during her twenty-year career as a powerhouse fiddler and dancer. Rae embarked on her first journey into songwriting and multi-instrumentalism with If Only I Could Fly [May 2013], featuring her prowess on fiddle, vocals, guitar and the crwth [an ancient Welsh fiddle, pronounced “krooth”], and took to the road from the Canadian Maritimes to Shanghai. Single and video Blackbird [April 2017], a droning, groove-heavy version of the traditional Scottish Ballad, showcases her signature ornamented vocals and robust fiddling accompanied by a laid back djembe.

Zeroing in on the synergy of voice and fiddle, the self-produced self-titled album Emerald Rae [May 2018] offers a rare scope of vision and reveals her depth as an artist. Rae’s extraordinary chops transform the fiddle into anything from bagpipes to flamenco or electric guitar, slap bass or ukulele. Her direct and intimate voice, alternately high and honeyed then gutsy and soulful, encompasses both wind and sea, animal and etheric. Though intended as a minimalist introspective album, Rae pulls of an impressive level of variety. Her take on a sea shanty, “Deep Salt Sea” kicks off the record with edgy soundscapes, “When the Silvery Moon Comes Out to Play” drives with angsty power chords, “Inkwell” paints an intimate portrait of an awkward bookworm, and “Worlds Away” shouts from the rooftops about income inequality with foot percussion and a wailing old-timey fiddle. This collection of homespun vignettes will take you on a journey and leave you spellbound.

Emerald Rae takes her folk roots into fresh sounding regions, maxing out her axe’s potential in the service of her consistently compelling melodies. A spell-caster of no small skill, Ms. Rae matches her bowing prowess with appealing use of her fiddle for strumming and plucking vocal punctuation. Minimal production touches provide the ideal finish on one of the year’s more fetching releases— Duane Verh, Roots Music Report

The self-titled album is quite stunning – sharp, solid soundscapes, rich with intensity; a striking balance of fragility and substance— Joshua Farber, Unity House Concert

“Reliably one of the sweetest and friendliest people in the biz, as well as being a great player… and on top of the business end too.”- Russell Gusetti, Blackstone River Theatre (Venue & Festival)

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https://www.emeraldrae.com

 

Emma’s Revolution with opener Willa Mamet @ Old Sloop Coffeehouse, Rockport MA
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Emma's Revolution with opener Willa Mamet @ Old Sloop Coffeehouse, Rockport MA

Advance tickets are $18. Visit the website at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, John Tarr Store in Rockport, or The Bookstore of Gloucester. The suggested contribution at the door is $22 for adults, $15 for low income and youth 13-18, $9 for kids 12 and under, and $44 for families.

Emma’s Revolution is the dynamic, award-winning,  activist duo of Pat Humphries & Sandy O, whose songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and covered by Holly Near. With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying eclecticism, Emma’s Revolution delivers the energy and strength of their convictions, in an uprising of truth and hope for these tumultuous times.

Singer and songwriter, Willa Mamet was born in a trunk and raised by performers of all kinds. She’s made music since about that time, singing irrepressibly and playing piano and guitar.

Catie Curtis @ Tremedal Concerts
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Lindsay Foote at Ivy Chord Coffee House @ Ivy Chord Coffeehouse, Reading MA
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm

The Ivy Chord Coffeehouse, located at 239 Woburn Street in Reading, MA, presents Lindsay Foote on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.  (Doors open at 7:15 p.m.)  Tickets are $20 for general admission and $18 for seniors and students.

Inspired by the alternative folk music scene, Lindsay Foote has been writing songs for as long as she can remember. Originally from Winchester, Massachusetts, she moved to Toronto in 2009 to study voice at the University of Toronto.  In 2009, she released an EP, A Better View, followed by a full solo album, From the Blue, in 2015.

Her newest release, Going Gone EP, features her five-piece folk band— Lindsay Foote & Company.  Blurring the lines between folk, roots, and pop, Going Gone boasts lush acoustic arrangements paired with Lindsay’s signature candid writing style. The songs explore love, loss, and facing the truth even in the toughest moments.

“…music of the heart that burns on contact.” ~Christos Hatzis, Juno Award- winning composer

Tickets may be purchased at:  uureading.org/ivy-chord/

For more information, contact us:  ivychord@gmail.com or call 781-308-7702, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.