North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Rupert Wates with Dave Mason to Open

North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Rupert Wates with Dave Mason to Open

The North Reading Community Coffeehouse (NRCC) is thrilled to welcome back Rupert Wates.

With Covid hopefully in the read-view mirror, touring is slowly returning to some level of normal and Rupert is back out on the road touring. Over the past couple of years, Rupert has released several highly acclaimed CDs. – ‘Elegies’ (2023), ‘Instrumental’ (2023), ‘For The People’ (2022) and  ‘Lamentations’ (2020).  The NRCC is proud to be able to bring Rupert back to North Reading.  We hope you will join us in welcoming this world class musician.

Opening for Rupert is one of the finest singer-songwriters we have met in our virtual world, Dave Mason.  We are very much looking forward to meeting this wonderful performer in person for the first time as he comes to us from Scotland.   Dave writes about places he has seen, people he has met as well as issues he feels need highlighting.  Dave has played in folk clubs across the whole of Scotland, England, Wales, the US and South Africa.  He is also a plays and writes music for bagpipes!

The concert is free, but there will be a “Suggested Donation” of $20 if you are in a position to do so.  The important thing is join us if you can and do what we can to help keep live music alive!

For more about Rupert and Dave, please go to their websites:

www.rupertwatesmusic.com

https://davemason.co.uk

We hope you will join us on Friday, May 31 in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library located at 147 Park Street in North Reading.  It will be a fun and entertaining evening.  Questions – contact Art Grossman at NRCoffeehouse@gmail.com

 

 

David Singley to play Open Book Coffeehouse

David Singley to play Open Book Coffeehouse

The Open Book Coffeehouse continues its series of live monthly concerts on Saturday evening, May 18, featuring acoustic artist David Singley. The coffeehouse is located at the Canton Public Library, 786 Washington Street, Canton.  Doors open at 6:45 PM; music starts at 7:30 PM.  Admission is $10 for the general public and $5 for students of any age. Tickets are available that evening on a first come, first serve basis. (cash or checks).

Born and raised in rural central Illinois, David Singley is a singer-songwriter-guitarist living in Saint Paul, Minnesota, whose music is born of the street, the country, and the academy. An experienced veteran with decades of backing world-class artists and performers, he has recently joined the “Great Resignation” and set his sights on his own artistic pursuits. His music evokes the golden era of the singer-songwriter: the late ’60s and early-to-mid ’70s; with its chameleonic stylistic twists and turns, as well as its memorable melodies and insightful, poetic lyrics. His music expresses a point of view that is at once highly personal and triumphantly global. His voice evokes traces of many of his influences: James Taylor, Gordon Lightfoot, Jim Croce, Jackson Browne, Dan Fogelberg, and many others. His guitar playing is at once highly focused and passionate, impressive yet always absolutely appropriate to the song at hand.

Enjoy the relaxing, warm atmosphere of friendly people, good music, coffee, tea, and home baked goodies.  The Open Book Coffeehouse is located in the community room of the Canton Public Library at 786 Washington Street, Canton, and is made possible by the Friends of the Library. Parking is to the left when facing the library from Washington Street. Enter by the “Special Events” door to the left of the columns, midway into the parking area.

Donations may be made to the Friends of the Canton Public Library via the library website, by clicking the yellow “donate” button at https://library.canton.ma.us/187/Friends-of-the-Library.

For more information, visit the Open Book Coffeehouse website at  http://library.canton.ma.us, send an email to openbookcoffeehouse@verizon.net, find the coffeehouse on Facebook, or call 617-922-2551.

North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Rupert Wates with Dave Mason to Open

North Reading Community Coffeehouse May Showcase

The North Reading Community Coffeehouse is proud to present its May Showcase.  The performers are: Diane Battistello, Uriel Bourque and Bayley Cyros, Texas Dave Hardwick, John Loretz and Anne Sandstrom.  Each performer will do about a 30 minute set. The event is free but donations will be gratefully accepted and we will be offering refreshments with all the proceeds going to the Friends of the Flint Memorial Library in North Reading with whom we will be doing these concerts in conjunction with, to help support the library.  We are located in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library at 147 Park Street in North Reading.  There is plenty of free parking.  We start at 6:30.  Please come, sit back, relax and listen to some terrific music!  If you have any questions, please contact Art Grossman at NRCoffeehouse@gmail.com.   

 

North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Rupert Wates with Dave Mason to Open

North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Mark Bishop Evans and Kirsten Manville – Mary Ann McAllister to Open

The North Reading Community Coffeehouse is proud to present another event in its continuing Performing Artist Series.  This event features Mark Bishop Evans and Kirsten Manville.  Mary Ann McAllister will open.  The event starts at 7 PM and doors open at 6:30.  There is a suggested donation of $15.  Like all our events, this one is done in conjunction with the Friends of the Flint Memorial Library in North Reading.  A portion of the suggested donation goes to the Friends to help support the library.  This event will partially be sponsored by the North Reading Chapter of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. We are located in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library at 147 Park Street in North Reading.  There is plenty of free parking.  Please come, sit back, relax and listen to some terrific music!  If you have any questions, please contact Art Grossman at NRCoffeehouse@gmail.com.   

North Reading Community Coffeehouse – Performing Artist Series Featuring Rupert Wates with Dave Mason to Open

North Reading Community Coffeehouse April Showcase

The North Reading Community Coffeehouse is proud to present its April Showcase.  The performers are: Flora Algera, Woodland Spark featuring Gary Dolinsky, Madeleine Downs and John Hicks, Buffie Groves, Karen Silver and Jim Vath .  Each performer will do about a 30 minute set. The event is free but donations will be gratefully accepted and we will be offering refreshments with all the proceeds going to the Friends of the Flint Memorial Library in North Reading with whom we will be doing these concerts in conjunction with, to help support the library.  We are located in the Activity Room of the Flint Memorial Library at 147 Park Street in North Reading.  There is plenty of free parking.  We start at 6:30.  Please come, sit back, relax and listen to some terrific music!  If you have any questions, please contact Art Grossman at NRCoffeehouse@gmail.com.