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Bill Evans

  SATURDAY, January 23 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) Bill Evans is one of the West's most skilled and sought-after banjo players. For this show, Bill brings a bunch of his best banjos and presents a wonderful history of American traditional music. Bill presents music from his chart-topping recordings and takes the listener on a musical adventure, following the banjo from its West African roots to the New World, performing musical examples from the 1700’s to the present day ... Read more

Lindsay Straw & Darcy Noonan

SATURDAY, December 12 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) Originally from Montana, singer and instrumentalist Lindsay Straw relocated to Boston in her late teens to study film scoring at the famed Berklee College of Music. Boston’s thriving Celtic scene quickly grabbed her attention, however, and she’s spent the past decade establishing herself as a versatile performer (and student) of traditional songs and music from the British Isles. She has impressed with her tender singing voice and an ... Read more

Mikael & Mia Marin

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) The Crooked Jades are on a mission to reinvent old-world music, pushing boundaries and blurring categories with their fiery, soulful performances. Innovative, unpredictable and passionate, they bring driving dance tunes and haunting ballads to performances across the country. Known for their rare and obscure repertoire, beautiful original compositions, inspired arrangements and eclectic and vintage instrumentation, The Crooked Jades began with a vision to revive the dark and ... Read more

A.J. Roach & Nuala Kennedy

Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) A. J. Roach's songs knocked me out when I first heard him at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass a few years ago. He's a little low on the radar and I wondered how to hear more of him. When the wonderful Celtic flutist Nuala Kennedy played here my jaw dropped when she mentioned that she was married to A.J. Go figure! Later she said they'd be in town together and I ... Read more

The Crooked Jades

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) The Crooked Jades are on a mission to reinvent old-world music, pushing boundaries and blurring categories with their fiery, soulful performances. Innovative, unpredictable and passionate, they bring driving dance tunes and haunting ballads to performances across the country. Known for their rare and obscure repertoire, beautiful original compositions, inspired arrangements and eclectic and vintage instrumentation, The Crooked Jades began with a vision to revive the dark and ... Read more

Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) The all-acoustic Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930’s Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz. Composer and lead guitarist Gonzalo Bergara mixes a cascade of arpeggios with the sounds of Paris and his native Argentina. His first CD, Porteña Soledad, was "Editor’s Pick" in Guitar Player Magazine, and Vintage Guitar Magazine called it a "masterpiece." The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet consists of Gonzalo Bergara on lead guitar, Jeffrey ... Read more

Balkan Strings Trio–Wednesday, August 12

TRIO BALKAN STRINGS (Zoran Starcevic & sons) performs original guitar music--a fusion of Serbian, Gypsy, Macedonian, Romanian, Moldavian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Mediterranean, Greek, Oriental…Jazz, Gypsy Swing, Classical, asymmetrical rhythms and original guitar interpretations. The result, combining many cultures, is Balkan Swing: jazz guitar, Ethno, world fusion; virtuoso, rich and unconventional, fresh and spontaneous, brimming with energy. Authentic, attractive music with the finest taste, real presentation of guitar music in Balkan Jazz style, unique interpretation from the three of them and the universal language ... Read more

Liza Wallace and Primary Colors

Saturday, June 20 Primary Colors Primary Colors (website here), a creative, sensitive and upbeat trio of Josh Johnson on sax, Ryan Knudsen on pandeiro, and Liza Wallace on harp, is updating contemporary music. Working in straight-ahead jazz, fusion, folk and world music styles, the group has created some serious buzz in Los Angeles and overseas as well. The group's music draws from the rhythmically passionate music of Venezuela, Brazil, and Cuba and the melodically enthralling music of North American jazz and folk traditions. Their compositions and arrangements synthesize these ... Read more

Steph Geremia and Alan Kelly

Steph Geremia {flute & vocals}   http://stephgeremia.com Alan Kelly {piano accordion}  http://alankellygang.com Read more

Evie Ladin Band

Saturday, April 18, 2015 Tenacious, innovative string musicians/dancers with a quirky neo-trad soul, the ELB throws down soulful folk songs with an unusual live show. Their 2012 eponymous release Evie Ladin Band won Americana Album of the Year from the Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Vote. You don't often hear words like "traditional," and "authentic" paired with "innovative" and "unique," but Evie Ladin & Keith Terry have brought them together brilliantly in the self-titled, debut album of the Evie Ladin Band, and the ... Read more
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