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Gonzalo Bergara Quartet–Saturday, May 21

  Gonzalo Bergara Quartet--Saturday, May 21 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 Quartet is truly among the finest practitioners of this ... Read more

Two Shows in April–Max’s Midnight Kitchen & Guy Klucevsek

  Max's Midnight Kitchen--Wednesday, April 27 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) Max's Midnight Kitchen is a string band based in Portland, Oregon. Their music is the songs and harmonies of Matt Takiff (acoustic guitar) and Daniel Nickerson (banjo and electric guitar), combining folk, bluegrass, and country themes with a healthy dose of surrealism and humor. For the Fifth Street show, the Kitchen includes singer Hannah Rosencrans. From travels up and down the roads of the US and across ... Read more

The Honey Dewdrops

  The Honey Dewdrops--Sunday, April 3 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish share more than many couples. As The Honey Dewdrops, they share stages from venues to festivals across North America, stretches of rolling, infinite roadway, and a lot of songs; they share one microphone and a desire to pay attention to what lasts. This hunger to explore and document is evident in their 2012 release "Silver Lining," a top ten record on national folk and Americana stations. With ... Read more

Tristan Clarridge / Lena Jonsson / Dominick Leslie

  Tristan Clarridge / Lena Jonsson / Dominick Leslie--Thursday, March 17 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $25 for this show (all money goes to the musicians) Fifth Street Farms is really happy to present three musicians from our favorite musical corners of the planet, among the U.S. and Sweden's most respected young acoustic players. Masterful Swedish fiddler Lena Jonsson, mandolin wizard Dominick Leslie, and National Fiddle Champion and cellist Tristan Clarridge bridge the Atlantic with strong roots of Swedish and American traditional music. The music is playful and exuberant, exploring old ... Read more

Della Mae

  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22 (this show is sold out) Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $25 for this show (all money goes to the musicians) Della Mae is a major force in the bluegrass world. With roots in Boston, the five women (now based in Nashville) have made a prominent place for themselves within the new generation of serious, dedicated, charismatic major-league musicians. In between gigs at The Fillmore in San Francisco and Troubadour in LA, the band wanted to play an intimate setting and I am ... Read more

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
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