There’s the books, the bar, and then there’re the bands. And book readings, signings, film screenings and whatever else we can pull off in this space. The acoustics are great, the room’s warm and intimate, and we are currently booking national acts.
So far we’ve had Session Americana, Boston favorites The Swinging Steaks, innovative cellist Rushad Eggleston, Damon and Naomi (of Galaxie 500), Jimmy Ryan (of the Blood Oranges), Soprano Julie Braun Haines with an evening of cabaret music featuring songs by Weill, Satie and Gershwin. We’ve also showcased “Sisters of the Moon,” featuring members of Della Mae, The Murphy Beds from Brooklyn with Irish folk music and Anna and Elizabeth – ballads, fiddle tunes, great harmonies and storytelling. We try to offer a little something for everyone.
Upcoming summer acts will feature Austin Americana musician Billy Eli in June, and Ken Stringfellow of The Posies, R.E.M. and Big Star in July.
We plan to showcase everything from string quartets to alt country, folk and indie rock. Next fall we’ll begin screening classic & cult films. And we’re open to suggestions: we had had a birthday celebration and Sonnet-a-thon for Shakespeare; a film’s been shot here; and a local playwright will be discussing her upcoming production.
Please check our site as the acts and dates firm up. And sign up for our email list so we can keep you posted. Visit our Facebook page for past events.
THU. JUNE 25, 8pm > ALLYSEN CALLERY, RYAN LEE CROSBY
FRI. JUNE 26, 8pm > LA MADELEINE ($5)
THU. JULY 2, 9pm > LAURA CORTESE AND THE DANCE CARDS ($5)
FRI. JULY 3, 9pm > CHRIS KLAXTON BAND ($5)
THU. JULY 9, 9pm > BOOBOO GROOVE BAND ($5)
FRI. JULY 10, 9pm > PEOPLE LIKE YOU ($5)
SAT. JULY 11, 9pm > PORCH PARTY MAMAS ($5)
TUE. JULY 14, 8pm > ABRIELLE SCHARFF CD RELEASE PARTY
FRI. JULY 17, 9pm > DAVID JOHNSTON BAND ($5)
SAT. JULY 18, 9pm > THE JOSHUA INCIDENT ($5)
TUE. JULY 21, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
SAT. JULY 25, 9pm > SONGWRITER CORMAC MCCARTHY
MON. JULY 27, 9pm > CHRISTOPHER PAUL STERLING, PLANES
ON PAPER ($10)
THU. JULY 30, 8pm > LUCIE THERRIEN, CAROL CORONIS
FRI. JULY 31, 9pm > THE SOGGY PO BOYS ($5)
FRI. AUGUST 7, 9pm > LYLE BREWER BAND ($5)
SAT. AUGUST 8, 9pm > THE LOOMERS FEATURING JOHN SVETKEY
TUE. AUGUST 11, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
THU. AUGUST 13, 9pm > DAN BLAKESLEE BAND AND TRAVIS CYR ($5)
FRI. AUGUST 14, 9pm > DAVID SURRETTE & SUSIE BURKE ($5)
SAT. AUGUST 15, 9pm > NAT BALDWIN ($5)
THU. AUGUST 20, 9pm > ONE UP, TWO DOWN
THU. AUGUST 27, 9pm > MATT FLINNER TRIO ($5)
FRI. AUGUST 28, 9pm > THE SOGGY PO BOYS ($5)
FRI. SEPTEMBER 4, 9pm > HANNAH SANDERS
TUE. SEPTEMBER 8, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
SAT. SEPTEMBER 19, 9pm > HARSH ARMADILLOS ($5)
FRI. SEPTEMBER 25, 8pm > BILL STAINES ($15)
FRI. OCTOBER 9, 9pm > SOJOY ($5)
TUE. OCTOBER 13, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
TUE. NOVEMBER 10, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
TUE. DECEMBER 8, 7pm > DRINK 'N' DRAW
SAT. JANUARY 16, 9pm > COSY SHERIDAN ($12)