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  • Tuesday, July 29th
    • Rebecca Jean Smith feat Steve Dave from Ghosts of Jupiter

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Rebecca Jean Smith has landed and placed her bags in Boston, MA. Her latest album, Ode to the Ghost Rose, can been heard as a collection of shadowy tales. Some people call it “Americana voodoo”, others take to “Tonky funk”, but there is no doubt that her music is nothing short of trial by fire.

      Ode to the Ghost Rose follows a successful debut record, Roundabout, which revolved around stories of love and loss. Oliver Wood, of The Wood Brothers, co-produced and brought his personal touch to the project with his extraordinary guitar talents. Other special guests included Karl Denson

  • Wednesday, July 30th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Thursday, July 31st
    • The Big Takeover

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: The Big Takeover is a New York based high energy sextet with a refreshingly upbeat, party-making approach to interpreting the Jamaican tradition of rocksteady, ska, and reggae music. Whether live or recorded, they never fail to deliver, using an energetic fusion of their own innovative originals and crowd favorites to keep audiences jamming from the first note to the last. They are fronted by a genuine Jamaican singer, who is backed by a skin-tight rhythm section.

      They have done over 300 live performances, including shows with The Original Wailers, Jefferson Starship, Sam Kinninger from Soulive, Pete Seeger, Badfish, Taurrus Riley,

  • Friday, August 1st
    • Arthur James Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: A contemporary neuvo-retro reworking of the Blues w/smatterings of irrelevance, quasi-psychedelic-mystical reinterpretations of the good old 1/4/5 idiom that is the backbone of the Blues.

  • Saturday, August 2nd
    • Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers’ unique brand of blues is rooted in vintage 1930’s Mississippi delta blues, featuring originals and classics that range from Memphis Minnie to early Bonnie Raitt, plus their take on other genres like soul, funk, and reggae. 2012’s Boston Music Award-winners for “Blues Artist of the Year,” this band evokes a southern juke joint where the whiskey and gin are flowing and everybody’s dancing. Erin is recognized along with Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, Shemekia Copeland, Rory Block and Ana Popovic in 2013’s “30 Women Burning Up the Blues” in The Alternate Root Magazine!

      We've just

  • Tuesday, August 5th
    • Jeff King Acoustic

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Jeff's been playing music since he was 12 years old. Over the years he's rapidly becoming a staple musician in Western Mass. A graduate of music education, Jeff's knowledge and expertise of music as art has enabled him to collaborate with some of the area's most talented musicians.

  • Wednesday, August 6th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Thursday, August 7th
    • Ray Guillemette Jr. & King Kountry

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: For over 20 years, Ray has amazed and inspired people with his “A-Ray Of Elvis” show.
      He is a 10 time international Elvis Tribute Artist and has performed throughout the United States, Canada, and Japan.

      In addition to his “A Ray of Elvis” show, Ray has taken on a new venture... KING KOUNTRY since 2011!!

      "KING KOUNTRY" features the hits of: Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, George Straight, Kenny Chesney, Josh Turner, Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Zac Brown Band, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan
      AND MANY MORE!!

  • Friday, August 8th
    • The Art Steele Blues Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Art Steele's very first guitar was a Montgomery Ward Jumbo Western flat Top Acoustic that came into his possession when he was 12 years old. "I decided that I wanted it to be an electric so I went to the music store and put a pick-up on layaway," he remembered. "The pick-up cost $32.50 and it took me an entire summer to pay for it."

      That guitar was the first step in Art Steele's musical evolution. For a quarter of a century, the blues guitarist has been a staple on the New England scene. The Sunderland, Mass resident is truly

  • Saturday, August 9th
    • Beau Sasser Trio

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Beau Sasser hit the music scene at a young age, traversing the snowy highways of Colorado for gigs with his own band and performances with legends like John Denver and Jimmy Ibbotson of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In the mid-90s Sasser headed east for a stint at Berklee College of Music and soon found himself back on the highways with the successful band Akashic Record. Around the year 2000 Sasser began performing almost exclusively on the Hammond Organ.

      In addition to his tenure as Melvin Sparks’ preferred organist, Sasser now performs primarily with Alan Evans’ Playonbrother and also leads

  • Tuesday, August 12th
    • Scott Macleod

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Scott MacLeod’s musical lineage goes back to his father Rod who was a drummer/bandleader for a successful 60’s rock combo called The Eccentrics. As a baby, Scott attended shows in which The Eccentrics opened for such national acts as “the Byrds”, “The Animals” and “The Youngbloods”.

      As he grew up he watched and eventually started sitting in with his older brothers, Rod and Stewart, as they forged their way into the Western, Mass local music scene. This was done through a series of bands they co-fronted, most notably, The Rahars Rythem Rockers.

      Starting in the late 80’s, Scott started to

  • Wednesday, August 13th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Thursday, August 14th
    • Wig Party

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: The five-piece rock band Wig Party was formed in 2010 in Central New Jersey. Charles Kirby (vocals), Ryan Quick (drums), and Vincent Ventriglia (guitar/vocals), former members of the northeast regional band The Dirty Drop (2005-2009), asked old friend Greg Del Deo (bass) to form a new group that became Wig Party. The group spent most of 2010 writing material and recording their first album, which was never officially released. In early 2011, Wig Party added a fifth member, Hank Rosenthal (keyboards/vocals) and continued to write, leading up to their latest trip into the studio, an effort that resulted in their

  • Friday, August 15th
    • The Cheryl Arena Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Blues with a Feeling!

      Cheryl has been playing harmonica since 1987. Born just outside of Boston Ma. Her life revolves around music..playing it, singing it and teaching it.

  • Saturday, August 16th
    • Dynamite Johnny

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Former Arista recording artist and James Montgomery guitarist, Dynamite Johnny brings his own brand of electro blues rock dance from Boston.

      Once upon a day, Dynamite got a call to put together a band of who ever he wanted to close the Blues Show at a New England three county fair. He hung up and then dialed four numbers:

      JOHN CLARK
      Singer, Songwriter and Guitarist, born a Gemini in Detroit, Michigan

      JERRY ELLIS
      Bass and Backing Vocals, born a Sagittarius in Munich, Germany

      CHET PASEK
      Drums and Backing Vocals, born a Cancer in Holyoke, Massachusetts

      MATT INGELLIS
      Mississippi Saxophone and

  • Wednesday, August 20th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Tuesday, August 26th
    • Zack Danziger

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Music keeps Zack busy in performance, writing, recording, arranging, and teaching.

      With a BA and MA in Music and Jazz Performance, Zack has been involved in the local music scene on all levels. He was a public school music teacher for 18 years.

      Zack's music and stylings are influenced by Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pink Floyd, Beatles, Cannonball Adderly, Bach, Beethoven, The Cars, Yes, Jobim, and several more.

  • Wednesday, August 27th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Friday, August 29th
    • Easy Baby

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: EasyBaby is a New England blues act, playing a pleasingly uplifting and honest take on post war electric blues featuring Powerhouse vocals by Rising Star Singer Kelly Rago!

      Easybaby is a 2012 CT Blues Challenge finalist, 2012 Boston Blues Challenge finalist and 2013 CT Blues Challenge finalist.

      Sizzlin Blues originals and covers including Big Mama Thornton, Koko Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, Memphis Minnie, Ruby Johnson
      and more!

      EasyBaby is: Kelly Rago-Vocals, Trevor West-Guitar, Max Samson-Bass, John Bruce-Drums and Kosher Kidd-Harp.

      Check out our EasyBaby website:

      http://www.reverbnation.com/easybabyband for some of our recorded covers, pics, past and future gigs.

  • Tuesday, September 2nd
    • Scott Guberman

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Performed in various venues throughout the East Coast with various musicians. Accomplishments: Nominated for “Best Keyboardist” 1995-2002 in Hartford advocate consecutively; Played B-3 on a CD withTom Constanten of the Grateful Dead and Buddy Cage of Bob Dylan; Performed with Vince Welnick of the Grateful Dead; Performed with bassist Mike Gordon of Phish; Performed with Dave Stoltz and Matt Zeiner of The Dickey Betts Band; Performed with Jaimoe of The Allman Brothers; Performed with Kali Baba of Arloe Guthrie; Performed with Jeff Pevar of Crosby Stills and Nash; Performed with Melvin Seals of Jerry Garcia Band; Performed with Scott Murawski

  • Wednesday, September 3rd
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Thursday, September 4th
    • Scott Pemberton Trio

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: "At a festival FULL of guitarists (Safeway Water Front Blues Festival 2012), none played like Pemberton or was as fun to watch" Oregonian

      "Virtuosic and brilliant" Glide Magazine

      "Pemberton is a multi-genre master and a clever lyricist who can convey joy while digging deep." Willamette Week.

      Scott's doing something new with the guitar, and beyond that, he's doing something new with American music. He has his own unique flavor of Roots/Funk/Americana/Rock, and people are responding. His approach to the guitar is definitely not traditional but his virtuosity is undeniable.

      Although he has supported himself with music since he was a

  • Friday, September 5th
  • Saturday, September 6th
    • Brass Attack of Springfield

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Brass Attack of Springfield, a staple of area night clubs and festivals, performs classic hits from the last thirty years. From Chicago, Cheap Trick, KC and the Sunshine Band to Bruce Springsteen and Steely Dan, Brass Attack of Springfield puts on a high energy show with outstanding musicianship you won't want to miss.

      You've seen them perform at major New England music festivals, ski and summer resorts, Northeast fairs, musical events as well as the Hampton Beach Seafood festival. You may have also seen Brass Attack of Springfield at Foxwoods Resort Casino as well as some of the leading live

  • Wednesday, September 10th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Wednesday, September 17th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Wednesday, September 24th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Wednesday, October 1st
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am

  • Friday, October 3rd
    • Professor Louie & The Crowmatix

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Grammy Nominated Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, Woodstock, NY - The group came into existence preparing songs for Aaron Professor Louie Hurwitz' studio productions for the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame group The Band. They are also the backing group for solo CD's by Rick Danko, Levon Helm and Garth Hudson.

      Professor Louie & The Crowmatix started touring and recording their own music in 2001. They have seven studio CD's and two live recordings on The Woodstock Records label. In 2010, Woodstock Records released Professor Louie & The Crowmatix CD Whispering Pines which was nominated in the first round of voting

  • Wednesday, October 8th
    • Open Mic w/ Juanita Mic

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Any style music, original or cover songs welcome. No matter what instrument you play, come on down and jam. A house band is there for back up. If you're in a band, are part of a band, or a soloist, come on down for a great night! | 10pm-1.30am