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  • Tuesday, August 19th
    • Chris Merenda

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Chris Merenda has been part of such bands as The Mammals, Skarotum, Chewy, Dub Traffika and his own solo ventures. He's a musician who has spent time in nearly every genre you can find labeled above the many rows of sorted records...

      Merenda's knowledge of how to write effective hooks, and his play on simple Words - turning them into genius phrases - are his refreshing contributions to The music world.

      Throughout his musical history, Merenda has written many feel-good, inspiring pieces that have a knack for being very catchy, but also hang in your head for long periods of

  • 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

  • Thursday, August 21st
    • Maxxtone

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: With a history of over 10 years and hundreds of performances, Maxxtone is a band that defies categorization.

      Born in Springfield, MA by founding member Aaron Fay (lead vocals) in the spring of 2003, Maxxtone has travelled the US bringing their genre-hopping brand of good times from Maine to Miami and beyond.

      Along with longtime guitarist Pete Maserati, drummer Jesse Casinghino, and bassist Nathan Fay Maxxtone is a band that can meet any and all of your entertainment needs. Diversity is the key, and Maxxtone can seamlessly play private parties, weddings, colleges, corporate functions, or rip it up at any

  • Friday, August 22nd
    • A Ton of Blues

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Taking a modern, aggressive approach to the old school blues format, A TON OF BLUES burst onto the New England Blues Circuit in the summer of 2010. With a sound reminiscent of Buddy Guy backed up by the Fabulous Thunderbirds, they play with a passion and drive that makes you rumble like a runaway freight train while you fumble to buckle your seat belt. They were voted the Best Blues/R&B Act at the 2011 & 2012 Worcester (MA) Music Awards, won the 2011 Boston (MA) Blues Challenge and were invited to compete in the 2012 International Blues Challenge on Beale

  • Saturday, August 23rd
    • The Storm (aka The Nichols Brothers)

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: The Storm has been performing straight up R&B for nearly 25 years. They have toured the continent with the likes of J. J. Jackson, Little Jonny Taylor, The Dubs and several more. They have also been the backup band for "Linda Jones" (Your Precious Love), "Hank Ballard" (The Twist) and many others.

      The Storm has also performed on bills with The Coasters, The Platters, Juinor Walker and The All Stars, Jimmy Smith and Jimmy Magriff, The Tokens, and The Chiffons, just to name a few. The band currently consists of Alex Nichols, Ernest Nichols and James Nixon, although other musicians

  • 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

  • Thursday, August 28th
    • MarKamusic

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: The myth, the magic and the music, reaching
      out to the wandering cathedrals of your thoughts.
      The heat and the mystery, powerful and danceable
      MarKamusic weaves an entrancing breath of sounds
      and colors from the halls of modern and ancient south.

  • 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.

  • Saturday, August 30th
    • Balkun Brothers

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Balkun Brothers is an American rock band formed in Hartford, CT in 2010 by brothers Nick and Steve Balkun. The band brings a raw and energetic personality that is new and fresh to the blues and rock musical genres. The group’s style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on blues, funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock, psychedelic rock, and delta blues. Their live show incorporates many aspects of jam bands due to the improvised nature of much of their performances. Currently, the band consists of founding members Steve Balkun (guitar/vocals), Caleb “Dr. Jiggles”

  • 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

  • Thursday, September 11th
    • The Rev Tor Trio

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: Rev Tor Band was formed in western Massachusetts by front man Tor Krautter in 1996. Since it’s conception, the band has evolved into a power house on the east coast club and festival circuit, performing in venues from Maine to Key West Florida. In their native New England, the band keeps a heavy performing schedule enthusiastically supported by a large following of dedicated fans.

      The group’s members are an eclectic crew of experienced professionals. Members of RTB have worked with the likes of The Band, Little Feat, Bill Monroe, Pete Seager and Arlo Guthrie. Together they have shared the stage

  • Saturday, September 13th
    • Dave Keller Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Dave Keller Wins The Blues Foundation's 2012 -
      "Best Self-Produced CD Award With Deep Soul Gem"

      Taught by Paul Rishell, employed by Ronnie Earl, mentored by Mighty Sam McClain, protégé of Johnny Rawls, Keller's ‘Where I’m Coming From’ mined from remarkable soul-blues lineage, establishes him as leading voice in future of soul music.

      Blues Foundation judges crowned ‘Where I’m Coming From’ by Dave Keller of the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society as the 2012 Best Self-Produced CD. Keller’s CD was chosen from the seventy-four submissions from blues societies around the globe. Keller joins past winners Robin Rogers, Roxy

  • Tuesday, September 16th
    • Eric French

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Living and performing in Providence and Boston for years after attending Berklee College of Music, Eric developed his rock and folk personas while simultaneously working as a guitarist for other artists. The son of a blues guitar player, tools and support were present from a young age. As a cancer survivor, so was the inspiration, resolve, and patience necessary to bring his work to bear.

      Eric French & Mr. Hyde has been the vehicle for that work. Performing all over New England, the group is working to follow up last year’s debut release quickly with a new LP entitled “Old

  • 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

  • Thursday, September 18th
    • Jamie Kent & The Options

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: A fresh, young 25-year-old singer-songwriter with big dreams and an ever-expanding fanbase, artist Jamie Kent’s future as a performer looks quite promising. Drawing on influences from modern artists like Ray Lamontagne and Amos Lee as well as paying tribute to classic greats like Bruce Springsteen and Ray Charles, Kent’s perfectly mellifluous tunes are roll-the-windows-down, soak-up-some-sun kind of good. Since the release of his debut album “Neoteny,” the singer-songwriter is currently collaborating with his trio, Jamie Kent & The Options, to cultivate a sound with a strong folk rock, americana, and funk influence. In the past year they have toured extensively

  • Tuesday, September 23rd
    • Brian Chicoine & Friends

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Brian is the lead singer for the band Truck Stop Troubadours. During his solo shows he performs familiar classics of all music genres. Alternative, folk, rock & plenty of traditional country!! Brian's guests usually consist of several familiar names from the valley and round out the night of music, keeping all of the fans on their toes.

  • 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

  • Thursday, September 25th
    • The Big Sway

      Starts: 10:00 pm

      Description: The Big Sway is a hard hitting experiment in funky, groove-based rhythms, delivered with the urgency and DIY energy of punk rock.

      Featuring Mike Grenier on drums, and founding front-men, Joe MacFadzen on bass and Tim Zucco on guitar, The Big Sway is wild and experimental rock'n'roll, intended to inspire movement, mischief, mayhem, and pure reckless fun in their live show.

      Since the band's conception in the summer of 2007, The Big Sway has released two EPs, played countless shows throughout the New England area, worked their way onto the local festival scene, wrote, directed, and released an official music

  • 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

  • Wednesday, October 15th
    • 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 22nd
    • 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 29th
    • 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