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  • 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

  • Friday, September 12th
    • Johnny Rawls

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: Johnny Rawls was born in Columbia, Mississippi in 1951 and raised in Purvis and Gulfport, Mississippi.

      He acquired an early interest in music when hearing his grandfather play the blues guitar one Christmas morning.

      He began playing professionally while still in high school with such stars as ZZ Hill, Little Johnny Taylor, Joe Tex and the Sweet Inspirations. In the mid-70's, Johnny went to work for OV Wright as Wright's band director. After Wright's death in 1980, Johnny led Little Johnny Taylor's band until 1985, when he began touring as a solo artist and made his first solo recording under

  • 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

  • Friday, September 19th
  • Saturday, September 20th
    • Mathew Stubbs Band

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Currently, Matthew Stubbs is performing with the legendary Charlie Musselwhite Band, as well as his own band, The Matthew Stubbs Band. He recently was named the 2009 Outstanding Guitarist from Blues Audience Magazine and was a 2009 Boston Music Award Nominee for Blues Act of the Year.

      As a bandleader and composer, Stubbs has earned himself a reputation for penning soul-drenched Roots & Blues guitar instrumentals. His well-crafted songs are melodic and original; echoing the sounds of historic greats such as Booker T and the MGs, Earl Hooker, Lonnie Mack, and Freddie King. Blues guitarist Rick Holmstrom sums it up

  • 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

  • Friday, September 26th
    • The Racky Thomas Band

      Starts: 9:30 pm

      Description: The Racky Thomas Band has been a torchbearer for the blues since its formation in 1995, when Racky Thomas collaborated with bassist Todd Carson, guitarist Nick Adams, and drummer Ted Larkin to make a demo cd, and do some gigs around the Boston area. Thomas spent '96 and early '97 abroad before returning to Boston, with the intent of putting the band back together and taking another stab at cracking the blues scene.

      After an invitation to enter Boston's 1997 Battle of The Blues Bands, and the addition of pianist Ron Poster, the band went on to win, and traveled

  • Saturday, September 27th
    • Ryan Hart and the Bluehearts

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Dubbed "Young East Coast masters of the jumpin' West Coast sound" by Blues Revue magazine, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts have been at the forefront of the New England blues scene for the last five years. Formed in 2000 by lifelong friends Ryan Hartt (vocals/harmonica) and ...Eric Ducoff (guitar), the band has consistently strived to keep the classic sounds of 40s, 50s and early 60s blues stylings alive and well.

      Playing the same mixture of Chicago,Texas and Jump blues that filled post-war California, singer/harmonica player Ryan Hartt, guitarist Eric Ducoff, upright bassist Jeff Berg and drummer Nick Toscano have

  • 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

  • Thursday, October 2nd
    • Midlife Vices

      Starts: 8:00 pm

      Description: Midlife Vices is comprised of five local professionals with an intense love for music outside their daytime jobs. Covering the 70s, 80s and 90s, they will have you dancing and grooving to a great mix of classic rock, R&B and reggae, from The Eagles, Allman Brothers and Bob Marley to Stone Temple Pilots and Sublime.

  • 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

  • Saturday, October 4th
    • Eran Troy Danner

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Eran Troy Danner is a singer, guitarist and leader of one of Connecticut’s busiest bands. As someone who makes his living playing music day to day, he’s learned to adapt to many different venues - everything from fine dining restaurants to theaters and festivals throughout New England. Any venue big or small, Eran Troy Danner and his band are a perfect fit. Playing approximately 250+ shows a year for the past six years, he has built up a large following and brings a substantial increase in ticket sales opening for National Acts in large venues such as The Palace Theater

  • 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

  • Wednesday, November 5th
    • 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, November 12th
    • 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

  • Saturday, November 15th
    • Matthew Szlachetka (of The Northstar Session)

      Starts: 9:00 pm

      Description: Since 2007, New England-born singer/songwriter, Matthew Szlachetka, has served as frontman for The Northstar Session (www.thenorthstarsession.com) – an acclaimed Los Angeles-based roots-rock band.

      A multi-album artist, Szlachetka has busily recorded four albums over the past five years. As well, he has played more than 150 shows a year throughout the US with his blend of rock, blues, country and folk influences. Never satisfied with sitting still, in-between tours Szlachetka compiled a group of songs he will debut with his upcoming solo album, Waits For A Storm To Find, due in late 2013.

      Szlachetka’s music has been heard on various movies

  • Wednesday, November 19th
    • 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