Just booked: David Bromberg, Ana Popovic, Chad Perrone, Grace Kelly, and Kris Delmhorst!

NEW HAMPSHIRE TICKET UPDATE
LIVE AT FRANK’S PLACESOLD OUT!
JEFFERSON STARSHIP- SOLD OUT!
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOODSOLD OUT!
ED KOWALCZYK – SOLD OUT!
PETER WOLF - All three shows SOLD OUT!
SHAWN MULLINS - SOLD OUT!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Only 19 tickets remain for second show.
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Only 17 tickets remain!
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – Only 30 tickets remain!
JOAN OSBORNE – Only 20 tickets remain!
JON ANDERSON – Only 10 tickets remain!
THE WEIGHT- Selling Fast!
THE WINERY DOGS- SOLD OUT!
JIMMIE VAUGHAN- SOLD OUT!
RIK EMMETT – Only 18 tickets remain!
LOS LONELY BOYS - SOLD OUT!
LISA MARIE PRESLEY – Selling Fast!
THE ENGLISH BEAT – Only 34 tickets remain!

OUR NEXT NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOWS
March 12 FRANK FM “Live at Frank’s Place” show with Josh Logan
This show is SOLD OUT.

March 13 THE MAKEM AND SPAIN BROTHERS
Every generation has a few acts that define where a musical genre is going, performers so confident in their chosen field that they are able to completely embrace the genre and yet introduce something new to it. In Irish folk music today, that act is the Makem and Spain Brothers.
Not in the past 30 years has a group taken the international stage with such vocal power and stage presence, capturing the essence of their genre, while standing out as something truly unique. A host of various instruments and five male vocals, using precise three-part harmonies blend perfectly for what many have described as a wall of sound. The Makem and Spain Brothers are at their best onstage where their talent and enthusiasm draw in fans who have never experienced the joy of folk music.
The band of brothers who were once considered the new kids on the block, have honed their craft over two decades of international performances and are now one of the truly stalwart, road-tested Irish vocal groups available. They have played before millions of people from Canada to Texas, from California to the Caribbean and over to Ireland, highlighting national PBS specials and popular Irish talk shows along the way.
The Makem Brothers, Conor and Rory, were born in Drogheda, County Louth, about an hour north of Dublin. They continue the lineage of one of Irish music’s dynasties, begun by their grandmother Sarah Makem, who was sought after by song collectors for her store of traditional Irish songs. Their father is Tommy Makem, the modern day Bard of Armagh. Now considered an icon, he helped to bring Irish music out of the corner and into the international spotlight, where it has remained ever since. (Listen)

March 15 JEFFERSON STARSHIP
This show is SOLD OUT.

March 16 ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD
This show is SOLD OUT.


NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW BOOKINGS
May 9 KRIS DELMHORST
Kris Delmhorst grew up in Brooklyn NY, but her musical home is in Boston MA where she cut her teeth on open mics, bar gigs, and subway busking before embarking on her life as an internationally touring songwriter. She has released six albums on respected indie label Signature Sounds. Delmhorst now lives in the hills of western Massachusetts with her husband, songwriter Jeffrey Foucault, with whom she occasionally performs as part of the collective Redbird.

On May 13th, Delmhorst will release her seventh album, BLOOD TEST (Signature Sounds) – her first of original music since 2008′s critically acclaimed album SHOTGUN SINGER. A prolific writer and constant collaborator, Delmhorst continues to share her unique perspective in this new work. The album describes a moment of reckoning and centering in the songwriter’s life, and in society as a whole. In a collection of songs which move between triumph and heartbreak, restlessness and responsibility, Delmhorst acknowledges the weary work of an intentioned life – and the new American dream of presence and perspective in a frenetic time. (Listen)

May 23 CHAD PERRONE
More than a decade after breaking into the Boston music scene, Chad Perrone continues to play to large crowds of dedicated followers, friends and new supporters.  Since 2005, Perrone has put out 3 full-length studio records, a live record, garnered five Boston Music Award Nominations and had the opportunity to share the stage with the likes of Sting, Guster, The Goo Goo Dolls, SafetySuit, Parachute and more. From his early years fronting the band Averi, to his departure and solo efforts to-date, Perrone continues to put out records that have found their way to more than one reviewer’s ‘top of the year’ list.

Frequenting renowned clubs in New England and New York, whether with a full band, as part of a duo (with his best friend Dennis Carroll on piano), or through an intimate solo performances, Perrone continues to bring his recorded music to life. “I know my songs end up being serious, but I’m really quite the goofball.  I just try to keep the shows themselves light. We’ll be serious when the time calls for it, and hopefully laugh a lot during the rest of the time.” (Listen)

June 27 DAVID BROMBERG
The reason man created stringed instruments. David touched them with a lover’s fingers and they moaned that true love right back at him. Wood and wire and flesh spoke.”
- Jerry Jeff Walker on David Bromberg

He’s played with everyone, he’s toured everywhere, he can lead a raucous big band or hold an audience silent with a solo acoustic blues.

Bromberg began studying guitar-playing when he was 13 and eventually enrolled in Columbia University as a musicology major. The call of the Greenwich Village folk scene in the mid-’60s drew David to the downtown clubs and coffeehouses, where he could watch and learn from the best performers, including primary sources such as his inspiration and teacher, the Reverend Gary Davis.

Bromberg’s sensitive and versatile approach to guitar-playing earned him jobs playing the Village “basket houses” for tips, the occasional paying gig, and lots of employment as a backing musician for Tom Paxton, Jerry Jeff Walker and Rosalie Sorrels, among others. He became a first-call, “hired gun” guitarist for recording sessions, ultimately playing on hundreds of records by artists including Bob Dylan (New Morning, Self Portrait, Dylan), Link Wray, The Eagles, Ringo Starr, Willie Nelson, and Carly Simon. (Listen)

August 7 ANA POPOVIC
Widely regarded as one of worlds very best female guitar-players, Ana’s career has been meteoric and shows no signs of slowing down! The 4x Blues Music Awards nominee blends smoking electric funk slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and tight blues groove with soulful feminine vocals. Her incredible stage presence makes her an irresistible force in the music world. (Listen)

Sept. 28 GRACE KELLY
When it comes to saxophonist /vocalist/composer/lyricist/arranger/educator Grace Kelly, people seem to be divided into two groups: those who marvel at her proficiency, creativity and ever-accelerating growth, and those who have yet to encounter the 20-year-old wunderkind. The ranks of the former category are growing by the day. Trumpeter and Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis was so impressed with Kelly’s three-night stand as guest of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra that he invited her to join the ensemble at the Kennedy Center’s Eisenhower Theater in Washington, D.C. as part of the President Obama Inauguration Celebration. Keith Lockhart invited Grace to be a special guest with the Boston Pops Orchestra when she was14 years old. Harry Connick, Jr. heard Kelly in a master class on a December afternoon and brought her on stage to sit in with his band that night. Since then, Kelly has been voted “Best Jazz Act” in Boston four consecutive years in the FNX/Phoenix Best Music Poll, and this past year voted “Best National Jazz Act”, received the ASCAP Foundation’s Young Jazz Composers Award in 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011 and won “Jazz Artist of the Year” at the Boston Music Awards in both 2008 and 2010. The 2009, 2010, and 2011 Downbeat Critics Poll added to her list naming her one of the “Alto Saxophone Rising Stars”, the youngest ever to be named so. Grace named Glamour Magazine’s “Top 10 College Women of 2011″ (Listen)

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Lisa Marie Presley, Los Lonely Boys, Grand Slambovians, and more Comedy just booked!

NEW HAMPSHIRE TICKET UPDATE
MARCH 7 COMEDY NIGHT – Only 15 tickets remain!
FRANCIS DUNNERY -Only 12 tickets remain!
ANNA NALICK – Only 40 tickets remain!
JEFFERSON STARSHIP- SOLD OUT!
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOODSOLD OUT!
ED KOWALCZYK - Only 7 tickets remain!
PETER WOLF - All three shows SOLD OUT!
SHAWN MULLINS - SOLD OUT!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Only 30 tickets remain for second show.
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Only 30 tickets remain!
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – Only 40 tickets remain!
JOAN OSBORNE – Only 30 tickets remain!
JON ANDERSON – Only 12 tickets remain!
THE WEIGHT- Selling Fast!
THE WINERY DOGS- Only 40 tickets remain!
JIMMIE VAUGHAN- Only 11 tickets remain!
RIK EMMETT – Only 18 tickets remain!
THE ENGLISH BEAT – Only 40 tickets remain!


OUR NEXT NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOWS
March 6 OPEN MIC NIGHT
Still the best deal around. For only $5 cover charge, come play a couple of songs through our amazing sound system or sit back and just watch. Pretty cool.

March 7 TUPELO NIGHT OF COMEDY
This Comedy Night features Frank Santorelli, Mitch Stinson, and Dan Crohn. Our comedy nights are awesome. The comics are top notch. We give you two full hours of comedy. And the price is right. Bring friends and get tickets early. These always sell out.

March 8 FRANCIS DUNNERY
Francis Dunnery is impossible to pigeon hole

After spending much of his life as a British Rock Star, being chosen to lend his guitar playing skills for such respected artists as Robert Plant, Santana, Yes, Lauren Hill, John Mellencamp and Ian Brown, Dunnery hit the middle of life with a bang and was forced inward. He has spent the past twenty five years not only pursuing his incomparable music career but also studying, philosophy, psychology and astrology

The Francis Dunnery concert experience is a complete one-off show that will have you laughing, crying, thinking and knowing all at the same time. Dunnery’s style can be brash and down to earth yet he’s capable of singing achingly, beautiful music that penetrates the soul.

Many have said Dunnery’s concerts are life changing and unlike anything they have experienced before. (Listen)

March 9 ANNA NALICK
Anna Nalick first broke onto the music scene in April of 2006 with the release of her Sony debut platinum album “Wreck of the Day.”
The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at #20. Single “Breathe (2AM)” has sold nearly 3 million copies to date and was featured prominently on Grey’s Anatomy and other tv and film soundtracks.

In her first year of college, Nalick’s lo-fi home-recorded demo wound up in the hands of Christopher Thorn, Brad Smith and Eric Rosse. Thorn and Smith founded the band Blind Melon and were operating as a production team. Rosse most notably produced Tori Amos and Sara Bareilles. The producers were impressed by Nalick’s writing and agreed to help Anna record a professional demo.

Nalick was signed was signed by Sony in 2004. In 2008, Nalick released “The Shine EP” that included the single “Shine” and a cover of Red Hot Chili Peppers “Breaking The Girl.” Nalick is currently writing her third album. (Listen)

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Albert Cummings and Paul D’Angelo just booked! Dinner Dance this weekend almost sold out!

NEW HAMPSHIRE TICKET UPDATE
Dinner Dance With MANCHUKA – Only 30 tickets available!
FRANCIS DUNNERY – Only 4 tickets remain!
ANNA NALICK – Selling Fast!
JEFFERSON STARSHIP- SOLD OUT!
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOODSOLD OUT!
ED KOWALCZYK - Only 7 tickets remain!
PETER WOLF- All three shows SOLD OUT!
SHAWN MULLINS- Only 4 tickets remain!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Only 35 tickets remain for second show.
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Selling Fast!
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – Only 40 tickets remain!
JOAN OSBORNE – Only 40 tickets remain!
JON ANDERSON – Only 14 tickets remain!
THE WEIGHT- Selling Fast!
THE WINERY DOGS- Selling Fast!
JIMMIE VAUGHAN- Only 25 tickets remain!
RIK EMMETT – Only 18 tickets remain!
THE ENGLISH BEAT – Selling Fast!


SOUND BITES
OUR NEXT NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOWS
March 1 DINNER DANCE WITH MANCHUKA
MANCHUKA is a new and exciting 10-piece dance band consisting of a full rhythm section, a full horn section and two lead singers. The band is available for corporate functions, weddings and parties.

The seasoned musicians in this group provide light jazz, big band swing and high-energy dance music from the 60′s, 70′s, and 80′s. The diverse backgrounds of MANCHUKA bring together many influences from the past and blend them with a new and contemporary feel. The result? An irresistible urge to get on your feet and DANCE! After all, isn’t that what a dance band should be about?
Our friends at The Purple Puffin will be providing dinner. Ticket price includes the buffet dinner & dancing.

Buffet Menu:
New England Clam Chowder
Wedge Salad
(Iceberg, Smoked Blue Cheese, Roasted Tomato and White Balsamic Dressing)
Lemon Thyme Chicken Scampi
Smoked Mozzarella and Asparagus Ravioli
Roasted New Potato Medley/ Vegetable Succotash
Assorted Cookie Platter/ Tirimisu Dessert Shot

March 6 OPEN MIC NIGHT
Still the best deal around. For only $5 cover charge, come play a couple of songs through our amazing sound system or sit back and just watch. Pretty cool.

March 7 TUPELO NIGHT OF COMEDY
This Comedy Night features Frank Santorelli, Mitch Stinson, and Dan Crohn. Our comedy nights are awesome. The comics are top notch. We give you two full hours of comedy. And the price is right. Bring friends and get tickets early. These always sell out.

March 8 FRANCIS DUNNERY
Francis Dunnery is impossible to pigeon hole

After spending much of his life as a British Rock Star, being chosen to lend his guitar playing skills for such respected artists as Robert Plant, Santana, Yes, Lauren Hill, John Mellencamp and Ian Brown, Dunnery hit the middle of life with a bang and was forced inward. He has spent the past twenty five years not only pursuing his incomparable music career but also studying, philosophy, psychology and astrology

The Francis Dunnery concert experience is a complete one-off show that will have you laughing, crying, thinking and knowing all at the same time. Dunnery’s style can be brash and down to earth yet he’s capable of singing achingly, beautiful music that penetrates the soul. Many have said Dunnery’s concerts are life changing and unlike anything they have experienced before. (Listen)

March 9 ANNA NALICK
Anna Nalick first broke onto the music scene in April of 2006 with the release of her Sony debut platinum album “Wreck of the Day.”
The album entered the Billboard 200 chart at #20. Single “Breathe (2AM)” has sold nearly 3 million copies to date and was featured prominently on Grey’s Anatomy and other tv and film soundtracks.

In her first year of college, Nalick’s lo-fi home-recorded demo wound up in the hands of Christopher Thorn, Brad Smith and Eric Rosse. Thorn and Smith founded the band Blind Melon and were operating as a production team. Rosse most notably produced Tori Amos and Sara Bareilles. The producers were impressed by Nalick’s writing and agreed to help Anna record a professional demo.

Nalick was signed was signed by Sony in 2004. In 2008, Nalick released “The Shine EP” that included the single “Shine” and a cover of Red Hot Chili Peppers “Breaking The Girl.” Nalick is currently writing her third album. (Listen)


NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW BOOKINGS
July 18 ALBERT CUMMINGS
Breaking every cliché associated with the blues while producing some of the most powerful music of the 21st century comes as natural to Albert Cummings as swinging a hammer while constructing one of his award-winning custom built homes. The Massachusetts native learned the requisite three chords on the guitar from his father, but then switched to playing banjo at age 12 and became a fan of bluegrass music. Like everything he tackles, he threw himself headlong into the pursuit, going to festivals and winning several picking contests in high school. Before graduating he heard the early recordings of Stevie Ray Vaughan, however, and was floored by the virtuosity. While in college in 1987 he saw Vaughan perform and he returned to the guitar with a new outlook and resolve.

An intense period of wood shedding resulted Albert sharing a bill with Double Trouble, the late Stevie Ray Vaughan’s rhythm section. So taken with Albert’s fire and passion were bassist Tommy Shannon and drummer Chris Layton that they volunteered to play on and produce his debut recording.

A year later Double Trouble joined Cummings again as he signed with Blind Pig Records to create True to Yourself. This time they brought in legendary producer Jim Gaines to control the sessions. The all-original release further showcased Albert’s rapidly developing songwriting chops and deeply emotional vocals as well as stunning guitar pyrotechnics that put the metallurgical properties of his strings to the test. Tours and shows with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy and others brought his music to an audience grateful for the opportunity to be rocked hard by a man possessed to play every song like his life depended on it. (Listen)

October 4 PAUL D’ANGELO (Special DVD recording show)
Comedian Paul D’Angelo is a former assistant district attorney and criminal-defense trial attorney who has simultaneously become one of the country’s top stand-up comedians. Paul has opened for over sixty internationally known acts, including Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Tom Jones, Tony Bennett, The Beach Boys, Chicago, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Jerry Lee Lewis, Lyle Lovett, George Carlin and Dennis Miller. He has entertained hundreds of prominent corporate clients including Ford Motor Co., Sony Music Corp., Hewlett-Packard Corp., Nike-Bauer International, Fidelity Investments, Bike Athletic Corp., CVS/Caremark Inc., American & Delta Airlines and the Burger King Corp. and has been a national finalist in numerous comedy contests, as well as being named ‘Boston’s Best Comedian’ by Boston Magazine. Paul also co-starred in the movie The Godfathers of Comedy, appearing on Showtime.

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Great comedy this Friday! The Winery Dogs and John Sebastian just booked!

NEW HAMPSHIRE TICKET UPDATE
STANLEY CLARKESOLD OUT!
Dinner Dance With MANCHUKA – Only 30 tickets available!
FRANCIS DUNNERY – Only 8 tickets remain!
ANNA NALICK – Selling Fast!
JEFFERSON STARSHIP- SOLD OUT!
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOODSOLD OUT!
ED KOWALCZYK - Only 15 tickets remain!
PETER WOLF- All three shows SOLD OUT!
SHAWN MULLINS- Only 4 tickets remain!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Second show selling fast.
THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS – Selling Fast!
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – Only 40 tickets remain!
JOAN OSBORNE – Selling Fast!
JON ANDERSON – Only 15 tickets remain!
JIMMIE VAUGHAN- Only 30 tickets remain!
RIK EMMETT – Only 15 tickets remain!
THE ENGLISH BEAT – Selling Fast!

OUR NEXT NEW HAMPSHIRE SHOWS
February 19 LIVE AT FRANK’S PLACE
This month’s show with FRANK FM features THE ADAM EZRA GROUP. This free show is SOLD OUT. I hope you were able to get tickets because this band ROCKS!

February 21 TUPELO NIGHT OF COMEDY
Featuring PJ Thibodeau, John Morris, and Dave Decker, this is going to be a memorable comedy night!

February 22 STANLEY CLARKE
This Show is SOLD OUT.


NEW HAMPSHIRE NEW BOOKINGS
May 6 THE WINERY DOGS
Formed in 2012, The Winery Dogs are a super group comprised of vocalist and guitarist Richie Kotzen (Poison and Mr. Big), bassist Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big, Steve Vai and David Lee Roth) and drummer Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater). They released their self-titled debut record in 2013 and it debuted at No. 27 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. The album is filled with straightforward rock and roll inspired by some of their favorite bands and their music transcends any of the styles they’re best known for.
Touted as one of the best guitar players in the world, Richie Kotzen also possesses a voice on par with some of the greatest rock/soul singers and is highly regarded as one of the best in the business. Mike Portnoy is one of the founding members of Dream Theater, which has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and his laundry list of awards includes 26 Modern Drummer magazine Reader’s Poll Awards, Best Progressive Rock Drummer (a record breaking 12 years in a row), and Best Recorded Performance of the Year (7 times) while in Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold. DRUM! Magazine named him “Drummer of the Year” two years in a row (2011 & 2012) and he won the Revolver Golden Gods Award for “Drummer of the Year” in 2011. As a founding member of Mr. Big, Billy Sheehan helped shape their trademark virtuosic musicianship and stellar vocal harmonies. The band contributed numerous hit songs, including the ubiquitous “To Be With You,” which was a Billboard Hot 100 #1 single in 15 countries, propelling the band to major international success and record sales in the multi-millions. Sheehan was voted the “Best Rock Bass Player” 5 times in Guitar Player magazine’s Readers Poll. He won the prestigious Player magazine Reader’s Poll for Best Bass Player an unprecedented 14 consecutive times. (Listen)

May 10 JOHN SEBASTIAN
Over four decades the contributions of John Sebastian have become a permanent part of our American musical fabric. His group The Lovin’ Spoonful played a major role in the mid-’60s rock revolution—You know the songs by heart: “Do You Believe In Magic?” “You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice.” “Daydream.” “Younger Girl.” “Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?” “Summer In The City.” “Rain On The Roof.” “Nashville Cats.” “Six O’clock.” “Darling Be Home Soon.” “Younger Generation.” (Listen)


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STEPs Theatre Nights

Theatre camp production from "A Chorus Line"

An exciting new theatre group has come to town, offering some wonderful opportunities exclusively for students in grades 6 through 12.  On Wednesday, February 26th, STEPs (Specialized Theatre Enrichment Program), will offer the first in a series of theatre nights.  Each evening will consist of a two hour class themed around a Broadway musical during which participants will learn to perform a complete song and dance.  February’s featured show is “Les Miserables”.

Additionally, on March 23rd, STEPs will be holding auditions for their first full length production.  “Fame, Jr.” will hit the Derry Opera House stage on June 6th and 7th.  Auditions will be held on March 23rd at the impact Cardio Club in Derry, NH and offered to students in grades 8-12.

STEPs has been offering classes in acting, music and dance to student actors in Southern NH since 2012.  Created by siblings Nicole Aubert Murray and Yvonne Aubert Sarafinas, STEPs training allows for students of all ability levels to gain confidence as they venture into the world of musical theatre.

Nicole Aubert Murray is the co-founder, director and choreographer for the STEPs program.  She has had the honor of studying dance at the Bedford Dance Center and Krystal Ballroom Dance Studio and has studied music and theatre at Saint Anselm College where she earned a minor in Music History and Music Theory.  She is currently working there as a choreographer.  Yvonne Aubert Sarafinas, also a co-founder, is the musical director and offers private piano and voice instruction.  She has over fifteen years of experience performing as a professional musician in the New England area.  She holds a BA in classical piano performance and music history from the University of New Hampshire.

Co-founders Yvonne and Nicole

Currently, in addition to the theatre nights and “Fame, Jr.” production, Nicole and Yvonne are working with students to write and perform a one-act musical about bullying and its effects.  Students will perform the play in the fall for the surrounding schools.  For more information on the Theatre nights or casting information for “Fame, Jr.” please visit www.stepsnh.org.

 

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Psychedelic Furs and Jon Butcher Axis just Booked!

Ticket Update
RICK DERRINGER – Only 18 tickets remain!
Dinner Dance With MANCHUKA – Selling FAST!
STANLEY CLARKE – SOLD OUT!
FRANCIS DUNNERY – Only 15 tickets remain!
ANNA NALICK – Selling Fast!
JEFFERSON STARSHIP- SOLD OUT!
ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD – SOLD OUT!
ED KOWALCZYK – Only 15 tickets remain!
PETER WOLF- All three shows SOLD OUT!
SHAWN MULLINS- Only 6 tickets remain!
Y&T – First show is SOLD OUT! Second show selling fast.
LIVINGSTON TAYLOR – Selling Fast!
JOAN OSBORNE – Selling Fast!
JON ANDERSON – Only 20 tickets remain!
JIMMIE VAUGHAN- Selling Fast!
RIK EMMETT – Only 20 tickets remain!
THE ENGLISH BEAT – Selling Fast!

Upcoming Shows
February 13 DOUG BELL
This show has been CANCELLED

February 14 RICK DERRINGER
Young guitar great, vocalist and entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoys recorded the No.1 hit “Hang On Sloopy” in the summer of 1965, knocking “Yesterday” by The Beatles out of the top spot. The McCoys had enjoyed four years of successful touring, when Rick merged his talents with Johnny Winter in 1969 forming Johnny Winter And (And referring to the McCoys). Rick was the only producer of all gold and platinum Winter Brothers recordings. In ’71 Rick was featured on three records, “Johnny Winter And”, “Johnny Winter And-Live” and “Edgar Winter’s White Trash”. “And” featured the first version of Derringer’s “Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo” which was also released as a single, then selected again for “And – Live”. Eventually, the busy Derringer joined Edgar Winter’s White Trash full-time and produced the gold LP, “Roadwork”. Derringer’s solo album, All American Boy was released in ’73 with the now already popular “Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo”, this time as a ‘hit’ single. Rick was writer/producer of Johnny Winter’s Still Alive and Well album and player/producer of the hit album, They Only Come Out At Night. The latter featured the No. 1, Grammy nominated monster hit, “Frankenstein” and “Free Ride”. In 1976 Rick created the Derringer Band. He released four albums and in ’83 returned to his solo career with the LP, Good Dirty Fun.

February 15 ENTRAIN
Epic in sound and kaleidoscopic in vision, the eclectic Martha’s Vineyard-based six-piece Entrain has been thrilling critics and fans alike since its inception.
Formed by drummer Tom Major in 1993, Entrain is also conga/djembe/trombonist Sam Holmstock, and lead singer/guitar wiz Brian Alex. Joining them is bassist M’Talewa, saxophonist/percussionist Phillip Young and keyboardist Cale Hawkins. Veterans all, their collective resume includes stints with such diverse players as Bo Diddley, Carly Simon, Chuck Berry, Southside Johnny, James Mongomery, Flor De Cana, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears.

New Bookings
April 8 THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS
If you sit and talk to many of the alternative rock artists dominating today’s music, you’ll find that many of them pay homage to the The Psychedelic Furs. Led by front man and songwriter Richard Butler, the Furs won over fans and critics alike by combining poetic lyrics, innovative rhythms and melodies driven by an aggressive, punk desperation. Through it all, the band scored major hits with “Love My Way,” “Pretty In Pink,” “Heaven,” “The Ghost In You,” and “Heartbreak Beat” in all releasing seven studio albums and spawning several compilations, a boxed set, and a live concert DVD.
These days, the band continues to tour around the world. The current Psychedelic Furs touring lineup remains Richard Butler (vocals), Tim Butler (bass), Rich Good (guitar), Mars Williams (saxophone), Amanda Kramer (keyboards), and Paul Garisto (drums).

September 27 THE JON BUTCHER AXIS: Celebrating the Music of Jimi Hendrix.
The Jon Butcher Axis ~ Boston Rock Power Trio Celebrating The Music of Jimi Hendrix, featuring the original Axis Bassist Chris Martin and Drummer John Anthony.

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