Events

Marco Benevento

1/29 – Marco Benevento

January 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm at The Parlor Room
32 Masonic Street

1/30 – James Montgomery Band

January 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street

Music and Dancing with FEVER

January 31, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at The Great Hall at St. James Church
Intersection of Federal and Church Streets

Celebrate with FEVER, New England’s Hottest Party Band! Come melt the winter blues and dance the night away with Relay for Life Team, Parrotheads for a Cure, as we mark our 10th anniversary raising money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Café opens at 5 pm with ‘Cheeseburgers in Paradise’, beverages and desserts. Music and dancing 6-9 pm. Fabulous prize drawings, including an amazing Red Sox Package! Tix available from team members or World Eye Bookstore in Greenfield. Keep warm, eat good food, have fun and support the Relay for Life of Franklin Co. at the same time. Let’s Raise the Roof while we Raise some Dough! Can’t ask for more on a mid-winter Saturday in New England. Don’t Wait! Tickets are limited. $12 in advance/$15 at the door.   www.feverband.net

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1/31 – Aztec Two Step: The Second Step Anniversary Show

January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street

Community Music/Swing Dance event with Butterfly Swing Band

January 31, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm at

Butterfly Swing Band
Saturday Night, January 31
The Arts Block
289 Main St., Greenfield, MA
7:30 – 8:30 Free Swing Dance Lesson
8:30 – 11:00 pm Music and Dance
Tickets: $7:00 on-line, $10 door at www.theartsblock.com
www.butterflyswingband.om

The Butterfly Swing Band is hosting a community night of dancing and swing music at the Arts Block in Greenfield.  Music will be provided by the Butterfly Swing Band, the dance floor by the Arts Block, and a swing dance lesson by Emily Fox of Dance Northampton and Greenfield Community College.  So if want to listen to some hot classic swing grooves from the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s cause you dig the music, or want to get up and dance cause you just can’t sit still, come on down to the Arts Block, Saturday night, January 31, 238 Main Street in Greenfield and we will get you movin’ and groovin’. The dance lesson starts at 7:30, is included free with the price of admission, and is followed by Butterfly Swing at 8:30 with an open dance floor.  Event tickets and additional information on-line for $7.00 at theartsblock.com, or $10 at the door.  For additional information about Butterfly Swing go to www.butterflyswingband.com or call Joe LoMonaco at 802.345.3769.

Butterfly Swing Band with Joe LoMonaco percussion, Lynn Lovell upright bass, Scott Sizer trumpet, harmonica and vocals, Mark Anagnostopulos guitar and vocals, Walter Slowinski clarinet, sax.

Thanks again,
Joe LoMonaco

“Basement Suite” Album Release Party

January 31, 2015 - 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm at The Rendezvous
78 3rd St.

A multimedia (video, slide show, performance art, belly dancing) album release show for Basement Suite, the new album by The Ambiguities. With live music by  The Ambiguities (dance rock) and Rebel Base (sci fi heavy metal). $3 cover includes a hand-crafted CD at the door.

www.theambiguities.bandcamp.com

First Sunday Concert: Peter Blanchette

February 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies
650 East Pleasant Street

Sunday, February 1st from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies presents its First Sunday Concert of the spring 2015 semester! Come hear Peter Blanchette, internationally acclaimed musician and inventor of the archguitar, play a selection of Renaissance music. This event is free and open to the public. No reservations necessary. Refreshments after the concert are co-sponsored by The Amherst Woman’s Club. For more information on Peter Blanchette, please visit archguitar.com. Please visit our website at www.umass.edu/renaissance for our complete list of concerts and events!

Irish Matters: A Journalist’s Journey

February 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at

Amherst Irish Association Announces it Will Launch Event Series with UMass Alum, Kevin Cullen on Brigid’s Day, February 1st

Amherst, MA: The Amherst Irish Association welcomes Kevin Cullen, columnist at the Boston Globe, recipient of the Livingston Award, and co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice”, back to the town of his alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The community will welcome Cullen on February 1st , at the Unitarian Universalist Church in downtown Amherst, 121 N. Pleasant St. at 2pm, for his presentation, “Irish Matters: A Journalist’s Journey”.  No entry fee –suggested donation, $5-10, welcome at the door.

Following the event, from 4-6, complimentary tea and scones will be served, provided by the Amherst Irish Association, accompanied by Irish music and dancing.

The Amherst Irish Association is a community-based initiative, aiming to host monthly events that explore and celebrate aspects of Ireland’s diaspora, culture and society. For more information, “like” us on Facebook, or contact us at amherstirishassociation@gmail.com!

Greensky Bluegrass

2/4 – Greensky Bluegrass

February 4, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Pearl Street
10 Pearl Street

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

February 6, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle St

Described by Nelson Mandela as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’, Grammy–winning ‘Graceland’ artists Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences for more than 50 years with their uplifting vocal harmonies, infectious rhythm and flamboyant dance moves.

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