Concerts

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8/2 – Al Stewart

August 2, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

By the time he was 22 Al Stewart had met the Beatles and played John Lennon’s guitar, opened for the Rolling Stones, shared an apartment with Simon & Garfunkel, recorded with Jimmy Page, spent a year playing guitar for Yoko Ono and co-producing her film #Four, and put a young Cat Stevens on stage at Les Cousins where he was master of ceremonies. Stewart came to stardom as part of the folk revival of the late 60′s and 70′s, and developed his own distinctive style of combining folk-rock music with delicately woven tales of the great characters and events of history. He is best known for his #1 hit “Year of the Cat” from the platinum album of the same name, and his follow-up album “Time Passages,” which also went platinum. Al continues to tour extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe, providing his fans with the music and personality that they have come to love so well.

$25 in advance.
$30 at the door.

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8/4 – Dean Ween Group

August 4, 2015 - 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Pearl Street
10 Pearl Street
Northampton

The Dean Ween Group—A rotating cast of characters fronted by the man himself, Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo) The Dean Ween Group is currently: Dean Ween, Dave Dreiwitz, Claude Coleman Jr, Glenn McClelland, & Scott Rednor. This is the “Ween Minus” lineup that includes 4/5th of Ween’s longtime touring band playing mostly material from WEEN’s many albums.  Additionally, Melchiondo has also finished construction on his new recording studios and has announced plans to record new music with the Dean Ween Group this summer.

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8/5 – Saintseneca

August 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Saintseneca is a young band from Columbus, Ohio led by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Zac Little. Following in the footsteps of heartland bands who have sought to twist the music of the old weird America into new shapes – from the Violent Femmes to Neutral Milk Hotel – Saintseneca perform songs that sound familiar and uniquely original, all at once. The group utilizes a wide range of acoustic instrumentation (balalaika, mandolin, dulcimer, Turkish Baglama, floor percussion) with more contemporary elements such as synthesizers and electric guitars to create a seamless blend of soaring vocals and vibrant post-punk energy.

Performance Line-up: Saintseneca, Avi Jacob

$10 in advance.
$13 at the door.

8/6 – Matthew E White

August 6, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Soulful founder, producer, musician, and A&R man of Richmond-based house-band modeled throwback label Spacebomb Records. Sock it to others as you would have them sock it to you.

8/8 – Get the Led Out – The American Led Zeppelin

August 8, 2015 - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Mountain Park
Mountain Park Road
Holyoke

Lotus Land- American Rush Tribute, Who Are You: Tribute to the Who

 

 

8/8 – Kristin Hersh

August 8, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

American singer-songwriter, post-punk pioneer, founder, lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of Throwing Muses, and author of a memoir and a children’s book.

$15 in advanced.
$18 at the door.

8/9 – Mark Hummel & The Golden State/Lone Star Revue feat. Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty

August 9, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Mark Hummel & The Golden State/Lone Star Revue feat. Anson Funderburgh & Little Charlie Baty will headline. Stewart James & The Memphis Flyers opening.

A cross country meeting of the minds between lengendary California and Texas musicians. This show is not to be missed, blues buffs!

8/13 – Quiet Life, Caroline Rose

August 13, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Co-Bill with two exciting new artists on the Americana indie-folk scene.

$12 in advance.
$14 at the door.

8/14 – Dick Dale

August 14, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Guitar legend Dick Dale, the King of the Surf Guitar, will be headlining the show preceded by SPF-4

8/14 – The Lonesome Brothers

August 14, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Luthiers Co-Op
108 Cottage Street
Easthampton

Spend your Friday night at Luthier’s with the following line up:

7:00pm- Jim Eagan
8:00pm- Them There Girls
9:30pm- The Lonesome Brothers

8/15 – The Eric Olsson Band feat. Kim Zombik

August 15, 2015 - 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

The Eric Olsson Band (EOB) plays piano driven rock that pulls elements from New Orleans-style stride, boogie woogie, blues, and gospel piano. EOB puts a premium on serving their entertainment with savory spices and plenty of sauce. The band is comprised of former members of several Pioneer Valley bands (Stash, Trailer Park, The Bombastics, Primate Fiasco), including Eric Olsson – Vocals, Keys and Guitar, Joe ‘Jopey’ Fitzpatrick – Drums, John O’Boyle – Bass, Tom Mahnken – Saxophone, Nick Borges – Trumpet, and Amy Sullivan – Background Vocals. The music is formed from a myriad of influences including Ray Charles, James Brown, Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, Sly and The Family Stone, The Iguanas, Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong, John Lee Hooker, Dave Matthews, Jonny Lang, and The Meters.

8/21 – A Muscle Shoals Music Revue feat. Amy Black & Sarah Borges

August 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

Powerhouse singers Amy Black and Sarah Borges perform classics originally recorded in Muscle Shoals, Alabama by Otis Reading, Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, and many others.

$12.50 in advance.
$15 at the door.

8/21- Lexi Weege

August 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Luthiers Co-Op
108 Cottage Street
Easthampton

Spend your Friday night at Luthier’s

Lexi Weege will be on stage at 7pm followed by Street Change at 8:00pm

8/21 – Ian O’Neill (Deer Tick) & Julian Veronesi (Titus Andronicus)

August 21, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Montague Bookmill
440 Greenfield Rd.
Montague

$10

IAN O’NEILL (Deer Tick)
JULIAN VERONESI (Titus Andronicus)

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8/21 – Ted Leo

August 21, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way
North Adams

“Over the course of his career he’s built up cred at an enviable rate. Lifers like Leo, unafraid of inserting passionate personal politics into ebullient guitar rock, don’t come around too often, and few can boast a track record like his.” — Pitchfork

From his early adventures in the hardcore scene of 1980s NYC, to his beloved band Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, to his recent duo project with Aimee Mann called The Both, Ted Leo has distinguished himself as a unique presence in the indie music world: a cerebral punk with an ear for power pop, equally at home ripping into a crunchy-guitared anthemic call to arms, or belting out a sweet melody. As a solo performer, as he’ll be appearing at MASS MoCA, you get his many sidesdistilled into one alarmingly entertaining singer-songwriter package.

What to Expect:
This event will be “up in the club” with cabaret-style seating. When the weather holds, we’re outside under Pavilion, a work of art created by Dré Wapenaar, located directly outside our museum lobby. Be ready to make new friends – our tables seat five and if your party is smaller, you might find others at your table. Cheers to live music and warm summer nights!

Planning on dinner before the show? Look no further than our museum café, serving dinner and snacks from 6:30-8:30pm. Lickety Split rolls out a summer menu of seasonal favorites including Vermont black bean burgers, Angus burgers, tomato-basil paninis, quiche, and a summer salad featuring field greens, goat cheese, and grilled pineapple, all priced at $10 or less. Inside or out, our cafe will deliver your dinner, and the bar is always well-stocked.

All tickets are non-refundable.

8/22 – Chris Scanlon, Mark Nomad

August 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Luthiers Co-Op
108 Cottage Street
Easthampton

Spend your Saturday with Luthier’s:

7:00pm- Sundarii Tribal Belly Dance
8:00pm- Chris Scanlon
9:30pm- Mark Nomad

An Evening with Kenny Aronoff

August 23, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle Street
Great Barrington

Berkshire native rock star drummer Kenny Aronoff will talk about his strategies for a successful life and career, and share insights from his performances with the biggest musicians.

For more info and tickets go to http://www.mahaiwe.org/KennyAronoff.

8/26 – The FIXX

August 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center Street
Northampton

MTV era hitmakers of “Stand or Fall” “Red Skies” “Saved by Zero” “One Thing Leads to Another” “Are We Ourselves?”

$35 in advance.
$40 at the door.

8/28 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd

August 28, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Calvin Theater
19 King St
Northampton

Five-time Grammy-nominated Louisiana born axe man has been selling millions of albums since his teens and continues to create genre-defining blues-infused rock ‘n’ roll.

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9/18-9/20 – FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival 2015

September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015 - 12:00 am at Mass MoCA
1040 Mass MoCA Way
North Adams

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