April 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm at Pearl Street
10 Pearl Street
April 26, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 9:45 pm at The Arts Block
289 Main Street
Get ready to dance to hip hop and soul inspired world rhythms!
International recording and music performance artists GOKH-BI SYSTEM (pronounced Go-Bee) return to the stage, beginning their US tour on Saturday, April the 26th 2014. GOKH-BI SYSTEM will be performing their hip hop and soul inspired world rhythms, at the Arts Block in Greenfield Massachusetts at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for $10 and in advance for $7 by going to the artsblock.com
Gokh-Bi System has shared the stage with music greats- Michael Franti, Toots and The Maytals, Kanye West, Damian Marley, Tribe Called Quest Angelique Kidjo, Femi Kuti, and Erykah Badu. Performing for more than 15 years, GBS has played appearing at major festivals including: Bumbershoot, and the Montreal Jazz Festival and featured on CNN and BET.
Their positive message is juxtaposed to the prevailing themes in American Hip Hop.
Their distinctive sound, a blending of urban beats with traditional instruments,
delivers the evolving African music scene to people the world over!
A return home performance before they hit the road for their 2014 tour!
Tix are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Don’t miss this show!
May 8, 2014 - 8:00 pm at Calvin Theater
19 King St
May 9, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm at
Music in Common and the Rev Tor Band announce their return to Memorial Hall in Shelburne Falls, MA on Friday, May 9 at 7:30PM for another dazzling performance of last year’s nearly sold-out re-creation of the Band’s classic 1978 concert film The Last Waltz. The concert features renditions of all the hits by the Band featured in the film, such as “The Weight,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” as well as songs by Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and many more. Musicians from the local music scene perform the songs of the film’s original special guests. The full line-up of artists includes the Rev Tor Band, Jenny Goodspeed and Stephanie Marshall of the Boxcar Lilies, Dave Houghton of Fancy Trash, Tory Hanna of Suitcase Rodeo, Jeff Martell, Wildcat O’Halloran, Todd Mack, Milan Dragicevich, Jamie Kent, Lisa Martin, Art Steele, Janet Ryan, and Phil Simon.
The concert includes a very special version of “The Weight,” featuring the talents of area youth. Music in Common invites students high school-aged or younger with a history of or an interest in musical performance to submit a video link of their music along with their name, age, contact info, and school they attend to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for the show.
Tickets are on sale now. The Last Waltz LIVE is a benefit for Music In Common, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen, empower, and educate communities through the universal language of music. Music in Common (MiC) produces free, publicly accessible concerts, school programs, and multimedia productions with an interest in underserved areas and communities where there is a history of conflict, providing a platform for the exchange of ideas and collaborations that can lead to positive social change. Based in Sheffield, MA, MiC has toured to nearly 200 communities across the U. S., Middle East, and Far East, and operates multiple programs locally, nationally, and internationally.