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Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down
Jul 1 @ 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down
With members of The Dub Down – Doors at 9pm. $10 adv and at the door “Kabir Sen, like his economist dad Amartya, wants to improve the world. Only he would do it through hip-hop.[...]
2
Poetry Night: Wallace Coar 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: Wallace Coar
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  Wallace Coar
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7 Tonight’s feature:  Wallace Coar is a Cambridge native and spoken word artist who enjoys traveling and capturing life’s amazing journey[...]
3
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
7:30 doors $5 peformers $7 for patrons a weekly celebrity judge – two (original) songs or 10 minutes – up to 20 performers – cash award with your host GEORGE WOODS More on the Lizard[...]
5
The Dennis Brennan Band 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Jul 5 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Dennis Brennan Band plays two sets – 9:15 and 11pm To the uninitiated, Brennan could be considered Boston’s own Leonard Cohen or Elvis Costello. His songwriting is respected[...]
Ali McGuirk 10:30 pm
Ali McGuirk
Jul 5 @ 10:30 pm
Ali McGuirk
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door “Ali McGuirk brings to the stage a refreshing comfort and grace uncommon in Boston. It’s as though she and the stage are old friends who share intimate jokes.”[...]
6
M’BOLO (ELECTRIC. SWEATY. SENEGELESE ROCK) 9:30 pm
M’BOLO (ELECTRIC. SWEATY. SENEGELESE ROCK)
Jul 6 @ 9:30 pm
M'BOLO (ELECTRIC. SWEATY. SENEGELESE ROCK)
8:30 doors $8 adv/$10 at the door ~ 2 sets M’bolo, meaning “togetherness” in the Senegalese language Wolof, embraces this ethos in the creation of their high-octane hybrid of Mbalax and Rock. Lead singer/percussionist Cheikh[...]
7
Glenn Yoder & The Western States album release (+Mike McCullagh) 9:00 pm
Glenn Yoder & The Western States album release (+Mike McCullagh)
Jul 7 @ 9:00 pm
Glenn Yoder & The Western States album release (+Mike McCullagh)
8pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door They’ll be playing their new record “Inherited Darkness” in full. Hear it here so that you’re not like, huh, never heard THIS ONE before . . . With[...]
8
THE VIVS – CD RELEASE and FINAL SHOW with DARK WHEELS and FRANC GRAHAM BAND 8:00 pm
THE VIVS – CD RELEASE and FINAL SHOW with DARK WHEELS and FRANC GRAHAM BAND
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm
THE VIVS - CD RELEASE and FINAL SHOW with DARK WHEELS and FRANC GRAHAM BAND
8pm doors/9pm show $10 adv/$12 at the door – more info on bands below
The Franc Graham Band 9:00 pm
The Franc Graham Band
Jul 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Franc Graham Band
The low-rock, swamp-rock, alt-americana, hillbilly-hip of The Franc Graham Band comes to the Lizard Lounge ~ Lou Reed meets Chrissy Hyde. 8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door
The Vivs 10:00 pm
The Vivs
Jul 8 @ 10:00 pm
The Vivs
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door The Vivs bring their guitar-driven power-pop to the Lizard Lounge for one last show, and to introduce their newest CD Odds. The Vivs love The Kinks, Scrawl, Fleetwood[...]
Dark Wheels 11:15 pm
Dark Wheels
Jul 8 @ 11:15 pm
Dark Wheels
8:00 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Equal parts craft and aggression, the Dark Wheels sound is rooted in the traditions of the 70s and 80s, but occupies a stylistic and emotional space that is[...]
9
Poetry Night: NorthBEAST Poetry Slam 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: NorthBEAST Poetry Slam
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  NorthBEAST Poetry Slam
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7    
10
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge – special door time tonight = 8:30 9:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge – special door time tonight = 8:30
Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge - special door time tonight = 8:30
8:30 doors $5 peformers $7 for patrons a weekly celebrity judge – two (original) songs or 10 minutes – up to 20 performers – cash award with your host GEORGE WOODS More on the Lizard[...]
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The Dennis Brennan Band – Tonight’s Theme: Knucklehead Rock! 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band – Tonight’s Theme: Knucklehead Rock!
Jul 12 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band - Tonight's Theme:  Knucklehead Rock!
8:3o doors – @ 9:15 and 11:00 / Guest at 10:30)   Check out Dennis Brennan‘s Discography . . .
Special Guest: Stash! 10:30 pm
Special Guest: Stash!
Jul 12 @ 10:30 pm
Special Guest:  Stash!
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door – Boston-based Stash Wyslouch (Pronounced Stash Why-Slouch) is one of bluegrass’ great young genre-bending pioneers. “A brilliant and free-thinking mind…you’ll be glad to know him” – Chris Eldridge (Punch[...]
13
Terrafunk 9:00 pm
Terrafunk
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm
Terrafunk
8:30 doors – set times tbd $7 adv and at the door Terrafunk is exactly what the name implies: earthy funk. Composed of a full roster of incredible musicians, each and every one devoted to[...]
The Van Burens 9:00 pm
The Van Burens
Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Van Burens
$7 adv and at the door set times tbd   The Van Burens are a family band of like-minded weirdos who love to make vital and vivid music together. The Official Band of Quincy, MA[...]
14
Special Guest: Fuze Does Mostly Mahavishnu 10:00 pm
Special Guest: Fuze Does Mostly Mahavishnu
Jul 14 @ 10:00 pm
Special Guest:  Fuze Does Mostly Mahavishnu
9pm doors $15 adv/$18 at the door Guitar shredder, researcher, composer, and winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship, David Fiuczynski (aka Fuze) explores the microtonal universe like few others. A recent project is Jointly dedicated to[...]
Club d’Elf w/David Fiuczynski (guitar), Mike Rivard (bass & sintir), Dean Johnston (drums), and more! 11:30 pm
Club d’Elf w/David Fiuczynski (guitar), Mike Rivard (bass & sintir), Dean Johnston (drums), and more!
Jul 14 @ 11:30 pm
Club d'Elf w/David Fiuczynski (guitar), Mike Rivard (bass & sintir), Dean Johnston (drums), and more!
9pm doors – $15 adv/$18 at the door Mike Rivard’s improvisational groove collective returns to the warm embrace of the Lizard Lounge with their usual stellar cast of musicians. “All-stars they are:  Club d’Elf have[...]
15
Noble Dust (formerly San Lorenzo) and special guest Ian Fitzgerald 9:15 pm
Noble Dust (formerly San Lorenzo) and special guest Ian Fitzgerald
Jul 15 @ 9:15 pm
Noble Dust (formerly San Lorenzo) and special guest Ian Fitzgerald
8:30 doors  set times tbd $7 adv/$10 at the door Noble Dust = A motley collection of reformed band geeks, this band is all about lyrically driven progressive folk pop, toast, and fitting onto tiny stages.[...]
16
Poetry Night: Poets vs. Rappers 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: Poets vs. Rappers
Jul 16 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  Poets vs. Rappers
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7    
17
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jul 17 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
7:30 doors $5 peformers $7 for patrons a weekly celebrity judge – two (original) songs or 10 minutes – up to 20 performers – cash award with your host GEORGE WOODS More on the Lizard[...]
18
LET THE MUSIC SET YOU FREE – an evening with Katie Dobbins, Louis Apollon 8:30 pm
LET THE MUSIC SET YOU FREE – an evening with Katie Dobbins, Louis Apollon
Jul 18 @ 8:30 pm
LET THE MUSIC SET YOU FREE - an evening with Katie Dobbins, Louis Apollon
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door –   Music is the universal unifier, bringing diverse people together in both their joy & their suffering. This movement is about musicians coming together to share stories[...]
19
The Dennis Brennan Band 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Jul 19 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Dennis Brennan Band plays two sets – 9:15 and 11pm In 1992 he formed the Dennis Brennan Band and started his solo career, quickly releasing two critically acclaimed[...]
Tim Gearan 10:30 pm
Tim Gearan
Jul 19 @ 10:30 pm
Tim Gearan
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Aficionados and acolytes of the music swirling around and through Tim Gearan. His music is as real and true as the pain in your heart when loss is[...]
20
Tony Trischka’s Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan 9:00 pm
Tony Trischka’s Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan
Jul 20 @ 9:00 pm
Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings:  The Music of Bob Dylan
8pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door – 2 sets! Featuring:  Tony Trischka (vocals,banjo, pedal steel), Stash Wyslouch (guitar, vocals), Sean Trischka (drums), and Jared Engel (bass)
21
Ronald Reagan (Boston’s Premier 80’s Saxophone Duo) & Friends with comedians Dan Boulger, Ken Reid & Niki Luparelli ~ and soundscapes from Radi0Swan 9:00 pm
Ronald Reagan (Boston’s Premier 80’s Saxophone Duo) & Friends with comedians Dan Boulger, Ken Reid & Niki Luparelli ~ and soundscapes from Radi0Swan
Jul 21 @ 9:00 pm
Ronald Reagan (Boston's Premier 80's Saxophone Duo) & Friends with comedians Dan Boulger, Ken Reid & Niki Luparelli ~ and soundscapes from Radi0Swan
8:30 doors $15 adv. and at the door guest musicians!  comics!  insanity! check out the facebook event HERE and learn more about the performers below Ronald Reagan Dan Boulger Ken Reid Niki Luparelli Radi0Swan
22
Dub Apocalypse featuring DJ Mr. Rourke! 10:00 pm
Dub Apocalypse featuring DJ Mr. Rourke!
Jul 22 @ 10:00 pm
Dub Apocalypse featuring DJ Mr. Rourke!
9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door Dub Apocalypse is an instrumental dub reggae band from Boston,MA. They have created their own unique sound that fuses the militant toughness of Sly and Robbie, and Scientist[...]
23
Poetry Night: Patricia Martin-Rossi 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: Patricia Martin-Rossi
Jul 23 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  Patricia Martin-Rossi
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors at 7:30pm.  $7 Patricia Martin-Rossi is a very passionate woman in all aspects of her life.  Pat accepts the struggle and adversity that[...]
24
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
7:30 doors $5 peformers $7 for patrons a weekly celebrity judge – two (original) songs or 10 minutes – up to 20 performers – cash award with your host GEORGE WOODS More on the Lizard[...]
25
Tribute Tuesday: Willie Nelson! 9:00 pm
Tribute Tuesday: Willie Nelson!
Jul 25 @ 9:00 pm
Tribute Tuesday:  Willie Nelson!
8:30 doors $10 adv / $12 at the door Chris Hersch & The Moonraiders with special guest Greg Klyma will perform the whole “Shotgun Willie” Album – you can prepare for the evening by giving[...]
26
The Dennis Brennan Band – The Season Grand Finale 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band – The Season Grand Finale
Jul 26 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band - The Season Grand Finale
8:30 doors – two sets – 9:15 & 11pm $10 adv/$12 at the door To the uninitiated, Dennis Brennan could be considered Boston’s own Leonard Cohen or Elvis Costello. His songwriting is respected by critics and[...]
Special Guest: The Revelations 10:30 pm
Special Guest: The Revelations
Jul 26 @ 10:30 pm
Special Guest: The Revelations
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door The Revelations are Andrea Gillis, Jen D’Angora (aka Jenny Dee), and Erica Mantone performing with classic foot stomping, 2 and 4 clapping, gospel tunes.
27
Smalltalker (Soul and R&B from Burlington, VT) 9:30 pm
Smalltalker (Soul and R&B from Burlington, VT)
Jul 27 @ 9:30 pm
Smalltalker (Soul and R&B from Burlington, VT)
8:30 doors 2 sets $8 adv/$10 at the door smalltalker is a group made up of friends, and those friends’ friends. With headcount in the double digits they fill up both stage and studio, and[...]
28
Club d’Elf featuring Mat Maneri (viola) & Ned Rothenberg (reeds) 10:00 pm
Club d’Elf featuring Mat Maneri (viola) & Ned Rothenberg (reeds)
Jul 28 @ 10:00 pm
Club d'Elf featuring Mat Maneri (viola) & Ned Rothenberg (reeds)
Moroccan dosed Psychedelic Dub Jazz Collective – Doors at 9pm. $12 advance / $15 at the door A residency at Cambridge’s Lizard Lounge has been ongoing since ’98, and while performing primarily in the Northeast[...]
29
The Western Den with Honeysuckle and Aurora Birch 9:00 pm
The Western Den with Honeysuckle and Aurora Birch
Jul 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Western Den with Honeysuckle and Aurora Birch
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door set times tbd Formed in February 2013, and driven by a shared passion to create music with purpose, The Western Den is the collaborative work of Deni Hlavinka[...]
30
Poetry Night: Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team! 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team!
Jul 30 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  Lizard Lounge Poetry Slam Team!
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7 The Improper Boston’s Best 2017 Winner: The Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam and Slam Come see why tonight!  Featuring The Lizard[...]
31
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jul 31 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
7:30 doors $5 peformers $7 for patrons a weekly celebrity judge – two (original) songs or 10 minutes – up to 20 performers – cash award with your host GEORGE WOODS More on the Lizard[...]

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