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CD Release for Gin and Rosewater – the new release from Chuck McDermott (with his band featuring Marco Giovino, Richard Gates, Thomas Juliano, Gabriela Martina, Jay Psaros) 9:00 pm
CD Release for Gin and Rosewater – the new release from Chuck McDermott (with his band featuring Marco Giovino, Richard Gates, Thomas Juliano, Gabriela Martina, Jay Psaros)
Jun 1 @ 9:00 pm
CD Release for Gin and Rosewater - the new release from Chuck McDermott (with his band featuring Marco Giovino, Richard Gates, Thomas Juliano, Gabriela Martina, Jay Psaros)
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door Music industry veteran and Massachusetts Country Music Hall of Famer Chuck McDermott is releasing his highly anticipated album “Gin & Rosewater”, a 14 song Americana/Roots Rock travelogue of[...]
2
Club d’Elf 10:00 pm
Club d’Elf
Jun 2 @ 10:00 pm
Club d'Elf
9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door Moroccan dosed Psychadelic Dub Jazz Collective – Doors at 9pm. Mike Rivard’s improvisational groove collective returns to the warm embrace of the Lizard Lounge with their usual stellar[...]
3
Kabir Sen & The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen & The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down
Jun 3 @ 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen & The Krush Faktory with members of The Dub Down
9pm doors $10 adv/$10 at the door Kabir Sen is a busy man, performing the first Saturday every month at the Lizard Lounge while doing a myriad of other things. He’s got a wonderful mix[...]
4
Poetry Night~ Featured Poet: Yunus Quddus 8:00 pm
Poetry Night~ Featured Poet: Yunus Quddus
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night~ Featured Poet:  Yunus Quddus
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors open at 7:30pm. $7 Tonight’s featured poet is an actor, storyteller, and poet – “Imagine if every day you were in the right place[...]
5
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jun 5 @ 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[...]
6
THE RODS – TRIBUTE TUESDAY featuring the music of THE FACES 8:30 pm
THE RODS – TRIBUTE TUESDAY featuring the music of THE FACES
Jun 6 @ 8:30 pm
THE RODS - TRIBUTE TUESDAY featuring the music of THE FACES
8:30 doors $8 adv ticket/$10 at the door The Rods = New Englands PREMIER tribute to The Faces. (Featuring Broad Stewart) Featuring a set of The Faces BBC Sounds For Saturday Band Members Maureen Kavanaugh-Leger (Singer/[...]
7
The Dennis Brennan Band – Country Night! 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band – Country Night!
Jun 7 @ 9:15 pm
8:30 doors – two sets – 9:15 & 11pm $12 adv /$15 at the door At age 9, Dennis Brennan entered show business as Rumplestiltsken in a grammar school play. In 7th grade he performed[...]
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory) 10:30 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory)
Jun 7 @ 10:30 pm
Ward Hayden (Girls Guns & Glory)
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door   A big fan of Hank Williams, give a listen to Ward Hayden doing “I’m so lonesome I could cry” HERE Ward and his band Girls Guns and[...]
8
Sarah & The Wild Versatile 9:00 pm
Sarah & The Wild Versatile
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
Sarah & The Wild Versatile
8:30 doors – $8 adv/$10 at the door Sarah and The Wild Versatile lay music ranging from blues to synth rock, folk to soul, and most anything in between.
Background Orcs 10:30 pm
Background Orcs
Jun 8 @ 10:30 pm
Background Orcs
8:30 doors $8 adv/ $10 at the door The four members of Background Orcs combine musical styles and feels from around the globe to deliver a high-energy atmosphere for listeners as well as keep them[...]
9
Planet Radio 9:30 pm
Planet Radio
Jun 9 @ 9:30 pm
Planet Radio
$10 adv / $12 at the door   Planet Radio is a six-piece intergalactic ensemble that has landed in Boston prior to its inevitable world domination.  
10
Upstate Rubdown 9:00 pm
Upstate Rubdown
Jun 10 @ 9:00 pm
Upstate Rubdown
8:00 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Upstate Rubdown is an acoustic septet drawing inspiration from every corner (and decade) of America’s musical heritage. Based in New York’s Hudson Valley region, the band has spent[...]
Damn Tall Buildings 10:30 pm
Damn Tall Buildings
Jun 10 @ 10:30 pm
Damn Tall Buildings
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Damn Tall Buildings: “OUR SOUND COMES FROM A COLLECTIVE HAPPY PLACE WE’VE FOUND IN THE MUSIC WRITTEN IN RURAL AMERICA, OR AS IT’S MORE POPULARLY KNOWN: ROOTS.”
11
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night – featuring Kyle Goldstein 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night – featuring Kyle Goldstein
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night - featuring Kyle Goldstein
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors at 7:30pm.  $7   Featured poet Kyle Goldstein is a singer/rapper out of North Reading, MA. His smooth, soulful, and upbeat sound breaks genre[...]
12
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm
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[...]
13
Tribute Tuesday – The Music of Abbey Lincoln performed by The Alex Lee Clark 8TET featuring Ali McGuirk 9:00 pm
Tribute Tuesday – The Music of Abbey Lincoln performed by The Alex Lee Clark 8TET featuring Ali McGuirk
Jun 13 @ 9:00 pm
Tribute Tuesday - The Music of Abbey Lincoln performed by The Alex Lee Clark 8TET featuring Ali McGuirk
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door   Alex Lee Clark 8Tet featuring Ali McGuirk pay tribute to Abbey Lincoln – performing her classic “That’s Him” “That’s Him!” is the second album by American jazz vocalist Abbey Lincoln[...]
14
The Dennis Brennan Band 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Jun 14 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Brennan, who was born in the Boston suburb of Marlborough, has won a couple of Boston Music Awards in the “roots music” category, for want of a better term. He retains a down-to-earth sincerity and[...]
Bryan Murphy (of The Shills) 10:30 pm
Bryan Murphy (of The Shills)
Jun 14 @ 10:30 pm
Bryan Murphy (of The Shills)
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door You wouldn’t know it from his lyrics, but Bryan Murphy was an angry kid. As frontman for Boston-based rock band The Shills, he writes appealing songs around inventive,[...]
15
Chuck Prophet and Strings 9:00 pm
Chuck Prophet and Strings
Jun 15 @ 9:00 pm
Chuck Prophet and Strings
8:30 doors A very special evening with            CHUCK PROPHET            with a STRING QUARTET featuring  Lisa Goddard – Violin I Rachel Panitch – Violin II Catherine Bent – Cello Amelia Ames – Viola $18 advance / $20 at the[...]
16
The Tronzo/Rothenberg Duo 10:00 pm
The Tronzo/Rothenberg Duo
Jun 16 @ 10:00 pm
The Tronzo/Rothenberg Duo
9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door featuring Dave Tronzo (slide guitar) and Ned Rothenberg (reeds)
Club d’Elf 11:30 pm
Club d’Elf
Jun 16 @ 11:30 pm
Club d'Elf
  9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door “All-stars they are:  Club d’Elf have to be one of the most fluent polyglot musical aggregations on the planet:  straight-ahead and avant-garde jazz, Indian, African, Moroccan, blues,[...]
17
Ben Morey 9:00 pm
Ben Morey
Jun 17 @ 9:00 pm
Ben Morey
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Opening the show will be the wonderful and talented Ben Morey all the way from Rochester, NY! His upcoming album “Mt. Doom” will be released June 30th –
Jill McCracken 10:30 pm
Jill McCracken
Jun 17 @ 10:30 pm
Jill McCracken
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 a the door   Jill McCracken is an indie songstress who crafts tunes rooted in soul and classic pop. After a winter-long hiatus, she’s put together a new band lineup of[...]
18
Poetry Night – Tonight: Foundation Movement 8:00 pm
Poetry Night – Tonight: Foundation Movement
Jun 18 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night - Tonight:  Foundation Movement
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7   On February 27, 2003, the City of Boston declared the day Foundation Day. The City of Boston not only[...]
19
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jun 19 @ 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[...]
20
Session Americana 9:30 pm
Session Americana
Jun 20 @ 9:30 pm
Session Americana
8:30 doors – $18 adv/$20 at the door The musical collective known as Session Americana returns to home base for one night this week.  Dinty and Jefferson have been in the wilds of New Hampshire[...]
21
The Dennis Brennan Band 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Jun 21 @ 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 The Dennis Brennan Band featuring Kevin Barry, Richard Gates and Billy Beard hit the carpets tonight doing two[...]
Special Guest: The Revelations 10:30 pm
Special Guest: The Revelations
Jun 21 @ 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.
22
Special Guest Opener: J.E. Sunde 9:00 pm
Special Guest Opener: J.E. Sunde
Jun 22 @ 9:00 pm
Special Guest Opener:  J.E. Sunde
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door “J.E. Sunde’s music brings about the finest folk comparisons whether it’s classic or contemporary artists. With the charm of Van Morrison and the conviction of Frank Turner, J.E.[...]
Dietrich Strause & The Blue Ribbons – two sets! 10:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & The Blue Ribbons – two sets!
Jun 22 @ 10:00 pm
Dietrich Strause & The Blue Ribbons - two sets!
8:30 doors – two sets $12 adv /$15 at the door Dietrich Strause grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania in a family of Lutheran ministers, school teachers, and arborists. He began his life as a musician[...]
23
Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas AND Johnny Trama and The B3 Kings 9:00 pm
Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas AND Johnny Trama and The B3 Kings
Jun 23 @ 9:00 pm
Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas AND Johnny Trama and The B3 Kings
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas team up with Johnny Trama & The B3 Kings for a night of mega instrumental madness. Loud guitars Fat Organs and Big beat Soul-Psych-Acid Blues.
24
Lost Lake 9:00 pm
Lost Lake
Jun 24 @ 9:00 pm
Lost Lake
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door ****************************** Lost Lake includes: Isabel Riley: bass, vocals Anne Zehr: keys, vocals Mickey Zibelllo: guitar,vocals Patrick Hebble: drums Ivelisse Estrada: vocals and tamborine
Kingdom of Love CD Release Party 10:00 pm
Kingdom of Love CD Release Party
Jun 24 @ 10:00 pm
Kingdom of Love CD Release Party
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door ************************************ Kingdom of Love is an electronic folk music duo from Boston, Massachusetts, and the artistic collaboration of Richard Lamphear and Linda Viens.
Parlour Bells 11:00 pm
Parlour Bells
Jun 24 @ 11:00 pm
Parlour Bells
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door ********************************* On Sunday, August 2, 2015, Parlour Bells enjoyed the distinct honor of performing as the supporting act for a newly reformed Culture Club featuring all four of[...]
25
Poetry Night: Micheal Holley and the Cipherspace Artistic Collective 8:00 pm
Poetry Night: Micheal Holley and the Cipherspace Artistic Collective
Jun 25 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Night:  Micheal Holley and the Cipherspace Artistic Collective
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors open at 7:30pm. $7 more info soon!
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Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge
Jun 26 @ 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[...]
27
The Kemp Harris Trio 8:30 pm
The Kemp Harris Trio
Jun 27 @ 8:30 pm
The Kemp Harris Trio
8pm door – $8 adv/$10 at the door 2 SETS! Kemp Harris is a singer, songwriter and actor, originally from Edenton, North Carolina.  He’s shared the stage with Kandace Springs, Koko Taylor, Taj Mahal, Gil[...]
28
The Dennis Brennan Band 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
Jun 28 @ 9:15 pm
The Dennis Brennan Band
8:30 doors/two sets by dennis – 9:15 & 11pm $10 adv/$12 at the door In 1992 he formed the Dennis Brennan Band and started his solo career, quickly releasing two critically acclaimed recordings on Upstart[...]
Carla Ryder, Andy Santospago & Todd Marston 10:30 pm
Carla Ryder, Andy Santospago & Todd Marston
Jun 28 @ 10:30 pm
Carla Ryder, Andy Santospago & Todd Marston
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Carla Ryder joined by multi-talented partners in crime, Andy Santospago and Todd Marston (Grown Up Noise) will take you on a journey – previewing songs and stories from[...]
29
The Grownup Noise (solo) 8:00 pm
The Grownup Noise (solo)
Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm
The Grownup Noise (solo)
7pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Their song ‘Carnival’ won a songwriting contest judged by NYTimes best-selling author/music writer Steve Almond and was the most downloaded song in 2011 for Paste Magazine’s ‘Songs For[...]
American Echoes 9:00 pm
American Echoes
Jun 29 @ 9:00 pm
American Echoes
7pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door American Echoes is a duo that fuses identical twins Laura and Nina Ganci’s influences based largely in Rhythm & Blues and Folk. They create a slight tension by[...]
The Smallest Town Ensemble 10:00 pm
The Smallest Town Ensemble
Jun 29 @ 10:00 pm
The Smallest Town Ensemble
7pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door The Smallest Town Ensemble Inspired by the greater Somerville community, Out East shines a light on city life, celebrating neighborhood vitality with plaintive, pastoral lyrics and dynamic instrumentation.[...]
Mount Peru 10:30 pm
Mount Peru
Jun 29 @ 10:30 pm
Mount Peru
7pm $10 adv/$12 at the door Featuring male and female vocals, trumpet, and pedal steel guitar, Mount Peru creates moody yet powerful, emotionally charged music, described as “Postmodern Americana”, “Cosmic Amercan Music”, and often compared[...]
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Special Guest: Thank God FOR Science 10:00 pm
Special Guest: Thank God FOR Science
Jun 30 @ 10:00 pm
Special Guest:  Thank God FOR Science
9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door Thank God For Science is a one of a kind musical medium that explores sonic and musical vocabularies searching for harmony, chaos, enlightenment and everything in between. Using[...]
CLUB d’ELF w/ Randy Roos (guitar), Amy Bellamy (keyboards), Mike Rivard (bass & sinter) & Dean Johnston (drums) 11:30 pm
CLUB d’ELF w/ Randy Roos (guitar), Amy Bellamy (keyboards), Mike Rivard (bass & sinter) & Dean Johnston (drums)
Jun 30 @ 11:30 pm
CLUB d'ELF w/ Randy Roos (guitar), Amy Bellamy (keyboards), Mike Rivard (bass & sinter) & Dean Johnston (drums)
Doors open at 9pm. $12 in adv/$15 at the door On Club d’Elf – “Downtown jazz meets trance, Moroccan music, dub, electronica, and jam band . .. the music’s ambitious in its scope but navigated[...]

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