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Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge! 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
20 performers weekly – 1 cash prize! Hosted by Tom Bianchi – doors at 7:30pm. $3 – Performers (Performers cover goes to door prize!) – click HERE to sign up in advance $6 – Patrons[...]
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special guests The Rachel Sumner Trio (featuring Kathleen Parks & Mali Obamsawin) 9:00 pm
special guests The Rachel Sumner Trio (featuring Kathleen Parks & Mali Obamsawin)
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm
special guests The Rachel Sumner Trio (featuring Kathleen Parks & Mali Obamsawin)
8:30 doors $5 adv/$7 at the door – set times tbd Rachel Sumner (Twisted Pine)  is an award winning singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based in Boston.  Tonight she’s joined by Mali Obamsawin of Lula Wiles[...]
The Social No. 11 9:00 pm
The Social No. 11
Aug 2 @ 9:00 pm
The Social No. 11
8:30 doors $5 adv/$7 at the door – set times tbd The Social No.11 delivers its own brand of New England Americana with a country twang and a bluesy heart. They’re known for haunting lyrics, sweet harmonies, and showing up[...]
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Naomi Sommers 8:30 pm
Naomi Sommers
Aug 3 @ 8:30 pm
Naomi Sommers
  8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Naomi’s recording career started at age 5 when she sang her first harmony parts on an album of bluegrass music for children. Over the years she has[...]
Noam Weinstein 9:15 pm
Noam Weinstein
Aug 3 @ 9:15 pm
Noam Weinstein
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 @ door Noam has been called everything from “a thrilling songwriter” (The Nashville Rage) to “a young Elvis Costello mixed with Randy Newman” (PasteMusic) to “utterly unique” (Performing Songwriter).
Lisa Bastoni & Band 10:00 pm
Lisa Bastoni & Band
Aug 3 @ 10:00 pm
Lisa Bastoni & Band
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door “I would call Lisa a ‘sweetheart’ of our local Boston music scene… and she most certainly is, but her uncanny ability to slip into the deepest and most[...]
Dan Blakeslee 11:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee
Aug 3 @ 11:00 pm
Dan Blakeslee
8pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door With a suitcase of songs, Maine folk troubadour Dan Blakeslee ventured into the subways of Boston in 1995 to practice his craft. He has been making music and[...]
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Otis Grove 9:30 pm
Otis Grove
Aug 4 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Otis Grove
9pm doors $10 adv/$12 at the door   GET THERE EARLY to catch DJ Wonderlove spinning some serious old school funk Eleven years and well over 1000 shows after its conception, Otis Grove is hitting[...]
The A-Beez 10:45 pm
The A-Beez
Aug 4 @ 10:45 pm
The A-Beez
9 pm doors – $10 adv/$12 at the door  GET THERE EARLY to catch DJ Wonderlove spinning some serious old school funk Though it can be loosely classified as “soul” The A-Beez have an eclectic[...]
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Club d’Elf 10:00 pm
Club d’Elf
Aug 5 @ 10:00 pm
Club d'Elf
Moroccan dosed Psychadelic Dub Jazz Collective – Doors at 9pm.  $12 adv/$15 door A residency at Cambridge’s Lizard Lounge has been ongoing since ’98, and while performing primarily in the Northeast US Club d’Elf has[...]
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Lizard Lounge Poetry Night 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7  
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Josh Buckley with Laurence Scudder and The Silks 9:00 pm
Josh Buckley with Laurence Scudder and The Silks
Aug 9 @ 9:00 pm
Josh Buckley with Laurence Scudder and The Silks
8:30 doors – $7 adv/$7 at the door “Buckley has a soft and soothing voice. It’s like Neil Young if he wasn’t so shakey (Neil that is). Gently spilling out his heart for you all.[...]
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Bulldog 9:00 pm
Bulldog
Aug 10 @ 9:00 pm
Bulldog
8:30 doors – $8 adv/$10 at the door – Bulldog’s improvised progressions, or jams over a single loop, contrast their other arranged compositions at concerts. A performance might include a musician or rapper sitting in,[...]
Mammal Dap 10:30 pm
Mammal Dap
Aug 10 @ 10:30 pm
Mammal Dap
8:30 doors $8 adv/$10 at the door Mammal Dap is adventurous, instrumental rock fusion based in Northampton, Massachusetts
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Amy Fairchild 8:00 pm
Amy Fairchild
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Amy Fairchild
7:30 doors – $10 adv/$12 at the door   Amy Fairchild  –“A masterstroke of hooky melodies and razor-sharp lyrics that address the never-easy battlefield of the heart.” – Steve Morse Boston Globe
Todd Thibaud Band 8:45 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
Aug 11 @ 8:45 pm
Todd Thibaud Band
7:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Todd Thibaud is a Vermont born, Boston based Singer-Songwriter whose songs are a slice of what life is really like…the pains and pleasures, love lost and life reborn.[...]
Brad Byrd Band 10:15 pm
Brad Byrd Band
Aug 11 @ 10:15 pm
Brad Byrd Band
7:30 doors $10 adv/$12 @ the door Byrd’s sophomore effort, entitled “Mental Photograph”, was voted singer/songwriter album of the year (2011) in Europe via Melodic.net ahead of well-known acts such as Bon Iver, Ryan Adams,[...]
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Dub Apocalypse 9:00 pm
Dub Apocalypse
Aug 12 @ 9:00 pm
Dub Apocalypse
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door High flyin’ experimental dub featuring members of John Brown’s Body,Morphine, and a host of other Boston madmen. Dub Apocalypse is an instrumental dub reggae band from Boston,MA.The lineup[...]
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Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory
Aug 13 @ 10:00 pm
Kabir Sen and The Krush Faktory
With members of The Dub Down – Doors at 9pm.   $10 adv/door Kabir Sen (also known as “MC Kabir”) is both a professional hip hop artist and a music teacher, who has been a[...]
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Lizard Lounge Poetry Night 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Aug 14 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors open at 7:30pm. $7  
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Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge! 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
20 performers weekly – 1 cash prize! Hosted by Tom Bianchi – doors at 7:30pm. $3 – Performers (Performers cover goes to door prize!) – click HERE to sign up in advance $6 – Patrons[...]
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Nico Rivers 9:00 pm
Nico Rivers
Aug 16 @ 9:00 pm
Nico Rivers
8:30 doors $5 adv/$8 at the door Fueled by a volatile blend of emotion, experience, imagination and intuition, Nico Rivers has been haunting stages across the USA since his youth. His unique, one-man band performances[...]
ROANOKE 10:00 pm
ROANOKE
Aug 16 @ 10:00 pm
ROANOKE
8:30 doors $5 adv/$8 at the door Their newly released self-titled debut album Roanoke, is an invigoratingly classic Americana album filled with modern yet vintage tunes that make the audience sit and listen to a[...]
THE WOLFF SISTERS 11:00 pm
THE WOLFF SISTERS
Aug 16 @ 11:00 pm
THE WOLFF SISTERS
8:30 doors $5 adv/$8 at the door Hailing from the cobble stone streets of Boston, The Wolff Sisters blend rock, blues, and roots music into their own unique sound. Their gritty songs draw from adventures[...]
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The Giant Kings 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
Aug 17 @ 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door “The band is The Giant Kings, and you may not know that name, but you do likely know the name of the guitarist, Duke Levine. Levine’s resume includes[...]
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Elizabeth Vaughan 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Vaughan
Aug 18 @ 8:00 pm
Elizabeth Vaughan
7:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Elizabeth Vaughan has been in love with music since the age of two when she would demand that her mother sing through the entire catalog of Mother Goose[...]
Young Frontier 9:00 pm
Young Frontier
Aug 18 @ 9:00 pm
Young Frontier
7:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door  Young Frontier is an Americana-Indie band featuring Daniel King, Bethany Weiman & Joe Young – their influences include Ryan Adams, Jeff Buckley, Jason Isbell, The Band, The Lone Bellow, Nickel[...]
Rocco DeRosa 10:15 pm
Rocco DeRosa
Aug 18 @ 10:15 pm
Rocco DeRosa
7:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Based out of Boston, MA, Rocco DeRosa is a singer-songwriter, producer, audio engineer, multi-instrumentalist, teacher and band leader. A Threerelease Party!  New Cd’s from all three bands! Elizabeth[...]
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Club d’Elf 10:00 pm
Club d’Elf
Aug 19 @ 10:00 pm
Club d'Elf
Featuring Mat Maneri (viola), David Fuze Fiuczynski (fretted & fretless guitar), Mike Rivard (bass & sintir), Vicente Lebron (congas) & Dean Johnston (drums) 9pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door “All-stars they are:  Club d’Elf[...]
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90 Mile Portage 9:00 pm
90 Mile Portage
Aug 20 @ 9:00 pm
90 Mile Portage
8:30 doors $10 adv/$10 at the door 90 Mile Portage is a collaboration between singer/songwriter Jamie Kallestad and multi-instrumentalist/ composer Ben Cosgrove  
Reina Del Cid 10:15 pm
Reina Del Cid
Aug 20 @ 10:15 pm
Reina Del Cid
Reina Del Cid – “Sizzling folk-wisdom” Maximum Ink
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Lizard Lounge Poetry Night 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio! Doors at 7:30pm. $7  
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Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge! 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
20 performers weekly – 1 cash prize! Hosted by Tom Bianchi – doors at 7:30pm. $3 – Performers (Performers cover goes to door prize!) – click HERE to sign up in advance $6 – Patrons[...]
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Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue 8:00 pm
Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue
Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm
Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue
7pm doors $12 adv/$15 at the door  – OR for $25 (via ticket link above) – Reserve a table (1 of 9) around the performance area for you and one other person. Other person must have[...]
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The Giant Kings 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
Aug 24 @ 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door The band is The Giant Kings, and you may not know that name, but you do likely know the name of the guitarist, Duke Levine. Levine’s resume includes[...]
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The Grownup Noise 9:00 pm
The Grownup Noise
Aug 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Grownup Noise
8:30 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[...]
Baby States 10:00 pm
Baby States
Aug 25 @ 10:00 pm
Baby States
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Baby States is New Old Time. Baby States is Pre-Modern. Baby States is West African guitar riffs, Uncle Dave Macon, and Nirvana.
Choose to Find 11:15 pm
Choose to Find
Aug 25 @ 11:15 pm
Choose to Find
8:30 doors The members of Choose to Find are each powerhouse musicians in their own right. Composer/pianist Todd Marston and guitarist Colin Sapp cut their teeth together back in the early 2000s at Boston’s hub[...]
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The Revelers 9:15 pm
The Revelers
Aug 26 @ 9:15 pm
The Revelers
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door 2016 Grammy Nominees. Cajun, Country, Zydeco, and Swamp Pop combine into a powerful tonic of roots music that’s sure to get you moving . . . The Revelers are[...]
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Sam Otis Hill 9:15 pm
Sam Otis Hill
Aug 27 @ 9:15 pm
Sam Otis Hill
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door Sam Otis Hill is a Boston-based singer-songwriter influenced by 60’s soul, Texas outlaw country, and folk music.
OldJack 10:00 pm
OldJack
Aug 27 @ 10:00 pm
OldJack
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 at the door A year long residency! “OldJack has proven it has the legs for the long haul.” ~ Jonathan Perry, The Boston Globe
Eric Salt & The Electric City 11:00 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
Aug 27 @ 11:00 pm
Eric Salt & The Electric City
8:30 doors $10 adv/$12 in adv Boston rock band with an eclectic sound. Dylanesque lyrics set to catchy rock guitar. Occasional hints of Stones and Replacements. Eric Salt & The Electric City‘s live shows can[...]
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Lizard Lounge Poetry Night 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Aug 28 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Poetry Night
Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam & Slam with The Jeff Robinson Trio. Doors at 7:30pm.  $7  
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Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge! 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
Aug 29 @ 8:00 pm
Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge!
7:30 doors – $3 – Performers (Performers cover goes to door prize!) – click HERE to sign up in advance $6 – Patrons The Lizard Lounge Open Mic Main Event happens semi-annually in the Spring and[...]
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Ali McGuirk 9:00 pm
Ali McGuirk
Aug 30 @ 9:00 pm
Ali McGuirk
8:30 doors $8 adv/$10 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.”[...]
Holy Hand Grenade (EP Release) 10:15 pm
Holy Hand Grenade (EP Release)
Aug 30 @ 10:15 pm
Holy Hand Grenade (EP Release)
8:30 doors $8 adv/$10 at the door Holy Hand Grenade is a A Brooklyn-based, new music collective inspired by world-grooves and memorable melodies…. An explosive, sultry mix of jazz, soul, hip hop and funk.
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The Giant Kings 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
Aug 31 @ 9:00 pm
The Giant Kings
8:30 doors $12 adv/$15 at the door The Giant Kings  –  Duke Levine, Kevin Barry, Chris Cote, Marty Ballou, Andy Plaisted, Paul Ahlstrand, and Mark Early  – phew!

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