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The WMBR Roots Report
(Americana, Blues, Cajun, Folk & Zydeco)

  • Friday, June 9:
    • Johnny Come Latelies (6pm), Dan Miller and the Highlife, RockSpring, Rick Fire and the Ricktones, Bryan Mac and the Bleed, & James Christensen (9pm) - Sally O's
    • the Andrew Stern Trio (6:30pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Hanneke Cassel, Mike Block, & Natalie Haas and Yann Falquet (7pm SOLD OUT) - Club Passim
    • Bass soloists w/ Tom Bianchi, Cilla Bonnie, Johnnie Gilmore, & Charles Berhoud (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Cocek! Brass Band (8pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Reverend Horton Heat, Agent Orange, & Flat Duo Jets (9pm) - Once
    • Wildcat Slim, & Alan Scardapane (9pm) - Thunder Road
    • Bees Deluxe (9:30pm) - Article 24 (458 Western Avenue, Brighton, MA)
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & the Rationales (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Whiskey Geese (10pm) - Toad
    • John Mayall (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Albert Cummings (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Hayes Carll, & Monica Rizzio (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, June 10:
    • Jake La Botz performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Jake La Botz (4pm), & OldJack (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Birds of Chicago (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Tom Hagerty Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Beantown Buckaroos (7pm) - Burren (back room, dance lessons at 6:30pm)
    • the Pines (8pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Ruby Rose Fox, Halo Circus, Florie Namir, & George Woods (8pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Damn Tall Buildings, & Upstate Rubdown (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Rob Flax String Band (9:30pm) - Northern Lights vintage motor Yacht (boarding at 9:15pm at Rowes Wharf, leaves promptly at 9:30 and returns at 11pm)
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Garcia Project (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Bobby Whitlock and CoCo Carmel (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, June 11:
    • the Tarbox Ramblers (4pm), & Luddy Mussy (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Vinegar Flies (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • John Gorka, Amilia K. Spicer (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Ween (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Los Nocheros (8:30pm) - Regent Theater
    • Kristen Ford (9pm) - Sally O's
    • John Powhida International Airport (9:00pm) - Toad

  • Monday, June 12:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Jimmy Ryan, Dave Westner, & 8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • The Glimmer Trio (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which begins at 8pm)

  • Tuesday, June 13:
    • Vilray (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • The Franc Graham Band (7:30pm), & Juliet Simmons Dinallo (10pm) - Toad
    • Mary Bragg (cd release), Rachael Sage (ep release, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Reunion Band, & Dixie Butterhounds (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • JC Brooks, Gold Blood and Associates, & Miss Fairchild (8:45pm) - Once
    • the Alex Lee Clark 8TET and Ali McGuirk (performing the music of Abbey Lincoln, & 9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Attack of Le Pigeon (organ trio, & 10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Daniel Romano (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, June 14:
    • St. Paul and the Broken Bones, & Shovels and Rope (7pm) - Lawn on D (Seaport, Boston, MA)
    • Fandango (7:30pm) - Toad
    • Jeremy Enigk, & Tomo Nakayama (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Lyle Brewer, & Vilray (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Wolff Sisters and the Last Cavalry (8pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jonah Tolchin, & Helen Rose (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, June 15:
    • Dan Blakeslee (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Spring Hill Rounders (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Melvern Taylor and his Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (9pm) - Toad
    • Susan Cattaneo (cd release) w/ Bill Kirchen (8pm) - Thunder Road
    • Anna Vogelzang, & the Western Den (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Chuck Prophet (9pm, & performing with a string quartet) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Elephant Revival, & Twisted Pine (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Sonya Rae Taylor and Ryan Taylor (9:30pm) - the Menotomy Grill
    • Kat Wright (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Mike Zito (Royal Southern Brotherhood, & 7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo (8pm) - Main Streets Cafe (Concord, MA)
    • JC Brooks (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Session Americana (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • the Houston Bernard Band (9:30pm) - Toby Keith's (Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA)

  • Friday, June 16:
    • Tom Burris (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Plaza, (presented by Passim)
    • Larry Flint and the Road Scholars (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Andrea Gillis and the Shods (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Miles of Music After-Party w/ the Murphy Beds, the Brother Brothers, Courtney Hartmann and Taylor Ashton, Kristin Andreassen, Laura Cortese, Lauren Balthrop, & more (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Rob Flax String Band (9:30pm) - Northern Lights vintage motor Yacht (boarding at 9:15pm at Rowes Wharf, leaves promptly at 9:30 and returns at 11pm)
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Scott Janovitz (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Virginia Garcia Alves Band (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Georgia Overdrive (10pm) - Toad
    • Michael Franti and Spearhead (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Archie Fisher, & Ric Allendorf (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)

  • Saturday, June 17:
    • Zach Church (host of Trunk Full of Pearl) guest djs the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • 9th annual Chelsea Art Walk (noon-6pm) - Chelsea, MA (various artists, sites and performances)
    • Revolutionary Snake Ensemble (3-5pm) - Community Music Center (Boston's Fete de la Musique, Union Park, Boston, MA)
    • the Oysters (4pm), & the Silks (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville All-Stars (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Joe's Jazz and Blues Festival w/ the Tarbox Ramblers (5pm), Sara Bielanski, Air Congo, Kit Holliday and the Ominous Vultures, & more (noon-6pm) - Powderhouse Park (Somerville, MA)
    • Gentle Temper, Miles Hewitt (the Solars), Nico Rivers, & Bear Salon (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Niall Connolly (7:30pm), & Chris Hersch and the Moonraiders (10pm) - Toad
    • Sarah Blacker and the New England Groove Association, Father, & Misty and the the Big Rock (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Joan Shelley, & Jake Xerxes (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • the Ali McGuirk Band (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Summer Fest w/ Les Sampou and Special Guests and the Norwell Voice Studio Voice Students (4:30pm) - Town Green (Norwell, MA)
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (7pm) - Not Just Another Coffeehouse (Unitarian Church of Sharon, 4 North Main Street, Sharon, MA)
    • Vince Gill (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Chuck Prophet, Ward Hayden (Girls Guns and Glory, & 8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Cowboy Mouth (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, June 18:
    • 9th annual Chelsea Art Walk (noon-6pm) - Chelsea, MA (various artists, sites and performances)
    • the Somerville Ukulele Players (2pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Local Forecast with Wendy Sobel (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • The Natural Wonders (4:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Sera Cahoone, & Patrick Coman (7pm) - Once
    • Americana Sundays hosted by Greg Klyma (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Ryan Alvanos (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Emily White, Clara Baker, & Wylder (8pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • John Powhida International Airport (9pm) - Toad
    • Evolfo, Zip-Tie Handcuffs, Bat House, & Skinny Pigeons (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • The By and By (4pm), Coco Hames, & Little Bandit (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Barenaked Ladies (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Father's Daze (Don White, Bill Lepp, Bill Harley, & 7pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • Selwyn Birchwood (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, June 19:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Jimmy Ryan, Dave Westner, & 8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Kenny Thomas and Gus Adudelo (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which begins at 8pm)

  • Tuesday, June 20:
    • Jim Trick (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Dan and the Wildfire, & Aldous Collins (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the New Velvet Band, & Ethan Hawkins and Friends (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Joseph Arthur (solo, performing Redemption's Son), & Allison Pierce (9:30pm) - Great Scott
    • the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Attack of Le Pigeon (organ trio, & 10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Harmaleighs (music release, & 10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, June 21:
    • Fandango (7pm) - Toad
    • Dan Mills, & Tory Silver (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Fully Celebrated Orchestra, & Chris Brokaw (8pm) - Midway Cafe
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Dwight and Nicole (new music preview, & 10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, June 22:
    • Ethan Hawkins (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • the Peter Parcek Trio, & Patrick Coman (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Ampersand Concert Series w/ the Jeff Robinson Trio, & Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (8pm) - Bartos Theater (Wiesner Building, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA, part of the continuing collaboration between WMBR and the List Visual Arts Center at M.I.T.)
    • the Ryan Fitzsimmons Band (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Roosevelt Dime, Harry Jay and the Bling, & Jenna Lotti (8pm) - Thunder Road
    • the DuPont Brothers, Crooked Heart (Rachel Ries, Shane Leonard, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Dietrich Strause and the Blue Ribbons, & J.E. Sunde (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Dave and Phil Alvin and the Guilty Ones (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Kit Holiday and Matt Welch (9:30pm) - the Menotomy Grill
    • Dwight and Nicole (new music preview, & 10pm) - Atwood's
    • Ronnie Baker Brooks (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, June 23:
    • the Tom Hagerty Acoustic Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Say Darling (Celia Woodsmith, Chris Hersch, cd release, & 7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Ari and Mia, Lula Wiles (7, & 10pm) - Club Passim
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas, & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Major and the Monbacks, & Jeremy and the Harlequins (9:30pm) - Great Scott
    • Muddy Ruckus (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band and the Kieran Ridge Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Wilco's Solid Sound Music and Arts Festival w/ Wilco, Dave and Phil Alvin with the Guilty Ones, Nancy and Beth, Dawn of Midi, Alloy Orchestra, & more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • Richard Shindell (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Ronnie Baker Brooks (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, June 24:
    • Mark Wheeler guest hosts the middle hour of the Lost Highway (8:30-9:30am) - WMBR
    • Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville All-Stars (4pm), Parker Gispert (the Whigs), Graneros, & Summer Beard (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Lady Malory (4pm), & the Abbie Barrett Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Patsy Hamel Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Evan Goodrow, & Rabasi Joss (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • the Summer and Moss Country Band (7:30pm), & the Library Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Imelda May (8pm) - The Paradise
    • Swear and Shake (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Anne Heaton, & Violet Bell (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Wilco's Solid Sound Music and Arts Festival w/ Wilco, Television, Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers, the Shaggs, Joan Shelley, Kacy and Clayton, Jeff Parker Trio, John Hodgman, Nick Offerman, Alloy Orchestra, & many more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • Huey Lewis and the News (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Roosevelt Dime, & Harry Jay and the Bling (9pm) - Starlite Gallery (39 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, MA)

  • Sunday, June 25:
    • Hillbilly Holiday (2pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Gin Daisy (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Elisa Smith and the Tiny Little Lies (4pm), & Anthony D'Amato (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Roy Sludge Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Walker Lukens, & Thomas Wynn and the Believers (7:45pm) - Once
    • Mark Lipman (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Charles Berthoud, Fionna Corrine, & Alex2e (8pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Wilco's Solid Sound Music and Arts Festival w/ Tweedy and Friends, the Nels Cline Four, the Autumn Defense, Daniel Bachman, Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids, On Fillmore, Quindar, & many more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • the Marshall Tucker Band (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • U2, & the Lumineers - Gillette Stadium
    • Howie Day (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, June 26:
    • BJ Barham (American Aquarium), & Charley Crockett (8:30pm) - Middle East Upstairs
    • Lucero, & Banditos (8pm) - Rock On Concert Cruise

  • Tuesday, June 27:
    • Kaiti Jones (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (6:30pm) - Linden Tree Coffeehouse (Wakefield Common, Main Street, Wakefield, MA)

  • Wednesday, June 28:
    • Magic Giant (8pm) - Cafe 939

  • Thursday, June 29:
    • Sarah Messias, & Hunter Burgamy (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo (9:30pm) - the Menotomy Grill

  • Friday, June 30:
    • Mattie and Debbie (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Plaza, (presented by Passim)
    • Evolfo, Bat House, Zip-Tie Handcuffs, & Skinny Pigeons (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Hot Club of Cowtown (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Wednesday, July 5:
    • Buffy Saint Marie (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Saturday, July 1:
    • Cody Jinks, Paul Cauthen, & Sunny Sweeney (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • These Wild Plains, & the National Reserve (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Sunday, July 2:
    • the Louis Apollon Trio (8pm) - Burren, (back room)

  • Thursday, July 6:
    • Kathleen Parks (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Cheryl Arena (9:30pm) - the Menotomy Grill
    • the Steel Wheels (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, July 7:
    • the Sadies, & Governor (9pm) - Once
    • the Waco Brothers, & the Quahogs (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Randy Newman (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Big Al Anderson and the Floor Models (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Joan Osborne (8pm, & singing Dylan's songs) - Mass MoCA
    • the The Band band (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, July 8:
    • Pokey LaFarge, & Kelsey Waldon (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Rob Flax String Band (9:30pm) - Northern Lights vintage motor Yacht (boarding at 9:15pm at Rowes Wharf, leaves promptly at 9:30 and returns at 11pm)
    • Dave Mason (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Walter Trout (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Melissa Ferrick (ballroom), James Maddock (Sawtelle, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, July 9:
    • Langhorne Slim and the Law, & Jonny Fritz (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Bethelle Steele, the Dan Masterson Trio, & Muhammed 7 (8pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Big, & Rich (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Melissa Etheridge (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 11:
    • Bethel Steele (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, July 12:
    • Blick Bassy (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Western Centuries (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, July 13:
    • Stephanie James (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Molly Tuttle (cd release, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • 5th annual Block-a-Palooza w/ NRBQ, Girls Guns and Glory (6pm, & no cover) - South Main Street (in front of the District Court House, Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, July 14:
    • Rob Flax (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Plaza, (presented by Passim)
    • Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, & Patrick Coman (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Green River Festival w/ the Mavericks, Big Al Anderson, the Sweetback Sisters, Western Centuries, Fulaso, the Pedrito Martinez Group, the Aliya Cycon Project, & more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • Chris Stapleton, Anderson East, & Brent Cobb (7pm) - Xfinity Center (Marshfield, MA)
    • the Mark O'Connor Band (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Infamous Stringdusters (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Jerry Douglas Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Los Lonely Boys (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, July 15:
    • Robert Earl Keen (7pm) - Royale
    • Green River Festival w/ Lake Street Dive, Pokey LaFarge, the Deslondes, Houndmouth, Amadou and Mariam, Darlingside, San Fermin, Big Sam's Funky Nation, John Brown's Body, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams, Dietrich Strause and the Blue Ribbons, Twisted Pine, Tank and the Bangas, Dan Bern, & many more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • Eddie Money (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Chris Stapleton, Anderson East, & Brent Cobb (7pm) - Xfinity Center (Marshfield, MA)

  • Sunday, July 16:
    • the Sweetback Sisters (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Green River Festival w/ Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Robbie Fulks, Chicano Batman, Mandolin Orange, the Infamous Stringdusters, Funky Meters, Parsonfield, Kat Wright, Rachel Price and Vilray, River Whyless, Bridget Kearney, the Suitcase Junket, the Dustbowl Revival, Madam Uncle, & many more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • the Mavericks (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, July 17:

  • Tuesday, July 18:
    • Lindsay Straw (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, July 19:
    • Tank and the Bangas (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, July 20:
    • the Elliot Taylor Group (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Tom Petty, & Peter Wolf (7:30pm) - TD Garden

  • Friday, July 21:
    • Preservation Hall Jazz Band (6:30pm) - Royale
    • Amy Black (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Tom Petty, & Peter Wolf (7:30pm) - TD Garden
    • Conor Oberst, & Hop Along (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Graham Nash (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Clint Black (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, July 22:
    • Ryan Montbleau (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Fabulous Thunderbirds (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, July 23:
    • Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers (4pm) - Rock On Concert Cruise
    • Pat Benetar, & Neil Geraldo (3pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 25:
    • Mark Kilianski (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, July 26:
    • Las Cafeteras (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • the Head and the Heart - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

  • Thursday, July 27:
    • Lisa Oduor-Noah (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Mary Black (8pm) - River Club Music Hall (Scituate, MA)

  • Friday, July 28:
    • Noble Dust (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Plaza, (presented by Passim)
    • Amy Black (8pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)

  • Saturday, July 29:
    • Mary Black (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, July 30:
    • Josh Turner (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 1:

  • Wednesday, August 2:
    • Ruby Rose Fox (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 3:
    • Lizje (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • the Magpie Salute (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre

  • Friday, August 4:
    • Amos Lee (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Sunday, August 6:
    • Phil Vassar (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Dawes (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 8:
    • Kat Parks and Brad Bensko (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, August 9:
    • Banda Magda (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 10:
    • Shyrkhan (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)

  • Friday, August 11:
    • Lisa Bastoni (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Plaza, (presented by Passim)
    • Devendra Banhart djs (6:30-10pm) - ICA
    • Booker T. Jones (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, August 12:
    • Greg Klyma performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • My Morning Jacket, & the Districts (7:30pm) - Mass MoCA
    • Lyle Lovett and His Big Band (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Sunday, August 13:
    • Dwight Yoakam (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 15:
    • Lloyd Thayer (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, August 16:
    • Patty Larkin (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 17:
    • Morgan Weidinger (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • the Dustbowl Revival, & Town Meeting (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Cyrille Aimee (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, August 18:
    • Dick Dale (7:30pm) - Middle East Downstairs
    • Delta Rae, & the Church Sisters (9pm) - The Paradise

  • Saturday, August 19:
    • Hunter Hayes (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the David Grisman Sextet (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Nona Hendryx (8pm) - Mass MoCA

  • Sunday, August 20:
    • Stephen Stills and Judy Collins (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 22:

  • Wednesday, August 23:
    • Debo Band, & Alsarah and the Nubatones (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 24:
    • Esther Wiesnerova (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • the Dirty Dozen Brass Band (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, August 25:
    • Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 29:
    • Live and Let Liv (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, August 30:
    • Traveller (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 31:
    • Thorleif, & Colescott (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)
    • Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Squirrel Nut Zippers (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Del McCoury Band (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, September 1:
    • 20th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ the Mavericks, Shinyribs, the Squirrel Nut Zippers (w/ Jimbo Mathus, Chris Phillips), the Pine Leaf Boys, the Revelers, 10 Strings and A Goatskin, the Revelers, the Alex Meixner Band, Los Texmaniacs, the Turtle Duhks, & more (1pm-midnight) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, RI, full day of music Friday for the first time, including camping on Thursday night)
    • Roseanne Cash (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Saturday, September 2:
    • 20th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ Marcia Ball, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, Shinyribs, the Pine Leaf Boys, Sarah Potenza and Ian Crossman, Hat Fitz and Cara, 10 Strings and A Goatskin, the Revelers, Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express, Jeffrey Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, the Turtle Duhks, the Alex Meixner Band, & more (1pm-midnight) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, RI)

  • Sunday, September 3:
    • 20th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ Roseanne Cash, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, the Pine Leaf Boys, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the New Orleans Suspects (w/ Paul Barrere, Fred Tackett), Hat Fitz and Cara, the Revelers, Sarah Potenza, Christine Ohlman and Cara Robinson, the Turtle Duhks, Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express, & many more (1pm-midnight) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, RI)

  • Tuesday, September 5:

  • Thursday, September 7:
    • Emily Baker (5:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside, in front of Passim, part of the Passim/Berklee Summer Concert Series)

  • Saturday, September 9:
    • the Charlie Daniels Band (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Mickey Dolenz (the Monkees, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 10:
    • Bret Michaels (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 12:
    • Mattie and Debbie (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Friday, September 15:
    • Fresh Grass w/ Brandi Carlile, Shovels and Rope, the Wood Brothers, Darol Anger's Republic of Strings, the Suitcase Junket, Alison Brown, Victor Furtado, the Last Revel, the Page Turners, Whiskey Treaty Road Show, Cold Chocolate, Long Journey, Izzy Heltai, & more - Mass MoCA

  • Saturday, September 16:
    • Matthew Sweet (8pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Fresh Grass w/ Del, Dawg, Railroad Earth, Crooked Still, Mike and Ruthy, Son Little, the Hackensaw Boys, the Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally Band, Red Baraat, Julian Pinelli, Jeb Barry and the Pawn Shop Saints, Mama's Marmalade, Ramblin' Jug Stompers, & more - Mass MoCA

  • Sunday, September 17:
    • Fresh Grass w/ the Del McCoury Band (w/ David Grisman), Bill Frisell (w/ Petra Haden, Hank Roberts, Luke Bergman), Carrie Rodriguez, Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, Sarah Jarosz, the Brothers Comatose, Dom Flemons, Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra, Pinedrop, Cheick Hamala Diabate and Mankan, Lil' Smokes, & more - Mass MoCA
    • Montgomery Gentry (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 19:
    • Hayley Sabella (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)

  • Thursday, September 21:
    • Will Hoge (8:30pm) - Middle East Downstairs
    • Margaret Glaspy, & Slow Dancer (9pm) - The Sinclair

  • Friday, September 22:
    • Brian Wilson (7:30pm) - Orpheum, (performing Pet Sounds)
    • John Popper (Blues Traveler, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, September 23:
    • Dan and Shay (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 24:
    • Jake Owen (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Thursday, September 28:
    • Red Hot Chili Peppers (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, September 30:
    • the Blasters, & Flat Duo Jets - Once

  • Friday, October 6:

  • Friday, October 20:

  • Friday, October 27:
    • ZZ Top (7:30pm) - Orpheum

  • Saturday, October 28:
    • Jake Shimabukuro (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, November 3:
    • Joan Osborne (performing songs of Bob Dylan, & 8pm) - Sanders Theatre

  • Saturday, November 4:
    • Courtney Barnett, & Kurt Vile and the Sea Lice (8:30pm) - Orpheum

  • Saturday, November 11:

  • Thursday, November 16:
    • Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn (8pm) - Sanders Theatre

  • Friday, November 17:
    • Arlo Guthrie (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Tuesday, November 21:
    • Chris Thile (8pm) - Sanders Theatre

  • Tuesday, November 28:
    • Darlene Love (8pm, & holiday show) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, December 2:
    • Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy's Celtic Family Christmas (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Thursday, December 14:
    • Blood Sweat and Tears (w/ Bo Bice, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

Please Note:
  • Addresses of many Boston area clubs can be found here.
  • Additions, changes and corrections for roots/Americana/blues/cajun/zydeco shows can be made by writing to: roots-listings email address
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