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  • Friday, November 23:
    • Tom Hagerty Acoustic Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • the Joint Venture Large Band, & KCand1 (7pm) - Burren
    • Kemp Harris (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Bob Franke (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Bria Skonberg (8pm) - City Winery
    • Muddy Ruckus (10pm) - Toad
    • Abbie Barrett Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Ashley Jordan (10:30pm) - Great Scott
    • Johnny A (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, November 24:
    • Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville All-Stars (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Kurt Vile and the Violators, & Jessica Pratt (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Bigfoot Research Organization w/ Lloyd Thayer, Dave Dersham, & Rob Laurens (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Porch Party Mamas, & Liz Cook (7pm) - Burren
    • Nyota Road (7:30pm), & Holystone (10pm) - Toad
    • Bees Deluxe (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Walter Beasley (8pm) - City Winery
    • OldJack, Eddie Japan, & Dark Wheels (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jittery Jack, Whiskey Kill, & DJ Easy Ed (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Hotel Ten Eyes (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Melissa Etheridge, & holiday show (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • James Montgomery (8pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)
    • the Dirty Martinis (Les Sampou, Ed Grenga, Justine Meyers, Steve Oksenuk, & 9pm) - Tosca, (Hingham. MA)

  • Sunday, November 25:
    • Josie Toney (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • David Johnston (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Roy Sludge Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Americana Sundays w/ Greg Klyma and the rhythm section of Fandango, Chris Anzalone, Steve Monahan, & Matt Pezone (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Dom Flemons, & Kevin Burt (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Matisyahu (8pm) - City Winery

  • Monday, November 26:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9:30pm) - Toad
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Siena Facciolo (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge

  • Tuesday, November 27:
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Julia Mark, & Amy Mantis (7pm) - Burren
    • Rebecca Havilland and Whiskey Heart (7:30pm), & Spotted Tiger (10pm) - Toad
    • Erin Costelo (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Dan and the Wildfire, & Grain Thief (8pm) - City Winery
    • Alan Kaufman and the Joint Chiefs of RetroGrass, & Cousin Bobby (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Ellie Buckland and her Band, Taco Butt, & Sean Trischka and Friends (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Tony Savarino, The Savtones, Minx, & Ilk of Amnesia - Midway Cafe

  • Wednesday, November 28:
    • Jennifer Greer, & Visiting Wine (7pm) - Burren
    • Fandango (7:30pm) - Toad
    • Coeur de Pirate (8pm) - The Paradise
    • Joan Osborne singing Dylan, & w/ Anders Osborne and Robert Randolph (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Chuck McDermott, & Jeffrey Halford (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the High Life Special (9pm) - Atwood's
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Mark Erelli (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Thursday, November 29:
    • Melvern Taylor and his Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • David Ryan Harris (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Rosin (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Tracy Grammer (8pm) - Charles River Museum (Waltham, MA)
    • Jackals, Dutch Tulips, & Hope and Things (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jill McCracken, & the Hats (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Vanilla Fudge (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Roseanne Cash (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Coco Montoya (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Alisa Amidor (8pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)

  • Friday, November 30:
    • Michelle Lewis (7pm) - Burren
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Josh Kelley (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • the Julian Lage Trio (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Lucy Kaplansky, & Curtis McMurtry (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Kris Allen (holiday show), & Sawyer (8pm) - City Winery
    • Planet Radio (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Julie Rhodes, & GA-20 (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Andrea Gillis Band (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Imam Hamdani (10pm) - Toad
    • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8pm SOLD OUT) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Cheryl Wheeler (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, December 1:
    • Rick Roth (Second Fiddle, Fridays, & 5-7am) burns some tread on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Passim Winter Market (noon-4pm) - Club Passim
    • Vernon Street open studios (noon-6pm) - 6 & 20 Vernon Street (Somerville, MA, also accepting canned food donations for the Somerville Homeless Coalition)
    • the B3 Kings (4pm), Julie Rhodes, & Gentle Temper (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Johnnie Mac and the Local Forecast (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Stan Martin Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Tall Heights, Frances Cone, & Old Sea Brigade (6:30pm) - Royale
    • the Beantown Buckaroos (7pm) - Burren, (dance lessons at 6:30pm)
    • Songwriter Sessions w/ Beth DeSombre, B, & Jude Roberts (7:30pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • The Very (7:30pm) - Toad
    • Ghosts and Shadows (record release), Cold Expectations (new 4-piece line up), & Liberte (9:30pm) - Sally O's
    • the David Johnston Band (Chris Rival, Jesse Williams, Marco Giovino, & 10pm) - Toad
    • Coco Montoya (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Kelly Girls' Celtic Christmas show (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, December 2:
    • Isa Burke (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • Vernon Street open studios (noon-6pm) - 6 & 20 Vernon Street (Somerville, MA, also accepting canned food donations for the Somerville Homeless Coalition)
    • Jimmy Ryan and Hayride (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Sarah Levecque (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Rebetoparea (4pm) - Burren
    • Antje Duvekot, Matt the Electrician (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (6pm) - Sally O's
    • 7Horse (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Banded Starling, the Group Activity, & Theis (7:30pm) - Burren
    • the Adam Ezra Group (8pm) - City Winery
    • Draco Rosa (8pm) - Royale
    • Amber Casares (9pm) - Toad
    • Creole Xmas show w/ Andre Thierry (3pm) - German Club (Pawtucket, RI)
    • Coco Montoya (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Mavericks (8pm) - Lynn Auditorium (Lynn, MA)

  • Monday, December 3:
    • Lo Artiz, Autumn Jones, & AL Riordan (7pm) - Cafe 939
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Matt the Electrician (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, December 4:
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Aretha Franklin tribute w/ Amy Kucharik, Bob Bradshaw, Gretchen Klempa, Hank Wonder, Kemp Harris, Kerr Griffin, Liv Greene, Molly Pinto Madigan, Nora Tirrell, Rachel Marie, Ro Colegrove, Sadie Gustafson-Zook, Steph Corby, Tory Silver, & more (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Chris McDermott (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Wild Child (8pm) - Royale
    • Mike Cooley (Drive-By-Truckers, & 8pm) - City Winery
    • Jack Perrone, & Arthur Trembula and Nick Vandenburg (9pm) - Atwood's
    • Session Americana w/ Duke Levine (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • a tribute to Bessie Smith (and a benefit for the Cabot Theatre) w/ Nona Hendryx, Shemekia Copeland, Meshell Ndegeocello, Terri Lyne Carrington, Dom Flemons, Paul Cole, Doyle Bramhall II, Valerie Simpson, & the Western Den (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Wednesday, December 5:
    • the Q-Tip Bandits, & Them Fantasies (7pm) - Cafe 939
    • Fandango (7:30pm), & Lady Lupine (10pm) - Toad
    • Annual benefit for the Somerville Homeless Coalition w/ Tommy and Louise, Mary Casey, Lindsay ODonovan, the Treaty Trio, Kieran Jordan and Kevin Doyle, Julian Loida and Kelly Lenahan, the Neave Trio, Sunniva Brynnel, & more (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Horton's Holiday Hayride w/ the Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, the Blasters, & Big Sandy (8pm) - Royale
    • Dan Navarrao, Bruce Sudano, & Chas Sandford (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Carla Ryder and the Blue Ribbon Trio (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Thursday, December 6:
    • the Bagboys (6pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Savoir Faire, & Unnamed Colors (7pm) - Burren
    • Mike McCann and Friends (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • BYOBluegrass w/ Dave Rizzutti (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • the Slambovian Circus of Dreams (holiday show, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, the Daybreakers, & Muddy Ruckus (8:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • Western Den, & Max Garcia Conover (8:45pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Wolff Sisters (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Livingston Taylor (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Tribute to James Cotton w/ Bob Margolin, James Montgomery, Jerry Portnoy, Rick Estrin, Mark Hummel, Curtis Salgado, Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, Christine Ohlman, & the Uptown Horns (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, December 7:
    • Chris Trapper, & Mary Scholz (7pm) - Burren
    • Matt and Shannon Heaton (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Red Tail Hawk (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Bill Kirchen's Honky Tonk Holiday (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Daniell Miraglia and the Glory Junkies (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Peter Wolf (8:15pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)
    • Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers - Next Page Cafe (Weymouth, MA)

  • Saturday, December 8:
    • Zach Church (Trunk Full of Pearl, Saturdays, & noon-1pm) takes the rig down SH 16 on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Scottish Fish (holiday show, & 3pm) - Club Passim
    • Roy Sludge (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Phosporescent (6:45pm) - Royale
    • Chris Trapper, & Mary Scholz (7pm) - Burren
    • the Old North (7:30pm), & LUX (10pm) - Toad
    • Chris Smither, & Laurie Sargent (8pm) - City Winery
    • Tim Gearan (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Neilds holiday sing-along (7pm) - Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin, MA)
    • Stacey Kent (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Tom Rush (Sawtelle Room), Brooks Williams (ballroom, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Livingston Taylor (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)
    • Peter Wolf (8:15pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)

  • Sunday, December 9:
    • the Late Risers (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • Old Fox (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Sweet Wednesday (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Lunasa w/ Ashley Davis (4, & 7pm) - Burren
    • Griffin House (7pm) - City Winery
    • Old 97's Holiday extravagaza w/ Rhett Miller (solo, acoustic), & Casey Magic (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Steve Poltz, & B (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Mumford and Sons - TD Garden
    • Doug Paisley, & Sam Moss (9pm) - Atwood's
    • Dietrich Strause w/ Zachariah Hickman, Lyle Brewer, & Billy Beard (9pm) - Toad
    • the Gibson Brothers (cd release, & 7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, December 10:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • George Jackson and Patrick Ahlberg, & the Faux Pas (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Cowsills (family Christmas show, & 8pm) - City Winery
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, December 11:
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Chris McDermott (7:30pm), & Honey Talk (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tom Wyatt Band, T and the Wrecks, & Dandy Candy (7:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Kelly Girls (Celtic Christmas show, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Ryley Walker (9pm) - Great Scott
    • the Talbott Brothers, & Magen Tracy and Stud Green (9pm) - Atwood's
    • Session Americana w/ Duke Levine (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Monica Rizzio, ŒDaniell Miraglia, & Lisa Bastoni (7:30pm) - Cotuit Center for the Arts

  • Wednesday, December 12:
    • Kitchen Dwellers (7pm) - Middle East Upstairs
    • Fandango (7:30pm), & the Frank Drake Trio (10pm) - Toad
    • the Stash! Band, & Taco Butt (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Kath Bloom, & Aisha Burns (9pm) - Atwood's
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Kevin So and Fabio Pirozzolo (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Brian O'Donovan's Christmas Celtic Soujourn (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, December 13:
    • Chris Pureka, & Crys Matthews (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Eric Salt and the Electric City (album release), & Old Jack (7pm) - Burren
    • the Chandler Travis Philharmonic hosts the 13th or 14th Annual Boston Christmas Cavalcade for the Homeless w/ Ken Field, Carla Ryder, the Boston Typewriter Orchestra, Erin Harpe's Country Blues Trio, Kami Lyle, the Philharmonic Trombone Shout Band, the Athol Thingerth, & many more (7pm) - Once, (all proceeds go to the Somerville Homeless Coalition)
    • Melvern Taylor and his Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Rhythm Future Quartet (album release, & 8pm) - Scullers
    • J Mascis, & Luluc (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Lula Wiles (8pm) - Charles River Museum (Waltham, MA)
    • Anjimile, & Nova One (9pm) - Atwood's
    • Liquid Revolution (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Under the Covers w/ Mark Erelli, Jake Armeding, & Rose Cousins and Zachariah Hickman (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, December 14:
    • Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Chris Pureka, & Crys Matthews (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Will Dailey, Cliff Notez, & Girl Blue (7pm) - Burren
    • Ashley McBryde, & Dee White (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • GA-20 (10pm) - Toad
    • Beward the Dangers of A Ghost Scorpion!, & Kremlin Bats (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the John Pizzarelli Trio w/ Catherine Russell (8pm) - Cabot Theatre
    • Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)
    • Parsonfield (acoustic holiday show, & 8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Marc Broussard (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Dirty Martinis (Les Sampou, Ed Grenga, Justine Meyers, Steve Oksenuk, & 9pm) - Tosca, (Hingham. MA)

  • Saturday, December 15:
    • Nickel and Rose perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Nickel and Rose (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Under the Covers w/ Mark Erelli, Rose Cousins, Jake Armerding and Zachariah Hickman (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • One Thin Dime (6pm), Harry and the Hot Flashes, Rick Berlin and the Nickel and Dime Band, & the Only Thing (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Will Dailey, & Cliff Notez (7pm) - Burren
    • the Macrotones (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • HyBrasil, & Jesse Dee (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Matt Heaton's Holiday Hootenanny (cd release, & 11am) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)
    • the Weepies (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Parsonfield (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Paula Cole (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Sunday, December 16:
    • Conor Hearn and Steven Manwaring (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • Soggy Po Boys (4pm) - Atwood's
    • the Natural Wonders (4:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Under the Covers w/ Mark Erelli, Rose Cousins, Jake Armerding and Zachariah Hickman (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Daniell Miraglia, Jenee Halstead, & Lisa Bastoni (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Bebel Gilberto (8pm) - City Winery
    • Victory (holiday show, & 8pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Bow Thayer (record release, & 8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Dietrich Strause w/ Zachariah Hickman, Lyle Brewer, & Billy Beard (9pm) - Toad, (10pm) - Plough & Stars
    • Tsunami of Sound (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Chandler Travis Philharmonic hosts the 15th annual Cape Cod Cavalcade for the Homeless w/ the Ticks, Zoe Lewis, Suede, the Spampinato Brothers, the Catbirds, Cla Da Bossa Nova, Tripping Lily, Fred Fried, the Danny Devereaux, Ding Donnelly Christmas Special, Sensible Shoes, Tianna Esperanza, the Greenheads, Toast and Jam, Trevor the Juggler, Kathleen Healy, Cumberland, Mary J. Martin, the Athol Thingerth, & many more (7pm) - Ocean's Edge (Mansion Ballroom, Brewster)

  • Monday, December 17:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Hiss Golden Messenger (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Art Garfunkel (8pm) - City Winery
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, December 18:
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Franc Graham Band (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Art Garfunkel (8pm) - City Winery
    • Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Session Americana (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Erica Russon, & the Drunk Monkeys (9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, December 19:
    • Fandango (7:30pm), & Old Fox (10pm) - Toad
    • Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Los Lobos (8pm) - City Winery
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Willie J. Laws (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Thursday, December 20:
    • the Bagboys (6pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Telescope (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Spring Hill Rounders (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Fellswater (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Los Lobos (8pm) - City Winery
    • Gretchen and the Pickpockets, Liz Bills, & more (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Wintery Songs in Eleventy Part Harmony (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Friday, December 21:
    • Larry Flint and the Road Scholars (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Aine Minogue (7pm) - Club Passim
    • the Tarbox Ramblers (8pm) - Charles River Museum (Waltham, MA)
    • the Weisstronauts 20th annual Holiday Jubilee w/ Haley Thompson-King, Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers, the Derangers, Josh Kantor (Red Sox), & more (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Organ In Orbit (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Saturday, December 22:
    • Bill Rosenblad rides shotgun on the Lost Highway Holiday taboggan (9-10am) - WMBR
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Chely Wright (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Gentle Temper (10pm) - Toad
    • Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Sunday, December 23:
    • Elizabeth and Ben Anderson (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • NRBQ (8pm) - City Winery
    • Amber Casares (9pm) - Toad

  • Wednesday, December 26:

  • Thursday, December 27:
    • Melissa Ferick (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Melvern Taylor and his Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad

  • Friday, December 28:

  • Saturday, December 29:
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo and Michael Dinallo perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Asa Brebner (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Catie Curtis (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Ballroom Thieves, & Odetta Hartman (7pm) - Royale
    • the Mighty Mighty Bosstones (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Willie Nile (8pm) - City Winery
    • North Mississippi Allstars (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Jimmy Tingle (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Ward Hayden and the Outliers (formerly Girls Guns and Glory, & 8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Sunday, December 30:
    • Lindsay Straw and Jordan Santiago (10:15am-1:30pm) - Club Passim, open 10am-2pm)
    • Ellis Paul, Laurie MacAllister (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Mighty Mighty Bosstones (5pm) - House of Blues
    • Leigh Nash (Sixpence None the Richer, & 7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Monday, December 31:
    • Ellis Paul, Flynn (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Lake Street Dive (9pm) - Wang Center
    • the Felice Brothers (10pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Peter Wolf (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Tuesday, January 1:
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo (record release) w/ Michael Dinallo (8pm) - Club Passim

  • Thursday, January 3:

  • Tuesday, January 8:
    • Caitlin Canty, & the Oshima Brothers (8pm) - City Winery

  • Thursday, January 10:
    • Johnny A (solo, & 8pm) - City Winery

  • Saturday, January 19:

  • Tuesday, January 22:
    • Alejandro Escovedo (8pm) - City Winery

  • Thursday, January 24:

  • Friday, January 25:
    • Love Canon (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Ward Hayden and the Outliers (formerly Girls Guns and Glory, & 8pm) - City Winery
    • Jay Psaros - Thunder Road

  • Saturday, January 26:

  • Sunday, January 27:
    • Session Americana (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Peter Asher (Peter, Gordon) and Jeremy Clyde (Chad, Jeremy, & 7pm) - City Winery

  • Wednesday, January 30:

  • Thursday, January 31:

  • Friday, February 1:
    • David Champagne's Agnostic Gospel (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Lil Smokies (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Jon Spencer and the Hitmakers (10:30pm) - Great Scott
    • Jill Sobule, & Andrew Delaney (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)

  • Saturday, February 2:

  • Wednesday, February 6:

  • Thursday, February 7:

  • Friday, February 8:
    • Kasey Chambers, & Carly Burruss (8pm) - City Winery
    • Ryan Montbleau (8pm) - Club Passim

  • Saturday, February 9:
    • Hudson Taylor (5, & 9pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Mandolin Orange (7pm) - Royale

  • Thursday, February 14:

  • Friday, February 15:
    • Hawaiian slack key Masters, George Kahumoku Jr, Nathan Aweau, Kawika Kahiapo (7, & 9:30pm) - Club Passim

  • Saturday, February 16:

  • Sunday, February 17:

  • Thursday, February 21:

  • Friday, February 22:

  • Saturday, February 23:
    • Kris Delmhorst (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • CRASHfest w/ Angelique Kidjo, Red Baraat, Tribu Baharu, M.A.K.A. Soundsystem, Kotoko Brass, Billy Wylder, Veronica Robles and her Female Mariachi Band, Sarma Braas Band, Soulsha, the Blue Dahlia, & more (5:30pm) - House of Blues

  • Sunday, February 24:
    • Deerhunter, & Mary Lattimore (8pm) - Royale
    • the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, & Cha Wa (8pm) - The Sinclair

  • Tuesday, February 26:
    • Fru Skagerrak, Natalie Haas, & Yann Falquet (8pm) - Club Passim

  • Saturday, March 2:
    • Dervish (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Wednesday, March 6:
    • Chris Difford (acoustic book tour), & Steve Smith (8pm) - City Winery

  • Saturday, March 9:

  • Sunday, March 10:
    • Cyrille Aimee (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, March 22:
    • Blind Boys of Alabama (8pm) - City Winery

  • Friday, March 29:

  • Saturday, April 6:
    • J.D. Souther Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards, & Anna Egge (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, April 13:
    • the Seldom Scene Dervish (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)
    • the Allman Betts Band (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, May 18:
    • Three Women and the Truth (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Friday, April 19:
    • Kris Kristofferson (8pm) - Chevalier Theatre (Medford, MA)

  • Sunday, April 21:
    • Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers (7:30pm) - The Sinclair

  • Sunday, April 28:
    • the Chick Corea and Bela Fleck Duo (7pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, May 5:
    • the Mari Black Trio (7pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, June 7:
    • Christian McBride and Tip City (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, 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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