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

  • Friday, August 7:
    • Hashtag Hoedown w/ Frank Drake (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Passerine, Wise Old Moon, Morris and the East Coast, & Janey Doe (8pm) - O'Brien's Pub (Allston, MA)
    • MilkDrive, & the Wiles (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks (8pm) - Beat Hotel
    • Jen Kearney and the Lost Onion, & Christian McNeill (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Brothers Osborne (10pm) - House of Blues
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10:15pm) - Atwood's
    • Lyle Lovett and His Large Band (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Kingston Trio (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Iris DeMent (8pm) - Center For Arts (Natick, MA)
    • John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Girls Guns and Glory (8pm), Magic Dick, Shun Ng (ballroom, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Lonesome Brothers (8pm) - Montague Book Bill (Montague, MA)

  • Saturday, August 8:
    • Gal Holiday performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Paul Nelson (Roadside Dolls, 4pm), & Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Jeremy Lyons' Adjusted Bug Band (4pm), Skyjelly, & Andrew Scandal (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Tom Hagerty Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Memphis Rockabilly Band (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Rik Emmett (Triumph) Acoustic Duo (7pm) - Club Passim, too, same time)
    • the Milk Carton Kids, & Kacy and Clayton (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Bees Deluxe - Terry O'Reilly's (Newton, MA)
    • David Johnston (10pm) - Toad
    • Drake White (10pm) - House of Blues
    • Toni Lynn Washington (10pm) - Beat Hotel
    • Les Sampou (6pm, & free) - Strawberry Fair Restaurant (14 Pond Street, Norwell, MA)
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (7:30pm) - Asbury Grove (1Pleasant Avenue, South Hamilton, MA)
    • the Pousette-Dart Band (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Rickie Lee Jones (8pm SOLD OUT) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Bruce Katz Band (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Digney Fignus (8pm) - Brick Yard (371 Main Street, Woburn, MA)

  • Sunday, August 9:
    • Kat Kennedy (3pm), Arif Elahi (4:15pm), Naydera Pollard (5:30pm), & SaTarra Troutman (6:45pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Lyle Brewer, Mike Piehl, Jef Charland (4pm), & Newfane (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Natural Wonders (5:30pm), & Sam D and the Late Risers (9:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sunday Americana w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Tim Gearan, Dave Westner, & Dan Kellar (7pm) - Burren
    • Chris Hersch and the MoonRaiders (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Kasey Chambers, & the Roosevelts (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Marc Pinansky, & Andrea Gillis (9pm) - Toad
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (2-4pm, & free) - Coggshall Park Bandstand (off Electric Avenue, Fitchburg, MA)
    • Rickie Lee Jones (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Monday, August 10:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Greg Klyma's Americana Mondays (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Caroline Cotter, Ian Fitzgerald, Joe Young, the North End Honeys (Hannah Fair, Erin Cassels-Brown, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Danielle Miraglia (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which starts at 8pm)
    • the Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, August 11:
    • Antje Duvekot (noon, & free) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, a Passim presentation)
    • Passim presents Danehy Park Concert Series w/ Mamma's Marlmelade (6pm) - Danehy Park (North Cambridge, free)
    • Luminati, & Amy Kucharik (8pm) - Sally O's
    • the Clippertones, Ivo and the Wranglers, Happy Little Clouds, & Hot Fries (8pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Stambler's Ramblers (8:30pm), & the Railsplitters (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Banditos (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • And The Kids (9:30pm) - Great Scott
    • the Bean Pickers Union (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Rickie Lee Jones (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 12:
    • Mark Kilianski (6pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Fandango (7pm), & Juliet and the Lonesome Romeos (10pm) - Toad
    • Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas (7pm) - Johnny D's
    • Dom Flemons (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Slaid Cleaves (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Session Americana (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Generous Poor (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Clippertones (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • AJ Croce (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Hot Club of Cowtown (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Thursday, August 13:
    • Passim and Berklee present Justin Kelley (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (free outdoor concert in front of Passim)
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Love Love, Kris Rodgers, & Autumn Hollow (8pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Grant Gordy Quartet (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Funky Bubblers (8pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Delta Spirit and Friends (9pm) - The Sinclair, Friday, is SOLD OUT)
    • Roadside Dolls and friends (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Julien Kaspar (9pm) - Beat Hotel
    • the David Johnston Band (Chris Rival, Andy Plasited, & 9:30pm) - The Middle East
    • Abbie Barrett and the Last Date, & Megan Tracy and the Missed Connections (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Three Folk (Sam Beebe, Emily Kimball, Tom Klodenski, & 10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Dan Masterson, Tracey Walton, the Meadows Brothers (patio, & 6pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Ray Mason (7pm) - Lobster Shanty (Salem, MA)

  • Friday, August 14:
    • the Jeremy Lyons Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Floyd's Row (7pm) - Green Room (62 Bow Street, Somerville, MA)
    • Ghost Town Blues Band (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Reed Foehl, & Stewart Lewis (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Trey Hall (8pm), & Chris Hersch and the Moonraiders (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10:15pm) - Atwood's
    • Nikki Hill and the Neal McCarthy Problem (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Corvettes Doo Wop Revue (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Bees Deluxe - the Paradice Cafe (565 High Street, Dedham, MA)

  • Saturday, August 15:
    • Bill Rosenblad returns for another guest host spot on the Lost Highway (9-10am) - WMBR
    • Andrea Gillis and Marc Pinansky (4pm), & Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Hayley Thompson King (4pm), & Crooked Mirror (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Dick Dale, Three Day Threshold, & Daniel Miller and the High Life (6pm) - Middle East Up
    • One Thin Dime (6pm), Ryan Alvanos, Kristen Schaer, Mark Phinney, Jojo Lazar, & more (9pm) - Sally O's
    • the Franc Graham (7pm) - Toad
    • the Surviving Keneally's, & Jenna Lotti (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Blues Society presents Blues in Schools Fundraiser w/ Vinny Serino and the Boston Baked Blues, the Gil Correia Band, Chris Stovall Brown, Eric Savoie, Jeffrey Allen Shaw, Joe Veneto, & Mike Hastings (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Po Boyz (8pm) - Church
    • the Resurrectionists, Sand Machine, & Crazy Hearse (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Bruce Bartlett (9:30pm) - Beat Hotel
    • Tyler Farr (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Les Sampou (6pm, & free) - Strawberry Fair Restaurant (14 Pond Street, Norwell, MA)
    • Warren Haynes (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Seth Walker, & Sarah Blacker (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Centre St, & Talia Rubenstein (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)

  • Sunday, August 16:
    • Lyle Brewer, Mike Piehl, Jef Charland (4pm), & James Wallace (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Elizabeth Mitchell (4:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Natural Wonders (5:30pm), & Sam D and the Late Risers (9:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sam Reid and the Riot Act (5pm) - Aeronaut Brewery
    • Will Hoge, & Josiah Early (8pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Red Wanting Blue, & the Trews (8pm) - Middle East Down
    • Kristen Ford, What Time Is It Mr. Fox?, & Bern and the Brights (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Amber Casares (8pm) - Sally O's
    • Boston Road (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Marc Pinansky, & Andrea Gillis (9pm) - Toad
    • the Beach Boys (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Dick Dale (10pm) - The Beachcomber, MA)

  • Monday, August 17:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Greg Klyma's Americana Mondays (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Dennis Brennan (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which starts at 8pm)
    • the Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, August 18:
    • Marny Lion Proudfit (noon, & free) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, a Passim presentation)
    • Passim presents Danehy Park Concert Series w/ the Patrick Coman Band, & the Lily Black Band (6pm) - Danehy Park (North Cambridge, free)
    • Erik White (ep rel, 7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Tish Hinojosa (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Tony's Invitational Jam (8:30pm), & Mile Twelve (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • And The Kids, & the Box Tiger Bucket (9:30pm) - Great Scott
    • Humming House (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, August 19:
    • Craig Sonnenfeld (6pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Fandango (7pm), Amy Kucharik, & Tiger Moan (10pm) - Toad
    • Aurelio (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Toni Lynn Washington (cd rel), Diane Blue (cd rel), & Ricky King Russell (8pm) - Beat Hotel
    • One Up Two Down, & No Bones About It (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Alex Meixner Band, & Britt Connors and the Bourbon Renewal (8pm) - Johnny D's
    • Amy Douglas (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Strangers By Accident (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Chris Smither (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, August 20:
    • Passim and Berklee present Aurora Birch (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (free outdoor concert in front of Passim)
    • the Pretentious Fools (cd rel), & Mei Ohara (7pm) - Johnny D's
    • Todd Thibaud (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Springhill Rounders (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Criket Tell The Weather, & Monica Rizzio (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Dwight Ritcher Trio, & Kat Wright (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Charles River Reprobates (Ed Scheer, Jesse Williams, Jimmy Ryan, plus, & 9:30pm) - The Middle East
    • the Silks (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Dan Blakeslee, Ben Knight, Marina Evans, Sarah Barrios (patio, & 6pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Howie Day (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, August 21:
    • Jarekus Singleton (cd rel, 7pm), the Upper Crust, & the Cyclones (10pm) - Johnny D's
    • Willie Nelson and Family, & Old Crow Medicine Show (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Justin Hayward (Moody Blues), & Mike Dawes (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • David Mallett (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Dwight Ritcher Trio, Runaway Church (w/ Nicole Nelson, & 9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Brian Chaffee and the Players (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10:15pm) - Atwood's
    • Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Bob Schneider, & Pat McGhee (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Howie Day (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, August 22:
    • the Franc Graham Band (7pm), & the Mike Hastings Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Geoff Bartley, & Danielle Miraglia (7:30pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Steve Wynn, & John Statz (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Mercury Mine (w/ Dwight Ritcher, Nicole Nelson, & 9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks (10pm) - Beat Hotel
    • Memphis Rockabilly, the Barley Hoppers, the Houston Bernard Band, Dalton and the Sheriffs, & the Annie Brobst Band (1-8pm) - Marshfield Fair (140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA)
    • Les Sampou (6pm, & free) - Strawberry Fair Restaurant (14 Pond Street, Norwell, MA)
    • Ian Fitzgerald, the Wiles, & Dietrich Strause (7pm) - Concord Scout House (74 Walden Street, Concord, MA)
    • Livingston Taylor (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too, at 5pm)
    • the Debbie Davies Band (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the John Pizzarelli Quartet (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Sunday, August 23:
    • Lyle Brewer, Mike Piehl, Jef Charland (4pm), Les Deuxluxes, & Crushed Out (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Parmalee, & the Houston Bernard Band (4pm) - Summer Harbor Cruise (Provincetown II, 200 Seaport Boulevard, boarding at 3pm, 4pm sharp departure)
    • Karen K and the Jitterbugs (4:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Natural Wonders (5:30pm), & Sam D and the Late Risers (9:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, & Drag The River (7pm) - House of Blues
    • NERFA showcase w/ Beaucoup Blue, Lara Herscovitch, Miles to Dayton, & Louise Mosrie (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Counting Crows, Citizen Cope, & Hollis Brown (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • For the Sake of the Song tribute to Sun Studio w/ Susan Cattaneo, Barrett Anderson, Julie Rhodes, Patrick Coman, the house band (Tony Savarino, Jesse Williams, Marco Giovino, & 8pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Greg Klyma Trio (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Green Harbor Roots Festival w/ Terrence Simien and the Zydeco Experience, Los Texmaniacs (w/ Willie J Laws), Sarah Swain and the Oh Boys, Soul Box, the Charlie Keating Band, & the Rampage Trio (noon-8pm) - Marshfield Fair (140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA)
    • Buddy Guy, & Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Catherine Russell (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Monday, August 24:
    • Rod Picott (cd rel, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Greg Klyma's Americana Mondays (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Harmonious Wail (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which starts at 8pm)
    • the Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, August 25:
    • Lindsay Straw (noon, & free) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, a Passim presentation)
    • This Year's Model an all Femme Birthday Tribute to Elvis Costello w/ Amy Douglas (Feints), Magen Tracy (and Missed Connections), Bridget Duggan (Paper Waves), Jess Collins (Static Dynamic), Jen De La Osa (Aloud), Jess Jacobs (Band Without Hands), Tanya Peatson (Drab), Gretchen Shae (the Knock Ups, & 8pm) - Johnny D's
    • Andy Cambria and friends (8:30pm), & the Joint Chiefs of RetroGrass (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Tribute Tuesday (Peter Gabriel's album Melt) w/ the John Powhida Band (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Hoot and Holler (farewell show), & Sam Moss (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, August 26:
    • Sonny Jim Clifford and the Boogiemen (6pm) - Midway Cafe
    • De Temps Antan (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Lenny Solomon, & Sweet Wednesday (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Sarah Potenza Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Houston Bernard Band (6pm), & Old Dominion (7:30pm) - Marshfield Fair (140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA)

  • Thursday, August 27:
    • Passim and Berklee present Wrong Is Right (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (free outdoor concert in front of Passim)
    • the J Geils Band, & Ian Hunter (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, & Andrew Combs (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Cheryl Arena (w/ Jesse Williams, Bruce Bears, Mark Teixeira, Pete Henderson, & 9:30pm) - The Middle East
    • Laney Jones and the Spirits (10pm) - Atwood's
    • John Hiatt and the Combo, & the Taj Mahal Trio (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Guy Mendilow Ensemble (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Erin McKeown, Zoe Lewis, & Natalia Zukerman (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Friday, August 28:
    • Sam Reid and the Riot Act (7pm) - Night Shift Brewing (Everett, MA)
    • John Sebastian, & Paul Rishell and Annie Raines (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Alice Smith (8pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Sidewalk Driver, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents, Ruby Rose Fox, & the Lights Out (8:30pm) - The Sinclair
    • Lamine Toure (10pm) - Beat Hotel
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10:15pm) - Atwood's
    • Les Sampou (6pm, & free) - Strawberry Fair Restaurant (14 Pond Street, Norwell, MA)
    • Lake Street Dive (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Tom Rush (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too, same time)
    • the Sarah Borges Band, & Session Americana (8pm) - Center For Arts (Natick, MA)
    • the Amy Black Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • A Ton of Blues, & Grassroot (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, August 29:
    • Ryan Alvanos et al (4pm) - Atwood's
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (10pm) - Beat Hotel
    • North River Blues Festival w/ Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Damon Fowler, Albert Cummings, the Love Dogs, the Racky Thomas Band, & the Tim Gartland Group (1-9pm) - Marshfield Fair (140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA)
    • Sarah Potenza - C-Note (Hull, MA)
    • the Kenny Selcer Band, & the Lisa Martin Band (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • the Parkington Sisters (9:30pm) - The Beachcomber, MA)

  • Sunday, August 30:
    • Lyle Brewer, Mike Piehl, Jef Charland (4pm), & the Ali McGuirk Get Down (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Natural Wonders (5:30pm), & Sam D and the Late Risers (9:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Mile Twelve (8:30pm) - State Park
    • North River Blues Festival w/ Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers, Mike Zito and the Wheel, Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers, Mission of Blues (20th anniversary), & Sam Gentile and Basic Black (noon-8pm) - Marshfield Fair (140 Main Street, Marshfield, MA)
    • 38 Special (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the Amourasaurus Festival w/ Winterpills (3pm), And the Kids (4pm), Parsonfield (5pm), JD McPherson (6:10pm), & Lake Street Dive (7:50pm) - Pines Theater (Look Park, Florence, MA)

  • Monday, August 31:
    • Ivan Homeless (cd rel), Sonny Jim Clifford, Bitch Trifecta, & Elison Jackson (8pm) - O'Brien's Pub
    • Greg Klyma's Americana Mondays (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Dennis Brennan (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which starts at 8pm)
    • the Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, September 1:
    • the Wiles (noon, & free) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, a Passim presentation)

  • Thursday, September 3:
    • Passim and Berklee present Honeysuckle (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (free outdoor concert in front of Passim)
    • Popa Chubby (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Friday, September 4:
    • Rhythm and Roots w/ Eilen Jewell, Lake Street Dive, Sarah Potenza, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, the Hello Strangers, Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band, Norah Jane Struthers and the Party Line, the Mike and Ruthy Band, Dustbowl Revival, Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-evolution, the Dog Hill Stompers, Miss Tess and the Talkbacks, Parsonfield, & Ed Poullard and Preston Frank (5pm-midnight) - Ninigret Park (4890A Old Post Road (Route 1A), Charlestown, RI, four stages)
    • Della Mae (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, September 5:
    • Rhythm and Roots w/ the Mavericks, Los Lobos, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Marcia Ball, Sarah Potenza, Kitty Daisy and Lewis, Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band, the Cash Box Kings, Yvette Landry and Richard Comeaux, Della Mae with Jim Lauderdale, Del Barber, Dustbowl Revival, Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-evolution, the Bombadils, the Strumbellas, & Ed Poullard and Preston Frank (noon-midnight) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, RI)
    • Bees Deluxe - 17 State Street Cafe (Newburyport, MA)

  • Sunday, September 6:
    • Rhythm and Roots w/ Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Keb Mo, Sarah Potenza, Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band, the Cash Box Kings, Yvette Landry and Richard Comeaux, Del Barber, Roddy Romero and the Hub City All Stars, Ruben Moreno and the Zydeco Re-evolution, the Bombadils, the Strumbellas, & Ed Poullard and Preston Frank (noon-midnight) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, RI)
    • Rosie Ledet and the Zydeco Playboys (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Monday, September 7:
    • the Milk Carton Kids, & Kacy and Clayton (8pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Thursday, September 10:
    • Passim and Berklee present the Wiles (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (free outdoor concert in front of Passim)
    • Bees Deluxe (cd rel, & 8pm) - Ryles, MA)
    • Cat Power (8pm) - The Paradise
    • Eilen Jewell (8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (North Truro, MA)

  • Friday, September 11:
    • Corey Smith (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Eilen Jewell (cd rel), Dustbowl Revival (cd rel, & 7:30pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)
    • Judy Collins (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too, same time)

  • Saturday, September 12:

  • Wednesday, September 16:
    • Brent Best (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Friday, September 18:
    • Fresh Grass w/ Dwight Yoakam, the Punch Brothers, Leftover Salmon, Jerry Douglas and the Earls of Leicester, I'm With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan), Alison Brown, Peter Rowan, the Lost Bayou Ramblers, Birds of Chicago, Mr. Sun, Flatt Lonesome, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, Twisted Pine, Quiles and Cloud, Houndmouth, Willi Watson, Ballroom Thieves, & more - Mass MoCA (Saturday & Sunday, too)

  • Saturday, September 19:
    • the Eli Young Band (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Johnny A (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Sunday, September 20:
    • Albert Hammond Jr. (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Jamey Johnson (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 22:

  • Wednesday, September 23:
    • the Decembrists, & Tune-Yards (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Joan Armatrading (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, September 26:
    • Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Skinny Lister, & Beans On Toast (7pm) - House of Blues

  • Monday, September 28:
    • Lianne La Havas (8pm) - Royale

  • Friday, October 2:

  • Saturday, October 3:
    • Yo La Tengo (acoustic) w/ Dave Schramm (9pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Henry Butler (8pm) - Mass MoCA

  • Tuesday, October 6:
    • Warren Haynes, Justin Townes Earle, Chessboxer, & Sipe (8pm) - Orpheum
    • Patty Griffin (7:30pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Wednesday, October 7:
    • JD McPherson, & Nicole Atkins (9pm) - Royale
    • the Wood Brothers (7:30pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Thursday, October 8:

  • Friday, October 9:

  • Saturday, October 10:
    • Brandi Carlile (8:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Dr. Dog (8pm) - Mass MoCA

  • Saturday, October 17:
    • Joe Walsh (8:30pm) - Orpheum
    • the Word (Robert Randolph, John Medeski, the North Mississippi All-Stars), & Amy Helm (9pm) - The Paradise

  • Sunday, October 18:
    • Leon Bridges, & Kali Uchis (8:30pm) - Royale

  • Monday, October 19:

  • Wednesday, October 21:
    • Chris Cornell, & Hemming - Schubert Theatre
    • Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band (cd rel, & 7:30pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Thursday, October 22:
    • Joe Jackson (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre

  • Saturday, October 24:
    • David Wax Museum (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin and the Guilty Ones (7:30pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Saturday, October 31:

  • Saturday, November 7:
    • Mavis Staples, & Joan Osborne (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Elephant Revival, & the Mike and Ruthy Band (7:30pm) - Shea Theatre (Turner Falls, MA)

  • Wednesday, November 11:
    • Shakey Graves, & Those Darlins (8pm) - Royale, (Thursday night show - SOLD OUT)

  • Tuesday, November 17:

  • Thursday, November 19:
    • Ballroom Thieves, You Won't, & the Brothers Landreth (8:30pm) - Royale

  • Friday, November 20:
    • My Morning Jacket (7:30pm) - Orpheum (next night, too)

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: folk-listings email address
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