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

  • Friday, October 17:
    • 35th Fort Point Open Studios (4-7pm) - Fort Point (Congress Street, A Street, more, 150+ open studios)
    • Love and Theft, & Joel Crouse (6pm) - Royale
    • Larry Flint and the Road Scholars (6pm), the Clippertones, the Trick Wallace Trio, & the Doug MacDonald Band (9pm) - Sally O's
    • the White Buffalo, & the Quahogs (7pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Boston does Boston a benefit for the Animal Rescue League of Boston, w/ the Rationales, Cask Mouse, Muy Cansado, the Fatal Flaw, the Daily Pravda, & Dave Crespo's After Party (8pm) - TT the Bear's Place, (bands covering each other songs)
    • Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, the Cellar and Point (7pm), Sirsy (10pm, & free) - Johnny D's
    • Regina Carter (8pm) - Sanders Theatre
    • Octo-Songwriters Retreat show w/ Connor Garvey, Craig Werth, Brad Yoder, Heather Styka, Shannon Wurst, Shannon Hawley, & Sorcha (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Animal Flag, Jesse Denaro, I/O, & the Sulk Scouts (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Sasquatch and the Sick-A-Billys, Tigerman WOAH, & Tail Light Rebellion 7 the Radiator Rattlers - Midway Cafe
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & the John Powhida International Airport (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Club d'Elf w/ Duke Levine, & more (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Big Ben Hillman (10pm) - Toad
    • the Handymen (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • benefit for the North Shore Health Project w/ Antje Duvekot, Meg Hutchinson, Allen Estes, Brian Alex, Marina Evans, & special guests (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, VIP reception at 6pm)
    • Boz Scaggs (8pm) - Lynn Auditorium (Lynn, MA)
    • Sonny Landreth, & Neal McCarthy (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Boxcar Lillies, & Beggar's Ride (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • Commander Cody and His Modern Day Airmen (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, October 18:
    • 35th Fort Point Open Studios (noon-6pm) - Fort Point (Congress Street, A Street, more, 150+ open studios)
    • the Frank Drake bluegrass jam (2pm), the Bagboys (w/ Michael Bean, & 5pm) - Burren
    • Shane Sweeney (Two Cow Garage), Ryan Parker (4pm), & the Silks (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Family Jewels (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Mark Erelli (cd rel), Charlie Rose (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Chatham County Line, Dave Austin and the Sound, & Christa Gniadek (6pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • the Johnny Come Latelies (6pm), & One Thin Dime (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Hats Off to Mudflat! benefit gala (7pm) - Mudflat Studio (81 Broadway, Somerville, MA, silent and live auctions for more than 100 pieces of donated ceramic art)
    • David Maxwell (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Adrianna Ciccone and Allison DeGroot (7:30pm) - Carriage House Violins (1039 Chestnut Street, Newton Upper Falls, MA)
    • J Mascis, & Luluc (9pm SOLD OUT) - The Sinclair
    • Brett Eldredge, & Brothers Osborne (7pm) - House of Blues
    • Christian McNeill and Seamonsters, & Jen Kearney (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Love Love (10pm) - Toad
    • Grey Seasion (10pm) - Foudation Room, (House of Blues)
    • Daemon Chili, the Cordovas (w/ Joe Firstman, & 10pm) - Johnny D's
    • the New England Bluegrass Band (2-5pm) - Canobie Lake Park (Salem, NH, Sunday, too)
    • the Twangbusters, & the Sarah Levecque Duo (7pm) - John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse (First Unitarian Church of Worcester, 90 Main Street, Worcester MA)
    • Christine Lavin, & Don White (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • Sonny Landreth (Sawtelle Room, 8pm), & Grace Morrison and the RSO (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Geoff Bartley (8pm) - Old Ship Coffeehouse Off the Square (Old Ship Parish House, Fellowship Hall, 107 Main Street, Hingham, MA)

  • Sunday, October 19:
    • 35th Fort Point Open Studios (noon-6pm) - Fort Point (Congress Street, A Street, more, 150+ open studios)
    • Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy, the Drunken Cuddle, Cactus Attack, Old Hat, & Sonny Jim Clifford (3pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Cold Chocolate (cd rel, 3:30pm), & the Rhythm Future Quartet (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Boston Blues Challenge! w/ duo acts (5pm), Throwdown Band, Nelson and the New Breed Thing, Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers, Track 44 (band competition, & 6pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Natural Wonders (5pm), & the David Johnston Band (9pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Frankenstein! (Frank Drake, Dave Rizzuti, Patrick M'Gonigle, Grace Van't Hof, Chris Sartori, & 6pm) - Sally O's, (scary bluegrass for the season...)
    • Hoot and Holler (8:30pm) - State Park
    • the Mike Hastings Band (9pm) - Toad
    • Ali Holder, & Little Brave (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Blues brunch w/ Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish (noon) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Vince Thompson Band, & the Squeezebox Stompers (4:30pm-8:30pm) - LeFoyer Club (151 Fountain Street, Pawtucket, RI)
    • John Hiatt (solo), & Michael Logen (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Les Racquet (7pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, October 20:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Americana Mondays w/ Greg Klyma, Michael Bean, & more (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Dana and Susan Robinson (9:30pm, featured guests at Geoff Bartley's open mic, & music starts at 8pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, October 21:
    • St. Paul and the Broken Bones, & Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas (7pm SOLD OUT) - The Paradise
    • the Lonely Coast, Cast Iron Maidens (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • the Milk Carton Kids and Sarah Jarosz (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Ages And Ages, Mount Peru, & Golden Bloom (8:30pm) - Middle East Up
    • Tony Watt's Jam (8:30pm), & After Jack (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Walter Noons (9pm) - Tavern at the End of the World (Charlestown, MA)
    • Session Americana (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Matthew Connor (cd rel), & Evelyn Horan (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Tubes (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Wednesday, October 22:
    • Fandango (7pm), & 90 Mile Portage (10pm) - Toad
    • Ian McLagan (cd rel), & Corin Ashley (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Jake Armerding (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (Duke Levine, Kevin Barry, Richard Gates, Billy Beard), & Will Dailey (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Vapors of Morphine (Jeremy Lyons, Dana Colley, Jerome Deupree, more, & 10pm) - Atwood's
    • M.G. Lederman (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Thursday, October 23:
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • the Liz Morrison Band (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Dietrich Strause, & David Moss (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Cordelia and the Buffalo, Andrea Charls, & Mike Caprarola (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Cuddle Magic, & And the Kids (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Dough Rollers, the Silks, & Dirty Bangs (9pm) - Middle East Up
    • the Avi Jacob Band, & Hobo Nephews Of Uncle Frank (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Marcia Ball (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Albert Cummings Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, October 24:
    • the Tom Hagerty Acoustic Band (6pm), New Million Box, Popgun, & the Spearmint Sea (9pm) - Sally O's
    • the Goodtime String Band (7:30pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Ryanhood (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Jamie Kent and the Options, As The Sparrow, & Matthew Szlachetka (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Sleepyhead (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Barrett Anderson (10pm) - Toad
    • Funkasaurus (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sugar Ray and the Bluetones (7:30pm), the Raunchy Randos, the Jonee Earthquake Band (10pm, & free) - Johnny D's
    • David Bromberg and Larry Campbell (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Catie Curtis, & Jenna Lindbo (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • Steve Forbert and His Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Squeeebox Stompers (9pm) - Fat Cactus Cafe (215 Broadway, Rte. 1 N, Lynnfield, MA)

  • Saturday, October 25:
    • Mark Stepakoff guest hosts the final hour of the Lost Highway (9am) - WMBR
    • Sam Amidon performs live on Subject To Change (noon-1pm) - WMBR
    • Simon Kirke (Bad Company), & Amy Fairchild (4pm) - Lily Pad
    • Lyle Brewer (w/ Jef Charland, Mike Piehl, Jason Cohen, 4pm), Ron Gallo (Toy Soldiers) and band, & Jordan Hull (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (4pm), & Tad Overbaugh (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sam Amidon (w/ band, 5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Patsy Hamel Band (6pm) Richie Parsons, Asa Brebner, & the Nervous Eaters (9pm) - Sally O's
    • the Jay Geils Jazz and Blues Review (7pm), & Max Creek (10pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Dry Branch Fire Squad, & Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys (7:30pm) - National Heritage Museum (Lexington, MA, first show of the 39th season of the Boston Bluegrass Union)
    • Catfish Howl (7:30pm) - Watertown VFW (295 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA, a Boston Zydeco dance w/ free dance lesson at 6:30pm)
    • the Cranktones, Johnny Carlevale and the Rollin' Pins, & DJ Easy Ed (9pm) - Midway Cafe
    • the George Woods Band, & the Ali McGuirk Get Down (10pm) - Toad
    • the New England Bluegrass Band (2-5pm) - Canobie Lake Park (Salem, NH, Sunday, too)

  • Sunday, October 26:
    • Bari Koral (3:30pm), & Wesley Stace (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Sarah Levecque (5pm), & the David Johnston Band (9pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Preservation Hall Jazz Band, & Allen Toussaint (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Weezer (8pm SOLD OUT) - The Sinclair
    • the English Beat (8pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Roy Sludge Trio (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Roots in the Round w/ Brain Carroll, David DeLuca (hosts), Ian Fitzgerald, Krista Baroni (guests, & 9pm) - Toad
    • Kelly Ravin, & Lowell Thompson (9:45pm) - Atwood's
    • Lauren Sheehan (7pm) - Woods Hole Folk Music Society (68 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA)
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (7pm) - Cafe Shalom Coffeehouse (Temple Ahavit Achim, 86 Middle Street, Gloucester, MA)
    • Dan Bern (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, October 27:
    • the Jayhawks, & Trapper Schoepp (7:30pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • Americana Mondays w/ Greg Klyma, & friends (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Cat and the Moon, & the Adrianna Ciccone Trio (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Lauren Sheehan (9:30pm, featured guests at Geoff Bartley's open mic, & music starts at 8pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Bored of Health (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, October 28:
    • the Klezwoods, & Klezperanto (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Miriam (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • the English Beat (8pm) - Johnny D's
    • Jubilee Mule (8:30pm), & Stambler's Ramblers (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Session Americana (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Dr. Gasp and the Eeks, & Amy Kucharik and Fiends With Benefits (9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, October 29:
    • Fandango (7pm), & Comanchero (10pm) - Toad
    • Rodrigo y Gabriela (7:30pm) - Orpheum Theatre
    • Kevin So (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Lamplighter Sessions (in the round) w/ Peter Mulvey, Ryan Montbleau, Dietrich Strause, & Heather Malmoney (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Lisa O'Neill, & Tumbleweed Company (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (Duke Levine, Kevin Barry, Richard Gates, Billy Beard), & Kimon Kirk (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Meat Puppets, & Cass McCombs (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Vapors of Morphine (Jeremy Lyons, Dana Colley, Jerome Deupree, more, & 10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, October 30:
    • Laura Cortese (7:30pm), & the French Quarter (10pm) - Toad
    • Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn (8pm) - Sanders Theatre
    • the Lamplighter Sessions (in the round) w/ Peter Mulvey, James Rohr, Wishbone Zoe, & Jesse Dee (8pm) - Club Passim
    • David Bazan and the Passenger String Quartet (cd rel, & 8pm) - Regent Theater
    • Lewis Watson, & the Western Den (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Los Straitjackets (w/ Deke Dickerson), & the Fleshtones (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Ryan Fitzsimmons, the Baker Thomas Band, & Danielle Miraglia and the Glory Junkies (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Whiskey Gentry, & Tom Cheshire and the Shop Boys (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Andy California, Thalia Zedek (w/ Hilken Mancini), & Jim and the Golden Guitar (10:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Tubes, & Fee Waybill (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA, Halloween show)
    • Los Lobos (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, October 31:
    • Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood (w/ Charles Neville, 7:30pm), Booty Vortex (10pm, & Halloween show) - Johnny D's
    • Revolutionary Snake Ensemble Halloween show (w/ Jon Bernhardt, & 7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Lamplighter Sessions (Halloween spectacular) w/ Peter Mulvey, Tim Gearan, Maeve Gilchrist, & Radio Swan (8pm) - Passsim
    • Hozier, & James Bay (8pm SOLD OUT) - The Paradise
    • the Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's, (a traditional 1930's & '40's Halloween)
    • the Summer Villains (10pm) - Toad, (Halloween show)
    • Tommy Castro and the Painkillers (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Aldous Collins Band (9pm) - Haddad's Ocean Cafe (291 Ocean Street, Brant Rock, MA, Halloween show)

  • Saturday, November 1:
    • Jon Dee Graham, Mike June (4pm), & Barrence Whitfield and the Grits and Groceries Orchestra (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Bruce Cockburn (8pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • the Lamplighter Sessions w/ Peter Mulvey and the Crumbling Beauties (8pm) - Passsim
    • Somerville Songwriter Sessions w/ Terry Kitchen, Susan Levine, & Austin and Elliott (8pm) - Arts at the Armory
    • AjDio of the Dead presents Lack Sabbath (as Black Sabbath), AjDio (as Ronnie James Dio and more), Kicked In the Teeth (as Bon Scott and AC-DC), Rocket Queen (as Guns n Roses, & 9pm) - Midway Cafe, (Ajda Synder and friends Halloween show)
    • Richard Shindell and Lucy Kaplansky (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • the Amy Helm Band, & Connor Kennedy (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Sunday, November 2:
    • The World Beloved - A Bluegrass Mass (composed by Carol Barnett) w/ John Mailander, Steve Roy, Rich Stillman, Jordan Tice, Amanda Kowalski), Chorus Pro Musica (performing numerous shorter pieces) & more (3pm) - Old South Church (645 Boylston Street, Boston, MA)
    • the Busted Jug Band (4pm), & Grand Fatilla (9pm) - Atwood's
    • the Lamplighter Sessions (Luthier night) w/ Peter Mulvey and David Goodrich (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Sean Trischka and Stash Wyslouch (Deadly Gentlemen, & 8:30pm) - State Park

  • Monday, November 3:
    • the Meadows Brothers, Ian Fitzgerald, & Hannah Fair (7pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Deadstring Ensemble (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Mondays w/ Greg Klyma, & friends (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Bluegrass Mondays w/ Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & Jimmy Ryan (9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, November 4:

  • Wednesday, November 5:
    • Lily and Madeleine, & Shannon Hayden (7pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Rhett Miller (7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Battlefield Band (7:30pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Cariad Harmon, & Sarah Brindell (8pm) - Beat Hotel (Cambridge, MA)
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Jimmy Ryan (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Everymen, the Old Edison, Spitshiner, & Old Hat - Midway Cafe
    • Vapors of Morphine (Jeremy Lyons, Dana Colley, Jerome Deupree, more, & 10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, November 6:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser begins (6am) - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Porch Party Mamas (cd rel, & 7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Katie McNally Trio (w/ Neil Pearlman, & Shauncey Ali) - Carriage House Violins (1039 Chestnut Street, Newton Upper Falls, MA)
    • Ruby Rose Fox, & Tigerman Woah (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Steep Canyon Rangers (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Glen David Andrews (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, November 7:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser continues - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Keller Williams, & More Than A Little (8pm) - The Paradise
    • Becca Stevens, & American Echoes (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Ana Mouro (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Lucero (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Banditas (9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Dalton and the Sheriffs (free, & 10:30pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Rod Picott, & Radoslav Lorkovic (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • the James Hunter Six (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, November 8:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser continues - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Lyle Brewer (w/ Jef Charland, Mike Piehl, Jason Cohen, 4pm), Sarah Borges, & Andrea Gillis (10pm) - Atwood's
    • David Nail, Frankie Ballard, & Native Run (6pm) - House of Blues
    • Rubblebucket, & Royal Canoe (7pm) - The Paradise
    • Mavis Staples, & Amy Helm (8pm) - John Hancock Hall
    • Mary Black (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Lucero (9pm SOLD OUT) - The Sinclair
    • Fundraiser for the Kilmer School w/ the Splendid Nobodies, the Carla Ryder Band, the Pneumatics, & the Swindlers (9pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Sarah Backer (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, November 9:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser continues - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Rubblebucket, & Royal Canoe (7pm) - The Paradise
    • the Four Legged Faithful (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Lucero (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Restorations, & the Smith Street Band (10pm) - Great Scott
    • Doyle Bramhall II (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, November 10:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser continues - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Agnes Obel, & Jennifer Castle (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Americana Monday (blues night) w/ Peter Parcek, Joe Klompus, & Chris Anzalone (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge
    • Kate Voegele, & Jeff LeBlanc (10pm) - Great Scott

  • Tuesday, November 11:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser continues - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Grant Lee PhillipsĘ, Howe Gelb (Giant Sand, & 7:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • Caroline Rose, & Thomas John Cadrin (10pm) - Great Scott

  • Wednesday, November 12:
    • WMBR's annual one-week fundraiser, & final day - WMBR, (call 617-253-8810)
    • Sallie Ford, Crooked Fingers, & And the Kids (10pm) - Great Scott

  • Thursday, November 13:
    • the Yonder Mountain String Band, & the Larry Keel Experience (7pm) - House of Blues
    • Roseanne Cash (8pm) - Sanders Theatre
    • Donna the Buffalo (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, November 14:
    • Girls Guns and Glory, the Amy Black Band, Miss Tess and the Talkbacks (7pm), Dalton and the Sheriffs (free, & 10:45pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Bob Dylan and His Band (8pm) - Orpheum Theatre
    • Pieta Brown (w/ Bo Ramsey, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Diego el Cigala (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks (Sawtelle Room, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Jonathan Edwards (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • John McCutcheon (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)

  • Saturday, November 15:
    • Pieta Brown and Bo Ramsey perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • the Wild Feathers, the Apache Relay, & Desert Noises (6pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Johnny A (7:30, & 10pm) - Regattabar
    • JP Harris, & the Tough Choices (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Sunday, November 16:
    • Milton Nascimento (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Suzie Brown and Scot Sax, & Jesse Terry (8:30pm) - Johnny D's
    • the Hashtag Hoedown with Frank Drake (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Joe Fletcher, & Ian Fitzgerald (9pm) - Atwood's

  • Monday, November 17:
    • Americana Mondays w/ Greg Klyma, Steve Latt, & Jim Whitford (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge

  • Tuesday, November 18:
    • Ryan Adams (7:30pm) - Wang Theatre
    • Chuck Prophet (8pm) - Johnny D's
    • Susan Cattanceo, & Giulia Millanta (9pm) - Atwood's
    • the Revivalists, & Red Wanting Blue (9pm) - The Sinclair

  • Wednesday, November 19:
    • New Pornographers, & the Pains of Being Pure of Heart (7pm) - House of Blues
    • Lucinda Williams (7:30pm) - Orpheum Theatre
    • Nell Robinson w/ Ramblin' Jack Elliott (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Randy Newman (8:30pm) - Wilbur Theatre

  • Thursday, November 20:

  • Friday, November 21:
    • Arlo Guthrie, Guthrie Family Reunion w/ Arlo, Cathy Guthrie, Annie Guthrie, Abe, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, & the kids (7:30pm) - Newton North High School (Newton, MA)
    • Leyla McCalla, & Michaela Anne (7:30pm) - Remis Auditorium, (MFA)
    • Carbon Leaf, & Sarah Blacker (8:30pm) - The Sinclair
    • JohnFulbright, & Greg Klyma (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)

  • Saturday, November 22:
    • Lyle Brewer (w/ Jef Charland, Mike Piehl, Jason Cohen, 4pm), & the Bobby Bare Jr. Trio (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Barr Brothers (9pm) - The Sinclair

  • Sunday, November 23:
    • Bluegrass The Band (8:30pm) - State Park

  • Monday, November 24:
    • Americana Mondays w/ guest host Ryan Fitzsimmons (8pm) - P.A.'s Lounge

  • Friday, November 28:
    • Signature Sounds 20th anniversary party w/ Chris Smither and the Motivators, Jeffrey Foucault, Kris Delmhorst, Peter Mulvey, Mark Erelli, & more (7pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Saturday, November 29:
    • Crooked Still, Lisa Schneckenburger (4pm), Crooked Still, & Kristin Andreassen (8:30pm SOLD OKUT) - The Sinclair
    • Signature Sounds 20th anniversary party w/ Eilen Jewell, Heather Maloney, the Winterpills, Barnstar!, the Sweetback Sisters, & Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (6pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Sunday, November 30:
    • Chris Smither and the Motivators, & Rusty Belle (2pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Surviving Keneallys, & the Barnyard Birds (8:30pm) - State Park
    • Signature Sounds 20th anniversary party w/ Crooked Still (reunion), Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem, & the Sacred Shakers (1pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)
    • Signature Sounds 20th anniversary party w/ Lake Street Dive, Miss Tess and the Talkbacks, & And The Kids (7pm) - Academy of Music (Northampton, MA)

  • Wednesday, December 3:
    • the Sacred Shakers, & Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (8:30pm) - The Sinclair

  • Thursday, December 4:
    • Jesse Burdick and The Grand Republic, Chasing Blue, & Acousticana (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Friday, December 5:

  • Saturday, December 6:
    • Vernon Street Open Studios (noon-6pm) - 6 and 20 Vernon Street (Somerville, MA, Sunday, too, same times)
    • the Sacred Shakers, & Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers (8:30pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Sunday, December 7:
    • Marty Stuart and the Fabulous Superlatives (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Thursday, December 11:

  • Tuesday, December 16:

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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