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

  • Friday, September 2:
    • 18th annual Labor Day Campfire (highlights) w/ Jake Hill, Jeffrey Butcher, Hayley Sabella, Seamus Galligan (8:15pm), Damn Tall Buildings (9:45pm), Caroline Cotter, Dylan McKinstry, Zak Trojano, Shelita Burke (10:30pm), & more (starts at 6pm) - Club Passim
    • Jim Coyle, & King Blue (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Dan and the Wildfire, the Rusted Bucket Band, & Jarrett Clayman (7:30pm) - Middle East Up
    • Richard Bona (8pm) - Scullers
    • the Curtis Mayflower, Susan Cattaneo, the Andrea Gillis Band, Dee Zaster and the Designated Drivers (Dino Cattaneo, & Tony Savarino) - Thunder Road
    • Sarah and the Wild Versatile, & Emma Cook and Questionable Company (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Pat and the Hats (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Muddy Ruckus (10pm) - Toad
    • 19th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ Matt Andersen and the Bona Fide, the Knickerbocker All Stars, Roomful of Blues, Duke Robillard, Willie J. Laws, Dustbowl Revival, the╩Revelers, the Honeycutters, Waylon Thibodeaux, Longshot Voodoo, Donna the Buffalo, ╩Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas, & Cedryl Ballou and the Zydeco Trendsetters (5pm) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, R.I.)
    • Bill Staines (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)
    • the Funky Meters (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Bees Deluxe - Main Street Cafe (42 Main Sreet, Concord, MA)

  • Saturday, September 3:
    • 18th annual Labor Day Campfire (highlights) w/ the River Bones (noon), Zeke Duckworthy, Terry Klein, Richard Fried, Mark Stepakoff (3pm), Miss Maybell and Slimpickin's (7:30pm), Dear Georgiana (9:45pm), the Wolff Sisters (10:30pm), Gretchen and the Pickpockets (11:15pm), & more (starts at noon) - Club Passim
    • Johnnie Mac and the Local Forecast (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Stan Martin and the Moonshiners (Jeff Allison, Jim Scoppa, Joe Klompus, Michelle Martin, & 6pm) - Sally O's
    • Jared and the Mill, & Edison (7pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Evan Goodrow (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Mr. Nick and the Dirty Tricks (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Lisa Bastoni (7:30pm), & the David Johnston Band (10pm) - Toad
    • 19th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ Lucinda Williams, Taj Mahal Trio, Donna the Buffalo, HoneyHoney, Uncle Earl Reunion, Hat Fitz and Cara, ╩the Honeycutters, Sarah Potenza, Los Texmaniacs, ╩Kelsey Waldon, the Huntress and the Holder of Hands, Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree, Orchestre Royal (w/ Steve Riley, Roddie Romero, Kevin Wimmer, Eric Adcock and others), Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas, The Revelers, & Cedryl Ballou and the Zydeco Trendsetters (1pm) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, R.I.)
    • the Bluegrass Gospel Project, Cold Chocolate, Twisted Pine, & the Wildcat Bogstompers (7pm) - Spire Center, (Plymouth MA)
    • the B-52's (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Robert Cray Band (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 4:
    • 18th annual Labor Day Campfire (highlights) w/ Gus La Casse, R.D. King, Lloyd Thayer, Charles Berthoud (1pm), Sparrow Blue (2pm), Darol Anger and Emy Phelps (7:30pm), the Living Roots Trio (8:15pm), Lyle Brewer (9pm), Lay Low Moon, Chris West, Lina Tullgren (10:30pm), Dietrich Strause, Zachariah Hickman, Lyle Brewer (11:30pm ), & more (starts at noon) - Club Passim
    • Poor Eliza, Eric Landers, Ralph and Dean, & more (2pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Sarah Levecque (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Roy Sludge Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Americana Sundays, hosted by Greg Klyma w/ Peter Zarkadas, & Jon Bistline (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Grace Morrison (8pm), & Munk Duane (10pm) - Toad
    • Something Sneaky, & the Owens (10pm) - Atwood's
    • 19th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival w/ Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, ╩the David Grisman Sextet, Dave Alvin╩and Phil Alvin w/ the Guilty Ones, Los Texmaniacs, Dustbowl Revival, Kweskin and Muldaur, HoneyHoney, Hat Fitz and Cara, the Occidental Gypsy Jazz Band, ╩Quiet Life, the Suitcase Junket, Orchestre Royal, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas, the Revelers, & Cedryl Ballou and the Zydeco Trendsetters (1pm) - Ninigret Park (Charlestown, R.I.)
    • Sarah Potenza (7pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)

  • Monday, September 5:
    • 18th annual Labor Day Campfire (highlights) w/ Kat Parks, Brad Bensko (4:15pm), the New Millenium Jelly Rollers (5pm), Noam Weinstein (8:45pm), Aurora Birch, Eleanor Buckland, Rachel Sumner, Deni Hlavinka, Isa Burke (9:30pm), & more (starts at noon) - Club Passim
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Bees Deluxe - Tres Gatos (Jamaica Plain, MA)
    • Amber Casares (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Hymn For Her (4pm) - Cisco Brewery (5 Bartlett Farm Road, Nantucket, MA, next 2 nights, same time)
    • Hymn For Her (9pm) - Starllight Theatre and Cafe (1 North Union Street, Nantucket, MA)
    • Sarah Potenza (7pm) - Spire Center for the Performing Arts (Plymouth, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 6:
    • Katie McNally (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Spider John Koerner (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Dave Anthony (Nemes, 7:30pm), & the Blue Ribons (10pm) - Toad
    • Chez PO w/ John Powhida and friends (8:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Sam Morrow, & the Wolff Sisters (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Hymn For Her (10pm) - B-ack Yard BBQ (20 Straight Wharf, Nantucket, MA)

  • Wednesday, September 7:
    • Fandango (7pm), & My Mother's Moustache (10pm) - Toad
    • the Lumineers, & Rayland Baxter (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Corrine Bailey Rae (8pm) - Royale
    • Rachel Sumner and the Buckaroos, Willie Stratton, & the Reluctants (8pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Josienne Clark and Ben Walker (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Duke Levine w/ Club d'Elf (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Analog Heart (acoustic), & Liz Bills 10pm) - Atwood's
    • Hymn For Her (9pm) - Starllight Theatre and Cafe (1 North Union Street, Nantucket, MA, next night, same time)

  • Thursday, September 8:
    • Kaeli Earle (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • the Dan Davidson Group, the Almighty Buck, the Bourbon Chasers, & the Whiskey Barrel Band (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Little Feat (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Dan Bern, & Josh Harty (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Sonya Rae Taylor, & Ryan Taylor (9pm) - the Menotomy Grill
    • Lula Wiles, & the Brother Brothers (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Rayland Baxter (11pm) - Atwood's
    • the 2nd annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival w/ Tuba Skinny, the Lucky Five, Mail the Horse, Bash Bish Bluegrass Band, Easy Ridin' Papas, & more (4pm) - Cool Whisper Farm (1011 County Road 21, Hillsdale, NY)
    • Coco Montoya (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Stray Birds (8pm) - Spire Center, (Plymouth MA)

  • Friday, September 9:
    • the Busted Jug Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Antje Duvekot, & Alice Howe (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Sugar Ray and the Bluetones (7pm), Julie Rhodes, These Wild Plains, & Dead Elect (10pm) - Tunder Road
    • the Kennedys (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Amos Lee (7:30pm) - Boston Opera House
    • C.W. Stoneking w/ special guests (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Les Brers (Allman Brothers, & 8pm) - House of Blues
    • Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys, Ruby Rose Fox, & Mount Peru (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Comanchero (9pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Valley Queen, & Ferdinand the Bull (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Nocturnal Adoration Society (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Brian Chaffee and the Players (10pm) - Toad
    • the 2nd annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival w/ the Foghorn Stringband, Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass, the Two Man Gentleman Band, Bradford Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys, Jesse Lege and Bayou Brew, Mike Compton, Michael Daves, the Compton and Daves Duet, the Lucky 5, the Hayrollers, The Oldtone Classic Country Revue (w/ Caleb Klauder, ╩Lauren Ambrose, Andy Bean, Brad Lee Folk, & more (noon) - Cool Whisper Farm (1011 County Road 21, Hillsdale, NY)
    • Entrain (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Joyce Anderson and Harvey Reid, & Dave Mattacks (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • Soulsha (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)

  • Saturday, September 10:
    • Lyal Strickland performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • JP Music Festival (2 stages) w/ American Echoes, Merrie Amsterburg, Babaloo, Martha Bourne, the Catbirds, Cradle to Grave, Diablogato, Hallelujah The Hills, Ray Liriano and La Liga de Caballeros Extraordinarios, Louder Than Milk, Sushi Jones, Thalia Zedek, & many more (noon-7pm) - Pinebank Baseball Field (intersection of the Jamaicaway and Perkins Street, at the northeast corner of Jamaica Pond)
    • the Michael Tarbox Duo (4pm), & Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Antje Duvekot, the Stockwell Brothers (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Tom Hagerty Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Martha Bourne (7pm) - Stubblebine Luthier (487 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA)
    • the Ragbirds (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Pat McCann (7:30pm), & Black Mountain Symphony (10pm) - Toad
    • Songwriter Sessions w/ Eva Cassel, Delilah Poupore, & Kirsten Manville (8pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Love Love, Andy California, Baby Names, & Sister (9pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Bees Deluxe - St. John's Coffeehouse (74 Pleasant Street, Arlington, MA)
    • the Dennis Brennan Band (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Duppy Conquerers (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the 2nd annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival w/ the Foghorn Stringband, Bruce Molsky's Mountain Drifters, Tony Trischka, the Two Man Gentleman Band, Brad Lee Folk and the Bluegrass Playboys, Raya Brass Band, Run Mountain, the Farwells, Bear Minimum, & more (10am) - Cool Whisper Farm (1011 County Road 21, Hillsdale, NY)
    • ZZ Top (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the Duke Robillard Band (3:00 pm), & Zydegrove - Slater Park (RR1A, Pawtucket, RI, free)
    • Chris Smither (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Mystix, & Twisted Pine (8pm) - Amazing Things Arts Center (Framingham, MA)

  • Sunday, September 11:
    • Janet Feld, Bernice Lewis (3pm), the Bombadils (cd rel), & Emily Mure (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Sundays, hosted by Greg Klyma w/ Lou Ulrich, Rob Megna, & Michael Bean (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Middle Mountain String Band (9pm) - State Park
    • Tim Easton (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the 2nd annual Oldtone Roots Music Festival w/ the Farwells, Moonshine Holler, Bear Minimum, & Easy Ridin' Papas (9:30am) - Cool Whisper Farm (1011 County Road 21, Hillsdale, NY)
    • 15th annual Narrows Festival of the Arts w/ Amy Helm, Paul Cebar and Tomorrow Sound, the Alexis Suter Band, the Tim Ray Trio, Roy Sludge, Ghosts of Paul Revere, Butch McCarthy, & TJ's Music Allstars (11am-7pm) - Narrows (outside, Fall River, MA)
    • Lauren Passarelli, Kate Chadbourne, & Bird Mancini (7pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, September 12:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Specials, & the Far East (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Jackie Giroux, & Annabelle Lord-Patey (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Rockspring (10pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, September 13:
    • Aurora Birch (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Jenny Lewis, & the Watson Twins (7:30pm) - Wang Center Theatre
    • Glen Hansard, & Joe Purdy (8:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Chez PO w/ John Powhida and friends (8:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Dex Romwebber, & JD Wilkes (9:45pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, September 14:
    • Fandango (7pm), & Colbis the Creature (10pm) - Toad
    • Okkervil River, & Landlady (9pm) - The Sinclair, too, same time)
    • Duke Levine w/ Club d'Elf (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Blue Ribbons, & Fully Celebrated Orchestra - Midway Cafe

  • Thursday, September 15:
    • Christian McNeill (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • the Wolff Sisters (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Owen Danoff, & Mike Squillante (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • George Woods (9pm) - Thunder Road
    • Muddy Ruckus, & the Stash! Band (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Bow Thayer Trio (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Elvin Bishop (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Session Americana (cd rel, & 8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, September 16:
    • Sean Hayes, Tim Carr, & Charley Crockett (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • the Figgs, & Field Day (9pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Amy Fairchild (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Jennifer Greer (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Ruthie Foster (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Gordon Lightfoot (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • FreshGrass w/ Glen Hansard, the Devil Makes Three, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Old Salt Union, & FreshScores (6pm) - MassMoCa (North Adams, MA)
    • Plymouth Proud, Veterans benefit w/ James Montgomery, Paul Nelson (Johnny Winter), Christine Ohlman, Danny Klein, Johnny A, John Cafferty, Jon Butcher Axis, Mitch Chakour, & more (7:30pm) - Plymouth Memorial Hall ( 83 Court Street, Plymouth, MA)
    • Lula Wiles, & Susie Burke and David Surette (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • Cheryl Wheeler (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, September 17:
    • John Frazier performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • the Cranktones (4pm), & Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • KT Tunstall, & Connor Youngblood (7pm) - Royale
    • Pat McCann (7:30pm), & the David Johnston Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Spuyten Duyvil (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Saint Johns (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Ricky King Russell (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • FreshGrass w/ Old Crow Medicine Show, the Infamous Stringdusters, Aoife O'Donovan, Ruthie Foster, Lau, the Grass'd Waltz (Alison Brown and friends play songs of the Band), Mr. Sun, Sierra Hull, Mile Twelve, Zoe and Cloyd, Rana Santacruz, the Berklee American Roots Music Program, & FreshScores (10:30am) - MassMoCa (North Adams, MA)
    • the Joe Davies Folk Festival w/ the Boxcar Lilies, Moncia Rizzio, Andy and Judy, Jennifer Evans, Lindsay Straw, & Maria Sangiolo (10:30am) - Soule Homestead (46 Soule Street, Middleborough, MA)
    • Veterans Assisting Veterans (Vietnam), benefit w/ Christine Ohlman, James Montgomery, Paul Nelson, Danny Klein, Johnny A, John Cafferty, Jon Butcher Axis, & more (7:30pm) - Lowell Memorial Auditorium (Lowell, MA)
    • NRBQ w/ the Whole Wheat Horns (8pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)
    • Bees Deluxe - Beatniks (433 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA)

  • Sunday, September 18:
    • Ryan Alvanos (2pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Americana Sundays, hosted by Greg Klyma w/ Paul Chase, & Nash Reilly (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Furniture, & Today Junior (9pm) - State Park
    • FreshGrass w/ Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Roseanne Cash, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Alison Brown, Stephane Wrembel, John Reischman and the Jaybirds, & Parsonfield (10:30am) - MassMoCa (North Adams, MA)
    • the Joe Davies Folk Festival w/ Spuyten Duyvil, Bill Staines, Hiroya Tsukamoto, Cardboard Ox, & Mike Higgins (11:30am) - Soule Homestead (46 Soule Street, Middleborough, MA)
    • John Waite (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Monday, September 19:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Chris Smither (8pm) - Spire Center (Plymouth, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 20:
    • Angel Olson, & Alex Cameron (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Deslondes, & Mechanical River (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Sub Rosa w/ Rose Polenzani, Zachariah Hickman, Dinty Child, Billy Beard, & more (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Band of Horses (9pm) - Orpheum
    • Old Soldiers, Bob Bradshaw, & Martha Bourne - Midway Cafe

  • Wednesday, September 21:
    • Fandango (7pm), & My Mother's Moustache (10pm) - Toad
    • Angel Olson, & Rodrigo Amarante (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Walter Noons (9pm) - Middle East Corner

  • Thursday, September 22:
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Whitey Morgan, & Cody Jinks (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Wild Child, & Susto (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • David Bromberg (8pm) - Center for the Arts (Natick, MA)
    • JD McPherson (7:30pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Friday, September 23:
    • John Scofield (w/ Steve Swallow, Bill Stewart, Larry Goldings, & 7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center, (Country for Old Men tour)
    • Tom Jones (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Jay Psaros (7pm) - Church, MA)

  • Saturday, September 24:
    • Stan Martin and the Moonshiners (Jeff Allison, Jim Scoppa, Michelle Martin, Gerry Bellegard, & 4pm) - Atwood's
    • Brian Fallon and the Crowes, Ryan Bingham, & Paul Cauthen (6:30pm) - Royale
    • Eric Anderson (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Rick Berlin and The Nickel, Dime Band, The Steve Walther Orchestra, Matt York, & What Time Is It Mr. Fox? (9pm) - Midway Cafe

  • Sunday, September 25:
    • Ryan Alvanos (2pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • the Chandler Travis Philharmonic (5pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Americana Sundays, hosted by Greg Klyma w/ Paul Chase, & Chris DeSanty (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Dhol Foundation (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Thank God For Science (9pm) - State Park
    • Kevin Gordon (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Trace Adkins (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • John Waite and the Axemen (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Monday, September 26:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, September 27:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Buzzcocks (8pm) - Royale
    • Luisa Maita (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Chez PO w/ John Powhida and friends (8:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren

  • Wednesday, September 28:
    • Buddy Guy (7:30pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Jake Bugg (8:30pm) - Royale

  • Thursday, September 29:
    • Todd Thibaud (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Session Americana (cd rel) - Oberon, too)
    • Barrence Whitfield and the Savages - Once
    • Ace Frehley (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, September 30:
    • the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Leon Russell, & Riley Etheridge Jr. (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA) - POSPONED to February 10, 2017, all tix honored
    • Tom Paxton (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, October 1:

  • Monday, October 3:

  • Thursday, October 6:
    • VanLadyLove (8pm) - Cafe 939

  • Friday, October 7:
    • the Leyla McCalla Trio (7pm) - Davis Square Theatre
    • the Weight (w/ Jim Weider) perform songs of the Band (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, October 8:
    • Joan Baez - Wang Theatre

  • Sunday, October 9:
    • Sturgill Simpson, & Valerie June (9pm) - Orpheum

  • Tuesday, October 11:
    • Long Ryders (9pm) - Once

  • Wednesday, October 12:
    • Omara Portundo (w/ special guests Roberto Fonseca, Anat Cohen, Regina Carter, & 7:30pm) - Symphony Hall
    • Amy Speace, & Ben de la Cour (8pm) - Club Passim

  • Thursday, October 13:
    • the Yardbirds (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, October 14:

  • Saturday, October 15:
    • Martha Bourne performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Peter Case (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Bela Fleck and Victor Wooten - Sanders Theatre
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (cd release, & 8pm) - Larz Anderson Auto Museum

  • Sunday, October 16:
    • the Wild Ponies (4pm), Sarah Borges, & Scott Miller (9:15pm) - Atwood's

  • Monday, October 17:

  • Wednesday, October 19:
    • Walter Salas-Humara (the Silos, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Friday, October 21:

  • Sunday, October 23:
    • Brett Dennen (8pm) - Royale
    • the California Guitar Trio (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, October 25:
    • Elvis Costello and the Imposters (9pm) - Orpheum

  • Wednesday, October 26:
    • Kelsey Waldon (9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, October 27:
    • Dweezil Zappa (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center, (tribute to father Frank's music)
    • Marc Cohn (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, October 28:
    • Rusted Root, & the Devon Allman Band (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, October 29:
    • Jamestown Revival (7pm) - Royale
    • Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Chas (8pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Sunday, October 30:
    • Tomatito (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • the Strumbellas, Foreign Air, & Vinyl Williams (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Phantom of the Opera (silent film, & 1925) w/ the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (6pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Thursday, November 3:
    • Hymn For Her (8pm) - Norey's (156 Broadway, Newport, RI)

  • Friday, November 4:

  • Saturday, November 5:
    • Cheryl Wheeler (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Wednesday, November 9:
    • Jake Shimabukuro (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre

  • Friday, November 11:

  • Saturday, November 12:
    • the Pedrito Martinez Group (7:30, & 10pm) - Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA)

  • Friday, November 18:
    • Cricket Tell The Weather, & Cold Chocolate (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Eilen Jewell, & Jeffrey Foucault (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Los Lobos (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Sierra Hull (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • NRBQ (8pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Saturday, November 19:
    • Las Cafeteras, & La Yegros (8pm) - Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA)
    • ZoĹ Keating (8pm) - First Parish Unitarian (1446 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Square)
    • Del and Dawg (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, November 25:
    • Rick Springfield (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, November 26:
    • the Alternate Routes (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, December 1:
    • the Tedeschi Trucks Band, & Jorma Kaukonen (8:30pm) - Orpheum

  • Friday, December 2:
    • the Tedeschi Trucks Band, & Amy Ray (8:30pm) - Orpheum

  • Saturday, December 3:
    • the Tedeschi Trucks Band (2 sets, & 8:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Boubacar Traore (8pm) - Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA)

  • Sunday, December 4:
    • the Mark O'Connor Band presents An Appalachian Christmas (7pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, December 8:
    • the Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo w/ Keith Cotton (8pm) - Spire (Plymouth, MA)

  • Friday, December 9:
    • Phil Vassar (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, December 10:
    • Norah Jones (8:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Darlene Love (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, December 11:
    • Sarah Shook and the Disarmers (9:30pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, January 26:

  • Thursday, March 10:
    • Teada (8pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Thursday, March 31:
    • Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, April 1:
    • Le Vent du Nord (8pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Friday, April 29:
    • Three Women and the Truth (Mary Gautier, Gretchen Peters, Elyza Gilkyson, & 8pm) - Belleville Stage (300 High Street, Newburyport, 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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