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

  • Friday, July 22:
    • the Tom Hagerty Acoustic Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • the Andrew Stern Trio (6:30pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Don White, & Christine Lavin (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • the Wild Reeds (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Haas, Kowert, Tice (7, & 9:30pm) - Club Passim
    • LuxDeluxe (10pm) - Toad
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & the Ali McGuirk Get Down (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Newport Folk Festival w/ case/lang/viers, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Freakwater, JP Harris, Brett Dennen, Aoife O'Donovan, Ray LaMontagne, Flight of the Conchords, Violent Femmes, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Wild Child, the Arcs, & many more (11am) - Fort Adams State Park (Newport, RI)
    • Eric Burdon and the Animals, & the Edgar Winter Group (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Alejandro Escovedo (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Tom Rush (8pm) - the Center for Arts (Natick, MA, next night, too)
    • Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, July 23:
    • the Way Down Wanderers perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • the Way Down Wanderers (3pm), & the Bumper Jacksons (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Josh Lederman and the CSARS (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Patsy Hamel Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Tim Mann (7:30pm), & Barrett Anderson (10pm) - Toad
    • Owen Danoff, & Mike Squillante (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • the Whiskey Treaty Roadshow (Greg Smith, David Tanklefsky, Billy Keane, Chris Merenda, Tory Hanna, & 9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Lamine Toure (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • Newport Folk Festival w/ Patti Smith and Her Band, Del and Dawg, Graham Nash, Ryan Adams and the Infamous Stringdusters w/ Nicki Bluhm, Norah Jones, Amy Helm, Lady Lamb, the Cactus Blossoms, Margo Price, Dave Simonett and Dave Carroll, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Father John Misty, Banditos, Rayland Baxter, & many more (11am) - Fort Adams State Park (Newport, RI)
    • Community Day at Indian Ranch w/ Dalton and the Sheriffs, Joshua Tree, Chad Clements (noon-4pm, & free) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA, 70th anniversary celebration!)
    • Sam Reid and the Riot Act (4pm) - Cisco Brewers (Nantucket, MA)
    • Case/Lang/Veirs (Neko, k.d., Laura), & Andy Schaub (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Paula Cole (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Lenny Solomon (8pm) - Sandywoods Center for the Arts (Tiverton, RI)
    • Sam Reid and the Riot Act (8pm) - Lobster Trap (Nantucket, MA)

  • Sunday, July 24:
    • Bobby Keyes (10am, & brunch) - Beat Brasserie
    • Quartet San Francisco (w/ Jason Anick, 3pm), Anna Vogelzang (cd rel), & Rose Polenzani (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Natural Wonders (4:30pm), & Luddy Mussy (9:30pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Americana Sundays w/ Greg Klyma (w/ Lou Ulrich, Rob Megna, Andy Santospago, & 7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Eleanor Bigsby (9pm) - Toad
    • Sarah Levecque (9pm) - State Park
    • Newport Folk Festival w/ Elvis Costello, Hayes Carll, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, the Alabama Shakes, Joan Shelley, the Oh Hellos, Glen Hansard, the Strumbellas, the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir, Ian Fitzgerald w/ Smith and Weeden, Son Little, & many more (11am) - Fort Adams State Park (Newport, RI)
    • Amy Helm and the Handsome Strangers (7:30pm) - Union Chapel (Oak Bluffs, MA)

  • Monday, July 25:
    • 15th annual Red Bones Pig Pickin' fundraiser w/ the Spring Hill Rounders, Pleasure Society Brass Band, Bluegrass, & the Band (5-9pm) - Redbones (benefit for the Somerville Homeless Coalition, rain date - August 1)
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Frank Drake (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which begins at 8pm)
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Chick Corea Trio (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too)

  • Tuesday, July 26:
    • Matt and Shannon Heaton (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • the Novel Ideas, & Daniel Patino Quintana (6pm) - Danehy Park (Cambridge, MA, a Passim presentation)
    • Miriam (7:30pm), & John Powhida International Airport (10pm) - Toad
    • Eddie's Tuesday Night All-Stars (8pm) - Corrib (Brighton, MA)
    • Jason Anick and the Swingers (8:30pm) - Burren
    • Kathleen Parks, Emily Baker and the Stay-at-Home Dads (8:30pm), & Evan Murphy and Danny Erker (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Femi Kuti (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Red Tail Hawk (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Esme Patterson, & Winstons (10pm) - Great Scott

  • Wednesday, July 27:
    • the Caleb Klauder Band (7pm) - Burren, (back room)
    • Walter Sickert and the Army of Broken Toys (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • Carissa Johnson, Annabelle Lord-Patey, & Matt Minigell (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (8pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company, (video recording being made of this show)
    • the Blue Ribbons, & Franc Graham (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Daemon Chili (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, July 28:
    • Aliya Cycon (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Selah Poitier (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • the Alfred James Band, & Spotted Tiger (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Kina Zore (8pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • the Peach Kings, & Mobley (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Honey Talk, & Dear June (9pm) - Thunder Road
    • Bees Deluxe - Common Ground (Arlington, MA)
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & guests (10pm) - Atwood's, (Nicole and Carolyn's annual hula dance-off)
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (6:30pm) - New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park (33 William Street, New Bedford, MA)
    • Booker T. Jones (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Steve Forbert (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, July 29:
    • the John Jorgenson Quintet (w/ Jason Anick, & 7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Django Festival Allstars (w/ Samson Schmitt, Ludovic Beier, Pierre Blanchard, DouDou Cuillerier, Antonio Licusati, & 8pm) - Scullers
    • David Mallet (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (8pm) - Internal Matter Cafe (35 Channel Center, Boston, MA)
    • Marc Ribot and the Young Philadelphians (album rel, & 9pm) - The Sinclair
    • American Beauties, the Emily Grogan Band, & Greye (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Henley Douglas, & Krewe de Groove (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Buckley (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Brownbird Rudy Relic, Orb Mellon, & Mr. Airplane Man (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Catie Curtis, & Maia Sharp (8pm) - the Center for Arts (Natick, MA)
    • Lizz Wright (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • the Blues Brothers Revue (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Bethany Joy Lenz and Her Firepit Band, & Phillip-Michael Scales (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, July 30:
    • Mark Stepakoff co-hosts the Lost Highway - WMBR
    • Jo Henley (3pm), Geoff Bartley, & David Masengill (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the The Band band (4:30, & 7pm) - Burren
    • Johnnie Mac and the Local Forecast (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Double D and the Bluesmakers (7:30pm), & Los Goutos (10pm) - Toad
    • Ameranouche (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Mekaal Hasan Band (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • OldJack (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles, & the Clockburners (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Ricky King Russell (10pm) - Beat Brasserie
    • the James Montgomery Band (8pm) - the Center for Arts (Natick, MA
    • Arlo Guthrie (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next day at 5pm, too)
    • Chris Robinson Brotherhood (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Joe Ely (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Amy Black Band (8pm) - Firehouse (Newburyport, MA)
    • Bees Deluxe - 17 State Street Cafe (17 State Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Sunday, July 31:
    • the Roy Sludge Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Americana Sundays w/ Greg Klyma (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Steve Poltz, & Lee Harvey Osmond (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the California Honeydrops (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • Spotted Tiger (9pm) - Toad
    • Tall Tall Trees (10pm) - Atwood's
    • George Thorogood (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, August 1:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Jefferson Hamer Trio, & the Brother Brothers (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • David Massengill (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which begins at 8pm)
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, August 2:
    • the Meadows Brothers (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • the Loomers, & Elizabeth and Ben Anderson (6pm) - Danehy Park (Cambridge, MA, a Passim presentation)
    • Sick Sad and Lonesome (8:30pm), & True Life Bluegrass (10pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • the Social No. 11 (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Wednesday, August 3:
    • Patty Larkin (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • the Wolff Sisters (9pm) - Middle East Corner
    • Sarah Potenza (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Chris Hersch and the Moonraiders, & Joe Kenneally (10pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Thursday, August 4:
    • the Wolff Sisters (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Sudacas (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • Tony Joe White (Sawtelle Room, 7:30pm), & Eric Taylor (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Julie Rhodes, & TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Tom Rush (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too)
    • Sarah Potenza (8pm) - Surf Hotel (Block Island, RI)
    • Eric Lindell (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Sarah Potenza (8pm) - Surf Hotel (Block Island, RI)

  • Friday, August 5:
    • Stewart Lewis, & Reed Foehl (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Danielle Miraglia and the Glory Junkies (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Sarah Potenza (7pm) - Assembly Theater (Harrisville, RI)
    • the Garland Jeffreys Band (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, August 6:
    • Johnnie Mac and the Local Forecast (4pm), & Field Day (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Donovan Frankenreiter, & Tom Curren (7pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • George Thorogood (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Goodnight Moonshine (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • War (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Sunday, August 7:
    • Sarah Levecque (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Hot Tuna (electric), & Leftover Salmon (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Double D and the Haymakers (w/ Ward Hayden, David DeLuca), & Sparrow Blue (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Abadabad, & Hallelujah the Hills (9pm) - State Park
    • Bloodshot Bill and the Hick Ups (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Grand Funk Railroad (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Butch Trucks and the Freight Train Band (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, August 8:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • the Clockburners (Jimmy Ryan, Sean Staples, Eric Royer, Dave Westner, & 9:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Charles Berthoud (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, which begins at 8pm)
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Plough and Stars

  • Tuesday, August 9:
    • Rachel Sumner (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Honeysuckle, & the Ivy Leaf (6pm) - Danehy Park (Cambridge, MA, a Passim presentation)

  • Wednesday, August 10:
    • Dervish (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • the Avi Jacob Band (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, August 11:
    • Honeysuckle (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • ChoroBop, & and55 Group (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • Cocek! Brass Band (8:30pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Anders Osborne (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, August 12:
    • Rich Robinson, & Bonnie Bishop (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & Hayley Thompson-King (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Lone Bellow (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Anders Osborne (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • James Hunter (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Allman, Pitchell, King, & Charles Band (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, August 13:
    • Lori McKenna, & Mark Erelli (6:45pm) - The Sinclair
    • Whitney Rose (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Moonshine Music Festival w/ Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, & Billy Wylder and more (4pm) - Earth Sky Time Farm (1547 Main Street, Manchester, VT)
    • Dr. Dog (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Dr. Lonnie Smith (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, August 14:
    • Roy Sludge (9pm) - State Park
    • Jonah Tolchin (cd rel, & 10pm) - Atwood's

  • Monday, August 15:

  • Tuesday, August 16:
    • Dear June (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • the Edna Project Jojadabri (6pm) - Danehy Park (Cambridge, MA, a Passim presentation)
    • Guitar Sessions w/ Robben Ford (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center

  • Wednesday, August 17:
    • the Edwin Pabon Orchestra (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • Guitar Sessions w/ the Jon Finn Group (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Lenny Solomon, & Yanni Batteau (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Avi Jacob Band (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, August 18:
    • the Ladles (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Sleeping Lion, & iives (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • Guitar Sessions w/ Sean Michaud (7:30pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Johnny A, & Davy Knowles (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • the Tab Benoit Band (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Friday, August 19:
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & the Sarah Levecque Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Buckwheat Zydeco (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • the Wailers (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Tab Benoit (8pm SOLD OUT) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Hot Club of Cowtown (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, August 20:
    • Bonnie Raitt (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Peter Wolf and the Midnight Travelers (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Roomful of Blues, & the James Montgomery Band (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, August 21:
    • Amy Kucharik, & Daphne Lee Martin (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Vince Neill (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, August 22:

  • Tuesday, August 23:
    • Jim Trick (noon) - Kendall Café, a Passim presentation)
    • Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (8pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Jon Stickley Trio (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, August 24:
    • the Donny McCaslin Group (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • the Avi Jacob Band (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, August 25:
    • Tyler Perry (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Nikkollective (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • the Tim Gearan Band, & the Sonya Rae Taylor Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Livingston Taylor (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too)

  • Saturday, August 27:
    • Slater's Art, Manufacture (S.A.M.) Festival w/ Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, the James Montgomery Band,   Jesse Dee and more (11am-5pm, & free) - Slater Mill (Hodgson Park, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket, RI, next day, too, same times)
    • Toad the Wet Sprocket, & Rusted Root (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Amoursaurus w/ Lake Street Dive, Mavis Staples, Son Little, Look Park w/ Chris Collingwood (Fountains of Wayne), & Christina Courtin (3pm) - Pines Theater at Look Park (300 North Main Street, Florence, MA)
    • War (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, August 28:
    • Amoursaurus w/ Lake Street Dive, Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, Thao, The Get Down Stay Down, Erin McKeown, & the Suitcase Junket (3pm) - Pines Theater at Look Park (300 North Main Street, Florence, MA)
    • Starship (w/ Mickey Thomas, & 6pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Kingston Trio (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Monday, August 29:

  • Tuesday, August 30:

  • Wednesday, August 31:
    • Blues Traveler, the Wallflowers, G. Love and Special Sauce, & Howie Day (7pm) - House of Blues
    • Fendika (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard (MFA, Boston, MA)
    • Gary Clark Jr. (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • the Avi Jacob Band (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, September 1:
    • Keyhan Kamelian (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)
    • Niu Raza, & the Wilder Project (6pm) - ICA (no cover, outside on the Harborwalk, in association with Berklee College)
    • Butch Walker, & Suzanne Santo (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Sarah Potenza (album rel, & 7pm) - the Met (Pawtucket, RI)
    • Weird Al Yankovic (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Ani Difranco (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA, next night, too)

  • Friday, September 2:
    • 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.)
    • the Funky Meters (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, September 3:
    • Jared and the Mill, & Edison (7pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • 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,  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 B-52's (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Robert Cray Band (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 4:
    • 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, the Occidental Gypsy Jazz Band,  Quiet Life, the Suitcase Junket, 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.)

  • Monday, September 5:
    • Sarah Potenza (7pm) - Spire Center for the Performing Arts (Plymouth, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 6:

  • Wednesday, September 7:
    • the Lumineers, & Rayland Baxter (8pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Corrine Bailey Rae (8pm) - Royale

  • Thursday, September 8:
    • Kaeli Earle (5:30-6:30pm) - Palmer Street (outside Passim, Passim/Berklee summer series, no cover)

  • Friday, September 9:
    • Amos Lee (7:30pm) - Boston Opera House

  • Saturday, September 10:
    • ZZ Top (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the Duke Robillard Band (3:00 pm, & free) - Slater Park (RR1A, Pawtucket, RI)

  • Sunday, September 11:
    • Tim Easton (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Tuesday, September 13:
    • Jenny Lewis, & the Watson Twins (7:30pm) - Wang Center Theatre
    • Glen Hansard (8:30pm) - Orpheum

  • Wednesday, September 14:

  • Thursday, September 15:
    • Elvin Bishop (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, September 16:
    • Ruthie Foster (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Gordon Lightfoot (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, September 17:
    • KT Tunstall, & Connor Youngblood (7pm) - Royale

  • Sunday, September 18:
    • John Waite (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 20:
    • Angel Olson, & Alex Cameron (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Band of Horses (9pm) - Orpheum

  • Wednesday, September 21:

  • Thursday, September 22:

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

  • Sunday, September 25:
    • the Dhol Foundation (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Trace Adkins (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • John Waite and the Axemen (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 27:
    • the Buzzcocks (8pm) - Royale

  • Wednesday, September 28:

  • Thursday, September 29:
    • the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Ace Frehley (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, September 30:
    • the Chris Robinson Brotherhood (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Leon Russell (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Tom Paxton (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, October 1:

  • Friday, October 7:
    • the Leyla McCalla Trio (7pm) - Davis Square Theatre

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

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

  • Wednesday, October 12:
    • Omara Portundo (w/ special guests Roberto Fonseca, Anat Cohen, Regina Carter, & 7:30pm) - Symphony Hall

  • Friday, October 14:

  • Saturday, October 15:
    • Bela Fleck and Victor Wooten - Sanders Theatre

  • Friday, October 21:

  • Thursday, October 27:

  • Sunday, October 30:

  • Friday, November 4:

  • 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:
    • Eilen Jewell, & Jeffrey Foucault (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

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

  • Saturday, December 3:
    • Boubacar Traore (8pm) - Villa Victoria Center for the Arts (85 West Newton Street, Boston, MA)

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

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

  • Tuesday, January 26:

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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