food and drink

Annual Foraged Banquet

You’re Invited! to the Gallery 263 Annual Foraged Banquet. Menu by Chef Ellie Tiglao of the soon-to-open Tanamrestuarant and artspace, and Gallery 263 co-founder, David Craft. Enjoy hand crafted cocktails, followed by a three-course vegetarian meal accompanied by wine. Chef Tiglao will introduce each plate and its foraged components. Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner at 7pm […]


Oliver the Crow & Caroline Cotter CD Release

“Within a week of meeting each other, we began mapping musical ideas and plans to record an EP,” cellist Kaitlyn Raitz says of her first encounter with fiddler Ben Plotnick, before they even lived in the same city. The term mapping is spot on. Each of the ten original songs on Raitz and Plotnick’s first […]


campfire. festival

It started as a way to fill a bad booking weekend in 1998, but over the course of more than 15 years, the campfire. festival has become the single-biggest way that Passim develops new talent and celebrates the Boston area’s amazing music scene. Originally called, “On the Cutting Edge of the Campfire,” the festival combined […]


Maeve Gilchrist, Nic Careiss, Natalie Haas & Yann Falquet

Described by one critic as “a phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with unparalleled purity,” Maeve Gilchrist has taken the Celtic harp to new levels of performance. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, and currently based in Brooklyn, New York, Maeve‘s innovative approach to her instrument stretches its harmonic limits and improvisational […]


The Way Down Wanderers

Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, 5-piece modern-folk Americana act, The Way Down Wanderers, draw listeners in with energy, originality and soulful generosity. Playing, performing and writing together for just 3 short years, the Wanderers have built an enthusiastic and fast-growing following. Youthful and professionally trained, these young men captivate audiences with soaring instrumentals, foot stomping […]


Caroline Spence & Robby Hecht CD Release

Ever since the release of Blood on the Tracks  in 1975, Dylan posed the challenge to every songwriter that came after him: Can life’s emotional complexities be rendered simply? Can a song be so intensely personal that it somehow manages to reach beyond itself towards something universal? With this record, Dylan turned the American Songwriter […]


Sean McCann

Séan McCann bought his first guitar in 1989 which he affectionately calls “Old Brown”. Old Brown has been around. He was there for the first song Séan ever wrote. He was there as Séan founded the acclaimed and multi-million selling band that would change his life. He was there to hold Séan up many a […]


Jason Myles Goss

In July 2015 Jason released his fifth independent album entitled, This Town Is Only Going To Break Your Heart, a gutsy and earnest collection of songs which pull together many of Jason’s literary and musical influences. It’s an album about the towns we love, the towns that shape who we are, and about kids growing […]


Christopher Williams, The Promise Is Hope opens

Hailing from Nashville, but nothing like your typical Nashville songwriter, Christopher Williams is a songwriter, storyteller, and entertainer – offering songs that are honest and confessional, yet never overbearing; and performances that engage audiences with an appealing mix of intense passion and humor.  With “lush guitar work, and sweet soaring vocals,” (Boston Phoenix) punctuated by […]


Christopher Williams, The Promise is Hope opens

Hailing from Nashville, but nothing like your typical Nashville songwriter, Christopher Williams is a songwriter, storyteller, and entertainer – offering songs that are honest and confessional, yet never overbearing; and performances that engage audiences with an appealing mix of intense passion and humor.  With “lush guitar work, and sweet soaring vocals,” (Boston Phoenix) punctuated by […]


Wheezer & Squeezer with Jeremiah McLane, Timothy Cummings & Alex Kehler

Jeremiah McLane and Timothy Cummings are a high-powered, one-of-a-kind, Vermont-based duo who share music rooted in the traditional dance repertoire of Northwestern Europe.  Masters of the piano accordion and quieter, bellows-blown bagpipes, they create a beguiling, and at times orchestral, blend which utterly subverts the common stereotypes of their Old World instruments.  McLane and Cummings […]


Wheezer & Squeezer with Jeremiah McLane, Timothy Cummings & Alex Kehler

Jeremiah McLane and Timothy Cummings are a high-powered, one-of-a-kind, Vermont-based duo who share music rooted in the traditional dance repertoire of Northwestern Europe.  Masters of the piano accordion and quieter, bellows-blown bagpipes, they create a beguiling, and at times orchestral, blend which utterly subverts the common stereotypes of their Old World instruments.  McLane and Cummings […]