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Alastair Moock’s Pastures of Plenty family show with Sammy & Bill McQuaid, Fiddlin’ Quinn, The Family von Moock and more!

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Alastair Moock has made a name for himself on the folk and Americana circuit, touring throughout the U.S. and Europe and playing renowned events like the Newport Folk Festival. When Moock’s twin daughters were born, he turned his focus to children’s music, releasing four award-winning albums for kids and families. This spring, he […]


Ry Cavanaugh with special guests Rose Polenzani and Jennifer Kimball

RY CAVANAUGH FOLK ROCK ROOTS Son of a Honky Tonk singer from Stamford, Connecticut (unlikely, but true), Ry Cavanaugh has been a central figure in the Cambridge Folk and Rock (roots, if you like) scene for the last 14 years. He produced a live compilation, “One Night in Cambridge,” in 1995 featuring Mary Gauthier, Faith […]


Randall Kromm CD Release

RANDALL KROMM FOLK SINGER/SONGWRITER A lifelong musician with a background in musical theater, early music, and the 1980s Boston indie pop scene, Randall Kromm reinvented himself as a folksinger in 2009 and quickly realized he’d found his musical home.  In the years since, he has performed sold-out shows at Club Passim, New England’s premier folk venue, released […]


Jake Armerding / The Home Fires open

JAKE ARMERDING FIDDLE FOLK GUITAR POP SINGER/SONGWRITER Violinist-composer Jake Armerding creates an unholy racket of 80’s pop, Suzuki classical and New England bluegrass. THE HOME FIRES AMERICANA SINGER/SONGWRITER The Home Fires is a new Americana duo from Minneapolis comprised of acclaimed singer/songwriters Sarah Morris and Vicky Emerson. While both women continue to pursue successful solo careers and tour on […]


LAUREN BALTHROP WITH ELIZABETH & THE CATAPULT

LAUREN BALTHROP Lauren Balthrop – Alabama grown, New York tested, and Nashville bound – quiets even the loudest room.  Balthrop’s debut album, This Time Around produced by Josh Kaufman (Bob Weir, The National, Craig Finn, Clare Bowen, Trixie Whitley, Amy Helm, Hiss Golden Messenger), is beguiling in its honesty, rich in dark sonic beauty and above all, […]


Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur at Club Passim

JIM KWESKIN Jim Kweskin is probably best known as a singer and bandleader. He also created one of the bedrock guitar styles of the folk revival, adapting the ragtime-blues fingerpicking of artists like Blind Boy Fuller to the more complex chords of pop and jazz. He has maintained a remarkably consistent musical vision since his […]


Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton CD Release / Steph Jenkins opens @ Club Passim

COURTNEY HARTMAN Singer, songwriter, and guitarist Courtney Hartman started playing guitar at the age of eight, after having already spent several years on the fiddle and mandolin. Her early years were spent steeped in American Roots music, and today she has fused a diverse range of influences, creating music that acknowledges and pays homage to […]


SMALL WORLD – BIG EARS

MAL BARSAMIAN Mal Barsamian’s musical career began when he was four years old playing the dumbeg (hand drum) with his father Leo Barsamian at an Armenian picnic. Mal comes from a family of oud players starting with his grandfather, great-uncle, his uncle and of course his father. He has gone on to become a sought-after […]


DAYMARK

Daymark is an international trio performing traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power, and Northern swagger. Fusing the talents of Will Woodson (flute, uilleann pipes), Dan Foster (fiddle) and Eric McDonald (guitar, vocals) the group presents a classic blend of wind and string as driving flute meets virtuosic fiddle, underpinned by well-considered and […]


Lula Wiles / McKain Lakey opens

LULA WILES Lula Wiles is a band deeply rooted in traditional folk music, but equally deep is their devotion to modern songcraft. Their songs span from heartbreak-drenched acoustic ballads to honky-tonk swagger to contemporary grit and back again, all anchored by powerful three-part vocal harmonies. Their lyrics are fiercely honest, littered with reinvented folk tropes […]


Gillian Grogan & Bold Forbes at Club Passim

Gillian Grogan Website: http://gilliangrogan.com Gillian Grogan is a Cambridge based songwriter with a knack for weaving narratives. Her songs are anything but Five Feet Small, wading through salty rhythms of travels past, emerging between the forest flows, the resin of a thoughtful youth. Global folk and Appalachian influences have pinned the proverbial blooms in the hair […]