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Ellis Paul

On May 31 singer-songwriter Ellis Paul released his 20th album The Storyteller’s Suitcase on his own Rosella Records label.  Two weeks earlier was the release of the second Official Video from the album for the song “Kiss Me ‘Cause I’m Gone”.  “There’s a craft to what I do, and I take it very seriously,” Paul says. “At the same time, I look […]

Roy Book Binder

Singer-songwriter-storytelling-bluesman….. Roy Book Binder has been rambling around the world for the past 45 years!   He gave up his Greenwich Village “pad”  in the early 1970’s and lived in his “Tour Bus” for the next 15 years criss crossing the US and appearing at festivals  throughout Canada & Europe. Book Binder, travelled with the […]


Barnstar! began as the brainchild of Zachariah Hickman (bassist for Josh Ritter, musical director for Ray Lamontagne) for a local bluegrass supergroup featuring some of Boston’s best musicians and songwriters. Using the familiar tools of the genre—guitar (Mark Erelli), fiddle (Jake Armerding), mandolin (Taylor Armerding) and banjo (Charlie Rose)—Barnstar! forges its own brand of song- based bluegrass, gloriously harmonized […]

Sam Robbins & Hannah Siglin in Concert

Sam Robbins is a New England-based singer songwriter whose smooth, soulful and intriguing vocals evoke thoughts of artists far beyond his 22 years. Reminiscent of classic singer songwriters like James Taylor and John Denver, his songs effortlessly blend pop melodies and folk philosophies coupled with stunning guitar work. A multi-instrumentalist from a young age, Sam […]

Mouths of Babes Concert at Club Passim

With more than a dozen albums and over a thousand shows between them, Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth of Mouths of Babes are no strangers to the contemporary folk music scene. For years, their respective bands Girlyman and Coyote Grace captivated thousands of loyal fans as they criss-crossed the country, rocked festival main stages, and toured with the likes of the Indigo Girls and Dar Williams. Now, as Mouths […]

Kolonien at Club Passim

The band grew up with the traditional music scene, deeply embedded in the family. As Kolonien they reinvent their roots with their rich Swedish harmonies, both instrumentally and vocally. Their journey started in their teens, when they left their countryside home to travel around Sweden as protest singers in the Swedish Green movement. When they […]

R.D. King Album Release w/ Peter Ciluzzi

Award-winning Boston-based acoustic guitarist R.D. King celebrates the release of his second album, the self-titled R.D. King, with a special concert at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Club Passim in Harvard Square, MA. Having recently joined Candyrat Records, King is a TEDx Cambridge performer and winner of the 2017 Canadian Guitar Festival’s […]

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 […]