Solidarity Salon

Solidarity Salon: poems & stories & music & dance! Featuring Lisa DeSiro, writer and pianist  ( Joey Gould, writer  ( Liliana Jimenez, dancer Ju-Hee Kang, flutist  ( Lauren Leja, writer  ( Julia Lisella, writer  ( In Paik, singer Anne Pluto, writer  ( Renuka Raghavan, writer  ( Anna Warrock, writer  ( $5.00 suggested donation to benefit […]

NY award-winning Jazz drummer/trio in Boston

Featured Guests:  Allison Miller Trio Last series concert of the season until next March, 2020 The Creative Music Series proudly presents A premier appearance by Allison Miller (from New York) Rising Star–Drums—Downbeat 2019 International Critics Poll With a distinctive trio formed by this premier drummer on piano, the wonderful Carmen Staaf (from New York) […]

O’Brien! and Friends All Star Band Album Release-Circus

The world premiere of Somerville songwriter John O’Brien’s new album, Circus, performed by the O’Brien! and Friends All Star Band, featuring Stash Wyslouch (The Stash Band) on Guitar and vocals, John O’Brien on vocals, Brittany Karlson (Karl) on Bass, Giuseppe Paradiso (Meridian 71), percussion, and Patrick M’Gonogle (Lonely Heartstrings  Band), fiddle…”an electrifying mix of country […]

Molly Brenner: I’m Coming

What’s it like to reach age 28 without an orgasm? I’m Coming is a comedy storytelling show that chronicles comedian Molly Brenner’s long, harrowing…and strangely expensive journey to the Big O. I’m Coming is currently touring after a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where it was a Recommended Comedy Show by British Comedy […]

Kris Davis, Downbeat award winner, in Boston solo jazz piano performance

    The Creative Music Series proudly presents In an exclusive, rare, Boston solo piano performance by KRIS DAVIS (from Canada by way of New York) To The Outer Reaches: Kris Davis looks to discover the piano’s full spectrum… And dubbed one of the music’s top up-and-comers in a 2012 New York Times article titled […]

An epic Massachusetts underground experimental music gang

Gloyd, tonight featuring just the trio, Wendy, Neil and Donald, were and are in some great young underground bands including Birthing Hips, Creative Healing, Guerilla Toss, Fat Worm Of Error and Happy Birthday. Wendy Eisenberg uses the languages of free jazz, new music, metal and art song; her music challenging the representational and technical demands placed […]

Mike Casano Fusion Live at the Lilypad!

Mike Casano Fusion Live! at the Lilypad (1353 Cambridge St.) Cambridge, MA featuring Dino Govoni, Pete Levesque, Rusty Hughes, Ethan Gutzeit, Tom Appleman Tuesday August 27   7:30 pm   $5 cover

Prime lower “downtown” Jazz NY musicians and a first for Boston

The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes Prime lower “downtown” Jazz NY musicians and a first for Boston three master, world class, exceptional improvisers together The Rob Brown Trio One of the truly important saxophonist’s and band leaders, an international figure and an anchor for decades with the great bassist William Parker for an evening of […]

More unrestricted, unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz

Music: Free-Form Jazz, Improvisational Re-scheduling of the 10/2018 cancelled concert: Guests: Paul Flaherty, Chris Corsano + Boston’s Damon Smith, Jeb Bishop & Forbes Graham The Creative Music Series Presents From New England & New York & Boston Legends and in the making: “The Quartet + 1” More unrestricted, unrehearsed and creative music ala Free-Jazz, only […]

Alt/Cosmic Country Duo, Blue Cactus, to play Lilypad Friday, July 12

Cambridge, MA – North Carolina alt-country/cosmic-country duo, Blue Cactus, will be appearing with Nick Vandenberg at The Lilypad music venue on Friday, July 12th. This is the band’s first appearance at The Lilypad. Nick Vandenberg + Blue Cactus at The Lilypad The Lilypad Friday, July 12, 2019 doors: 7:30 PM  show: 10:00 PM $10 Cover @ […]

The Fourth Wall Presents…Breakneck Julius Caesar

Breakneck Julius Caesar by Timothy Mooney “60 cardiovascular minutes that leave Mooney sweating, and his audience shouting ‘Huzzah!’” – Orlando Sentinel What is Breakneck Julius Caesar? Breakneck Julius Caesar is an interactive one-man event, with the audience taking on roles of Senators, Conspirators and “The Mob” in the course of the play. It comes to Boston by […]

Step Into the World of the Lilypad Mural

Dan Masi spent six months of 2017 living nocturnally, sleeping during the day and painting all night, while creating the three-panel mural at the Lilypad in Inman Square. “It pretty much turned my entire body clock around, so that I was just used to being up at three in the morning, four in the morning,” […]