Calendar Listings

Jessye DeSilva Kendall Sq Lunch Series

Wednesday June 7, 2023 12:00 pm

*Outside of Kendall Sq T-Stop* DeSilva, a non-binary, trans person and the child of a preacher whose conservative religion left no room for their personhood, examines identity and trauma

The Wood Brothers with Shovels and Rope

Thursday June 8, 2023 6:30 pm

The Wood Brothers have learned to trust their hearts. For the better part of two decades, they’ve cemented their reputation as freethinking songwriters, road warriors, and community builders, creating a catalog of diverse music and a loyal audience who’ve grown alongside them through the years.

Vance Gilbert

Thursday June 8, 2023 7:00 pm

“If Joni Mitchell and Richie Havens had a love child, with Rodney Dangerfield as the midwife, the results might have been something close to the great Vance Gilbert.” As the above quote from Richmond Magazine suggests, Vance Gilbert defies stereotypes. It’s little wonder then that he also exceeds expectations. In this case, those two qualities…

Pebbles of Rain

Thursday June 8, 2023 7:00 pm

Pebbles of Rain plays eclectic acoustic music with deep roots and long branches that reach out toward many genres.

Mary Gauthier

Friday June 9, 2023 7:00 pm

“Writing helps me sort out confusion, untangle powerful emotions, and ward off desperation. It helps me navigate the powerful emotional weather systems of life.” – Mary Gauthier, Saved by a Song: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting

Noble Dust with Kimaya Diggs

Friday June 9, 2023 8:00 pm

Noble Dust creates dynamic, lyrically-driven progressive folk pop, blending ethereal vocal harmonies with intricate horn and string melodies.

The Chicken Shack Sessions: this week featuring Rock Hearts

Saturday June 10, 2023 7:00 pm

A Saturday music series presented by Lily P’s Fried Chicken & Oyster

Shemekia Copeland

Saturday June 10, 2023 8:00 pm

Award-winning blues, soul and Americana singer Shemekia Copeland possesses one of the most instantly recognizable and deeply soulful roots music voices of our time. She is beloved worldwide for the fearlessness, honesty and humor of her revelatory music

Phil Ochs Song Night Hosted by Sonny Ochs

Sunday June 11, 2023 4:00 pm

Phil Ochs Song Night, hosted by Sonny Ochs is a touring tribute show commemorating the late folk legend.

Iris Dement with Ana Egge

Sunday June 11, 2023 7:00 pm

On her transcendent new record, Workin’ On A World, Iris DeMent faces the modern world — as it is right now — with its climate catastrophe, pandemic illness, and epidemic of violence and social injustice

Livingston Taylor

Sunday June 11, 2023 7:30 pm

Livingston Taylor picked up his first guitar at the age of 13, which began a 50-year career that has encompassed performance, songwriting, and teaching. Born in Boston and raised in North Carolina, Livingston is the fourth child in a very musical family that includes Alex, James, Kate, and Hugh.

Valerie June

Wednesday June 14, 2023 7:30 pm

With her spellbinding vocals and infectious sense of wonder, June gently eases the listener  into a far more charmed state of mind, one that quickly restores a powerful feeling of joyful  possibility.

Rickie Lee Jones

Wednesday June 14, 2023 8:00 pm

Rickie Lee Jones’ recordings, starting with the hit “Chuck E.’s In Love” that launched her debut album, have all been like chapters in an evolving life story.

Katie O'Connell

Thursday June 15, 2023 7:00 pm

Katie is a singer, poet, yogi, and nature girl who is as happy to jam around a campfire as she is to be up on the stage. 

James Hunter Six

Thursday June 15, 2023 7:30 pm

James Hunter has become known for a sound that is both nostalgic and forward-thinking.

Riders in the Sky

Friday June 16, 2023 5:00 pm

Arts at the Armory’s Spotlight Series is delighted to present Riders in the Sky on June 16! For more than forty years, Riders In The Sky has been the keeper of the flame passed on by the Sons of the Pioneers, Gene Autry and Roy Rogers, reviving and revitalizing Western music. And while remaining true…

The Chicken Shack Sessions, this week featuring Hank Wonder

Saturday June 17, 2023 7:00 pm

A Saturday music series presented by Lily P’s Fried Chicken & Oyster

Vance Gilbert

Saturday June 17, 2023 7:00 pm

Vance Gilbert defies stereotypes. It’s little wonder then that he also exceeds expectations. In this case, those two qualities go hand in hand.  

Tracy Grammer

Saturday June 17, 2023 7:30 pm

Tracy Grammer rose to acclaim in the late 1990s as half of legendary folk duo Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. Following Carter’s death in 2002, Grammer continued to perform, building a devoted following as an interpreter, multi- instrumentalist, storyteller, and champion of Carter’s legacy.

Corey Harris

Saturday June 17, 2023 8:00 pm

Corey Harris is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has carved out his own niche in blues.