Calendar Listings

Jackie Greene, Leslie Mendelson opens

Monday October 11, 2021 8:00 pm

Americana and roots singer-songwriter Jackie Greene is a jack-of-all-trades, and an artist who can croon over soulful piano ballads as much as he can shred a bluesy guitar solo.

Iris Dement w/Ana Egge

Tuesday October 12, 2021 8:00 pm

Beginning with her 1992 debut, Infamous Angel, which was hailed as “an essential album of the 1990’s” by Rolling Stone, Iris DeMent has released a series of stellar records that established her as “one of the finest singer-songwriters in America” according to The Guardian. The music earned her multiple Grammy nominations, as well as the…

Shannon McNally

Wednesday October 13, 2021 7:30 pm

Shannon McNally’s extraordinary new collection, The Waylon Sessions, isn’t so much a tribute to Waylon Jennings as it is a recontextualization, a nuanced, feminine rendering of a catalog long considered a bastion of hetero-masculinity. That’s not to say McNally has a softer, gentler take on the songs of Jennings and his outlaw compatriots here; in…

Tish Hinojosa

Friday October 15, 2021 8:00 pm

“I’m gonna find me a new song to sing,” declares Tish Hinojosa on the title track of her new album, West, the first since 2013’s After the Fair. Since returning to Austin, TX, from a nearly decade-long sojourn in Germany five years ago, Hinojosa has had to heal, both emotionally and physically from a shattered…

Tracy Grammer

Saturday October 16, 2021 8:00 pm

Tracy Grammer is.. “One of the finest singers and musicians anywhere in folkdom.” – Boston Globe ​”A brilliant artist” – Joan Baez “One of the most enduring, irreplaceable voices in American folk music.” – Anti-Heroin Chic

Mark Erelli, Mary-Elaine Jenkins opens

Saturday October 16, 2021 8:00 pm

Mining the same gritty yet soulful territory as John Hiatt’s Bring The Family or Bonnie Raitt’s Nick Of Time, Erelli contemplates the delicate tension between love and commitment, faith and family, disillusionment and hope. But this isn’t a confession from the therapist’s couch, it’s rock ’n roll, and Erelli is clearly taking his cues from…

Bees Deluxe

Saturday October 16, 2021 10:00 pm

on Saturday October 16 The live music starts at 8pm and Bees Deluxe hit the stage at 10pm The Ritz, Martha’s Vineyard / 4 Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA The Iconic local island bar featuring: live music and amazing food. Open year round. Providing sustenance and libations to locals, and wash-a-shores since 1944. Blues Blast Magazine said of Bees…

Slaid Cleaves

Wednesday October 20, 2021 8:00 pm

The characters in Slaid Cleaves’ songs live in unglamorous reality. They work dead-end jobs, they run out of money, they grow old, they hold on to each other (or not), and they die. With an eye for the beauty in everyday life, he tells their stories, bringing a bit of empathy to their uncaring world.

Jim Infantino

Thursday October 21, 2021 7:00 pm

Jim’s songs open a window onto character-based stories that make you smile, laugh, sigh, or cry. He writes with clarity and wit, and his performances are unforgettable. His band Jim’s Big Ego has been featured on All Things Considered and has toured through the US and the UK. With or without the band, the songs…

Robbie Fulks

Saturday October 23, 2021 8:00 pm

Robbie Fulks is a singer, recording artist, instrumentalist, composer, and songwriter. His most recent release, 2017’s Upland Stories, earned year’s-best recognition from NPR and Rolling Stone among many others, as well as two Grammy® nominations, for folk album and American roots song (“Alabama At Night”).

Cheryl Wheeler & Kenny White

Sunday October 24, 2021 4:00 pm

“You may not be familiar with Cheryl, but you have probably heard her music. She is very respected as a songwriter by her peers, which can be seen by how many of them record her songs. Chery’s songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Dan Seals, Peter Paul and Mary, Kenny Loggins, Garth Brooks, Suzy…

Jack Broadbent

Sunday October 24, 2021 5:00 pm

Hailed as “the new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “the real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent has spent the past few years wowing audiences across the globe with his blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar and blues inspired vocals. His songs can span from a…

Gordon Lightfoot

Sunday October 24, 2021 7:00 pm

After 50 active years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, it’s safe to say that esteemed singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot resides with some very exclusive company atop the list of all-time greats. His song catalog is incredibly vast and includes such immortals as “Early Morning Rain,” “If You…

Jack Broadbent

Sunday October 24, 2021 8:00 pm

Hailed as “the new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “the real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent has spent the past few years wowing audiences across the globe with his blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar and blues inspired vocals. His songs can span from a…

Deb Talan (of the Weepies)

Tuesday October 26, 2021 8:00 pm

Deb Talan has a lot she could say these days. She prefers to listen. But playing songs for people is a close second. Music heals. Songs can be prayers.

Eilen Jewell & Jerry Miller

Sunday October 31, 2021 4:00 pm

American Songwriter describes Eilen Jewell as “one of America’s most intriguing, creative and idiosyncratic voices.” That singular voice springs forth from a woman of more than one mind, and she taps into many of them on 2019’s Gypsy on Signature Sounds.

Sue Foley

Monday November 1, 2021 8:00 pm

Sue Foley is a triple-threat lead guitarist, songwriter and vocalist. Foley has a long history of defying convention, and being a positive role model for aspiring, young female musicians. Her next album will be out in October, 2021 and is a live off the floor, guitar based blues album.

Dustbowl Revival w/Smooth Hound Smith

Sunday November 7, 2021 8:00 pm

Dustbowl Revival has always been about pushing the boundaries of what American roots music can be. After celebrating over a decade of sonic adventuring and playing thousands of shows together in ten countries and counting, the group has collected a devoted fanbase coast-to-coast.

Le Vent du Nord

Sunday November 14, 2021 4:00 pm

Peterborough Folk Music is thrilled to have Le Vent du Nord returning to the Monadnock Region. Their last appearance in the area was at The Keene Colonial Theater last March. A wonderful late afternoon of a band who love to please their audience with their stories and music. Join us for some rollicking good fun….

Joe Henry

Thursday November 18, 2021 8:00 pm

In a career spanning more than 25 years, Joe Henry has left an indelible and unique imprint on American popular music. As a songwriter and artist, Henry is celebrated for his exploration of the human experience. A hyper-literate storyteller, by turns dark, devastating, and hopeful, he draws an author’s eye for the overlooked detail across…