Indigo Girls Tix Giveaway, Aug 28th

The tickets are still NO LONGER available.

 

Congrats to C.J. !!! Responding at 6:53pm.

 

Thanks to those other who responded. 

 

 

 

Two FREE Tickets to the Indigo Girls, TONIGHT (Aug/28) in Lowell, MA

 

First person to reply to this message gets them. 

 

As soon as the tickets are claimed, it will be announced on the first page of our website, here: 

www.BostonLovesMusic.com

 

 

We will forward the etix confirmation email to the first person that replies to this message. 

 

Once you receive the etix email forward from us, you will need to print the tickets. It is not clear if you can just show them the image on your phone, so plan on being able to print the tickets to bring with you. Seats are general admission. More show info is listed on the tickets.

 

 

 

About the show. 

 

Lowell Summer Music Series presents

Indigo Girls

at Boarding House Park 

40 French St. 

Lowell, MA 01852

 

Admission Starts - 5:30PM

Lucy Wainwright Roche - 7:30PM

Intermission - 8:10PM

Indigo Girls - 8:30PM

Show Ends - 10:15PM

 

 

 

August News

It's still summer, and there's plenty of live music abound!

 

*** Jamaica Plain Porchfest THIS Sat. Aug 20th, 12-6pm

https://www.jpporchfest.org/2022-schedule

Look for our open mic friends...

-The Mighty Silverbacks (w/ Chip Highfield), 12:30pm, 56 Perkins St. Jamaica Plain

- Bob Greenman, 4:00pm, 13 Armstrong Street, Jamaica Plain,

 

*** STEAM KETTLE Music Festival, Sept. 10th, in Westwood at Hale Reservation

Get advanced tickets here for TIMKO & CO. and many more acts, including Cold Car, Late Night Thoughts, Wild Sundays, + + +

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-kettle-music-festival-tickets-381745851117?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

About the event:

“A Porchfest in the Woods.” Bring your camping chairs and enjoy a full day of great local live music stationed at several of our pavilions, all within walking distance of each other in the beautiful woods of Hale, an 1100+ acre reservation of forests, ponds and meadows, just outside of Boston. Food trucks and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Free parking with shuttle or paid parking on location. Advanced tickets recommended.

Sat, September 10, 2022

at Hale, Westwood, MA.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

*** Melrose Porchfest, Saturday, Sept. 24th

Sign up here...

https://melroseporchfest.org/

 

*** Porchfests, Porchfests, Porchfests! 

There are at least 13 more porchfests around Boston to perform at or visit. Find more info at https://porchfest.info/

Thanks to Kirk Israel, the webmaster for the JP Porchfest and many others. https://kirk.is/

 

*** Upcoming Shows to check out:

Sat. Aug 20, Pete LaGrange and the Ghost Riders, Narragansett Cafe in Jamestown, RI, 8:00pm

They released a new 4-track EP a couple weeks ago, titled “That’s All Right.” Check it out wherever you stream your music!

Sat., Aug 27th, AceMakers at J&G Hillside Grill, Stoughton, MA 8-10pm https://www.jghillsidegrill.com/live-music

If you've been to the Ward 4 Open Mic, you've likely met our percussionist friend, Ace Brown. 8/27 showcases his full band!

Thurs. Sept. 1st., TIMKO & Co at Trillium Brewery/Canton, 6-8pm, 100 Royall St., Canton, MA

https://trilliumbrewing.com/pages/event-calendar

Thurs., Sept. 15th - Micki and Michael, “Thirsty Third Thursday’s” at Ward 4, Auburndale, MA, 6:30-9:30pm, https://www.ward-4.com/

Every 3rd Thursday of the month. 

 

*** Acoustic Open Mics, Hosted by TIMKO...

MONDAYS

at Porter Belly's Pub

338 Washington St., Brighton, MA 02135

https://porterbellyspub.com/

Sign-up starts: 8:00pm

Open Mic starts: 8:30pm

Ends at 12:00am

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

WEDNESDAYS

at Ward 4

277 Auburn St, Newton, MA 02466

https://www.ward-4.com/

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

THURSDAYS

at KoC (Knights of Columbus)

23 W. Foster St., Melrose

Second Floor

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10:30pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO & Friends

 

Details: 3 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 


 

Summer Update

SAVE THE DATE & GET YOUR TICKETS

STEAM KETTLE Music Festival in Westwood at Hale Reservation, Sept. 10th, 2022

Get advanced tickets here for TIMKO & CO. and more

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-kettle-music-festival-tickets-381745851117?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

About the event.

<<< Steam Kettle Music Fest at Hale: “A Porchfest in the Woods.” Bring your camping chairs and enjoy a full day of great local live music stationed at several of our pavilions, all within walking distance of each other in the beautiful woods of Hale, an 1100+ acre reservation of forests, ponds and meadows, just outside of Boston. Food trucks and adult beverages will be available for purchase. Free parking with shuttle or paid parking on location. Advanced tickets recommended.

Sat, September 10, 2022

at Hale, Westwood, MA.

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Live Music featuring…

LATE NIGHT THOUGHTS

THE KEMP HARRIS GROUP

plus

TIMKO & Co., Cold Car, and many more.

$20-$30 Tickets sold through Eventbrite

 

Hale Education, Inc. is a private nonprofit widely recognized for its flagship camps, youth programs, family and community activities, school partnerships, and professional development opportunities. It serves several thousand children and families from 70 Greater Boston communities annually, and invites visitors to enjoy its 1,100+ acres of forests, ponds, and meadows in Westwood and Dover, Massachusetts. Hale's programs and land management practices are the legacy of its founder, Robert Sever Hale, who encouraged people to patronize his property in ways that were "charitable and benevolent in nature…to provide education which will develop intelligent, capable, and responsible citizens.”  >>>

 

Get advanced tickets here for TIMKO & CO. and more

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-kettle-music-festival-tickets-381745851117?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 


 

Monday, August 1st

 

Feature Birthday Set by Micki Dupnik and Thom G.!

Starting early at 7:30pm

at Porter Belly’s in Brighton. 

 

Come celebrate Micki’s 30th b’day as she kicks off a great set of music at 7:30pm, followed by Thom G’s b’day set. Open mic will follow at normal time, 8:30pm. 

 

Be there or square!


 

June News

Greetings All, 

 

Here are some upcoming events featuring many of us local yocals. 

 

*** Kirby's Homecoming : )

see Newton Porchfest for info

 

*** My son's high school band, Lemontone (working title) is playing!!!

see below for details in the Malden Porchfest section

 

*** Congrats 

to all of the porchfest organizers, porch hosts, volunteers, and musicians, for putting on yet another great season of local live music!

 

*** Newton Porchfest, June 4th

https://newton.porchfest.info/

 

Check out these performances by our open mic community...

(info taken from newton porchfest site)

 

Marilyn Kirby w/ TIMKO 

AKA: Kirby, Kent, and Ko

4:00-5:00pm

33 Hancock St, Auburndale MA

 

Marilyn Kirby spent many an open mic at Mick Morgan's and Tommy Doyle's, with her signature, vintage black telecaster. She's returning from Woodstock, NY to perform on the porch of the house she grew up in! Hope to see you.

 

The Mighty Silverbacks, featuring Chip Highfield

2-4pm

208 Auburn St., Auburndale, MA

rockin' classics and originals. Be there or be square!

 

Bird In Hand Tattoo (owned by our friend, Chris DeBarge)

Lenny Lashley, Scollay Square Skiffle Band, 

12-6pm

425 Lexington St., Auburndale, MA

 

Tokyo Tramps

4-6pm

60 Grove Street, Newton, MA

 

Billy Claiborne

1:30-3pm

121 Cornell Street

 

Chris Steele

1:30-3pm

33 Sherrin Road

 

Branson Bofat & Junko Ogawa, 

135 Cornell St

1:30-3pm

 

Casey LJ, 

19 Swallow Dr.

12pm

 

 

*** Food Pantry Fundraiser, featuring music by Knock on Wood

 

Sunday, June 5th

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Knock On Wood, folk rock duo

First Baptist Church

561 Main St., Melrose, MA., 

www.howienewman.com/knockonwood

This is a free show. Donations will be accepted, with a portion of the proceeds going to Bread of Life (www.breadoflifemalden.org), a local food pantry.

 

 

*** Malden Porchfest, Sat., June 11th

 

Stay up to date here:

https://www.facebook.com/porchfestmalden/

 

Lemontone, (my son's band)

Saturday, June 11th, 2-4pm

8 Floral Ave., 

Malden, MA 02148 

My son's high school band, Lemontone (working title) will be performing. They are a talented group of kids, just itching to get out there and play. Tunes range from Red Hot Chili Peppers to Jimi Hendrix. I'll be running sound. There will be a dance artist performing in between sets. Come on out, bring a camping chair and cooler-snacks! 

 

 

*** Connections to Gigs, why we love open mics. 

Check out this group! They met and had the chance to jam one evening, and the pub manager asked them to do a full gig! 

 

Micki & Michael, 

Saturday, June 18th, 

8-10pm, 

Ward 4

Auburn St., Auburndale, MA

https://www.ward-4.com/

 

*** Acoustic Open Mics, Hosted by TIMKO...

 

MONDAYS

at Porter Belly's Pub

338 Washington St., Brighton, MA 02135

https://porterbellyspub.com/

Sign-up starts: 8:00pm

Open Mic starts: 8:30pm

Ends at 12:00am

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

WEDNESDAYS

at Ward 4

277 Auburn St, Newton, MA 02466

https://www.ward-4.com/

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

THURSDAYS

at Knights of Columbus

23 W. Foster St., Melrose

Second Floor

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10:30pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO & Friends

 

Details: 3 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

 

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May News 2022

*** Touring Act Feature: Jamie and the Guarded Heart at Porter Belly's Open Mic

Monday, May 16th. 8:00pm

 

A special treat for PB's OM, all the way from Philly, we'll see the return of "Jamie and the Guarded Heart" play a feature set to kick off the open mic. Those who were regulars at Devlin's OM will remember them. This will be their 3rd appearance for us, and the first time we've seen them since the pandemic. They're celebrating the release of their latest record, "Funeral Song".

 

Listen here:

https://jamieandtheguardedheart.bandcamp.com/album/funeral-song

 

Follow here:

http://www.jamieandtheguardedheart.com/link-tree.html?fbclid=IwAR2B2-tgLgqUBxPLr8lQ1iX5l5mFM14gTm-pvDyr-tGS_is_SEaS9nnTVlQ

 

Local tour:

5/14 - Midway Cafe, Boston, MA

5/15 - Video Filming, Framingham, MA

5/16 - Porter Belly’s, Brighton, MA

5/17 - Portside Tavern, Bristol, RI

 

http://www.jamieandtheguardedheart.com/

 

 

 

*** Somerville Porchfest

Congrats to the organizers, porch hosts, and musicians, for putting on yet another great event! 

 

 

 

*** Acoustic Open Mics, Hosted by TIMKO...

 

MONDAYS

at Porter Belly's Pub

338 Washington St., Brighton, MA 02135

https://porterbellyspub.com/

Sign-up starts: 8:00pm

Open Mic starts: 8:30pm

Ends at 12:00am

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

WEDNESDAYS

at Ward 4

277 Auburn St, Newton, MA 02466

https://www.ward-4.com/

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO

Details: 2 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

 

THURSDAYS

at Knights of Columbus

23 W. Foster St., Melrose

Second Floor

Sign up starts at 7pm

Open Mic starts: 7:30pm

Ends at 10:30pm

Music Only!

Hosted by TIMKO & Friends

 

Details: 3 song sets. Gear: 2 mics, 3 guitar cables, keyboard upon request. Percussion welcome. 

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