April News

No Open Mic on April 15th at Devlin's in Brighton due to the Boston Marathon events. We will be back in action next week. See you then!

*** Porchfest season is upon us!!!! Here are dates and links to the Porchfests in 2019. 

 

Saturday, May 11: Somerville Porchfest

Saturday, May 18: PlumFest

Saturday, June 1: Newton Porchfest

Saturday, June 8: Arlington Porchfest

Saturday, June 8: Brookline Porchfest

Saturday, June 15: Fenway Porchfest

Saturday, June 22: Porchfest Quincy

Saturday, July 13: JP Porchfest

Saturday, Sept. 7: Belmont 

Saturday, Sept. 7:  Hull 

Saturday, Sept. 14: Roslindale 

Saturday, Sept. 21: Milton

Saturday, Sept: 28: Melrose

 

 

This is from 

https://porchfest.info/

Courtesy of Kirk Israel, the webmaster for the Jamaica Plain Porchfest, and others.

https://kirk.is/

 

 

*** ACOUSTIC SESSIONS

Get out and hear some great live music by our fellow Boston-area musicians. 

 

Thursday,  April 4th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - Eddie Miller 

Eddie Miller is a Melrose based singer/songwriter and father of three, hailing originally from Long Island, New York with several twists and turns in between. He's been playing original rock and folk going on 30 years now.

 

10pm - Lindsay Straw

Traditional ballads have been a source of inspiration for Lindsay Straw since her childhood in Montana, but she truly grew into the art when she became immersed in Boston's Irish and folk music scenes. There she began to tie together the threads of the traditions she was most passionate about: English, Scottish, Irish and American songcraft

Site: www.lindsaystraw.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LindsayStrawMusic

YouTube: www.youtube.com/LindsayStrawMusic

 

 

Friday, April 19th at Tommy Doyle’s

349 Watertown St., Newton, MA

 www.TommyDoylesNewton.com

 

10:00 - Casey LJ 

Casey’s repertoire spans Country, Soul, Popular, Jazz Standards and originals with a singular American feel. Spanning a century of the American songbook, these are songs you know and love, whether you know it yet or not. Casey’s guitar and vocal renderings engage your ear with intricacy and nuance.

https://www.facebook.com/casey.lj.musician/

 

 

 

 

Thursday,  April 25th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - Jessica Strout 

Jessica Strout is a singer, songwriter and musician relocated from New Jersey to Boston, MA. She draws much of her inspiration from the connection music creates between people, the passion and emotion behind lyrics, and the musical styles of artists in the singer-songwriter and alternative genres. Weapon, her first EP, is available on iTunes now and she is currently in the process of writing more music.

www.JessicaStrout.com

youtube.com/jessicastroutmusic

facebook.com/jessicastroutmusic

 

10pm - TimKo & Co. 

A mish mash of music, musicians and mayhem led by TimKo… fun, groovin’ good times!

www.facebook.com/timkomotion

 

 

***OTHER HAPPENINGS

 

*** Cold Car has recorded 8 new tracks as a full band, and is now in the overdub/mixing stage. Hear their first release, a live EP here:

https://coldcarmusic.bandcamp.com/releases 

 

*** Timko goes to London. Got any advice on music and venues to check out?

 

*** April Fri. 19th at the Burren in Somerville, MA

https://jenkearney.com/

Jen Kearney returns to the states! 

https://tickets.burren.com/ordertickets.asp?p=586&src=eventperformances

 

*** Sunday, 4/28 Danny Pepper is the feature performer at Article 24’s open mic. 9ish 

https://article24boston.com/happenings/happenings-openmic/

 

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https://www.facebook.com/BostonLovesMusic/

 

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March News

FOLK for Community Studios

https://www.fyamelrose.org/ 

Thursday, March 28 at 7 pm
Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church
70 West Emerson Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tickets: Adults are $15, kids are $10, family max is $50

An evening of country, folk and blues with Mark Erelli, Bill McQuaid and Alastair Moock. These talented Melrose musicians are coming together in one venue to support Follow Your Art Community Studios.

https://www.fyamelrose.org/event-signup/

 

*** ACOUSTIC SESSIONS

Get out and hear some great live music by our fellow Boston-area musicians. 

 

Thursday,  March 7th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - Tom Wyatt 

Hi and lonesome influences, Cumberland Gap reminiscent, singing songs of where paradise lay.

https://www.facebook.com/TomWyattMusic/

 

10pm - Dan Davidson Trio 

Dan Davidson, great laid back blues guitar player, is skipping town for the Big Apple. Come offer salutations at his last performance before moving. Thursday, March 7th at Devlin’s in Brighton. 9pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/290769094927349/?notif_t=plan_admin_added&notif_id=1550849140796756

 

 

Friday, March15th at Tommy Doyle’s

349 Watertown St., Newton, MA

 www.TommyDoylesNewton.com

 

10:00 - Plan B  

A great trio playing classic cover songs with melded harmonies!

 

 

 

 

Thursday,  March 28th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - Ryan Byrne 

Old soul for sure, deep cuts of the best classic music, simarly smooth originals tossed in the mix.

https://www.facebook.com/kingnumamusic/

 

 

10pm - Kat Iris 

A singer-songwriter, Kat Iris grew up performing music whenever she could. Influenced by Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell, Jeff Buckley, Ryan Adams, Kat’s writing is reflective and engaging.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/KatIrisMusic

 

https://soundcloud.com/kat-iris/sets/demos?fbclid=IwAR2fmk--CsNo4ce_NVSOrkbu6jiGHoE6A_yJ3uAf8paIPqJvdAtX9JWxHko

 

 

 

***OTHER HAPPENINGS

 

*** Timko & the Lucky Fun, featuring Matt Pecoraro at Tommy Doyle’s Saturday, March 16th kicking off St. Patrick’s Day @ 9pm

 

*** SAVE THE DATE Andrew Geano’s Album release party. April 24th at the Burren. Suzanne Friedman opens!

https://www.facebook.com/events/558549107975725/

 

 

*** Jen Kearney at the Burren

Saturday April 19th @ 7PM

https://www.facebook.com/TheLostOnion/

 

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Jen Kearney has spent some time seasoning her particular style of original music. Her latest album, “Age of Blame” is truly an amalgam of musical styles including soul, R&B, funk, rock, and Latin.  Kearney’s music and attention to lyrics and has met critical acclaim nationally and internationally.  

https://www.facebook.com/events/331467034131884/

 

February News

Greetings All, 

 

*** Fat Tuesday, March 5th. 7:30pm at Tommy Doyle’s in Newton, MA.

Join us at 7:30pm for some New Orleans inspired funk & blues with TimKo’s Mojo Jubilee Swamp Band. Beer and Food Specials as well. Our regular Acoustic Social Open Mic will follow at 8:30pm. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/2057717494263594/

 

 

*** There are a few updates/changes to our open mic scene. ( Monday Devlin’s and Tuesday Tommy’s are still going strong, FYI). Details below in the “Other Happenings” section.

 

 

 

*** ACOUSTIC SESSIONS

Get out and hear some great live music by our fellow Boston-area musicians. 

 

 

Thursday,  Feb. 7th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - TimKo & Co.

featuring Zack Bolles, Brian Burrill, Matt Peccoraro on mandolin, and Pete Kearns on percussion. Tim, Zack, Brian, and Matt will take turns leading the group on classic songs with wide open jams for a fun two hour set.

 

 

 

Friday, Feb. 15th at Tommy Doyle’s

349 Watertown St., Newton, MA

 www.TommyDoylesNewton.com

 

9:30 - Bourbon Chasers 

Dusting off some old tunes and testing out new ones… Cam Robbins leads Bourbon Chasers through a night of jammin’ country and rock.

 

 

 

Thursday,  Feb. 28th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm - Jesse DeLaurier

Jesse Delaurier is a young musician who draws influence from many artists including The Beatles, Steve Earle and Jason Isbell, but he likes performing his own songs best. While only 14, he is a productive songwriter with themes that reflect the maturity and insight of an old soul.

https://www.facebook.com/JesseDeLaurierMusic/

 

10pm - Suzanne Friedman 

Suzanne Friedman (Suz) is a Boston-based songwriter and musician. Her catchy acoustic tunes have the perfect combination of folk, pop, rock, and blues. Friedman draw inspiration from the people that come in and out of her life and the places she has lived and visited. The authenticity in her music is captivating. 

 

website: https://www.suzannefriedmanmusic.com/ 

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SuzanneFriedmanMusic/ 

 

 

***OTHER HAPPENINGS

*** Dan Davidson, great laid back blues guitar player, is skipping town for the Big Apple. Come offer salutations at his last performance before moving. Thursday, March 7th at Devlin’s in Brighton. 9pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/290769094927349/?notif_t=plan_admin_added&notif_id=1550849140796756

 

*** - There’s a new open mic starting in Quincy on Sundays from 3-6pm. Join host, Zack Bolles, at for some open mic fun at the Craic Irish Pub.

 

***  If you didn’t already know, the infamous Open Mic Jam of Terry O’Reilly’s in Newton has moved!!! Gracious hosts, Andrew Geano and Terrance Reeves, have relocated to Bill’s Pizzeria on Monday nights from 7-10pm

https://www.facebook.com/theopenmicjam/

 

***  Article 24’s Sunday Open Mic has a new host, Joe Dunn, replacing the Nashville bound, Adam Sickler. A24 offers advanced sign-ups and a weekly feature act.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1811704499105048/

 

January News

January News

 

Greetings All, 

 

*** Thinking back on 2018, we put together live music for 3 great charity events: JamboreEaster Canned Food Drive for Servant’s Heart Food Pantry, Chili Cook Off for Rise Against Hunger, and Christmas for Cora. Each was chock full of great vibes and sounds. As well, each show was a big success. What a great thing, to bring our musical talents together and become something even larger… kinda like Voltron ; ) Cheers to 2019 and more music to make!

 

 

*** ACOUSTIC SESSIONS

Get out and hear some great live music by our fellow Boston-area musicians. 

 

 

Friday, Jan.18th, at Tommy Doyle’s

349 Watertown St., Newton, MA

 www.TommyDoylesNewton.com

 

10pm - We Throw Chairs 

Matt and Anne's new duo covering current and classic favorites.

 

11pm - TimKo & Co. 

A mish mash of music, musicians and mayhem led by TimKo… fun, groovin’ good times!

www.facebook.com/timkomotion

 

 

Thursday,  Jan. 24th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9pm -Steve Robb

Bourbon smooth harmonies, whiskey tinged licks and rye lyrics boil down to create a barrel-aged, soul-soothing, hip-moving, body-shaking, earth quaking, rock-n-roll revival!

https://www.facebook.com/SteveRobbMusic

 

10pm - TimKo & Co. 

A mish mash of music, musicians and mayhem led by TimKo… fun, groovin’ good times!

www.facebook.com/timkomotion

 

 

Happy New Year 2019!!!

Open Mic begins on Jan 1st at Tommy Doyle's in Newton.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2225439751030737/

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