March News

*** 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/

December News

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All

*** Andrew Geano’s recording an album! Our talented local musician and friend, open mic host of the infamous Terry O’Reilly’s in Newton, and fantastic singer/songwriter is releasing his first full length, studio album. Your support will help off-set the costs (big costs) associated with recording, mixing, mastering, marketing,  promotion, and distribution. Please visit his indiegogo page to pre-purchase the album! 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/andrew-geano-s-debut-studio-album--2?fbclid=IwAR1rWE4YlPMU7fX7_MWLMEfWmyXKeO19gxp6lZlhjuaW4z3cSZRVzOSDVX8#/backers

 

 

*** Adam Sickler, host of Article 24 Open Mic, music recorder/producer, and extremely talented singer/guitarist/songwriter… is moving to Nashville! ( aka leaving Boston ). His farewell show is this Thursday, Dec. 6th at Sonia in Cambridge. With supporting acts, Andrew Geano, Late Night Thoughts, and Dan Masterson. Be there or square. Get Advanced tix for discount:

https://www.facebook.com/events/251836638797844/

 

 

 

*** ACOUSTIC SESSIONS

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

 

Thursday,  December 27th at Devlin’s 

332 Washington St. Brighton, MA

www.edevlins.com

Hosted by Tim Ko.

 

9:30pm - The Brian St. John Band

Kicking off a four state tour, MA, NY, PA, NJ, an featuring Brian Cornish - drums/sax/vocals, Jon Irizarry - keyboards, guitar, vocals, Eric Lagg - bass, Brian St. John - guitar, vocals. Check out  their latest release on Spotify!

"Live: Volume #1" is out today on all your favorite services: https://open.spotify.com/album/33VF3brwsv1FBhidhqzVhj

 

 

*** Live Music Marathon - Christmas for Cora!!! 

Sat. Dec. 15th,  Noon-9pm. 

at Porter Belly’s in Brighton, MA. 

Nearly 20 acts beginning at noon. Cora was born premature in an emergency C section due to the very rare HELLP syndrome, which effects fewer than 20,000 pregnancies each year. Please put the date on your calendars, and celebrate us at Porter Belly’s Pub.

Keep up to date via our Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/500378493791216/

 

For Non-Facebook Users, please go to:

Eventbrite link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/christmas-for-cora-live-music-marathon-tickets-53107472881

 

 

BAND LINE-UP:

***STARTING AT NOON:

 

The Almighty Buck

Leah Ferjulian Lodato and TimKo, from the roots/rock group, The Almighty Buck, kick off the music marathon with a duo acoustic performance.

https://www.facebook.com/TheAlmightyBuck/

 

 

 

Minnow 

Here’s a new duo featuring Andrew Macey & Matthew Pecoraro that’s sure to bring a sweet blend vocal harmonies and guitar improvisation with structure and composition, providing new takes on old tunes and some crowd favorites.

 

Stan Lyness

Born. Grew up. Programmed a lot... This is the most you’ll find about Stan  on the web, except for his lengthy catalogue of self-penned songs. His lyrics are always clever, wry, humorous, and expertly put together.  Most of the music in the country/rock/blues genres but all from an old-school perspective. Take a listen at www.stanlyness.com

 

 

Danny Pepper & Liz Kyer

Rockin’, rowdy, bluesy and fun, Danny sings and plays great original music as well as choice cover songs of his favorite musical heroes with fiddlin’ Pharmacist, Liz Kyer on backing vocals and violin.

 

Brian Burrill

Brian lives in the Boston area and performs at various venues around the city as well as on the North Shore and Cape Cod. He plays polished covers of popular hits, solo/acoustic and with such groups as Geez Louise, and Fat Dog.

http://brianburrill.com

 

Andrew Geano

Andrew is a Boston based singer-songwriter and acoustic performance artist. He hosts his own weekly open mic at Terry O'Reilly's Irish Pub in Newton, MA and constantly performs his own solo shows throughout all of New England. His music could be described as “acoustic, pretty sad but very melodic, tightly constructed, pop-rock, ballad-ish pseudo folk tunes…sort of.”

http://www.andrewgeanomusic.com/

 

Bob Greenman

Bob Greenman is a singer/song-writer whose songs tell a story.  His influences include alt-country, Americana, and blues artists.  His repertoire is occasionally infused with a cover or two by the artists who have influenced him.   

 

John McGrael

John McGrael is a guitarist and songwriter who grew up in the Atlanta music scene before moving to Boston in 2016. He spent 10 years writing poetry and playing in heavy metal and indie rock bands before starting to perform as a solo artist. Be on the lookout for his upcoming debut album, Stay Warm, releasing spring 2019.

Ralph Vaccari

Ralph Vaccari is an open mic veteran from Marblehead who has headlined many sold out open mic venues across the north shore. He is a guitarist, singer and ASCAP songwriter and loves serenading crowds to the tune of Van "The Man" Morrison, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and, let's not forget, Celine Dion.

 

***MID-AFTERNOON:

 

Alex Kane

Loud and proud Country music, kick starting the fun!

https://www.facebook.com/AMKanerNation

 

Micki Dupnik

Biomedical engineer by day, pianist and singer by night. Jazz-trained, she spans a variety of genres with her sultry vocals including but not limited to classic jazz, R&B, soul and indie music. 

 

Frayed Knot

Frayed Knot is an alternative rock band out of Massachusetts. Dylan and Jadon have been playing together since elementary school, and they picked up Rachel, their singer, about three years back. They immediately all bonded and started cranking out songs. They’ve been together ever since.

 

Screaming Sushi

Screaming Sushi was created in 2012 and has played many events including the Upham Ice Cream Social, Wickerstock, and Dodgefest. They were featured on Fox 25 News in 2013 when they played an original song, Santa's Got the Music. The band is made up of Jadon, Ronen and Nicholas.

https://www.facebook.com/screamingsushiband/

 

Grounds For Divorce

The bad boys of suburban dad rock!  GFD plays hard rock classics and originals that'll rattle your molars and renew your faith in rock 'n roll.  Tino DeLollis, Haig Tellalian, Karl Hammond, Dan"Thunder" Foote and Heidi DeLollis mix costumes, megaphones, and strobe lights to create a high energy show.

 

***EARLY EVENING:

 

Matty Pecoraro & Friends

Good jams, good times.

 

Tony Grassi

Singer/songwriter, Tony Grassi, pulls together that Heartland vibe reminiscent of such artists as John Mellancamp, Springsteen & Don Henley.

 

Pete LaGrange

Resurrecting the spirit of rock n' roll, Pete brings great energy and power to classic songs. Backed up by Tim Ko, Cam Robbins, Pete Kearns, Zack Bolles, and Ethan Miller.

 

Dreamtime Travelers

Pat Fitzgerald and Brian Reilly, playing some favorite classic rock tunes, plus fun songs from the 50’s and 60’s, with Katie Droney on keys.

 

Bourbon Chasers

Modern & Traditional Country, Classic Rock and Fun Hits. This high energy acoustic/electric group boasts a range of cover songs such has Garth Brooks, Eric Church, Dave Matthews Band, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, Eagles, and any band that has made great music over the years! The group features Cam Robbins, TimKo, Pete LaGrange & Katie Delvaux.

https://www.facebook.com/BourbonChasersBand/

 

 

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