December 2022

*** Year's End

What a year it's been?!?! Looking back, there was still very little music going on. Porter Belly's was the lone open mic for us. Then came Ward 4's open mic at the end of February, then April…

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November 2022

*** NERFA review

The North East Regional Folk Alliance held its annual conference in Asbury Park, NJ. I had to go, I mean, come on?!?!? It's Asbury Park?!?!?  But, I could only make one day : (  I'll try for…

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October 2022

Greetings All, 

*** Halloween Open Mic at Porter Belly's Pub!!! 

Costumes encouraged as well as Songs by Dead Folks, Grateful Dead, or just Spooky songs in general, led by the ever spooky, Danny Pepper!

  • Porter Belly's Pub: 338 Washington St…

August 2022

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


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

Look for our open mic friends...

  • The Mighty Silverbacks (w/ Chip Highfield), 12:30pm, 56 Perkins St. Jamaica Plain
  • Bob…
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July 2022



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


About the event.

<<< Steam Kettle Music Fest at Hale: “A Porchfest in the Woods.” Bring your camping chairs and enjoy a full day of…

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June 2022

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…

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May 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"…

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April 2022

*** Announcing a NEW OPEN MIC on Thursdays in Melrose, 7:30-10:30pm. 

- I have been asked to host their first one, THURS. APRIL 7th, to kick off the weekly event. The club will handle hosting duties beyond that. I am…

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March 2022

Greetings All,

***This week, March 23rd, Andrew Geano will be the guest host for the Wednesday open mic at Ward 4 in Newton (7:30-10pm). As many of you know, Andrew was the co-host of the infamous Terry O'Reilly's open mic…

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February 2022

Happy Valentine's Day everyone!


***Announcing a new, weekly Acoustic Open Mic beginning Wednesday, Feb. 23rd in the Auburndale section of Newton.  Here's the details:

  • Ward 4, 277 Auburn St, Newton, MA 02466
  • Music: 7:30 - 10pm, Sign Ups…
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