live music

Kris Davis, Downbeat award winner, in solo Jazz piano performance

    The Creative Music Series proudly presents KRIS DAVIS (from Canada by way of New York) To The Outer Reaches: Kris Davis looks to discover the piano’s full spectrum… Pianist-composer Kris Davis was named 2017 Rising Star Pianist/2018 Rising Star Artist in Downbeat magazine And dubbed one of the music’s top up-and-comers in a 2012 […]


9th Annual Dia de los Muertos Block Party at Taza Chocolate

Join us on Saturday, October 26th for our 9th Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration! Our FREE block party will feature food and drink for sale from our friends: – Notch Brewing – 90+ Cellars – Naco Taco – Taco Party – North East of the Border – Mr. Tamole – Honeycomb Creamery (YES THAT […]


October SomerStreets: Monster Mashed-Up

Join the City of Somerville and the Somerville Arts Council for “Monster Mashed-Up”, the October (and final) installment of the City’s SomerStreets festival. See you there on Sunday, October 20th (rain date Oct 27), from 2pm to 6 p.m. on Somerville Ave. from Union Square (Hawkins St.) to Park St! This event is FREE & […]


HONK! Festival Brings the Brass to Davis Square

An awesome annual 3-day free festival bringing brass bands from all over the United States and the world to Somerville for a celebration of music, community and activism. Organized entirely by volunteers and now in its 12th year, the festival kicks off on Friday night with a lantern parade in Davis Square neighborhoods and a […]


All Star Musicians from New York led by Ingrid Laubrock

The Creative Music Series proudly welcomes the return of Ingrid Laubrock now leading her (new) Quartet She’s from Brooklyn (by way of Germany/London) with all-star New York musicians including a legend to be* Ingrid Laubrock, tenor, soprano saxophones, composer Brandon Seabrook, guitar Michael Formanek, bass Tom Rainey, drums* Laubrock’s Quartet: Her music straddles the boundaries […]


September SomerStreets: Strike Up the Bands!

Join us on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-6:00pm on Highland St. between Central St to Lowell St. for two stages of music, a beer garden, interactive activities, a vintage and artisan market, a bouncy house, and much more! Free and open to all! Music Lineup: ONCE Somerville stage: 2:30 pm – Charmed & Strange 3:45 pm – The American […]


Joy Street September Fest

Aeronaut Down and Rengo Studios present – Joy Street September Fest – Help us send off the summer with a celebration of local music, art, food, drink, and community! Featuring: Aeronaut Down’s official album release show Music from Slam Kitchen Yoga with Raquel ConstellationCalligraphy N. Keller Photography Sugalski Ceramics Pour painting from Stefiyah Lara Leblanc […]


Mike Casano Fusion Live at the Lilypad!

Mike Casano Fusion Live at the Lilypad (1353 Cambridge St.) Cambridge, MA featuring Dino Govoni, Pete Levesque, Rusty Hughes, Ethan Gutzeit, Tom Appleman Tuesday August 27   7:30pm   $5 cover


Beats in the Beergarden: Bow Street Session at Remnant Brewing

Remnant Brewing and Union Sound have officially partnered to bring you Beats in the Beergarden – a monthly music series curated by music producer and beat-maker Erik “Loman” Sarno. Join us for a night of fresh beats and superb beer as Loman (IG: @lowmantypebeats) spins original tunes under the sunset on our beautiful back patio […]


Ignite Festival

To celebrate Union Square’s sizzling food landscape we bring you: Ignite, an evening of international eats, fire throwers, roving entertainment, and a raucous celebration of global culture! In addition to many local food vendors, there will be: food demos, including a presentation from the Nibble Kitchen; food-themed activities, featuring a flaming curry eating contest (ongoing, […]


Jazz and Funk Night ft. City of Four & Special Guest: NwaSoul

Cambridge’s premier music venue, Lizard Lounge, is hosting Bring the Funk! – a new series curated by saxophonist Mike Caudill and bassist Blain Crawford both of the band City of Four. They play an original brand of instrumental music, influenced by jazz, funk, fusion, pop/rock, hip hop, and other genres. With each edition of this new […]


Winter Hill Night Market

Join us for an artisan and vintage market under the stars! The Somerville Flea, Somerville Arts Council, and Winter Hill Brewing present The Winter Hill Night Market! An all ages, free event! Come peruse local artisan products and vintage finds at a wide variety of vendors, enjoy the beer garden, and listen to live music […]