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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 […]


Prime lower “downtown” NY Jazz musicians and a first for Boston

three master, world class, exceptional improvisers together The Rob Brown Trio One of the truly important saxophonist’s and band leaders, an international figure and an anchor for decades with the great bassist William Parker for an evening of creativity and forward looking (free-form) Jazz exploration… Rob Brown, alto saxophone, composer Chad Taylor, drums, composer Chris […]


Lily & Madeleine / Brother Bird

Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz create candid music with deep emotional and personal resonance. The sisters, who record under the moniker Lily & Madeleine, boldly explore what it means to be women in the 21st century, and aren’t afraid to use their music to call out injustices or double standards. This fearless approach has permeated their […]


Alice Phoebe Lou

Alice Phoebe Lou first traversed Europe in 2010, at the age of 16. Inspired by street artists, she began performing as a fire dancer before eventually turning to music. She relocated to Berlin in 2013 and began to develop a devoted following of fans, supporters and collaborators. She soon self-released her first body of work, […]


The Brook & The Bluff

Established in Birmingham, AL, The Brook & The Bluff is a four-man band that consists of frontman Joseph Settine, drummer John Canada, guitarist Alec Bolton and bassist Fred Lankford. The guys have quickly become recognized for their evocative blend of instrumental talent and vocal harmony. These elements are readily apparent in the band’s debut track, […]


Jean-Michel Blais

Dans ma main, the sophomore release by pianist and composer Jean-Michel Blais, is an expansive album of post-classical piano with strands of electronic detail. Blending his conservatory skill and precise pop sensibility with synthetic accompaniment, Blais creates unique environments where the piano’s intimacy can be subtly disrupted at any time. Largely composed in one week […]


Kyle Nasser Sextet featuring Roman Filiu and Allan Mednard

A Massachusetts native and graduate of both Harvard and Berklee, Kyle Nasser has been described as possessing, “superlative musicianship as a performer, writer and a bandleader…ardent creativity and urbane artistic composure” (Hrayr Attarian, All About Jazz). Since moving to New York City in 2010, he has played at some of the city’s most prestigious venues […]


Elise LeGrow

Elise LeGrow is a Canadian powerhouse vocalist who melds fiery passion and sophistication with just a hint of sandpaper grit. With a thunderous rasp, spellbinding style, and elegant, dynamic mystique, LeGrow has wowed everyone from Questlove to R&B legend Betty Wright. “Elise possesses a flair for crafting a timeless song into her own,” says Wright. “She’s […]


The Posies 30th Anniversary Tour at ONCE Ballroom

ONCE Somerville presents The Posies and Scarlet Sails $20 adv/ $25 dos Doors 8:00 pm/Show 9:00 pm Lounge opens at 6pm. (Come on by to play a game of pool, pinball, or to just hang out!) Physical tickets are available at: A Curated World by Kay McGowan 160 Highland Ave Wed – Fri: 1pm to […]


Caitlyn Smith

With her new album, Starfire, Caitlyn Smith has created a true portrait of an artist as a young woman, full of insightful observations, personal revelation, and commitment to craft. “Each song is a little snapshot of something I picked up along the way,” says Smith. Powerful and nuanced, the record marks the arrival of a […]


The Nude Party

The Nude Party congealed as one unit in the southern mountain town of Boone, NC in 2013 and gained their namesake very literally. Bonded by isolation, house party debauchery, a religion based on pushing the limits of bad taste, and a precocious predisposition towards the Kinks, the Animals and the Velvets, they have burgeoned into […]


The Band Camino / The Wldlfe Live at The Red Room

The Band Camino is an alternative/indie band with a loyal following in its hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, as well as an expanding online listener base in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. “The Black and White” reached no. 36 on the Spotify US Viral 50, and some of the group’s other songs […]