ONCE Somerville

Boston Comedy Festival: Prelim Round 1

Join The Boston Comedy Festival at the Preliminary round of a nationwide stand-up competition. Forty-eight, bright-eyed comics from all over the country compete for $10,000 dollars in prize money. When it’s over, there will be one comic standing with a nice little bag of money and a ton of bragging rights. Hosted By: Emily Ruskowski […]


Nick Cave’s Bar & Other Tales

Nick Cave’s Bar & Other Tales Sunday November 10th, 6-8PM, $10 ONCE Lounge 156 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA In 1999, Aug Stone & his best friend traveled from Boston to Berlin on a quest to find the bar they’d been told Nick Cave owned. Instead of cocktails at this mythical locale, what followed were nine […]


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 […]


ONCE Somerville to Reopen with Day of Celebrations

ONCE Somerville will reopen on Sept. 16 after a a roughly six-week closure, according to owner JJ Gonson. The venue closed indefinitely in August due to a series of financial setbacks including a “bookkeeper failure,” some show cancellations, and a robbery, Gonson told Scout in July. But Gonson and her team have used the intervening weeks […]




Queer Kitchen with 7ate9 Bakery, Tex Mex Eats & Tanám Narrative Cuisine

This event is 21 and over ONCE Somerville Presents Queer Kitchen Good food and good music by Queer creators serving food and non-alcoholic options that we know are healthy for people living with HIV and AIDS Proceeds to benefit LGBTQ youth org. BAGLY Presale tickets: $20 — One item each from Tex Mex Eats, 7ate9 […]


Bernie Sanders to Campaign with Local Candidates

Senator Bernie Sanders will join Somerville and Cambridge’s Our Revolution groups on Monday to support several candidates who are running for local office. The two Our Revolution groups have endorsed 17 candidates running for Cambridge’s City Council and Somerville’s Board of Aldermen and School Committee. “Local Our Revolution groups in Somerville and Cambridge have been […]