somerville music

Loft Party Show w/ Kotoko Brass & Karikatura

Loft party show w/ live music from Kotoko Brass (Boston/Ghana) & Karikatura (NYC, Ropeadope Records) + West African food (fufu, light soup, groundnut soup & jollof rice). BYOB. ——————– Kotoko Brass Bio: Inspired by the traditional drum rhythms of Ghana, Kotoko Brass has created a unique, joyful, and improvisational style of West African dance music […]


SomerStreets Carnaval

Join us on Sunday June 3rd from 2-6pm in Somerville on Broadway between McGrath Highway and Pennsylvania Ave. for two stages of music, interactive activities, flea and artisan market, and more! Activities and programming include: Live music on two stages including: Grupo Los Nitidos, A Nova Brazil, School of HONK, M’bolo, Nuz, and Opposite People. […]


Nate Taylor, Izzy Heltai and Gillian Grogan play the Burren Backroom Series

Use Promotion Code: 24HOUR to buy discounted tickets in advance! Nate Taylor Wanderer, wonderer, journeyman, folksinger — Nate Taylor fuses story and experience on a quest for connection through music — to people, to nature, to truth. Often compared to Nick Drake for his resonant fingerpicking, Taylor paints an ethereal soundscape with his soaring vocals […]


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 […]


Reagan Esther Myer: A Multimedia Narrative

Reagan Esther Myer is a multimedia narrative told through live music, video, and theater to tell a dystopian story. In a post-WW3 world, we meet Reagan, a government employee living in an abandoned shopping mall on a deserted island making DIY survivalist videos for a struggling world. Like most people who survived Impact, she has […]


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 […]


Becca Stevens

Always reaching, always expanding, Becca Stevens reinvents herself once again with her new album, Regina. In the years since the release of her critically acclaimed third album, Perfect Animal, Stevens has undertaken a journey that began with a study of Queen Elizabeth I. This expanded into tributes to various queens from history, literature, folklore, and […]


Rob Flax CD Release Party at The Burren Backroom

Doors 6pm This is the official release party! I’m proud and excited to release my debut album, “Distractible Boy,” at a venue where I played some of my first gigs in Boston. The Burren has a special place in my heart, and I’m honored to share this music with you. This album is a celebration […]


Photos from the 10th Annual Honk! Festival

The 10th annual Honk! Festival brought the brass to Somerville and Cambridge this weekend. More than 25 bands with influences as diverse as punk, funk, Afrobeat and more filled the streets—from Somerville’s Davis Square to Harvard Square in Cambridge—with music. Scout was there, too—dancing, laughing and snapping photos of the action.