somerville musicians

Grand Ballet de Cour: French Renaissance Music from the Court of Louis XIII

Mezzo-soprano Carrie Cheron is featured in a concert of early 17th-century French music, as the Somerville Museum continues its season of Early Music Afternoons.  Ms. Cheron will join El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Karen Burciaga, Hannah Davidson, Mai-Lan Broekman and Alice Mroszczyk, viols; Olav Chris Henriksen, lute and renaissance guitar) in music by Guédron, Moulinié, […]


The Burren Backroom Presents: Rachel Baldwin, Low Ceilings, Sappho and the Radishes

Three local-to-New-England alternative folk acts share the bill at The Burren Backroom. Rachel Baldwin currently resides in Boston, but got her start in 2015 along the shores of Cape Cod. She writes introspective folk songs about love, loss, and transition. Recently, she’s ditched the acoustic guitar for an electric, and has been performing her songs […]


Miele Album Release Show w/ Man Trouble and Boketto the Wolf @ The Burren (ALL AGES)

Boston rock band Miele celebrates the release of their debut album, “Transience”, with an all ages rock show June 22 at The Burren, along with other female-fronted bands Man Trouble and Boketto The Wolf. BAND DESCRIPTIONS: Miele Miele is a Boston-based rock band that pulls from a diverse drawing board of art rock, psychedelia, soul, […]


Cendrillon – a Mexican Cinderella fairy tale

The Cambridge Chamber Ensemble presents Pauline Viardot-García’s Cendrillon at WXI in Somerville ~¡calaveras y calabazas! a Mexican Cinderella fairy tale~ On May 4 & 6, The Cambridge Chamber Ensemble will present Cendrillon, Pauline Viardot-García’s charming and delightful telling of Cinderella. The audience is transported to 19th century Mexico where Cinderella must find the love of […]


Cendrillon – a Mexican Cinderella fairy tale –

The Cambridge Chamber Ensemble presents Pauline Viardot-García’s Cendrillon at WXI in Somerville ~¡calaveras y calabazas! a Mexican Cinderella fairy tale~ On May 4 & 6, The Cambridge Chamber Ensemble will present Cendrillon, Pauline Viardot-García’s charming and delightful telling of Cinderella. The audience is transported to 19th century Mexico where Cinderella must find the love of […]


Mascharada! Musical Surprises from 17th-century Germany

The 2017-18 season of Early Music Afternoons will conclude on Sunday, April 15, 2018, with a concert of German baroque instrumental music featuring El Dorado Ensemble (Carol Lewis, Janet Haas, Paul Johnson, Mai-Lan Broekman and Alice Mroszczyk, violas da gamba; Olav Chris Henriksen, baroque lute & theorbo).  The program includes canzonas, dances, and music with […]


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 Fourth Wall Presents…”Fruit Flies Like a Banana” and “Edgar Allan”

The Fourth Wall, a trio of madcap musicians, has been described as “Serious music by seriously talented musicians in a show that doesn’t take itself seriously at all” (CBC). The award-winning ensemble who just made their off-Broadway debut, is launching a new performance series in Greater Boston, “The Fourth Wall Presents…”, bringing their show Fruit […]


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 […]


SONG PREMIERE: Kristina Stapelfeld’s “Hell Night”

Kristina Stapelfeld isn’t cool. The Somerville-based musician plays the kind of stripped-down, heartbreak folk that’s reminiscent of Rilo Kiley or early Waxahatchee—all breathy vocals over sparse, acoustic arrangements. But it wasn’t until she left the bright lights and band-of-the-week mindset of New York City for Boston that she felt comfortable settling into that style rather than playing into the […]