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The WMBR Roots Report
(Americana, Blues, Cajun, Folk & Zydeco)

  • Friday, June 22:
    • Tom Hagerty Acoustic Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Planes on Paper, The Sea, Josiah Johnson (the Head and the Heart, 6, & 9pm) - Club Passim
    • Happy and JP (of Cabinet, & 7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Mike Viola, & Parks (8pm) - City Winery
    • As The Sparrow (record release), the Color And Sound, & Mike Morrissey (8:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • Rick Berlin and the Nickel and Dime Band, Diablogato, Harry and the Hot Flashes, & Love Love - Bella Luna (Jamaica Plain, MA, fundraiser for The JP Music Festival!)
    • Jesse Dee (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Houston Bernard Band - Loretta's Last Call
    • Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Handymen (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Montgomery Gentry (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Junior Brown (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Tim Gearan, & Todd Thibaud (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, June 23:
    • Mark Wheeler blazes a new route on the Lost Highway, & co-hosts for an hour on this morning's show - WMBR
    • Doug Gesler sits in for Zach Church on Trunk Full of Pearl (noon-1pm) - WMBR
    • Frank Drake's bluegrass jam (2pm), & the Bagboys (5pm) - Burren
    • Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville All-Stars (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • The Horse-Eyed Men (7:30pm), & Red Tail Hawk (10pm) - Toad
    • Ray LaMontagne, & Neko Case (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Ciaran Lavery (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Vilray (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Jesse Dee (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Crank-tones (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Lettuce (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Chick Singer Night w/ Sandy Spence, Marissa Michaela, Jillian Dawn, Colleen Nicholas, the AttiK Band (Jeff Hardy, Karl Haberl, Jack Reid, & at 7:30pm) - Chelmsford Center for the Arts (14 North Road, Chelmsford, MA, benefit for the Center)
    • Paul Rishell and Annie Raines (8pm SOLD OUT) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Mary Fahl (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA, performing a re-imagined version of Dark Side of the Moon)

  • Sunday, June 24:
    • live music brunch w/ Lloyd Thayer (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • the Late Risers (2-6:30pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Britt Connors and Bourbon Renewal (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Gin Daisy (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Roy Sludge Trio (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Americana Sundays with Comanchero and friends (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Ray LaMontagne, & Neko Case (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Joan Armatrading (8pm SOLD OUT) - City Winery
    • Zak Trojano, Sorcha Cribben- Merrill, & Lisa Bastoni (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Outlaws (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (5pm) - Patton Park (Hamilton, MA)
    • Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot, & Miss Mary Ann and the Ragtime Wranglers (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Bob Margolin wth the Tyler Morris Band (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, June 25:
    • the Voci Angelica Trio, & Esthema (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Low Down Brass Band (7:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (10pm) - Toad
    • Red Wanting Blue, & Liz Brasher (8pm) - City Winery
    • Monday Night Bluegrass feat. Sean Staples, Eric Royer, & Dave Westner and Jimmy Ryan (8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Jeremy Enigk, & Chris Staples (9pm) - Great Scott
    • Kenny Selcer and Steve Gilligan (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge, (special guests at Geoff Bartley's open mic night which begins at 8pm)

  • Tuesday, June 26:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Miles Hewitt (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Passim outdoor summer evening concert series w/ Maxfield Anderson, & Jenny Herzog (6-8pm) - Danehy Park
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Jonny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Telescope (7:30pm), & Luddy Mussy (10pm) - Toad
    • Southern Culture on the Skids, & Muck and the Mires (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Joan Armatrading (8pm) - City Winery
    • Fully Human (Olivia Hally), & Sean Trischka (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Reunion Band, & Tupelo Junction (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Duke Levin's Super Sweet Sounds of the 70's (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Dead Rock West (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, June 27:
    • Fandango (7pm), & Spotted Tiger (10pm) - Toad
    • Ashley Davis, Patrick Doocey, & Colin Farrell (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Johnny Irion (album release, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Joan Armatrading (8pm) - City Winery
    • Blues jam hosted by the Matt Stubbs Trio (9pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Catherine David (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Billy Wylder (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (6pm) - Town Common (at Main and Church Streets, Wakefield, MA)

  • Thursday, June 28:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Lucia Purpura-Pontiere (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Jakals, & Small City Mayor (7pm) - Burren
    • Melvern Taylor and His Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & the Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Spring Hill Rounders (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Joan Armatrading (8pm) - City Winery
    • Eszter Balint (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Sambalolo (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, & GA-20 (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Friday, June 29:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Matt and Shannon Heaton (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • Hashtag Hoedown (6pm) - Sally O's
    • the Weisstronauts (6pm) - Lawn on D, (opening for screening of the film Jaws)
    • Cocek! Brass Band, & the Jason Anick Gypsy Jazz Project (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • David Mallett (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Curtis Mayflower (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Mike Hastings Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Robert Cray and Hi Rhythm (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Ray LaMontagne, & Neko Case (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, & Trail of Souls (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Luther Guitar Junior Johnson (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Jon Butcher Axis (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, June 30:
    • Frank Drake's bluegrass jam (2pm), & the Bagboys (5pm) - Burren
    • the Downwind Bluegrass Band (4pm) - Atwood's
    • the Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • the Squeezebox Stompers (5pm) - Christopher Columbus Park (Boston, MA, part of the Boston Harbor Festival)
    • the Tim Gearan Band (6pm), Natalie Flanagan, the Emily Grogan Band, & Lily Black (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Film Amerikarma, & Eric Salt and the Electric City (7pm) - Burren
    • Trailer Park (7:30pm), & Liz Morrison (10pm) - Toad
    • the Brother Brothers, & friends (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Western Den, Ellen Siberian Tiger, Nature Shots, & Aurora Birch (9pm) - Great Scott
    • the Gravel Project, Sonya Rae Taylor, & the Whiskey Geese (9:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • OldJack, John Powhida International Airport, & Sinnet (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Chris Stapleton, Marty Stuart, & Brent Cobb (7pm) - Xfinity Center (Mansfield, MA)
    • Boz Scaggs (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Green Sisters (Ballroom, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, July 1:
    • Sarah Levecque (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Busted Jug Band (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, the Hotelier, & War On Women (6:30pm) - Royale
    • Americana Sundays with Greg Klyma, & 2nd anniversary bash (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Tim Gamache, LittleBoyBigHeadOnBike, & Toledo (7pm) - Burren
    • Darol Anger, & friends (7:30pm) - Club Passim
    • Sparrow Blue (8pm) - Toad

  • Monday, July 2:
    • Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band, & Trapper Schoepp (6:30pm) - Royale
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (9pm) - Toad
    • John Anderson (8pm) - City Winery
    • Suzie Brown and Scott Sax (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Monday Night Bluegrass feat. Sean Staples, Eric Royer, & Dave Westner and special guests (8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Riders In The Sky (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 3:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Izzy Heltai (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Jonny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Passim outdoor summer evening concert series w/ Air Congo Fabiola Mari Mendez (6-8pm) - Danehy Park
    • Amber Casares (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Kittel and Co. (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Marisa Anderson, & Glenn Jones (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, July 4:
    • the songs of 1968 (songwriter tribute) w/ Rob Flax, Rob Siegel, Mark Stepakoff, Molly Pinto Madigan, Prateek Poddar, Darol Anger, Emy Phelps, Mark Lipman, Bob Bradshaw, Matt Minigell, Jeff Butcher, Austin, Elliott, Rachel Marie, The Lied To's, Noble Dust, & Liv Greene (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Fandango (7:30pm) - Toad

  • Thursday, July 5:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Emily Baker (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • BYOBluegrass with Dave Rizzuti (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Samantha Farrell (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Pierce Pettis (8pm) - Club Passim
    • When Particles Collide, & Lonely Leesa and the Lost Cowboys (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Friday, July 6:
    • Busted Jug Band (6pm), Bloodshot Bill, Jittery Jack and Miss Amy, & DJ Easy Ed (9:30pm) - Sally O's
    • John Gorka (7, & 9:30pm) - Club Passim
    • Gillian Grogan (7pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Captain Beyond (8pm) - City Winery
    • Bombino, & Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Soggy Po' Boys (10pm) - Toad
    • Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the John Pizzarelli Trio (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, July 7:
    • Johnnie Mac and the Local Forecast (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Liz Frame and the Kickers (4pm), Dennis Brennan Band feat. Tim Gearan, & John Sands and Jim Haggerty (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Stan Martin Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Mike Gent (7:30pm), & David Johnston Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Julia Mark, & Kati Jones (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • John Davidson (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Weisstronauts, Trusty Sidekick, Grey Matter, Pajama Slave Dancers (reunion, & 9pm) - Midway Cafe
    • Big Al Anderson (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Ronnie Earl and Diane Blue (acoustic duo, 8pm), Magic Dick and Shun Ng (ballroom, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, July 8:
    • Copilot (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Alela Diane (7pm) - City Winery
    • Royal Jelly Jive (7pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with Amy Kucharik and Tiger Moan (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Honey Talk (9pm) - Toad
    • KC and the Sunshine Band (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, July 9:
    • Bonnie Prince Billy (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Mike Farris and the Roseland Rhythm Revue (8pm) - City Winery
    • the Subdudes (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 10:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Caroline Kuhn (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Passim outdoor summer evening concert series w/ Katie Martucci, & Robbie Pate (6-8pm) - Danehy Park
    • Erin Rae (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Katie Herzog, & Liza Anne (8pm) - City Winery
    • Grex - Midway Cafe, MA)

  • Wednesday, July 11:
    • Ladama (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Emi Sunshine (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, July 12:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Isaiah Baerd (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Shelby Lynne (8pm) - City Winery
    • Koffin Kats, the Goddamn Gallows, Viva Le Vox, & Dead Trains (8:30pm) - Middle East Downstairs
    • Yes Darling (Ryan Montbleau, Hayley Jane, & 7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Courtney Barnett (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Friday, July 13:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ The Promise Is Hope (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • Sarah Donner (8pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • Hotel Ten Eyes, & Willy Mason (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Green River Festival (3 stages) w/ Josh Ritter, Birds of Chicago, Amy Helm, Twisted Pine, Orquesta Akokan, Las Cafeteras, Orquesta El Macabeo, & more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • Big Head Todd and the Monsters (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • 10, & 000 Maniacs (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Yes Darling (Ryan Montbelau, Hayley Jane, & 8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Tom Rush (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, July 14:
    • the Wolff Sisters perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Kelsey Waldon, & the Horse-Eyed Men (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Green River Festival (4 stages) w/ Deer Tick, Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express, the Mammals, the Revelers, Michael Franti and Spearhead, Femi Kuti and the Positive Force, Dr. Dog, Lucy Dacus, Marco Benevento, Birds of Chicago, & more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • the Rebirth Brass Band (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Vanessa Collier Band (8pm), Toby Walker (ballroom, & 8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Jonathan Edwards, & the Pousette-Dart Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Tom Rush (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Sunday, July 15:
    • live music brunch w/ the Late Risers (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Beck (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Green River Festival (4 stages) w/ Old Crow Medicine Show, Robert Earl Keen, I'm With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan), James Hunter Six, Chris Smither, Ballroom Thieves, Chuck Prophet (with strings), Molly Tuttle, Trailer Park with Samirah Evans, Kate Lorenz and the Constellations, & more - Greenfield Community College (Greenfield, MA)
    • Jamey Johnson (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, July 16:
    • Serena Ryder (8pm) - City Winery
    • Jim Messina (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 17:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Lisa Bastoni (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Passim outdoor summe evening concert series w/ Ezekiel's Wheels Klezmer Band (6-8pm) - Danehy Park

  • Wednesday, July 18:
    • Sinkane (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Lori McKenna (8pm) - City Winery
    • the Tab Benoit Band (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • the Robert Cray Band (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Thursday, July 19:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Brooks Robertson (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Little Feat (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Enter the Haggis (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, July 20:
    • John Langford's Four Lost Souls (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Alan Doyle (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Kingston Trio (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, July 21:
    • Zach Church (host of Trunk Full of Pearl, alternate Saturdays, & noon-1pm) sits in on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, & w/ Troy Gonyea (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • the Del McCoury Band (8pm) - City Winery
    • Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, & Los Lobos (3pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • the Quebe Sisters (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, July 22:
    • live music brunch w/ Mike Bloch (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with Danielle Miraglia and the Glory Junkies (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Nicki Bluhm, & Peter Oren (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Lee Brice (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)
    • Diane Reeves (5pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 24:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ David Richardson (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Passim outdoor summer evening concert series w/ Honeysuckle, & Sam Talmadge (6-8pm) - Danehy Park
    • Patty Griffin (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Wednesday, July 25:
    • the Suitcase Junket (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Punch Brothers, & Madison Cunningham (8pm) - House of Blues
    • the James Hunter Six (8pm) - City Winery

  • Thursday, July 26:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Lizje Sarria (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Lookie Lookie (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Charles Esten sings the songs of Deacon Claybourne (8pm) - City Winery
    • Raphael Saadiq (9pm) - Royale
    • Arlo Guthrie (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Billy Strings (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, July 27:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Olivia Barton (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • Arlo Guthrie (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • BJ Thomas (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Ruthie Foster (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, July 28:
    • Jim Armenti performs live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Will Dailey (6pm) - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • Jim Armenti (7pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Sylvan Esso, & Local Natives (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Brothers Four (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, July 29:
    • live music brunch w/ Lindsay Straw, & Jordan Santiago (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Parsonfield (noon) - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with Chris Hersch and the Moonraiders (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Wynonna and the Big Noise (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, July 31:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Zak Trojano (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)
    • Passim outdoor summer evening concert series w/ Alisa Sylvie, & Maria Rowinska (6-8pm) - Danehy Park
    • David Byrne, & Benjamin Clementine (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Jake Shimabukuro (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • AJ Swearingen, & Jayne Kelli perform the songs of Simon and Garfunkel - Framingham Public Library (Framingham, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 1:
    • Ranky Tanky (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • David Byrne, & Benjamin Clementine (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion

  • Thursday, August 2:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ James Hazelwood-Dale (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Hayes Carll (8pm) - City Winery
    • Patty Griffin (8pm) - Old Whaling Church (Edgartown, MA)

  • Friday, August 3:
    • the Revivalists (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Squirrel Nut Zippers (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Blondie (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Saturday, August 4:
    • Mark Stepakoff's 20th anniversary ride down the Lost Highway (9-10am) - WMBR
    • Peter Cetera (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Sunday, August 5:
    • live music brunch w/ Tony Watt, & Laura Orshaw (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Lord Huron (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Gin Blossoms (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 7:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Monica Rizzio (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 8:
    • Twisted Pine (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Whiskey Shivers (9pm) - Great Scott

  • Thursday, August 9:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Di Evana (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)

  • Friday, August 10:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Noble Dust (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza

  • Saturday, August 11:
    • Rachelle Ferrell (7, & 10pm) - City Winery
    • Ladysmith Black Mambazo (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Alloy Orchestra (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Sunday, August 12:
    • live music brunch w/ the Late Risers (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with the Living Wage (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Beach Boys (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 14:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Julia Mark (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 15:
    • Mwenso and the Shakes (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)
    • Della Mae (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Thursday, August 16:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Maria Rowinska (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Dave Mason, & Steve Cropper (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, August 17:
    • Marcia Ball (8pm) - City Winery
    • Postmodern Jukebox (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • Arturo Sandoval (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, August 18:
    • City Rivals (6pm) - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • Blues Traveler (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)

  • Sunday, August 19:
    • live music brunch w/ Culomba (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Dalton and the Sheriffs (noon) - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • Alejandro Escovedo, & Joe Ely (7pm) - City Winery
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with the Living Wage (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Charlie Daniels Band (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, August 20:
    • Seu Jorge (7, & 10pm) - City Winery

  • Tuesday, August 21:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Caroline Cotter (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 22:
    • Liz Vice (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 23:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Maxfield Anderson (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • Chris Isaak (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8pm) - Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury, MA)

  • Friday, August 24:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Pretty Saro (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • Dick Dale, & Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (8pm) - Middle East Downstairs
    • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8pm) - Blue Ocean Music Hall (Salisbury, MA)

  • Sunday, August 26:
    • live music brunch w/ Josie Toney (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Sundays, & hosted by Greg Klyma with Chris Hersch and the Moonraiders (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Blasters, & Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall, (moved from Once)
    • ZZ Top (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, August 28:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Lindsay Foote (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 29:
    • Patty Larkin (7:30pm) - Calderwood Courtyard, (MFA)

  • Thursday, August 30:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Hannah Siglin (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)

  • Friday, August 31:
    • Leftover Salmon (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, September 1:
    • Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA)
    • the Aaron Neville Duo (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 4:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Mike Kerr (noon-1pm) - Kendall Café, Cambridge, MA)

  • Thursday, September 6:
    • Passim, & Berklee outdoor summer series w/ Ethan Heyenga (5:30pm) - Palmer Street, (outside Passim)
    • 38th annual Banjo and Fiddle contest (10am-6pm) - Boarding House Park (Lowell, MA, no admission fee)

  • Friday, September 7:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ Lloyd Thayer (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • First Aid Kit (7:30pm) - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
    • Rickie Lee Jones (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, September 8:
    • Latrell James and Friends (3pm) - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • John Mayall (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 9:
    • live music brunch w/ the Late Risers (10am-2pm) - Club Passim
    • Sarah Borges - Fenway Park, (Vineyard Vines Club)
    • Bret Michaels (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Monday, September 10:
    • Brewer and Shipley (8pm) - City Winery

  • Friday, September 14:
    • The The (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Sarah Shook and the Disarmers (10:30pm) - Great Scott
    • Fresh Grass w/ Rhiannon Giddens, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Flogging Molly, the Mammals, Altan, Darol Anger with Emy Phelps and Maeve Gilchrist and friends, Twisted Pine, the Nell and Jim Band, Double Diamond, Yacouba Sissoko, Pinedrop, & more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Saturday, September 15:
    • Fresh Grass w/ Steep Canyon Rangers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Trampled By Turtles, Della Mae, the Whiskey Treaty Roadshow, Emel Mathloputhi, the Lonesome Days, Emily Keener, Happy and Artie Traum, Izzy Heltai, Ramblin' Jug Stompers, & more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • Rick Springfield (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Sunday, September 16:
    • Van William (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Fresh Grass w/ Bella Fleck, Indigo Girls, Alison Brown, Molsky's Mountain Drifers, Keith Little and Molly Tuttle, Leyla McCalla, Upstate Rubdown, the Berklee American Roots Program, Mamma's Marmelade, & more - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)
    • Blackberry Smoke (2pm) - Indian Ranch (Webster, MA)

  • Tuesday, September 18:

  • Wednesday, September 19:

  • Thursday, September 20:

  • Friday, September 21:
    • Passim outdoor summer lunch series w/ the Electric Heaters (noon-2pm) - Harvard Science Center Plaza
    • Will Hoge (8pm) - City Winery

  • Saturday, September 22:
    • Butch Walker, & Greg Holden (7pm) - Royale
    • Livingston Taylor, & Rebecca Loebe (8pm) - City Winery
    • Nils Lofgren (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, September 23:
    • live music brunch w/ Ethan Setiawan (10am-2pm) - Club Passim

  • Thursday, September 27:

  • Saturday, September 29:
    • Angel Olsen (8pm) - Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA)

  • Sunday, September 30:
    • live music brunch w/ Lindsay Straw, & Jordan Santiago (10am-2pm) - Club Passim

  • Tuesday, October 2:
    • Brian Fallon, & Craig Finn (8pm) - Royale

  • Wednesday, October 3:

  • Thursday, October 4:
    • Leon Bridges, & Khruangbin (8pm) - Agganis Arena

  • Friday, October 5:
    • the Decemberists, & Marissa Nadler (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • the Manhattan Transfer (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Monday, October 8:

  • Friday, October 12:
    • Tyler Childers (7pm) - Royale
    • Hot Tuna (acoustic, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, October 13:

  • Thursday, October 18:
    • Murder By Death (9pm) - Royale

  • Friday, October 19:

  • Wednesday, October 24:

  • Saturday, October 27:
    • Pokey LaFarge (solo 8pm) - City Winery

  • Monday, November 5:

  • Friday, November 16:
    • Jim James (solo), & Alynda Segarra (Hurray For the Riff Raff) - Schubert Theatre

  • Wednesday, December 5:
    • Horton's Holiday Hayride w/ the Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, the Blasters, & Big Sandy (8pm) - Royale

  • Wednesday, November 7:
    • Dweezil Zappa (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Tuesday, December 11:

  • Friday, December 14:

Please Note:
  • Addresses of many Boston area clubs can be found here.
  • Additions, changes and corrections for roots/Americana/blues/cajun/zydeco shows can be made by writing to: roots-listings email address
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