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

  • Friday, October 5:
    • Busted Jug Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Evan Goodrow (7pm) - Burren
    • the Decemberists, & Marissa Nadler (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • St. Paul and the Broken Bones, & Mattiel (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Jeffrey Foucault (album release), & Laurie Sargent (8pm) - City Winery
    • Pamela Means, & Eleanor Elektra (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Brother Dege and the Brethren (9pm) - Sally O's
    • Red Tail Hawk (10pm) - Toad
    • Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • the Manhattan Transfer (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • the Weight Band (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Twisted Pine, & Quentin Callewaert (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • the Twangtown Paramours (8pm) - Proctor Mansion Inn (36 Common Street, Wrentham, MA)
    • the Steven Paige Trio (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Eileen Ivers (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, October 6:
    • Paige the Mage (host of Alternating Current, Monday, & 6-7am) guest djs on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Johnny Mac and the Local Forecast (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Whiskey Kill (4pm), Kid Wolf, & Eric and Hazel Royer with Sean Staples (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Stan Martin Band (w/ Jeff Allison, Joe Klompus, Jim Scoppa, Michelle Martin, & 6pm) - Sally O's
    • Chris Barron (Spin Doctors, & 7pm) - Burren
    • Songwriter Sessions w/ Sam Bayer, Jeff Butcher, & Rob Siegel (7:30pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Niall Connolly (7:30pm), & Imam Hamden (10pm) - Toad
    • Gaz Coombes (solo), & Caleb Elliott (8pm) - City Winery
    • Lucy Wainwright Roche (cd release), & Emma Blackman (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Elton John (8pm) - TD Garden
    • Cocek! (big band, & 8:30pm) - Aeronaut Brewing Company
    • the Twangtown Paramours (7:30pm) - Flint Memorial Library (147 Park Street, North Reading, MA)
    • Blues Caravan w/ Mike Zito and Bernard Allison (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Melisssa Ferrick (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Marc Cohn (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Sunday, October 7:
    • Sarah Levecque (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Dwight and Nicole (vinyl release, & 7pm) - City Winery
    • Americana Sundays hosted by Greg Klyma w/ the Social No. 11 (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Gabe Dixon (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Maeve Gilchrist, & Keith Murphy (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Crank-Tones (4pm), George Barber, Emma Bowers, Megan Simon, & Derek Fimbel (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Monday, October 8:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (10pm) - Toad
    • Louis Prima Jr and the Witnesses (8pm) - City Winery
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Canadian Thanksgiving celebration w/ Moscow Apartment, & Steve Maloney (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Liz Phair, & Speedy Ortiz (9pm) - Royale
    • Gruff Rhys (9:15pm) - Great Scott
    • Ed White (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Sinclair

  • Tuesday, October 9:
    • Grayson Foster, Zach Cannella (7:30pm), & Rich Young (10pm) - Toad
    • Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Session Americana w/ Andrea Gillis, Jenny Dee, Chris Cote, & perform Lucinda Williams' self titled debut album (8pm) - City Winery
    • Zachariah Hickman w/ Dennis Brennan, Rose Cousins, Kris Delmhorst, Dietrich Strause, & Dave Godowsky (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Tony Watt and Southeast Expressway, Sick, & Sad and Lonesome (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • A Hawk and a Hacksaw, & Damon and Naomi (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, October 10:
    • Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Fandango (7:30pm), & Danielle Miraglia and the Glory Junkies (10pm) - Toad
    • Unearthed Song and Poetry Open Mic w/ Hannah Rose Baker and Ira Klein, & Gregory Lawless (7:30pm) - Homestead Bakery & Cafe (Fields Corner, Dorchester, MA)
    • Grant-Lee Phillips, & Josh Rouse (8pm) - City Winery
    • Zachariah Hickman w/ Lori McKenna, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Mark Erelli, Dinty Child, & Lauren Balthrop (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Emily Kinney, & Paul McDonald (8:30pm) - The Sinclair
    • Mikaela Davis, & Jill McCracken (9pm) - Great Scott
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Dee Zaster and the Designated Drivers (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Los Lobos (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Thursday, October 11:
    • Ezekiel's Wheels (7pm) - Burren
    • Todd Thibaud Band (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • the Sona Jobarteh Band (7:30pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • Emerald Rae, & Jess Clinton (8pm) - Club Passim
    • JJ Grey (8pm) - City Winery
    • Tory Silver, Drunk Monkeys, & Toledo (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • the Wolff Sisters, & the Meadows Brothers (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Al Sewart performing Year of the Cat (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Blues Caravan w/ Mike Zito and Bernard Allison (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Martin Barre Band (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Friday, October 12:
    • Tyler Childers, & Ona (7pm SOLD OUT) - Royale
    • Florence and the Machine, & Grizzly Bear (7pm) - TD Garden
    • Padraig Stevens and Leo Moran (of Spin Doctors, & 7pm) - Burren
    • Darden Smith (8pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Jake Armerding, & the Home Fires (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Buika (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Love Love and Friends (10pm) - Toad
    • Club d'Elf (10pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Hot Tuna (acoustic, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Spyro Gyra (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Crys Matthews and Heather Mae (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • the California Honeydrops (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • the Robert Morbioli Band (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Al Stewart performs Year of the Cat (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, October 13:
    • Zach Church (host of Trunk Full of Pearl, alternating Saturdays, & noon-1pm) guest djs on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Randall Kromm (2pm) - Club Passim
    • Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville All-Stars (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Roy Sludge (4pm), & Vapors of Morphine (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Tom Hagerty Band (6pm) - Sally O's
    • Klezmer Music Festival w/ the Klezwoods and Rosalie Gerut (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • the Jayhawks (8pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • Eilen Jewell, & Hillfolk Noir (8pm) - City Winery
    • Ry Cavanaugh w/ Rose Polenzani and Jennifer Kimball (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Dan and the Wildfire, Tad Overbaugh and the Late Arrivals, & Grain Thief (8:30pm) - Thunder Road
    • Lucero, & Brent Cowles (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Copilot (10pm) - Toad
    • Jonny Lang (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Hot Tuna (acoustic, & 8pm) - Payomet Performing Arts Center (Truro, MA)
    • Greg Brown (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Cliff Eberhardt, & Louise Mosrie (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Sarah McQuaid - Northborough Free Library (Northborough, MA)
    • Erin Harpe and the Delta Swingers (8:30pm) - Next Page (Weymouth, MA)
    • Kenny White (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Sunday, October 14:
    • Sweet Wednesday, & Keith Hollis (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sam Reid and the Riot Act (4pm), & Dustin Arbuckle and the Damnations (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Deborah Silverstein and the Band of Erics (4pm) - Burren
    • James Maddock, & Giulia Millanta (7pm) - Club Passim
    • La Force (Ariel Engle of Broken Social Scene, & 7pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Americana Sundays hosted by Greg Klyma, & w/ Say Darling playing the songs of Patsy Cline (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Molly Burch, & Olden Yoke (7:30pm) - Middle East Upstairs
    • the Black Lillies (8pm) - City Winery
    • Dietrich Strause and Band (9pm) - Toad
    • Albert Geraci and the Boston Blues All-Stars (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, October 15:
    • David Johnston (7:30pm), & the White Owls (10pm) - Toad
    • Nella Rojas (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Monday Night Bluegrass (8:30pm) - Atwood's
    • Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears (9pm) - Great Scott
    • Joel Cage (9:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Sinclair
    • Sarah McQuaid - Plymouth Public Library (Plymouth, MA)
    • Jonny Lang (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Tuesday, October 16:
    • Tom Hagerty (5pm), & Johnny Trama and the B3 Kings (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • 5J Barrow (7:30pm), & the Blue Ribbons (10pm) - Toad
    • Session Americana w/ Jesse Dee (8pm) - City Winery
    • Allison De Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves, & Shyam Nepali (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the California Honeydrops, & the Kotoko Brass Band (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • Daft Punk (!?!?), & Boston Road (8:30pm) - The Cantab Lounge
    • JP Harris and the Tough Choices, & Hayley Thompson-King (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, October 17:
    • Fandango (7pm), & Organ in Orbit (10pm) - Toad
    • Alana Davis (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Andrew Finn Magill and Alan Murray, & Rakish (7:30pm) - Burren
    • the Milk Carton Kids, & the Barr Brothers (8pm) - Wilbur
    • Glorietta (8pm) - Brighton Music Hall
    • the Katie McNally Trio (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Al Stewart (performing Year of the Cat), & Empty Pockets (8pm) - City Winery
    • Low Cut Connie, Ruby Boots, Chill Moody, & Donn T (8:30pm) - Great Scott, (moved from the Middle East Downstairs)
    • the Dennis Brennan Band, & Samantha Farrell (9:30pm) - The Lizard Lounge

  • Thursday, October 18:
    • the Jarlath Henderson Band (7:30pm) - Rockwell
    • Melvern Taylor and his Fabulous Meltones (7:30pm), & Baker Thomas Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Spring Hill Rounders (7:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Amy Fairchild (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Everything Turned To Color, & Emily Mure (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Turnpike Troubadours (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Meshell Ndegeocello (8pm) - City Winery
    • the Brother Brothers, & Bridget Kearney (9pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • Murder By Death, & William Elliott Whitmore (9pm) - Royale
    • Sarah Levecque, & Laura Lee Imhoff (10pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Sarah McQuaid - Cary Memorial Library (Lexington, MA)
    • Martin Barre (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, October 19:
    • the Record Company, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, & Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear (7:30pm) - House of Blues
    • Yani Batteau (cd release, & 7:30pm) - Burren
    • Gina Chavez (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Wendy Eisenberg, & Mattie and Debbie (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Tim Gearan Band (10pm) - Atwood's
    • Martin Barre (Little Feat, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Sonny Landreth (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)
    • Kathy Mattea (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Jim Trick, & the Promise Is Hope (8pm) - the Me and Thee Coffeehouse (Marblehead, MA)
    • Sonny Landreth (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Saturday, October 20:
    • Galen Moore (former host of WMBR's The Greasy Spoon) sits in on the Lost Highway (8-10am) - WMBR
    • Busted Jug Band (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Philip Hamilton (7pm) - Sanctuary UCC (458 High Street, Medford, MA)
    • Dala (7pm) - Burren
    • Makin' Some Noise, a birthday tribute to Tom Petty w/ Greg Klyma, Peter Moore, Andy Santospago, Jeff Calder, Peter Zarkadas, Sean McLaughlin, & Andy Plaisted (7:30pm) - Regent Theater
    • James Montgomery (7:30pm) - Regattabar
    • Roo Panes (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • the Hot Sardines (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center
    • Edie Carey, & Gregory Douglass (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Donna the Buffalo (8pm) - City Winery
    • Los Goutos, & Jimmy Ryan and Dana Colley (9:15pm) - The Lizard Lounge
    • McNeil (9:30pm) - Sally O's
    • Stan Martin Band (10pm) - Toad
    • Quinn Sullivan (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Abbie Gardner (8pm) - Ivy Chord Coffeehouse (Unitarian Universalist Church, 239 Woburn Street, Reading, MA)
    • Sonny Landreth (8pm) - Narrows (Fall River, MA)
    • Claudia Schmidt (8pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Sunday, October 21:
    • Jay Allen and the Messsaround (4pm) - The Plough and Stars
    • Cousin Bobby Bluegrass (4pm) - Atwood's
    • Holly Near, & Tammy Hall and Jan Martinelli (7pm) - City Winery
    • Americana Sundays hosted by Greg Klyma, w/ Andy Santospago, Jeff Calder, Jameson Stewart and Patrick Dalton, & performing the songs of Tom Petty (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • the Young Novelists (7:30pm) - Burren
    • Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles (8pm) - Royale
    • Amy Speace, & Rachael Kilgour (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Courtney Barnes, & Waxahatchee (8pm) - House of Blues
    • Youssou NDour (8pm, & SOLD OUT) - The Sinclair
    • Dietrich Strause and Band (9pm) - Toad
    • Elilzabeth Cook (7:30pm) - Bull Run (Shirley, MA)

  • Monday, October 22:
    • Zornitsa, & Music of Turkish Women Composers (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Kathy Mattea (8pm) - City Winery
    • Mike Yung, & Dom Jones (8pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Matthew Stubbs and the Antiguas (10pm) - The Sinclair

  • Tuesday, October 23:
    • Tony Lucca, & Tom Mackell (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Tank and The Bangas, Big Freedia, & Naughty Professor (8pm SOLD OUT) - Royale
    • Session Americana w/ Ali McGuirk (8pm) - City Winery

  • Wednesday, October 24:
    • Rushad Eggleston (7, & 10pm) - Club Passim
    • Phil Cook, & Andy Jenkins (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Missy Raines Trio, & Tony Furtado (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Kandace Springs (8pm) - City Winery

  • Thursday, October 25:
    • Kerri Powers (8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Wind and the Wave (8pm) - Cafe 939
    • Samantha Fish (8pm) - Center for Arts (Natick, MA)

  • Friday, October 26:
    • Chad Perrone, & Ashley Jordan (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Lounge)
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, tag-team duo's w/ Rose Polenzani, James Rohr (Blue Ribbons), Kris Delmhorst, Barry Rothman (Radi0Swan, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Vusi Mahlasela and Friends (8pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • Joe Pug (8pm) - City Winery
    • Bahamas, & Bedouine (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Ottmar Leibert, & Luna Negra (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Billy Gibbons (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, October 27:
    • Wayne Potash's rock n roll Halloween Party (family shows, 9:30, & 11:30am) - Club Passim
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, w/ Peter, & Paul and Barry performing Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (7pm) - Club Passim, (w/ a discussion on thirteen ways to look at the music of Tom Waits)
    • Emmylou Harris, Jackson Browne, Steve Earle, & Lila Downs (7:30pm) - Orpheum, (Benefit for Women's Refugee Commission)
    • Pokey LaFarge (solo), & the Watson Twins (8pm) - City Winery
    • Mountain Man, & the Dead Tongues (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • the Stan Martin Band w/ Jeff Allison, Joe Klompus, & Michelle Martin (9pm) - Smoke Shop BBQ
    • Lone Bellow (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • the Lonely Heartstring Band (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Sunday, October 28:
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, w/ debut of Jason Metz' radio play, Transmissions From Fish City, featuring Peter Mulvey, Chandler Travis, Chris Anzalone, Ruth Anzalone, Jason Metz, Morgan Ford, & more (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Americana Sundays hosted w/ the Greg Klyma Band, & Avi Bufallo and Haunted Summer (7pm) - Thunder Road
    • Loudon Wainwright III (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Monday, October 29:
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, Songwriter Round, w/ Peter Mulvey, Jennifer Kimball, Mark Erelli, Brianna Lane, & special guest Duke Levine (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Ottmar Liebart and Luna Negra (8pm) - City Winery

  • Tuesday, October 30:
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, Bach cello suites re-imagined w/ Mike Block (cello) and Barry Rothman (phonographs) improvising through the Bach cello suites, Peter Mulvey backed by Mike Block (cello), Maeve Gilchrist (harp), Mairi Chaimbeul (harp) and Barry Rothman (phonographs, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • Session Americana w/ Duke Levine, & Gentle Temper (8pm) - City Winery

  • Wednesday, October 31:
    • Peter Mulvey's 8th annual Lamplighter Series, Halloween party w/Peter Mulvey, Tim Gearan, Maeve Gilchrist, & backed by Radi0Swan (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Richard Marx (8pm) - City Winery

  • Thursday, November 1:
    • Nellie McKay (8pm) - City Winery
    • Robbie Schaefer (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Caroline Rose, & And The Kids (9pm) - The Sinclair

  • Friday, November 2:
    • Colter Wall (8pm) - Somerville Theatre
    • Sean Rowe (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Anna and Elizabeth (8pm) - City Winery
    • Roky Erickson, & White Mystery (8:45pm) - Once
    • Hanneke Cassel (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • John Hiatt (acoustic show, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, November 3:
    • Alastair Moock's Pastures of Plenty w/ Sammy and Bill McQuaid, Fiddlin' Quinn, the Family von Moock, & more (3pm) - Club Passim
    • Alastair Moock's Pastures of Plenty w/ Tim Gearan, Rose Polenzani, Jim Fitting, Paul Kochanski, & more (7pm) - Club Passim
    • Songwriter Sessions w/ Terry Kitchen, Jan Luby, & Deborah Silverstein (7:30pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • OK Go (8pm) - Berklee Performance Center, (with their videos as part of the show)
    • the Whiskey Treaty Roadshow (10pm) - Great Scott
    • Oleta Adams (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, November 4:
    • Bruce Molsky and Darol Anger (8pm) - Club Passim
    • Jake Shimabukuro (7pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Monday, November 5:

  • Tuesday, November 6:
    • Elton John (8pm) - TD Garden

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

  • Thursday, November 8:
    • the David Bromberg Big Band, & Loudon Wainwright III (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre

  • Friday, November 9:
    • Big Sam's Funky Nation (7:30pm) - Sonia
    • Billy Wylder (record release, & 8pm) - Oberon
    • Low - Brighton Music Hall
    • Yonder Mountain String Band (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Stephen Marley (acoustic, & 8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • David Cook (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, November 10:
    • Chris Robinson Brotherhood (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards, & Anna Egge (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Monday, November 12:

  • Tuesday, November 13:
    • the Travelin' McCourys (8pm) - City Winery
    • Adam Hood, & Jenny Tolman (9:15pm) - Atwood's

  • Wednesday, November 14:
    • the Richard Thompson Elecric Trio (8pm) - The Paradise
    • Laura Cantrell (10pm) - Atwood's

  • Thursday, November 15:
    • Don McClean (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Elton John (8pm) - TD Garden
    • the Randy Rogers Band, & Parker McCollum (9pm) - The Paradise
    • Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds (9pm) - Brighton Music Hall

  • Friday, November 16:
    • Gregory Alan Isakov (7pm) - Royale
    • Ryan Lee Crosby (7:30pm) - City Winery, (Haymarket Louge)
    • Jim James (solo), Alynda Segarra (Hurray For the Riff Raff, & 8pm) - Schubert Theatre
    • Boz Scaggs (8pm) - Wilbur Theatre
    • Robyn Hitchcock (8pm) - City Winery
    • Keller Williams' PettyGrass with the Hillbenders (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)
    • Tinsley Ellis, & Tommy Castro and the Painkillers (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, November 17:
    • Gregory Alan Isakov (7pm) - Royale
    • Lake Street Dive, & Jalen N'Gonda (8pm) - Wang Theatre
    • Shawn Mullins (8pm) - City Winery
    • Novo Amor (9pm) - The Sinclair
    • Le Vent du Nord (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)
    • the Capitol Steps (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Dennis Stroughmatt and Creole Stomp (8pm) - German Club (Pawtucket, RI)

  • Sunday, November 18:

  • Monday, November 19:

  • Saturday, November 24:
    • Melissa Etheridge, & holiday show (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Wednesday, November 28:

  • Thursday, November 29:
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Roseanne Cash (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Friday, November 30:

  • Saturday, December 1:
    • Tall Heights, Frances Cone, & Old Sea Brigade (6:30pm) - Royale
    • Songwriter Sessions w/ Beth DeSombre, B, & Jude Roberts (7:30pm) - Arts at the Armory Cafe
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band (7:30pm) - Orpheum
    • Coco Montoya (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)
    • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Sunday, December 2:
    • the Mavericks (8pm) - Lynn Auditorium (Lynn, MA)

  • Tuesday, December 4:

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

  • Thursday, December 6:
    • Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Thunder Road
    • Livingston Taylor (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, December 8:
    • the Neilds holiday sing-along (7pm) - Circle of Friends Coffeehouse (Franklin, MA)
    • Stacey Kent (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, December 9:
    • Old 97's Holiday extravagaza w/ Rhett Miller (solo, acoustic), & Casey Magic (8pm) - The Sinclair

  • Tuesday, December 11:

  • Wednesday, December 12:
    • Brian O'Donovan's Christmas Celtic Soujourn (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Friday, December 14:
    • Ashley McBride, & Dee White (8pm) - The Sinclair
    • the John Pizzarelli Trio w/ Catherine Russell (8pm) - Cabot Theatre

  • Saturday, December 15:
    • the Weepies (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Thursday, December 20:
    • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (8pm) - Cabot Theatre (Beverly, MA)

  • Saturday, December 29:
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo and Michael Dinallo perform live on the Lost Highway (9:30am) - WMBR
    • Catie Curtis (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim
    • the Ballroom Theives, & Odetta Hartman (7pm) - Royale

  • Sunday, December 30:
    • Ellis Paul, Laurie MacAllister (5, & 8pm) - Club Passim

  • Sunday, December 30:

  • Tuesday, January 1:
    • Juliet Simmons Dinallo (record release) w/ Michael Dinallo (8pm) - Club Passim

  • Saturday, February 2:
    • Dawes (8pm) - Wang Theatre

  • Saturday, February 9:
    • Mandolin Orange (7pm) - Royale

  • Tuesday, February 19:
    • Kasey Chambers, & Carly Burruss (8pm) - City Winery

  • Saturday, March 2:
    • Dervish (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Sunday, March 10:
    • Cyrille Aimee (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, April 6:
    • J.D. Souther Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards, & Anna Egge (8pm) - Shalin Liu Performance Center (Rockport, MA)

  • Saturday, April 13:
    • the Seldom Scene Dervish (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

  • Friday, May 18:
    • Three Women and the Truth (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church (300 High Street, Newburyport, MA)

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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