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The WMBR Roots Report

(Americana, Blues, Cajun, Folk & Zydeco)
Boston Shows This Week
Greater Boston Area Shows This Week
Boston Shows Next Week and Beyond
Greater Boston Area Shows Next Week and Beyond

Boston Shows This Week:


Greater Boston Area Shows This Week:

  • Friday, March 13:
    • Dicey Riley (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Roomful of Blues (7:45pm) - FTC Stage One, (Fairfield, CT)
    • August First (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Bonnie Prince Billy, & Jonathan Richman (8pm) - State Theatre, (Portland, ME)
    • Hayley Reardon (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • Robbie Fulks (8pm) - The Narrows, (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, March 14:
    • Amy Kucharik, & Jan Luby (7pm) - John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, (Worcester, MA)
    • Big Bad Bollocks (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Ali McGuirk (8pm) - North Parish Unitarian Church, (North Andover, MA) Crossroads Music Series
    • Bonnie Prince Billy, & Jonathan Richman (8pm) - Academy of Music, (Northampton, MA)
    • Carbon Leaf (8pm) - Bull Run, (Shirley, MA)
    • Enter The Haggis (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)
    • Roomful of Blues (8pm) - Norfolk Bistro, (Norfolk, CT)

  • Sunday, March 15:
    • Jovial Crew (3pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)
    • Robbie Fulks (4pm) - 28 Court St. Downtown, (Westfield, MA)
    • Way Down Wanderers (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • George Lesiw Band (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT) - Blues Jam

  • Tuesday, March 17:
    • Andrew O’Keefe (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)

  • Wednesday, March 18:
    • James Keyes (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)

  • Thursday, March 19:
    • Holly Near, Tammi Brown, Crys Matthews, Tory Trujillo, & Jan Martinelli (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Los Cafeteras (7:30pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)
    • Dave Mason (8pm) - The Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)

  • Friday, March 20:
    • Anthony Geraci, & his Blues All-Stars (7pm) - Fallout Shelter, (Norwood, MA)
    • Heidi Nirk (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Holly Near (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • Marc Berger (9pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar

Boston Shows Next Week and Beyond:


Greater Boston Area Shows Next Week and Beyond:

  • Saturday, March 21:
    • Island Farm Ceilie Band (1pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • The Swinging Steaks (7pm) - Fallout Shelter, (Norwood, MA)
    • Chris, & Meredith Thompson (7:30pm) - Coffeehouse Off the Square, (Hingham, MA)
    • Martin Joseph, & Antje Duvekot (7:30pm) - Old Sloop Coffeehouse, (Rockport, MA)
    • The Old North (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Crys Matthews, & Kat Everett (8pm) - New Moon Coffeehouse, (Haverhill, MA)
    • Dave Mason and John Mayall (8pm) - Garde Arts Center, (New London, CT)
    • Enter the Haggis (8pm) - TCAN Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)
    • Kat Edmonson (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)
    • Lost Dog Street Band (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)
    • Low Lily (8pm) - Ivy Chord Coffeehouse, (Reading, MA)
    • Troy Gonyea (8pm) - Bull Run, (Shirley, MA)
    • Jim Dozet (9pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar

  • Sunday, March 22:
    • Washboard Slim and the Bluelights, & Anne Marie Menta (7:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)
    • John Mayall (8pm) - Infinity Hall, (Hartford, CT)

  • Wednesday, March 25:
    • KT Tunstall (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Eric Sommer (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Drivin n Cryin, & The Silks (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Thursday, March 26:
    • Albert Castiglia, & Dan Tedesco (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Bela Fleck and the Flecktones (7:30pm) - Capitol Center for the Arts, (Concord, NH)
    • KT Tunstall (7:30pm) - Bull Run, (Shirley, MA)
    • Gentle Temper and Hawthorn (8pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar
    • Ayahuasca Blues Project featuring Keri Anderson (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)

  • Friday, March 27:
    • Birds of Chicago (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • Justin Townes Earle with Brian Fallon and the Howling Weather, & Worriers (8pm) - Columbus Theatre, (Providence, RI)
    • Sarah Levecque (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Klaxtones (9pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar

  • Saturday, March 28:
    • The Blue Ribbons (7pm) - Fallout Shelter, (Norwood, MA)
    • Justin Townes Earle with Brian Fallon and the Howling Weather, & Worriers (7:30pm) - State Theatre, (Portland, ME)
    • Railroad House (7:30pm) - Bristol’s Stone Church Coffeehouse, (Bristol, RI)

  • Sunday, March 29:
    • Dan Blakeslee (1pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Talisk (7pm) - Iron Hose, (Northampton, MA)

  • Wednesday, April 1:
    • Evan Goodrow (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Dawn Landes, & Little Silver (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)
    • Zach Deputy, & Hayley Jane (10pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)

  • Thursday, April 2:
    • Michael Doucet, & Sarah Quintana (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Rob Flax (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • The Jacob Jolliff Band, & Town Meeting (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Friday, April 3:
    • Oneal Armstrong (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Tim Gearan Band (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • David Bromberg (8pm) - Shea Theater, (Turners Falls, MA)
    • Julian Loida (8pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar, (Portsmouth, NH)
    • Justin Townes Earle (8pm) - Gateway City Arts, (Holyoke, MA)
    • Mary Gauthier (8pm) - Spire Center for Performing Arts, (Plymouth, MA)

  • Saturday, April 4:
    • Cosmic Slim, His Intergalactic Plowboys, & TJ Peavey (7pm) - John Henry’s Hammer Coffeehouse, (Worcester, MA)
    • David Bromberg (7pm) - St. Johnsbury Academy, (St. Johnsbury, VT)
    • Amy Speace, & Letitia VanSant (7:30pm) - Old Sloop Coffeehouse, (Rockport, MA)
    • Chris Stovall Brown (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • CAAMP, & The Ballroom Thieves (8pm) - State Theatre, (Portland, ME)
    • Eyelids, & Hallelujah the Hills (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Sunday, April 5:
    • Mary Gauthier (7:30pm) - Parlor Room, (Northampton, MA)
    • The Ballroom Thieves (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Thursday, April 9:
    • Melissa Etheridge (8pm) - State Theatre, (Portland, ME)

  • Friday, April 10:
    • Jon Langford’s Four Lost Souls (7pm) - Roots Hoot House Concerts, (Peace Dale, RI)
    • Adam Ezra Group (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Saturday, April 11:

  • Thursday, April 16:

  • Friday, April 17:
    • Stone Coyotes, & The Fawns (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Atwater Donnelly (7:30pm) - Coffeehouse Off the Square, (Hingham, MA)
    • Canned Heat (8pm) - Wall Street Theater, (Bridgeport, CT)
    • These Wild Plains (8pm) - The Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • John Gorka (8pm) - One Longfellow Square, (Portland, ME)
    • Vance Gilbert, & Ellis Paul (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • Delta Rae, Shel, & Carrie Welling (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Saturday, April 18:
    • Erin Harpe, & the Messers (1pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Atwater Donnelly (7:30pm) - Coffeehouse Off the Square, (Hingham, MA)
    • Ellis Paul (8pm) - TCAN Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)
    • Susan Vinnick, & Danielle Miraglia (8pm) - New Moon Coffeehouse, (Haverhill, MA)
    • The SteelDrivers (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, MA)
    • Mike Farris (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)
    • Thornetta Davis (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church, (Newburyport, MA) Belleville Roots Music Series

  • Sunday, April 19:

  • Tuesday, April 21:
    • Rachel Sumner, Lys Guillorn, & Mercy Choir (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Wednesday, April 22:

  • Thursday, April 23:
    • Kat Edmonson (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Tyler James Kelly (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Garry Segal, & Cobalt Rhythm Kings (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Friday, April 24:
    • Crystal Bowersox, & David Luning (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Jill Andrews (7pm) - Portsmouth Book and Bar, (Portsmouth, NH)
    • Builder of the House (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Honeysuckle, & Goldenoak (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • John Craigie (8pm) - One Longfellow Square, (Portland, ME)
    • The Bottle Rockets (8pm) - The Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)

  • Saturday, April 25:
    • Melissa Ferrick, & Carrie Ferguson (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • The Kennedys (7:30pm) - Bristol’s Stone Church Coffeehouse, (Bristol, RI)
    • Professor Harp (8pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)
    • Carrie Newcomer (8pm) - TCAN Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)
    • Judith Owen (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)
    • Jonathan Edwards (8pm) - Narrows, (Fall River, MA)
    • David Bromberg (8pm) - Infinity Hall, (Hartford, CT)
    • John Fogerty (8pm) - Foxwoods, (Mashantucket, CT)

  • Sunday, April 26:

  • Tuesday, April 28:
    • Ward Hayden and the Outliers (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Thursday, April 30:
    • JD McPherson (8pm) - Elks Club, (Newburyport, MA), Belleville Roots Music Series
    • Ayahuasca Blues Project (8pm) - Stomping Grounds, (Putnam, CT)

  • Friday, May 1:
    • Jamie Kent (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • The Sweet Remains (8pm) - TCAN Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)
    • Abigail Lapell, Piper Hayes, & Benjamin Dakota Rogers (8pm) - Me & Thee Coffeehouse, (Marblehead, MA)
    • JD McPherson (8pm) - Narrows, (Fall River, MA)
    • Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Saturday, May 2:
    • Jonathan Edwards (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Martin Grosswendt, & Eric Kilburn (7pm) - John Henry's Hammer Coffeehouse, (Worcester, MA)
    • Jon Shain, FJ Ventre, & Kemp Harris (7:30pm) - Old Sloop Coffeehouse, (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, May 3:
    • The Green Sisters (1pm) - Stomping Ground, (Putnam, CT)

  • Wednesday, May 6:

  • Thursday, May 7:
    • Iris Dement, & Ana Egge (8pm) - The Center for the Arts in Natick, (Natick, MA)
    • Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt (8pm) - The Middle East, (Portland, ME)
    • Parsonfield (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Friday, May 8:
    • Tom Rush, & Jesse Colin Young (7:30pm) - Cary Memorial Hall, (Lexington, MA)
    • Bruce Cockburn (8pm) - Narrows, (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, May 9:
    • Porch Party Mamas (7pm) - Fallout Shelter, (Norwood, MA)
    • Grace Morrison, & Matt Borrello (7:30pm) - Bristol’s Stone Church Coffeehouse, (Bristol, RI)
    • Cheryl Wheeler (8pm) - Belleville Congregational Church, (Newburyport, MA) Belleville Roots Music Series
    • Lydia Luce (8pm) - North Parish Unitarian Church, (North Andover, MA) Crossroads Music Series

  • Sunday, May 10:
    • Robyn Hitchcock (7:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Wednesday, May 13:
    • Sarah Shook, & the Disarmers (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Thursday, May 14:
    • Cody Johnson (8pm) - State Theatre, (Portland, ME)
    • Sarah Shook, & the Disarmers (8pm) - 3S Artspace, (Portsmouth, NH)

  • Friday, May 15:
    • Sarah Shook, the Disarmers, & Eastern Mountain Time (9pm) - Zenbarn, (Waterbury, VT)

  • Saturday, May 16:
    • Lisa Fischer, & Taylor Eigsit (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Lynette, & the Sundowners (7pm) - Lawrence Library, (Pepperell, MA)
    • Greg Greenway, & Reggie Harris (7:30pm) - Coffeehouse Off the Square, (Hingham, MA)
    • David Mallett (8pm) - Ivy Chord Coffeehouse, (Reading, MA)
    • The Nields, & Ed Felker (8pm) - New Moon Coffeehouse, (Haverhill, MA)

  • Sunday, May 17:
    • Frank Viele, Anne Marie Menta, Hatfield, & Me Like Many (3pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Tuesday, May 19:
    • Uli Jon Roth (8pm) - Narrows, (Fall River, MA)

  • Thursday, May 21:
    • Matt Nakoa (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)

  • Friday, May 22:
    • The Mammals (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)
    • John Cafferty, & the Beaver Brown Band (8pm) - The Narrows, (Fall River, MA)

  • Saturday, May 30:
    • Carolann Solebello, & Joe Iadanza (7:30pm) - Old Sloop Coffeehouse, (Rockport, MA)

  • Sunday, May 31:
    • Bon Iver (7:30pm) - Thompson’s Point, (Portland, ME)

  • Tuesday, June 2:
    • Bela Fleck, & the Flecktones (7:30pm) - Lebanon Opera House, (Lebanon, NH)

  • Thursday, June 4:
    • Bela Fleck, & the Flecktones (8pm) - Garde Arts Center, (New London, CT)
    • Pinegrove, & Hovvdy (8pm) - Port City Music Hall, (Portland, ME)

  • Friday, June 5:
    • Slambovian Circus of Dreams (8pm) - Capitol Center for the Arts, (Concord, NH)

  • Saturday, June 6:
    • Bela Fleck, & the Flecktones (7pm) - Pine Theater at Look Park, (Northampton, MA)
    • Slambovian Circus of Dreams (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)

  • Sunday, June 7:
    • Gordon Lightfoot (8pm) - Ridgefield Playhouse, (Ridgefield, CT)

  • Saturday, June 13:
    • Antje Duvekot, & The Promise is Hope (7:30pm) - Old Sloop Coffeehouse, (Rockport, MA)
    • The Silks (8pm) - North Parish Unitarian Church, (North Andover, MA) Crossroads Music Series

  • Sunday, June 21:
    • Mary Gauthier (7pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Saturday, June 27:
    • The Mavericks (1pm) - Indian Ranch, (Webster, MA)
    • The Sadies, & Sarah Borges (3pm) - Swamp Stomp 13, (West Kingston, RI)
    • Roger McGuinn (8pm) - Cary Memorial Hall, (Lexington, MA)

  • Thursday, July 9:
    • The Claudettes (8:30pm) - Cafe 9, (New Haven, CT)

  • Friday, July 10:
    • Tom Rush, & Matt Nakoa (8pm) - Stone Mountain Arts Center, (Brownfield, ME)

  • Saturday, July 11:
    • Chris Janson (1pm) - Indian Ranch, (Webster, MA)
    • Jeff Pitchell and Texas Flood (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)

  • Wednesday, July 15:

  • Saturday, July 18:
    • Danny Klein’s Full House (7pm) - Iron Horse Music Hall, (Northampton, MA)
    • Gordon Lightfoot (8pm) - Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, (Vineyard Haven, MA)

  • Sunday, July 19:
    • Gordon Lightfoot (8pm) - Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center, (Vineyard Haven, MA)

  • Friday, July 24:
    • The Black Crowes (8pm) - Infinity Theater, (Hartford, CT)

  • Tuesday, July 28:
    • Tedeschi Trucks Band, & Gabe Dixon (6:30pm) - Westville Music Bowl, (New Haven, CT)

  • Saturday, August 1:
    • Justin Moore (1pm) - Indian Ranch, (Webster, MA)

  • Wednesday, August 12:
    • Janis Ian (7pm) - Shea Theater, (Turners Falls, MA)

  • Sunday, August 30:
    • Charlie Daniels Band, & Marshall Tucker Band (1pm) - Indian Ranch, (Webster, MA)

  • Friday, September 4:
    • Richard Thompson (7:30pm) - Boarding House Park, (Lowell, MA)

  • Monday, September 7:
    • The Wood Brothers, & Kat Wright (8pm) - College Street Music Hall, (New Haven, CT)

  • Friday, September 18:
    • Chris Hillman (7pm) - Narrows, (Fall River, MA)

  • Friday, November 27:

  • Saturday, November 28:

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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