« Week of November 8, 2009 »
Start: 11/08/2009 8:00 pm

Formed in 1975 in the Glasgow suburb of Battlefield, this band has spent over three decades offering their contagious version of "the real Scotland," a blend of songs old and new, played on a combination of ancient and modern instruments—bagpipes, synthesizer, fiddle, guitar, flutes, bodhran and accordion.

Start: 11/10/2009 8:00 pm

David Jacobs-Strain, a superb blues/roots rock guitarist and singer-songwriter from the Pacific Northwest, recently said: "How do you continue to find inspiration in sound? Why does a certain musical phrase grab you by the hair and heart and brain? How do you continue to make it new?

Start: 11/11/2009 8:00 pm

Singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey injects a contemporary edginess into his writing, distilling funk, folk, and rock influences into songs that are dark, quirky, lyrical, and ethereal. The Wisconsin native's compelling, husky voice, and his striking blend of ironic wit and earnest passion shines through in the resonant songs like those found on his new CD, Letters From a Flying Machine, a journey in search of answers to some formidable existential questions.

Start: 11/12/2009 8:00 pm

A veritable feast of Irish music is yours for the enjoying tonight as singer Michael Black and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist Jon Sanders take the stage.

Start: 11/13/2009 8:00 pm

Mandolin powerhouse John Reischman and his Jaybirds perform some of the finest, hardest-driving bluegrass you're likely to hear anywhere, mingling traditional tunes with original compositions to create a dynamic and thoroughly enjoyable listening experience.

Start: 11/14/2009 8:00 pm

An exuberant, multi-talented fiddle and piano virtuoso in many musical styles, as well as the possessor of a lovely singing voice and a stage presence like a ray of sunshine, Barbara Higbie's music combines technical brilliance and pure joie de vivre.