« Week of January 9, 2011 »
Start: 01/09/2011 8:00 pm

One of the most influential old-time fiddlers of his generation, Bronx-born Bruce Molsky is also a remarkable guitarist, banjo player, and singer who continually proves that traditional music knows no geographical or cultural boundaries.

Start: 01/11/2011 8:00 pm

The Freight presents Vocal Jazz Open Mic—an evening that gives vocalists (including you!) an opportunity to step into the spotlight, backed by pianist & composer Ellen Hoffman.

Start: 01/12/2011 8:00 pm

The Borscht Belt, the cluster of Jewish summer resorts in upstate New York where Milton Berle, Eddie Cantor, Schecky Green, Henny Youngman and many others learned stand-up, is long gone, replaced by new trends. In the contemporary world of intermarriage and Jewish renewal, will Jewish jokes survive? This evening of one-liners, monologues, scholarship—and lots of laughs—tries to answer that question by tracking the evolution of the Jewish joke from the 17th century through modern times.

Start: 01/13/2011 8:00 pm

Feeling the winter chill? Dr. has the cure! Make sure you stop by for tonight's multi-faceted show featuring the Curios, Misner & Smith, and Misisipi Rider, guaranteed to warm your heart and keep your toes tapping!

Start: 01/14/2011 8:00 pm

Three friends—top songwriters all—bring their impressive repertoires to the Freight for an evening of hilarious stories and superlative music.

Start: 01/15/2011 8:00 pm

Brilliant lyricist and storyteller, virtuoso singer, fiddler, and guitarist, and undisputed master of the hammered dulcimer, John McCutcheon runs the gamut from kid's songs to protest anthems to updates of his Appalachian and Midwestern roots mixed with stunning originals.