Friday, May 26, 2017

Jazz Singer Amanda Carr Becomes Executive Director of Jazz Radio Station WICN in Worcester

Congratulations to jazz artist Amanda Carr, who has been named as executive director of WICN-FM(90.5) in Worcester. 

“It’s an honor to be taking on this new and exciting leadership position at WICN,” Carr said in an announcement. “This station gave me my first interview as a jazz artist over 20 years ago, and I have been a loyal contributing member ever since, with a closeness to many of the hosts and staff. I’m looking forward to being an integral part of the emerging and exciting Central Massachusetts arts scene along with WICN.”

WICN is a National Public Radio affiliate now in its 47th year.  It has a full schedule of jazz, 24/7

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Fred Taylor's Jazz & Heritage Series at the Cabot

Jazz impresario and jazz hero Fred Taylor has launched a new Jazz & Heritage Series at  The Cabot Theatre in Beverly.

The series kicks off on Saturday, June 3, with Joey DeFrancesco & The People, and the Grace Kelly Group, and finishes up on Friday, December 8 with the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra.

For more information and to order tickets, call 866 811-4111.

Here is a full schedule of events at The Cabot.

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Mother's Day Weekend at Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen features Tia Fuller, Troy Durden and Valerie Stevens

Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen in Boston's South End is featuring a great line up of live jazz and blues over Mother's Day weekend.

On Friday, May 12, blues and pop singer Troy Durden takes then stage, then on Saturday, May 13, renowned saxophonist Tia Fuller performs.  Then on Sunday, May 14, jazz and blues singer Valerie Stevens performs during brunch.

Here is a full schedule of live music at Darryl's this spring.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Singer/Songwriter Lucinda Williams in Concert at Berklee Performance Center on May 10, 2017

Two-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams is in concert at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston at 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

Tickets to the concert are $35 & $45, and are available online or at the venue.

Here are directions to the Berklee Performance Center in Boston's Back Bay.

Regarded as one of America's most original poet-songwriters, Lucinda Williams follows the blue highways and the back roads of America for her inspiration and material.

This is the only New England appearance of Williams this season.

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Sun Broadcasting Corp Launches Sun Music Live Shows at Wally's Cafe Jazz Club this Fall

Sun Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) has begun production of Sun Music Live. The inaugural shows set at  Wally’s CafĂ©  in Boston will f...