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October 2017

Brown Bag Lunch: Michael Hertz and Bunny Macauley

October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden, 157 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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Free

Come enjoy live music at the River Garden! Folk, blues and gospel, with Michael on acoustic guitar/vocals and Bunny on vocals/harmonica, covering artists from Blind Blake and Blind Willie McTell to Bob Dylan and Tom Waitts, and more.

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Climate Change “Co-opera”

October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
River Garden Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
$8 - $20

Climate Change “Co-opera” Friday, October 27th at the River Garden – 7:00-8:30 PM Strolling of the Heifers presents the original global climate change “co-opera,” SOS: Secret of the Seasons at the River Garden, 157 Main Street, Brattleboro. Based on songs written by SIT Professor John Ungerleider and Bill Conley, the SOS co-opera is a reflective, participatory musical journey that engages the audience with the external and internal challenges that global climate change is bringing to our lives. Audience dialogue between…

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The Mammals, Brian Dunne at Next Stage

October 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$18 - $22

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present roots, old time and Americana quintet The Mammals (featuring Mike + Ruthy), plus folk/rock singer/songwriter Brian Dunne, at Next Stage on Saturday, October 28 at 7:30 pm. Woodstock, NY-based Ruth Ungar and Mike Merenda founded The Mammals with Tao Rodriguez-Seeger (grandson of the legendary folk singer Pete Seeger) in 2000, and after touring the world for the next seven years with the likes of Arlo Guthrie and Pete Seeger, emerged as one…

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November 2017

Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Trio at VJC

November 4, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
$15 - $40

Camille Thurman and the Darrell Green Trio- Emerging Artist Series at the Vermont Jazz Center Camille Thurman, saxophone and voice, Darrell Green, drums; bass and piano TBA "Emerging" doesn't quite describe the artistry of Camille Thurman. Her journey to manifest her own dream appears to have occurred very quickly. Like a butterfly from the cocoon, Thurman seems to have skipped the awkward phase of adolescence. Through talent, grit, discipline and serious study she has proven herself to be a mature…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Old-Time Folk Music

November 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden, 157 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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Free

Tina Olsen fell in love with the folk music of the ‘60s and ‘70s (Carter Family and Leonard Cohen songs) when she was twelve and taught herself guitar. She especially likes sing-alongs but is happy to sing folk favorites and takes requests.

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The Stockwell Brothers Band at Mole Hill Theatre

November 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mole Hill Theatre, 789 Gilsum Mine Road
Alstead, NH United States
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$10

Mole Hill Theatre presents contemporary bluegrass and folk music quartet The Stockwell Brothers Band on Friday, November 17 at 7:30 pm. Bruce, Barry, Alan and Kelly Stockwell's music spans traditional and progressive styles, but their trademark acoustic sound features new singer/songwriter material recast with banjo, alternative rhythms and three-part harmonies. They cover straight ahead bluegrass songs, finger picked acoustic guitar ballads, full tilt breakdowns and traditional mandolin tunes mixed in with more unusual fare - Americana melodies riding world beat…

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Elio Villafranca’s Jass Syncopators

November 18, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$15 - $40

The Syncopators re-imagine repertoire from the early days of New Orleans jazz and complement it with authentic Cuban and African Rhythms. Villafranca, a piano virtuoso, double majored in percussion and piano performance in Cuba's esteemed Escuela Nacional de Arte. He's a professor at Julliard School of Music and was sideman for Wynton Marsalis, Jon Faddis, SonnyFortune, Giovanni Hidalgo, Eddie Henderson, Miguel Zenón et al. "An inspired and visionary musician" -Wynton Marsalis Sponsored by L. Carlene Raper and Julian Gerstin Call…

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John McCutcheon at Next Stage

November 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$22 - $25

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present folk singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, storyteller, activist and author John McCutcheon at Next Stage on Sunday, November 19 at 7:30 pm. Folk music’s “Rustic Renaissance Man” (Washington Post), John is a master of a dozen different traditional instruments, most notably the rare and beautiful hammer dulcimer. His songwriting has been hailed by critics and singers around the globe. His thirty recordings have garnered every imaginable honor including seven Grammy nominations. He has produced over…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Family Folk Concert w/ Andy Davis

November 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden, 157 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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Free

Focus on Thanksgiving themes, farming, food, Vermont history - participatory songs with choruses and other ways to be involved. For all ages.

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December 2017

PopUp Shop @ Brooks House

December 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooks House Atrium, Main & High Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
Free

Our annual PopUp Shop holiday extravaganza! Beautiful gifts, live music, food all for a great cause!

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John Whelan, Low Lily & Katie McNally

December 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$18 - $22

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present “The Turning of the Year: A Holiday Celebration with John Whelan, Low Lily & Katie McNally” at Next Stage on Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm. Seven-time All-Ireland accordion champion and Narada recording artist John Whelan teams up with roots band Low Lily and Scottish-style fiddler Katie McNally for a spectacular holiday mini-fest of traditional and original music from Ireland, Scotland and America. Alongside uptempo jigs and reels will be lesser-known Christmas…

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350VT ResisDANCE

December 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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$10

Grab your dancing shoes and join 350VT for a night of resistance, music, and fun! Listen to the musical stylings of Billy Wylder while supporting some of your favorite organizations and grassroots groups. Do your holiday shopping with a conscience and find the coolest resistance merch to share family and friends. Here in the Green Mountain State, 350 Vermont is uniting a mass movement for bold solutions that both lift up Vermonters and cut down carbon. We believe that the…

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A Christmas Carol

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free - $802.258

Vermont Theatre Company is pleased to present its fourth annual production of A Christmas Carol, based on the novella by Charles Dickens, and adapted and directed by Jessica Gelter with James Gelter. For three years local audiences have been thrilled by this production of one of the modern world’s most beloved stories. The story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a lonely miser whose life is forever changed when visited by spirits of Christmases past, present, and yet to come, still speaks to…

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Mark Erelli and Stephen Chipman at Next Stage

December 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$16 - $20

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present contemporary folk singer/songwriters Mark Erelli and Stephen Chipman at Next Stage on Friday, December 8 at 7:30 pm. Mark Erelli has toured internationally as a solo artist for the past eighteen years, appearing onstage everywhere from coffeehouses and major folk festival stages (Newport, Philadelphia, Shrewsbury (UK)) to Fenway Park, where he once sang the national anthem before a Red Sox game. He has won music awards ranging from the Kerrville Folk Festival…

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An Evening with Guy Davis

December 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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$20.00

The great American blues musician returns to the River Garden. Guy Davis has spent his musical life carrying his message of the blues around the world, earning him the title “An Ambassador of the Blues”. https://www.facebook.com/events/1887656354881468/ https://guydavisrivergarden.brownpapertickets.com

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Brown Bag Lunch: Michael Hertz and Bunny Macauley

December 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden, 157 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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Free

Folk, blues and gospel, with Michael on acoustic guitar/vocals and Bunny on vocals/harmonica, covering artists from Blind Blake and Blind Willie McTell to Bob Dylan and Tom Waitts, and more.

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Hipfunk Associates @ The Pizza Stone!

December 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The PIzza Stone, RT 11 291 Pleasant St
Chester, VT 05143 United States
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Coming to the Pizza Stone in Chester, VT on Friday December 29th is a new world and funk four piece called "Hipfunk Associates", from Brattleboro. Their influences range from Fela Kuti to James Brown to Bob Marley. With Jay Cook (keys, vocals, percussion), Evan Lincoln (guitar), Scott Griswold (bass) and Josh Francis (drums), this band will get you up on your feet, a-movin' to the groovin': a great way to start off the New Year's weekend! Music starts up at…

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January 2018

Wycliffe Gordon’s International All Stars

January 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$15 - $40

Wycliffe Gordon's International All Stars January 13th, 2018 8 pm When talking about trombone in traditional and straight-ahead jazz, we talk about Wycliffe Gordon. His latest album is a tribute to Louis Armstrong, and he recently completed a series of workshops at colleges and festivals, a week at the Blue Note with David Sanborn, and a tour to celebrate the centennial anniversaries of Ella, Monk, Mongo and Dizzy. The son of a piano-playing gospel preacher, Gordon came to prominence as an original…

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Tony Trischka & Territory, Stockwell Brothers Band

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$22 - $24

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present International Bluegrass Music Association Banjo Player of the Year Tony Trischka and his band Territory, plus contemporary folk and bluegrass quartet The Stockwell Brothers Band at Next Stage on Saturday, January 20 at 7:30 pm. In a consistently adventurous musical career that spans nearly half a century, Tony Trischka has established himself as one of America’s foremost visionaries of the five-string banjo and perhaps the most influential banjo player in the roots…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Democracy Forum – Songs

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States + Google Map
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Learn songs from the 4th of July Parade! Forty of us walked with and carried the We Celebrate Democracy/Civil Rights For All banner in the 2017 4th of July Parade. Woody Bernhard who created the banner will lead you in singing these simple "revolutionary march" songs with the help of his daughter Maggie Bernhard. And we will talk about democracy too. Please join us.

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February 2018

Brown Bag Lunch: Sharon and Daniel – Acoustic Duo

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
River Garden, 157 Main St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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With playful harmonies, acoustic guitars, percussion and upright bass, Sharon Leslie and Daniel Kasnitz perform acoustic versions of popular hits with a funky, jazzy twist!

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BMAC 15th Annual Collegiate A Cappella Concert

February 3 @ 7:30 pm
Latchis Theatre, 50 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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$20 - $50

This popular annual benefit concert returns to the historic Latchis Theater in downtown Brattleboro, with a lineup that includes the CharlieChords of Berklee College of Music, Dartmouth Decibelles, Tufts Amalgamates, Tufts Beelzebubs, UMaine Renaissance, UMF Clefnotes, UVM Top Cats, and UVM Zest. Generously sponsored by Brattleboro Savings & Loan The Richards Group Twombly Wealth Management Group Berkley & Veller Greenwood Country Realtors Brattleboro Community TV Mary Meyer Toys Note: All seating is reserved. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the…

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Antje Duvekot and Beaucoup Blue at Next Stage

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$20 - $22

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present award-winning contemporary folk singer/songwriter Antje Duvekot and Philadelphia-based, Americana and acoustic blues duo Beaucoup Blue at Next Stage on Saturday, February 3 at 7:30 pm. Antje Duvekot is a German-born, American-raised singer/songwriter whose songs have been critically praised for their hard-won wisdom, dark-eyed realism and street-smart romanticism. Her bicultural upbringing and relative newness to English have helped shape her unique way with a song, giving her a startlingly original poetic palette. They…

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Permanent Red

February 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill Rd
Putney, VT 05346 United States
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$9 - $18

Beginning in 1959, the British modernist poet Christopher Logue embarked on a life-long, multi-volume project of “translating” Homer’s Illiad, entitled War Music. The work remains controversial, not least because of its jarring, jagged free verse and its wide frame of contemporary reference. The reader is plunged into the thick of battle, hearing a “classical” story with heart-stopping immediacy. Even amidst the violent rush, desolation is the poem’s constant pedal point. Permanent Red juxtaposes scenes from Logue’s re-imagining of Homer’s Illiad…

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Live Music at the Whetstone Station!

February 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery, 36 Bridge Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
Free

Live Music every Thursday night, rain or shine. Great local, regional and even national acts. Music, dancing, good times

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Jazz Fridays at The Lounge

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Lounge, 4 High St
Brattleboro VT, VT 05301 United States

The Lounge is featuring local jazz trio and quartet performances every Friday night. Programed by Eugene Uman of the Vermont Jazz Center. The Lounge Is Brattleboro Vermonts place to gather and enjoy handcrafted cocktails, VT beer, wine, and our Lounge food menu.

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Jazz Friday

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Lounge, 4 High St
Brattleboro VT, VT 05301 United States

Every Friday night live jazz at The Lounge

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FOMAG Midwinter Musicale: The Last Dance

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Drive
Guilford, VT 05301 United States
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$15.00

Friends of Music at Guilford's (FOMAG) annual Midwinter Musicale begins at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17, in the sanctuary of Guilford Community Church. A multimedia consideration of love, as it is woven inevitably through the weft of life and loss, and includes elements of music, movement, and the spoken word. "Death Speaks," a 25-minute song cycle by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, will be performed by mezzo-soprano Jessica Gelter with baritone Tony Grobe, violinist Michele Liechti, guitarist David William…

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BMAC UMASS Percussion Ensemble

February 17 @ 7:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$5

The UMass Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Ayano Kataoka, performs in the museum’s Center Gallery. The concert will be followed by a reception with the performers. Program and performers to be announced. Percussionist and marimbist Ayano Kataoka is known for her brilliant and dynamic technique, as well as the unique elegance and artistry she brings to her performances. A versatile performer, she regularly presents music of diverse genres and mediums. A leading proponent of contemporary repertoire, Ms. Kataoka has…

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Marquis Hill Blacktet

February 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Vermont Jazz Center, 72 Cotton Mill Hill #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$15 - $40

Thelonious Monk Award Winner and trumpeter Marquis Hill's Blacktet swings super-hard and its grooves use elements of hip hop, hard bop and swing. The ensemble's touch is light and its use of dynamics and space makes the music very easy to listen to. Hill's band presents the new Chicago sound but, even more, he has created something unique, compelling and very fresh. The Blacktet gives us a new paradigm of jazz that will take us into the future. "A dauntingly…

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