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J.S. Ondara Has A Bright Future

I saw J.S. Ondara at Newport Folk Festival this past summer, so I thought I was prepared for his show at The Sinclair in Cambridge on Friday night. As powerful as his previous performance was, this show topped it.

J.S. Ondara

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The Town and The City Festival Is Fast Approaching!

The second annual The Town and The City Festival is in Lowell, Massachusetts this weekend, October 18 and 19. If last year’s festival is any indication, this year’s festival will be incredible.

Composed of mostly Boston-area artists, the lineup contains both well-known and up-and-coming artists. Spread across venues in downtown Lowell, there are artists that appeal to a myriad of tastes.

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Another Double Bill Added To The Lowell Summer Music Series Lineup

The Lowell Summer Music Series is bringing two rocking first-timers to the stage at Boarding House Park. The Stompers and The Fools appear on Saturday, August 31st. I do not know anything about either band, so I look forward to getting to know some more new artists!

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Classic Albums Live Returns With Queen!

Classic Albums Live is returning for the fourth time to the Lowell Summer Music Series to do Queen’s A Night at the Opera! I only saw one of their previous shows (Abbey Road) but since this is the year of Queen, I am making sure I do not miss this show!

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The Lowell Summer Music Series Announces Grammy-Winning Colbie Caillat

The Lowell Summer Music Series is bringing two-time Grammy® award winner Colbie Caillat & Gone West to the stage at Boarding House Park on Friday, July 12th. I do not know anything about her other than her name, so I look forward to getting to know a new artist under the stars!

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Hard Rockers Blue Oyster Cult Announced For The Lowell Summer Music Series

The Lowell Summer Music Series welcomes Blue Öyster Cult to the stage at Boarding House Park on Friday, August 2nd.

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Here Is Something For The Folkies Out There

The Lowell Summer Music Series is pleased to present Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey, the surviving members of Peter Paul & Mary, on Friday, August 23rd. I suspect they will have many great stories to tell in addition to singing songs many of us grew up singing.

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An Excellent Double Bill Announced At The Lowell Summer Music Series

Two veteran acts are joining forces to each present a full set at the Lowell Summer Music Series on Saturday, August 24th. Toad the Wet Sprocket and Big Head Todd and the Monsters is the newcomer; I made the mistake of not seeing Toad the last time because I went to a birthday party instead (I’ll never make that mistake again) and while I’ve seen Big Head Todd, I did not see last year’s show because I was living elsewhere (I won’t make that mistake again either).

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Sons Of The Allman Brothers, The Allman Betts Band, Are Coming To Lowell

An interesting new project, The Allman Betts Band, is coming to the Lowell Summer Music Series for the first time! Sons of Allman Brothers Band founders, they will appear on the Boarding House Park stage on Friday, June 14th! Both of their fathers appeared at the Series, so they are literally following in their fathers’ footsteps.

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Newport Folk Festival Continues To Amaze Me

How does the Newport Folk Festival get better each year?

Newport Folk Festival

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