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Never Underestimate The Power Of Positive Vibrations…

Especially at the hands of Michael Franti & Spearhead, who appeared at the Lowell Summer Music Series last weekend.

Michael Franti

While the heavy rains forced the show to be held indoors, nothing dampened the spirits of either the band or the audience, who was on its feet before the show even began!

Michael Franti shaking hands with the rail-sitters

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The American Songster Enchanted the Audience

I have been privileged to see Dom Flemons, also known as the American Songster, many times and he always delivers a great performance so I did not hesitate to make the drive to Common Fence Music to see him.

Dom Flemons

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Come To A Fabulous Doubleheader To Kick Off Your Holiday Weekend!

The Fallout Shelter at  The Extended Play Sessions is thrilled to host a fantastic doubleheader with Susan Cattaneo and Liz Frame and the Kickers on Friday, July 1st.

Susan Cattaneo

Susan Cattaneo

Liz Frame and the Kickers

Liz Frame and the Kickers

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Come Enjoy Some Terrific Roots Music At The Extended Play Sessions

The Fallout Shelter at  The Extended Play Sessions is pleased that ilyAIMY (i love you AND I MISS YOU) returns to the studio on Saturday, April 2nd. The audience at The Extended Play Sessions is in for a treat with this fun roots band!

ilyAIMY (Official Poster)

ilyAIMY (Official Poster)

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Here Is Something I Have Gotten Behind

One of the bands I have most enjoyed seeing at The Extended Play Sessions, The Get Right Band, is in the middle of a Kickstarter campaign to produce their next album.

Get Right Band

Get Right Band

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A Special Evening With A Couple Of Singer-Songwriters

There was a lot of emotion at The Extended Play Sessions last week when Ian Fitzgerald and Brian Carroll, Boston-based singer-songwriters, performed although I doubt any of us in attendance had a clue about it.

Ian Fitzgerald

Ian Fitzgerald

Brian Carroll

Brian Carroll

Ian and Brian have separate careers but they came together this night to perform both alone and together.

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Huge News From No Depression!

No Depression is all about celebrating roots: since the magazine’s founding in 1995, they have aimed the spotlight at both old and new roots music, bringing together voices of professional critics and regular listeners, as well as the artists themselves.

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Hometown Audience Loves Its Native Son

Here’s the link to my review on No Depression of this marvelous folk/Americana/soul show by Ryan Montbleau at Club Passim on Thursday, February 5, 2015.

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau

Michael Tarbox

Michael Tarbox

Michael Tarbox

Michael Tarbox

 

 

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