An eclectic and electric group of rhythmic entities harnessing collective power through music to raise global consciousness and have fun.
An irresistible eclectic mashup of American rock, folk and standards infused with hot Latin influence and originals.
Jenny Juggler - vocals / electric ukulele
Mario Santiago - acoustic guitar
Lou Pingitore - mandolin
Lucho Jara - bass
Gary Mendoza - percussion
what's up it's drippy booty!!! somerville's worst rock band! yeah!!!!!
Melding driving Appalachian fiddle-and-banjo music with the crooked tunes of Québec, Joel and Eric bring a foot-stomping, border-crossing twist to traditional music new and old. They may even be joined by a few friends, too!
The Romanian folk music you didn't know you desperately needed.
Balla Kouyate, a West African balafon player and singer coming out of the Djeli tradition of Mali, was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship from the NEA. Mike Block is an American cellist/singer/composer, and a Grammy Award-winning musician with the Silkroad Ensemble. Balla Kouyaté and Mike Block have been collaborating for over a decade, bonding over their shared interest in music from across the world, and their commitment to innovating on their instruments.
Sapatnik performs a fusion of traditional music from the Balkans, South America, Europe, and U.S. combined with modern funk, R&B, rock, indie, and psychadelica. Each member of the group writes and performs original songs, creating an eclectic yet unified sound which guides you on a musical journey through time and space.
Need a pick-me-up? Pacific Marimba is a 7-piece marimba and percussion ensemble performing feel-good, lively dance music and songs originating from Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Botswana. The instruments we perform include soprano, tenor, alto, and bass marimbas, mbira (thumb piano), hosho (shakers), and drums. Come get your groove on and rock out to the fun-loving band that is Pacific Marimba!
Leo Shaman: Guitar, Vocals
Shane Devereaux: Bass, Vocals
David Goudreau: Guitar, Vocals
Francis Michael Quinn: The Drums
We celebrate another year of life the great spirit grants us by playing rock & roll until you lose control! Join The Love Shamans for our second year playing porchfest the first one was incredible and our first proper show as a group and after almost a year of playing around Boston and a line-up addition were back in black and hope its even better this year. Well be playing on the corner of summer and laurel street. Bring your dancing shoes!
Big Blue World has a vibrant sound that moves seamlessly across musical borders, embracing the spectrum of world beat textures mixed with solid alternative songwriting…and a healthy dose of reggae, W. African, funk and psychedelic rock.
Big Blue World is: Conor O'Brien (guitars, lead vocals), Chris Chitouras (guitars, vocals), Keith Kirkpatrick (bass, vocals) and Frank Laurino (drums, percussion).