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An Evening with The Four Bitchin’ Babes

  An Evening with The Four Bitchin’ Babes

The Four Bitchin’ Babes have been on a 30-year adventure of “Babes Brand” comedic musical theater with an evolving/rotating cast of four magnificent singer-songwriter gal pals. Their shows convey their unique take on the universal experience of “Babeness” with great fun and folly and luxurious girl-group harmonies. Christine Lavin, the original force behind the creation […]

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An Evening with The Sweet Remains

  An Evening with The Sweet Remains

The Sweet Remains is the serendipitous collaboration among three accomplished singer-songwriters who were meant to sing together. Overcoming the complications of geography and solo careers, Rich Price, Greg Naughton, and Brian Chartrand combined their considerable forces to create a catalog characterizecd by strong lyrical and melodic writing. Their sublime harmonies recall the vibe of Crosby, […]

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Vance Gilbert with The Young Novelists

  Vance Gilbert with The Young Novelists

Vance Gilbert, a singer-songwriter with jazz roots and an affinity for telling stories through acoustic folk music, burst onto the Boston scene at open mics in the early 1990s. This former multicultural arts teacher now has 12 albums to his name and a duo recording with Ellis Paul. He has opened for Aretha Franklin, Arlo […]

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John Gorka Songwriting Workshop

  John Gorka Songwriting Workshop

Performing songwriter John Gorka will open this two-hour workshop with a 30-minute presentation on songwriting, followed by Q & A and song critique. John will critique as many songs as possible before the end of the workshop. Ticket holders will receive an invitation to a private taping for Songs at the Center, on February 22, […]

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John Gorka with Amilia K Spicer

  John Gorka with Amilia K Spicer

John Gorka has been writing songs and singing his truth since the 1970s, when he performed regularly at Godfrey Daniels, a neighborhood coffeehouse in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He gravitated toward New York City and became involved with Jack Hardy’s Fast Folk circle, thus furthering his musical education and advancing his artistry. His soul-stirring baritone voice and […]

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An Evening with Carrie Newcomer

  An Evening with Carrie Newcomer

Carrie Newcomer, 2019 recipient of the Shalem Institute Contemplative Voices Award, returns to the Six String Concerts stage for a full evening of music. Newcomer’s album “The Point of Arrival” (2019), about beginnings and endings, love and grief, and all the in-between parts of our diverse lives, adds to a growing body of work. The […]

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The Small Glories with Kim Taylor

  The Small Glories with Kim Taylor

The Small Glories, the glorious, powerhouse roots duo Cara Luft and JD Edwards, both veteran singer-songwriters, was born of a serendipitous encounter at Winnipeg’s West End Cultural Centre. Luft–a founding member of The Wailin’ Jennys–and Edwards trade strong vocal leads and soaring harmonies, driven by her virtuosic banjo and his solid guitar. Their energetic performance […]

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