Greg Kane is a songwriter and a musician who has worked hard at his craft. While his sweet stron vocals and driving rhythms are in his trademark, its his honest heartfelt lyrics and creative melodies that really grab you. ‘As a songwriter, guitar, guitar player, I try to make a connection with audience, i try to relate to them. Most of my songs are about relationships of some kind and are drawn from my own experiences. I hope that what i write about from my own heart, can speak to someone’s on some level ‘Greg’s style and sound have changed from his previous album ‘Mile After Mile’ which was a distinct folk rock sound to the sound on his new record’Each Heart’ which is more of an alternative acoustic rock style.
Ben Parniello, who plays under the moniker ‘leisure’ has a lot to offer his audiences. Whether he is pulling from his repertoire of nearly 70 original songs or hundreds of distinct covers, he makes sure to never play the same set twice. He has also been noted for his dynamic range, powerful voice and the ability to gain the attention of nearly any room. Hailing from New Jersey, Ben returned to Boston in early 2017 after completing college in 2013
Grain Thief is a 5 piece Americana string band from Boston MA. The group comprises Patrick Mulroy(guitar vocals), Zach Meyer(mandolin, vocals), Mchael Harmon(bass, vocals), Tom Farrell(guitar) and Alex Barstow(fiddle). Their debut EP ANIMAL was released in November 2015, which showcases the band’s roots in folk,bluegrass and old time music. Snce their first release Grain Thied has performed throughout the US at various music venues and festivals and currently holds a weekly residency at The Burren in Somerville MA.
The band’s first full length record Stardust Lodge was released on August 24th 2018, Mulroys lyrical approach to the album is met equally with songs of loss and regret and the struggles of the everyday working man with a boundaries of the Americana genre adding drums pedal steel and electric guitars to their core, acoustic roots sound.
On Thursday night we’re bringing Dave Alves music back to the stage for a performance at The Bebop! Being full aware of the great impact of music to all who appreciate it, Dave brings an energy rollerocaster to his live performances, Up tempo tunes from your favorite bands and creative twists on the classics, his re imaginings of the songs you know pair well with his own brand of music.
Dave is known fro bringing his solid vocals to the songs that you dont normally hear at the bars-spanning genres from Jazz, Rock, Motown, R&B, and Pop, to keep you on your toes and your feet!
So be sure to stop by Septmeber 27th from 8pm-11pm and check out Dave Alves!
Sado Domestics is the signing-songwriting partnership of Lucy Martinez and Chris Gleason.
’’All the best elements of grassroots, folk Americana, country, acoustic meld beautifully in the music that Sado Domestics creates..... I feel a genuineness emanating from the songs and a uniqueness among the comfort and familiarity of these genres’’ Debbie Catalans-The Noise Boston.
’’I cant say whether these folks are as badly housebroken as the band name imploies, but i sure can recommend you invite them to your musical table’’ Rob Weir, Off Center Views
Sam Nitsch is one of the most unique performers and songwriters on the East Coast. His intense shows include ukulele, guitar, piano, synthesizer, and vocals woven together into a distinct style. Through the use of a loop pedal, Sam creates multi-layered sound spaces that support his vocals. Coming from a classical background, Sam merges his violin training with modern influences, molding the two genres seamlessly together. His lyrics describe deep universal truths, while also sharing his youthful perspective of the world. Audiences are often in awe of the power and drive of Sam’s compositions as well as his reimagined covers. His new EP, “TORN”, a strong collection of originals that resemble the vastness and diversity of his sound, is available now!
Is Ran Meier and MarionEarley, an ocean folk duo with a blues tide from the bayous of Boston Ma. Mario and Ryan met while attending college in Boston and began writing and playing together in their final year. Their live sound builds on a sturdy foundation of lyrical storytelling and animated harmonies.
Andrew Geano is a Boston based songwriter and acoustic performance artist. Born and raised outside of Springfield, MA, Andrew has been writing his own music since he learned how to play the piano at the age of five.
His music has been described as ‘’acoustic, pretty sad but very melodic, tightly constructed, pop-rock, ballad is pseudo folk tunes’’
Boston based artist Katie Dobbins draws from a music palette of contemporary folk and new country to establish a game uniquely her own. With the heart of a poet and a mastery of storytelling, her songs touch on elements of life and relationships in ways that lift spirits and challenge the soul. Dobbins compelling vocal tones, supported by her acoustic guitar on piano keyboard, paint her lyrical truths into images that stay with you.
Andrew Eckel is a composer and singer living in Cambridge MA. His recent music video ‘’Bummer Car’’ shows him singing washing dishes and roaming around near the Zakinthos bridge. Not all at once though;that’s how he should have done it! Oppurtunity missed. Hes currently picking out a selection of his songs from over the years to perform on the upright piano at the Bebop
Sasha Milan Band
Saha Mlan Band is a three part indie/folk group consisting of Tom Q on bass and vocals, Dave Pierce on drums and Sasha Milan on guitar and vocals. Sasha’s songwriting often weaves personal narrative with themes drawn from folklore, mythology and other stories. Sasha believes that these stories when set to music, can be powerful access points to the workings of our subconscious. With a blend of acoustic and electric instrumental dialogue, melancholy yet uplifting lyricism is delivered through dynamic melodies and grounded by driving rythem
Originally from NYC area John Guinan now calls the Boston music scene home. His acoustic originals are in the storyteller vain of his major inspirations Rchard Shindell, Ellis Paul, Dan Bern and the like. John puts his own twist on covers making them unique wile familiar. John is very active on the open mic scene in Metrowest and Boston and also hosts open mics in the area.
Hosted by Doully Yang
‘’A look at a typical set list from the singer-guitarist Dwayne Hagginswould reveal that he’s as comfortable covering rockabilly(Carl Perkins ‘Blue Suede Shoes’) and funk (Stevie Wonders Superstition) as he is with this own material, ranging from the honkytonk of ‘’Song About Nothing’’to the balladry in ‘Thanks to the Rain’’- Ed Symkus of the Metrowest Daily News.
Dwayne’s backing band includes lead guitarist Baxter Hall, Bassist Will WOyda and percussionist January Larkin.