A little bit about Alexandra Cardwell: I’m 18 years old from Sacramento, California. I go to Berklee college of music and am majoring in music therapy. I’ve been singing and playing the guitar since I was 7, and am very passionate about it. I love making music with friends and singing and playing for people!
Hi, my name is Karina Mendez I am 18 years old from Leonia, New Jersey. I go to Berklee College of Music and will soon be double majoring in Performance and Music Business. I started singing since I was 7 every morning with my dad on our way to school and decided I wanted to make a career out of it!
A soulful, Rhythm and blues trio, named after it's frontman and principal songwriter Matt Chancey. Organist and Piano player Nathaniel Melville, they share a diverse range of musical backgrounds to create a truly unique, yet endearingly familiar sound.
Leo Son & The Q-Tip Bandits are a Groove-Centric Alt. Rock Trio from Boston, MA comprised of Leo Son, Claire Davis and Andrew Paolini. Founded in October of 2017, Leo, Claire, and Andrew merged paths in their first semester of college, where they began arranging and playing together. The trio blends together the colors of Jazz, the rhythms of Hip-Hop/R&B, the earnest songwriting of the Blues and the energy of Rock & Roll, drawing inspiration from artists like The Roots, A Great Big Pile of Leaves, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Hippo Campus.
Lindsey blends quiet morning folk with Southern stomp & holler for a sound with depth and energy. Hailing from New England, she draws from nature and folklore to create songs with soul and simplicity. When not playing solo, she plays in the band Floorcloud, who released their first EP in December.
A native of Scituate, MA, Sam Luke Chase is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter who sings heart-on-your-sleeve roots-based acoustic folk songs. Whether solo, or with his band, Sam's raspy baritone and acoustic riffs immediately draw the listener in.
Chase has recorded three studio albums, the latest of which - Lift Me Up - showcases his musical abilities by playing all the instrumentation and is entirely self produced. It is a solo record in the truest sense.
After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 2008, Sam released his debut album Songs For Someone, earning him Top Songwriter honors at the 2010 Connecticut Folk Festival. In 2012, he released the follow up Every Time I'm Home earning Best Local Album from the Patriot Ledger and praise from WBZ Boston as a singer who "...delivers with a clear, fresh dynamic voice that makes you want to listen more and more."
Sam maintains a heavy playing schedule, frequently touring the northeast coast from Cape Cod to Portland, ME. He has shared the stage with national acts such as Marc Cohn, Howie Day, Jonathan Edwards, Rusted Root, John Gorka, Lori McKenna, Ellis Paul, Tower of Power and Ryan Montbleau.
In the DIY world we live in, Sam is proving to all that great music doesn't just come from the major labels, but rather if you pay attention, you might just hear the next great thing at the local bar up the street.
Well, it's that time of year again, folks... You know the drill. Break open the weird bag. you know we'll have ours... Come dressed in your finest St Paddy's Regalia to the Bebop. And we'll serenade y'all with our unique brand of jeegs and rools, and the music goes all night!
This event is BYOW
[bring your own wig]
Ariel Strasser is a singer, songwriter and pianist from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Currently based in Boston, Massachusetts, she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater with an emphasis in Songwriting from The Boston Conservatory. Her compositions have been featured at Central Square Theater, Berklee College of Music and other local venues.
Boston based singer songwriter Taylor Holland belongs to a wave of folk writers who are thoughtfully, passionately, progressively combining an old tradition with new topics. An artist "with the rare ability to connect directly and deeply," her songs are described as "aware, intense, inviting and purposeful."
Doully's wide array of influences and experiences are channeled into songs that borrow from blues, rock, jazz, and folk – all without ever losing a current pop sensibility.
Drawing listeners in with soothing vocal melodies and innocently beckoning lyrics, Banded Starling's alt-folk sound is sweet and moving, they are energetic and raw. Every bit fitting in nicely with the rich tapestry of the New England soundscape.
Lindsey blends quiet morning folk with Southern stomp & holler for a sound with depth and energy. Hailing from New England, she draws from nature and folklore to create songs with soul and simplicity.
LOS GOUTOS is a Boston-based Americana band composed of five multi-instrumentalists, three of them singer-songwriters. A musical concoction of folk, roots, rock, country, cajun, New Orleans jazz, Latin grooves, and more: Every song tells a story... sometimes a tragedy, sometimes a comedy, sometimes hard to tell the difference!
Erik currently lives in Boston, MA. and has been making music for as long as he can remember. He was born in Michigan, but grew up on the East Coast and considers it his home. Drawing on a wide variety of influences that drive his creativity, his music is a soulful patchwork that reflects those that have come before him while breathing new life into the singer/songwriter tradition. He is currently performing as a solo artist, will be releasing his first recorded work this year, has been a member of the Boston-based group Brothers McCann since 2008, and is a co-founding member of Spotted Tiger with violist/singer/songwriter Laurence Scudder.
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 re-imagined covers. His new EP, “TORN”, a strong collection of originals that resemble the vastness and diversity of his sound, is available now!