Cool breezes will seep into the atmosphere soon, hinting that fall is well on its way. However, Club Passim is not ready to let go of summer just yet, continuing its summer concert series and bringing the heat with the New England Americana Festival! Club Passim is located in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, easily accessible by train! A new concert launches 7 days a week, 365 days a year with VIP seating for Club Passim members. Visit www.passim.org to learn about membership, Passim School of Music, and for all this non-profit organization has to offer.
Club Passim kicks off its week with a sold out show on Sunday, September 9 at 7 p.m. Local German singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot brings her award-winning songwriting chops to Club Passim. Her latest CD is called ‘New Siberia’ and to learn more about her music, visit www.antjeduvekot.com. Also appearing at Club Passim is talented independent artist and Berklee College of Music graduate, Liz Longley. Learn more about her mission at www.lizlongley.com.
Enjoy a free concert on Monday, September 10 with BCM Session, an evening featuring a selection of brilliant music talent hailing from Berklee College of Music! The show begins at 7 p.m. Keep the wallet at home and enjoy an evening full of surprises!
Winner of the New Folk competition at a Texas Folk Festival for his reflective lyrics, singer-songwriter Slaid Cleaves has been touring nationally for years, bringing his acoustic sound to a variety of venues. His smooth, sweet, subtle country-tinged indie sound can be heard on his latest CD, ‘Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away’ and live at Club Passim on Tuesday, September 11 at 8 p.m.
Young, talented, and beautiful, Club Passim is proud to present Boston singer-songwriter Emily Elbert as part of Club Passim’s summer concert series. She performed at the Grammys as part of the Gibson-Baldwin Grammy Jazz Ensemble, and her music has been recognized nationally. Her latest CD is called ‘Proof.’ Visit www.emilyelbert.com to learn more and she will perform at Club Passim on Wednesday, September 12 at noon!
Take a break and return to Club Passim in the evening as Kelly Joe Phelps and Barnaby Bright take the stage! Blues and jazz singer-songwriter Kelly Joe Phelps has an amazing way of performing, playing slide guitar in a unique way. His yet to be released CD is called, ‘Brother Sinner and the Whale’ and he will be performing at Club Passim with the soothing, gentle, folk-indie sounds of Barnaby Bright on Wednesday, September 12 at 8 p.m.
A trio of musicians will appear at Club Passim on Thursday, September 13 at 8 p.m. Kara Kulpa is not only a local multi-instrumentalist and singer songwriter, but she has appeared on a documentary for National Geographic! Her soft, haunting music style can be heard on her latest CD, ‘The Water’s Edge.’ Folk singer-songwriter Olinde Mandell just released her debut album this year called, ‘Love Me Tomorrow.’ Learn more about her at www.olindemandell.com. Folk and soul artist, Mark Lipman completes this trio and returns to Club Passim for another exciting live acoustic performance!
Local singer-songwriter Jake Hill’s throaty voice and rich, fierce lyrics add a unique, new dimension to every one of his performances. ‘Motel by the Side of the Road’ was released last year and he will perform at Club Passim along with the sweet, airy voice of folk singer-songwriter Kayla Ringleheim on Friday, September 14 at 8 p.m.
Musical Saturday morning is for the kids as Club Passim transforms into an interactive, imaginative haven with Trad Kids with Shannon Heaton. Among many stories of colorful characters for the entire family, find out what actually happens at a Cupcake Ball! Trad Kids with Shannon Heaton will perform on Saturday, September 15 at 10 a.m.
Return to Club Passim for a highly anticipated event! For just 15 dollars, Club Passim and the New England Americana Association are proud to present a five-venue, three-night extravaganza of live folk music! The New England Americana Festival kicks off on Saturday, September 15 at 7 p.m. To learn more, visit www.passim.org or www.newenglandamericana.com.