PAST SHOWS AT OCC MUSIC, 2018-2019 SEASON
Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020
Tracy Grammer with Jim Henry
One of contemporary folk music's most beloved artists, Tracy is renowned for her springwater-clear alto, and her perfectly intoned violin and guitar playing. Jim is a master of adding whatever is needed at any musical moment.
Saturday // Dec. 8, 2018
Southern Rail, Bluegrass Christmas Show
A very entertaining and high-energy performance, combining gospel, Christmas, and bluegrass. An audience favorite in Massachusetts and beyond.
Click on the links below to get a better idea of the great Christmas spirit and music quality of this performance.
Saturday // Sept. 22, 2018
The Kingston Trio
The group that redefined the landscape of popular music. The three members of today's trio are a rebirth of the original, consisting of Josh Reynolds (son of Nick Reynolds), cousin Mike Marvin, and Tim Gorelangton. The show will have 2 one-hour sets, encore, and meet and greet with the performers.
Friday // April 5, 2019
Tom Rush (with Matt Nakoa)
A gifted musician and performer, and folk icon, Tom's impact on the American music scene has been profound. James Taylor, Garth Brooks, and many others cite him as a major influence.
Saturday // Feb. 2, 2019
Don White with Mike Agranoff opening
Don is one of a kind, bringing his audiences to laughter and tears with his stories and songs. He is a must-see storyteller-comedian-author-troubadour-folk singer-songwriter. Mike is a unique folk performer with a wide variety of music, including satiric comedy and parody songs.
Saturday // Nov. 17, 2018
Swearingen & Kelli
Simon & Garfunkel Tribute
"One of the most talented duos of today playing the music on one of the most famous duos of yesterday."
Friday // Nov. 8, 2019
The Brothers Four (with opening set by The McGuire Brothers)
One of the few pioneers of the "folk revival" of the 1970s still performing today. Their musical million-sellers include Greenfields, Yellow Bird, Try to Remember, Across the Wide Missouri, and The Green Leaves of Summer. Current members are Mike McCoy, Karl Olsen, Mark Pearson (who joined in the late 1960s), and founding member Bob Flick.
Special guest performer for this show will be founding member John Paine coming out of retirement to sub for Karl Olsen.
The McGuire Brothers are a popular local group with Mike and Sean McGuire on acoustic guitars and drummer Dean Winslow, playing a mix of covers from the 1940s to the present.
Saturday // March 2, 2019
Boston's Celtic Music Ensemble, playing a wide range of tunes and songs, drawing from the music of Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, Canada and beyond. Back by popular demand.
Friday, Oct. 4, 2019
A Canadian folk musician, singer, songwriter and composer. Hailed by the Boston Globe as a "charismatic performer and singer", his music is literate, passionate, sensitive, and purposeful.
Saturday // Jan. 12, 2019
One of the outstanding bluegrass groups of the Boston area, touring worldwide. Out of Berklee, winners of IBMA’s 2017 Momentum award, and now nominated for 2018 Emerging Artist of the year.
Saturday // April 27, 2019
Bill & Kate Isles
An acoustic singer/songwriter duo based in Duluth, Minnesota. Touring nationally, audiences feel they are listening to stories of their own lives, told by two of their best friends.