BCAC is sponsored by the Cultural Councils of Newbury, Georgetown and Amesbury

 

LIVE AT THE CAT
Fall 2019 Music Series

SUGGESTED DONATION $15
Door 7:00 pm - Music 7:30 to 9:30 pm, unless otherwise noted.
Table seating. Beer, wine, tea, coffee, soft drinks, popcorn, chips & salsa & sweet treats

 

oliver the crow

Sept 21, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

One thing is certain:  Oliver the Crow cannot be defined by genre, and yet is timeless, indelible. Kaitlyn and Ben have mastered the art of anchoring a folk song in epic pop sensibility, and it is so fun to hear them smash all the rules.   

"AN INSPIRED COLLABORATION... - NPR

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wild maple band

Sept 21, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Wild Maple’s lively, acoustic, original sound is woven from a wide variety of musical influences, roots, blues, folk and classical. Every performance weaves a healthy dose of relaxed fun, humor and interaction with the audience. “They’ve got it all, superb musicianship and sterling vocals.” WILD MAPLE “wows audiences offering excellent originals and absolutely beautiful ballads.”

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Lynne taylor band-CD RElease

Oct 5, *doors open @ 6:30pm, show starts @ 7:00pm*

Sonic Food for the Soul. A 2017 finalist in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest and the Philadelphia Songwriters Competition, Lynne Taylor has been an important musical voice for 30 years. Her music has evolved as she has, and is always pushing boundaries in the realm of social and personal awareness. "Clearly, Taylor is a fearless singer-songwriter " - Julia R. DeStefano, The Boston Noise

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gentle temper

Oct 19, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Ryan Meier and Marion Earley split from their respective bands to embark on a new project, Gentle Temper. Self-described as the ocean folk duo, over the course of their formation they explored newer, more intimate musical territory and have woven a new cloak from a stripped, lyrically-driven thread. “Wistful, harmony-drenched balladeers of the modern condition, these folks may become your new local favorites.” - Jason McCool, Aeronaut Allston

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The Hot Flashes

Oct 19, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

The Hot Flashes are an exciting and eclectic group fronted by Peggy Harvey, Amy Gallatin and Gail Wade and backed up by the solid chops of mandolinist JD Williams, Dobro veteran Roger Williams and bassist John Urbanik. As a group these six veteran musicians meld their collective experiences, voices and instruments into a unique and rousing musical experience as the three women fuse their distinct voices into one soaring, harmonious musical element.

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rupert wates

Nov 9, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Singing with the voice of the timeless balladeer, Wates takes us song by song on a journey through the shadows toward the faint but still flickering lights. Born in London, he signed with Eaton Music in the late 1990's and has been a full-time songwriter ever since. He moved to the USA in 2006 and has won over 40 songwriting awards. "I was overwhelmed by how good he was, both lyrically and vocally. His guitar work was truly unbelievable." - Circle Entertainment

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Tim Foley Group

Nov 9, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Tim Foley’s sound doesn't settle into a descriptive box easily. Performing original music from his new record with Richard Gates on bass, Mike Sax on tenor sax and percussionist Fabio, you'll notice that he is interested in where the music may take them."My dedication to finding my own voice has led me to interesting places and experiences. I’m grateful for the ability to do what I’m passionate about. “

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Chris & Meredith Thompson

Dec 7, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Identical twin sisters Chris & Meredith Thompson are "powerful performers with a natural warmth for the live concert stage" writes Tom Lounges in the Beat. Best known for the unique blend of their nearly identical voices, the Thompsons weave vocals, flute, guitar and percussion together creating a sound that is genuine, beautiful, and moving. “ There's intelligence, and a sparkling beauty to their songs."- Victory Review

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LENNY SOLOMON BAND

Dec 7, doors open @ 7:00pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

Lenny Solomon has hand-crafted his original music for over forty years. Combining folk, country, and blues, he has cut four albums and won a dozen awards. A fixture at the Idler Coffeehouse in Harvard Square he regularly performed there for over eight years and has shared the bill with Bonnie Raitt and Spider John. From the 1980s Solomon has worked in environmental research at Harvard University, researching ozone depletion and climate change.

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ANY DONATION AMOUNTS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED!
All donations benefit BCAC and the performers. 
SPONSORS: DECAPRIO ENT., SOINEANN, and NATURAL STONE PLUS, INC.