Passim is having a very Happy New Year, having announced this year’s Iguana Music Fund winners and kicking off the year with the 11th annual Boston Celtic Musical Festival right in Harvard Square in Cambridge, a weekend packed with live stage performances, dance, parades, and activities for children in the Celtic tradition. This festival took place on Friday, January 10 and Saturday, January 11. Visit www.bcmfest.com to learn more about this annual event!
Mix some gospel into the Sunday schedule on Sunday, January 19 with Caroline Rose, a singer-songwriter who blends rock, blues, alternative and gospel into songs about her many travels. Indie singer-songwriter Thomas John Cadrin opens. The music starts at 8 p.m.
It is that time again to tell a story of your own! Kick off the work week with the Massmouth Story Slam on Monday, January 20 and brush up on those storytelling skills! Compete into interactive improvisation games and a five minute story! The best two stories will win prizes and the opportunity to perform at the ‘BigMouth Off’ taking place in April! The night begins at 7 p.m. To learn more, visit www.massmouth.org or visit www.passim.org.
Rich with stories travels, home, family, history, and Appalachia, country rock musician paints a thoughtful picture of his world through his music. Scott Miller has a new CD called, ‘Big, Big World.’ See him live with David Miller on Wednesday, January 22 at 8 p.m.
National violinist Yaeko Miranda has worked with such acclaimed performers such as Bernadette Peters, cellist Ariel Friedman, and jazz clarinetist Don Byron. Born in Cambridge, she will return to her roots on Thursday, January 23 at 8 p.m.
Bursting with captivating rhythms such as folk, country bluegrass, and swing, Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem take the stage with gusto and charismatic harmony. Their latest CD is called ‘Some Bright Morning.’ This trio takes the stage on Friday, January 24 at 8 p.m.
Serving up a fun Saturday for the entire family, Karen K and the Jitterbugs are an enthusiastic group of performers that have been delighting audiences since 2011. Matching their entertaining stage presence with serious skills, their latest CD is ‘Big Ol’ Truck’ is taking the kiddie world by storm. See them live on Saturday, January 25 at 10:30 a.m.
These budding and professional musical artists are at Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street in Cambrige, Massachusetts. See Club Passim’s full lineup at www.passim.org!