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  • $30

    Le Vent Du Nord


    Mouth music and musical families. Deep history and playful innovation. Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord knows how to turn the lost past into intense and beautiful performances that push their roots in striking global directions. The group is blazing a path that connects their Québecois roots to the wider world, in both arrangements and on stage.

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  • $20

    The ACA of Maine & OLS Present Miqayel Voskanyan & Friends


    Miqayel Voskanyan & friends is a Yerevan, Armenia – based folk fusion, conteporary folk jazz music band. Formed in 2011, the band has managed to create modern, innovative music in Armenia with an ancient armenian instrument tar, that has historically been limited to traditional folk music. The band plays mostly original compositions, which are strongly influenced by the Armenian folk music. Their highly distinguishable music is a concoction of jazz, fusion, folk, rock, contemporary ethnic and elements of world music. The original and unique compositions are authored by band leader Miqayel Voskanyan and also by the band members.

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  • $20

    Hanneke Cassel CD Release Show


    Hanneke's new release, TRIP TO WALDEN POND, features traditional Scottish and Cape Breton tunes and 17 new tunes composed in the Scottish style.  Produced by Finnish musician Antti Järvelä (FRIGG, JPP, Baltic Crossing), the album features cellist Mike Block, guitarists Keith Murphy and Christopher Lewis, fiddler/violist Jeremy Kittel, and pianist Dave Wiesler.  The album fuses influences from the Isle of Skye and Cape Breton Island with grooves and musical innovations from the Boston Americana scene and Hanneke's Texas-style fiddle roots.

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  • $15

    Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom Performed by The Guy Mendilow Ensemble


    Embark on a musical trek to kingdoms long forgotten and bustling towns now vanished. Follow the stories of vagabond queens, pauper poets and lovers lost to the sea, all set to spellbinding arrangements of old Sephardi songs worthy of symphonic film scores. Wrap these tales up with lush soulful harmonies evoking Flamenco's gutsiness and the longings of Fado, all combined with heart-pounding percussion and intricate soundscapes.

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  • $15

    OLS & NECA Present: Ozere


    Formed in April 2012, Ozere began as a vehicle to try out violinist Jessica Deutsch’s original compositions. She wanted to write fiddle and folk tunes for a string quartet, but chose to pair violin and cello with mandolin and upright bass. Those instruments gave the band more textures and a fierce percussive energy. Jessica then asked singer Emily Rockarts to come and sing a few songs with them at their first show, and vocals were added to the mix.

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  • $15

    OLS & NECA Presents: The Jeremiahs


    From the outset The Jeremiahs grabbed the attention of the heavyweights like Irish Music Magazine whose Sean Laffey says they are “One of the freshest bands in traditional music “and Live Ireland who published “They are the real deal”...

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  • $20

    OLS & NECA Present: Vishtèn


    Please note that this is a reschedule of the original event on 3/12/2017, moved due to a medical emergency. If you are unable to make the rescheduled date, you can contact the box office to receive a refund. For over a decade, the Acadian trio Vishtèn has dazzled audiences with its fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals that fuse Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility and indie-folk influences. Lauded as “traditional but fiercely up-to-the- moment” (Penguin Eggs), this band from Canada’s east coast has been recognized as an ambassador of Francophone culture around the world.

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