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The Town of Washington Massachusetts was founded in 1777 and is located in Berkshire County.

Washington Mass has only about 600 year round residents but most have probably heard of Arlo Guthrie or James Taylor who have called Washington home.

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uPaint Events: March of Dimes Fundraiser
Join us for a fantastic night of fun, painting, drinks, and snacks! Tickets include admission to uPaint Events painting class, instruction for 2 - 2.5 hours, music, free digital photography, and all supplies to create your painting!Food, drinks, and gratuities not included. Fundraiser is to support the March of Dimes.Please arrive 15 - 20 minutes before the event start time to choose your seats, place food and drink orders, and get comfortable.uPaint Events is a mobile paint studio based out of New Bedford, MA. We teach social painting classes in almost any location: homes, offices, local restaurants, and more!uPaint Events is an exciting and creative experience for any skill level. Recommended ages 10+!

When: Mar 8, 2015 6 PM to Mar 8, 2015 9 PMin Fall River, Massachusetts
Cost: $40.00 (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 18 )
Lynne Taylor
I'm the Open mic feature at this venerable little cafe, well known for supporting a variety of music and spoken word!

When: May 17, 2015 7 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Sun, 17 May 2015 19 )
Lynne Taylor
First Time at this venue...venturing into the city with my solo material, once again joined by Scott Solsky on guitar!

When: Apr 23, 2015 10 PM in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Apr 2015 22 )
Johnnie Macintosh- Johnnie Mac and The Local Forecast
March to the beat nd move your feet . 2 more weeks of Winter - then get some spring in your step..... Cause summer is coming......... for real.........

When: Mar 7, 2015 4 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Mar 2015 16 )
SYNOPSIS: Max Simkin (Adam Sandler) repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way to discover who you really are. YOUTUBE TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMVGScC0vDA

When: Mar 13, 2015 7 PM in Danvers, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19 )
Kevin's Run
When: Jun 6, 2015 11 PM in Blackstone, Massachusetts (Sat, 06 Jun 2015 23 )
Classical and Operatic Music by Jewish Composers
Cantor Rosemberg and the Boston Chamber Symphony under the direction of Avlana Eisenberg present works by renowned Jewish composers including Aaron Copland, Gustav Mahler, Darius Milhaud, Jacques Offenbach, Leo Weiner, and Jacques Halevy.

When: Mar 15, 2015 7 PM to Mar 15, 2015 9 PMin Newton Center, Massachusetts
Cost: 20 - 25 USD (Sun, 15 Mar 2015 19 )
Bruce Bears
Bruce and the boyz play blues and more!

When: Mar 8, 2015 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sun, 08 Mar 2015 20 )
Lynne Taylor
Once again joined by my very talented partner in crime, guitarist Scott Solsky! Great food, great room!

When: Mar 14, 2015 8 PM in Newburyport, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20 )
High Hopes Band
Modern Roots Reggae with the High Hopes Band on their "Forever Love" tour. 9:00pm showtime.

When: Mar 19, 2015 8 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20 )
SYNOPSIS: Max Simkin (Adam Sandler) repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world in a new way. Sometimes walking in another man's shoes is the only way to discover who you really are. YOUTUBE TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMVGScC0vDA

When: Mar 13, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 19 )
White Liger

When: May 22, 2015 8 PM in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Fri, 22 May 2015 20 )

When: Apr 9, 2015 9 PM in Salem, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21 )

When: Apr 10, 2015 8 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Apr 2015 20 )

When: Apr 17, 2015 9 PM in Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 21 )
Mike & Missy Unplugged

When: May 29, 2015 8 PM in Framingham, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 May 2015 20 )
Andy & Judy
We will be performing a 2 hour concert. Come for dinner then stay for the show. The food and drinks are great!

When: Jul 25, 2015 8 PM in Dedham, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20 )
Craig LaGrassa

When: Apr 4, 2015 9 PM in Wakefield, Massachusetts (Sat, 04 Apr 2015 21 )
Bob Warren
157 Walnut Street, Lynn, MA, 01905 www.walnutstreetcoffeecafe.com 781-596-1690

When: Jul 12, 2015 7 PM in Plymouth, Massachusetts (Sun, 12 Jul 2015 19 )
Wild for the Weekend- Icarus The Owl- The Venetia Fair- Losing Sreak- Fighting Season- Que Sera- Dry Spell
We are so excited to be playing this show with some really incredible bands! Hope some of you guys will come out to see what we are expecting to be a completely and utterly sick show!

When: Apr 19, 2015 5 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Sun, 19 Apr 2015 17 )

When: Mar 20, 2015 8 PM in Sunderland, Massachusetts (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20 )
Night Lights
Opening for VERITE

When: Mar 27, 2015 9 PM in Allston, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21 )
The Coracles
St. Paddy's bash!

When: Mar 17, 2015 6 PM in Hampden, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18 )
Random Numbers
Really great Irish pub with excellent food and room to dance.

When: Apr 11, 2015 9 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 11 Apr 2015 21 )
Dan Bern in Marblehead (Chris O'Brien opens)
"With his acoustic guitar and a batch of witty and insightful songs, Dan Bern is rapidly becoming the voice of a new generation of folk music." NPR "Dan Bern is a throwback, a singer-songwriter who marvels at life's beauty, fragility, and complexity with a fresh, defiantly uncompromising style. In a perfect world, he'd be as beloved as Dylan or Lennonhe's that good!" So wrote Stereophile magazine contributing editor David Sokol for that publication's popular Records To Die For feature several years back. A remarkably prolific songsmith, Dan has released some two dozen studio albums, EPs, and live recordings since his first acclaimed Sony-distributed CD in 1997. Either fronting the prodigiously talented band Common Rotation or as a solo performer, he is comfortable and convincing, funny and topical, with an unassuming tip of the hat to the spirits Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, the Beatles, and young Bob Dylanall while sounding thoroughly original and 21st-century. Whether writing about stepping back and appreciating the world around us ("Breathe") or celebrating the venerable voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers ("The Golden Voice of Vin Scully"), Dan's songs are always literary, sometimes funny, and often cinematic. And it's not uncommon at a Dan Bern concert to see and hear fans unabashedly singing along to one song after another with no prompting from the stage. Dan Bern recordings have featured a host of artists ranging from Ani DiFranco to Emmylou Harris, and he's devoted entire albums to baseball (Doubleheader), politics (My Country II), and little kids (2 Feet Tall). His singular songwriting has led to stints working on such projects as the Judd Apatow features Walk Hardthe Dewey Cox Story (starring John C. Reilly) and Get Him to the Greek (starring Russell Brand). His songs have appeared in numerous TV shows, and he recently penned the theme song for the Amazon cartoon The Stinky and Dirty Show. Dan's new full-length studio album, Hoody, is due in early 2015. The album was recorded primarily in Los Angeles at Pehrspace in the Echo Park neighborhood. Featuring one of his most engaging and eclectic collections of songs, with support from Common Rotation, Hoody digs deeply into Dan's affinity for country, rock, and folk with a punch and poignancy rarely heard these days. And his voice has never sounded richer and more powerful. The record has a warm, organic feel, with the band usually performing together in the same room, at the same time. Beside Dan, who plays acoustic and electric guitars and some harmonica, musicians on the album include Adam Busch (drums, harmonica), Jordan Katz (trumpet, banjo), Eric Kufs (lap steel, vocals), Johnny Flaugher (bass), Eben Grace (guitar), and George Sluppick and Tripp Beam (drums). And Hoody was co-produced by Dan with his old friend Greg Prestopino, whose long list of credits includes co-writing Matthew Wilder's ubiquitous Top 5 hit, "Break My Stride" from 1983. Says Dan, "The way we recorded the stuff was a bit rough in spots, and Greg was able to massage it really well." Hoody is filled with highlights and surprises, including "Lifeline," a stunning up-tempo country-rocker. The song, which soberly celebrates resiliency, features guest vocals by original Old Crow Medicine Show member Willie Watson and Common Rotation lap-steel guitarist Eric Kufs, who co-wrote the song with Dan. And somehow Dan holds one particularly challenging note for 20 seconds toward the end of the song. Like the thoughtful "Turn on a Dime," "Lifeline" would sound awfully good on progressive-country radio. As would "Merle, Hank & Johnny," which not only pays homage to those country icons but to Buck Owens, Jimmie Rodgers, and George Jones (and is as loving an ode as his tip of the hat to Vin Scully on 2012's Drifter). The song is powerfully autobiographical, capped off with the sentiment that no matter what music his young daughter ultimately listens to, she's sure to hear Haggard and Williams and Cash as she grows up. Speaking of Dan's little one, Lulu (who chipped in a few chirps on 2 Feet Tall) has a short but charming three letter cameo (singing "JFK") on "Waffle House," a hilarious live showstopper delineating one of the true dividing lines in modern-day America: "Red states got the Waffle House, blue states don't." On Hoody, the song barely clocks in at a minute-and-a-half, but Dan packs a lot into it. Another gem on Hoody is the harder rocking "Welcome," a three-minute indictment of our modern-day information overload. With an infectious melody belying the song's powerfully topical message, Dan poses the question, "What's in your wallet, and which side are you on?" On a lighter note, there's a charmingly spirited take on Johnny Cash's novel 1976 country chart-topper, "One Piece at a Time." The album closes with one of Dan's loveliest songs ever. "Sky" with the timelessness that graces "Soul," the brilliant closing song on 2003's Fleeting Daysis a heartbreakingly beautiful love song, not just to a true love, but to life itself. "Long as I can see the skynothing can bring me down." Reflecting on Hoody, Dan confides, "I feel it's a really strong record. I think it's got a lot of elementsold folk, classic country, British Invasionbut it all holds together. It's the culmination of what I've been aiming at for a long time, and also a jumping off point for everything I'm aiming to do next. I feel like the right radio stations could find a lot here to work with. I was aiming high and knew what I was after, and with a great team was able to achieve it. I hope people will hear it." Hoody is fresh and contemporary, and certainly deserves to be heard a lot. Dan is clearly standing on the shoulders of giants as he observes the world around him and puts all the bustle and the craziness into perspective. He's a songwriter's songwriter and a lyrical genius with a huge, optimistic heart, as anyone who's heard his songs can attest to. (Who else could write songs as diverse and pithy as "The Fifth Beatle," "Osama in Obamaland," and "Year-By-Year Home Run Totals of Barry Bonds"?) Like we said, Dan Bern is a throwback to the days of exemplary songs and extraordinary songwriters. He's one of the very best, and we sure could use more of his kind these days. CHRIS O'Brien Chris O'Brien grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is the son of two women. Music was always an important part of his life, and after trying a handful of different instruments, Chris picked up the guitar at the age of fourteen. It wasn't long before he began writing his own songs. In 2001, Chris joined the renowned Boston music scene and began playing open mics around the city. He released his first album, "Lighthouse," in 2007 and his second album, "Little Red," in 2010. "Lighthouse" became one of the best-selling singer/songwriter albums on iTunes after Chris appeared on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion." (Listen to the show on the music page.) Chris O'Brien's songs have appeared on celebrity playlists, TV shows (Skins: Season 3, Episode 8 "Effy"), and National Public Radio. He currently lives in Arlington, Massachusetts and is finishing his undergraduate degree at Harvard University.

When: Apr 17, 2015 8 PM to Apr 17, 2015 10 PMin Marblehead, Massachusetts
Cost: 10 - 26 USD (Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20 )
Francisco Anes- One Moe Time

When: Mar 14, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20 )
Night Lights
w/ Wyland, Airacuda, Drunken Logic

When: Apr 18, 2015 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20 )
Sadie Vada
Performing as @CruelMiracle (www.facebook.com/cruelmiracle) Cruel Miracle Camp Kayamon Gerald Field 21+ | Doors at 9:00PM | $8 in advance | $10 at the door ***PARKING*** Free on the street or in any of the municipal lots

When: Apr 24, 2015 8 PM in Somerville, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20 )
Sadie Vada
Performing as @CruelMiracle (www.facebook.com/cruelmiracle) Opening for @onetimemountain (www.facebook.com/onetimemountain)

When: Apr 25, 2015 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20 )
Jodi Cat Thompson

When: Apr 24, 2015 8 PM in Wrentham, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20 )
The Big Takeover

When: May 2, 2015 9 PM in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (Sat, 02 May 2015 21 )
Depth of Field
An Evening of Dances by Lynn Modell & Margot Parsons What: DanceVisions, Inc. presents Depth of Field, an evening of dances by Lynn Modell and Margot Parsons with lighting design by Lynda Rieman Where: Boston University Dance Theater, 915 Commonwealth Ave, off of Buick Street, Boston, MA When: Friday and Saturday May 1 and 2 at 8 pm Tickets: Open seating: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors/Students/BDA Reservations: 617-484-3783 Tickets: dancevisions.brownpapertickets.com Dancers include: Ann Brown Allen, John Andrews. Jackie Borck, Peggy Campion, Judith Chaffee, Anna Gaziano, Ava Geffen, Lisa Guisbond, Eurydice Hirsey, Nadya Karpova, Katelyn McMahon, Yael Marshall, Lynn Modell, Ava Moreno, Marin Orlosky-Randow, Margot Parsons, Thuy Phan, Ethan Pravetz, Natalie Rock, Reisa Sperling, Elaine Shannon, Micki Taylor-Pinney, Ashley Zhang Watch what happens when the imaginative visions of two of Boston's well-known choreographers, Lynn Modell and Margot Parsons, electrify the stage in Depth of Field. In this convergence, Modell and Parsons invite you to discover the unexpected harmonies that arise when the lively expressiveness of Modell's modern choreography is juxtaposed with the direct simplicity of Parsons' neoclassical ballet. Enjoy an evening of dance highlighting their contrasting styles with pieces featuring performers from the Boston dance community alongside company members of DanceVisions, Inc. Join us for works that excite the eye and stimulate the imagination with energy, drama, humor, and extravagance.

When: May 2, 2015 8 PM to May 2, 2015 10 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 20 USD (Sat, 02 May 2015 20 )
This Blue Heaven- Parks- Magen Tracy & the Missed Connections
This Blue Heaven Farewell Show

When: Apr 30, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20 )
Night Lights
Album Release Show!

When: Jul 17, 2015 8 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20 )

When: Mar 21, 2015 8 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20 )
The Ghost Dinner Band
Strange Creek Battle of the bands, round 1!

When: Mar 5, 2015 8 PM in Lowell, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20 )
Hingham PMC Kids Ride
PMC Kids Rides became an official PMC program in 2005 as a way to include young cyclists in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge mission raising money for cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. The program engages youth in philanthropy, instills the value of working for the benefit of others, and promotes athletic fitness and physical activity. The PMC Kids Rides Program offers children, parents, and neighbors an opportunity to work together to create individual bike-a-thons in neighborhoods, at schools, or in business complexes. These rides enable children between the ages of 3 and 15 to ride their bikes and solicit sponsors to donate money to cancer research. Sunday, June 7, 2015 7:15am - 8:15am: Check-in 8:30am - 9:00am: Opening Ceremonies 9:00am: Ride Start 9:00am - 10:30am: Ride 9:00am - 11:30am: Celebration Party! 5 Route Options: 1. Tykes Yellow Loop: Easy flat loop in parking lot next to the Visitors Center for the youngest riders on tricycles, bicycles with training wheels, and Balance Bikes (bicycles without pedals). A parent is required to remain at that Loop and supervise their rider from the side of the Loop. 2. 1-mile Green Loop: A 1-mile paved loop.Ride it once or ride it several times! Volunteers on bikes and on foot supervise the riders. NO training wheels will be allowed on this loop! 3. 4-mile Blue Loop: A 4-mile paved loop. Ride it twice for a bigger challenge! Volunteers on bikes and on foot supervise the riders. NO training wheels will be allowed on this loop! 4. 2-mile Orange Loop: A 2-mile unpaved loop on mountain bike trail in the park for the novice mountain biker. Requires a mountain bike with 24” wheels or smaller.Ride twice if time permits. Plan to meet your child at a pre-designated spot, to avoid confusion. Led by members of the S.E. Chapter of the N.E. Mountain Bike Association (SEMASS@nemba.org) and Friends of Wompatuck (friendsofwompatuck.org) who volunteer their time to lead and sweep this ride. Volunteers on bikes supervise the riders. 5. 6-mile Purple Teen Loop: A 6-mile unpaved loop on mountain bike trails in the park for the experienced mountain biker. For ages 13-18. A mountain bike with 24”wheels or larger is required.This loop can only be done once. Plan to meet your child at a pre-designated spot, to avoid confusion. Led by members of the S.E. Chapter of the N.E. Mountain Bike Association (SEMASS@nemba.org) and Friends of Wompatuck (friendsofwompatuck.org) who have volunteered their time to lead and sweep this ride. Volunteers on bikes supervise the riders. Volunteers: There are lots of volunteer opportunities available for those ages 14 and up. Please consider volunteering! We could not hold this event without our valued volunteers! Please visit our volunteer registration page to see all available positions and to register. We can always use volunteers…especially as Route Guides and Bike Marshals to help us direct riders around the loops. Here’s your chance to be in the action – and to wear a cool Volunteer T-shirt. Drop us an email at pmchingham@comcast.net with any questions.

When: Jun 7, 2015 7 AM to Jun 7, 2015 11 AMin Hingham, Massachusetts
Cost: Registration fee: $15, after $25 Required fundraising minimum: $25 (Sun, 07 Jun 2015 07 )
The Nudie Suits

When: May 29, 2015 7 PM in Northborough, Massachusetts (Fri, 29 May 2015 19 )
Bruce Bears- Jesse Williams
Bruce, Jesse and Mark w special guests!!

When: Mar 5, 2015 8 PM in Arlington, Massachusetts (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20 )
Nothing Left to Give- Cannibal Apocalypse Band

When: Apr 16, 2015 9 PM in Dudley, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21 )
High Hopes Band
Modern Roots Reggae with the High Hopes Band 9pm show time.

When: Mar 7, 2015 8 PM in Hull, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Mar 2015 20 )
JP Murphy Band
Join us for a night of Irish music with the JP Murphy Band! Look forward to seeing you there.

When: Mar 20, 2015 7 PM in Holyoke, Massachusetts (Fri, 20 Mar 2015 19 )
David Scott Norton
I'm playing the 8PM slot at Ironic Music Booking Agency LLC Tuesday Night Showcase

When: Mar 3, 2015 8 PM in Salisbury, Massachusetts (Tue, 03 Mar 2015 20 )

When: May 15, 2015 8 PM in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Fri, 15 May 2015 20 )
Wild for the Weekend- Carousel Kings- Bad Case of Big Mouth- Rocketship- Newbury- NO SUDDEN MOVEMENTS- mayfair
A sweet pop-punk party hope to see some "weekenders" out in the crowd

When: Mar 13, 2015 5 PM in Worcester, Massachusetts (Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17 )
Get Shamrocked Bar Crawl @ The Greatest Bar
Saturday March 14 at The Greatest Bar Boston VIP List Presents Shamrock Fest Bar Crawl Saturday, March 14th come get shamrocked with us at The Greatest Bar. We’re giving away beads, masks, and hats. So get ready to get lucky this St. Patty’s Day at the city’s hottest bar with 4 floors and 3 bars. Tickets HERE For More Info: BostonVIPList@gmail.com Call or Text: 617-335-5582

When: Mar 14, 2015 10 AM to Mar 14, 2015 9 PMin Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: $10+ (Sat, 14 Mar 2015 10 )
Deutsche Bank Championship
PGA Golf

When: Sep 4, 2015 8 AM to Sep 7, 2015 11:59:00 PMin Norton, Massachusetts (Fri, 04 Sep 2015 08 )
Boston Red Sox vs. Toronto Blue Jays
MLB Baseball

When: Apr 28, 2015 6:10:00 PM in Boston, Massachusetts (Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:10:00 )
The Used
When: Apr 29, 2015 6 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 27.50 - 39.50 (Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18 )
Kaiser Chiefs
When: May 15, 2015 7 PM in Boston, Massachusetts
Cost: 25.00 - 25.00 (Fri, 15 May 2015 19 )

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