Friday, February 26, 2010

Sneak Peek: SAT 2/27

There's other cheap stuff on the calendar, but these are the main CTB items coming up.


SAT 2/27

2pm to 5pm
Christian McNeill, Jessie Dee, Rick Berlin, Dennis Brennan Quatro
at Atwoods Tavern, 877 Cambridge St, Cambridge (near Inman & Kendall Sq)
$10 Donation

"Four Big Voices take on 1 In 100 -- a Benefit to challenge Autism"

Proceeds benefit Surfers Healing.

SAT 2/27

Chinese New Year Celebration
at Villa Victoria, 85 W Newton St, Boston (South End)

Performances by the Chinese Folk Art Workshop youth group, which will probably include: dragon dance, lion dance, Taiwanese drums and Chinese yoyo.

SAT 2/27 & SUN 2/28

Various Times
Opera Marathon Weekend
at CFA Concert Hall, 855 Comm Ave, Boston (BU campus)

Performances hosted by the Opera Institute:

SAT 2/27

4:30pm -- Opera Preview
5pm -- Gianni Schicchi
7pm -- "Casualties of Love" (various staged scenes)
8pm -- Opera Scenes
SUN 2/28
6:30 pm -- Opera Preview
7 pm -- Gianni Schicchi
SAT 2/27

5pm to 6pm
"Othello": Open Rehearsal
at Downstairs at The Garage, 38 JFK St, Cambridge (Harvard Sq)

As mentioned below. You might be able to still RSVP...

SAT 2/27

The New England Americana Festival
at Church, 69 Kilmarnock St, Boston (Fenway)
$10 / 21+
12:10pm -- Three Day Threshold
11:10pm -- Jimmy Ryan & Hayride (Feat. Duke Levine)
10:20pm -- Autumn Hollow
9:30pm -- Sam Reid & the Riot Act
8:45pm -- Big East
8:00pm -- That Old Feelin
7:20pm -- Bees Knees
6:30pm -- Dave Sammarco Band
SAT 2/27

Young Tremors (12:45am), The Dirty Truckers (11:45pm), Watts (10:45pm), Memphis 59 (9:45pm), Tad Overbaugh & Late Arrival (8:45pm)
at Precinct, 70 Union Sq, Somerville (Union Sq)
$10 / 21+

Rock n' roots

SAT 2/27

Mike Gent & The Rapid Shave
at Rosebud Bar & Grill (behind Diner), 381 Summer St, Somerville (Davis Sq)
$5 / 21+

Two sets from Mike Gent (The Figgs, The Gentlemen) with his current side project.

SAT 2/27

Rock Bottom, JJ & Thee Cuban Heels
at Johnny D's, 17 Holland St, Somerville (Davis Sq)
$10 / 21+

Amazing rock/soul/R&B guitar music from the great JJ Rassler (DMZ, Queers, Downbeat 5, etc) and 70's-rock fun from Boston rock vets.

*** Long Distance Cheap Thrill ***

SAT 2/27

Soul Asylum
at The Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT
FREE / 21+

Hey, it's far but free -- even cheap with bus ride.

"Come early. Seating is limited." (But you can stand outside and listen, right...?)

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