LOMA (Lincoln Open Mike Acoustic) is monthly, on the 2nd Monday (3rd if holiday, closed Jul & Aug), 7 - 10 pm. Players sign-up there or pre-register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.
Nov 23, 2014 (Sun.) Framingham –Amazing Things
Backed by Kenny Selcer, I’ll play a 20-minute opening set at Paul Rogoshewski's CD release party. This gala event starts at 7:00 pm at the Amazing Things venue, www.amazingthings.org
Location: 160 Hollis St., Framingham, MA, 508-405-2787
Dec 5, 2014 (Fri.) Arlington, MA – Kickstand Cafe
Around 7:30 pm, I, with Kenny Selcer backing, perform a feature at the Jam’n Java Open Mic jamn-java-open-mic.org hosted by Mark Sandman. To play, sign up is from 6 to 6:30 pm.. FREE
Location: . Kickstand Cafe, 594 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA (in Arlington Center), phone 781-583-6110
Dec 8, 2014 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Glenn Pettit features:
Dec 14, 2014 (Sun.) Warwick, RI – Manchester 65
From 6:00 to 8:00 pm, I join forces with other RISA songwriters in this fun-filled holiday benefit for the RI Food Bank hosted by Joanne Lurgio, Facebook/RISA-HolidayShow Non-perishable food donations are welcome. Admission is $5.
Location: . Manchester 65, 65 Manchester St, West Warwick, RI,
Jan 12, 2015 (Mon.) Lincoln, MA - LOMA
I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm. Outrageous Fortune (Chris Welles,; Rod Thomas and Dan Dick) is the power-trio feature:
The LOMA open mike was video recorded in January and the first half including my opener can be accessed via the link, vimeo.com/34846034 . The second half, starting with the wonderful feature by Fiske & Herrera, is accessible via vimeo.com/34850959
Two other of my recent songs (“Geneva Waltz” and “Forgiveness”) are accessible via the URL vimeo.com/37068194, at around minute 40. That’s Kenny Selcer on guitar and Brent Clark on bass backing me.
Hurray, Yellow Rubber Ducks on YouTube, now exceeds 20,000 views. Jetman, with around 8,000 views, is a homage to Yves Rossy, who flew across the English Channel and more recently over the Grand Canyon using a jet-pack.
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