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

Location: Lincoln Library's Tarbell room, 3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA (near 5-corner intersection with Trapelo Rd). Admission is FREE.



Jan 27, 2016 (Wed.)  Concord, MA – Main St. Cafe

From 7:30 to 10:30 pm, I’ll share the stage at the Main Streets Café along with some brilliant local folk musicians: Paul Rogoshewski, Ruthann Baler and Mark Heiman. It will be an entertaining night for sure.  Excellent food and drink: , FREE

Location: . Main St. Market & Cafe, 42 Main St., Concord, MA  01742, phone 978-369-9948


Jan 30, 2016 (Sat.)  Lincoln, MA – Winter Carnival

I’ll join other local talent from 7 to 10 pm at the Acoustic Coffee House, an adult night of music and fun!  Hot coffee, tea and desserts will be served. LincolnWinterCarnival-2016.

Location: Bemis Hall, 15 Bedford Rd., Lincoln, MA. Admission $10. For reservations, contact


Feb 8, 2016 (Mon.)  Lincoln, MA - LOMA

I’ll host the LOMA Open Mike, 7 to 10 pm.  Delightful duo Cardboard Ox (Tracie Potochnik & Steve Allain) will feature,







Rich’s “Semi-Viral” YouTube videos:

Yellow Rubber Ducks  with 55,000+ views, retells the 10 year journey of 29,000 rubber ducks from the mid-Pacific Ocean to the US Atlantic seaboard via the Arctic sea.

Jetman with 8,000+ views, gives homage to Yves Rossy, who flew across the English Channel and more recently over the Grand Canyon using a jet-pack.


Rich’s recent YouTube videos:

Forgiveness excerpts the Rich Eilbert Band’s live feature at Amazing Things in Oct 2015.  Accompanying me are Kenny Selcer, Steve Gilligan, Camille Breeze and Carol Gyurina.

Till You Went Away is a poignant song performed at the SAMW camp in July 2015 with backing from David Surette and Susie Burke.

Donald Duck Umbrella offers a good-natured take on clutter in our lives and homes,

Fukushima commemorates the 3/11/11 calamity there and some bizarre plans to handle the ongoing damage.

Let My People Go humorously recaps of the Exodus story told in 3 short minutes.

Put The Guns Away makes a heart-felt appeal for gun control.


The LOMA open mike was video recorded in January and the first half including my opener can be accessed via the link, .  The second half, starting with the wonderful feature by Fiske & Herrera, is accessible via


Two other of my recent songs (“Geneva Waltz” and “Forgiveness”) are accessible via the URL,  at around minute 40.  That’s Kenny Selcer on guitar and Brent Clark on bass backing me.


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