Monthly Archives: November 2011

“Black Friday”? How ’bout “Canadian American Club Friday”?

    Sorry we’re a little late in drawing attention to this, but y’know, Thanksgiving craziness and all that. OK, inject whatever cliches you want about working off yesterday’s excess, blah-blah-blah, and know that the Canadian American Club in Watertown … Continue reading

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Music for a November Monday: Joey, Armand and Lindsay

A few descriptive phrases for this month’s BCMFest Celtic Music Monday event. Traditional Irish. Young. Damn good. That would be the trio of Joey Abarta (Uilleann pipes), Armand Aromin (fiddle, whistle) and Lindsay Straw (bouzouki), who will be playing at … Continue reading

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11 Heaven

First and foremost, of course, today is Veterans Day — and nothing should distract us from remembering those living or dead who have served this country. On a far less serious note, today is also Nigel Tufnel Day. If you … Continue reading

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Mother and daughter

The greater Boston folk/acoustic community was saddened this week by the death of Billie Hockett, a longtime supporter of everything folk, from Balkan to bluegrass — and especially Celtic. Billie was known to many as the low-key, down-to-earth founder and … Continue reading

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BCMfest goes West(ford)

The folk music series at The Westford Museum in Westford, Mass, is one of those little secrets that folk fans simultaneously want to share and hold for themselves. Now in it’s 15th year, the series has played host to many … Continue reading

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