Blend of Rock and Folk

Planet Nowhere

135 Walnut St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Megan Chisholm
Saturday, May 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The ever-churning blueshift test tube swirling with the musical styling of a sweetfolk mystic, tribal beatkeeper, funkthumper, and a psychedelic warmtone jester. Planet Nowhere is a four piece folkstomp funkrock band that has been touring New England since 2016 - filling the streets of Boston, the mountains of Vermont, and the hills of Maine with the sounds of their original music.

All Kids Down

229 Powder House Boulevard, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jesse Kurn
Saturday, May 12 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

All Kids Down consists of Jesse Kurn on tenor uke/vox and Sean Griffith on piano. The two played in a prior band, The Corey Road Band (2008-2010). All Kids Down formed in 2015 and consist of songs written to reflect their work in human services and mental health. Jesse is a mental health counselor and Sean is a lawyer who represents children in DCF. Their lyricism reflects their day jobs while their music is catchy, poppy, and with solid melodies that run juxtapose to the lyrics. Sean and Jesse meet at night to practice after Jesse puts his 2 children to bed, which gave us the name "All Kids Down".

Acoustic Mayhem

52 Church St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Juli Mullane
Saturday, May 12 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Acoustic Mayhem is a trio playing a wide variety of songs from the 1960's to today. As members of the North Shore band, The Offramps, they have played for audiences from the NH Lakes Region to Boston's House of Blues and many venues in between. Acoustic Mayhem has an extensive song list sure to please!

Jakals

23 Cottage Ave., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Katie Solomon
Saturday, May 13 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Jakals are a Somerville-based indie folk band made up of Katie Solomon (vocals), Jack Lewis (guitar), Zach Wulderk (bass), Bredon Jones (guitar) and Teryn Citino (drums). They are a bold and refreshing divergence from traditional New England folk acts, “a phenomenal newcomer on the scene that is definitely one to watch in the coming year” (Music Box Pete). Combining the vulnerability and intimacy of traditional folk with the grit of indie music, Jakals’ music explores deeply personal, often painful ideas and experiences.

Six Fox Whiskey

15 Lovell Street , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Edward Martin
Saturday, May 21 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

SixFoxWhiskey is an up and coming rock band out of Boston, MA. With a unique blend of folk and jam rock, they put on an energetic, improvisational live show that's layered with catchy melodies. The band is currently recording at 37' Studios with their debut EP scheduled to be released in the summer of 2016.

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