Trail Mix

26 Knapp St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Paul Bain
Saturday, May 17 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trial mix is a highly-edible combination of dried fruit, nuts, and chocolate that boosts energy yet sustains for the long haul. Trial Mix is also a highly-listenable combination of harmonies, voicings, and folk styles that will boost your psychic energy and sustain your mood for the long haul. We play great tunes from a century of folk music in styles that span the American tonal palette, from Carter Family favorites to contemporary gems. 7 musicians, one mix. Grab an an ear-full!
Ingredients: David Newey, Deanna Coleman, Noel Symons, Michele Savelo, Jack Liebman, Steve Smith, Paul Bain

The Amy Hoffman

57 MurdockSt. , Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Sarah Brasington
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Amy Hoffman is a proud Joplin, Missouri native and current Boston dweller with a spirited affinity to pop culture and a fresh degree from Berklee College of Music. With a huge love for humanity and fierce desire to leave her world better than she found it, this pop/rock dynamo is well on her way to winning over your hearts and car stereos with honest, captivating songwriting and vibrant, energetic presence.

2011′s “The Scholarship EP” is currently available for free on, and the long awaited follow up full-length album is due this spring.

Walter Noons

124 Lowell Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Walter Noons
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Walter & the Night Owls

3 Mossland St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Walter Rodriguez
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Walter and the Night Owls are a Somerville, MA-based alternative-folk music quartet. Combining acoustic guitar, violin, and cello with vocal harmonies they’ve manage to create a sound all their own while echoing inspiration from songwriters like Josh Rouse, Jeff Tweedy, and Ray Lamontagne. Composed of three music educators (Masami, Afton, and Kristy) and a classical guitarist (Walter), Walter and the Night Owls was formed when a last minute gig sparked a musical kinship. The band is currently working on their debut full length album. For more information on Walter and the Night Owls visit .

Jamie Kallestad + Friends

37 Cedar Street, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jamie Kallestad
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jamie Kallestad is 1/2 of the folk/Americana duo 90-Mile Portage ( and 1/3 of the stomp-grass trio Saint Anyway ( He writes and performs folk-rock songs on acoustic guitar, occasionally on his front step with friends. This is what will be happening on May 17 - come say hello!

Erica Leigh

94 Holland St., Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Erica Leigh
Saturday, May 17 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Fans describe Erica Leigh as: Adele meets Ingrid Michaelson. John Mayer calls her voice, "Soulful & sexy!" Using a microphone & a paintbrush, musician-artist Erica Leigh aims to inspire, uplift & make the world a little less lonely! After nearly losing her voice to cancer, she delivers a depth of meaning behind every note & every brush stroke she makes. Her debut album Puzzle Heart is 7 stunning tracks that are pieced together with stories for everyone to relate to, & original album artwork, featuring a self-portrait bursting with color!

Paul Nelson / Liz Parmalee / The Post Modern Authors

182 Highland Ave, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Meghan Seeberg

Temple of Infinite Love: Ali McGuirk, Alicia Silvestri/Colin Forhan, Premium Spirits, Sundog, The Deep & Pampi

19 Cypress St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Pampi & Lore
Saturday, May 17 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2 pm - Ali McGuirk - unique blend of R&B, jazz, classic rock and soul.
2:20 - Alicia Silvestri & Colin Forhan playing in Bit’bacs, a language Alicia created
2:30 - Premium Spirits - Jacob Dinklage rapping about love, connection, community, and apocalypse
3:00 - Sundog - Music that is from this world, but made by a man from far away.
3:30 - The Deep - Matt Pearsall – Sax, Guitar | Eric Ahern – Drums, Vocals
Andrew Laback – Bass | Danny Galvez – Guitar | Tom Mosley – Violin - A funk rock band with an eclectic selection of covers and original written material.

Paula Marchesini

8 Homer Square, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Paula Marchesini
Saturday, May 18 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

After a successful career in Brazil, Indie-Pop singer-songwriter Paula Marchesini moved to the East Coast, where she is currently recording her second solo album "Chaos"

Jonah Comstock

14 Herbert St, Somerville (see map on right)
Band Contact: Jonah Comstock - Update: No concert today, lost my voice
Saturday, May 18 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

folk/rock/alternative acoustic covers and originals

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