($8)

These unique musical ingredients come together in a mesmerizing harmonic puzzle that is at times haunting, other times foot-tapping, and always a good time.

($10)

A band that has the crowd pounding their fists through tables one minute and sitting silently on the edge of their seat the next, Swampcandy is dirty and sweet, brash and thoughtful, simple and complex. It’s true stories that are made up just for you.

(Free!)

It is music for aching, for wanting, for standing too close, for staying up too late, for drinking bourbon by the fire. Like the Commonwealth from which he hails, Bowker’s sound is welcoming -a bit like coming home.

(Free!)

Contrary to its unwieldy moniker, instrumental band Star FK Radium moves smoothly through songs that are alt-folk in structure, but classical in sound. A mild, low-key mood exudes from the contemplatively picked guitar refrains and plucked or drawn violins.

($10)

A gritty troubadour who takes what he needs from each style, blending and bending it to suit the needs of his songs. … reminiscent of Elvis Presley’s “Mystery Train” by way of Johnny Cash, imbued with the smoky barroom aesthetic of Tom Waits.

(Free!)

It is music for aching, for wanting, for standing too close, for staying up too late, for drinking bourbon by the fire. Like the Commonwealth from which he hails, Bowker’s sound is welcoming -a bit like coming home.

(Free!)

Contrary to its unwieldy moniker, instrumental band Star FK Radium moves smoothly through songs that are alt-folk in structure, but classical in sound. A mild, low-key mood exudes from the contemplatively picked guitar refrains and plucked or drawn violins.

($8)

Her honest stories take shape through catchy melodies and comfortable arrangements, while her self taught knack for guitar seamlessly compliments her smooth, natural voice.

($10)

Hay Fever is a Neo-Tradition Appalachian Old-Time band consisting of Jim Morris (Guitar), Josh Haza (Mandolin) and Dakota Karper (Fiddle).

($10)

Though growing up playing bluegrass music, Jack stretches his instrument into other genres such as jazz, swing, blues, rock, classical, country, Eastern Indian folk music, Celtic, polka and many others.