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An intimate concert in the hills: Watermelon Wednesdays celebrates 25 years of presenting world-class acoustic music
07-19-2024 1:26 PM

By MELISSA KAREN SANCES

Even the bats are moved.At intermission they dance out of the belfry of the West Whately Chapel, like musical notes across a sunset staff. And after precisely cut watermelon slices are enjoyed, darkness falls and the second set begins, they flutter in...

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Sounds Local: Women take center stage: Four female singer-songwriters to perform at July 26 Off the Common event in Greenfield
07-17-2024 2:21 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

Despite the oppressive heat, July has been a good month for music fans, and it only gets better in the weeks ahead. As the month is ending, it’s almost time for the second event in the Off the Common summer music series. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts...


Sounds Local: ‘More musicians than we have porches’: Shelburne Falls Porch Festival returns bigger than ever this Sunday
07-10-2024 3:16 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

Shelburne Falls is always a great place to visit in the summer, but even more so this weekend, as the town hosts its fifth annual Porch Music Festival on Sunday, July 14. This free event will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and feature over 40 musical acts...


North Quabbin Notebook: July 10, 2024
07-09-2024 1:56 PM

West African, Caribbean drumming workshop coming to library WENDELL — A Gaia Roots interactive performance and drumming workshop will be held at the Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Road, on Wednesday, July 10, from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.This...


First Congregational Church of Montague hosting Wednesday night concert series
07-08-2024 1:36 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

MONTAGUE CENTER — Inspired to further its community outreach, the First Congregational Church of Montague started a summer concert series eight years ago.“It’s a nice, no-cost event in town and you don’t have to be a member of the church to join it,”...


Art meets activism at Wendell’s Full Moon Coffeehouse
07-07-2024 1:01 PM

By CARLA CHARTER

The Full Moon Coffeehouse, located in Wendell Town Hall, has been a staple in Wendell and the surrounding North Quabbin towns for 38 years.“The coffeehouse is about supporting the arts, activism, creativity and helping those in need,” said Paul...


Sounds Local: Together for the first time in 10 years: Peter Mulvey to perform with David Goodrich this weekend in Shelburne Falls
07-03-2024 3:06 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

When Peter Mulvey performs at the Permaculture Place at the Mill in Shelburne Falls on Saturday, July 6, at 7 p.m., it promises to be a special night of music.The singer-songwriter from Northampton is an engaging performer whose music combines...


Millers River Band to perform for Orange’s annual Dinner by the River
07-02-2024 5:22 PM

By DOMENIC POLI

ORANGE — This year’s Dinner by the River is responsible for getting the band back together.The Millers River Band, formed in 1991 when two Ralph C. Mahar Regional School teachers approached Ann and Terry Reed about serving as rhythm section and backup...


‘It’s not an exclusive club’: Charlemont concert series aims to make chamber music accessible
07-02-2024 9:49 AM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

CHARLEMONT — Organizers of Mohawk Trail Concerts, a series now in its 54th season that continues through July 20, aim to make chamber music accessible for all.“We just want to enjoy music and share it with as many people as possible,” said Mark...


Antenna Cloud Farm bringing ‘visceral musical experience’
06-28-2024 3:29 PM

By JULIAN MENDOZA

GILL — The annual Antenna Cloud Farm festival is entering its seventh year providing what Creative Director Michi Wiancko calls a “really visceral musical experience.”The event, which includes five concerts and a nine-day “Experimental Institute”...


The long view: Reflecting on 30 years in local journalism
06-28-2024 3:25 PM

By STEVE PFARRER

In the early 1990s, I answered an ad for a reporting job at the Gazette. I had editorial experience — I’d worked as a copywriter, a copy editor, and a proofreader — and I liked writing, but I’d never worked for a newspaper, unless you counted a few...


Sounds Local: Noteworthy new music from local artists: And more concerts on the horizon
06-26-2024 3:52 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

Here at Sounds Local, we’ve been so busy talking about all the live music this summer that the new releases have been piling up. So, let’s get to a few of these.The Stone Coyotes of Greenfield recently announced the release of their final song, “Play...


Green River Festival perseveres amid harsh weather
06-23-2024 7:19 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

The 38th annual Green River Festival persevered through two days of severe weather this weekend as rain and thunderstorms brought delays and schedule changes for performers and festival-goers.Friday’s programming began when the gates to the Franklin...


PHOTOS: Green River Festival gets underway after rain delay
06-21-2024 6:57 PM


Stairway to heaven in your own backyard: Summer concerts in the Valley for classic rock enthusiasts
06-21-2024 10:30 AM

By PAIGE HANSON

Last week in Northampton, Lez Zeppelin, an all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band, rocked the stage at Iron Horse Music Hall, bringing an electric and mesmerizing performance to the packed audience.“We are just true to the spirit of the band, which is...


New music series launches next weekend: Hawks & Reed to present four free Off the Common events this summer
06-21-2024 10:24 AM

By SHERYL HUNTER

Summer in Franklin County is brimming with music, and Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield is set to make its mark with the unique Off the Common series, launching on Friday, June 28. This series features free live music and a vibrant mix...


Sounds Local: Bluegrass superstars come to West Whately: Plus, last minute reminders for Green River Fest this weekend
06-19-2024 1:17 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

In 2020, the Nashville-based bluegrass band Sister Sadie accomplished what no all-female bluegrass band had ever done: They won the International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainer of the Year award. That honor is only one of the many bestowed on...


In new hands, Green River Festival returns with headliners CAKE, Fleet Foxes and Gregory Alan Isakov
06-14-2024 6:47 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

GREENFIELD — The Green River Festival’s move in 2022 from its longtime home at Greenfield Community College to its current location at the Franklin County Fairgrounds was the most significant change it has gone through, and this year’s event, now just...


Teens to take the stage in inaugural performing arts showcase in Turners Falls
06-13-2024 3:38 PM

By ERIN-LEIGH HOFFMAN

TURNERS FALLS — The Brick House Community Resource Center will hold the inaugural Franklin County Teen Performing Arts Showcase at the Shea Theater Arts Center on Friday, June 14, at 7 p.m. The show will feature a variety of solo and small-group...


Sounds Local: Where there is celebration there is music: Saturday’s Franklin County Pride Fest will be full of great live music
06-12-2024 2:27 PM

By SHERYL HUNTER

This upcoming weekend is a big one for music fans with many choices to be had from the opening of the Mohawk Trail Concert series on Sunday afternoon to the a birthday party for Robin Lane at Flood Water Brewing in Shelburne Falls on Sunday at 7...


HopeFest in Leyden to raise money for CISA, food bank
06-11-2024 1:05 PM

By ADA DENENFELD KELLY

LEYDEN — After the pandemic lockdown left resident Martha Hopewell longing to hear live music back in 2022, she decided her home could make an ideal concert venue.“I thought … ‘Why not ask some friends to come up and play, and just open up my yard to...

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