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5 Live Music Musts - February 21st, 2014

Friday, February 21, 2014

 

This weekend marks the 11th anniversary of the Station Fire in West Warwick. We remember the victims, their families and friends, and all affected by the tragedy.

Station Fire Fundraiser at Manchester 65

Around the state, several events are planned to honor the victims of the Station Fire this weekend. Tomorrow in West Warwick,Manchester 65 hosts several bands including Fly Trap, Beyond Blonde, Viking Jesus, RI Rocks, Nick A Nees House Combo, Kevin Herchen, David Eldredge and Human Clay (Creed Tribute). Tickets are $10 and the music begins at Noon. It’s an all-ages event and benefits the Station Fire Memorial Foundation. Visit the Foundation website for further information.

Get the Led Out

Tomorrow night, classic rock sounds come alive with one of the best cover bands touring today. Get the Led Out is the ultimate Zeppelin tribute act, sometimes sounding so close to the original it’s scary. They’ll be at Lupo’s in Providence for what is always a great show. Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM, tickets start at $22.50.

Chasing Blue

There are a couple of excellent coffeehouse shows this weekend. Tomorrow night, head to the Stone Church Coffeehouse in Bristol for an evening of Bluegrass with Chasing Blue. The quintet released their upbeat first album, Low Valley, in November 2012 to very positive reviews. Head to the First Congregational Church in Bristol - show is at 7:30 with tickets at $15, half price for students, and kids under 5 are free.

Mary Ann Rossoni

Also tomorrow night, the venerable Stone Soup Coffeehouse in Pawtucket has a CD release party with area favorite Mary Ann Rossoni. The singer-songwriter, artist and community activist is celebrating the release of Edentown, a CD which signals a return to her roots. Michael Laureanno opens the evening. He also has a new album, Pushing Back Wintertime, just released last month. Show starts at 8:00 – tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door.

Mozart and Mahler

Finally, Classical music fans can’t go wrong tomorrow night at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium when the Rhode Island Philharmonic returns. Tomorrow’s concert features two well loved compositions, Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Mahler’s 5th Symphony. Tickets start at $15 and the music begins at 8PM.

 

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Magic Hat Mardi Gras

Though Vermont may be the perfect place for skiing and winter activities, it also hosts a memorable Mardi Gras celebration. The Magic Hat festival comes to Burlington, Vermont for three fun-filled days from February 28th to March 2nd. This festival is filled with fun costumes, parades, beer and is appropriate for all ages. The big parade takes place on Saturday March 1st and proceeds from this event benefit HOPE Works. Click here for more information. 

Magic Hat Mardi Gras: Church Street, Burlington, VT, 05401

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Mardi Gras Ball XXI

On Saturday March 1st take part in Wolf’s 21st annual Mardi Gras Ball, a longstanding musical tradition. To take part in this rocking night purchase tickets online and get ready to listen to some New-Orleans style rhythm and blues. The ball features an all-star Mardi Gras band with Shaun Wolf Wortis and Vudu Krewe and other various artists. Proceeds from the event benefit New Orleans Musician’s Clinic. For more information, click here.

Mardi Gras Ball XXI: The Bear’s Place, 10 Brookline Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139

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Mardi Gras! Beer, Beads And Bad Decisions

You’ll have your fair share of party hopping to do because the largest Mardi Gras masquerade party in Boston is on Saturday March 1st. Doors open at 9 pm for those between the ages of 21-42 where there will be a complementary buffet, beads and a prize for the best dressed, so make sure you come in your best purple, green and gold attire. Tickets are $20 online and $30 at the door. There are also drink specials for those who show up between 9:30 pm and 10:30 pm. Click here for more information.

Mardi Gras! Beer, Beads And Bad Decisions: The North Star, 222 Friend Street, Boston, MA, 02222

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Cajun & Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball

From 6 pm to midnight on March 1st celebrate Mardi Gras with authentic music and nonstop dancing at the Cajun & Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball located in Rhode Island. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Don’t miss music by Steve Riley & Mamou Playboys, CJ Chenier & Red Hot Louisiana Band, the Hot Tamales Brass Band and more. For more information, click here or call 401.783.3926.

Cajun & Zydeco Mardi Gras Ball: Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, RI, 02905

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 Black Eyed Sally’s

On March 4th the Mardi Gras celebrations head over to Hartford, Connecticut. Black Eyed Sally’s is partying all day on Fat Tuesday starting with an all-you-can eat southern lunch buffet from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm for just $12.95. After lunch happy hour starts at 4:30 pm and ends at 6:30 pm where they will be offering free Southern Vitties and drink specials. Finally, from 7:30 pm to 12:30 am enjoy dinner and dancing with Rivercity Slim & the Zydeco Hogs for just a $5 cover. Face painters, beads and stilt walkers and also things you won’t want to miss out on at Black-eyed Sally’s. Click here for more details.  

Black Eyed Sally’s: 350 Asylum Street, Hartford, CT, 06103

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Ogunquit’s Mardi Gras

When you head to Ogunquit, Maine on Mardi Gras weekend you’ll almost forget that you’re not on the New Orleans Bayou. This annual celebration does not skimp on any Mardi Gras fun, it has a list of events that runs the entire weekend including fire juggling, a hat making party, a costume party, a parade, wine tasting and more. For more details, click here.

Ogunquit’s Mardi Gras: 36 Main Street, Ogunquit, ME, 03907

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Mount Snow

This Carnival season Mount Snow will transform into its very own Bourbon Street. On March 1st Bud light will be sponsoring Apres Ski parties at different bars throughout the weekend and you won’t want to miss the Bud Light Concert Series at the Snowbarn. Click here for more details.

Mount Snow: 39 Mount Snow Road, West Dover, VT, 05356

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The Firehouse Center for the Arts

If it is the jazz music that makes you excited for Mardi Gras, the Firehouse Center for the Arts in Newburyport is where you will want to be on March 5th. Before you watch Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans take the stage, sample delicious appetizers and sport your complementary Mardi Gras beads. Prior to the live performance you will also get to watch the New Orleans Mardi Gras parades in the theater. The party begins at 6:30 pm and the performance is at 8 pm. Purchase tickets online for $37. Click here for more information or call 978.462.733.

 The Firehouse Center for the Arts: Market Square, Newburyport, MA, 01950

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NRICA Mardi Gras 2014

On February 22nd the Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts will be sponsoring its 20th annual Mardi Gras celebration. Tickets are $30 or $35 at the door (cash only) and with your ticket you’ll get to enjoy a full Cajun buffet, a cash bar and live music by Jeff Gamache and Runaway Train and Slippery Sneakers. The party goes from 5:30 pm until 11 pm. For more details call 401.762.9072 or click here.

St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center: 84 Cumberland Street, Woonsocket, RI, 02895

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The International

Celebrate Mardi Gras on March 1st with The Boston Horns at The International. The Boston Horns are an original funk and jazz band who will be playing a concert in the ballroom of The International. This concert and a dinner buffet only cost $39 and you will get to enjoy food inspired by the tradition and culture of New Orleans. Get your tickets online or call 978.779.6919

The International: 159 Balville Road, Bolton, MA, 01740

 
 

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