Performance

Luis D’Elias Ensemble

Thursday / August 7, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210

Using Venezuela as a point of departure, the Luis D'Elias Ensemble blends traditional South American music with contemporary jazz, rock, and classical music. Formed in 2012, the group has been performing constantly around the Boston area. Its first album will be released this summer.

 
Admission: 
Free

Son d’ LePua

Thursday / July 31, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210

Son d’ LePua was formed from a mix of Latin and European sounds. Centered on jazz, its members experiment and explore the richness of both cultures.

Admission: 
Free

Jacinta Clusellas

Thursday / July 24, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210

This performance has been canceled due to weather. Jacinta Clusellas brings together jazz, Argentinean folk, and other Latin styles. She has performed at the Outside the Box Festival, the Boston Book Festival, and the Regattabar in Cambridge.

 

 

Admission: 
Free

Shay’s Motel

Thursday / July 17, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210

Shay's Motel is a hip-hop band based in Boston that blends the spontaneity of free jazz with hard hitting danceable grooves and original poetry. Its sound can be likened to the sampled textures of hip-hop producers of the last two decades, combined with the rhythmic and harmonic freedom of jazz improvisation.

Admission: 
Free

341 Trio

Thursday / July 10, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210
341 Trio

341 Trio is a jazz group with an original mix of styles, backgrounds, and cultures. Its members come from different parts of the world, bringing music that gives this band an eclectic and rich sound full of sincerity. The trio has successfully combined traditional and modern jazz concepts into its writing, and it's typical of the members to trade the melodies and lead lines between  instruments: trumpet, guitar, and bass.  The trio's first EP is to be released by the end of this summer.

Admission: 
Free

Cole Schuster Trio

Thursday / June 26, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210
Cole Schuster Trio

This performance has been canceled due to weather. A versatile guitar player with virtuosic technique, Cole Schuster has shared the stage with jazz greats including Wycliffe Gordon, the Clayton Brothers, Jeff Hamilton, and Wynton Marsalis. 

 

Admission: 
Free

Danny Nagy Group

Thursday / June 19, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210
Danny Nagy

Danny Istvan Nagy is a small town guy with a downtown sensibility. He was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and moved with his family to Hungary a few years later. One day, when exploring the attic of his family's home, he found his father’s old guitar and fell in love with the sound and feel of it instantly. He knew music was his calling—no two ways about it. 

 

Admission: 
Free

Arreana Jaye

Thursday / June 12, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210
Arreana Jaye

Raised in northern Denmark, Arreana Jaye brings Scandinavian folklore to her music, along with some interesting grooves. She has toured Denmark and played New York venues such as the Bitter End and Living Room. She draws inspiration from across the artistic spectrum, from George Gershwin to Becca Stevens, and puts her own twist on the standards. Her goal is to capture the psalms of life that unite people across national borders. 

 
Admission: 
Free

CANCELED: Lizje in Blue

Thursday / June 5, 2014 / 12:00 p.m.
Atlantic Wharf
Atlantic Avenue and Congress Street
Boston
MA
02210
Lizje
CANCELED: This event has been canceled.

Lizje Sarria was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Colombia. Her soulful sound is influenced by jazz, blues, Latin, and soul music.

Admission: 
Free

The Western Den

Saturday / August 23, 2014 / 2:00 p.m.
Carson Beach
165 & William J Day Boulevard
South Boston
MA
02127

Driven by a passion to create music with purpose, Deni Hlavinka and Chris West formed the Western Den in 2013 to blend compelling folk harmonies with ambient textures, producing a sound all their own. The duo released their debut EP Battle Hymns in May 2013 and premiered by opening for Melissa Ferrick on her national tour that summer. The Western Den performs in Boston and is working on a full-length album. Click here for "Carter Hall," one the duo's recent effort.  

Admission: 
Free

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