Local Music
03 / 15 / 2017
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The Local Lowdown is a calendar listing of what's happening in the Greater Milford Local Music Scene. Read more

03/13/2017 - 08:41:19 PM
The Moonlighters, a vibrant traditional group which focuses on the music of the South West of Ireland, are appearing at the Milford Town Library on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. For their first album, On the Quiet, the band returned to their roots with a unique... Read more.
02/15/2017 - 11:26:09 AM
Come down to HCAM in Hopkinton for Wake up and Smell the Poetry in the midst of February to celebrate award-winning poetry, story and song. On Saturday morning, February 18th guest features include tanka poet Ken Slaughter, storyteller Jo Radner and singer-songwriter... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 07:24:36 AM
Soprano Sari Gruber and pianist Cameron Stowe will present a recital of songs at the third LiveARTS concert of the 2016–2017 season. The concert will be held on Sunday, January 29 at 3:30 p.m. at the meetinghouse of the First Universalist Society, 262 Chestnut Street... Read more.
01/24/2017 - 07:06:44 AM
On Tuesday, January 24 at 6:30 the Bellingham Senior Center is holding a free concert by Jeremy Ronkin. Jeremy is adjunct faculty at Brown University. Currently he performs with the Clafflin Hill Orchestra, the Lexington Symphony and the New Bedford Symphony. He has... Read more.
12/09/2016 - 01:11:43 PM
Milford and it's surrounding neighbors is full of talented and promising artists. Now, you can spend your day parusing Facebook pages and event sites to discover these artist on your own OR you could tune in to Milford Performs once a month on Milford TV and save... Read more.
12/07/2016 - 08:08:56 AM
A couple years ago a few members of the local music scene, LAME (Local Area Music Ensemble), recorded their second holiday CD with proceeds being donated to the Oliva Fund for Cancer Care at Milford Regional Center. Their efforts resulted in a $1700 donation to the WMRC... Read more.
11/16/2016 - 01:54:14 PM
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra (CHSO) recently opened its Seventeenth Season on November 5, 2016 to an enthusiastic audience, and is now in the final stages of preparation for its annual Holiday Pops concert on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:30 PM in the Milford... Read more.
11/04/2016 - 01:58:56 PM
Is it a reference to the ever-deterierating landscape of our government or just a cheeky internal ribbing not meant for pondering? Is this mysterious duo politically driven, hellbent to spread a message of hope and/or self destruction or are they just a couple... Read more.
11/04/2016 - 11:59:53 AM
One of the many joys and benefits of being connected on Facebook is that you never miss someone's birthday. You can even look ahead and make sure that you never forget a loved ones special day. Thank you Facebook for saving my hide on more than one occasion and thank... Read more.
11/03/2016 - 08:10:48 AM
Internationally-renowned and Boston-based harpist, Ina Zdorovetchi, is the featured artist at the second LiveARTS concert of the 2016–2017 season. The concert will be held on Sunday, November 13 at 3:30 p.m. at the Meetinghouse of the First Universalist Society, 262... Read more.
10/28/2016 - 06:55:30 AM
Today marks Charlie Daniels 80th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, Indian Ranch announced that the Charlie Daniels Band will return to Webster, MA on Saturday, September 9 at 2:00 P.M. The legendary performer has truly become part of the Indian Ranch family... Read more.
10/27/2016 - 11:44:09 AM
Seafoam Green’s front man, Dave O’Grady, has honed his musical craft through many years of writing, recording, gigging, navigating through questionable record deals and releasing a few singles. This November Seafoam Green is finally ready to serve up their offerings to... Read more.
09/30/2016 - 06:11:37 PM
Fitzy and Todd from Bad Marriage talk about their new EP and their show at The Tradesman with If We Go At All on Saturday October 1st and Middle East on October 11th with Airbourne. Plus hear their new single Knock Three More Times. Read more.
09/30/2016 - 06:07:06 PM
JK47 of Smear Campaign and Chip Zale from Whiskey Church shared the mic and a song while promoting their shows at Central Tavern this weekend. Plus they rocked out a special rendition of If I Close My Eyes Forever. See Smear Friday, September 30th and Whiskey on... Read more.
09/21/2016 - 02:02:10 PM
The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra is preparing to launch its Seventeenth consecutive season of world-class symphony concerts in The Grand Ballroom at Milford Town Hall in November, and also the Fifth Season of the Claflin Hill Alternatives Chamber Music Series at the... Read more.
09/20/2016 - 12:01:10 PM
Open mic at Memorial Hall on September 30th from 7pm to 8pm. Sponsored by Milford Community School Use Program and assisted by Tri-M Music Honor Society. Ages 18 and under. All skill levels welcome. Read more.
09/02/2016 - 10:55:06 AM
On Friday, September 30, 2016 Carlie and Bella Gonzalez, The Drove, Playing With Fire and Defret will take the stage to raise money for pediatric cancer research – specifically the Ty Louis Campbell(TLC) Foundation. Music will play from 7-9 pm at a true rock and roll... Read more.
08/27/2016 - 10:35:58 AM
On Saturday night, The Uber Cafe and Music House in the Hood Plaza in Mendon, presents a special, intimate show with local singer and pianist Chelsea Daniels. The Uber Cafe and Music House offers a wide variety of coffee, tea, esspresso and more plus a full menu of wraps... Read more.
08/11/2016 - 01:15:54 PM
Amped Up Promotions continues their special Memorial Hall music series with An Evening Night With Local Singer/Songwriter Matt Zajac And Friends (featuring Kate Russo and Steve Serra) and Seafoam Green. Read more.
06/28/2016 - 02:44:16 PM
Every Tuesday evening, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., throughout the summer, Claflin Hill presents The WMRC Family Night at the Bandstand at Milford Musicians Pavilion in Milford Town Park on the corner of Congress & Walnut Streets. Read more.
06/23/2016 - 10:29:51 AM
The summer sun setting over the park. A cool breeze blows through. You're sprawled out with your family on a blanket enjoying an end-of-the-workday free music concert from a talented local band. Or perhaps you are listening from the distance in a kayak or canoe on... Read more.
06/23/2016 - 10:19:20 AM
Bellingham’s annual Independence Day Celebration will once again be held on July 4th with a concert at 5:30. Matt Zajac will be taking the stage at 5:30. Matt was recently awarded the Highest Honor at this years WMRC's Local Music Awards in May 2016 winning the coveted... Read more.
06/14/2016 - 02:44:49 PM
Living on a Bad Name technically got their start at the Boston Globe and they are the only Bon Jovi tribute band to replace the real band when they had to cancel a gig. Hear all about that and more as Ray Auger talks with Ken Pittman, the Jon Bon Jovi of the band... Read more.
06/02/2016 - 03:53:07 PM
So here’s my perspective on how you should go about breaking into a new venue, or booking your band/self in general. Being a fairly solid music venue, I get a decent amount of requests to play my venue. Act like you want to be taken seriously. I love live bands, but I’m... Read more.
03/09/2016 - 12:49:40 PM
Thanks To Yanks will host Nashville recording artist, Shanna Jackman at Jasper Hill Café and Bistro in Holliston, Sunday March 13, 2016 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Cost is $20/person and includes appetizers. Tickets may be purchased at Jasper Hill Café and Bistro, 770... Read more.
03/01/2016 - 10:14:23 AM
The Friends of the Milford Town Library present The Moonlighters – An Evening of Celtic Music on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Granite and Quarry Rooms of the Milford Town Library. Eion (owen) McQuinn and Frank Woulfe (wolf) are The Moonlighters, a... Read more.
02/05/2016 - 07:25:47 AM
Amped Up Promotions is proud to present a rare local appearance from singer/songwriter Ellis Paul at Memorial Hall in Milford, MA on Sunday March 13th, 2016. Ellis Paul has been travelling the country performing 200 shows a year for over 20 years now. His music echoes... Read more.
02/04/2016 - 10:01:07 AM
Two true American troubadours on the newest episode of Milford Performs! Average Joel is a singer/songwriter & one-man-band playing original moving Americana music. Vocals, acoustic guitar and foot drums, all upbeat with a beat! Ken Barney originals and covers that... Read more.
02/03/2016 - 10:23:44 AM
The toe-tappingest, foot-stompingest group ever to grace the Cole Room will be back at the Medway Public Library Sunday March 20, 3-5 PM. Southern Rail's performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo... Read more.
01/27/2016 - 06:51:09 PM
As the local music community continues to grow and evolve, many bands have made an effort to think outside of the performance box by offering new ways to entertain their fans while collecting new ones. One valuable tool has been Milford TV and their continued support... Read more.
01/27/2016 - 11:50:34 AM
Don't miss Sonya Rae Taylor at Jasper Hill Cafe in Holliston tonight at 8pm for a very special and FREE, homecoming performance. Sonya is a Nashville-based guitarist, songwriter and recording artist hailing originally from Boston. Taylor spent most of her early career... Read more.
01/18/2016 - 07:03:24 AM
Indian Ranch has two new shows for its 2016 concert season. The Beach Boys return on Sunday, July 10th at 2:00 and Trace Adkins performs Sunday, September 25th at 2:00 P.M. Tickets for both shows go on-sale Friday, January 22 at 10:00 A.M. Read more.
01/06/2016 - 01:52:44 PM
Electric Youth 2016 rocks THE BLACK BOX with two shows on Saturday, January 9 at 6:30 pm and 8:30 pm, offering high-powered family entertainment with music for all ages! Backed by an eight-piece band of world-class musicians, EY delivers high-energy music, including... Read more.
12/17/2015 - 05:24:00 PM
Josh Pimentel, aka Salty Johnson, and his band of musical mayhem makers sure know how to put on a show. Playing your favorite party rock, Salty Johnson Band has a way of keeping your glasses raised high and feet moving. Here's Ray Auger's 10 Questions with Salty Johnson... Read more.
12/15/2015 - 01:08:18 PM
Tis the season for Christmas song after Christmas song on the radio. But unless you are listening to WMRC's Living For The Weekend or me filling in on Daybreak (Chirstmas week in fact!), you not likely to hear the holiday offerings of our local music community. Most... Read more.
12/11/2015 - 06:08:00 AM
Anthony DeLucia can be found most weekends thumping on his bass and stomping on stage floors. Along with his band, Velvet Skies, Ant, as he is affectionately known by friends, brings the party wherever he goes. Here's Ray Auger's 10 Questions with Ant... Read more.
11/12/2015 - 08:48:05 AM
Ken Barney can usually be seen on any given weekend playing PJs, The Coachmen's Lodge or Pepperoncini's. Ken opened up to WMRC's Ray Auger about sports, his mixtape of life and some of his favorite types of rooms to play. Here's 10 Questions with Ken Barney... Read more.
11/10/2015 - 03:55:20 PM
THE BLACK BOX, downtown Franklin’s new theater, music, and event venue, presents a Big Band Brunch, featuring the renowned Kenny Hadley Big Band, on Sunday, November 15. The critically-acclaimed 16-piece juggernaut, led by drummer Kenny Hadley, boasts masterful musicians... Read more.
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