Picks for week of April 14

LOCAL SHOW PICKS • Sunday, Down Home Up Here Bluegrass Festival, Club Passim, Cambridge, 4-11 p.m. — This mini-festival delivers a different band on the hour including the Revenants, Gin Daisy, the Spring Hill Rounders, Ellen Jordan and Korey Brodsky, the Riverside, and Gabe Hirshfeld and Massachusetts. • Monday, the Duppy Conquerors, Sally O’Briens, Somerville, 10 … Continue reading Picks for week of April 14

Picks of the Week, March 10

• Sunday, Habib Koite, Somerville Theater, 7:30 p.m. — World Music/CRASHarts brings one of Mali’s biggest stars, an exquisite singer and guitarist, to the big stage. South African guitarist Derek Gripper and African Strings open.• Monday, Andrea von Kampen, Club Passim, Cambridge, 8 p.m. — The fast-rising Nebraska-based songwriter, touring behind release of the sparsely … Continue reading Picks of the Week, March 10

Session Americana winter residency at Lizard Lounge

SHOW REVIEW: Session Americana's live shows are like a musical carousel — around and around they go, where they'll stop nobody knows. The centerpiece is always a small tabletop affixed with microphones below the tabletop for the group's acoustic instruments and above with a shared vocal mic that is pushed from side to side, singer … Continue reading Session Americana winter residency at Lizard Lounge