Matthew Frantz at The Cantab Lounge; Football, etc. at The Middle East Upstairs; Newcomers Club at The Middle East Corner; Bad Bad Hats at Atwood’s Tavern; Jaymes Young at The Sinclair; and The Western Den at The Lizard Lounge.
Somer-Vibe and Poets vs. Rappers events; “Murders and Scandals: Poe and Doyle” live radio play; “Blonde Side of the Moon” Pink Floyd burlesque tribute; “American Charlatan! The Musical”; and the Artbeat 2017 festival.
Jakals at P.A.’s Lounge; Royal Headache at The Sinclair; Mile Twelve at Club Passim; Terrafunk and The Van Burens at The Lizard Lounge; All Talk at The Middle East Upstairs; and Spuyten Duyvil at Club Passim.
Ryan Alvanos at Aeronaut; Matthew Stubbs & The Antiguas at The Sinclair; Ali McGuirk at The Lizard Lounge; Mad Yonder at Thunder Road; Jim Kweskin at Passim; and K.C. Harris and Danny Pepper at The Burren.
The Lizard Lounge Open Mic Challenge; That One Eyed Kid at Thunder Road; Dylan McKinstry at Passim; Rocco DeRosa at The Plough & Stars; the Bill Charlap Trio at Regattabar; and Jarren Benton at Sonia.
Women in Comedy Fest; MCC Literary awardees read; Record Hospital music fest; Bookish Ball & Shakespeare’s Birthday; “Natural History of Favorite Foods”; Tiny Great Outdoors Fest; Nave Gallery Benefit; Opera meets the ’80s; Bach Society season finale; and BAHFest.
Out of the Blue Benefit Show & Tarot Reading; Poetry Brothel; 17th annual Lizard Lounge Open Mic Main Event; two comedy events benefiting the ACLU; and a “Carnival of the Animals” family concert by the Cambridge Symphony Orchestra.
A series of free evening readings by poets, authors and playwrights is offered Friday to Jan. 11 at Lesley University. The readings feature visiting writers Megan Marshall, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and playwright Kia Corthron.
“To Boldly Go: Symphony Meets Space”; Coach Fest; International Games Day; the “Voices Against Injustice” poetry reading; a ton of art in Somerville; your choice of free classical or jazz concerts; and much more.
Quilt and Widowspeak with opener Doug Tuttle; The Festival of Us & You & We & Them; Summer Readings (and screenings and writing); Dan Boulger comedy album release show; and the Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn.