Somerville and Cambridge celebrate the return of live music with an all-local Saturday music festival cutely titled Nice, A Fest. “It’s just like, ‘Nice, we’re having a festival,’ or ‘Nice, we get to do this again,’” organizer Alex Prickett said.
Passim is celebrating Bob Dylan’s 80 birthday in advance by getting dozens of artists together Wednesday to sing his greatest hits; before that comes a Saturday class called “Tangled Up in You: Interpreting & Imagining Bob Dylan in the 21st Century.”
The return of warmer weather means the return of the free Creative Music Series to Saturdays at Assembly Square, starting with an Easter Weekend concert led by Boston musician and composer Eric Zinman.
A space for aspiring electronic music artists and studio producers called Subcentral launches this weekend in Central Square – just steps from where The Mmmmaven Project operated with a similar mission until April 2019.
Sea chantey TikTok somehow became the music that sang goodbye to 2020 and ahoy to the new year. Folk musician and chantey expert David Coffin will tell you all about those videos you’ve been loving and lead a free, virtual Sea Chantey Sing on Feb. 19.
The board of the music venue and arts nonprofit Passim has seen some turnover, with Jerry Potts stepping down as chair and musician Annie Bartlett elected by the board to replace him. Passim announced the creation of an annual giving program in honor of Potts.