Talisman Music Group Highlights | Hailey Magee
Talisman Music Group Highlights are designed to shed light on events that will help elevate you to your maximum potential as a musician: community-building events, workshops, meet-ups, shows, and more.
Emerging artists excel by meeting movers and shakers in the community who can help them open doors and connect with others. Below are a bunch of upcoming events where you can build relationships with local gatekeepers in Boston's music scene. Some of these events are limited capacity, so be sure to snag your tickets in advance!
This Edition Includes:
- 3/31: Singing Sober: Musicians Share Stories of Recovery
- 3/31: Boston DJ's for ZUMIX
- 4/10: Annual Iguana Fund Music Night
- 4/29: The New England Music Awards
3/31: Singing Sober: Musicians Share Stories of Recovery with Melissa Ferrick
Date and Time: March 31, 7-9pm
Location: lilypad, 1353 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA
Details: On March 31, Haley Katrin Studios, EBASS, and Right Turn present Singing Sober: Musicians Share Stories of Recovery. Celebrating the strength and power of those who choose to embrace sobriety, this event will feature internationally renowned Melissa Ferrick, MB Padfield, and Anjimile sharing their stories of the struggles, difficulties, and rewards of the journey towards recovery. The event will also feature an open mic where audience members can share their own experiences. We welcome everyone, sober or not, to join us in a gathering and celebration of Boston's sober music community! Tickets limited; get yours here.
3/31: Boston DJ's for ZUMIX
Date and Time: March 31, 8-11pm
Location: ZUMIX, 260 Sumner Street, Boston MA
Details: For one night only, Boston radio DJs past and present, radio junkies, and music lovers alike will come together to support the latest local addition to our airwaves: 94.9FM ZUMIX Radio. 94.9 ZUMIX Radio is a youth powered and community-based radio station giving voice to the next generation of Boston radio DJs. The station was launched in 2016 by ZUMIX, a local youth arts non-profit. Since 1991, ZUMIX has provided free after-school music and creative technology programs for low-income youth in Greater Boston.Featured DJs: Adam 12, Akrobatik, Anngelle Wood, Carolyn Kruse, Dana Marshall, DJ Bean, George Knight, Jerry McKenna, Jess Phaneuf, Jim Braude, John Laurenti, Julie Devereaux, Lori Grande, Matt Phipps, Merilee Kelly, Mike Gioscia, Morning Guy Tai, Nancy Quill, Neal Robert, Nomadik + MORE TBA!
4/10: Annual Iguana Fund Music Night
Date and Time: April 10, 7-10pm
Location: Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge MA
Details: This is a FREE event exploring and celebrating the 2016 Iguana Music Fund recipients. The Iguana Music Fund is an annual grant program predominantly funded by a generous anonymous donor, plus the help of Passim, sponsorships, and community donations. Each year the Iguana Music Fund gives approximately $40,000 in grants to individual artists in amounts from $500 to $2,000 each. Grants are used for projects and expenses to aid in artists' career growth, and range from recording projects to community programs to specialized equipment or instruments. Get tickets here.
4/29: The New England Music Awards
Date and Time: April 29, 7pm
Location: Showcase Live at Patriot Place, 23 Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA
Details: This years awards ceremony will feature live performances by: 2015 Female Performer of the Year; Ruby Rose Fox – 2015 Band of the Year; Dwight & Nicole – 2015 County Act of the Year; Annie Borbst – and 2015 Rock Act of the Year, Cold Engines – and a special performance by; LoVeSeXy – A Tribute to the Music of Prince also performing live at the event; Sygnal to Noise, Julia Russo, Karina Rae, and The Balkun Brothers – Your Emcee at this years ceremony and celebrating 20 years on the air as host of The Cheap Seats; Cat Wilson. Get tickets here.
Hope to see you at some of these events!