« Week of June 26, 2016 »
Start: 06/26/2016 7:00 pm

Tito y su Son de CubaHeriberto “Tito” Gonzales and his talented band return to the Freight to play rumba, guaracha, and son—traditional, high-energy Cuban music pioneered by greats like Arsenio Rodriguez and later revived by the film The Buena Vista Social Club. A celebrated musician and charismatic showman, Tito sings and plays the small Cuban guitar with three sets of doubled strings known as the tres, driving the music and the complex rhythms with delicacy and swagger.

Start: 06/28/2016 8:00 pm

Strings, bellows, keys, voices, skin and bows—these are the vehicles for The Bills’ unique sonic approach. With individual band members sporting world-class credentials in folk/roots, jazz, classical and world music, The Bills truly are a Canadian acoustic music super-group, and their combined creative studio talent and explosive live shows have made them legendary folk/roots entertainers. The Boston Globe says, “Their sound is panoramic, mischievious, fiercely unpretentious—and musically splendid.”

Start: 06/29/2016 8:00 pm

Ramana Vieira, who completed a successful series of show in Portland and Eugene, Oregon, and was recently at the International Portuguese Music Awards walking the red carpet in New Bedford, Ma. due to her third nomination, is returning to her home turf….and she’s bringing along some friends. For her show on June 29th, Vieira will be joined by the duo Fatima Santos and Jose Luis Iglesias.


Start: 06/30/2016 8:00 pm

The Savoy family of Eunice, Louisiana, is known around the world as the “First Family” of Cajun music. As the Savoy Family Cajun Band, parents Marc and Ann and sons Joel and Wilson have performed together for over 15 years. While individually each of the six family members has taken their own unique path in life and music, collectively, the Savoy family represents the past, present and future of the Cajun culture. Father Marc Savoy likes to make a point that he does not perform.