« Week of March 12, 2017 »
Start: 03/12/2017 7:00 pm

“Any fool can write a love-gone-wrong song,” says the Boston Globe. “It takes a real genius to write a love-gone-right one. No urban songwriter does that better than Catie Curtis.” Love gone right – it’s a tricky subject. There’s a risk of sounding naïve or trite, but Catie somehow manages to balance hard-earned experience with wonder, melding catchy melodic hooks with heartfelt vocals.

Start: 03/13/2017 8:00 pm

The return of the mighty SFBQ, four-time winner of the “Best Brass Quintet Ben Brings to the Freight” contest. Ladies and gentlemen, these guys are as good as it gets, and always present a delightful, wide-ranging program showcasing the virtuosity of John Pearson and James Dooley, trumpets; Doug Hull, Horn; Craig McAmis, trombone; and the unrivaled Forrest Byram on tuba.


Start: 03/14/2017 8:00 pm

"Fervent and heartfelt" ~The New York Times


Emma's Revolution is the award-winning “activist power duo” of Pat Humphries & Sandy O. “Inspiring, gutsy and rockin,’” their songs have been sung for the Dalai Lama, praised by Pete Seeger, and covered by Holly Near. With beautiful harmonies and genre-defying, Beatles-esque eclecticism, Emma’s Revolution delivers the energy and strength of their convictions, creating new standards in the art and culture of justice.

Start: 03/15/2017 8:00 pm


The Huffington Post calls Niyaz, “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music.” Based in Montreal, the duo blends medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs with acoustic instrumentation and modern electronic sounds. Their most recent album, The Fourth Light, is a tribute to eighth century Sufi mystic Rabia al Basri.


Start: 03/16/2017 8:00 pm

Wowing audiences all over the world with their seasoned brand of Celtic music, the seven-member Dervish has risen to the top of their genre over the past ten years. They’ve shared the stage with such popular acts as REM, Sting and Britney Spears in front of a crowd of 250,000 at Brazil’s Rock In Rio music festival, the first Irish band to perform at this event.

Start: 03/17/2017 8:00 pm

Michael & Shay BlackBrothers Michael and Shay Black play an exciting mix of Dublin street songs, music hall songs, and historical ballads, as well as songs from the Irish, English, and Scottish traditions and the occasional contemporary number. Singing in close harmony, playing guitar, banjo, and keyboards, telling funny stories, and even dancing now and again, Michael and Shay draw people in with their energy, wit, and superb musicianship.

Start: 03/18/2017 11:00 am

Frances England


Start: 03/18/2017 8:00 pm


It’s time once again when The Freight & Salvage is invaded by the music of British rock from the 1960’s. ‘THE FREIGHT GOES BRITISH REVUE #8 – DAVID BOWIE, The Legend