Showing posts with label rock and roll. Show all posts
Showing posts with label rock and roll. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The Zajac brothers return to THE BLACK BOX - Feb 19

The Zajac Brother's band returns to THE BLACK BOX, Saturday, February 19 at 8 PM!
The Zajac Brother's Band is bringing a special one night only tribute to the mighty Rolling Stones.  Featuring songs that span their lengthy career, the boys pay homage to one of the finest Rock n Roll Bands of all time.

Tickets available online -> https://www.theblackboxonline.com/events.php?id=1541

Zajac brothers return to THE BLACK BOX - Feb 19
Zajac brothers return to THE BLACK BOX - Feb 19

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Enjoy lobster and local music this Sunday at THE BLACK BOX

Enjoy lobster and local music this Sunday at THE BLACK BOX Online! Featuring The Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck!  

Lineup: 
1:30 - Berkshire Valley Boys 
2:30 - The DayBreakers 
3:30 - The Inflatables
4:30 - InTransition  
General Admission: $10

Berkshire Valley Boys  - After 21 years together, the Berkshire Valley Boys  still enjoy the party! Their shows blur the line between band and guests as they encourage interactive experience.  Songs from  six decades along with originals enhance the fun.  

DayBreakers  - Steadily climbing the ranks of New England's roots rock and roll scene, the DayBreakers reached new peaks in 2021. This summer featured a nomination for Blues Act of the Year by the New England Music Awards, supporting sets in some of the regions most respected rooms (Jonathan's in Ogunquit, Maine, Chan's in Woonsocket, RI, and Black Box in Franklin, Mass.), and a continuation of their weekly residency at the Gavel Public House in Wrentham, Mass. Over the last three years, the band released an Americana Music Association (AMA) Top 200 charting record and opened for James Montgomery, Entrain, The High Divers, Reverend Peyton, and more. 

The Inflatables, featuring long time recording artist Agona Hardison bring a full-size band sound with a unique jam style experience to 60-80s rock songs that you may not hear out in other venues.  Band Members: Dean Najarian, David Porter, John Cangiano, Agona Hardison, Jeff Smith, Ted Abely and Ron D'Attilio
 
The InTransition Band (aka InTransition) is a local Wrentham Band that plays an Eclectic Range of Classic and Contemporary  Blues,  Country,  Rock,  R&B and Irish Music.  Featuring Becca Zitomer on Vocals and Flute with Bill Zitomer on Lead Guitar, Fred Holmes on Rhythm and Lead Guitar, Tom Black  , Drums and Vocals and Dennis McHale, Bass and Vocals. InTransition has been playing in the MA Metro West Area for over 12 years. 


Enjoy lobster and local music this Sunday at THE BLACK BOX
Enjoy lobster and local music this Sunday at THE BLACK BOX


Thursday, July 22, 2021

THE BLACK BOX Summer Series: Exit 17 and The Zajac Brothers Band

Friday, July 23
EXIT 17 is a four piece Classic Rock Band based in Franklin, MA, Playing all the hits you know and love, from Aerosmith to U2!

Saturday, July 24
The Zajac Brother’s band specializes in psychedelic blues rock music, influenced by the counterculture movement of the 60’s and 70’s. Tyler Zajac on Vocals and Keys, Luke Okerlund on Guitar, Ryan Philipps on Bass, and Matt Zajac on Drums.

The Zajac Brothers Band will be performing songs by both The Beatles and The Grateful Dead. These two juggernaut bands are major influences to the Zajac brothers. Join us at THE BLACK BOX while they pay homage to their heroes by performing this tribute night featuring creative medleys, improvisational jams and deep cuts from The Beatles and The Grateful Dead.
Tickets can be purchased online

In case of inclement weather these events will be moved inside. 

THE BLACK BOX Summer Series: Exit 17 and The Zajac Brothers Band
THE BLACK BOX Summer Series: Exit 17 and The Zajac Brothers Band


Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Fair, Yates, Betschart & McCrossan at THE BLACK BOX, Fri - July 16

Inky Fair (drums & vocals) and Doug Betschart (guitar, vocals & bass pedals) have played music together for five decades throughout New England, starting with the band “Moonfast” in the early 70’s. 

After joining with Tom Yates (guitar, bass, keyboards & vocals) they formed “Fair, Yates & Betschart”, becoming the renowned house band at Timothy’s Spirits Company in Framingham for 5 years. They packed the house weekly and released their album “Spirits” of all original material. Inky and Doug then became the rock duo Back Pages for 30+ years and with the recent addition of Steve McCrossan (keyboard, bass & vocals), continue to perform throughout the local area. 

For this special night at THE BLACK BOX in Franklin, Tom Yates is returning to the fold to form “Fair, Yates, Betschart & McCrossan.” With the unusual combination of our varied talents, the band will cover a vast eclectic mix of classic and modern rock spanning five decades. It’s an event not to be missed... 

Ticket for this concert at THE BLACK BOX on Friday, July 16 at 7:30 PM
https://www.theblackboxonline.com/events.php?id=1475&month=07&year=2021

Fair, Yates, Betschart & McCrossan at THE BLACK BOX, Fri - July 16
Fair, Yates, Betschart & McCrossan at THE BLACK BOX, Fri - July 16 


Thursday, September 10, 2020

The Peacheaters: An Allman Brothers Band Experience - 2 shows on 9/11/20

THE BLACK BOX Fall Concert Series presents The Peacheaters! Friday, September 11 at 6:30 and 8:30 PM. 

The Peacheaters dig deep into the 40+ year catalog of Allman Brothers Band music and deliver an EXPERIENCE like no other. No 2 gigs are ever alike. The Peacheaters make these songs feel as fresh as the first time you heard them. Fueled by admiration and passion for the music of the ABB, The Peacheaters have been rocking audiences for over 15 years. 

The Boston Globe, WZLX, Boston's Classic Rock Radio, and many other media outlets have raved about the authenticity of the band's performances. From festivals to concert halls, the band's success has taken them all over the U.S.—including performances at venues such as Showcase Live, The House of Blues, Daytona's Bike Week, The Big House in Macon, GA, and B.B. Kings, NYC. 

The band's dedication to this music, and to “hitting the note” every night, has helped them build an loyal and ever-growing fan base. The “Peach” has won multiple “Best Tribute Band” awards, and shared stages with legends such as The Outlaws, Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Matt Abts (Gov’t Mule), The Zen Tricksters, and James Montgomery. 

Get tickets  https://cts.vresp.com/c/?FranklinPerformingAr/44df79fb76/9b055c5183/32b72351e3/id=1399

Find out more about the band on their web page  https://www.peacheaters.com/ 

Or listen to this video sample of the band: https://youtu.be/iJCBDhQNiME

 

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

James Montgomery Band with Opening Act The DayBreakers - Jan 17

THE BLACK BOX welcomes back the James Montgomery Band with opener - The DayBreakers.

When blues legend James Montgomery plays the harmonica, he "brings it on home." Whether it's recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of thirty years, Montgomery plays with authority. While growing up in Detroit he, learned first-hand from the masters - James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, and Jr. Wells - at the legendary "Chessmate." Over the years, he's carried on in the tradition and continues to be a vital presence in Blues as one of the most dynamic performers on the scene.

In 1970, while attending Boston University, Montgomery formed The James Montgomery Band. His inimitable (oh yeah, he majored in English) harmonica playing combined with his incredibly energetic live shows led to the band's quick ascension on the New England music scene. Within two years, The James Montgomery band was among the hottest acts in Boston along with J. Geils and Aerosmith, and they were quickly signed to a multi-album deal with Capricorn Records.

Since that time, James has recorded six albums. His first, "First Time Out" has been remastered and re-released by MRG/Capricorn. Other include "James Montgomery Band" on Island Records which was number nine on Billboard's national playlist, "Duck Fever" with members of the David Letterman Band, "Live Trax," with the Uptown Horns (the Rolling Stones' horn section), and his release on Tone-Cool, "The Oven Is On."


The DayBreakers

Fueled by two songwriters with contrasting approaches, the DayBreakers craft their distinct sound through a blend of folk rock melodies, blues guitar muscle and rock and roll grit. The five piece band, led by lead singer/guitarist Kyle Murphy, and bassist Matt Schairer has played many of New England's most revered rooms (The Middle East, TT the Bears, Thunder Road, Cape Cod Melody Tent) and shared the stage with some of the region's best roots rockers (Entrain, the Silks, Delta Generators, Frank Viele), while also supporting national touring acts The High Divers, Christian Lopez and Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band. 

Murphy's songwriting draws from a combination of jazz and heartland rock, fusing the complex chord changes of bebop with the boot stomping choruses of Seger and Mellencamp. Schairer's songwriting is tied tighter to country and folk, with an emphasis on storytelling akin to the Drive By Truckers and Springsteen. 

The tension of two songwriters has led to artistic breakthroughs, but it has not been without its struggle. Plagued by line up changes and stylistic clashes, the band spent half a decade chasing the shadow of a dream in half-filled bar rooms. These nights led the band to be highly qualified to write their second full length album, a concept record named "Worn Out Dream," about a band that doesn't make it and looks to move on with their lives. 

For tickets or for more information about other events at THE BLACK BOX, visit www.THEBLACKBOXonline.com or call (508) 528-3370. 


James Montgomery Band with Opening Act The DayBreakers - Jan 17
James Montgomery Band with Opening Act The DayBreakers - Jan 17

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Karate Show and Long Shadow Sheep headline Thanksgiving Eve at THE BLACK BOX

THE BLACK BOX Local Artist Series will present Karate Show and Long Shadow Sheep on Wednesday, November 27 at 8:00 pm. The Thanksgiving Eve concert is 21+ only. ID will be checked at the door.

Karate Show, Boston's most rocking cover band, plays a wide spectrum of rock and roll hits from bands like Pearl Jam, The Killers, Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, The White Stripes, Green Day, The Ramones, and The Who. The band includes Franklin native Mike Briggs on lead vocals, Anthony Mantia on lead guitar and vocals, Mike Molloy on drums, Joe Broderick on rhythm guitar, and Tony DelBuono on bass.

Long Shadow Sheep is an independent folk-rock band hailing from MA. Following the release of a solo record “Violins,” singer/songwriter Brady O’Keefe returned to Franklin, recruiting long-time friends Matt Zajac (drummer) and Doug Buckley (bassist) to extend the performance capabilities of his acoustic-based material. The creation of the new, collaborative group brought the musical project in a new direction, both sonically and energetically. Guitarist and songwriter Nick Sabet joined as lead guitar player, bringing a highly-refined and versatile skill set, evolving the band’s original sound.

Tickets for Thanksgiving Eve are available at www.THEBLACKBOXonline.com, by calling the box office at 508-528-3370, or at the door. The venue features a full bar. 

Karate Show and Long Shadow Sheep headline Thanksgiving Eve at THE BLACK BOX
Karate Show and Long Shadow Sheep headline Thanksgiving Eve at THE BLACK BOX