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Burlington, VT 05401 United States

September 2015

The Sun Parade

September 4, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Sun Parade works in the great American rock tradition, smuggling rogue love and existential urgency into the room on get-happy grooves. Their new EP Heart’s Out delivers on the promise of earlier songwriting with a catalog of love collisions; casual sandwich obsession; and Northern, psychedelic, basement guitar licks. Influences of Afro-pop, Elliott Smith, bluegrass brother harmonies, and four gents from Liverpool. Based in Northampton MA since 2011, The Sun Parade has been steadily creating a buzz in New England…

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The Underscore Orkestra

September 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Underscore Orkestra are a Portland, Oregon based band with members hailing from many corners of the globe, playing a blend of Balkan, Klezmer, Hot Jazz, Swing and Americana music, both original and traditional. They have been touring the US, Canada, Europe, Central America, Australia and New Zealand for the past 8 years, and now they’re hitting the ‘Cake. Don’t miss this!

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The Moth – True Stories Told Live

September 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Josh Panda’s Acoustic Soul Night

September 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 25, 2017

Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Come join our favorite, Josh Panda, for Heady Hump Day. $5 Heady toppers and a unique and special experience every Wednesday.   Follow The Skinny Pancake on SoundCloud for previews of upcoming music!   https://soundcloud.com/joshpanda/stick-a-fork-in-me

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Michelle Sarah Band

September 12, 2015 @ 10:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Coming from Montpelier, VT, this high energy soul/funk five-piece has seen lots of exposure over the past couple of years, including an appearance at the Vermont Music Festival in 2013.

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Grundlefunk

September 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Jazzy casserole fresh from the funk oven rooted in Burlington, VT, Come out for some Grand Point North festivities at the Skinny!

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Sammich

September 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Sammich is a local 5-piece funk/jam outfit bringing you all the chunky grooves your heart didn’t even know it desired.

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EAT X NE KICK-OFF w/ BARIKA

September 18, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Come join us for this EAT X NE kick-off event featuring Burlington's own BARIKA! This is a free, all ages show! From Burlington, VT, Barika is deep groove music, inspired by the sounds from the Wassoulou region of Mali. A mesmerizing blend of highly danceable poly rhythmic grooves mixed with ethereal dub-scape. This show has no cover, but pre-register here to have the chance to win a pair of tickets to our Brewhaha! ----- EAT X NE is FREE, but…

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Molly Brulé

September 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Smooth and captivating, this Boston based americana/pop singer/songwriter makes the first stop of her EP release tour at the Skinny Pancake. She puts her whole self into her writing and performances and leaves a lasting impact on the listeners with an organic yet refined voice that cuts straight to the soul with lyrics and melodies that will keep you wanting more.

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The Bombadils

September 24, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Bombadils are a four piece folk ensemble that first connected in Montreal, QC, at McGill University over a shared curiosity surrounding the Celtic and bluegrass traditions. Sarah Frank (fiddle, banjo, vocals), Luke Fraser (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Alan Mackie (bass, vocals), and Anh Phung (flutes, harmonica, vocals) were raised Canada¬-wide and trained in classical performance and modern improvisation. Endearingly described by those closest to them as “chamber folk”, The Bombadils have been bringing music and high spirits to festivals, folk…

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Ryan Ober & The Loose Ends // Lowell Thompson

September 25, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Lowell Thompson: 8:30pm Ryan Ober & The Loose Ends: 9:45pm

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Green Drinks

September 29, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Join us for Green Drinks on September 29th from 6-8pm   1% for the Planet is a global network of businesses that donate one percent of annual sales directly to approved environmental nonprofit organizations. More than 1000 member companies in 40 countries give back to the environment through more than 4000 nonprofit partners.  Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, former owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% for the Planet helps people buy better products and protect the planet we play on. To date,…

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October 2015

Seven Days Auction feat. Colin & the Clarys

October 1, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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7,300 days and 1,040 issues later...Seven Days is celebrating their 20th year. Now through October 1st, stop by the Skinny Pancake on the Burlington Waterfront to view an art show featuring 40 of the best covers, 1995-2015. On Thursday October 1st, come on down to bid on your favorites at our silent auction closing party to benefit SEABA. All covers include reclaimed barn board frames handcrafted by Dostie. Bros Frame Shop. $5 cover -- includes light appetizers and live music…

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Def Ears

October 2, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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DEF EARS eagerly reach for the extremes: body and mind, vibrancy and shade, enlightenment and madness. Reaching deep into the realms of neo-soul, psychedelic rock, and avant-garde hip-hop, the group treats the creation and performance of their music as a type of alchemy, melting down their eclectic influences to forge something rare and raw. With recent appearances at the Waking Windows and Burning Boy festivals (the latter of which the members organized and headlined) and performances at Nectar’s, the Monkey…

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Soul Junction – CANCELED

October 3, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Hey all, we regret to inform you that this show has been CANCELED. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.   A catalytic intrusion of metamorphic groove and igneous funk, free-flowing through your fathers' Rock and Roll. Cross cut by rivers of soulful melodies, eccentric energies, and juicy breakdowns to engineer a sonic ecosystem purely designed to make you dance. Soul Junction is an evolving entity emerging from the hills of the Adirondacks. They've come together to create a rapidly changing composition…

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Burgundy Thursday

October 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Burgundy Thursdays, held bi-weekly at Burlington’s Skinny Pancake, is a songwriter series focused on local and regional artists, and presents up close, personal performances in a beautiful and relaxing setting. “Spontaneity and variety define the series… Adler’s booking approach makes Burgundy Thursdays a casual, who’s-who-in-Burlington get-together.” ~ Seven Days Check out Burgundy Thursdays on Facebook!

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March to May // Ian Fitzgerald

October 9, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Seattle-based folk pop duo March to May interweaves guitar and harp with rich vocal harmonies, haunting lyrics, and riveting melodies. They formed in early 2013 after a chance meeting out on a wild stretch of the Washington coast. They recorded their debut EP at Bear Creek Studios (Brandi Carlile, the Lumineers, Elephant Revival) and released the record in April 2015. "The entire album is an emotional force to be reckoned with, with voices that intertwine like winds; each song felt like an element…

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The Moth – True Stories Told Live

October 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Wren Kitz // #Trashbag

October 16, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The music of Wren Kitz is contained in  capsule. Its intention to trigger the dream vein uncovers layers of nostalgia and visuals. Combining his songwriting with samplings from his large found sound cassette library, Wren gives us a look into his melancholic and intriguing world of song. His newest solo effort - For Evelyn - was recorded between Burlington, VT and Montreal, QC in the summer time. Partially recorded by Wren to cassette in the back shed in VT and partially…

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Vows // The Snaz

October 17, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Vows Website - Facebook   The Snaz Website - Facebook

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Burgundy Thursday

October 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Burgundy Thursdays, held bi-weekly at Burlington’s Skinny Pancake, is a songwriter series focused on local and regional artists, and presents up close, personal performances in a beautiful and relaxing setting. “Spontaneity and variety define the series… Adler’s booking approach makes Burgundy Thursdays a casual, who’s-who-in-Burlington get-together.” ~ Seven Days Check out Burgundy Thursdays on Facebook!

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Heavy Plains // Jake McKelvie & the Countertops

October 23, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Heavy Plains Website - Facebook   Jake McKelvie & the Countertops Website - Facebook

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Green Drinks

October 27, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Join us for Green Drinks on October 27th from 6-8pm Founded by local people who care about our community, CarShare Vermont’s mission is to provide an affordable, convenient, and reliable alternative to private car ownership that enhances the environmental, economic, and social wellbeing of our region and planet. Our vision is a region in which individuals, businesses, and other organizations meet their transportation needs while owning fewer vehicles, and as a result improve the environment, enhance community health, and save money. We’re…

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Phil Yates & The Affiliates

October 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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On their latest album, No Need To Beg (Almost Halloween Time Records), Phil Yates & The Affiliates' songs have been compared to early Elvis Costello, Robyn Hitchcock, Teenage Fanclub, The Replacements, Spoon, Velvet Crush, and The Lemonheads. The album was 1001 Records: For Music Lovers' #19 record for the month of May 2015. In July, the lead track from No Need To Beg, "Burn It Down, Bernadette", was named the #3 favorite track of the week by Bridgeport, CT's WPKN 89.5 FM. That song also…

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Josh Panda Tribute to The Doors

October 31, 2015 @ 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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November 2015

Burgundy Thursday

November 5, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Burgundy Thursdays, held bi-weekly at Burlington’s Skinny Pancake, is a songwriter series focused on local and regional artists, and presents up close, personal performances in a beautiful and relaxing setting. “Spontaneity and variety define the series… Adler’s booking approach makes Burgundy Thursdays a casual, who’s-who-in-Burlington get-together.” ~ Seven Days Check out Burgundy Thursdays on Facebook!

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Bison // CJ Boyd

November 6, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Bison Facebook - Soundcloud   CJ Boyd Facebook - Website

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Paper Castles // Violet Ultraviolet // Wren Kitz

November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Paper Castles Website - Facebook - Bandcamp   Violet Ultraviolet Facebook - Bandcamp   Wren Kitz Facebook - Bandcamp

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Eric Sievert

November 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Francesca Blanchard // Maryse Smith

November 13, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Francesca Blanchard Website - Facebook   Maryse Smith Website - Facebook

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Iron Eyes Cody

November 20, 2015 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Iron Eyes Cody was started in 2013 when lead singer Evan Allis shared several songs he had written with a few close friends. Arrangements vary from slow and haunting, to dancy and electrifying. They currently live and attend college in Middlebury, Vermont.   Website - Facebook

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Joe Fletcher // Eric George

November 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Joe Fletcher Website - Facebook   Eric George Website - Facebook - Bandcamp

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December 2015

The Wee Folkestra // Dan Blakeslee

December 4, 2015 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Wee Folkestra is a Burlington, Vermont based, musical collective that has gained notoriety for its rich and unique arrangements of classics. Expect sweet four-part vocal harmonies (five if you count Johnnie Day’s musical saw), melodica, bass, guitars, mandolin & percussion on any given night. In the group's first year, they opened for Marco Benevento twice, played the Liberate music festival, performed at Higher Ground on their Main Stage and in their Showcase Lounge, debuted at Nectar's to a full house, opened…

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Full Restaurant Rental – CLOSED at 5pm!

December 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Moth – True Stories Told Live

December 8, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Tickets available here!

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Restaurant Rental – BAR SIDE closes at 5pm!

December 10, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Restaurant Rental – BAR SIDE closes at 5pm!

December 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Full Restaurant Rental – CLOSED at 5pm!

December 13, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Full Restaurant Rental – CLOSED at 5pm!

December 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Full Restaurant Rental – CLOSED at 5pm!

December 18, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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A New Year’s Eve Thriller w/ Josh Panda and DJ Steal Wool!

December 31, 2015 @ 9:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Featuring the music of the 'King of Pop' Michael Jackson performed by Josh Panda and Thrilla Night, and DJ Steal Wool! Tickets on sale now!

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January 2016

The Crepe Tapes w/ Zach Nugent and Matt Schragg

January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Swale // Barbacoa

January 8, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Eric Sievert Band

January 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Erik Sievert Band is a recently formed group out of the Burlington area that combines a healthy mix of alternative rock originals and covers. The group features guitarist/flugelhornist Dan Zaltz, bassist Dan Floyd, drummer AJ Johnson and singer/guitarist Erik Sievert. Come out for a good night of tunes! Check out some recordings in advance at www.soundcloud.com/erik-sievert.

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Zak Trojano

January 15, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Facebook Zak Trojano is a musician and songwriter from New Hampshire.  He grew up in the woods and could usually be found fly fishing, or playing music. His father is a drummer, and after work was for loosening his tie and teaching his son about Ginger Baker and Elvin Jones. Zak gravitated towards the guitar and songwriting, primarily because he found it hard to write songs about girls on a drum set (not for lack of trying). His…

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The Weather Station

January 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Facebook - Bandcamp   Tickets “Plain but elegant, simple but intricate… Her songs feel very much like attempts to understand and appreciate the world in spite of its bitter ills; like the most basic forms of folk music, a term Lindeman readily embraces, they come with intent and aim.” – Pitchfork The Weather Station is the project of Canadian songwriter Tamara Lindeman; folk music based in classic elements of songcraft – melody, tension, meaning. On the acclaimed All Of It…

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Green Drinks w/ VCGN

January 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Vermont Community Garden Network is excited to host this month's Green Drinks. Come learn about all the ways and places that people are growing food in our community and how YOU can get involved! VCGN helps community-based groups start and grow gardens; teaches adults and children how to grow food; tests and shares effective garden education programs; and supports, trains, and connects a diverse network of garden leaders and educators. We believe in the power of people growing food…

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Chris Bathgate // Lowell Thompson

January 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Tickets Chris Bathgate was born in Ames, IA on April 21st 1982. His early childhood was set in Iowa and Kentucky, with the majority of his adolescence spent in Illinois. After moving to Michigan to attend U of M’s School of Art and Design in 2001, Chris emerged from the Ann Arbor local music scene. This strong local presence led to the attention of locally based label Quite Scientific and their release of A Cork Tale Wake (2007). This album…

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Japhy Ryder

January 30, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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A tight-knit group of musicians living, working, and performing in and around Burlington, Vermont, Japhy Ryder draw upon a diverse range of influences to create their unique blend of instrumental hip-hop, dub, rock and afro-beat. Bass heavy, percussion driven grooves lay the foundation while trumpet, synths, samples, and guitar blend the realms of improvisation and composition. Over the past several years, Japhy Ryder have had the privilege of sharing the stage with such visionary artists as Femi Kuti, The Roots,…

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February 2016

The Maple Street Six

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Maple Street Six is a Burlington based musical collective playing a mix of Jazz, Funk, Latin and Soul.  The band is comprised of David Marchant (Vibes), Clarence Davis (Congas), Michael Graziadei (Bass), Rob Church (Guitar), Jon McBride (Tenor Sax) and Dwight Ritcher (Drum Kit).  Visit us here on Facebook!

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Ben Rabb

February 5, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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  Unfortunately, Max Garcia Conover will not be able to perform due to personal reasons. Ben Rabb goes on at 9pm!     Ben Rabb Facebook - Website Ben Rabb is a New York based singer/songwriter by way of the midwest. He moved to New York in his mid-twenties, where he started going to a songwriter's circle. Rabb quickly became a member of the local folk community. He hit the city's concert circuit, too, playing regular gigs at venues like the Living Room…

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Questionable Company

February 6, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Facebook - Website Consisting of a bassist, drummer, and guitar and keyboard playing vocalist, this Burlington, Vermont based Folk Funk trio plays a wide variety of original and cover tunes.

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The Moth – True Stories Told Live

February 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Dryfter

February 12, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Come hear Burlington's newest-funkiest-unruliest trio, and check them out on Soundcloud while you're at it!

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Silver Bridget

February 13, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Facebook - Soundcloud Silver Bridget is a group of three musicians, interpreting some old familiar melodies with a couple of guitars and a saw.

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Matt Flinner Trio

February 18, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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“Matt Flinner blurs the lines between jazz and bluegrass, traditional and avant- garde.” —The Associated Press “Matt Flinner one of the best mandolin players ever.” —Downbeat “...stunning, often jaw-dropping musicianship that never feels showy even when it is...An exciting, innovative and listenable release." - American Songwriter   Led by one of the most respected mandolinists in today’s acoustic scene, Matt Flinner and his trio partners, Ross Martin (guitar) and Eric Thorin (bass), are sonically founded in bluegrass, jazz, classical and American…

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Andriana Chobot

February 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Having spent twenty-four years as a professional human being and slightly less than that as a pianist, Andriana Chobot is bringing her talents to the world. Having picked up the piano at the young age of 4, Andriana started to write songs in her junior year of high school initially classical compositions, gradually evolving into what you hear today. Now, nearly twenty years after her first encounters with her weapon of choice, and having studied Theatre, she says she loves…

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Green Drinks w/ Burlington Bicycle Project

February 23, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Old Spokes Home & Bike Recycle Vermont are two bikes shops in the Old North End working together as a single organization with a mission: creating access to bikes and the opportunities they provide for our whole community. Old Spokes Home is a retail bike shop specializing in bikes for everyday transportation and adventure. The shop provides new and used bikes, repair services, gear and accessories to cyclists of all stripes. 100% of Old Spokes Home's profits support programs at Bike Recycle Vermont. Bike Recycle…

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Busk and Rye

February 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Busk and Rye got their start captivating passersby on the Church Street Marketplace with their bluegrass, country, and folk-infused tunes. Members of this eclectic trio can be found playing around town on multiple instruments. Matthew Vaughan is a drummer turned mandolinist. Taylor Smith (Cricket Blue, Grunzlefunk) is an acoustic guitarist by day, alto saxophonist by night. Jim Pergolizzi plays the electric bass when the mood strikes. The departure from their native instruments has opened up a world of possibilities, and allows…

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Closing at 3

February 29, 2016
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Closing for renovations at 3pm

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CLOSING AT 3PM!

February 29, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Our Lake Street location in Burlington will be closing at 3pm on Monday February 29th - sorry for any inconvenience!

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March 2016

LAKE STREET CLOSED ALL DAY

March 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Huntress and Holder of Hands // Old Sky

March 4, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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MorganEve Swain is The Huntress and Holder of Hands. A multi-instrumental string player, vocalist and songwriter, Swain is widely known as half of the music duo, Brown Bird, with her husband, Dave Lamb. The duo, who enjoyed national and international success,  spent over six years performing and touring until Lamb’s untimely passing, at age 36, from leukemia in April 2014.  That summer, Swain launched The Huntress and Holder of Hands, which began as a creative vessel for exploring both her…

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MARDI GRAS w/ JAPHY RYDER

March 5, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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A tight-knit group of musicians living, working, and performing in and around Burlington, Vermont, Japhy Ryder draw upon a diverse range of influences to create their unique blend of instrumental hip-hop, dub, rock and afro-beat. Bass heavy, percussion driven grooves lay the foundation while trumpet, synths, samples, and guitar blend the realms of improvisation and composition. Over the past several years, Japhy Ryder have had the privilege of sharing the stage with such visionary artists as Femi Kuti, The Roots, and Bernie Worrell and have played…

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The Moth – True Stories Told Live!

March 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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REDadmiral

March 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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  REDadmiral, currently residing in Vermont, is original indie rock with melody, style and punch.  This four piece molecule has lived the map from Baltimore, Philadelphia, Downeast Maine, NYC, Chicago and California.  REDadmiral mixes up a whip-smart, no-nonsense cocktail as raw and beautiful as the local landscape with a crooked smile.  

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The Receiver // Plastique Mammals

March 12, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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"A universe of dreamy prog in keyboards and drums...bright melodies and heart-pulsing rhythms..." - NPR MUSIC   The Receiver is comprised of brothers Casey (keyboards, bass, vocals) and Jesse Cooper (drums, vocals). Formed in 2005, the brothers quickly expanded on ideas composed the previous year by Casey for his senior thesis in music composition studies at The Ohio State University. After a few live performances, the band was picked up by New York-based Stunning Models On Display Records. With the label's…

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Ashley Storrow

March 17, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Ashley began writing songs as a child in Western Massachusetts with a hay wagon as the stage and sheep for an audience. She ventured into vocal training at Skidmore College and has toured with chamber and a-capella groups. She has collaborated on a range of projects ranging from soul and jazz to a-cappella and folk trios. Her songwriting remains rooted in the folk tradition and incorporates intricate harmonies, soulful melodies, and acoustic finger picking. Her lyrics have been described as…

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Steady Betty

March 18, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Steady Betty is a 7-piece "all-star…rocksteady band" (Seven Days). Formed in 2012, the band pays homage to the classic late-1960s sounds of Jamaica. Rocksteady is a danceable, soulful successor to ska, and the roots of the reggae genre. Steady Betty showcases Vermont-based lady musicians -- Linda Bassick (Mellow Yellow), Kat Wright (of the Indomitable Soul Band), Miriam Bernardo (Afinque), Emily Ryan (alto sax, Mango Jam), Allison Frazier (bari sax, Shakedown) Jennifer Giammanco (bass) and introducing drummer Rachel Capobianco. Steady Betty's…

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Tyler Mast Organ Trio – CANCELED

March 24, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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This event has been canceled, we're sorry for any inconvenience. Tyler Mast Organ Trio is a rotating cast of Vermont's most talented jazz musicians, always centered around the Hammond organ.  A "chameleon trio" of sorts, the group can be found playing swinging be-bop standards at a fine dining establishment, then the very next night ripping up funk-jazz and soul tunes at a late-night music venue.  Bandleader and organist Tyler Mast comfortably wears the multiple hats needed for this stylistic versatility. Originally named Project Organ Trio (2010),…

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Violent Mae // Invisible Homes

March 25, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Violent Mae Website - Bandcamp Violent Mae was never intended to be a band. Becky asked Floyd to record and produce her first solo album, and as soon as they hit the studio, chemistry and dynamics between the two sparked the evolution of an artistic partnership. Their self-titled debut initially released in 2013 garnered national attention and was re-released early in 2015 when it hit college radio riding a wave into the Top 100 for 6 weeks on the CMJ…

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Michelle Sarah Band

March 26, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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ReverbNation - Facebook  Michelle Sarah features a strong lead vocals over funk/soul grooves. This high-energy band hails out of the Northeast.

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Green Drinks w/ VTCC

March 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Vermont Cannabis Collaborative is a group of Vermont entrepreneurs committed to creating a thriving, community-focused cannabis economy. We believe cannabis prohibition has been a failed public policy for our state and nation, and we’re working to replace it with a regulated economy that distributes economic opportunity broadly among Vermonters, from small growers to entrepreneurs looking for ways to grow jobs and economic growth. This new economy, building on the growing movement towards sustainable, community-based social enterprises, would be uniquely Vermont, following the…

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April 2016

The Wee Folkestra

April 1, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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The Wee Folkestra is a Burlington, Vermont based, musical collective that has gained notoriety for its rich and unique arrangements of classics. Expect sweet four-part vocal harmonies (five if you count Johnnie Day’s musical saw), melodica, bass, guitars, mandolin & percussion on any given night. In the group's first year, they opened for Marco Benevento twice, played the Liberate music festival, performed at Higher Ground on their Main Stage and in their Showcase Lounge, debuted at Nectar's to a full house, opened for the secret Gogol Bordello set at Occupy Burlington…

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Abbie Morin // Lucy Dacus

April 2, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Doors: 8:30pm // Show: 9:00pm // $5 Abbie Morin (Burlington) abbiemorin.bandcamp.com abbiemorin.com Lucy Dacus (Richmond, VA) lucydacus.bandcamp.com

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Wild and Scenic Film Fest After Party w/ Red Hot Juba

April 7, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Background Orcs

April 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Bandcamp The four members of Background Orcs combine musical styles and feels from around the globe to deliver a high-energy atmosphere for listeners as well as keep them on their toes with a unique sound that defies normal categorization. While some have attempted to package the Orcs' sound with brands such as "Deep Pocket Immersive Groove" or "Heady Psychedelic Jazz Fusion", one must experience the group first hand to grasp their diverse musical directions. Regardless of genre, constant…

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Tyler Mast & Paradise Divide

April 9, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website Pianist, organist, educator and composer Tyler Mast leads this compelling new quintet known as Paradise Divide.  Featuring some of Vermont's most sought-after instrumentalists, Paradise Divide's electrifying sound fuses world rhythms with nature-inspired melodies and subtle jazz harmonies, all layered atop cleverly hip grooves. Best known for his leadership role in funk-octet Bearquarium, Tyler has also been an integral member of Craig Mitchell and Motor City, Project Organ Trio, and currently performs with the Josh Panda Band.  His work with…

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Heady Times: The Future of Vermont Cannabis

April 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Heady Vermont has teamed up with The Skinny Pancake to present Heady Times: The Future of Vermont Cannabis on Tuesday, April 19 from 6-8 p.m. The evening will begin with a panel of three speakers who are experts in their respective policy, hemp and business fields, followed by a Q&A opportunity for the audience. Afterwords, people can send a message to their representatives via our Statehouse Shout Out, and network with others interested in cannabis, while enjoying $2 pints of Lost Nation…

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Mommy Longleg

April 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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This is Josh Panda unbridled.  Mommy Longlegs takes improvisation and musical adventure to a new level.  Featuring one of the great piano players of our time, Brian Axford, on electric piano.

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Green Drinks w/ Salvation Farms

April 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Come have a cider – and learn about Salvation Farms. Salvation Farms’ mission is to build increased resilience in Vermont’s food system through agricultural surplus management. We believe that the best way to build lasting change is to involve people in the process. Join us at Green Drinks and find out how Salvation Farms reduces food waste on farms, increases the use of locally-grown foods, and how you can help. Green Drinks is a monthly get-together sponsored by Skinny Pancake…

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VPR’s Live From The Fort LIVE!

April 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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VPR and Live From The Fort are bringing their production down to the Skinny Pancake on Thursday April 28th! Line-up: CARTON @ 7pm BISON @ 8pm ABBIE MORIN @ 9pm

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Dirt Ball

April 29, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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It's our 1st Annual Dirt Ball!  What more reason do you need to join the party, other than that spring has sprung, the #DirtyWeekendVT is upon us, and your attendance helps to support an awesome nonprofit in Vermont!? Well - if your answer is a Karaoke Contest with celebrity judges, a Dirty Mayor included with your ticket purchase, and getting some awesome pictures of you and your friends at a photo booth, we have gotcha covered! This is a fundraiser for the…

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Elison Jackson // Lake Superior

April 30, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Elison Jackson are uncanny. You may find them among the old tin sorrows of New England, or the back pages of a penny dreadful. But there's an unfamiliar aspect to them that Bucks the conventions of Americana. They are the electric sons of alt-country, giving voice to modern folk tales in an ergotic wash of gritty guitars, dexterous drums, and electronic tinges. The inhabitants of these stories are spectres, psychedelics, crooked reverends, tragic actresses, and other such elements from America’s…

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May 2016

The Rough and Tumble

May 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Facebook The Rough & Tumble are two scarecrows in a cornfield, two pairs of hands stealing the same piece of candy, a dust devil that traveled seven states to get to you only to make you cry. They are the only surviving memory of the first bike accident in the history of bikes and the skinned knees and the broken hearts. They love eating fish but always feel bad about it when they put them in the pan, especially when…

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The Living Roots

May 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Bandcamp The Living Roots Trio, with its earnest and complex original songs, is melancholy in tone yet hopeful in its message. Though primarily an acoustic folk band, The Living Roots Trio incorporates classical and jazz influences into its sound. The observational, poetic lyrics are carried forward by the dusky percussive quality of nylon string guitar and upright bass while bell like vocal harmonies compliment the turbulent under current giving The Living Roots Trio its signature mood. Singer songwriter Séamus Maynard, vocalist Meaghan Witri, and Upright Bass player Sauerkraut Seth Travins hold down the core of the Living Roots Trio with guest musicians…

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Shay Gestal

May 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Website - Facebook   https://soundcloud.com/sgestal/birds-still-fly

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Binger

May 13, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Based out of Burlington, Vermont, Binger create a unique sound using the diverse musical soundscape of their collective influences. Elusively shedding any genre that manages to stick to them (often within the same song), Binger combine elements of progressive psychedelia with the deep grooves of hip-hop to create a style that gracefully skirts the line between delightful and perplexing; inventing a sound that reels you in, and keeps you there, with a cohesive yet eclectic energy. With a predisposition towards…

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Richmond Farm to School Fundraiser!

May 15, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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   Calling all local food enthusiasts! Please join us this Sunday, May 15th from 11am-3pm during our Sunday Bluegrass Brunch at the Skinny to support Farm to School Programming in Richmond. Folks from Richmond Elementary and Camel's Hump Middle School Farm to School Program will be here at the Lake Street location hosting a silent auction with all proceeds benefiting their programming for the 2016-2017 school year. There's tons of great prizes including a family membership to Shelburne Farms, gift cards to Healthy Living, City Market,…

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Sammich

May 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Sammich Saturday May 21th 8:00pm Live from Lake Street, Skinny Pancake No Cover Bandcamp - Facebook Sammich is a 5-piece funk/jam outfit bringing you all the chunky grooves your heart didn't even know it desired. https://soundcloud.com/user-91704471/jam-feat-zdenek-gubb-of-twiddle

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Nick Clemens

May 26, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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nickclemens.bandcamp.com Singer-songwriter based in Burlington, VT, born in Philadelphia. An acoustic evening of original tunes and classic covers.   Follow The Skinny Pancake on SoundCloud for previews of upcoming music!   https://soundcloud.com/nick-clemens-9/sets/live-from-the-backroom

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Zach Rhodes Trio

May 27, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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With tight, pocket grooves and soaring vocals, the Zach Rhodes trio spans the musical gauntlet emloying Groove Jazz, Funk, R&B, Soul, and good ol' fashion rock & roll to keep the dance floor hoppin'.   The latest incarnation of the Zach Rhodes trio includes bass player Brain Harris (Cat's Under the Stars) and drummer Dalton Muzzy (Binger/Sammich). The video below will give you a sense of what Zach's all about - The players may change, but the game stays the same!  …

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Dryfter

May 28, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Come hear Burlington’s newest-funkiest-unruliest trio! Funk, Reggae, Rock, and Soul all mashed up...ready to stomp. Follow The Skinny Pancake on SoundCloud for previews of upcoming music! https://soundcloud.com/dryfter/basket-full-of-teeth-1

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June 2016

Myra Flynn and Paul Boffa @ BurlingtonBoho Opening Reception

June 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Join us for a wild night at the Skinny Pancake. We'll be kicking off the month of June with an Opening Reception for Jennifer Kahn's Photos of Burlington and Burlingtonboho - which just happens to be the first night of Jazzfest - with Myra Flynn and her band for the night!! Band hits at 8pm. Singer/songwriter Myra Flynn spends her career embracing dichotomy. Half Irish and half African American, her original indie/soul songs blend soulful vocals with a lyrical delivery…

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Tar Iguana

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Tar Iguana is a five-piece, reptilian-rock outfit. Orthodox instrumentation steers their sound through dynamic takes on space tone. Fuzzed-out drift coupled with wah-wah disco, floating about a dubby nebulous.   Follow The Skinny Pancake on SoundCloud for previews of upcoming music!   https://youtu.be/nTWorFauUoE   https://soundcloud.com/tar-iguana/memories-wont-last-live-at-nectars-102714

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Crepe Tapes w/ Zach Nugent and Ed Grasmeyer

June 5, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Everyone knows – Sundays are for Brunch. But, adding live Bluegrass music from the best of local pickers!? Yes, that’s exactly what we’ve done. Come see for yourself! Generously sponsored by Vermont Artisan Coffee and Tea.

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Julian Chobot Trio

June 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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We're celebrating Jazzfest with - you guessed it - some live jazz!! Come out and have dinner and some drinks with this jazz trio.

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Hot Flannel

June 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Flannel. Hot. Put those two words together, and you’ve got the jarring juxtaposition of an adjective designed to scintillate, and a material so homespun it’s downright humble. Hot Flannel, a head-turning foursome of handsome country-boys-turned-men making newgrass music like there’s no tomorrow, embodies that same unexpected twist of grounded and ground-breaking, cozy and cathartic.   Follow the Skinny Pancake on SoundCloud for previews of upcoming music!   https://soundcloud.com/hot-flannel/sets/3-different-voices

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Upstate Rubdown

June 9, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Upstate Rubdown is an acoustic septet from New York's Hudson Valley, borrowing from every corner (and decade) of America's musical heritage. Over the years, the band's membership has snowballed from a fairly innocuous song-spinning trio in 2011 to the hefty and innovative ensemble it is today. Singers Mary Kenney, Melanie Glenn, and Kate Scarlett shine through in rich 3-part Harmony paired with an eclectic mix of instruments including Mandolin (Ryan Chappell), Upright Bass (Harry D'Agostino), Cajon (Dean Mahoney), and Saxophone…

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Joan Shelley // Sam Moss

June 10, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Burlington – Waterfront, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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*Change - No Cover!! Joan Shelley Website - Facebook Joan Shelley quickly follows her acclaimed 2014 album, Electric Ursa, with Over and Even, a quieter, more contemplative set recorded in her home state of Kentucky. Shelley has been praised by Rolling Stone, NPR and Pitchfork, and The New York Times recently wrote that “her music is folky and pastoral, with a sense of scale that makes her humble about her place in mankind and the universe, and her songs are serene but never complacent.” Over and Even is her third record. Sam…

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