June 12 – THE NOVEL IDEAS
The Novel Ideas are a country folk quintet of friends from the great state of Massachusetts. Featuring the voices of three different songwriters, The Novel Ideas create a blend of pastoral, harmony driven, and plaintive Americana. They spent the past year playing shows in support of their debut album, “Home” and have been featured in Billboard Magazine, Interview Magazine, and a myriad of the other publications applauding their stellar melodies. They’ve shared the stage with acts such as Lord Huron, Caveman, and Little Green Cars.
June 19 – ABBEY RHODE
Abbey Rhode plays the music of The Beatles. There are no wigs, costumes or fake accents-it is all about the great music that came from the first song, Love Me Do, to the Love CD, with an occasional solo song by one of Beatles. Abbey Rhode blends the vocal harmonies with authentic instrumentation and delivers the songs in a live performance that reaches audiences of all ages.
June 26 – ANNALISE EMERICK
Since moving from Nashville to New England in late summer 2011, Boston folk songstress Annalise Emerick has demonstrated her aptness to awaken reminiscence in the minds of her listeners with just a few simple words. With her 2011 acclaimed debut EP, Starry-Eyed, Emerick brought songs that have continued to resonate with audiences like You Win, Round and Round, and This Love Wont Break Your Heart. The collection prompted an outpouring of attention from the national blog scene and a spotlight on CD Babys Music Discovery Podcast, which assured its listeners: Fans of Ingrid Michaelson will feel right at home.
June 26 – JOANNA TETERS
Berklee graduate and vocalist, Joanna Teters croons in a rich alto. Known for her powerful presence as a front woman with groups Mad Satta, Lowtone Society, and Drew ofthe Drew, Teters switches seamlessly from a smooth-but-smoky lilt to a rugged reggae delivery. At 21 she has already shared the stage with artists ranging from Sam Smith, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Gretchen Parlato to Ozomatli and Afrika Bambaataa.