Narrows Festival 9/11/16

The Narrows Festival of the Arts has emerged as one of the premier music and arts festivals in New England. Ideally located on Fall River’s historic waterfront, the free festival features a wide variety of high-quality art and music. Continue reading

James Hunter 8/12/16

It’s been 10 years since the Englishman James Hunter burst onto the scene with his U.S. debut People Gonna Talk (GO/Rounder 2006), topping the Billboard Blues chart, earning a Grammy-nomination, and attracting universal acclaim from critics and his fans—including Van Morrison, Sharon Jones, and Allen Toussaint. Continue reading

Opening Act Contest 9/8/16

The “Opening Act” Contest will spotlight local, up-and-coming musicians, giving them an opportunity to be the support act for a show booked by the Narrows Center and JKB Entertainment Group in 2017. Contestants include: Elsie (featuring Lisa Couto & Ray Cooke), Flight of Fire, Allison & Kevin Giuliano, Huxster, Moment of Clarity, Gracelyn Rennick, Ilene Springer, We Own Land, and Matt York. While participants will be judged by a panel of three music industry professions, the audience will get to vote at the end of the night, counting for 20% of each artist’s score. Join us for a fun night!

Eric Johnson 10/19/16

Eric Johnson’s stature as one of the premier guitar players in contemporary music is his artistic trump card, backed by a Grammy Award and five nominations, platinum album, Top 10 hits like “Cliffs Of Dover,” praise from critics and the esteem of his peers. But the full hand of his talents marks him as well as a gifted songwriter, dynamic live performer, singer, pianist, song interpreter, and creator of a rich and diverse musical legacy.

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Glenn Phillips 12/15/16

Glen Phillips has always been a courageous and inviting songwriter. During his years as lead singer of Toad the Wet Sprocket, the band’s elegant folk/pop sound and his honest, introspective lyrics helped them forge a close bond with their fans. Since starting his solo career, Phillips has pared his music down to its emotional core, concentrating on the simple truths of love and relationships, with a profound spiritual understanding.

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