Paula Poundstone 11/29/20

Paula Poundstone is a humorist, author and comedian known for her clever, observational humor and spontaneous wit. When she isn’t collecting hotel soaps while on tour or panel-ing on NPR’s #1 show, Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, Paula hosts the popular Starburns Audio podcast, Nobody Listens to Paula PoundstoneNobody is a comedy field guide to life complete with taste tests, cats of the weeks and leading experts in everything from beekeeping to ping pong to prosopagnosia (say that 3 times fast). Continue reading

Parsonsfield 10/10/20

**This show has been rescheduled from Thursday, April 16th to Saturday, October 10th. All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date. Please contact the box office at 508-324-1926 or boxoffice@narrowscenter.org with any questions.**

Six years after coming together as a band of high-energy musical misfits — too rock for folk, too folk for punk, too punk for bluegrass — Parsonsfield found themselves standing at a crossroads. The critically acclaimed five-piece was down to just four members, and while the obvious solution may have been to simply replace their departed comrade, the group instead made the bold choice to completely reimagine their lineup and their catalog, carrying forward as a quartet with an ambitious new approach to writing and recording. The result was a genuine sonic rebirth, a wild musical awakening that brought Parsonsfield closer together than ever before and yielded their most exhilarating and adventurous record yet: Happy Hour On The Floor. Continue reading

George Winston 10/30/20

**This show has been rescheduled from Sunday, April 5th to Friday, October 30th. All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date. Patrons unable to attend this new date have until April 15th to request refunds. Please contact the box office at 508-324-1926 with any questions.**

George Winston is undeniably a household name. He’s inspired fans and musicians alike with his singular solo acoustic piano songs for more than 40 years while selling 15 million albums. A tireless road warrior playing nearly 100 concerts annually, live performance for Winston is akin to breathing. Continue reading

Bonerama 3/6/20

Bonerama has always been hailed as “unlike anything you’ve ever heard before.”

As their sound evolves and changes it’s still the best way to describe this 18 year old powerhouse trombone touring band from New Orleans, LA. In addition to changing the way people think about the trombone, the sound of Bonerama has become an influence and contribution to the sound of New Orleans music today. Continue reading

Barnstar! With Special Guest Amy Helm 3/7/20

Barnstar! began as the brainchild of Zachariah Hickman (bassist for Josh Ritter, musical director for Ray Lamontagne) for a local bluegrass supergroup featuring some of Boston’s best musicians and songwriters. Using the familiar tools of the genre—guitar (Mark Erelli), fiddle (Jake Armerding), mandolin (Taylor Armerding) and banjo (Charlie Rose)—Barnstar! forges its own brand of songbased bluegrass, gloriously harmonized and raucously played.

The band debuted in 2011 with C’mon!, a mix of distinctive originals and unexpected covers (Neil Young, Dawes, The Traveling Wilburys) cut live in the studio. Despite juggling various high-profile sideman gigs behind other artists, the lads in Barnstar! managed to cause quite a stir with relatively few appearances. Whether playing above 10,000 feet in the Colorado mountains, dressing up like pirates on a boat cruising around Boston Harbor, or starting a small skirmish over the last CD in Shrewsbury, England – shouts of “C’mon!” followed the band everywhere they went. Continue reading

Chris Hillman 9/18/20

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and country rock pioneer, Chris Hillman has never stopped making music, but these last few years have seen the music, the milestones, the special events and the live performances happening at an exceptional pace. In 2017 he released the acclaimed Bidin’ My Time, his first solo album in 12 years, produced by Tom Petty and executive-produced by Herb Pedersen. In 2018, the 50th Anniversary of The Byrds’ groundbreaking Sweetheart of the Rodeo album was celebrated with a special tour featuring Hillman and fellow Byrds alum Roger McGuinn, joined by country legends Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives. Continue reading

Steve Forbert 12/3/20

**This show has been rescheduled from Friday, April 17th to Thursday, December 3rd. All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date. Patrons unable to attend this new date have until April 15th to request refunds. Please contact the box office at 508-324-1926 with any questions.**
Steve Forbert’s folk-rock career has spanned four decades and counting. In June 1976, the twenty-one year old boarded a train in Meridian, Mississippi bound for New York City, then the epicenter of folk music. His combination of musicianship and authenticity demanded notice. In less than two years, he went from being a street performer and living at the YMCA to filling historic Greenwich Village clubs and signing a major label record contract with Nemperor Records.

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Journeyman – A Tribute to Eric Clapton 10/9/20

**This show has been rescheduled from Saturday, March 28th to Friday, October 9th. All tickets for the original date will be honored for the new date. Patrons unable to attend this new date have until April 15th to request refunds. Please contact the box office at 508-324-1926 with any questions.**

Journeyman – A Tribute to Eric Clapton – The Layla Tour

Join us in 2020 as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Layla album. This show will feature many songs from this historic record plus special guests! Continue reading

Marcia Ball & Sonny Landreth 2/27/20

The Narrows Center’s 200th show! Come celebrate with us!

About Marcia Ball:

“Fifty years have passed in a flash,” says Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter and vocalist MARCIA BALL of her long and storied career. Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. Her rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world. With each new release, her reputation as a profoundly soulful singer, a boundlessly talented pianist and a courageous, inventive songwriter continues to grow. Her love of the road has led to years of soul-satisfying performances at festivals, concert halls and clubs. The New York Times says, “Marcia Ball plays two-fisted New Orleans barrelhouse piano and sings in a husky, knowing voice about all the trouble men and women can get into on the way to a good time.” The Houston Chronicle says simply, “She’s as perfect as an artist can be.” Continue reading

Glen Phillips (of Toad the Wet Sprocket) & Chris Barron (of Spin Doctors) 3/12/20

About Glen Phillips:

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. Continue reading