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Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 16 - Beatles Benefit Concert

5/16/2018
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This episode is all about The Beatles! Every year, the Me & Thee hosts a Beatles benefit concert to raise money to send musicians into local schools for educational programs. The 2018 'All You Need Is Love' concert will be held Saturday, May 19. Featured performers are T Max, Bird-Mancini, Quentin Callewaert, Nico Rivers and Blackgrass and Jeremy Todd. The show will be emceed by Tony Toledo. Purchase tickets at www.meandthee.org. Featured tracks: 1. "Here Comes the Sun" performed by...

Duration:00:21:31

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 15 - Heather Maloney, Ken Yates, The Ladles

5/7/2018
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Kathy shares music by folk singer Heather Maloney, who just released a song about gun control called "How Many More." Kathy also plays a song by Berklee grad Ken Yates, who will be opening the show on May 11. Details: www.meandthee.org Mary talks about a female folk trio called The Ladles, who studied at the New England Conservatory. The Ladles will be playing at Crocker Park for the 2018 Marblehead Festival of Arts this summer. Details:...

Duration:00:14:27

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 14 - Lonely Heartstring Band, Suitcase Junket, Kate Lorenz

4/30/2018
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Kathy shares music by Me & Thee newcomers The Lonely Heartstring Band, a bluegrass group that started as a wedding band for a couple who wanted bluegrass-style Beatles covers. They will perform at the Me & Thee on May 4. Details: www.meandthee.org Mary talks about the rockin' one man band, The Suitcase Junket, and shares a song by his sister, Kate Lorenz. Kate Lorenz and the Constellations will be performing at the Hawks and Reed Performing Art Center in Greenfield, Mass. on May 4, along...

Duration:00:14:56

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 13 - Cheryl Wheeler & Mosie

4/24/2018
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Kathy shares music by longtime Me & Thee musician and all-around hilarious person Cheryl Wheeler, as well as up-and-comer Rachel Marie, who will be opening the show on April 27. Details: www.meandthee.org Mary talks about an electro-funk band out of Berklee College called Mosie -- seen at SXSW. Mosie will be playing a free concert in Boston on Wednesday, April 25. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/462007497551698/ Outro song by The Mammals. Featured tracks: 1. "Arrow" by...

Duration:00:13:01

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 12 - Mary Gauthier, Greg Klyma & 'Trixie's Palace'

4/12/2018
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Through the Musical Cosmos, Ep. 12 with Mary Reines & Kathy Sands-Boehmer Kathy shares music by the much celebrated folk artist Mary Gauthier, who will be playing the Me & Thee on April 20. Gauthier's new album "Rifles and Rosary Beads" was co-written with U.S. veterans and their families, and shows the powerful struggles that these veterans and their spouses deal with abroad and after returning home. Gauthier and the Me & Thee will be honoring veterans with a special ticket price of...

Duration:00:17:53

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 11 - Garnet Rogers, Quentin Callewaert, Breaking Forms

4/11/2018
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Through the Musical Cosmos, Ep. 11 with Mary Reines & Kathy Sands-Boehmer Kathy shares music by venerable Canadian musician Garnet Rogers and folk up-and-comer Quentin Callewaert, age 17. Both will be performing at the Me & Thee on April 13. Mary shares clips from SXSW interviews she did with Nicole L'Huillier and Juan Necochea of Breaking Forms. She shares the song "Demolicion" by Los Saicos, a Peruvian band that started punk in the '60s, according to Juan and Nicole. Featured...

Duration:00:26:34

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 10 - Bill Staines, Brandon Hagen, Boy Harsher

4/2/2018
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Kathy shares music by veteran Me & Thee performer and iconic folk singer Bill Staines, as well as New Hampshire musician & former college professor Jane Fallon. Both will be performing at the Me & Thee on April 6. Mary shares clips from SXSW interviews she did with Scituate native Brandon Hagen, singer & guitarist in Vundabar; as well as Gus & Jae of Boy Harsher, who are based in Holyoke. She also talks about a musician named nothing,nowhere., who had to call off his tour, as well as a...

Duration:00:39:49

Through the Musical Cosmos: BONUS EPISODE - Joshua Speers

4/2/2018
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Mary shares clips from a SXSW interview she did with Joshua Speers, bassist for Caroline Rose. The band will be coming to Great Scott in Allston on Wednesday, April 4. Kathy took Mary to the Darlingside concert at The Sinclair, and talks about when Darlingside performed at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse five years ago. Featured tracks: 1. "More of the Same" by Caroline Rose 2. "Extralife" by Darlingside This is one of multiple episodes that center on SXSW coverage​. ABOUT 'THROUGH...

Duration:00:19:58

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 9 - Mary talks on SXSW

3/21/2018
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Kathy talks to Mary the day she returns from SXSW Music Festival (March 17). Mary talks about going to the festival for the first time, the bands she interviewed and some lessons she learned about herself as a journalist. Outro song is a snippet of "Hawking" by Todd Rundgren, in honor of Stephen Hawking. Some of the bands/musicians Mary mentions: Ned King, LuxDeluxe, Joshua Speers, Caroline Rose, Terence Ryan, Sadie Dupuis, Speedy Ortiz, nothing,nowhere., Brandon Hagen, Vundabar and Sun...

Duration:00:22:57

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 8 - Seth Glier, Crys Matthews and Crumb

3/19/2018
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This week, Kathy shares music by folk-pop artist Seth Glier, who comes from​​ Western Mass., as well as neo-folk artist Crys Matthews, who resides in Virginia. Both will be performing at the Me & Thee on Friday, March 23. Mary plays a song by Crumb, a psych-pop group formed at Tufts University in 2015. Outro song is by a duo called Dharmasoul, featuring Jonah Tolchin and Kevin Clifford. Songs listed below. 1. "Sunshine" by Seth Glier 2. "For What It's Worth" by Seth Glier 3. "The...

Duration:00:23:19

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 7 - Hanneke Cassel & LuxDeluxe

3/15/2018
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This week, Kathy shares music by Boston-based fiddler, Hanneke Cassel. Mary shares music by Northampton-based band, LuxDeluxe, who are playing at SXSW. ​ Outro song by The End of America. Songs listed below. 1. "Trip to Walden Pond" by Hanneke Cassel 2. "Natasha McCoy's Reel" by Hanneke Cassel 3. "Pretty Little Thing" by LuxDeluxe 4. "Empty Sea" by The End of America IF YOU GO... WHAT Hanneke Cassel concert with opener Mike Block, also featuring Christopher Lewis WHEN Friday,...

Duration:00:21:14

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 6 - Tracy Grammer

3/5/2018
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Through the Musical Cosmos, Ep. 6 with Mary Reines & Kathy Sands-Boehmer [EXPLICIT CONTENT ("ruiner" by nothing,nowhere.)] This week, Kathy shares music by Tracy Grammer, who just released a new album, "Low Tide," in January. Grammer has traversed a long and sorrowful path since the untimely death of her musical partner, Dave Carter, in 2002. Mary shares music by Massachusetts artists Terence Ryan, of Pembroke, and nothing,nowhere. of Foxborough. Both will be performing at SXSW....

Duration:00:31:11

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 5 - Dom Flemons

2/28/2018
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This week, Kathy shares songs by Grammy-winning folk artist and "American Songster" Dom Flemons, who will be performing at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse on March 2. Mary talks on Leverett-based folk/bluegrass band Parsonsfield, as well as Northampton-based pop/rock band Speedy Ortiz. Both will be playing at SXSW. Episode features outro song, "If You Want Me" by Freddy and Francine. IF YOU GO... WHAT Dom Flemons Concert WHEN Friday, March 2, 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. WHERE Me & Thee...

Duration:00:28:34

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 4 - Guy Van Duser, Billy Novick, Amy Kucharik

2/19/2018
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This week, Kathy shares songs performed by jazz duo Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick, as well as jazz musician and swing dancer Amy Kucharik. All will be performing at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse on Feb. 23. Mary talks on Northampton rock band, Sun Parade, who will be playing at SXSW. IF YOU GO... WHAT Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick, with opener Amy Kucharik WHEN Friday, Feb. 23, 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. WHERE Me & Thee Coffeehouse, 28 Mugford St., Marblehead COST $20 in advance and...

Duration:00:25:42

Through The Musical Cosmos: Episode 3 - John Prine Tribute

2/12/2018
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In this episode, Kathy talks about the upcoming John Prine tribute show at the Me & Thee and Mary shares music by two electronic duos that will be playing at SXSW. Discussed tracks listed below: 1. "Hello In There" by John Prine 2. "Sam Stone" by John Prine 3. "Angel From Montgomery" by John Prine 4. "Introduce Me to the Blues" by The Meadows Brothers 5. "Always (All I Got)" by Amy Fairchild 6. "Pain" by Boy Harsher 7. "Stranger Things, Vol. 1 (A Netflix Original Series Soundtrack)"...

Duration:00:33:02

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 2 - Previewing Chelsea Berry at Me & Thee Coffeehouse

2/5/2018
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Arts Editor Mary Reines and Kathy Sands-Boehmer, booking and publicity manager at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse, talk about concerts they attended and upcoming acts at the Me & Thee. Kathy shares songs by Chelsea Berry, the headliner on Feb. 9, as well as opener Nicole Zuraitis. Hoping to finally attend SXSW, Mary shares a song by Boston band Vundabar, who will be featured at the festival. She also shares a song by Sidney Gish, who will be opening for Vundabar in Cambridge on March 3, and was...

Duration:00:29:32

Through the Musical Cosmos: Episode 1 - Previewing Boxcar Lilies and Lisa Bastoni at the Me & Thee

1/25/2018
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Arts Editor Mary Reines and Kathy Sands-Boehmer, booking and publicity manager at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse, discuss folk trio The Boxcar Lilies and singer-songwriter Lisa Bastoni ahead of their Feb. 2 concert at the Me & Thee. The Me & Thee Coffeehouse is located at 28 Mugford St., Marblehead. Learn more and purchase tickets at www.meandthee.org. ABOUT THE AFTER PARTY A discussion of the stories the Wicked Local papers covering Massachusetts' North Shore are working on during the...

Duration:00:18:53