Monday, August 20, 2007
Brian Webb, Friday, September 21, 8pm
CELEBRATE THE EQUINOX WITH BRIAN WEBB
Born and raised in Atlanta to a very large family, Brian began performing out about 13 years ago at Eddie's Attic in Decatur. After a sucessful stint in his southern home, he moved himself and his cute little dog up to Massachusetts, with no intention of a career in music. After awhile, he just couldn't help himself. He met many great local musicians in the Somerville and Cambridge area. Rachel McCartney was an early supporter of Brian's music. She and Brian performed all around the town winning hearts and fans. He began playing quite frequently at Club Passim and quickly became a club favorite. Brian realized that he needed an updated record to sell. He put together "The Evolving CD" that reached the hands of local college station WERS. The station played his song "Tobias" until he asked them to please stop and play another song from the CD, his friends were sick of that song about a crack head. Brian also took to playing in subway. A favorite spot was in the Davis Square T stop in Somerville, MA. Brian spread his music all over the commuters and they threw him change as they awaited their trains. Many folks thought the shabbily dress singer was homeless and was raising funds to help feed his scampy little dog. He soon learned that he could make just as much money busking in the subways as he did at his waiter gig, so he quit and became a full time performer. Since moving North, Brian has released one studio album ("Broken Folk") and a live record ("Live"). He has plans to record a new studio album and plays out every once in awhile with his band of the best local players in the Boston area, including Austin Nevins, currently touring with Josh Ritter. He will also do the occasional show in Atlanta and California. Brian currently lives in Warwick, RI, where he spends his time learning about polynomials, woodworking, playing PS2 and perfecting his banjo skills.
Series information: http://notlobmusic.blogspot.com, http://www.myspace.com/notlobhouseconcerts
Venue: Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130.
The Loring-Greenough House is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and has been a historic house museum since 1926. Its beautiful period decor and intimate size make it an ideal setting for acoustic music.
Doors 7:30pm, concert @ 8:00pm.
Ticket Price: $15.
Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org Reservations are recommended as 90% of all prior shows have sold out.
MBTA: Take #39 bus from either Back Bay Station or Forest Hills Station to the Monument stop, directly in front of the Loring-Greenough House, at the intersections of Centre and South Streets.
Parking is limited, the Loring Greenough House gates will be closed when its lot is full. There is a public lot behind Blanchard’s liquors, one block away.
Next concert: DENNIS BRENNAN, with MARY LOU FERRANTE
Saturday, October 6, 7:30pm.
The Fall season schedule has been released. Go to the email list, http://groups.google.com/group/notlobmusic