Evening of Music in Watertown Raising Money for Immigrant Legal Fund

The event organizers provided the following information:

The public is invited to Hearts for Homes – an evening of music ranging from Country to Classical at the Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church. 

The event features Nashville singer-songwriter Hugh Moffat, the four-hand piano power couple Yilin You and Paul Jacobs, and the trombone stylings of Kirk Kolenbrander. The event is a fundraiser for New England Justice for Our Neighbors, a Methodist ministry which provides free legal services to low and no income immigrants. WHEN: Saturday, Feb 15, 7:00 PM

WHERE: Belmont-Watertown United Methodist Church, 80 Mt Auburn St, Watertown, MA. 

COST: $15

Light refreshments and child care will be provided.  There is parking next to the church. For info, see bwumc.org or email office@bwumc.org

RSVP Now for Two Holiday Concerts at Perkins School for the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind will host two holiday concerts. Perkins School for the Blind will host a pair of Holiday Concerts. See the announcement below. The Perkins Student Chorus, Chamber Singers, Music Makers, Handbell Ensemble, Instrumental Ensemble and vocal soloists will celebrate the season with a beautiful mix of choral, orchestral and instrumental works from around the world. Both concerts are free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible.

Watertown Library Hosting Four Free Winter Concerts

The historic facade of the Watertown Free Public Library. The following announcement was provided by the Watertown Library:

The Watertown Free Public Library’s Winter Concert Series kicks off on Sunday, Dec. 8. This year, the library has booked an eclectic lineup featuring a string trio, a banjo virtuoso, a singer/songwriter, and a local swing and blues band. Concerts are free and open to all.

Folk Musician Eric Kilburn Holding CD Release Party in Watertown

Folk musician Eric Kilburn will be performing in Watertown at the Tremedal Concerts. On Saturday, Nov. 2, Eric Kilburn will have a CD release performance as part of the Tremedal Concerts. Kilburn is known for his Wellspring Sound facility, one of the finest and best equipped in New England, and he also is an accomplished mandolin player. He has played withSwing Cafe, Meeting Across the Water, Deborah Silverstein and the Band of Erics, along with hits guest soloist appearances.

Classical Concert at Plumbing Museum Features Flute Duo

The following announcement was provided by the Plumbing Museum:

The Plumbing Museum is pleased to continue its classical music concert series “Music of the Pipes” that was formed last year by an acclaimed Polish flutist Antonina Styczen. Conceived as a community outreach project, the concert series brings together a variety of musical genres to provide family-friendly, educational, traditional and experimental music programming. For its second concert, Styczen is joining the forces with Katy Wherry, one of the best American flutist of the young generation and the founder of the biggest flute online community – Etude of the Week. This vibrant flute duo has been bringing joy and diversity of music onto stages with its #flutever project that began in Spring 2019 when two young women decided to create an ensemble where they can express their creativity together and share it with audiences all over the world. We are thrilled to provide the stage for this special duet and bring great, free music programming to the Watertown community.

Watertown Farmers Market Features New Vendors, Entertainment

The Watertown Farmers Market will have a couple of new vendors this week, and entertainment for shoppers. The Watertown Farmers’ Market is held Wednesdays 2:30-6:30 p.m.(Closing at 6:00 p.m. in October) from June 12-Oct. 9. Saltonstall Park (Corner of Main St. & Whites Ave. next to Town Hall, 149 Main Street).

LOCATION CHANGE: This Week’s Watertown Summer Concert Will be Swinging

The Westwood Swing Band will be performing at this week’s Watertown Summer Concert

The Westwood Swing Band will perform Wednesday evening at the Watertown Summer Concert. Due to the possibility of rain and storms this evening, tonight’s concert will be held inside at the Watertown Free Public Library. The free concert is from 6:30 to 8 p.m in the Watertown Savings Bank Meeting Room inside the Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main St., Watertown. Vocalist Gail Riley is joined by 15 instrumentalists to create the hard-driving sound of the Big Bands of swing. The Westwood Swing Band will be performing a mix of tunes popularized by such noteworthy artists as Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Peggy Lee, Barbara Streisand, and Stevie Wonder.