Let Them Entertain You – May Edition!

Is it May already? With the pollen and warm weather come lots of spring shows!

Bikini Whale, Tsunami of Sound & the Billy Connors Project, Friday at 9pm at Sally O’Brien’s (335 Somerville Ave, Somerville). Bikini Whale features BRO alum and active performers Michael A. Jordan as Fred, Lisa McColgan as Cindy, Erica Mantone as Kate, Kevin Coombs as Ricky, Joshua Pickering as Keith and Carolyn Corella as Sara Lee.

PowerSlut, Stars Like Ours (Featuring Michelle Paulhus), You People and Happy Little Clouds, Saturday, May 6 also at Sally O’Briens.

“Rish and Heather Sing Covers” featuring Heather Meeker Green, at Melissa’s, 407 Main, 407 Main St, Stoneham.

Sunday, May 7, It’s time again for The Revelations Gospel Brunch featuring three BRO powerhouse voices; Erica Mantone, Jennifer D’Angora, and Andrea Gillis,  Atwood’s, 877 Cambridge St, Cambridge. (This monthly residency continues on the first Sunday of each month).

The Digi-Pendent Film Festival, a celebration of “No-Budget Film-making in the 21st century” happens on May 11, 2017. Featuring both fictional and documentary shorts, the festival features works that were achieved through the affordable medium of smart-phones, laptops and borrowed equipment. Films to be screened include works by Rock Louis, Siobhan Landry, Tim Blevins and Kristina Kehrer. May 11, 8pm. Lilypad Inman Square, 1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge.

Kristina Kehrer is an accomplished documentary filmmaker who joined our HAIR tribe last fall as we gathered from all parts of the Boston area (to a seemingly endless series of rehearsal spaces) to bring our production to life. The result of that journey is presented as Gathering The Tribe.  More Info about the event.

Miranda Reilly (HAIR) plays Elaine in Arlington Friends of the Drama production of The Graduate, May 12-21. www.afdtheatre.org

Gathering the Tribe

May 13. The Somerville PorchFest will feature a lot of great talent (including too many BRO singers and musicians playing special sets to list) playing on porches and driveways throughout Somerville. For a list of performers visit the official site at The Somerville Arts Council.

Also May 13, don’t miss the amazingly hot Gene Dante and the Future Starlets at Sally O’Brien’s with Dirty Dotties and Modern Day Dolls.

Saturday, May 20, get your Beatles on and help music get into schools by supporting the 12th anniversary of ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE at Me & Thee Coffeehouse (28 Mugford St, Marblehead, MA). Show starts at 7:30. Starring Jeremy Todd, The Scrambled Eggs, Bird Mancini & T Max, Eric Lee, and Tony Toledo.

Theophile Victoria (HAIR) will be dancing in Life: In Color, a 360-degree dance extravaganza featuring jazz and rock-n-roll music from the 1960s to today. At Oberon, May 25-26.

May 30th, ONCE Ballroom, J. Johnson Bday Zappa Bash, Axemunkee and Count Zero!

Save the Date because on June 3 there will be another of Russ Gershon‘s  Lookie, Lookie dance fiestas at Accurate Records. Ticket link coming soon.

June 24, Kingdom of Love (with the multi-talented Linda Viens) CD release party is at the Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave. Also on the bill is Parlour Bells, featuring the one and only Goddam Glenn.

Keep checking back for more events and announcements through-out the month.