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Wide Open Spaces Bluegrass Band at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Sat. March 13th

March 4, 2016

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On Saturday, March 12th at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, MA features the bluegrass band, Wide Open Spaces. Wide Open Spaces plays “bluegrass without borders” with overtones of the Punch Brothers, Alison Krauss, Celtic jigs, Jimmy Buffet, Bill Monroe and the Beatles.   They combine the traditional sounds of fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar […]

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Honeysuckle, Boston Music Award Nominees for Best Folk Artist and Best Americana Artist, at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Sat. Feb. 6th

January 31, 2016

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On Saturday, February 6th at 7:30  p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features the progressive folk trio Honeysuckle.  Honeysuckle was recently nominated for the Boston Music Awards in two categories: Best Folk Artist and Best Americana Artist. They also played at the 2015 Newport Folk Festival as the Converse Rubber Tracks Artist winners.  Holly McGarry, Benjamin […]

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Grace Morrison Opens New Season of Shows at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Sat. Sept 19th

September 8, 2015

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The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland opens its new season on Saturday, September 19th at 7:30 p.m. with the music of Grace Morrison. Grace is an award winning Cape Cod-based singer/songwriter.   Grace and her former band, the RSO,  won WPRI-12’s Big Break Competition and, as a result, a video of the song “The Trouble” […]

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Highway’s End Closes Out the Season at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Saturday, May 16th

May 12, 2015

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On Saturday, May 16th at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, MA closes out its season with the appropriately named band Highway’s End.  Highway’s End is an acoustic band based in Rhode Island. Their songs mix country music storytelling with the musicianship of bluegrass and the flash of heavy metal guitar heroes. Great pickers as well as songwriters, […]

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WHERE TO PARK for this Saturday night’s Blue Moon Coffeehouse Show Featuring PossumHaw

February 6, 2015

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This Saturday night’s show at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, MA featuring the Vermont bluegrass band, PossumHaw, may be your last chance to have a little bluegrassy fun on the South Shore before the next storm hits.  Here’s where to park when you get there: The Eagles Lodge on 29 Park Street in Rockland has […]

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Vermont Vocalist of the Year, Colby Crehan, Leads PossumHaw at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. Feb. 7

February 3, 2015

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On Saturday, February 7th at 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffehouse in Rockland, MA features PossumHaw, an award-winning bluegrass band based in Vermont.  Lead vocalist Colby Crehan was named Vermont Vocalist of the Year and her song “Road to Mora” was named Vermont Song of the Year. She also performs as lead singer with the Bluegrass Gospel […]

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Sat. Jan. 10th: Local Freight Delivers Fine Bluegrass at The Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland

January 4, 2015

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On Saturday, January 10th at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland, MA features Local Freight.  Local Freight’s slogan is “Bluegrass that delivers,” and they make good on their promise by delivering clean harmonies, strong instrumentation, and a solid groove.  While the band itself is fairly new to the bluegrass scene, it features four […]

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Five in the Chamber Plays Rollicking Bluegrass at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. Dec. 13th

December 7, 2014

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On Saturday, December 13th at 7:30 p.m., the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features the Connecticut bluegrass band, Five in the Chamber. Five in the Chamber plays rollicking bluegrass and old-time string band with a rocking edge. With tight arrangements, unique harmony vocals, and a shared passion for writing original music as well as studying and […]

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Award Winning Twisted Pine Comes to the Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. October 11th

October 3, 2014

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On Saturday, October 11th at 7:30 p.m.  The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features Twisted Pine, recent winners of both the FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival Band Contest and the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival Band Contest.   Banjo player Ricky Mier also won the banjo contest at FreshGrass. The band has played at some of the most prestigious bluegrass festivals: the […]

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Blue Moon Coffeehouse Opens New Season of Shows with Outrageous Fortune, Sat. Sept. 13th

September 2, 2014

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    The Blue Moon Coffeehouse at Channing Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockland opens its new season of shows on Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 p.m. with Outrageous Fortune. Outrageous Fortune is a Boston-based acoustic vintage jazz and blues trio. Their repertoire features innovative arrangements of early jazz (Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong) as well as blues and jug band […]

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