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The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland Opens New Season of Shows with the Americana/Folk Trio Lula Wiles on Sept. 17

September 6, 2016

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The Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland opens its new season of shows on Saturday, Sept. 17th at 7:30 p.m. with the Americana/roots trio, Lula Wiles! All the members of Lula Wiles have spent their lives grounded in songs. Born in Maine to musical families, they began playing music together as kids at Maine Fiddle Camp, […]

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Blue Moon Coffee House Welcomes Mile Twelve to the Stage

March 30, 2016

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On April 8th at 7:30 p.m., don’t miss The Blue Moon Coffeehouse’s special Friday evening show featuring Mile Twelve! Mile Twelve is a fresh, hard driving young band beautifully walking the line between original and traditional bluegrass. Based in Boston, Massachusetts and fast gaining recognition for their outstanding performances throughout bluegrass and folk circles, Evan Murphy, […]

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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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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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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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Singer/Songwriter Night with Christa Gniadek and Bill Motte at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse Sat. Nov. 15

November 10, 2014

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On Saturday, November 15th at 7:30 p.m., The Blue Moon Coffeehouse features two singer/songwriters: Christa Gniadek and Bill Motte.  Both are incredible songwriters, yet their songs come out of very different eras and experiences. Christa Gniadek is 24 years old graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in Songwriting. She has opened for regional and national […]

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May 17: Authentic Americana Music at the Blue Moon Coffeehouse, Rockland, with Uncle Eddie and Robin

May 11, 2014

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On Saturday, May 17th, at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse in Rockland features authentic Americana music from West Virginia with “Uncle Eddie and Robin.”  Banjo player Eddie Mahonen has been an icon in the Appalachian music scene for over 40 years, and Robin Mahonen, the daughter of reknowned jazz trombonist, Jimmy Knepper, is a talented […]

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Fresh Grass Award Winners “Cricket Tell the Weather”, at the Blue Moon. April 12th

April 6, 2014

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On Saturday, April 12th at 7:30 p.m. the Blue Moon Coffeehouse features the bluegrass band, Cricket Tell the Weather performing as part of their CD release tour.   Winners of the highly competitive 2013 FreshGrass Festival Band Contest, Cricket Tell the Weather is a five-piece indie string band featuring bluegrass-inspired original music. Strongly influenced by American traditional music, […]

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