6 On The Square Schedule!
Ticket price for Students 18 and under is always $2; please call to make a Student reservation
Note: Tickets are non-refundable, but may be exchanged for another performance at the discretion of 6 On The Square management. Actual tickets are not issued; reservations are logged in a reservation book. We will confirm ticket reservations if requested.
The Young Novelists
Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 pm
The Young Novelists are Toronto-based husband and wife duo Graydon James and Laura Spink. Since their inception in 2009, they have played stages across the U.S. and Canada, released three full-length albums, and won numerous awards and continuous praise for their unmatched, effortless harmonies. Their last record, Made Us Strangers, landed them a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist, a nomination for Vocal Group of the Year, and reached top 20 on both !earshot and Stingray Music folk charts. With a sound that has been compared to everyone from The Band to ‘pre-weirdness’ Wilco, their ability to tell familiar stories with a modern folk edge make them, and their songs, instant classics. Tickets are available at the pre-show price of $18 (plus a $2 service charge) or $20 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/ACTs2fkMdSQ
North Sea Gas
Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 pm
Over thirty-seven years and stronger than ever! "North Sea Gas" is one of Scotland's most popular folk bands with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Harmonica, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo, and good humour are all part of the entertainment. Members of North Sea Gas are Dave Gilfillin, founding member, Ronnie “Mac” MacDonald, and the “youngster” Grant Simpson. Tickets purchased pre-show are $20 (plus a $2 service charge) or $25 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/MmxjWHJD274
Eric Andersen Band
Friday, April 20 at 7:30 pm
Eric Andersen’s voice, songs, guitar and piano playing created a career that has spanned over 45 years. He has recorded 25 albums of original songs, and made numerous tours of North America, Europe, and Japan. His songs have been recorded and performed by world reknown artists such as Ricky Nelson, Judy Collins, Sandy Denny, Fairport Convention, The Kingston Trio, Peter Paul and Mary, Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, The Grateful Dead, Linda Thompson, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Francoise Hardy, plus many others in Europe, Australia, England, and Japan. We are pleased to have Eric and his band stop at 6OTS as part of his 2 CD Compilation Album release tour. Tickets are available at the discounted pre-show price of $25 (plus $2 service charge) or $30 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/N0rPq1YhAcg
The Lied To’s
Saturday, April 28 at 7:30 pm
The Lied To's are Susan Levine and Doug Kwartler, two Massachusetts-based singer-songwriters who joined musical forces in 2014, released their self-titled debut cd at the legendary Club Passim in February 2015, and have been playing together ever since. Taking their name from the revered Everly Brothers song, "When Will I Be Loved," they collaborate to put the challenges of relationships squarely under their musical microscope with a formidable blend of folk, rock, and country-tinged music. Levine’s voice is somewhere between Dolly Parton and Maria Muldaur: it carries an edgy passion with a wailing “want my man” quality. Kwartler has one of those John Mellencamp-ish, longing, honky-tonk voices that make women weak in the knees. But listener beware, with these trademark harmonies, the The Lied To’s might just welcome you in and break your heart. Discounted pre-show tickets are available for $15 (plus $2 service charge) or are $18 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/58gJrA249iE
Friday, May 4 at 7:30 pm
Drenched in the emotions of the blues, folk, and country, the roots singer/songwriter Kerri Powers uses her dramatically dark and beautiful, soul-shattering voice to mine the melancholy depths of romantic heartbreak and broken dreams in the edgy narratives of her songs. A native of rural Massachusetts, Powers sings the blues with such authentic, downhome heat and grit that you might well think she's from Mississippi. Besides being a consummate chronicler of disappointment and despair, she can also morph into an impishly naughty rebel with a cause, a Mark Twain-like trickster whose wry words, dramatic sense of dynamics and supple phrasing can also celebrate joy and hope. Tickets are available at the pre-show discounted price of $15 (plus $2 service charge) or $18 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/wAjgY0XK1j8
Friday, May 11 at 7:30 pm
David Jacobs-Strain is a fierce slide guitar player, and a song poet from Oregon. He’s known for both his virtuosity and spirit of emotional abandon; his live shows move from humorous, subversive blues to delicate balladry, and then swing back to swampy rock and roll. It’s a range that ties Jacobs-Strain to his own generation and to guitar-slinger troubadours like Robert Johnson and Jackson Browne. Shadowed by harmonica virtuoso Bob Beach, Jacobs-Strain continues to take the blues in fresh new directions but, then again, with the equally imaginative eclectic vision that merges blues, folk, rock, and indie pop into an engaging Americana brew with pockets of funk and reggae around the edges. Tickets are $15 (plus $2 service charge) for pre-show tickets, or $18 at the door. Listen: https://youtu.be/XKLImAjCzhA
All performances will be broadcast on Concert Window.
Roosevelt Dime – May 19
Matt and Shannon Heaton – June 2
My Sweet Patootie – Our 11th Anniversary Party! – June 16
The Twangtown Paramours – Free Concert in Lafayette Park – July 1
Dan Weber – September 15
Dave Gunning – September 22
Mari Black Trio – September 29
Bettman and Halpin – October 6
The Black Feathers – October 27
Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio – November 3
Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys – November 17
Many Thanks to the good people at Super 8 Motel in Norwich, NY for providing housing for our performers.
***Performances made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.