CLUB SANDWICH

WEDNESDAYS + THURSDAYS:

GUEST PERFORMERS
+ SPECIAL EVENTS

Select Wednesdays and Thursdays will be for guest performers at CLUB SANDWICH. John and his team will curate the best local and out of town singer-songwriters/troubadours to grace the CS stage. We know you'll love the lineup and hope you'll come out for names you may recognize and even give a chance to some you may not. Cover charges will vary by performer, so stay tuned for more info on our schedule.  Shows will start at 7pm, with doors at 6:30. The pre-show will be shown on our 6'x9' movie screen, where you can learn about other live entertainment in the Lakes Region. The room has limited capacity, so we recommend reserving yours early.
Wednesday, July 7 - Tom Bartlett [TICKETS, $10]
Tom's a Singer/Songwriter from Moultonborough, NH. He was the Spotlight Artist on the NPR show "Art of the Song" with his song "You Can't Get There From Here ". (artofthesong.org) You can find more of his music at The Standing "O" Project. {standingoproject.com)
Thursday, July 8 - Cliff Eberhardt [TICKETS, $20]

"Eberhardt is better than ever, Steve McQueening his way into your heart at about ninety-eight miles an hour, kicking ass with fresh insight and new ways to lament old yearnings.”

—Philly Rock Guide

Wednesday, July 14 - Cindy Duchin [TICKETS, $10]

Cindy writes songs from the heart, weaving together a tapestry of stories about family, folklore, heartbreak and adventure. She also covers a wide range of artists, choosing songs that are fun and familiar to many age groups. A friend once said, “When Cindy sings she shines.”

Thursday, July 15 - Brian Doser [TICKETS, $15]
Wednesday, July 21 - Peter Mulvey [TICKETS, $25]

Peter Mulvey is: Nineteen records, an illustrated book, thousands of live performances, a TEDx talk, a decades-long association with the National Youth Science Camp, opening for luminaries such as Ani DiFranco, Emmylou Harris, and Chuck Prophet, appearances on NPR, an annual autumn tour by bicycle, emceeing festivals, hosting his own boutique festival (the Lamplighter Sessions, in Boston and Wisconsin).

Thursday, July 22 - Debra Cowan [TICKETS, $15]

Debra Cowan's wide range of material stems from serious traditional to contemporary bawdy. Usually presented along with informed and informative introduction, song after song flows in a rich quilt of melody. “Debra has a voice which beautifully combines Celtic and Appalachian sensibilities…deeply satisfying, lyrical and musically elegant.” -Roseanne Cash

Thursday, July 29 - Emerald Rae [TICKETS, $25]
Emerald Rae brings the duo of strings and song to a new plateau with mesmerizing dexterity. Hailing from the historic fishing community of Gloucester, Massachusetts, Emerald Rae is both a small-town girl steeped in cherished folk traditions and a world-class artist breaking new ground with inventive fiddle effects.
 
Wednesday, August 4 - Carolyn Waters [TICKETS, $18]
Carolyn Waters is a singer/songwriter who fuses blues/roots/folk into powerful and unique performances. "Carolyn Waters is a force of nature.  Some people are simply created to sing and bless those who listen, Carolyn is one of those people".  -Rev. Robert Jones, Sr., Acclaimed Blues/Roots Musician/Blues Historian 
Thursday, August 5 - Scott Wakefield [TICKETS, $20]
Scott's songwriting has been described by the Chicago Tribune as “James Taylor meets Lyle Lovett meets David Letterman…a wonderful blend of humor and humility.” From Broadway to Branson, Scott has shared his eclectic mix of tuneful observations ranging from hilarious to heartbreaking. Hailed as a masterful entertainer by the NY Critics Circle, an evening with Scott “leaves the audience moved and changed in unexpectedly surprising and enjoyable ways.”
Wednesday, August 11 - Jim Trick [TICKETS, $10]
Imagine an experience where an entire audience feels like they are connected to a conversation; whether thru his music or his words, Jim brings a real life perspective, with an engaging and entertaining presence to the room. Joyful, sincere and magnetic are just a few of the words to describe Jim Trick.
Wednesday, August 18 - Andriana Gnap [TICKETS, $10]
Andriana has appeared at the Lunaria Jazz Club in Los Angeles, the Lyric West Theatre in Boston, the Toronto Ukrainian Festival, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival with Kate Burton and Broadway director Roger Rees. Now a resident of NH, you may have heard her compelling voice (in English and Ukrainian) at the Cold River Radio Show, opening for Jonathan Edwards with her Family Trio Heavenstar. With fiddle and ukulele, Andriana will present original folk songs and country cover tunes with dynamic songwriter Doug Hazard on guitar, vocals, and mandolin.
 
Thursday, August 19 - Raymond Gonzalez [TICKETS, $20]
Raymond Gonzalez is a composer, arranger, producer and multi-instrumentalist. "It's hard to say which is better, his way with a six string or his way with a pen.” -Neil Fagen, Performing Songwriter Magazine
Wednesday, August 25 - Electric Bonsai Band [TICKETS, $15]
Electric Bonsai Band is neither electric nor a band...it's actually singer/songwriter Andrew Ratshin, and his acoustic guitar. Best known as a member of, and principal songwriter for, the group Uncle Bonsai, Andrew has released five solo albums of original material and been included on a number of compilation projects. "Ratshin writes songs that are intriguing mixtures of social commentary and playful theatrics." - The New York Times
Thursday, September 2 - Will Dailey [TICKETS, $15]
Will Dailey has shared the stage with Eddie Vedder, Willie Nelson, Roger McGuinn, Kay Hanley, G Love, Steve Earle, and Tanya Donelly. Featured on a Stephen King/John Mellencamp project produced by T Bone Burnett called Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County and, in that same year, also released an original song he wrote inspired by Jack Kerouac's Tristessa. Dailey has played at Farm Aid four times alongside Neil Young, Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews and John Mellencamp. “His songwriting is just incredible and it’s had a real impact on me.” -Eddie Vedder
Thursday, September 23 - Claudia Schmidt [TICKETS, $20]
Claudia Schmidt has been weaving her musical magic for almost 50 years. She knows her way around a 12 string guitar and brings the lap dulcimer to a whole new level of complexity. Add in her multi-octave voice, her love of poetry and storytelling, and and the fun never ends. During her era of performance on A Prairie Home Companion, Garrison Keillor once introduced her by saying, "When Claudia sings a song, it stays sung."
Thursday, October 7 - Vance Gilbert [TICKETS, $20]
“If Joni Mitchell and Richie Havens had a love child, with Rodney Dangerfield as the midwife, the results might have been something close to the great Vance Gilbert.” As the above quote from Richmond Magazine suggests, Vance Gilbert defies stereotypes. It’s little wonder then that he also exceeds expectations. In this case, those two qualities go hand in hand.
Thursday, October 14 - Jon Svetkey [TICKETS, $10]
Jon’s songs are a trip through the Americana landscape expressing the joys, hopes, sorrows and wonders of growing older. His longtime band, The Loomers, has performed at esteemed venues — including Fenway Park and The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame — and as the backing band for Don White, Ellis Paul, and John Mellencamp among others.
Wednesday, October 21 - Jim Infantino [TICKETS, $15]
Jim's songs open a window onto character-based stories that make you smile, laugh, sigh, or cry. He writes with clarity and wit, and his performances are unforgettable. His band Jim's Big Ego has been featured on All Things Considered and has toured through the US and the UK. With or without the band, the songs will stay with you and bring a smile to your face.
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Center Sandwich
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