Live music every Thursday from 4:00-6:00pm throughout the summer and fall market season. Our weekly music is generously supported by the Melrose Messina Fund for the Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Would you like to perform at the market? Follow this link for more information.
June 6th – The Bohemians
Bohemians – Bohemians is a group of Melrosians who drink coffee at The Bohemian and play a mix of Americana, blues, rock, and pop songs. Trading songs between group members, we seek to create a relaxed atmosphere for sharing music. Bohemians is: Jeremy Van Cleave (vocals, mandolin, guitar), Hannah Estabrook (vocals and the occasional tambourine), Jason English (vocals, guitar), Ken Templeton (vocals, guitar).
June 13 – Silverwood Duo
Julianne Johnston plays flute and saxophones to Barry Johnston’s guitar, enjoying a range of classical and jazz styles. Julianne is a classically trained flutist with years of orchestral and small ensemble experience. Taking up jazz led her to add the alto and soprano saxes to her repertoire. Barry started in high school rock bands and now plays both classical and jazz guitar. They love playing together and perform frequently as a duo in the Boston area, and also with larger groups.
June 20th- Joe Mulholland
Pianist Joe Mulholland is a Professor of Harmony at Berklee College of Music, and was Chair fo the Department for 10 years. Joe specializes in jazz, blues, Brazilian and Broadway. He has released 5 CD’s of original compositions and arrangements (available on iTunes and cdBaby) and is very active as a soloist and vocal accompanist in the Boston area.
June 27th – Eddie Miller
Eddie Miller is a Melrose based singer/songwriter and father of three, hailing originally from Long Island, New York with several twists and turns in between.
He’s been playing original rock and folk going on 30 years now.
July 11th – Jesse DeLaurier
Jesse DeLaurier is a young singer-songwriter from Melrose, Ma. His influences range from The Beatles to Steve Earle to Jason Isbell, but he likes performing his own songs best. He’s been playing music, writing songs, and performing since he was 5 years old. Now, at 15, he’s been described as an old soul in a young body. His original songs, both fun and wise, reflect this perfectly.
Follow him on Facebook @JesseDelMusic.
July 18th – Cool Fool
A string based blues trio from Melrose, Cool Fool, features guitars, bass, mandolin, harmonies and original music as well as popular covers.
July 25th – Sammy and Bill McQuaid
Sammy McQuaid is a 10 year old singer / guitarist who likes to play Beatles, Woody Guthrie and Chuck Berry tunes. He has been singing on stage with his dad since he five years old and he got serious about playing guitar when he turned eight years old. Sammy has performed at the MAAV coffeehouse for the past four years and at the annual Parkinson’s Benefit at Sally O’Briens for the past seven years.
Bill McQuaid has been performing country blues and ragtime music for several years. His CD’s have received radio play on local radio stations. Bill has opened for Luther Guitar Junior Johnson, Chris Smither, and Rory Block and has also performed at the Boston Blues Concert.
“Acoustic country-blues still lives in Cambridge. The tradition continues with McQuaid, an accomplished local singer and picker who can play that music with the brilliance it deserves. McQuaid is a true joy.” —Steve Morse, Boston Globe
Sammy and Bill at Sally O’s (Twenty Flight Rock)