Leicester, MA - Local Information Guide to the Town of Leicester Massachusetts

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About Leicester
The Town of Leicester Massachusetts was founded in 1722 and is located in Worcester County.

Leicester contains about 11,000 year round residents.

Also visitors the Blackstone National Heritage Corridor which has a number of recreational activities, like hiking and biking as well as currently developing new trails across the whole region.

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Rugby World Cup - Argentina v Namibia
When: Oct 11, 2015 12 PM in Leicester, Massachusetts (Sun, 11 Oct 2015 12 )
Claudia Schmidt In Concert
More than 4 decades as a touring professional have found Michigan native Claudia Schmidt traversing North America as well as Europe in venues ranging from intimate clubs to 4,000 seat theaters, and festival stages in front of 25,000 rapt listeners. She has recorded nineteen albums of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues, and jazz idioms featuring her acclaimed 12-string guitar and mountain dulcimer playing.

When: Jan 8, 2015 7 PM to Jan 8, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 08 Jan 2015 19 )
Paul Della Valle & Friends In Concert
Paul Della Valle is a writer, teacher and journalist and has been named one of the premier songwriter in Worcester County by renown promoter Troy Tyree of WCUW radio. The bluegrass all stars are include some of the finest pickers and singers in Central Massachusetts.

When: May 7, 2015 7 PM to May 7, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 07 May 2015 19 )
Brooks Williams In Concert
Ranked one of the Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists, singer-songwriter Brooks Williams writes groove-laden songs and delivers them with an easy-going vocal style and monstrous guitar chops. Walking the line between blues and Americana, Williams has worked stages worldwide for over 25 years, amassing a staggering back-catalogue of songs, recordings and tales. With nearly 20 CDs to his name and more on the way this Statesboro Georgia native is, according to americanaUK, "impossible not to like." "I've known Brooks for many years. He's a lovely player, a lovely singer, and a great writer and a lovely man. The real thing" (Martin Simpson)

When: Feb 5, 2015 7 PM to Feb 5, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19 )
Sarah Bauhan In Concert
Music is an intimate art form for Sarah Bauhan, who brings together family and long-time friends to share in performances and recordings, and pens waltzes, laments, reels and the like in honor of people who are dear to her. That's no surprise, as the traditional music she plays on whistle and flute shares her Celtic and New England roots. Born and raised in the Monadnock Region of New Hampshire and with strong ties to her mother's native Scotland, Sarah picked up the tin whistle at the age of 12. Within two years she was performing at contra dances with Dudley Laufman's Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra. In addition to Laufman, who is credited with a contra dance revival in southwest New Hampshire, Sarah was influenced by her godfather, Newt Tolman, a flute player and writer, and by Bob McQuillen, a piano player and composer who in 2002 was named a National Heritage Fellow. In 1987, while performing at Pete Seeger's Clearwater Festival in New York, Sarah fell in love with, and soon came to own, a wood concert flute made in 1912 by the Wm. S. Haynes Flute Company of Boston. She added to that instrument a collection of fine wood and silver whistles made by Chris Abell of Asheville, N.C., adding both depth and scope to her repertoire of music. Sarah has released four solo albums, including three on her own label, Whistler's Music: the 1991 "Chasing the New Moon," the 1999 "Broad Waters," and the 2007 "Lathrop's Waltz." "The Untamed Grasses" came out in 1993 on the Alcazar label, and was re-released in 2008 on the Alula label. In addition to recording, Sarah performs at festivals, concerts, and dances, and has taught whistle and flute to children and adults at dance camps, in schools, and in workshops. Her performance options range from a simple duo with a guitarist or pianist to a multi-piece band with fiddle, guitar, bass, and piano and vocals.

When: Mar 5, 2015 7 PM to Mar 5, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 05 Mar 2015 19 )
The Edna Project (Liz Queler & Seth Farber) In Concert
A truly innovative and poetic project by two talented musicians and composers. The poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay set to music. An eclectic, imaginative collection of spanning folk, bluegrass, rock and jazz.

When: Apr 2, 2015 7 PM to Apr 2, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19 )
Rugby World Cup - Canada v Romania
When: Oct 6, 2015 4:45:00 PM in Leicester, Massachusetts (Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:45:00 )
Rugby World Cup - Argentina v Tonga
When: Oct 4, 2015 2 PM in Leicester, Massachusetts (Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14 )
Lydia and Phil In Concert
Lydia Fortune and Phil Nigro opened a sold-out show for Dr. Maya Angelou on May 9th at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester, MA. Dr. Angelou's gracious acknowledgment of their performance brought them a second round of applause as she took the stage. The duo presented two tunes during a 6-minute set which included their composition "If I Had My Way". They have recently been named finalists by the Great American Songwriters Contest for the song in a competition that featured songwriters from across the U.S.A. and 45 other countries. The song placed in the top 100. Singer/songwriting team, Lydia Fortune and Phil Nigro, began crafting songs together in May of 2010. Lydia's voice and Phil's guitar are so wonderfully aligned you would think they have been performing together for decades. Both artists have been performing separately in the Regional Massachusetts area for over 40 years. They each began singing various forms of folk music in the 1970s and have developed eclectic repertories across a broad spectrum of musical styles that include folk, country and Delta blues, Americana, jazz and contemporary tunes. It was the mutual love of music that made this collaboration possible. This year, they released a new cd 'If I Had My Way', and continue to frequent regional and local open mic venues.

When: Dec 4, 2014 7 PM to Dec 4, 2014 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19 )

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