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Worcester Residence Inn Extended Stay Hotel
The Residence Inn All-Suite Hotel in Worcester is Pet friendly offering studio, 1 & 2 bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens. Enjoy free Hot breakfast buffet, high speed internet, Cable TV with HBO, indoor pool, exercise room & lobby bar with billiards.
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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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sonia of disappear fear
From the Opera House in Sydney to the bomb shelters in Israel to the Woody Guthrie Festival multiple first round Grammy singer songwriter SONiA disappear fear continues to excite and ignite audiences in the USA and around the world. Performing with her SONiA Santa Cruz guitar, piano, harmonica or a full band she is frequently described as the 'Female Dylan'. Though that comparison is flattering there is more to this gal from Baltimore who sings and writes in Hebrew, Spanish, English and Arabic. What makes SONiA SONiA is her powerful lyrics delivered in her inimitable style filled with passion and hope. She has recently shared the stage with some of her heroes including Bruce Springsteen, Pete Seeger,and Chris Thiele. SONiA's proudest moments were singing with Peter, Paul and Mary at the Lincoln Memorial in 2002 and in 2012 receiving the Coin of Honor from the United States Army for her humanitarian songs while on tour in Germany. SONiA disappear fear has gained a devoted fan base in more than 20 countries performing her songs that range in the styles of Rock, Folk, Country, Latin, blues and Reggae. Selling over half a million units - honesty of her songs touches the hearts and minds of people from a wide spectrum of social and ethnic backgrounds based on the premise that "when you disappear fear between people what you have is love".

When: Mar 3, 2016 7 PM to Mar 3, 2016 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 03 Mar 2016 19 )
Shane Jackman in Concert
For Shane Jackman, music and life are inseparable and he has an insatiable passion for both. His music has been called "Sophisticoustic," referring to what Acoustic Guitar Magazine called, his unique "sagebrush sound." Growing up in Salt Lake City, the second of nine children, Shane spent cool summer nights outside his window on the roof, playing guitar to the sound of the creek behind his house. After majoring in fine arts at Southern Utah University he, packed his VW bus, and drove to Massachusetts where he tended polo horses and lived in a hay loft to make ends meet while getting his start in front of the discriminating East Coast coffeehouse crowds. Before long, Shane's reputation as an insightful songwriter and engaging performer earned him gigs with artists like Michael Martin Murphy, Peter Paul and Mary, Shawn Colvin, Marty Stewart, Trisha Yearwood, the Mavericks, Pete Seeger and Howard Jones. Since that time he has been a moving force in the national acoustic singer-songwriter world. Surpassing 150 concerts a year in the college theaters, festivals and grass roots halls, Shane has amassed a substantial national following. A ten-year touring stint, which took him across the country and saw the release of 4 albums: Free in a Free World, Rhythm of the Land, Looking West, and Equilibrium. Rhythm of the Land (BWE Music) debuted in the Americana Top 40, rose to number 23 on the Gavin radio chart, and garnered praise and critical acclaim industry wide. Newspapers, music magazines and the industry's leading songwriters all praised Shane's lyrical ease and rich melodies. Looking West likewise received high acclaim. On the road, in the middle of his hectic touring pace, while selling CDs out of his trunk at colleges, cafes and clubs around the nation and amassing an underground following of students and music lovers, Shane found his rhythm as a musician. With his 5th album, Equilibrium, (Highway Records), he found his balance as he followed his passion for a life intertwined with both music and family. Shane's reputation then leaped into Europe, finding spontaneous audiences through the open radio formats of England, Ireland, France, Germany, and even Latvia, earning rave reviews

When: Nov 5, 2015 7 PM to Nov 5, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 05 Nov 2015 19 )
Monster Mike Welch in Concert
Monster Mike Welch is one of the East Coast's best-loved blues guitarists and, at 33 years old, already a twenty-year veteran of the international blues scene. As frontman or as the guitarist for New England blues legends Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, Mike has toured North America and Europe, and made several acclaimed recordings. As a precocious 11-year-old he was invited to join local blues jams, working alongside Ronnie Earl, Luther "Guitar Jr" Johnson, Matt Murphy and Johnny Copeland. At 13, Mike Welch opened the bill at the Cambridge House of Blues, sharing a stage with Junior Wells, Joe Walsh and actor Dan Aykroyd. It was the latter who gave him his nickname, "Monster Mike." By the time he released his first CD three years later (These Blues Are Mine / Tone-Cool), he had already played with blues legends like Junior Wells, James Cotton, and Johnny Copeland, and won the 1995 Boston Music Award for Best Blues Act. The rest of the 90's found Mike touring North America and Europe, and featured in USA Today, People, Entertainment Tonight, CNN, and NPR. In 2001, Mike joined his longtime heroes Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, establishing a deep creative partnership in the blues that continues to this day. Their 2011 recording Evening garnered five Blues Music Award nominations, including Album of the Year and Blues Band of the Year. Mike's varied career has seen him lauded as a teen virtuoso, valued as a supportive sideman, and respected as a maturing blues artist. Recent years have found Mike dividing his time between Sugar Ray & The Bluetones, guest stints (Duke Robillard, Nick Moss, Johnny Winter, Darrell Nulisch and more) and his own work in the international blues scene.

When: Dec 3, 2015 7 PM to Dec 3, 2015 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 03 Dec 2015 19 )
Guy Davis
Davis' folksy and humble stage presence, combined with his humorous monologues, made one feel that this was not a concert, but rather, an impromptu performance on a front porch down in some southern swamp.

When: May 5, 2016 7 PM to May 5, 2016 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 25 - 25 USD (Thu, 05 May 2016 19 )
Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters
"Amy's voice hits you like a refreshing warm breeze, her perfect diction and crystal clear tone seemingly effortless and at the same time passionate. Her unique voice is as warm as her personality, and perfectly suited to bluegrass, country, as well as any style she cares to sing." --British Bluegrass News In my humble opinion, Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters rate right up there with the best of the best. Amy has a wonderfully expressive voice, a lively stage presence, and the band is absolutely first-rate. Resophonic guitarist Roger Williams is a master of his instrument, and his son, JD Williams, plays mandolin as well as any of the young firebrand musicians now attracting national attention. I highly recommend Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters to any venue owner, concert or festival promoter; and to any music fan who enjoys a top-quality concert experience. Larry Hoyt - host of Common Threads - WAER - Syracuse

When: Jan 7, 2016 7 PM to Jan 7, 2016 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 07 Jan 2016 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: Apr 7, 2016 7 PM to Apr 7, 2016 9 PMin Leicester, Massachusetts
Cost: 15 - 15 USD (Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19 )

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