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Music Venue Grade Report: Club Passim

The Voice  I November 22, 2009

You may have learned a little bit about Club Passim and the important role it has played in the...[more]



'Throwing it All in the Bucket'

The Boston Globe  I September 4, 2009

“I’m on a crusade,’’ says Club Passim manager Matt Smith, his exuberance unflagging even after...[more]



Americana Group Honors Jim Rooney

Country Standard Time  I  August 6, 2009

Producer and Musician Jim Rooney will be honored by the Americana Music Association with the Lifetime...[more]



Robbie Fulks Pays Tribute to Michael Jackson With CD

Spinner  I  June 30, 2009

You wouldn't think Club Passim, the smallish folk venue in Cambridge, Mass,that housed Joan Baez...[more]



Passim Begins to Serve Alcohol

Harvard Crimson  I  March 18, 2009

Folk and acoustic music are no longer the only substances flowing freely at Club Passim...[more]



Passim Putting '60s Folk Treasury Within Reach

The Boston Globe  I  October 9, 2008

Within the offices of the Passim Center on Church Street, the '60s folk music revival is alive and well...[more]



Club Passim Gospel and Blues Celebration

The Boston Globe  I  September 25, 2008

Blues and Gospel music convert hardship's sorrow into whoops of pure joy. That's especially true...[more]



Club Passim: 50 Years Of Folk Legends

NPR's All Things Considered  I  August 5, 2008

You have to look for Club Passim, tucked in an alley behind the Harvard Coop in Cambridge, Mass...[more]



Club Passim's Archived History

The Boston Globe  I  March 23 2008

One of the key players in the great folk revival of the 1950s and '60s and the longest-running folk music...[more]



Where Folk History Lives

The Boston Globe  I March 23, 2008

I say folk music. You think guitar-strumming troubadour with furrowed brow and earnest message...[more]



Club Passim Ushers in a New Generation of Folk

The Boston Globe  I  August 31, 2007

Cutting Edge of the Campfire, Club Passim's annual four-day folk music marathon, unites a plethora...[more]



The Wood Brothers: Club Passim

Glide Magazine  I  January 21, 2007

On a Boston night, where the hometown New England Patriots were in the process of losing the...[more]



Passim Looks to Future While Celebrating Past

The Boston Globe  I  May 29, 2005

 When Club Passim winds up its "47@47" celebration with a free concert on Cambridge Common...[more]



A Rousing Folk Tribute to Club Passim

The Boston Globe  I  May 21, 2005

 ''Hallelujah, some things never change," Ellis Paul sang softly, closing Thursday's homage to Club...[more]



Club Passim Show Pays Tribute to a Pair of Dark-Humor Pioneers

The Boston Globe  I  September 26, 2003

When David Ingle and Libby Franck take the stage at Club Passim Monday for "The Black Humor...[more]



Club 47 and the Early Cambridge Folk Scene

Pioneer Valley Folklore Society  I  April 1, 2002

In the mid-fifties, the Club 47... was an oasis of progressive jazz as the first stirrings of the social...[more]



Patricia Smith -- Hot, Cool, and Creepy

The Boston Phoenix  I  October 9, 1998

There was something a bit creepy about watching Patricia Smith last Saturday evening at Harvard...[more]



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