Tag Archives: Johnny D’s

Billy Joe Shaver Lives Forever

Some years ago when Billy Joe Shaver was in town, Steve Morse, then of The Boston Globe, described him as “an American original.” I don’t know whether Steve invented the phrase; it has become so commonplace of late it sounds … Continue reading

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Oh Rats! I Forgot The Gibsons!

Back on Wednesday (18Mar) I got an email from Ken Irwin at Rounder reminding me that The Gibson Brothers are appearing at Johnny D’s on this coming Wednesday, the 25th.  But I neglected to print it out, so it didn’t … Continue reading

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Chuck McDermott & Wheatstraw Reunion! At Johnny D’s June 7th

Guest post by Larry Flint Friday June 7th @7:30 pm Chuck McDermott & Wheatstraw Johnny D’s 17 Holland St. Davis Sq. Somerville 617-776-2004 Hello Friends and Neighbors, As most of you already know, some forty years ago I began playing, … Continue reading

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Elijah Wald on HAH—Trio Opening for Del Rey, Steve James at JD’s

If you were listening Saturday, you heard Elijah and Sandrine Sheon perform a couple of old-timey tunes with clarinet (reminiscent of The Hoosier Hotshots) and Elijah’s masterful finger-picking.  Elijah also brought by a Steve James recording of “The Hadacol Boogie” … Continue reading

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