2022 Summer COVID Protocols
updated May 19, 2022, 9:15 pm Covid Protocols Due to the recent uptick in regional Covid case counts, we have added more detailed protocols for 2022. These may be relaxed later if case counts decline sharply; any changes will be noted on this website. Ventilation & Temperature Our side windows will be kept open and […]
Save the Date!! 2022 Summer Concerts
Yay! We’re gearing up for our 2022 Summer Concerts. Here is the lineup (which is subject to change); please save the dates. Full concert events will soon start appearing on our home and events pages. As always, if COVID versions, case counts etc. change we may have to cancel some concerts. We’re planning for a […]
Proposal to Purchase the Meetinghouse from the Town
Dear New Salem Residents, The Board of the 1794 Meetinghouse (the nonprofit) would like to buy the building known as 1794 Meetinghouse from the Town of New Salem in order to proceed with planned renovations. This is a big decision for the Town and it’s important that you have the opportunity to consider the options […]
Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez
Saturday Night Live vocalist Christine Ohlman and Rebel Montez bring fabulous Roots Rock to 1794 Meetinghouse.
The Green Sisters
Hubbardston natives Beck, Bets, Brie & Mel offer up a foot-stomping eclectic mix of folk, Celtic, bluegrass, old-time, Cajun, a cappella & barbershop music.
Steven Schoenberg is a dynamic, award-winning composer/pianist whose talents cross into musical theater, classical compositions, film scoring, children’s music, and solo improvisational piano performances.
Beth Logan Raffeld Quintet
Singer Beth Logan Raffeld, pianist Stephen Page, bassist Genevieve Rose, flugelhorn player Ed Brainerd, and drummer Steve Langone will feature songs from the Great American Songbook – paying tribute to the jazz greats and featuring many favorite songs. Come on out and swing on a summer night!
A Swift River Anthology
Readings from A Swift River Anthology, chronicling the imagined lives of residents of the now flooded towns of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott.
Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem
A string band who blurs the boundaries of American roots music.
Rachel Clemente & Dan Houghton
Celtic music on harp, bagpipe, flute and whistle.
Sarah Clay & the StarCats
Breathing new life into Swing standards, Bossa Nova & Latin jazz, Sarah Clay and Draa Hobbs celebrate the Great American Songbook.
Deep River Ramblers
Musical ramblers roaming between well-known and inspirational voices like Doc Watson, Nanci Griffith, Levon Helm, Muddy Waters and John Prine.
“An absolutely stunning guitarist, Larkin matches her instrumental chops as a vocalist and songwriter, making her a true triple-threat artist.” ~ Billboard
Southern Rail’s performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo, mandolin, and guitar solo work.
Windborne presents stunningly powerful and gorgeous vocal harmony with music ranging from American folk to songs of many countries.
Elizabeth Chang & Jiayan Sun
Elizabeth Chang, professor of violin at UMass Amherst and Artistic Director of Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, and Jiayan Sun, Assistant Professor of Music at Smith, will play a chamber music duet.
Betsy (Green) Heron on fiddle, banjo and vocals plus Scott Heron on guitar, banjo and vocals will share traditional and contemporary songs with a high energy performance.
Peter Blanchette, the Art of the Archguitar
Peter Blanchette, inventor of the 11-string archguitar, will play his internationally acclaimed arrangements that span from the medieval, renaissance and baroque music to World Music, New Music, and his own original pieces.