Cheryl Arena
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018
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JANUARY 2018
SAT. 1/6 PITMAN'S FREIGHT ROOM
94 New Salem St. Laconia, NH 8-11
SUN 1/7 CADY'S Roadhouse Chepatchet RI 3-7 
SUN 1/14 THE BEEHIVE on Tremont St. in Boston 8-12
SAT 1/20 THE BEAT BRASSERIE in Harvard Sq. Cambridge MA 9-1
SUN 1/21 CADY'S TAVERN Chepatchet RI 3-7

FEBRUARY 2018
Tues-Sat 2/6-10 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp 
@ The Pierpont Inn in Ventura California
Sun 2/18 The Fairmount Grille, Hyde Park MA
Brunch with Paul Speidel 11am-2pm
WED 2/21 The Tavern from Tower Square in Plainville MA
FRI 2/23 STRANGE BREW TAVERN Manchester NH
SAT. 2/24 Semolina Kitchen & Bar 572 Boston Ave. Medford MA.

MARCH 2018
Thurs 3/1 The Sandbar Grill in Taunton MA 7:30-10:30
Thurs 3/8 Dave Sag's BLUES PARTY @ THE RHUMBLINE in Gloucester 8:30-11:30
FRI 3/9 The 4's, 666 Waverly St. Framingham MA 8-11
SAT 3/10 THEODORE'S BBQ Springfield MA 9-12:30
TUES 3/13 CHIANTI'S Cabot St in Beverly MA 8-11
THURS 3/15 MENOTOMY GRILL on Mass Ave. Arlington/Cambridge line 9-12
SAT 3/24 Three Squares Craft Kitchen & Cocktails 669 Highland Ave. Needham MA 7-10
FRI 3/30 THE SISTERS OF SOUL @ JASPER HILL CAFE Holliston MA 8-11

APRIL 2018
FRI 4/13 JASPER HILL CAFE  Holliston, MA 8-11
FRI 4/20 The 4's Framingham MA 8-11
SAT 4/21 PRIVATE PARTY
TUES-SAT 4/24-28 HARMONICA JAM CAMP @ THE SHACK UP INN Clarksdale, MS 


MAY 2018
Sun 5/13 PLAYERS SPORTS BAR 86 VFW Pkwy Rockland MA 4-8 (open jam after the 1st set)
FRI 5/18 STRANGE BREW TAVERN Manchester NH 9-12
SAT 5/19 NEW ENGLAND BLUES SUMMIT with Danielle Miraglia 3:30-7
366 Main St. Sturbridge MA
 WED  5/23 TAVERN FROM TOWER HILL 119 Washington St. Plainville MA 8:30-11:30

JUNE 2018
FRI 6/1 The Beehive in Boston MA 
SAT 6/2  DOLLY SHAKERS BAR & GRILL Nashua NH 1-5
FRI 6/8 JASPER HILL CAFE  Holliston MA with Cindy Lou & friends  8-11
SAT 6/16 THE CARRIAGE HOUSE 9 Spring Lane Newburyport MA.
a wicked cool house party from 6-10:30 Pot luck & BYOB
(check out Cheryl's facebook page for more details)
TUES 6/19 THE CORRIB in Brighton MA with SISTERS OF SOUL 8-11:30
THURS 6/21 The BEAT BRASSERIE in Harvard Sq. Cambridge MA 8-12
FRI 6/22 Magnolia Smokehouse Ellis Room Brookline Village 9-12 
SAT 6/23 Bolton Street Tavern 587 Bolton St. Marlborough MA
(BLUES PARTY with  Cindy Lou, Pete Henderson, Paul Loranger & Kurt Kalker)
SUN 6/24 SUNDAY FUNDAY @ BRODIES SEAPORT in Salem MA  4:30-8:30
WED 6/27 PAYSON PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Belmont MA 6:30-8:30
THURS 6/28 SANDBAR GRILL Taunton, MA 7:30-10:30
SAT. 6/30 PRIVATE  PARTY

JULY 2018
SUN 7/1 DANCE2SWING @ The Leominster Elks Leominster 7:30-10:30
(free swing dance lessons from 6:30-7:30)
SUN 7/8 THE BEEHIVE Tremont St. Boston MA 8-12
TUES 7/10 CHIANTI'S Cabot St. Beverly MA 8-11
FRI 7/13 PITMAN'S FREIGHTROOM Laconia NH 8-11
SAT 7/14 JASPER HILL CAFE Holliston MA 8-11 
FRI 7/20 BATTLE ROAD in Maynard MA with Cindy Lou & friends
SAT 7/21 Vintage Car Show @ The Orchard View Farm Mont Vernon NH 3-6
SAT 7/21 O'LEARY'S in Brookline MA 9-12
SUN 7/22 Glenn's in Newburyport MA 6-9
MON 7/23 TIME OUT PUB Rockland Maine
SUN 7/29 THE GROG in Newburyport Parker Wheeler welcomes the return of The Fabulous singer/keybpoard player the one and only MS CHERYL RENEE!!

AUGUST 2018
FRI 8/3 STRANGE BREW TAVERN Manchester NH 9-12:30
THURS 8/9 The BEAT BRASSERIE in Harvard Sq. Cambridge MA 8-12
SAT 8/11 JASPER HILL CAFE Holliston MA with THE SISTERS OF SOUL 8-11
TUES-FRI 8/14-17 SPAH HARMONICA CONVENTION in ST. LOUIS MI
(performing opening night and Thursday night) 
THURS 8/23 CHIANTI'S  Cabot St. Beverly MA 9-12
FRI 8/24 WEDDING @ THE CRANE ESTATE in Ipswich MA
SAT 8/25 Private Party for Susie & Fred "Red White & Blues"
THURS 8/30 DAVE SAG'S BLUES PARTY @ THE RHUMBLINE in Gloucester MA 
Fri 8/31-9/2  The Hopkington Fair in Hopkington NH

SEPTEMBER 2018 
SAT 9/8 MITCHFEST @ The Knickerbocker Cafe In Westerly RI 
SUN 9/9 HEATHERFEST Norton MA  all day!
TUES 9/11 THE CORRIB in Brighton with The Sisters of Soul (Cheryl's birthday party) 
SAT 9/15 Niagara Falls Blues Festival
SAT 9/22 NORTHEAST BLUES HARMONICA SHOWCASE hosted by Dave Robbins
@ Blackeyed Sally's in Hartford CT. Featuring Jerry Portnoy, Dave Robbins, Cheryl Arena & Johnny Marino all backed by The Ricky King Russell band 9pm
tickets $15 reserve your tickets now by calling 860 278 7427 
TUES-SAT 9/25-29 Harmonica Jam Camp @ The Shack Up Inn Clarksdale MS

OCTOBER 2018

SAT. 10/13 CADY'S BLUES FESTIVAL Chepatchet RI  3-7pm
SUN. 10/14 The FAIRMOUNT GRILL Hyde Park 11-2 brunch with Paul Speidel 
SAT. 10/20 O'LEARY'S Beacon St. Brookline MA 9-12
WED. 10/24 PUB ON PARK 665 Park Ave Cranston RI with VRBE 7:30-10:30
 





 


 
  


    


  

    





 




























 



 
















Past shows from 2015
JANUARY
Wed. 1/7 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA. 9-12 with Noe Socha
Thurs. 1/8 at The Somerville Armory with Danielle Miraglia!!! 7:30-10pm 
www.artsatthearmory.org/events/folk-new-england-presents-2015-01-08
Sun. 1/11 Dance2Swing 134 North Main St. Leominster MA. 6:30-10:30
California tourCadilliac Zack presents
Holland K. Smith band from TX with guests RJ Mischo and Cheryl Arena on harmonicas
Sat. 1/17 Red White & Bluezz 37 S. El Molino Ave. Pasadena CA.
Sun. 1/18 Malarky's Grill 168 N. Marina Drive Long Beach CA. 4pm
Mon  1/19 Maui Sugar Mill Saloon 18389 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, CA. 8pm
Tues.-Sat. 1/20-24 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp @ The Pierpont Inn, Ventura, CA

FEBRUARY
Wed. 2/4 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA duo with Danielle Miraglia
Thurs. 2/5 The Red Heat Tavern in Wilmington MA with the Ricky King Russell band
Fri. 2/7 WINTERFEST 6th Annual at The Ocean Hall in Salisbury Beach, MA 8pm (4 bands)
James Harman, Mr. Nick & his Dirty Tricks, Ricky King Russell band and Cheryl Arena band
Wed. 2/11 Stadium Pub in Cranston RI
Tues. 2/17 Toad with Danielle Miraglia and The Glory Junkies 7pm
Sun. 2/22 Murphy's Law in Pawtucket RI
Tues. 2/24 The Corrib Pub in Brighton MA
Wed. 2/25 Benjamin's in Taunton MA with The Ricky King Russell band 
Fri. 2/27 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with The Gil Correia band

MARCH
Mon. 3/2 The Time Out Pub in Rockland Maine with The Juke Joint Five band
Fri. 3/6 The Next Page in Weymouth MA
Wed. 3/11 In a Pig's Eye in Salem MA with Noe Socha
Thurs. 3/12 Birch St Bistro in Roslindale MA
Thurs. 3/19 Menotomy in Arlington MA
Sat. 3/21 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA 
Tues-Sat. 3/24-28 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Clarksdale MS @ The Shack Up Inn

APRIL
Wed. 4/2 The Red Heat Tavern in Wilmington MA
w/ Rick Russell, Bob Worthington & Forrest Padgett

Fri. 4/10 Pitman's Freightroom in Laconia NH featuring The Ken Clark Trio 8-11
Sun. 4/12 The Wan-Tu blues jam @ The Village Trestle in Goffstown NH 3-7
Thurs. 4/16 The Next Page with The Willie J Laws band 
Fri. 4/17 Theodore's in Springfield MA w/Pete Henderson, Brad Hallen & Forrest Padgett
Sat. 4/18 "Chris Concert" a tribute to The Rynborn  
Featuring Chris Fitz, Racky Thomas,Otis Doncaster, Travis Colby and many more!
 at The Monadonock Country Club in Peterborough NH 7-11
Sun. 4/19 Blues Brunch w/Paul Speidel & Sven Larson
@ The Fairmont Grill in Hyde Park MA 11-2

Fri. 4/24 Strange Brew Tavern in Manchester NH featuring The Ken Clark Trio
Sun. 4/25 Sunday Funday at Brodie's Seaport in Salem MA
w/ Chris Fitz, Steve Peabody & Ben Knight 4:30-7:30

MAY
SAT 5/2 Martingale Wharf 99 Bow St. Portsmouth NH (duo with Danielle Miraglia)
SUN 5/3 The Beehive in Boston MA 
WED 5/6 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA 
FRI 5/8 The Cantab on Mass Ave in Cambridge MA
SUN 5/10 British Beer Co. in Westford MA Blues Brunch 1-4pm 
THURS 5/14 The Rhumbline in Gloucester MA
SAT 5/16 Backyard Barbeque 20 Straight Wharf on Nantucket Island w/The Gil Coreia Band
http://ackbackyard.com 
THURS 5/21 The Next Page Blues Jam in Weymouth MA 8-12 (covering for Willie J Laws)
SAT 5/23 Calacinos in Beckley West Virginia
TUES-SAT 5/26-30 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Clarksdale MS

JUNE
Wed 6/10 Narberth PA Gazebo gig with Danielle Miraglia
FRI 6/12 THE CANTAB on Mass Ave in Central Sq. Cambridge MA
SUN 6/14 Murphy's Law in Pawtucket RI
THUR 6/18 Jasper Hill Cafe in Holliston MA 8-11 Hosting Chris Fitz's "Acoustic Hoedown"
SAT 6/20 Quincy Yacht Club with Sam Gentile
TUES 6/23 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA with Julie Doherty & Eric Reardon
SUN 6/28 Wedding (private) .yes we do weddings!

JULY

THUR 7/2 Menotomy Grille in Arlington with Jesse Williams & friends
SAT 7/4 In A Pig's Eye on Derby St. Salem MA w/The Gil Coreia Band 3-6
WED 7/8 TOAD w/Danielle Miraglia & friends 10pm
THURS 7/9 Payson Park Music series in Belmont MA with The Love Dogs 6:30-8:30
SAT 7/11 PRIVATE PARTY in Mashpee MA
WED 7/15 In A Pig's Eye with Julie Dougherty & Eric Reardon
THUR 7/16 Birch St. Bistro in Roslindale with The Common Ground Band
SAT 7/18 
Martingale Wharf 99 Bow St. Portsmouth NH with DANIELLE MIRAGLIA
SUN 7/19 Sally Obrien's in Union Sq. Sommerville MA 8pm with Danielle Miraglia & friends
SUN 7/26 Sunday Funday at Brodies Seaport Cafe in Salem MA 4:30-7:30
THUR 7/30 The Next Page in Weymouth MA (hosting the jam for Willie J Laws)
FRI 7/31 Deerfield Picnic Party and Fun in Deerfield NH 6-8 
(we'll be playing in the gazebo in the park)

AUGUST
SUN 8/2 The Village Trestle in Goffstown NH
SAT 8/8 Theodore's in Springfield MA
WED 8/12 Blue Ocean Music Hall Salisbury MA with Danielle Miraglia
(opening for Charlie Musselwhite!)
THURS 8/13 Lynn Farmer's Market with Julie Dougherty & Danielle Miraglia 12-2PM
THURS 8/13 "LAWN on D" in S. Boston with Danielle Miraglia and The Glory Junkies
SAT 8/15 WEDDING
SUN 8/23 The Beehive in Boston w/Bruce Bears, Jesse Williams & Mark Tex
TUES 8/25 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA w/ The Gil Coreia band  
SAT 8/29 
 Cantab in Cambridge MA
SUN 8/30 Glenn's in Newburyport MA with Ed Scheer, Danielle Miraglia & Randy Bramwell

SEPTEMBER
TUES 9/8 The Corrib in Brighton MA with The Tuesday Night Allstars (my BDAY celebration)
WED 9/9 The Stadium Pub in Cranston RI
FRI-SUN 9/11-13 NIAGARA FALLS BLUES FESTIVAL 
FRI 9/18 Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia NH
TUES-SAT 9/22-26 Harmonica Jam Camp at The Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale MS 

OCTOBER
SAT 10/3 House Party with Danielle Miraglia in Stafford VA
SUN 10/4 Tacoma Park Music & Arts Festival, Tacoma Park, Maryland 1pm w/Danielle
MON 10/5 Dinosaur BBQ Syracuse NY 8-11 w/Danielle   
THUR 10/8 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with the Willie J Laws band
FRI 10/9 StrangeBrew Tavern in Manchester NH
SUN 10/11 Sunday Funday @ Brodie's Seaport Cafe Salem MA 4-7pm
SAT. 10/17 Nelson's Candies Wilton NH 8pm
SUN 10/18 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA with JIm Perry & friends
THURS 10/22 Dave Sag's Blues Party @ The Rhumbline in Gloucester MA 
SAT. 10/24 Tower Hill Tavern Laconia NH
THURS 10/29 Menotomy Grille w/Jesse Williams & friends in Arlington MA

NOVEMBER

SUN 11/8 Murphy's Law in Pawtucket RI
MON 11/16 Gardner Ale House in Gardner MA with Danielle Miraglia
THURS 11/19 The Hooly House in Boston MA w/ Danielle Miraglia
SAT 11/21 Spire Center for the Performing Arts in Plymouth MA with Danielle Miraglia
(opening for Albert Cummings)
SUN 11/22 The Beehive in Boston with Bruce Bears, Jesse Williams & Mark Teixiera
SAT 11/28 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA

DECEMBER
FRI 12/4 Jasper Hill Cafe in Holliston MA
http://www.jasperhillcafe.com 
SAT 12/19 The Back Page in Lowell MA
THURS 12/31 NEW YEAR'S EVE @ MENOTOMY GRILL on Mass Ave in Arlington MA with Danielle Miraglia, Jesse Williams & Chris Anzalone

 









 














 




 

  


 



























JANUARY 2014


1/10 Pitman's Freight Room 94 New Salem St. Laconia NH
1/21-25 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Ventura California

FEBRUARY
  
2/4 Smoken Joe's BBQ in Brighton MA Ed Scheer's ALL STAR Birthday Bash
2/6 Birch St Bistro Roslindale MA.
2/9 Beehive in Boston MA
2/14 The Next Page in Weymouth MA w/the Gil Coriea Band
2/15 Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA  Ladies of Smoken Joe's "French Quarter Review"
2/22 Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA  "Mardi Gras Festival"
2/23 The Chicken Bone in Framingham MA
2/27 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with Willie J Laws

MARCH 

3/1 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA
3/2 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA
3/6 The Rhumbline in Gloucester MA
3/7 Chianti's in Beverly
3/8 The Back Page in Lowell MA
3/14 La Buena Vida Vineyards in Grapevine TX with Guthrie Kennard 4-7
3/14 Into The Glass in Grapevine TX with Guthrie Kennard 8-11
3/15 Babb Bros BBQ in Dallas with Andrew Jr. Boy Jones band 7-10
3/18 The Goat in Dallas TX with Aaron Burton 9-1
3/19 Mambos Cantina in Fort Worth TX with Guthrie Kennard and Rachel Stacy 8:45
3/21 Red Hot & Blue BBQ in Dallas TX with Sonny Collie 7-9
3/22 Into the Glass in Grapevine TX with Santos Puertas 8-11

 3/23 The La Buena Vida Vineyards gig has been CANCELLED!!! They will be closed this weekend... 


 3/25-29 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Clarkdale MS




APRIL

4/5 Fibber Magee's in Beverly Ma with The Gil Correia band
4/6 SUNDAY FUNDAY with Chris Fitz @ Brodie's Seaport Cafe in Salem MA

4/10 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with Willie J Laws
4/12 Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia NH
4/18 Chianti's in Beverly
4/19 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA
4/26 The Turning Point 468 Piermont Ave. Piermont NY 
1st time in this Historic Music venue!!! http://turningpointcafe.com


MAY
 
5/1  Grapevine Restaurant in Salem MA with Julie Doherty & Noe Socha
5/2  Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA
5/4  Players in Rockland MA with Splash of Blues
5/13-17 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Clarksdale MS
5/24 Fibber Magee's in Beverly MA with The Gil Correia band
5/25 The Chicken Bone in Framingham MA "The Sit In"
5/30 Strangebrew in Manchester NH

JUNE

6/1 The Beehive in Boston MA
6/5 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with Willie J Laws
6/8 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA
6/12 Birch St. Bistro in Roslindale MA
6/13 The Back Page in Lowell MA
6/15 Dunny's Tavern in East Brookfield MA 4-8
6/18 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA
6/20 Chianti's in Beverly MA 
6/25 Smoken Joe's Blues Jam in Brighton MA (covering for Alizon Lissance) it's a JAM folks,
 so bring your instruments and play!
6/27 Inn on the Blues in York Beach Maine with Sweet Willie D and his band
6/28 Wedding
6/29 Dan's Place in West Greenwich RI with The Gil Coreia Band 3-7


JULY

7/2 The Legion Pub @ the Legion Bowl in Cranston RI with Gil Coriea and Mike Labelle 
7/3 Chianti's in Beverly MA
7/4 Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA
7/5 The Cantab Lounge in Cambridge MA
7/9 Payson Park summer concert series w/ The Love Dogs in Belmont MA
7/10 Turner's Yard in Pembroke MA with the Ricky King Russell Trio
7/13 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA  duo with Noe Socha
7/19 Dan's Place in West Greenwich RI with The Gil Coreia band
7/20 Sunday Funday at Brodie's Seaport Cafe in Salem with Chris Fitz and Steve Peabody
7/22 Smoken Joe's Ed Scheer's Allstars with Barrett Anderson in Brighton MA
7/24 The Narraganset Pub in Jamestown RI
7/27 Cady's in Chepatchet RI

AUGUST

8/1 Pitman's Freightroom in Laconia NH
8/8 Chianti's in Beverly MA
8/9  The Purple Pit in Bristol NH
8/10 DANCE2SWING in Leominster MA
8/15 Theodore's in Springfield MA
8/17 Murphy's Law in Pawtucket RI
8/19 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA (duo with Noe Socha)
8/21 The Rhumbline  Dave Sag's Blues Party in Gloucester MA
8/22  Strangebrew in Manchester NH
8/23 The Cantab in Cambridge MA
8/24  "Blues for Beanie" Benefit concert @ the Kimball Jenkins Estate 266 N. Main St. in Concord NH 1-5pm with the Ricky King Russell band also appearing on the bill are Mr. Nick & his Dirty Tricks, Ken Clark Trio and Michelle Wilson!
8/24 "The Sit In" (new location..moved from the Chicken Bone) @ The Tropical Cafe
85 Hollis ST. in Framingham MA 6:30-10:30 
8/29  Smoken Joe's BBQ in Brighton MA
8/31  Blues Cruise Newburyport with Shor'ty Billups 

September
9/1 The Hopkinton Fair in Hopkinton NH w/Jeff Dearborn and The Contoocook Blues Society
9/6 The Cantab in Cambridge MA
9/4 The Next Page in Weymouth w/The Willie J Laws Band
9/7 HEATHERFEST!!! in Norton MA.
9/13 The Niagara Falls Blues Festival in Niagara NY 7:30 pm
9/14  Keye Super Center 551 Milestrip Rd. Irving NY 3-7pm
9/16-20 Ralph Carter's Songwriting workshop at The Shack Up Inn, Clarkdale MS 
9/23-27 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp at The Shack Up Inn, Clarksdale MS

October
10/4 WEDDING
10/5 Mitchfest @ The Knickerbocker in Westerly RI
10/8 In A Pig's Eye Salem MA
10/9 Birch St. Bistro Roslindale MA
10/10 The Back Page in Lowell MA
10/11 The Cantab in Cambridge MA
10/18 The Turning Point in Piermont NY
10/23 Monotomy in Arlington MA with Jesse Williams & friends

10/25 Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia NH
10/26 Brodie's Seaport Cafe in Salem MA w/ Chris Fitz Steve Peabody and Ben Knight 
10/27 Wally's in Boston with Mario Perrett and friends
10/31 The Next Page in Weymouth MA

November
1
1/5 The Stadium Pub in Cranston RI
11/2 Greendale's Pub in Worcester MA
11/9 The Beehive in Boston MA w/ Bruce Bears, Jesse Williams and Mark Teixara
11/16 The Tropical Cafe in Framingham MA
11/20 The Red Heat Tavern Wilmington MA
11/23 Dunny's Tavern in East Brookfield MA
11/26 In A Pig's Eye in Salem MA duo with Noe Socha 9-11:45
11/28 Strangebrew Tavern in Manchester NH
11/29 Fibber Magee's in Beverly MA w/ The Gil Coreia band
11/30 The Narragansett Cafe in Jamestown RI 4-7pm


December

12/14 The Beehive in Boston MA with Liz Mikel, Bruce Bears, Jesse Williams & Mark Texiaira 
12/20 The Back Page in Lowell MA
12/26 The Cantab in Cambridge MA
12/28 Cady's in Chepatchet RI
12/29 The Beat Hotel in Harvard Sq. Cambridge MA with Liz Mikel,
Bruce Bears, Jesse Williams and Mark Teixaira
some info about LIZ...


Broadway Star LIZ MIKEL Performs at Beat Brasserie! Beat Brasserie Hosts the Incredibly Talented Soul Singer and Broadway Star Liz Mikel for One Night Only!
Having been in the business for over twenty years, Liz is currently starring in the American Repertory Theater’s (A.R.T) production of O.P.C, drawing attention for her soulful voice and larger than life personality. Her past credits include a starring role on Broadway’s Lysistrata Jones, for which The New York Times praised her performance as “commanding,” and she’s opened for nationally renowned recording artists including Erykah Badu, Branford Marsalis and Isaac Hayes. In addition to her starring role on “Friday Night Lights” Mikel’s on screen credits include Ruthie Jenkins in “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins” “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” and guest appearances on “LAX,” “Prison Break,” and “Past Life.”
AND she was just recently in the James Brown Movie "GET ON UP"...


JANUARY  HAPPY NEW YEAR 2015!

Thursday Jan. 8th at The Somerville Armory with Danielle Miraglia!!! 7:30-10pm
http://artsatthearmory.org/events/folk-new-england-presents-2015-01-08/ 
 

 






 








PAST GIGS....starting form moving back to New England in June of 2013...
NEW ENGLAND 
"There's No Place Like Home"
JUNE
FRI  6/28 Pittman's Freight Room in Laconia NH
SUN 6/30 The Chicken Bone in Framingham Ma.

JULY
WED 7/3  Payson Park Music Festival with The Love Dogs in Belmont, MA.
Thurs 7/4  The Way Downtown pub in P-Town, Cape Cod, MA. with Cheryl Aruda
SUN  7/7   The Grog in Newburyport MA @ Parker Wheeler's Blues Party
THU  7/11  The Rhumbline in Gloucester MA
FRFI   7/12  Chianti's in Beverly MA
SAT  7/13   Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA
SUN  7/14  The Seaport Cafe in Salem MA
THU  7/18  Pete's Bar & Grill in Quincy MA
FRI   7/19  Concord Market Days in Concord NH 12-2 pm
SAT   7/20  The Back Page in Lowell MA
Tues  7/23   Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA
Thu   7/25  The Next Page in Weymouth MA
FRI   7/26   Johnny D's in Somerville MA with Diane Blue

AUGUST

SAT   8/3  Inn on the Blues in York Beach ME with Sweet Willie D
SUN  8/4  Glenn's in Newburyport MA
TUES 8/6  Acton Jazz Cafe in Acton MA
FRI    8/9  The C-Note in Hull, MA. with Dirty Blonde
SAT   8/10 Acton Jazz Cafe in Acton MA
with Ricky King Russell, Ed Scheer, Bob Worthington & very special guest singer Cheryl Aruda
Sun. 8/11 The Chicken Bone in Framingham, MA
WED. 8/14 Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA. with Alizon Lissance and Noe Socha
THU  8/15 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with the Willie J Laws band
FRI   8/16  The Ming Dynasty in Marshfield MA
SUN  8/18  Cady's in Chepatchet RI
FRI   8/23  Chianti's in Beverly MA
WED. 8/28 Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA. Hosting the Blues Jam for Alizon
with Hash Brown from Dallas TX on guitar
SAT  8/31  The Niagara Falls Blues Festival in Niagara Falls, NY.

SEPTEMBER

MON  9/2  The Hopkinton State Fair in Hopkinton NH with Jeff Dearborn
THU  9/5   Birch St. Bistro in Roslindale
MA
SAT   9/7   The Purple Pit in Concord NH
SUN   9/8   HEATHERFEST in Norton MA
FRI    9/13  Smoken Joe's in Brighton MA
SAT   9/14  The Capitol Theater in Concord NH with Jeff Dearborn
Wed. 9/18 L"Attitude Modern Eatery in tar bandCranston RI with Travis Colby and friends
Thurs. 9/19 The Lizard Lounge in Cambridge Ma. w/ Dwight Ritcher and Nicole Nelson for Dwight's B'day!
Fri. 9/20 The Tupelo Music Hall in Londonderry NH Mr. Nick and his Dirty Tricks host Boston All Star BLUES REVUE featuring Brian Templeton, Matt Stubbs, Cheryl Arena and David Maxwell 8pm showtime
Sat. 9/21 Newburyport Blues Cruise in memory of Shirley Lewis with original members of her band and featuring special guests Miss Toni Lynn Washington and Bruce Bears  4-7pm


TUES-SAT 9/24-28 Jon Gindick's Harmonica Jam Camp in Clarksdale MS at The Shack Up Inn
 

OCTOBER

Sat. 10/6 "THE SUNDAY SIT IN" at The Chicken Bone in Framingham MA. hosted by Bob Vabulous and featuring Big Jack Ward on guitar, Ron Levy on keys, and Ephraim Lowell on drums....6:30 start time
Thur. 10/10 The Next Page in Weymouth MA with The Willie J Laws band
Fri. 10/11 Harry's in Hyannis MA with The Gill Corriea band
Sat. 10/12 Chianti's in Beverly MA
Thur. 10/17 The Rhumbline in Gloucester MA
Fri. 10/18 Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia, NH
Sun. 10/20 MITCHFEST at The Knickerbocker, Westerly RI
Thurs. 10/24 Smoken Joe's in Brighton, MA 
 Fri. 10/25 The Back Page in Lowell MA
Sun. 10/27 The Beehive in Boston MA
Thur. 10/31 Turner's Yard in Pembroke MA

November

Sat. 11/2 The Chicken Bone in Framingham, MA. with Roadside Prophet 
Sun. 11/10 Greendale's Pub in Worcester, MA. 
Tues. 11/12 Acton Jazz Cafe 
Sun. 11/24 Cady's Tavern in Chepatchet RI  3pm-7pm
Tues. 11/26 The Corrib Pub in Brighton MA. with Lydia Warren, Allizon Lissance & Ed Scheer


December

Sun. 12/1 The Seaport Cafe "Sunday Funday" with Chris Fitz
Wed. 12/4 The Tavern in Plainville Ma.
Fri. 12/6 Chianti's in Beverly
Sat. 12/7 Private Party
FRi. 12/14 Smoken Joe's in Brighton Ma.
Fr. 12/27 Black-eyed Sally's in Hartford Ct.