On Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., THE BLACK BOX Local Artist Series presents a double bill featuring The Chick Magnets and Ben Gardner’s Boat. Led by Massachusetts State Representative Jeff Roy, the acoustic rock band Ben Gardner’s Boat also features Don Larsen, Tom Grillo, Pat DeGregorio and Scott Mueller. The five have played together since the 1990s. The Chick Magnets showcases a lineup of veteran players and multi-instrumentalists, featuring bluesy keyboards, saxophone and trombone, plus a healthy commitment to vocal harmonies. The seven-piece group, including Barry Madden of Franklin Ford, performs Rhythm and Blues and older rock and roll, including what Madden calls “a lost jukebox selection.”
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On Saturday, October 8, at 8 p.m., THE BLACK BOX Local Artist Series presents The DayBreakers with Copilot. Blending folk-rock melodies with blues guitar muscle and rock and roll grit, the DayBreakers have crafted their own sound on the backs of bands like the Rolling Stones, The Black Crowes, The Allman Brothers, and the Eagles. The music tells timeless stories of happiness, heartbreak, rejection and redemption with rhythm that keeps audiences dancing. Combining rock and roll, blues, country and funk, the band has worked tirelessly to craft a sound that is filled with hard riffs and soulful melodies. Copilot is an Americana Pop duo based in Norfolk, Massachusetts. As Copilot, Ry McDonald and Maggie Quealy explore their passion for unique, Americana music through their popular covers and original songs in a way that many listeners haven't heard before.
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