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Songwriters @ Mission – Jenee Halstead, HuDost

Jenee Halstead May 30, 9P “Warm and personal, her Emmylou Harris-like voice beckons the listener into the country folk songs with an invitingly crooked finger.” – Andy Fife, Q Magazine: Sounds of the Underground jeneehalstead.com HuDost June 3, 9P “HuDost is living proof that the whole really is greater than the sum of its parts, pulling together [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – Matthew Carefully, Sarah Blacker

Matthew Carefully May 23, 9P “Matthew Carefully has a little bit of the magician in him. The singer-songwriter from Ballston Lake, N.Y., usually takes the stage cradling only a plugged-in mandolin, but anyone expecting something bluegrass or traditional is in for a shock: Effects and looping pedals at his feet let Carefully and his unassuming [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – 8 Foot River, Olinde

8 Foot River May 16, 9P The inventive sound of Housatonic-based alternative indie rock group 8 Foot River features richly textured instrumentation and complex compositions reveal the vulnerability and emotion of the human experience Olinde May 20, 9P Olinde’s (pronounced Oh-lind) delicate folk songs recall the 60s folk revival with a relaxed intensity and purity [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – 8 Foot River, Emily Mure

8 Foot River May 9, 9P The inventive sound of Housatonic-based alternative indie rock group 8 Foot River features richly textured instrumentation and complex compositions reveal the vulnerability and emotion of the human experience Emily Mure May 13, 9P “a smoky-voiced successor to Emmylou Harris and John Wesley Harding-era Dylan” — James Rickman (Unveiled Arts), [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – Glenn Gieger, Eamonn Barry

Glenn Geiger May 2, 9P Glenn Geiger of the Housatonic-based alternative indie rock group 8 Foot River takes a solo turn with a collection of original songs. Eamonn Barry May 6, 9P Next Week Emily Mure May 9 Complete WXW Songwriters Room Schedule

Songwriters @ Mission – Woodford Way, Heather Maloney

Woodford Way April 25, 8P Woodford Way is an original Folk/Jazz duo from Western MA. Guitarist/Singer Songwriter Kyle Mangini, and Guitarist/ Vocalist Jeff Lynch are both exceptionally skilled live musicians and recording artists that perform with a wonderfully refined new sound. woodfordway.com Heather Maloney April 29, 9P “Heather Maloney plays a literate, weirdly legit blend [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – Chris Merenda, Chris Carey

Chris Merenda April 18, 9P “Merenda’s knowledge of how to write effective hooks, and his play on simple Words – turning them into genius phrases – are his refreshing contributions to The music world.” -The Portsmouth Herald chrismerenda.net Chris Carey April 22, 9P “‘Americana” is a genre often donned by singer-songwriters with an affinity for classic [...]

Songwriters @ Mission – Seth Stambovsky, Tom Gizzi

Seth Stambovsky April 11, 9P “Small boy plays big music. Pittsfield MA native, 22 year old Stambovsky Creates a natural, gritty musical environment by combining folk, rock, indie, and pop in an elaborate yet simple style with a delivery as powerful as the music itself. Taking musical stylings from the Beatles, Bob Dylan, the Band, [...]

WXW Songwriters Room

Songwriters series kicks off with Justin Allen Mission favorite Justin Allen takes the spotlight to open the WXW Songwriters Room. Justin Allen April 4, 9P no cover The WordXWord Festival and Mission Bar + Tapas have teamed up to create an ongoing showcase for songwriters – a twice-weekly songwriters showcase at Mission. The Songwriters Room [...]

HuDost – WXW Songwriters Room

WXW Songwriters Room @ Mission Bar + Tapas HuDost @ Mission April 1, 9P rescheduled to June 3, 9P The WXW Songwriters Room series kicks off April 1 with HuDost. “HuDost is living proof that the whole really is greater than the sum of its parts, pulling together musical styles as diverse as the jellies [...]

Valentines Day

Valentines Day at Mission Announcement [pdf] Menu [pdf]

10X10 on North Schedule Feb 16-26

10X10 On North, the Berkshires’ first ever winter contemporary arts festival in Downtown Pittsfield from February 16-26, 2012, will feature new art, dance, music, theatre, and more. The line-up of singer-songwriters at Mission includes outstanding performers from the WordXWord Festival and represents the best of the young talent from the Berkshires and beyond. 2/16 – [...]

WORDXWORD FESTIVAL AUG. 13-20 – Happenings at Mission

With the festival being upon us, we at Mission wanted to let you know what is happening for music in our space the entirety of the week. You can also stop by Mission and pick up a schedule or check it at the festival’s website. SO, here we go!… MONDAY, August 15th, 8pm: Andy Wrba [...]

Sunday, May 15th – CABARET BRUNCH & DINNER SOLD OUT

This Sunday, May 15th, Mission will be sold out for a Berkshire Music School Cabaret. This includes every seat in the house, so unfortunately, we will be closed to public for the day until 8pm. We hope to see you then!

New Year’s Eve Extravaganza!!!!

Whether you want a quaint dinner or an all-night party, we’ve got you covered!

Sunday, Dec. 19 @ 6:30 PM – Berkshire Music School Fundraiser