Shows

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Upcoming performances:

At a glance (see below for detailed info):

4/20 Luthier’s Co-op (solo show)–Easthampton, MA
4/22 The Basement, Northampton, MA (solo show w/Jeremiah Tall)
4/27 Silvana–New York, NY
4/28 Crossroads RVA, Richmond, VA
4/29 Pour House Music Hall–Raleigh, NC
4/30 The Electric Maid, Wasthington, DC
5/6 Luthier’s Co-op–Easthampton, MA
5/12 PA’s Lounge–Somerville, MA
5/26 Manhattan Pizza–Burlington, VT
5/28 Deja Brew–Wendell, MA (Forest Fusion Fest with Jam-Atan Abina and Shokazoba)
6/3 Shrine–New York, NY
6/8 The Sierra Grille–Northampton, MA
6/11 Fort Hill Brewery(solo show)–Easthampton, MA
7/8 Fat Baby, New York, NY (Lower East Side)
7/27 Kendrick Park, Amherst, MA (w/ Court Etiquette) 
8/6 The Delancey–New York, NY (Kipp Elbaum B-day Bash)
8/12 Town Common–West Springfield, MA (Taste Of The Valley)
8/19 Luthier’s Co-op–Easthampton, MA
9/8 Private Party–Salem, New Hampshire
9/9 Mine Oyster–Boothbay Harbor, ME (Boothbay Harbor Festival)
9/15 Manhattan Pizza–Burlington, VT
9/24 Fort Hill Brewery–Easthampton, MA (solo show)
11/12 Fort Hill Brewery–Easthampton, MA (solo show)

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Thursday, April 20, Alex Johnson Solo at Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

When: Thursday, 4/20
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions
Luthier’s on Facebook                                                         
What  time: 7:45-8:45

Phone: (413) 527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
How Much: Free (tips appreciated)

 

More info:

7pm Tony Valley: Solo acoustic artist from Western, Mass performing original and cover music.
 7:45pm F. Alex Johnson: Colorway frontman, singer/songwriter/guitarist will make things right again, at least for the night.
 8:45: Out of System Transfer: NYC’s gonzo anti-folk punk rock radical leftist hootenanny. Check them out on Facebook here. 
 
 
 
Carrying the banner of righteous weirdness, here comes Out of System Transfer, the city’s much-needed gonzo anti-folk punk rock radical leftist hootenanny. Their funny and fierce tunes blend the rage of Reagan-era punks like Dead Kennedys and Mojo Nixon with the rootsy feel and harmonies of acts like the Carter Family and Pete Seeger. With unparalleled energy, uncompromising radical politics, and an insatiable thirst for fun, these four anarchofolk weirdos share one primary main objective: to rock your entire ass off.
 

Saturday, April 22, Alex Johnson Performs At The Basement, Northampton, MA w/ Jeremiah Tall

Alex will open this show solo-electric with a set at 8pm.

About Jeremiah Tall:

Inspired by an unwavering love for summers spent in the mountains, along with the tall tales from his youth, Jeremiah Tall is a one-man show based out of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Tall’s tales range from the struggles of finding your feet on an ever-changing landscape to fictional stories of cowboys and the common man’s battle with the devil. A hand painted suitcase converted into a kick drum provides a backbone to his own throwback spin on folk rock.

When: Saturday, April 22
Where: The Basement
21 Center St. 
Northampton, MA (adjacent to the new police station parking garage which you can park in for this show)
Directions here
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8-10:30pm
21+
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)

Join the Facebook Event Page here. 

The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

Thursday, April 27, Colorway Performs at Silvana, New York City

Colorway kicks off their tour of the south with a stop in Harlem. Come wish them good luck.

When: Thursday, 4/27
Where: Silvana
300 W 116th St
New York, NY 10026
Directions
Public transit: C or B train to 116th st.
Find them on Facebook
Phone: (646) 692-4935
What time: 10pm
How much: no cover! (tips appreciated)
Full bar and food available. Check out their menu here. 

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

 

Friday, April 28, Colorway Performs at Crossroads RVA, Richmond, VA

Calling all Richmond peeps, come on out to Crossroads and check out what we do. We’ll be playing all night and making you feel all right. Coffee, beer, wine food and ice cream. How can you go wrong?

When: Friday, 4/28
Where: Crossroads RVA
3600 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA, 23225
Directions
Check them out on
Facebook
What time: 8pm
Phone
: (804) 231-2030
This show is free and absolutely all ages

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

Saturday, April 29, Colorway Performs at S.P.I.T.T.L.E. Fest, The Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh, NC

What is S.P.I.T.T.L.E. Fest, you ask? Why it’s the annual Southern Plunge Into Trailer Trash, Leisure and Entertainment Festival and it’s where Drunk Stuntmen got their start whirling the dervishes back in the early 2000s. 

Looks like it’s Colorway’s turn to try and kick things into high gear right from the get go. Six bands will do it to it starting with us at 7pm and rocking on into the wee hours. Can’t wait for this very special return to the land where rock and roll still resonates and shaking it all night is de rigueur. 

Where: The Pour House Music Hall
224 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Directions
Find them on Facebook
When: Saturday, April 29
What time: doors at 6pm. Music at 7pm.
Phone: (919) 821-1120
How much: $10 ADV
Tickets here
21+
Join the Facebook Event Page here

Bands (not in order of appearance):

Colorway
Maldora
Paleface
Temperance League
Hank Sinatra
Peter Holsapple (founding member of the dB’s)

From the Pour House event listing:

Southern Plunge into Trailer Trash Leisure and Entertainment (SPITTLE FEST) returns April 29th!

Beer drinking Americana music from singer songwriters to rockabilly from honky tonk to country rock, bluegrass to twang. S.P.I.T.T.L.E. Fest began in the 90’s at the Brewery and returns in 2014 at The Pour House Music Hall, the home of Americana music in Raleigh, NC.

Hank Sinatra storms like a hellbent Bakersfield boy punching it with some friends in a stuffy garage. With an enticing mix of hardcore, early ’70s garage rock, and honky-tonk, these boys bring the country music scene to a different level -The Indy

Paleface: Prolific, influential, cult-­hero & indie -folk icon, PALEFACE, is now a high-energy & charismatic duo featuring his girlfriend Monica “Mo” Samalot, on drum-kit & charming candied vocal harmonies. The band celebrated the release of their latest album, One Big Party (Ramseur Records), with a special guest ­performance alongside The Avett Brothers at Radio City Music Hall, followed by US & Europe tours…including special performances on NPR’s Mountain Stage & Daytrotter (voted top 20 of the year). PALEFACE, was schooled musically by friend Daniel Johnston (The Devil And Daniel Johnston) and soon discovered at an NYC open mic by Danny Fields (The Stooges, The Ramones, MC5). He’s released over a dozen records including two major label releases, and has been called a major influence & inspiration by a wide range of artists including Grammy Award recipient BECK, and The Avett Brothers. He’s also collaborated and appeared on three albums by The Avett Brothers.

Temperance League: What do you do when the rock & roll Gods and odds stack up against you? When Time says the velvet ropes, limousines and magazine covers have passed you by, or that rock & roll is only a young man’s passing digital fancy? Do you pack it in, pull up a bar stool and content yourself with re-living the glory days?

Or do you hunker down, turn it up, and tell the Gods and Time to fuck the fuck off? The gentlemen in Temperance League choose the latter, and this beggar’s dozen of lunch-bucket anthems is the night-in, night-out product of a band just nailing down its stride.

What matters here is experience: A rhythm section locked in, a song-serving guitar solo, a singer who spills his guts into every desperate ballad and transcendent rocker.

Without aping the classics, but built from the same DNA, Temperance League’s sophomore slab reminds us that heart-felt rock & roll songs don’t care how old or famous you are – only that you mean it.
—John Schacht

Sunday, April 30, Colorway Performs at The Electric Maid, Washington D.C.

So maybe Congress can’t agree on anything, but I think we can all come to terms with the fact that rock and roll can (and will) save the world. Come see a little bit of that promise in action as we wrap up our spring tour in style.

When: Sunday, 4/30
Where: The Electric Maid
268 Carroll St NW
Washington, DC 20012
Directions
Phone: (202) 545-3980
Time: TBA
Cover: $10 (suggested donation)
All Ages!!
BYOB
Check out the Electric Maid on Facebook

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

Also on the bill: Jesse R Berlin, Avant Garde rock, 
Bay Creatures (jazz/ska/pop/punk from Baltimore)
https://www.facebook.com/BayCreatures/
Mike Hummel (singer/songwriter from DC)
Blast dc (DC drum-based Punk/metal/hardcore band)
AnkhLe SaM (rock/rap/reggae/electronica duo from DC)

Saturday, May 6, Colorway Performs at Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

Come join us as we play one of the best rooms for live music in the valley.  Excited to have the Lisa Palumbo Band on before us from 8-9:30pm and the whole evening starts out with a great duo called The Greys at 7pm. This is going to be a great night!

When: Saturday, 5/6
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Luthier’s on Facebook
Directions.                                                           
What  time: 9:30-11pm

Phone: (413) 527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
How Much: Free (tips appreciated)

Read more about Lisa’s band here and listen to/buy some of her tracks right here. 

Friday, May 12 Colorway Performs at PA’s Lounge, Somerville, MA

We’ll be performing along with our friends from Somerville, The Slum Raisins (instrumental rock) as well as The Amy Incident and DIVVISIONS.

When: Friday, 5/12
Where: PA’s Lounge
345 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143
Directions
What time: Show starts at 8pm; Colorway plays at 11pm
Phone: (617) 776-1557
How much: $10

On the bill:
8pm DIVVISIONS
9pm The Amy Incident
10pm The Slum Raisins
11pm Colorway

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

 

Friday, May 26 Colorway Performs at Manhattan Pizza, Burlington, VT

Come pizza party with us as we head back up north for an all-nighter to kick off Memorial Day Weekend in the heart of downtown Burlington.

When: Friday, 5/26
Where: Manhattan Pizza
167 Main St
Burlington, VT 05401
Directions
Manhattan on FB
Phone: (802) 658-6776
What time: 10pm-1am
No cover!
21+

Sunday, May 28, Forest Fusion Fest at Deja Brew in Wendell, MA with Colorway, Shokazoba and Jam-Atan Abina 

This is gonna be off the chain. 

Colorway kicks off the night followed by Jam-Atan Abina (Latinx, hip hop, reggae, world music from Amherst) and then the thunderous, cosmic, funkestra sounds of Shokazoba (featuring Matt and Riley on bass and drums). 

When: Sunday, May 28 (rain date, Monday, May 29)
Where: Deja Brew
57 Lockes Village Rd, Wendell, MA
Directions
What time: 7pm-midnight (rain date hours 5pm-10pm)
Phone: (978) 544-2739
How much: $10
Tickets for sale at Wendell Country Store and Deja Brew
Children under 12 free
All Ages!!!

From the Facebook Event Page:

People of the Pioneer Valley! Shokazoba and the Deja Brew Cafe & Pub proudly present the very first FOREST FUSION FEST!!!

One day! Three bands! One DJ! Out back at the Deja Brew!!!
Purchase your tickets early to ensure your place on the lawn as there are ONLY 200 TICKETS AVAILABLE!!! Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the Wendell Country Store, the Deja Brew Cafe & Pub, or directly from participating musicians. Remaining tickets will be on sale at the door on the day of the show. All proceeds from ticket sales go directly to all musicians involved!!! Speaking of musicians…

Colorway! 7 – 8 * Colorway is a 21st century power trio with pop songs on the brain and guitar rock in its heart. Colorway performs regularly in NYC, Boston, Burlington, Worcester, Albany, New Haven and at home in Northampton, MA. *

JAM ATAN ABINA! 8:15 – 9:15 * JAM-ATAN (abina) in Jola means “Listen up the music has arrived” – a transcontinental musical conversation btwn Jola, Latinx, hip hop, reggae, world music. *

Shokazoba! 9:30 – 11 * Aiming to inspire greater human awareness by through conscious, funky, dance music with progressive, topical lyrics, Shokazoba performs top quality, high energy music designed to move your feet, energize your mind, and simulate your soul. *

DJ Vibe Wise! 11:15 – 12:45 * DJ Vibe Wise has appeared redionally with Fear Nuttin’ Band, Danny Pease & The Regulators, Rhythm Inc, Addis Revolution, at Charlemont Reggae Fest, at the New York Harvest Festival. Late night throwdown with Vibe Wises’s perfectly curated blend of dub, roots, and culture. *

When: Saturday, 6/3
Where: Shrine World Music Venue
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
New York, NY 10030 (Harlem, just below 134th St )
Directions
Find them on Facebook
Phone: (212) 690-7807
What time: 9-10pm
How much: No cover! (tips appreciated)
Full bar and menu available. Check out their amazing food offerings here. 

Subway directions:
Shrine is located on the east side of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue), just below 134th Street.
It is easily accessible from two subway lines. From the B & C train, exit at the 135th Street station and walk east,
away from the park, one short block across Frederick Douglas Boulevard and one normal block to Adam Clayton
Powell Boulevard. From the 2 or 3 train, exit at the 135th Street station and walk west, away from the hospital,
one block to Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard. Various buses also run along St Nicholas Avenue and Malcolm X
Boulevard (Lenox Avenue). The M2 bus runs from the East Village and stops right in front of Shrine’s door.

Thursday, June 8, Colorway Performs at The Sierra Grille, Northampton, MA

Come on out and help Re-animate the Baystate (an historic/iconic dream of a club some of us once called a late, last call and music loving Mecca). This will be a three band bill. Two other bands TBA.

When: Thursday, 6/8
Where: The Sierra Grille
41 Strong Ave
Northampton, MA 01062
Directions
Find them on Facebook
Phone(413) 584-1150
What time: 9pm
How much: $3.00
18+

Food available until midnight.

Thursday, July 27, Colorway Performs At Kendrick Park Summer Concert Series, Amherst, MA w/ Court Etiquette

Grab some dinner and bring a blanket to hang out and listen to two great bands in downtown Amherst. Presented by the Amherst Business Improvement District this series has grown and taken on a life of its own. Court Etiquette is one of the areas newest bands, Their sound is reminiscent of old school NYC bands (Lou Reed/Television) and have been cutting their teeth opening up for a few great bands at the Iron Horse. Check their single “Above Me” out right here and like them on Facebook here. 

Summer is the best. Let’s all hang and enjoy it together!

When: Thursday, 7/27
Where: Kendrick Park
E Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA
Directions    
Rain location: Amherst Masonic Lodge
Directions
Phone: 413 345 2945
Email: info@amherstdowntown.com
What time: 
Court Etiquette: 5:45-6:30
Colorway: 7-8pm
Free!!
All ages!

Check out the Amherst BID page here for more.

Sunday, August 6, Colorway Performs at The Delancey, New York City

Colorway will be part of a 30 band, multi-floor bill celebrating legendary NYC promoter, Kipp Elbaum’s birthday. All proceeds go to charity. More info TBA

When: Sunday 8/6
Where: The Delancey
168 Delancey St
New York, NY (lower east side)
Directions
Find them on Facebook
Phone: (212) 254-9920
What time: TBA
Other bands: TBA

Saturday, September 9, Colorway Performs at The Boothbay Harbor Festival (@Mine Oyster)

Excited to be part of the second weekend of the Boothbay Harbor (ten day) festival which features food, crafts and plenty of music.

When: Saturday, 9/9
Where: Mine Oyster
16 Wharf St #1
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Directions
The Fest on Facebook
The Mine Oyster on Facebook
Phone: (207) 633-6616
What time: 9pm
No cover!!

Sunday, September 24, Alex Performs At Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show) 

When: Sunday, September 24.
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
Fort Hill on Facebook
Phone: (413) 203-5754
What time: 3-6pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Independent Music Award winner and Colorway guitarist, F Alex Johnson is back at one of the most unique places to see live music in the area: Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton, Mass. On Sunday, March 19 at 3pm come see Alex perform two sets of songs from his twenty five years of making music in the valley from atop Fort Hill’s intimate corner stage. 

Since it’s inception in 2014 Fort Hill has carved out a niche for themselves hosting local legends like Ray Mason, Bruce Korona and Wildcat O’Halloran on a regular basis early and free (and all ages) every week. Alex has become a bit of a staple at the brewery over the past two years where he is fond of imbibing some of the nation’s top rated tap water while playing to both beer aficionados and the under 21 crowd alike. 

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

 

Sunday, November 12, Alex Performs At Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show) 

When: Sunday, November 12.
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
Fort Hill on Facebook
Phone: (413) 203-5754
What time: 3-6pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Independent Music Award winner and Colorway guitarist, F Alex Johnson is back at one of the most unique places to see live music in the area: Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton, Mass. On Sunday, March 19 at 3pm come see Alex perform two sets of songs from his twenty five years of making music in the valley from atop Fort Hill’s intimate corner stage. 

Since it’s inception in 2014 Fort Hill has carved out a niche for themselves hosting local legends like Ray Mason, Bruce Korona and Wildcat O’Halloran on a regular basis early and free (and all ages) every week. Alex has become a bit of a staple at the brewery over the past two years where he is fond of imbibing some of the nation’s top rated tap water while playing to both beer aficionados and the under 21 crowd alike. 

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

 

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Performance History

2013

3/3 The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA
6/29 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (album release)
9/20 The Elevens, Northampton, MA
12/13  Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for The Z3 with Ed Mann)
3/16 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for Matt Schofield)
4/5 Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke, MA (with Mark Schwaber)

2014

5/1 30 N. Maple St. Florence Night Out, Florence, MA
5/17 Chicopee Kielbasa Fest. Szot Park, Chicopee, MA
5/24 Iron Horse Music Hall
6/20 Taste of Amherst, Amherst, MA
6/22 Millside Park, Easthampton, MA
7/24 Sierra Grille, Northampton, MA
7/27 Sidewalk Sales, Downtown Northampton, MA
8/10 Hyland Orchard and Brewery, Fiskdale, MA
8/26 Pines Theater, Northampton, MA
9/28 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA
10/10 Luthier’s Co-op, Northampton, MA
10/22 The Cantab, Cambridge, MA
12/12 The Basement, Northampton, MA
12/31 Theater 14, Smith College, Northampton, MA

2015

1/8 Iron Horse Music Hall (David Bowie Tribute)
2/19 The Outer Space, Hamden, CT
2/20 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
3/20 One Bar, Northampton, MA
4/19 The Bowery Electric, New York, NY
4/28 Bourbon and Branch, Philadelphia, PA
4/29 The Coffee Pot Roadhouse, Roanoke, VA
4/30 Deep South, Raleigh, NC
5/1 Clare And Don’s, Falls Church, VA
5/7 The Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA
5/14 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (album release)
5/15 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
6/18 Amherst Common, Taste of Amherst, MA
6/25 Florence Concert on the Porch, Florence, MA
7/29 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
9/19 The Basement, Northampton, MA                
10/10 Hyland Orchard Pavillion, Sturbridge, MA (early show)                                                                              
10/10 The Spot Underground, Providence, RI (late show                                                                       
10/23 Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
11/4 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
11/7 Hank’s Saloon, Brooklyn, NY
11/22 Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for The Yardbirds)
12/31 St John’s Episcopal Church, Northampton, MA (First Night Northampton)

2016

1/9  The Basement, Northampton, MA
1/16 Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA
2/12 The Low Beat, Albany, NY
2/13 Ralph’s Rock Diner, Worcester, MA
2/19 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
3/12 The Basement, Northampton, MA
3/19 Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville, MA
3/25 VIVA Paragon Cafe, Providence, RI
3/26 The Bowery Electric, New York, NY
3/30 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
3/31 The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA
(opening for Delta Deep feat. Phil Collen of Def Leppard
and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots)
4/23 Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA
5/6 The Calvin Theater, Northampton, MA (supporting Foreigner)
5/12 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (Alex solo show)
5/14 The Skinny Pancake, Burlington, VT
5/20 Metropolis, Brattleboro, VT
6/17 Taste of Amherst, Amherst, MA
6/24 Ashfield Lakehouse, Ashfield, MA
7/9 Green River Festival, Greenfield, MA
7/14 The Bitter End, New York, NY
7/23 Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA
7/27 The Half Door, Hartford, CT
7/30 The Eclectic, Willimantic, CT
7/31 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
8/4 The Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA
8/11 Plan B, Springfield, MA
8/21 Boston Green Fest, Boston, MA
8/21 Aeronaut Brewing Co., Somerville, MA
8/30 Look Park, Florence, MA, Transperformance 26: Labor Party
9/3 The Root Cellar, Greenfield, MA w/ Flux Capacitor
9/10 Rapscallion Brewery, Two Man Guy (Alex and Scott Hall)
9/16 La Boca, Middletown, CT
9/17 The Basement, Northampton, MA
9/23 The Skinny Pancake, Hanover, NH
9/24 North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival, Orange, MA
9/25 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT
10/2 Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA (opening for Ian Hunter)
10/6 The Outer Space Ballroom, Hamden, CT (opening for Richard Lloyd of Television)
10/22 Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY
11/13 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
11/18 Pour Judgement, Newport, RI
12/2 Arlene’s Grocery, New York, NY
12/9 Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA (opening for Quinn Sullivan)
12/31 The Parlor Room, Northampton, MA

2017

1/7 Warwick Town Hall, Warwick, MA
1/19 Middle East, Boston, MA
1/20 Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY
1/22 The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA (opening for Davy Knowles)
2/4 Bread Euphoria (solo show)–Haydenville, MA
2/11 Sandywoods Center For The Arts, Tiverton, RI
2/24 Luthier’s Co-op–Easthampton, MA
3/17 Shrine–New York, NY
3/19 Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show)
3/24 New City Brewery, Easthampton, MA
3/30 Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT

 

 

 

 

Past Performance Details:

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Friday, April 7, Colorway Performs at The Falcon Underground, Marlboro, NY (Hudson Valley)

Come out to this amazing venue located in the Hudson Valley hamlet of Marlboro, NY and perched over the edge of magnificent Marlboro Falls. Colorway will play a full set of music (90 mins at least) and there is amazing food and drinks available all night. 

When: Friday, 4/7
Where: The Falcon
1348 Rte 9w
Marlboro, NY 12542
Directions
Find them on Facebook
Phone: (845) 236-7970
What time: 8-9:30pm
How much: No cover! (tips appreciated)
All ages!

Read more about the Falcon Underground (the so-called Pub-Beneath-The-Club) here and here. 

Thursday, March 30, Colorway returns to Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT

Colorway is excited to return to one of Brattleboro’s best places to see live music, Whetstone Station. The venue is located right off of downtown and right on the banks of the Connecticut River. Don’t miss this very special performance. Whetstone Station has amazing food, craft beers, a full bar and so much more. 

When: Thursday, 3/30
Where: Whetstone Station
36 Bridge St
Brattleboro, VT
Directions
Whetstone on Facebook
Phone: (802) 490-2354
Time: 8:30pm
Cost: Free
All Ages!

See their full lineup of music right here.

Full menu here.

Friday, March 24, Colorway Performs At The Valley Music Showcase, New City Brewery, Easthampton, MA

When: Fri. 3/24
Where: New City Brewery
180 Pleasant St.
Easthampton, MA
Directions
(rear of building)
Phone: 413) 529-2000
Email: newcitybrewery@gmail.com
What time: the event starts at 8:00pm and finishes up at 10:45
Cost: $8.00 (write to/click info@colorwaymusic.com for advance tickets)
All ages!!

Special guest judges, including Massachusetts Senate President, Stan Rosenberg!

VMS Facebook Page here! And check out the official VMS Event Page for the March showcase. 

Come on out and cheer on Colorway as they take part in the bi-monthly Valley Music Showcase. 1st & 2nd place finishers of each showcase will receive gift certificates and cash prizes. The winners are invited back as the headline band for the next month’s showcase. If we win this round we will move on to the “Crème de la Creme Playoffs” to be held at the end of the 2016-2017 season. The playoff winner earns $500 cash, a gig at the BIG E, & two full days free recording time at Northfire Studios in Amherst, MA. The 2nd place overall finisher will earn one free recording day.

Part of the judging is based on audience reaction so come on out and root for Colorway!

Sunday, March 19, Alex Performs At Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (solo show) 

When: Sunday, March 19.
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
Fort Hill on Facebook
Phone: (413) 203-5754
What time: 3-6pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Independent Music Award winner and Colorway guitarist, F Alex Johnson is back at one of the most unique places to see live music in the area: Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton, Mass. On Sunday, March 19 at 3pm come see Alex perform two sets of songs from his twenty five years of making music in the valley from atop Fort Hill’s intimate corner stage. 

Since it’s inception in 2014 Fort Hill has carved out a niche for themselves hosting local legends like Ray Mason, Bruce Korona and Wildcat O’Halloran on a regular basis early and free (and all ages) every week. Alex has become a bit of a staple at the brewery over the past two years where he is fond of imbibing some of the nation’s top rated tap water while playing to both beer aficionados and the under 21 crowd alike. 

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

Friday, March 17, Colorway Performs at Shrine World Music Venue, New York City

Happy to bring our music to a new part of The City. Come on out (on St Patrick’s Day even) to this great venue for all types of music from here, there and everywhere. 

When: Friday, 3/17
Where: Shrine World Music Venue
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd
New York, NY 10030 (Harlem, just below 134th St )
Directions
Find them on Facebook
Phone: (212) 690-7807
What time: 9-10pm
How much: No cover! (tips appreciated)
Full bar and menu available. Check out their amazing food offerings here. 

Subway directions:
Shrine is located on the east side of Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard (7th Avenue), just below 134th Street.
It is easily accessible from two subway lines. From the B & C train, exit at the 135th Street station and walk east,
away from the park, one short block across Frederick Douglas Boulevard and one normal block to Adam Clayton
Powell Boulevard. From the 2 or 3 train, exit at the 135th Street station and walk west, away from the hospital,
one block to Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard. Various buses also run along St Nicholas Avenue and Malcolm X
Boulevard (Lenox Avenue). The M2 bus runs from the East Village and stops right in front of Shrine’s door.

Friday, 2/24 Colorway Performs at Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

Come join us as we play one of the best rooms for live music in the valley.  Early and free!

When: Friday, 3/24
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions.                                                           
What  time: 8-9:30

Phone: (413) 527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
How Much: Free (tips appreciated)

Other bands on the bill: 7pm Town Council (Rick Murnane Trio)
9:30pm Soul Magnets

Saturday, February 11, Colorway Performs at Sandywoods Center For The Arts, Tiverton, RI

Come join Colorway for this very special show in a town that Alex spent a ton of time in growing up. Tiverton, RI sits just across the street from Fall River, MA and Sandywoods Center For The Arts is the newest live music venue in the area on par with the Narrows Center For The Arts. It is so great to see the support for original music in the 401. The venue is a non-profit establishment and we are so happy they are putting their faith in us. 

When: Saturday, Feb 11
Where: Sandywoods Center For The Arts
43 Muse Way
Tiverton, RI, 02878
Directions
Phone: 
 (401) 835-6639
Time: 7:30pm (two sets)
Cost: $12 ADV $15 DOS
All ages!!
BYOB and picnic basket

From the Sandywoods website:

Sandywoods presents great live music concerts every weekend throughout the year. Our ticket prices are affordable, and we are a “BYOB-and-picnic-basket” venue. Whether you enjoy folk, pop, alt country, blues, Americana and roots, acoustic singer-songwriter, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and zydeco, eclectic, jazz, classical, or straight-up rock, you are sure to find something on our show schedule to your liking! The Sandywoods Center for the Arts is an intimate venue that seats 150 with chairs and tables, 200 with auditorium-style seating.

Check out their Facebook page here and their upcoming show listing here

Saturday, February 4, Alex Performs Solo at Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA

Alex plays two sets of tunes from his 25 years of creating music in the Pioneer Valley.

When: Sat. 2/4
Where: Bread Euphoria
206 Main St, Haydenville, MA
Directions here
What time: 5:30-7:30pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips/bread accepted)
This event is all ages!

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

FAJ Bread Euphoria 1:16:16

It was a great time when I played in April. Nice, full house of friendly faces and eager ears. Come back out and see me craft some loops and rhythm beds while I play from my catalog of tunes dating back to 1991.

Saturday, January 28, Colorway Performs at The Sidewalk Cafe in NYC

Taking another bit of that Big Apple. This is an all ages show!

When: Sat 1/28
Where: Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A (Corner of Ave A and 6th St–East Village)
New York, NY
Directions
What time: 10:15
Phone: (212) 473-7373
How much: $10
All ages!

Check out the Sidewalk on Facebook and Twitter.

From www.sidewalkny.com: Anchoring the corner of Avenue A and 6th Street for nearly 30 years,  Sidewalk Cafe is an East Village landmark, both a lively neighborhood haunt and a destination for seekers of a singular slice of  authentic New York nightlife.  Sidewalk is  known for its thriving live entertainment scene,  mouthwatering menu of modestly priced casual fare (particularly burgers made with meat ground on-site for superior taste and texture)  and  convivial bar, the site of one of Manhattan’s best Happy Hours.  With three distinct  spaces – Restaurant, Bar and Stage – offering three different reliably relaxed and always fun experiences, Sidewalk is open daily from 11 a.m to 1 a.m and weekends until 4 a.m. 

More about Sidewalk Cafe on Wiki.

Thursday, Jan 19 Colorway Performs at Middle East Corner

Happy to be coming back to Cambridge. This will be our first show at the Middle East Corner. Let’s make this a show to remember. Thanks to The Slum Raisins for adding us to their Middle East Corner residency. 

When: Thursday, Jan 19
Where: Middle East Corner
472-480 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
Directions
Phone: (617) 864-3278
What time: Colorway 10pm
Followed by two sets of The Slum Raisins
How much: $5.00
18+

Friday, January 20, Colorway Returns To Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY

Come check out the band as they return to Albany, this time to the NY capital’s oldest tavern (est. 1889). This place is so amazing that Phish even played here once. 

Should be a very eclectic night of music. 

When: Fri, 1/20
Where: Pauly’s Hotel
337 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Directions
Phone: (518) 426-0828
What Time: Colorway plays at approx 10pm
Cost: $8
21+

Pauly’s Facebook Page

Other bands on the bill:

Ferriday (Indie Rock from Albany)
BYE (on tour from Los Angeles)
Another Michael

Join the Facebook Event Page here.

Sunday, January 22, Colorway Performs at The Iron Horse Music Hall Opening For Davy Knowles

Very excited to be sharing the stage with one of the “. . . gunslinger guitarists of the 21st century”–Peter Frampton. 

Who: Davy Knowles/Colorway
When: Sun, 1/22
Where: The Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St
Northampton, MA
Directions
What time: Colorway plays 7-7:30pm
All Ages!
How much: $15 adv/$20 dos

Tickets here
Full menu available starting at 5:30

More about Davy Knowles:

  • Davy Knowles grew up on the Isle of Man, learning to play guitar from listening to the likes of Gallagher, Clapton, Knopfler, Green and Mayall in his father’s record collection, and honing his skills playing the local music circuit. He arrived in America age 19 with his band Back Door Slam with rave reviews at SXSW 2007. (“I heard the spirit of Jimi Hendrix “– Patrick MacDonald, Seattle Times). He appeared on Jimmy Kimmel and Good Morning America and had a three year run at radio with the singles ‘Come Home’ from the debut album Roll Away and ‘Tear Down the Walls’ and ‘Coming Up For Air’ from the Peter Frampton produced sophomore album – both albums Top 3 Billboard Blues Chart. “Davy already has a recognizable style. He’s definitely the gunslinger guitarist of the 21st century,’’ – Peter Frampton  He’s toured with Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, The Who, Warren Haynes, George Thorogood, Peter Frampton, Joe Bonamassa, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rhythm Devils, and the Satriani/Hagar inspired supergroup Chickenfoot. Other highlights from this period include playing live to Astronauts on the ISS from mission control in Houston. 

More info at http://www.iheg.com

 

Saturday, January 7, Colorway Performs at Town Hall, Warwick, MA

Really happy to be asked to partake in Warwick’s winter music series. A few folks from the council came to see us at the Root Cellar a while back and danced, danced, danced. And that’s what it’s all about at the Town Hall. Well, that and good food! 

Proceeds from this show benefit the Warwick Arts Council. 

When: Sat, 1/7
Where: Town Hall
Warwick Common
12 Athol Rd (Rt 78), Warwick, MA
Directions
What time: 6pm Souper Supper
7pm Colorway 
How much: For the Souper Supper at 6pm it is $5 for adults and $3 for children

For the concert there is a separate $5 suggested donation. Children are free!

From the Warwick Arts Council:

At 6pm the Warwick Arts Council will be serving their famous Souper Supper. If you like homemade soups, chili, breads and desserts–and who doesn’t?–then this dinner is a must. Warwick’s finest gourmet chefs have prepared more delicious soup and chili selections than anyone can possibly sample. So come and enjoy a warm comforting dinner with family, friends and musicians, then join them again upstairs in the Main Hall for an evening of fine rock and roll and dancing! 

Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to pay the band and support Wooden Fender’s ongoing endeavor–in memory of Jeff Wallace–to keep live music happening in Warwick. Wooden Fender is a project of the Warwick Arts Council.

The Warwick Arts Council is an organization that has sponsored art and cultural programs and events in the town of Warwick for over 20 years. Other programs it has hosted include: Annual Art Shows, Blues Nights, Concerts (from Jazz to Classical to Jug Band), Beatnik coffeehouses, narrative poetry evenings. Soup and Song gatherings, writing programs, slide shows, and school programs and scholarship support. the Arts Council and Wooden Fender have also completed grand-funded projects improving the acoustics as well as the sound equipment at the Warwick Town Hall. 

Saturday, December 31, Colorway Performs at The Parlor Room for First Night Northampton (2pm and 3pm)

This will be our third First Night Northampton and we couldn’t be happier to be playing early and in one of the best rooms in the whole town: The Parlor Room!

We will be playing a set at 2pm and 3pm. The Parlor Room is an intimate venue so make sure to come early to ensure a relaxing seating experience. Note: as is the case with all First Night venues, for two set shows the venue is cleared out after the first set. Thanks for understanding.  While we will play a select number of classic Colorway in each set there will be surprises for each audience. 🙂

When: Sat, 12/31
Where: The Parlor Room
32 Masonic St.
Northampton, MA 01062 
Directions
Phone: (413) 923-2800
What Time: 2pm and 3pm
Cost: admission included with purchase of First Night Button. 
Details on prices and where to buy here. 

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

Click here for a list of performers and times. Updated periodically. 

 

Friday, December 9, Alex Opens For Guitar Prodigy Quinn Sullivan, Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA

Really excited to get back on the stage of The Narrows and perform a solo set opening for an amazing guitarist. World renowned yet hailing form New Bedford (Fall River’s sister city) I got to see Quinn Sullivan perform at the Big E a few years ago (at age 14) and was completely blown away. This should prove to be an amazing night.

Check out a vid of my last solo performance at The Narrows opening for Ian Hunter from just last month.

When: Fri, 12/9
Where: Narrows Center For The Performing Arts
16 Anawan St
Fall River, MA 02721
Directions
Phone: (508) 324-1926
Time: 8pm sharp (doors open 7pm)
Price: $27-$30
BYOB!
This is a second show added after the 12/10 date sold out. That said there are a limited amount of tickets available here.

More about Quinn:

17-year-old Quinn Sullivan is quickly gaining quite a reputation among today’s most respected guitar players and musical artists. He has been touring the world with his mentor and friend, Buddy Guy, promoting his latest cd “Getting There” produced in Nashville with multi-Grammy winner Tom Hambridge.

Since the age of 7, Quinn has been sharing stages with legendary players like Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton, Los Lobos, Joe Bonamassa, and B.B. King at iconic venues like the Hollywood Bowl, Madison Square Garden, and Red Rocks. He has also performed at some of the world’s most prestigious festivals including Montreux Jazz, Austin City Limits, Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival and the Mahindra Blues Festival in Mumbai, India.

Check him out on Facebook and Twitter and on CBS This Morning. 

Friday, December 2, Colorway Performs at Arlene’s Grocery, New York City (9pm).

Very excited to be playing Arlene’s Grocery for the first time. Come on down to the Lower East Side and check out a set from Colorway. 
Soulful locals Drop Diamond opens the night with a set at 8pm. and stick around for the Schooley Mountain Band at 10pm. 

When: Fri, 12/2
Where: Arlene’s Grocery
95 Stanton St (Between Essex and Allen)
New York, NY 10002
Directions
Tickets available here!
Phone: 

Check out Arlene’s Grocery on Facebook and Twitter.

Friday, November 18, Colorway Performs at Pour Judgement, Newport, MA

Join us for our first journey to Newport, RI to play at this very casual and cool place. Or as I’ve read it described: Narrow speakeasy pouring craft brews & serving typical pub eats in a down-to-earth backdrop. 

So there you go.   

When: Friday, 11/18
Where: Pour Judgement
32 Broadway
Newport, RI, 02840
Directions
Phone: (401) 619-2115
What time: 10pm
Cost: Free!!
21+

Join the Facebook Event Page here. 

Check out PJ’s on Facebook. 

Sun, 11/13 Alex Performs Solo at Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA

When: Sunday, November 13
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
Phone: (413) 203-5754
What time: 3-6pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Join the Facebook Event here. 

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

Saturday, October 22, Colorway Performs at Pauly’s Hotel, Albany, NY

Come check out the band as they return to Albany, this time to the NY capital’s oldest tavern (est. 1889). This place is so amazing that Phish even played here once. 

Should be a very eclectic night of music. 

When: Sat, 10/22
Where: Pauly’s Hotel
337 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206
Directions
Phone: (518) 426-0828
What Time: Colorway plays at approx 9pm
Cost: $8
21+

Pauly’s Facebook Page

Other bands on the bill:

Becoming a Ghost  (11:00) (read a nice piece on them from the Times Union here)
Tell Keller (10:00)
Colorway (9:00)
Curtis K. Flach (8pm)

Join the Facebook event page here

Thursday, October 6, Colorway opens for Richard Lloyd of Television, Outer Space Ballroom, Hamden, CT (w/ Spectral Fangs)

This will be an amazing show. Such a big fan of Richard Lloyd’s work with seminal 1970s NYC post-punk new wave band Television as well as Matthew Sweet and been hoping to see him play live for years. Now we get to open the show! Holy moley!

The Outer Space is a pretty amazing venue. Two rooms (a smaller one and the ballroom) and a very laid back atmosphere. Full bar and craft beers available as well as a full menu. Colorway played the small stage a few years ago with The Dress Ups and Rick Murnane and we are extremely excited to return for this show. 

When: Thu, 10/6
Where: The Outer Space
295 Treadwell St
Hamden, CT, 06514
Directions: 
Phone: (203) 288-6400
Time: 7pm doors
Price: $15 ($13 adv) 
Tickets here
Age: 21+

Check out Richard and his band performing Television’s “Marquee Moon” from Daryl’s House Club on 10/1/16

About Richard Lloyd (of Television)
Iconic . . . legendary . . . unique . . . all can be used to describe Richard Lloyd, but the most accurate word might be “relevant.” After a career spanning more than forty years, Richard Lloyd continues to make great records and deliver exciting live performances.
Learning from the master himself, Jimi Hendrix, Richard was among the very few pioneers of the New York underground scene, headquartered at CBGB. With Tom Verlaine, a founding member of the seminal band, Television, Richard made some of the best rock and roll records of the all time–Marquee Moon and Adventure. Striking out on his own, Richard gave us Alchemy, Field of Fire, Radiant Monkey, The Cover Doesn’t Matter, and more. Richard Lloyd was also the guitar master behind Matthew Sweet, John Doe, and Rocket From the Tombs.
In preparation for a new record, Richard Lloyd is touring again with his quartet, performing selections spanning his entire career. “It is still as exciting to play live as it was when I was 27, jumping up and down on hotel beds.”

About Spectral Fangs
For the past three years, Spectral Fangs have been been on a spiritual journey intent on doing whatever the hell they want. From releasing the semi-psychedelic EP Memory Girl, which featured makeshift sitar and a gussied-up basement reverb vibe to playing shows from Brooklyn to sweaty basements everywhere, the Fangs have made their own weird way in the world. Summer 2016 brings their JUST RELEASED compilation vinyl record CALLIGRAMS to light (OM Records), in which they contributed 2 songs.

Sunday, October 2, Alex opens (solo) for Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople), Narrows Center For the Performing Arts, Fall River, MA

Looking forward to this very special opening slot for a real rock legend, Ian Hunter, of Mott The Hoople (“All The Young Dudes”).

When: Sun, 10/2
Where: Narrows Center For The Performing Arts
16 Anawan St
Fall River, MA 02721
Directions
Phone: (508) 324-1926
Time: 7pm (sharp)
Price: $57-$62
Limited amount of tickets available here.

From the Narrows website:

Whilst his achievements during his first decade as a recording artist would have been more than enough to ensure his iconic status, Hunter has never been one to coast on past glories. Indeed, in the past dozen years, he’s made a series of riveting albums that stand with his best and most resonant work, while making a decisive return to touring, delivering incendiary live performances that show his fire to be burning as brightly as ever.

Friday, September 23, Colorway Performs at The Skinny Pancake, Hanover, NH

Come check out two full sets of music at Hanover, New Hampshire’s newest place for live entertainment. 

When: Friday, 9/23
Where: The Skinny Pancake
3 Lebanon St
Hanover, NH, 03755
Directions
Phone: (603) 277-9115
Time: 8:30-10:15
Cost: Free!!
All Ages!!

Join the Facebook Event Page here. 

Full menu of amazing food and drinks (hard and soft) available all day/night

Saturday, September, 24, Colorway Performs at The North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival!

Really excited to be part of this special festival celebrating one of the most intoxicating foods ever: garlic! Two full days of food, music and art at the North Quabbin Garlic and Arts Festival. 

Colorway plays 2:15-3:15 and immediately following our set stay put for local afro beat legends, Shokazoba, featuring Riley and Matt on drums and bass. Not to be missed!

When: Saturday, September 24
Where: Forster’s Farm
60 Chestnut Hill Road
Orange, Massachusetts
Directions
Time: 2:15-3:15 (fest runs Sat and Sun noon to 5pm)
Cost: $5 for adults, kids 12 and under free
Weekend pass $8
All Ages!!
Check them out on Facebook!

Sunday, September 25, Colorway Performs at Whetstone Station, Brattleboro, VT (on the deck!)

Weather permitting*, Colorway will be performing two full sets on the deck of Brattleboro’s best restaurant, Whetstone Station. The venue is located right off of downtown and right on the banks of the Connecticut River. Don’t miss this very special performance. Whetstone Station has amazing food, craft beers, a full bar and so much more. 

When: Sunday, 9/25
Where: Whetstone Station
36 Bridge St
Brattleboro, VT
Directions
Phone: (802) 490-2354
Time: 5-8pm
Cost: Free
All Ages!

See their full lineup of music right here.

Full menu here.

Join the Facebook Event Page here. 

*Note: in case of inclement weather show will be cancelled and rescheduled.

Friday, September 16, Colorway Performs at La Boca, Middletown, CT (Hartford Area)

Come on out to see us play at this very cool venue right near the Wesleyan campus (20 mins from Hartford). 
Amazing food and drinks. We’ll play all night for ya. 

When: Fri, 9/16
Where: La Boca
337 Main St Middletown, CT 06457
Directions
Phone: (860) 347-4777
Time: 10pm-1am
Cost: FREE!
21+

Join the Facebook Event here!

Dinner menu and full bar for your enjoyment.

http://www.labocamexican.com

Saturday, September 17, Colorway Performs at The Basement, Northampton, MA

We are excited to be bringing a great band from Boston, Try, to open this show.

Try is–in their own words–“a hybrid of rock and electronica” and we’re hoping to get a good early crowd out to see their first Northampton appearance. Check them out on Facebook here.

When: Saturday, September 17
Where: The Basement
21 Center St. 
Northampton, MA (adjacent to the new police station parking garage which you can park in for this show)
Directions here
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8-10:30pm
21+
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)
The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

Join the Facebook Event Page here. 

More info and full Basement schedule here.

More about Try:

Virtuoso slide guitarist Niles Elliott and songwriter Dylan Edmunds met and began collaborating during their freshman year of college (2013-14) at Berklee College of Music. A year later, Dylan’s brother, Conner, arrived at Berklee and joined the collaboration. The three of them began writing and rehearsing in search of a sound they could call their own. With specialties in sound design, midi programming, and pop production, TRY’s style is maturing into a hybrid of Rock and Electronica. 

Saturday, September 10 Two Man Guy (Alex and Scott Hall), Rapscallion Brewery at Hyland Orchard, Sturbridge, MA

Come down to the beautiful, wide open, fun and family-friendly Hyland Orchard in Sturbridge, MA for a whole afternoon of great music. Free to get in, free to listen, and free parking!

Two Man Guy will play two sets of music by Colorway, Drunk Stuntmen and Scott Hall (piano/vocals) and Alex Johnson (guitar/vocals) songs as well as a select cover or two.

This performance will be inside the Rapscallion Brewery taproom. 

The Hyland Orchard is famous for its beer (Rapscallion), first and foremost,

The Hyland Orchard is famous for its beer (Rapscallion), first and foremost, but there’s also an 18 hole disc golf course, a relaxing courtyard with seating and locally made food products and just a beautiful atmosphere to spend the afternoon.
 

When: Saturday, Sep 10
Time: 4-7
Where: Rapscallion Brewery at The Hyland Orchard
199 Arnold Road Fiskdale MA 01518 
Click here for directions. 
Price: FREE All Ages!!!

See you there!!

Saturday, September 3, Colorway Opens For Flux Capacitor at The Root Cellar, Greenfield, MA

Come check out the valley’s newest venue for local, regional and national music, The Root Cellar. 

We are super-excited to be opening for an amazing jam/psych/rock band form Philly, Flux Capacitor. 

When: Sat, 9/3
Where: The Root Cellar
10 Fiske Ave
Greenfield, MA
Directions
Phone: 413-977-3702
Email: info@rootcellarbar.com
What Time: Colorway (9-10pm) Flux (10:30-12-30)
How much: $5 ADV $8 DOS
Tickets here
21+

Join and/or share the Facebook Event right here!

About Flux Capacitor:

Emerging from the Pennsylvania music scene, from the outskirts of the City of Brotherly Love, is the phenom band known as Flux Capacitor. Their fiery, distinct sound has catapulted the group with lightning speed into the National Music Scene.
This band of brothers consistently inspire and evoke a new and wildly addicting sound resonating with elements of rock, improvisation and electronica. They redefine musicality with positive prophetic vocals, complex guitar work, innovative keys/synths/bass stylings, with feverish syncopated drum rhythms. Flux Capacitor concerts are filled with improvisation, musical segues, spontaneous covers, and teases creating a unique, one of a kind experience at every performance. The essence of the brothers music is fueled by their dedicated practice of meditation and lucid dreaming which keeps them fueled by a higher power. Their electric vibe transcends the stage and extends into the crowd creating a magical musical ambience.

About The Root Cellar:

The Root Cellar is a brand new music venue and bar in Greenfield designed to bring the best of the Valley to our community, celebrating everything local: from musicians, artists, brewers, distillers, farmers and artists. We are creating an atmosphere that can provide a sweaty dance party one night, a mellow acoustic set another, and also be the place you stop in for a local brew or a herbal infused cocktail with friends. The Root Cellar is the brain child of a musician and a farmer and is fueled by a love of homemade, down-home fun – we are hoping to bring this positive spirit to Greenfield in an inexpensive, unpretentious way that makes everyone feel welcome.  With plenty of space for you to dance, a top-of-the-line sound system, room on stage for bands to do their thing, and experienced sound professionals, The Root Cellar strives to be the Pioneer Valley venue where the quality of your music experience takes center stage.

Tuesday, August 30, Colorway Performs as Foo Fighters at Transperformance 26: Labor Party!

Once again, on Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 it’s time to celebrate our community and the arts with Transperformance 26: Labor Party! everyone’s favorite benefit music festival at Pines Theater in Look Park. Local musicians will choose an artist that is related to a job, occupation, or type of work (Scroll down for Lineup.) 

Performers are encouraged to impersonate the band or occupation from the bands that they Transperform. Local celebrities will host the event as characters from Office Space or The Office, Steve Jobs, Rosie the Riveter, and other notable work related characters. Come celebrate 26 years of bringing our community members together to support music and the arts!

Each year on the last Tuesday in August the Northampton Arts Council and the Parent Teacher Organizations of Northampton’s public school system join forces to raise funds for arts enrichment in the schools and the ArtsEZ grant program.

What: Transperformance 26: Labor Party! Benefit Music Festival
When: Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 4:00-9:30pm

Where: Pines Theater-Look Park, 300 N Main Street Florence, MA 01062
How Much:  Adults 13+ $10
Seniors 65+ & Veterans $8
Kids 12 & under $5
Tickets:
Online @ Brown Paper Tickets
Call 1-800-838-3006
In person @ State Street Fruit Store, Northampton
Cooper’s Corner, Florence
AJ Hastings, Amherst

Lineup:
Young@Heart as MGMT
Page Six as THE POLICE
The Lonesome Brothers as DRUNK STUNTMEN
Colorway as FOO FIGHTERS
Mister G as DR. JOHN
Mary Jane Jones Band as THE SMITHS
Wishbone Zöe as THE WAITRESSES
Fancy Trash as THE HIGHWAY MEN
King Radio as MEN AT WORK
Jesse Sterling Harrison as PRIMUS
The Fawns as THE PRETENDERS
Soul Magnets as PRINCE
Suitcase Junket as QUEEN
Zip Cody as JOHNNY PAYCHECK
Adam Dunetz as BONNIE PRINCE BILLY
Mikey Sweet as THE BOSS
and Northampton Community Music Center Rock Camp

Rain Date: Wednesday, August 31st at Pines Theater, Look Park

Rain Predicated Both Days: Tuesday, August 30 at John M Green Hall, Smith College

Food will be available from La Veracruzana, Bart’s Homemade, and other local pizza restaurants. No pets, no coolers and no beverages please, per request of Look Park. Look Park charges a $5 special events vehicle entry fee for all vehicles without season passes. No refunds/exchanges.

Sunday, August 21, Colorway Performs at The 9th Annual Boston Green Fest, City Hall Plaza.

Look out, Beantown. Colorway is headed to City Hall!

The Boston Green Fest Homepage lists “Music, food, art, film, exhibitors, cars, vendors, fashion, robots, fitness . . . and more.” I can’t imagine what more there could be in the world but you’ll have to stop by this amazing free weekend of festivities to find out. We are thrilled to be part of it and will be closing out the fest with a set on Sunday, 8/21 at 5:15.

When: Sunday, 8/21
What: Boston Green Fest
Where: City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA
Directions
What time: 5:15-5:50
Phone: 617-477-4840
Email: info@bostongreenfest.org
Cost: FREE
All Ages!!

Sunday, August 21 (late show) Colorway Performs at Aeronaut Brewing Co, Olympic Village Party!

Did you miss Colorway’s set at the Boston Green Fest earlier in the day (5:15) at City Hall Plaza?
 
 
Did you catch them and wanted to hear more more *moar*?!
 
Well, you’re in luck. Come on out and check out two full sets of Colorway at Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville, MA. This location is new and was originally suposed to be in Allston. Don’t go there. Or if you do and you’re looking at this now just come on back to Somerville. 
 
When: Sunday, 8/21
Where: Aeronaut Brewing Co
14 Tyler St
Somerville, MA
Directions: http://alturl.com/vyqz2
Phone: (617) 987-4236
What time: Colorway plays 8-10pm but there is music all day long starting at noon.
How much: FREE!!
All Ages!!
 
From the AERO FB event: Join us for a series of events featuring live screenings of Olympic games on our projectors in the Air Conditioned brewery, plus live bands spread out over our taproom & foods hub! We’ll be hosting the games & live music all weekend, with special features:
 
Live Music Schedule:
 
SUNDAY features a special, two stage edition of AERONAUT BYOP: Picknickers & Players — feat. Ryan Alvanos & additional guests soon to be announced! Stay tuned.
 
Sun. 8/21 Music Line Up:
Ryan Alvanos – 12:00 PM
All of the Animals – 3:00 PM
The Stride – 6:00 PM
Colorway – 8:00 PM
 
 
Check out Aeronaut’s main FB page: https://www.facebook.com/aeronautbrewing/

Thursday, August 11, Colorway Performs at Plan B Burger Bar, Springfield, MA

Nice to see there is a place for live, original music in Springfield! Come on out and have a burger, craft beer or bourbon and listen to some rock and/or roll. Kitchen open until 1am! 

We will play two full sets.

When: Thursday, 8/11
Where: Plan B Burger Bar
1000 W. Columbus Ave
Springfield, MA
(In the Baskeball Hall Of Fame Plaza)
Directions
Phone: (413) 285-8296
Time: 9pm-12am
Price: Free!!
All Ages!

Kitchen is open until 1AM! Check out their menu here. 

Thursday, August 4, Colorway Performs at The Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA With Special Guests, Mammal Dap!

Come see the band at one of the best places for live music on Cape Cod. Since 1978 The Beachcomber (or The Comah) has been providing tourists and locals alike with amazing local and national entertainment, delicious, fresh seafood, stunning views and a laid back atmosphere. 

Colorway is super-excited to be sharing this bill with Northamtpon’s own instrumental rock fusion titans, Mammal Dap who will be opening the show. Check them out here and on Facebook here and read more about them below. 

When: Thursday, August 4
Where: The Beachcomber
1120 Cahoon Hollow Rd
Wellfleet, MA
Directions
Phone: (508) 349-6055
What time
Mammal Dap: 10:15-11:15pm 
Colorway: 11:30pm-12:30am
How much: $10/$5 (with summer pass)
Age: 21+

Check out their calendar, see a menu or scope a beach web cam here.

Mammal Dap is adventurous, instrumental rock fusion based in Northampton, Massachusetts. The band is comprised of Killian Karlsson (guitar), Zack Cross (keys), Reed Sutherland (bass, synth bass), and Colin Jalbert (drums, samples). Together, the four mammals combine elements of rock, EDM, hip-hop, and funk to create a sound that is forward-thinking yet nostalgic, indescribable but strangely familiar. Their energetic live shows and rigorous touring have elevated crowds from New England to New Orleans, leading them to share the stage with acclaimed bands such as The Nth Power, Tauk, Marco Benevento, Toubab Krewe and many more.

Saturday, July 30, Colorway Performs at The Eclectic, Willimantic, CT (opening for The Silks)

This is going to be a very special show. We will be opening for an amazing rock trio from Providence (Alex’s old stomping ground) called The Silks. The do the Southern Rock thing with a Yankee flair and their debut album was produced by The Replacement’s Paul Westerberg. We’re excited to be performing with them at their Willimantic album release. 

When: Saturday, July 30
Where: The Eclectic
25 Meadow St
Willimantic, CT
06226
Directions
What time: 8pm
Cost: $10
Phone: 860 771-0820
Email: willimanticeclectic@gmail.com

This show is All Ages and BYOB. Hooray!

Join the Facebook event for this show here. 

Sunday, July 31, Alex Performs Solo at Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (early show 3-6)

On this last day of July come check out a couple of sets of tunes from Alex’s 25 years of making music in the Pioneer Valley. I’m sure “Come Back July” will get a seat of honor at the proverbial musical table for this show. 

When: Sunday, July 31
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
Phone: (413) 203-5754
What time: 3-6pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

Wednesday, July 27, Colorway Returns to The Half Door in Hartford, CT!

Come check out the band as they make a return to Hartford, CT!

The Half Door has been doing great things lately, bringing some serious talent from the 413 down their way on Wednesday nights. Wishbone Zoe, Fancy Trash, and The Sun Parade have all gathered together in the intimate space that is The Half Door. Come check it out for yourself.

When: Wed. 7/27
Where: The Half Door
270 Sisson Ave,
Hartford, CT 06105
Directions
Phone: (860) 232-7827
What time: 9:30pm-12:00am
How much: $2
Age: 21+

Fully stocked bar and great food available.

Saturday, July 23, Colorway Performs at Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

Come join us as we play one of the best rooms for live music in the valley.  Early and free!

When: Saturday, 7/23
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions.                                                           
What  time: 8-9:30

Phone: (413) 527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
How Much: Free (tips appreciated)

Thursday, July 14, Colorway Performs at The Bitter End, New York City

Colorway is excited to return to NYC to play at the city’s longest running rock club, The Bitter End! This historic venue is right in the heart of Greenwich Village and has had some of rock’s most legendary performers play on its stage.

From The Bitter End’s website: Established in 1961, The Bitter End is the oldest rock and roll club in New York City. The classic red brick stage backdrop and intimate vibe make this historic venue almost as iconic as its headliners. For over 50 years, our audiences have been blown away by legendary artists like Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Jackson Browne, Neil Diamond, Gavin DeGraw, Woody Allen, Jon Stewart, Randy Newman, Billy Crystal, Tommy James, Norah Jones, Donny Hathaway, Curtis Mayfield, and thousands more. See the full list here. It’s pretty amazing. 

When: Thursday, 7/14
Where: The Bitter End
147 Bleeker St
New York, NY
Directions
What time: 11pm
Phone: (212) 673-7030
How Much: $5.00
Age: All ages!

Other performers TBA

Saturday, July 9, Colorway Performs at The Green River Festival, Greenfield, MA

Colorway is thrilled to have been asked to be part of what Rolling Stone called a “must see music festival” in 2015. 

We will have more detailed information as it comes in but right now we know we’ll be playing on Saturday, July 9 sometime in the afternoon. 

Other artists on this three day/night bill include, NRBQ, Peter Wolf, Los Lobos, Dawes, Shakey Graves, And The Kids, Mikey Sweet, Winterpills, and many, many more.

Hope to see you all there!

More info at the Green River Festival website. 

What: The Green River Festival
When: July 8-10 (Colorway plays 7/9)
Where: Franklin County Fairground
89 Wisdom Way. Greenfield, MA
Directions
One, two or three day passes available on the GRF home page. 
Camping available.

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Friday, June 24, Colorway And Mammal Dap at The Ashfield Lakehouse!

Colorway makes their first appearance at one of the most laid back and inviting rooms in the valley, The Ashfield Lakehouse. We will be opening this show with a set at 9pm. Then, our good friends, Mammal Dap take over and faces will continue to melt pretty much all night. This is an all ages event!

Where: The Ashfield Lakehouse
141 Buckland Rd, Ashfield, MA
Directions
When: Friday, June 24
What time: Show starts @ 9pm
How much: $5.00
Age limit: All Ages!
Phone: (413) 628-0158
Email: theashfieldlakehouse@gmail.com

Join or share the Facebook Event Page here.

Come early and have some amazing food. Kitchen serves dinner until 10pm! Menu here.

About Mammal Dap:

Mammal Dap is adventurous, instrumental rock fusion based in Northampton, Massachusetts. The band is comprised of Killian Karlsson (guitar), Zack Cross (keys), Reed Sutherland (bass, synth bass), and Colin Jalbert (drums, samples). Together, the four mammals combine elements of rock, EDM, hip-hop, and funk to create a sound that is forward-thinking yet nostalgic, indescribable but strangely familiar. Their energetic live shows and rigorous touring have elevated crowds from New England to New Orleans, leading them to share the stage with acclaimed bands such as The Nth Power, Tauk, Marco Benevento, Toubab Krewe and many more.

Colorway will be playing with Mammal Dap again this summer at The Beachcomber on Thursday, Aug 4. 

Saturday, June 25, Luthier’s Co-op Two Man Guy (Alex and Scott): One Night Standing!

Scott Hall of Drunk Stuntmen and F. Alex Johnson perform at the most wonderful small room in the valley.
 
Throughout their several show span 2MG have opted for chairs . . . until tonight. Come see Two Man Guy: One Night Standing and you will witness two guys who aren’t afraid to step up and stand out. 
 
They will be playing music of Drunk Stuntmen, Colorway and each other’s solo tunes as well as a choice selection from Billy Joel’s, The Stranger.
 

Details:

Who: Two Man Guy
When: Saturday, June 25
7pm-8pm
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions
Phone: 413-527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
Cost: Free (tips appreciated)

Friday, June 17, Colorway Plays The Taste of Amherst, Amherst Common

Colorway plays a full set of tunes at the annual foodie fest on the Amherst Common. 
The fest runs Thurs-Sun 6/16-19 and features food, food, food, kids activities, beer and wine and so much more. Always a good time. 

When: Friday, June 17
Where: Amherst Common
Directions
What Time: 6:45-8pm
How much: FREE
Check out the Taste of Amherst Facebook Page
Click here for the full music schedule.

Friday, May 20, Colorway Plays Metropolis, Brattleboro, VT

Really excited to bring our music to southern VT. Come on out and ensure our return to one of the best cities in New England. This is a free show!!

When: Friday, May 20
Where: Metropolis
55 Elliot St
Brattleboro, VT
Directions
Phone: (802) 254-8500
What time: 10pm-1am
How much: FREE!!
21+

Saturday, May 14 Colorway Plays The Skinny Pancake, Burlington, VT

Come on up to the Northeast Kingdom and check out the boys as they play all night. 

When: Sat, 5/14
Where
Skinny Pancake
60 Lake St, Burlington, VT 05401
Directions
Phone: (802) 540-0188
Time: 8:30-11pm
Cost: FREE!
All Ages!!

Join the Facebook event here!


http://www.skinnypancake.com

Thursday, May 12 Alex Performs Solo at Fort Hill Brewery, Easthampton, MA (early show 5-7)

Come check out a couple of sets of tunes from Alex’s 25 years of making music in the Pioneer Valley

When: Thursday, 5/12
Where: Fort Hill Brewery
30 Fort Hill Rd, Easthampton, MA
Directions here
What time: 5-7pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips appreciated)
This event is all ages!

Fort Hill Brewery is one of the areas best new places for fresh, craft beer made on premises. 

From their website: Our goal is to provide the Pioneer Valley with the best traditional German-style lager for a clean, refreshing taste you’ll always come back to. All of our beers follow the German purity law of Reinheitsgebot, meaning that our beers contain only four ingredients: water, malt, hops, and yeast. 

Not to mention they are the #2 thing to do in Easthampton according to Trip Advisor. 

 

Friday, May 6 Colorway Performs at The Calvin Theater, Northampton, MA

Colorway is excited to announce that they will be performing at the historic Calvin Theater on King St in Northampton, opening for classic rock legends, Foreigner.

Link to purchase tickets here. 

When: Friday, May 6
Where: The Calvin Theater
19 King St, Northampton, MA
Directions
Phone: (413) 586-8686
Time: 8:00pm
Tix: $55-$75

www.iheg.com for all shows and more details.

Saturday, April 23 Alex at Bread Euphoria (solo), Haydenville, MA (Early Show)

Alex plays two sets of tunes from his 25 years of creating music in the Pioneer Valley.

When: Sat. 4/23
Where: Bread Euphoria
206 Main St, Haydenville, MA
Directions here
What time: 6-8pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips/bread accepted)
This event is all ages!

FAJ Bread Euphoria 1:16:16

It was a great time when I played in January. Nice, full house of friendly faces and eager ears. Come back out and see me craft some loops and rhythm beds while I play from my catalog of tunes dating back to 1991.

Wednesday, March 30 Colorway Returns to The Half Door in Hartford, CT!

Come check out the band as they make a return to Hartford, CT!

The Half Door has been doing great things lately, bringing some serious talent from the 413 down their way on Wednesday nights. Wishbone Zoe, Fancy Trash, and The Sun Parade have all gathered together in the intimate space that is The Half Door. Come check it out for yourself.

When: Wed. 3/30
Where: The Half Door
270 Sisson Ave,
Hartford, CT 06105
Directions
Phone: (860) 232-7827
What time: 10pm-12:30am
How much: $2
Age: 21+

Fully stocked bar and great food available.

Thursday, March 31 Colorway opens for Delta Deep featuring Phil Collen of Def Leppard and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots

Super-excited to be part of this show. 

From IHEG’s event page:

If Aretha Franklin & Chaka Khan fronted  Led Zeppelin…..DELTA DEEP is a pure blend of true blues and powerful soul music revisited. Iconic rock band Def Leppard’s lead guitarist Phil Collen, Queen of the Blues songstress Debbi Blackwell-Cook, legendary bassist Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots, and enigmatic drummer Forrest Robinson have contributed their musical prowess to preserving blues in it’s rawest form. With a blend of rock, blues, and soul the band has managed to create a harmonic symphony of tasty musical treats for the most die hard of blues fans and then some. This group is sure to go down in the delta and in history as they celebrate their bluesy rock-n-soul music heroes and embody the spirit that made those artists an invaluable part of American music history.

Who: Delta Deep/Colorway
When:
 Thurs 3/31
Where: The Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St
Northampton, MA
Directions
What time: Colorway plays 7-7:30pm
All Ages!
How much: $15 adv/$18 dos

More info at http://www.iheg.com

Check out their official vid below:

Friday, March 25 Colorway at Paragon VIVA, Providence, RI

Come check out Colorway as we return to Providence and rock out at a new venue.

You can read more about Cafe Paragon here. 

When: Friday, 3/25
Where: Paragon VIVA
234 Thayer St. 
Providence, RI
Directions
Phone: (401) 331-6200
What time: Doors 9pm
21+
Other bands: Dewey (solo acoustic), The Rupert Selection

Join the Facebook event page here!

Saturday, March 26 Colorway at The Bowery Electric (in the Map Room)

The Map Room is an intimate 50 person capacity ground floor space with a long and storied history. Come on out and show some Big City love and help ensure our return.

Where: The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery at 2nd St
Driving Directions
Subway directions
Phone: (212) 228-0228
When: Saturday, March 26
What time: 9pm
How much: FREE
21+

Join the Facebook Event here!

Lineup:

7pm: Ally Lesser
8pm: Nice Couch
9pm: Colorway

The Bowery Electric, a rock bar opened in the former Remote Lounge space, is a straightforward affair à la Midway, R Bar, and others, dimly lit by Edison bulbs: Horsehair-type stools at a long bar in the front room (12 beers on tap) and some tables in the boxy back room, where of course Remote Lounge’s surveillance stations used to be. And while that sounds like an undersell, check out the owner roll: in addition to Diane Gentile, the proprietors are Jesse Malin and Johnny T of Niagara and Black and White (and in Malin’s case, Coney Island High before those), which is a hell of a pedigree. The bar is the picture of simplicity, and, given the gatekeepers, we suspect it’ll stay that way.

Saturday, March 19, Aeronaut Brewing Co, Somerville, MA (early, all ages show)

Colorway cracks open a new keg of music in Somerville . . . nice and early!
 
We are so excited to be playing with one of Boston’s best post-punk, psych rock bands, Mercury On Mars. They shared a bill with us last year at The Cantab in Cambridge and they tore the roof off the place. Now there’s a mysterious leak that nobody can fix. True story. 
 
Also true is that this band features Paul Reynolds, the original drummer for Soup c.1992 which is where this whole crazy mess began. Check Mercury On Mars out here: 
 

When: Saturday, March 19
Where: Aeronaut Brewing Co.
17 Tyler St, Somerville, MA 02143
Directions
Phone: (617) 987-4236
What time: 6-10pm
Mercury on Mars: 6-8
Colorway: 8-10
All Ages!!
Cost: FREE!

http://www.aeronautbrewing.com

Started by M.I.T. grads and lauded by craft brew afficionados, we are so happy that Aeronaut has welcomed us as a performer. You can read more about Aeronaut here. 

Saturday, March 12, The Basement, Northampton, MA

Last time around Colorway played two hours without a break–twenty-one tunes in a row! Come see what happens when they return to the cozy confines of The Basement.

When: Saturday, March, 12
Where: 21 Center St. Northampton, MA (adjacent to the new police station parking garage which you can park in for this show)
Directions here
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8pm-10:30pm
21+
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)

The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

More info and full Basement schedule here.

 

 

Friday, February 19, Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

When: Friday, 2/19
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions.                                                           
What  time: 8-9:30

Phone: 413-527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
Cost: Free (tips appreciated)

Saturday, February 13, Ralph’s Rock Diner, Worcester, MA

Come on out to Worcester’s best rock club for an amazingly diverse night of music.

When: Saturday, Feb 13
WhereRalph’s Rock Diner
148 Grove Street, Worcester, MA
Directions
What time: 9pm
Phone: (508) 753-9543
How much: $7.00
21+

Lineup
9:30 Colorway
10:30 Town Meeting (indie folk rock from Central Mass)
11:30 Doug MacDonald Band (two-piece indie rock from Boston)
12:30-1:30 The Time Beings (legendary garage rockers from Worcester)

Ralph’s is an amazing place. They definitely aren’t making them like this anymore. I am extremely excited we get to play this legendary room. 

Join or share the Facebook page for this event here!

 

Friday, February 12, The Low Beat, Albany, NY

Really excited to make our first appearance at The Low Beat. 

If you came to our last Basement show perhaps you saw the amazing Kimono Dragons do their surf rock thing. So, so good. Well, they’ve invited us to be part of a great night of music also featuring local heroes, Hammer Hawk. Come on out and get your ham steamed. 

When: Friday, 2/12
Where: The Low Beat
335 Central Ave
Albany, NY
Directions
What time: 10pm
How much: $5.00
Phone: (518) 432-6572
21+

Join or share the Facebook event page here!

Saturday, January 16 Alex at Bread Euphoria (solo), Haydenville, MA

Alex plays two sets of tunes from his 25 years of creating music in the Pioneer Valley.

When: Sat. 1/16
Where: Bread Euphoria
206 Main St, Haydenville, MA
Directions here
What time: 6-8pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips/bread accepted)
This event is all ages!

 

Saturday, January 9, The Basement, Northampton, MA

Did you make a resolution for more rock in 2016? You did? Well we’re happy to provide. Come check out two sets of original tunes for FREE!

When: Saturday, January 9
Where: 21 Center St. Northampton, MA (adjacent to the new police station parking garage which you can park in for this show)
Directions here
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8pm-10:30pm
21+
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)

The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

More info and full Basement schedule here.

Thursday, December 31 Colorway plays First Night 2016!

Colorway will be performing on First Night at St John’s Episcopal Church. We are honored to be taking part in this great Northampton tradition again.

When: Thu, 12/31
Where: 48 Elm St. 
Northampton, MA (at the edge of Smith College)
Directions
What time: 9:15-10:00pm

Full list of performance here.

Buy your buttons here at a discounted rate.

Sunday, November 22 Colorway opens for The Yardbirds, Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton.

Colorway opens for legendary rockers, The Yardbirds (featuring Johnny A on guitar and Kenny Aaronson on bass).

When: Sunday, 11/22
Where: Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St, Northampton, MA 01060
Directions
413) 586-8686
Tickets and more info at http://www.iheg.com
What time: doors at 5:30; show starts at 7pm. Colorway plays 30 minute set.
Full dinner menu available.
This is an all-ages event!!

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Wed, November 4, Colorway returns to The Half Door, Hartford, CT

Come check out the band as they return to Hartford, CT!

Jordan at The Half Door has been doing great things lately, bringing some serious talent from the 413 down his way on Wednesday nights. Wishbone Zoe, Fancy Trash, and The Sun Parade have all gathered together in the intimate space that is The Half Door. Come check it out for yourself.

When: Wed. 11/4
Where: The Half Door
270 Sisson Ave,
Hartford, CT 06105
Directions
Phone: (860) 232-7827
What time: 10pm-12:30am
How much: $2
Age: 21+

Fully stocked bar and great food available.

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Saturday, November 7, Hank’s Saloon, Brooklyn, NY

Colorway makes their very first Brooklyn appearance.

Where: Hank’s Saloon
46 Third Ave (corner of Atlantic)
Brooklyn, NY
Directions here.
When: Saturday, November 7
Time: 10pm
Lineup:
9pm: The Particles
10pm: Colorway
11pm: Amandla Turner
12am: TBA
21+

Friday, October 23 at Radio Bean, Burlington, VT

Colorway returns to Burlington’s best small club for a set of music with the new lineup.

When: Friday, October 23 10-11pm
Where: Radio Bean
8 N Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT
Directions
What time: 10:00-11:00
Cost: $3
This is an all ages event!!

Join the Facebook Event Page here!

Check out Radio Bean at http://www.radiobean.com/

Saturday, October 10 at the Hyland Orchard Pavillion, Sturbridge, MA (early show)

Leaf peeper? Apple fan? Beer aficionado? Music lover? If you are any or all of those things come down to the beautiful, wide open, fun and family-friendly Hyland Orchard in Fiskdale (Sturbridge), MA for a whole afternoon/evening of music. Free to get in, free to listen, and free parking!

We are excited to have one of Worcester’s best and brightest bands kicking things off at 2PM: The Filth. You can check out their Facebook page and listen to some tunes right here.

Colorway will play two long sets for you all starting at around 3:30 PM. It’s outdoor and under a permanent covered pavilion with plenty of picnic tables and chairs.

The Hyland Orchard is a great place to take the whole family as there is so much more to see and do. There’s a petting zoo, wagon rides, locally made food products and just a beautiful atmosphere to spend the afternoon. Also, Rapscallion Brewing Company makes their beer right on the premises. You can drink it in the pavilion, in the tavern and/or take some home in a growler or two.

When: Saturday, October 10
Time: 2-6pm
Where: 199 Arnold Road Fiskdale, MA
Click here for directions.
Price: FREE All Ages!!!

Join the Facebook event (or share it) right here!

See you there!!

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Saturday, October 10 at The Spot Underground, Providence, RI (late show)

After spending the day playing in Sturbridge (see above) Colorway keeps heading in a Southeasterly direction towards Providence, RI’s best sounding rock room, The Spot Underground.

Come check out Colorway at 10PM and then stick around for some great rock and funk courtesy of the Tai Chi Funk Squad. One more band will be on this bill, TBA. Check back for more info.

This will be our first Providence appearance so let’s make it a special one and come on out to check out the new lineup and cheer on the Fall River boy who spent his most formative years in the Providence-area clubs both on and off-stage.

When: Saturday, October 10
What time: Colorway plays at 10PM
Where: The Spot Underground
180 Pine St Providence, RI
Directions here
21+

Lineup:
9:00 TBA
10:00 Colorway
11:00 Tai Chi Funk Squad
All times approximate

Know you’re going? Want to invite some friends? Join (and share) the Facebook event page here.

Saturday, September 19 at The Basement, Northampton, MA (New Lineup Show!) with Kimono Dragons!

Come check out the premier performance of Colorway with its new rhythm section of Matt Clegg on bass and Riley Godleski on drums!

Opening this show is an amazing (mostly) instrumental surf rock band, Kimono Dragons from Albany, NY who will be making their Northamtpon debut. Check out their album here.  

This is a free show in a very small venue. Be sure to get there early to get a good spot.

When: Saturday, September, 19
Where: 21 Center St. Northampton, MA (adjacent to the new police station parking garage which you can park in for this show)
Directions here
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8pm-10:30pm
Opener: Kimono Dragons (surf rock from Albany, NY)
21+
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)

The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

More info and full Basement schedule here.

Saturday, August 1, Alex J and Scott Hall (Two Man Guy) at Bread Euphoria, Haydenville, MA

Two Man Guy will play two sets of music by Colorway, Drunk Stuntmen and Scott Hall (piano/vocals) and Alex Johnson (guitar/vocals) songs as well as a select cover or two.

Bread Euphoria is a wonderful, locally-owned bakery with fantastic pizza and extremely delicious sweets. Two Man Guy is very excited to be making their Bread Euphoria debut. Come have some dinner or a drink or just hang out and listen to some great original music. The show is free and all ages!

When: Sat. Aug 1
Where: Bread Euphoria
206 Main St, Haydenville, MA
Directions here
What time: 6-8pm
Cost: FREE!! (tips/bread accepted)
This event is all ages!

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 Wednesday, July 29 at The Half Door, Hartford, CT

Come check out the band on their maiden voyage to Hartford, CT.

Jordan at The Half Door has been doing great things lately, bringing some serious talent from the 413 down his way on Wednesday nights. Wishbone Zoe, Fancy Trash, and The Sun Parade have all gathered together in the intimate space that is The Half Door. Come check it out for yourself.

When: Wed. July 29
Where: The Half Door
270 Sisson Ave,
Hartford, CT 06105
Directions
Phone: (860) 232-7827
What time: 10pm-12:30am
How much: $2
Age: 21+

Fully stocked bar and great food available.

Sunday, July 19, Alex J and Scott Hall (Two Man Guy) at the Hyland Orchard Pavillion FREE SHOW!!

Come down to the beautiful, wide open, fun and family-friendly Hyland Orchard in Sturbridge, MA for a whole afternoon of great music. Free to get in, free to listen, and free parking!

Two Man Guy will play two sets of music by Colorway, Drunk Stuntmen and Scott Hall (piano/vocals) and Alex Johnson (guitar/vocals) songs as well as a select cover or two.

It’s outdoor and under a permanent covered pavilion with plenty of picnic tables and chairs.

The Hyland Orchard is famous for its beer (Rapscallion), first and foremost, but there’s so much more to see and do. There’s a petting zoo, wagon rides, locally made food products and just a beautiful atmosphere to spend the afternoon.

When: Sunday, July 19
Time: 1-5
Where: Hyland Orchard Pavillion
199 Arnold Road Fiskdale MA 01518 
Click here for directions. 
Price: FREE All Ages!!!

See you there!!

Watch 2MG perform Colorway’s song “We Move On” from the WW2 club below:

Thursday, June 25 Florence Music on the Porch Series, Florence Center

Colorway plays this awesome event for the first time. 

When: Thurs. June 25
Where: Florence Civic Center Lawn
Directions
What time: 6:30-8:00pm
How much: FREE
Florence Music on the Porch Series Facebook Page
In the event of rain the show moves across the street to the VFW

The full summer line-up (all Thursdays, same time):

June 18: Florence Community Band
June 25: Colorway
July 2: Drunk Stuntmen
July 9: Katherine First and Kitchen Party
July 16: Heritage Pops Orchestra
July 23: Pop on the Lawn
July 30: Bad News Jazz and Blues Orchestra
Aug 6: Taste of Honey
Aug 13: Free Range Cats
Aug 20: Dr. T and the Versatilles
Aug 27: Lonesome Bros.

Donations now being accepted! Mail to FCBA Music on the Porch PO Box 60201, Florence, MA, 01062

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Thursday, June 18 Amherst Common, Taste Of Amherst

Colorway plays a full set of tunes at the annual foodie fest on the Amherst Common.

When: Thurs. June 18
Where: Amherst Common
Directions
What Time: 6:30-7:30
How much: FREE
Taste of Amherst Facebook Page

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Saturday, May 30 Luthier’s Co-op Two Man Guy (Alex and Scott)

Scott Hall of Drunk Stuntmen and F. Alex Johnson  perform at the most wonderful small room in the valley.

They will be playing music of Drunk Stuntmen, Colorway and each other’s solo tunes as well as a choice selection of songs from Billy Joel’s, The Stranger.

Piano/guitar/vocals/good times

They play from 8-9:30 but there is music all night starting at 7pm until around 11.

Details:

Who: Two Man Guy
When: Saturday, May 30
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St
Easthampton, MA
Directions
Phone: 413-527-6627
Email: info@luthiers-coop.com
Cost: Free (tips appreciated)

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Friday, May 15 at Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
Album Release Party!

Come celebrate the release of Colorway‘s second album The Black Sky Sequined (CD and 180gm vinyl available) at Burlington, Vermont’s own Radio Bean on Friday, May 15th.

Show is free, though tips are greatly appreciated.

Colorway plays at 10:30

When: Friday, May 15
Where: Radio Bean
8 N Winooski Ave
Burlington, VT
Directions
What time: 10:00-11:00
Cost: FREE!
This is an all ages event!!

Check out Radio Bean at http://www.radiobean.com/

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Thursday, May 14 at The Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA
The Black Sky Sequined Hometown Album Release Party! Early/All Ages show 7pm.

CDs and vinyl copies of The Black Sky Sequined will be available and Colorway will perform a full set of music.

We are thrilled to announce that Goldwater the Second will be opening the show, featuring the songs of Thane Thomsen, accompanied by Melissa Nelson on cello.

Goldwater the Second at Luthiers
When: Thursday, May 14
Where: Iron Horse Music Hall
20 Center St, Northampton, MA 01060
Directions
413) 586-8686
Tickets: $12 advance or $14 day of show.
What time: doors at 5:30; show starts at 7pm.
Full dinner menu available.
This is an all-ages event!!

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Thursday, May 7 at The Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA 
Album Release Party!
(with The Aldous Collins Band)

This will be our Southeastern, Massachusetts album release party (Alex’s home town). We will be opening for the Aldous Collins Band. Our set starts at 8pm and we play for an hour.

WhereNarrows Center For The Arts
16 Anawan St Fall River, MA 02721
Directions here
Phone: (508)-324-1926
When: Thursday, May 7
What time: Colorway plays at 8pm. ACB plays after us.
How much: $15 adv $17 door
Advance tix here
This show is All Ages
BYOB (you can also bring your own food)

Advance tickets here.

Show some Spindle City love and come out to this special show.

We will have the new album for sale on CD and 180gram vinyl.

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Wednesday, April 29 at The Coffee Pot Roadhouse, Roanoke, VA

Come see Colorway play a full night of music at one of the last true roadhouses in the US. 

From its Wiki page:
Throughout its history, the roadhouse has served host to many musical acts including Willie Nelson, Richie Havens, Dicky Betts, Rick Derringer, Ritchie Valens, Danny Gatton and Root Boy Slim. Regional acts also made the Coffee Pot a regular part of their tour, including SNUFF and the Skip Castro Band. As a result of the numerous big name acts that have performed at The Coffee Pot, the venue has been dubbed by some as the “biggest small stage in the South.”

 

Where: The Coffee Pot
Website
Facebook
2902 Brambleton Ave. SW
Roanoke, VA
Directions
When: Wed, 4/29
What time: 10pm
How much: FREE
21+

Join the Facebook event.

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Thursday, April 30 at Deep South, Raleigh, NC 
Album Release Party!

Colorway celebrates the release of The Black Sky Sequined (a few days early) in one of the finest cities in the US. Come show the boys from up north a warm southern welcome.

The new album will be available on CD and 180 gram vinyl.

Alex and JJ are former Drunk Stuntmen and Raleigh will always be near and dear to their hearts.

Also on the bill is Suitcase (awesome pop from Winston-Salem) and Dwight Hawkins (solo, old-fashioned guitar/vocal tunes from one of Raleigh’s finest).

Where: Deep South
430 S Dawson St
Raleigh, NC 27601
Directions
When: Thursday, 4/30
What time: show starts at 9:30.
How much: $5 at the door
21+

Join the Facebook Event

Show order:
Dwight Hawkins
Suitcase
Colorway
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Friday, May 1 at Clare and Don’s Beach Shack, Falls Church, VA 
Album Release Party! (FREE SHOW ALL AGES!!)

Only twenty minutes to the west of D.C. is one of Virginia’s best kept secrets: Clare and Don’s Beach Shack (named for the Clarendon neighborhood it is located in).

Weather permitting we will be playing on their outdoor stage.

We are happy to announce we will be playing with the Art Daniels Band.

Clare and Don’s has a full kitchen.

Where: Clare and Don’s Beach Shack
130 North Washington Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
Directions
Phone: (703)532-WAVE (9283)
When: Friday, May 1
What time: 7pm
ALL AGES
This show is absolutely free!!!!

Join the Facebook event.

 

Tour kick-off: Tuesday, April 28 at Bourbon and Branch, Philadelphia, PA

Album Release Party!

Come celebrate the release of The Black Sky Sequined with us in Philadelphia, PA on the first date of our Spring 2015 tour!

We are extremely excited to have two great opening acts:

Josh Miller (8pm)
Vilebred (9pm)
Colorway plays at 10pm

Where: Bourbon and Branch
705 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA
Directions
When: Tuesday, April 28
What time: Doors at 7pm; show starts at 8pm
How much: $5 advance; $8 at the door
21+

Tickets available online here

Join the Facebook event here

Sunday, April 19 at The Bowery Electric, New York City

We are thrilled to be playing our first NYC show at The Bowery Electric in the Map Room.

The Map Room is an intimate 50 person capacity ground floor space with a long and storied history. Come on out and show some Big City love and help ensure our return.

Where: The Bowery Electric
327 Bowery at 2nd St
Driving Directions
Subway directions
When: Sunday, April 19
What time: 8pm
How much: FREE
21+

Join our Facebook Event page.

We will have copies of the new album for sale at this show so come out and grab some advance goodies.

A bit more about the club (from New York Magazine):

The Bowery Electric, a rock bar opened in the former Remote Lounge space, is a straightforward affair à la Midway, R Bar, and others, dimly lit by Edison bulbs: Horsehair-type stools at a long bar in the front room (12 beers on tap) and some tables in the boxy back room, where of course Remote Lounge’s surveillance stations used to be. And while that sounds like an undersell, check out the owner roll: in addition to Diane Gentile, the proprietors are Jesse Malin and Johnny T of Niagara and Black and White (and in Malin’s case, Coney Island High before those), which is a hell of a pedigree. The bar is the picture of simplicity, and, given the gatekeepers, we suspect it’ll stay that way.

Friday, March 20 at Bar One, Northampton, MA Colorway plays 9:05. 

The Buzz One Year Anniversary Party 

HONEY POT PRODUCTIONS
& DOWN RIGHT PRODUCTIONS Present:
A party to go in the history books!!!
The Buzz is turning ONE on March 20th!!!
So properly we have planned an amazing event.
2 days March 20th and 21st, 2 stages going at once on each side of the venue. 24 performances!!! All local, All awesome!
In no particular order we have our preliminary line up:
Friday March 20th
Amazing Love
Brotherhood of Thieves
Creature Machine
Colorway
Eavesdrop
Fat Bradley
June & the Bee
LE Purpose
Shantyman & The Speakeasies
The Verbal Surgeon
Tidwell’s Treasure
and more TBA!!!

The night will be co-hosted with the comedy shenanigans of Aaron KaplanSteven Yarbro!

For awe inspiring LED beauty we have Molly Mac Performance Art worrking her troops magic to the music!

Join the Facebook event here!

Where: One Bar and Grill
One Pearl St.
Northampton, MA
Directions
When: Friday, March 20
What time: Colorway plays at 9:05-9:50
21+

Thursday, Feb 19 at The Outer Space in Hamden, CT

We are happy to announce that Colorway will be playing a fantastic triple-bill with two great performers in an intimate setting.

When: Thursday, Feb 19
Where: The Outer Space
295 Treadwell St
Hamden, CT 06514
Time: 8pm-11pm
Phone: 203.288.6400
On the billRick Murnane (solo) (8-8:45)
Colorway (9-9:45)
The Dress-ups (full five-piece band) (10-11)

This show is 21+

From the Outer Space’s website: The Outer Space is a 21+ Craft Beer bar, listening room and lounge located in Hamden, Connecticut. With only two years under our belt we’ve provided quality live music and craft beer for music lovers, beer enthusiasts and an endless list of national and regional artists.

We have live music 7 nights a week including our reoccuring Honky Tonk, Open Mic & Jazz series. With a welcoming atmosphere, friendly and dedicated staff and plenty of free parking, we’re quickly becoming the premier location for quality live music and craft beer in Connecticut and the North East. More Information

Friday, Feb 20 Colorway live at Luthier’s Co-op, Easthampton, MA

Colorway returns to the amazing room full of all things stringed.

When: Friday, Feb 20
Where: Luthier’s Co-op
108 Cottage St.
Easthampton, MA 01027
What time: 8-9:30
Phone: 413-527-6627
Also on the bill: Chris Scanlon (7-8), Colorway (8-9:30), The Rambling Kind (9:30-11)
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)
Beer, wine and soft drinks available until 11pm
ALL AGES ALLOWED!!

Luthier’s full February calendar.

Here’s a video from our last time performing at Luthier’s, recorded by Tom Adams of www.Reelifeproductions.com

 Thursday, Jan 8: Iron Horse Music Hall “Nothing Has Changed”: A Tribute to David Bowie

  • To celebrate his 68th birthday (January 8th, same as Elvis) and a retrospective box set (with two new songs) entitled “Nothing Has Changed,” the Iron Horse Music Hall presents its annual January tribute show with a dozen or so of the Valley’s best musicians interpreting the many moods and masks of David Bowie. Nothing Has Changed: A Tribute to David Bowie with Lord Russ, Gentle Hen, The Fawns, Colorway, Wishbone Zoe, The Claudia Malibu. Fancy Trash and more to be announced happens on Thursday, January 8th at 7PM. Bowie has released a video for one of two new songs included on the box. It brings the rock chameleon into jazz territory, backed up by a horn-heavy jazz big band. The accompanying video has a film noir look that complements the slinky sound.

More info on the Iron Horse main page.

Wednesday, December 31: Colorway’s First Night Northampton Debut!

Colorway will be performing two sets of music at 7pm and 8pm at Theater 14 at Smith College’s Mendenhall Center for the Performing Arts (122 Green St.).

Theater 14 is a beautiful 460 seat theater and we’re especially excited to make our First Night Northampton debut on that stage.

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And take special note, unlike most First Night performances the theater will not be emptied out between sets. So if you’d like to see both sets (which will be different) get there early and get a good seat. This show is going to be special.

Take extra special note: as you can see in the photo . . . comfy seats!

More info and full performance lineup here. 

Buy your First Night button here between now and December 30th (buttons available day of show at various locations)

Like the First Night Facebook page here.

 

Friday, December 12: The Basement, Northampton, MA. Free show!

Colorway will play two sets starting at 8pm at The Basement in Northampton. This is a free show in a very small venue. Be sure to get there early to get a good spot.

Where: 21 Center St. Northampton, MA
Phone: (413) 387-6345
What time: 8pm
How much: FREE (tips appreciated)

The Basement has a full bar for your enjoyment.

More info and full Basement schedule here.

Saturday, November 22, Colorway heads to Cambridge’s Cantab Lounge (downstairs)!

Colorway is happy to say they’ll be heading back east from whence they came (well, at least Dave and Alex) to play the intimate Club Bohemia downstairs at the infamous Cantab Lounge in Cambridge.

Where: 738 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone:(617) 354-2685
When: Saturday, November 22
How much: $8
Age allowed: 21+

On the bill:
9pm The Knock-Ups (girl-fronted punk from Boston)
10pm Mercury on Mars (rock and rock featuring Paul Reynolds–original Soup drummer–from Boston)
11pm The Dead Elect (rock and roll from Boston)
Colorway (on at midnight)

Come be part of our descent back into the madness that is the 617.

 

Past performances:

Fri. Oct 10: Luthier’s Co-op pre-cording party.

It’s been a little over a year since Northampton’s own, Colorway, released its debut album.

IHEG’s Jim Neill called it “Insanely great!” and others from here to Singapore to Berlin and back sung its praises as being, among other things, “natural, tight, melodic, warm, real … just music! (Lord Litter, Berlin DJ). Well, Colorway will be going into Easthampton’s Sonelab Studio at the end of October with Mark Alan Miller at the control board again. They’ll be laying tracks down for their upcoming album “The Black Sky Sequined” (out 5/5/15) and are throwing a “pre-cording” party to get warmed up before the red light goes on.

Easthampton’s Luthier’s Co-op will be hosting the event on Friday, October 10 from 8-9:30.

Colorway will play tracks from the soon-to-be-tracked album as well as songs from their debut.

The event is free (tips appreciated), all ages, and there is beer and wine available until 11pm.

What: Colorway album pre-cording party.
When: Friday, October 10
What time: 8:00-9:30PM
Where: Luthier’s Co-op 108 Cottage St. Easthampton, MA 01027 Ph. 413-527-6627 web: http://www.luthiers-coop.com
How much: Free (tips appreciated)
Age allowed: All ages Food/Drink: Beer and wine available until 11PM Other info:

The night will also feature sets by Mark Nomad (7pm) and Them There Ghosts (9:30) More info and full calendar here.

 

 

Sat. 9/27: Two Man Guy (Scott Hall and FAJ) at the WW2 Free!!

Scott Hall (Drunk Stuntmen, Bad Backs) and F. Alex Johnson (Drunk Stuntmen, Young at Heart, Colorway) get together again and play two hours of music.

Classic Stuntmen, Colorway, and songs from their solo careers will all be on show for you all.

No cover!! 21+ Full bar and a working periscope. 😉

Where: World War 2 Club (“The Deuce”) 50 Conz St. Northampton, MA (413) 586-3315
When: Sat. September, 27 Time: 7-9pm
How much: FREE

Check out their Facebook page and/or website for more details.

Sunday, September 28: Valley Rising Compilation Release Party at The Iron Horse 7pm.

Very excited to announce that Colorway was selected from over 60 submissions for inclusion in the Collective Music Group’s Valley Rising Compilation Album Volume 3! And to celebrate there will be a release show at the Iron Horse Music Hall on Sunday, Sep. 28 at 7pm. Nine bands/artists were selected and you can see all of them perform in one night. All proceeds go to benefit the Northampton Community Music Center. We have specially priced tickets if people are interested. Write to info@colorwaymusic.com and we’ll work out the details. From the event page: 15 judges from across the music industry reviewed tons of songs and picked 9 rising artists from the Pioneer Valley. These 9 artists make up Volume 3 of the Valley Rising Compilation Album!!! This album is set to be released on Sunday September 28th at the Iron Horse Music Hall, and will benefit the Northampton Community Music Center. All 9 artists will be there to perform under one roof for a truly special evening of independent local music!! The artists include… Bunk Jamie Kent Mammal Dap Colorway Wishbone Zoë Lisa Martin Indian Oven Abe Loomis Joshua Meltzer Tickets available at: http://www.nbotickets.com/auto_choose_ga.asp?area=9&event=933 Get ready for one special night of music!! 10547884_960740023939863_8964225249949940893_o

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 8/26: Transperformance!!

Really excited to be part of this annual show again. Don’t miss J.J. O’Connell’s first-ever turn as frontman with his band, Mellow J as he takes on Little River Band at 5:10. FAJ will be performing with Jon Carroll, Paul Kochanski, and Don McAulay as Nazareth (Jon, of course, will be Jesus) at 7:10. And then Colorway will rock your socks off as Boston at 7:40 (all times approximate). See you there!! TP24 OTM POSTER 080614 From the Arts Council: TRANSPERFORMANCE XXIV-OFF THE MAP: Hamp’s Annual End of Summer Music Festival



Presented by the Northampton Arts Council



Tuesday, August 26, 2014 • 4:00-9:30 PM Pines Theater, Look Park  It’s time to celebrate our community and the arts with this year’s Transperformance XXIV: Off the Map. The bash will feature musical acts with geographically inspired names including Boston, The Dixie Chicks, and Buffalo Springfield, which will all be covered by local musicians. It was 24 years ago that the Northampton Arts Council created the first Transperformance, Woodstock: The Performance Peace. It’s a tradition that we hope will continue for many years to come. CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING LINE-UP OF LOCAL TALENT (not in order of appearance) · NCMC Summer Rock Camp Band · Winterpills as America · Mellow J as The Little River Band (5:10) · Vesuveo as Kanye West with Kim Kardashian · Schneider as the GO GO’s · Monte Belmonte with Jon Carroll and the Florence Community Band as Franki Pioneer Valli · Wishbone Zöe as Nirvana · The Nields and Tracy Grammer as The Dixie Chicks · Rusty Belle as The Cars · Belle Amie as Oasis · Spanish For Hitchhiking as The Velvet Underground · Scott Hall as John Denver .Jon Carroll with F. Alex Johnson, Paul Kochanski, and Don McAulay (7:10) · Colorway with Scott Lawson Pomeroy and Ken Maiuri as Boston (7:40) · Steve Westfield and the Slow Band as Traffic · The Sun Parade as Buffalo Springfield · Fancy Trash as Creedence Clearwater Revival · Page Six as The Funk Brothers of Motown · King Radio as Sesame Street · The Lonesome Brothers as Uncle Tupelo · The Snaz as One Direction · Eric Olsson Band as Earth, Wind, and Fire · The Mary Jane Jones as Alabama Shakes · Jamie Kent as The E Street Band (featuring Bruce Springsteen) · The Expandable Brass Band as Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass HOSTS · Kelsey Flynn as Paris Hilton · Professor Steve Waksman as Mr. Peabody · Monte Belmonte as Hannah Montana · Johnny Memphis as Johnny Rivers · Julie Waggoner as Joan Rivers · Joan Holliday as Kelly Osborne · Jon Carroll as Jesus of Nazareth SPONSORS OFF THE MAP TATTOO COOLEY-DICKINSON HOSPITAL GRAVITY SWITCH FACES FLORENCE SAVINGS BANK ORGANIZATIONAL SPONSORS NORTHAMPTON ARTS COUNCIL CITY OF NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS CULTURAL COUNCIL MEDIA SPONSORS THE RIVER/WHMP, WMUA, NEPR, DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, THE REPUBLICAN, NORTHAMPTON COMMUNITY TELEVISION, VALLEY FREE RADIO, WGBY-TV, THE VALLEY ADVOCATE INFORMATION Tuesday, August 26, 2014 • 4:00-9:30 PM Pines Theater, Look Park Food will be available from La Veracruzana, Bart’s Homemade and other local restaurants. No Pets, No Coolers and No Beverages please, per request of Look Park. Rain Date: Wednesday, August 27 @ Pines Theater Look Park If rain predicted for both days: Tuesday, August 26 @ John M Green Hall, Smith College Sound – Rafi Singer Lights – Theatrix Poster/Graphic Design – Alison Wood TICKET INFORMATION Adults – $10; Seniors 65 & Over – $8; Kids 12 & Under – $5 No refunds/No exchanges Tickets: Available in person: State Street Fruit Store in Northampton, Cooper’s Corner in Florence Available the day of the show at the gates of the event starting 3:00 PM Look Park charges a $5 special events vehicle entry fee for all vehicles without season passes. Proceeds support arts enrichment programs in the Public Schools of Northampton, Leeds, and Florence ABOUT: Each summer the Northampton Arts Council and the Parent Teacher Organizations of Northampton’s public schools join forces in August to raise funds for arts enrichment in the schools and for the Arts Council’s ArtsEZ spring grant program. Each elementary school, J.F.K. Middle School, and Northampton High School will receive funds raised from Transperformance. Your support for this event will help keep art alive in the public schools and in the community. Last year’s benefit, Transperformance 23: Beyond Bob, provided $1,200 to each school due in part to the dollars raised by donors like you. The money goes towards great projects in our local schools. We also raised an additional $12,500 that was just recently distributed in our ArtsEZ round of grants to artists, schools, and small art organizations to maintain the artistic and cultural heritage of Northampton, Florence, and Leeds.

Sun. 8/10: Hyland Orchard and Brewery 4:30-7:30pm

Come down to the beautiful, wide open, fun and family-friendly Hyland Orchard in Fiskdale (Sturbridge), MA for a whole afternoon/evening of music. Free to get in, free to listen, and free parking!

Colorway will play two long sets for you all starting at 4:30. It’s outdoor and under a permanent covered pavilion with plenty of picnic tables and chairs.

The Hyland Orchard is famous for its beer (Pioneer Brewing), first and foremost, but there’s so much more to see and do. There’s a petting zoo, wagon rides, locally made food products and just a beautiful atmosphere to spend the afternoon.

There will be music starting at 1pm with The Gypsy Cowboys then Colorway at 4:30!

When: Sunday, August 10 4:30-7:30pm 199 Arnold Road Fiskdale Ma 01518 Click here for directions. Price: FREE All Ages!!!

See you there!!

 

 

 

Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY!: Colorway 2-4 downtown Northampton!

Colorway will be performing a special, free outdoor show at the First Churches of Northampton on Sunday, July 27 from 2-4 as part of the Northampton Sidewalk Sales. The First Churches is located at 129 Main St., across from Thornes Market. There are a lot of churches in this town of heathens so we understand you may not know which one is which. Here is a picture of it: project_15                 We’ll be the band right out front. Here’s a lineup of what’s happening all weekend.

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Hope to see you there!!

 

Thurs July, 24: The Fawns, Colorway, Bunk at The Sierra Grille

A great night of local music by some folks who have lived and played in the valley for a long time. This is the old Baystate Hotel on Strong Ave that hosted oh so many great bands since the early 90s. Lineup: The Fawns (9:30-10:30) Colorway (10:45-11:45) Bunk (12-1AM) All times approximate Where: The Sierra Grille 41 Strong Ave. Northampton When: Thursday, July 24 How much: $3 21+ Food available until midnight. Full bar About the bands: Bunk is Indie-rock/experimental pop trio from Hadley, MA The Fawns play the jangly poppy songs of leader Lesa Bezo. And Colorway does the rock thing for you all. Hope to see you there.

6/22: Gary Biardi Memorial Concert

Come to this free, outdoor, family friendly concert to help raise money for a wrought iron memorial bench for a friend who recently passed away. Raffles, prizes and more! When: Sunday, June 22 Where: Millside Park, 2 Ferry St. Easthampton Time: 4-8pm Full lineup:

4;00-4:20 PM Buddy McEarns

4:25-4:45 PM Rick Murnane and Dave Hayes 

4:50-5:30 PM Colorway ( J.J. O’Connell, Dave Hayes, F. Alex Johnson, and guest Scott Lawson Pomeroy of Orange Crush

5:35-6:05 PM Ed Vadas Trio (Ed, Sue Burkhart, and Junior)

6:10-7:30 PM Eva Eva Marie Cappelli and the Watershops Band,(Joe DuludeJoe CarvalhoJeff Turcotte) with Guests The Mighty Doug Pit,Phyllis Lataille, Bruce KoronaEddie Riel, Gail Korona and more. The drawings will be held at 7:45 (ish) you must be present to win, if you can’t be there, give your tickets to someone you know. We are having an after party at Whiskerz, as it was one of Gary’s favorite haunts to go after work on Sunday’s to visit with Joe, the bartender. Check out the Facebook Event Page for more info.

6/20: Taste of Amherst

More info coming soon but we do know that we’ll be playing from Friday, June 20 from 6:45-8 on the common in downtown Amherst during the annual food festival. This is a free event!

5/24 This Is Pop: An all-star tribute to XTC

1613935_10152394827211554_2064352781489028983_nVery excited about this show. We’ll be playing “Wake Up” from The Big Express as well as “Books Are Burning” from Nonsuch. Also happy to include Ken Maiuri on these songs playing guitar, organ, and singing. And also we will be including longtime friend and co-conspirator (in Alex’s project, “The Spoils”) Brian Marchese on drums. Should be a lot of fun. The following is from the Facebook event page. Plenty more info right here. It’s Springtime, and thus, XTC season. This is the re-do after January’s XTC tribute was cancelled due to multiple ailments. Come and hear a generous helping of local acts pay tribute to one of the best bands ever. Featuring:Ray MasonPhilip PriceLord RussSchool for the DeadALOTTLE,Mystics AnonymousRick MurnaneColorwaySitting Next to BrianKen Maiuri, a Sourpuss reunion (first gig since 1995!!), The Original Cowards,Steve KoziolMAtt SilbersteinJack Simons and Luke Cavagnac. Partial proceeds to benefit H.E.A.R.: Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. http://www.iheg.com/iron_horse_main.asp

5/17 2014 Chicopee Kielbasa Festival!

That’s right! After a long wait the infamous K-fest is back and right where it belongs: Chicopee! The home of Blue Seal Kielbasa and, of course, the world’s largest kielbasa! Come see Colorway play a set on Saturday, May 17 at 3pm at Szot Park in downtown Chicopee and enjoy some fun family atmosphere, games, food (of course) and good times. Plenty of polka music, too (my mom would be so proud). Price: $5 a day in advance/$8 at the gate. Weekend passes available. More info go to the K-Fest website or check out the Facebook page for all the 413.

5/1 Florence Night Out May Day Show

Colorway performs as part of the second annual “Florence Night Out” at 30 North Maple St in downtown Florence on Thursday, May 1. FREE!! Time: 7:30-8:15 Also appearing, Merchant Bankers (5:30-6:15), and the amazing Lonesome Brothers (6:30-7:15) A whole afternoon of music, dance, art and so much more. Lots of info on the event right here. 

Sat. April 5: Colorway (with special guest Mark Schwaber) at the Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke.

Saturday, April 5 at 7pm Colorway will be part of this year’s Dark Dining Room series at Holyoke’s Wistariahurst Museum. From the DDR site: For 2014, the Dark Dining Room concert series brings the warmth and coziness of your living room to the grandeur of The Music Room at Wistariahurst Museum. Concert curators Matthew Larsenand Greg Saulmon will serve up several courses of amazing local and national musicians over the first four Saturdays of February through May. While no dinner is served, there will be light refreshments provided by Tony Jones Catering as well as a cash bar. Shows start at 7:00pm. Wistariahurst is the former home of two generations of the Skinner Family, manufacturers of nationally renowned silks and satins, and prominent residents of Holyoke. The 26 room grand estate and gardens have been a focal point in the Holyoke landscape since 1874. More info on the show and to reserve your seat here. 

Sun. March 16: Colorway opens for Matt Schofield at the Iron Horse Music Hall.

We’re thrilled to be given the opening slot for British blues phenom, Matt Schofield. This is a 7pm show so come early to have a nosh and hear us play a 30 minute warm-up set. From the Iron Horse’s site: “Now firmly established as the freshest and most exciting blues guitarist to have emerged on the world scene for many years, Matt Schofield’s powerful mix of blues, rock, and New Orleans funk is unlike anything else on the block. He is rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time (Guitar & Bass Magazine) putting him in the company of such iconic names as Eric Clapton and Peter Green.” More info at the Iron Horse’s website.  All ages Tickets $15 advance/$18 door Doors at 5:30 with dinner available. Show starts at 7pm.

Colorway opens for The Z3 featuring Ed Mann (Frank Zappa)

Friday, December 13 10PM $10 adv/$13 door All Ages Iron Horse Music Hall 20 Center St. Northampton, MA From the Iron Horse website: It is with unmitigated enthusiasm that The Z3 grow to the Z4 for the week with special guest Ed Mann, percussionist for the Frank Zappa band for over a decade! The Funky Takes on Frank will feature the well-lubricated sounds of Tim Palmieri (guitarist and vocalist for Kung Fu and The Breakfast) – Guitar and vocal, Beau Sasser – Organ, keyboards and vocals & Bill Carbone – Drums and vocals (both from the Melvin Sparks Band) and special guest Ed Mann – Percussion and electionics. They offer an unparalleled and empassioned tribute to one of the most legendary and prolific composers of our time. Colorway will play a short 30 minute set starting promptly at 10 to open the show. Bing, bang, boom. Don’t miss this very special night of music. Get your tickets here. Phone: (413)-586-8686

Colorway/Rick Murnane
Photo: Jodi Nicholas/Rick Murnan

A Duo Of Trios: Colorway with Rick Murnane (featuring Dave Hayes and Sturgis Cunningam) Saturday, September 28, 2013 The Elevens, 140 Pleasant St. Northampton, MA 6:30-9 pm Early Show!! Colorway’s second gig finds them in a slightly bigger room and on a bit earlier in the night. Come to the comfy Elevens for an early show to see our pal Rick Murnane play his energetic and infectious pop/rock with a crack rhythm section. $5 cover. Full bar. 21+ Good food available. This show will be recorded for a live EP. Come be part of the music. Check out Rick Murnane here. More info on The Elevens here and Facebook. Two Man Guy featuring Scott Hall and F. Alex Johnson. Scott Hall (Drunk Stuntmen, Goldwater, et al) and F Alex Johnson (Colorway, Drunk Stuntmen, Young@Heart Chorus) trade off tunes from their vast catalog of tunes in an acousticy setting. When: Saturday, August 24 from 7-8pm FREE! Where: Luther’s Co-op 108 Cottage St Downtown Easthampton, MA   Transperformance XXIII: Beyond Bob: Colorway with Tom Sturm as Cheap Trick!! Colorway along with Tom Sturm will be performing as none other than Cheap Trick for a three song set in the Valley’s most fun day of music. Alex and JJ will also be performing as Led Zeppelin with the original Drunk Stuntmen lineup (Alex, Steve, Terry, Bow, Scott, and JJ). Alex will also be performing with the Young@Heart Chorus as Bob Dylan. Tuesday, August 27 from 4-9:30 Look Park, Florence, MA. More information here. 

 June 29, 2013: Colorway CD Release with special guest, Dave Houghton (Fancy Trash) in a rare solo appearance.

Iron Horse Music Hall, Center St. Northampton, MA. 10PM show. Buy tickets here or write to info@colorwaymusic.com for discounted tickets ($10/no service fee/free shipping). Tickets will be $13 at the door.