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Harvard Friends of the Arts (HFOA)

Concerts 2013-2014:

The Harvard Friends of the Arts is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 season, which will bring to Volunteers Hall an exciting slate of professional folk, swing and blues musicians, as well as witty and moving theatrical performances staged by both professional and local performers.

All shows are free of charge, though donations are welcome! Seats should be reserved by calling the Library at 978-456-4114.

Doors open at 7:00pm ~ Shows start at 7:30pm


Sept | Oct | Nov | Dec | Jan | Mar


September 21st:

Guy Van Duser and Billy Novick

"Elegant." "Riveting." "Soulful." "Classic mastery." These are a few of the terms that have been used to describe the unique and stunning swing-jazz music of acoustic guitarist Guy Van Duser and clarinetist Billy Novick. Seats are going fast!


novick and van duser See

October 5th:

Rory Block - SOLD OUT!!

"Her playing is perfect, her singing otherworldly as she wrestles with ghosts, shadows and legends." This five-time Blues Music award winner is almost "sold-out" - so call now to reserve your seats! -New York Times


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November 2nd:

Atwater ~ Donnelly

Atwater~Donnelly provide a unique and thrilling blend of traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance, along with original sons and poetry.


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December 14th:

It's a Wonderful Life
Radio Play

Our annual Old Time Radio Theater staged reading. The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, presented by the Friends' Radio Theatre of the Air. Last year's performance required finding extra chairs to seat everyone, so reserve your seat early.


theater curtain  

January 25th:

Carolyn Waters

"Carolyn's voice is amazing, captivating, compelling-any superlative will fit. I don't believe I have heard such a rich, velvety, and yes-bluesy-voice locally in years". -Karen Nugent, Boston Blues Society


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March 8th:

Gail Finnie Rundlett

Gail is one of New England's finest folk musicians, performing as a solo artist for over 25 years in New England's coffeehouses, clubs, festivals, concert halls, museums, and schools. She plays Appalachian dulcimer and guitar. "One of the best ballad singers I've ever heard." -The Boston Globe


gail rundlett finnie See flyer



About Harvard Friends of the Arts    

HFOA is a sub-committee of the Friends of the Harvard Public Library and a 501c-3 non-profit volunteer organization. All performances are free and open to the public and held at Volunteers Hall. These programs are supported with memberships to the FOHPL, proceeds from our annual book sale, your donations and by the Harvard Public Library Trust.

Founded in 2007, the mission of the Friends of the Arts is to encourage, stimulate and promote high quality, diverse professional and amateur creative talents that will enhance the quality of life of our community; and to create a central gathering place and community resource where people can experience, appreciate and support the transformative power of artistic expression. 

Contact: Chris Frechette at tofer.frechette@gmail.com



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