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Harvard Friends of the Arts (HFOA)

Concerts 2014-2015:

The Harvard Friends of the Arts is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 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 | Feb | Mar


September 20th:

Molly Tuttle Trio



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October 18th:

Peppino D'Agostino

Peppino is a Renaissance man whose inspired, poetic style earned him the “Best Acoustic Guitarist” award from readers of Guitar Player magazine. His playing is like a wonderful journey, taking its inspiration from the music of Brazil, American, Ireland and his native Italy.


peppino d'agostino See Flyer

November 15th:

Los Sugar Kings

Los Sugar Kings is a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. They also actively draw on influences from nearly every continent in their unique roots-rock-reggae fusion repertoire.


los sugar kings See Flyer

December 6th & 7th:

Following the Ninth


December 6th at 7:30pm
December 7th at 3:00pm

Co-sponsored with the Warner Free Lecture Series
*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Harvard Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
NPR interview with "Following the Ninth" director Kerry Candaele


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January 17th:

James Keelaghan

Canadian poet laureate of the folk & roots music world has gone about his work with a combination of passion, intent & intensity & curiosity. Keelaghan forges his pieces with brilliantly defined craftsmanship & a monogrammed artistic vision.


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February 7th:

Les Sampou

A blues/rock musician, who got her start in the Boston folk scene and now has moved on to national prominence and acclaim. Powerfully expressive, her new album, "Lonesomeville,'' is a personal Top Ten favorite of the year." – Steve Morse, Boston Globe


les sampou See Flyer

March 14th:

Radio Play:

Arsenic and Old Lace

Directed by Bob Eiland

Featuring: Helen Batchelder, Jim Breslauer, Didi Chadran, Tim Clark, Bob Eiland, Pamela Kathleen Hill, Joe Hutchinson, Rich Steele, Lynda Vernalia

Live Sound Effects by Judy Wong, Bob Jarratt and Joan Eliyesil

Co-Produced by Bob Eiland and Chris Frechette

arsenic and old lace 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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