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Disc Jam Festival 2014 – moved to Barre, MA!

Posted on Jun 11, 2014

Disc Jam Festival 2014 – moved to Barre, MA!

Thrilled to be a part of another Disc Jam Festival – 4 for 4! Disc Jam is a 3 Day Music & Camping Festival taking place June 13-15 at Camp Coldbrook in Barre, MA. Located within a 2hr drive of Boston, Providence, Hartford and Albany the festival features: 50 Musical Performances on 3 stages, 2 Disc Golf Tournaments, a Late Night Silent Disco, Late Night Music, Vending, a 9-hole par 3 golf course, Kids Activities, Live Painting, Installation Artists, Group Yoga Sessions, Hula Hoop Workshops, Drum and Wellness Workshops, Community Bonfire and more! Tickets: 3-Day Camping Tickets...

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New Orleans comes to Worcester, MA!

Posted on Jun 11, 2014

New Orleans comes to Worcester, MA!

Home I Lineup I Buy Tickets I Getting There I Accommodation I Food/Drink I Merchandise MUSIC LINEUP….more to be added! Print Weekend Schedule FRIDAY JUNE 20th 2014 7:00pm – 8:00pm Bobby Paltauf Band More info… 8:30pm – 10:00pm Mem Shannon & The Membership More info… 10:30pm – 12:00am Roomful Of Blues More info… SATURDAY JUNE 21st 2014 12:00pm – 1:30pm Big Al Carson & The Blues Masters More info… 2:00pm – 3:30pm Billy Iuso & Restless Natives More info… 4:00pm – 5:30pm Honey Island Swamp Band More info…...

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Corey Harris, Leo “Bud” Welch, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Paul Geremia in Worcester!!!

Posted on Feb 26, 2014

Corey Harris, Leo “Bud” Welch, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Paul Geremia in Worcester!!!

Worcester Art Museum and Big Jon Short presents:     Knights! Opening Party featuring Corey Harris, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Vapors of Morphine (WAM members only), Brothers McCann, Danielle Miraglia, Brendan Hogan, Marylou Ferrante, Rich “AD” Leufstedt, J Stuart Etsy, Matt R obert …and more Friday, March 28 7-8pm Members Only – Vapors of Morphine, Big Jon Short 8-11pm General Public – Corey Harris (9pm) $20 members, $30 nonmembers, $10 students $60 WAM membership gets you $10 off the Members Only   party with Vapors of Morphine, free admission...

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LIVE CD AVAILABLE NOW!

Posted on Dec 2, 2013

LIVE CD AVAILABLE NOW!

Live at The Stomping Ground by Big Jon Short New live CD featuring Country Blues/OMB live recording from June 2013. Recorded by Terry Paquette at The Stomping Ground, Pomfret, CT. Big Jon Short plays National Reso-phonic Guitars and Lowebow cigar box instruments released 15 September 2013 www.http://the-stomping-ground.com...

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Fresh Blues – watch videos now!

Posted on Nov 30, 2013

Fresh Blues – watch videos now!

Watch videos from the Fresh Blues show at Red Star Union hosted and curated by Peter Parcek with Big Jon Short, Tokyo Tramps and Ten Foot Polecats. Click the link below: Fresh Blues – videos from Red Star...

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Boston Globe – Giving kids the blues in Worcester

Posted on Nov 29, 2013

Boston Globe – Giving kids the blues in Worcester

Hands-on program offers students a musical history lesson By Scott McLennan |  Globe Correspondent  MARCH 28, 2013     WORCESTER ­— The fifth-grade students at City View Discovery School working with teacher Jon Short don’t sit at desks or have notebooks and pencils at the ready. Instead, they have acoustic guitars in their laps and copper slides on their fingers. And Short, who is also a skilled performer of hill country and delta blues, was likewise messing with the norm. He started strumming Robert Johnson’s “Walking Blues” on his guitar, but instead of singing the familiar...

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