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Boston Minstrel Company Silouette

The Minstrels are a lively troupe of volunteer singers and musicians who have seen how music heals, having visited shelters, residential facilities and prisons each month since 1991. Their interactive pop, rock and folk events touch audiences of about 4,000 each year.

 

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Listen to Interview with Adam Ragusea of WBUR

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Listen to Interview with

Mark Teehan from WERS *mp3

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Come and sing with us! Oct/Nov/Dec SINGING SCHEDULE:

 

Wed

10/1

Rosie's Place

889 Harrison Ave., Boston

5:00 PM

Songfest

Fri

10/10

United Parish 

64 Hancock St., Newton

7:30 PM

Rehearsal

Fri

10/24

Allston Farmer's Market

Barry's Corner, Allston

3:30 PM

Community Party

Fri

10/31

Father Bill's Place

38 Broad St., Quincy

7:00 PM

Songfest

Tues

11/4

Medieros Center

25 Isabella St, South End

10:30 AM

Lunch Songfest

Tues

11/11

Brockton VA

940 Belmont St (Rt 123), Brockton

2:00 PM

Songfest

Fri

11/14

United Parish 

64 Hancock St., Newton

7:30 PM

Rehearsal

           

Fri

11/21

Pine Street Women's Inn

Albany/E. Berkeley,Boston

7:00 PM

Songfest

Mon

11/24

NE Center for Homeless Vets

17 Court St., Boston

7:00 PM

Songfest

           

Tues

12/9

MCI  Middlesex*

*Must be Pre-approved

Loring Drive, Framingham

6:30 PM

Songfest

Fri

12/12

Holiday Rehearsal Party

Last Initial A-M - Bring an Appetizer
Last Initials N-Z Bring a dessert 
Cash Bar
Donation - $10 per person

Post 440 American Legion

295 California St., Newton, MA

7:00-11 PM

Rehearsal/Party

Mon

12/15

Caspar Shelter

240 Albany St., Cambridge

7:00 PM

Songfest

Wed

12/17

Father Bill's Place

38 Broad St., Quincy

7:00 PM

Songfest

Fri

12/19

Shattuck Shelter

170 Morton St., Jamaica Plain

6:30 PM

Songfest

Mon

12/22

NE Center for Homeless Vets

17 Court St., Boston

7:00 PM

Songfest

 

2014 Songfest Schedule Link

 

Quotes collected after a songfest at Shattuck Shelter

07/19/14: 

         “I think the songfest made me feel a need to belong in life and its memories. The songfest brings back the old time of laughter and tears and even special    moments to share. I thank you for this special touch in my life of suffering”. -Michael


        “I was very glad to know you guys had come today. Things are tough these days and I met two women tonight who gave me hope for the future. Thank you so much”. - Nicole W.


        “I was a little down today and doing the performance…it healed my spirit and changed my mood to a happy mood. Thank you”. - Anonymous


          “Music makes me feel better. It inspires me to get people to smile and have fun” - John O.


          “For just this moment you forget your problems…things are not that bad…no worries for the moment”. - Richard


          “The Minstrels were united and they brought everybody who's homeless in the shelter united. They proved what togetherness means! Everyone felt their meaning. Hope we all see them again. Thank you”. - Anonymous

 

 

Thanks to our Friends

The Boston Minstrels Rocked the House again!

Click the link below to see a short video from our 2014 Rock the House Gala:

Minstrels 2014 Rock the House Gala Movie

It was an incredible evening with dinner, live music & dancing (of course), big raffle prizes, 50/50 and the

great Jordan Rich from WBZ Radio was our auctioneer for the Live Auction

  

Thank YOU for supporting the Boston Minstrels!!

Click here to access some event photos

         

Come and sing with us!

2014 Songfest Schedule Link

To view Songfest venues and directions, please click here 

Please click here to see some of the the organizations that benefit from our musical outreach

 

 

 

Good Vibrations: Real Estate Agent Pledges 5% of Commission to BMC

 

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