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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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Click to see these two short videos of what we do    

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Listen to Interview with Adam Ragusea of WBUR

*mp3 format

Listen to Interview with

Mark Teehan from WERS *mp3









Pine Street Women's Inn

Albany/E. Berkeley,Boston

12:30 PM




Second Step Family Shelter

295 Adams St., Newton

7:00 PM




Caspar Shelter

240 Albany St., Cambridge

7:30 PM




United Parish 

64 Hancock St., Newton

7:30 PM



Watch for our 2015 Songfest Schedule

2014 Songfest Schedule Link


Quotes collected after a songfest at Shattuck Shelter


         “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




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