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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



Quotes collected after a songfest at Shattuck Shelter



"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                                                                                                                                                                     


"I walked through the door and was excited…so grateful you're here.  Thank you."               - Anthony


"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                                                                     

"You made me comfortable."          - Keith


"I like the religious songs.  They make me feel positive & beautiful."            - Roger



Come and sing with us! Schedule for Sept/Oct:




Providence House

180 Corey Rd, Brighton

7:30 PM




United Parish 

64 Hancock St., Newton

7:30 PM




Minstrel Retreat


4:30 to 9:30PM

Annual Outing



Caspar Shelter

240 Albany St., Cambridge

7:00 PM




Rosie's Place

889 Harrison Ave., Boston

5:00 PM




United Parish 

64 Hancock St., Newton

7:30 PM




Allston Farmer's Market

Barry's Corner, Allston

3:30 PM

Community Party


2014 Songfest Schedule Link

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



We would like to thank our 2014 sponsors....


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


Thank YOU for supporting the Boston Minstrels!!

Click here to access some event photos

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