738 Massachusetts Ave.
(Central Square)
Cambridge, MA 02139

(617) 354 - 2685

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In its role as a neighborhood bar & grille
and meeting place for multi-ethnic, multi-generation Central Square,
the Cantab Lounge provides stages for many kinds of music and the spoken word.

Mondays Geoff Bartley hosts a Singer-Songwriter Open Mic  Upstairs

Tuesdays we have the best Bluegrass scene for miles around.

Wednesdays, there's an All- Star Blues Jam Upstairs
and as always, a Poetry Slam downstairs in the Underground.

Thursdays the Chicken Slacks bring classic soul and funk to the Upstairs stage.

Fridays and Saturdays
Upstairs: Various awesome dance bands
Downstairs:You be the DJ!

Sundays it's an All-Star Music Jam

UPSTAIRS:   21+   Wheelchair accessible, cover charge varies
DOWNSTAIRS in the Cantab Underground:   21+  Not wheelchair accessible, cover charge varies

•  The CANTAB UNDERGROUND is available for private parties... call (617) 354-2685!


Can't remember the names of those great performers you heard at the Cantab a while back?
Browse through the calendar archive to jog your memory . . .


January 2019

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Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

1



HAPPY NEW YEAR!

2

• Upstairs

All-Star Blues Jam
9pm

• Downstairs

POETRY

Boston Poetry Slam
8pm
3

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
the Chicken Slacks
9pm

4

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
Boston Soul Revue
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
5

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
Urban Renewal
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
6

• Upstairs

All-Star music jam w/ Sir Cecil, Lee, Candy & The Chicken Man
9pm
7

• Upstairs

FOLK & ACOUSTIC

Geoff Bartley’s
Open Mike
8pm

Open Mike all night!
(no feature)
8

• Upstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm

Feature @ 10pm:
Cambrian Explosion

Opening act
@ 8:30pm:
Ruth Rappaport & Ben Wetherbee

• Downstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm
9

• Upstairs

All-Star Blues Jam
9pm

• Downstairs

POETRY

Boston Poetry Slam
8pm
10

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
the Chicken Slacks
9pm

11

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
Classic Groove
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
12

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
About Tyme
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
13

• Upstairs

All-Star music jam w/ Sir Cecil, Lee, Candy & The Chicken Man
9pm
14

• Upstairs

FOLK & ACOUSTIC

Geoff Bartley’s
Open Mike
8pm

Feature @ 9:30
Tom Bianchi
15

• Upstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm

Feature @ 10pm:
Cousin Bobby

Opening act
@ 8:30pm:
Pickin' Pear

• Downstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm
16

• Upstairs

All-Star Blues Jam
9pm

• Downstairs

POETRY

Boston Poetry Slam
8pm
17

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
the Chicken Slacks
9pm

18

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
Boston Soul Revue
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
19

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
Perfect Example
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
20

• Upstairs

All-Star music jam w/ Sir Cecil, Lee, Candy & The Chicken Man
9pm
21

• Upstairs

FOLK & ACOUSTIC

Geoff Bartley’s
Open Mike
8pm

Feature @ 9:30
Rick Drost
22

• Upstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm

Feature @ 10pm:
The Wabash Cannibals

Opening act
@ 8:30pm:
Pinedrop

• Downstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm
23

• Upstairs

All-Star Blues Jam
9pm

• Downstairs

POETRY

Boston Poetry Slam
8pm
24

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
the Chicken Slacks
9pm
25

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
The Marsels
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
26

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
The Sons of Businessmen
9pm

• Downstairs

You be the DJ
8pm
27

• Upstairs

All-Star music jam w/ Sir Cecil, Lee, Candy & The Chicken Man
9pm
28

• Upstairs

FOLK & ACOUSTIC

Geoff Bartley’s
Open Mike
8pm

Feature @ 9:30
Kieran Ridge
29

• Upstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm

Feature @ 10pm:
Sick, Sad & Lonesome

Opening act
@ 8:30pm:
John Wayne's Dream

• Downstairs

BLUEGRASS
Pickin' Party
8pm
30

• Upstairs

All-Star Blues Jam
9pm

• Downstairs

POETRY

Boston Poetry Slam
8pm
31

• Upstairs

DANCE BAND
the Chicken Slacks
9pm



The February 2019 calendar will be posted soon.

(The December 2018 calendar is now in the
archive.)

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