2012 Press



Mieka Pauley poised for a breakthrough

Boston Globe  |  December 28, 2012

When Mieka Pauley worked her way to a degree in biological anthropology at Harvard, she found on-the-job training in her chosen vocation of music on the streets of Cambridge...[more]


Boston Globe  |  December 23, 2012

Four and a half years ago, Hayley Reardon was a shy, quiet girl from Marblehead. She had just...[more]



Winterbloom, sing-a-longs, and musicians spread holiday cheer at Club Passim

Examiner.com  |  December 2, 2012

The house is decorated, and Club Passim has prepared a loving tapestry of musical tributes to...[more]



The ever-changing Cambridge folk scene is celebrated with Folk History Month

Wicked Local  |  November 24, 2012

At the epicenter is the legendary jazz-turned-folk club that's survived despite closing twice and...[more]



16-year-old Folk Sensation Hayley Reardon

Boston Herald  |  November 18, 2012

Local folk singer Hayley Reardon’s record release show at Club Passim last month sold out so quickly, she booked a second Passim gig for today. It sold out a week in advance, too. Impressive...[more]

Dig Boston  |  November 16, 2012

"It sold out in four minutes. And then our website broke." Matt Smith, managing director of Club...[more]



Patty Griffin shines all by herself at Club Passim

Boston Globe  |  November 12, 2012

Saturday was the first of two consecutive nights at Club Passim that together sold out in four - count 'em, four - minutes. Some in the audience admitted to becoming Passim members solely to buy tickets...[more]



Wellesley's Kayla Ringelheim to play Club Passim Saturday

Wicked Local  |  November 13, 2012

Vance Gilbert has said, "Each of these songs is a snapshot - perfect short stories, sung by a...[more]


Boston Globe  |  November 11, 2012

Born as Club 47 in 1958, Club Passim has been instrumental in the careers of innumerable folk...[more]



Dig This Awards 2012: A + E Camberville

Dig Boston  |  November 10, 2012

These are the places that make you love where you live...[more]


Nonprofit Outgrows its Former IT Solutions

datacollaborative  |  November 9, 2012

Passim is a might force creating a thriving local music scene. To do that, they rely on a small staff...[more]


The Huffington Post  |  October 24, 2012

In this modern era that embraces constant change, it's nice to know some things are still here, like...[more]


massmouth - the art of story in Massachusetts  |  October 17, 2012

The subterranean show room was packed with enthralled audience members and attentive judges...[more]

Cars Travel Food  |  October 17, 2012

When I think of a quintessential coffeehouse, the iconic Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts is what comes to mind...[more]


QRO Magazine  |  October 4, 2012

The night felt like it ended too soon, and for some it did: cries of "Encore!" ensued as they left the stage...[more]



Vocal in their support of Voice Health Institute

Boston Globe  |  October 2, 2012

Local musicians gathered at Club Passim on Sunday night for "An Evening of Celebrating the...[more]


Sean Staples' "Voice" Speaks Volumes About Doctor

The Boston Herald  |  September 28, 2012

On tour with local stars Session Americana in Ireland in 2010, Sean Staples realized his voice was...[more]


Radio Boston  |  September 17, 2012

It's not often that a book gets a first birthday bash, but "Revival" was so well received,... Club Passim in Cambridge is throwing a party for the book...[more]



Patty Griffin's Passim shows sell out (almost) instantly

Boston Globe  |  September 12, 2012

That didn't take long, did it? Tickets went on sale Wednesday for Patty Griffin's upcoming shows at Club Passim, and they were all gone in four minutes. Granted, the venue only has 101 seats, but a note on the Passim website still said it was the fastest sell-out in the Cambridge club's storied history...[more]


Boston-area Kids Events: Fox and Branch

Boston Globe  |  August 15, 2012

When Dave Fox and Will Branch made families the focus of their traditional folk music, they had their priorities straight. Number one -- fun. You'll be invited to sing, dance, and maybe even hop onstage...[more]



NerdWallet's Top 7 Promoting the Arts Nonprofits

NerdWallet.com  |  July 24, 2012

This historic venue presents more than 400 shows a year to an audience of over 30,000... As much as its dedication to the musical arts, Passim's ability to form a community of musicians deserves high praise...[more]


Passim Opens Application Process For 2012 Iguana Music Fund Grants

Performer  |  June 27, 2012

The Iguana Music Fund, a program of the nonprofit performance arts organization Passim, awards grants...[more]



Passim’s 2012 Iguana Music Fund looking for applicants

The Boston Herald  |  June 27, 2012

A program of the nonprofit Passim, the Iguana Music Fund awards grants between $500 and $2,000 to...[more]



Spotlight: Eastern Massachusetts "Top 10 Places to Visit in Eastern Massachusetts"

CarsTravelFood  |  June 19, 2012

Boston has an amazing music scene and while baseball fans have Fenway Park, music lovers have Passim. Located in Cambridge's Harvard Square, it's one of the most famous coffeehouses for the folk/singer-song...[more]



Hopedale's Jason Myles Goss has a new CD, Passim gig June 17

MetroWest Daily News  |  June 10, 2012

Like troubadours from Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan, JasonMyles Goss packed his bags, pulled up his...[more]



Levon Helm honored at Passim

Boston.com  |  May 29, 2012

Club Passim in Cambridge will honor Helm with a benefit for the American Cancer Society…[more]



Time to get outside and hear some music

Boston Globe  |  May 27, 2012

It’s the kind of programming you’d expect to see at Passim, which is to say an eclectic mix of...[more]



Eight Questions for Tall Heights

Boston Magazine  |  May 10, 2012

We are such huge advocates of small rooms that really the bigger places in Boston are almost less...[more]



Passim ED Gets Scholarship to Harvard Nonprofit Program

Massnonprofit.org  |  May 4, 2012

Daniel B. Hogan, executive director of Passim...will attend Harvard Business School this summer, free...[more]



Passim Brings Live Music to the Streets

Performer Magazine  |  May 3, 2012

Passim, known for its rich history of introducing emerging artists to the Boston community, will once...[more]



Guthrie in the outdoors

Harvard Gazette  |  April 16, 2012

The show, which is believed to be the first live outdoor simulcast of a theater production outside of New...[more]



'Club 47' documentary explores heyday of famed Cambridge folk hub

Boston Globe  |  April 13, 2012

The story of how Club 47 went from humble Cambridge coffeehouse to nationally known folk music...[more]



Cambridge's Club 47 folk venue celebrated in new documentary

Boston.com  |  April 12, 2012

It's difficult to overstate the importance of Cambridge's Club 47 to America's folk music boom in the 1960s...[more]



Past Tense: Club Passim

Harvard Crimson  |  March 28, 2012

Rather than being stuck revering its history, Passim envisions itself as a vital and vibrant community...[more]



Playing in the band at the Passim School of Music in Harvard Square

Cambridge Chronicle  |  March 1, 2012

[T]he amateur musicians strumming and thrumming and humming into kazoos were carrying a tune and...[more]



Berklee, Passim team up for monthly roots showcase starting Feb. 28

Cambridge Day  |  February 18, 2012

It may not be the full-on presence in the city envisioned by a commission re-imagining Central Square...[more]



Boston's Celtic Music Fest - Starts 1/6

The Beantown Bloggery  |  January 5, 2012

The all-ages, family friendly festival is a popular showcase for Boston's best performers of music...[more]



Ninth annual BCMFest set for Harvard Square

The Irish Emigrant  |  January 1, 2012

On January 6 and 7 Harvard Square, Cambridge will play host to a Celtic carnival for the ninth annual...[more]



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