The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Forbes Library First Music Residency Concert: Rub Wrongways Artists

WHAT: Forbes Library First Music Residency Concert: Rub Wrongways Artists
WHERE: Forbes Library 20 West Street Northampton, MA 
WHEN: Wednesday January 31 at 7:00 PM

The members of Rub Wrongways Records, an independent record label from Northampton, are embarking on a musical odyssey in 2018 as the Forbes Library Musicians in Residence. The label’s Jason Mazzotta and Henning Ohlenbusch, two well-known staples of the area’s music scene, will curate a series of performances and workshops.

Six events over the course of the year will each feature live music and an informative piece related to the life of an active musician. Learn how to write a song, make a music video, become a rock ‘n’ roll podcaster, and more!

The opening event will take place on Wednesday January 31 at 7:00 PM on the second floor of Forbes Library in the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Museum.

This concert will consist of brief mostly acoustic performances by The Fawns, Beach Honey, Gentle Hen, Andy Goulet, Goldwater II, and Sitting Next To Brian. It is free and open to all ages.

Funded by the Friends of Forbes and community donations.
Free and appropriate for all ages.


Forbes Library
20 West Street
Northampton, MA 01060

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