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With a sound that recalls Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash along with the cynicism of grunge and punk, nobody could believe wry singer/songwriter Willy Mason was only 19 when he appeared on the indie scene. Born and raised on Martha's Vineyard, Mason grew up with his parents' love of folk music. He loved it, too, but his teen years brought Nirvana and Rage Against the Machine into his life. Mason found their political and social messages much easier to identify with and soon combined folk's softer and looser delivery with the revolutionary attitude of his new heroes.
Willy has released multiple albums including his most recent, 2012's Carry On
This is a very special event that is free and open to the listeners of WUMB who reside on Martha's Vineyard.
The day begins with a local singer/songwriter event from 1 to 3 p.m. and will showcase Emily Diamond, Jemima James, Marciana Jones, Alex Karalekas and Michele Jones.
Later, from 6 to 7 p.m., members of the station will enjoy a pre-show party for the main event concert featuring Willy Mason, with opening acts Krista Baroni and Ian Fitzgerald. The concert opens to the public from 7 to 9 p.m
If you're already a WUMB Member (at a minimum of $60 or more annually) you and one guest can join WUMB for upcoming member concerts for free (space permitting) by calling in your reservation at 617-287-6900, or send us an e-mail. Please include your name, member number, a day-time phone number and the number of seats you would like to reserve. Please note that the number of seats you are able to reserve is contingent upon your level of membership and the higher your level of membership, the more guests you can bring for free. If you have questions about your membership benefits, call our membership office at 617-287-6902. Remember that seating is limited, so make your reservations early. If you know you will not be attending the concert, please call to cancel your seats so that others will be able to attend.
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