Meet the Performers

In addition to the incredible local artists and artisans, Swampscott is filled with amazing performers! We're proud to present these spoken word and musical performances for you throughout the weekend. Click the date/time to go directly to the performance you want to see.

Lee Eric Freedman // Spoken Word
Poet Laureate of Swampscott,  2016-2018 Host of First Friday Open Mic @ ReachArts, President of the Tin Box Poets of Swampscott and the Renegade Poet Laureate of Swampscott, 2011-forever. 
Thursday, 7pm
Seventy Sevens // Music
A family trio featuring husband and wife Philip Alexander and Joanna Bereaud with their daughter Sophia, the Seventy Sevens play an eclectic mix of original and traditional folk music. The Von Trapps meet the Carter Family! Three-parts harmony, one part sweet and sour with a dash of spice.
 Thursday, 8pm
Clem Schoenebeck // Spoken Word
Award winning poet and writer, Pushcart Prize nominee, member of the the Tin Box Poets Poets of Swampscott, spitting image of Robert Redford.
 Friday, 7pm
Blue Honey Drops // Music
Melding guitar, harmonica, fiddle, bass and tight vocal harmonies, Blue Honey Drops take you on a journey through Americana.

Comprised of Jim Kawski, Susan Ruth, and Steve Yost, Blue Honey Drops play a collection of toe tapping tunes and beautiful ballads; some you’ve surely heard before, and some you surely haven’t that span 75 years of great American music.

 Friday, 8pm
Agatha Morrell // Spoken Word
Award winning Swampscott based artist, poet and writer. 
 Saturday, 7pm
Steve Iannacone // Spoken Word
Poet Laureate of Swampscott,  2015-2016. Award winning poet, political and social activist, Swampscott Town Meeting Member, member of Tin Box Poets of Swampscott. 
 Saturday, 7:15pm
Taylor Twins // Music
Taylor Twins is an acoustic duo composed of Fred Shepard and Peter Franklin. Named for their favorite guitar maker -- Taylor -- the duo plays their own original pieces as well as classic roots, folk and blues covers of artists including Eric Clapton, John Prine, and B.B King. Look for quick picking, fun dancing and big smiles with the Taylor Twins!
 Saturday, 8pm
Margaret Eckman // Spoken Word
Award winning poet. Social and political activist, member of the Tin Box Poets of Swampscott, editor of greatness, member of the Tin Box Poets of Swampscott.  
 Sunday, 7pm
One Dime Band // Music
One Dime Band is a Blues/R&B based original & cover band out of Swampscott, MA, who blend many styles of Rock, Roots & Americana musical influences to create their sound with an emphasis on songwriting.
 Sunday, 8pm

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89 Burrill Street
Swampscott, MA 01907
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