The Burren’s Sunday Night, "Lantern Sessions" is a weekly residency on the best club sound stage in Somerville. This event boasts three featured acts a week and promotes underground artists local, national and global playing live original acoustic music.  

The night is hosted by George Woods and managed by George and Tom Bianchi and has been running for about 15 years with various hosts.

Different artists from all around the town, all around the country and even all around the world are booked for showcases at  8pm, 9 pm and 10pm, and the  EmCee and host of the evening will often close out  Sunday night's with a set of his own often joined by some of the music community's best artists.

The Burren Sunday Night show has hosted amazing artists over the years including Jonathan Byrd, Ryan Montbleau, Jesse Dee, Amos Lee, Josh Ritter, Beth Wood, Meika Pauly and plenty others and you never know who will stop by late night to sit in for a few tunes

The Sunday night bartender Hugh McGowan (host of The Burren’s Tuesday Night Open Mic) and Tom also been fine tuning the back room sound system for years. With 4 independent monitor mixes and stereo over-head speakers as well as stage columns, The Burren back room stage offers one of the best sounding rooms in town as well as an amazing environment to enjoy a show and tip a pint of Guinness with good friends.

C’mon by any Sunday night! At any given show you may catch a super-star stopping by on a night off, a young budding rock star on their way up, or at the very least some great friends having a pint together while checking out some of the best original music in the country!

The Burren's Sunday Night Back-Room Acoustic Music Series is located at:
247 Elm Street
Davis Square on the Red Line
Somerville, MA

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