Multi-Genre Music and Comedy Fest
Rafi Gonzalez is one of the fastest rising and highly sought after comedians in the New England area and beyond. With a background as a nationally touring rock singer, Gonzalez switched gears and exploded onto the comedy scene in early 2015. In 2021, Rafi began opening directly for several national acts, including Michael Rapaport and Phoebe Robinson. In September of 2021, he was filmed in San Antonio for HBO MAX as part of the HA Comedy Festival.
Formerly the House Comic at Roar! Comedy Club at MGM Springfield inMA, Kristine entertains crowds all over the country with stories about her dating life, her family, and her experiences as a teacher in her hometown. She performs all over the country, and she has opened for Nikki Glaser and Chelsea Handler.
Mark Riley was born and raised in Boston and is one of the most-booked comedians in New England. His high energy and unique perspective on everyday situations combined with his sharp observational humor keeps audiences in stitches. Mark has starred in commercials, andco-authored the movie script “Penalty Box” based on his life in pro hockey. He is currently publishing his first book and has many television appearances including NESN and Dirty Water TV. And to further impress you, he was a finalist in the 2016 Boston Comedy Festival.
Katie s a comedian who has performed throughout New England and featured in clubs in New York and Boston. With an aggressive-good natured act, her varied life experiences have given her the ability to connect with any audience. In her short time as a stand up, Katie has become a favorite in the New England scene- featuring frequently at The RI Comedy Connection and Laugh Boston. Her love of projects and fear of missing out on anything is in your favor as you can listen to her on a few podcasts- She cohosts Wicked Funny Podcast, and The Messy Show Podcast will be debuting in March.
A former member of The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Booker T. Jones's band (where he was part of a guitar-duo with Marc Ford), Troy Gonyea is a distinguished and respected Blues guitarist and general maniac.
"Troy Gonyea is one of the mostpowerful and versatile artists on the contemporary scene."
- The Nashville Blues And Roots Alliance
Jediah Cole Jarvais is a Pop/Rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. Jediah grew up in a musical family. Influenced by gospel and jazz, Jediah began playing and writing songs at the age of 14! “Jediah Live” was recorded in 2005 followed by the album “Flight”. Some of Jediah’s local awards include: Best Solo Act, Best Male Vocalist, Best Singer-Songwriter, Best Rock Band and Best Pop Band! A couple of Jediah’s original songs, “Butterfly” and “The Fears” were featured in movies! Sober since November 5, 2018, Jediah is currently working on new music and enjoying being back in the recording studio!
Gracie Day &
The Phantom Limbs
Gracie Day released her first EP in November of 2017 and quickly won attention for her songwriting, singing and performances, Her song "Tennessee,” that gained tens of thousands of plays on Spotify and landed various radio placements. Recorded at the famous Sound Emporium, a legendary studio with a roster of everyone from Johnny Cash, REM, to Alabama Shakes, Gracie Day’s new EP “The Nashville Sessions” was just released in December 2019 . Gracie is currently recording her first full-length album.
Lower Level is an acoustic rock band based in Central Massachusetts and they play all your favorite songs from country, hip hop, and Rock and Roll!
Also welcoming to the Fest, is a new up-and-coming local acoustic performing artist, Jordyn Doyle!