Hepcats! We have some new video clips - use the Tunes&Vids link above.
We're planning to do some impromptu outdoor concerts in 2022, and cautiously returning to indoor gigging. Hope to see you soon! Please join our mailing list for news; see Contact page.
The Wicked Pickers are your spiritual buddies for acoustic folk, jazz, Celtic, Latin, blues, R&B and soul, with bluegrass instrumentation and even some hints of classical and funk. We're 98.6% genre-fluid and lovin' it! Do please LIKE us via that heinous firehose of misinformation, Facebook!
CD #4, The Travelled Way, is out! We have some really intriguing new originals that venture pretty far out on personal or musical limbs. Some samples below. HOW CAN YOU LISTEN? on Spotify, Pandora Or buy the (physical!) audio CD The Travelled Way on Amazon (nearly $20 w/shipping). Or email us your postal address and pay $12 on Venmo. Or drop by! THANKS.
Hear Ye Here, Ye!
WPs open for Bluegrass Tuesday at Lily P's, followed by the authentic sardonic modern country of Jackson Emmer. FREE garage parking and Best Fried Chicken in Boston!
The Wicked Pickers are playing outdoors at LexFarm on Sunday October 1st from 3-5pm! This gig will be different than usual, highlighting original instrumental material, and some daring new tunes. If you've never seen us, now's the time! There will be tasty food and a beer garden, youth farm activities and more. LexFarm (Lexington Community Farm Coalition) is a grassroots organization founded by neighbors on the 7.9 acre Busa Farm, adjacent to the Arlington Reservoir. $15 Household. $10 Members LexFarm provides access to organically grown food for sale and including those experiencing food insecurity. During their CSA growing season they collaborate with Foodlink and the Boston Area Gleaners. We'd love to see you!
Outdoor pickin' right by the Arlington Reservoir. Grab your lawn chair and your dancing flip flops and come on down to the Res! Arlington Brewing Company and local food trucks will be on hand. Super fun!
Sadie's Speakeasy, Winchester MA a lovely concert venue! Dress code is smart casual. BYOB and snacks. Sadie's Salon provides water, ice, and glasses for wine and beverages.
Wicked Picking at the Roots Cafe, Somerville Arts at the Armory. It's FREE, and there's parking in the back. And we "sound pretty damn good" these days, according to Dan, who should know. And he does. And we do. Come see.
No cover! Bring a folding chair and BYOB. Check back here if the weather is iffy.
Join the Wicked Pickers for The Burren's Backroom Series. Featuring guest star Basel Zayed on the oud! Super fun atmosphere, good food and friends.
$12/Advance $16/Day of the show.
The Arlington Center for the Arts (ACA) Porchfest Stage Committee selected The Wicked Pickers to be one of four bands to perform a one-hour set on the steps of Arlington Town Hall on SAT, NOV 13 between 11am-5pm (Pickers are about 2-3pm) as part the annual ACA Open Studios. If the weather is prohibitive, Porchfest Stage performances will be presented in the sanctuary of the First Parish Universalist Church.
No cover! Great atmosphere, food and drink.
2:30 - 3:30ish Risa Lavelle & Mickey Roache, Katy Shea, Jodie Rachman 3:30 - 5:30ish THE WICKED PICKERS Bring a chair/blanket, beverage & snacks & dancing feet! Parking is available at the car repair shop @110 Concord Road. Don’t park on Concord Road!!!! If that lot is full, park on Old Concord Road where signs say it's Ok! Or you can park at Codman Estate and enjoy a lovely walk to the house. Rain date Sunday Oct 17.
We'll be rocking our home base at this great, intimate funhouse. No cover. We love the food, the vibe, and YOU! So come on by and we'll make each other happy.
A rare gig while we focus on recording! Come out and join the fun! Fine vittles and hooch, and NO COVER. Come groove to some Precious Pickin' with our new band member, Arlington Percussion Professor Papa Joe!
Come check us out at the new Town Tavern in East Ahhlington, just opposite the Capitol Theater. You can enjoy a day of free music at Arlington PorchFest, then cap off the night with the Wicked Pickers! No cover, great spirits and music abounding.
Opening for the incredibly fun and talented Porch Party Mamas. https://www.porchpartymamas.com/ Expect a crazy mix of foot stompin fun!
Sweet, warm, big old space in the heart of Dedham. Great grub and swell swigs, no cover. Another great chance for our "southern" fans to come out and party with Pickers!