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April 2019

Chelsea Paolini + Massive Disaster & Greed Island

Fri, Apr 19 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Chelsea Paolini

Songwriter, singer, and guitarist, Chelsea Paolini, shares the stage with Dover's own Greed Island.

Upstate & Bailen

Sat, Apr 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Upstate

Foot-stomping acoustic sextet, Upstate, share the stage with the melodic and soulful pop music trio Bailen.

The Underground Upstairs ft. JoE GriZzLy w/Philly G & Baylen

Wed, Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Joe Grizzly

The Underground Upstairs is a monthly hip hop show featuring performances from local artists and others from across the country.

Valley Maker w/Tomberlin

Thu, Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Valley Maker

Years pass and fold in Seattle-based songwriter Austin Crane's cosmic American songs.

SeepeopleS & People Like You

Fri, Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Seepeoples

Anti-genre indie pranksters SeepeopleS, and local "freewheelin' freak folk traveling circus band" People Like You, take over The Press Room stage.

Latrell James w/Luke Bar$ & Kingdom

Sat, Apr 27 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Latrell James

Latrell James has built a loyal following thanks to his relatable songwriting, engaging live performances, and versatile production skills.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Press Room Trio w/Special Guest Harry Allen

Sun, Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Harry Allen

Tenor saxophonist Harry Allen, a long-time friend of The Press Room, joins us for a rare appearance with The Press Room Trio.

May 2019

Comedy Night Hosted by Josh Day ft. Sean Sullivan w/ Danny Killea, Dan Gilbert & Kylie Alexander

Thu, May 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Josh Day

Now you can catch comedy every month at The Press Room with Seacoast-based comedian and host Josh Day.

The Kenny Brothers Band

Fri, May 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Kenny Brothers Band

The Kenny Brothers Band performs original alternative-folk music with warm-hearted lyrics, and earth derived groves.

Dub Apocalypse

Sat, May 4 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Dub Apocalypse

High flyin' experimental dub featuring members of John Brown's Body, Morphine, and a host of other Boston madmen.

The Bright Light Social Hour w/Walker Lukens

Sun, May 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Bright Light Social Hour

Check out psychedelic rock band, The Bright Light Social Hour, from Austin, TX.

Black Norse, Toothbrush & Tossed Aside

Thu, May 9 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Black Norse

Black Norse (NH), Toothbrush (ME), and Tossed Aside (NH) bring a night of metal and improvisational doom to The Press Room.

Somerville Symphony Orkestar & The Trichomes

Fri, May 10 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Somerville Symphony Orkestar

The Somerville Symphony Orkestar will be celebrating the release of their new album, "Crazy Beats Big" with their friends, The Trichomes.

The Silks

Sat, May 11 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Silks

A true grit rock and roll band out of Providence, The Silks are two-time winners of the Boston Music Awards "Best Blues Artist of the Year."

Sunday Night Jazz Mother’s Day Show ft. The Press Room Trio w/April Hall

Sun, May 12 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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April Hall

Join us in welcoming special guest vocalist April Hall to the Sunday Night Jazz Stage accompanied by The Press Room Trio.

Worriers & awakebutstillinbed w/Pity Party

Thu, May 16 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

Worriers (Brooklyn), awakbutstillinbed (San Jose), and Pity Party (Oakland) crash Portsmouth with their distinct brands of pop-punk and emo.

Arc Iris

Fri, May 17 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Arc Iris

Check out Arc Iris, a trio that packs the heft of a far bigger band with fully realized sonic and visual intensity.

The Karina Rykman Experiment

Sat, May 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Karina Rykman

Karina Rykman, accomplished bassist and guitarist from NYC, brings her instrumental talent and high-frequency energy to The Press Room.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Press Room Trio w/Debby Larkin & Jeff Stout

Sun, May 19 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Debby & Jeff

Check out one of Boston’s premier jazz vocalists, Debby Larkin, with her husband Jeff Stout on trumpet, accompanied by The Press Room Trio.

The Blue Ribbons

Thu, May 23 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Blue Ribbons

Boston Music Award winners, The Blue Ribbons, showcase their original, soulful, rock music.

Green Lion Crew

Fri, May 24 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Green Lion Crew

DJ/producer Green Lion Crew takes over The Press Room to spin the best in reggae, dancehall, dub, afrobeats, and beyond.

Amorphous Band

Sat, May 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Amorphous Band

The Amorphous Band draws on their jazz, funk, rock, and reggae influences to play original instrumental soul music and tight vocal covers.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Sharon Jones Sextet

Sun, May 26 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Sharon Jones

Sharon Jones is a legendary performer and native of Portsmouth NH, where she shines as an original stand-out of the Seacoast music scene.

The Underground Upstairs ft. Evan’s Vinyl Collection & Jacobsen

Thu, May 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Evan's Vinyl Collection

The Underground Upstairs is a monthly hip hop show featuring performances from local producers and artists from across the country.

Back on the Train Album Release Show

Fri, May 31 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Back on the Train

Back on the Train mixes 60s, 70s, and 90s influences into warm, melodic songs with soulful vocals, and funky rhythms.

June 2019

Fog Lake w/Trace Mountains

Wed, Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Fog Lake

Lo-fi singer/songwriter, Fog Lake, creates music that’s been described as “a complex collage of nebulous angst and heartfelt nostalgia."

Comedy Night Hosted by Josh Day ft. Christine Hurley w/Jai Demeule, Alex Williams & Emmett Delaney

Thu, Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Josh Day

Now you can catch comedy every month at The Press Room with Seacoast-based comedian and host Josh Day.

Big Ol’ Dirty Bucket

Fri, Jun 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Big Ol' Dirty Bucket

Big Ol' Dirty Bucket has redefined the sound of funk by blending it with flavors of jazz, blues, rock, hip-hop, and soul.

Red Tail Hawk w/Duty Free

Sat, Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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red tail hawk

A fusion of alternative, indie rock, and pop, Red Tail Hawk captures audiences with soaring melodies and heady grooves.

Krewe de Groove

Fri, Jun 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Krewe de Groove

Krewe de Groove brings the party wherever they play, featuring funky grooves seeped in New Orleans tradition.

Ward Hayden & The Outliers

Sat, Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Ward Hayden & The Outliers

Playing heart wrenching ballads, and foot-stompin rock and roll, Ward Hayden and The Outliers are a musical force to be reckoned with.

Wand w/Dreamdecay

Thu, Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Wand

Hailing from Los Angles, Wand, combines classic rock and modern pop influences for a unique, expansive indie sound.

Spencer Krug w/Light Conductor

Fri, Jun 28 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Spencer Krug

Formerly performing as Moonface, the singer/keyboardist of the band Wolf Parade, Spencer Krug, plays solo on the piano.

Mdou Moctar

Sun, Jun 30 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Mdou Moctar

Mdou Moctar's relentless, frenetic energy sets him apart as one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Saharan music.

July 2019

The Messthetics

Mon, Jul 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Messthetics

Instrumental trio, The Messthetics, blend noise/improv guitar with dance grooves for a kind of apocalyptic dance party where the beat keeps you moving.

The Rocky Horror Show

Thu, Jul 25 @ 11:59 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Rocky Horror Show

In partnership with Entropy Theatre and the Firehouse Center for the Arts, the Prescott Park Arts Festival brings you a musical based on the well known and beloved cult classic, The Rocky Horror Show.

August 2019

The Rocky Horror Show

Thu, Aug 8 @ 11:59 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Rocky Horror Show

In partnership with Entropy Theatre and the Firehouse Center for the Arts, the Prescott Park Arts Festival brings you a musical based on the well known and beloved cult classic, The Rocky Horror Show.

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