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February 2019

Sunday Night Jazz ft. Gretchen Klempa

Sun, Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Gretchen Klempa

Boston Music Awards 2018 Jazz Artist of the Year, Gretchen Klempa and company bring their swing era vocal classics to The Press Room stage.

ShakesBEERience: Sir Thomas More

Mon, Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Using the vernacular of the bar—script in one hand, libation in the other—a group of fearless professional actors navigate Shakespeare.

Consider the Source w/The Mushroom Cloud

Thu, Feb 21 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Consider the Source

Dubbed “Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Fusion”, Consider the Source strikes a rare balance between cerebral and emotional, intellectual and primal.

Kong Moon & Sam Hill

Fri, Feb 22 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Kong Moon

Modern day garage rock band, Kong Moon, shares the stage with heavy metal group Sam Hill.

Spose + The Humans w/J Spin, Cam Groves & Shang High

Sat, Feb 23 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Spose

See Maine rapper, Spose, with his band The Humans, live at The Press Room.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Greg Hopkins Quintet

Sun, Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Greg Hopkins

Greg Hopkins will be leading his all-star group of superb Boston-based musicians on The Press Room stage.

Mica’s Groove Train

Thu, Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Mica

Mica’s Groove Train has been called "an eclectic blend of Groove, R&B, Soul, and Pop with Funked-out edges."

March 2019

Zoo Logic, Yung Abner & Glass Arrowhead

Fri, Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Zoo Logic

A night of local electronic producers playing everything from chill downtempo beats and psychedelic sounds to heavy bass drops.

Tarbox Ramblers

Sat, Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Tarbox Ramblers

The Tarbox Ramblers take listeners to a place where Appalachian music, backwoods blues, and rock ‘n’ roll meet.

Chatham County Line

Wed, Mar 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Chatham County Line

Bluegrass quartet, Chatham County Line, bring their poignant songwriting and inventive acoustic arrangements to The Press Room.

Comedy Night Hosted by Josh Day ft. Ray Harrington w/Rob Greene, Kathe Farris & Phoebe Angle

Thu, Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Ray Harrington

Now you can catch comedy on the first Thursday of every month with Seacoast-based comedian and host Josh Day.

Cold Engines & Qwill w/Groove Lounge

Fri, Mar 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Cold Engines

Three New England bands, one night of genre bending rock, soul, and R&B music.

Eminence Ensemble

Sat, Mar 9 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Eminence Ensemble

Eminence Ensemble is more than just a rock band, they’re a rock band who jams with heart and soul.

Sunday Night Jazz w/Special Guests Dick Oatts & Terell Stafford

Sun, Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Dick Oatts & Terell Stafford

The Press Room Trio is proud to host two of the biggest names in jazz today, Dick Oatts, and Terell Stafford.

Cofresi & Plantrae

Thu, Mar 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Cofresi

Cofresi and Plantrae each blend their live performances with electronic music for a unique, energetic experience.

Billy Wylder w/Gentle Temper

Fri, Mar 22 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Billy Wylder

The music of Billy Wylder weaves together American folk and rock with sensibilities from the Sahara Desert.

Tiger Saw Vinyl Release Show

Sat, Mar 23 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

For one night only, Tiger Saw will perform songs from "The Featherweight" as a twelve-piece band.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. Future Memory

Sun, Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Future Memory

Future Memory shakes up Sunday Night Jazz with their "post-industrial avant-groove-jazz" sound.

ShakesBEERience: Henry VIII

Mon, Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Using the vernacular of the bar—script in one hand, libation in the other—a group of fearless professional actors navigate Shakespeare.

Kat Wright

Fri, Mar 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Kat Wright

Kat Wright has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse”.

Muddy Ruckus Vinyl Release Party w/The Z-Boys

Sat, Mar 30 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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muddy ruckus

Muddy Ruckus, a punk blues power duo, rips open their dirty blend of Americana and delivers the sound of a full band.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Press Room Trio w/Mike Tucker & Tucker Antell

Sun, Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Mike Tucker

The Press Room Trio with special guests, tenor saxophonists, Mike Tucker and Tucker Antell.

April 2019

The Nth Power

Wed, Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Nth Power

Proving that soul music can be exponentially greater than the sum of its parts, The Nth Power is on a mission to share the light.

Tiny Moving Parts w/Free Throw & worlds greatest dad

Thu, Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Tiny Moving Parts

Tiny Moving Parts is a three piece math rock/emo band out of Benson, Minnesota.

Ex Hex w/Moaning

Fri, Apr 5 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Ex Hex

Ex Hex and Moaning come together for a night of unapologetic rock music and droning post-punk melodies at The Press Room.

Shy Boys

Sat, Apr 6 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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SHY BOYS

Shy Boys, is an indie-pop band from Kansas City, Missouri.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Jason Anick/Jason Yeager Quintet

Sun, Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Jason Anick/Jason Yeager Quintet

The Jason Anick/Jason Yeager Quartet draws on many musical genres blending straight-ahead and post-bop jazz, world music, funk, and pop.

Big Sam’s Funky Nation

Thu, Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Big Sam's Funky Nation

Big Sam’s Funky Nation is known for a boisterous blend of funk, jazz, rock, hip-hop, and nothing short of seismic live “experiences.”

OURBIGBAND ft. Matt Wilson

Fri, Apr 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Matt Wilson

Join Porstmouth's own 16 piece jazz orchestra, OURBIGBAND, for a night of music featuring renowned drummer/composer Matt Wilson.

And The Kids w/Bat House

Sat, Apr 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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And The Kids

Since their earliest days as a band, And The Kids have embodied the wayward freedom that inspired their name.

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.

May 2019

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.

June 2019

Spencer Krug

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.

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