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For more than forty years, pianist Larry Garland presided over The Press Room’s legendary Tuesday night jazz jam. The tradition lives on in the spirit of Garland, who always welcomed players of all ages and abilities to join in the freewheeling fun.
Hoot Night has been of the Seacoast’s most popular open mic nights since our doors first opened in 1976. Hosted by a rotating cast of notable musicians, Hoot Night is your opportunity to work out new songs, dust of old ones, or simply perform in front of an audience.
Hosted by the gamemasters of Bartari, Game Night is your fix for the best in bits, boards, beers, and bites around the Seacoast. Our good buds from Loaded Question Brewing Co. will be in the mix too with some special libations on tap. Check it out from 8-11pm.
Join us upstairs on Thursday, October 10, when we’ll be raising steins with our friends at Jack’s Abby for an Oktoberfest celebration!
Thursday night from 9:30 to close we'll have a rotating cast of DJs downstairs, spanning every genre imaginable and spinning every hit you never knew you needed in your life.
Folk and bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Old Time Dave Talmage joins us every Friday downstairs for lunch, salting the room with good time tunes, and a sad song peppered in here and there.
Epic, transcendent live shows all over the country have confirmed what many have been saying for a while now: The Higgs are one of the best jam bands alive.
What do you get when West African and Appalachian traditions collide live on stage? One of the most complex and undeniably powerful grooves you've ever heard. These are the sounds of North Carolina's Toubab Krewe. You've probably never heard anything quite like it before and you'll also probably never want it to end.
Local trumpet maestro Chris Klaxton brings his quartet for a special matinee edition of SNJ, rounded out with a full brunch menu.
Chris Klaxton is a prime example of ambitious players who are coming up today and breathing new life into the music. Well-schooled by top trumpet masters, he not only has the chops, but also the unbounded imagination needed to transmit his ideas with music. —James Nadal, ALLABOUTJAZZ.COM
A proud Press Room tradition since 1982. Doesn't matter whether you spectate or participate- the more, the merrier as we pay tribute to a rich history of beloved songs from all over. Stomp your feet and sing along— you're in the band now.