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The Press Room – Upstairs

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77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

October 2019

Remo Drive w/Samia

Sun, Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Remo Drive

Masters of observant dark comedy and torchbearers of the infectious and energetic sounds of Weezer, Title Fight, and The Police, Remo Drive are coming to Portsmouth to claim the title of 'Best Damn Emo Band in the World'.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Oct 14 @ 8:00 pm
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The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/Chris Klaxton

Tue, Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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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.

J.D. Barker Dracul Reading & Signing

Wed, Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
J.D. Barker at The Press Room

RiverRun Bookstore will be partnering with best-selling author J.D. Barker and The Press Room to host a reading and book signing to benefit the Portsmouth Halloween Parade. 

Tom Petty Tribute Night

Thu, Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Celebrate the life and music of one of the great American songwriters with musicians from around the Seacoast covering tunes from the Tom Petty canon. Performers include Jake Mehrmann, Eric Ott, Geoff Palmer, Chelsea Paolini, Dave Talmage, and more.

New Hampshire Film Festival at The Press Room

Fri, Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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NHFF

Partnering with the New Hampshire Film Festival for the first time, The Press Room offers film-lovers an alternative to theaters and screening rooms with two days of film in a casual setting.

Rhett Miller (Acoustic Set) w/Elaina Kay

Fri, Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Rhett Miller at The Press Room

While best known as the charismatic frontman of Alt-Country heroes The Old 97’s, it’s ultimately Rhett Miller’s songs themselves that will have the enduring power to outlive us all. With razor-sharp wit and a knack for intimate storytelling, Rhett’s repertoire tackles everything from wild one-night stands to struggles with depression. To hear the man is to feel heard.

New Hampshire Film Festival at The Press Room

Sat, Oct 19 @ 9:00 am
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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NHFF

Partnering with the New Hampshire Film Festival for the first time, The Press Room offers film-lovers an alternative to theaters and screening rooms with two days of film in a casual setting.

Cat Clyde w/Jamie Drake

Sat, Oct 19 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Cat Clyde at The Press Room

Between her haunting voice and the ghostly imagery from the natural world that she uses as metaphor for some unflinching emotional confessions, Cat Clyde’s songs are sure to stay with you long after her set at The Press Room ends.

New Hampshire Film Festival at The Press Room

Sun, Oct 20 @ 10:00 am
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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NHFF

Partnering with the New Hampshire Film Festival for the first time, The Press Room offers film-lovers an alternative to theaters and screening rooms with two days of film in a casual setting.

Sunday Night Jazz: 88 Keys, 5 Pianists

Sun, Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Pianists

Join us in welcoming Chris Taylor, Rusty Scott, Ryan Parker, Mark Shilansky, and Doug Johnson each performing solo on grand piano.

Blackalicious w/New Fame — RESCHEDULED

Sun, Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Blackalicious at The Press Room

Blackalicious, a California-bred duo with a hard-won reputation as one of hip-hop’s most progressive, forward-thinking creative forces.

Blackalicious w/Oompa — RESCHEDULED

Mon, Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
Blackalicious at The Press Room

Blackalicious, a California-bred duo with a hard-won reputation as one of hip-hop’s most progressive, forward-thinking creative forces.

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/Danny Harrington

Tue, Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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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.

The Districts w/waveform*

Thu, Oct 24 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Districts

Philly's answer to The Strokes roll through Portsmouth with a big guitar sound and urgent vocals that rival Wolf Parade and Modest Mouse. There's a reason this band of childhood friends was the talk of indie rock before they even graduated high school. Come hear for yourself.

Soggy Po’ Boys Album Release Show w/Say Darling

Fri, Oct 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Soggy Po' Boys

The Soggy Po' Boys are a New England-based septet that offers an unforgettable experience of traditional New Orleans music. Come out to celebrate the release of their new album “All In Favor” and bask in the rich New Orleans-inspired sound.

ELVIS ROOM 20: SAY ZUZU (FEAT. ALL MEMBERS) W/GUY CAPECELATRO III

Sat, Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Say ZuZu was the seacoast’s seminal alt-country rock band. Inspired by ye olde rock music of yore, ever-swooning over the folk singers of seacoast coffee houses, and increasingly entranced by honky-tonk music, Say ZuZu toured extensively in the US and Europe, recorded a slew of albums, raised chickens, and grew large sideburns.

ELVIS ROOM 20: SAY ZUZU (FEAT. ALL MEMBERS) W/TBA

Sun, Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Say ZuZu was the seacoast’s seminal alt-country rock band. Inspired by ye olde rock music of yore, ever-swooning over the folk singers of seacoast coffee houses, and increasingly entranced by honky-tonk music, Say ZuZu toured extensively in the US and Europe, recorded a slew of albums, raised chickens, and grew large sideburns.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Bad Plus

Sun, Oct 27 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus is hands-down one of the most exciting jazz groups in the world. With jaw-dropping chops and the wild, untamable energy of a rock band, these guys could make a believer out of anyone.

Scary-oke hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Oct 28 @ 10:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Portsmouth Halloween Parade Fundraiser

Join us for a special edition Scary-oke with Agatha Crusty to benefit The Portsmouth Halloween Parade

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/Jon Lorentz

Tue, Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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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.

Wizzardess & Sam Hill

Wed, Oct 30 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Wizzardess

Some call it Devil's Night. Some call it Mischief Night. Let's just call it a "hell of a party". The night before Halloween is like Christmas Eve but more important— and it promises to scare up plenty of thrills courtesy of the dark, doomy musical stylings of Sam Hill and Wizzardess.

Halloween Party ft. Dr. Gasp & The Eeks w/Macabre Cadabre

Thu, Oct 31 @ 8:30 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Dr. Gasp & The Eeks

The best damn Halloween band in New England is back for another ghoulishly great set of songs from beyond the grave. Dan Blakeslee lends his signature wit and voice to the evil proceedings.

November 2019

GA-20 (Album Release Show) & Jesse Dee

Fri, Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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GA-20

Matthew Stubbs and Pat Faherty form the hard-hitting duo GA-20. Calling their music "blues rock" doesn't do it justice. This stuff has teeth. Through their own filter, the classic sounds of early rock 'n' roll, blues, and R&B take on a new (ferocious) form, all at once scuzzy, jagged, and soulful.

Collective Arts Truck Stop ft. Dylan Haigh Mobile Art Installation, Exhibition Opening, Beer Tastings & Live Music

Sat, Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Collective Arts Truck

Collective Arts Brewing and local artist, Dylan Haigh, collaborate for the opening of Haigh’s November/December show at The Press Room, this special event will feature beer tastings, live music, food, and more.

STL GLD

Sat, Nov 2 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Boston's STL GLD are not your run-of-the-mill hip-hop group. While their beats are on point, this isn't simply party music. It's a soundtrack to The Resistance. It's political and acerbic and, above all else, important.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Kenny Werner Trio

Sun, Nov 3 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Kenny Werner

Kenny Werner has been a world-class pianist and composer for over forty years.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Nov 4 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/River City Jazz

Tue, Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
larry garland jazz jam at the press room portsmouth nh

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.

Ebrew

Wed, Nov 6 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Ebrew

Whether your work is technical, creative, or just technically creative- drop on by at the end of the day to rub elbows, share war stories, and throw back a couple drinks. Blow off some steam and grow your network at the same time.

Game Night Hosted by Bartari w/Loaded Question Brewing Co.

Wed, Nov 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Game Night

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.

Fruit Bats w/Andrew Combs

Thu, Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Fruit Bats

Fresh off their June 2019 release, Gold Past Life, folk-rockers Fruit Bats hit the road.

The Press Room’s One Year Re-Opening Anniversary Party ft. Seth Yacovone Band & Rustic Overtones

Sat, Nov 9 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Rustic Overtones at The Press Room

Join us for The Press Room's one year re-opening anniversary party featuring the Seth Yacovone Band and the Rustic Overtones.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Nov 11 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

Cordovas

Wed, Nov 13 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Cordovas

Rooted in triple-stacked harmonies, southern storytelling, and cosmic country twang, Cordovas create their own version of American roots-rock.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. Matt Langley & Tim Odell’s ‘Boundless’

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

Saxophonists Tim O’Dell and Matt Langley reunite with ‘Boundless’ - a new quintet. Compositions will explore jazz from lyrical to free.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Nov 18 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

The Walt Weiskopf Quartet

Wed, Nov 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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The Walt Weiskopf Quartet

We are incredibly excited to welcome this amazing saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist whose experience extends well beyond the typical jazz realm, having worked with artists like Frank Sinatra and Steely Dan.

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/The EJ Hwang Group

Tue, Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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larry garland jazz jam at the press room portsmouth nh

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.

King Kyote & The Wolff Sisters

Fri, Nov 29 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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King Kyote

A night of blues, roots, and rock n'roll at The Press Room featuring King Kyote and The Wolff Sisters

December 2019

Sunday Night Jazz: The Press Room Trio ft. Paul McKee

Sun, Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Paul McKee

Paul Mckee's trombone playing is as emotional as it is melodic, perfectly falling in step with the musicians he shares the stage with, all the while reaching for the rafters.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

Ebrew

Wed, Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tue, Dec 31, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Ebrew

Whether your work is technical, creative, or just technically creative- drop on by at the end of the day to rub elbows, share war stories, and throw back a couple drinks. Blow off some steam and grow your network at the same time.

Mannequin Pussy w/Kississippi

Wed, Dec 4 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Mannequin Pussy

You might be uncomfortable saying their name out loud in mixed company, but get used to seeing it a lot because Mannequin Pussy's new album, Patience, will rightfully be on a bunch of Year End lists come holiday season. Frontwoman Marisa Dabice is a raging force to be reckoned with, pulling you in with raw, emotional, and brutally honest lyrics, all the while going from whispering to singing to howling to screaming like the last voice to escape a blazing house fire.

Rebirth Brass Band

Thu, Dec 5 @ 8:30 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Rebirth Brass Band

There's nothing like a New Orleans party, and if we can't go to them, they'll come to us. Grammy award-winning Rebirth Brass Band is like a heaping bowl of sonic gumbo: their music warms you from the inside and feeds your soul. They've managed to take the creole-flavored jazz of tradition to the next level, incorporating funk and hip-hop for a truly soul-shaking experience.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Jason Palmer & Jerry Bergonzi Quintet

Sun, Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Jason Palmer and Jerry Bergonzi

Jason Palmer and Jerry Bergonzi, known world-wide as two of the best horn players, grace our stage with another stellar performance.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Dec 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

Johnny Trama & Toussaint the Liberator w/A Band of Killers

Sat, Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Johnny Trama & Toussaint the Liberator w/A Band of Killers

Two staples of the Boston music scene — Johnny Trama and Toussaint the Liberator — come together to blend soul, rock, reggae, and more.

Sunday Night Jazz ft. The Bruno Råberg, Bruce Barth & Matt Wilson Trio

Sun, Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Bruce, Bruno, Matt

Bassist Bruno Råberg is joined by Bruce Barth on piano and Matt Wilson on drums.

Karaoke Night hosted by Agatha Crusty

Mon, Dec 16 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Mon, Dec 23, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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With more than thirty thousand songs, a pro sound system, and the randiest host in the Seacoast—Agatha Crusty—karaoke at The Press Room promises you a few minutes of fame and hours of fun.

Blockhead w/Arms and Sleepers

Fri, Dec 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Blockhead

The Press Room is excited to welcome another hip-hop legend to Portsmouth. Known by many for helping to launch Aesop Rock's career, Blockhead's uncanny knack for obsessive crate-digging and studio wizardry results in an instrumental hip-hop experience that is absolutely next-level.

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/TBA

Tue, Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fifth of the month, repeating until Tue, Nov 5, 2019

One event on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Tue, Dec 24, 2019

The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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larry garland jazz jam at the press room portsmouth nh

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.

February 2020

Blackalicious w/New Fame

Sat, Feb 8, 2020 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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Blackalicious at The Press Room

Blackalicious, a California-bred duo with a hard-won reputation as one of hip-hop’s most progressive, forward-thinking creative forces.

Blackalicious w/TBA — RESCHEDULED

Sun, Feb 9, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
Blackalicious at The Press Room

Blackalicious, a California-bred duo with a hard-won reputation as one of hip-hop’s most progressive, forward-thinking creative forces.

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