Articles, Features, Reviews

"Blues master Mahal plays from the heart" at Payomet

NORTH TRURO – Taj Mahal is a musician as open-hearted and open-minded as we wish the world to be. The blues master and his quartet, plus one gifted guest, played a rich gumbo of music to a full Payomet Monday evening crowd.

With heat lightning in the sky, and a tornado warning in the air, the audience was treated to a rollicking show of country blues, Chicago blues, Hawaiian, Calypso, West African and rhythm and blues.

Rave review for Richard Thompson at Payomet

Another steller review by the Cape Cod Times...this time for the legendary Richard Thompson.  Thank you Mick Carlon!!

Payomet audience in hands of a master with Richard Thompson

NORTH TRURO — It is not hyperbole to say that Richard Thompson is one of the finest guitarists and songwriters of the past 50 years. Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell would agree with you.

Wailers Bring Back Marley's Spirit

The Cape Cod Times' Mick Carlon wrote a stellar review of The Wailers concert under the new Payomet Tent on June 9th. We picked up most of the chairs to create a giant dancefloor and had folks dancing almost everywhere!   - 

Posted Jun 10,

For one evening at least, North Truro became the center of the reggae universe.

Cape Cod Times - Season Kick off for Payomet

Payomet Performing Arts Center in North Truro will gets its warm-weather (we hope) season rolling this weekend with Irish singer Karan Casey performing Saturday night at the Elks Music Hall in Eastham. The legendary Judy Collins will take the stage Sunday night at the Tilden Arts Center at Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, then folk-pop string band Twisted Pine will play May 31 at Wellfleet Preservation Hall (both shows co-presented by Cotuit Center for the Arts)