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Jeff Root

Rank #3 US Boston, MA Alternative / Indie Pop / Alternative Rock
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50% of sales go to the charity Heifer International.

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  • Jeff Root Vocals
  • Zack Root Bass
  • Grant Clark Drums
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Label: Root Cellar Records

Bio: Jeff Root's music might best be described as a highly imaginative and idiosyncratic blend of captivating pop melodies, rock-tinged social commentary and fun, inspired by the work of sixties groups like The Beatles, The Kinks and The Lovin' Spoonful with a little Beck, Cake, and Chuck Berry mixed ... See Full Bio

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Jeff Root has a show on 09/07/2014 at 06:00 PM @ Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, MA http://www.reverbnation.com/q/51znln #concert

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Mar 30, 2010
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  • Sun

    Sep 7


    Shirley, MA, US | 6:00pm

    Shirley, MA, US
    Sun Sep 07 6:00pm

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    Jeff Root – CD Release Party – “The Pig in the Python” Jeff will celebrate the release of his 10th solo CD, “The Pig in the Python”, along with his rocking bassist-son Zack Root and long-time friend, powerhouse drummer, international lawyer and man of mystery, Grant Clark. “The Pig in the Python” features song collaborations with Zack, grandson Matt and drummer Kim Miller. Also featured on the CD are grandkids Matt and Alliyah (backup vocals) and the multi-talented Chris Forgione (drums). Jeff and Grant were co-founders of the Boston band Hot Dates, along with Robb Millett, Sam Simcoe and Mitch Kary, who scored numerous hits including the #1 “Tune Into Me”. Jeff also hopes to feature guest spots by several of his other past collaborators including Rob Carlson (Barker Gang, Dell Smart), Robb Millett (Spock Goes Mental, Big Girl Underpants), possibly Martin Olson (SpongeBob, Disney's Phineas & Ferb, Adventure Time’s Hunson Abadeer) as well as a first time reunion of all five members of Hot Dates. Jeff has collaborated and shared the stage with many well-known artists including The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies, Leon Redbone, The Tubes and Edgar Winter. A singer and multi-instrumentalist as well as an audio engineer and producer, Jeff continues to write and produce one record of his own original music each year as well as recording albums for many central MA bands and independent artists in his Root Cellar Studio. Tickets are $12.50 and expected to sell out - available now only from the Bull Run by calling 978-425-4311 or online at: http://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com Video links: Hot Dates 21st Century Girl Bumble Boy and Bumble Girl “The Pig in the Python” tracks: preliminary mixes Opening for Jeff will be short sets by four artists who are currently recording CDs at The Root Cellar: Robb Millett: Jeff’s former Hot Dates collaborator, an experimental, fusion-inclined, forward-thinking, rebellious, rock and roll, charismatic, genius, wild man. G.S. Picard: A local favorite, a brilliant songwriter and a gracious local music supporter who bridges the gap between folk and rock, equally at home with a finger-style ballad or a rhythm driven boot stomper. Gayle is also a concert promoter and host of the wildly popular Acoustic Café in Groton on Friday nights. Jon McAuliffe: A riveting singer and amazing songwriter, former front man of Warner-Reprise band, “Thirty Days Out”, former United Artists’ staff songwriter, and long-time folk rock artist who has opened for The Beach Boys, Emmylou Harris, George Carlin, The Cars and many others. Sam Bayer: An incredibly entertaining singer/songwriter who has been a local favorite and mainstay of the Boston open mike scene, literate, resonant and exuberant, he’s a performer who will literally dance his characters across the stage.

  • 2014

    Mar 15


    Shirley, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Shirley, MA, US
    Sat Mar 15 8:00pm
  • 2013

    Nov 1


    Pepperell, MA, US | 7:00pm

    Pepperell, MA, US
    Fri Nov 01, 2013 7:00pm

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    Co-feature with The Marty Nestor Band

  • 2013

    Oct 10


    Somerville, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Somerville, MA, US
    Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:00pm

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    playing with the Trembling Romeos (Zack Root and Chris Forgione).

  • 2013

    May 30


    Shirley, MA, US | 8:00pm

    Shirley, MA, US
    Thu May 30, 2013 8:00pm

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    Opening set for the fabulous Kink's guitarist/singer/songwriter.

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  • Agent 13 (Artist) Agent 13
    Cool ass Music... very creative... Finnergan's wake has a cool Celtic feel...Best wishes
  • Undead (Artist) Undead
    thanks for the support your tracks are awesome!!!
  • Paul Amirault (Artist) Paul Amirault
    Diggin your John Sebastian, Ray Davies style of the pop style of the 60's !! Really cool awesome creative music:) Hope to catch you at the Bull Run in Shirley this month!!
  • ABOI DOYLE (Artist) ABOI DOYLE
    really good music and i like the vocal
  • Goddess  Naive (Artist) Goddess Naive
    Hey im droppin by to connect,,, my little way of making new connections, send me your fb & youtube links and i'll support it... :-) here is my two links below http://ww...
  • Pace Ride (Artist) Pace Ride
    Amazing songs!!Very much like them!
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