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Martin Sexton

Saturday, April 9, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Tickets

Adult — $49
Student — $17.50
Youth (18 & under) — $7.50

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Seat assignments will be emailed closer to the performance date.

PANDEMIC POLICY

Before buying tickets, please be advised that all attendees will be required to 1) provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19 regardless of age, 2) wear masks while inside the venue, and 3) sit in socially distanced groups of seats during the performance. Anyone unable to follow these three protocols will be asked to leave without a refund. 

Program

Program to be announced from the stage

A native of Syracuse, N.Y., and the tenth of 12 children, Martin Sexton grew up in the ’80s.

Uninterested in the music of the day, he fueled his dreams with the timeless sounds of classic rock ’n’ roll. As he discovered the dusty old vinyl left in the basement by one his big brothers, his musical fire was lit. Sexton eventually migrated to Boston, where he began to build a following singing on the streets of Harvard Square, gradually working his way through the scene. His 1992 collection of self-produced demo recordings, In the Journey, was recorded on an old 8-track in a friend’s attic. He managed to sell 20,000 copies out of his guitar case.

From 1996 to 2002 Sexton released Black SheepThe AmericanWonder Bar and Live Wide Open. The activity and worldwide touring behind these records laid the foundation for the career he enjoys today with an uncommonly loyal fan base; he sells out venues from New York’s Nokia Theatre to L.A.’s House of Blues, and tours regularly across Canada and Europe.

Happily and fiercely independent, Martin Sexton launched his own label, KTR, in 2002. Since then he has infiltrated many musical worlds, performing at concerts ranging from pop (collaborating with John Mayer) to the Jam scene to classic rock (collaborating with Peter Frampton); from the Newport Folk Fest to Bonnaroo to New Orleans Jazz Fest to a performance at Carnegie Hall.

Regardless of his reputation as a musician’s musician, Sexton can’t keep Hollywood away. His songs can be heard in many feature films and television including NBC’s Scrubs, Parenthood and Showtime’s hit series Brotherhood.

Stage, film and television aside, when Sexton isn’t touring he often mixes entertainment with his sense of social responsibility, performing at benefits for Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang camp, the Children’s Tumor Foundation, Japan earthquake/tsunami relief (The John Lennon Tribute), and Hurricane Irene relief efforts in Vermont, to name some.

PANDEMIC POLICY

Before buying tickets, please be advised that all attendees will be required to 1) provide proof of vaccination against Covid-19 regardless of age, 2) wear masks while inside the venue, and 3) sit in socially distanced groups of seats during the performance. Anyone unable to follow these three protocols will be asked to leave without a refund. 

He jumps beyond standard fare on the strength of his voice, a blue-eyed soul man’s supple instrument,” adding that “his unpretentious heartiness helps him focus on every soul singer’s goal: to amplify the sound of the ordinary heart.

The New York Times

Details

Date:
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01608
Phone:
508-799-1463
Website:
http://www.mechanicshall.org