Matthew Larsen and The Documents + Kevin O’Rourke (of Lo Fine) // Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA // Mar. 7, 2015

Matthew Larsen and The Documents: Matthew Larsen has been a member of the vibrant Western Massachusetts music scene for a few decades, attracting audiences with introspective piano rock songs. Sometimes short, quiet and sweet, and other times building into wall-of-sound Hotel-California-like anthems, Matthew’s songs often recall serious health issues (Matthew underwent a stem cell transplant […]

Colorway + Mark Schwaber // Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA // Apr. 5, 2014

Colorway: Frontman/songwriter F. Alex Johnson started the band in the winter of 2012 after taking a five-year hiatus from recording. Formerly lead guitarist and co-founder of the Northampton, Mass. roots-rockers Drunk Stuntmen, he left the band in 2008, but never stopped writing, practicing and performing. Since 2004, Alex has been busy touring at home and […]

Heather Maloney + Rosary Beard // Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA // Mar. 1, 2014

On Saturday, March 1, Dark Dining Room welcomes Heather Maloney. With influences and roots in adventurous folk, singer Heather Maloney has been hailed by The Huffington Post to be a songwriter whose “lyrics cut to the chase”. Rosary Beard, with intricately intertwined acoustic guitars skate a thin line between melancholy reflection and uplifting release, will open the […]

Winterpills + Luray // Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, MA // Feb. 1, 2014

The first concert in the series on Saturday, February 1 features veterans of the Northampton indie scene, Winterpills, in a night of folk and chamber pop at the museum. Opening the show is Washington, D.C.-based Luray. Winterpills | Formed in the winter of 2004 as a self-described “song circle for heartache”, Winterpills features the […]

Dark Dining Room Concert Series at Wistariahurst in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Greg and Matthew have been hard at work planning a series  to be held in the music room at Wistariahurst in Holyoke. Wistariahurst is the former home of two generations of the Skinner Family, manufacturers of nationally renowned silks and satins, and prominent residents of Holyoke. The 26 room grand estate and gardens have been a […]

Amber Rubarth + Dave Eggar + Tim Snider + Matthew Larsen and The Documents // House Concert in Holyoke, MA // May 12, 2012

House show in 4th floor private residence/loft space in downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts featuring Grand Prize Winner of NPR’s Mountain Stage New Song Contest, Amber Rubarth and genre-crossing grammy nominated cellist Dave Eggar performing with Tim Snider. Matthew Larsen and The Documents will also perform a set. Reserve your seat in advance. Don’t miss this show! Past shows […]

Andrew Vladeck + Darlingside + Matthew Larsen and The Documents // House Concert in Holyoke, MA // Jan. 6, 2011

Private show in loft space in downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts. Darlingside Darlingside is a Northampton, Massachusetts-based “string-rock” quintet that has played to packed houses from Portland to D.C., headlining such prestigious venues as The Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton, Brooklyn Bowl in NYC, and the Paramount Theatre in Rutland, VT. Lush five-part vocal harmonies, classical cello-violin duets, and […]

Will Stratton + Matthew Carefully + Matthew Larsen and The Documents // House Concert in Holyoke, MA // Aug. 7, 2010

Private show in loft space in downtown Holyoke, Massachusetts. UPDATE: As a result of generous donations from attendees, a sizable donation was given to The SAMFund. Matthew Carefully Matthew Carefully (née Matthew Loiacono) is a musician from upstate New York. Performing original and adapted / rearranged music on mandolin, banjo, acoustic & electric guitars, drums, percussion […]