Many Thanks to our Partner WICN Public Radio!!
» Cassandre McKinley
» Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo
» United States Navy Concert Band
» Ken Clark Organ Trio
» Greg Abate
» 3 Sudacas
» Blue Honey
» Jeff Colella
» New Black Eagle Jazz Band
» Michelle Willson
» New England Conservatory Symphonic Winds and Concert Choir with US Navy Band Northeast
Archived Brown Bag concerts
The Brown Bag Concert Series crossed the 30 year mark in 2014! Mechanics Hall is proud to provide quality performances free to the general public! We partner with WICN 90.5FM, New England's Jazz+ public radio station to offer Fall and Spring Series of free noontime concerts.
Every concert begins at noon and ends promptly at 1:00 pm. Bring your own "brown bag" lunch or purchase one at the Hall while they last!
BROWN BAG ARCHIVE
WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) has recognized the historical significance of the 30+ years of the Brown Bag Concert Series. WPI has documented the series history in its Jazz History Database. The database includes information from 1989 - 2008.
"Studio 3", a half-hour music and interview television program featuring some of the best jazz groups in New England and beyond, was taped between 1993 and 2000 before live audiences in the studios of WGMC-TV3 or on location, including Brown Bag concerts at Mechanics Hall. All shows were produced and hosted by jazz vocalist Toni Ballard, with production support from Greater Media Cable, and aired from 1993 to 2003 on WGMC-TV3. The WPI Jazz History Database includes Studio 3 videos.