Calling all musicians and music lovers alike! On the third Saturday of each month, the DubHub hosts a combined Coffee House & Open Mic, from 7-10pm. A monthly coffee sponsor provides the java, and desserts are available as well. Attendees are also welcome to byob. An intimate environment is provided with tables to sit at, dimmed lights, and focus on the amazing talent right here in the Monadnock region. A featured performance will take place for about 45 minutes, with open mic slots available prior. This month we are excited to welcome The Ivy Chum Trio! This band plays their incredibly dynamic original compositions, and occasionally tap dances to the music to provide exciting rhythms!
Pati and Ken Cloutier have been entertaining audiences regionally and nationally with their music talents since 1981. Ivy Chum was a consistent headliner at Harlow’s Pub in Peterborough. Pati (vocals, percussion), a professional dancer and vocalist, is the owner and Artistic Director of the Peterborough Dance Theatre. She has also fronted many local acts, including “The Nines Band” and currently with Paul Klemperer in the “Summertime Dance Party Band”. Ken (vocals, guitar), and multi-instrumentalist, is a retired Science Teacher from Conval High School. Together, their original music compositions have been recognized at the national level, and the group has opened for recording artists Jonathan Edwards, Robin Trower, and Grammy Award winning artist Marc Cohn of “Walking in Memphis” fame. Their music reached radio airwaves on college and commercial stations, including their song “Goddess at The Wheel” on NPR’s “Car Talk”, and TNN ‘s (The Nashville Network’s) entertainment news show “Crook & Chase.” Pati and Ken will be joined by Richard Doherty, a.k.a. Chard, Rico, Dr. Slidewinder, or Slidey. Playing music since he started on the snare drum in second grade, Richard moved to guitar and bass in his teens, then acoustic guitar, lap steel, and synthesizer in his 20s. He’s been playing rock, pop, folk, country, blues, jazz and electronic music for 50 years. In June 2021 he released his first official album of original music called “As the Ivy Grows,” which you can find on Bandcamp. Richard met Ivychum in the early 90s and has been playing on and off with them ever since. He is a founding member of the Kingsnakes and has recently joined the Folksoul Band on guitar. His current obsession with synthesizers means that you may hear him performing solo somewhere in the area as well. Learn more about Ivy Chum & listen:
Email to reserve a spot on the open mic sign up, or just show up that evening to try your luck at finding an available spot on the list. There will be a $5 suggested donation at the door, and a hat will be passed for contributions going toward the featured performer/s. Check in with the weekly Hubbub from the DubHub newsletter, available on both our website and Facebook page for updated information about this event as it becomes available.