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It’s all good . . . music!

It’s all good . . . music!

Greetings – Happy Hanukkah! On behalf of Lena’s staff and Board, I send you wishes for peace and light during these dark and snowy days. November 30th is Giving Tuesday, a day of global generosity. This is the nonprofit sector’s answer to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I ask that you make a gift to support concerts, the School of Music, and Lena’s many free and low-cost community programs. If the world you want to create includes people making music . . .

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December Highlights

December Highlights

With so much going on at our legendary concert venue and music school, here’s a handy guide to our December line-up. This guide includes artists who are brand new to the Caffe Lena stage, local favorites, special performances that might not be on your radar and concerts that are sure to sell out.

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Annual Fund Drive is Underway & We Need YOU!

Annual Fund Drive is Underway & We Need YOU!

Greetings – Thanks to our community’s creativity, determination, hope and donations, Caffe Lena is back on mission. But right now, it takes a lot of extra effort and resources to keep live music alive. That’s why we’re asking you to make a donation before the end of the year to Caffe Lena’s 2021 Annual Fund Drive . . .

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This Week ONLY at Caffe Lena!

This Week ONLY at Caffe Lena!

Greetings – An inmate cares for a retired thoroughbred. A struggling mom regains her health in nature. From rural Haiti to college in Boston . . .  These are true stories of lives changed for the better by local non-profits. This Sunday we’ll present the 2nd Annual TrueSongs: Lyrics of Life so you can witness the strength of neighbors, the power of songs, and the good work being done by non-profits. Our storytellers and songwriters are . . .

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Introducing . . . Shows You Can’t Miss!

Introducing . . . Shows You Can’t Miss!

What an incredible week we have ahead of us! We’re talking about artists with recent Grammy nominations & features in the New York Times; top bluegrass, jazz & instrumental music. We know some of these names will be new to you so we created a Spotify playlist for your tasting pleasure. If you’re having trouble deciding when to come, we’ve provided…

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Feels like 1965 all over again.

Feels like 1965 all over again.

Greetings – Every week we put between us and the worst of the pandemic brings greater comfort to our staff, musicians and audience. Things aren’t rushing back to normal, but here at Lena’s every month is a little better. I hope things are feeling better in your life, too. Our double-header with Kathy Mattea on Tuesday is one of those bucket list shows, and the timing just couldn’t be better. She is a serious environmental activist . . .

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Your Guide to November Shows

Your Guide to November Shows

With so much going on at our legendary concert venue and music school, this staff-curated list will help you find your way. This guide includes artists who are brand new to the Caffe Lena stage, local favorites, special performances that might not be on your radar, and concerts that are sure to sell out . . .

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A venue that’s doing it right.

A venue that’s doing it right.

This weekend’s line-up is pure sunshine! We’ve got the earthy grit of Eilen & Jerry, the acoustic splendor of Sten & Maria, the great vibes of Professor Louie, and inspiring uplift from Cassandra Kubinski who wants to remind us that our story is long. Not only is it not over yet, it just might turn out ok ,,,

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Caffe Lena Wants You to Come Visit!

Caffe Lena Wants You to Come Visit!

We have a decidedly southern flavor to our coming weekend: Andy Cohen from Tennessee, Slaid Cleaves from Austin, TX, Will Hoge from Nashville, and then there’s the outlier, the delightful Folkfaces from Buffalo. 
Come visit the Caffe! We have an amazing roasted root vegetable soup, seasonal fruit crisps, great beer, fabulous air filtration, vaccinated humans, and a big smile waiting for you at the door.

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Small Venue, BIG Schedule

Small Venue, BIG Schedule

Greetings – We’re honored and excited to have North Carolina bluegrass giants Chatham County Line coming to Caffe Lena this Wednesday! Reserve a table and let their beautiful harmonies and southern strings wash over you as we celebrate the trio’s first visit north since . . .

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