Fort Nights

FORT NIGHTS

A Celebration of Gary Smith & the Music of Fort Apache Studios

NIGHT 1 (Crystal Ballroom)
BUFFALO TOM
TANYA DONELLY
FUZZY
and very special guests

NIGHT 2 (Somerville Theatre)
BILLY BRAGG
TANYA DONELLY & BILL JANOVITZ
KRISTIN HERSH
ARC IRIS
and very special guests

ABOUT THE SHOW

The Gary P. Smith Trust will bring together artists from Boston and beyond to celebrate the legacy of producer, manager and friend Gary Smith, and the music of Fort Apache Studios. 

The Fort Nights benefit will take place at the Somerville Theater on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16th. Throughout his career, Gary Smith worked with an array of artists from the local and national music scene, with a keen ear for discovering and cultivating talent. He was an early advocate for artists such as The Blake Babies, Pixies, Throwing Muses, Polara, Bill Bragg and many others. And his Fort Apache Studios, also known as The Fort, was the location of seminal recordings from Radiohead, Weezer, Superdrag, Uncle Tupelo, Dinosaur Jr, Lemonheads, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Morphine, Buffalo Tom and more.

The first night, Friday March 15th, is an intimate evening at the Crystal Ballroom with performances from Fuzzy, Tanya Donelly, Buffalo Tom and special guests.

The second night, Saturday, March 16th, will be an evening of celebration at the Somerville Theatre featuring music from artists and friends including Bill Janovitz and Tanya Donelly duo, Kristin Hersh, Arc Iris, Billy Bragg and very special guests.

Proceeds from the events will benefit the Gary P. Smith Trust and local youth music organizations Zumix and Boston Music Project.

 

Fort Nights Tickets

Friday March 15
7:30 pm
Saturday March 16
7:30 pm