Tag: Brian Comiskey

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 17th, 2023

It was a really lovely night this past week at the Cantab lounge, one of those rare Wednesdays where linear time was on our side, and everyone on the open mic and waitlist got a chance to read! Special shout out to ’90s Cantab veteran Brian Comiskey for showing up in our basement for the …

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Cantab Recap for Wednesday, October 30

This past Wednesday, the whole Cantab– both floors– paid a sweet tribute to a heartily missed regular, the late Jack McCarthy. Upstairs, the blues jam took a back seat to the Red Sox’s first home-field World Series game 6 since 1918; downstairs, after a thoughtful open mic, four teams took the stage for a slam …

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Cantab Feature for Wednesday, October 30: Jack McCarthy Memorial Slam

The late Jack McCarthy performing at his last Cantab feature on June 15, 2011. Photo by Richard Beaubien.

Sober October show: a selection of local all-stars will present the work of one of the country’s most beloved performance poets, the late Jack McCarthy. Confirmed performers include: Kemi Alabi, Brian Comiskey, Caroline Harvey, Tom Slavin, and many more.