Become a Regular a Johnny D’s for Some of the Best World Music Entertainment Boston Has to Offer

June 25, 2011 at 9:07 pm Leave a comment

In the past, I have posted about so many premier world music acts appearing at Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, that I thought it about time I gave the venue, itself, a little more focus. The DeLellis family has been attracting premier world music entertainment to their ever popular award-winning establishment in Somerville for over 40 years! They have earned themselves a well established reputation for booking a steady stream of local, national, and international stars to perform on their stage, fortunately a large portion of them from the world music arena. For the month of July alone, I counted no less than 7 world music performances on the roster including, Novalima (See previous post), Meklit Hadero, Rakiya, the Duppy Conquerors, Etran Finatawa, and Shabate. Check out their online music calendar to see who else of interest will be appearing. You can even see who’s “graced their stage” in the past, to get an even better idea of just how much fabulous world music entertainment can actually be witnessed here on a regular basis. And, you can enjoy it all in the more intimate atmosphere of a relatively small performance venue, a rare plus with respect to well-known national and international acts.

Johnny D’s well established reputation has not only earned them notoriety locally, but on a national scale as well! Poke around their website for a bit and you’ll see just why this is such a popular place. Take a visual tour of the facilities or visit the photo sharing gallery, check out their highly informative music calendar complete with background details on upcoming performers, or read the rave press reviews and positive commentary supplied by everyday costumers like you and me. Conveniently located across from the Davis Square T stop, they offer menus that cater to any sized appetite, whether you’re in the mood for a light snack or a huge meal. Make a reservation for dinner and you’re automatically guaranteed a seat for the evening’s show! Tables go fast, so you want to keep this in mind and book as early as possible. Check the music calendar often! In order to keep up on all the great happenings at Johnny D’s, you can sign also up for their newsletter via their website.  Trust me, there’s so much exciting world music entertainment happening at this single establishment alone, you’ll soon find yourself visiting this hot little spot in Davis Square often.



Further Details:

21+ (Exceptions are made for some shows during the week or early evening on the weekend  – call in advance)

                 General Underage Policy

When: General Hours and Showtimes

Where: Davis Square (Somerville)

Tickets: Cover charge at the door unless noted otherwise on performance calendar

                       Advanced online ticket purchase available for some performances   

More Info: 617-776-2004 (Inquiries regarding upcoming shows, the restaurant, and the dinner reservations policy)

                Additional Contact Info  


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Discover What Transpires When Afro-Peruvian Roots Music Meets Leading Edge World Fusion @ Johhny D’s with Superstars Novalima: July 10th, Sunday @ 9:00 p.m. Add A Little World Music Pizzaz to Your Lunchtime Routine @ the Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard: July 8th & 29th, Friday (12:30 – 1:30 p.m.)

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