Village Club Series

The Village Club Series is held in the Benjamin Mays Center Thursdays at 9:00pm. All shows are free to the entire Bates community. Free refreshments are provided at all Village Club Series events. If you are a student and would like to get involved in planning the Village Club Series, contact Nick Dressler, Assistant Director of Campus Life.

VCS has been around for decades. Check out some of our past performers here.

Fall 2016 Shows – Sept. | Oct. | Nov. | Dec.

Sept. 15
Shane & Emily

http://shaneandemilymusic.com/

A pop/acoustic/folk duo that incorporates many different elements of diverse genres into their original music. They give off a positive/energetic vibe but don’t shy away from diving into the darker emotions that inspire their music.

Sept. 22
Jeff LeBlanc

http://www.jeffleblancmusic.com/

Since releasing his first EP “Signals” in 2009, Jeff has epitomized success as an independent artist – netting three top twenty albums on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart (2011’s Worth Holding On To, 2013’s My Own Way There & 2015’s Vision), scoring dozens of television placements, achieving both satellite and commercial radio play, selling-out headline shows and touring the country with a wide range of acts such as Gavin DeGraw, Tori Kelly, Chris Stapleton, Boz Scaggs, Colbie Caillat, Brett Dennen, Ingrid Michaelson, Parachute, Chris Isaak and many more.

Sept. 29
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Oct. 6
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Oct. 13
Student Music Showcase

Check back soon for information on how to sign up to perform!

Oct. 27
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Nov. 3
Elizabeth Acevedo

http://www.acevedopoetry.com/

Elizabeth Acevedo was born and raised in New York City and her poetry is infused with her Dominican parents’ bolero and her beloved city’s tough grit. Acevedo has been a featured performer on BET and Mun2, as well as delivered several TED Talks. She has graced stages nationally and internationally including renowned venues such as The Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts, and South Africa’s State Theatre; she is also well known for  poetry videos which went viral and were picked up by PBS, Latina Magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Upworthy.

Nov. 10
TO BE ANNOUNCED

Nov. 17
TO BE ANNOUNCED

Dec. 1
TO BE ANNOUNCED

Dec. 8
TO BE ANNOUNCED