January 1: Now that we've finally placed a boot on the rear end of 2017, I can turn to the various hopes and dreams I always have for the time I've yet to waste in the new year. In particular, I'm once again hosting the Somerville Songwriter Sessions on January 6, with Deb Cowan and Doug Farrell. We're gonna have a great time, and you should be there. And one of these days, I'll have a gig of my very, very own...
|Video:||"Local Music Rocks" on Westford Cable Access|
|Album:||The Great Indoors (digital here or here, physical here)|
|Gig:||January 6, hosting the Somerville Songwriter Sessions at the Armory Cafe in Somerville, with Deb Cowan and Doug Farrell|
- Paul Duffy, Front Street Coffeehouse
"You are among the best entertainers I've ever listened to."
- audience member
"I think your psyche must be a very interesting place."
- unidentified audience member
"...a local treasure..."
- Club Passim Calendar
"[Sam Bayer's] bass voice rumbles with mellifluous ease through each tune... Consider yourself blessed whenever you have the opportunity to experience his music!"
- Julie Woods
"Sam Bayer's songs have the power to grip my heart and demand my attention."
- Susan Master
"One of the finest songwriters in the state, if not the region."
- Steve Rapson
"Sam Bayer's songs drag us, kicking and screaming, into the 'Tune Town' that is America in the twenty-first century."
- John Boehmer
"...original songs rich in imagery and rhythm, sung like honey on sandpaper."
- Chris Pahud, Wessagussett Coffeehouse