Outrageous Fortune…

“Outrageous Fortune not only revive the rich repertoire of the classic jug bands, but this expert outfit also revels in the wit, theatricality and pure fun of the genre. They are a jubilation.” ― Daniel Gewertz, Boston Herald music and theater critic More…

Upcoming Shows

Thursday, October 11th, 2018; 7 to 9:30 PM
Primavera Restaurant
20 Pleasant St, Millis MA
Great food, great music - how can you lose?!? For this performance we will be joined by the highly talented and personable Elaine "Doctor Jazz" Woo on vocals (she's a real doctor too!).

Our next gig is:
Sunday, December 9th, 2018; 2 to 3:15 PM
Newton Free Library
330 Homer Ave, Newton MA
"Blues in a Bottle and Jazz in a Jug"

Step right up for some excellent Front Porch Music from Outrageous Fortune's three Back Door Men: Rod Thomas, Dan Dick and Chris Welles. In honor of the holiday season, they will be seasoning (get it?) their usual gumbo of early jazz, acoustic blues, ragtime and hokum with a choice selection of Truly Worthy Holiday Music. Program to include (but not limited to) music by Pink Anderson, Robert Johnson, Irving Berlin, Bobby Troup and the ever popular and ubiquitous P. Domain.

Tuesday, December 11th
Private Holiday Party
Boston, MA
This party is for members only, but you can hire us for YOUR holiday party!

Saturday, December 1st, 2018; 2:30 to 4:30 PM
Boston Jazz Voices Annual Showcase
Chapel Hill-Chauncey Hall School, Waltham MA
Our guitar player doubles as a singist with the mellifluous and excellent jazz choir, Boston Jazz Voices, directed by Berklee prof and vocal arranging dynamo Tsunenori "Lee" Abe. Come hear their annual showcase concert, featuring some of their best holiday and non-holiday music!

A Capella Fans! See our guitar player in his incarnation as a Boston Jazz Voices baritone, appear on two episodes of the 4th season of the PBS TV program "Sing That Thing" (Premiere - we're at 10m15s and Episode 7 )!