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Posted: Tue Dec 15 2009
An international line-up of acts at this relaxed Greenwich Village-style hangout for beatniks has included the Coal Porters (the ‘world’s first alt-bluegrass band’) and in summer 2009 the venue staged its third annual Festival of Latin Music. Follow on Twitter for updates. Paintings of folk icons Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan line the walls. Food is vegetarian and organic; daily specials, salads and tapas can be eaten in the café/restaurant area out front, or in the music venue at the back.
What's on at Green Note
Jazz and experimental, Blues
The jazz multi-instrumentalist specialises in blues and jazz pieces from the 1920s and 1930s.
Jazz and experimental, Blues, Rock 'n' roll
Delta blues and '40s jazz dance sweatily around the room together while country and soul smooch in a corner in the blues harp and brass-accompanied songs of the headlining quartet.
Jazz and experimental
A Magyar from the former Yugoslavia, violinist Bogdan Vacarescu leads this band through jazz, gypsy, classical and folk styles with explosive energy and stunning virtuosity.
Country, Folk, Bluegrass
Folk, bluegrass and country on lapsteel, banjo and double bass.
This jazz four-piece play French songs from the ’20s to the ’50s, and jazz standards.
World, Blues, Rock 'n' roll, Folk, Rockabilly
Grinding swamp-pop, Cajun, zydeco, rocking blues and rockabilly from, er Hastings.
County Donegal-born sisters Karen, Lorna and Joleen McLaughlin perform classic Irish-folk with elements of bluegrass, country and Americana.
Jazz and experimental, Rock 'n' roll, R&B, Soul
The musician performs a blend of ragtime, stride, rhumba, soul-jazz, R&B and swamp rock music.