Fall Concert

Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem
with the Family Folk Chorale

Sunday, November 20th, 2022
4:00 pm
Arlington Town Hall
730 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA
$18 (child/senior $14)

Harmony, rhythm, indelible songs – these are the hallmarks of Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem, the New England based folk quartet now in its 20th year. From the Newport Folk Festival to California World Music Festival and beyond, this band’s steadfast brew of wit, camaraderie, and musicality leaves audiences everywhere humming and hopeful, spirits renewed.  They join the 70 voice Family Folk Chorale for an afternoon of unforgettable uplift and music making.


The Family Folk Chorale, Boston area’s premier intergenerational chorus, is led by award-winning Artistic Director Chris Eastburn.  The Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem band will be joined by FFC band members- Gary Backstrom, front man of the legendary jam band Jiggle the Handle, and his son Jonah Backstrom.  Family Folk Chorale concerts are perfect for people of all ages – we provide lyrics, opportunities to sing and dance along, and a floor seating area up front for young children. 

Enjoy a taste of our collaboration with Rani Arbo:

The Family Folk Chorale, Pihcintu Multinational Girls Choir and instrumentalists from Helsinki Phil, Boston Symphony and BPYO with Rani Arbo on her song Crossing the Bar from Tennyson's poem

Historic Arlington Town Hall is a fully accessible venue. Take the MBTA bus #77 from Harvard Square, or you’ll find plenty of free, on-street and public lot parking on Sundays. Walk to dinner after the concert at one of Arlington Center's eateries and cafes.

Box office opens one hour before the  concert.


“The Family Folk Chorale is thrilled to be performing with the amazing Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem.  Their music making is soulful and grooving, filled with breathtaking harmonies and contagious joy.”  

-Artistic Director Chris Eastburn

This concert is made possible by the Bill Meikle Visiting Artist Fund

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