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Hot summer gig featuring musicians who are also educators!! (Real flyer comin' soon) - James Ikeda fronts this multimedia lecture-performance musical supergroup. The best Ted Talk you've ever seen. 

Gia Greene - go listen to Unexpected Guest RIGHT now don't miss OUT

Standby (CT/NY) - indie/prog rock from Connecticut mostly. The tightest paranoid android cover band you've ever heard


This gig is a benefit for Educated Little Monsters. ELM is a NY-based grassroots youth program and movement dedicated to providing artistic outlets and economic opportunity to native-Brooklyn youth of color while empowering them to become socially responsible leaders who are aware of the changes affecting them in their communities. It is a visual and performing arts program that serves as a home away from home for its youth whose neighborhoods are rapidly changing, displacing not only families because of gentrification, which is not only displacing families, but also after-school opportunities. 

For the past five years, ELM has shared a space with Silent Barn, but now with Silent Barn's closing, ELM is in a position where they can take up the entire space, and have been fundraising in order to do so. 

Read more about ELM here:

Come out to this gig featuring bands fronted by educators for a worthy cause!! 


June 23rd, 2018
Democracy Center
45 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138

Doors 7PM, Show 8PM. 
$5-10 suggested donation at the door. This show is a benefit for Educated Little Monsters, please consider donating more if you can. NO ONE will be turned away due to lack of funds, however. 

All Ages - No drugs - No Alcohol

The DC strives to provide a safe(r) space for all ages, drug free benefit shows with an emphasis on DIY ethics. We ask that everyone who attends and plays here be aware of the language they use and how it might affect others; racist, sexist, heterosexist, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise oppressive attitudes are not welcome. Please hold each other accountable so that all who come to the DC feel supported and welcome.

ACCESSIBILITY: The Democracy Center is partially wheelchair accessible but there is no accessible bathroom on site. Daedalus (next door) has an accessible bathroom for DC patrons to use. Contact for more info on our ongoing plans to make the space more accessible.