Longtime and close friends JON BUTCHER and CHRIS PIERCE have written dozens of songs for feature length films, network & cable television, and have performed their music on most of the worlds concert stages. Chris Pierce recently wrote the hit song, "We Can Always Come Back to This." Prominently featured on NBC's #1 TV show "This Is Us," the song reached #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart and hit the Top 20 on the Billboard Rock and R&B charts.
As founder of "The Jon Butcher Axis," Grammy nominee Jon Butcher has earned his place in music history books and beyond.
Don't miss this rare chance to experience these two prolific singer/songwriters at the most intimate, elegant listening room on Boston's North Shore as they share songs from their deep musical catalogues along with stories of their trials, tribulations, failures and successes as working creative artists.
As founder of "The Jon Butcher Axis," Grammy nominee Jon Butcher has earned his place in music history books and beyond. A discography of 19 national and international releases, MTV and VH1 music videos are the underpinnings of a supercharged music career that continues today. Jon's latest CD release for 2017, "2ROADS EAST", delivers 10 new and original songs recorded with special guest stars, this on the heels of Jon's critically acclaimed CDs "AXIS 3" and the Jimi Hendrix fueled, "EXPERIENCED!" Not as well storied, Jon's acoustic work[ acoustic guitar, dobro, banjo] which has found it's way into feature film, cable tv, into his live concert schedule and is a major component into understanding his music. Including appearances with the EXPERIENCE HENDRIX TOUR and Fenway Park for the BOSTON RED SOX, Jon's work is more varied than ever. His production/ artist management company ELECTRIC FACTORY X continues to provide film score, soundtrack and music licensing for television and film including SHAMELESS[ Showtime Network] The Simpsons (FOX), Six Feet Under (HBO), The Sopranos (HBO), Deadwood (HBO), United States of Tara (Showtime), Ugly Betty (ABC), My Name Is Earl (NBC), The Life and Times of Buffalo Bill (A+E) and many more.
Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Chris Pierce has released seven independent albums worldwide. In addition to headlining tours, he has either performed on stage with or opened worldwide tours for Seal, B.B. King, Al Green, Cold War Kids, Toots and the Maytals, Aaron Neville, Jon Butcher, Colbie Caillat, Beth Hart, Raul Midon, Sonia Dada, Dr. John, Jamie Cullum and many others. His voice & music have been heard in films and T.V shows including This is Us, Rosewood, Soul Men, Crash, True Blood, Grey's Anatomy, Brothers & Sisters, Single Ladies, Eli Stone, In Plain Sight, Dawson's Creek, Army Wives, Crash and a Banana Republic ad campaign.
In 2017, Chris co/wrote the hit song "We Can Always Come Back to This" which was prominently featured on the #1 US Primetime TV show This Is Us and the song charted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart as well as top 20 on both the Billboard Rock and R&B charts. Chris has also been recently very well received by the TED community with a TED talk on "The Healing Powers of Music". Chris Pierce continues to build his repertoire and versatility as a writer and performer in his involvement with several music projects including both Reverend Tall Tree and also War & Pierce. Chris is also a performing featured guest with several orchestras around the U.S and abroad and he has recently received the high honor of working on a recording project in Muscle Shoals, AL with The Swampers, Muscle Shoals Horns & Shoals Sisters as the lead vocalist on a new highly anticipated album "You've Got To Feel It!" to be released in the fall of 2017.
About 25 miles north of Boston, 9 Wallis is a gorgeous, fully restored, historic location conveniently situated in the heart of Downtown Beverly's Arts District at 9 Wallis Street, right next to the Larcom Theatre -- less than half a mile from the Beverly Depot rail station and 3 miles from Route 128, with plenty of free parking (see map).
After presenting concerts at Beverly's Larcom Theatre since early 2013, we expanded to 9 Wallis and have transformed it into Beverly's most intimate, elegant listening room -- fully air conditioned with comfortable show seating at tables plus food & beverage service, including wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails.
This beautifully restored, tremendously flexible space is also available for private parties and corporate events. We can book world-class entertainment, including national touring artists, for your event. Our stage, with state-of-the-art sound and lighting plus Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) 4K Video, can accommodate any performance or presentation. Click here if you'd like someone to contact you about booking a party or corporate event.
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There is plenty of free parking at the municipal parking lot on Bow Street, about 150 feet away and at the City Hall parking lot about half a block away. You do not have to feed the meters after 5pm or on Sundays.