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7th Annual Kiss n' Tell Ball

Community Action Youth Program of Greenfield is hosting it's 7th Annual Kiss 'n' Tell Ball on Friday, April 17 at Flywheel.

There will be live drag performances by Serenity Lockhart, Tytannia Lockhart, Jenayah DeRosario. 

LGBTQ youth ages 12-21 are invited to enjoy a night of fun and dance! It's FREE ADMISSION!


Saturday Morning Music Party Returns!

On Saturday March 14 & April 18 the parent and kid favorite, Saturday Morning Music Party returns! Sponsored by Flywheel & Hilltown Families the events will be fundraisers for both organizations.

The events will feature free pancakes, new webisodes of Pancake Mountain, the PBS web series, and a micro-dance party with DJ Youthelectronix.

Check out the Facebook event to let us know you're coming!


Pioneer Valley Zine Fest 2015: Save the Date!

Flywheel will play host to the Pioneer Valley Zine Fest once again this year on Saturday, April 11th as part of the Easthampton Book Festival. This all-day event will feature zine creators, workshops, readings, and other performances with more TBA soon!

 Visit the Facebook event page for more info about table reservations, workshops, and other updates! 


2014 Annual Meeting

Flywheel is an all-volunteer run community arts space.  We depend on you, the community, to help the space survive and grow through show attendance, volunteer work, and donations. We've had an incredible 16 years, but we need your support to last another 16.

Please attend Flywheel's annual meeting on Wednesday December 10, 2014 at 6:30 as we socialize and celebrate our accomplishments over the past year.  This date also coincides with Valley Gives, the annual fundraising event held throughout the Pioneer Valley.

Dinner and entertainment will be provided by Flywheel's Hub. All are welcome. If you plan on attending, please RSVP here.


Flywheel Wish List

As you know, Flywheel is supported by the generosity of our donors.  Many of the wonderful things that make up Flywheel's physical space have been donated by good people like you.

To that end, we are always looking for certain items to be donated or funds to make infastructure improvements.  Here is a current list of things that we need or want...

  • Cash Register
  • Gallery Lighting
  • LED Stage Lighting
  • Disco Ball
  • Beverage Fridge
  • Small Side Table with a Drawer
  • Bigger movie screen
We also are happy to accept monetary gifts.  Renting Flywheel for birthday parties, meetings, dinners, weddings and the like also helps us stay afloat.

 


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About Flywheel

Flywheel, a collectively run, not-for-profit space, aims to build community and give artists of all types the opportunity to craft, practice, and perform their work in an environment where creativity is valued over profit. Volunteer-run and governed by consensus, Flywheel believes that art and information should be equally accessible and affordable to all people. The all-ages, alcohol- and drug-free space features a cafe, zine library, performance space, and an art gallery. LEARN MORE ABOUT FLYWHEEL.

Events Calendar

Keep an eye on this space for info on upcoming meeting dates, events, and performances.

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April 22, 2015

8:00pm $12

Michael Hurley

A return appearance by the legendary purveyor of "jazz-hyped blues and country and western music"

MV & EE

Our friends from the north bring their homespun homilies to Flywheel.

A limited amount of pre-sale tickets will be available.

Tickets will not be mailed. Ticket holders will appear on a list the night of the show

photo by Tim Bugbee


April 24, 2015

8pm $5

Humble Patients

Pacing Pluto


May 3, 2015

10-3 FREE

Artisan Fair

The Artisan Market will host a large number of Artisans from Western Massachusetts. It will be housed at Flywheel and is conveniently timed for the weekend before Mother's day. It is the perfect event to not only support local art, but to find your mom the perfect gift! There will be jewelry, quilted items, paintings, drawings, photography, knitted items, and more! Come and support your community's artisans.


May 4, 2015

8pm $8

BORN

Incredible punk from Iceland with hints of death rock and post punk. Haunting and powerful, these urgent songs strike a chord and do not leave your brain. Their self titled Lp was one of the best records of 2014. (For fans of Christian Death, Killing Joke, Siouxsie and the Banshees etc... )

LONGINGS

Dark and Melodic Post Punk from Western Massachusetts (with members of California X, Ampere, Failures and Siamese Twins) Brand new Lp of songs coming out in the not so distant future on Framework and Echo Canyon.

UROCHROMES

I don't want to be like me. No apologies punk rock. One of the best new punk outfits in Western MA.

DEAD SHADOW

New dark vibes from western MA.


May 9, 2015

8th Annual Easthampton High School Arts Festival


May 14, 2015

6:00 PM $25

EAT: E.A.T. (Easthampton Artist Treasury) is a program offered my Easthampton City Arts+ that is designed to supplement funds for projects made by creative people and organizations. At each E.A.T., attendees give a $25 donation for which they receive an appetizer and a ballot. Attendees then experience presentations given by selected applicants and cast a vote for their favorite proposal. At the end of the night, the applicant who receives the most votes is awarded a grant comprised of that eventís door funds.


May 21, 2015

7:30pm $12

Sandaraa

Transatlantic collaboration of Pakistani vocalist Zeb Bangash, and musicians from Brooklyn, NY. Sandraa explores a vast repertoire of South Asian musical traditions blended with the sounds and sensibilities of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and New York.

Raya Brass Band

Raya Brass Band play energetic, soul shaking, border defying dance music based in the sounds of Balkan brass bands.

Don't miss this show. Look how much fun these people are having!


May 30, 2015

8:00pm $8

Downtown Boys

Providence, RI political punk featuring members of What Cheer! Brigade. Debut album on Don Giovanni in May.

Potty Mouth

'Hamp punx.


June 7, 2015

6:00 pm FREE!!!!

LADIES GEAR AND MUSIC NIGHT #2- LIVE SOUND

Volume 2: LIVE SOUND!!!! This is a hands on workshop for the music curious and the music enthusiast! Are you interested in learning how to run a sound board at a show? Are you interested in learning different ways to mic live instruments? Would you like to know all about how to add that amazing reverb to your already killer vocals? We are going to be heavily focusing on doing sound for music events but will also touch base on how to mic speakers, running projectors through the PA, and as many aspects of live sound that we can cover during this time frame. This workshop will be run by: Meghan Minior (long time flywheel volunteer/booker/Ampere/Longings/Siamese Twins/Chemiplastica) Kiana Saroce (Blessed State, Kiana (Fake), Dead Shadow, Remote Desire) and you??? If you would like to help out/or have some live sound info/experience you would like to share with the group, please drop a line to meghanminiorart@gmail.com +++++LADIES GEAR AND MUSIC NIGHT is a series of free workshops run by ladies especially for the ladies. A way for local lady musicians to meet each other, hang out, talk about gear and music, learn new skills, listen to records, teach each other about different pieces of gear, form new bands etc. no matter what style of music you play, we have something to show you, and you have something to teach us.


July 2, 2015

$5-$10

The Hotelier

Adult Mom

Eye Witness

Greg McKillop

Buy pre-sale tickets for $8, or $5-$10 at the door night of! Pre-sold tickets are WILL CALL at door only; no physical tickets will be mailed.


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