Category: news & updates

  • Marina & Berna Headline the Old Sloop!

    Marina & Berna are looking forward to headlining at Old Sloop Presents, an intimate acoustic venue in Rockport, Massachusetts, in February 2023. The duo will perform a mix of original music – old and new! – along with eclectic folk/americana covers, and will be supported by Crowes Pasture. Click here for details and ticket info!

  • The Last Waltz: Marina sings Joni

    Surprise! Marina is excited to jump on the bill for the Last Waltz Celebration this weekend at The Cabot Theater in Beverly, MA. Marina will join The THE BAND Band to perform Joni Mitchell’s “Coyote”. Click here for tickets and more info! UPDATE: a live video of Marina’s full performance is now available online here!

  • Summer shows

    Marina & Berna hit the road again with a spate of summer shows around New England! We’ll be performing everywhere from the mountains to rolling farmland to the high seas aboard historic schooners – and we’re adding new shows all the time. Follow Marina on Songkick or check out the gig listing below for the […]

  • Dogtown Music

    Marina is excited to partner with musician Bernardo Baglioni in launching Dogtown Music, a music studio on Cape Ann offering lessons in voice, guitar, ukulele, bass, mandolin, beginner piano, and songwriting. Dogtown Music offers private lessons with seasoned, professional musicians whose passion for music is contagious. With decades of experience as teachers, artists, and touring […]

  • Serendipity in Music City

    Serendipity in Music City

    We packed up an acoustic guitar and mandolin, stuffing their canvas cases with t-shirts and beanies to cushion their journey. It’s always risky, flying with acoustic instruments – but keep them in a soft case and try as they might, those airline employees can’t quite force you to surrender your baby to the crude handling […]

  • Opening for LEANN RIMES!

    February 8, 2019: Marina is honored and SO excited to open for acclaimed singer/songwriter LeAnn Rimes at the beautiful Cabot Theater in Beverly, Massachusetts. LeAnn’s career spans several decades, 16 studio albums, and countless international tours and accolades. She comes to Beverly together with her band to perform new music off her most recent album, […]

  • Riverwalk Nashua w/Dwight & Nicole

    Marina & Berna are looking forward to returning to one of their favorite New Hampshire venues, the Riverwalk Cafe & Music Bar in Nashua, to support blues-soul trio Dwight & Nicole on February 2. Together, Dwight & Nicole have toured up and down the Northeast, growing a fiercely loyal fan base, and self releasing two […]

  • Opening for David Mallet!

    I am very excited to announce that I will be supporting none other than David Mallett this March at the lovely Me & Thee Coffeehouse in Marblehead, MA! In a career spanning four decades, David Mallett has recorded 14 albums, and has had several hundred covers of his songs – including the American folk classic Garden Song [Inch […]

  • Folkin’ Christmas in NY

    On Sunday, December 9, Berna & I are psyched to be returning to New York City! We’ll play a cozy acoustic set at Rockwood Music Hall (stage 1) starting at 6pm. Nestled on the lower east side, Rockwood presents a variety of independent music 7 days a week on 3 different stages. The tunes are top notch, the staff […]

  • Cape Ann Song: A Ballad for my Salty Hometown

    Ahoy! It’s a new month, so it’s time for another new song – and this one hits (quite) close to home. Please enjoy my love song to Cape Ann, written while far from home… Click to listen to Cape Ann Song! As many of you know, in recent years I have spent a lot of time […]