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 […]
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 […]
Opening for Kate Taylor at the Regent!
BIG NEWS! I am thrilled to be supporting none other than Sister Kate Taylor this November at the beautiful Regent Theater in Arlington, MA! Kate Taylor’s “Sister Kate Revisited” tour resurrects the singer/songwriter’s debut album, released back in 1971. Sharing a velvet voice and penchant for folk music with her brothers James and Livingston, Sister […]
From the wilds of Maine to NYC
Ah, the beauty of New England in the summertime: my two next shows couldn’t be more different from each other! First, Bernardo and I head north to the wilds of Maine to play an intimate concert at the beautiful Somerset Abbey up in Madison, ME on September […]
Club Passim campfire.festival
VERY excited to join the lineup at the legendary Club Passim‘s campfire.festival this weekend! I’ll be performing in the round with Maisie Bull, Liv Greene, and Lizzy Marella on Saturday, September 2. Our set starts at 2:15 pm, but there’s an incredible lineup of independent musicians throughout […]
Hello, hello! I write from a glowing screen in an old stone house in the hills of Chianti, the dark green Persian blinds drawn tight against the summer swelter outside. The wheat sways and glows gold, spilling down the hillside to the well in the valley below. […]
New Release: “Hard Drive” with the Compaq Big Band
I am so excited to share a brand new EP, “Hard Drive,” recorded with the fabulous Compaq Big Band. Over the past several years, it’s been an honor to share the stage with this killer band… and as a vocalist, I must say that performing the songs of […]
Opening for Dar Williams at The Cabot – 3/17!
Exciting news! Marina is honored to be supporting none other than Dar Williams at the beautiful Cabot Theater in Beverly, MA on March 17! One of the most lauded singer-songwriters of her generation, Dar Williams has been captivating audiences with her sheer elegance and honesty in her folk-pop songwriting since […]
This weekend: Portland, ME and New York City!
This weekend, Marina & Berna hit the road for two intimate acoustic (and FREE!) shows. The first is on Friday, 3/10 up in the salty city of Portland, ME: we will play two original sets on the newly-renovated stage at Port City Blue, one of Portland’s coziest venues for […]
“A Part of Something Bigger” — Live Review!
Last weekend, Bernardo and I were honored to share the stage with rising star Adam Ezra and his fabulous band at the beautiful Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, MA. Several days later, while still riding high on the show’s good vibes, we were […]