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Background Orcs @ The Lucky Dog Music Hall w/ OTIS GROVE & THE ROMANO PROJECT

The Lucky Dog Music Hall, 89 Green Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

Big thanks to Disc Jam Music Festival for putting this night together! So stoked to be joined by some of MA's finest talent, OTIS GROVE and THE ROMANO PROJECT. Worcester..better hold tight, your about to get rocked!

Doors Open at 7pm

$7.00 Age limit: 21+


Background Orcs in Somerville, MA w/ MOXA (CD Release Party!) & The Soul Panacea

P.A's Lounge, 345 Somerville Avenue, Somerville, Massachusetts

 Returning to the home of Background Orcs' debut performance and we couldn't be more happy to be back with our good friends Moxa (who will be celebrating their new album and will be beggining a full east coast tour!) and The Soul Panacea. Do not miss out on this party hosted at one of Boston's undiscovered gems for good vibes and music!

Age limit: 21+


Background Orcs at EVOLVEFEST - Phillispburg, NJ

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Warren County Fairgrounds, 1350 Strykers Road, Phillispburg, New Jersey

 To say were excited for this festival is a huge understatement. Evolvefest brings the elevated minds and the music that provides the booty grinds! We simply cannot believe were on such an amazing bill that includes Consider The Source, Tony Vacca's World Rhythms, Capital Zen, The Phreaks, Karmic Juggernaut, and many more! What's even will get a really nice discount if you buy your tickets from the band, so hit us up!

For more info, visit the Evolvefest website 

Age limit: All ages


Background Orcs in Somerville, MA w/ Swift Technique, Musaic, and Brass Tacks

Precinct , 70 Union Square, Somerville, Massachusetts

 SOMERVILLE, get ready to move for this show! We are honored to be sharing the state with the national funk phenom all the way from Philadelphia, Swift Technique! This is gunna be a big show, do not miss out!

Also joining us for the night will be Musaic and Brass Tacks, so be sure to get their early.

$8.00 Online, $10.00 at Door Age limit: 21+


Background Orcs at HEMPSTOCK, Harmony, ME

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HEMPSTOCK, 75 Carson Hill Road, Harmony, Maine

Better late than never! It's about time we enter the festival circuit and we're glad to be making our debut at Hempstock. Big thanks to Don Christen and Maine Vocals for having us, be sure to catch both our sets (Thursday @ 420pm and Friday @ 1145 am). Also on the bill Gent Treadly w/ Steve Molitz, Big Rhythm Wine, Skyfoot, The Van Burens, and more!  If you have any questions about tickets or transportation, feel free to email us at

Age limit: All ages


Background Orcs in Providence, RI (POSI-VIBES) - Thursday, August 9th w/ The Jauntee

The Spot Underground, 15 Elbow Street, Providence, Rhode Island

Cannot wait to make our Providence Debut! POSI-VIBES @ The Spot Underground is one of the headiest weekly music events in the Northeast (brought to you by our good friends Nights Without Television), not to mention held in one of New England's premier live music venues. Joining us will be one of Boston's fastest rising jam bands, The Jauntee.

Schedule is as follows:
9-10pm: Opening Act (TBA)
10-11:15pm: Background Orcs
11:30pm-1am: The Jauntee

We got a lot of new material to debut for y'all and some special guests that'll be joining the stage with us! Do not miss out on this night of deep pocket immersive groove

$7.00 Age limit: 18+


Background Orcs @ THE LIZARD LOUNGE in Cambridge, MA (FREE SHOW)

The Lizard Lounge, 1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts

 Looking for some free fun earlier in the week?! Look no further, Background Orcs will be grooving ALL NIGHT at the Lizard Lounge, one of Boston's best kept secrets for live music and home base of the band Club D'Elf. See ya there!

21+, Doors @ 8pm, Show @ 930 and free

Age limit: 18+


Background Orcs in Worcester, MA - Friday, July 13th w/ CONSIDER THE SOURCE

Tammany Hall, 43 Pleasant Street, Worcester, Massachusetts

 To say this is a dream come true would be an understatement, we are so humbled as such a young band to open for one of the scene's top tier acts, Consider The Source!

We will be warming you all up for the full on face melting that will occur this Friday at 9pm sharp, then 2 Sets of CTS!

9pm, 18+, Cover TBA

TBA Age limit: 18+


Background Orcs in Hampton Beach, NH - Friday, July 6th *Official Zappa Plays Zappa After Party*

The Encore Lounge, 169 Ocean Boulevard, Hampton, New Hampshire

 Zappa knows how to party! Big thanks to 182 Productions for giving us this last minute opportunity and Evolvement Radio for sponsoring it, it's our first show of the summer and we can't wait to groove out with Hampton Beach!

The Encore Lounge (inside a newly renovated Whale's Tale Restaurant & Pub) the official after party spot for the Hampton Casino Ballroom and we will be hitting the stage right after the legendary Frank Zappa tribute, Zappa Plays Zappa. Come be a part of this momentous occasion, we hit the stage at 10pm!

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$5.00 Age limit: 21+

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