The Valley Advocate Sessions — presented by the Valley Advocate, Signature Sounds, and NCTV — regularly features short concerts by local musicians both seasoned and new.

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Sodada is a quintet that plays dreamy jazz fused with soulful indie punk. The band released its most recent extended play recording on April 1 called Sunshine EP, which is available on Bandcamp. Recorded on May 30 at The Valley Advocate Offices. Bonus: Interview with...

Seth Newton

Seth Newton started out playing hard rock before making the switch to acoustic alternative music. His voice could best be described as angelic with high sweet falsettos, yet with power behind it, and unabashedly rock n’ roll.

Spirit Ghost

Spirit Ghost is an Amherst-based indie garage rock band with a splash of surf.


Recorded May 9, 2017 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke. About Shokazoba: "Shokazoba is a ten piece Afrobeat ensemble that blends jazz and old school funk, with a West African beat that sets the foundation for a great community vibe. Their website describes their roots from...

Eric Lee

Singer/songwriter with the soul of a poet.


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