Welcome to ātac!

CREATING COMMUNITY THROUGH THE ARTS

We are a non-profit arts organization in downtown Framingham, MA. Founded in 2005, we host high quality, professional musicians and performers as well as being home to a variety of programs, open mics and classes. Our vision includes bringing together a diverse community of artists and art appreciators of all ages, cultures, and interests in a supportive and nurturing environment. 

Welcome to Our Virtual Venue!

Suggested Donation $15

Thank you for joining our live streaming shows! Below you can see the upcoming shows from our virtual venue that will be streamed here in addition to our Youtube, Facebook page and Twitch channel. While it is free to tune in, please keep in mind that this is how the musicians make a living (and how ātac stays open). 


Please use the donation link above to contribute to the show. If you would prefer you can mail a check to:

160 Hollis Street, Framingham, MA 01702 

 

Your support allows us to continue bringing you fantastic music into the comfort of your living room!

 

upcoming events

  • Bobby Rush Raw: An Intimate Night of Stories & Songs
    Bobby Rush Raw: An Intimate Night of Stories & Songs
    Mandolin
    May 23, 8:00 PM EDT
    Mandolin
    Join Legendary Blues musician Bobby Rush for an intimate, solo performance filled with story as well as songs.
  • Peggy Seeger: Live at Cecil Sharp House
    Peggy Seeger: Live at Cecil Sharp House
    Mandolin
    May 27, 2:30 PM EDT
    Mandolin
    Peggy Seeger – singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, Ewan MacColl’s partner and muse – is the undisputed queen of folk and political song. Celebrating the release of her remarkable new album, ‘First Farewell’, Peggy Seeger performs her very first live gig since the pandemic.
  • Shannon McNally: The Waylon Sessions Album Release Show
    Shannon McNally: The Waylon Sessions Album Release Show
    Mandolin
    May 28, 9:00 PM EDT
    Mandolin
    Recorded with an all-star band and featuring special guests like Jessi Colter, Buddy Miller, Rodney Crowell, and Lukas Nelson.
  • Utter Hope: A Storytelling Series
    Utter Hope: A Storytelling Series
    Zoom
    Jun 12, 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Utter Hope, a new storytelling series, is blooming in the Boston area this Spring, and you can join us on opening night from anywhere in the world. This curated show offers an evening of uplifting entertainment that’s meant to be shared!
  • The Iron Giant
    The Iron Giant
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham
    Jul 10, 8:00 PM EDT
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
    In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes' Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him.
  • The Secret of Nimh
    The Secret of Nimh
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham
    Jul 17, 8:00 PM EDT
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
    Mrs. Brisby (Elizabeth Hartman), a widowed mouse, must move her children out of their home in a field before the local farmer starts plowing. Unable to leave because her son is ill, Mrs. Brisby seeks the help of nearby rats, who have heightened intelligence after being the subjects.
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham
    Jul 24, 8:00 PM EDT
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
    Down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Valiant (Bob Hoskins) gets hired by cartoon producer R.K. Maroon (Alan Tilvern) to investigate an adultery scandal involving Jessica Rabbit (Kathleen Turner), the sultry wife of Maroon's biggest star, Roger Rabbit (Charles Fleischer).
  • Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
    Batman: Mask of the Phantasm
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham
    Jul 31, 8:00 PM EDT
    The Plymouth Church of Framingham, 87 Edgell Rd, Framingham, MA 01701, USA
    In this animated feature set in the 1940s, the troubled yet heroic Batman (Kevin Conroy) is pitted against a mysterious figure who is rubbing out Gotham City's most dangerous criminals, and who many believe is the caped crusader himself.

news

programs

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PROCESS

A series of talks with artists and performers

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AMPLIFY

Our series of open mics.
Currently postponed.

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VISUAL ARTS

Home to many artists and community engagement

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GRINDHOUSE

A monthly film series presented by Midnite Romero Society.

Currently postponed.

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LIVE EVENTS

Diverse and eclectic curation of live musicians and performers.