Amherst Life Blog

Welcome to the Amherst Life Blog! Here we will be posting information on activities, events, arts, community concerns, local business, and a variety of other topics related to life in Amherst, Massachusetts. If you are new to the area and looking for housing, please check out our other blog too ------------>> Amherst Housing Blog ::.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Sibling Site

New visitors: you can check out local housing info at the Amherst Housing Blog! Please check out the site, share info on quality housing that you come across and delve into your own search stories!

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Bringing in the MUSIC, live and direct from NYC

It's official: Amherst Life will now be connecting some extremely talented musicians from NYC to local venues in the Valley and the 5-colleges! Genres presently include Jazz, Bomba, Plena, Salsa, Rumba cubana, Samba, Batucada, and Flamenco.

The service is geared towards owners/managers of local venues, 5-college event coordinators, alternative housing programs, Department Chairs, and anyone else who has a space and a need to hear live music!! If you are interested in learning more about the music project, please send an email ( or post comments below.

Also, If you are a band leader or soloist and would like to perform in the Pioneer Valley, please send an email to the above address and I will let you know what steps to take.