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Established in 2007, Machines with Magnets hosts experimental music performances, sound and art exhibitions and installations, performance art, film and video screenings, cultural and community events, private events, and fundraisers. Past performances include The Body, Dan Deacon, Mirah, Braveyoung, Lydia Lunch, Lightning Bolt, Brown Bird, Container, and Mdou Moctar.

Upcoming

All events are all ages unless otherwise noted, 21+ to drink with valid I.D.

Puremagnetik presents Taylor Deupree, BlankFor.ms, and Micah Frank & Chet Doxas

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
8:00 pm
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Puremagnetik presents Taylor Deupree, BlankFor.ms, and Micah Frank & Chet Doxas

Music Show
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
8:00 pm
12:00 am
$10
Brooklyn-based label Puremagnetik brings their musical artists and collaborators to Machines with Magnets for an evening of tape-infused lofi, lowercase sound design, and glacial ambient soundscapes. Join us December 7th for three sets of electronic, ambient, and experimental music from the helmsman of 12k records Taylor Deupree, the tape music master BlankFor.ms and Micah Frank & Chet Doxas performing the music of medieval mystic Hildegard von Bingen.
More Info + RSVP

'Madeline' Album and Novella Release Show with Ben Shaw and Chrissy Stewart

Friday, December 9, 2022
8:00 pm
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'Madeline' Album and Novella Release Show with Ben Shaw and Chrissy Stewart

Music Show
Friday, December 9, 2022
8:00 pm
12:00 am
$10
Shaw and his band will be performing the entire album in a multidisciplinary, multimedia performance full of surprises and special moments that will be unlike any release show you’ve seen. Opening the night will be a brief set from acclaimed and beloved singer/songwriter Chrissy Stewart.
More Info + RSVP

Cocktails

Daily Punch

Seasonal and rotating
$9

Paloma

Blanco tequila, aperol, grapefruit, lime, bubbles, salt
$12

Coffee Negroni

Bolt Coffee-infused gin, Lillet Blanc, Aperol, Campari, amaretto
$12

Lady Hammer

Guajillo chile-infused mezcal, fino sherry, passion fruit, roasted strawberry, hibiscus, lemon, Peychaud's bitters
$12

Winter Waltz

Rye, Averna, allspice dram, pimento bitters, star anise
$12

Cloister

Rhodium Forager's gin, fino sherry, yellow Chartreuse, grapefruit, lemon
$12

Bottle Rested Tuxedo No. 2

Beefeater gin, El Maestro Sierra fino sherry, orange zest, Castelvetrano olive
$12

Beer

Narragansett Lager

5%, NY

Miller Lite

$4

Miller High Life

4.6%, WI
$4

Monopolio 'Clara' Mexican-style lager

5%, PA
$6

Monopolio 'Negra' dark Mexican-style lager

5%, PA
$6

Pilsner Urquell

4.4%, CZE
$8

Oslo 'Nordic Pilsner'

4.7%, NOR
$8

Origin x Finback 'Non-Linear Progression' English style ordinary bitter

3.9%, RI
$9

Proclamation 'Derivative' Galaxy single-hopped pale ale

6%, RI
$10

SingleCut '18 Watt IPA,' session

4.8%, NY
$9

Japas 'Ichi Um' NEIPA with yuzu and cacao

6.3%, BRZ
$12

Fore River 'Timberhitch' Maine red ale

6.3%, ME
$9

Banded Brewing 'Norweald' North Woods stout

6.5%, ME
$7

Shaidzon 'Jour de Saison' with spelt and apricot

7%, RI
$10

Banded 'Charms and Hexes' black currant and plum sour

4.7%, ME
$10

Hudson North 'Standard Cider,' dry and hazy

5%, NY
$8

Wine, Etcetera

Bisson Glera, Prosecco

Glera, IT
$12

Domaine de Villageai 'Rive Droite' Sauvignon Blanc

Sancerre, FR
$11

Jenny & François From the Tank Chardonnay

Avignon, FR
$8

Old Westminster Winery 'Piquette' skin-contact natural wine spritzer

Maryland, US
$12

Prisma Rosé

Casablanca, CL
$10

Owen Roe 'Grower's Guild' Pinot Noir

Oregon, US
$12

Montemelio 'Malpasso' Sangiovese

Umbria, IT
$12

Château La Bourée 'Castillon Côtes du Bordeaux'

Bordeaux, FR
$10

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Machines with Magnets
400 Main Street
Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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Event Archive

Retribution Body Album Release with House Red, Compactor, and Elizabeth Virosa
April 21, 2022
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Retribution Body Album Release with House Red, Compactor, and Elizabeth Virosa

April 21, 2022
8:00 pm
Retribution Body's release show for Baphomet, the new album on Full Spectrum Records with supporting acts House Red, Compactor, and Elizabeth Virosa.
Symposium Records presents Biproduct, Slono, and SMX|JH
April 1, 2022
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Symposium Records presents Biproduct, Slono, and SMX|JH

April 1, 2022
8:00 pm
Symposium Records presents an evening of techno/EBM/acid. Doors at 8, music starting at 9.
Symposium Records presents Scott MX, Lurch, Jackson Delay
February 26, 2022
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Symposium Records presents Scott MX, Lurch, Jackson Delay

February 26, 2022
8:00 pm
Symposium Records presents a brand new, monthly event series at MWM plus a pop-up shop featuring local artists
Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang Sip & Shop Market
February 12, 2022
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Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang Sip & Shop Market

February 12, 2022
12:00 pm
Love comes in all forms romantic, platonic, and everything in between! Let's celebrate it all… Bring the ones you love and explore 15+ artists, makers and small businesses. Try a tasty cocktail at the bar, bring the kids so they can make their own DIY Valentine's and take a self love selfie at our photo booth! Brought to you by Pasithea Productions and Hear Me Roar Art Collective.
Eleanor Elektra, Animal Face, Nate Cozzolino and the Lost Arts
December 19, 2021
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Eleanor Elektra, Animal Face, Nate Cozzolino and the Lost Arts

December 19, 2021
8:00 pm
Eleanor Elektra is an interdisciplinary artist who fuses music and visual arts. Her practice spans songwriting, printmaking and installation work. Her music combines elements of folk, jazz and classical music within the songwriter idiom to create unique cinematic songs.
Completely in the Present
October 9, 2021
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Completely in the Present

October 9, 2021
6:30 pm
A Tony Conrad documentary directed by Tyler Hubby, plus live performances by Lydia Lunch + Tim Dahl and Providence Research Ensemble.
INSIDE/OUT | OUTSIDE/IN
September 9, 2021
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INSIDE/OUT | OUTSIDE/IN

September 9, 2021
5:00 pm
Dollar Disco II
February 7, 2020
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Dollar Disco II

February 7, 2020
9:00 pm
Landing on the Right Acre: Storytelling for and by Farmers
January 30, 2020
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Landing on the Right Acre: Storytelling for and by Farmers

January 30, 2020
6:30 pm
YFN is hosting Landing on the Right Acre: a storytelling event for and by farmers, in partnership with Land for Good, on Thursday, January 30th, 6:30PM - 9:00PM. Join us at Machines with Magnets in Pawtucket to enjoy locally sourced food prepared by local, renowned chef Ben Sukle, drinks from the Machines with Magnets bar, and the company of your fellow farming community as they share some of the successes, pitfalls and takeaways from their journey toward finding land. Come prepared to laugh, sigh and learn more about farmland access in Rhode Island!
Stringing Electronics / An Evening of Improvised Music
January 18, 2020
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Stringing Electronics / An Evening of Improvised Music

January 18, 2020
9:00 pm
Virusse / Holly Waxwing / Emotional Indulgence / DJ Sea Salt
January 14, 2020
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Virusse / Holly Waxwing / Emotional Indulgence / DJ Sea Salt

January 14, 2020
8:30 pm
Nicole Carroll (Last PVD show!) / V Martino / A Dupuis / R Body
December 14, 2019
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Nicole Carroll (Last PVD show!) / V Martino / A Dupuis / R Body

December 14, 2019
8:30 pm
Beverly Tender album release big trick smackdown featuring Palb
December 6, 2019
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Beverly Tender album release big trick smackdown featuring Palb

December 6, 2019
9:00 pm
Sinai Vessel / Ben Seretan / J. Mamana / HOST with Big Feeling & Eight Seas bar takeover
November 20, 2019
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Sinai Vessel / Ben Seretan / J. Mamana / HOST with Big Feeling & Eight Seas bar takeover

November 20, 2019
7:00 pm
QUAHOGS / Jimmy Falcon / Cherry Pit / Dono’s going away show
November 19, 2019
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QUAHOGS / Jimmy Falcon / Cherry Pit / Dono’s going away show

November 19, 2019
9:00 pm
Joseph Allred / DarkSoft / Avoidance / Beige Blood
November 18, 2019
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Joseph Allred / DarkSoft / Avoidance / Beige Blood

November 18, 2019
8:00 pm
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