April 6, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
SPL Concerts presents - The Gnomes!














There’s nothing like live music and this group is as alive as it gets. 

Coming to Pioneer Masonic Lodge in Somerset, home of the new Somerset Pioneer Lodge Concerts, will be one of the most talented and exciting groups on the Rhode Island music scene – The Gnomes. 

This talented group fuse its dynamic folk-rock edge with original tunes and a wide-ranging repertoire that spans the globe — Celtic, Scandinavian, Eastern European, Asian, African, Caribbean, Klezmer, and Native American — bringing you a sound that will touch both your heart and your feet! They combine their varied and extensive musical backgrounds into arrangements that have been described as "exotic, fresh, and unique." Group members include Cathy Clasper Torch, (violin/fiddle, erhu, piano, cello), Phil Edmonds, (Irish whistles, button accordion), Peter Breen, an accomplished and versatile bass player and singer, Mike Fischman, (guitar, mandolin, banjo), and Matt Demick (percussion/drums).

This concert is not open to the general public, but Masons are encouraged to invite family and friends. A portion of each donation will help to support Pioneer Hall Masonic charities. Tickets for the upcoming Gnomes concert are available for a suggested donation of $15 each for adults, ages 11-18 are $5 each and children 10 and under – free. To reserve tickets, click here For more information – visit www.splconcerts.com. The Pioneer Masonic Hall is located at 145 Pleasant Street, Somerset, MA.


Pioneer Lodge  A.F. &  A.M.
145 Pleasant Street
Somerset, MA 02726

(508)644-0757
Pioneer Lodge AF & AM was Constituted in 1864. The Lodge is located at 145 Pleasant Street in the quaint Village of Somerset Massachusetts and meets the 1st Monday of each month. Meetings gather at 6pm.
Instituted March 9th 1863
Constituted March 21st 1864

Worshipful Riley W. Sanders, Master

Pioneer Lodge A.F. & A.M.
145 Pleasant Street
Somerset, MA 02726
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This page was last updated: March 19, 2019
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(Back Row, L-R) Bro. John Bell, Wor. Jack Bowden, Past Master Worshipful Jeffrey Profio, Bro. Drew DaSilva, Bro. Steven Bulygo, Wor. Manny Ferreira III, Bro. Mark Guillemette, Bro. John Costa (Front Row, L-R) Bro. Michael Rezendes, Bro. Charles Oldham, Worship Master Riley W. Sanders, Bro. Alan Buckless
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Announcements.......
April 1st, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
Regular Communication
Brothers - the April Regular Communication will begin at 7:00 PM following our dinner at 6:15. 
Somerset Pioneer Lodge Concerts
Worshipful George L. Gesner 
Receives 50-Year Past Master's Certificate

(Left to Right) Wor. Manny Ferreira III, Wor. Master Riley Sanders, Wor. George Gesner, 16th District Deputy Grand Master, RW Michael R. Durocher, Wor. Jeffrey Profio
April 27th, 2019 All Day Event!
Masonic Con

April 24th, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
16th District Exemplification
Brothers - the Exemplification this year will be help at King David Lodge in Taunton, MA. All officers are required to attend.
April 13th, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
Pioneer Paint Night!
The first paint night was a sell-out and everyone wanted to do it again! Click here for more information. Click here to reserve you spot.
April 6th, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
The Gnomes in Concert
You won't want to miss the first concert at Pioneer Hall in a long time. Ticket information to the right.
TICKETS
June 1, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
SPL Concerts presents - Peter Janson

Ticket Reservations starting May 1st

​Peter Janson is an acclaimed award-winning contemporary solo guitarist, composer, and music educator with recordings reaching No. 2 in Billboard (Billboard Heat Seekers – Old Black Roller, Grant Maloy-Smith) and performances at Carnegie Hall Weill Recital Hall, Montreal Jazz Festival and many other venues. He has had three solo albums in the Top Five of the NAR radio charts and his recordings have over one-million BMI verified broadcasts across all media.

This concert is not open to the general public, but Masons are encouraged to invite family and friends. A portion of each donation will help to support Pioneer Hall Masonic charities. Tickets for the upcoming peter Janson concert are available for a suggested donation of $12 each for adults, ages 11-18 are $5 each and children 10 and under – free. For more information – visit www.splconcerts.com. The Pioneer Masonic Hall is located at 145 Pleasant Street, Somerset, MA.
March 27th, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
16th District Lodge of Instruction
Brothers - the March LOI will begin at 7:00 PM at Ezekiel Bates Lodge - 71 North Main Street, Attleboro, MA
May 11th, 2019 All Day Event!
Pioneer Lodge 9th Annual Golf Tournament - click here for more information
September 7, 2019 - 7:00 PM 
SPL Concerts presents - The Fathoms

Ticket Reservations starting August 1st

​Visiting us from Boston, The Fathoms, one of the best known surf bands on the east coast. Heading up the band, Frankie Blandino on guitar and vocals, Rob Amaral on guitar, Johnny Sciascia on bass and vocals, and Stan Kozlowski providing percussion and vocals.

This concert is not open to the general public, but Masons are encouraged to invite family and friends. A portion of each donation will help to support Pioneer Hall Masonic charities. Tickets for the upcoming Fathoms concert are available for a suggested donation of $20 each for adults, ages 11-18 are $5 each and children 10 and under – free. For more information – visit www.splconcerts.com. The Pioneer Masonic Hall is located at 145 Pleasant Street, Somerset, MA.

Cost of tickets includes an "end of the summer" cook-out!
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