Live Music at Tres Gatos!

Live Music at Tres Gatos!

The entire Tres Gatos team is thrilled to announce that we now have a live music license! Because we are a record & book store in addition to a tapas restaurant/wine bar, the ability to offer regular live music is major cause for celebration. Our neighborhood is blessed with an abundance of talented musicians, and... more
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Nick Hathaway Plays the Gatos (Monday, December 8)

Tres Gatos is excited to welcome the hugely talented Nick Hathaway to our weekly Monday night music series on December 8. Nick played at Porchfest, as well as several of our monthly tribute nights. Show starts around 8pm and there is no cover. As always, thanks for supporting your local musicians.

Bees Deluxe Play Afternoon Show @ the Gatos (Sunday, Dec 7)

Tres Gatos is excited to welcome back the bluesy, jazzy, funky guys from Bees Deluxe for a Sunday afternoon show on December 7.  Music starts around 3:30 and there is no cover.  Brian Owens of Metronome Magazine raves, “Bees Deluxe, effortlessly incorporates American blues, R&B, British Invasion and soul in to a hearty amalgam of guitar driven rock & roll that shakes and stirs.”  We couldn’t...

Shop With a Cause this Saturday in JP

While we’re not officially listed, Tres Gatos is thrilled to participate in Shop w/ a Cause, a new initiative created by Steve at Fire Opal this year. Participating businesses (please see below) will donate 10% of sales between 10am and 2pm to a worthy organization of their choosing. Tres Gatos will donate 10% of all store sales on Saturday, Dec 6 to 826 Boston, a nonprofit organization...

Rod Stewart Tribute Night (Monday Dec 1)

With great enthusiasm and joy, Tres Gatos welcomes back the one and only Jay Gates for another Rod Stewart tribute night on Monday, December 1. Jay may or may not have some DNA overlap with the real Rod Stewart, but either way, he channels Rod in a most credible and entertaining way. Show starts around 8pm and there is no cover. Walk-ins are welcome.

Tres Gatos is Applying for a Full Liquor License!

In response to numerous requests from guests for classic cocktails, and other drinks like Scotch and bourbon, that we are not able to offer with our current license, Tres Gatos is applying for a full liquor license! Our local hearings take place next week as follows: with the Jamaica Pond Association at 111 Perkins St at 7pm on Monday Dec. 1; with the Neighborhood Council Public Service...


On November 28th, Tres Gatos opens it’s doors at 10am for the sale of the year, featuring sales and discounts on items across the store, but more importantly, rare and hard to find records from the people behind RECORD STORE DAY. These albums are numbered, limited, have long been out of print or are not yet released, and your chance to get them for yourself, or...

Benefit Night for Waltham Fields Community Farm (Tues, Dec 2)

We’re excited to announce that our final monthly Benefit Night of the year will be for Waltham Fields Community Farm. Please join us on Tuesday, December 2 to help the Gatos support and celebrate this outstanding Farm, whose mission is to promote “local agriculture and food access through (their) farming operations and educational programs, using practices that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable.” Waltham Fields Community...


  Tomorrow night at Tres Gatos, Tuesday November 18th at 8pm, we come together for our monthly Tribute Night, this time not to a particular artist but to a year, 1994, 20 years ago, and all the music within. Come out and sing your favorite song from 1994, or cheer on your friends as they strum, sing and glide through a year’s worth of incredible music....


  Tonight at 8pm, Patrick Coman takes the stage with his unique brand of folk, blues and Americana, the perfect music for a rainy night in Jamaica Plain. Bring a friend and listen to some great music, beer in hand, at Tres Gatos. No cover.

Open Mic Tribute to (music from the year) 1994

Perhaps the most popular new tradition at Tres Gatos is our monthly Tribute Night, where we invite local musicians of all talent levels to cover their favorite song from an artist selected by popular vote the previous month. We’ve covered Fleetwood Mac, Harry Nillson, Bowie, and each month it’s turned into a fantastic party. For November, we’re paying homage not to a single artist, but to...

Live Music with Patrick Coman (11/17)

Tres Gatos is excited to welcome back Patrick Coman to our weekly Monday night music series.  A native of Oklahoma, Coman has earned a great deal of respect from the Boston folk scene, and has opened for Del McCoury and Joan Osborne, among others. Music starts around 8pm and there is no cover. Thanks for supporting your local musicians!

Sparhawks Play Tres Gatos (10/27)

Tres Gatos is excited to welcome Sparhawks to our weekly Monday night music series on October 27. These guys are a self-described post-rock band, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t rock. A few of us Gatos hear traces of Yo La Tengo in their music, and that’s a GOOD thing. Show starts around 8pm and there is no cover. Thanks for supporting your local musicians....