The Mystix Unplugged Father’s Day Special

Here’s a sample of live tunes, from the Summer Tour, to get you in groove:

Diddy Wah Diddy

I Just Want To Make Love To You

Mighty Tone 2

The Mystix Unplugged: Coming Soon in June!

The Mystix Unplugged Summer Tour is heating up with two dates in June:

The Castle on Charles
Friday, June 1 @ 8:00PM

Catch the The Mystix’ new “Unplugged” sound at this unique and exciting historic venue as part of Castle on Charles’ Friday Night Live Music series.


York Harbor Inn Father’s Day Weekend Special Musical Event
Saturday, June 16 @ 8:00PM

Pull the plug on Father’s Day tradition and spend Father’s Day Eve with The Mystix Unplugged!

The York Harbor Inn is one of the area’s most popular venues and a perfect place to sample The Mystix Unplugged intimate, acoustic-based style.


Castle on Charles – June 1

Last Saturday’s Portsmouth Book & Bar show was fantastic! A big, big thank you to all who were there. More and more the band is beginning to feel like they’ve really found the sound they’ve been looking for all along.

Next up: Castle on Charles – Friday, June 1 @ 8:00 PM

Don’t miss it!


Great Show at Chianti’s Last Saturday!

What a blast! The band was excited to play in the new acoustic format and the response to the new sound was overwhelming.

Thanks to all who came out and we look forward to seeing you at Portsmouth Book & Bar on May 12!

The Mystix Unplugged Summer Season!

The Mystix Unplugged 2018 Summer Tour starts this weekend! And, as a special treat, the band is thrilled to announce that they will be joined by Mystix alum Matt Leavenworth (John Lincoln Wright, Maria Muldaur, Jerry Lee Lewis)! 

The new  band line-up is looking forward getting out in the warm weather, playing in their intimate, accoustic-based format, and seeing a lot of old friends!

Here are the dates:

July 7 at Chianti’s Jazz Lounge

July 21 at Maudslay Arts Center

And more to come! Don’t miss out! Check our Calendar page for details and new dates.

New Mystix Unplugged Shows in 2018

Following the success of their December show, The Mystix Unplugged will continue perfoming in their intimate, accoustic-based format! The band will play several small clubs in the Spring/Summer of 2018! These venues promote a closer bond with the audience and enhance the band’s notable musicianship and soulful, spirited, lighthearted performances.

Here are the dates so far:

May 12 at Portsmouth’s Book & Bar

June 1 at The Castle on Charles

July 21 at Maudslay Arts Center

And more to come! Don’t miss out! Check our Calendar page for details and new dates.

Mystix Unplugged Show a Success!

The very first Mystix Unplugged show was an tremendous success! The band’s new format was very warmly received and the excellent reception ensured that the quartet will continue to perform throughout 2018.

Listen to these live songs from the show and see for yourself!

Take It Slow

Prodigal Son

That’s How Much I Love You

Meet the New Mystix Unplugged Band Members

The Mystix would like you to welcome Mystix Unplugged band members Rick Nelson (drums) and Bill Mather (bass)!

In addition to playing in the original Jo Lily Band and Duke & the Drivers, Rick Nelson recorded three albums on the Warner Brothers label and also toured with ‘The Hit Man” – singer songwriter Chip Taylor. He also performed with the Sha-Na-Na All-Stars (aka The Alka-All-Stars) and has many other recording and touring credits including The Platters, Sleepy La Beef, Mitch Chakour, Noel Paul Stookey, The Swing Shift and The Ritz Roof Orchestra.

Bill Mather has played with James Montgomery, John Lincoln Wright, The 11th Hour Band, T Blade And The Fabulous Esquires, James Cotton, Buddy Guy, Hubert Sumlin, Luther Johnson, Otis Rush, John Lee Hooker and Big Mama Thornton.

Rick and Bill joined The Mystix Unplugged at their first gig in December and will return for the 2018 show dates. Don’t miss this special line-up!


The Mystix Unplugged

After a planned hiatus for band members to reboot their creative energies and explore other projects, THE MYSTIX are performing as THE MYSTIX UNPLUGGED, a quartet headed by band leaders Joe Lilly and Bobby Keyes, with an emphasis on their own songwriting and the songs of artists they admire.

Don’t miss THE MYSTIX as they return in an intimate acoustic-based format, featuring their notable musicianship and soulful, spirited and lighthearted performance style.

Performance is on Saturday, December 2 at Portsmouth Book and Bar