Dave Tree, punk rock frontman for bands, TREE and SEE THIS WORLD, is no stranger to the Boston art scene. After moving out of Watertown last year, Dave has been looking for a new home to showcase talented artists along with established bands.

Dave originally had an underground loft space on Ruggs Road in Allston where he hosted many art shows and live performances. The building was sold for condo development, pushing him to a store front in Watertown before the building was sold in late 2017.

“I think there has to be a migration out of Boston, Cambridge, and Somerville areas by artists and musicians in order to survive because of the rents and real estate madness. It’s hard to find a space to work and show work in the city, so in order to keep working we have look for other alternatives.”

To read the complete article: Uprooted: David Tree Moves His Art and Punk Band Operation to the ‘Burbs, Throws Emormous Party.

Join Dave for his four debut events at the Norwood Space Center.

  • Saturday, February 24th, Dave will be hosting the Long Haul Gallery Art Show along with comedians, Dana Jay Bein, Allison Dick, Alan Richardson and Vally D. This will be followed by DJ Fordy Reggae Dub Dance Party. The showcasing artists are Alvan Long, Adam O’Day, Chuck McNally, Dave Tree, Joey Mars, Celeste Hanlon, Dug McCormack, HONOR 1, John Adam Fahey and Jess Punk. There will be a photo presentation by Dennis Stein and VanDyke. Doors open at 6 PM for the gallery opening, comedians start at 7 PM. This is a 21+ show and donations are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.
  • Saturday, March 10th, the Long Haul Gallery will open at 6 PM followed by live musical performances from Psychic Dog, Cruel Miracle and Totaled. Music begins at 7 PM. This is a 21+ show and a $10 cover at the door.
  • Saturday, March 24th, the Long Haul Gallery will open at 6 PM followed by live musical performances and CD release party of “Time of the Signs” by Dave Tree’s band, SEE THIS WORLD along with Neighborhood Shit, and The Pint Killers. Music begins at 7 PM. This is a 21+ show and a $10 cover at the door.
  • Saturday, April 7th will be the Winter Nights closing of the Long Haul Gallery Art Show. The Gallery will open at 6 PM.

“We all need art and culture, and we need places to do it. We need to be creative and have community, or they will replace us with robots.”

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