Cambridge! It’s been a long time since we’ve been on a noise bill and we look forward to performing at the next CCTV Live Wire Session coming up on January 13th at 1:00pm (438 Mass. Ave. Cambridge). Free and open to the public!

As always, keep an eye on our socials or our Upcoming Shows page for details.


Onward we type! The Robbins Library in Arlington has invited us to perform at 6:30 on January 17th. This event is open to the public and seating is available on a first-come first-served basis, so camp out and bring your riot gear!

As always, keep an eye on our socials or our Upcoming Shows page for details.


Adding another stop to the Employee Burnout Tour, BTO is happy to announce that we’ll be performing at the Peabody Institute Library on December 11th at 7:00pm! There is limited space for this event so *please* ensure that you register at THIS LINK!

As always, keep an eye on our socials or our Upcoming Shows page for details.


We’re thrilled to announce that the MIT Museum has included us in their After Dark Series for the month of October! October’s theme is: INK. Catch us on October 12th at 6:00!

Celebrate National Book Month at our novel October After Dark. Take in a performance by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra, design your own MIT Press book cover, and create a solar print. In our Collections Workshop, join our curators for a close look at prints and printmaking equipment from the 17th to the 20th centuries.

Craft beers from Lord Hobo and tasty bites from Za available for purchase.

Tickets are available HERE!

This and all of our other appearances can be found in the Upcoming Shows tab.


We’re performing at Ralph’s Rock Diner on Saturday, October 7th with Garrison, Pilot to Gunner and Sorry, Mister. We don’t play club shows very often nowadays, so if you ever wanted to see us live, this is the place!

Tickets will be available at the door.

This and all of our other shows can be found in the Upcoming Shows tab.

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We’re excited to announce our first performance in the Keystone State!

The Boston Typewriter Orchestra will play Philadelphia at the Mt. Airy Village Fair, Oct. 1, 2023! The seven-person percussive group, as seen on BBC, NPR, and NBC, will perform FREE during the Mt. Airy Village Fair in the spacious, whimsical Garden of the WPM Typewriter Shop, 11:30 am, and street-side, 1:30 pm.

Mt. Airy Village Fair spans the intersection of Greene St. & Carpenter Lane, 11 – 4 pm. In its 12th year, the annual fair is known for highly interactive engagement for children and adults. The fair this year will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Weaver’s Way Co-op (at this intersection).

Go Grim or Go Home!

BTO’s own Chris Keene produced a hand-drawn take on our classic Skullwriter design. We liked it so much we put it on a poster! Now available through our Bandcamp Page!

White ink on heavy black printmaking paper.