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This could be your last chance

… to see Jon Butcher’s powerful show The Jon Butcher Axis: Celebrating the Music of Jimi Hendrix in a small theatre close to home. Don’t miss out.  Get tickets before they sell out (best seats are in the balcony)  

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This Friday ~ Check It Out! Country Rock pioneers “Pure Prairie League” Just over the bridge @ The Larcom Theater In Beverley, MA

    Plus  Houston Bernard Band opening for PPL Still plenty of good seats left. The Larcom Theatre 13 Wallis Street Beverly, MA   http://gimmelive.tv/ppl.cfm

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“Too much of a good thing … can be wonderful”

You probably know this as one of Mae West’s most famous quotes and on Friday, she’ll be proven right once again.  Just like our Solstice benefit at Gloucester’s UU Meetinghouse, this Friday, when 3rian King, Chelsea Berry, Renee Dupuis and others … Continue reading

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Help Needed at Larcom Theatre in Beverly

We are looking for people who would like to help at the Larcom Theater for our 2014 Season.  See current shows here.  More will be announced soon. Ushers get to see the show for free and help others enjoy their … Continue reading

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Vickie wants me to choose between Hendrix & The Beatles, but I won’t do it!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this year, you already know that 2014 is the 5oth anniversary of The Beatles’ appearance on Ed Sullivan.  I begged my parents to let me stay up and watch the show — and they … Continue reading

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Crazy Moon @ 8:30, Blood Moon at 2am

As GMG Weather man Peter Lovasco points out in his very informative post (with great pix) there’s a Blood Moon tonight.  This just in from Lisa Smith about how Cape Ann TV plans to celebrate: Blood Moon/Lunar Eclipse tonight! Is … Continue reading

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GREASE comes to Gloucester

Beeman Elementary School 4th & 5th Graders present GREASE directed by Heidi Dallin this Thursday & Friday, April 10 & 11 at 7pm.  Check out this preview by Cape Ann TV:

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Big City Concert Sound just down the road in Beverly

Since we discovered the Larcom Theatre and produced our first concert there a year ago this weekend, Gloucester’s singer/ songwriter / multi-instrumentalist and ace sound man, Will Hunt has brought in his gear and, together with Bradley Royds, they’ve mixed our shows to wide … Continue reading

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Megan Burtt @ Old Sloop on Saturday April 5th

Every year or so, Megan Burtt comes to Gloucester to visit her good friend and Berklee chum, Chelsea Berry — and to treat us to her thoughtful, moving, gorgeous music at local venues.  This time she’s at Old Sloop on Saturday, April … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: THE TOASTERS coming to Gloucester on their 2014 World Tour ~ See them on a BOAT with the MILE 21 Reunion

If you’re a member of our Concert Club (click here to join — it’s free) you already know about this — and you may already have your tickets.  Now it’s time for all you FOBs to get your chance before … Continue reading

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Music venues abound — and a new one is on the way!

Woke up to a dusting of new snow that was gone by noon.  Only a few dirty-gray-white winter leftovers remain as the sun burns a bright spot behind the clouds — too shy to show its full face.  Does this presage one … Continue reading

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Winter Blues…Spring Blues…Summer Blues

OK, folks.  Time to kiss the cold winter blues bye bye and get ready for hot spring & summer blues starting next Saturday, April 5th, with the hottest concert of the season just down the road at Beverly’s Larcom Theatre featuring Gracie Curran … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Local Rock Star, Jon Butcher, to appear with SOLD OUT “Experience Hendrix” show TOMORROW – Catch him on camera and WIN!

Do you have tickets to tomorrow’s sold out Experience Hendrix show at Hampton Beach Casino?  If so, we’ve got a job for you.  Our friend Jon Butcher (who moved to Cape Ann a year or so ago) has been asked to join Buddy … Continue reading

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Megan Burtt is Back

Every year or so, Megan Burtt comes to Gloucester to visit her good friend and Berklee chum, Chelsea Berry — and to treat us to her thoughtful, moving, gorgeous music at local venues.  This time she’s at Old Sloop next Saturday, … Continue reading

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“Asinine” is Clearly Missing an Important Letter “s”

If anyone happens to be looking for further proof that “asinine” should really be spelled “assinine” take a few spins around Blackburn or Grant Circle.  It’s fun.   I, for the record, will continue to spell “assinine” incorrectly, no matter … Continue reading

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Here’s your chance to tell the Government what you think of them spying on you

Normally I write about music in this blog.  But this is a blog — and the fact that you’re reading this post has most likely just been logged into an N.S.A. database, along with lots of other info about what … Continue reading

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Who’s Ready for Some Cornhole?

Ahhem, Ahem.   Moving on. I am absolutely in love with how our local sports teams are promoting new ways to experience the ballparks, stadiums, ice, courts, and fields that are home to the teams we love.  There has been … Continue reading

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