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Martin Luther King Jr ~ gimmesound artist of the week

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This afternoon Dave Sags and the Good Old Salty Jazz Band is at the Rose Baker Senior Center till 3pm ~ Take the kids and enjoy some great music and celebrate life.

Tonight the Bandit Kings host the open jam at the Rhumb Line with George Hall sitting in for Dan King before they head to the west coast.  Swing by to send them off with a bang.

Allen Estes brings Ina May Wool and Bev Grant to local TV

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Allen Estes hosts gimmesound artists of the week Wool & Grant tonight on Local Music Seen at 6:30pm on Cape Ann TV Channel 12.

And after the show, you’ve got your choice of 6 excellent artists in your favorite Gloucester venues.  See the full lineup here.  So go downtown and live it up!

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Ina May Wool may live in NYC, but has a Gloucester Connection

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This week’s gimmesound Artist of the Week is Wool & Grant .  And you may remember Ina May’s band in the mid 1970s featuring Gloucester music legend David Brown — and you can see him with KBMG tonight at Jalapenos.

You can see Wool & Grant tomorrow night at 6:30 on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes (Cape Ann TV channel 12).

Wool & Grant gimmesound Artist of the Week

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Peter introduces Wool & Grant, gimmesound’s artist of the week.  Ina May Wool (who had a band with Gloucester’s legendary Dave Brown in the mid 70’s) and Bev Grant have joined forces to create extraordinary music.  Check them out here.

And be sure to see them on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes this Wednesday at 6:30pm on Cape Ann TV Channel 12.

Tonight head over to the Rhumb Line for the Bandit Kings Open Jam.  There is a lot of music happening this week so plan ahead check out the schedule here.

Think because it’s the dead of winter that it’s dead downtown? Think again

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Watch the video and see how many different artists you can see perform just between today and Thursday (hint: it’s more than a dozen!)

And our good friend Gordo is back with a new band at the Rhumb Line.  Check them out and the complete list here!

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New Year’s Rockport Eve Winners ~ Dave & Jill Buchanan & Family

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Thank you New Year’s Rockport Eve for sponsoring this week’s giveaway.  We hope to see you all in Rockport Tonight!  Click Here for New Year’s Rockport Eve schedule.  We were surprised at how hard the questions were!   Here are the answers:

Question 1: What was the inspiration for the name New Year’s Rockport Eve? Answer:  New Year’s Rockin Eve

Question 2:  Who wrote  Auld Lang Syne , what does it mean and what language is it in? Answer:  Written by Robert Burns, means  ‘old long since’, Old Scottish language.

Question 3: In the Polar Express Movie how many people snuck into Santa’s workshop and accidentally got into Santa’s bag loaded on Santa’s sleigh!  Answer:   4 kids

Question 4: What used to be in Rockport Harbor that will be again in Gloucester Harbor this summer?   Answer:  Greasy Pole

Question 5:  Henri Smith has three friends (he has more than that) who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are pioneers of New Orleans music, who are they?  Answer:  Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew, Fats Domino

There is an amazing amount of music happening tonight on Cape Ann  ~ Check out the Full List Here and Get Out and Ring in 2012 with some of the great music around town. 

Happy New Year From gimmesound

Contest Cheat Sheet Below ~ gimmesound New Year’s Rockport Eve Giveaway!


We know these were wicked haahd questions this week here are some hints.

Question 1: What was the inspiration for the name New Year’s Rockport Eve?  Hint:  Change port to in

Question 2:  Who wrote  Auld Lang Syne , what does it mean and what language is it in?  Hint:  Go to Google

Question 3: In the Polar Express Movie how many people snuck into Santa’s workshop and accidentally got into Santa’s bag loaded on Santa’s sleigh!  Hint: Ask your kid and it’s one more than you think

Question 4: What used to be in Rockport Harbor that will be again in Gloucester Harbor this summer?  Hint:  It’s under construction now in Gloucester Harbor.  Hint2:

Question 5:  Henri Smith has three friends (he has more than that) who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and are pioneers of New Orleans music, who are they?  Hint:  2011, 1991, 1986

Click here to ANSWER and WIN! 

Be the first person to submit all five correct answers.  Good Luck!

Final Question in gimmesound New Year’s Rockport Eve Giveaway!


Watch today’s video for the final question.  If you missed any of this week’s question, click here.

Be the first person to submit all five correct answers.  Click on the ANSWER link right under today’s video.  Good Luck!

Lots of music tonight, something for everyone.  Get out and PARTY!  see the full list here

Take Your Family to New Year’s Rockport Eve for Free!


Have you decide what you’re doing for New Year’s Eve ~ Go to Rockport — fun for the whole family?   Watch today’s video to get question 4 in our New Year’s Rockport Eve Family Giveway sponsored by the New Year’s Rockport Eve organizers.

Here’s how the contest works:

  • Every day we’ll have a trivia question (Monday – Friday) If you missed any of the videos go here to see them.
  • After you see Friday’s Video and you have all the answers
  • click the ANSWER LINK under the video to give us your answers  (this will not be there until Friday at 1pm)
  • Be the first person to submit all five correct answers on Friday and win 2 adult and 2 child buttons to New Year’s Rockport Eve.

Swing by Lat43 to see Mark Early ‘s final Thursday night Jazz Session in the dinning room.  There is so much great music happening around – see the full list here.

gimmesound New Year’s Rockport Eve Question 3


Watch the video and get question 3 in our New Year’s Rockport Eve Family Giveaway sponsored by the New Year’s Rockport Eve organizers

Here’s how the contest works:
Every day we’ll have a trivia question (Monday – Friday)

Be the first person to submit all five correct answers on Friday (look for the ANSWER link right under Friday’s video) and win 2 adult and 2 child buttons to New Year’s Rockport Eve.

Your favorite local artists are around town tonight, see the full lineup for tonight here.

gimmesound New Year’s Rockport Eve Question 2

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Watch the video and get question 2 in our New Year’s Rockport Eve Family Giveaway sponsored by the New Year’s Rockport Eve organizers

Here’s how the contest works:

Every day we’ll have a trivia question (Monday – Friday)

Be the first person to submit all five correct answers on Friday (look for the ANSWER link right under Friday’s video) and win 2 adult and 2 child buttons to New Year’s Rockport Eve.

The Boys are back at Jalapenos.  See the full lineup for tonight here.

Congrats Donna Ardizzoni ~ Jalapenos $50 Giveaway


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.  Thank you Jalapenos for sponsoring with weeks giveaway.  It was a lot of fun.  We were surprised at how hard the questions were!  Many creative WRONG answers.  Here are the right ones:

  • Tomatillos are the main ingrediete in the Jalapenos Cilantro Sauce
  • Tables in the dining room are a different height from tables in the bar ~ trick question!
  • Jalapenos is not open for lunch but they are considering it so let them know what you think
  • September 16 is Mexican Independence Day
  • The three types of Tequila and what makes them differnt
    1.  Blanco – unaged
    2.  Repesado – aged for at least 2 months but not more than 12 in oak barrels
    3.  Añejo – aged for a least 1 year in oak barrels

If you have not seen the Lobstah Crackah Ballet you can see it tonight at 7pm.

Short Sleeves in December ~ It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas — NOT

Get today’s music lineup and our $50 Giveaway Question #4

Have you been paying attention!  $50 giveaway from our friends at Jalapenos!  Watch every day to get all five questions.  If you missed any of this week’s question, click here.  We all love Jalapenos, what a way to start the Holidays with Jalapenos sauces and gift card.

Be the first person to submit all five correct answers on Friday (look for the ANSWER link right under Friday’s video) and win a $30 gift certificate plus 4 jars of Jalapenos signature sauces — just in time for the holidays.

Take time out of your busy schedule and enjoy some great music, see the full list here and pull out those ugly Christmas Sweaters before you go out!


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