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Hot music weekend in the dead of Winter

Well, anybody who thinks Cape Ann’s music scene is only hot during tourist season should look at this weekend’s lineup (see full weekend music schedule here). That’s the good news.  The bad news is that you just can’t see every … Continue reading

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Thank you to Musicians, Sponsors, Volunteers & Fans for a magical solstice

What a gift it is to live in a community full of tremendously talented musicians, who can bring world-class music to one of Gloucester’s most treasured spaces. All the performers were at the top of their game last night and, based … Continue reading

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Cape Ann Solstice Tickets Available at the Door ~ Plenty of FREE PARKING

You can’t get advanced tickets online any more, but you can still go the Gloucester UU Church and get tickets at the door ($25 for all ages).  Box office opens at 4pm.  Doors open at 7.  Concert starts at 7:30. … Continue reading

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STRESSED? Here’s an antidote that will make you feel great!

Take a break from all this madness and enjoy great music with friends & family Saturday December 21st.  Get your tickets now so you can relax. If you’re not convinced this will be the concert of the season, check out … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Cape Ann Winter Solstice Benefit Concert – Saturday Dec 21

Cape Ann’s top musicians come together this holiday season to celebrate the Winter Solstice and help raise money for Gloucester’s historic UU Meetinghouse Restoration Project.  Local legend, Allen Estes, is back with Matt Leavenworth on guitar and fiddle, Wolf Ginandes on bass … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Cape Ann Winter Solstice Tickets Finally On Sale

You heard it first on GMG!  This concert will sell quickly, so don’t delay.  Get tix now.

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Big live music weekend coming up ~ so much to do ~ how do you choose?

Well, it’s not easy.  But we’re here to help.  Start with the complete live music lineup here (updated as we learn of new shows and schedule changes).  Below are some highlights: TONIGHT (Friday) Remember Joan Osborne?  “What if God were one … Continue reading

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14 live shows ~ decks, schooners, restaurants, bars ~ music all day!

One of the best reasons to live in Gloucester is that when the weather finally turns nice, it’s outdoor music galore.  Case in point: today you can soak in music on 4 decks, a schooner, at Shalin Liu with the ocean … Continue reading

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Revel in this last September weekend and get ready for the Rocktober spirit

Well it’s not quite October, but beer festivals are already starting up.  Tonight Alchemy will host live music with Marina Evans and Dave Brown (normally they don’t have music on Thursdays) to help celebrate North Shore Beer Week featuring homemade … Continue reading

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Taking some of Gloucester’s best music to Iowa on a cloud ~ and a prediction for 2020

We may be somewhat old-fashioned, but we still listen to CDs for 3 major reasons: We prefer the superior sound quality We have a lot of them that we bought before MP3s were available The only iPod in our house … Continue reading

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Boston Latin Reggae comes to Gloucester tonight

Gloucester’s newest music venue Mile Marker One features one of Boston’s best Latin/Reggae bands Los Sugar Kings tonight at 7pm.  With just a little thinking ahead, you can schedule a perfect musical night starting at 5pm with Michael O’Leary and … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond sung for Joe Garland

In this video, gimmesound artist of the week Michael O’Leary sings one of Joe Garland’s favorite songs with Janice Fullman .  This was part of the special tribute to Joe Garland produced by Local Music Seen with Allen Estes that showed on … Continue reading

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REAL Irish Music from Michael O’Leary

gimmesound Artist of the Week Michael O’Leary sings the traditional Irish song Welcome Paddy Home with David de la Barre and Steve Levy using traditional Irish instruments and harmonies.  This song was filmed as part of the Cape Ann TV … Continue reading

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Great Local Musicians Born on the Same Day!

gimmesound Artist of the week, Michael O’Leary packed the house for the Dog Bar’s re-opening on Sunday.  This video captures some of his truly acoustic music ~ no mics, no amps, “nothing to plug in” as Michael said in yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Flying to Ireland? Let Michael O’Leary send you off!

That’s right, folks, gimmesound artist of the week Michael O’Leary will be at Logan Airport this week  serenading travelers to and from Ireland.  Watch the video to find out when. Michael is one of the only musicians on Cape Ann who routinely … Continue reading

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Dog Bar Re-Opens Tonight with Michael O’Leary

Michael O’Leary & Friends on Local Music Seen (see full show here) OK, we’ve waited for weeks — now it’s happening.  Perfect day to get some sun and then head down to the Dog Bar for Michael O’Leary and friends … Continue reading

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An Afternoon of Scottish Music- Today

From Michael O’Leary: Scottish jigs, reels, strathspeys, and airs fill the Annisquam Village Church this Sunday at 4:00 PM when champion fiddler, Calum Pasqua, and the American Scottish pianist, Susie Petrov, perform music from their new CD, “In Conversation.”  Dancers … Continue reading

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New Year’s Rockport Eve

From Michael O’Leary- Dear Friends in Celtic Music, As this year ends, I want to thank everyone for their interest in and support of live Celtic, and other, music.  I and my musician friends wouldn’t have the privilege and joy … Continue reading

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Old Sloop Coffeehouse with Michael O’Leary

Join Celtic singer Michael O’Leary and guitarist Lin Swicker for a concert at the newly founded Old Sloop Coffeehouse at the 1st Congregational Church, 12 School St., Rockport. Tickets:  $10 for adults, $5 under 18 or over 65, maximum of $20 for families–at … Continue reading

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