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A-Train Orchestra Tonight! Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line…come on and have a swingin good time! 8:30pm 5.19.2016

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Nobody has to cross the bridge this week as I ask several Rockportoricans to carefully drive home drunk after an emancipating evening of heavenly swinging back door blues. I’m talking the genetically altered father and son duo of Rikki and Alec Razdan  and their severely dyspeptic  rhythm section including master cocktail drummer David “Doc” Vincent, who specializes in bopping on tables , chairs and beer bottles (and empties a few, too) and the redoubtable  Mr. Dan Whelan, on catarrh, who can wheeze his way through any style.

 

 

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http://www.alekrazdan.com/

I gotta keep up with these guys, so an emergency vehicle will be on standby for most of the night, before they, too, drive home with one eye closed, like I do. Please don’t listen to me,I may be kidding. Then again….

 

 

40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

The Silks Make Their Debut Tonight at Katrina’s – this is were it’s at! 9pm 5.14.2016

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Looking to get your face melted? Well that’s what The Silks will do for you. This power trio is rock ‘n roll reborn. Tyler-James Kelly, Jonas Parmelee and Sam Jodrey have already hit a stride that a lot of groups probably never find. They’re able to produce that fantastic 70’s rock sound in a way that doesn’t feel fabricated or dishonest in any way.

Ringo Tarr Productions, LLC is proud to announce Gloucester’s first annual Gloucester Country Fest.

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Join us as Cassadee Pope takes the stage, along with the Houston Bernard Band and the Southern City Band.  Bring a blanket and enjoy some sun and ocean views along with good food and cold beer.  
The show will take place on July 30, 2016 at Stage Fort Park, located at 24 Hough Ave., Gloucester, MA.  Gates will open at 11:00am and the show will begin at 12:00pm.  All tickets are general admission and will go on sale May 13, 2016.  Tickets may be purchased in advance for $30.00 or at the gate for $35.00.  For more information on the event, including ticket sales and parking information, visit http://www.gloucestercountryfest.com. The show will run from 12:00-5:30. We will be publishing the schedule of artists next week

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party tonight with Brian Templeton @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 5.12.2016 It’s gonna be a another good one!

 

 

 

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Everybody’s been bugging me: when you gonna bring back that fabulous guy: Mr. Brian Templeton. Well, here he is. Brian never fails to amaze me with his great tunes and urgent vocals. Plays guitar and harp, too. brian templeton wm rl

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Not only that, but he’s dragging in the ferocious Mr. Billy Loosigian and the Norden Bombsight of the drums: Mr. David Mattacks. I’m gonna stand there with my wooden chair and bullwhip and try to keep these cats on the earth. Rhumb Line Thursday 8:30 to 11:30.

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40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ Tonight’s special guest: Allen Estes 7-10pm @ The Rhumb Line 5.11.2016

Wednesdays at the Rhumb Line
Dinner Specials each week!

Wednesday, May 11th – 7pm
Musical Guest: ALLEN ESTES!

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Once again, it’s Gloucester’s finest songwriter, the amazing
Allen Estes. I am honored to have him as guest… and
friend! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
J.B. Amero

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Marina Evans

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Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/

Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ Orville Giddings Joins Fly tonight 7-10pm @ The Rhumb Line 5.4.2016

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Wednesdays at the Rhumb Line – 7pm
This week’s Dinner Special…
Fresh Baked Haddock – $13.95

Wednesday, May 4th – 7pm
Musical Guest: ORVILLE GIDDINGS!

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Last time Orville Giddings was on for a Wednesday? You gotta
go way back to last fall. Too long to wait, my opinion. We got him
this week, and… it’s sure to be a total blast. See you there! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Next week…
5/11 – Allen Estes

Upcoming…
J.B. Amero

Marina Evans

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Introducing the First Annual EBB & FOLK! On Saturday, July 23rd under the event tent at Cape Ann Marina (Mile Marker One)

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On Saturday, July 23rd, the most recognized names in New England Folk and Americana music share the stage on Gloucester’s historic waterfront for the first annual EBB & FOLK.

2016 Grammy Award winner for best country song, Lori McKenna, headlines an extraordinary day of music featuring Chris Trapper, Mark Erelli, Chad Perrone, Amy Fairchild, Brian Jarvis, Fozzie Hill and Allen Estes.
This all-day, musical extravaganza takes place under the event tent at Cape Ann Marina (Mile Marker One) on the banks of the Annisquam River just feet from historic Gloucester Harbor. In addition to a full day of live music, the the event will feature Cape Ann artisans and merchants presenting the best that the area has to offer.

Tickets are available now!  click here > http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2543337
http://ebbandfolk.com/

The Crossing Sat, Apr 30 @ 6:00 PM Orthodox Congregational Church, 1120 Washington St., Lanesville (Gloucester), MA

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listen here > http://www.grrrrecords.com/crossing-mp3s

The Crossing is a Celtic folk group that utilizes fiddle, cello, flute, whistles, guitars, bodhrans (frame drums), harp and bagpipes to bring alive the essential jigs and reels. Their original songs carry on the centuries-old tradition of good storytelling found in the celtic lands. Add their rich harmonizing vocals, and the result is captivating and energizing. The Crossing has been entertaining audiences since 1984, playing concert halls, pubs, gatherings, churches, Irish fairs and festivals. Their latest album, Baile (Home), exemplifies their traditional foundation with themes of faith, hope, love and truth.
The Crossing will perform at the Orthodox Congregational Church in Lanesville, MA (1120 Washington Street) at 6:00 PM on Saturday, April 30. Admission will be free of charge and a free will donation will be taken. For more information, call 978.283.2345

Lisa Marie to Host The Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight! The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.28.2016 The Joint will be jumpin!

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Dave says,

Well,I’ve signed up for elective surgery on my flabby elbow skin (hetero-weenisectomy) this Thursday and will be be busy recuperating with a Martini or three, so , in the meantime, why not stop holding your breath and inhale a little bit of Ms. Lisa Marie who will be charging in on her caparisoned horse, lance aboiling ,to skewer you with another night of electro-convulsive blues, and other music. And she’s bringing along the right people. She’s got Johnny Juxo to bang his shoe on the keyboard, “Silverfish” Steve on scratchy catarrh, and Dana “Bonefish” Bonardi on the bangulators. Sounds like a plan. Me, I’ll be showing up late in my black suit, in case you wanna see what I look like when I buy the farm! (minus the formaldehyde).

rhumbline

40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

LOCAL BAND PREVIEWS SONGS FROM UPCOMING ALBUM, JOINED BY THE ROCKPORT HIGH SCHOOL MADRIGAL CHOIR FRIDAY APRIL 29, ROCKPORT MA Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main St. Rockport MA. 8pm

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What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? will be performing with the Rockport High School Madrigal Choir. The Madrigal Choir, led by Patti Pike, will be opening up the evening, and then accompanying What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? on several songs at the end of the night. A percentage of ticket sales will be donated back to the RPS Music Department.

Mr Fox is working on a new album, and will be performing those new songs on the 29th.
It’s also lead singer-songwriter, 3rian King’s birthday! What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? features Nathan Cohen on violin & trumpet, Renee Dupuis on vocals, piano, and melodica, Joe Cardoza on upright bass, Dennis Monagle on drums, and 3rian King on voice, acoustic guitar, & piano. The band’s sound has been described as Tom Waits and Amy Winehouse performing in a secret French cafe.

Tickets range $20-$32 and can be purchased here: http://rockportmusic.org/what-time-mr-fox/

There are student and senior discounts if you call the box office to order tickets at 978 546 7391.
Photos and additional band info can be found here:
http://whattimeisitmrfox.com/bio.html
http://www.whattimeisitmrfox.com
http://www.whattimeisitmrfox.bandcamp.com
https://www.facebook.com/whattimeisitmrfox
https://twitter.com/mrfoxinfo

 

 

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This weeks special guest: Charlee Bianchini 7pm April 20 2016

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This week’s Dinner Special…
American Chop Suey – $9.95

Wednesday, April 20th – 7pm
Musical Guest: C h a r l e e ! ! !

 

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The very gifted and ever graceful Charlee Bianchini returns
to the Rhumb Line stage this Wednesday. I so much love
pulling up the chair and playing along. The girl has soul.
Also… I’ll be hosting a gang of relatives on this night. Come
early and grab those seats! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
4/27 – Inge Berge

5/4 – Orville Giddings

5/11 – Allen Estes

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Get your dose of Garage Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight with the Downbeat 5 @ Katrina’s 9pm 4.15.2016

 

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garage rock, rock ‘n’ roll
Jen D’Angora – Lead Vocals/Guitar
JJ Rassler – Lead Guitar/Vocals
Dan Styklunas – Drums
Mike Yocco – Bass/Vocals
photo credit: TP Smith
Formed in 1999 by lead guitarist JJ Rassler (founding member of influential Boston bands DMZ and guitarist / producer for The Queers) and singer/rhythm guitarist Jen D’Angora (The Dents, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents), along with bassist Mike Yocco and drummer Dan Styklunas, The Downbeat 5 draws on British invasion bands like the Yardbirds and Animals, spikes the brew with the toughest female vocals this side of a women’s prison riot, and tops it all off with decades worth of aggression, attitude and volume. The band is often heard on Little Steven’s Underground Garage and is featured on his “Coolest Songs in the World” compilation series. The DB5 have shared the stage with such acts as; Holly Golightly, Magic Christian, The Hoodoo Gurus, The Pretty Things, The Knitters, The Blasters, The Zombies, Flaming Stars, Preachers Kids, Muffs, Dick Dale, Detroit Cobras, Sylvain Sylvain, Jayne County and countless like minded bands. Their relentlessly tough live shows have sometimes been augmented with the guest appearance of friend and Animals guitarist, Hilton Valentine.

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14 Rogers St

Gloucester, MA

Chris “Stovall” Brown Tonight with guest drummer Chris Anzalone Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.14.2016

 

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Nose-busting Mr. Chris “Stovall” Brown returns this Thursday for yet another rousing evening of Bad jokes, incredible glitar and heartfelt vocals. Always a pleasure to have mr. B. around. He keeps me honest, knows a million toons and has a new wireless rig that allows him to communicate with the planet Altair IV, as well as jump around all over the place whilst whanging out yet another incredible solo enroute to the front door. You gotta see this.

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Of course, our Gatling drummmbler aka Mr. Chris Anzelone will remain forcibly rooted to the floor and the groove via welded connection to me; the basest.

 

chris a Wear your hardhat. Bring cash, tons of it. No salesman will visit your home.

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40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

The Artist’s Cocktail Celebrates Cameron’s 21st Birthday bash! 9:30pm Saturday April 13, 2016

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Please share!
No cover, but tips gratefully accepted!
Memorial donations to The Brain Candy Project will be greatly appreciated. ♥ www.BrainCandyProject.org

Come raise a glass on what would have been my son Cameron’s 21st birthday. Musical friends, join in with the Swingset or play one of your own. Let’s pack the joint!

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