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

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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!

Wednesdays with Fly Amero~This weeks special guest:Ron Schrank @ The Rhumb Line 7-10pm 4.13.2016

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Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, April 13th – 7pm
Musical Guest: RON SCHRANK!!

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Ron Schrank is among my all-time favorite musical guests

at the Rhumb. It’s a simple, honest delivery every time. No
pretense. I’m not even sure he knows himself just how good
he really is. One thing for sure… the people always do. ~ 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…
4/20 – Charlee Bianchini

4/27 – Inge Berge

5/4 – Orville Giddings

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

Live Music @ Katrina’s on Wednesdays ~ This week’s host will be Jusin Tocco 7-10pm 4.13.2016

Katrina’s is excited to have Justin Tocco performing this evening.
Justin will be playing a mix of classic, contemporary and original acoustic music. Stop by and join us for a bite to eat, cocktails and a whole lot of good music!

Check out Justin’s  video here:

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14 Rogers St

Gloucester, MA

Nat Osborn Band This Friday @ MinglewoodAtLat43 9pm 4.8.2016 Oh yeah! Be ready to dance…

Nat Osborn Band

http://natosborn.com/

MUSIC:
The King and The Clown is on iTunes/Spotify
Nat Osborn Band EP on Bandcamp

BIO:

Nat Osborn, “the mastermind behind the suitably named Nat Osborn Band, writes smart, punchy tunes that blend old-school Gershwin-era songcraft with decidedly modern sensibilities.” (Popdose)

The seven-piece band, flanked by a powerful three piece horn section, takes the best elements of soul, funk, indie-rock, and jazz and weaves them around Osborn’s truly infectious and clever songs. The band has rcently returned from a three month stint in Europe supporting their April 2015 self-titled EP release on Rope-A-Dope Records.

The band released their debut album, The King and The Clown, in April 2013 to a sold out crowd at Le Poisson Rouge in New York. Following the release, the band toured tirelessly playing 200+ live shows between the United States and Europe. They have appeared at, and often headlined, festivals on both sides of the Atlantic and been on television in seven countries, all while operating as a hard working independent act.

“The Nat Osborn Band has a rare knack for existing simultaneously in several different places at once” – The Deli NYC

“Eclectic, smart, high energy, Osborn gets his fingers into a whole bunch of different pies here and comes up with something good every time” – New York Music Daily

“Wow! What a sound” Artie Lange, live on the Artie Lange show

“The inability to label Osborn with any one specific genre lent greatly to his appeal. Dramatic vocal runs, rolling exotic and ghostly horn melodies, and even blues fueled guitar binges; Osborn fit it all into his tightly packed arrangements. With vocal theatrics likened to Muse, and playful horn runs a la Beirut, Osborn folded different genres into his compelling repertoire.” -Flush the Fashion.

 

Dave Birkin Tonight! The Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.7.2016

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We’re late celebrating Keaster this week as I offer you hipster replacement therapy in the guise of Mr. Dave Birkin. A newbie for you and me. I met this guy at a party where the wallpaper curled and houseplants died after a rousing set of heat-seeking blues and j**z got the audience wheezing and drooping in hysteresis. Just back from a perspirational visit to The Mount Of Olive Oyl, where he scored a pair of Roman sandals and a scutum real cheap, Dave will visibly shake you up with modern renditions of classic blues and jazz. He has a really great Sax sound. And he sings, too. I really mean this.

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https://www.reverbnation.com/davebandthehotshots

Blacking him up will be that nun-eating master of the gootar, Mr. Mike DiBari; our antidisestablishvegetarianism recipient of the year, and Mr. Chris Anzelone, a new piston-popping drummmbler, who’ll knock your block off. I’ve been looking forward to this for a long time and can’t wait to hear me cry “Uncle!” Do come!

 

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

http://www.therhumbline.com/

 

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL Dogtown Common: Never Try, Never Win ~ Starts today 7pm 4.1.2016

never try never win

April 1, 2016
7 PM

The Folklore Theatre Company
169 Main St, Gloucester, MA

Tickets Available
www.FolkloreTheatre.Company

Details

RUNNING THREE WEEKENDS THRU APRIL 17
10% of PROCEEDS BENEFIT GLOUCESTER’S ANGEL PROGRAM
PLEASE TALK IT UP!Synopsis:
Former fisherman Abraham Wharf, now homeless, struggles with heroin addiction. It is midwinter, and he has set up his cardboard bed beneath the Babson “Never Try, Never Win” boulder in Gloucester’s long-abandoned settlement known as “Dogtown.” As he enters a drug-induced euphoric state, he edges ever closer to overdose and hypothermia. Two ghostly children appear through the trees, reaching out to Abraham. Unsure, Wharf decides to take their hands, allowing them to guide him deeper into the woods, and eventually into 1800 Dogtown Common and the home of Easter Carter. Here in her home, the only two-story house in the Commons, colorful residents of the Commons have gathered for warmth, for food, for community. Each character represents something within Wharf that leads him on an introspective journey of spirit survival. Three witches serve as a sort of Greek chorus, reminiscent of the three crones of mythology and Shakespeare’s Macbeth… here, they are the hissing voices of addiction: Dysphoria, Despair, and Redemption.
This groundbreaking inter-generational piece (actors ages 7-80) will raise the question: “What killed a 200 year-old community?” in a way that challenges us to avoid ever letting it happen again in Gloucester & Cape Ann.
Issues that are still universal hot topics today: ignorance, addiction, mental health, sexism, ageism, gossip, gender, homelessness, hunger, poverty and classism are all touched upon in this show.
Programs like The Open Door, Action Inc., The Grace Center, Wellspring, and Gloucester’s new Angel Program are all examples of how a community, through education understanding, and innovation can find healing and sustainability in ways that simply did not exist two hundred years ago. Indeed, if we knew then what we know now, and if these great organizations had existed in that time, Dogtown Commons might still be a thriving community today.
Each of the three production weeks, 10% of box office proceeds will benefit Gloucester’s newest community support organization, The Angel Program. Suggested donation $10-$30, as always, no one is turned away. Consider this show rated PG-13 due to mature theme.

Season tickets now available, just $15/mo!
www.FolkloreTheatre.Company

Community Organization


(978) 704-1269

Andrew Clark joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 3.31.2016

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This Thursday we offer significant symptom relief with the infusion of that Tootin’ Torquemada of the Tenor: Mr. Andrew Clark. Just back from an awesome Third Reiki Massage and gentle Acubeating session, I guarantee you he is limber and smood as greek Yohgurt. I just love his high energy and stylish hats. Loves to get the crowd dancin’. Might have a concussion, too.

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Completing the circuit will be the lugubrious Mr. Jack Ward, on catarrh and vocalese, and the big Papi of Beverly, Mr. Andrew Jones, on jumper cables. This is never to be missed. See ya then!

 

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

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This week’s musical guest: J.B. Amero 7pm 3.30.2016

 

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Wednesdays at the Rhumb Line – 7pm
Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, March 30th – 7pm
Musical Guest: J.B.!

 

The one and the very only… brother J.B. Amero joins us this
week. Nuff said! Be there! ~ Fly
http://www.androyd.com/bradley/index.html
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…
John Rockwell

Charlee Bianchini

Inge Berge

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

Julie Rhodes Band this Friday @ Katrina’s April 1st 9pm This is no joke!

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Listen to Julie Rhodes on Beale Street Caravan while on tour…see what they have to say. I have had the opportunity to see Julie a few times and thank a good friend and music lover for turning me on to her last year. Powerful, gripping and full of songs one can certainly relate to.  Julie’s brand new and first CD “Bound To Meet The Devil” is one of the best records I own and that says a lot. This live recording just blew me away. Have a listen and hope to see you at Katrina’s this Friday.

 

 

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https://www.facebook.com/katrinasgloucester/

Willie “Loco” Alexander Tonight @ The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30pm The Rhumb Line 3.24.2016

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Just in time for Easter I’m bringin’ in the man in the biohazard leisure suit: Mr. Willie Alexander. A fixture in the music world, actually a light fixture or streetlamp of Rocque and Role and all things musical, willie ill blind you to your evil ways as he get’s the band to channel The Fat Man, L’il Richard, et al. It’s always a pleasure.

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He’ll be bringing along his long-time bug zapping glitarist, Mr. Billy Loosigian and helpful digestive aid, Mr. Steevee Chaggaris,whopping those jungle drums. I’m gonna sing some Irving Berlin! Bite me!

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

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This weeks special guest: Bradley Royds 7-10pm 3.23.2016

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Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, March 23rd – 7pm
Musical Guest: BRADLEY ROYDS!

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Pictured here with good friend Dick Clark, he shows us he’s
visited a few places and done a few things during his brief
time here on Earth. One of the clearest, purest voices you’ll
ever hope to hear, delivering intelligent, passionate original
material flawlessly… every time. Meet Bradley Royds! ~ Fly
http://www.androyd.com/bradley/index.html
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

Charlee Bianchini

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

Muddy Ruckus returns to Gloucester tonight @ The Cape Ann Brewing Company 8pm 3.18.2016

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I am so very excited about this dynamic Americana duo coming back to Gloucester…so wicked good!
have a listen to one of my favorites http://muddyruckus.bandcamp.com/track/ruby-red
check out their website too! http://www.muddyruckus.com/Biography.html

The Folklore Theatre Company & Floating Lotus are proud to present MANTRA Himalayan Fusion Band ~ 7-9pm March 26

march music fusion at floating lotusPLEASE SHARE!
All ages welcome!

The Folklore Theatre Company & Floating Lotus are proud to present MANTRA Himalayan Fusion Band, as part of our World Music Concert Series! Come dance and celebrate our Global Community right in the heart of Gloucester!

MANTRA supports the Napali community and the upcoming new generation who are far away for their native culture. Music is the universal language of all people. This Global Exchange bridges us to the world.

MANTRA Himalayan Fusion Band
featuring:
Shyam Nepali (Sarangi)
Ranjan Boudathoki (Basuri )
Nandu Shankar (Tabla)
Ujjwal Dhaubadel (Chon jembe)
Salilandra singh mac (Guitar)
Sushil Chetrri (Bass)

Tickets are $12
Advance tickets available at
www.FloatingLotus.net

Wednesdays with Fly Amero @ The Rhumb Line ~ Musical Guests: CHICK & ELLEN! 7-10pm 3.16.2016

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Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, March 16th – 7pm
Musical Guests: CHICK & ELLEN!

A perfect warm-up for St. Paddy’s! Chick Marston & Ellen
Ford take the stage this week with folk music from around
the world and throughout history. I’ll bet there’ll be a bit of
Irish in there somewhere! ~ 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…
Inge Berge

Fozzie Hill

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

Seaport Grille Anniversary Celebration continues tonight with David Brown, Mike O’Connell, Roger Brockelbank and Dave Sag 6-9pm 3.9.2016

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Dave Sag
There’s a big party goin’ on at the Seaport Grille.
It’s Scott Cook Night, celebrating the very first customer of that venerable institution. From 6 to 9 I’ll be slugging it out with David Brown, Mike O’Connell and Roger Brockelbank. It’s gonna be a blast. Afterwards we’ll be shifting our bods to The Glou. House to join with Madhouse to celebrate the life of Kay Ellis, of Lannon fame who passed last week.

http://www.seaportgrillegloucester.com/

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This week, in honor and celebration of the amazing life of KAY ELLIS

 

 

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Wednesday, March 9th
This week, in honor and celebration
of the amazing life of KAY ELLIS


I shall be humbly stepping down from my duties at the Rhumb
Line.  Not to say the establishment will be closed – just that Kay
was/is a dear, dear friend and my place is by her side.  I look
forward to seeing you all next week! ~ 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…
Chick & Ellen

Fozzie Hill

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

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