Author Archives: Vickie & Peter

About Vickie & Peter

Vickie grew up in Iowa. Lived in Silicon Valley & NYC. Peter has lived all over (NJ, NY, CH, IN, CA, MA, etc.) We chose to live and raise our family in Gloucester. Owners of gimmesound.com & Van Ness Group. Producers of gimmeLIVE concerts.

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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“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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Honors Youth Choir of Chorus North Shore Spring concert “Songs of Love and Friendship” at Shalin Liu – Friday May 2

The Honors Youth Choir will   perform songs of love and friendship including selections from early opera, sentimental favorites, revolutionary war songs, humorous songs and even a little doo-wop.  The concert will be a walk down memory lane with songs that … Continue reading

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Café Shalom Coffeehouse Spring Concert on May 4th

Cafe Shalom Sunday, May 4th at 7 pm (Doors open at 6:45 pm) Tickests $10/per person at the door With Julie Dougherty, Bob Kramer, and special guests Gay Shelton and Al Foucault Café Shalom Coffeehouse, Temple Ahavat Achim, 86 Middle … Continue reading

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What to you get when you mix Jon Butcher, 3rian King and Aurelia Nelson?

HOT RADIO, that’s  what!  I don’t know what got into her, but Aurelia Nelson decided to host them both at the same time on the same Curtain Up show that will air tomorrow SUN at 9am on Northshore 104.9 FM. … 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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More fun with Radio Ads & Adobe Premiere

Some of you may remember the last time I added visuals to a radio ad and made a video.  Well I’ve done it again for our UU Meetinghouse benefit next Friday, April 25 featuring local stars 3rian King, Chelsea Berry, … 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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Still a few tickets left to see Jon Anderson – The Voice of YES at Shalin Liu on Thursday, April 17

Jon Anderson The former lead singer and creative force behind the group YES, Jon Anderson stands as one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock. His distinctive high tenor remained a fixture on mainstream rock radio for decades, fronting the … Continue reading

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Gloucester UU Church has space for rent and needs volunteers for benefit concerts

 Space for Rent The Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking proposals for tenants for its ground floor space for a Monday through Friday use.  More than 4500 square feet, or parts thereof are available.   Nursery schools, artists spaces, social service … Continue reading

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Music Throw-Back Thursday! MTBT

John Sebastian who wrote and sang the theme song for “Welcome Back Kotter” is coming to The Larcom Theater on Thursday, May 8th.  Join Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee and writer of some of popular music’s most enduring … Continue reading

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Jon Butcher on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes tonight at 6:30

Jon Butcher will be featured on “Local Music Seen with Allen Estes” today at 6:30 pm, Channel 12 Cape Ann T.V. and will be aired over the next 2 weeks! You don’t want to miss the show Jon has a BIG announcement. … Continue reading

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A Night of Music ~ Benefit for Rockport PTO & Rockport Ed Foundation – Friday April 11

 

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Local fingerstyle guitar master, Ken Bonfield, brings his Artistry of the Guitar to Rocky Neck

Perhaps you saw him at the UU Meetinghouse Solstice concert in December.  If you did, you already know he’s one of Gloucester’s finest musicians.  If you’ve never seen Ken Bonfield, this is the weekend to do so.  And the Rocky … Continue reading

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Want to save money on concert tickets?

Of course you do.  Last week you saved $10 on tickets to The Toasters Concert Cruise because you were part of the gimmeLIVE pre-sale, right? Well, just in case you missed that, here’s a BIG HINT: We’ll be announcing another … 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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