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.

Music venues abound — and a new one is on the way!

Woke up to a dusting of new snow that was gone by noon.  Only a few dirty-gray-white winter leftovers remain as the sun burns a bright spot behind the clouds — too shy to show its full face.  Does this presage one … Continue reading

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Kirtan at 222 Arts & Wellness on 4/18/14

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Cape Ann Symphony Premiere on Cape Ann TV Tonight (SAT), Tomorrow & Monday

That’s right, folks.  If you missed last Sunday’s World Premiere by the Cape Ann Symphony of Charles Floyd’s Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, you can see it on TV tonight, tomorrow and Monday.  Here is a sneak peek recorded Sunday … Continue reading

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Having some fun with a radio ad and Adobe Premiere

Now we often fast forward through TV commercials or change the car radio station when an ad come on, but once in a while somebody crafts such a good radio spot that you can’t help but listen.  That’s what our friends Aurelia Nelson & … Continue reading

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Daisy Nell & Capt. Stan and the Crabgrass Band Sat, April 12 8PM at One World

Singers, Songwriters, & Musicians DAISY NELL & CAPT STAN  and The CRABGRASS BAND SATURDAY, APRIL 12th at  8 PM Daisy Nell & Capt. Stan will perform on banjo and guitar, with their usual combination of traditional and contemporary folk songs, … Continue reading

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Winter Blues…Spring Blues…Summer Blues

OK, folks.  Time to kiss the cold winter blues bye bye and get ready for hot spring & summer blues starting next Saturday, April 5th, with the hottest concert of the season just down the road at Beverly’s Larcom Theatre featuring Gracie Curran … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Local Rock Star, Jon Butcher, to appear with SOLD OUT “Experience Hendrix” show TOMORROW – Catch him on camera and WIN!

Do you have tickets to tomorrow’s sold out Experience Hendrix show at Hampton Beach Casino?  If so, we’ve got a job for you.  Our friend Jon Butcher (who moved to Cape Ann a year or so ago) has been asked to join Buddy … Continue reading

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Megan Burtt is Back

Every year or so, Megan Burtt comes to Gloucester to visit her good friend and Berklee chum, Chelsea Berry — and to treat us to her thoughtful, moving, gorgeous music at local venues.  This time she’s at Old Sloop next Saturday, … Continue reading

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Whats Coming Up at Shalin Liu for April – May

 Sunday, April 6, 5 PM An Evening of Roots Americana with Annalivia and Ari & Mia Come hear an amazing double bill featuring two of New England’s most buzzed about folk/Americana acts, Annalivia and Ari & Mia. It will be … Continue reading

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Rockport Chamber Music Festival – Tickets On Sale March 27th

ROCKPORT MUSIC 33rd Season ROCKPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL David Deveau, Artistic Director June 6-July 13, 2014 Ticket Sales Dates Subscriptions: March 27, 2014 Single Tickets: April 16, 2014 Summer Flex Subscriptions - available March 27 June-August events only Mini-Flex: Purchase 6-9 concerts and … Continue reading

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Al Stewart at Shalin Liu on Friday, April 4th

AL STEWART Friday, April 4, 8pm Shalin Liu Performance Center Get Ticket Here:   Al Stewart is best known for his singles “Year of the Cat,” “Nostradamus” and “Time Passages,” Scottish singer-songwriter Al Stewart has enjoyed a remarkably prolific career spanning … Continue reading

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Sorellanza – Taking Flight Concerts – April 5 – 13

Our theme is Taking Flight - we’ll be singing about the coming of spring and some flying creatures.  You’ll hear several languages:  Japanese, Swahili, Hebrew, Spanish – and some nonsense language thrown in for good measure!  We’ll have a bit of … Continue reading

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Here’s your chance to tell the Government what you think of them spying on you

Normally I write about music in this blog.  But this is a blog — and the fact that you’re reading this post has most likely just been logged into an N.S.A. database, along with lots of other info about what … Continue reading

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Chakra Workshop – Saturday, March 29

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An Evening of Roots Americana with Annalivia and Ari and Mia at the Shalin Liu – Sunday April 6

Come hear an amazing double bill featuring two of New England’s most buzzed about acoustic folk/Americana acts: Annalivia and Ari & Mia. It will be an evening of inventive and dynamic music for all ages: fiddles, mandolins, banjos, warm harmonies … Continue reading

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Spring is Here and Cape Ann is Coming ALIVE – Check out this weekends live music!

As always check online for the lastest updates: TOMORROW, Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 pm LINDA AMERO Menage a Trio with special guest Jack Senier (piano) & & Mark Pucci (bass) The Franklin Cafe 118 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Phone: 978-283-7888 FREE SHOW 8:00 … Continue reading

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Lat43 & Turner’s Seafood Team up to Benefit Maritime Gloucester – Monday March 31st

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