Category Archives: Did You Know?

Who’s Ready for Some Cornhole?

Ahhem, Ahem.   Moving on. I am absolutely in love with how our local sports teams are promoting new ways to experience the ballparks, stadiums, ice, courts, and fields that are home to the teams we love.  There has been … Continue reading

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If you want to make a living playing music, you have to make a living playing music!

One of my favorite local stars, Inge Berge, shared a post on his Facebook page about this “Call For Performers” by the city of Yellowknife, NT in Canada: As we head into Gloucester’s spring/summer/fall busy season, I’m glad he brought … Continue reading

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St. Patty’s Eve

So, not being Irish, I learned something new today. I learned that if I were Irish there would be some prep work to be done.  Who would have thought… This much I already knew….The night before Christmas you might hang … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: You asked for it, you got it: Another extravaganza at Gloucester’s UU Meetinghouse APRIL 25

Finally, we can answer all the people who ask, “When are you going to produce another concert at the UU Meetinghouse?” Gloucester singer, songwriter, performer, creative genius, 3rian King has put together a spectacular show with other top Gloucester talent, … Continue reading

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Neil Young, Massachusetts’ most “distinctive” artist, just might revolutionize digital music today at SXSW

A recent blog by Paul Lamere of Echo Nest (in Somerville, MA) claims to have analyzed listener data from music streaming services to determine the most “distinctive” artists by state.  His method is very interesting, if a tad wonkish (see his explanation … Continue reading

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Spring is on it’s way, and we are having 7 weeks of BANDS on Friday nights @ Giuseppe’s Ristorante & Piano Bar.

Giuseppe’s Ristorante, Gloucester, Ma Piano Bar with Joe will continue on Saturdays at 8:30, so those will be the nights you’ll want to come get your singing in…This Friday, March 14th, 8-11pm, Local 148 is playing at Giuseppe’s, with Brother … Continue reading

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Meet the cast of Fame Jr., tonight on Cape Ann TV — see the play live @ O’Maley this week

Heidi Dallin interviews the cast and crew of “Fame Jr.” for a  Cape Ann TV special that airs tonight at 6PM on Channel 12. If you haven’t seen the show, your last chance is this week: Thursday & Friday, March … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Laissez les bons temps rouler (Let the good times roll) it’s Mardi Gras!

Well, here in frosty New England, it used to be just another Tuesday in the dead of winter.  But once Henri Smith moved to Gloucester (after Katrina blew is house down — see short bio here) we started celebrating Mardi Gras and now … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Excellent songs up for Oscars tonight — and lots of great music in town too

OK, tonight most of us will be celebrating films, but Oscar night is also a perfect time celebrate great songs — and this is a particularly good year for song nominations. Our two favorites are “Happy” by Pharrell Williams (the … Continue reading

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What did we tell you about Darlingside? Watch this video and see for yourself …

A few weeks ago (in this post), we told you to watch these guys based on their being featured in last months Noise Magazine.  Well, guess what?  Last week at the New England Music Awards they won “Pop Act of … Continue reading

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LISTEN LIVE and hear Gracie Curran Sing on Boston Herald Radio today at 2pm

Hear Boston blues singer Gracie Curran, who opened the 2013 Gloucester Blues Fest, sing on Adriana Cohen’s  Boston Herald Radio show, “Trending Now” today at 2pm.  You can listen LIVE ON LINE here. And you can see Gracie LIVE at … Continue reading

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Scam the Scammers – Let’s have some fun!

Scam phone calls are up. Today I got a call from a guy who told me there was a problem with my computer (yeah, right) and while I was letting him talk, I got a call on the other line, … Continue reading

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Our great Friend Fred

Great info from Fred 1910 Plum Island

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Henri Smith Tells Aurelia Nelson what the song Jambalaya means on Sunday at 9am on 104.9FM

SUNDAY (2/16) at 9AM, Aurelia Nelson hosts Henri Smith on her show, “Curtain Up”.  Get all the details on New England’s newest tradition: Mardi Gras Concert with Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers and Henri’s 8 piece band. It will be … Continue reading

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Snow got you down? Give yourself something to look forward to — Top blues artist coming to Beverly April 5

Here’s your chance to get tickets to see Gracie Curran & The High Falutin’ Band at The Larcom Theatre on Saturday, April 5th. Tickets went on sale today and start at only $15.00 “A five-alarm stew of blues, gospel and soul that burns in your … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes and ears on Darlingside – featured in this month’s Noise

Every month, when the new issue of The Noise comes out, I’m grateful for the forces that brought T-Max to Gloucester and for his perspective on local Music.  This month, he chose to feature a Massachusetts band with a unique … Continue reading

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Creative people battle addiction

Recent events should make it fairly clear that the war on drugs is a dismal failure.  Debate rages (as it should) about what might work and today it seems fitting to look at how creative people help in profound and … Continue reading

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