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BREAKING NEWS: 2013 BLOCK PARTY DATES SET

July 20  August 17  September 21 (Subject to City Approval) Mark your calendars and fit us in your schedule!  Contacts Organization, Publicity:      glostablockpahty@gmail.com Valerie Marcley Artistic Director (Talent):     whuntrock@gmail.com Will Hunt Restaurant Liaison:             northshorerestaurantgroup@gmail.com Mark McDonough Merchant Liaison:                lseigel1@gmail.com Lucinda Seigel Sponsor … Continue reading

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September Block Party Fun (David B. Cox Photos)

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September 2012 Block Party From Fred Bodin

It was really crowded all night long on Main Street, as usual for a Block Party. So many people came into my gallery that I lost count, perhaps between 100 to 150 folks. On the lower right is a display … Continue reading

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A Few Early September 2012 Block Party Shots From Len Burgess

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Top 10 ways to have the most fun @ tonight’s BLOCK PARTY ~ The last one in 2012

Don’t sweat the weather.  It will be nice. If you want to sit down and eat in a restaurant MAKE A RESERVATION.  Here’s a list of restaurants offering al fresco dining  (with phone numbers). Wear layers (it will be clear, but … Continue reading

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Block Party Entertainment Update ~ Correction for tonight ~ Will Hunt’s Excellent Tech Question for the Cowsills

This just in from Block Party Guru Val Markley: LEE – Touching and uplifting Originals and Sing-along will be at the Mystery Train Stage at 9:30pm. See complete Block Party Entertainment Schedule by STAGE here.  See complete Block Party Entertainment … Continue reading

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Updates from Marina Evans, Rob Cowsill, Block Party, KBMG & more

Yesterday, we told you that Marina Evans was releasing another song from her Dogtown EP this week and she said, in her interview, that each new song would have a little more of a groove (see post here).  This new one sure … Continue reading

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Another banner musical week on Cape Ann

Last week we told you about Marina Evans‘ new release (see post here).  Well she’s got another one this week, next week and the week after (check this link for new songs each week).  Plus she’s got a parallel project … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 15 DOWNTOWN GLOUCESTER BLOCK PARTY FEATURES FIVE OUTDOOR STAGES AND AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION!

Celebrate summer’s end at another entertainment packed Block Party in downtown Gloucester. Main Street transforms into a strolling mall featuring al fresco dining; stores open for shopping; Kids’ Town games and multi-performances at five outdoor stages. Diverse bands, dance troupes … Continue reading

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Block Party rainbow; camera woes

Just at sunset during the latest block party, there was a mild rain shower, and this glorious rainbow appeared.  I managed to snap a shot, despite the fact that my camera was staring to malfunction. This one came out OK, … Continue reading

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August Block Party (Photos by David B. Cox) 4 of 4

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August Block Party (Photos by David B. Cox) 3 of 4

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August Block Party (Photos by David B. Cox) 2 of 4

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August Block Party (Photos by David B. Cox) 1 of 4

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Big weekend starts NOW ~ Get ready to DANCE, PARTY, SHOP & WIN with this Classic, Camera-Swinging Video!

It all starts tonight with live music at 14 venues.  See the full schedule here.  Don’t worry about sleep (“I’ll sleep when I’m dead” – who said that?  Leave a comment if you know).  Get up tomorrow (Saturday) morning and … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS FOR KIDS (big & little) ~ New Wacky Acts @ tomorrow’s Block Party

This just in from Block Party Artistic Director, Val Markely: Tell the little and the big kids too – these whacky acts just signed on for Saturday’s Block Party! Don’t Miss At Kids’ Town & thru the Street! East Cackalacky … Continue reading

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How many people went to the last Block Party?

TONS!  As you can see by this photo of a small section of Main St.  The whole street was this packed. These block parties just keep getting bigger … and bigger … and bigger.  More music, more dancing, more dining, … Continue reading

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DOWNTOWN GLOUCESTER BLOCK PARTY AUGUST 18 FEATURES BERKLEE TALENT & FIVE OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE STAGES!-

Summer’s best party starts at 6 pm Saturday August 18 on Main Street in Gloucester and it’s free! Main Street is transformed into a strolling mall featuring al fresco dining; shopping until 11 pm; a Kids’ Town and multi-performances at … Continue reading

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Ten Days Of July 2012 Downtown Gloucester Block Party Faces From David Cox Day 9

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Ten Days Of July 2012 Downtown Gloucester Block Party Faces From David Cox Day 7

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Ten Days Of July 2012 Downtown Gloucester Block Party Faces From David Cox Day 5

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Ten Days Of July 2012 Downtown Gloucester Block Party Faces From David Cox Day 3

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