Tag Archives: concert series

Nichole’s Picks 10/8 + 10/9

Pick #1: Down on the Farm Concert Series: Appleton Farm


Click HERE for more information 

Sunday, October 9
Member Car: $20 Nonmember Car: $30

Join us for our first Down on the Farm Fall Concert Series at Appleton Farms! These family-friendly concerts will feature live music, food trucks, lawn games, and an opportunity to meet our dairy cows and farm animals. The series kicks off on Sunday, October 9th at 4pm. Bring your own picnic or purchase food from a selection of food trucks. Beer and wine will be available for purchase with Ipswich Ale, Old Planters Brewing, and Mill River Winery.

October 9th will feature classic rock music by Decades of Rock Band. The food trucks will be Gabi’s Smoke Shack and Joe’s on A ROLL

Gates open at 4pm and concert starts at 5pm.

Leaf-peeping and family photo opportunities among the foliage in our historic Stone Paddock a bonus! (Sorry, no BYOB or dogs)


Pick #2: Team American Chunker at Marini Farm with Captain Dave Marciano from Wicked Tuna

Read more about it HERE

Team AC is very excited to be headlining Marini Farms Family Fun Harvest Weekend, this Saturday October 8th.  As an added bonus, Captain Dave from National Geographic’s hit show Wicked Tuna will be on site to help Team AC as we take aim to annihilate a boat he’s bringing with him.

Marini Farms is the area’s premier farm and event attraction for family oriented fall activities.  In addition to their award winning farm stand and bakery, they have attractions to satisfy families and children of all ages.  In addition to an 8-acre world class corn maze, they also have a jumping pillow, 60 ft tube slide, bounce houses, hayrides, pick your own pumpkin patch, pedal cart track, rope maze, face painting, corn kernel silo, rubber duck races, play structures, sandcastles, and more.



As always, for a more comprehensive list of family activities, please visit our friends at North Shore Kid


Win Free Tickets to see Top Gloucester Talent on stage with National Recording Stars this Summer

You probably already know about our Summer Concert Series. Since this weekend is Summer’s kick-off, we’re running a special  ticket give-away for GMG readers (FOBs).  Text GMG to 72727 and you’ll be entered to Win 2 FREE Tickets to the concert of your choice.  The winner will be contacted on Tuesday.

And it gets better.  If you reply to the text with your email address or sign up for the gimmeLIVE Concert Club (click here, it’s free) you’ll also be entered to win 2 FREE VIP UPGRADES to the concert of your choice.  (You will have to buy or win 2 regular tickets in order to use the upgrade.)

VIP packages offer exclusive access to VIP Pre-Parties, 3 Course Dinner at Backstage Bistro, Meet & Greet, Gifts & more  (see VIP details here).

You know it’s the Summer season on Cape Ann by the weather (trust me, it will be very nice tomorrow) and by the fact that tonight you have a dozen choices for live music.  See full music lineup here.  And it gets even better going into the long holiday weekend.

Whether or not you supported the wars, let’s honor those who “gave the last full measure of devotion” to preserve our freedom by supporting those who express that freedom  through their music.

Can’t buy a VIP Upgrade, but you might just WIN it.

You may remember that Peter and I are presenting a concert series at North Shore Music Theatre this summer (see post & videos here) and we’ve got some great VIP packages that offer exclusive access to VIP Pre-Parties, 3 Course Dinner at Backstage Bistro, Meet & Greet, Gifts & more  (see VIP details here).

Maybe you want to take your sweetheart (Joey might even recommend that sort of thing in his advice column, who knows?).  Now, when you’re a couple, VIP is the best way to go.  But maybe you don’t want to spring for VIP Tickets.  Here’s your chance to win a luxurious VIP experience for the evening.  Just sign up for the gimmeLIVE Concert Club (click here, it’s free) and you’ll automatically be entered into a drawing to win 2 FREE VIP UPGRADES to the concert of your choice.  All you need is 2 regular tickets and you and your honey can go as VIPs!

Lot’s happening in Gloucester tonight.  Will Hunt is Allen’s guest on the premiere of a new Local Music Seen show tonight at 6:30 on Cape Ann TV Channel 12.  Then, you can see Allen Estes in the flesh at the Rhumb Line with one of the area’s best blues men, Bill Gleason (who has also been Allen’s guest on Local Music Seen).

Plus there are 2 open mics, Karaoke and Dennis Monagle featuring Ric St. Germain w/ Ken Steiner on upright bass. blues/rockabilly.  See full music lineup here.