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Lisa Marie to Host The Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight! The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.28.2016 The Joint will be jumpin!

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Dave says,

Well,I’ve signed up for elective surgery on my flabby elbow skin (hetero-weenisectomy) this Thursday and will be be busy recuperating with a Martini or three, so , in the meantime, why not stop holding your breath and inhale a little bit of Ms. Lisa Marie who will be charging in on her caparisoned horse, lance aboiling ,to skewer you with another night of electro-convulsive blues, and other music. And she’s bringing along the right people. She’s got Johnny Juxo to bang his shoe on the keyboard, “Silverfish” Steve on scratchy catarrh, and Dana “Bonefish” Bonardi on the bangulators. Sounds like a plan. Me, I’ll be showing up late in my black suit, in case you wanna see what I look like when I buy the farm! (minus the formaldehyde).

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40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This weeks special guest: Charlee Bianchini 7pm April 20 2016

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This week’s Dinner Special…
American Chop Suey – $9.95

Wednesday, April 20th – 7pm
Musical Guest: C h a r l e e ! ! !

 

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The very gifted and ever graceful Charlee Bianchini returns
to the Rhumb Line stage this Wednesday. I so much love
pulling up the chair and playing along. The girl has soul.
Also… I’ll be hosting a gang of relatives on this night. Come
early and grab those seats! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
4/27 – Inge Berge

5/4 – Orville Giddings

5/11 – Allen Estes

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Get your dose of Garage Rock ‘N’ Roll Tonight with the Downbeat 5 @ Katrina’s 9pm 4.15.2016

 

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jen downbeats

garage rock, rock ‘n’ roll
Jen D’Angora – Lead Vocals/Guitar
JJ Rassler – Lead Guitar/Vocals
Dan Styklunas – Drums
Mike Yocco – Bass/Vocals
photo credit: TP Smith
Formed in 1999 by lead guitarist JJ Rassler (founding member of influential Boston bands DMZ and guitarist / producer for The Queers) and singer/rhythm guitarist Jen D’Angora (The Dents, Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents), along with bassist Mike Yocco and drummer Dan Styklunas, The Downbeat 5 draws on British invasion bands like the Yardbirds and Animals, spikes the brew with the toughest female vocals this side of a women’s prison riot, and tops it all off with decades worth of aggression, attitude and volume. The band is often heard on Little Steven’s Underground Garage and is featured on his “Coolest Songs in the World” compilation series. The DB5 have shared the stage with such acts as; Holly Golightly, Magic Christian, The Hoodoo Gurus, The Pretty Things, The Knitters, The Blasters, The Zombies, Flaming Stars, Preachers Kids, Muffs, Dick Dale, Detroit Cobras, Sylvain Sylvain, Jayne County and countless like minded bands. Their relentlessly tough live shows have sometimes been augmented with the guest appearance of friend and Animals guitarist, Hilton Valentine.

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14 Rogers St

Gloucester, MA

Dave Birkin Tonight! The Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 4.7.2016

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We’re late celebrating Keaster this week as I offer you hipster replacement therapy in the guise of Mr. Dave Birkin. A newbie for you and me. I met this guy at a party where the wallpaper curled and houseplants died after a rousing set of heat-seeking blues and j**z got the audience wheezing and drooping in hysteresis. Just back from a perspirational visit to The Mount Of Olive Oyl, where he scored a pair of Roman sandals and a scutum real cheap, Dave will visibly shake you up with modern renditions of classic blues and jazz. He has a really great Sax sound. And he sings, too. I really mean this.

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https://www.reverbnation.com/davebandthehotshots

Blacking him up will be that nun-eating master of the gootar, Mr. Mike DiBari; our antidisestablishvegetarianism recipient of the year, and Mr. Chris Anzelone, a new piston-popping drummmbler, who’ll knock your block off. I’ve been looking forward to this for a long time and can’t wait to hear me cry “Uncle!” Do come!

 

rhumbline

40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

 

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL Dogtown Common: Never Try, Never Win ~ Starts today 7pm 4.1.2016

never try never win

April 1, 2016
7 PM

The Folklore Theatre Company
169 Main St, Gloucester, MA

Tickets Available
www.FolkloreTheatre.Company

Details

RUNNING THREE WEEKENDS THRU APRIL 17
10% of PROCEEDS BENEFIT GLOUCESTER’S ANGEL PROGRAM
PLEASE TALK IT UP!Synopsis:
Former fisherman Abraham Wharf, now homeless, struggles with heroin addiction. It is midwinter, and he has set up his cardboard bed beneath the Babson “Never Try, Never Win” boulder in Gloucester’s long-abandoned settlement known as “Dogtown.” As he enters a drug-induced euphoric state, he edges ever closer to overdose and hypothermia. Two ghostly children appear through the trees, reaching out to Abraham. Unsure, Wharf decides to take their hands, allowing them to guide him deeper into the woods, and eventually into 1800 Dogtown Common and the home of Easter Carter. Here in her home, the only two-story house in the Commons, colorful residents of the Commons have gathered for warmth, for food, for community. Each character represents something within Wharf that leads him on an introspective journey of spirit survival. Three witches serve as a sort of Greek chorus, reminiscent of the three crones of mythology and Shakespeare’s Macbeth… here, they are the hissing voices of addiction: Dysphoria, Despair, and Redemption.
This groundbreaking inter-generational piece (actors ages 7-80) will raise the question: “What killed a 200 year-old community?” in a way that challenges us to avoid ever letting it happen again in Gloucester & Cape Ann.
Issues that are still universal hot topics today: ignorance, addiction, mental health, sexism, ageism, gossip, gender, homelessness, hunger, poverty and classism are all touched upon in this show.
Programs like The Open Door, Action Inc., The Grace Center, Wellspring, and Gloucester’s new Angel Program are all examples of how a community, through education understanding, and innovation can find healing and sustainability in ways that simply did not exist two hundred years ago. Indeed, if we knew then what we know now, and if these great organizations had existed in that time, Dogtown Commons might still be a thriving community today.
Each of the three production weeks, 10% of box office proceeds will benefit Gloucester’s newest community support organization, The Angel Program. Suggested donation $10-$30, as always, no one is turned away. Consider this show rated PG-13 due to mature theme.

Season tickets now available, just $15/mo!
www.FolkloreTheatre.Company

Community Organization


(978) 704-1269

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ This week’s musical guest: J.B. Amero 7pm 3.30.2016

 

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Wednesdays at the Rhumb Line – 7pm
Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, March 30th – 7pm
Musical Guest: J.B.!

 

The one and the very only… brother J.B. Amero joins us this
week. Nuff said! Be there! ~ Fly
http://www.androyd.com/bradley/index.html
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
John Rockwell

Charlee Bianchini

Inge Berge

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Wednesdays with Fly Amero @ The Rhumb Line ~ Musical Guests: CHICK & ELLEN! 7-10pm 3.16.2016

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Great dinner specials every week!

Wednesday, March 16th – 7pm
Musical Guests: CHICK & ELLEN!

A perfect warm-up for St. Paddy’s! Chick Marston & Ellen
Ford take the stage this week with folk music from around
the world and throughout history. I’ll bet there’ll be a bit of
Irish in there somewhere! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
Inge Berge

Fozzie Hill

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Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

Seaport Grille Anniversary Celebration continues tonight with David Brown, Mike O’Connell, Roger Brockelbank and Dave Sag 6-9pm 3.9.2016

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Dave Sag
There’s a big party goin’ on at the Seaport Grille.
It’s Scott Cook Night, celebrating the very first customer of that venerable institution. From 6 to 9 I’ll be slugging it out with David Brown, Mike O’Connell and Roger Brockelbank. It’s gonna be a blast. Afterwards we’ll be shifting our bods to The Glou. House to join with Madhouse to celebrate the life of Kay Ellis, of Lannon fame who passed last week.

http://www.seaportgrillegloucester.com/

Dave Sag’s Blues Party To Host Scott Shetler @ The Rhumb LineTonight! 8:30 to 11:30pm 3.3.2016

 

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It was so much fun on Scott Shetler’s debut gig here a few months ago, that I couldn’t wait to get him back. So, here he is with his jewel-encrusted saxophone and his gooey vocals, comin’ at you full charge.

 

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http://home.earthlink.net/~scottywotty/

He’s bringing’ along the King of Ashland, Mr. Pete Henderson on glitar and vocals. Also, the defrocked former drummer of Broomful ‘o Blues Mr. Ephraim Lowell. A groovy night for dancing. C U then!

 

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Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Tonight A Tribute Allen Toussaint at The Dave Sag’s Blues Party 8:30 to 11:30pm 2.25.2016

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It’s a special week for me as I capture some of my favorite high-value targets and toss ’em on the stage for a big whoop-di-do. Seeing as how one of my favorite songwriters and performers passed on a few months ago, I thought It’d be a good idea to honor him with a tribute. I’m talkin’ about Mr. Allen Toussaint.

Allen-Toussaint-RIP

http://allentoussaint.com/

You may not have heard the name, but this guy was one of the most important tunesmiths of the 60’s and 70’s. He wrote over 1000 songs, some of which are classics.. We’re gonna do like 30 of them, if we can, with no rehearsal, no backsies and no money down. To help me out I’ve engaged my most favorite lovers of his music. Phew!
Let’s start with Edd Scheer, everybody’s favorite frontman, drummer and vocalist. Add Mr. Jon Ross, on guitar and vocals, and Mr. John Cameron , on keys, and me, suffering with a swollen enigma, coughing my brains out, and writing out words to 30 songs and what do you get? Hopefully a stellar night of Allen’s top notch music!
Somebody help me!

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ Tonight’s Special Guest: Sasquatch 7-10pm 2.24.2016

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This week:
Beef Stroganoff – $11.95
SasquatchWednesday, February 24th – 7pm
Special Guest:
Paul Cohan!
 

Otherwise known as Sasquatch, the wonderful Paul Cohan
comes to us with his songs of local culture and history.  Have
you seen this in action?  Come join us! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Next week…
John Rockwell Hosts
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Upcoming…
Inge Berge

Fozzie Hill
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The Rhumb Line

40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)

 

Wednesdays with Fly Amero ~ Tonight’s Special Guest: ToniAnn Enes 7-10pm @ The Rhumb Line 2.17.2016

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This week:
Meatloaf dinner w/mushroom gravy – $10.95

Wednesday, February 17th – 7pm
Special Guest:
TONI ANN!

Beautiful music, sweet spirit, great jam – every time.  Come
out and have some fun with Toni Ann Enes! ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
John Rockwell
john rockwell flyInge Berge

Fozzie Hill

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Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)



 

Professor Harp Joins the Dave Sag’s Blues Party Tonight @ The Rhumb Line 8:30pm 2.11.2016

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Wow. I’ve been so busy. Just got back from Fat Tuesday gig and i’m bushed. So here goes:
Lets welcome back the inimitable Mr. Professor Harp. Comin’ all the way from New Bedford where the blues smells like fish, he certainly fits in here in Gloucester. He’s got a razor sharp take on all things musical and will have you quivering in your mukluks as he dives deep into the muddy waters. Backing him up will be that nun-eating master of the Qatar, Mr. Mike DiBari and the shivaree-inducing drumambulist Mr. Stevvee Chaggaris. And me, too. Showtime 8:30. See you then!

 

Dave

Proffessor Harp

http://www.professorharp.com/

rhumbline

40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-973

Wednesday’s with Fly Amero…This weeks special guest: Allen Estes @ The Rhumb Line 7-10pm 2.10.2016

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This week’s dinner special:
Chicken Cacciatore w/linguini – $11.95

Wednesday, February 10th – 7pm
Special Guest: ALLEN ESTES!

Cape Ann’s greatest songwriter, Allen Estes returns to our
Wednesday stage.  He brings with him not only his songs,
but the vast influences and flavors of folk, pop, blues, country,
bluegrass, Americana and so much more… all delivered with
pure honesty and genuine love.  I wonder how many of us
know how lucky we all are to have this man among us. ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
John Rockwell

Inge Berge

Fozzie Hill

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there:-)


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