Tag Archives: Events in Gloucester

Remember Avenging Annie ~ Andy Pratt’s 1973 top 40 hit? You can see him perform it live tomorrow (Thursday)

Only in Gloucester. Tomorrow (Thursday) the Singer / Songwriter Shuffle at Giuseppe’s features a number of local favorites including Noise Magazine founder T Max, Joe Wilkins and Andy Pratt, who’s hit “Avenging Annie” reached #15 on Boston’s WRKO.  Here’s a video … Continue reading

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Better start saving now if you want to see the Rolling Stones @ the Garden

Vickie got hold of an exclusive presale email for Rolling Stones tickets.  Check out these outrageous prices!  Tickets go on sale Monday 4/15 and it looks like you have to buy them in pairs.   By contrast, there’s lots of excellent music … Continue reading

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Beeman 4th & 5th Graders present “Oliver” the Musical Wed & Thursday

You know how we love to promote taking your kids to see live music.  Well for all of you who say, “Yeah, yeah, Ok.  Someday we’ll do that,”  this Wednesday & Thursday are your some-days.  Lisa Smith sent the following video preview … Continue reading

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Here’s a CD of kids music that adults can listen to and love too!

OK, this is not your grandmother’s children’s CD.  It’s real!  Real music by one of my favorite local artists, Inge Berge.  It’s billed as Songs for Young Children to Jump, Dance and Move, but don’t be fooled by the little-kid-friendly title, this … Continue reading

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Rare chance to see Dennis Brennan (one of Boston’s best rockers) with Dave Sag @ Rhumb Line tonight

The fact that Dennis Brennan isn’t a huge star proves that music business executives are clueless.  Dennis was one of the first Boston area artists to make a gimmesound profile when we launched 4 years ago this month (see it here). … Continue reading

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Cool stuff reminders and a rising star video

Amid the flood of info that washes over us every day, it’s often refreshing to get a reminder of some cool stuff we might have missed.  Here goes: Espressos has jumped into the live music scene.  Check out their lineup. Live … Continue reading

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TICKET UPDATE: Big Band Sold Out, Few left for Chelsea Berry, David Maxwell, Brendan James, Henri Smith & Charles Neville, Livingston Taylor

The season is heating up and you just can’t wait until the last minute to get tickets any more.  Here’s the scoop. Cape Ann Big Band’s Friday concert @ Shalin Liu is already sold out, but you can still get … Continue reading

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New TV Show on Good Harbor Beach Erosion Premieres Tonight

Gloucester’s Bob Quinn, who has been going to Good Harbor for the past 80 years, tours the dunes of Good Harbor Beach and comments on the poundin’ it took this winter. Here is a clip from the half –hour show … Continue reading

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First Spring weekend and over 2 dozen live shows on Cape Ann ~ Clickity Clack!

You know the season is upon us when there are 26 live shows over the weekend and most of the summer-only venues aren’t even open yet.  (If you’re a summer business, stop what ever you’re doing, take Paul & RD’s … Continue reading

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More Gloucester Blues Festival Lineup ~ Tickets go on sale April 10

This just in from Bob Hastings, co-producer of the Gloucester Blues Festival.  Excellent lineup for August 10.  And this isn’t even everybody.  There will be at least one more performer, so stay tuned.  Tickets will be available April 10 on … Continue reading

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First Blues Fest Performer Announced — and he’s HOT!

Bob Hastings sent me an email last night announcing the first act to be booked for this year’s Gloucester Blues Festival.  His name is Anthony Gomes and he’s a smokin’ guitar player as you can see by the video below. … Continue reading

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Gary Backstrom Band with Michael Thomas Doyle on Drums tonight @ Rhumb Line

There’s so much going on tonight (see schedule here) that even if you go out early and stay out late, you won’t be able to catch everything.  I guess you could call that good news for Cape Ann’s music scene.  More … Continue reading

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3 April Concerts by Sorellanza ~ Local Women’s A Capella Chorus

Check out some videos of the group below:  

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Bach, Mozart, Hendrix, Prince & Elvis – all by one virtuoso guitarist on Sunday @ Shalin Liu

Benjamin Verdery does it all.  When Karen Herlitz from Rockport Music sent me the program for Sunday’s concert with Ben Verdery, I said, Really?  Bach & Hendrix in the same concert?  Mozart & Prince?  Elivs? Actually he’ll play Don’t Be … Continue reading

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Follow John Rockwell around town tonight

This could be a record: you can see a the same local artist in 3 different venues in one night.  So John Rockwell fans are in for a treat.  And if you’re not already a fan, you don’t know what you’re … Continue reading

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Local singer/songwriter Steve Caraway featured on TV this week

Steve Caraway is Allen’s guest on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes this week, with his new show premiering tomorrow (WED) at 6:3o pm on Cape Ann TV Channel 12. Steve talks about how he got started in the music business and … Continue reading

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OOPS Wrong Day: Gordon Bok is really on Friday 7:30, Debbie & Friends on Saturday 10:30 AM all at Old Sloop

This has been a bad week for me.  First I leave my card in the ATM (see this post).  Then I  get Gordon Bok’s Old Sloop Concert day wrong: It’s FRIDAY not SATURDAY (see corrected post). On Saturday, Old Sloop … Continue reading

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