Tag Archives: Gloucester Music

Promoting one of my Fellow Iowans ~ Patty Larkin at Shalin Liu on May 5th

Patty  Larkin is playing Shalin Liu on Sunday May 5th.  Patty was born in Iowa, grew up in Milwaukee went to college in Oregon and then arrived at Berklee College of Music in the mid 1980′s but Patty Larkin calls Cape … Continue reading

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Gloucester Music has Mardi Gras Tickets

Susan Emerson, owner of Gloucester Music at 210 Main Street has generously agreed to help promote the Y TEENS REBUILD NEW ORLEANS Benefit Concert on Fri 8 Feb by selling tickets in her excellent music store.  This is one of … Continue reading

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Mr. Pumpkin and the RCA Dog

Proof that cats and dogs can get along just fine.  The RCA dog behaves himself and knows his place, so Mr. Pumpkin doesn’t have to go out of his way to prove he his the boss. At Gloucester Music on … Continue reading

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Taking some of Gloucester’s best music to Iowa on a cloud ~ and a prediction for 2020

We may be somewhat old-fashioned, but we still listen to CDs for 3 major reasons: We prefer the superior sound quality We have a lot of them that we bought before MP3s were available The only iPod in our house … Continue reading

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Cross the bridge INTO GLOUCESTER and catch over 50 live shows this weekend

Oh, you live here?  Aren’t you lucky — all the live music you could ever want is right at your doorstep.  So, how do you decide what do to?  We’ll help you. Start by checking the full weekend live music … Continue reading

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Alice Cooper complains that pop music is getting sadder. Really? Musicians & Fans: please weigh in on this.

This morning’s Studio 360 radio program had a piece called Why is Pop Music So Sad (listen here) in which Alice Cooper, of all people, complains that modern pop music has gotten sadder since 1965 — and he’s backed up … Continue reading

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To cross or not to cross ~ the bridge, that is.

IF YOU CROSS THE BRIDGE Believe it or not, it’s still not too late to get your tickets to see two home-town legends in a once-in-a-lifetime performance tonight at the North Shore Music Theatre.  See yesterday’s post for details – remember … Continue reading

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Win 2 Killer Mason Jar Iced Teas and 2 Tickets to see ORLEANS 40th Anniversary Concert

Look for the GMG booth at the Waterfront Festival on Saturday and get your Killer Mason Jar Iced Teas.  While you’re there, be sure to enter to win 2 more iced tea jars, plus 2 tickets to the once-in-a-lifetime concert … Continue reading

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Save $12 by getting your Blues Festival tickets before midnight tonight

“GMG readers deserve the best price available!”  That’s what Bob Hastings said in an email to me this morning.  And he’s right.  Click here to get your tickets for $28 on-line by midnight tonight or pay $40 (cash or check) … Continue reading

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Joey may wanna kill me, but . . .

I have to say that, certainly from musical perspective, today’s Festival By The Sea in Manchester is the place to be.  [just a little back-peddling, here] Now that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go to the Sidewalk Bazaar in the morning. … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Fly Amero’s touring band, Orleans, welcomes co-founder/songwriter/guitarist John Hall for a 40th Anniversary Concert in honor of Larry Hoppen at NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE ON AUGUST 31

You saw it on GMG FIRST.  Just like you heard about the sudden, tragic death of Fly’s longtime friend and band-mate Larry Hoppen last week (see post here). The next day, Fly demonstrated the healing power of music (see that … Continue reading

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“Wish I could be wrong that often and get paid that much”

That’s what I hear people say when weather predictions fail, as they did this week.  The Harbor Loop Concert and Seafood Throwdown were both canceled on Thursday due to warnings of severe thunderstorms and flash floods.  Not a drop of … Continue reading

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REGGAE BASHMENT ON THE HIGH SEAS – CANCELLED TONIGHT

REGGAE BASHMENT ON THE HIGH SEAS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH DUE TO WEATHER. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES AND WILL BE LOOKING FORWARD TO ROCKING THE BOAT ON AUGUST 11TH.   If you have any questions you can contact … Continue reading

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A dozen venues with Live Music Tonight ~ and 2 of them are floating!

Being a waterfront community, you’d expect Cape Ann to have plenty of restaurants, pubs & live music venues on the water — and we do.  Tonight we also have two that are IN the water — literally.  The Schooner Thomas … Continue reading

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Zip Line Kid shows you how to chop wood and use a socket set to fix a wagon

When we built the zip line (See those videos here), we had to chop down some trees and since yesterday wasn’t much of a beach day, John decided to chop them up and fix his wagon so he could haul … Continue reading

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New Orleans Fun ~ more than New England usually allows

Let’s face it folks, we, in New England, are known for being kinda stuffy, right?  Isn’t that why we’ve welcomed Henri Smith to Gloucester?  Isn’t that why we do our level best to keep him here year after year?  Yes, … Continue reading

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Amadee Castenell from HBO’s hit series Treme Joins Henri Smith on June 30 at North Shore Music Theatre

Yesterday we featured Stanton Davis and Les Lumley from Ghetto Mysticism.  Today it’s Amadee Castenell, who has recorded and toured with Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint – with whom he appears in the HBO hit series Treme (Amadee is to Irma Thomason’s … Continue reading

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