When’s the last time a rock star this big played in Gloucester? In fact, other than Billy Joel, who jumped on the piano a few times at the Studio many years ago, has any Rock & Roll Hall of Famer ever played Gloucester? Has anyone else who played at Woodstock ever played Gloucester? If you know these answers, please comment.
You can still get tickets (here) to tonight’s show at Gloucester’s UU Meetinghouse featuring Lovin’ Spoonful founder and writer of some of our generation’s most enduring #1 hits, like “Do You Believe In Magic?” “You Didn’t Have To Be So Nice.” “Daydream.” “Younger Girl.” “Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?” “Summer In The City.” “Rain On The Roof.” “Nashville Cats.” “Six O’Clock.” “Darling Be Home Soon.” “Younger Generation.”
After the show, John will hold a meet & greet and sign records, CDs, posters, Woodstock tickets … what ever memorabilia you bring — and you can get his new CD with David Grisman.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience music that defined a generation up close and personal!
Only a few VIP tickets left for John Sebastian at Gloucester’s UU Meetinghouse (GET VIP TICKETS HERE). VIP gets you in the first 5 rows, plus exclusive early entry and a Celebrate Gloucester Commemorative VIP Laminate.
As of now, there are plenty of standard seats left, but they’re going fast too, so you might not want to wait until the last minute. Get tickets NOW so you can relax, vote in tomorrow’s primary and enjoy the rest of the week with one less worry on your mind.
North Shore 104.9’s Curtain Up host, Aurelia Nelson welcomes Rock n Roll Hall of Famer John Sebastian, of The Lovin’ Spoonful as her guest tomorrow (SUN) morning at 9AM on 104.9FM.
John is a wonderful storyteller, so this show is certainly worth getting up for. You’ll get a taste of the kind of stories you’ll hear in between his #1 hit songs when he performs next Saturday 9/13 at Gloucester’s UU Church Meetinghouse. GET TICKETS HERE.
Karen McDonald, star of “Doubt” opening at Stoneham Theatre next Friday is Aurelia’s other guest.
What a powerhouse show this will be!
It’s not often that a rock star this big performs in downtown Gloucester. Remember The Lovin’ Spoonful?
How about Woodstock, which was 45 years ago this August?
When John Sebastian performs next Saturday at Gloucester’s UU Meetinghouse, he won’t be wearing the tie-dye jacket he’s got on in this video, because it’s now on display at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. He will, however, sing some of his most enduring #1 hits like “Do You Believe In Magic?”, “Daydream”, “Summer In The City” and “Welcome Back” the theme song from Welcome Back Kotter.
And he’ll tell some wonderful, fascinating stories rooted in the major role he played in the mid-’60s rock revolution. Don’t miss this rare chance to experience music that defined a generation up close and personal. Get your tickets now (right here).
Due to a scheduling conflict, we have moved the Celebrate Gloucester Benefit Concert featuring John Sebastian to Saturday, September 13 at the UU Meetinghouse. Get tickets here.
This is one more example of how things often work out despite my frustration when I found out about the conflict. The UU Meetinghouse a fitting venue given that this concert helps raise money for its restoration and the acoustics are excellent. But with no air conditioning, it wouldn’t have worked for an August concert. However, it’s perfect for September when the average high is 72 and low is 55 (it might be a little chilly at 8pm on the water that time of year) and the cushioned pews are quite comfortable.
This concert is a perfect opportunity to experience the music that helped define a generation up close and personal. Here’s a video of John Sebastian at Woodstock (45 years ago this August):
BREAKING NEWS: We just announced the Celebrate Gloucester Benefit Concert Series — three great concerts for three great causes, beginning with Rock n Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee John Sebastian on August 15th, the 45th anniversary of his performance at Woodstock. Get tickets here.
Once in a while it just happens. Seats that were sold or held for the band get released on the day of the show. Well, that just happened for tonight’s John Sebastian concert at The Larcom Theatre down the road in Beverly. We figure FOBs should have first crack at snatching them up before they’re gone. Get them here. They won’t last very long.
Were you at Woodstock? Wish you’d been there? Come see John Sebastian tonight and ask him what THIS was like (watch video if you want to know what I’m talking about)
Who remembers Welcome Back Kotter?
John Sebastian who wrote and sang the theme song for “Welcome Back Kotter” is coming to The Larcom Theater on Thursday, May 8th. Join Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee and writer of some of popular music’s most enduring #1 hits, including “Do You Believe In Magic?”, “Daydream”, “Summer In The City” and “Welcome Back” the theme song from Welcome Back Kotter, for an intimate evening at The Larcom Theatre.
John will perform two sets and offer a question/answer period during which you can ask him about Woodstock, The Lovin’ Spoonful, his Film & TV career or anything else you like. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience the music that defined a generation up close and personal.
Who remembers Jon Butcher from the ’80s??
Jon Butcher Axis: Celebrating the Music of Jimi Hendrix is coming to The Larcom Theater on Saturday, April 26th.
Jon’s dynamic new show is selling out theatres across the country. Don’t miss this rare chance to experience a ROCK ICON up close in the best ROCK listening venue north of Boston!