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The season is on!

36 performers on Cape Ann this weekend — remember, by my definition, the weekend starts on Thursdays.  Tonight we’ve got the Singer/Songwriter Shuffle starting at 7, featuring some of the area’s best, including Inge Berge, whose new children’s album (see this … Continue reading

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Music helps us heal this week

More than likely you know someone who was at the Marathon.  Here’s a small-world example: Vickie’s brother-in-law works for a medical device company in Cedar Falls, Iowa and his boss is the father of the eight-year-old boy who died.  Even … Continue reading

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He’s Baaaaaack . . .

Something’s up in Gloucester.  Only 2 weeks ago, Dennis Brennan played The Rhumb Line with Dave Sag (see post about that here). Tonight he’s back in Gloucester @ Jalapenos with Dave Brown, Wolf Ginandes & Dave Mattacks.  Could it be … 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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Award-winning Folk legend Bob Franke @ Old Sloop Next Saturday

Here’s a homespun video of one of his simple, profound, moving, lyrical songs.  This concert will touch you deeply.  Get Tickets Here.

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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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Free Chamber Music Concert at Shalin Liu on Saturday

Some of the best young musicians in the state will perform for FREE as part of the Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO) Honors Chamber Ensemble Concert this Saturday, 3/23 at Shalin Liu. Don’t miss this FREE opportunity to hear top young artists perform … 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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Dan King with Brown, Mattacks & Ginandes @ Jalapenos tonight

Just got the word from DB that Dan King will be joining the boys at Jalapenos tonight before he flies back to the west coast.  Here’s a nice video, albeit a bit shaky, shot  by Ned Nugent, of the boys at Jalapenos … Continue reading

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Larry Coryell Power Trio will knock your socks off on Friday

If you saw jazz guitar master Larry Coryell back in November 2010 when he played a benefit for seARTS, you already know what I’m talking about.  At the risk of dating myself (this is Peter, not Vickie) I was mesmerized … 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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2,000 Pink-Slipped Songwriters coming to Gloucester

Think we have it bad here with the decline of the Fishing Industry?  Look what is happening to songwriters in Iowa: Bob Dylan Lays Off 2,000 Workers From Songwriting Factory I moved here from Iowa.  Maybe all those songwriters should … Continue reading

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Weekend starts earlier tonight

Well maybe all our talk about taking kids out to hear great music didn’t fall on deaf ears (pun intended).  Plus there’s another bonus: the fact that some shows start early means you can get to more shows in one … Continue reading

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Charlie Farren on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes Tonight 6:30pm

Boston rock star Charlie Farren (lead singer/guitarist for The Joe Perry Project & Farrenheight) has emerged as an outstanding solo acoustic artist, who has always been known for great songs and great singing.  He proves why as the featured guest … Continue reading

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