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Tonight! Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line ~ Special Guests: Orville Giddings, Mark Earley and Steve Chaggaris. New hours are 8:30-11:30

    Let’s welcome back the Ipswich Twins! That’s Mr. Orville Giddings and his neighbor and lawn-mowing customer, Mr. Marque Earley. Mr. G. ,superior gootarist and Pepsodent® spokesperson, is ready to charm you  with his raucous blues and plaintive self-inflicted … Continue reading

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Hot music weekend in the dead of Winter

Well, anybody who thinks Cape Ann’s music scene is only hot during tourist season should look at this weekend’s lineup (see full weekend music schedule here). That’s the good news.  The bad news is that you just can’t see every … Continue reading

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World Series & Rock Music — a “Partnership”

In this day and age when rock stars “partner” with big corporations, you wouldn’t expect MLB to be left out, would you?  Of course not.  48 songs from 90s mega-stars Pearl Jam will “soundtrack” (yes they actually use this word as … Continue reading

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Wednesdays with Fly ~ Special Early Show with Hosts Allen Estes and Orville Giddings @ 4:30-7:30

Hello everyone! Wednesday, October 23rd Attention: Special Pre-World Series Time Slot:4:30 to 7:30pm Hosting this week: ALLEN ESTES! w/Musical Guest: ORVILLE GIDDINGS!  Allen saves the day once again as host while I do a special Orleans show in Boston for a symposium … Continue reading

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It’s a short month ~ Maybe that’s why there’s so much going on already

In fact there’s enough music over the next few nights that it’s gonna be hard to choose where to go out this week.  Here’s the complete live music lineup to help you figure it out. And here are some videos … Continue reading

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Free can be creepy

So you’re not confused, this is Peter writing today.  Remember when I told you that Vickie took some of Gloucester’s best music to Iowa on the cloud?  (See that post here, if you missed it.)  I pointed out that we … Continue reading

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Double dose of Orville this week

Our favorite smilin’ blues man Orville Giddings is a favorite guest at the Rhumb Line this week.  Tomorrow (Thursday) he’s Dave Sag’s guest and Sunday he’s with Allen Estes.  Orville is great solo, with others and with his full band, … 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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So much to do tonight ~ How do I choose?

Don’t choose.  Do it all!  OK, all might be a tad ambitious, but you can do a lot because the first show starts at 6:30 and the last one at 9:30.  See the complete music lineup here. Tonight is your … Continue reading

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Horns on Robert Palmer & Talking Heads Techno Tunes?

That’s right, folks.  In this video gimmesound Artist of the week, Orville Giddings gives us a hint about some new material we’ll hear at Castle Hill later this summer.  And he explains why he no longer plays in a trio, but prefers … Continue reading

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Orville Giddings ~ Poor Boy @ Pig’s Eye

Peter shot this video on Patriot’s Day of gimmesound Artist of the week, Orville Giddings singing one of his most popular songs, Poor Boy, at In a Pig’s Eye in Salem.  Notice how the crowd gets quieter as  Orville captivates … Continue reading

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Orville Giddings ~ thin man FAT sound!

In this video gimmesound Artist of the week, Orville Giddings talks about his excellent band (sorry about the wind noise).  You can see them next Saturday at Stone Soup in Ipswich.  And you can see Orville with tomorrow at the … Continue reading

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Double dose of Orville & Allen today

Tonight is your last chance to catch Orville Giddings, the newest gimmesound Artist of the Week on Local Music Seen with Allen Estes at 6pm on Cape Ann TV Channel 12.  Then you can see the two of them live at … Continue reading

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Orville Giddings Band – Check them Out!!

Orville’s Band includes Amadee Castenell, Steve Chaggaris, Mark Earley, Brooks McPhail, Tom Palance, Erinn Brown & Cliff Spencer.  They rock you need to check them out.  Did you know that Amadee Castenell is one of New Orleans’ premier tenor saxophonists … Continue reading

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Three new songs in less than a month from Cape Ann’s most prolific songwriter

Allen Estes is on a roll!  Just in the last week, he’s written 2 new songs.  And last month he premiered this gem, recorded for his show Local Music Seen that will air later this month.  (If you were at the Docksiders’ benefit … Continue reading

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How fast does Orville usually play this song?

In this video from Local Music Seen (watch it tomorrow at 6:30pm on Cape Ann TV Cable Channel 12  – see all air times here), Orville Giddings reveals that he plays this song at different tempos depending on who’s accompanying him. … Continue reading

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Why is he so happy singing the blues?

Allen Estes‘ friend Orville Giddings just always seems so happy even when he’s singing sad songs.  Orville is Allen’s guest on Local Music Seen this week.  If you have cable you can see them on Channel 12 Wednesday, Friday & … Continue reading

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