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Music venues abound — and a new one is on the way!

Woke up to a dusting of new snow that was gone by noon.  Only a few dirty-gray-white winter leftovers remain as the sun burns a bright spot behind the clouds — too shy to show its full face.  Does this presage one … Continue reading

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Whats Coming Up at Shalin Liu for April – May

 Sunday, April 6, 5 PM An Evening of Roots Americana with Annalivia and Ari & Mia Come hear an amazing double bill featuring two of New England’s most buzzed about folk/Americana acts, Annalivia and Ari & Mia. It will be … Continue reading

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Al Stewart at Shalin Liu on Friday, April 4th

AL STEWART Friday, April 4, 8pm Shalin Liu Performance Center Get Ticket Here:   Al Stewart is best known for his singles “Year of the Cat,” “Nostradamus” and “Time Passages,” Scottish singer-songwriter Al Stewart has enjoyed a remarkably prolific career spanning … Continue reading

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Temple Ahavat Achim honor Mark and Amy Farber

Sunday March 23rd, “Pharaoh’s Daughter”, the acclaimed World Music ensemble, played at 4 pm at the breathtaking Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. This benefit concert for Gloucester’s Temple Ahavat Achim honored Mark and Amy Farber. After the performance guest enjoyed … Continue reading

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An Evening of Roots Americana with Annalivia and Ari and Mia at the Shalin Liu – Sunday April 6

Come hear an amazing double bill featuring two of New England’s most buzzed about acoustic folk/Americana acts: Annalivia and Ari & Mia. It will be an evening of inventive and dynamic music for all ages: fiddles, mandolins, banjos, warm harmonies … Continue reading

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Get em while you can ~ M. E. Productions Presents ~ LITTLE FEAT selling fast! 2nd Rockport show added@The Shalin Liu

        Artist’s website>    http://www.paulandfred.net/index.html  Get tickets > http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-world/3-21-14.html Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street Rockport, MA 01966 Telephone (General and Box Office) 978.546.7391 Fax  978.546.8351 Email  info@rockportmusic.org 

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Rockport Music March Hightlights – Don’t Wait — Get Your Tickets Today!

This March, Rockport Music presents performances by the Americana trio Red Molly, folk singer Crystal Bowersox and the Irish Baroque Orchestra with internationally renowned baroque violinist Monica Huggett. On Friday, March 7 at 8 pm, the Irish Baroque Orchestra (IBO) … 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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Cape Ann Symphony Benefit Concert at Shalin Liu – 2/22

CAPE ANN SYMPHONY THE 62nd SEASON Yoichi Udagawa, Music Director CAPE ANN SYMPHONY BENEFIT Cape Ann Symphony Presents Fundraising Concert Featuring Cape Ann Big Band at Shalin Liu Performance Center Mother/Daughter Duo Wendy & Brittany Betts Perform at Post Concert … Continue reading

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Listen to Kendrick Oliver from New Life Jazz Orchestra talk about his life and his upcoming concert at Shalin Liu this Saturday

Earlier this week I interviewed Kendrick Oliver, director of the New Life Jazz Orchestra and Laura Heinrichs of the  Northeast Massachusetts Youth Orchestras (NMYO). Kendrick is bringing his high-energy orchestra to Rockport’s Shalin Liu Performance Center this Saturday, February 8th at … Continue reading

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Listen to Interview with Brian Gore of International Guitar Night

Earlier this afternoon I interviewed Brian Gore, who is bringing his International Guitar Night to Shalin Liu next Friday, Feb 7. Four extraordinary guitarists: Brian Gore from San Francisco, Pino Forastiere from Italy, Quique Sinesi from Argentina and Mike Dawes from … Continue reading

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Kendrick Oliver & New Life Jazz Orchestra @ Shalin Liu SAT 8 FEB benefit for NMYO

Wow, these guys can swing!  Here’s a great way to help support student musicians and have fun doing it.  From their concert page: Award-winning conductor Kendrick Oliver and his youthful, vibrant and energetic 15+ piece orchestra (including a vocalist) will … Continue reading

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Johnny A ~ Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ January 18, 2014

Get tickets here>   http://tickets.rockportmusic.org/single/SelectSeatingSYOS.aspx?p=2002&z=3

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Start New Years Eve by helping to send Rockport High Band, Chorus & Orchestra students on a concert tour of Ireland and take home a rock star’s autograph

New Years Rockport Eve has so much music that trying to decide what to see will become your first decision of the 2014.  Check out the complete up-to-date music schedule here (this lists more shows than you’ll find on their … Continue reading

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The are still some seats left for this show! Guest Presentation Friday, December 13, 8 PM Presented by M.E. Productions ROCKPORT BLUES SUMMIT —LUTHER “GUITAR JUNIOR” JOHNSON, SUGAR RAY NORCIA, & “MONSTER” MIKE WELCH

ROCKPORT BLUES SUMMIT Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson has emerged as the bona fide leader of the West Side guitar style with his unique blend of blues, soul and funk. His blazing guitar riffs and plaintive vocals leave no doubt that Johnson … Continue reading

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Thursday Toy Drive 6AM – 6PM ~ 3 Cape Ann stops with live music ~ Come donate a toy!

Special appearances by Chelsea Berry at the MAC (2 – 3 PM), Alexandra Valenti @ Shalin Liu (3:30 – 4:30 PM) and Allen Estes at Cape Ann Savings Bank (5-6 PM).  See full schedule below!

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Look at what’s coming for live music. By M.E. Productions and it’s so close to home!

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When it comes to local entertainment the days of procrastination are over

I love to procrastinate.  One of my Grandfather’s favorite sayings (he had lots of them) is “Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow, ’cause you might not have to do it.” It used to be that if … Continue reading

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Shalin Liu Performance Center – Great music coming in December

In December, visit the Shalin Liu Performance Center for great music–The Nutopians, led by Rex Fowler of Aztec Two Step & Tom Dean of Devonsquare celebrate the songs of John Lennon on the anniversary of his death. On December 15, … Continue reading

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Don’t be fooled by cooler weather — the music season NEVER slows down on Cape Ann

A few places have closed for the season and there aren’t as many tourists around.  Traffic is lighter.  The Cut Bridge isn’t always up.  But that doesn’t mean you can wait until the last minute to get tickets to concerts … Continue reading

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Joan Osborne Acoustic Duo performance featuring Keith Cotton in Rockport, MA. Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Two standing ovations..Opening act John Colvert 10.11.2013

Joan Osborne & Keith Cotton ~ Acoustic Duo John Colvert note to self…take notes.

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Hey guitar fans you don’t want to miss Dublin Guitar Quartet at Shalin Liu – October 18

DUBLIN GUITAR QUARTET Friday, October 18, 8pm Get Tickets “The Dublin Guitar Quartet have no frontiers when it comes to blazing a trail for contemporary music.”— Sunday Business Post (Ireland) Described as a “quartet with a difference” by the Irish Times, … Continue reading

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PETER WOLF unplugged at Shalin Liu – November 29th – Don’t Wait to Get your tickets

PETER WOLF unplugged Get Tickets NOW Bluesy Rock ‘n’ Roller Peter Wolf is best known for his stretch as the front man with the J. Geils Blues Band, where he was known for his stage antics and quick wit. After seeing … Continue reading

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Joan Osborne at Shalin Liu on Friday October 11- Only a Few Seats Left

JOAN OSBORNE Get Tickets Armed with her strong, sultry voice, Joan Osborne’s genre-crossing prowess has garnered accolades as a singer-songwriter, pop hitmaker, and rootsy, bluesy soul singer for almost two decades. Since the release of her 1995 breakout album Relish and her … Continue reading

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There are still some great seats left! Saturday, September 21, 8 PM for SAVOY BROWN – UNPLUGGED featuring KIM SIMMONDS @ The Shalin Liu Performance Center

Legendary…a blues/rock institution…true innovators. These are just a few of the ways Savoy Brown has been described over the past 40 years by music critics and fans. One of the earliest of British blues bands, Savoy Brown, with founder guitarist … Continue reading

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