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Quick answers to questions we’ve been getting about tonight’s parade, fireworks, concert & laser light show

Over the past couple of days, Vickie and I have answered a number of questions from people calling about tonight’s festivities.  I figure that for everyone who calls there are several others who have the same question but don’t call, … Continue reading

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Roots 66 to open Free Boulevard Concert July 3 ~ Dance & Party from 5-11PM

Ev Harlow and his band Roots 66 have agreed to open the free concert on the Boulevard beginning at 5pm on Wednesday 7/3.  Their bluesy blend of roots, classic rock and Americana fits perfectly with the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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FREE Boulevard Concert JULY 3 featuring Cape Ann Big Band, Runaround Sound

Once again, the Gloucester Fund and gimmesound.com present a FREE CONCERT ON GLOUCESTER HARBOR featuring Cape Ann Big Band and Gloucester’s #1 Party band Runaround Sound, plus we have some surprise featured vocalists TBA. Ringo Tarr, Gloucester’s hardest working behind-the-scenes organizer, … Continue reading

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It’s not just another Tuesday in the dead of winter ~ It’s MARDI GRAS ~

Today is MARDI GRAS.  Check out what’s going on in New Orleans here. Until four years ago, Mardi Gras in Gloucester was, for most of us, little more than another Tuesday in the dead of Winter.  But when local YMCAs … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Charles Neville & Henri Smith Back in Beverly Fri, Feb 8 for a Mardi Gras Concert to benefit Y TEENS

JUST ANNOUNCED: YOU HEARD IT FIRST ON GMG A rare opportunity to see Grammy-winning Charles Neville with Henri Smith and an 8 piece band at the historic Larcom Theatre.  With its elegant horseshoe balcony, antique pressed tin ceilings and original … Continue reading

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Tonight’s big, tomorrow’s bigger

On Wednesday, you could get to nearly every live show in Gloucester if you scheduled it right (as I pointed out in this post).  That’s probably not gonna work this weekend, ergo, you’re just gonna have to choose.  Not an … Continue reading

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Hot and Spicy Gloucester

If variety is the spice of life, then Gloucester & Cape Ann are hot and spicy this weekend with an impressive variety of live music at over 2 dozen shows.  Rock, Blues, Jamband, Jazz, New Orleans, Folk, Classical, Funk, Latin, … Continue reading

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How does Carlos do it all?

At 7pm Carlos Menezes (2nd from right on sax in the video below) leads Cape Ann Big Band at Shalin Liu (Call the box office 978-546-7391 to see if there are any tickets left). Then at 9pm he’s at Cape … Continue reading

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Does anyone have video of The Runaround on July 3?

Well, I guess that’s what happens when a couple thousand people are transfixed by one of Gloucester’s best bands — NOBODY FILMS!  If you were on the Boulevard on July 3, and you shot some video, please leave a comment. … Continue reading

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The Winning Float will have Winning Local Music

That’s right folks.  You all know which will be the winning float and just like last year, we’re creating a special playlist of the best local music available (plus one not-so-local-but-oh-so-party-song).  If you have a request from a local artist … Continue reading

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July 3 Correction ~ Runaround Headlines FREE Boulevard Concert

Many local papers and websites say that Henri Smith will perform at the Boulevard on July 3.  That is incorrect.  Henri Smith is performing tonight opening for Aaron Neville at North Shore Music Theatre — and believe it or not … Continue reading

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