Music Around Town ~ October 25 – 31, 2010

October 25, 2010 at 1:06 am (Music)

 

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Erin Harpe and The Delta Swingers  are going to the International Blues Challenge 2010 in Memphis.

Erin Harpe and The Delta Swingers won the blues challenge at Johnny D’s. They’re going to Memphis along with the duo act Cindy Daily and Satch Romano. I heard a new band there “ThrowDown” and man they were wild, wild enough to get me on the dance floor. Thank you Gracie for joining me. All the bands were great and I kn ow it had to have been a wicked hard decision to make. Blues like I like it. Thank you all!

Congratulations to Erin Harpe and The Delta Swingers and Driving Blind for winning the first round.  It was an excellent night of music five bands playing all types of blues. Second round goes to Gracie Curran and the High Falutin Band  and The Throwdown Blues Band.  The Lois Greco Band will be in the last day of competitions as well. I am so looking forward to this.

Boston Blues Challenge

The 2010 23 Boston Blues Challenge Line up

Boston Blues Society 2010 Challenge (updated Sep 14, 2010)

Where?Johnny D’s 17 Holland Street, Somerville MA
When? October 3, 10 and 17 (finals) at 5pm (note: there is no blues jam on these dates)
Why? Winner goes to the International Blues Challenge 2010 in Memphis

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“To err is human to forgive is divine”

It is unfortunate at times to misinform and I hope that if one finds an error in this posting please bring it to my attention so it can be fixed immediately if not sooner.

Sincerely,

Joanne

 

Please be sure to check out the links to all these fine musicians and venues on the side bar of this blog.

The Rhumb Line~ http://www.therhumbline.com/index.htm




Monday  – 9:00 to 12:30  ~ Open Jam with Dan King and friends

I am wicked excited that the Monday night jam is back. If you happen to stop by you may get to hear the Bandit Kings, Inge Berge and who knows who may appear. During these jams you get some magical moments from musicians that are there to let loose with no planned agenda.

Thank you to Dan King for hosting this jam and to Fred Shrigley for making it possible.

Tuesday – 9:00 to 12:30 ~   Henely Douglas and Soul Force ~V~

Wednesday – 7:00 to 10:00 ~ Fly Amero ~ Dinner with Fly Amero *I’ll be hosting and performing as always *Each week will feature a special, invited musical guest *Comfort food dinner specials from Dave Trooper’s kitchen *Sponsored by Shipyard Ale.

WE’RE BACK TO FALL HOURS:

Dinner with Fly Amero – 7 to 10pm!!!

 

Thursday – 8:30 to 12:00 ~ Dave Sags Blues Party

From Mr. Dave Sags himself,

Friday – 9:30 to 12:30 ~

Saturday – 9:30 to 12:30 ~

Sunday 7:00 to 10:00 ~

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http://www.captcarlo.com/


Friday – 9:00 to close ~

Saturday – 9:00 to close ~

Sunday  – 3:30  ~

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The Dog Bar~http://dogbarcapeann.com/welcome1.html



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Jalepenos~http://www.jalapenosgloucester.com/


Tuesday – 7:00 to 9:00 ~ The Woodpeppers – Featuring Dan King, Wolf Gindandes and David Brown

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Alchemy~http://www.alchemybistro.com/

Sunday – 12:00
Thursday – 7:00 to 9:00 ~ VILLAGE NIGHT ~Dan King

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The Franklin Cafe ~  http://www.franklincafe.com/


Friday – 7:00 ~ Linda Amero with with Jane Potter & Thomas Hebb

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Blackburn Performing Arts ~ http://www.blackburnperformingarts.org/

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Madfish Grille ~ http://www.madfishgrille.com/

Thursday ~ 9:00 to close

Saturday – 9:00 to close ~

Sundays ~

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Cameron’s~http://www.cape-ann.com/camerons/


Tuesday –  9:00 to close ~ The Sea Shanties ~ http://www.milforddailynews.com/entertainment/arts/x1681065824

Wednesday – 9:00 to close ~ Blues Addiction – E very Wednesday night

Friday –

Saturday – 9:30 to 12:30  ~


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Topside Grille –  Events  ~ http://www.topsidegrill.com/index.php?link=events

8:30 to close ~

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Giuseppe’s~ http://www.giuseppesma.com/Giuseppes/Welcome.html

Click photo for  info and tour.

Wednesday ~

Sunday ~

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http://www.espressoitaliangrille.com/

Sunday Brunch – 11:00 to 2:00 ~ Jake Pardee and Joe Cardoza


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Pleasant Street Tea Company ~ http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gloucester-MA/Pleasant-Street-Tea-Co/69436656326#!/pages/Gloucester-MA/Pleasant-Street-Tea-Co/69436656326

As seen on GoodMorningGloucester

Roaring Mary, a Celtic music trio with guest musicians who appear at the Pleasant St. Tea Co. on the first, third, and (when applicable) fifth Fridays of every month, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Roaring Mary consists of Lin Swicker on guitar, banjo, and mandolin, Steve Levy on banjo, guitar, and mandolin, and vocals, and David de la Barre on whistle, Scottish small pipes, concertina and vocals. They do traditional music from the British Isles–Scotland, Ireland, Britain, and Wales. Invited guests join them each time for additional tunes and songs. They have a Facebook page, Roaring Mary, with graphics etc. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roaring-Mary/124771567541091?v=wall

It’s a great time and very cool for kids as well as adults in a venue that is not a bar, appropriate for all ages. Hope to see you there!


Thanks for all you do here Joey, it’s a great website!!

Sincerely,

Pamela Campbell

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The Gloucester House – http://www.thegloucesterhouse.com/


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Cruiseport Gloucester ~ http://www.cruiseportgloucester.com/

SUNDAYS: 5 – 8PM THE SENSATIONAL BOBBY HOPKINS ON GUITAR

 

 

 

 

 

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Studio Restaurant ~





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Antonio Gentile Memorial Bandstand Summer Concert Series ~ http://www.capeannvacations.com/festival-event.cfm?id=268

Gentile Bandstand Summer Concert Series, 32 Revere St., Gloucester, MA 01930



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Cape Ann Community Cinemahttp://www.massbayfilmproject.org/


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Woodmans – http://www.woodmans.com/
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The Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ http://www.rcmf.org/newperformance.html

http://www.rcmf.org/concert-preview.html

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Old Sloop Coffee House ~ http://www.rockportucc.org/oldsloopcoffeehouse.htm


Click banner for event happenings


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The Rockport Legion  Band~http://rockportlegionband.wordpress.com/

Steve Thomas, Music Director
Rockport (MA) Legion Band
WEB:  http://rockportlegionband.wordpress.com
E: rockportband@gmail.com

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Sea Garden Restaurant at Seaward Inn – http://www.seawardinn.com/
http://www.seawardinn.com/pdfs/Seaward%20Inn_Calendar_2010.pdf




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One World Coffeehouse ~ http://oneworldcoffeehouse.org/


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The Farm – http://farmbargrille.com/events.html

Friday – 9:00 to close ~

Saturday – 9:00 to close ~

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Manchester Crossing – http://manchestercrossing.com/
Saturday- 8:00 to 11:30

Date: Saturday,
Time: 8:30pm – 11:30pm
Location: Manchester Crossing
Street: 40 Beach St.
City/Town: Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA

 

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The Landing –  http://www.thelandingat7central.com/index.php/calendar

Sunday – 7:00 pm ~


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Upcoming Events

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This seARTS benefit will showcase the diverse voice of the guitar as a performance instrument.  Audiences will be delighted to hear the depth and range of American fingerstyle guitar, and connect to the narration and warmth of the performers.  The diversity of the performances is inspiring, as Bonfield, Coryell, and Davison pick their way through music ranging from country blues, ragtime and folk, to traditional Celtic, jazz, and classical pieces.  The show carries audience members on an auditory and educational tour of the guitar that is both inspiring for aficionados and guitarists and approachable for newcomers to finger style guitar. Larry Coryell is one of the world’s acknowledged guitar masters. He has recorded more than 75 albums over the past 40 years as a bandleader, soloist and ‘featured accompanist’. Hailed by his legion of fans as one of “the guitar gods” in the late 1970s and as a “truly Renaissance musician who excels at all styles of playing”, he has also been christened as “a true pioneer of rock-jazz fusion” by the New York Times, and dubbed “the Godfather of Fusion” by Dan Ouellette of Down Beat Magazine. Ken Bonfield has toured nationally since 1994, has released 5 solo albums and 2 duo albums with violinist Joe Ebel, Steve Davison released his national debut “White River Suite” in 2010. Together, Bonfield and Davison are touring with Artistry of the Guitar.



Program Notes


Coriolan Overture
Beethoven wrote this highly popular composition in 1807 to accompany Heinrich Joseph von Collin’s now obscure drama.  The music depicts the story of Coriolanus, a banished Roman patrician who shamefully and tragically leads an army against Mother Rome.  As one of Beethoven’s most performed and recorded works, the overture has far outpaced its literary counterpart in fame and acclaim.

Piano Concerto No. 2
It is fitting, perhaps, for young Kadar Qian to be performing Chopin’s F Minor Piano Concerto as it is the youthful work of a great pianist who was himself a prodigy.  Chopin, born in Poland of French parents, began performing in public when he was 8 years old.  Composed when he was 20, Piano Concerto No. 2 was actually Chopin’s first.  It was labeled the second because it was the second to be published.  The music itself is magically expressive and typical of Chopin.

Symphony No. 4 in A (Italian Symphony)
Mendelssohn spent the years 1829 -1831 touring Europe which provided the inspiration for his Scottish Symphony, The Hebrides, and of course the Italian Symphony.    Writing from Rome to his equally musical sister Fanny about his work in progress, he said “It will be the jolliest piece I have ever done.”  Indeed it is a sunny work and evocative of the magical spirit of Italy.

Program Notes

Coriolan Overture
Beethoven wrote this highly popular composition in 1807 to accompany Heinrich Joseph von Collin’s now obscure drama.  The music depicts the story of Coriolanus, a banished Roman patrician who shamefully and tragically leads an army against Mother Rome.  As one of Beethoven’s most performed and recorded works, the overture has far outpaced its literary counterpart in fame and acclaim.

Piano Concerto No. 2
It is fitting, perhaps, for young Kadar Qian to be performing Chopin’s F Minor Piano Concerto as it is the youthful work of a great pianist who was himself a prodigy.  Chopin, born in Poland of French parents, began performing in public when he was 8 years old.  Composed when he was 20, Piano Concerto No. 2 was actually Chopin’s first.  It was labeled the second because it was the second to be published.  The music itself is magically expressive and typical of Chopin.

Symphony No. 4 in A (Italian Symphony)
Mendelssohn spent the years 1829 -1831 touring Europe which provided the inspiration for his Scottish Symphony, The Hebrides, and of course the Italian Symphony.    Writing from Rome to his equally musical sister Fanny about his work in progress, he said “It will be the jolliest piece I have ever done.”  Indeed it is a sunny work and evocative of the magical spirit of Italy.


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Coriolan Overture
Beethoven wrote this highly popular composition in 1807 to accompany Heinrich Joseph von Collin’s now obscure drama.  The music depicts the story of Coriolanus, a banished Roman patrician who shamefully and tragically leads an army against Mother Rome.  As one of Beethoven’s most performed and recorded works, the overture has far outpaced its literary counterpart in fame and acclaim.

Piano Concerto No. 2
It is fitting, perhaps, for young Kadar Qian to be performing Chopin’s F Minor Piano Concerto as it is the youthful work of a great pianist who was himself a prodigy.  Chopin, born in Poland of French parents, began performing in public when he was 8 years old.  Composed when he was 20, Piano Concerto No. 2 was actually Chopin’s first.  It was labeled the second because it was the second to be published.  The music itself is magically expressive and typical of Chopin.

Symphony No. 4 in A (Italian Symphony)
Mendelssohn spent the years 1829 -1831 touring Europe which provided the inspiration for his Scottish Symphony, The Hebrides, and of course the Italian Symphony.    Writing from Rome to his equally musical sister Fanny about his work in progress, he said “It will be the jolliest piece I have ever done.”  Indeed it is a sunny work and evocative of the magical spirit of Italy.

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