Music Around Town ~ July 4 – 10, 2011

July 4, 2011 at 5:20 pm (Music)

Happy 4th of July

Check out the Horrible s Parade July 3, 2011
Current Bands
Currently Booking
Madfish Grille
The Studio
play music.

Schooner Thomas E. Lannon

Sunday July 10th ~ Michael O’Leary ~ Celtic Music Sunset Sail

Call 978.281.6634 or

 “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.



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~

Monday  – 9:00 to 12:30  ~ Closed –  Happy Fourth of July

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~

Wednesdays at the Rhumb Line 8:30 to 11:00 ~  with Fly Amero

Hello everyone!

Wednesday, July 6th

I am sorry to announce that Chick Marston will be unable to
perform this week due to a recent hand injury (20-something
stitches, I’m told). However, the prognosis is good and he
should be playing guitar again as soon as a couple weeks!
The popular Toni Ann Enes has graciously agreed to bail me
out and appear in Chick’s stead tonight.
Special Guest: TONI ANN ENES!

Dinner with Fly Amero: 8 – 11pm

*Each week features a special, invited musical guest

 Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…

Wednesdays Only!

Prime Rib Dinner –$9.95 (while they last)
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!

Next Week:
July 13th: RIC ST. GERMAIN

I hope to see you there!  🙂 ~ Fly

Thursday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ Dave Sag’s Blues Party

Dave Says,

The Weal of Fortune tilts our way this Thursday as we welcome back Mr. Willie Alexander  to our  stage at the Rhumb Line. The ineffable Willie, the Godfather of Punk, is going to help us all work out on those parallel universe bars, and perhaps reach Valhalla with minutes to spare. Jump up!
 Backing him up is his long time gritarist, Mr. Billy Loosigian, who’s been in therapy since waking up with an overwhelming desire to become an insurance salesman. Help him out! As usual, Greg T., pool boy and raconteur will be filling in the cracks, Mr. Steevie Chaggaris , he of the Napalmolive hairdo, will be doin’ the eggbeatin’ and myself, on  third base, will be lookin’ forward to comin’ home. We’re all battin’ .350!

And then, this Sunday, I’ll be dragging the Geezerz® up to Glenn’s Cool Bar and Restaurant in Nbpt. for our debut gig. This is important for us! For those of you who’ve been sleeping under a rock, The Geezerz®, aka Dave Sag’s Atomic Cocktail, is my favorite unit of all time. Consisting of Dave Brown, slide shaman, Greg T., Speedy West glitarist, Meselph, and David Mattacks, on Skins. Unfortunately, Dave M. is recuperating from back surgery (really!) so Mr. Andrew Jones, a student of his will be filling some mighty big shoes.General Curtis “Lemay” Haines ,the Pope of Nbpt.will serve as  our congenial host and will be tinklin’ the ivories. Glenn’s is the best restaurant  I’ve ever thrown up in and I’m glad to be there doin’ my thing. But seriously, folks, Glenn’s is a fabulous bistro. The food, the people ,the music, and the sightlines are the best!.Peel your ass off the bridge and drive the lousy 45 minutes up there… it’s really worth it. Ya gotta make reservations or you won’t get in. See ya then!!

Friday –  9:30 to 12:30 ~ Satch Kerans

Saturday – 9:30 to 12:30 ~ Marie Martin and The Dirty Little Secrets

Poster by Louise

Sunday ~ John Rockwell

Monday-6:30  ~  Closed  – Happy 4th of July

Thursday – 6:30 to 9:30 ~ John Jerome

Friday  – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ The Emergency Broadcast System

Saturday – 6:00 to 8:00 AJ Edwards

9:00 to 12:00 ~ The Jackson Wetherbee Band

Sunday – 3:00 to 6:00 ~ Michael Troy and Craig Tramack

The Dog Bar~

Tuesday ~9 to 12:00 Open Mic – with Steve Caraway

Wednesday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ Dmus

Thursday – 9:00 to 11:00 ~ 

Poster by Louise

Friday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ KBMG

Saturday- 9:00 to 12:00 ~

Sunday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~  

Minglewood Tavern

Photo by Louise

Groovin’ at the Lat.
Live Music at Latitude 43!

July 6, 2011
Dennis Monagle Sessions
rotating local talent every wednesday! In the Pub

July 7, 2011
Jake Pardee Band
Blues/Rock In the Pub

July 8, 2011
ultimate party band! In the Pub

July 9, 2011
Bob Wolfman Band
Blues/Rock N Roll In the Pub



“Art of Alchemy”


10% of proceeds go to fund Gloucester Arts Education.

We’ll have a new artist every month. Matt

Wednesday ~ Ladies night ~ 7:00 to 9:00 ~ John Rockwell

The Franklin Cafe ~

Friday – 8:00 ~Linda Amero

Excited to be back every Friday just for the month of July. I’ve got a great line up of stellar musicians and hope you’ll stop in for a some divine food and a listen. Linda xo

First Monday of the month

LIVE MUSIC –tony hilliard ad

Tony Hilliard and Friends $5.00 dollar donation

Standing at the crossroads of 

The Past, The Present and The Future

Cape Ann Brewing ~

Chantey Night, an open Tuesday night sing featuring members of Three Sheets to the Wind, Knockabout, and other music groups from the North Shore and the Boston area, has moved from the now-closed Cameron’s to the Cape Ann Brewing Company.   The singing begins at 8:30 every Tuesday night. For all the schooner heads this is quite a thing to see.  If you have someone coming into town and want to hear and see something very different it can be pretty cool.

Be warned though- don’t go planning a meeting or meet-up where you think you’re going to be able to carry on a conversation while they are singing.  Best to plan it for a different night at Cape Ann Brewing.

Janet Young

About the Sea Shanties ~

Thursday nights  ~ Open mic with Brian Fines

Friday night 9:30 to close~

Saturday 9:30 ~ 9:00 pm  ~ Dmus

Madfish Grille ~

Thursday – 9:00 to close ~ Soul Rebel Project

Friday – 9:00 to close ~ Mile 21

Saturday – 9:00 to close ~  QUILL  (JESSE CIARMATARO)

Sunday – 9:00 To close ~ Divas On The Waterfront

Sunday 5:00 dollar cover

Topside Grille –  Events  ~

Jazz brunch-11:00 to 2:00 featuring ~


Click photo for  info and tour.

Thursday –  Saturday 8:30 pm  ~ JOE THOMAS

Sunday – 7:00 pm  ~ Kathy Aptt-Corneau 

Gloucester Dine and Dance Cruise ~

7:00 ~ James Montgomery

Photo by Sharon Lowe

Sunday Brunch – 11:00 to 2:00 ~

Monday night karaoke


Monday night 9:00 to close  open mic ~  with Scotti Mac

Friday night 7:30 to 11:00 ~ 

Coffee House at Saint John’s ~

Pleasant Street Tea Company ~!/pages/Gloucester-MA/Pleasant-Street-Tea-Co/69436656326

The Gloucester House –

July Rock and Roll Dance Party with Garfish

Friday 9:00

Cruiseport Gloucester ~

Studio Restaurant ~

Friday ~ Michael Troy and Craig Tramack

Saturday ~ Rockin Rewind

Sunday – 6:00 pm ~ Henri Smith

Antonio Gentile Memorial Bandstand Summer Concert Series ~

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

Cape Ann Community Cinema

Saturday – 9:00 ~

Woodmans –

Woodman’s of Essex

 Latin Night events at the Lobster Trap is Essex, presented by Franco Lazo Morales, Woodman’s Director of Entertainment.  You can expect a live music set early around 7 that will lead you into Salsa lessons and a live DJ Latino-style dance party!  Franco is from Mexico City and works as a soloist inviting along special guests, he plays a variety of Latin inspired music with a reggae flare.  Please spread the word, these events are taking place every Thursday in May with prospects of continuing throughout the Summer!!/event.php?eid=215246525158899

Sea Garden Restaurant at Seaward Inn –

The SEAWARD INN, Rockport, will feature Patti DeRosa of Randolph, Ma. and Livio Guardi of Florence, Italy, an International Acoustic Duo, Sunday Morning Live, July 10th. from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Their unique blend of American, Mediterranean and global acoustic music has been captivating
audiences in the U. S. and Europe. Savour the flavor as they create an intoxicating musical sound   during a Breakfast Buffet by the Sea.
Please visit or call 978-546-3471.

The Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Performance Center” –

Click the banner for upcoming events

37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

978-546-7391 or

Shalin Liu Performance Center,

Main Street in Rockport, MA

Old Sloop Coffee House ~

Click banner for event happenings

The Rockport Legion  Band~

Steve Thomas, Music Director Rockport (MA) Legion Band WEB: E:

Sea Garden Restaurant at Seaward Inn –

One World Coffeehouse ~

One World Coffeehouse has been hosting folk & acoustic music since  1993.  Concerts are held (more or less) monthly on Saturday night.  All concerts start at 8 PM.   Unless otherwise noted, $15 donation at the door. Handicapped accessable. Reservations:978-768-3690  

Friday  – 9:00 ~ 

Saturday -9:00 ~ Mother Ton

The Landing –

Friday 8:30 pm 

Saturday – 9:00 pm  ~

Sunday 6:00 Will and Jan

Up coming events

Harbor Loop Concert Series begins his next week with Jake Pardee and The Super Session Band. This will be the opening act and what a way to start.  Jake has to be one of the most promising musicians around. His persona and musical talents are as great as some of the masters that I have seen. Every time that I get to hear him and his band/bands , I am blown away. I hope that you will come out and enjoy the concert season beginning with this one.

Special thanks to Louise Welch for the excellent photography and poster.


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