Music Around Town ~ May 14-20, 2012

May 14, 2012 at 6:41 pm (Music)

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“To err is human to forgive is divine”

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The Rhumb Line~

I am wicked excited about the Monday night jam. 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.

Monday – 9:00 to 12:30 Open jam with The Bandit Kings

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

Wednesdays with Fly Amero at the Rhumb Line-8:30-11:00 –

Wednesdays Only!

Hello everyone!

Looking forward………to seeing you there! :-) ~ Fly

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

Dave says,

We’re continuing with our medulla oblongation ceremonies this week as we welcome back Mr. Justin Quinn and his band of reknown. Mr. J has been busy whipping us into shape for this ecstatic experience by having us black him up at Glenn’s in Nbpt. last Sunday. We’re all rarin’ to go.  Upbeat or beat up, we’ll do it all!
Beside Justin, on the harp and vocals, You’ll be enjoying Mr. Jon Ross on Qatar. John’s one of those musical millipedes who can play anything with strings. This time it’s a 60 year old relic of a catarrh held together with duct tape and a strong belt of scotch.
We’ve got the dynamo of drums, too, in the human form of that  sartorially challenged Mr. Steevee Chaggaris. He’s been eating his Wheaties® and appears to be ready to run right out of the box.
Of course, Mr. Gee Tee will be there with his goiter and hat, and me too, on the grasshopper bass. A night to remember, without the iceberg and wet underwear. Bring your own Feenamint©!

Friday – 9:30-12:30 –  Local 28

Saturday – 9:30 to 12:30 ~ Groove

Sunday ~ 8:00 –  Bradley Royds and Friends

Friday – 9:00to 12:00 ~ Satch Kerans

Saturday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ DreadRocks

Sunday – 3:00 Dan King and Friends

The Dog Bar~

Mondays – 6:00 to 8:00 ~ Chantey Night, an open Monday 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 Cape Ann Brewing Company to  the Dog Bar . The singing begins at 6:00 every Monday 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 ~

Monday at 8:30pm

The Instinct with DJ’s Riley Syrus and Joey Sexdawg Unis @ DOGBAR MONDAY

Tuesday– 9:00 to close Open mic with Brian O’Connor

Tuesday – 9:00 to Close ~ Open Mic with Brian O’Connor

Wednesday – 9:00 to close ~ Karaoke With Crazy Jay

Thursday – 9:00 – close ~ Soul Rebel Project

Friday – 9:00 to close ~ Megan McKenzie Band

Saturday – 9:00 to close ~ Joe Mack Band

Sunday –

-9:00 to close ~  DJ Vito

Latt43 ~

Minglewood Tavern ~

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

The Music

  • Wednesday, the 16th, 9:00 pm

    Dennis Monagle Sessions

    featuaring Ross Livermore on Guitar…funky 60’s 70’s Pop/Rock

  • Thursday, the 17th, 9:00 pm


    “SHAKE IT THIRSDAYS” featuring guest dj’s to shake you right in to the weekend!

  • Friday, the 18th, 9:00 pm

    Eddy’s Shoe

    The best in Covers…classic rock to jams…they play it all.

  • Saturday, the 19th, 9:00 pm

    Soul Rebel Project


Catch 22 ~

Wednesday night open mic with Steve Caraway

Friday ~ Steve Caraway

Topside Grill ~

Closed for the season


 Wednesday 5:00 pm  COLDSTREAM

Benefit for Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk ~ 10% sales donated to Liz Dooley’s Breast Cancer 3 Day

Saturday 10:00 pm  DJAll Caribbean/Island/Latin & Reggae music. till 12:30


“Art of Alchemy”

Wednesday – 7:00-9:00 ~ John Rockwell

10% of proceeds go to fund Gloucester Arts Education.

We’ll have a new artist every month. Matt

Wednesday – 7:00 – 9:00 ~ 

The Franklin Cafe ~

Jazz Night

Friday – 7:00 – 10:00 ~ Linda Amero

The Annie

Every Wednesday, 7pm: “The Sing” – An evening of Music & Friends in the Art Parlour!

Friday Night dance party 7pm to 10pm -All ages

The Annie

One Washington Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

The Annie’s Office Hours:

1pm – 7pm, Monday through Friday

The Cape Ann “The Annie” is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the purposes of The Cape Ann “The Annie” must be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Click the logo below to make a secure, tax deductible online donation to help us bring you outstanding local entertainment in comfort and excellence. Again, donation checks should be made out to Fractured Atlas, and mailed to us at The Annie. Thank you for your support!

Click the events below or the menu items to the right for more information



The Everlasting Literary Festival – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays every month, 7pm

Cape Ann Brewing ~

Thursday nights ~ Open mic with Brian Fines

Friday night 9:30 to close~ The Willows

Saturday 9:30 ~ 9:00 pm ~  Darryl Strawberries & Grand 27

Sunday 5:00 ~ Boudreau Jazz Supper Club


Click photo for info and tour.

Wednesday – 7:00- 10:30 ~ The Mermaid Sessions Special host ~ Brian King ~ Wednesday! we have a very special guest from over the bridge. Ethan Robbins will bring his own brand of blue grass and new grass to the Mermaid. And it’s fundraiser night! 10% of our sales benefit St. Paul Lutheran Youth. Funds will benefit the travel to the National Gathering which occurs every three years. This year the group will be traveling to New Orleans to help the people there in their effort to further recover from Hurricane Katrina, a gathering of 30-40 THOUSAND young people.

Thursday – 8:30 pm ~ Inge Berge

Friday – 9:00to close~ Piano Bar with Joe Thomas

Saturday9:00to close ~ Piano Bar with Joe Thomas

Sunday – 6:00 pm ~ Rick Lauria and Graham Sturz

Coffee House at Saint John’s ~

Saturday – 7:30 ~

The Gloucester House –

Cruiseport Gloucester ~

Seaport Grille –

Cape Ann Community Cinema –

The Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Performance Center” –

Tuesday – 7:30 pm  FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Greg Bover & Frances Fitch ~ 1000 Sunday Mornings Harpsichord concert & presentation

Saturday 12:00 pm  FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS

Motif # 1 Day

 37 Main Street, Rockport, MA

978-546-7391 or

Shalin Liu Performance Center,

Main Street in Rockport, MA.

Sea Garden Restaurant at Seaward Inn –

The Rockport Legion Band ~ Our site is

John Bassett

Publicity, the Rockport Legion Band

617 739 1160

Old Sloop Coffee House ~

Click banner for event happenings

Sunday – 7:30 pm ~ RED MOLLY

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

The Farm –

Friday – Just Like Newman

Saturday – The Bob Band


The Landing –

Saturday – 9:00 pm ~  Brad Byrd

Sunday- 6-9pm.~ Michael O’Leary Celtic Music Session, Trad songs ‘n tunes with string players Bob & Jennifer Strom.

Up coming events

Save the date~Pan-Mass Challenge on Thursday, May 24th from 6 to 8pm~Entertainment by Just Like Newman~All are welcome

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This is the 2012 season schedule for Nights on the Neck at the Rocky Neck Art Colony.  Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss any of these great nights.  Nights on the Neck are free and fun for all ages.  First Thursday of the month.

E.J. Lefavour

As seen on GoodMorningGloucester

August 11 from 11 to 7 (lucky dates and times) Stage Fort Park.  Top blues artists in Gloucester.  Save $12 by getting tickets NOW (get them on-line here)

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Sponsored by North Shore 104.9Cape Ann Brewing Co, Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce & gimmeLIVE Summer Concert Series.

It’s a beautiful day.  Perfect night to follow.  10 venues with music on Cape Ann starting at 6pm.  How do you choose?  Well, go to lots of them.  We’ll be at the Berklee Tribute to Herb Pomeroy @ Fuller School to support the Berklee/Gloucester Scholarship Fund.

See the full Cape Ann Music lineup here.

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