Music Around Town ~ June 4 – June 10, 2012

June 4, 2012 at 7:08 pm (Music)


Bradley Royds @ Giuseppe’s every Thursday for the Month of June 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Poster by Louise

Bradley Royds has spent the last year recording and producing some of the North Shore’s finest musicians. Now he is switching gears! As the summer rolls out, Bradley will be releasing a steady stream of his own recordings, both old and new, and don’t miss him as he throws himself headlong in to the live music scene. Be there every Thursday for the month of  June at Giuseppe’s.


‘The Conservatory’ at The Cape Ann (“The Annie”) is a no-cost professional arts training program for Cape Ann youth, ages 13-21, bridging them to adult mentors who are working in the fields of theatre, dance, music, poetry, comedy, design and tech. ‘The UnAdulterated Cabaret’ is their debut performance project. It opens tonight and runs every Sunday night, year-round. You’ll be blown away!

“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.



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~



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 –Special  guest ~ Ric St. Germain

Prime Rib Specials!
Wednesdays Only!

Wednesday, May
Special Guest Host:

Here’s looking at you!

Dinner with Fly Amero: 8 – 11pm
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prime Rib Dinner
Wednesdays Only –  $10.95 (while they last)
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!

Wednesday, June 6

Special Guest Host:Ric St. Germain

Looking forward…
…to seeing you there!  🙂 ~ Fly

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



Dave says,

We had so much fun last week with Ed Scheer on board that i’ve decided to have him back this week to play along side his old teammate Mr. Mario Perrett. Cutie-pie saxist, former Playgirl© pinup, teen idol and magnificent vocalizer, Mr. MP has what it takes to raise any bar. For years he was the sexaphonist in the Love Dogs as well as in Madhouse. It’s always a pleasure to have both these guys around. They play, they sing, they wear my shirts and steal most of my songs, too. Anybody seen my wallet?
We always manage to pull out all the stops as well as your leg and your finger. With gootar-king and milliner Mr. Greg t. and myself aboard, we’re hoping to have a rousing good time. So bring your dancing shoe and your stump and hobble waddle doodle all night long!
N.B. If you have any friends or enemies who might like these minor missives, just send their addresses along to me. Always looking to spread the joys of music!

Saturday – 9:30 to 12:30 ~ A -Train

Sunday ~ 8:00 –  Bradley Royds

Thursday – 6:30 to 9:00 ~ Casey Herlihy

Friday – 9:00to 12:00 ~ Full Circle

Saturday – 9:00 to 12:00 ~ Spiral Circus

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 ! Brian O’Connor with his special guest ~ Eric Reardon

Tuesday – 9:00 to Close ~ Brian O’Connor with Eric Reardon

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

Thursday – 9:00 – close ~ The Boy Friends

Friday – 9:00 to close ~ SPIRIT FAMILY REUNION

All the way from the subway stations of New York City

Saturday – 5:00pm  ~MICHAEL O’LEARY
celtic folk acoustic

Celtic Session, to 8 pm. Trad songs ‘n tunes w/ Steve Levy, Lin Swicker & David de la Barre.

9:00pm  to close ~ T MAX indie folk-rock

Sunday – 9:00 to close ~DJ Vito

Latt43 ~

Minglewood Tavern ~

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

Catch 22 ~

Wednesday night open mic with Steve Caraway

Poster by Louise

Friday –  8:00 pm  ~ 

Topside Grill ~

Open for the Season




 Friday – 10:00pm ~ Caribbean/Island/Latin & Reggae


“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



The Franklin Cafe ~


Jazz Night

Friday – 7:00 – 10:00 ~ Linda Amero


The Madfish ~

(978) 281-4554
77 Rocky Neck Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930

Thursday – 9:00 to close ~ Soul Rebel Project

Friday-  9:00to close ~ Local 28*

Saturday- 9:00 to close ~ The Bandit Kings

Sunday – 9:00 to close ~  Jack Lee and Diversity


The Annie

Monday night  – 7:00 pm  ~ ISLE OF JAZZ

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 Gravel Project

Saturday- 9:00 to close ~ Psychedelic Relics

Sunday – 9:00 to close ~  Sasquatch In Concert


Click photo for info and tour.

Wednesday – 7:00- 10:30 ~ The Mermaid Sessions Special host ~ Brian King ~ Come on down for special guest, Sean Coleman !


Thursday – 8:00 pm ~ Bradley Royds

Poster by Louise


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

Saturday9:00to close ~ Piano Bar with Joe Thomas

Sunday – 6:00 pm ~ Brad Byrd – Solo Acoustic

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” –

Thursday  7:00 pm ~  LEON FLEISHER

Friday 8:00 pm ~ JORDI SAVALL

Singer and guitarist returns to Shalin Liu Performance Center

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 ~

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 – Bucket of Blues

Saturday –  House of Jack


The Landing –

Saturday – 9:00 pm ~ A night with Joe Wilkins and his guitar

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

Up coming events



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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)

Click the poster for the music line up

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.

  7:00 pm  LEON FLEISHER

Musical performance by award-winning pianist Leon Fleisher

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