Music Around Town ♪♫♪ September 25-29, 2013

September 25, 2013 at 8:03 pm (Music) (, , , )

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With guest Willie “Loco” Alexader


Alexandra Valenti’s seven week residency begins this Wednesday @ 6 pm to 9pm


Alexandra Valenti’s seven week residency begins this Wednesday @ 6 pm to 9pm

A true delight to see and you have the opportunity to do so @ Giuseppe’s Ristorante,

2 Main Stree, Gloucester MA



Singer Songwriter Shuffle

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7:00 pm to 10:00 with a twenty minute time frame

Deb Hardy, Andrew Geano, Inge Berge, Christopher Mitchell, TMax, Mike O’Connell and Brian King


Airstrike ! The Instinct ! The Little Richards ! Hot Lemon ! Radio Control ! The Hive Community Center 11 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA

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The Instinct !

The Little Richards !

Hot Lemon !

Radio Control !

All Ages 5 Bucks Doors at 6 30 pm

The Hive Community Center11 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930


LCC Music Festival

The Festival features ten hours of great live music starting outdoors on the grounds from 1-7pm with some of the North Shore’s best musicians covering:  bluegrass, traditional and contemporary folk, Celtic, country and blues, jump, jive and boogie. Great food and beverages will be sold by Smokin’ Jim’s BBQ with beer and wine on sale, as well as local crafts and children’s activities.  Admission for the daytime music is by donation.

It all continues indoors on our dance floor from 7:30-11:30pm, featuring the great, KBMG band (King, Brown, Mattacks and Ginandes).  Advance tickets for the evening dance party are available at Gloucester Music on Main Street and the Plum Cove Grind in Lanesville for $12 until the day of the event.  Tickets will be $15 at the door and you can purchase during the daytime music event.

 Visit our website: for more information on the outdoor music lineup and times, as well as directions, parking information and our other upcoming events.

Outdoors: From 1 to 7pm

1:00pm Roots 66: Ev harlow, Paul Harty. John Hicks, Jon Stone, Rose Sheeran, Ira Levine
1:50 Gary Dolinski: solo
2:25 Orville Giddings & Ken Steiner
3:00 pm Quentin Callewaert: solo
3:25 Bluegrass: Eric Wilson, John Hicks & Jon Stone
4:00pm Fozzie Hill & Rocky Kramm
4:35 Lisa Marie with Silvertone Steve
5:20 Alek Razdan & the A Train Orchestra
6:15-7:00 pm Dr. Iron Crow & His Traveling Medicine Music Show: Ric Saint Germain, Frank Hawks, Ken Steiner and Tod Ellyson

Indoors, starting at 7:30, Tickets: $12 Adv. $15 Door

7:30: Gerry Ryan & Charlie Ortolani8:30: KBMG (Dan King, Dave Brown, Dave Mattacks. Wolf Ginandes with JB Amero


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Fly Amero Music Productions presents…
Shalin Liu Performance Center – 8pm
37 Main Street, Rockport MA
Tickets: 978-546-7391, or…

Both Jon and Fly will be Introducing brand new material from their upcoming solo CD’s,
and have been working great shows, becoming fast friends over the recent months.
Tickets are still available folks, but they’re going fast, fast, fast!

From a magical blend of raw talent, natural chemistry, and compelling material comes 
“Together Live,” a moving and entertaining evening of acoustic music not to be missed.

Grammy-nominated Jon Butcher is one of a select handful of influential recording artists comprising the legendary Boston music scene. MTV videos and hit songs “Life Takes A Life,” “Wishes,” and “Holy War” comprise the underpinnings of a recording/touring career that continues today. Three critically acclaimed CD’s, Positively The BluesBarefoot Servants, andElectric Factory mark Jon’s enduring love affair with all things Americana…blues, jazz, Dixieland, folk, swing, Cajun, and more.

Certified Gold recording artist and journeyman Fly Amero embraces each and every audience with passion and intimacy. Currently touring as a member of the classic American pop group Orleans, Fly draws from a lifetime of rootsy Americana, folk, blues and jazz influences… and his well-seasoned acoustic guitar and vocal skills serve to deliver emotional original pieces like “Paint It Blue”, “I Am” and “I Don’t Know Where I End (and You Begin)” deep into the hearts of listeners everywhere.


band camp

Saturday at 11:00am until September 29 at 3:00pm
The Sweet-Hoare Farm, 182 Southern Avenue, Essex, MA
A musical weekend away in your own back yard. Literally.

Join us for a weekend of live music, backyard camping, campfires and friends hosted by Peter Hoare and Cynthia Sweet on their sprawling property in Essex, MA.

Live music starts on Saturday afternoon at 2pm on the event stage and runs into the night, followed by a campfire and more music. Guests can show up anytime after 11am on Saturday to stake their camping spot and start the party.

Suggested donation of $20 to cover the cost of musicians, extra restroom facilities, and a keg or 2 of beer. Donations should be made in advance at the following link:      

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Grills will be provided and guests should bring their own food for grilling, adult beverages of their choice and maybe even a cooler.

Musical Lineup:

2:00-2:50p: John Rockwell – One of Cape Ann’s most ubiquitous performers – always entertaining, charming and funny – while performing covers from James Taylor to The Jayhawks.
3:00-3:50p: TBA
4:00-4:50p: Just Like Newman – Peter Hoare and I are rounding up the guys for an hour of your favorite cover songs.
5:15-6:15p: The Royal Suns – featuring Cape Ann and Salem music staples, Joe Wilkins, Eric Reardon, Rory Walsh, Scott Noring, and Tim Burke
6:30-7:15p Brian Alex – the über-hunky singer-songwriter and frontman for ENTRAIN will have you wanting to kiss.
7:30-8:30p: Allen Estes & Matt Leavenworth – one of the area’s most prolific songwriters, Estes will be joined by Matt Leavenworth as they gear up for their upcoming full-band, headlining performance at Beverly’s Larcom Theatre.
9pm: Brian Jarvis – Quickly becoming a Cape Ann favorite, Connecticut’s Jarvis is an incredible songwriter and vocalist who has toured and played with the likes of Brendan James, Sister Hazel, and Stephen Kellogg.

Guests may invite friends and family.

Chris Langathianos

Good morning, all. We have changed the invite settings on this so all invited guests can invite friends. We want as many people as possible to enjoy this fun event. This being said, please only invite people that you really know who will be fun and respectful of Cynthia & Pete’s property. Examples of people not to invite: the guy who likes to play with fire, the girl who thinks this is a karaoke party, the guy who wants to start a keg stand tournament…. You get the picture. See you in a few days!


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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.



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~



Wednesday with Fly 8:00-11:00 and his guest John Rockwell


A very special talent.  Great singer, great player and… hilarious

entertainer!  John Rockwell. ~ Fly 🙂

A Special Note: There are still good seats left for

my show at Shalin Liu with Jon Butcher this coming Saturday.

Click here…

Dinner with Fly Amero: 8 – 11pm

*Each week features a special, invited musical guest

Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…

Tenderloin Tips over Salad –  $11.95 (while they last)

Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!



Next week…

Ron Schrank

Coming soon…

Mitch Chakour

Looking forward…

…to seeing you there!  🙂 ~ Fly

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Thursday 8:30 – 11:30 ~  Dave Sag’s Blues Party with Chris Stoval Brown

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Dave Says,

Let’s welcome back doctor recommended Chris “Stovall” Brown. This string biting blizzard of blues is comin’ at ya with a bucket of ribald classics and glistening lyrics. Mostly the Emperor of the boston scene, he’s been around the world and back again and again, causing me great dizziness and lack of  spanklydosis. 
  But seriously, folks, CB is the monster lurking in your darkest hours, ready to spring out and  turn your nites into days. He sings, he plays, sometimes with his teeth. Sometimes with my teeth. They’re not rented. There  will be joy all around. 
  Actually, we like to call ourselphes Sag, Crag and Chag. Or is it Chag, Crag and Sag? No bags at Spag’s! Somebody help me! I’m lost! Of course I mean that substitute bowling ball of a drummmbler, Mr. Steeevie Chaggaris. Formerly of Valhalla, his spaceship is making a detour and dropping him off just for us. We’re gonna tear the place apart! Do come!
  And thank you once again for your continued support. Live music is best!
  Don’t forget, I’ve got a Facebook page, now, against my better judgement. Send some pix or a rip-snorting comment. I’m an idiot with this stuff!


Friday – 9:30 ~ Joe Wilkins ~ Live Dead

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Saturday- 9:30 ~ Groove

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Sunday – 7:30-110:30 ~ AnnMarie and Dan King

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Captain Carlos~

Friday – 9:00 pm ~ Jenny Dee and The Delinquents

Jenny Dee and the Deelinquents at Hot Stove Cool Music photo by Lindsey Rae

Saturday – 9:00 pm ~ Wildfire

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The Dog Bar~

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Wednesday 9:00 ~ Crazy Jay’s Karaoke

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Friday – 9:00 ~ Northbound Trainnorthbound train

Saturday – 7:30 ~ Funbucket


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Minglewood Tavern ~


The Music

Wednesday – 9:00 pm Monagle Sessions with guest Qwill

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“shake it thursdays”

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Friday – 9:00 pm~The Bandit Kings

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Saturday- 9:00 pm~Mike O’Connell Band

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Alchemy Bistro ~


Wednesday’s Ladies Night -7-9 ~jr a

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Mile Marker1 ~


Friday – 8-11 ~ Local 28



Saturday – 5-7 – Acoustic Roots Session with Dan King 

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Saturday-8:00 ~ Bridge Deck 8-11pm ~ Megan McKenzie Band

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The Franklin Cafe ~


7:00 pm LINDA AMERO ~ Menage a Trio with special guests

The Franklin Cafe 118 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Phone: 978-283-7888

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Cape Ann Brewing ~



Cape Ann Brewery

11 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA 01930

  Phone: (978) 282-7399



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Wednesday -6-9 ~

Thursday  Singer Song Writer Shuffle

7:00 pm to 10:00 with a twenty minute time frame with: 

Deb Hardy, Andrew Geano, Inge Berge, Christopher Mitchell, TMax, Mike O’Connell and Brian King



 Friday- Saturday – 8:30 to close ~ Piano Bar with Joe Thomas

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 Sunday – 6-9 ~ 6:00 pm ~ Annette Dion, solo acoustic

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Jalapeno’s ~

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Friday ~ 7:000 to 10:00 ToniAnn with guest Inge Berge

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Sunday ~ Toni Ann Enes 5:30 – 8:30 with Guest Inge Berge


Coffee House at Saint John’s ~


The Gloucester House –

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Hello friends and fans,

 This Saturday night at the Gloucester House Restaurant dining room, located on the waterfront at 63 Rogers St with plenty of parking.  Honky Tonk Women of Gloucester entertain with TWO SHOWS on Saturday. 7-10 pm.  Light refreshments from the kitchen and a cash bar.  $10 donation at the door are gladly accepted.

 Our GLoucester Mayor, Carolyn Kirk and her creative staff will be joining the festivities. Those wishing to contribute to her re-election campaign ($25donation – at the door) and enjoy speaking with her are most welcome to participate in the evening atmosphere of fine music and fun socializing.  

 One of our very few fall shows.  We would love to have you join us.


Best to everyone,

 Sheila Schrank,

 Honky Tonk Women guitarist

63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 Phone: 978-283-1812

Cruiseport Gloucester ~

Seaport Grille – 



Cape Ann Community Cinema –





The Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Performance Center” –



Thursday – 7:00 pm Othello
Othello by William Shakespeare, presented by National Theatre Live

Saturday 8:00 ~ Jon Butcher and Fly Amero

Sunday – 3:00 pm Manhattan Short Film Festival
a unique experience, extending beyond its headquarters in New York City

Shalin Liu Performance Center,

Main Street in Rockport, MA.



Old Sloop Coffee House ~

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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

Saturday – 8:00 pm ~ 

The Farm –  Essex Ma.

Friday – 9:30 ~ 

Saturday 9:00 ~

 The Landing –

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Saturday – 9:00 ~


Sunday-6:00 ~ 


Up coming events




Get your tickets for our big, giant CAVPT/Kestrel Educational Adventures Benefit Concert/Auction.
We had a great time last year. Entrain is back by popular demand. We already have some cool items to raffle and auction. Like Bruins tickets.
If you have anything to donate, please get in touch. We are hoping for more sports tickets, art, and who knows what else. 
Main thing is to show up and have a good time.

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