Music Around Town ~ February 10-16, 2014

February 10, 2014 at 8:24 pm (Music)

Wintertime crazy weather. Check with venues before venturing out in snowy conditions.

Open mic @ the Dog Bar

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photo by Louise 



Thursday February 13, 2014 Postponed  to Thursday, February 20, 2014, 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hi all. Due to the condition of the roads and the musicians who aren’t able to make it tonight, and wanting our staff to stay off the roads, which are apparently icing up, we are CLOSED…Tonight’s SingerSongwriterShuffle is moved to NEXT Thursday, February 20th….cant wait to see everyone there! Then we will have a week off and the SEVENTH Shuffle has already book booked, beginning March 6th!

Giuseppe’s Ristorante, Gloucester, Ma‎ SingerSongwriterShuffle!

Thursday February 13, 2014  7-10 – Guy Zacaardi Tmax Eric Colville Allen Estes, Mike O’Connell, Andrew Geano and Ric St. Germain


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A Valentine’s Day Concert with The Mari Martin Trio

The Mari Martin Trio featuring Mark Retallack on keys and Vinny Briguglio on bass will perform A Valentine’s Day Concert on the Library’s Main Floor. Mari has been entertaining audience coast to coast and has opened and shared the stage with such luminaries as Tower of Power, Moody Blues, WAR, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Average White Band, Alan Parson, and more

Bring your sweetheart or bring a friend! Sponsored by the Gloucester Lyceum and Sawyer Free Library.

Thursday, February 13
7:00 PM


CABC gig



The Cripple Cove Quintet featuring The Goddesses

The Rhumb Line (40 Railroad Avenue, Gloucester)

Friday, February 14th (Valentine’s Day) starting at 9:30pm – 12:30am


Some people enjoy fine dining on Valentine’s Day. Some people like to 
stay in with their loved one….and we have no truck with either 
activity. But if you like to dance to rock and roll music BEFORE either 
of those activities, come to The Rhumb Line for The Cripple Cove Quintet 
featuring the Goddesses on Friday Feb. 14th. from 9:30pm to 12:30am. 
Three sets of love rock and pub rock from the golden era.



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Hello, Young Lovers – VALENTINE’S FRIDAY @ Franklin Cafe with Jane Potter on keys, Thomas Hebb and Linda Amero on bass and Love Songs. Come join us for an evening of delicious dining and romance. 7-10 Downstairs. 978-283-7888.


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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~



Monday night open jam withMarina Evans opening it up @ 9:30

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Tuesday  9:30 ~ HDRnB



Wednesday with Fly- 8:00 ~ Special guests: Charlee Bianchini



Thursday 8:00 – 11:00 ~ Dave Sag’s Blues Party with special guest Dennis Brennan

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  Dave says, We’re joining a musical health club this week and exercising our synapses with that top ‘o the heap pied piper and malarky master, Mr. Dennis Brennan. No relation to Walter. Big D has turned out to be a favorite around these parts, causing swooning women and male consternation. He comes fully equipped with a fabulous set of pipes, a harmonica, and a repertoire so vast as to inspire nosebleeds. My favorite singer!
He’ll be backed by an all-star cast featuring Mr. Matt “Dillon” Stubbs, on catarrh, and  Broomful ‘o Blues drumpeter, Mr. Chris “Craft” Rivelli, a veritable powerhouse of the Blues foundry system.  Both Matt and Chris have travelled the world incessantly and extensively, spreading the word with the likes of James Cottontail, or Jerry Porntoy, or Roomful or is it somebody else? I can’t remember. But you won’t forget the incessant carnal pounding of the boogie beat as you suck down that sixth beer…. It’s gonna be a blast.! See ya there!

Dennis Brennan

Friday – 9:30 ~ Cripple Cove Quintet

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Saturday-Early show – 6:00-8:00 ~  Dan King’s Acoustic Roots show with guests Joe Wilkins and Chris Langathianos

9:30 ~Lois Lane and The Daily Planets


 Sunday – 7:30 ~ Marina Evans and Bernardo Baglioni

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Captain Carlos~

Closed for the season

The Dog Bar~

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 Monday 5:30 to 9:00

poster by Louise

 Tuesday Open Mic with Steve Caraway 

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Wednesday 9:00 ~  ~ Crazy Jay Karaoke


Crazy Jay karaoke


 Thursday 9-12 ~ DJ Vitto

Dog Bar Thursdays Scottie Mac and DJ Vito


Friday-9:00pm ~ Valentines Day Dinner With DJ Vito  I Heart You 


Saturday-9:00pm ~Joe Mack Band

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 Sunday  – 5:30 ~

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Minglewood Tavern ~


The Music


Wednesday – 9:00 pm The Monagle Sessions with guest The Megan McKenzie Band

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Thursday ~ DJ Slipwax



Friday 9:00 pm ~ Mike O’Connell Band “Valentines Day”

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Saturday – 9:00 pm~ Soul Robot

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Alchemy Bistro


Wednesday’s Ladies Night -7-9 ~ TBA

 Mile Marker 1 ~


The Franklin Cafe ~


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

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

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Cape Ann Brewing ~

Tuesday-5:00 pm JAZZ SESSIONS with Kate Barry, Zach Gorrell & Steve Lacey

Thursday- 9:00 ~ Open Mic with Brian Fines

Friday  7:00 Kate Barry Trio

Saturday 9:00 ~ The Singles Ball feat. Members of the Runaround and Mile 21

 Sunday- 5:00 ~ 

 Cape Ann Brewery

11 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA 01930

  Phone: (978) 282-7399



Click photo for info and tour.

 Wednesday 6-9 ~  

Thursday  7- 10 ~ SingerSongwriterShuffle ~ 20 minute time slots with 

Guy Zacaardi Tmax Eric Colville Allen Estes, Mike O’Connell, Andrew Geano and Ric St. Germain


Friday & Saturday 8-11~ Piano Bar with Joe Thomas


The Holdouts, acoustic duo

Glenn French and Lisa Haley

photo by Yonie Yee

photo by Yonie Yee

Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar

2 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

Phone: 978-879-4622

Jalapeno’s ~


Tuesday – 7-9 ~  Dan King, Wolf Ginandes, David Brown & Dave Mattacks


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Castle Manor Inn ~

Seaport Grille- Cruiseport Gloucester ~


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Coffee House at Saint John’s ~


Cape Ann Community Cinema –

The Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Performance Center” –

Friday – 7:30 pm ~ Valentinnes’s Day Dinner &  a movie – It Happened One Night
Attend just the movie or make an evening of it with a gourmet three-course gourmet dinner

Saturday – 8:00 pm ~ Rokapella
delivers tight harmonies, soulful vibes, and creative vocal jazz arrangements.

Sunday – 3:00 pm ~ Members of The Handel and Haydn Society
will perform from their Period instrument orchestra

Shalin Liu Performance Center,

Main Street in Rockport, MA.



Old Sloop Coffee House ~

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12 School Street, Rockport, MA 01966

Phone: 978-309-9667

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.

The Farm Bar & Grille 233 Western Avenue, Essex, MA 01929 Phone: 978-768-0000

 The Landing –

The landing

Saturday – 9:00 Bill Foley

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Up coming events

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