Music Around Town ~ May 20 -26, 2019

May 20, 2019 at 12:14 pm (entertainment, Live music, local, Uncategorized)


O’Brien’s Boru

Sunday May 26th 2:30pm


The Gloucester House


MAY 25th

Jack at the Studio



It is unfortunate to be misinformed and I hope that if one finds an error in this posting, please bring it to my attention so it can be fixed as soon as possible. Sincerely, Joanne.

Please be sure to check out the links to all the fine musicians and venues on the side bar to the right of this blog >



Mondays 5pm upstairs ~ Three Sheets to the Wind

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Monday 8:00pm ~ Mike Francis of Soul Rebel Project


Tuesday 8pm ~Funk Du Juor


Wednesday’s with Fly Amero – 7pm -Allen Estes joins Fly tonight!

Thursday 8:30pm ~Dave Sag’s Blues Party w/Brian Templeton

Friday – 9:00~The Hot Tub Piranhas

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Saturday – 6pm Early Show ~ The Satch Kerans Trio


9pm ~ Groove

Sunday 6-9pm ~ Fozzie Hill Band w/ David Brown, Wolf Ginandes and Dave Mattacks

Floating Lotus ~

Floating Lotus Gloucester‎

West African Drumming and Dance from Ghana

Tuesdays in May



Mamadou World Vision Music at Floating Lotus Gloucester This Saturday, May 25th 7-10pm. Join us for a great time at one of the coolest places to catch live music in downtown Gloucester  West African Fusion music! 
Tickets below:

Machaca Gloucester ~


Friday 9 PM – Dis N Dat Trio


Sat 9 PM  ~ John Jerome Band




Every Wednesday

Music Bingo

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join Scottie Mac for Music Bingo every Wednesday night

Thursday Acoustic Corner Thursday, May 23rd 8pm- Featuring Brett Wilson (Roots of Creation)


Friday 9pm ~ Moby Dick

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Saturday 9om ~ Mike O’Connell Band


Rum Runners Americana


Friday -8:30pm ~Mari Martin and the Lucky Boys at Drift! Fri., May 24th!

Saturday 8:30pm ~ David Campbell 

Sunday~Sing along with Jack

Located at 3 Main Street Gloucester Full Espresso Bar, Nitro Cold Brew, Tea, Coff 9pee, Full Bar, Wine, Craft Beers, Bourbon WISKY, Famous House Drink Espresso Martini, Breakfast and Lunch Sandwiches, Muffins, Croissants, Scones, Desserts, and more!

Captain Carlos ~ 

Now open!Wednesdays – 7pm ~ Karaoke


Saturday – 6pm ~Peter Tentindo


Sunday 3pm~Steve & Cort

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 Saturday Toni Ann Enes Duo ~ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Mari Martin Live Music Brunch Sundays @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Sundays just got better! Join us on the bridge deck and enjoy live music while you dine waterfront for brunch! Bridge deck dining is first come first serve, so get here early to secure your seat!

Mari Martin has been entertaining audiences from Massachusetts to California with her compelling voice and signature stage presence for over 20 years. Mari’s influences run the gamut of popular music…from the Beatles to Stevie Wonder, the Rolling Stones to Billie Holiday, and so much more. Throw in some Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keyes, Marvin Gaye, Dinah Washington, Eric Clapton, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ella Fitzgerald and Al Green, and you’re beginning to get the picture.


 Call for reservations 978-283-2122.

Follow for a fuller music schedule. Enjoy this season in comfort at Cape Ann’s Marina Resort 🙂

The Franklin Cafe >



Live music at the Franklin!!



PHONE: 978-283-7888

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PHONE: (978) 282-739



Tuesday – 7pm ~ KBMG

Jalapeńos is adding live music to Friday nights! Friday ~ Above Water -9:30 – 11:30


Saturday – 9:30pm ~ Alto & Small – 9:30 to 11:30pm



Hey Y’all Jalepenos is kicking up & picking up the live music thang this spring & summer. You’ll be seeing lots of your favorite bands in this venue so c’mon out and support them — and us. We get it going Saturday night – 9:30-11:30! Local 28



Sunday ~ 2013 bluesman of the year Barrett Anderson in a rare North shore appearance with Ken Steiner this Sunday May 26 6:30-8:30

Barret Anderson

Ken Steiner

Celtic Music Session – 2nd & 4th Sundays

The biweekly Celtic Music Session is back  at Jalapeños. 5:30-8:30 in the dining room. Totally acoustic and mostly trad.

1606 Live Music Series ~

Wednesday, May 22 – Linda Amero

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Thursday, May 23 – Nick Consone

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Join us every Wednesday & Thursday in our 1606 Bar from 6-9 PM for our live music series with local artists! With full bar bites & dinner menus available, 44 seat bar with lounge, couches, fireplace, and wide screen TV’s, 1606 is a great spot for all to enjoy local live music. Our music series nights are FREE with complimentary self or valet parking available as well. Join us!




Pat Metheny- Solo

May 22 & 23, 8 PM

The groundbreaking jazz guitar icon makes his Rockport debut with two shows!

Pat Metheny


Shalin Liu Performance Center 37 Main Street Rockport, MA 01966

(978) 546-7391



Old Sloop Coffeehouse

12 School Street, Rockport, MA 01966

Phone: 978-309-9667


Feather & Wedge ~



Join us for dinner with the Scollins-Warsi jazz duo — Kevin Scollins on guitar and Sahil Warsi on double bass. Their music includes selections from the Great American Song Book, modern jazz, contemporary blues and R&B.

Sunday ~ Andrew James -10:30am-2:30pm

Reservations highly

suggested! 978.999.5917

Upcoming events


Our next concert is Friday, May 31 at 7:30, featuring Upstate.  An image of the concert poster that’s suitable for posting online is attached.

The concert page, which includes links for tickets, is at (I know the year is wrong in the link.  I mistyped it and didn’t notice until it was out in too many places to fix it).

Here is a video of Upstate performing their song “Bad Enough”:






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