Music Around Town ~ August 19 – 25, 2019

August 19, 2019 at 1:10 am (Uncategorized)


Livin’ On Luck



Come jam!
Every Wednesday 7-8pm at @soundharbormusic

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Friday 6pm

August 23rd


AUG 23

Songs & Stories: A Night of Music With Brad Byrd & Annette Dion


  Hosted by Annette Dion and Brad Byrd

Friday at 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

The Cape Ann Cinema & Stage

Join us for a very special evening with LA based singer/songwriter Brad Byrd and local singer/songwriter Annette Dion, who formerly lived in Nashville.
Brad is a genre-spanning musician/guitarist/singer, with a diverse sound and the instincts of a journeyman, who began making Americana music during the earliest days of its inception into the music world.
Annette Dion blends her songwriting style with influences of Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Dylan and Stevie Nicks. She plays guitar, harmonicas, piano and sings her songs of love, life and anthems of inspiration for creating a better world.
Friday, August 23rd is the LAST NIGHT of Cape Ann Cinema and Stage at the Main St. Gloucester location. doors open at 7:30. BYOB ($3 charge). other beverages available for purchase there. this show is FREE. we are passing-the-hat. can’t wait!!


Address: 21 Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930
Phone: (978) 282-1988







12:00 – 1:00 PM Tall Heights
1:30 – 2:30 PM Mt. Joy
3:00 – 4:00 PM Noah Kahan
4:30 – 6:00 PM Guster





Antonio Gentile Bandstand

Cape Ann Big Band, August 25th, 2019



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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 -8pm ~ Tim Pike


Tuesday – Funk Du Juor



Wednesday’s at The Rhumb Line with Fly Amero – Anette Dion


Thursday – Dave Sag’s Blues Party~Aug.22 Bobby Davis aka Johnny Carwash ,and Dave Mattacks Put on your codpiece and wax your serf board!

Friday – 9:00~Skunk Sessions


Saturday – 6pm Early Show w/ Tonni Ann Enes & David Keon



9pm ~Funbucket




Sunday 7-10pm ~ Satch Kerans Band


Floating Lotus ~



Floating Lotus Gloucester 169 Main St, Gloucester, MA



Machaca Gloucester ~


Friday 9pm ~Satch Kerans Band

Saturday 9pm ~ 



The Jam Mondays with Dennis and Joe  8pm (new time start( opening w/Geoff Small



Thursday 7pmw/Prateek Poddar

Friday 9pm ~Shagalot


Saturday 9pm ~ F-Bomb


Drift Cafe ~

Wednesday – 8pm ~ DJ Scotti Mac

Thursday 8:30pm ~ Rum Runners

Friday -8:30pm ~

Saturday 8:30pm ~The DubTone 4

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


August 23, 2019

Jon Goodhue

Starts: 6:00 pm


August 24, 2019

Jack Favazza

Starts: 4:00 pm


Starts: 9:00 pm

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August 25, 2019

Mike King

Starts: 3:00 pm


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Riverfest After Party

August 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Erinn Brown Duo

August 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm



Mari Martin Live Music Brunch Sundays @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm with Tom “Satch” Kerans


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


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 ~



21-Mari Martin

22-Nick Consone


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!




Mika Stoltzman, marimba | Richard Stoltzman, clarinet | Tomo Fujita, guitar | Steve Gadd, drums | Eddie Gomez, bass 
(Duke Gadd is unable to perform in this concert.)
Jazz marimbist Mika Stoltzman brings her world-renowned, boundary-defying Mikarimba ensemble back to Rockport! Along with her musical and life partner, famed clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, Mika takes the audience on a wild, invigorating musical journey that expertly blurs the lines of jazz and classical music


August 22, 2019 8:00PM,Mikarimba,Purchase


Rockport Celtic Festival

The Celtic Appalachian Journey

Brian O’Donovan & Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
In addition to introducing our participants and some themes of this year’s inaugural festival, this concert will showcase the evolution of Irish and Scottish music as it made its way to America through emigration, both to our big industrial cities and to rural North America.  LEARN MORE


August 23, 2019 7:00PM,The Celtic/Appalachian Journey,Sold Out!

Rockport Celtic Festival

Celtic Session Upstairs

Brian O’Donovan and Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
Hosted by Festival Directors Brian and Maeve, musicians congregate upstairs for a fun evening performing together and interacting with the audience. Artists will include: Mick McAuley, John Doyle, & Oisin McAuley; Bruce Molsky & Allison de Groot; The Seamus Egan Project with Moira Smiley; Jenna Moynihan & Mairi Chaimbeul; & Kevin Doyle.


August 23, 2019 10:00PM,Celtic Session Upstairs 8-23,Purchase

Rockport Celtic Festival

Workshop: Harmony & Song Accompaniment

Harmony and traditional song accompaniment
The Murphy Beds (Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O’Leary) and guests demonstrate and discuss their unique harmonic approach to traditional music and the use of guitar and bouzouki in accompaniment. LEARN MORE


August 24, 2019 2:00PM,Workshop:Harmony & Song Accomp,Purchase


Rockport Celtic Festival

Strings on Strings

Brian O’Donovan & Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
In this groundbreaking concert, we bring together the best of the best in both the traditional and classical string worlds. This concert features new collaborations between the acclaimed and burgeoning 13 piece chamber orchestra Palaver Strings and some of the most exciting voices in the Irish and American folk scene. 


August 24, 2019 7:00PM,Strings on Strings,Purchase

Rockport Celtic Festival

Celtic Session Upstairs

Brian O’Donovan & Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
Hosted by Festival Directors Brian and Maeve, musicians congregate upstairs for a fun evening performing together and interacting with the audience. Artists will include: Mick McAuley, John Doyle, & Oisin McAuley; The Seamus Egan Project with Moira Smiley; Dana Lyn & Kyle Sana; Conor Hearn & Maura Shawn Scanlin (Rakish); Bruce Molsky & Allison de Groot; Jefferson Hamer & Eamon O’Leary.


August 24, 2019 10:00PM,Celtic Session Upstairs 8-24,Purchase

Rockport Celtic Festival

Words and Music-The Celtic Spirit

Brian O’Donovan & Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
A meditative Sunday hour with poetry, prose, and music.  Readings and music by festival participants. 


August 25, 2019 2:00PM,Words & Music/Celtic Spirit,Purchase


Rockport Celtic Festival

Songs and Stories from the Sea

Brian O’Donovan & Maeve Gilchrist, co-artistic directors
This will be a concert full of sounds and songs and even stories of the sea; from a local sea shanty through the lore of Selkies to an audiovisual poem bringing to life the fragile ecosystem of a coral reef. 

August 25, 2019 5:00PM,Songs & Stories of the Sea,Purchase,Limited Seating!


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 ~




Feather & Wedge is delighted to feature Jose Allende for this week’s Jazz Brunch. Join us as Mr. Allende delivers a captivating mix of jazz standards and Latin American music featuring improvisation, South American rhythms and classical music influences. 


Reservations highly suggested! 978.999.5917

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