GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

February 20, 2013

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, Feb. 21

The Customer’s Always Right@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Interactive game show hosted by “The Bridge.”

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With the Justin Quinn Band.

FRIDAY, Feb. 22

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Jazz standards with Amero on vocals, Jane Potter on piano, and Mark Pucci on bass.

Joe Thomas@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8:30 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At piano bar.

Ned & The Big Babies@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. High-energy rock ‘n’ roll.

DJ Scottie Mack@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester. Single mingle night.

SATURDAY, Feb. 23

Joe Blanchard@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 6 to 9 p.m., The Parlor Restaurant at Emerson Inn By The Sea, Rockport. Joe will play original piano compositions with a classical influence and new age twist.

Don White@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Comedian, singer, songwriter. Donation $15 at door; reservations, 978-768-3690. Please park in lot behind Essex Police Station, off Martin Street.

Joe Thomas@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8:30 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At piano bar.

The Megan McKensie Band@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Rising star.

SUNDAY, Feb. 24

Celtic Music Session@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 5 to 8 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester. In the style of an Irish house or pub “seisiun,” Michael O’Leary, Steve Levy, Linda Swicker and David de la Barre host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

Al Boudreau & Marty Rowen@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., The Pub at Cape Ann Brewing Co., 11 Rogers St., Gloucester. Jazz.

Inge Berg@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Acoustic solo.

Open mike@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Hosted by AnnMarie and Brian O’Connor.

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27

Musical Chairs@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Brian King and Friends. Ten percent of proceeds go to St. Ann School.

THURSDAY, Feb. 28

The Customer’s Always Right@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Interactive game show hosted by “The Bridge.”

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Evan Goodreau.

FRIDAY, March 1

Dueling pianos@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8:30 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Joe Thomas and Ricky Lauria.

SATURDAY, March 2

Joe Thomas@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8:30 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At piano bar.

SUNDAY, March 3

Tom and Ann O’Donnell@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Acoustic solo.

Full Circle@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

WEDNESDAY, March 6

Musical Chairs@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Brian King and Friends.

THURSDAY, March 7

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With John Keegan.

FRIDAY, March 8

Gordon Bok with Three Sheets to the Wind@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. With his resonating voice and guitar picking, Gordon Bok has been the leading purveyor of the music of the sea for nearly a half century; Gloucester group opens. Tickets, $12, will be available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families; $10 in advance at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

SATURDAY, March 9

Debbie & Friends@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Grammy Award-winning group, including former West Parish School teacher Debbie Cavalier on vocals and keyboards, Gloucester’s Rory McKenzie on bass, performs family concert. Tickets, $12, will be available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families; $10 in advance at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

THURSDAY, March 14

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Orville Giddings.

SATURDAY, March 16

Tom Carroll@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Donation $15 at door; reservations, 978-768-3690. Please park in lot behind Essex Police Station, off Martin Street.

SATURDAY, April 13

Daisy Nell and Capt. Stan and Crabgrass Band@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Donation $15 at door; reservations, 978-768-3690. Please park in lot behind Essex Police Station, off Martin Street.

SATURDAY, May 18

Soginese Creek Bluegrass Band@boxText_HangingIndent_Bullet:, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Donation $15 at door; reservations, 978-768-3690. Please park in lot behind Essex Police Station, off Martin Street.

Tunes on the Town runs regularly in Thursday’s The Catch section and lists musical events that are happening over the weekend. If you would like to list your gig next week, please send an email to aholbrook@gloucestertimes.com. To ensure your gig gets listed, your e-mail should be formatted like the who, when, where listings above. You can also look for these events online at gloucestertimes.com/pulife.