The Lanesville Community Center presents its fourth annual Lanesville Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 28, featuring ten hours of live music.
The event begins with music outdoors from 1 to 7 p.m. with some of the best regional musicians who will perform bluegrass, traditional and contemporary folk, Celtic, country and blues, jump, jive and boogie.
The event features food and beverages that 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.
Then at 7:30 p.m., things move indoors with the KBMG band featuring Dan King on vocals, David Brown on lead guitar, Wolf Ginandes on bass and Dave Mattacks on drums. 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 can be purchased during the daytime music event.
Visit www.lanesvillecommunitycenter.org for more information on the music, times, directions and parking. The center is at 8 Vulcan St. in Gloucester.
Chamber music at arts association
String quartet music will be featured in a fall concert “Yet in September” on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 8 p.m. at the North Shore Arts Association in Gloucester. Violinist Daniel Stepner returns to lead the string quartet of Music at Eden’s Edge, the North Shore chamber music ensemble. The program is designed to evoke memories and inspire the future. The program includes Gabriel Fauré “Quartet in E Minor, Op. 121,” Franz Josef Haydn’s “Quartet Op. 76, No.6,” and Antonín Dvořák’s “Quartet No. 14 in A Flat, Op. 105.”
The artists are Stepner and Maria Benotti on violin; Mark Berger on viola; and Lynn Nowels on cello. General admission is $20, seniors $18, students $15, and a family cap of $55. Call 978-270-4463 or order tickets online at www.edensedge.org. Tickets are also available at the door.