GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

March 21, 2013

Tunes on the town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, March 21

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Will Hunt, Satch Kerans, Annette Dion, Jon Waterman, Bradley Royds, Marina Evans, Brian O’Connor.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Steve Sadler, Dave Brown and Dave Mattacks.

Pete Lindberg, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

FRIDAY, March 22

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Amero on vocals, Steve Heck on piano, and John Turner on bass.

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

DJ Scottie Mac, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

Ned and The Big Babies, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. High-energy rock ‘n’ roll.

The Overtones, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

SATURDAY, March 23

Joe Blanchard, 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.

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

Honky Tonk Women of Gloucester, 7 to 9 p.m., Crosswinds Coffeehouse at First Baptist Church of Gloucester, 38 Gloucester Ave. Four female vocalists revive the songs of the ‘60s. All ages welcome. Large table setting. Donations taken at the door. Street level access with parking. Group reservations maycall 978-283-4808.

The Megan McKensie Band, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Bring dancing shoes.

Fun Bucket, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

SUNDAY, March 24

Celtic Music Session, 5:30 to 8:30 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.

Mari Martin Duo, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester.

Allan Estes and Orville Giddings, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Original country and folk rock.

MONDAY, March 25

Sea Shanties, 6 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Ricky Diamond, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Open Jamm, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Rock ‘n’ roll jam.

TUESDAY, March 26

Henley Douglas Rhythm & Blues, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester.

Open mic, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

WEDNESDAY, March 27

The Customer’s Always Right, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Family Tradition Edition! Live interactive game show!

Fly Amero and guest, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Acoustic show.

THURSDAY, March 28

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Inge Berge, Jon Waterman, Dylan Estes, Allen Estes, Steve Caraway, Joe Wilkins, Marina Evans.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Mike O’Connell.

FRIDAY, March 29

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Amero on vocals, Jane Potter on piano, and Bronislaw Suchanek on bass.

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

DJ Scottie Mac, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

Local 29, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Grateful Dead and more.

SATURDAY, March 30

Joe Blanchard, 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. Brendan James with Charlee Bianchini and Dave Brown opening, 7 p.m., Crowell Chapel, 4 Rosedale Ave., Manchester. Tickets, $20, at www.attendstar.com or by calling 617-694-6892.

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

Whammy Bars, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

Barrence Whitfield, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Internationally acclaimed blues, funk, and soul performer makes his The Rhumb Line debut.

Brian Jarvis with Charlee Bianchini and Dave Brown, 9:30 p.m. The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. Brendan James Concert post-party.

SUNDAY, March 31

Bob Allison, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., The Parlor Restaurant at Emerson Inn By The Sea, Rockport. Bob will be playing the grand piano during the Easter Grand Brunch Buffet. His melodic style draws on the core of the “Great American Songbook” including the works of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and the Gershwins.

Celtic Music Session, 6 to 9 p.m. The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. In the style of an Irish house or pub “seisiun,” Michael O’Leary and Bob & Jennifer Strom host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

Open Mic with AnnMarie & Brian O’Conner, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Acoustic show.

WEDNESDAY, April 3

The Customer’s Always Right, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Family Tradition Edition! Live interactive game show!

THURSDAY, April 4

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Brian King, Randy Black, TMax, Christine Baze, Qwill, Kenny Cleveland, Jake Pardee.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Matt Stubbs.

FRIDAY, April 5

Dueling pianos, 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, April 6

Bob Franke, with John Schindler opening, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Franke’s songs have been recorded and performed by Peter, Paul and Mary, David Wilcox, John McCutcheon, Sally Rogers; and many others. 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.

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

SUNDAY, April 7

Celtic Music Session, 6 to 9 p.m. The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. In the style of an Irish house or pub “seisiun,” Michael O’Leary and Bob & Jennifer Strom host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

Orville Giddings, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Solo acoustic.

WEDNESDAY, April 10

The Customer’s Always Right, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Family Tradition Edition! Live interactive game show!

THURSDAY, April 11

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Annette Dion, Kenny Cleveland, TMax, Ann Marie Shimanoski, Andy Pratt, Bradley Royds and Joe Wilkins.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Jeff Casper and the Ghosts.

FRIDAY, April 12

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

SATURDAY, April 13

Daisy Nell and Capt. Stan and Crabgrass Band, 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.

SUNDAY, April 14

Celtic Music Session, 5:30 to 8:30 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.

Joe Wilkins, Chris Langathianos and Kenny Cleveland, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester.

WEDNESDAY, April 17

The Customer’s Always Right, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Family Tradition Edition of live interactive game show!

THURSDAY, April 18

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Steve Caraway, Inge Berge, Satch Kerans, Jake Pardee, Randy Black, Brian O’Connor and Will Hunt.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Mari Martin.

FRIDAY, April 19

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

SATURDAY, April 20

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

SUNDAY, April 21

Celtic Music Session, 6 to 9 p.m. The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. In the style of an Irish house or pub “seisiun,” Michael O’Leary and Bob & Jennifer Strom host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

Ricky Lauria Duo, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Jazz.

WEDNESDAY, April 24

The Customer’s Always Right, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Family Tradition Edition of live interactive game show!

THURSDAY, April 25

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Gregg Lutrell.

FRIDAY, April 26

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

SATURDAY, April 27

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

SUNDAY, April 28

Celtic Music Session, 5:30 to 8:30 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.

Doug Kwartler, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Solo acoustic.

THURSDAY, May 2

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With “Sax” Gordon Beadle.

SATURDAY, May 18

Soginese Creek Bluegrass Band, 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.