GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

December 12, 2012

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, Dec. 13

North Shore Voice Competition, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Final round.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With special guest Andrew Clark.

FRIDAY, Dec. 14

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Jazz standards with Amero on vocals, Jon Wheatley on guitarist, 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.

Ned & the Big Babies, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester.

SATURDAY, Dec. 15

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.

Henri Smith New Orleans Friends and Flavors, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

Generation Gap, 9 p.m., The Farm Bar and Grill, 233 Western Ave., Essex.

The Bandit Kings, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester.

SUNDAY, Dec. 16

Celtic Music Session, 5 to 8 p.m., The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. Michael O’Leary and Bob & Jennifer Strom host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

Livin’ on Luck, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Classic hits.

Bradley Royds, 8 p.m. , The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Acoustic singer-songwriter.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19

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

Fly Amero, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With guests.

THURSDAY, Dec. 20

Brian O’Connor, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Solo acoustic, plus candy canes and hot chocolate.

FRIDAY, Dec. 21

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Jazz standards with Amero on vocals, Jack Senier on piano, and Marc Pucci 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.

SATURDAY, Dec. 21

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

SUNDAY, Dec. 23

Family caroling party, 4 to 5:30 p.m. , Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Joe Thomas and Santa at piano bar.

Celtic Music Session, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester. 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.

Holiday Jazz, 4 to 5:30 p.m. , Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Ricky Lauria and Lee Whalen.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26

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

FRIDAY, Dec. 28

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

SATURDAY, Dec. 29

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, Dec. 30

Celtic Music Session, 5 to 8 p.m., The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. Michael O’Leary and Bob & Jennifer Strom host an acoustic session of mostly traditional songs and tunes from the Celtic countries.

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

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2

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

SATURDAY, Jan. 5

The Atwater-Donnwelly Band, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance. Tickets, $14, will be available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families; $12 in advance at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

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.