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December 29, 2010

Rockport New Year's Eve schedule

Six hours of continuous family fun and entertainment rocks Rockport from 6 p.m. Friday on through the night — culminating in a magical, memorable midnight celebration of the New Year.


6 to 6:45 and 7 to 7:45 p.m. — World puppetry with Dora Teven, founder and director of the Ethnic Arts Center, who presents folktales and legends.

8 to 8:45 and 9 to 9:45 p.m. — Magician Eddie Gardner casts spells and works his smoke and mirrors in his 14th annual Rockport Eve appearance.

10 to 10:45 and 11 to 11:45 p.m. — Overboard, Nicholas Gerard's Boston-based male a cappela group, works the contemporary pop repertoire that catapulted them from street performers to nationally recognized recording artists nominated for eight A Cappella Community Awards.


6 to 6:45 and 7 to 7:45 p.m. — Backwoods Ramblers perform harmony vocals with guitar, mandolin, banjo, and harmonica in a memorable blend of folk-rock, country, and bluegrass.

8 to 8:45 and 9 to 9:45 p.m. — Tom Eaton and Pick 3, a three-man music whirlwind of acoustic "pickers," belt out bluegrass, blues, country and Celtic in a lively, eclectic mix of music that's most recently won them a 12-show radio gig on NPR's "Says You.".

10 to 10:45 and 11 to 11:45 p.m. — Daisy Nell & Captain Stan with the Crabgrass Band bring New England's maritime history alive through traditional and contemporary songs of the sea.


6 to 6:45 and 7 to 7:45 p.m. — Bumbly & Jass Phinn, medieval and Renaissance traditional story-tellers, bring colorful characters and cultures alive.

8 to 8:45 and 9 to 9:45 p.m. — Tony & Nick Hilliard with Janet Ruth Young perform Irish, Celtic and folk songs of the sea that have won them a audience raves over the past 13 Rockport Eves.

10 to 10:45 and 11 to 11:45 p.m. — Three Sheets to the Wind, a Cape Ann chantey/sea music group out of Gloucester, roar up a storm of song and good cheer with power vocals and terrific harmonies.

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