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March 14, 2013

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, March 14

Finale of The Customer’s Always Right, 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, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Orville Giddings.

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

FRIDAY, March 15

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

KBMG, 9 p.m., 65 Main St., Dog Bar, Gloucester.

Gary Backstrom Band, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. High energy rock ‘n’ roll.

DJ Scottie Mac, 10 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester. Late-night winter carnival.

SATURDAY, March 16

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.

Tom Carroll, 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.

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

Joe Mack, 9 p.m., 65 Main St., Dog Bar, Gloucester.

Groove Therapy, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Groove, reggae and rock.

SUNDAY, March 17

Irish music, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

Kevin Smith, 3 to 7 p.m., Seaport Grille at Cruiseport Gloucester, Rowe Square, Gloucester.

Tom O’Brien’s Irish Band, 4 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Original, traditional Irish, and favorite Irish drinking songs.

Celtic Music Session, 5 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.

St. Patrick’s Day Piano Bar, 6 to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. With Ricky Lauria.

MONDAY, March 18

Ole Salty Jazz Band, 1 to 3 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, 6 Manuel F. Lewis St., Gloucester.

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

TUESDAY, March 19

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

WEDNESDAY, March 20

Musical Chairs, 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 Cape Ann Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Karaoke, 9 p.m., 65 Main St., Dog Bar, Gloucester.

THURSDAY, March 21

The North Shore Voice II, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Voice competition!

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

FRIDAY, March 22

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, March 23

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 vocalistsrevive the songs of the ‘60s. All ages welcome. Large table setting. Donations taken at the door. Street level accesswith plenty of parking. Group reservations maycall 978-283-4808.

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.

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!

THURSDAY, March 28

The North Shore Voice II, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Voice competition!

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

FRIDAY, March 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.

SATURDAY, March 30

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, March 31

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.

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!

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.

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.