GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

May 2, 2013

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, May 2

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Lineup: TMax, Pete Lindberg, Brad Byrd, Amy Spillert, John Jerome, Janice Fullman.

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

Brad Byrd & Friends, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. “Shake It Thursday.”

FRIDAY, May 3

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.

Linda Amero’s Menage a Trio, 7 to 10 p.m, Downstairs @ Franklin Cafe, 118 Main St., Gloucester. Amero on vocals, Jack Senier on piano, and David Landoni on bass.

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

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.

Cripple Cove Quintent featuring the Goddesses, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Three sets of pre-Beatles and pub rock with husband and wife harmonizing duo Tony and Samantha Goddess plus Pete Koeplin on drums, Ryan Alto on bass, and Geoff Small on guitar.

Megan McKenzie Band, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Rock, soul, Motown.

SATURDAY, May 4

Bob Allison, 6 to 9 p.m., The Parlor Restaurant at Emerson Inn By The Sea, Rockport. Bob will play the grand piano during dinner. His melodic style draws on the core of the “Great American Songbook” including the works of Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and the Gershwins.

Garnet Rogers with Chris Pahud and Seth Connelly opening, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Tickets, $18, available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families; $16 in advance at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Bring non-perishable food items to be donated to The Open Door food pantry and receive a free soft drink as a thank you..

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

Midnight Ramblers, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Garfish, 9 p.m. to midnight, Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester. Classic rock from the 1960s and ’70s along with current hits. Band is Jeff Worthley on piano, saxophone, guitar and vocals; Kevin Lopes on lead vocals; Doug Comeau on guitar and vocals; Gary “Gar” Hiltz on bass and vocals; and Walter Piscitello on drums and vocals.

Tonekat, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Jay Apt and friends.

Lois Lane and the Daily Planets, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Featuring Michael Cucchi of Birdface.

SUNDAY, May 5

The Pitch Black Ribbons, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. 10 percent of sales benefit Rockport Middle School Chorus.

Celtic Music Session, 6 to 9 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.

Inge Berg, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Talented singer-songwriter.

MONDAY, May 6

Open Jam, 9:30 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester.

TUESDAY, May 7

Chelsea Berry & Friends, 5 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester. This is Glosta Strong Supporting Boston Strong, a fundraising event for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing; 50 percent of pub proceeds, raffles and silent auction money raised going to the One Fund Boston. Suggested donation $5 at door.

Henley Douglas RnB, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Funk and groove.

WEDNESDAY, May 8

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!

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

Monagle Sessions, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Featuring Groove.

THURSDAY, May 9

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Hosted by TMax; lineup Nick Zaino, Alexandra Valenti, Willie Alexander, Chelsea Berry, Megan Burtt, TMax, David Bailin.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Chris “Stovall” Brown.

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. “Shake It Thursday.”

FRIDAY, May 10

Joe Thomas, 8:30 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At the piano bar. Rabbit Foot, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Classic rock, party blues.

SATURDAY, May 11

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

Soul Rebel Project, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester.

SUNDAY, May 12

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.

A Little R&R, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Acoustic duo Ruth Olson on vocals and Russ Leibe on piano. 10 percent of all sales benefit Lanesville Preschool.

TUESDAY, May 14

Henley Douglas RnB, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Funk and groove.

WEDNESDAY, May 15

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 Playoffs of live interactive game show!

Monagle Sessions, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Featuring The Dejas.

THURSDAY, May 16

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Hosted by TMax; lineup Mike O’Connell, Amy Lohman, Willie Alexander, Brad Byrd, Chelsea Berry, Michael Thomas Doyle, TMax.

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

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. “Shake It Thursday.”

FRIDAY, May 17

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

Northbound Train, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Grateful Dead music.

SATURDAY, May 18

Soginese Creek Bluegrass Band, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Acoustic bluegrass. 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 the piano bar.

Dub Train, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Mile 21 members doing ska, reggae, horns.

SUNDAY, May 19

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

Celtic Music Session, 6 to 9 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.

TUESDAY, May 21

Henley Douglas RnB, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Funk and groove.

WEDNESDAY, May 22

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 Playoffs of live interactive game show!

Monagle Sessions, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Featuring Qwill.

THURSDAY, May 23

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Hosted by TMax; lineup Sunni Badore, TMax, Orville Giddings, Nick Zaino, Amy Spillert, Kirsten Manville, Marianne Chatterton.

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

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. “Shake It Thursday.”

FRIDAY, May 24

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

Sym, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Classic rock.

SATURDAY, May 25

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

Liz Frame and the Kickers, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester.

SUNDAY, May 26

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.

Brian O’Connor, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester.

TUESDAY, May 28

Henley Douglas RnB, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Funk and groove.

WEDNESDAY, May 29

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!

Monagle Sessions, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Featuring Mark Palosi and Ned Nugent.

THURSDAY, May 30

SingerSongwriterShuffle, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Hosted by TMax; lineup John Jerome, Kirsten Manville, Amy Lohman, TMax, Charlee Bianchini, Guy Zaccardi, Dan McGinn.

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

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. “Shake It Thursday.”

FRIDAY, May 31

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

Eddy’s Shoe, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. All Dead night.

SATURDAY, June 1

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

SUNDAY, June 2

Candace Unis (vocals) and Mike Kirsch (piano), 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Acoustic duo.

THURSDAY, June 6

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Ed Scheer and Rick Russell.

THURSDAY, June 13

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

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.