GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

December 6, 2012

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, Dec. 6

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With special guests Ricky “King” Russell, Ed Scheer, and Mario Perrett.

FRIDAY, Dec. 7

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.

The Runaround, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Reggae, ska and funk.

SATURDAY, Dec. 8

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.

Overboard, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Overboard, nominated for 10 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Awards and 18 A Cappella Community Awards in the last three years, will include some of its renowned Christmas music in the show. 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.

Groove Therapy, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Reggae, ska and funk.

SUNDAY, Dec. 9

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.

Soulful Strings, 7 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, on Middle Street at Church Street. Guitarist Ken Bonfield and cellist Kristen Miller will perform holiday Celtic, American folk, Delta blues, and jazz. $12 at door.

Allen Estes & Orville Giddings, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Original acoustic folk, rock and country.

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. Round 5.

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.

SATURDAY, Dec. 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.

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.

Ann and Tom O’Donnell, 6 to 9 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Acoustic duo.

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.

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.

SUNDAY, Dec. 23

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.

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.

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.

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.