GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

April 25, 2013

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, April 25

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

A Capella Night, 7 p.m., Manchester Essex Regional High School auditorium. Hosted by the Soundwaves, AFIX, Good Fellas, Serendipity, and Rockport High’s Madrigal Choir. $8 adults; $5 students and seniors.

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

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

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

FRIDAY, April 26

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, John Baboian on guitar, 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.

Local 28, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Grateful Dead and jam covers.

Rock Hard, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Megan McKensie, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Rising songbird.

SATURDAY, April 27

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.

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

Eight Feet Tall, 9 p.m. to close, Minglewood Tavern, 25 Rogers St., Gloucester. Funk, soul and hip-hop.

Dan Morgan Band, 9 p.m., Espresso Italian Grille and Pub, 116 Main St., Gloucester.

Fun Bucket, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Aloud, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. National touring rock band makes local debut.

SUNDAY, April 28

Sorellanza, 4 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Middle St.,Gloucester. Cape Ann women’s a cappella chorus.

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.

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

Jim Malcolm, 7 p.m., Rockport Unitarian Universalist Church, 4 Cleaves St. Scots traditional songs. To receive the “reserve” ticket price of $15, contact Elizabeth Malcolmson at 978-546-1010 or elizabeth@malcolmson.org; $18 at the door.

Open mic, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Hosted by AnnMarie and Brian O’Connor.

MONDAY, April 29

Sea Shantees, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

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

TUESDAY, April 30

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

Open Mic, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester. Hosted by Steve Caraway.

WEDNESDAY, May 1

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

THURSDAY, May 2

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.

FRIDAY, May 3

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

SATURDAY, May 4

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

TUESDAY, May 7

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

THURSDAY, May 9

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

TUESDAY, May 14

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

THURSDAY, May 16

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

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.

TUESDAY, May 21

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

THURSDAY, May 23

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

TUESDAY, May 28

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

THURSDAY, May 30

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

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.