GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

October 25, 2012

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, Oct. 25

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With guest Mari Martin.

Ryan Alto Sessions, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

FRIDAY, Oct. 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. Steve Heck on piano and Thomas Hebb on upright bass join vocalist Amero for jazz standards.

The Gary Backstrom Band, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Danceable rock ’n’ roll.

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

Joe Thomas, 9 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At piano bar.

SATURDAY, Oct. 27

Bob Allison, 6 to 9 p.m., The Parlor Restaurant at Emerson Inn By The Sea, Rockport. Bob will draws on the core of the Great American Songbook as he plays the grand piano.

Joe Thomas, 9 p.m. to close, Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. At piano bar. Halloween Party!

Under the Covers, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

The Bandit Kings, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Danceable rock ’n’ roll.

SUNDAY, Oct. 28 ′′′

Children’s piano bar, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. With Joe Thomas; come in costume!

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.

Ric St. Germain and Ken Steiner, 6 to 9 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester.

Open mic, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Hosted by Dan King.

DJ Vito, 9 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

MONDAY, Oct. 29 ′′′

Sea Shantees, 6 p.m. Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

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

TUESDAY, Oct. 30

Funk Jam, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Henley Douglas Jr. and Soul Force V.

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31

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

SATURDAY, Nov. 3

The Amy Black Band with Megan Burtt opening, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Black has performed with Suzy Boggus, Rodney Crowell and Chris Isaak. Advance tickets, $10, at Gloucester Music and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport. Tickets, $12, will be available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families.

SATURDAY, Nov. 10

Roger Pierce and Friends, 8 p.m., Old World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. This a fundraiser for the coffeehouse. $15, 978-768-3690.

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.