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February 14, 2013

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

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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.

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, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Steve Sadler and Jim Scoppa.

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

FRIDAY, Feb. 15

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 Dave Zox on bass.

Brooks Williams and Danielle Miraglia, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Williams is ranked as one of Top 100 Acoustic Guitarists. 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.

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

Hoodoo Revelator, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

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

SATURDAY, Feb. 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.

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

Spirit House, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Eclectic mix of reggae and rock

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

SUNDAY, Feb. 17

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.

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

Allen Estes & Orville Giddings, 8 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester.

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

MONDAY, Feb. 18

Good Old Salty Jazz Band, 1 to 3 p.m., Rose Baker Senior Center, 6 Manuel Lewis St.

Riley Cyrus, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

TUESDAY, Feb. 19

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

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 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.

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

THURSDAY, Feb. 21

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, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With the Justin Quinn Band.

FRIDAY, Feb. 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, Feb. 23

Don White, 8 p.m., One World Coffee House, First Universalist Church, 59 Main St., Essex. Comedian, singer, songwriter. 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.

SUNDAY, Feb. 24

Celtic Music Session, 5 to 8 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.

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

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27

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 St. Ann School.

THURSDAY, Feb. 28

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, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Evan Goodreau.

FRIDAY, March 1

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.

SATURDAY, March 2

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 3

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

WEDNESDAY, March 6

Musical Chairs, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Brian King and Friends.

THURSDAY, March 7

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

THURSDAY, Feb. 28

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

SATURDAY, March 16

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.

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.