GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

December 20, 2012

Tunes on the Town

By Times Staff
Gloucester Daily Times

---- — THURSDAY, Dec. 20

Brian O’Connor, 7 to 10 p.m., Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Solo acoustic, plus candy canes and hot chocolate.

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

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

Open mic, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

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.

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

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

Mark T. Small, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

Local 28, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Dead jam band and more.

SATURDAY, Dec. 22

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.

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

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

Excalibur Road, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

Lois Lane and the Daily Planets, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. R&B, soul, and funk.

Steve Caraway, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester.

SUNDAY, Dec. 23

Family caroling party, 4 to 5:30 p.m. , Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Joe Thomas and Santa at piano bar.

Holiday Jazz, 4 to 5:30 p.m. , Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, corner of Main and Washington streets, Gloucester. Ricky Lauria and Lee Whalen.

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.

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

TUESDAY, Dec. 25

No music, but open, Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26

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

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

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

THURSDAY, Dec. 27

Pete Lindberg, Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With special guest Willie “Loco” Alexander.

Open mic, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

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.

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

Spirti House, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Tom Burgess, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

Four Legged Faithful, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. High-energy bluegrass you can dance to.

SATURDAY, Dec. 29

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

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

The Megan Mckensie Band, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. A rising star.

The Willow, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

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.

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

Open mic, 7 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With Brian O’Connor and Ann Marie.

Sasquatch and The Son of Bondo Band, 9 p.m., Cape Ann Brewing Co. Pub, 11 Rogers St., Gloucester.

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

MONDAY, Dec. 31

The Bandit Kings and The Boy Friends, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. $10 cover for New Year’s Eve party.

Pete and Dave’s Motown Dance Party, 9 p.m., Dog Bar, 65 Main St., Gloucester.

Just Like Newman, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., The Landing, 7 Central St., Manchester. New Year’s Eve party.

TUESDAY, Jan. 1

Henley Douglas & Soul Force Five, 9 p.m., The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. Soul, funk and R&B.

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2

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

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

THURSDAY, Jan. 3

Dave Sag’s Blues Bash, 9 p.m. to midnight, The Rhumb Line, 41 Railroad Ave., Gloucester. With special guests Rik and Alek Razdan.

SATURDAY, Jan. 5

The Atwater-Donnwelly Band, 7:30 p.m., Old Sloop Coffeehouse, First Congregational Church of Rockport, 12 School St. Traditional American and Celtic folk music and dance. Tickets, $14, will be available at the door; discounted prices for juniors, seniors, and families; $12 in advance at oldsloopcoffeehouse.org, Gloucester Music, and Toad Hall Bookstore in Rockport.

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.