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Christmas Celtic Sojourn

Celebrate the holidays with Rockport Music! Brian O’Donovan’s acclaimed Celtic holiday show returns this year with a festive program featuring a stellar line-up of singers, musicians, and dancers steeped in Celtic tradition and traditional Irish cheer.  VIDEO  ARTIST’S WEBSITE  MORE VIDEOS

Event Date: 
Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:30
Mon, 12/16/2013 - 20:00

Swing Xing! Three Generations of Swing Guitar - Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Vinny Raniola

Jazz guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli has been thrilling audiences with his signature swinging style for close to seven decades. Throughout that time, Bucky has played with a veritable Who’s Who of bandleaders and performers including musical giants like Benny Goodman, Frank Sinatra, Stephane Grappelli, Tony Bennett, Zoot Sims, and Les Paul among others. Besides becoming a fixture on the big band circuit and in the studio, Pizzarelli also took a stint in The Tonight Show Band on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/15/2013 - 15:00

Cape Ann Big Band Holiday Show

Enjoy the holidays with Cape Ann’s own 17-piece big band performing old and new holiday favorites infused with a bit of jazz, swing, and rock n’ roll. Known for operating like a family, Cape Ann Big Band prides itself with having a repertoire without horizon and promises to perform the show-stopping, danceable music it’s known for.

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 15:00
Sun, 12/08/2013 - 19:00

Nutopians Celebrating the Songs of John Lennon

December 8th marks the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon's tragic death. Join us as we celebrate his music and life with The Nutopians, an elegant award-winning eight-piece ensemble that celebrates Lennon’s genius and artistry. Created and led by Rex Fowler of Aztec Two-Step and Tom Dean of Devonsquare, The Nutopians's name was given to them by Yoko Ono herself. The band gives remarkably fresh acoustic treatments to Lennon’s Beatles and solo song compositions that often inspire a whole new appreciation for the late icon’s music.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 20:00

Atwater-Donnelly

Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly , the highly acclaimed husband-wife duo present delightful programs of traditional American and Celtic folk songs, a capella pieces, old-time gospel songs, dance tunes, and original works. Elwood and Aubrey blend gorgeous and unusual harmonies and play guitar, Appalachian mountain dulcimer, mandolin, tin whistle, harmonica, banjo, bones, spoons, limberjacks, and other surprises including Appalachian clog dancing, French Canadian footwork, and Tap.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/21/2013 - 20:00

Anders Vercelli & Friends

Anders Vercelli is a jazz pianist with a stunning repertoire of standards and tunes from the Great American Songbook. Anders will enhance your event with the elegance of live jazz piano. It's not esoteric or academic jazz, but wonderful jazz standards written by the masters of American Popular Song. Whatever the occasion, Anders promises musical energy to make your event magical.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/14/2013 - 20:00

Songwriter Sessions - Lisa Martin Hosts

Tickets: $5.00

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/13/2013 - 19:00

Vance Gilbert

Vance Gilbert burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 90’s when the buzz spread through the folk clubs of the Northeast about an ex-multicultural arts teacher who was knocking them dead at open mics.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 20:00

Open Mic - Hosts - Faith Montaperto & Kala Farnham; Feature - Emily Mure

Emily Mure is a classically trained oboist turned folk singer-songwriter. She is a composer who integrates her classical background with her folk and Irish inspired singing and songwriting.

Emily began her songwriting career as a busker in Galway, Ireland, and is currently based in her native home of New York City, and touring the Northeast. http://www.emilymure.com/

Tickets: $5.00

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/06/2013 - 19:30

TRANS SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA

TSO is hitting the road once again this winter. To celebrate 15 years of touring, the band will be performing a final encore performance of their acclaimed rock opera 'The Lost Christmas Eve'.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 15:00
Sun, 11/17/2013 - 19:30

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