On Friday, July 25, 2014 at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant and Music Club, 17 Holland Street in Somerville has Ashley Jordan with Kasey Lansdale and The Chroma Concept. Jordan is a Boston based singer/songwriter who sings country folk music with her very own style. On June 29, 2014, Jordan took home seven first place awards at The New England Country Music Awards for: Female Vocalist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, CD of the Year, Songwriter of the Year (New Country), Songwriter of the Year (Traditional), Music Video of the Year for "Smoke On This Gun" and Group of the Year. I would say that she is a must see!
The Stomping Melvin Band is live at the Boathouse, 294 Tyngsboro Road in Dracut on Friday. Clinton Lurvey will be added to the line up on guitar for the Friday show and may become a permanent player. Stay tuned! This band came together in 2011 and is high energy! For more info: http://stompingmelvin.com
The Soul Box Band is at the Full Sail, Plymouth on Friday. These guys are a popular Boston based band who play rock with some blues, a little soul and reggae and throw in some funk! They are George Howard on vocals, Gregg Miller on guitar, Paul Chase on bass, Rob Megna on drums and Matt Smith on keyboards. For more info: http://www.soulbox.biz
Jasper Hill Cafe and Bistro, 770 Washington Street in Holliston has the Fat City Band on Friday night. These guys are high energy swing, jump, blues and New Orleans style R & B. The band is:Paul Redmond on lead vocals, John Litwin on drums, Mark Andersen on guitars, Joe Baglione on bass, Shane Wood on keyboards, Tucker Antell on saxophone and Clayton DeWalt on slide trombone. For more info: http://www.fatcityband.com
Also on Friday, July 25, 2014, Rocco's Tavern, 7 Short Street in Randolph has Jim Sippo Cipollini, lead singer of the Guns N' Roses tribute band, "Welcome to the Jungle" will be Rockin it at Rocco's along with vocalist Suzie Hatton who is known around town for her Pat Benatar Tribute. For more info: http://www.ultimatebenatar.com
OD Jubilee Band, the ultimate Black Crowe's Tribute with well known guitarist Donnie Noyes, will be playing at the Spotlight Tavern, 208 Rantoul Street in Beverly on Friday night, July 25, 2014. OD Jubilee is a combination of five seasoned musicians who have been playing in and around Boston for many years. Together with powerful vocals and interwoven guitars with a tight rhythm section, OD Jubilee is reminiscent of the greatest blues/rock acts of the sixties & seventies. The band is: Dave Cooper on lead vocals, Donnie Noyes on guitar and backing vocals, Jay Ray on guitar and backing vocals, Paul Hartmann on bass and backing vocals and Steve Percoco on drums. Find more info on this band on their Facebook page.
The Under Surveillance Band will be playing on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Knuckle Heads Bar and Grill, 85 Macarthur Drive in New Bedford. This tribute band rocks Bon Jovi and all the classic rock bands. For more info visit the band website at: http://www.undersurveillancerocks.com
On Saturday night, July 26, 2014 it's Localfest II at Uncle Eddie's Oceanside Tavern, 8 Front Street in Salisbury. Rocking The Stage this year is LoneWolf James, Devious Intentions, Demons Alley, Mindset Xband, MongrelBand and a special final performance from Sans Nomenclature with guest singers in tribute to Anderson Lynne Mar. The festival will be broadcasting live with C.N.E.U. Radio. Raffles, prizes, support local music! More band info: http://www.demonsalley.com, http://www.LoneWolfJames.com,
An 80's hard rock band, Severence will be playing on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Dylan's Bar and Grill, 789 Centre Street in Brockton. If your a fan of the 1980's hair bands, you'll love this band! They are: Glenn Lauzon on lead vocals, Paul Carroll on keyboard and Joe Norton on drums. Find more info on this band on thier Facebook page.
Stillburin Band is bringing their southern rock to Liz Diamond, 1 Menfi Way in Hopedale. This band came together in 2002 with five accomplished musicians from the Boston area. They feature classic songs from Lynynd Skynynd, Allman Brothers, Marshall Tucker, ZZ Top, The Outlaws, Molly Hatchet and more. The band is: Dennis Douglas on bass and vocals, Tom Liberatore on guitar, Steve Gunnard on lead vocals and rhythm guitar, Roger Jordan on keyboards and Paul Carchio on drums. For more info: http://www.stilburnin.com
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