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Music is a Boston weekend, by Amy Nachbar

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The Bolton Fair is this weekend with a great line up of bands. On Friday, August 8, 2014 it's the Bruce Marshall Group and on Saturday, August 9, 2014 it's Danny Klein of the J. Geils Band with the Danny Klein Full House Band. The Bolton Fair is at the Fairgrounds in Lancaster, 318 Seven Bridge Road (Rt. 117) in Lancaster. Both shows start at 6:30. For ticket information click here: http://www.boltonfair.org/tickets.html and for more info on the fair: http://www.boltonfair.org/

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Marshall has become a blues legend and formed his band back in 1991 after an extensive career touring with Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Outlaws and Charlie Daniels. He was a former member of The Toy Caldwell Band (formed from members of Marshall Tucker Band).For more info on the band: http://www.facebook.com/TheBruceMarshallGroup

Who hasn't heard of the J. Geils Band? Not anyone I know from Boston. Danny Klein is the original bass player and founding member of the J. Geils Band aka "The Original Boston Bad Boys." Klein's Full House Band plays the whole J. Geils line up including Freeze Frame, Centerfold, Give it to Me, Musta Got Lost and Love Stinks among others. Artie Eaton on vocals delivers a lively performance as front man for this group. The line up of talented musicians includes David Quintiliani on keyboards, Jim Taft on drums, Richard 'Rosy' Rosenblatt on harp, Steve Gouette on guitar, John Vanderpool on sax and Dan Rabinovitz on trumpet and the ace on bass, DK, Danny Klein on bass. For more info: http://dannykleinsfullhouse.com/

Soul Box is performing on Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Venus 3, 252 Main Street in Hanson. Soul Box covers it all playing the blues, funk, reggae, rock and a lot of soul. Soul Box consists of George Howard on Vocals...Gregg Miller on Guitar...Paul Chase on bass...Rob Megna on drums....and Matt Smith on keyboards http://www.soulbox.biz

The Boston Soul Revue will be performing at Pete's Bar and Grille, 540 South Street in Quincy on Saturday, August 9, 2014. If you want a real party band where you are dancing your pants off, then get on over to Pete's to see the Boston Soul Revue. They play all of your favorite dance tunes from the 60's, 70's with a tribute to James Brown. For more info on this band: http://www.bostonsoulrevue.com

The Splash Liquid Lounge, 3 Broadway in Salisbury on Saturday, August 9, 2014 has one of New England's premiere dance bands, Guilty Pleasure who perform all your favorite classic Motown, Soul, R&B, Funk, Disco along with today's popular dance hits all night! The band is: Mikel Alves on lead vocals and also the emcee, Katie O'Brien on lead vocals, Greg Cambio on alto, tenor, soprano saxes and percussion, Brian Eggleston on keyboards, lead and backing vocals, Jodee Frawlee on guitar, lead and backing vocals, Robert "Bob" West on bass and Chris Botelho on drums, electronic percussion and programming. Email: info@guiltypleasure.net or phone (508) 878-4606

Stillburnin are at the 2nd Annual Redneck BBQ, Kings Campground, 24 Holt Road in Sutton on Saturday. The Party Starts at 2:00 p.m. and the BBQ at 3:00 p.m. There is a disc jockey, DJ Gary from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Stillburnin takes to the stage from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. The band is a kick ass southern rock band! Stilburnin was formed in 2002 with various accomplished musicians throughout the state of Massachusetts, all with the upbringing of Southern music and blues. The band has played many venues throughout the east coast and are dedicated to have fun and make good music. The biggest joy of playing out is the audience enjoying what they came to hear. For more info on this band: www.stilburnin.com

On Sunday, don't forget to get on the Provincetown II boat for the Booty Vortex boat cruise around Boston Harbor. They are one of Boston's Finest funk, disco and keepers of the groove band! Also the winner of the 2009 New England Urban Music Award for Best R&B Band and Top 10 Finalist for Foxwood's Resort and Casino "Be The Wonder" Jingle Competition! To buy tickets go here: Buy tickets: https://www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=31c13c8b17b49d0712c...

Also Sunday, Sean Coleman will be performing an acoustic show from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Bill Ash's Lounge, 78 Revere Beach Blvd in Revere. Sean will be performing his original songs and an assortment of cover tunes. More info: http://www.reverbnation.com/seancolemanm

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