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Liz Frame

Liz Frame And The Kickers gearing up to release a new CD

Roots, Americana singer-songwriter Liz Frame is gearing up for a full length CD Release. Her drop date will be sometime this spring, and she’s excited to get another Liz Frame And The Kickers album out to the public. Her next album will be more hard hitting. Her first full length CD didn’t feature a drum […]

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Annie Brobst, a rising regional country music star

Annie Brobst is on a roll. She’s been nominated for and has won several music awards in the past few years. Her Annie Brobst Band plays several name venues in greater-Boston and throughout New England. How did Brobst get to where she is now? It took her several carefully considered steps to reach a point of being recognized as a major regional artist.

Mike Gacek moves forward with music, strength, and tears

Mike Gacek moves forward with music, strength, and tears

Mike Gacek has been on a roll since he released his The Music To The Words I Write album earlier this year. The Lowell, Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter received favorable responses to his CD from both his music fans and the music press. He’s currently putting a band together so he can play out in support of the recording. He’s been playing out as a solo acoustic artist in support of the new disc while continuing his solo acoustic covers job.

Salon interior

Blues, classic rock, comedy, and drag queens are on the schedule at The Salon @ 9 Wallis in Beverly, Massachusetts

Where can you find blues, classic rock, comedy, and drag queens underneath one room? The Salon. The Salon @ 9 Wallis in Beverly, Massachusetts is the latest brain child from GimmeLive producers Peter and Vickie Van Ness. The husband and wife team obtained a long term lease for the building, insuring greater flexibility and freedom than previous venues which they produced at but never owned.

Matt Prozialeck

Harmonica man Matt Prozialeck shines as member of Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers

Matt Prozialeck has been the harmonica player for Erin Harpe & The Delta Swingers for about three years now. His experience in that band has changed his life, having moved to Boston from Chicago to join this Beantown band that plays 150 shows a year.

Lights Out Blues Band heading to IBC in Memphis, co-featuring at Granite State Blues Society fundraiser this Sunday, Oct 15

Lights Out Blues Band heading to IBC in Memphis, co-featuring at Granite State Blues Society fundraiser this Sunday, Oct 15

Singer-harmonica player Gary Bernath has been on a whirlwind journey with his Lights Out Blues Band. Beginning as a side project, Bernath and his band mates hosted a House Of Blues blues jam, picked up a huge amount of rotation venues, and last spring won the Granite State Blues Challenge hosted by the Granite State Blues Society. That win means that Lights Out Blues Band will be competing in the International Blues Competition in Memphis, Tennessee this coming January, 2018. Lights Out Blues Band will be a co-feature at a Manchester, New Hampshire fundraiser this Sunday afternoon at the Strange Brew Tavern in Manchester, New Hampshire. The fundraiser will help each act, who won in that competition last spring, defray the cost of traveling to Memphis.

Josh Gold, in his basement studio

Keyboardist Josh Gold trades road life for studio producer role

Josh Gold has lately gone through a period of transition. The keyboardist and recording studio producer and engineer for the Adam Ezra Group has come off the road. He still plays his keyboard with AEG on local shows when he can. But, the married father of three has decided to focus on a career as the owner of his own Malden, Massachusetts based recording studio. Gold has had a long career to look back on while also building a shiny future for himself right in his own basement studio.

Jane Ross Fallon

Jane Ross Fallon continues to prove her songwriting talent

Jane Ross Fallon has been a very successful singer-songwriter for a very long time, successful in that she’s won numerous singer-songwriter contests and successful in reaching many, many people throughout the region with her words and music.

Doug Nelson

Doug Nelson discusses upcoming blues artists appearing at his Nelson’s Candies/Local’s Café venue in Wilton, NH

Nelson’s Candies may not sound like the name of a blues venue. But Nelson’s Candies/Local’s Café on Main Street in Wilton, New Hampshire has been offering live blues bands monthly for about five years now. Owner Doug Nelson, a 73 year old candy maker and entrepreneur, enjoys bringing blues bands into his New Hampshire candy […]