The Buzz

Spring time Buzz column from BillCopelandMusicNews.com; latest music news

Spring time Buzz column from BillCopelandMusicNews.com; latest music news

Hello gentle readers,

My associates in the New England music scene have just sent me the following information about upcoming shows and CD and EP releases. I hope you will all check out these artists and consider taking in one of their shows and or purchasing their recorded materials. I also hope you have as much reading through this as I had compiling it.

Irish Music Night

Irish Music Night coming to Chevalier’s OnStage! concert series March 18

Matt and Shannon Heaton, Laura Cortese, Fodhla, Chevalier Theatre, Medford Massachusetts

Steve Marchena

More of the latest Buzzing news, from BillCopelandMusicNews.com

Walpole guitarist Steve Marchena recently received an endorsement from Ortega Guitars. Marchena, plays four to five theater runs a year, freelances a lot, and works on various projects with Berklee Professor and ace guitarist Jon Finn. http://ortegaguitars.com/artists/#filter=country%255B%255D%3D840&sorting=&dir=

Fil Pacino

The latest Buzzing music scene news

The New England music scene is already buzzing with exciting news:

Matt Stubbs

Matt Stubbs & The Antiguas moving their residency to The Sinclair

Matt Stubbs recently some very important information. If you’re not paying attention to this news, you’re going to go to the wrong venue to see his Matt Stubbs & The Antiguas residency. The youthful, New Hampshire born, Boston based blues guitarist will be moving his very famous DownBeat Mondays residency from Cambridge, Massachusetts venue The Pough And Star to that city’s other notable venue, The Sinclair.

Gordy Pettipas to spearhead MoGuitar Blues band as Eric Gales opener on October 30th

Gordy Pettipas to spearhead MoGuitar Blues band as Eric Gales opener on October 30th

Gordy Pettipas is gearing up for one of the biggest gigs of his life. The New Hampshire guitarist’s trio MoGuitar Blues will be opening for Eric Gales at Jewel in Manchester, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 30th. It’s taken the local musician many years to get to the level of accomplishment he is at. The self-taught Pettipas began an early childhood fascination with guitar when he started teaching himself Stevie Ray Vaughn’s Texas Flood album on cassette.

Lauren Passarelli, Kate Chadbourne, Bird Mancini coming to Bull Run in Shirley Sept 15

Lauren Passarelli, Kate Chadbourne, Bird Mancini coming to Bull Run in Shirley Sept 15

BillCopelandMusicNews.com just received the following press release from Lauren Passarelli. Passarelli will be sharing the stage at The Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, Massachusetts with Kate Chadbourne, and Bird Mancini. The special night of original music will take place in two weeks, on September 15, 2016, beginning at 7:30 p.m. and ending at 10:30 p.m. For more information, please read below:

Juliet Simmons Dinallo to perform at Portsmouth NH's Book & Bar

Juliet Simmons Dinallo to perform at Portsmouth NH’s Book & Bar

New Hampshire rock and roots music fans are in for a real treat. Juliet Simmons Dinallo will perform live at Portsmouth Book & Bar on Saturday, July 9th at 9:00 p.m. Marking her first appearance at this popular Portsmouth, New Hampshire venue, Simmons Dinallo will be performing new songs from her upcoming album Dream Girl.

Willie J. Laws, coming to Nelson's Candies

Nelson’s Candies/Local’s Café featuring Hakim Law, Willie J. Laws, Doctor Dann, and Skip Philbrick this summer

He’s not just a candy man. He’s also a blues man. Doug Nelson has announced some really cool shows that are coming to his Nelson’s Candies/Local’s Café in Wilton, New Hampshire this summer. If doing something different, like listening to blues in a candy store is your bag, then Nelson’s Candies/Local’s Café is the place for you. If names like Hakim Law, Willie J. Laws, Doctor Dann, and Skip Philbrick make your ears perk up, then now’s the time to pay careful attention.

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She’s gone; singer Christina Grimmie has died from a gunshot wound received just after Orlando concert

Singer Christina Grimmie, a performer on “The Voice” in 2014, has died after being shot at a concert venue in Orlando, Florida, Friday evening, her rep said in a statement. She was 22.