Music

Lynn, North Shore… maybe a little beyond.

Photos from Session 7 of New Music in the Square

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8.22.16 Before we get to the photos, let’s talk about the upcoming show, #8 Bring a blanket or chair Wednesday, August 24 and enjoy original music from Fourshadow at 5:30pm and Guns of Brighton at 6:30pm. This lineup of local pop/punk was so successful last season, we’re bringing it back. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’…

5 Questions: Ted Nugent

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8.19.16 Editor’s note: Ted Nugent is a controversial figure. Your LynnHappens editor thinks the ‘nuge is rather vile, but LynnHappens is not responsible for bookings at the Lynn Auditorium. It simply lists what is happening there. I applaud Steve Duffy for asking Nugent a political question. Long-form opinions can always be sent to editor@lynnhappens.com and…

Wednesday’s New Music in the Square

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Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy original music from Anthony Migliaccio at 5:00pm, Pill Book at 5:45pm and Synn at 6:45pm. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’ showcase of local talent with free concerts on Wednesdays throughout the summer.     Anthony Migliaccio is well known as manager of Salvy the Florist and as a Lynn…

5 Questions: Neil Sedaka

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Neil Sedaka performers at the Lynn Auditorium on Monday, August 15th. 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Neil Sedaka has had an impressive career that ranges from being one of the first teen pop sensations of the 50’s, a relevant songwriter, a superstar in the 70’s, and remaining a constant force…

Session 7 of New Music in the Square is Rescheduled Due to Rain

We need the rain, but the timing is awful. According to weather forecasts, the showers would likely stop in time for 5pm, but that’s not enough time to setup and get ready for this Wednesday’s New Music in the Square with Tim Foley & Sergio Bellotti at 5:30pm and The Cosmic Vultures at 6:30pm. Plus, for everyone’s convenience,…

This Week’s New Music in the Square and Photos from Session 6

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Session 7 is postponed due to weather and will take place September 7th. See the revised schedule. This Wednesday, August 10th, bring a blanket or chair and enjoy original music from Tim Foley & Sergio Bellotti at 5:30pm and The Cosmic Vultures at 6:30pm. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’ showcase of local talent with free concerts on…

Photos of MaryBeth Maes Band at Red Rock Park

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The MaryBeth Maes Band played classic rock favorites Thursday, August 4th 2016 as part of the Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach summer concert series at Red Rock. White Lightnin’ plays Thursday, August 11th, and Lexington Street Band plays August 18th. Here’s a few photos taken with an antique lens, hence the imperfect and vintage…

Photos from Viva Latino America

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The first Viva Latino America festival was held on the Common July 30th and organized by the newly formed American Latino Committee in Lynn. (see original story) Organizer Juan Gonzalez said of the festival, “If we as Latin Americans come to work as one, we will be able to participate more actively and responsibly.” In…

5 Questions: Geoff Downes of Yes, Asia & The Buggles

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Yes is performing at the Lynn Auditorium Thursday, August 4th, 2016 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Not only is Geoff a songwriter and record producer, but he is best known for his tenures as lead keyboardist for three bands: The Buggles, Yes, and Asia. His first worldwide hit single with The…

This Week’s New Music in the Square and Photos from Session 5

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This Wednesday, August 3rd, bring a blanket or chair and enjoy original music from The Way Down at 5:30pm and HarborLights at 6:30pm. New Music in the Square is LynnHappens’ showcase of local talent with free concerts on Wednesdays through August 24th. More information is below the photos. A recap of last week’s session of New Music in the…