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5 Questions: QUIÑ

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –  Emerging artist QUIÑ recently performed at SXSW Fader Fort and earlier this year debuted her video for “MATH.” The soft spoken singer with power pipes is creating her own sound on her own terms.  SD: When did you realize you had the talent to sing? Q:…

Photos from Bent Water’s 2nd Annual Blast Off

5/22/17 On Saturday Bent Water threw a huge outdoor party with new beer releases, food trucks, bands and guests including Salem cider makers Far From The Tree. A suggested donation at the gate and a merch tent raised money for Beyond Walls Lynn. *Speaking of Beyond Walls, as of this paragraph, they have just under…

5 Questions: Daniel O’Donnell

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – One of Ireland’s best loved artists, Daniel O’Donnell has announced that he will be returning to tour in the USA. The tour will see the record breaking chart singer play a more extensive concert tour than he did in October 2016, when he performed in venues…

5 Questions: Jennifer Holliday

Jennifer Holliday is scheduled to perform for nAGLY’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the North Shore Music Theatre May 13th 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Over thirty years ago, Jennifer Holliday’s show-stopping, heart-wrenching performance of the torch ballad “And I’m Telling You, I’m Not Going” in the smash hit Broadway musical, Dreamgirls,…

Photos of Khmer New Year Community Fair 2017/2561

4/20/17 The Khmer Cultural Planning Committee had its annual Khmer New Year Community Fair on the Common Saturday celebrating the year of the rooster, 2017, or 2561, Buddhist Era. LynnHappens arrived in the afternoon, not long before the 4U Band took the stage with their blend of traditional and western rock-n-roll influences. (Speaking of Cambodian…

5 Questions: Lea Michele

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The pop singer and former “Glee” star is excited about the upcoming release of her sophomore album “Places.” Promoting the new album is going to be fun for Lea. She sets out on tour May 1st and is giving her fans an intimate evening with her.  …

Kate Eppers releases The Wishing Well

Lynn (and former Salem) resident Kate Eppers has released her debut album called, The Wishing Well. She is a musician and actress who has performed around the North Shore, opened for Charlie Farren, and has written a song for and appeared in the indie film, “The Chair.”   The Wishing Well is available on Amazon and iTunes.…

They Rocked for a Reason

3.13.17 The Knights of Pythias was full Saturday night for what Mark Boland billed as the “First Annual Rock for a Reason.” Four local bands played the fundraiser for the Melanson Charitable Corporation Open Arms Scholarship and My Brother’s Table – Treading Water, The Dirty Floorboards, Set The Nation and Monkey Knife Fight. The Open…