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5 Questions: Marilyn Maye

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Marilyn Maye is a highly praised singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, a Grammy nominated recording artist, and a musical treasure. Her entire life has been committed to the art of song and performance. SD: How does a little girl from Wichita, Kansas become one of the…

Razzmatazz 2016 Rocks the Woods

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2016’s Razzmatazz Music Festival in Lynn Woods was Sunday, and in typical LynnHappens fashion, here’s a mega-gallery of images from the all-day event. This year’s lineup consisted of (not in actual order) Revolver, The Cheap Dates, The Dirty Floorboards, Set The Nation, This Day in History, Treading Water, Hot Fire, The Ruckus, Exit 18, and Kaela Fanelli. The annual festival is organized by Bailey Trahant, Chris…

Sessions 1 and 2 of New Music in the Square

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The second summer of the LynnHappens produced New Music in the Square started with Wreck Shop Movement and Treading Water on June 29th, followed by Joe Skahan and *This Day in History July 6th. Thanks to Isaac S. Photography, we have plenty of photos and videos of the first two sessions to share. (The videos are…

5 Questions: Stephen Marley

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The sound of summer is coming to the Paradise Rock Club when eight-time Grammy winning Reggae producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Marley arrives in Boston on June 30th!  Marley is currently on the road for his 30-city tour in support of his fourth studio album,…

Treading Water at O’Brien’s

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Treading Water played O’Brien’s Friday, June 24th. The busy group also played a golf-tournament after party at Gannon Saturday (no photos of that, unfortunately). The Lynn-based alternative-rock band will be at New Music in the Square Wednesday with Wreck Shop Movement for a free all-ages show on the Central Square island.   Treading Water by Treading…

New Music in the Square Starts Wednesday, June 29th!

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Bring a blanket! Bring a chair! Bring an iced coffee from a local cafe! The 2016 season of New Music in the Square begins with Wreck Shop Movement at 5:30pm and Treading Water at 6:30pm. The series runs Wednesdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm through August 24th on the “Island” in Central Square. FREE All performers are…

5 Questions: Toni Tennille

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5 Questons is a series by Steve Duffy – Since bursting onto the scene in the mid ‘70s, the pop duo “Captain and Tennille” have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable couple. The duo’s biggest hit was, “Love…

Photos (and video) of Visionspace’s Grand Re-opening Friday

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Centerboard’s Visionspace Gallery at 16 City Hall Square downtown has been been active while under renovation, but was re-dedicated Friday, June 10th with an opening reception for an exhibit called “The Revolution of The Heart Theory” by Miss Ana Sol, special musical performances by Evan Audio and Lomel, Wreck Shop Movement and music by DJ Itchy P.…