Bars of Lynn

A Night at Walnut Street Cafe

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9.23.16 The Secret Sea was headlining a night of music at Walnut Street Cafe last Saturday, one of six performers, some from nearby, one from New Hampshire, and the furthest distance traveled was by The Secret Sea, who Matt Minigell met touring the West Coast this summer. The Secret Sea is Portland Oregon resident Amit…

Photos from 2016’s History and Hops

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Whether your brew of choice is from barley or apples, the 7th annual History and Hops had you covered. Attendees sampled various brews from Bent Water Brewing Co. of Lynn, Far From The Tree Cider (Salem), Downeast Cider (Charlestown), Ipswich, Narragansett (RI), and the just-getting-started Agapé Brewing Community (501c3 in Gloucester). There was also a…

Photos from Arts After Hours Annual Meeting & Awards

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9.13.16 Lynn theatre company Arts After Hours held their AAHnnual meeting and AAHppreciations ceremony at Bent Water Brewing Co. Monday night. The honorees were Volunteer of the Year Jennifer Adler, Business Partners April’s Restaurant, Annmarie Jonah Realtors, and board members Lauren Carr and Charlie Gallo. The company’s next show is Silence! The Musical, a comedy…

Set The Nation at O’Brien’s Pub

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9.13.16 On Friday, September 9th Set The Nation played O’Brien’s with Seth Nobles. Scott Halley “The Star” joined them on bongos for a few tunes. All the #barsoflynn photographic evidence is below:   Set The nation plays with another Lynn band, Treading Water, at the Spotlight Tavern in Beverly September 24th. Editor’s disclosre/disclaimer/plug/thing – upsidemedia,…

Ponyfish & Monkey Knife Fight at Bent Water Brewery

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Bent Water Brewery has been expanding its live entertainment.. On Friday, July 29th 2016, Ponyfish and Monkey Knife Fight featured inside and folks played cornhole in the new ourdoor patio space. Introducing Emilie Errié, interning as photographer with LynnHappens. More about her artwork and photography can be found at Indefinis Art. Photos by Emilie Errié: Photos by…

Hold Down Orlando Pulse Fundraiser at Fran’s

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On Friday, July 8th 2016 Fran’s Place held a fundraiser for Equality Florida, a civil rights organization. The entertainment was varied, from poets, musicians, singers, drag queens and dancers. Mayor Kennedy was there and made some remarks at the start of the entertainment portion of the evening, and won a few raffle prizes, too. List…

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…

Tigerman WOAH’s Three Show Mini Tour

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On Saturday, May 21, 2016 Tigerman WOAH embarked on a three-show regional tour. It was documented by Isaac S. Photography. Tigerman WOAH headline the Downtown Lynn Cultural District’s “Rock the Block” festival Saturday, June 11th, 2016! The first stop was the annual Food Project Farm Festival on Munroe Street at noon: Second stop – 2pm…

School of Rock at the Brickyard

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On Saturday, May 7th the School of Rock House Band played the Brickyard prior to M.S.F. The S.O.R. Lynn House Band consists of adult and youth students and staff. School of Rock is hosting a David Bowie Tribute June 5th, 2016 at Fran’s Place, 776 Washington Street, Lynn. School of Rock Presents: A Tribute to…