Tag Archive for Open Mic

Brian Maes to appear at Blues Jam’s 3rd Anniversary

It’s the third year since Celley’s on Western Avenue revived the infamous Sunday Jams once held at the Blue Note on Washington Street. (The old Blue Note is now an empty lot awaiting new housing and commercial development by LHAND.) The house band is lead by Joe Mack. Brian Maes is making a special appearance…

The Last Great Kings Celebrate EP Release Downtown

8/24/15 An EP release party was held Saturday in the Black Box Theatre inside the LynnArts building for the Lynn band, The Last Great Kings. Before The Last Great Kings took the stage, they generously opened it up to other local musicians. Lighting was club-level and the lens was 65 years old, hence all the…

Tony Toledo retires from Speak Up

Tony Toledo hosted his last Speak Up at the Walnut Street Cafe Thursday. Nick Zaino was there and shares his Blackberry photos. For a real flashback, see this story on Speak Up from 2009, before it moved to Walnut Street. The night will continue on Wednesdays at 7:30pm with featured performers at Walnut Street Cafe…

Mary Lou Lord Featured at Walnut St. Open Mic

    The feature Sunday at Walnut Street Cafe’s long-running open mic was Mary Lou Lord. (For those unfamiliar with her, the wiki is also a pretty good start.)   The night has a loyal following, and has played host to a number of notable guest features, which should be no surprise given that Don…