MUSIC

October 7, 2022
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Meet The Member: Grind House Recordings

by joeyphoenix
Interviewee: Edwin Cabrera (he/him) In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. Grind House Recordings is a media company that supports local Hip Hop music and works to promote independent artists. Tell us a bit about you and why you do what you do? Share your passions for your business, initiative, organization. I’m Edwin Cabrera, co-founder of Grind
October 7, 2022
August 23, 2022
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A Chat with the Boston Artists Ensemble

by joeyphoenix
Hamilton Hall is fortunate to be the Salem home of the Boston Artists Ensemble.  Their 2022-3 season will begin on Friday, Sept. 16⁠— and we hope you’ll treat yourself to their talents! In anticipation of their upcoming season, we chatted with Jonathan Miller, founder and Artistic Director of the BAE. We hope you enjoy the conversation below. “For those who don’t know,
August 23, 2022
August 10, 2022
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Salem Jazz and Soul Festival 2022 – PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

by joeyphoenix
All images by Creative Collective. Click here to view the full gallery. The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival took over Salem Common this past Saturday, August 6th, filling the area with FREE music from talented local jazz and soul musicians. The festival featured performances from: HDRnB All Stars The Runaround Sound Steve Lacey Quartet Verdegree Salem High School Jazz Band
August 10, 2022
May 16, 2022
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Razors in the Night & Tijuana Sweetheart to Reunite for One Final Rocking Show

by Felicia Cheney
2022 is becoming the year of the reunion. Since the first two years of the roaring 2020s were less than roaring, people are excited to get back out there and make art and music. The local punk scene in particular is over the moon that two former mainstays of the Allston punk/hardcore scene are reuniting this May for the first
May 16, 2022
May 5, 2022
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Eurovision: Choose Your Fighter

by Felicia Cheney
By Jonathan Kieran Every year it seems like there’s another attempt to lure the large US broadcast audience into a love affair with the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual televised pop music competition that’s been running on the continent since 1951. You may recall Netflix’s Eurovision-themed comedy starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams. NBC’s streaming app Peacock, where the ceremonies
May 5, 2022
April 12, 2022
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Salem State Music Department Presents Spring Concerts at Salem High School

by Felicia Cheney
The Salem State Music Department is taking its large ensemble concerts on the road, presenting its spring concerts at Salem High School. Three separate concerts will take place showcasing the University Orchestra on April 20, the University Band on April 26, and the University Chorus and Chamber Singers on April 27. Each concert will begin at 7:30pm at Salem High
April 12, 2022
April 4, 2022
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Beacon String Trio to perform Bach and Mozart Pieces at House of Seven Gables

by Felicia Cheney
The House of the Seven Gables has much to be grateful for. The reopening that follows the worst of the pandemic continues to go smoothly. Spring is no longer a dream; it’s everywhere the senses turn, including the period gardens. And April is the birth month of Settlement Association founder Caroline Emmerton. Of course a special celebration is in order!
April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022
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Voices of Hope Returns to the Stage for A Grand Night for Singing!

by Felicia Cheney
This Spring, Voices of Hope (VOH) resumes their tradition of live performance in grand style at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly! The local volunteer organization dedicated to raising funds for cancer research through theatrical performance, will present A Grand Night for Singing! a musical revue of the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein.   The production represents a tapestry of
April 4, 2022
March 21, 2022
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Muse: A Salute to Divas Showcase to Celebrate Local Talent

by Felicia Cheney
Over the decades, many female artists have paved the way in music and continue to leave their marks on the world (and on the charts!). You’re invited to a night of song, sass and celebration as 6 New England based female vocalists backed by our “house band” take The Cabot stage to sing and celebrate the divas of the modern-era!
March 21, 2022
March 21, 2022
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Muse: A Salute to Divas Showcase to Celebrate Local Talent

by Felicia Cheney
Over the decades, many female artists have paved the way in music and continue to leave their marks on the world (and on the charts!). You’re invited to a night of song, sass and celebration as 6 New England based female vocalists backed by our “house band” take The Cabot stage to sing and celebrate the divas of the modern-era!
March 21, 2022