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Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church

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Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States

October 2018

WaxWorks: Silent Movie Matinee Featuring Pipe-Organist, Peter Krasinksi

October 21, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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As Halloween approaches, maestro of the pipe-organ and sonic artist Peter Krasinski returns to the Gloucester Meetinghouse to accompany the scary silent movie ‘Waxworks’ on Sunday, October 21st at 3:30 pm. As in past years, Peter will perform on the sonorous 1893 Hutchings-Fisk organ to the delight of the audience, young and old. A short film, featuring Douglas Fairbanks, called the ‘Electric House’ will open the show. Tickets are $20 Adults, $10 Students, kids under 12 free.

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November 2018

Cape Ann Farmers Winter Market

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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  The Cape Ann Farmers Market is hosting their Winter Market on Saturday, November 17th and Saturday, December 15th from 10:00 am to  1:00 pm. Stock up for the holidays with your favorite local farmers, bakers, and more! Grab a locally made gift for your host, a treat for yourself, and all the best locally grown veggies, cheeses, fish, bread, and more to share with your friends and family!

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March 2019

Albany Pro Musica: The Americas, Land of Many Cultures

March 2, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Distinctive harmonies and thrilling rhythms will transport you in a journey celebrating diversity, multiculturalism, inclusiveness, and acceptance; the values that hold the Americas strong. Puerto Rican chorus Camerata Coral join’s Albany Pro Musica Concert Chorus in homage to the musical heritage of the New World, featuring evocative music from North and South America and the Caribbean. Tickets: $45 preferred, $30 general, $10 students with ID, Under 12 free. Limited free tickets available by request at the door — no one turned…

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Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation: Bach and Beyond

March 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Bach and Beyond will take you on a musical journey around and through the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach. First, soak in the serene exultation of Trumpet Concerto No. 2 by Tomaso Albinoni and gain an understanding of why this popular composer was so intriguing to Bach. Next, venture onward to Bach’s vibrantly fast-paced Orchestral Suite No. 2, followed by his succinct and intense Prelude and Fugue in E minor for organ soloist. You will then meander forward in time to Mozart’s exquisite Clarinet and String Quintet, in which Bach’s influence runs through…

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April 2019

Skylark Vocal Ensemble

Skylark Vocal Ensemble Performs ‘MASTERPIECE’

April 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Pre-concert talk at 6:00pm | Concert at 7:00 pm The Skylark Vocal Ensemble (Skylark) will perform ‘Masterpiece’ at 7:00 pm in the superb acoustics of the historic (1806) Gloucester Meetinghouse with a 6:00 pm pre-concert talk. Over the centuries, art has inspired music, and music has inspired art. In this innovative multi-faceted program, Skylark will offer musical reflections and reactions to the visual arts from the ancient to the modern. Skylark’s program will pair a specific piece of art with a…

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For Our Fathers | An Evening with Ute Gfrerer & Lisa Rosowsky

April 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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For Our Fathers, an evening with acclaimed Austrian soprano Ute Gfrerer and renowned Boston artist Lisa Rosowsky present a deeply moving evening of song and art, based on the legacy of silence of their two fathers during World War II.

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July 2019

John Baboian Ensemble

July 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

The John Baboian Ensemble with guest vocalist Sandi Bedrosi is an all-faculty band from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. It includes guitars, trumpet/flute, vibes, bass and drums. While rooted in the “Bop” tradition, the band plays a variety of materials that reflect the long history of Jazz music. Since its beginning in 1990, the ensemble has garnered a steady following of fans that enjoy guitar-oriented Jazz, and recorded several CDs.

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Livin’ on Luck Concert

July 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Join the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and Livin' On Luck on July 12 for a fun free outdoor concert. This concert will benefit Backyard Growers, a Cape Ann non-profit, aiming to bring deathly food into the community. Food serviced for the event will be by  Class Cooks Rockport-based vocalist Ann O’Donnell together with North Shore locals Josh Bevins (bass), Tom Bull (drums), Bobby Cedrone (guitar and vocals), and Tom O’Donnell (guitar and vocals) have a combined century of rock experience, while playing…

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HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band Concert

July 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Join the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and HYE Fusion on July 19 for a fun free concert. Hye Fusion is an American-born trio of musicians who perform Middle Eastern music integrated with Western Jazz. The musicians play current and traditional instruments including the oud, classical and rhythm guitars, keyboard, clarinet and saxophone as well as the doumbek – the most commonly played percussive instrument throughout Middle eastern cultures. The result is a dynamic synergy of melodies and rhythms. This concert will…

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The Goddesses Concert

July 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

Join the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and The Godesses on July 26 for a fun free concert. This concert will benefit Art Haven, a Cape Ann non-profit, aiming to encourage local artists to create. Food serviced for the event will be by  Willow Rest

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August 2019

Cape Ann Big Band

August 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Free

This diverse 17-piece big band entertains and delights audiences with danceable music infused with jazz, swing, New Orleans street bands, soul, and rock n’ roll that will bring you back in time. Known for operating like a family, Cape Ann Big Band prides itself with having a repertoire that has no boundaries. Their program includes such classics as “Mack the Knife,” “I’ve Got You Under my Skin,” and “Take the A Train.” Food for the event will be serviced by…

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Deb Hardy Band

August 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Deb Hardy and The Altairs are a roots rock party band hailing from Boston’s North Shore. They feature the powerhouse singer Deb Hardy and the driving force of Carl DiFranza, Tom Alley and Jamie Melville. The band gets a crowd moving with a mix of high energy folk, blues, soul, classic and alternative rock. Food serviced for the event will be by Jalapeños Mexican Restaurant

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November 2019

Gloucester 400, Our Stories Begin: 1623 through 1722

November 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester 400 Steering Committee invites the community to the first Signature event leading up to 2023 for an exploration of the settlement's history with a focus on its first century, 1623 through 1722. Beginning with the Native Americans who lived here before the Europeans arrived, and ending with the beginning waves of immigration, the program will highlight the first settler families who brought the settlement forward. All are encouraged to attend and participate.

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December 2019

Holiday Concert: Musicians Of The Old Post Road

December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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$10 – $45

Enjoy a truly special holiday chamber music concert with the return of the Musicians of the Old Post Road performing A Christmas Pilgrimage at Gloucester Meetinghouse on Saturday, December 14.

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January 2020

Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

January 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents the annual celebration for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the historic 1806 Gloucester Meetinghouse, home of the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church at the corner of Church and Middle Streets. The program will unveil extensive research by the Cape Ann Slavery and Abolition Trust (CASAT) that documents the role that the industry of slavery had on Cape Ann from the 1700s until the Civil War. The program is free - all are welcome.

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February 2020

Free Family Movie and Crafts Day

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents the second annual free Family Movie and Crafts Day on Saturday, February 15, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the downstairs social hall of the Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church.

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March 2020

POSTPONED – Bach Birthday Concert

March 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation celebrates the music of Johann Sebastian Bach with an orchestral concert on Saturday, March 21st at 7:30pm, The concert is performed by the Appleton Consort, led by Mark Dupere, and played on period instruments.

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July 2020

Music on Meetinghouse Green: Be-Bop Guitars – CANCELLED

July 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States

Music on Meetinghouse Green kicks off its 2020 season with “Be-Bop” Guitars, an all-faculty band from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. It includes guitars, trumpet/flute, vibes, bass and drums.

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Music on Meetinghouse Green: Alvin Foster – CANCELLED

July 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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His band, Soul Eclectic, will take you on a journey back to the 60s, 70s, and 80s with the soul music that underpinned Black people’s courage to be happy and celebrate life, love, spirituality and growth in the face of racism. While centered in Motown’s indelible catalog of music, Soul Eclectic also features and celebrates the artists that grew up alongside and after Motown. Comprising of Alvin Foster on vocals, Tricia Reed on vocals, Oscar Brown III on guitar, Briana…

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HYE Fusion, Middle Eastern Band

July 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Hye Fusion is an American-born trio of musicians who perform Middle Eastern music integrated with Western Jazz. The musicians play current and traditional instruments including the oud, classical and rhythm guitars, keyboard, clarinet and saxophone as well as the doumbek – the most commonly played percussive instrument throughout Middle Eastern cultures. The result is a dynamic synergy of melodies and rhythms. Food service by Markouk Bread. In the spirit of giving back to the community each concert is partnered with…

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Music on Meetinghouse Green: The Goddesses CANCELLED

July 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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The Goddesses play mainly songs from the 50’s and songs from the 70’s that sound like they are from the ’50s: 50’s artists like The Coasters, Chuck Berry, Huey “Piano” Smith, Buddy Holly; 70’s artists like Nick Lowe, Dave Edmunds, NRBQ, The Dwight Twilley Band, etc. Sam Goddess sings, Tony Goddess sings and play guitar. Dave Sag plays bass, he’s a veteran of a million local gigs, member of Madhouse, etc. John Cameron plays piano and is well known as…

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August 2020

Music on Meetinghouse Green: What time is it, Mr. Fox?

August 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Led by the gender-defying voice of 3rian King, the ensemble delivers their own brand smoky cabaret, neo-soul and acoustic noir, sounding something like Tom Waits and Amy Winehouse performing in a French cafe. What Time Is It, Mr. Fox? is known for its original songs which marry rich lyrical imagery with a cinematic sensibility, exploring themes of love, spirituality, sexuality, and identity. Whether stripped down for acoustic coffeehouses and living room concerts or immersive multimedia shows in clubs and theaters,…

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Music on Meetinghouse Green: Mari Martin – CANCELLED

August 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Mari Martin has been entertaining audiences from Massachusetts to California with her compelling voice and signature stage presence for over 20 years. Mari’s influences run the gamut of popular music…from the Beatles to Stevie Wonder, the Rolling Stones to Billie Holiday. Throw in some Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keyes, Marvin Gaye, Dinah Washington, Eric Clapton, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ella Fitzgerald and Al Green, and you’re beginning to get the picture. In the spirit of giving back to the…

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Willie Alexander’s Persistence of Memory Orchestra – CANCELLED

August 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Join the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation and William Alexander for a fun free concert. From the Lost, a 60′s garage-band that made a couple of records for Capitol, to the psychedelic late-60′s Bagatelle, to a brief stint in the post-Lou Reed Velvet Underground, the Boom Boom Band in the punk 70′s, which recorded for MCA, to an introspective take on the 80′s recording for the French label New Rose, and renewed band energy in the 90′s with the Persistence of Memory Orchestra,…

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Music on Meetinghouse Green: Deb Hardy Band – CANCELLED

August 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Deb Hardy Band are a group of musicians from Gloucester MA whose songs reflect the drama, beauty and serenity of this ocean harbor community. Their jazzy acoustic rock songs are rhythmic, expressive and powerful. They play a mix of originals and covers that include Kate Bush, Devo, Yes, and Led Zeppelin. Deb Hardy Band includes Greg Verga, Arnie Rosen and Marc Lorah.

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September 2020

Cape Ann Big Band – CANCELLED

September 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, Corner of Middle and Church Street
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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This diverse 17-piece big band entertains and delights audiences with danceable music infused with jazz, swing, New Orleans street bands, soul, and rock n’ roll that will bring you back in time. Known for operating like a family, Cape Ann Big Band prides itself with having a repertoire that has no boundaries.

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