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One of Us: The Undefinable Joan Osborne

September 28, 2016 2:07 pm0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir She’s never been to Cape Cod before, but Joan Osborne can’t wait to play Payomet. “I’ve always done major cities in the northeast,” she says. “Boston, Providence, places like that. Never Cape Cod. I can’t wait! I’m bringing my daughter with me. Where should we go, [...]

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The Midas Touch

September 14, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Amber Martin is a one-woman K-tel album with a variety show soul. With a powerhouse voice, a slapstick wit, and a sense of stand up and out creativity all covered in honey-drizzled nostalgia for the 1970s, Martin is a veritable force of nature forging a path all [...]

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Great Scott!

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by Steve Desroches As a young girl growing up outside of Dallas Tori Scott had an innate love for the stage. Dance lessons, vocal coaches, school plays—Scott’s childhood was all about her love for performance. Her natural talent shone through, as did her dedication and passion for theater at such [...]

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REVIEW: The Sound of Wings by Zoe Lewis

August 31, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin Fans of local musician Zoe Lewis know the charm and joy of her voice. Even when she sings ballads with sorrowful lyrics, this quality shines through, lending an eternal optimism to her music. In her latest release The Sound of Wings, which came out earlier this [...]

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Loving Life

August 17, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Melissa Manchester Makes Her Provincetown Debut by Steve Desroches The Academy Award-winning 2013 documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom gave the world a glimpse into the lives and history of being a backup singer in the world of popular music. And in that film Bruce Springsteen says that for a backup [...]

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Ani Difranco: The Connection

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir Ani DiFranco remembers a trip she took to Burma. “I had nothing in common with these people,” she recalls. “I was a privileged American, and these were people who had been imprisoned, tortured, and who were still fighting for democracy. People in refugee camps, women’s shelters… [...]

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Totally Awesome! Totally 80s!

August 10, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

1980s Dance Party Takes Over Town Hall by Steve Desroches It’s Carnival and time to fire up the flux capacitor and hop in the DeLorean time machine back to the era of Pac Man, Dynasty, and hair bands as the Hyannis-based WQRC 99.9 hosts So ‘80s: the Ultimate ‘80s Dance [...]

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From Orange County to the Big Apple

August 3, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Despite growing up in the sunshine of Orange County, California, Matthew Morrison had always had Big Apple dreams. While a student at Los Alamitos High School he studied musical theater with his sights set on Broadway. But at the same time, he excelled in sports and was [...]

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They’re Playing Her Song!

July 20, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches For over 50 years Lucie Arnaz has been in show business. To say it is in her blood is an understatement considering her parents were Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, two icons of comedy and music, respectively, and of course American television pioneers.  A career that began [...]

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The English Heart of an American Icon

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by Steve Desroches Just about a month ago Ronnie Spector played the famed Glastonbury Festival, a five-day music event in the countryside of South West England. Founded in 1970, the festival has grown to become one of the most important annual music events in the world, featuring artists from various [...]

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