A Friend of Dorothy and Liza with a Z

July 12, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches It’s one of the great mysteries of the universe. One that maybe someday science can finally solve. Theories abound, as does a persistent mythology, but there is no definitive answer as to why so many gay men have such a deep affection for and connection with Judy [...]

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Who’s That Girl?

June 28, 2017 3:40 pm0 comments

by Steve Desroches Betty Who is from arguably one of the gayest cities in the world.  Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, the pop star remembers sitting in her living room as a little girl with her father watching the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on television eagerly looking [...]

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Nikki Hill Is In The Tent!

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir When Nikki Hill heard she would be appearing at the Payomet tent in North Truro this July 29th, she took out a map to see where it was. “You couldn’t get much further out!” she says. Coming back to a tent may in some ways be [...]

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The Music of Maye

May 31, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Marilyn Maye first performed in Provincetown back in August of 2010. The legendary cabaret singer by then had crisscrossed the country so many times she lost count, playing dates at large concert halls and intimate clubs from New York City to Palm Springs, and countless spots in [...]

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Opening Up

April 12, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Dave Davies on His New Album and Working with Family by Rebecca M. Alvin Dave Davies will forever be connected with the distinct, raw sound he and his fellow bandmates created as The Kinks. The legendary guitarist may always bring to mind amazing rock songs like “You Really Got Me” [...]

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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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