Warming Up Under the Tent with some Country

Warming Up Under the Tent with some Country

Mar 8, 2017

By CAV (SSMC)

As spring prepares to make its entrance in New England, so does country music at The Cape Cod Melody Tent and The South Shore Music Circus.  This season we have Hunter Hayes returning at both venues (CCMT on June 16th and SSMC on June 17th) with new music just released.  Then in July, first-time guest, Phil Vassar, will be at the Melody Tent to rock the stage!  After co-writing songs with a number of famous country vocalists,

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Throwback Thursday…On this Day…

Throwback Thursday…On this Day…

Feb 16, 2017

Lots happened on this day in music history…

1935: Sonny Bono is born in Detroit. He finds success as a producer and record executive before marrying Cher, with whom he forms the duo Sonny & Cher. He is elected to Congress in California, where he serves until the time of his death.

The 6.5 Special, Britain’s first pop music program, debuts on the BBC; the year is 1957.

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2017 Season-More Shows Added

2017 Season-More Shows Added

Feb 13, 2017

COHASSET, Mass. February 13, 2017– The South Shore Music Circus just announced more shows for the rapidly-approaching season.  Hunter Hayes will be there this summer for the first time, with newly-released songs.  Also added to the lineup are the family favorite, Kaleidoscope Theater with several children’s shows and An Evening with the Fab Four for all the Beatles fans. With the list of shows growing and the word getting out, the time to purchase tickets is now. 

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First Announcement for 2017 Season

First Announcement for 2017 Season

Jan 25, 2017

With the new year well under way, The 2017 season of shows is coming together nicely for The Melody Tent in Hyannis and the South Shore Music Circus in Cohasset.  Whether you live in the area, are planning a vacation here, or have time for a day trip- there is nothing like catching a show at either of these two unique intimate venues, with the stars up close.  Each of these venues are among the only continuously-operating tent theaters in the United States,

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Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017!

Dec 28, 2016

 

While every year seems to have that certain moment that will go down in infamy, 2016 seems to have quite a few. From sports, to politics, technology, world events and beyond it seems as though this year put the world through both tragedy and triumph.

Check out Google’s Year in Search Recap above to see the top searches of the past twelve months.

Top moments include (in no particular order):

  • Chicago Cubs winning the World Series
  • Brexit
  • Hamilton taking the world by storm
  • The 2016 Presidential Election
  • Supermoon
  • 2016 Rio Olympics

And so much more

The worst part about looking back is being reminded of all of the talented artists we lost this year.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2016

The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621 and included 50 Pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag Indians and lasted three days. Many historians believe that only five women were present at that first Thanksgiving, as many women settlers didn’t survive that difficult first year in the U.S.

Thanksgiving didn’t become a national holiday until over 200 years later! Sarah Josepha Hale, the woman who actually wrote the classic song “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” convinced President Lincoln in 1863 to make Thanksgiving a national holiday,

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This Day in Music History – November 16

This Day in Music History – November 16

Nov 16, 2016

Born on this day 1873: W. C. Handy, American composer and musician known as the “Father of the Blues” (Memphis Blues, St Louis Blues), born in Florence, Alabama He died in 1958. In 1916 Herb Abramson, producer, songwriter and co-founder of Atlantic records was born. He produced Tommy Tucker’s 1964 hit ‘High Heeled Sneakers.’ He died on 9th November 1999.

In 1960 “Stay” by Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs hit No. 1 Billboard Pop chart.

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This Day in Music History Nov. 9

This Day in Music History Nov. 9

Nov 9, 2016

November 9, 1858 marked the first performance of NY Symphony Orchestra.

In 1936 Mary Travers of Peter Paul & Mary was born in Louisville, Kentucky

On this day in 1941 Tom Fogerty, guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival was born. Fogerty died on September 6, 1990.

In 1948 Alan Gratzer of REO Speedwagon was born and one year later in 1949 Tommy Caldwell of the Marshall Tucker Band was born.

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This Day in Music History: November 3

This Day in Music History: November 3

Nov 3, 2016

From the early days of rock n’ roll:

In 1957, Sun Records released ‘Great Balls Of Fire’, by Jerry Lee Lewis. The single went on to sell over five million copies worldwide, and was a No.1 hit in the UK and No.2 in the US.

Stuart Goddard, better known as Adam Ant, was born on this day in London in 1954.

In 1956  Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender hit #1.

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2016 CMA Award Winners

2016 CMA Award Winners

Nov 3, 2016

We’d like to congratulate the winners of this year’s CMA Awards!

Lifetime Achievement Award — Dolly Parton

Jennifer Nettles Pentatonix performed this amazing version of “Jolene” in tribute.

Vocal Group of the Year — Little Big Town

If you were lucky enough to have tickets to their sold out shows in 2014, you’ll know why!

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Entertainer of the Year — Garth Brooks

Female Vocalist — Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist — Chris Stapleton

Vocal Duo — Brothers Osborne

New Artist of the Year — Maren Morris

Album of the Year — Mr.

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