Manship Artist Residency Presents!

Join us for a magical evening under the stars with the Jazz Duo, John Alaimo and Michael Tinus.

Island Culture …

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Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience two masters who have long been integral to the legendary music scene of Martha’s Vineyard.

Direct from across the waters, John Alaimo and Michael Tinus, will offer two performances at the Manship Residency this August.

One of those American success stories about which we never tire of hearing and which we rarely witness on this side of the Atlantic. John Alaimo presents a music that is true, delicate and full of charm, elegance and lightness, always played with feeling and conviction in the hopes of communicating and communing with his audience. The delicate, precise touch and clear articulation that John achieves is astonishing. Each time he sits at the piano, he produces a music lesson at the level of a master class .  – Alain Gerber’s France Musique radio broadcast

Light refreshments will be provided.

SATURDAY performance: Doors open at 7 pm. The music will begin around 7:30 pm.

SUNDAY performance: Doors open at 5:30 pm. The music will begin around 6:00 pm.

You can order your ticket(s) through this site or mail your check to:

Manship Artists, PO Box 7071, Lanesville, MA 01930.

Please contact us at 978-290-8438 if you plan to send a check so that we can reserve your spot.


The Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation presents Ezekiel’s Wheels in a free Friday evening concert on Meetinghouse Green at the corner of Middle and Church Street, August 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Boston’s Ezekiel’s Wheels Klezmer Band has been captivating audiences around the world with their passionate virtuosity and contagious energy. Klezmer music has the familiarity of chamber music and the force of rowdy dance band music. Ezekiel’s Wheels’ contemporary spin on Jewish music enthralls audiences from elementary school students to the judges at the International Jewish Music Festival, who described them as ‘a true musical democracy’.

Free-will donations go to the evening’s featured local non-profit partner, the Grace Center, a day resource center for men and women in need of a safe and supportive environment in Gloucester, Salem and Beverly. Fresh pizza will be available from a local food vendor.

The 2021 summer music series is dedicated in memory of Harry Hintlian for his encouragement, generosity, and for making the Meetinghouse a net zero building. For more information, a full schedule of upcoming concerts, and to sign up for the GMF newsletter, visit

Ezekiel’s Wheels honed their craft in Boston’s farmer’s markets and subways stations, where the informal settings created ideal opportunities for musical experimentation. They succeeded in building up a community of fans and friends across the city. They have since fine-tuned their skills, and have performed at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, the Kennedy Center and at Yidstock. In 2017 they expanded their repertoire to include songs in Yiddish and English. Ezekiel’s Wheels features Jonathan Cannon (violin), Kirsten Lamb (double bass, lead vocals), Nat Seelen (clarinet), Pete Fanelli (trombone), and Abbie Reisman (violin, backing vocals), who sadly is not available to play at this concert.

Music on Meetinghouse Green, now in its sixth season, features nine free Friday evening concerts with great music, favorite foods from local vendors, and benefits a different North Shore non-profit organization each week through free-will donations from the audience. Concert goers bring lawn chairs and blankets to spread out across the spacious green. Performances are handicap accessible, parking on the Green is limited to persons with disabilities only.

Founded in 2015, the Gloucester Meetinghouse Foundation is dedicated to preserving the landmark building as a civic hub, entertainment venue, and community center. In addition to its work to preserve the historic 1806 Meetinghouse, GMF is currently raising funds to restore Meetinghouse Green to provide a safe and more flexible outdoor concert and event venue.

Thanks to our Sponsors all the series’ expenses, such as for the musicians, are pre-paid. 100% of the free-will donations go to our non-profit community partners.

Platinum          John & Janis Bell, J.J. & Jackie Bell, Cape Ann Savings Bank, J. Linzee Coolidge, Scobie Ward

Gold                 BOMCO, Michael & Mary Ann Bresnan, Landesign, Inc.

Silver               Anonymous, Tom Burger & Andrée Robert, JoeAnn Hart & Gordon Baird, Pat Johnson & Jeff Henderson, Susan McKain & Ken Steiner, Charles Nazarian, John & Sandra Ronan

Bronze             Jerry Ackerman, Karen Bell, Pamela Bynum & Henry Ferrara, Peter Calkins & Susan Casey, Frederick Cowan, Richard Gardner, Rev. Janet Parsons, Dick Prouty, Joe & Maggie Rosa, Peter & Kathleen Van Demark, Kathleen Williams, Sarah Willwerth-Dyer & Michael Dyer



Jazz Concerts on the grounds of Manship’s Starfield Saturday evenings (doors open at 7pm) and Sunday afternoon (doors open at 5:30pm) in August.

This weekend August 14 & 15th Manship welcomes “island culture” from Martha’s Vineyard. The famed jazz duo if John Alaimo on keyboard and Michael Tunis on bass.

August 21 & 22nd Manship welcomes singer, actress and storyteller April Armstrong pays tribute to Billie Holiday accompanied by pianist Matt Jenson and bassist Jesse Crawford.

August 28 & 29th with Afro-Cuban jazz stylings of Stan Stickland featuring Gloucester resident and singer Greta Bro, Stan Sticklands band will share the stage – John McDowell, Bruce Gertz and Sarah Mendelsohn.

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Parking available at Lanesville Orthodox Congregational Church

Join us for Brunch at Alchemy… starting this Saturday!



Saturday & Sunday 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Staff brunch favorites include “Deviled Eggs” with poached eggs, buckwheat polenta, pumpkin seed salsa and grilled sourdough, the  Bacon, Egg & Cheese with a toasted muffin, bacon, fried egg, Cabot cheddar, black pepper aioli and young greens, and Sweet Potato Pancakes with candied walnuts, smoked maple syrup and cultured butter. View Alchemy’s full brunch menu here.

1100 Market Street
Lynnfield, MA 01940

Insider tip: Join our digital waitlist before you head out – or while you shop! 

The Alchemy Burger on a toasted potato roll, with Cabot cheddar, smoked bacon, little gem lettuce, smoked miso mayo & pickled red onion. Delicious any time of day!

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