Josh Turner is coming to the Cape Cod Melody Tent on Friday, July 28th at 8pm! Josh has been in the business of making country music hits since his debut album, “Long Black Train” in 2003. He is a multi-platinum artist known for his unique sound and is known as a “disciple of traditional country music.” Josh also wrote a book that was published in 2014 and speaks to his feelings about faith, family, fatherhood,
Weekend 2 at the Melody Tent was another home run! On Friday night, we were lucky enough to enjoy the amazing Michael Franti & Spearhead. With a set that had everyone dancing, Franti and his wildly talented band gave an incredible performance. His upbeat music matched his similarly upbeat message of love and compassion, which he was literally running up and down the aisles to preach. Performing for an hour and a half,
Written by Evan Frye
Michael McDonald, a popular singer in the 70’s and 80’s, has been enlisted to by Thundercat for a new single called “Show You The Way.” Thundercat is a singer-bassist who is known for crossing many musical genres. He has played in punk band Suicidal Tendencies, and also released his own funk/fusion inspired solo albums. The first song off Thundercat’s new album Drunk, due out in February features both Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.
The summer has officially begun! The first weekend of the Cape Cod Melody Tent’s season is now over, and it is safe to say that it was a huge success. On Friday night, country superstar Hunter Hayes set off the Melody Tent’s summer with a bang. Opening with his smash hit “I Want Crazy”, Hayes played an amazing set that included some of his biggest tracks (including “Yesterday’s Song”, “Amen”, and “Invisible”), a cover of Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling”,
Music touches the lives of every person. While not everyone is a music enthusiast, we all have aspects of our lives where music is involved. Even some of people who are hearing impaired can feel vibrations when music is played around them. Music is powerful.
The definition of music is: vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion.
Written by: Evan Frye
Not many men have the confidence to pull off polka dots. It’s a bold fashion statement that takes a truly talented, and innovative man to pull off. The blues guitarist/blues legend just so happens to be one of those men.
Buddy Guy’s signature polka dot guitar stems back to a promise made to his mother in his pre-legend days. While trying to convince her to let him move to Chicago to pursue music,
Written by: Evan Frye
There are universal questions that have stumped man for centuries. Why are we here? What is our purpose in life? Who was Jeramiah the Bullfrog? (Songwriter Hoyt Axton has the answer!) And why if you’re riding on a horse through the desert wouldn’t you just give him a name? (America band member Dewey Bunnell can tell you why).
Written by Evan Frye
The Beach Boys are one of the most influential and innovative bands of all time, whether you realize it or not. Yes, they played “Fun, Fun, Fun” songs about California’s surfing scene, helping cement it into popular culture of the time. But, in the studio, The Beach Boys were production and recording groundbreakers. Likened to Phil Spector’s production genius, their critically acclaimed album Pet Sounds was listed as number 2 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
by Cassie Sullivan
When you think of patriotism, you likely think of “Americana”- the flags and countryside and down-home cooking. Well where do you see lots of that décor represented in the USA? In country music!
Country musicians have the spirit of showing their love of God, Home, Country and Family. Among these musicians, you also find lots of care for military personnel who defend the country, and their families whom they have to leave behind.
National Puppy Day
By Cassie Sullivan
National Puppy Day in the United States is celebrated on March 23rd. This special day was started by Colleen Paige, a pet lifestyle expert and animal behaviorist. She also started other days of recognition in the U.S., such as: Dog Day, Cat Day, Kitten Day, Mutt Day and Wildlife Day, among others. Ms. Paige invites us on this particular day of recognition, to celebrate puppies and to consider adoption today,