Black Friday’s Better Alternative

Black Friday’s Better Alternative

Nov 22, 2017

Written By Evan Frye 

Thanksgiving is almost here, and as some of us are sitting down for pie after a delicious Thanksgiving turkey and tryptophan induced nap, some are lining up at your local shopping centers. Yes, Black Friday, or the day after Thanksgiving has been the beginning of the Christmas shopping season since 1952. Many instead of stuffing themselves full of pumpkin pie go out shopping. Camping out all night in line with a bunch of strangers to get discounts on toys for the holidays,

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What we’re listening to: Ghostbusters Theme Song!

What we’re listening to: Ghostbusters Theme Song!

Oct 31, 2017

Written by Evan Frye

“Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Yes, we can all remember the theme song to the hit movie, but how much do you know about the famous song?

Well, for starters, it was written and performed by Ray Parker Jr. for the movie. He was approached to write the song by the movie’s producers. He was inspired by late-night local TV commercials with catchy jingles. He decided to give the fictional Ghostbusting service their own jingle as the theme song.

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The Hyannis Main Street Association presents the Cynthia Cole Award to Melody Tent CEO

The Hyannis Main Street Association presents the Cynthia Cole Award to Melody Tent CEO

Oct 27, 2017

Vincent Longo honored with the award for dedication to the Hyannis Business Improvement District

The Hyannis Main Street Association held its annual meeting and awards presentation on Wednesday October 25th, presenting the Cynthia Cole Award. This award is presented to the person business or organization that has exhibited a passion and perseverance for Main Street Hyannis. The recipient for 2017 is Vincent Longo, CEO of the Cape Cod Melody Tent. He said,

“We’re honored to accept the Cynthia Cole Award and we’re privileged to support our community through involvement with the Main Street Association.

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Today in Music History – October 21

Today in Music History – October 21

Oct 21, 2017

Written by Evan Frye

Keith Moon played his last show with The Who on October 21 1976. The drummer was revolutionary in his playing and a bit of a mad man. He liked to play pranks on people with firecrackers and other explosives. On a TV appearance, he added additional pyrotechnic material to his kick drum, and the resulting explosion left Pete Townshend partially deaf in one ear.

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Today in Music History – October 9

Today in Music History – October 9

Oct 9, 2017

Written by Evan Frye

On October 9, 1940, Beatles frontman, John Lennon was born. In 1990, Lennon’s song “Imagine” was played simultaneously in 130 countries to commemorate what would have been his 50th birthday.

 

More Music History in October:

October 4th

October 18th

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This day in Music History: September 25

This day in Music History: September 25

Sep 25, 2017

Written by Evan Frye

On September 25, 1980, John Bonham, drummer of Led Zeppelin, was found dead. Bonham is still considered one of the greatest drummers of all time. His powerful, heavy drumming gave Led Zeppelin their groove and helped them become one of the most revered rock groups. Bonham was known for playing with the thickest, heaviest drum sticks.

Other music news for September: September 15,

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Sept. 22 in Music History

Sept. 22 in Music History

Sep 22, 2017

Written by Evan Frye

On September 22, 1972, David Bowie kicked off the American leg of his Ziggy Stardust tour. The show was in Cleveland, OH at the Music Hall. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars was a concept album about the Earth ending in five years and an alien rock star.

Ziggy became a bit of an alter ego for Bowie,

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2017 Season Wrap-up

2017 Season Wrap-up

Sep 5, 2017

By Evan Frye 
Another incredible season has gone by under the Cape Cod Melody Tent. There was live music a-plenty under the big blue tent, and many melodies were played. So, as the mass-exodus from the Cape begins and the traffic (thankfully) subsides, let’s take a look back at the 2017 season.

Everyone felt “Wanted” when Hunter Hayes kicked the season off to a great start, and the next night,

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Weekend Wrap-Up: Josh Turner, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood, and Dark Star Orchestra

Weekend Wrap-Up: Josh Turner, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood, and Dark Star Orchestra

Jul 31, 2017

What a great weekend of shows! On Friday, we had Josh Turner, who brought his Southern charm to the Tent and gave us a fantastic performance. Then on Saturday, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” had us practically falling out of our seats laughing! Finally, Dark Star Orchestra ended the weekend with an amazing Grateful Dead tribute. Three incredible shows, back to back to back!

Here are some of our favorite Instagram posts from the weekend:

Fallyns first concert!!

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