A House (Tent) Full of Beach Boys

A House (Tent) Full of Beach Boys

Jan 10, 2018

Summer, that glorious time of year when the days are long and warm, there’s no school, burgers are on the grill, and the beach is the place to be. And what comes with the beach? Why, The Beach Boys, of course!

Summer’s favorite band is back again at the South Shore Music Circus and Cape Cod Melody Tent again for the 2018 season, and we couldn’t be more excited! So, in anticipation for their arrival,

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New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 3, 2018

The New Year is here! Yes, friends, it is officially 2018. New Year’s Eve has come and passed. There was celebrating and a ball dropped, New Year’s Day we were all “tired” from the previous night’s excitement. A glorious time was had by all. But, did you remember to make any resolutions?

The New Year’s resolution, where people everywhere resolve to do something they didn’t do enough of in the previous year. They range from getting in shape,

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Last Minute Additions for Your Letter to Santa

Last Minute Additions for Your Letter to Santa

Dec 18, 2017

Christmas time is upon us once again, that magical time when you write your letter to Santa Claus, That letter trying to explain you’ve been a good boy or girl this year and all the wonderful Christmas presents you want Santa to bring you on December 25th.

But what do we know about this Mr. Claus, really? Well, he was based loosely on a real person, St. Nicholas. Many of the characteristics of modern Santa were established in Twas the Night Before Christmas,

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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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