Mari Martin and The Lucky Boys at Old Sloop Coffeehouse
Old Sloop Coffeehouse will begin its 11th season Saturday, September 7 at 7:30 PM with a performance by Mari Martin and The Lucky Boys at the handicap-accessible First Congregational Church of Rockport. The popular series presents affordable and informal concerts in a wide variety of styles that appeal to music lovers of all ages. The coffeehouse also offers home-made desserts whose popularity rivals that of the music.
Cape Ann favorite Mari Martin has been entertaining audiences from Massachusetts to California with her compelling voice and signature stage presence for over 20 years. Mari’s influences run the gamut of popular music…from the Beatles to Stevie Wonder, the Rolling Stones to Billie Holiday. Throw in some Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keyes, Marvin Gaye, Dinah Washington, Eric Clapton, Earth, Wind and Fire, Ella Fitzgerald and Al Green, and you’re beginning to get the picture. Mari’s original arrangements present songs in new and often unexpected ways, bringing listeners a renewed appreciation for old favorites. Mari will appear with The Lucky Boys: Mark Retallack on keys, Eric Reardon on guitar, and Roger Brockelbank on drums.