Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Peter Zurblis -Open Mic Feature 9/20/12

Peter Zurblis grew up immersed in the folk and rock music of the sixties and seventies and beyond. He has developed a passion for guitar and vocal interpretations of this deep pool of influence. Peter’s inspirations include, but are not limited to, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Neil Young, The Band, and John Prine along with contemporaries like Mark Errelli, Laurie McKenna, and Richard Shindell.

Self taught on the guitar, Peter focuses primarily on folk and some rock music. He uses his voice and the harmonica for accompaniment. Peter has attended WUMB’s Summer Acoustic Music Week in New Hampshire which has allowed him to play with some of the nation’s best musicians.

Peter loves playing ‘around the campfire’, at gigs, for friends and family, house parties, and open mikes, especially the Rick’s Music World family. His main goal though is to just have fun and bring enjoyment to his audiences.

Our Thursday night Open Mic held in our Cafe is our most important community service effort, providing a casual, family-friendly performance venue for the members of our musical community of students, customers and visiting local/regional/national/international performers from beginners, and semi-pro to pro. Open Mic is open to the public and people tell us that its a great listening room. The superb sound quality is powered by the Bose L1. You won't find an audience more supportive and encouraging..they are a special ingredient that makes for the great VIBE here on Open Mic night.

Performer sign up is at 6:30
Show starts at 7
Admission is $3 per person

Bands are welcome. (Please call Rick in advance for stage & equipment logistics). 508-977-0200

Friday, August 10, 2012

Play "Cheat the Tax Man" at Rick's!

Saturday, Aug 11th, play “Cheat the Tax Man”   PLUS! At Rick’s, we’ll Double your tax savings all day long!
Enjoy tax-free shopping with us this Saturday, Aug 11th and Rick’s Music will double your savings on every* item you purchase. So, come in and play,

“Let’s Cheat the Tax Man”

Saturday, Aug 11 10 – 5

*Details: Save 6.25% Mass Tax and we’ll take an extra 6.25% off all your merchandise purchases. Here’s how you Cheat the tax man… You don’t have to wait to save because New Special Orders are included if initiated & paid in full this Saturday. See the link below for all the state rules., but basically, Gift Certificate purchases, Cafe items and Pre-existing Layaways & pre-existing Special Orders are excluded (by law). Purchases must be for personal use. Items costing over $2500 are not eligible for tax discount. Consignment merchandise qualifies for Tax Free purchase, but not Doubling discount. Hey, its already a deal!

Sure, they’ve got their rules, but it’s still A GREAT FEELING to CHEAT THE TAX MAN.

*See State rules for Tax Free Weekend

TAX-FREE SHOPPING ONLINE, TOO! At www.ricksmusiconline.com

Our Massachusetts customers will enjoy tax-free shopping on our online site all weekend. Place your order on Aug 11 til midnight on Aug 12th and your qualifying order will be totally tax-free! (State rules apply)

Gift Certificates are always tax-free and available online.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

The Prairie Dogs -Open Mic Feature Aug 16

On August 16th-- Open Mic Features:  The Prairie Dogs

The Prairie Dogs are a combination of sounds of older country music and a slight touch of 50's and 60's. They love to sit around and play good old country music, and have discovered that crowds of all ages enjoy listening to them.

Al brings a simple clean style of playing. Ernie brings rhythm and good harmony. And Roger brings his own unique style of playing to make a great mix. They have played a number of open mics in the area, but always make their way back to Rick’s, where the crowd always gives them a great welcome. This is their first time as a feature, but they will give it their all.

Friends Joe on bass and Bill on drums will give the “The Dogs” a well-rounded sound. They may even have a mystery guest do an old country favorite.

Come on down and give them a listen. The Cafe will be open with great food, and all the other players and singers will be in great form.

The Prairie Dogs..Al Pittsley, Roger Rebeiro and Ernie Breau