BONANZA: “All You Need is Love,” a night of songs by The Beatles performed by a mix of musicians and vocalists, is at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead on Saturday.
The songs are interpreted in a variety of styles and the concert is geared for performers and listeners of all ages.
Three Marblehead acts are represented.
Jim Trick is an acoustic guitarist and singer who weaves real-life stories into melodies ranging in style from contemporary folk to acoustic rock. His latest CD is “Buying the Field.”
Addy & Julia, two young Marblehead singers, are returning to the stage after wowing everyone at last year’s concert. Addy Sleeman and Julia Taliesin present young musicians’ take on classic Beatle songs. They have an EP entitled “Someday,” which highlights their harmonies and guitar and piano melodies.
The Melody Makers, better known as Rick Broughton and Brian Ware, have been described as a jukebox filled with classic hits.
T Max is a founder, actor, and producer of Boston Rock Opera; the music director of Project Eno; and publisher and editor of New England’s music magazine, The Noise. He’s a performer of the one-man folk-rock opera called “Why Do We Go to War?” And he’s the composer and performer of “Shake,” a musical story about man’s disregard for the earth’s well being.
Kerri Powers is a singer-songwriter from Connecticut who often performs at the Me & Thee in Marblehead. She writes moody, intimate songs, with lyrics that are often considered quirky, whimsical, and hopeful.
The Barbara Cassidy Band, featuring Cassidy and Eric Chaslow, perform electronic and classical music, rock, jazz, cabaret, and musical theater. The band’s latest recording is “Fly Away.”
Chicago singer-songwriter Heather Styka is a recent transplant to Portland, Maine. Her songs are rooted in the folk and Americana tradition. She has a recording, “Lifeboats.”
Kayla Ringelheim, from Providence, grew up surrounded by the musical culture of Harvard Square.
She played her first open microphone at Club Passim, when she was 13. She performs pop and jazz, with a modern edge.
Scrambled Eggs — Mike Birch, Grady Moates, Lin Sprague, and Kevin Wall -- are returning for the third year with selections all written by George Harrison.
The performers have donated their time for the concert, which benefits a fund that sends musicians into local schools for workshops and concerts, as well as programs at the church.
The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20, $5 for students and children, $45 for a family package.
AUTHOR’S CORNER: Edith Maxwell speaks about the first book in her Local Foods Mystery Series, “A Tine to Live, A Tine to Die,” at Jabberwocky Bookshop in Newburyport at 1 p.m. Sunday. The murder mystery is set on an organic farm in the fictitious town of Westbury, which is based on West Newbury.
It is about novice farmer Cameron Flaherty, who is struggling to make ends meet with her all-organic produce. She’s also struggling with a farm share program, local volunteers, and local farmers markets, only to be derailed by a murder on her property. Maxwell, of Amesbury, is a former certified organic farmer. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. . . . The Chelmsford Public Library hosts its annual Local Authors Gathering at 2 p.m. Saturday. Eight authors will talk about, sell, and sign copies of their books. They are Ruth Nemoff, Gaitree Audho, Rich Feitelberg, Darrin Berard, N ancy Madore, Arleen Martino, Andrew Kirschbaum, and Cindy Reynolds.
IN LOCAL GALLERIES:
Flatrocks Gallery in Gloucester presents “Our Working Waterfront” through July 7. Seven artists capture the spirit of fishermen’s lives and work on the waterfront. The gallery said the artists “remind us of the essentials and the true value of Cape Ann’s greatest resource. They remind us of its glorious past and its difficult present. They suggest possibilities for the future, if we have eyes to see them.” The artists are Jeff Weaver, Paul Cary Goldberg, Dennis Poirier, Paul Ciaramitaro, Don Gorvette, Paul Bowen, and Jay McLauchlan . . . Montserrat College of Art in Beverly presents “Seven: A Performative Drawing Project,” featuring seven artists who are invited to draw directly onto one of seven walls in the Montserrat Gallery over seven weeks. The project began Monday and runs through Aug. 8.
The exhibit focuses on each artist’s performative and personal approach to creating site-specific artwork. During each weekly installation, the gallery is open for viewers to watch artists’ work.
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