Courtyard Concert: Tree House Charlatans

Thursday, August 5

5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.

Music and Performance

During the summer, enjoy free concerts in the Cape Ann Museum Courtyard at 27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, on Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 pm. Offered as part of the city-wide Culture Splash, the Courtyard Concerts feature local and regional musicians whose music ranges from salsa to sea shanties, bluegrass to jazz, and reggae to folk.

Tree House Charlatans

Start with Tails & Tales: Story and Art at Sawyer Free Library at 3:00 pm.

The Gloucester-based Tree House Charlatans represent a musical ensemble loosely based around a didgeridoo and a tree house. The original Tree House Charlatan is Matt Natti- musician (didgeridoodler, banjo, hand drums, etc), arborist, artist, and outdoor enthusiast. What started with a didge, a stand-up bass, and a hand drum has ebbed and flowed (depending on the weather, the day of the week, the lunar cycle and whether the groundhog sees his shadow) to include mandolin, more percussion than you can shake a termite hollowed stick at, flutes, violins, random vocals, trumpets, guitars, banjos, harmonicas, even a melodica and a kalimba. The music ranges from eclectic world/jazz to sing along folk/rock to bluegrass gone wild.

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