Carter Alan Book Signing - The Decibel Diaries w/musical guests Sarah and the Wild Versatile
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CARTER ALAN Book Signing THE DECIBEL DIARIES w/musical guests SARAH AND THE WILD VERSATILE
DATE Friday, May 12, 2017
TIME 7:00PM (Doors 6:30PM)
VENUE
9 Wallis
9 Wallis Street
Beverly, MA 01915
AIR CONDITIONED Venue Details
TICKETS ALL AGES FREE Open to the Public
Very limited seating. Advanced tickets recommended.
Snacks, Beer, Wine and Specialty Cocktails will be available for purhcase.

CARTER ALAN
Reading ~ Meet & Greet ~ Signing

Boston's top Rock aficionado reads from his new book The Decibel Diaries, an insider's tour of Rock through 50 memorable concerts.

Carter will sign his books, which will be available for purchase.

Sometimes a rock concert is more than just an event. Every so often a band's performance becomes a musical milestone, a cultural watershed, a political statement, and a personal apotheosis. On any given night a rock concert can tell the truth about who we are, where we are, and what's going on in music and life right now.

After Carter's reading and Q&A, special musical guests Sarah and the Wild Versatile will perform (about 9pm).

Don't miss this very special evening at the North Shore's newest, intimate, elegant listening room.

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ABOUT CARTER ALAN and THE DECIBEL DIARIES

CARTER ALAN is the midday DJ and music director at WZLX-FM, Boston, one of the nation's first classic rock stations. He is the author, most recently, of Radio Free Boston, and previously of Outside Is America: U2 in the U.S.

An insider's tour of rock through 50 memorable concerts

Sometimes a rock concert is more than just an event. Every so often a band's performance becomes a musical milestone, a cultural watershed, a political statement, and a personal apotheosis. On any given night a rock concert can tell the truth about who we are, where we are, and what's going on in music and life right now.

In The Decibel Diaries, Carter Alan, longtime DJ and music director at WZLX in Boston, chronicles a lifetime in rock with a tour through fifty concerts that defined such moments—from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young playing in the rain when Richard Nixon resigned to Talking Heads and the first stirrings of punk in the basement bars of New York and Boston to the bluegrass angel Alison Krauss and the adaptable veteran Robert Plant forging a plangent, plaintive postmodern synergy. For each event Alan shows us what it was like to be there and telescopes out to reveal how this show fit into the arc of the artist's career, the artist's place in music, and the music's place in the wider world. Taken together, The Decibel Diaries is a visceral and visionary portrait of nearly fifty years of rock 'n' roll.

ABOUT SARAH and the WILD VERSATILE

Formed in 2015, Sarah and the Wild Versatile are a fresh addition to the Boston music scene; teaming their long-standing performance experience and wide range of musical expertise with unique instrumental ingenuity and lyrical prowess. Ranging from blues to synth rock, folk to soul, and most anything in between, Sarah and the Wild Versatile have been performing at venues throughout New England, and have also performed at Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, Marblehead Festival of the Arts, Salem Pride Festival, Downtown Music Fall Fest in NH, among others.

They have shared the stage with Grammy award winner Booker T. Jones, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Nick Moss, Jason Spooner, Danny Bedrosian’s Secret Army featuring members of Parliament Funkadelic, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds, Jesse Dee, Ruby Rose Fox, and many, many others.

The Wild Versatile is Sarah Seminski on vocals, Eric Reardon on guitar, Derek Dupuis on keys and vocals, Derek Hayden on drums and vocals, and Steve Burke on bass.

Sarah and the Wild Versatile released their much anticipated debut album "Fall into Grace" January, 2017. "Should’ve Known", the first single off "Fall into Grace," has to date garnered 30,000 plays on SoundCloud. In addition, tunes off the album have played on WAAF, WMFO, and Sirius Satellite Radio.

ABOUT 9 WALLIS

9 Wallis
9 Wallis Street, Beverly MA - next to the Larcom Theatre
National Touring Artists
Regular performances by national touring artists
9 Wallis Stage
The most intimate, elegant listening room on Boston's North Shore
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
Serving Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
9 Wallis Stage
Comfortable seating at elegant tables
9 Wallis Stage
Experience critically acclaimed concerts in an intimate setting
Corky Laing and his band
Up close and personal
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert
Feel like you're part of the band
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
Grammy-nominated Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners Charles Neville & Amadee Castenell
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners CHARLES NEVILLE & AMADEE CASTENELL
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN kicks off his 2017 US Tour at 9 Wallis
British Blues/Rock pioneer Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Hirsh Gardner & Joe Feloni
CD Release Concert: Hirsh Gardner of the band New England
Loretta LaRoche - Dinner and Comedy at 9 Wallis
Loretta LaRoche - Dinner & Comedy
Drum Shop North Shore Drum Hang
Drum Shop North Shore's Drum Hang w/Fabio Pirozzolo and Steve Mossberg
Dancing
Dance on our parquet floor
Roomful of Blues
5 Time Grammy Nominees Roomful of Blues at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Quentin Callewaert
Young Rising Star Quentin Callewaert at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Elegant seated dinner party
Appetizers for a private party
Elegant Buffet Dinner

About 25 miles north of Boston, 9 Wallis is a gorgeous, fully restored, historic location conveniently situated in the heart of Downtown Beverly's Arts District at 9 Wallis Street, right next to the Larcom Theatre -- less than half a mile from the Beverly Depot rail station and 3 miles from Route 128, with plenty of free parking (see map).

After presenting over a hundred award-winning concerts at Beverly's Larcom Theatre since 2013, we transformed 9 Wallis into Beverly's most intimate, elegant listening room with comfortable seating at tables, plus food & beverage service featuring fine wines, local craft beers, specialty cocktails and top-shelf spirits.

This beautifully restored, tremendously flexible space is also available for private parties and corporate events. We can book world-class entertainment, including national touring artists, for your event. Our stage, with state-of-the-art sound and lighting plus Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) 4K Video, can accommodate any performance or presentation. Click here if you'd like someone to contact you about booking a party or corporate event.

Plenty of new shows will be announced soon. Click here to join our mailing list to get special deals and prime seats before tickets go on sale to the general public.

PLENTY OF FREE PARKING SEE PARKING MAP

There is plenty of FREE parking (see map) at SEVEN municipal lots from 150 feet away to 3 blocks away. You do not have to feed the meters after 5pm or on Sundays.

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