"STRAT-MASTERS REBORN" is actually two outstanding shows in one, displaying an amazing contrast! First, a blistering Hendrix/Stevie Ray show performed by Young Blues Guitar Phenom and Vocalist, Ryan Newman with Drummer, Mitchell Igneri and Bassist, Tim Leffingwell. Then, an Authentic Chicago Blues Show, again featuring Newman's Stellar Guitar work, only this time in an authentic Chicago Blues setting featuring Upright and Electric Bassist, Papa Dick Souza, Drummer, Mark Hennessy and Blues Harmonica Master and Vocalist, The Kosher Kid.
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About 17 miles north of Boston, award-winning 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 nearby parking (see map).
In April 2017, after 4 years of presenting over a hundred shows at Beverly's Larcom Theatre (featuring Grammy-winners, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and platinum recording artist), gimmeLIVE's owners Peter and Vickie Van Ness, transformed 9 Wallis into the most intimate, elegant, fully air conditioned listening room north of Boston with comfortable seating at tables, plus food & beverage service offering fine wines, local craft beers, specialty cocktails (featuring local distilleries and all-natural juices) and top-shelf spirits.
In August 2018, Peter and Vickie were presented with the Boston Blues Society's Keeping the Blues Alive Award for their work at 9 Wallis.
Because of its beautifully restored, tremendously flexible space with the best dance floor on Boston's North Shore, 9 Wallis has become a favorite venue for fundraisers, private parties and corporate events. Local charities have raised thousands of dollars at 9 Wallis (see examples). With world-class entertainment, an event can begin as a cocktail party or fully seated dinner...then transform into a nightclub-style dance party with concert quality sound and stage lighting.