Dedicated To The Proposition That "Music Should Be Fun"
"Best Blues / R&B Band"
- 2015 WMRC Local Music Award
Boston's Award-winning 7-piece, high energy, swing, jump blues, New Orleans stlye R&B band. For over 40 years, Fat City Band has brought crowds to their feet and shared the stage with James Brown, B.B. King, Ray Charles and other music legends.
This is your only chance to dance with The Fat City Band north of Boston!
BEST DANCE FLOOR ON BOSTON'S NORTH SHORE!
THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS~YOU HELP KEEP LIVE MUSIC ALIVE!
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.