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Sunday, September 18, 2011



Sunday Morning Live will host Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli September 25th. for a Season Finale of the Summer Music Series.
When listening to the performance of Lori and Fred one cannot help but notice
the undeniable chemistry between these two as they feed off one another's emotions
to create a magic which takes their music to yet another level rarely achieved by musicians.
A winner of several awards, Lori has also been the subject of many music reviews of which the following excerpt in Pulse Magazine by Paul Maher Jr. perhaps says it best:
There’s a new vice on the horizon, and it goes by the name of Lori Diamond. One listen to her and her rare talent for bridging sentiment with angst and you’ll be mainlining Sphinxian riddles straight into the joy switch in no time. These songs respectively cut a facet of precision conveying Diamond’s impressionistic, lush piano playing coupled with honey-coated vocal stylings. Heaven must be near; or is it sex on legs, the feminine presence divine fills your living room, or your car, or your headphones . . . it made me go to her web site to see what she looks like, and there she is, too respectable looking to match the voice that offers up knee-weakening soul-ballads that may just be responsible for long afternoons of lovin’.
Let Lori bring it on to house and hearth, her songs are homewreckers ~ torrid, sexy and elegantly subtle, perhaps akin to the seductive charms of the mythical Sirens. She is also an amalgam of the best of female musical talent this century and the last has had to offer ~ Watch her! She’s about to get big and when she does, you’ll be able to proudly say you’ve been listening to her from the start.
Paul is right, Lori and Fred are about to emerge as top recording artists with yet another CD about to be released on October 22nd. "TRUE " and another to follow already in the works.

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Sunday, September 11, 2011




A regular on the New England folk circuit, Judy C's guitar and haunting vocals have stirred emotions at many venues in the Boston area. She draws on a wealth of inspirations from Led Zeppelin to Crosby, Stills and Nash, blending them into her own ethereal sound which suggests Celtic balladry and eastern modality.

She recently released her debut CD, "444", a moving collection of songs about empowerment and spirituality. The CD features a wonderful group of musicians including Dave Mattacks on drums, Richard Gates on bass, Chris Rival on electric guitar, and Ian Kennedy on violin. It's a blend of both full band songs and acoustic songs, with Judy's own acoustic guitar work. The songs on the CD are from different times in the singer/songwriter's life. Expressing both the emotions from those times and different musical influences.
For more on this incredible artist visit
Joe Kessler's career began with his 1st public performance at age 9 playing classical violin. By the age of 17 he expanded his repertoire to include klezmer, folk, bluegrass, balkan, jazz, rock and pop. Joe has performed in over 10 countries on 3 continents. When not traveling to gigs, studio sessions or teaching lessons, Joe resides in Gloucester, Massachusetts with his beautiful wife and two rescued ex-racing greyhounds

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Sunday, September 4, 2011


September 11th. ...a Destination Breakfast Experience with Daniel Chauvin, Sunday Morning Live.

Join Daniel Chauvin for a destination breakfast experience at Seaward Inn's
Sunday Morning Live. Daniel Chauvin,, blends the traditional folk sounds of his New England roots with contemporary rock and country influences to create an original, ear-catching, almost bluegrass finger-style acoustic work that is creatively his own.
The release of his new CD "SMALL TOWN LIFE"  features an all-star cast of local musicians.

Continuous performances for his fourth straight year after the release of his debut CD "UNRESOLVED" on the Cherry Grove label in 2005, Daniel continues to do what he does best...writing music, live performances, and recording.
His second CD release "BETTER PLACES"  has received steady airplay and positive reviews..

A professional hunter, Dan has trained Bird dogs, is a Regional Animal Control Officer. and loves to talk Preditors, especially Eastern Coyotes.

A favorite of Seaward Inn's Sunday Morning Live, Daniel Chauvin will return on September 11th. for another
concert which will include songs from his new CD " Small Town Life".

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Sunday, August 28, 2011


SUNDAY MORNING LIVE welcomes The HARPER AND THE MINSTREL, a Celtic-Folk-Renaissance Duo

 SUNDAY MORNING LIVE welcomes The HARPER AND THE MINSTREL,( a Celtic-Folk-Renaissance Duo, September 4th. 
"Celtic Harps, Flutes, Recorders, Penny Whistle, Bowed Psaltery, Guitar, Dulcimer and beautiful vocal
harmonies by Jay and Abby Michaels will transport you to another world.
Songs by Sting and Led Zeppelin are on their 7th CD "For a Moment"

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Sunday, August 21, 2011


Seaward Inn Welcomes the Nautilus Brass Quintet August 28th

SEAWARD INN welcomes the Nautilus Brass Quintet, August 28th., for our Sunday Morning Live Breakfast by the Sea.
Nautilus Brass Quintet, based in Boston, Massachusetts, is an emerging chamber initiative with a distinct mission to promote chamber music through performance and education. After being named finalists at the 2010 International Jan Koetsier Chamber Competition in Munich, Germany, Nautilus gained momentum. Nautilus started 2011 being named the Resident Brass Quintet of the San Jose State University Summer in the City Music Program and were recently named winners of the University of Connecticut Brass Day Chamber Music Competition. They have also been recognized as semi-finalists in the international Plowman Chamber Music Competition and as finalists in the national J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition. This academic year, we are happy to announce that NBQ will be in residence at The University of Connecticut completing an artist certificate under the direction of Dr. Louis Hanzlik (Orpheus Chamber Orchestra/Atlantic Brass Quintet).
Jeremy London, Tromobne / Stephen Lyons, Trumpet / Lauren McKinney, Horn / Walker Beard, Trumpet / Julio Cruz, Tuba

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Sunday, August 14, 2011


Seaward Inn Presents Andrew McGarrah & Caroline Mead

Andrew McGarrah and Caroline Mead in harmony August 21st at the Seaward Inn's breakfast by the sea.
After singing together for the first time in a school coffee house,
Andrew and Caroline have continued to record and perform together over
the past nearly two years. Focused mainly on vocal harmonies, the duo
have been influenced by bands such as The Weepies, Joshua Radin, Jason
Mraz, Colbie Callait and others. Just last year, Andrew and Caroline
won their high school’s songwriting competition with “We Grow Up Here.”
They have performed at many areas around the Northshore this summer
including The Gulu Gulu Café, The Newburyport Farmer's Market, and The
All Asia Café. They have also performed at a variety of benefit
concerts in areas ranging from North Reading to Merrimack, New
Hampshire. Currently, Andrew is entering his sophomore year at Trinity
College in Hartford CT, and Caroline will be attending Wesleyan
University in the fall. They plan to continue singing together in the
years ahead and hope you will come out to listen!

Here are two YouTube videos of Andrew and Caroline - enjoy!

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Sunday, August 7, 2011


Seaward Inn Welcomes Corin Ashley for Sunday Morning Live Aug 14

Seaward Inn welcomes Corin Ashley Aug 14th. during our Sunday morning live's Breakfast by the Sea. Corin released his first solo album- an acoustic mix of George Harrison and Neil Finn- influenced songs. Among MANY other accomplishments and well known connections, he was the former bassist for the Pills ( As well, Corin writes a regular review column for the Big Takeover and has been feature on NPR as a "Pop music expert". He is also an avid ukulele enthusiast. Corin lives in Boston with his wife son. Please visit his website:

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