The four-piece band includes Matt Beevers on guitar and back-up vocals, James Paone on bass and vocals, Brandon Almas on drums and Shawn Teal on keyboard and vocals. They have been working on their original brand of adventurous rock and roll for a little more than a year.
The new CD features seven original tracts and was produced by Chris Plante of The Brew. Animals and Shapes has opened for The Brew as well as Van Ghost and Will Dailey and has played Brighton Music Hall and Tammany Hall in Worcester in recent months.
Tomorrow’s 21-plus show at The Grog starts at 9 p.m., with Nevermorceaux opening the night. For more on Animals and Shapes, visit www.reverbnation.com/animalsandshapes or check out the band on Facebook.
Craft market in Newburyport Saturday
A healing arts/craft market will be held on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., artists and healers will sell fine crafts and offer healing sessions and readings at the church, 26 Pleasant St., Newburyport.
This is the first month for this ongoing new program. The healing arts/craft marketplace will run each month from March through November. Visit healingartsmarket.blogspot.com for more information.
Flutist performs with Merrimack Valley Philharmonic
Spend this St. Patrick’s Day with the Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra.
The resident orchestra of the Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College will host an afternoon concert on Sunday, featuring a performance by flutist Marjorie Hogan of Rutter’s “Suite Antique.” The performance begins at 2:30.
Hogan will perform John Rutter’s “Suite Antique.” Hogan has a master’s degree of music from the Hartt School of Music and a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida.
The program also includes Rossini’s “La Gazza Ladra” (Thieving Magpie), Mascagni’s “Intermezzo” from the opera “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony or Symphony No. 6.