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Vocalist Rebecca Parris


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Gloucester: Gloucester Stage Company closes its current season with August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Fences.” The play tells the story of a former Negro baseball leagues star working as a garbage man in Pittsburgh in 1957. Thursday through Sept. 7. $35, $40. Gorton Theatre, 267 East Main St. 978-281-4433, .


Gloucester: The Celebrate Gloucester Benefit Concert Series presents blues artist James Montgomery, joined by Danielle Miraglia, Marissa Licata, Sax Attax Horns, and Willie Loco Alexander. Friday, 8 p.m. $25-$55. A portion of proceeds will go to The Open Door food pantry. Waterfront Pavilion, Cape Ann Marina, 75 Essex Ave. .

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Marblehead: Thirty years ago, vocalist Rebecca Parris was one of the first performers ever to appear in the Marblehead Summer Jazz Series. She returns with pianist Brad Hatfield, bassist Peter Kontrimas, and drummer Jim Latini. Saturday, 8 p.m. $27-$42. Unitarian Universalist Church, 28 Mugford St. 781-631-1528, .


Salem: The Antique and Classic Boat Festival features elegant antique and classic yachts including motor yachts, mahogany speedboats, sloops, yawls, schooners, and a 19th-century gold-leaf canoe. Crafts, music, and family activities are also planned. Saturday and Sunday. Brewer Hawthorne Cove Marina, 10 White St. 978-740-9890, .

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