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What a terrific night! Here are a few shots from our joint concert with our guests, acclaimed director Peter Luongo and the Legacy Ukulele Ensemble!

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to support us and see the show! A special shout-out to Los Jefes: Comida for catering the BEST pre-show dinner, and to Eastern Music for soooo much hospitality over the long weekend!
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The Unlikely Strummers were featured this week in ukulele great Peter Moss's video series "Ukulele Friends Who Made a Difference"! We're so grateful to Peter for including us in this project - please have a look!

(Be sure to catch the snippet of our "Movin' Right Along" series at the end!)
If you’re SHOPPING LAST MINUTE, please consider to SHOP LOCAL @ 1 or ALL of our Wonderful Downton Taunton Businesses; offering Gift Cards, Products, Holiday Centerpieces, a NEW pair of shoes, a NEW suit or dress, some shiny jewelry for that special someone, or just grab a bite at one of our delicious eateries!

Devito's Pizzeria
Open Doors Yoga Studios & Metaphysical Store - Taunton & East Bridgewater
Armour Sports, Inc
Pacheco's Jewelry
Brennan's Smoke Shop
Taunton Antiques Center & Taunton Antiques Center Thrift
Stephanie's
Liberty & Union Ale House
Maria Skincare
Tux Towne
AMY'S NAILS BAR
Dermody Cleaners
El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Taunton
Eastern Music
The Ugly Duckling Restaurant & Bar
Tex Barry's Hot Dogs Taunton
Off Broadway Diner
Real Art Studios
Trescott Street Gallery
St. Pierre's Shoes
Uplifted Nutrition
Rob Roy Taunton
Brighter Daze Hair Salon
Hometown Furnishings

It’s Small Business Saturday!! Today the Grinch will be Downtown at the The Downtown Holiday Shoppe from 11-12 pm to greet and take photos with shoppers. Victorian Carolers will be strolling the Downtown from 11-2 entertaining shoppers and visitors. Our retailers are ready to welcome you and have some great deals, sales & specials. Don’t forget to stop in for a meal today between shopping stops to support local restaurants! Open Doors Yoga Studios & Metaphysical Store - Taunton & East Bridgewater, St. Pierre's Shoes Studio 27 Flowers Hometown Furnishings Eastern Music Taunton Antiques Center Taunton Antiques Center Thrift New York Lace Couture Pacheco's Jewelry Armour Sports, Inc Devito's Pizzeria Liberty & Union Ale House Off Broadway Diner Stephanie's Uplifted Nutrition El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant - Taunton The Ugly Duckling Restaurant & Bar The Pearl - Taunton AMY'S NAILS BAR Tux Towne LensCrafters
Don't forget to reserve your seat for Jim D'Ville's workshop at Eastern Music on July 26! Tickets are $25 and include the workshop and post-workshop jam with Jim. Purchase your ticket here: paypal.me/jimdville - just be sure to include a note that it's for the Taunton workshop.
Woo hoo!!! Look who's coming our way!! The one and only Jim D'Ville will be making a stop in our neighborhood on his Ear Training Rail Tour! July 26th at 6:30 p.m. at Eastern Music in Taunton!!
Calling all musicians & poets! Come share your creativity with us on Friday May 7th! Free Open Mic Night @ Liberty & Union Park, 80-86 Main Street, Downown Taunton (look for the black wrought iron & brick entry).
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We're "Movin' Right Along" with a musical shout-out to some of the band's friends: Eastern Music Taunton MA, An Unlikely Story, and Kave Rock Farm! Be sure to keep an eye out for a special appearance by Bella and Libby - two of Kave Rock's beautiful alpacas!
Tune in tomorrow at 9am for a preview of Downtown Taunton Foundation & Taunton Business Improvement District events.

Local business owners are invited to call the studio starting at 9:20 to share great deals and special events happening at their location.

Trescott Street Gallery, Evan Francis Photography, Silver City Gifts, Tux Towne, Eastern Music Taunton MA, Taunton Antiques Center, Liberty & Union Ale House, FusionKitchen, Old Colony History Museum, and more.

Congratulations to our first Adult Beginner Ukulele class for doing such a terrific job!
Lights on 2018 Activities
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SITE 1 - Taunton Green
3-8 PM: Lighting of the Green Holiday Display
sponsored by B & D Construction Co., Inc., G. Lopes Construction

SITE 2 - Main Stage
4:30-5 PM: Mayor Tom Hoye
5:00 PM: Fireworks, Santa's Arrival & Lights On!
5:20 PM: Fire Show
5:45-6:15 PM: Musical performance by Shane Jones and Company
6:30-8 PM: The Great Escape (Journey Tribute Band)
Sponsored by: Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 3 - Post Office Square
3-8 PM: Fun Bus
Sponsored by Triumph Inc.

SITE 4 - Tallman Insurance
(12 Court Street)
3-8 Train Ride
Sponsored by Tallman Insurance

SITE 5 - The Enchanted Forest Taunton
(18 Cohannett St.)
5:30-7:30 PM: Free Make a Wish Candle Craft
(for children ages 8 and older)

SITE 6 - Mann Professional Building
(10 Cohannet St.)
3-4:30 PM: Ornament Workshop
Sponsored by Woodbooger Demolition Derby

SITE 7 - Winthrop Street Baptist Church
(39 Winthrop Street)
3-8 PM: Free Christmas Kids Fair with carnival games, trackless train ride, face painting, and family photos. First 200 families to visit will receive a free Christmas ornament

Site 8 - Boys & Girls Club of Taunton
(19 Court Street)
5:15 PM: Dan Grady Marionettes
Sponsored by The Lopes Companies

SITE 9 - The District Center for the Arts
(15 Court Street)
6:30-7:30 PM: High Jazz Band
7-10 PM: (In Lounge) Dennull and of The Beings
Sponsored by Bristol Wealth Group

SITE 10- Taunton Public Library
(12 Pleasant Street)
11-12:00 PM: Morton Hospital Teddy Bear Clinic and Triumph Head Start Story Time
12-1:00 PM: Cookie Decorating
2-3:00 PM: Creature Teachers Performance
sponsored by The Friends of the Taunton Public Library

SITE 11 - The Barberzone
(14 Broadway)
3-4:30 PM: Facepainting

SITE 12 - Pilgrim Church
(45 Broadway)
5:30 PM: Coyle and Cassidy Chorus
6:30 PM: Taunton High Chorus
Sponsored by First Citizens Bank

SITE 13- Bristol County Savings Bank
(35 Broadway)
5-8 PM: Visit with Santa
Each child will receive a Gingerbread person Cookie donated by Arts Bakery
Sponsored by Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 14 - Jones Block (BCSB)
(29 Broadway)
5-8 PM: All Hands Drumming
Sponsored by Bristol County Savings Bank

SITE 15 - Costa Insurance Agency
(10 Taunton Green)
3-8PM: Face painting
Sponsored by Taunton Girls Softball League

SITE 16 - Devito's Pizzeria
(4 Taunton Green)
5-7:30 PM: Visit and Pictures with Bon Bon L.O.L. Doll
Sponsored by Trucchi's Supermarkets

SITE 17- Rob Roy Taunton
(1 School Street)
3-4:30 PM: Slime Making Station with Staples
6-8 PM: Vist and photos with Miss Bristol County Alexis Ferreira, Miss Bristol County Teen Meghan Kalbaugh, and Miss Tri County Outstanding Teen Maeve Hess
5-8 PM: Hair Chalking $2
Sponsored by Brownstone Realty Group

SITE 18 - Homes For Our Troops
(6 Main Street)
5:15 PM: Lowes Craft Station

SITE 19 - Revival Church for the Nations
( 24 Main Street)
6:00 & 7PM: Mad Science Show & "The Christmas" show with puppets & dance by Revival Church for the Nation
Sponsored by SERVPRO of Taunton Mansfield

SITE 20 - Shuhari Dojo Martial Arts
(30 Main Street)
5-8 PM: Board Breaking Bonanza

SITE 21 - Baron Lofts Plaza
(Corner of Main and Trescott Street)
3-3:30 PM: Performance by Dighton Rehoboth
Challenger Cheer Team
6 pm and 7 pm - performance by Kilted Colin
Sponsored by Commonwealth Alternative Care

SITE 22- Trescott Street Gallery
(8 Trescott Street)
3-8 PM: Young Artists of Taunton
Art Exhibit featuring the works of students of Taunton Middle Schools, Taunton High School, and Taunton Alternative School

SITE 23 - Liberty & Union Ale House
(18 Trescott Street)
3-8PM: Free Popcorn and Goodie Bags
(Goodie bags available to ages 8 and under)

SITE 24- Studio 27 Flowers
(3 Trescott Street)
5:30 - 7:30 PM: Balloon Twister
Sponsored by Morton Hospital

SITE 25- Main Street
5:30 - 7:30 PM: Stilt Walker
Sponsored by Bridgewater Savings Bank

SITE 26- Tux Towne(40 Main Street)
5-8 PM: Photo Booth
Sponsored by Mechanical Systems , Inc.

SITE 27 - Hometown Furnishings
(52 Main Street)
5-8 PM: Storytime and Hot Chocolate with Mrs.Claus and the Elves
Sponsored by General Federation of Womens Club

SITE 28 - Cooperative Productions
(60 Main Street)
3-8 PM: Visit the Holiday Festival of Trees

SITE 29- Taunton Federal Credit Union
(14 Church Green)
3-8 PM: Hayrides with Sidehill Farms
sponsored by Taunton Federal Credit Union

SITE 30- First Parish Church
(76 Church Green)
4-8 PM: Visit the Forest of Light Holiday Display
7-8 PM: Coffeehouse Performance by First Parish Church

SITE 31- Old Colony History Museum
(76 Church Green)
3-8 PM: Reptile Exhibit by New England Reptile Shows
Sponsored by Taunton Development Corporation

SITE 32- Marion Manor
(33 Summer Street)
6-8 PM: Performance by Mike Higgins
Sponsored by Martignetti

SITE 33- City Hall
(15 Summer Street)
3-8 PM: Train ride with Taunton Area Vietnam Veterans Association
Sponsored by Quality Beverage - Taunton

SITE 34- Brighter Daze Hair Salon
(65 Main Street)
3-4:30 PM: Letters to Santa

SITE 35- Main Street
5-8 PM: Roving Christmas Carolers
Sponsored by GATRA

SITE 36- Real Art Studios
(31 Main Street)
3-4:30 PM Performance by the Yo-Yo Man
7-8 PM Live Music featuring Shane Jones and Company
Sponsored by BankFive

SITE 37- Eastern Music Service
(45 Main Street)
5:30-7:30 PM: Performance by The Unlikely Strummers

SITE 38- Brian's Sporting Goods
(45 Main Street)
5:30 -8PM: Visit and autographs with Miss Taunton Lyndsey Littlefield

SITE 39- Applause Academy
(21 Main Street)
Performances of Lights on Christmas Movies Spectacular
Show Times: 5:30, 6:30, 7:30

SITE 40- Taunton Antiques Center
(19 Main Street)
6 PM-7 PM: The Laura James Show
Sponsored by State Representative Pat Haddad

SITE 41- Silver City Gifts
(13 Main Street)
5-8pm: Magician Steve Charette
Sponsored by The Arbors

SITE 42 - Blue River Aquatics
(3 Main Street)
5:30-8PM: Facepainting
Sponsored by Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant - TMLP

Site 43- Open Doors Yoga Studios - Taunton
(1 Main Street 2nd Floor)
3-4:30 & 5:15 - 7:00 PM
Make your own Reindeer Food (while supplies last)

SITE 44 - Solutions For The Soul
(1 Main Street 2nd floor)
3:30-4:30 and 5:30-8 PM: Angel card readings, Free gift bag of healing crystals (while supplies last) and children's coloring station

Site 45 - Seeley Lot
(Corner of Weir Street and Taunton Green)
4-8 PM: Smore's Station (while supplies last)
Sponsored by: City of Taunton Park and Recreation

Hot Chocolate Station
Sponsored by: Bar 88 & Grille

Eastern Music has been providing the greater Taunton area with quality musical instruments and servi

Operating as usual

08/11/2022

Piano instructors wanted for private lessons.
Must have experience, be personable and good with children.
After school hours and great working environment.

09/22/2021

Historic newspaper photo of the Razzy Dazzy Spasm Band, Storyville, New Orleans 1903. They played all homemade instruments and were the first band to be referred to as “JAZZ” in music history....

08/12/2021

to the day Israel Kamakawiwo'ol recorded his version of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow"

In 1988, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole called the recording studio at 3am and said he has to record a song right away. 15 minutes later, Israel arrived at the studio. The studio owner, Milan Bertosa said, "And in walks the largest human being I had seen in my life."

“I put up some microphones, do a quick sound check, roll tape, and the first thing he does is 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' He played and sang, one take, and it was over."

Today, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version, is the most requested one of this classic song.

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12 MORE DAYS UNTIL WORKSHOP!!

Don't forget to reserve your seat for Jim D'Ville's workshop at Eastern Music on July 26! Tickets are $25 and include the workshop and post-workshop jam with Jim. Purchase your ticket here: paypal.me/jimdville - just be sure to include a note that it's for the Taunton workshop.

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06/30/2021

We ALL love trombone players.....right???

06/23/2021

Excited for this GREAT Ear Training Workshop by Play Ukulele By Ear! Learn more ➡️ {bit.ly/3zVDFtx} ⬅️

06/17/2021

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Tomorrow is the 79th birthday of an artist who has changed a lot of our lives.
His song writing collaboration with John Lennon remains the most successful in history. He has an extraordinary gift for melodies and is a self taught musician who plays the bass guitar, keyboards and drums.
Say Happy Birthday to Sir James Paul McCartney.
He is a musical icon for the ages.

06/12/2021

Want some summer fun??
Come to Liberty & Union Park in Taunton next Thursday evening and hear the BIGGEST & BEST ukelele band ever.
THE UNLIKELY STRUMMERS will be performing from 6-8pm and would just love to play for everyone. It will be a rockin' good time!

06/08/2021

PRINCE Born June 7th, 1958
Today would have been his 63rd Birthday. He was an American songwriter, musician and actor to name just a few of his many talents. He was a rare performer who could play, on a professional level, all the instruments he required in his music. Versatility was his trade mark. His early career began with funk & soul. However later on he would incorporate jazz, punk, heavy metal and hip hop into his music. His talents live on in his music.

06/03/2021

~𝐍𝐎𝐖 𝐇𝐈𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐆~
Looking for qualified and experienced Piano, Guitar, and Ukulele Teachers. {𝑀𝑢𝑠𝑡 ℎ𝑎𝑣𝑒 𝑠𝑜𝑚𝑒 𝑟𝑒𝑝𝑢𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑙𝑒 𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑑/𝑜𝑟 𝑐𝑒𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑠 𝑎𝑛𝑑 𝑐𝑎𝑛 𝑑𝑒𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑠𝑡𝑟𝑎𝑡𝑒 𝑎 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑖𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑙𝑦 ℎ𝑖𝑔ℎ 𝑙𝑒𝑣𝑒𝑙 𝑜𝑓 𝑠𝑘𝑖𝑙𝑙, 𝑡𝑒𝑐ℎ𝑛𝑖𝑞𝑢𝑒 & 𝑚𝑢𝑠𝑖𝑐 𝑡ℎ𝑒𝑜𝑟𝑦.}

12/18/2020

WANT SOME HOLIDAY CHEER??
Come to Eastern Music for a big surprise!!
We hope to see or wave to everyone and spread some Holiday Spirit.
Starts at 12 noon.

10/31/2020

Happy Blue and Full Hunter's Moon tonight.

06/04/2020

WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER of HARMONY

I read this eloquent proclamation from Yamaha Corp. this morning and it struck home in many ways.Please read it and see if you agree.

Now, and always, Yamaha categorically condemns the long-standing and systemic

racism, inequality and injustice that is experienced by so many in our world.

Music teaches us an invaluable lesson: to open our ears, and listen;

to open our hearts, and feel; to open our minds, and understand.

That we have the power to come together.

That we have the power to transform our experience.

That we have the power to be better.

Now, and always.

03/13/2020

We care about all about our customer's and student's health and safety.
In an effort to protect our customers, employees and community from the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we want to update you on the actions we are taking to help prevent the spread of the virus.
*All heavily touched surfaces will be disinfected every 2-3
hours.
* Each evening we will be disinfecting all surfaces.
* Pianos will be disinfected after every student.
Teachers will be washing their hands for 20 seconds or
using hand sanitizers after every lesson.
* All chairs will be wiped down between students.

STAY SAFE AND HEALTHY
Eastern Music

05/31/2019

Musical fun for everyone. Congrats to our first Adult Uke Class Grads.

05/22/2019

GROUP LESSONS FOR KIDS & ADULTS
FUN TIMES FOR EVERYONE

03/20/2019
Photos from Eastern Music's post 02/19/2019

Eastern Music's Kid's Ukelele class is Rockin' & Rollin' and having a blast!

01/31/2019

Hi, everyone!

Just in case you're not on Facebook, or don't see the post right away, Stu Fuchs will be doing a workshop and concert at Eastern Music, on Saturday, March 30, at 2:00.

Stu is great fun to work with, and will teach fun new techniques that can be applied to any level of playing, so whether you're a relatively new beginner or have been playing for a couple of years, you'll get a lot out of this. He's also a terrific musician, and his concert alone will be worth the ticket price.

Be sure to get your tickets asap - this will probably draw folks from Boston, as well as points south. Here's the link:

https://stufuchs.com/event/2486473/481121329/boston-ma-ukulele-zen-workshop-concert

See you soon!

05/30/2018

Come 1 Come all to our Big Upgrade Your Sound Event on June 9th. First of it's kind in the area. JUNE 9th

Untitled album 02/16/2018

3D Printed fully functional & playable acoustic violin made with blue resin. A Work of Art!

Timeline photos 08/10/2016

Susan Reed (Vette Girl) of the "Psycho Susan & Her Sidekicks Ukelele Band",
in her new dazzling blue corvette.

Timeline photos 04/07/2016

Zestful Zarah fiddling around on her Stradivarius.

Timeline photos 03/04/2016

Jimmy Collins jammin' on his 'Billie Joe Armstrong' 2010 replica ax.

02/15/2016

I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring. David Bowie

02/15/2016

There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It's always been my way of expressing what for me is inexpressible my any other means. David Bowie

Untitled album 02/03/2016

Cool Kevin w his Renaldo cut and hotrod guitar!

younger students 02/03/2016

Alex and Sophie in their kaleidoscopic balloon hats.

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45 Main Street
Taunton, MA
02780

Opening Hours

Monday 12pm - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 12pm - 6pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 10pm - 1:30pm

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