Concerts on town common each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. from now through August 1.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
The following is an announcement from the Concerts On The Common Series: Back by popular demand, the Brian Maes Band plays the Lynnfield Library Concerts on the Common series Wednesday July 18 from 6-8 p.m. (rain date Thursday). Joined by two additional musicians this year, including Maes’ wife MaryBeth, this 6 piece group will perform a combination of rhythm & blues, contemporary and pop rock music. Berklee College of Music graduate Brian Maes is a keyboardist and lead vocalist accompanied by talented band members including guitar player and Lynnfield native Charles “Kook” Lawry. He is a former member of “RTZ”, a band that featured musicians from the popular group “Boston” and most recently has been playing with the local group “…
Kook Lawry of Lynnfield has been making music since his early school years. You can catch him live on the town common this month with Evolution and with the Brian Maes Band.
To many local residents, one of the most familiar faces at the summer concerts on the town common is guitarist Charles "Kook" Lawry, who returns with Evolution on July 11 and with the Brian Maes Band on Wednesday, July 18. Lawry's Lynnfield ties run deep. He is a member of the LHS Class of 1972 and established himself as a musician at a young age. Lawry reports that his family moved to Lynnfield back in 1956. His sister lives nearby in Lynn, and his 18 year old daughter, Haley, won the Lynnfield Idol competition in 2009 and occasionally plays at local establishments. Kook got his first guitar at the age of 5 and started taking lessons at age 8 from Andy Greco, who at the time was reportedly one of the few guitar teachers in the immediate …