Gigs

T MAX performs solo (voice and guitar) and with his resident house band at the First Avenue Lounge in Salem, MA. He plays originals (with a wide range of emotional content from happy to sad, not avoiding the kooky and absurd) along with his own rendition of fellow masters’ compositions. Here’s where he’ll be performing…

• • • • • • • • • • • • UPCOMING GIGS • • • • • • • • • •

ALL GIG FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE ARE ON HOLD UNTIL THE CORONAVIRUS HAS PASSED

Sunday, March 22, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm. T Max plays with American Natives at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). You’ll hear classical, jazz, blues, folk and funk from Tim Foley. Donations are taken for the featured artist.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist TBA.

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm. T MAX hosts Song & Talk – a music discussion group (40R Highland Ave, 1st floor, Salem MA). Featured guest Dave Ligon. This is a free event.

Wednesday April 8, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm. T Max plays with Hieroglyphics at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). It’s an Oldies But Goodies Show featuring Paco. Donations taken for the featured artist.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist TBA.

Monday, April 20, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm – T MAX runs a drum circle in the community room at 40R Highland Ave, first floor. Salem, MA. Featured drummer Tigh Clark. This is a free event.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm. T Max plays with Shaking Earth at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). It’s an Earth Day show with featured storyteller Tony Toledo. Donations taken for the featured artist.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist TBA.

Saturday, May 9, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm. T Max plays with The Turtle’s Bacharach at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). The featured artists are Bird Mancini who donations will be taken for.

Saturday, May 16, 2020, 7:30-11:00pm. T MAX is part of the All You Need is Love concert at Me & Thee Coffeehouse (24 Mugford Street, Marblehead, MA). Other artists include The Kennedys, Visiting Wine, Julie Dougherty & Woody Woodward and Jeremy Todd. Tickets are $5.00 for Students, $15 for Seniors, $20 for General and $45 for family.

Wednesday, May 14, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist TBA.


• • • • • • • • • • PAST GIGS • • • • • • •

CANCELED – Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Raymond Gonzalez.

Saturday March 14, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm. T Max plays with Fairweather Amigos at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). It’s A Day of Latin Music with featured artist Gian Carlo Buscaglia.

Monday, March 9, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm – T MAX runs a drum circle in the community room at 40R Highland Ave, first floor. Salem, MA. Featured drummer Tigh Clark. This is a free event.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Masa Nakamura.

Saturday February 29, 2020, 6:00-8:00pm. T Max plays with Marcia & the Meatballs and American Natives at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). It’s a Pot-Luck Leap-Day Sadie Hawkins Concert. Donations for the artists taken at the show.

Wednesday, February 24, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm. T MAX hosts Song & Talk – a music discussion group (40R Highland Ave, 1st floor, Salem MA). Featured guest Dave Ligon. This is a free event.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Essex River Rounders.

Thursday, February, 13, 2020, 6:30-8:30pm. T MAX hosts and performs with Tina & The Flirtatious Triangle at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). It’s a pre-Valentine’s Day Lovefest with donations taken for the featured artist He Said/She Said.

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm – T MAX runs a drum circle in the community room at 40R Highland Ave, first floor. Salem, MA. Featured drummer Tigh Clark. This is a free event.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Adam Sherman.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm. T MAX hosts and performs with The Intenders at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Christine Baze.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 4:00-6:00pm. T MAX hosts Song & Talk – a music discussion group (40R Highland Ave, 1st floor, Salem MA). Featured guest Dave Ligon. This is a free event.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Wild Maple.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 2:00-4:00pm. T MAX hosts and performs with Fairweather Friends at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Erin Harpe CBD.


Wednesday, December 25, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm. T Max leads a Christmas singalong in the Salem Fairweather library (40R Highland Ave, 1st floor), Salem MA). This event is free to the public.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019, 4:00pm-7:00pm. T Max sings “Blue Christmas” with Julie Dougherty’s Christmas Band in the Grand Ballroom of the Hawthorne Hotel (12 Washington Square, Salem, MA). Santa will also be there. This event is free to the public.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Patsy Hamel.

Monday, December 16, 2019, 4:00-6:00pm. T MAX hosts and performs with Fairweather Friends at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). It’s the Fairweather Christmas Party featuring DON WHITE. Also performing poet Dave Ligon. Donations taken for the featured artist.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 4:30-6:30pm – T MAX runs a drum circle in the community room at 40R Highland Ave, first floor. Salem, MA. Featured drummer Tigh Clark.

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm – T MAX hosts and performs with Fairweather Friends at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Jim Trick.

Monday, November 25, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm – T MAX hosts and performs at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist John Jerome.

Thursday, November 21, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm. T MAX and Dave Ligon run a music discussion group in the Library of Salem Fairweather, 40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 7:00-10:00pm. T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist TJ Wheeler

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 2:00-4:00pm – T MAX hosts and performs at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Julie Dougherty.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 4:30-6:30pm – T MAX runs a Drum Circle in the Salem Fairweather Library (40R Highland Ave, first floor, Salem MA). Featured drummer Tigh Clark.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 6:00-8:00pm – TITO (T Max’s alter ego) performs at the First Avenue Lounge (40R Highland Ave, Salem MA). Tina Turner hosts/ dance to Prince at end of show. Donations taken for the featured artist Tito.


Sunday, October 27, 2019, 10:30-2:00. TITO (T Max’s alter ego) performs at the Salem NH Farmers Market (224 North Broadway, Salem NH). Gig cancelled due to rain.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7:00-10:00pm. TMAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Featured artist Dan King.

Friday, October 4, 6:00-10:00pm. T MAX joins Julie Dougherty and Woody Woodward at The Hawthorne Hotel (18 Washington Square, Salem MA) also featuring Allen Estes.

Friday, September 27, 2019, 12:30-4:30pm – T MAX performs at the Revere Farmers Market (249 Broadway, the lawn of the American Legion, Revere MA)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00-10:00pm – T MAX co-hosts Julie Dougherty’s Open Mic at the Salem VFW (95 Derby St, Salem MA). Donations taken for the featured artist Dennis Brennan.

Sunday, September 22, 2019, 10:30-2:00pm Salem NH Farmers Market, North Broadway, Salem NH

Thursday, September 19, 3:00-7:00pm Medford Farmers Market, at the Condon Shell, Medford MA

Saturday, September 14 11:00-3:00pm, Chelmsford Farmers Market, on the Common, Chelmsford MA





Videos

TITO (T Max‘s alter ego) released three videos in 2019. “Shave the Wolfman” on February 13, “Tale of Frankenstein” on March 13, and “Transylvania Twist” on April 13. All three videos were created by Mach Bell (Thundertrain/ Joe Perry Project). Here are links to those videos… Tito’s “Shave the Wolfman” video by Mach Bell https://youtu.be/AzfWEeUdqiw Tito’s “Tale of Frankenstein” video by Mach Bell https://youtu.be/EDLk_jPE7Xk Tito’s “Transylvania Twist” video by Mach Bell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VC_y06T2x7M  …………………………….. Links to videos of T MAX live … Read More >>

Press

From The Boston Globe, November 30, 2017 Story by Ed Symkus/ photo by Dina Rudick The Noise is going silent. The music magazine that began in September 1981 as a raggedy, five-pager, piling up in rock clubs and music stores all over Boston before switching exclusively to an online format more recently, will cease publication with its December issue. The brainchild of its editor-in-chief and only paid employee, singer-songwriter-guitarist T Max, The Noise was, especially at the height of its … Read More >>

Discography

T MAX – KISSES & HUGS11-song CD on Dove Records © T Max 2019 People My Age* (2:52) Kisses & Hugs (2:46) Strange Days* (4:22) Some Mother’s Son* (3:04) Be Kind (2.0) (3:24) While My Guitar Gently Weeps* (5:03) Veggie Wrap (3:24) Bless You (2.0) (3:05) Cool Down (2:22) Litter Bug (2:34) Take Me Out to the Ballgame* (1:07)   TITO – TRANSYLVANIA TWIST8-song CD on Dove Records @ T Max 20181. The Tale of Frankenstein (2:29)2. Invisible Man’s Mind … Read More >>

Contact/Quotes about T

Contact T Max at tmax@thenoise-boston.com call or text (617) 331-9367 https://www.facebook.com/tee.max.3 Julie Dougherty (North Shore music Goddess): His love of music is not only evident but infectious… if you’ve seen him live, you’d know that he is only half the show, the audience is the other half. He engages you, tells stories, sings some great old cover tunes with his own interpretations, and asks you to be part of the conversation. An evening spent with T Max is like being … Read More >>

Transylvania Twist

The Transylvania Twist album in digital form is available at https://tmaxdoverecords.bandcamp.com/album/transylvania-twist “Vat ever happened to my Transylvania Twist?” The age-old question is finally addressed.  Tito’s new album, Transylvania Twist includes original songs about Classic Horror Monsters of the 1930s – sung in a doo-wop style!   Transylvania Twist is full of life, energy and fun tunes about Frankenstein, the Mummy, the Wolf Man, the Invisible Man, the Bride of Frankenstein, King Kong and Godzilla. Dracula is also included – he sings … Read More >>

Murray the K

The Murray the K shows at the Brooklyn Fox Theater in the 1960s are what lead T Max to be a performer. The shows highlighted the best of Motown mixed with the latest groups crossing the Atlantic. The bold face dates listed below are the shows that T Max and his brothers attended. Note that the March 28, 1967 show had both The Who and Cream doing their American debut. December 29, 1960–The Clay Cole Christmas Show with Murray the … Read More >>