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Pans In Paradise At Rock Harbor, Orleans – Music VIDEO

ORLEANS – There is a special amount of truth in branding in the band name, Pans in Paradise, which is, in fact, three steel drum players with a regular free weekly sunset summer concert at Rock Harbor in Orleans.

The three band members are Seth Martin, Gail Smith and Amy Hughes. They played, according to Martin, “a combination of tenor, double seconds, and guitar pans.” So the “Pans” part of the band’s name was well covered.

As for paradise… look around. Paradise indeed.

And the music, with a perfectly comfortable crowd watching, was very pleasant as the band played all the tropical hits. We ended this video, in fact, with a snippet of Jimmy Buffett’s “One Particular Harbour.”

This particular harbor was a great place to be Wednesday evening. The band has been playing Wednesday sunsets at Rock Harbor for 20 years, said Martin.

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Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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