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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...12/12/19


originally published: 12/12/2019

Rock On! This Week

Most artists in today's climate like to release a single here, a single there or perhaps even a three or four song EP every six months under the guise of, "Staying relevant" or catering to, "People's short attention span" but Dave Vargo isn't like most. 

You see, Vargo has a style not a formula; when one hears his music you can tell it's pure Dave and not a carbon copy of a previous record or a song that "Worked" in the past. "Burning Through," his debut solo album in 2016 was released because in his words, "It was time" and given his wealth of experience as both a touring musician (See Whitney Houston, Rupert Holmes, Phoebe Snow) and a songwriter I'm sure there is little argument to the contrary. 

By his own admission, Vargo stated that he was hesitant to release that first disc but after some gentle nudging from various sources he finally did so. "Burning Through" drew rave reviews for close to a year following its release and Dave with his laid back demeanor quietly went about his business while writing the sequel. 

His second effort "spaces in between" is an 11 song masterpiece that is more electrified than acoustic with a robust live sound which he co-produced with Tim Pannella. From the opening track, "This Moment On" it's easy to hear that Dave has taken a more aggressive approach; well worth the three year wait. 



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Track number two, "Without a Fight" with its studded guitar and bottom heavy yet steady rhythm is a dynamic roller coaster that ebbs and flows nicely.

The third cut, "This Time Around" has that Vargo sound with some great lead guitar nuances underneath the prominent signature acoustic work that has come to define his artistry. 

"Rewrites" can be described as having a "Big" sound; far gutsier than the normally relaxed feel of his previous compositions and a standout track for sure. 

"Nowhere Else" is a return to his comfort zone featuring a dominant acoustic base with drum and electric guitar tracks that are very well utilized as they complement Vargo's semi-haunting vocals. 

Track number six is "Battle Burns" and seems to lament a musician's life or possibly the scars of a relationship or relationships past; lessons learned and experience gained. 

"Someday" is a tune that could have fit on either "Burning Through" or this current work; once again exemplifying that Vargo style. Acoustic heavy with the vocal cadence that has become so recognizable; a nice touch and well placed in the track order. 

"In Between" flows effortlessly from start to finish with backing vocals credited to Audra Mariel which are mixed perfectly just underneath the surface, enough to stand out yet not overpowering; a nice touch. 

"Tracks" is once again "Pure" Dave Vargo, a tender sort of ballad that describes what we all go through at some point in life; "Boxing up all those memories black and white, sorting through all the tracks you've made on this life." 

Track number 10 is "Miles Upon Your Heart" and is an apt segue from the previous selection; once again well positioned in the order of things. 

Wrapping things up is "Not Alone," and believe this reviewer; you won't be if you fall in love with this disc. 

There's always pressure on any artist no matter what their talent to produce a good product, especially if their first is well received; "spaces in between" not only meets those expectations but exceeds them by a wide margin. 

Dave Vargo's music can be found on all of the usual music sites and to purchase it or discover more about this fabulous talent, please visit www.davevargomusic.com

That's it for this week! Please continue to support live and original music and until next week....ROCK ON! 



This week's event listings


Arts Council of Princeton     
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton     
(609) 924-8777    
Thurs. 6 p.m. Community Stage Event: "A Rock & Soul Christmas Show" feat. members of the Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative. (FREE event registration required)
Fri. 7:30 p.m. "Dance, Princeton, Dance: Holiday with Soul." $5 (Suggested donation)
Sun. 3 p.m. Princeton Holiday Family Jam w/ Alex & The Kaleidoscope. $15 
Artworks Trenton   
19 Everett Alley Trenton   
(609) 394-9436  
Fri. 7 p.m. Ink & Drink "Sonic Playground"       
Bill's Olde Tavern     
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton     
(609) 586-0192     
Thurs. 7 p.m. Ladies Night
Fri. 9 p.m. "Ugly Sweater Party" (One free drink w/ an ugly sweater)
Wed. 9 p.m. Karaoke Contest
Ages 21+    
Blend Bar & Bistro     
911 Highway 33 Hamilton     
(609) 245-8887   
Sun. 7 p.m. Karaoke  
Tues. 8 p.m. Trivia  Jam     
Bordentown Elks   
11 Amboy Road Bordentown   
(609) 298-2085   
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Karaoke Night
Bowman's Tavern     
1600 River Road New Hope, PA     
(215) 862-2972     
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Dave Dales Trio
Fri. (5 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan  
Sat. 7 p.m. Patrick & Debra
Sun. 6 p.m. Lorenzo
Mon. 6 p.m. Andy Prescott
Tues. 6 p.m. Ed Wilson
Wed. 6 p.m. Lorenzo
Brickwall Tavern & Dining Room     
19 E. Union Street Burlington     
(609) 733-3562  
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics 
Broken Goblet Brewing   
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA   
(267) 812-5653   
Thurs. 7 p.m. Holiday Tree Lighting feat. Mike Estabrook 
Wed. 8 p.m. Quizzo From The Dark Side / Dana Collins Holiday Open Mic
All Shows 21+
Caffe Galleria   
23 North Union Street Lambertville   
(609) 397-2400   
Sat. 7 p.m. The Lifters
Candlelight Lounge     
24 Passaic Street Trenton     
(609) 695-9612     
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam. $5 (Includes hot buffet) 
Sat. 3 p.m. (TBA) $10 (cover charge/$10 Minimum includes buffet)     
Championship Bar   
931 Chambers street Trenton   
(609) 396-5457  
Thurs. 6 p.m.  Downswing, Deadships, Levitated, Life Itself, Wellwisher. All ages, $10/$13
Sat. 9 p.m. "Barz All Night" Hip-Hop Showcase. $10
Sun. 2:30 p.m. Bleed, Before I Had Wings, Forced Under, Forgiveness Denied, Abrupt, No Mercy, Cycle of Abuse, Dread. $13
Mon. 8 p.m. "Art Chill Night"   
Tuesday 8 p.m. "Jam Night" Hosted by Nikki & Caleb   
Wed. 6 p.m. "Mike's Christmas Circus" (FREE event)
Chickie's & Pete's 
   
183 US Highway 130 North Bordentown     
(609) 298-9182    
Tues. 8 p.m. Acoustic Music Night     
Wed. 9 p.m. Quizzo Trivia     
City Streets     
510 Highway 130 South East Windsor     
(609) 426-9400   
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Kindred Spirit
Mon. 9 p.m. "Malibu Mondays"      
Tues. 9 p.m. Trivia w/ Jessie & Chelsea 
Wed. 6:30 p.m. "Wine Down Wednesdays" w/ Rich Genoval      
COARadio.com     
125 South Main Street Hightstown     
(609) 241-7103
Sun. 7 p.m. "Rock On Radio" feat. Tilted
Conservatory Mansion
540 East State Street Trenton 
(609) 858-2279
Thurs. 6 p.m. Cha-Cha, Bop, 2-Step w/ Instructor "EL" ($12 walk in fee $40 monthly)
Tues. 6 p.m. Line Dance Classes
Continental Tavern   
2 North Main Street Yardley, PA 
(215) 493-9191   
Fri. 8:30 p.m. "Ugly Sweater Party" w/ DJ Anthony Pasque
Cook A.A.  
411 Hobart Avenue Hamilton  
(609) 586-5117 
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. "Karaoke at The Cook" Hosted by Superstar Entertainment 
Fri. 6 p.m. Dick Gratton & Kim Rogers 
Cooper's Riverview 
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton 
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. (4 p.m.) Happy Hour (6 p.m.)  (9 p.m.) "Late Night Thirsty Thursdays Ugly Sweater Christmas Party" w/ DJs Paul Desisto & Chillio Ortiz. Ages 21+
Fri. 4 p.m. Paradise Happy Hour" 
Sat. 9 p.m. "Saturday Night Social" w/ Rotating DJ Entertainment
Sun. 11 a.m. "Sunday Brunch" 
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke
All Events Ages 21+
Dacey's Pub 
215 West Philadelphia Avenue Morrisville, PA 
(215) 295-4838 
Fri. 7 p.m. Acoustic Music Night 
Wed. 8 p.m. Quizzo
Dog & Bull Brew House     
810 Bristol Pike (Rte. 13) Croydon, PA.     
(215) 788-2855     
Fri. 8 p.m. Brian Elliot
Sat.  (11 a.m.) "Saturday Brunch" feat. Mike Leggerie (8 p.m) Dana Collins
Sun. 11 a.m. "Sunday Brunch" feat. Mikey Raggz
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia
Erini Restaurant   
1140 -River Road Ewing   
(609) 882-0303   
Tues. 5 p.m. "Dinner w/ Santa"
Fedora Bistro Cafe   
2633 Main Street Lawrenceville   
(609) 895-0844   
 Wed. 6 p.m. Jerry Monk
Frans Pub   
116 South Main Street New Hope, PA   
(215) 862-5539   
Sat. 8 p.m. Inca
Friendly's
1031 Washington Boulevard Robbinsville
(609) 426-9203
Sun. 5:30 p.m. Open Mic and Karaoke
German American Society   
215 Uncle Pete's Road Hamilton   
(609) 585-5200   
Sat. 6 p.m. "Christmas Dinner Party"
Sun. 4 p.m. "Children's Christmas Party"
Greenhouse  
90 South Main Street New Hope, PA  
(215) 693-1657  
Thurs. 8 p.m. "Musical Chair" (Rotating Live Music) 
Fri. 9 p.m. Bridge Beat Duo
Sat. 9 p.m. Electric Martin
Tues. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Sam Ryan Music
Grounds For Sculpture   
80 Sculptors way Hamilton   
(609) 586-0616    
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Sing Along with Sculpture" w/ Seward Johnson   
Fri. 7 p.m. An Evening with "Boheme Opera NJ." (East Gallery)
Grover's Mill Coffee House
    
Princeton-Hightstown Road Princeton Junction     
(609) 716-8771     
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic. Hosted by Anker   
Halo Pub   
4617 Nottingham Way Hamilton Square   
(609) 586-1811   
Sat. 7 p.m. Darla Rich Trio
Hamilton Tap & Grill  
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton  
(609) 905-0925  
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke
Tues. 8 p.m.Trivia Challenge  
Wed. 7 p.m. Country Night
Havana New Hope 
   
105 S. Main Street New Hope, PA.     
(215) 862-9897    
Thurs. 8 p.m. A Tribute to the Carpenters w/ "Closet Carpenters." Doors open at 6 p.m., $20
Fri. (8 p.m.) Slidewinder Blues Band. $10 (11 p.m.) DJ Dance Party 
Sat. (8 p.m.) Coast 2 Coast. $8 (12 a.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sun. 5 p.m. Eric Steckel. $35
Mon. 9:30 p.m. "Lipstick Mondays Drag show" followed by Karaoke w/ Dwayne  
Tues. 8 p.m. Funk 'N' Blues Jam Hosted by Sidewinder Blues Band
Wed. 9:30 p.m. Original Music Showcase Hosted by Pat Foran feat. "Pat Foran's Christmas Show"
Hopewell Theater      
5 South Greenwood Avenue Hopewell     
(609) 466-1964    
Sat. 8 p.m. Paul Muldoon and Rogue Oliphant: "An Evening of Poetry and Song." $23.50, $26.50, $28.50
Hopewell United Methodist Church   
20 Blackwell Avenue Hopewell   
(609) 466-0471  
Sun. 2 p.m. Kids and Teens Open Mic
Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn     
15 East Broad Street Hopewell     
(609) 466-9889  
Thurs. 6 p.m. "Jazz On Broad" Hosted by Phil Orr feat. The Gumbo Gumbas. $15 (Ages 22 and under $5)
Fri. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night  
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions"  
Hopewell Valley Vineyards     
46 Yard Avenue Pennington     
(609) 737-4465     
Fri. 6 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. Just Us
Sat. 6 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. Catmoondaddy
Sun. 3 p.m. "Jazzy Sundays" feat. Living The Dream
Hurricane Jacks Bar and Grill     
7759 New Falls Road Levittown, PA     
(267) 914-4517     
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paul Kircher    
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Jim Mitchell & The Repeat Offenders
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula & Sam      
Irish Rover Station House  
1033 Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA  
(215) 970-5412  
Thurs. 8 p.m. Karaoke 
Fri. 9:30 p.m. DJ Entertainment  
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Spareparts
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Iron Plow Vineyards     
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus     
(732) 306-9111  
Fri. 6 p.m. Matt Backes
Sat. 1 p.m. Rusty & Jan
Sun. 1 p.m. Bob O
Iron Plow Vineyards Tasting Room
61 High Street Mt. Holly 
(732) 306-9111
Thurs. 7 p.m. Williamsboy
Fri. 7 p.m. Maggs & Bud
Ivy Tavern     
3108 S. Broad Street, Hamilton     
(609) 888-1435     
Thurs. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke     
Fri. 9 p.m. Mark Sacco, Muddy and Big D
Sat. 9 p.m. South Side Wanderers
All shows 21+     
Jake's Eatery     
869 Bustleton Pike Richboro, PA     
(215) 322-6787     
Thurs. 7 p.m. "Ladies Night"    
Wed. 8 p.m. Trivia Night     
Jimmy's Firestone American Grill   
140 Route 130 South Bordentown   
(609) 291-0200   
Thurs. 8 p.m. "Bar Games and Trivia"   
John & Peter's     
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa     
(215) 862-5981    
Thurs. 9 p.m. Essie Riddle
Fri. 9 p.m. The Liberty Blues Band
Sat. (3 p.m.) Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Series w/ Rick Barth, Gen Evieve, (TBA) (9 p.m.) The Great Bonfire
Sun. (3 p.m.) Anthony Sacchetti (9 p.m.) The Mayflys
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic
Tues. 9 p.m. Acoustic Throwdown
Wed. 9 p.m. The Invitational     
All shows 21+    
Killarney's Publick House     
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton    
(609) 586-1166    
Thurs. (5 p.m.) "Girls Night Out" w/ Danny Lynch Project (7 p.m.) "Paint The Ornament"
Fri. (5 p.m.) Brendan Salazar (10 p.m.) Peabody's Wayback Machine 
Sat.10 p.m. Till No Band
Wed. 7 p.m. Drop Beat Bingo
Lambertville Elks Lodge #1070
66 Wilson Street Lambertville
(609) 397-4210
Sat. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night
Lambertville Station Restaurant and Inn
11 Bridge Street Lambertville
(609) 397-8300
Sat. 12:30 p.m. "Revolutionary Pub Crawl"
Laurita Winery     
85 Archertown Road New Egypt     
(609) 752-0200   
Fri. 7 p.m. The Wag's Christmas Spectacular. 
Sat.1 p.m. Rick Winow
Sun. 6 p.m. New Jersey Chamber Singers
Wed. 6 p.m. "Girls Night Out"  
Logan Inn 
   
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA     
(215) 862-2300   
Sun. 11 a.m. "Jazz Brunch" 
Mamma Rosa's     
572 Klockner Road Hamilton     
(609) 588-5454   
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke
Marcellos Coal Fired Restaurant & Pizza   
206 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown    
(609) 298-8360   
Sun. 10 a.m. "Blues Brunch" feat. Dave Orban & The Mojo Gypsies
McGuinn's Place     
1781 Brunswick Avenue Lawrence     
(609) 392-0599   
Sat. 9 p.m. Girl Jam Night. $5
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke     
Ages 21+     
McStews Irish Sports Pub     
5316 New Falls Road Levittown, PA     
(215) 949-9570     
Thurs. 10 p.m. "Beer Pong Night"
Sat. 9 p.m. F.F.O.G
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Video Trivia  
Millhill Basement     
300 S. Broad Street Trenton     
(609) 989-1600    
Fri. 10 p.m. Breaklite, Alpha Rabbit, MegaNow, Lil Bambnos. 
Tues. 8 p.m. "Millhill Experiment" 
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
909 Ray Avenue Croydon, PA
(215) 458-7081
Thurs. 7 p.m. "MarioKart Deluxe" Taproom Tournament
Fri. 7 p.m. Charity Movie Night "Gremlins." (FREE admission/portion of proceeds go to The Misfit Manor Animal Rescue)
New Hope Winery    
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA   
(215) 794-2331   
Thurs. / Fri. 8 p.m. The Fixx. Doors open at 7 p.m., $65 (Both shows SOLD OUT check for ticket availability)
Sat. 8 p.m. John Gorka. Doors open at 7 p.m., $30
Nook's PourHouse     
2043 Route 130 South Florence     
(609) 447-0927   
Tues. 8 p.m. Trivia Tuesday w/ Quizoholics      
Nottingham Tavern     
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square     
(609) 587-6623     
Thurs. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis 
Fri. 9 p.m. Musicology
Sat. 9 p.m. ArHouse
Ages 21+     
Old Town Pub     
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown     
(609) 291-9232    
Thurs. 8 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia  
Tues. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night
Palermo's Of Hamilton     
310 Klockner Road Hamilton     
(609) 838-7979     
Thurs. 8 p.m. Karaoke    
All shows 21 +   
Palmer Square
Nassau Street Princeton
Thurs. 4 p.m. "Skating On The Square" $10 (Includes skate rental)
Sat. 12 p.m. "Holiday Entertainment" feat. Hampton Brass Strolling w/ Santa (12 p.m./4 p.m.) "Skating On the Square" $10 (Includes skate rental) 
Sun. 12 p.m. "Holiday Entertainment" feat. Courtney's Carolers w/ Strolling Santa. (12 p.m./4 p.m.) "Skating On the Square" $10 (Includes skate rental) 
Patriots Crossing     
1339 River Road Titusville     
(609) 737-2780    
Thurs. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night
Fri. 8 p.m. Words In Flight
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo"   
Patriot's Theater at The War Memorial
1 Memorial Drive Trenton
(609) 984-8400
Sun. 3 p.m. "Mesiah and More." $10-$60      
Pete's Steak House     
523 Whitehorse Avenue Hamilton     
(609) 585-8008     
Sat. 9 p.m. Asylum Choir
Pj's Pancake House & Tavern
19 Main Street Robbinsville
(609) 772-4755
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic Night
Princeton Folk Music Society (Christ Congregation Church)  
50 Walnut Lane Princeton  
(609) 799-0944  
Fri. 8 p.m. Tony Trischka Presents: "Of a Winter's Night." $35
Randy Now's Man Cave 
  
134 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown     
(609) 424-3766   
Sat. 7:30 p.m. A Tribute to The Minutemen w/ "DNOTD" and A Tribute to Husker Du w/ "Re Du." $15
Sun. 7 p.m. Slim Jim Phantom w/ Jennie Vee / Dibbs Preston. $40
River Cat Cafe`    
142 South Main Street New Hope, PA   
(215) 693-1008   
Mon. 6 p.m. "Monday Night Jazz"   
Small World Coffee     
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton     
(609) 924-4377 x2   
Sat. 8 p.m. Rainbow Fresh
South Brunswick Jazz Cafe
540 Ridge Road (Rte. 522) Monmouth Junction
Fri. 8 p.m. The Blue Jersey Band. $6                                                                                                                                                  
Starbucks Coffee   (Trenton Community Store) 
102 South Warren Street Trenton  
(609) 393-0261  
Sat. 3 p.m. Open Mic   
1867 Sanctuary     
101 Scotch Road Ewing     
(609) 392-6409  
Fri. 8 p.m. "Simply Timeless" A Christmas Sing-Along w/ Jay Daniels. $20
Sat. (2 p.m.) Riverview "Medieval and Renaissance Christmas." $20 (7 p.m.) Handel's "Messiah" Community Sings w/ Central Jersey Choral Society. $20
Sun. 2 p.m. "Holiday Journeys" w/ Bucks County Women's Chorus. $20
Wed. 6:30 p.m. Poetry Open Mic (FREE admission)
Tara's Tavern    
1 Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown     
(609) 286-2300     
Fri. 10 p.m. The Pickles
Sat. 10 p.m. 44 Fridays
Tavern On The Lake      
101 Main Street Hightstown     
(609) 426-9345     
Fri. 9 p.m. Suspended Justice
Sat. 9 p.m. Quartet of Catastrophe
Temperance House     
5 South State Street Newtown, PA     
(215) 944-8050     
Thurs. 7 p.m. Blues Open Mic Hosted by Steve Guyger     
Fri. 7 p.m. Anders Hyatt
Sat. 7 p.m. The Triplets
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia w/ Righteous Jolly  
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Cara Cartney
Tessara's 
812 Route 33 Hamilton 
(609) 584-1700
Wed. 8 p.m. Karaoke
The Birdhouse Center For The Arts   
7 North Main Street Lambertville   
(215) 681-4660 
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Not Just Nyckleharpa Orchestra
Wed. 6 p.m. Lambertville Historical Society CD Release Event w/ Laurie Vosburg Band
The Cool Cricket     
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro     
(609) 291-9110     
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke     
Sat. 9 p.m. Unleashed
The Cure Insurance Center     
81 Hamilton Ave. Trenton     
(609) 656-3200     
Check website for upcoming events     
The Deck Restaurant and Bar @ the Bucks County Playhouse
70 South Main street New Hope, PA
(215) 862-2121
Sun. 6 p.m. Matt Goreuk
The Dubliner   
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA   
(215) 693-1816   
Fri. 8 p.m. Na Bodach
Sat. 7:30 p.m. Gerry Timlin
Sun. 2 p.m. David Falcone
The Five Four Bar & Grill   
8919 New Falls Road Levittown, PA   
(215) 547-5525   
Fri. 9 p.m. Light The Fuse
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Witzend 
The HOB Tavern     
146 Second Street Bordentown     
(609) 291-7020     
Fri. 8 p.m. DJ Entertainment   
Sun. 1 p.m. Open Circle 
Wed. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night
The Ivy Inn     
248 Nassau Street Princeton     
(609) 921-8555     
Thurs. 10 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Rockin' Ron  
Fri. 10 p.m. (TBA)
Sat. 10 p.m. Polish Nannies
Tues. 8 p.m. Quizzo w/ Bob E Luv    
Wed. 10 p.m. DJ Dujour
The Pines Tavern     
6217 North Radcliffe Street Bristol, PA     
(215) 788-1659     
Sat. 9 p.m. ScatterShot
The Record Collector     
358 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown     
(609) 324-0880     
Sat. 8 p.m. Alexis P. Suter. All ages, doors open at 7:30 p.m., $20 (Advance)
The Roost     
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge     
(609) 208-0050   
Fri. 8 p.m. Nicole & Denise
Sat. 8 p.m. Even Odds
Sun. 4 p.m. Dick Gratton
The Sticky Wicket     
2465 South Broad Street Hamilton     
(609) 439-0007     
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke  
The Sycamore Grill     
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA     
(215) 908-6326     
Thurs. 8 p.m. Ryan Shubert
Fri. 8 p.m. Joy In Repetition
Sat. 8 p.m. Scoville Blues
The Union Firehouse  
18 Washington Street Mount Holly  
(609) 288-6491  
Thurs. (4 p.m.) Happy Hour w/ John Rodden
Fri. (4 p.m.) Happy Hour w/ Billy Walton (7:30 p.m.) 90's Trivia Night
Sat. (5 p.m.) Happy Hour (7 p.m.) The Best Of The Eagles. $25 ($40 per couple)
The Vibe Lounge at Mastoris
Route 130 and Route 206 Bordentown
(609) 298-4650
Thurs. 5 p.m. Dave Boucher
Fri. 7 p.m. Zone Duo
Sat. 6 p.m. DC Duo
Tindall Road Brewing Co.
102 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown   
(609) 526-8651    
Sat. 7 p.m. Joe Hutchinson
Tir Na Nog     
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton     
(609) 392-2554   
Fri. 9 p.m. Derry Brigade
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" w/ Billy O'Neal
Tues. 7 p.m. "American Highlander Celtic Christmas" w/ Paul Wiess
All Shows 21+    
Train Wreck Distillery
25 Madison Avenue Mount Holly
(609) 288-6300
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Annual Holiday Toy Drive"
Fri. 7 p.m. Modern Mojo
Sat. 7 p.m. The Other Guys
Trenton Buzz     
702 Pine Street Trenton     
(609) 392-6000     
Fri. 8 p.m. Live Band & Open Mic.     
Sat. 10 p.m. "Buzzed Saturdays" w/ Bockman  
Trenton Social      
449 South Broad Street Trenton     
(609) 989-7777    
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Happy Hour" Hosted by Jay Kountree  
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night
Wed. 6:30 p.m. December Edition "Astronomy On Tap"
Triple Sun Spirits  
126 South State Street Newtown, PA  
(215) 944-3057  
Sat. 7 p.m. Meg Russell
Sun. 4 p.m. Holiday Cocktail Class w/ Ashara
Triumph Brewing Company (New Hope, Pa. Location)     
400 Union Square New Hope, Pa.     
(215) 862-8300     
Thurs. 8 p.m. Trivia   
Fri.10 p.m. The Wood Vibrations. $5 (cover charge)  
Sat. 10 p.m. Katie Henry. $5 (cover charge)    
Sun. 7 p.m. Open Stage 
All shows 21+   
VFW Post 491  
9 Fisher Place Yardville  
(609) 585-9645    
Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke
All shows ages 21+  
Wildflowers Inn     
2572 Pennington Road Pennington     
(609) 773-2392     
Sat. 9 p.m. Acoustic Rock Night     
Mon. 9 p.m. "Moonshine Mondays" Trivia    
Working Dog Winery     
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown     
(609) 371-6000 
Sat. 1 p.m. Vic Della Pello
Yardley Country Club   
1010 Reading Avenue Yardley, PA   
(215) 493-4531   
Fri. 6 p.m. 
Sat. 6:30 p.m. 
Yardley Inn Restaurant & Bar   
82 East Afton Avenue Yardley, PA   
(215) 493-3800   
Sat. 8 p.m. Karly & Mike


Danny Coleman is a veteran musician and writer from central New Jersey. He hosts a weekly radio program entitled “Rock On Radio” airing Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. EST on multiple internet radio outlets where he features indie/original bands and solo artists.


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