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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites....12/2/21

By Danny Coleman

originally published: 12/02/2021

I’ve been good, been busy all day; doing a lot of interviews for the album and my other project, the “Guitar Zeus” video. I’ve been doing a lot of interviews for both; talking about everything,” says one of the quintessential rock drummers of all time, Carmine Appice as he discussed his hectic schedule in support of his latest efforts; “Guitar Zeus” and “Appice Perdomo Project.”  

Appice has worked with so many of music’s greatest names over his stellar career which as spanned multiple decades; from Vanilla Fudge to Rod Stewart he has left an indelible mark on various genres and young drummers worldwide.

This latest notch on his drumsticks is etched along with a talented multi-instrumentalist by the name of Fernando Perdomo who Appice happened upon through the relatives of an old friend.

I got a call from the great producer Tom Dowd’s daughter and his wife; Tom passed away and they were friends of mine and they told me that this guy Fernando was looking to get a hold of me,” he began to explain. “I asked them why and they said he was a talented musician who Tom was working with and he wanted to know if I’d play on a couple of tracks on his album. I usually don’t do that with unknown guys but at the time I had just opened my studio at my house and I was learning to operate it and I figured the more I work with it the better I’d get at it. So, I thought it might be a good idea to do something like that and he called me we talked and I sent him something I had wrote on my iPad in Garage Band and I said, look, you play this stuff the way you want and send it back to me and I’ll put drums on it. He sent it back to me and it sounded great, I put the drums on it and it sounded even better and we mixed it and that became a song called “Thunder” and that was the first thing we did. Then I sent him another one, “Funky Jackson” and he did the same thing with that and I thought he played great and he played bass, keyboard and guitar and then he sent me something and I played on it and that became “Little Havana, Big Havana” which he played guitars and everything to my drum tracks. Then we kept doing that back and forth and I said, let me send you some drum tracks and see what you do. The first one I sent was “Rocket To The Sun” and he played to the drum track and he said, “Your drums are very easy to play to because you’ve got dynamics and I can tell when the verse is done and where the chorus starts and you change the groove” and I said, wow that’s interesting; I sent him four more drum tracks and he did guitars to those. We kept doing that back and forth and finally after about three months of work he came to Miami because he has family there and I live in Florida and he came to visit, I met him for the first time and we hung out and we got along great and when I went to L.A. I went to his studio and we did the videos. Then we kept recording and we ended up with 18 tracks and I said, let’s take 12 tracks and put out a record; I’ll talk to my buddies at Cleopatra Records and see if they’ll do a deal. They were interested and we did the deal and here we are. So, now we are doing this and we have six tracks for a new album already recorded; It’s a follow up. I learned my lesson in this business, if you are putting something out and people like it, don’t change it.” 

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Ah yes, another modern technology success story and from Carmine’s point of view; it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

It’s called “Energy Overload,” we released it the end of September beginning of October; I think the first track came out around then. It is such a different ballgame now; before when you’d release something, if it didn’t happen within three weeks you were done. Now it goes on forever because you’ve got interviews like I’m doing with yourself that are all over the place because nobody has that huge giant audience like a radio station would have. You get a little here and a little there so that it keeps moving on and if you have a PR guy that can keep hooking you up, you’re still out there so that you have a chance to still do something.”

In today’s music environment, the visual senses need to be stimulated as much as the auditory and from something that began as a “Fun” let’s throw it out there kind of thing; it has evolved into videos as well. 

“We were just having fun and wanted to put it out and see who would enjoy it and do a proper promotion and see where it goes. We weren’t like, oh, this one is for radio or oh, this one is a video; we just did it all and when it was done as an album we said, well; which one do you think should be the first video? We all said, let’s do “Rocket To The Sun” because it really shows displays of you guys playing and it has a lot of energy and for the second one we said, let’s make it “Flower Child” because it’s melodic and it has good hooks and it’s a visual thing; a flower child is a visual sell; ya’ know? I think the next one is going to be “Pure Ecstasy,” so, we’ll see.”

When asked if playing this fusion style of music was a refreshing change of pace for him; he was quick to point out his previous woks.

“I’ve been playing fusion kind of stuff; I was originally on “Blow By Blow” with Jeff Beck and BBA was right on the edge of fusion. I’ve been doing fusion kind of stuff since then and teaching it, putting it in my books; I have 9/8 and 7/8 timing, linear stuff in my books which is all fusion based but I do it heavy rock I don’t do it light, my fusion is heavy.”  

“All of my career has been like this really; you take Cactus, we jammed on those riffs, with BBA we jammed, with Ted Nugent we jammed, my Guitar Zeus records which are also out were all about jamming. So, I’ve been jamming forever and this has some overtones of fusion but it has a lot of heavy rock overtones; progressive rock. Take Yes, they’re not fusion, they are rock but they’re progressive rock. Progressive rock is using time signatures and stuff like that; the only thing that makes this more fusion is that it’s instrumental. The melodies are very strong melodies; one time I was in the shower and I started humming this melody and I thought; what the hell is that? It was one of the tracks off of this album; Fernando makes the guitar talk to you. The grooves are very strong and very heavy and they are not your everyday 4/4 things. There is three bars of four, then a bar of seven, then it goes into 7/8, then back to the combination or it might go to a solo in 4/4, it’s always changing and it keeps your interest because you don’t know where it’s going.” 

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One thing he had not done before was work with a group like New Jersey’s own RockNRoll Chorus, an all vocal ensemble comprised of mostly high school students which uses their voices to create sounds of full instrumentation as they recreate classic hits. Appice saw them and immediately became involved and played the only actual instrument on their version of Led Zeppelin’s, “The Song Remains The Same.”

“Did that ever come out? I loved that, I loved the whole thing,” he said with much enthusiasm. “I would’ve loved to have done the whole album, that is so unique.”

Unique also describes “Energy Overload,” and its 12 tracks of instrumental genius. So; what is next? Are there any plans to support it with a tour or appearances?

“I think we’re gonna let this one do what it’s gonna do and then finish up another six tracks and release another one and then maybe on the release date of that maybe do a show in South Florida where I live, where he’s got relatives and he’s got a lot of great musicians because he’s from that area. Then maybe do a show in New York like at The Iridium and then maybe a show in L.A. and Chicago; just enough to get it out that we’re like a jam band.”  

To discover more about Carmine Appice, “Energy Overload” and “Guitar Zeus,” please visit

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

Al's Airport Inn
636 Bear Tavern Road West Trenton
(609) 883-5252
Sat. 5 p.m. Jessica DiDonato
Sun. (12 p.m.) Sunday Brunch (6 p.m.) "Sunday Funday" w/ DJ Spinning
Mon. 5 p.m. Edison Wilson
Tues. 7 p.m. Aaron Quaterman
Wed. 7 p.m. Lofash
Arts Council of Princeton    
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton    
(609) 924-8777 
Sat. (10 a.m.) Fluid Abstract Flowers Workshop w/ Adriana Groza (11 a.m.) Intaglio Printmaking Workshop w/ Dave DiMarchi (3 p.m.) Opening Reception: "Annual Member Show" (Runs daily thru 12/21)
Sun. (10 a.m.) Fluid Abstract Flowers Workshop w/ Adriana Groza
Bill's Olde Tavern    
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton    
(609) 586-0192    
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia Night
Tues./Wed. 8 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ "Super" Dave Curtis
Ages 21+
Bordentown City 
Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
Fri. 5 p.m. Holiday Chocolate Walk 2021 (Starts at 200 Farnsworth Ave.)
Boro Bean 
9 East Broad Street Hopewell 
(609) 466-6681 
Sat. 11 a.m. John Abbott 
Bowman's Tavern    
1600 River Road New Hope, PA    
(215) 862-2972    
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Fermenters Trio
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan
Sat. 7 p.m. Dave Dales Trio
Sun. (12 p.m.) Steve Guyger (6 p.m.) Lorenzo
Wed. 6 p.m. Andy Prescott
Broken Goblet Brewing  
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA  
(267) 812-5653  
Thurs. 7 p.m. Mike Estabrook 
Sat. 8:30 p.m. "First Saturdays" w/ Bridge Beat Duo 
Burlington County Library
5 Pioneer Boulevard West Hampton
(609) 267-9660
Sat. 1 p.m. “Handel’s Messiah, A Holiday Classic” Presented by Essence of Harmony Choral Society
Candlelight Lounge    
24 Passaic Street Trenton    
(609) 695-9612    
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam Hosted by The Mojo Gypsies. $5 (Includes hot buffet)
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton)
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Fri./Sat. 7:30 p.m. Melvin George ll. $23.69 (Doors open at 7 p.m.)  
City Streets    
510 Highway 130 South East Windsor    
(609) 426-9400  
Sat. 8 p.m. Comedy Show Hosted by Tim Eli
Wed. 6:30 p.m. "Wine Down Wednesdays"
Clubhouse at Mountain View  (The Patio)
850 Bear Tavern Road Ewing 
(609) 771-0400 
Fri. 6 p.m. Lori Vosberg    
125 South Main Street Hightstown    
(609) 241-7103
Sun. 7 p.m. "Rock On Radio" feat. Lisa Bouchelle
Cooper's Riverview
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Kindred Spirit (9 p.m.) Club Night feat. Rotating DJs (inside event)
Fri. (5 p.m.) "It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Happy Hour" 
Sat. 9 p.m. Latin Dance Event w/ KY3 and DJ Enerjetic
Sun. 11 a.m. " Sunday Latin Jazz Brunch" w/ Victor Tarassov (7 p.m.) The Best of Clapton
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke w/ Michael Hoffman
Wed. (12 p.m.) "Wine Down Wednesdays" (7 p.m.) Blues Jam / Disco Hustle Night 
All Events Ages 21+
Cross Pollination Gallery
2 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 213-6734
Fri. 5 p.m. "Friday Happy Hour." (Talk art, wine and musicians who bring instruments)
Dacey's Pub
215 West Philadelphia Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-4838
Fri. 6 p.m. Acoustic Music Night
 Wed. 8 p.m. Quizzo
Dadz Bar and Grill
744 Main Street Lumberton
Thurs. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Edgar Anderson
Dog & Bull Brew House    
810 Bristol Pike (Rte. 13) Croydon, PA.    
(215) 788-2855    
Fri. 6 p.m. Dustin Beck
German American Society  
215 Uncle Pete's Road Hamilton  
(609) 585-5200  
Sat. 6 p.m. Christmas/Anniversary Dinner and Dance
Gleason's Bar
6700 Mill Creek Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-4781
Fri. (6 p.m.) "Happy Hour" (9 p.m.) Midnight Sun
Sat. 7 p.m. Soul Custody
Harvest Seasonal Grill (Newtown Shopping Center)
2865 South Eagle Road Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8469
Thurs. 6 p.m. Brian Elliot
Havana New Hope    
105 S. Main Street New Hope, PA.    
(215) 862-9897   
Thurs. 7 p.m. Funk n' Blues Jam
Fri. (8 p.m.) Tom Petty Tribute w/ "Radio Petty." $30  (11 p.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sat. (8:30 p.m.) Bigg Romeo (12 a.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sun. 1 p.m. Midnight Sun Orchestra 
Mon. (6 p.m.) New Hope Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party (9 p.m.) "Lipstick Mondays Drag Show" Hosted by Cyannie Lopez (11 p.m.) Karaoke w/ Dwayne
Wed. 7 p.m. Lambertville Historical Society Annual Holiday CD Party
Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn    
15 East Broad Street Hopewell    
(609) 466-9889 
Fri. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night 
Sat. 5 p.m. Grant Peterson and Martin Goldberg
Hopewell Valley Vineyards    
46 Yard Avenue Pennington    
(609) 737-4465    
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) Just Us
Sat. (1 p.m.) Brian Elliot 5 p.m.) "Music & Merlot" feat. Bad Hombres
Sun. (12 p.m.) The Artist Letty Pop Up Art Event (1:30 p.m.) "Jazzy Sundays" feat. Miles Coulahan & Fiona Carlee
Hurricane Jacks Bar and Grill    
7759 New Falls Road Levittown, PA    
(267) 914-4517    
Fri. (6 p.m.) Happy Hour  (9 p.m.) Johnny Betz
Sat. 9 p.m. All Lit Up
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula & Sam     
Irish Rover Station House 
1033 South Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA
(215) 970-5412
Fri. 9:30 p.m. DJ Entertainment Paula & Sam Dance Party
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke Party Hosted by Paula & Sam
Iron Plow Vineyards    
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus    
(732) 306-9111 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Jon Savage Duo
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Ryan Zimmerman
Sun. 2 p.m. Justin Love
Iron Plow Vineyards Tasting Room
61 High Street Mt. Holly
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Wayne Palmer & Friends
Ivy Tavern    
3108 S. Broad Street, Hamilton    
(609) 888-1435    
Thurs. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke
Fri. 9:30 p.m. Asylum Choir
Sat. 9 p.m. Shameless
All shows 21+      
John & Peter's    
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa    
(215) 862-5981   
Fri. 8 p.m. Field Day, Battalion Zoska, BFDC
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic (Sign-ups start at 8 p.m.)
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. Mario & Frank
Fri. 7 p.m. Wayne Bilotti Duo
Sat. 9 a.m./11 a.m. "Breakfast w/ Santa" (Reservations required)
Tues. 7 p.m. "Paint Night" 
Laurita Winery    
85 Archertown Road New Egypt    
(609) 752-0200  
Thurs. 7 p.m. “Wind & Bundt Cakes” $35
Sat. (1 p.m.) "Santa's Here" (2 p.m./8 p.m.) Johnny Cash Concert w/ "Walking the Line." $35 (Doors open at 12 p.m./6 p.m.) 
Sun. (1 p.m.) "Santa's Here"  (3 p.m.) Atlantic Brass Band Holiday Concert. $15
Wed. 12 p.m. Girls Night Out: "Holiday Centerpiece Workshop." Ages 21+
Logan Inn    
9 South Main Street New Hope, PA    
(215) 862-2300  
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Chris Giakas
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Stephen DiJoseph
McGuinn's Place    
1781 Brunswick Avenue Lawrence    
(609) 392-0599   
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke     
Ages 21+    
McStews Irish Sports Pub    
5316 New Falls Road Levittown, PA    
(215) 949-9570    
Sat. 8 p.m. Sins of Magnus (CD Release), Gutter Royal, Hex Engine, Paul Baroli Jr. $10, Ages 21+
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night
Wed. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam
Millhill Basement    
300 S. Broad Street Trenton    
(609) 989-1600    
Fri. 9:30 p.m. “Banging In The Basement” feat. AWOL Da Mindwriter, Spoda, Wiles Martyr, Ghostboi, Derek2ill, Skrewtape, QP, Your Humble Narrator (Album Release) Rain To wash The Ashes aka The Orwell Suite, Beat Set by Mike Digi, DJ Siege. $7 (Before 10 p.m. / $10 after 10 p.m.), doors open at 9 p.m. / Art Opening (Upstairs level w/ FREE food)
Sat. 10 p.m. Doc Rotten, The Whiskey Bats, Aliens Exist, Bride Riot. $10, Doors open at 9 p.m. Ages 21+
More Than Q
13 Klines Court Lambertville
(609) 773-0072
Sat. 2 p.m. Two Successful Failures (Mick and Ron)
Sun. 2 p.m. Packy’s Sunday Brunch feat. Sim Cain, Dave Haneman, Keith Hartel
Music Mountain Theater
1483 Route 179 Lambertville
Fri. 8 p.m. "Elf: The Musical"
Sat. 3 p.m./8 p.m. "Elf: The Musical"
Sun. 3 p.m.  "Elf: The Musical" 
New Egypt Flea Market Village
933 Monmouth County Road Cream Ridge
(609) 758-2082
Fri. (5 p.m.) Holiday Market Tree Lighting (7 p.m.) Holiday Wreath Making Workshop
New Hope Winery   
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA  
(215) 794-2331  
Fri./Sat. 8 p.m. The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience w/ “Tusk” (Both Shows SOLD OUT. Check for Availability)
Sun. 6 p.m. The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Experience w/ “Tusk.” $49
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8609
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. “Disney Original Movie” Trivia Night
Fri. 7 p.m. Bill Thomas
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA
(215) 637-5151
Fri. 8 p.m. Jumper
Sat. 8 p.m.Plush w/ Horns
Nottingham Tavern    
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square    
(609) 587-6623    
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Danny Coleman’s Rock On Radio “Happy Hour” Hosted by Danny Coleman feat. Music by: Radio Fiction (9:30 pm.) Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis
Sat. 9 p.m. 80’s Undercover
Odd Logic Brewing Co.
500 Bristol Pike, Bristol, PA
Thurs. 6 p.m. Trivia
Wed. 7:30 p.m. “Kricket Comedy” Hosted by Eddie Gallagher feat. Joshua Machiz, The Reverend Bob Levy. $15 (advance) Doors open at 7 p.m.
Old Hights Brewing
123 West Ward Street Hightstown
(609) 469-5976
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 5 p.m. Fire Pits (Weather permitting)
Sat. (12 p.m.) “Sip & Shop” (Live music and a visit from Santa) (5 p.m.) Fire Pits (Weather permitting)
Old Town Pub    
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown    
(609) 291-9232   
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia  
Sat. 7 p.m. Radio Fiction
Mon. 6 p.m. “Cigar Night” feat. Redemption Bourbon. $55 (Includes 2 cigars/2 bourbons)
Palmer Square
40 Nassau Street Princeton
Thurs. (4 p.m.) "Skating On The Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental) 
Fri. 4 p.m. "Skating On The Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental)
Sat.12 p.m./4 p.m. "Skating On the Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental) Courtney’s Carolers / Strolling Santa
Sun 12 p.m./4 p.m. "Skating On the Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental) (12 p.m.) Harmonics Quartet /Strolling Santa (4 p.m.) Annual Menorah Lighting
Pasquale's Sports Bar
9078 Mill Creek Road Levittown, PA
(267) 202-6268
Fri. 5 p.m. Happy Hour feat. (TBA)
Sat. 8 p.m. DJ or Live Band Entertainment
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Quizzo
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic
Patriots Crossing    
1339 River Road Titusville    
(609) 737-2780   
Thurs. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo"  
Pete's Steak House    
523 Whitehorse Avenue Hamilton    
(609) 585-8008    
Fri. 9 p.m. Kindred Spirit
Princeton Alliance Church
20 Schalks Crossing Road Plainsboro
Sun. 7 p.m. Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: Grand re-opening Holiday Concert. $15, VIP $30 (Advance)
Princeton Public Library 
65 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-9529 
Sat. 12 p.m. "Artist Chalet Winter Village" (Takes place daily on Hinds Plaza thru December 19)
River House at Odette’s
274 South Rive Road New Hope, PA
(215) 682-2022
Thurs. 6 p.m. “Sip and Shop” Holiday Night Market
Small World Coffee    
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton    
(609) 924-4377 x2  
Sat. 6 p.m. Darnabee Jones
Stars & Stripes Harley Davidson
600 South Flowers Mill Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 752-9400
Sat./Sun. 11 a.m. “Holiday Open House Weekend” (FREE food, drinks, hot cocoa and gift wrapping, Ugly Sweater Contest)
Stone Terrace by John Henry's  
2275 Kuser Road Hamilton  
(609) 581-8855 
Fri. 7:30 p.m. Annual Holiday Cocktail Party benefitting the Jeremy Fund, Feat. The Meg Hanson Group / DJ AJ. $85  (Includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner buffet, dessert. Tickets are available by pre-sale only)
1867 Sanctuary    
101 Scotch Road Ewing    
(609) 392-6409 
Sat. 11.a.m. "Holiday Festival" w/ The Musicians of The Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative feat. Rays of Hope, Helen O'Shea & The Shanakees, Fiona Tyndall & Kathy Haynie, Shenanigans, The Bagels, Yule Tides, Loose Bricks, The Beagles & Friends. 
Tankard Pub
440 Keim Boulevard Burlington
(609) 306-5079
Thurs. 7 p.m. The Williamsboy
Tara's Tavern   
1 Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown    
(609) 286-2300    
Fri. 9 p.m. Suburban Sensi
Sat. 9 p.m. Jeanne Morris Band
Temperance House    
5 South State Street Newtown, PA    
(215) 944-8050    
Tues. 8 p.m. Trivia w/ Righteous Jolly
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Cara Cartney
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Fri. 5 p.m. Edison Wilson
Sun. 1 p.m. James Gedeon
The Buck Hotel
1200 Buck Road Feasterville, PA
(215) 396-2002
Thurs. 7 p.m. Kevin Kirk
Fri. 7 p.m. Love Junk 9 p.m. Legacy
Sat. 9 p.m. Danny Lynch Duo
Tues. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch
The Cool Cricket    
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro    
(609) 291-9110    
Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke 
The Dubliner  
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA  
(215) 693-1816 
Fri. 7 p.m. Sean Fleming
Sat. 7 p.m. The Willy Lynch Band
Sun. 3 p.m. "Traditional Irish Session" 
The Five Four Bar & Grill  
8919 New Falls Road Levittown, PA  
(215) 547-5525  
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam
Fri. 9 p.m. Jukebox Graveyard
Sat. 9 p.m. Polish Nannies
The Heart of Art
2374 Nottingham Way Hamilton
(609) 865-1012
Mon. 7:15 p.m. Relax & Unwind Yoga
The Irish Horne Bar & Restaurant
882 2nd Street Pike Richboro, PA
(215) 942-4000
Thurs. 8 p.m. Live Irish Music
The Ivy Inn    
248 Nassau Street Princeton    
(609) 921-8555    
Fri. 10 p.m. DJ Soto
Sat. 10 p.m. Self Induced Confusion
Tues. 8 p.m. Quizzo w/ Bob E Luv   
Wed. 10 p.m. Total Request w/ DJ Rockin' Ron
The Morrisville Tavern
376 West Trenton Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-5310
Mon. 7 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Tim
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night
The Roost    
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge    
(609) 208-0050  
Fri. 8 p.m. ArHouse
The Sycamore Grill    
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA    
(215) 908-6326    
Fri. 8 p.m. Go Hamm
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Steve Tesluk
The Vibe Lounge at Mastoris
Route 130 and Route 206 Bordentown
(609) 298-4650
Fri. 6 p.m. Toft & Son
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia
Tindall Road Brewing Co.
102 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown  
(609) 526-8651   
Sat. 6 p.m. Will Knapp
Tir Na Nog    
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton    
(609) 392-2554  
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" 
Trenton Social     
449 South Broad Street Trenton    
(609) 989-7777   
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Happy Hour Throwback Thursday" w/ Jay Kountree 
Fri. 6 p.m. "First Friday" w/ Constellation: the Tuesday Alignment Exhibit
Sat. 6 p.m./9 p.m. Drag Night “Holiday Edition.” $14 (Online $20 at the door/masks required for unvaccinated)
Mon. 6 p.m. "Monday Night Karaoke" Hosted by Sweets
Tues. 8 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Tobias & Lea (Sign-ups at 7:30 p.m.)
Vault Brewing Company 
10 South Main Street Yardley, PA 
(267) 573-4291 
Fri. 7 p.m. John Sheridan Duo
Sat. 7 p.m. Tony Miceli Trio
Village Idiot Brewing Company
42 High Street Mount Holly
(609) 975-9270
Sat. 12 p.m. “First Annual Running of The Santas” Crawl.
Working Dog Winery    
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown    
(609) 371-6000
Sat. 12 p.m. Chris from Rave On
Sun. 12 p.m. Vinny from Backbeat

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 7:000pm EST on multiple internet radio outlets where he features indie/original bands and solo artists.



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(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- In June, beloved early 2000s pop-punk band Something Corporate kicked off their 21-date sold-out reunion tour which will be heading across the U.S. this summer and fall. The Out Of Office Tour – the first official cross-country tour featuring the band's five original members in over 20 years – stops in Asbury Park on Friday, August 23, 2024 at The Stone Pony Summer Stage with support from Hidden In Plain View.

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