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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...11/10/22


By Danny Coleman

originally published: 11/10/2022

Rock On! This Week

Who recalls their first concert? The anticipation of seeing your favorite band or any band for that matter in a live setting is a memory that sticks with most of us throughout our life-times. 

Well, as for this writer, that memory was of a progressive power trio with an absolute beast of a keyboard player who would play his instrument upside down and backward, a bassist whose vocals were as smooth as they come and a drummer who is widely considered to be one of the best of all time whose solos and stick work captivated audiences around the globe. 

That threesome was Emerson Lake & Palmer but with the unfortunate passing of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, there will no longer be an opportunity to see their amazing talents on stage together; or is there? According to drummer Carl Palmer, who has kept the band's music alive and well with his "ELP Legacy," the band is getting back together assisted by the power of today's technology. 

Recently, a very enthusiastic Palmer elaborated about the upcoming "Welcome Back My Friends-The Return Of Emerson Lake & Palmer" tour which kicks off November 18 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA. 



 
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“Yes, it’s the Emerson Lake & Palmer show; would you like me to tell you all about it?  So, what happened was, I decided to work on some live footage of the band playing; Emerson Lake & Palmer at the Royal Albert Hall in London in the ‘90s. There was a DVD which was released of the show and it didn't actually show that well because it got released during the takeover from Sanctuary to Universal. I had a look at this and I was really impressed with it but prior to this I'd gone to see hologram shows like Ronnie James Dio and Whitney Houston and it just didn't feel right, it didn't seem realistic because it's not the artist it's somebody dressed up looking like the artist and it wasn't right. So, a couple of years down the line I certainly come up with this idea of this footage, I've seen the footage, I know that it was recorded on five cameras at the Royal Albert Hall, it was Emerson Lake & Palmer and I know all the audio was recorded individually and we put it out as a DVD and we were happy with it. So, to cut a long story short, what happened was, I spent about nine weeks editing and finally got it all done. I've got a situation where I can have Greg and Keith on a huge screen stage left and stage right and I'll be playing in sync along with them. I've got about six tunes and what I'm gonna do is integrate those six songs like “Lucky Man,” “Paper Blood,” “Knife-Edge,” “From The Beginning” and so forth and oh, “Welcome Back My Friends” is another one. I'm going to introduce them into the show along with my band playing as well and we’ll play another six or seven pieces of music. So, that's going to be the show; it's going to be a way of bringing back Emerson Lake & Palmer and it is them and they're real and nothing has changed. There they are, it's them, live on stage at their very best and that's the most honest way to do it and on top of that, I've got the blessing from the Lake family and the Emerson family. This is something they really wanted to see happen and I know that Greg and Keith would have wanted to use the technology we've got available to us right now on this level. So, I'm already very pleased to get this started and it's all happening and we've got 10 concerts in America starting in Philadelphia on November 18 and we'll see how it goes. I'm looking forward to it and if it goes well maybe we'll bring it back and play more concerts but we're just going to do 10 for right now.”  

Putting together something of this magnitude where split-second precision is called for in order to sync with his former and new band mates but yet, Palmer revealed that there will be relatively limited rehearsal time before hitting the road. 

“We are only rehearsing at home at the moment," he explained, "We’ve got four days of rehearsal in Philadelphia and we'll take it from there; it's all been set up, all of the editing is done and everyone knows basically what they're going to do. So, we're practicing at home at the moment and then we will get there and give it a solid four days and get it all up and running. I mean, all of the stage plots are done and we know what we're doing so it's just a case of doing it altogether now.” 

So; what about the show itself? What can we expect?

“The show is about an hour and 40 minutes at the moment and is still featuring Paul and Simon; they have their solos and Chapman’s solos; it's not going to be an incredibly long show; it's not like a 3-hour event or anything like that but there's about 13 or 14 pieces of music that we play and six of them are with Emerson Lake & Palmer. That's where we are, I still play a full-length version of “Tarkus” with Paul and Simon and that's the way the whole thing goes and “Canario” and we do “Hoedown” and then I play “Welcome Back My Friends” with Keith and Greg and we've got “Lucky Man” that we play together and there's even a piano solo which was so good from Keith called “Creole Dance;” I've got that in the set and we play “Paper Blood,” as I say there are six or seven pieces that we played together.” 

“You have to realize that we're not losing these people," he continued. "I mean, bringing back Keith and Greg on this archival footage which is of upmost quality; I can't say it's IMAX quality because it was done in the mid ‘90s but sonically it's absolutely superb because everything was recorded individually. Don't get me wrong, the visuals are great! I mean, we released it as a DVD and I think this is something you'll see more of in the future. McCartney did it the other day by bringing back Lennon and having him singing at the back of the stage on a huge screen and McCartney sang with him. I think you'll see more of this because this is honest; this is the real deal it's not a hologram. This is the artist themselves performing at their very best, looking their best and sounding their best.” 



 
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Not only is Palmer reuniting with Emerson and Lake but he is also celebrating 50 years of ELP and another important anniversary as well.

“Yeah, we're celebrating 50 years and also next year I'll be celebrating 40 years of Asia and Asia is coming in around about February of next year to celebrate that first album and it is a double header with Alan Parsons. We've got a different singer and lead player; the guy that was in in Keith Emerson’s band, Marc Bonilla on lead vocals and guitar and that's gonna be interesting; Geoff Downes on keyboards, myself on drums so that should be quite a good time; Steve Howe won't be joining us on that one.”  

Wow! Forty years since Asia's debut album, 50 years of Emerson Lake & Palmer; what can possibly follow-up something such as that? 

“I had offers come in two or three weeks ago for Switzerland for the Montreux Jazz Festival, so we've had offers coming in; I think yesterday we had one coming in for Israel. So, there are offers but we haven't planned anything yet. I think it's good to go out there, produce the show, play 10 concerts and see how it is and if it works in America and people enjoy it then obviously, we could go around the world with it or we could come back to America next year with it. I mean, I'm open but we only have 10 scheduled at the moment”  

“Everyone who's listening or reading or whatever the situation is here in the magazine; let them know that these tickets are available at Emersonlakepalmer.com and it's not Emerson Lake and Palmer it's just Emersonlakepalmer.com or carlpalmer.com and there are tickets available there and the other thing is obviously Ticketmaster and all the normal channels. I just thought I'd drop that in there because this is a one-time hit at the moment and there are no plans to do this again; this is just 10 shows at the moment.” 

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


ACME Screening Room
25 South Union Street Lambertville
(609) 483-5237
Sat. 7 p.m. "Psychedelia" with a Director Q & A and Reception.   
Al's Airport Inn
636 Bear Tavern Road West Trenton
(609) 883-5252
Thurs. 5 p.m. Diane Chiorello
Sat. (12 p.m.) Acoustic Brunch w/ Mark Sacco (5 p.m.) Michael Macmanus
Sun. 12 p.m. Sunday Acoustic Brunch 
Mon. 5 p.m. Joe Hutchinson
Tues. 7 p.m. Mike & Laura Tusay
Wed. 7 p.m. Mark Sacco
Aristaeus Brewing
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 757-2337
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Sat. 3 p.m. Tony Alosi
Sun. 10 a.m. “Sunday Funday Brunch” (2 p.m.) Bill Thomas  
Arts Council of Princeton 
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-8777
Fri. 9:30 a.m. Pochoir Printing Workshop
Sat. (11 a.m.) "Sauce for the Goose" Outdoor Art Market (12 p.m.) Family Saturdays: "Collage" (1 p.m.) Creative Time for Kids (Takes place at the Princeton Shopping Center 301 North Harrison Street) 
Sun. 4 p.m. "Second Sunday" Poetry Reading (Takes place at the Princeton Shopping Center 301 North Harrison Street)
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Medium Meets Medium / Love? Said the Commander
Bill's Olde Tavern 
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton 
(609) 586-0192 
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia
Tues. 7 p.m. / Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke
Ages 21+  
Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street Hopewell
(609) 333-1710
Wed. 6 p.m. Brian Elliot
Bordentown Elks
11 Amboy Road Bordentown 
(609) 298-2085 
Sat. 6 p.m. Bordentown City Veterans Memorial Gala w/ DJ John Papp. $90 (Black Tie Optional)
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. Phyllis Chappell duo
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan
Sat. 7 p.m. Maci Miller Trio
Sun. (12 p.m.) Larry Tamanini (6 p.m.) Lorenzo
Wed. 6 p.m. Liz DuFour   
Bristol Riverside Theater
2501 Bath Road Bristol, PA
(215) 785-0100
Thurs. 2 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. "Clue"
Fri. 8 p.m. "Clue"
Sat. 2 p.m. / 8 p.m. "Clue"
Sun. 3 p.m. "Clue" 
Wed. 2 p.m. / 7:30 p.m. "Clue"
Broken Goblet Brewing
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 812-5653
Thurs. 7 p.m. Mike Estabrook
Sat. 12 p.m. / 5:30 p.m. "2022 Pittsburgh Invades Philly Beer Fest" Ages 21+, $55 (includes unlimited pours, acoustic music early session / Unlimited pours, full band late session, $10 designated driver tickets available for both sessions.)
Sun. 3 p.m. Music Bingo 
Tues. 5:30 p.m. The Ultimate "Dragstravaganza"   
Candlelight Lounge
24 Passaic Street Trenton 
(609) 695-9612 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam. $5
Sat. 3 p.m. Matt Parish. $20  
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton)
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Fri. 8 p.m. Vince August, Ellen Karis, Dean Blizzard. $23.69 Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 7:30 p.m. Vince August, Ellen Karis, Dean Blizzard. $23.69, Doors open at 7 p.m. 
Wed. 7:30 p.m. Ariel Elias. $23.69, doors open at 7 p.m. 
Chickie's & Pete's  
183 US Highway 130 North Bordentown   
(609) 298-9182 
Fi./Sat. 8 p.m.  DJ Entertainment
Clubhouse at Mountain View  (The Patio)
850 Bear Tavern Road Ewing
(609) 538-0808
Fri. 6:30 p.m. After Dark 
COARadio.com 
125 South Main Street Hightstown 
(609) 241-7103
Fri. 7 p.m. "Danny Coleman's Got The Blues"
Sat. 3 p.m. “Rock On Radio Indie Hour”
Sun. 7 p.m. "Rock On Radio" feat. Mike Montrey, Carl Palmer, Regina Bobelli, Dave Vargo, Vanessa Evans  
Color Me Mine (Princeton Shopping Center)
301 Harrison Street Princeton 
(609) 581-9500
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Kids Night Out: "Thankful Plate." Ages 6+ (Registration required, includes pizza dinner)   
Cooper's Riverview                                                                     
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Groove Pocket (8 p.m.) Club Night w/ DJ Stanley Stylez . Ages 21+
Fri. (5 p.m.) "It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Happy Hour"  (6 p.m.) The Soul Cruisers
Sat. 8 p.m. El Ka Bong 
Sun. 11 a.m. "Jazz Brunch"
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
Wed. (7 p.m.) Blues Jam on the Deck  (8 p.m.) Disco “Hustle” Night w/ "Guest" DJs. $5
All Events Ages 21+
Crossing Vineyard and Winery 
1853 Wrightstown Road Washington Crossing, PA
(215) 493-6500
Sat. 2 p.m. Kim & Chuck Duo
Sun. 12 p.m. Julia Melito
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)
Sat. 5 p.m. "Second Saturday" feat. SiriOm Singh and the Soul Warriors 
Curran’s Irish Inn
1909 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 245-1800
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Fri. 8 p.m. Bougie & The Beasts
Sat. 8 p.m. Chordouroy  
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Quizz
Dacey's Pub
215 West Philadelphia Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-4838
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Acoustic Music Night w/ Kate & Bob
Wed. 8 p.m. Quizzo                                                                                                                                                      
  
Dadz Bar and Grill
744 Main Street Lumberton
(609)267-4344
Thurs. 7 p.m. Open Mic w/ Jimmy Mannix
Sun. 4 p.m. Oldies with DJ Deuce
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Edgar Anderson
Wed. 7 p.m./9 p.m. Poker Night    
Dempster's Pub
437 Pine Street Mount Holly 
(609) 261-0500    
Sat. 7 p.m. Cotton Mouth  
Eddington House Bensalem
2813 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA
(215) 639-1220
Sat. 8 p.m. Spare Parts
Wed. 7 p.m. Music Bingo w/ Dan  
Flying Pig Tavern & Tap
167 US-Route 130 North Bordentown
(609) 899-7447
Sat. 8 p.m. Honey Spot Blvd.
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke  
Friendly's
1031 Washington Boulevard Robbinsville 
(609) 426-9203 
Wed. 6 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Kevin McGowan and/or Gino Formaroli (Sign-ups begin at 5:30 p.m.) 
Gleason's Bar
6700 Mill Creek Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-4781
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo / “Ladies Night”
Fri. (6 p.m.) "Happy Hour"  (8 p.m.) Big Country
Sat. 8 p.m. Hammered
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Trivia Night Hosted by Best Choice Productions
Green Parrot Restaurant Pub, & Patio
240 North Sycamore Street Newtown Township, PA
(215) 504-7277
Fri. 8 p.m. Rich Baker Trio
Hamilton Tap & Grill
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton
(609) 905-0925
Thurs. 6 p.m. Adoption Event with the Pups
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia  
Havana New Hope 
105 S. Main Street New Hope, PA. 
(215) 862-9897
Thurs. 7 p.m. Funk & Blues Jam Hosted by The Slidewinder Blues Band 
Fri. (8 p.m.) Eric Clapton Tribute w/ "Bell Bottom Blues" $25 (11 p.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sat. (8:30 p.m.) Triple Rail Turn (11:59 p.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sun. 4 p.m. The Soul Cruisers. $27
Mon. (9 p.m.) "Lipstick Mondays Drag Show" Hosted by Cyannie Lopez (9 p.m.) Karaoke w/ Dwayne
Tues. 7 p.m. Tuesday Night Jazz w/ Jillian Ashcroft Quartet
Wed. 7 p.m. Jumper Duo 
Hopewell Theater  
5 South Greenwood Avenue Hopewell 
(609) 466-1964
Thurs. 6 p.m. Kendall Mountain Tour: "North America"
Hopewell United Methodist Church
20 Blackwell Avenue Hopewell
(609) 466-0471
Sat. 6 p.m. Hopewell Hayride (Old Time Country & Bluegrass) feat. Al Kessel & Never Too Late Band, Borderline Bluegrass Band, Linda Kay, Elaine Orzechowski. $15 (Suggested donation adults includes food)  
Hopewell Valley Vineyards 
46 Yard Avenue Pennington 
(609) 737-4465 
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) On The Fly
Sat.  (1 p.m.)  (5 p.m.) "Music & Merlot" feat. Christine Havrilla
Sun. 1:30 p.m. "Jazzy Sundays" feat. Darla & Rich
Hurricane Jacks Bar and Grill 
7759 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(267) 914-4517 
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Music Bingo w/ DJ John W.
Fri. (6 p.m.) Happy Hour w/ Bruce Thompson (9 p.m.) Timeless Duo
Sat. 8 p.m. Daniel Chapman, Friends & Harley
Mon. 7 p.m. Motown Mondays w/ DJ Slow Ice
Tues. 8 p.m. Acoustic Tuesday w/ Aaron Quarterman
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic w/ Laura Fiacco 
Il Portico Restorante Italiano
273 West Route 130 South Burlington
(609) 239-1000
Thurs. 7 p.m. Jazz Night
Fri. / Sat. 6:30 p.m. Live Music w/ Tony O
Irish Rover Station House
1033 South Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA
(215) 970-5412
Sat. 8 p.m. Shawn Ryan
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo
Iron Plow Vineyards 
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus 
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Steve Guyger
Sat. 6:30 p.m. the Grouser Girls
Sun. 2 p.m. AudioPilot
John & Peter's 
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa 
(215) 862-5981
Fri. 9 p.m. The Extensions, Singer Mali, Joy on Fire
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Those Looks (Record release party), Kitty City, Best Bear
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic (Sign-ups start at 8:30 p.m.)
Tues. 7 p.m. Waiting On Mongo, Dysfunktone
Wed. 9 p.m. The Invitational 
All shows 21+  
Killarney's Publick House 
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton
(609) 586-1166
Thurs. 7 p.m. Radio Fiction
Fri. 5 p.m. Keith & Joey 
Sat. (6 p.m.) Dave Cudrak (9 p.m.) El Ka Bong
Sun. 11 a.m. Sunday Brunch
Labyrinth Books Princeton
122 Nassau Street Princeton
(609) 497-1600
Thurs. 4 p.m. "Mirror in the Sky: The Life and Music of Stevie Nicks" w/ Simon Morrison & Mindy Gonzalez-Backen
Tues. 6 p.m. "The Greatest Evil is War" w/ Chris Hedges  
Lambertville House 
32 Bridge Street Lambertville 
(609) 397-0200 
Fri. 6 p.m. Ed Wall  
Laurita Winery 
85 Archertown Road New Egypt 
(609) 752-0200
Thurs. 7 p.m. "Laurita Idol" Semi-Finals
Fri. 7:30 p.m.  "Kricket Comedy Live" feat. Steve Young, Linette Palladino, Rob Cody. Seating begins at 6 p.m., $25 (Online only)
Sat. November Food Truck Festival feat. (11 a.m.) Junkyard Dawgs (2 p.m.) Billy Joel Tribute w/ Wade Preston (3:30 p.m.) Pennington Station Band (6:30 p.m.) Billy Joel Tribute w/ Wade Preston (7:30 p.m.) GFast Forward 80s. $12 (advance / ages 20 and under FREE)
Sun. November Food Truck Festival feat. (11 a.m.) Rangers Nouveau (2 p.m.) Billy Joel Tribute w/ Wade Preston (3:30 p.m.) Nikki Briar & The Sweetbriar Band (5:30 p.m.) Billy Joel Tribute w/ Wade Preston. $12 (advance / ages 20 and under FREE)  
Lawrenceville Main Street
17 Phillips Avenue Lawrenceville
(609) 219-9300
Fri. 5 p.m. "Second Fridays On Main Street"
Sat. 12:30 p.m. "Community Clean Up"
Logan Inn 
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2300
Thurs. 7 p.m. JP3
Fri. 8 p.m. Ryan Shubert
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch feat. Keith Franklin
Magikava
87a South Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 862-2739
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic  
Marie's Kozy Korner
111 Trenton Road Fairless Hills, PA
(215) 943-3131
Fri. 8 p.m. Jukebox Graveyard
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 
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Music Bingo
Sat. 10 p.m. Drag Night feat. Aloe Vera / Lady Geisha
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night
Wed. 7 p.m. Poker 
  
Millhill Basement 
300 S. Broad Street Trenton 
(609) 989-1600 
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Vivisect, Putrascension, World Eater, Dab Nebula
Music Mountain Theater
1483 Route 179 Lambertville
(609)397-3337
Fri. 8 p.m. "A Christmas Story"
Sat. 3 p.m./8 p.m. "A Christmas Story"
Sun. 3 p.m. "A Christmas Story"
Naked Brewing Company
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA
(267) 544-7129
Fri. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
Sat. 11 a.m. Weekend “Acoustic” Brunch 
Sun. 11 a.m. Weekend Brunch
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
909 Ray Avenue Croydon, PA
(215) 458-7081
Fri. 7 p.m. FREE Movie Night feat. "Clerks" 
Sun. 12 p.m. "Yoga & Beer" w/ Trina
Wed. 6 p.m. Video Game Night
New Egypt Elks Lodge #2457 
105 Lakewood Road New Egypt  
(609) 758-8700  
Fri. 8 p.m. Country Line Dancing
Sun. 10 a.m. New Egypt Comic Book & Toy Show  
New Egypt Flea Market Village
933 Monmouth County Road Cream Ridge
(609) 758-2082
Sat. 5 p.m. Tea Time & Mandalas 
New Hope Winery / Tavern
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA
(215) 794-2331
Thurs. 6 p.m. David Cook
Fri. 8 p.m. Karla Bonoff
Sun. 1 p.m. Ed Wall
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8609
Thurs. 6 p.m. Magic by Jared
Fri. 6 p.m. Sister Blue
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA
(215) 637-5151
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia
Fri.  9 p.m. Shot of Southern
Sat. 9 p.m. Van Halen Tribute w/ "Romeo's Delight"
Sun. 4 p.m. Sir Rod
Nottingham Tavern 
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square 
(609) 587-6623 
Thurs. 9:30 pm. Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis
Sat. 9:30 p.m. The Suspects
Ages 21+
Odd Logic Brewing Co. 
500 Bristol Pike, Bristol, PA 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Trivia  
O'Fowley's Tavern & Grill 
200 State Road Croydon, PA 
(215) 785-6998
Tues. 7 p.m. Quizzo
Old Town Pub 
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
(609) 291-9232
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia 
Fri. 8 p.m. Monk & Monk
Tues. 7 p.m. Taco Tuesday 
Wed. (5 p.m.) Fill Fr. Matt's Truck (7:30 p.m.) Karaoke 
  
Patriots Crossing 
1339 River Road Titusville 
(609) 737-2780
Thurs. 8 p.m. Ladies Night  
Sat. 8 p.m. MLC Band
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo"  
Pete's Steak House 
523 Whitehorse Avenue Hamilton 
(609) 585-8008 
Fri. 9 p.m. Best Of Clapton  
Piccolissimo Italian Grille
23203 Columbus Road Columbus
(609) 291-1033
Fri. 5:30 p.m. R & C Band 
Princeton Country Club 
1-Wheeler Way West Windsor
(609) 452-9382
Thurs. 6 p.m. Karaoke Night w/ DJ Ron
Sun. 11 a.m. Jazz Brunch
Princeton Unitarian Church (Channing Hall)
50 Cherry Hill Road Princeton
Sun. 2 p.m. PSMA November 2022 Presents: "Durufle & Haydn"  
Princeton University (Richardson Auditorium)
Nassau Street Princeton
Fri. 8 p.m.  9 a.m. Veterans Day Ceremony (Takes place at the University Chapel)
Sun. 4 p.m. Richardson Chambers Players Present: "Bohemian Cafe" 
Recklesstown Farm Distillery
2800 Route 206 North Columbus
(609) 784-8046
Thurs. 6 p.m. John Brennan
Revere Restaurant
802 River Road Ewing
(609) 882-6365
Fri. 6 p.m. Brian Elliot  
River House at Odette’s
274 South Rive Road New Hope, PA
(215) 682-2022
Thurs. 7 p.m. Gina Corso
Fri. 7 p.m. Paula Johns Duo
Sat. (11:30 a.m.) Brunch w/ Russell Norkevich(7 p.m.) Bob Egan
Sun. (11:30 a.m.) Brunch w/ Dave Dales Duo (7 p.m.) Michael Andrew
Mon. 7 p.m. Alex Otey
Tues. 7 p.m. Camille Peruto
 
Russo's Music Center  
1989 Arena Drive Hamilton  
(609) 888-0620
Sat. 12 p.m. D'addarrio Playback Restring & Recycle 
Second Sin Brewing Company
1500 Grundy Lane Bristol, PA
(267) 812-5251
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia
Slim's Irish Pub
2195 Galloway Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 332-0047
Fri. 6:30 p.m. EarCandy Acoustic
Mon. 6 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Cecil
Wed. 6 p.m. Karaoke     
Small World Coffee 
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-4377 x2
Sat. 6 p.m. Darla Rich Jazz  
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-2321
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dana
Sat. 9 p.m. Sight Unseen
Sun. 9 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Cara Cartney
Mon. 9 p.m. Game Night Hosted by Kid Dalton
Tues. 8 p.m. Johnny Betz
Wed. 8 p.m. Lauren & Paddy  
Spellbound Brewing
10 Lippincott Lane #12 Mt. Holly
(609) 832-0077
Fri. 7 p.m. Rogue Gnomes   
Stars & Stripes Harley Davidson
600 South Flowers Mill Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 752-9400
Sat. 11 a.m. Veteran's Day Weekend Lunch  
Steam Pub
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA
(215) 942-6468
Fri. 10:30 p.m. Breck
Sat. 10:30 p.m. Cat 5
1675 at The Ridges
4666 East Bristol Road Trevose, PA
(215) 876-6868
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Quizzes at The Ridges  
Taps Sports Bar
4021-4023 Veterans Highway Levittown, PA
(215) 486-7862
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke Hosted by Paula
Mon. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night
Tara's Tavern
1 Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown 
(609) 286-2300 
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Big Daddy G
Sat. 9 p.m. Suburban Sensi
Tavern On The Lake  
101 Main Street Hightstown 
(609) 426-9345  
Fri. 9 p.m. Speed Limit
Tues. 6 p.m. Trivia
Wed. 9 p.m. Karaoke  
Temperance House 
5 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8050 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Open Session Blues Hosted by Steve Guyger
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia w/ Righteous Jolly
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Cara Cartney  
Terhune Orchards  
330 Cold Soil Road Princeton 
(609) 924-2310 
Sat. 12 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Acoustic DuoVer
Sun.12 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Mike & Laura   
TGI Fridays
780 Route 130 South Hamilton 
(609) 581-6910  
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke w/ Big Daddy G   
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Fri. 6 p.m. Bryan Hansen
Sun. 1 p.m. Lisa Bouchelle  
The Beer Garden at Snipes Farm
890 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
Sat. 3 p.m. Lovelight / Curt Eustace  
The Birdhouse Center For The Arts
7 North Main Street Lambertville 
(215) 681-4660 
Tues. 7:30 p.m. NJNO the "not just nyckelharpa orchestra"  
The Buck Hotel
1200 Buck Road Feasterville, PA
(215) 396-2002
Thurs. 7 p.m. Kirko
Fri. 7 p.m. Love Junk
Sat. 9 p.m. The Soul Cruisers
Tues. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch Duo 
The Cool Cricket 
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro 
(609) 291-9110 
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke
Sat. 9 p.m. Unleashed (Charlie's Birthday Gig)
The Cure Insurance Center  
81 Hamilton Ave. Trenton   
(609) 656-3200   
Sat. 7:30 a.m. Big East AYC Regional Championship (Cheer, Dance, Step)
The Dubliner
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 693-1816
Fri. 7 p.m.Willie Lynch Band
Sat. 7 p.m. Na Badach
Sun. 3 p.m. "Traditional Irish Session" 
The Five Four Bar & Grill
8919 New Falls Road Levittown, PA
(215) 547-5525
Thurs. 8 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam
Fri. 9 p.m. Bigg Romeo
Sat. 9 p.m. WitZend
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic w/ Chris Benedetti
The HOB Tavern 
146 Second Street Bordentown 
(609) 291-7020 
Tues 7 p.m.  Music Bingo  
The Ivy Inn 
248 Nassau Street Princeton 
(609) 921-8555 
Fri. 9 p.m. DJ Fatha Ramzee
Sat. 9 p.m. The Pinheads
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
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 8 p.m. SoulShine
Mon. 7 p.m. Musical Bingo
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night  
The Newtown Theatre
120 North State Street Newtown, PA
(215) 968-3859
Fri. 8 p.m. Calli Graver
Sun. 3 p.m. Buzzer Band
Tues. 7:30 p.m. "Fantastic Fungi" w/ a Q & A  
The Pines Tavern 
6217 North Radcliffe Street Bristol, PA 
(215) 788-1659 
Sat. 8 p.m. Joe & Krista  
The Roost 
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge 
(609) 208-0050
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. DC Duo
Fri. 8 p.m. Diablo Sandwich Band
Sat. 8 p.m. Twice Is Good
Wed. 6 p.m. Joe Vadala
The Sycamore Grill 
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 908-6326 
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Kickbax Acoustic Trio
Sat. 8 p.m. Low Totem
The Union Firehouse
18 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 288-6491
Thurs.6 p.m. VRSTY, Little Us, Corvid Corpus, Gutter Royal. $13, doors open at 5 p.m.
Fri. 8 p.m. "The Ledbetters" A Tribute to Pearl Jam. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sat. 8 p.m. The Smiths & Morrisey Tribute w/ "Unloveable."  Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sun. 6 p.m. Smash Palace  
The Union House
19 East Union Street Burlington
(609) 531-6077
Fri. 8 p.m. Dave Cudrak  
Third State Brewing  
352 High Street Burlington  
(609) 387-1620 
Fri. 4 p.m. "8th Annual All Stouts Weekend"
Sat. 2 p.m. "8th Annual All Stouts Weekend" feat. (6 p.m.) Shelter In Place
Sun. 1 p.m. "8th Annual All Stouts Weekend"
Tir Na Nog 
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton 
(609) 392-2554
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions"
Tues. 8 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Jerry & John Monk
All Shows 21+  
Trenton Social  
449 South Broad Street Trenton 
(609) 989-7777
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Happy Hour Throwback Thursday"
Sat. 8 p.m. Live Music (TBA) 
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.)
Under The Moon
23 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 397-1710
Fri. 6 p.m. Max Rogers
Sat. 12:30 p.m. Matt Gordeuk   
Vault Brewing Company
10 South Main Street Yardley, PA
(267) 573-4291
Fri. 7 p.m. Break Even
Sat. 7 p.m. Blue Chips 
VFW Post 491 
9 Fisher Place Yardville 
(609) 585-9645  
Fri. 11 a.m. Veteran's Day Ceremony
All shows ages 21+  
Wildflowers Inn 
2572 Pennington Road Pennington   
(609) 773-2392
Thurs. 6 p.m. Rob Silvers
Sat. 6 p.m. Carmen Marranco
Wilson's Pub
1870 Brownsville Road Trevose Heights, PA 
(215) 355-4739 
Sat. 8 p.m. SoulShine
Working Dog Winery 
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown 
(609) 371-6000
Sat. 1 p.m. Vinny R
Sun. 1 p.m. Jersey Sure Cats
WWFM 89.1 FM HD2 Radio
MCCC Old Trenton Road West Windsor
Jazzon2.org
Mon. 7 p.m. "Danny Coleman's Got The Blues"
  


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