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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...1/25/24


By Danny Coleman

originally published: 01/25/2024

Rock On! This Week"We finished the summer out with Blues Traveler for about a month and a half out on the West Coast and we are now gearing up to release a new album towards the end of May and as you mentioned, we have some singles kind of trickling their way out; we just released the second one, which is called, "Her Way Out."  

Big Head Todd and The Monsters formed circa 1986/1987 in Colorado after Columbine High School classmates Todd Mohr, Brian Nevin and Rob Squires followed one another to the University of Colorado and began knocking around clubs in the Denver area and beyond.

Now, nearly four decades later, the band is still discovering and making new music as well as touring and on January 28, they will be making an appearance in Red Bank, NJ at The Count Basie Center for the Arts. 

"We are just enjoying life, we've been a group for 38 years and we still love making music together," stated Todd Mohr himself as he recently discussed the band and their music. "So, it's really a pleasure to be out on the road with that longevity and catalog of songs and every night is a little different for us but it's always fun." 

Although they have a platinum selling album to their credit. 1993's "Sister Sweetly," the band has built a fierce reputation as a live act which has spawned a large following and benefitted them well over their lengthy career. 



 
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One of those benefits was when they were asked to be part of a 1995 Led Zeppelin tribute called, "Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin" on which they did one of the most popular cuts from the legendary rock band's third album. 

"Well, of course it was a great honor," said Mohr with satisfaction. "I was lucky to get the song that I wanted which was "Tangerine" but more importantly, we were able to tour with Robert Plant before that which is how that came about. We were out with him on his Fate of Nations tour when he was a solo artist and that was an incredible college of rock for us to be able to do the shows with him." 

As is often the case, methods ebb and flow like the tides in the music business. Every band has a different approach based on what is happening in their sphere of influence or what the industry trends dictate and Big Head Todd and the Monsters are no different. Like most acts, there comes a time where you desire to change things up a bit and prior to the recording of their upcoming new album; they did just that. 

"Our last album was called "New World Arisin'" and it was released in 2017," he explained. "We have consistently been together and our album cycle is every couple of years. Around the time that we put out our last album, we kind of felt like we wanted to do something different. So, for a couple of years, instead of doing albums, we produced a new song a month and made a video for it and it was called, "Monsters Music Monthly." We did that for a couple of years and all the way through the first year of COVID and decided that we wanted to do a record again. So, we stopped doing that and started making a record and a couple of years later; here we are." 

Yes, here they are; never mind a post-COVID world, the music world in general is always rife with evolution. One of the evolving trends is the way the major record labels conduct business and the support or lack thereof for artists. So,with the release of another single, "Her Way Out," leading up to the full release scheduled for late Spring of this current year; how does a seasoned act such as themselves balance the past with the present?  

"That's a great question," chuckled Mohr. "The old school music business, as it emerged in the '70s and '80s of selling units; what that model did was, it built superstars because those companies got behind an artist with more of a long-term plan; "It's gonna be the third album and that's when we are going to start to make money." You don't have that kind of infrastructure that is moving artists' careers along anymore but you do have a different kind of infrastructure that allows for many other people to get involved and have success. So, I think it's harder to become a superstar but easier to become, um, something (laughs)." 



 
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"Her Way Out," is the second single, "Crush" was first and we'll probably have another two or three before May when the album is released," he continued. "Our manager says that this is how it's done now because it's more of a singles driven market. I like monthly releases anyway but in June we have a big Red Rocks show and The Wallflowers will be opening for us and we'll have vinyl printed up by then so that will be cool but in our world, it's mostly downloads as to how the people get our music; iTunes, Spotify and YouTube are probably the big three ways.Sales of CDs and hard unit sales; it has been a while since we've actually pressed vinyl, we've had CDs but those are a much smaller portion of how people listen to the music but I'm looking forward to the vinyl because that's a big market and it has been a while since we've actually led with vinyl so that is going to be fun."

In order to be relevant in the present, sometimes you have to revisit the past and for Mohr and the rest of the Monsters; they've done just that and where they went may be surprising.

"I would say, over the long term for me personally, that the blues has made the difference. By that I mean, we've had some chances since 2011 to do two major blues projects that involved many other great blues artists and as a consequence, I learned so much about blues music and music generally that it made a profound impact on how I look at songs and musicianship and so on. The first one was a Robert Johnson tour and it had Hubert Sumlin who was Howlin' Wolf's guitar player and who was from New Jersey, Charlie Musselwhite, a couple of younger artists, B.B. King; it was a great opportunity to learn a lot. The second one was a Willie Dixon project that was kind of like the sons of everybody. Muddy Water's son, Mud Morganfield, Lonnie Brook's son, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Billy Branch were the big stars on that one and that was really life changing for me; I learned so much."  

The January 28 Basie date is the last of four straight nights of performances before the band heads to New England in February. Mohr says that those attending their shows are going to see a mixture of new, old and surprise works from their collection. 

"The set is about two hours long, we play all of our hits and it comes out to be about 21 songs per night. We usually play about three well-chosen covers and three new songs and the rest is rotated amongst all of our other songs; so it's a different show every night." 

To see their touring schedule, purchase tickets or discover more about Big Head Todd and The Monsters, please visit https://www.bigheadtodd.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


Al's Airport Inn
636 Bear Tavern Road West Trenton
(609) 883-5252 
Thurs. 5 p.m. Jonathan Savage
Sat. (12 p.m.) Acoustic Brunch (5 p.m.) John Brennan
Sun. 12 p.m. Sunday Brunch
Mon. 5 p.m. Bill Thomas
Tues. 7 p.m. Ed Wall 
Wed. (4 p.m.) LGBTQ Happy Hour (7 p.m.) Jessica DiDonato
Aristaeus Brewing
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA 
(215) 757-2337
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Ashlynn Distillery 
32 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA 
Thurs. 5 p.m. Cecil & Carl
Fri. 7 p.m. Keep The Change
Sat. 3 p.m. Dueling Pianos
Wed. 6 p.m. Cara Cartney
Bill's Olde Tavern
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton
(609) 586-0192
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Tues. 8 p.m. / Wed. 8 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Burn
Ages 21+
Bit-hin' Kitten Brewery
58-B East Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
(267) 799-5348
Sun. 12 p.m. Dungeons & Drafts
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo 
Blend Bar & Bistro   
911 Highway 33 Hamilton 
(609) 245-8887
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Sam The Trivia Guy
Bordentown City
Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown  
Fri. 7 p.m. "Frightening Fridays!" Haunted History Tours. $20
Sat. 12 p.m. Bordentown Walking Tours. $20 
Bowman's Tavern 
1600 River Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2972
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Dave Dales Trio
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan 
Sat. 7 p.m. Wendi & The Lost Boys
Sun. (12 p.m.) Bill Avayou (6 p.m.) Lorenzo
Wed. 6 p.m. Liz DuFour
Broken Goblet Brewing
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 812-5653
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Mike Estabrook
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Dan Dietz
Sat. 8 p.m. Two Rocks Rye Album Release Party. $10
Sun. 11 a.m. The Beatles Show  
Bucks On Bridge
25 Bridge Street Lambertville
(609) 483-2615
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Poetry Night 
Tues. 5 p.m. Chess Night
Wed. 6 p.m. Trivia
Cadwalader Park (Ellarslie Museum)
299 Parkside Avenue Trenton 
(408) 335-4400 
Fri. 7 p.m. Freedom Friday Open Mic
Sun. 10 a.m. What's NEXT for Kids: A Free Workshop
Candlelight Lounge 
24 Passaic Street Trenton  
(609) 695-9612 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam. $5
Sat. 3 p.m. Josh Lee. $20
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton) 
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Fri. 8 p.m. Kevin Lee. $26.50, Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 7:30 p.m. Kevin Lee. $26.50, Doors open at 7 p.m.
Cazz's Sports Bar 'N' Grille
1560 Haines Road Levittown, PA 
(267) 580-5469 
Fri. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paul
Club Atlantis
1858 Street Road Bensalem, PA 
(215) 944-1777 
Sat. 9 p.m. DJ Robbie Tronco 
All Events Ages 21+ and Dress to Impress
Clubhouse at Mountain View (The Patio)
850 Bear Tavern Road Ewing 
(609) 538-0808
Thurs. 7 p.m. Karaoke
Cooper's Riverview                                                                     
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300 
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Midnight Sun TTL (10 p.m.) Club Night w/ Rotating DJs
Fri. 5 p.m. Happy Hour  (8 p.m.) Rolling Stones Tribute w/ "Brown Sugar" / DJ Jonny Rossi
Sat. 8 p.m. The Allman Brothers Experience w/ "Hotlanta"
Sun. (10 a.m.) Sunday "Jazz" Brunch w/ Victor Tarassov. $22.95 (Includes 2 Mimosas) $34.95 (Adults, kids ages 6-12 $14.95, kids under age 5 FREE) 
Wed. (7 p.m.) "Lance's Birthday" Blues Night Jam (8 p.m.) Wednesday Night Fever Disco Hustle Night  
Crossing Vineyard and Winery
1853 Wrightstown Road Washington Crossing, PA
(215) 493-6500 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Sat. 2 p.m. Bunny Barnes
Sun. (1 p.m.) Pairing Wine, Cheese and Charcuterie. $40 (2 p.m.) Jason McCue  
Crosswicks Community House 
480 Main Street Crosswicks
(609) 442-5830
Sun. 2 p.m. Well Plugged Services Business Shower Brunch
Curran’s Irish Inn
1909 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 245-1800
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo 
Mon. 7:30 p.m. Quizzo
Dacey's Pub 
215 West Philadelphia Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-4838
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Acoustic Music Night 
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
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Linda
Wed. 7 p.m. Loose Bandits
Dharma Bums 
4935 River Road New Hope, PA
(215) 663-2867
Thurs. 8 p.m. Old Refuge
Fri. 8 p.m. Karmic Repair Unit. $15 (advance)
Sat. 8 p.m. Local Honey. $10
Sun. 4 p.m. Drum Circle. $10 (Suggested donation)
Wed. 7 p.m.  DBums' Hootenanny and Open Mic of Music Poetry and Spoken Word Hosted by Michael Henry Robert
Dockside Bensalem 
3330 Hulmeville Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 520-7184
Fri. 6 p.m. Jenny Leigh
Sat. 6 p.m. Joe Plush
Wed. 6 p.m. Beer Pairing Dinner w/ Wissahickon Brewing Company  
Eddington House Bensalem
2813 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 
(215) 639-1220 
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Leading Zero
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Never Enough
Mon. 5:30 p.m. "Family Fun Night" w/ Amazing Balloon Creations by Kelsi-Joe
Escape Resort, Restaurant & Bar 
120 Pheasant Run Road Newtown, PA 
Tues. 6 p.m. Karaoke
Flying Pig Tavern & Tap 
167 US-Route 130 North Bordentown 
(609) 899-7447
Sat. 9 p.m. Asylum Choir
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke
Wed. 8 p.m. Trivia
Forsgate Country Club   
375 Forsgate Drive Monroe
(732) 521-0700
Thurs. 6 p.m. Music Bingo
Sat. 6 p.m. Steak and Jazz Night
Founding Father's Sports Bar & Grill 
2900 Street Road Bensalem, PA 
(215) 923-1100
Fri. 6 p.m. Bob Pantano Dance Party w/ DJ Joe Castro
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” Hosted by Best Choice Productions 
Fri. (6 p.m.) "Happy Hour" (8 p.m.) Frisky
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Trivia Night Hosted by Best Choice Productions
Grover's Mill Coffee House 
Princeton-Hightstown Road Princeton Junction   
(609) 716-8771  
Thurs. 6 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Wade Prestridge 
Hamilton Tap & Grill
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton 
(609) 905-0925
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Music Bingo w/ DJ Nebbs
Sat. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia
Happy Apple Inn 
29 Imlaystown Road Cream Ridge
(609) 259-7889
Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Heaven's Door Whiskey Tasting
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.) Alanis Morissette Tribute w/ "Jagged Little Pills," Cara Cartney, Se7en Band. $30 (SOLD OUT please check for availability) (11 p.m. ) DJ Dance Party 
Sat. (4 p.m.) Revolutionary Pub Crawl After Party  Dance Party w/ Strange Brew Crew, Jeff Ganis (8:30 p.m.) Discoteks (11:59 p.m.) DJ Dance Party
Mon. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Dwayne
Tues. 7 p.m. Jillian Ashcroft Jazz Quartet 
Wed. 7 p.m. Jumper Duo
Hopewell Valley Golf Club
114 Pennington-Hopewell Road Hopewell
(609) 737-1199
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Trivia Hosted by Jack Furlong
Sat. 6 p.m. / 8 p.m. Jazz Night w/ The Jack Furlong Quartet. $10
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Music Bingo
Hopewell Valley Vineyards
46 Yard Avenue Pennington 
(609) 737-4465 
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) Robert Ruffis Experience
Sat. 5 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. Rainbow Fresh
Sun. 2:30 p.m. "Jazzy Sundays" feat. Hopewell Valley Vineyards Jazz Ensemble
Howler's Hatchet House 
2885 Route 206 Building #2 Columbus
(609) 997-1525
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Wine Glass Paint and Sip and Axe Throwing. 
Sun. 12 p.m. BrainyAxe Board Game. $10
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.) Johnny Betz (9 p.m.) Karaoke
Sat. 8 p.m. Nothing 2 Prove
Mon. 7 p.m. Motown Mondays w/ rotating DJs BeeNice, Rawskillz, JusGroove
Tues. 8 p.m. Acoustic Tuesday w/ Ryan Beidermann
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic w/ Laura Fiocco
Il Portico Restorante Italiano 
273 West Route 130 South Burlington
(609) 239-1000 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Jazz Night
Fri. / Sat. 7 p.m. Live Music w/ Tony O
Irish Rover Station House 
1033 South Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA 
(215) 970-5412 
Thurs. 5 p.m. First Squeeze Happy Hour
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo Night
Iron Plow Vineyards
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus 
(732) 306-9111 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Heart & Soul 
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Michael Newsham
Sun. 2 p.m. Bud & Gerard  Belviso
Ivy Tavern
3108 S. Broad Street, Hamilton 
(609) 888-1435 
Thurs. 8:30 p.m. Karaoke 
All shows 21+    
John & Peter's
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa 
(215) 862-5981 
Fri. 8:30 p.m. The Fletchers, (TBA)
Sat. 9 p.m. Honey Spot Blvd.
Sun. 3 p.m. Jonathan Savage & The Classic Rockers 
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic Comedy Night w/ Mike Dialto feat. (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. 5:30 p.m. Cookie Decorating Class
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Ty Mares (10 p.m.) Nick & Dom
Sat. (10 a.m.) Brunch (5:30 p.m.) Lou Mutter (10 p.m.) DJ Dan
Sun. (10 a.m.) "Sunday Funday" Brunch 
Wed. 8 p.m. Trivia
La Cena Ristorante
2233 Galloway Road Bensalem, PA
(215) 639-9969
Thurs. 6 p.m. Lisa Chavous and Bobby D
Wed. 6 p.m. Joe Plush and Friends
Lambertville House 
32 Bridge Street Lambertville
(609) 397-0200 
Fri. 6 p.m. Snapdragons Duo
Laurita Winery 
85 Archertown Road New Egypt 
(609) 752-0200 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Dueling Pianos. $20, doors open at 5 p.m.
Fri. 7 p.m. Country Line Dancing. $10
Sat. 7 p.m. Song, Wine and Italian Cuisine. (SOLD OUT please check for availability)
Sun. 5 p.m. A Night of Wine and Song feat. Max Valentino and Bobby Fischetti. $10
Library Company of Burlington
23 West Union Street Burlington
(609) 3861273
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic Night
Wed. 6 p.m. Teen Book Club
Lillipies Bakery
30 North Harrison Street Princeton 
(609) 423-2100  
Sat. 10 a.m. Storytime with Jeff
Logan Inn 
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2300
Thurs. 7 p.m. Rob Tait
Fri. 7 p.m. Courtney Sappington Trio
Sat. 7 p.m. Russell Norkevich
Sun. 12 p.m. Kate Baker Duo 
Wed. 5 p.m. Radam Schwartz
Magikava
87a South Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2739 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Astrology Readings by Riss Cottrill 
Mon. 6 p.m. Magik "Art Mondays" 
Wed. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic Night  
McStews Irish Sports Pub
5316 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(215) 949-9570 
Sat. 9 p.m. Midnight Sun
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night 
Millhill Basement 
300 S. Broad Street Trenton 
(609) 989-1600
Fri. 9:30 p.m. Caleb Ray Walker, LoFi Milf, Alpha Rabbit. $5, doors open at 9 p.m., ages 21+
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Ti-State Ska Show feat. The What Nows?!, Not From Concentrate, Carnival Of Shadows, Your Best Nightmare. $5, doors open at 9 p.m.
Music Mountain Theater
1483 Route 179 Lambertville
(609)397-3337
Fri. 8 p.m. "Lend Me A Tenor"
Sat. 3 p.m./ 8 p.m. "Lend Me A Tenor"
Sun. 3 p.m. "Lend Me A Tenor"
Naked Brewing Company 
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA 
(267) 544-7129
Thurs.6:30 p.m. Dana Collins Project 
Fri.  7 p.m. Jason Ager & the Golden Eagles
Sat. 7 p.m. WURL
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company 
909 Ray Avenue Croydon, PA 
(215) 458-7081
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia Night 
Wed.7 p.m. Karaoke
New Egypt Flea Market Village 
933 Monmouth County Road Cream Ridge 
(609) 758-2082
Sun. 8 a.m. Flea Market 
Wed. 8 a.m. Flea Market
New Hope Inn & Suites
6426 Lower York Road New Hope, PA
(215) 862-5221
Sat. 7 p.m. Christine Havrilla
New Hope Winery / Tavern 
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 794-2331 
Sat. 1 p.m. Jack O'Leary
Newtown Athletic Club 
120 Pheasant Run Newtown, PA 
(215) 968-0600 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Country Line Dancing
Sat. 9:30 a.m. Kids Fitness Studio Crawl  
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8609 
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. "Useless Knowledge" Trivia 
Fri. 6 p.m. John Rodden
Sat. 6 p.m. Sister Blue
Wed. 4 p.m. Open Mic Night
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA 
(215) 637-515
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Fri. (6 p.m.) Herb Oakley (9 p.m.) Jumper
Sat. 9 p.m. DJ Eric B's Freestyle
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke
NJWeedman's Dispensary
322 East State Street Trenton
(609) 437-0898
Thurs. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Nomad Distilling Company
20 South Main Street New Hope, PA
Sun. 10 a.m. Brunch
Nottingham Tavern 
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square 
(609) 587-6623
Thur. 9:30 pm. Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis 
Fri. 9 p.m. Blind Lemon Pie
Sat. 9:30 p.m. 80s Undercover
Ages 21+   
O'Connors American Bar & Grille 
1383 Monmouth Road Easthampton  
(609) 261-1555
Sat. 6 p.m. Robert Burns Supper
O'Fowley's Tavern & Grill 
200 State Road Croydon, PA 
(215) 785-6998 
Mon. 7 p.m. Music Bingo Hosted by Best Choice Productions w/ DJ John S 
Tues. 7 p.m. Quizzo
Old Hights Brewing 
123 West Ward Street Hightstown 
(609) 469-5976
Thurs. 5 p.m. Vinyl Night
Fri. 6 p.m. Modern Rewind  
Old Town Pub
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
(609) 291-9232
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia
Fri. 9 p.m. Last Night in Town
Sat. 9 p.m. Men of Horses
Sun. 10 a.m. Brunch
Our Lady of Good Counsel
137 West Upper Ferry Road Ewing
(609) 882-3277 
Sun. 4:30 p.m. Winter Concert: "A Forgotten Gem and an Old Favorite"
Palmer Square 
40 Nassau Street Princeton 
Thurs. 12 p.m. / 4 p.m. "Skating On The Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental) 
Fri. 12 p.m. / 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) Spring Music Series feat.   
Pasquale's Sports Bar 
9078 Mill Creek Road Levittown, PA 
(267) 202-6268 
Thurs. 7 p.m. DJ Jimmy Mac
Tues. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke
Patriots Crossing 
1339 River Road Titusville 
(609) 737-2780
Thurs. 8 p.m. Ladies Night  
Fri. 8 p.m. DianeChiorello
Sat. 8 p.m. Brooks Brothers Blues Band
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo"
Pike's Pub 
455 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA
(215) 354-1111
Sat. 7 p.m. SoulShine
Princeton Country Club
1-Wheeler Way West Windsor
(609) 452-9382 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Karaoke Night w/ Live DJ
Fri. 5 p.m. Happy Hour 
Sun. 11 a.m. Jazz Brunch 
Princeton Public Library (Hinds Plaza)
65 Witherspoon Street Princeton  
(609) 924-9529 
Sat. 3 p.m. Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament
Sun. 3 p.m. "Reclaiming Our Democracy" w/ Sam Daley-Harris
Puss N Boots Tavern
942 Trenton Road Fairless Hills, PA
Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia
Ristorante LUCCA & Piano Lounge 
144 US Route 130 Bordentown 
(609) 262-0110
Thurs. 8 p.m. Jazz Night  
River House at Odette’s 
274 South Rive Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 682-2022 
Fri. 7 p.m. Andy Prescott
Sat. 7 p.m. Max Rogers
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Brunch w/ Dave Dales Duo  
Rossi's Bar & Grill
2110 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton
(609) 890-2004 
Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Ernie White
Sat. (11 a.m.) Brunch (6:30 p.m.) Justin Love
Sun. 11 a.m. Brunch 
Tues. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics
Sandy's Beef & Ale
2028 E. Old Lincoln Highway Langhorne, PA
(2670 852-2333
Thurs. 8 p.m. Quizzo  
Mon. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Second Sin Brewing Company
1500 Grundy Lane Bristol, P
(267) 812-5251
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Shady Brook Farm 
931 Stony Hill Road Yardley, PA 
(215) 968-1670 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. "UnWINEd" feat. E-miners
Sat. 6:30 p.m. "UnWINEd" feat. Cara Cartney
Sheridan Park
37 York Street Lambertville
Thurs. 8 p.m. January Thaw Jazz Jam w/ Stephen L. Croce and LambertvilleJazz
Slim's Irish Pub 
2195 Galloway Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 332-0047
Sat. 8 p.m. EarCandy
Mon. 6 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Cecil 
Wed. 6 p.m. Karaoke Contest
Small World Coffee 
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-4377 x2 
Sat. 7 p.m. Nikolai Margulis
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(215) 943-2321 
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dana
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Balanced Breakfast
Sun. 9 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Cara Cartney
Mon. 9 p.m. Game Night Hosted by Kid Dalton 
Tues. 7 p.m. Johnny Betz 
Wed. 8 p.m. Chip & Ben 
Steam Pub 
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA 
Fri. 10 p.m. DJ Frank Nitty
Sat. 10:30 p.m. Fat Mezz
Stratosphere Brewing Company
72 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 6677116
Sat. 7 p.m. Ant Cannuli
1675 Spirits 
2685 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 645-1445
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Police Officer & Fire Fighter of The Year Awards
Sat. 6 p.m. Keep The Change
Tankard Lounge
3 Keim Boulevard Burlington
Wed. 8 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by The Williamsboy (Sign-ups begin at 7 p.m.)
Tara's Tavern 
1 Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown 
(609) 286-2300 
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Karaoke w/ Big Daddy G  
Tavern On The Lake 
101 Main Street Hightstown 
(609) 426-9345  
Fri. (8 p.m.) Tavern & Tiaras "Mean Girls" Drag Showm (Upstairs) (9 p.m.) After The Flood
Tues. 6 p.m. Trivia 
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
TCNJ College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road Ewing 
(609) 771-2467
Sat. 9 a.m. TCNJ Brass Summit 2024
 
Temperance House
5 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8050
Thurs. 7 p.m. Steve Guyger and Filthy Rich 
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia Hosted by Neville Esquire
Tues. 7 p.m. Beginner Line Dance Lessons w/ Jeremy Line Dance. $40/4 Weeks 
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Cara Cartney  
Terhune Orchards  
330 Cold Soil Road Princeton
(609) 924-2310 
Sat. 1 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Brian Bortnick
TGI Fridays 
780 Route 130 South Hamilton
(609) 581-6910 
Sun. 9 p.m. Trivia Game Night / SIN Sundays
TGI Fridays
2703 Mount Holly Road Suite 3 Washington Twp.
(609) 239-486 
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia  
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Thurs. 8 p.m. Trivia Night 
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" Community Orchestra  
The Buck Hotel 
1200 Buck Road Feasterville, PA 
(215) 396-2002 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Kirko
Fri. 8 p.m. Love Junk (Tavern) / "Murder at The Perk" Murder Mystery Dinner. $68 (Includes show and buffet dinner)
Sat. (11 a.m.) Brunch (6 p.m.) Frankie Valli Dinner and Show. $75 (Includes dinner and show) (9 p.m.) Soul Cruisers
Tues. 7 p.m. Danny Lynch Duo
The Cool Cricket
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro
(609) 291-9110
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Dave Curtis
Sat. 9 p.m. Nova  
The Dubliner
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 693-1816
Fri. 7 p.m. Zaire
Sat. 7 p.m. Fiona Tyndall Band
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. Blue Reign
Sat. 9 p.m. All Lit Up
Tues. 7 p.m. Music Bingo w/ Jonathan Appel
The HOB Tavern 
146 Second Street Bordentown
(609) 291-7020 
Wed. 7 p.m. Kristin Mount
The Ivy Inn
248 Nassau Street Princeton
(609) 921-8555
Thurs. 10 p.m. Karaoke w/ Trey Brown
Fri. 9:30 p.m. DJ Lydell
Sat. 9:30 p.m. DJ Bockman
Tues. 7 p.m. Quizzo w/ Bob E Luv 
Wed. 10 p.m. Karaoke w/ Trey Brown  
The Morrisville Tavern 
376 West Trenton Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-5310
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 8 p.m. Noah Richardson
Sat. 8 p.m. Friends Of The Devil
Mon. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Tues. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night  
The Newtown Theatre
120 North State Street Newtown, PA
(215) 968-3859
Thurs. (7:30 a.m.) NBA Annual Awards Breakfast (3 p.m./7:30 p.m.) "Blazing Saddles. $17.04
The Penguin Rocks (24 Hour On-Demand Music/Radio)
www.thepenguinrocks.com 
Mon. -  Fri. "Radio Jersey" Hosted by Lee Mrowicki 
Sun. - Sat. "Classic Jersey" Hosted by Gary Wien
Sun. - Sat. "Beyond The Palace" Hosted by Lee Mrowicki 
Sun. - Sat. "Danny Coleman's Rock On Radio" feat. Charu Suri and a Call from Chloe Bee
Sun. - Sat. "From The Basement" Hosted by Mike Marrone
Sun. - Sat. "Deuce Radio" Hosted by Matt Barker
Sun. - Sat. "Altrok Radio" Hosted by Sean Carolan
Sun. - Sat. "Lighty's Corner" Hosted by Gary Wien 
Sun. - Sat. "The Troubador Show" Hosted by John Godfrey
The Roost
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge
(609) 208-0050
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. DC Duo 
Fri. 8 p.m. ArHouse
Sat. 8 p.m. Underwater Airline
Wed. 6 p.m. Joe Vadala
The Sycamore Grill
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA
(215) 908-6326 
Fri. 8 p.m. Silent Flames
Sat. 8 p.m. Mike Borowski
The Tavern at Penns Park 
2295 Second Street Pike Newtown, PA
(267) 491-5658
Fri. 8 p.m. Jeds Gold
The Union Firehouse
18 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 288-6491
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic Night  
Fri. 8 p.m. David Koster's Space Radio. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sat. 8 p.m. Don't Call Me Francis. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The Union House 
19 East Union Street Burlington
(609) 531-6077
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 8 p.m. No Evil
Sat. 8 p.m. Three Question Marks
Tindall Road Brewing Co.
102 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown
(609) 526-8651 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Snowman Paint Party. $45 
Tir Na Nog 
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton 
(609) 392-2554
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" 
All Shows 21+
Train Wreck Distillery 
25 Madison Avenue Mount Holly 
(609) 288-6300 
Fri. 7 p.m. John Johnson and Shelter In Place
Trenton Social
449 South Broad Street Trenton
(609) 989-7777
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. "Luminescence" Artist Talk
Sat. 9 p.m. Live Music (TBA)
Mon. 6 p.m. "Monday Night Karaoke" Hosted by Sweets
Triple Sun Spirits
126 South State Street Newtown, PA
(215) 944-3057  
Fri. 8 p.m. Johnny Never and John Colgan-Davis
VANEFRANCODANCE
23 Hankins Road Hightstown
(609) 635-3572
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Beginner Bachata (8 p.m.) Beginner Salsa. $18 
Fri. (7 p.m.) Advanced Bachata (8 p.m.) Advanced Salsa. $18
Vault Brewing Company
10 South Main Street Yardley, PA 
(267) 573-4291
Fri. 7 p.m. Ben Gillece Duo / Break Even
Sat. 7 p.m. Tony Miceli Trio 
Vault Smoke House
19 West College Avenue Yardley, PA
(267) 907-8550
Thurs. 6 p.m. SoulShine
Village Idiot Brewing Company
42 High Street Mount Holly
(609) 975-9270 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Wildflowers Inn
2572 Pennington Road Pennington 
(609) 773-239
Thurs. 6 p.m. Rob Silvers
Working Dog Winery
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown
(609) 371-6000
Thurs. 4:30 p.m. Justin Love
Sat. 1 p.m. Chris Giakas
Sun. 1 p.m. Ronnie Brandt
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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