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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...1/5/23


By Danny Coleman

originally published: 01/05/2023

Rock On! This Week

Most of us have heard the expression, "What's old is new again" and most of us have experienced this in our lifetime; be it in relationships, work or the current 1970's fashion rebirth which to most of us who lived through it the first time is somewhat mind-boggling. 

Well, The Lizzie Rose Music Room, located at 217 East Main Street in Tuckerton, NJ, has re-opened anew with indoor music shows but now, thanks to some "New" ideas and more than willing management; they are adding some entertainment variety to their already fine schedule. 

"Storyteller Series" is the brain-child of GHT Communication's Gwen Toline and it kicks-off on Friday, January 13 with legendary drummer, Carmine Appice. Recently, Gwen and Carmine discussed the upcoming event and the first of what will surely be a well-received series. 

“I've known Lou Reichart who founded the room and runs the room for, I don't know, about five or six years," began Toline as she explained how it all came about. "He called me in September and said that he was thinking about having someone kind of take over some of the bookings and do some publicity and social media things and that they were starting a Go Fund Me campaign because they had been having the shows outside for two years because of COVID. He needed somebody to do the publicity for the Go Fund Me campaign so, that was the first thing and then he started telling me about having someone come in and work on bookings with them because it was just a lot to do now that they were going to move back inside; which is why they had the Go Fund Me campaign so that they could rebuild the stage and put in a new sound system. So, then I said to him, that's great, we could re-book bands that you've had there before and I would like to bring in new bands and try to diversify. I mean, if I'm coming to do that job, I want to bring something new to the table if I can and not just the same old formula which works because a lot of people really love that room but let's try something new. So, I said to him; why don't we do this kind of a storytellers thing? I have some other clients in the industry that are either performers or they're artists or their behind-the-scenes people and I book speaking engagements for them and I thought it would be kind of a cool idea. So, we thought, let's do it on Saturday afternoons and it's another stream of income for them and he really loved the idea so I started thinking OK; who are we going to get? Carmine came to mind pretty quickly because I've been working with him for a few years. He and his brother Vinny used to have a talk show called "Hangin' and Bangin" which was an online live stream show and also a podcast. They co-hosted it with Ron Onesti who runs the Arcada and Des Plaines Theatres in Illinois. So, I had worked with him for a while and I knew that he had this presentation where he talked about stories from his book and all kinds of rock'n'roll legends; infamous and famous and all of his experiences. I thought that he would be a good fit. I asked him and he lives in Florida now so we had to work around his schedule and he just happened to be coming up in the middle of January so we booked it. Then I wrote to Eddie Trunk because I also have worked with him a little bit before; I booked him on Carmine and Vinny's talk show and I said: do you want to do it? You're from New Jersey, everybody knows you. So, that worked out too and we have him scheduled on March 18 and I'm in the process of looking for others now who can come in and give a talk The cool thing is, I can try to find people who are touring around the area; maybe like in Atlantic City because the room is about a half-hour north of Atlantic City and it won't interfere with any kind of radius clauses in their performance contracts because it's not a musical performance it's a talk.” 



 
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“This is a way to have people from musical genres that don't usually play The Lizzie Rose Music Room come in and do something because, they don't ever really have Heavy Metal or Hard Rock because they're in a residential area. So, Blues is sort of the heaviest they get but this is another way to attract a new audience and to open it up to people who haven't been there before or might not even know that room is there. So, to have a talk like that with somebody like Eddie Trunk who's from the Hard Rock, Rock, Heavy Metal world; that's a great way to let people know, hey, there's a cool room here and maybe they’ll also want to see a Blues show or maybe they’ll want to see some bluegrass or something like that so...” 

There is perhaps, no better way to get things up and running than with a talent of Appice's stature. Carmine has authored books on drumming techniques, his career and more and now he has the opportunity to literally bring them to the audience live and in person. This idea, which has been in the works for a while and only has come to fruition recently, is a perfect fit for the "Little room that could" in Tuckerton. So; how did Appice come up with the concept? 

“Believe it or not, Max Weinberg has something like this," he started. "He goes to a venue and he puts up a whole bunch of songs on a screen and he has the audiences pick them somehow. I don’t know how he does it, whether he has them raise their hand or whatever but somehow, they pick the songs. So, a friend of mine was at one of his shows and he told me about it. He said, “Wow, this is cool. Look at what Max is doing” and I said, I'd like to do something like that but I don't wanna do it like what Max is doing; I want to do it my own way. What I had been thinking about was doing something like a history of rock show where my wife Leslie Gold, the radio chick, would come with me and she would ask me questions and I thought that if I did something like that she wouldn't have to come and ask me questions. I wouldn’t have to have questions; I could just put stories up there and have the people pick the stories. I thought, that's a good idea and then I figured out a way to do it and I put it together with my web guy who does this really great stuff with this company called Dreamer Studios and he goes all wild with this stuff. I said I needed some kind of intro for the "Carmine Appice Diaries" and he said, “Let me see what I can come up with,” and he came up with this whole intro. Then, my friend's son who is 15 years old wrote an orchestral piece to go under it and then I put drums to it and so, now I have an orchestral piece under it and then I’ve got Leslie saying, “Please welcome Carmine Appice” and I walk out and get the people clapping. So, it's like a show; it's not just like I walk out and start telling stories. I let the people tell the stories so every night it's different.”  

Shall you have not been fortunate enough to see any of Appice's drum sessions or been to any of his book signings; this is a must attend event to get the best of both. Appice describes it as more of a show; one where he doesn't mind letting the audience dictate his rhythm and thus far the timing has been perfect on the shows he's done in his current home state of Florida.

“I tell stories about Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Vanilla Fudge; I'm not just telling drum stories or teaching drums. When we did this down here, we had about 100 people but it wasn't cheap. We charged around 50 or 60 bucks a pop but in relationship to other shows; you know, some are 500 dollars, it's a good entertaining night where you don't have to go out and spend 1000 dollars. The show has an intro tape that shows a book, like a diary and all of these pictures start coming through it and at the end of the video it falls down on the table and then the book opens and you see all of these different pictures and then it says, "Let's talk about it." There are like 20 stories that come up to the full screen; I have to have a screen like a TV screen, an LED wall is really nice and then I come out and I play a little, I get people clapping, I do a solo on my sticks and then I say OK let's talk about the story! Here are the stories, you guys pick the stories and then I say; OK who wants to talk? Who wants to pick the first story? Then whoever raises a hand, I pick one of them and whatever story they pick; I tell the story. We do that for like an hour, maybe an hour and 10-minutes, I crack jokes while making fun and then I'll play a little bit and then sell some merch and all of that takes about an hour-and-a-half to an hour and 40-minutes. I did two here in Florida to test it out and they worked great! Everybody loved it, the audiences love the media. So, it’s multimedia and interactive; the biggest room that I'm doing for a show is around 100 people. So, keeping it there and below that amount keeps it pretty intimate. The one I did in Florida was like 100 people and the first one sold out; the second night ended up being only about a third full but that was because we only had a week to promote it but that’s OK because it was a good rehearsal for the big night. Once I did the first night and I figured out all of the things that I wanted to do with it to make it better and then we did the second night; it went really great. The people loved it; we did some video of people's reactions on the way out and I'm gonna put together a sizzle reel. I mean, this is something I really want to do in ‘23, it’s something different; I'm always looking for something different to keep myself busy with new ideas; you know?” 

Rock On! This Week

“Some of the stories that these performers have are just, you can't make it up; you know what I mean? Truth is stranger than fiction is a saying for a reason," added Toline. "Carmine; I don't want to go into too many because I don't want to give it away but he has some of the best stories I’ve ever heard. They're all in his and this book and he tells them like when he had that podcast “Hangin' and Bangin'” and he was telling those stories and I would just laugh my head off. Some of his stories, I’d just sit with my mouth wide open and Vinny too; his brother. I mean, it was like, oh my God; between the two of them they’ve played with Ozzy Osbourne and Rod Stewart and Ronnie James Dio and just so many of these crazy stories.”  



 
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Appice has modest aspirations for this project as he begins to shop it around a bit and there are already a few nibbles.  

“I'm doing a convention in New York City that has all of the theater owners and promoters; I'll do two of the shows in one afternoon and do one the next afternoon and hopefully I’ll come out of that with some little theaters booked and that'd be perfect for us. My manager is gonna be there on the 18th and putting something together so, hopefully we can put some more shows together but in the meanwhile, I do have a commitment from the Iridium; they want to do one and they have the musical framework that will work well. There is another place in Jersey that we’re talking to but I need to get a certain amount of money up front because when I do it, I have to have a roadie with a tech to set up the screen and the stage there and I’ll have drums there and then I’ll do my thing. Then after the show, if I need to drive somewhere he'll drive to the next gig and I have to rent a car and there are hotels and stuff. So, I need a certain amount of money guaranteed to do that right; you know? I'm not looking to get rich off it but I think it would be a fun way to make some money that is also something different.”  

Whenever there is a music event in today's climate; it seems that the visual aspect is nearly as important as the audio one; does Toline have any plans on creating a YouTube or video series from these events? 

“I mean, I think that we'll try to film them as well so that we have them up there and the presentations themselves will have a video element too. Carmine has got so much from performances that he's done and he talks about them and then Eddie Trunk has video and photographs of rock stars that he's interviewed because he's interviewed absolutely every rock star under the sun. So, there will be video elements to the presentations but I mean, I'd love to yeah, that's a great idea to make sure there's a videographer in there to film this and it's also a good marketing tool to attract other people to come in and do a talk. You asked me about authors; both of them are authors by the way but we did actually talk about seeing if there's actual people on any book tours that might want to come in and do a talk. I saw that Bono was doing a book tour; if Bono would ever come in there that would be amazing but he's doing like eight nights at The Beacon Theatre. He wrote this book and it's a huge best seller and I mean, I’m not shooting for the stars but I'm not afraid to ask; if I don't ask, I'll never know what the answer might have been.”  

“January 13, Friday the 13th but I know it’s going to be good luck and a lot of fun," she went on enthusiastically, "There will be photo opportunities so we definitely want people to know that and they will be able to sit up close and personal because it's a small 75-seat room and every seat is like the best seat in the house. So, they'll be able to see him that way which is really exciting to me, that you can see someone like that and then you can talk to him and take a photo with him; a meet and greet and all that stuff afterward. He's very gracious and will stay until the last person; it's going to be really fun.”  

To purchase tickets to the 7:30 p.m. "Storyteller Series: Carmine Appice Diaries," please visit www.lizzierosemusic.com and to find out more about Carmine Appice, please go to https://www.carmineappice.net/

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. Smooth Retsina Glow
Sat. (12 p.m.) Acoustic Brunch w/  (5 p.m.) John Brennan
Sun. (12 p.m.) Sunday Acoustic Brunch (7:30 p.m.) DJ Justin Maccellaro
Mon. 5 p.m. Joe Hutchinson
Tues. 7 p.m. Mike & Laura
Wed. 7 p.m. Kindred Spirit Duo
Aristaeus Brewing
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 757-2337
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Sun. 10 a.m. “Sunday Funday Brunch”  
Arts Council of Princeton 
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-8777
Fri. 7 p.m. Adult Performance: Fiesta del Dia de Los Reyes Magos Flamenco Celebration (Three Kings Day). $10 
Sat. 1 p.m. Youth Performance: Fiesta del Dia de Los Reyes Magos Flamenco Celebration (Three Kings Day). $10 
Ashlynn Distillery
32 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
Thurs. 5 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Cecil
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
Ages 21+  
Blue Bottle Cafe
101 East Broad Street Hopewell
(609) 333-1710
Wed. 6 p.m. Brian Elliot 
Bowman's Tavern 
1600 River Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2972 
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan
Sun. (12 p.m.) Larry Tamanini (6 p.m.) Lorenzo
Wed. 6 p.m. Liz DuFour
Broken Goblet Brewing
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 812-5653
Thurs. 8 p.m. Mike Estabrook
Fri. 8:30 p.m. "First Fridays" w/ Cara Cartney
Sun. 11 a.m. Sunday Brunch  
Bucks On Bridge 
25 Bridge Street Lambertville
(609) 483-2615
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Poetry Night
Tues. 5 p.m. Chess Night   
Candlelight Lounge
24 Passaic Street Trenton 
(609) 695-9612 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam. $5
Sat. 3 p.m. Brian Morris. $20
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton)
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Sat. 8 p.m. Jerrold Benford, Sonya Vai. Hosted by Dean Blizzard. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 
Chickie's & Pete's  
183 US Highway 130 North Bordentown   
(609) 298-9182 
Fi./Sat. 8 p.m.  DJ Entertainment
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. 5 p.m. Happy Hour Fundraiser for Council At-Large Candidates 
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. Poppa John Bug & George Ott
Continental Tavern 
2 North Main Street Yardley, PA  
(215) 493-9191 
Sat. 6 p.m. RCJ Duo  
Cooper's Riverview                                                                     
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Groove Pocket (8 p.m.) Club Night w/ DJ Matarese. Ages 21+
Fri. 8 p.m. No Way Out
Sun. 11 a.m. Jazz Brunch w/ Victor Tarassov 
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
Wed. (7 p.m.) Blues Jam (8 p.m.) Disco “Hustle” Night w/ "Guest" DJs. $5   
Crossing Vineyard and Winery 
1853 Wrightstown Road Washington Crossing, PA
(215) 493-6500
Thurs. 6 p.m. Holiday Wine-d Down
Sat. 2 p.m. Bunny Barnes
Sun. 2 p.m. Larry Tritel  
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)
Curran’s Irish Inn
1909 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 245-1800
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Tues. 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
Fri. 8 p.m. Later Skater
Sun. 4 p.m. Oldies with DJ Deuce
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Edgar Anderson  
Eddington House Bensalem
2813 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA
(215) 639-1220
Fri. 8 p.m. David Duong
Sat. 8 p.m. Rachel & Ty   
Flying Pig Tavern & Tap
167 US-Route 130 North Bordentown
(609) 899-7447
Fri. 8 p.m. Acoustic Sara
Sat. 8 p.m. Joanna Caruso
Tues. 9 p.m. Karaoke
Wed. 8 p.m. Trivia 
Forsgate Country Club   
375 Forsgate Drive Monroe 
(732) 521-0700 
Fri. 6 p.m. "First Friday"   
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" w/  (8 p.m.) Supertrain 
Sat. 8 p.m. Finster 
Tues. 6:30 p.m. Trivia Night Hosted by Best Choice Productions  
Greenhouse
90 South Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 693-1657  
Sun. 2 p.m. Aaron Quarterman 
Green Parrot Restaurant Pub, & Patio
240 North Sycamore Street Newtown Township, PA
(215) 504-7277
Sat. 8 p.m. Little Sister
Hamilton Tap & Grill
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton
(609) 905-0925
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Music Bingo w/ DJ Nebbs
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. 9:30 p.m. DJ Dance Party
Sat. 9:30 p.m. DJ Dance Party 
Sun. (3 p.m.) Slidewinder Blues Band NJ Jazz & Blues Foundation "Get to Memphis" Benefit Concert (7 p.m.) JB Kline Bles Band
Mon. (9 p.m.) "Lipstick Mondays Drag Show" Hosted by Cyannie Lopez (11 p.m.) Karaoke w/ Dwayne
Tues. 7 p.m. Jillian Ashcroft Jazz Quartet
Wed. 7 p.m. Jumper Duo
Hopewell United Methodist Church
20 Blackwell Avenue Hopewell
(609) 466-0471
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Open Mic Night 
Hopewell Valley Vineyards 
46 Yard Avenue Pennington 
(609) 737-4465 
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) Christine Havrilla
Sat.  (1 p.m.)  (5 p.m.) "Music & Merlot" feat. Bad Hombres
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/ Sight Unseen (9 p.m.) Timeless
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula & Sam
Mon. 7 p.m. Motown Mondays w/ rotating DJs BeeNice, Rawskillz, JusGroove
Tues. 8 p.m. Acoustic Tuesday w/ Dan Chapman
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. SoulShine
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo Night  
Iron Plow Vineyards 
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus 
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. AudioPilot
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Radio Fiction   
John & Peter's 
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa 
(215) 862-5981
Thurs. 9 p.m. Sam Sessions Hosted by Sam Ryan. 
Sat. 3 p.m. Sean Faust 
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic w/ Mike Dialto (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. Wayne Bilotti Duo
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Kenny Dubman (9 p.m.) DJ Jimmy G 
Sat. (5:30 p.m.) Mark Sacco (9 p.m.) DJ Dan
Lakeside Cafe and Liquors
129 Route 31 North Pennington
(609) 621-9998
Sat. 1 p.m. Trivia
Tues. 5:30 p.m. Trivia.
  
Lambertville House 
32 Bridge Street Lambertville 
(609) 397-0200 
Fri. 6 p.m. Russell Norkevich
Logan Inn 
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2300
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch feat. 
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
Sat. 8 p.m. Never Enough  
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
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night 
Naked Brewing Company
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA
(267) 544-7129
Thurs.6:30 p.m. Dana Collins Project
Fri.  7 p.m. Low Totem
Sat. 7 p.m. Joe & Krista
Sun. 11 a.m. Weekend Brunch 
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia  
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
909 Ray Avenue Croydon, PA
(215) 458-7081
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia Night In Dublin 
New Hope Winery / Tavern
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA
(215) 794-2331
Fri. 5 p.m. Aaron Quarterman   
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8609
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. "Useless Knowledge" Trivia
Fri. 6 p.m. Fly On The Wall
Sat. 6 p.m. Aaron Quarterman  
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA
(215) 637-5151
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia
Fri.  9 p.m. Fat Mezz
Sat. 9 p.m. Fish Out of Water
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 Mark Sacco (9:30 pm.)  Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis. 
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Honey Spot Blvd. 
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
Mon. 7 p.m. Music Bingo Hosted by Best Choice Productions w/ DJ John S
Tues. 7 p.m. Quizzo 
Old Town Pub 
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
(609) 291-9232
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia 
Tues. 6 p.m. Taco Tuesday
  
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) 
Sun 12 p.m. / 4 p.m. "Skating On the Square" $10/$12 (Includes skate rental)  
Patriots Crossing 
1339 River Road Titusville 
(609) 737-2780
Thurs. 8 p.m. Ladies Night  
Sat. 8 p.m. Bud & Carm
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo"  
Pete's Steak House 
523 Whitehorse Avenue Hamilton 
(609) 585-8008 
Fri. 9 p.m. Cover Up
Pot Heads Coffee House
3718-B Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 650-4169
Sun. 1:30 p.m. New Year's Tarot Predictions w/ Traci  
Princeton Country Club 
1-Wheeler Way West Windsor
(609) 452-9382
Thurs. 6 p.m. Karaoke Night w/ Live DJ 
Fri. 6 p.m. Happy Hour w/ Live DJ 
Sun. 11 a.m. Jazz Brunch
Princeton Makes 
301 North Harrison Street Princeton
Sun. 4 p.m. Second Sunday Poetry  
Princeton Public Library (Hinds Plaza)
65 Witherspoon Street Princeton  
(609) 924-9529
Sun. 11 a.m. Fredrik Backman "In Conversation" w/ Amy Jo Burns  
Princeton University (Richardson Auditorium)
Nassau Street Princeton
Fri. 8 p.m. Daniil Trifonov Performs Brahms
Revere Restaurant
802 River Road Ewing
(609) 882-6365
Thurs. 6 p.m. Bad Hombres Duo  
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. Jill Salkin Duo
Sat. (11:30 a.m.) Brunch w/ Alex Otey (7 p.m.) Andy Prescott
Sun. (11:30 a.m.)  Brunch w/ Dave Dales Duo (7 p.m.) Michael Andrew 
Mon. 7 p.m. Alex Otey
Rose Bank Winery 
258 Durham Road Newtown, PA  
(215) 860-5899 
Sat. 1 p.m. "Tastings & Tunes in the Buckman Barn" feat. Dr. Jeff 
Saint Mark United Methodist Church  
465 Paxson Avenue Hamilton Square
(609) 587-1286 
Fri. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Bill Wieszczek   
Second Sin Brewing Company
1500 Grundy Lane Bristol, PA
(267) 812-5251
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Silver Lake Nature Center
1306 Bath Road Bristol, PA
(215) 785-1177
Thurs.-Wed. 10 a.m. "Small Works Show" Art Exhibit
Slim's Irish Pub
2195 Galloway Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 332-0047
Sat. 8 p.m. Cover Dawgs
Mon. 6 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Cecil    
Small World Coffee 
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-4377 x2
Fri. 5:30 p.m. Princeton Makes Artist Collective Art Show Opening Reception
Sat. 6 p.m. Tom Trovas Duo
  
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-2321
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dana
Sat. 2 p.m. Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Walter Blazik 
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    
Stars & Stripes Harley Davidson
600 South Flowers Mill Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 752-9400
Sat. (10 a.m.) "Biker Breakfast" (12 p.m.) "Biker Bingo"  
Steam Pub
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA
(215) 942-6468
Fri. 10 p.m. DJ Tito
Sat. 10 p.m. LeCompt
1675 at The Ridges
4666 East Bristol Road Trevose, PA
(215) 876-6868
Sat. 7 p.m. J'Mo
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 
Tavern On The Lake  
101 Main Street Hightstown 
(609) 426-9345  
Fri. 9 p.m. Stay Tuned
Tues. 6 p.m. Trivia
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke  
Temperance House 
5 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8050 
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. 1 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Just Jeff
Sun. 1 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat.  Carmen Marranco   
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Fri. 6 p.m. Matthew Cook
Sun. 1 p.m. Lisa Bouchelle
  
The Birdhouse Center For The Arts
7 North Main Street Lambertville 
(215) 681-4660 
Sat. 11 a.m. Music Workshop: Learn to Write a Fiddle Tune. Hosted by Flynn Cohen & Natalie Padilla. $20 (Adults / $15 Students) 
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. 7 p.m. Love Junk
Sat. 10 p.m. Legacy
Tues. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch Duo
The Capri
5301 Bristol Emilie Road Levittown, PA
(215) 945-1236
Sat. 9 p.m. Midnight Sun TTL  
The Cool Cricket 
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro 
(609) 291-9110 
Fri. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Dave
The Dubliner
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 693-1816
Sun. 2 p.m. David Falcone
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. Little Sister 
Sat. 9 p.m. Time Peace
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Music Bingo w/ Jonathan Appel
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Chris Benedetti
The Ivy Inn 
248 Nassau Street Princeton 
(609) 921-8555 
Fri. 9 p.m. DJ Vaughn
Sat. 9 p.m. DJ Fatha Ramzee
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 Night
Tues. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night  
The Pines Tavern 
6217 North Radcliffe Street Bristol, PA 
(215) 788-1659 
Sat. 8 p.m. Molly Seger
The Roost 
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge 
(609) 208-0050
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. DC Duo
Wed. 6 p.m. Joe Vadala
The Sycamore Grill 
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 908-6326 
Fri. 8 p.m. Danny Lynch Project
Sat. 8 p.m. Plush Duo
The Tavern at Penns Park
2295 Second Street Pike Newtown, PA
(267) 491-5658
Fri. 8 p.m. Shameless
Sun. 3 p.m. Low Totem
Wed. 7 p.m. 1st Wednesday Open Mic 
The Union Firehouse
18 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 288-6491
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Femme Fatale feat. Ketchup, Jolly Jane, Blood Red Moon. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sat. 8 p.m. Lovelight w/ Chris Willits. $10, Doors open at 7 p.m.
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic  
The Union House
19 East Union Street Burlington
(609) 531-6077
Sat. 10 a.m. Brunch  
Tindall Road Brewing Co. 
102 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
(609) 526-8651   
Wed. 6 p.m. BARC Wednesday Group Run 
Tir Na Nog 
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton 
(609) 392-2554
Fri. 9 p.m. The Williamsboy
Sat. 9 p.m. David Falcone
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" 
All Shows 21+   
Titusville Presbyterian Church 
4 River Drive Titusville
Mon. 7:30 p.m. Master Class: "Jazz Improvisation" Hosted by Jack Furlong. $150 (5-week class)
Trenton Free Public Library
120 Academy Street Trenton
(609) 392-7188
Fri. 5 p.m. "First Friday" 
Trenton Social  
449 South Broad Street Trenton 
(609) 989-7777
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Happy Hour Throwback Thursday"
Sat. 9 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.)  
Triple Sun Spirits 
126 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-3057  
Sat. 8 p.m. John and John  
Union Coffee
49 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 460-4637
Fri. 5 p.m. "First Friday" Tarot Meet-Up w/ Kristina Gorman  
Vault Brewing Company
10 South Main Street Yardley, PA
(267) 573-4291
Fri. 7 p.m. Bread Service / Brian Elliot Trio
Sat. 7 p.m. John Sheridan Trio 
Village Idiot Brewing Company
42 High Street Mount Holly 
(609) 975-9270  
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Wildflowers Inn 
2572 Pennington Road Pennington   
(609) 773-2392
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Marc Hoffman
Wilson's Pub
1870 Brownsville Road Trevose Heights, PA 
(215) 355-4739 
Fri. 8 p.m. Jimmy & Shon
Working Dog Winery 
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown 
(609) 371-6000
Sat. 1 p.m. Ronnie Brandt
Sun. 1 p.m. Chris Giakas
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MCCC Old Trenton Road West Windsor
Jazzon2.org
Mon. 7 p.m. "Danny Coleman's Got The Blues"


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