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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...3/30/23


By Danny Coleman

originally published: 03/30/2023

Rock On! This Week

“I have an hour and a half of mostly acoustic style songs and I'm in the process of editing 15 music videos so, I am busy," laughed a jovial and excited Joe Bouchard as he discussed his upcoming show at Factory Records in Dover, NJ. "People keep saying, you should do more of your own solo songs so, that's what we did; it's a duo, it's myself on acoustic guitar and my girlfriend, my partner; she plays the Stratocaster. I do the singing and most of the rhythm and then she fills in the parts that need to be played so yeah, it's all good and I’m having fun.”  

Bouchard rose to fame as a member of one of rock music's greatest acts; Blue Oyster Cult and with success such as that, there are stories; lots of stories. Currently, Joe is part of the Deko Entertainment family and it is they who have put together a series called, "Up Close and Personal" hosted by Frankie Hudak of which he is part along with others including, Carmine Appice, Dave Bickler of Survivor, Randy Jackson of Zebra and Vince Martell of Vanilla Fudge. 

These events began in March with Appice and take place one or two per month through May. The setting is the aforementioned Record Factory in Dover which holds a capacity of 45; definitely an intimate affair. The shows start at 8 p.m. and Bouchard's appearance is scheduled for April 15; something he very much looks forward to. 

“They asked me to do this and it sounds like a lot of fun," he began, "I've been getting prepped on it, getting a little set of acoustic style songs for this event; I'm not sure exactly how much question and answer it's gonna be but either way it'll be it'll be fun. It looks like a nice place; Factory Records and I'm looking forward to it. I’ve done similar things like this before but it varies; you know? Last year I did a lecture at a library that was mostly about songwriting but there was also a question and answer and that's always a lot of fun because you never know what they're going to ask sometimes. You know they're going to ask, because they all want to know about the classic old songs of the Blue Öyster Cult and that's fun to talk about. I always get a question about the cowbell of course, can't avoid that (laughs). So, I think it's best that I think of some good answers for those questions; you know? I also get to put in a lot of new stuff. I can't believe that I've put out two albums on Deko in the last three years and I hope to do another one very soon. I'm working on that as well as doing these videos and then sort of getting ready for a summer tour. I actually have the drummer that plays on my album, Mickey Curry is gonna be playing with me this summer at least on one show and if that works out, there may be several others. He's an amazing drummer, he's worked with Bryan Adams for many years and was in Hall & Oates but he's also worked with Cher and done an Alice Cooper album and he's now working with me as my live drummer. I'm excited about it but you know I like being able to just sit down on the guitar and talk about the songs and take questions from the audience. I cannot complain, you know for many years it seemed like I didn't do much but now it's like wow! I got sort of swamped with my history and the things that I like to do so, I’m happy about it.”  



 
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Bouchard laughs a bit when asked about stories from his past days with BOC and openly admitted when asked about the lack of spontaneous stage theatrics that at times are missing from today's touring acts that he finds technology exciting but enjoys mixing the old with the new. 

“There are still those who still have a lot of tools in the rock business," he once again laughed. "I just did a show last weekend with Blue Coupe, which is my brother Albert and Dennis Dunaway and it was fantastic because the place that we played in Westport, CT has this incredible visual screen behind the band. Albert did do; just to add to the fact, Albert did do the Godzilla head during the song “Godzilla” and it was a big hit; it was amazing! The nice thing about it was that, not only was he wearing the Godzilla head but it was like 15 feet tall on this screen. So, we got to do it like a real sort of a Rolling Stones type show where they have close-ups of everybody and whatever solo they're playing. We had live cameras in the audience putting it all up on the screen and it was just mind boggling; not every show is exactly like that. I have been sort of dabbling in this visual aspect of shows for the last eight to ten years but this is the best one we ever did. So, I don't know, maybe I'll do that for my own solo band but you know one thing at a time. We are starting to get some bookings and we're heading out to Pittsburgh later this summer, we are doing some charity shows and we're doing a charity show in Vermont and that's going to be a lot of fun. So, yeah, I can't believe how busy I am; good thing during the pandemic, I was able to get a lot of recording done during that time.”  

Along those lines, when asked about the age demographic and length of the event, he laughed aloud when asked if the set was around an hour or less. 

“That sounds good! We'll keep it to that and I'll tell them you said so,” he replied with a huge laugh. “That sounds good, a 45-minute set. I’m not sure yet; it may be split it up but I'm always more comfortable with the guitar in my hands playing a song than talking to an audience but I'm ready for whatever the situation is. We play for all ages but I try to get more young people to come to the shows but they have another agenda. They seem to be more into video games and Hip-Hop but if they want the real thing; come to my show! There’s going to be some good music in this for all and just about anything else you may want to know.”  

To discover more about the "Up Close and Personal" series, please visit Deko Entertainment at https://www.dekoentertainment.com/up-close-and-personal . To find out more about Joe Bouchard, please visit https://joebouchard.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


Allentown Borough
Main Street Allentown
Sat. 9 a.m. Easter "Eggstravaganza" Hunt (Takes place at Farmers Park on Lakeview)
Allentown Presbyterian Church
20 High Street Allentown
(609) 259-7289
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Jazz w/ Misfitme Music  
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 (5 p.m.) Anthony Cannuli
Sun. 12 p.m. Sunday Acoustic Brunch  
Mon. 5 p.m. Joe Hutchinson
Tues. 7 p.m. Mike & Laura
Wed.7 p.m. Smooth Retsina Glow
Ancient Order of Hibernians
2419 Kuser Road Hamilton 
Fri. 7 p.m. Nutty Lite
Aristaeus Brewing
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 757-2337
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 7 p.m. JT Horne
Sat. 7 p.m. Vista Blue
Sun. 10 a.m. “Sunday Funday Brunch” (2 p.m.) Brieann Wall  
Arts Council of Princeton 
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton 
(609) 924-8777
Sat.10 a.m. Story Time w/ Jeff 
Sun. 2 p.m. / 3:45 p.m. ART OF: Chocolate Making
Wed. 6:15 p.m. Swing Dance Club Monthly Social Dance. $5
Ashlynn Distillery
32 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
Thurs. 5 p.m. Open Mic Night w/ Cecil & Carl
Fri. 7 p.m. Singing Humans
Sun. 2 p.m. Singing Humans
Wed. 6 p.m. "Be Your Own Bartender" Class: Martini vs Manhattan
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
Bordentown Elks
11 Amboy Road Bordentown 
(609) 298-2085 
Sat. 9 a.m. Spring Craft & Vendor Show  
Bowman's Tavern 
1600 River Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2972 
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Johathan Daddis Trio
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 p.m. Strangers Dance Party
Sat. 6 p.m. "April Tool's Day" a Tool Tribute w/ "Schizm"
Sun. 11 a.m. Sunday Brunch  
Wed. 8 p.m. Trivia Hosted by Righteous Jolly
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 feat. Dyani Star    
Candlelight Lounge
24 Passaic Street Trenton  
(609) 695-9612 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam. $5
Sat. 3 p.m. (TBA) $20
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton)
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Fri. 8 p.m. Isabel Hagen, Adam Muller. $23.69, Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Sat. 7:30 p.m. Isabel Hagen, Adam Muller. $23.69, 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 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Honey Spot Blvd.  
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. Eliza Neals  
Cooper's Riverview                                                                     
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. 7 p.m. Mercer County Community College Jazz Band 
Fri. 4 p.m. Happy Hour feat. (6 p.m.) Rob Silvers 
Sat. 8 p.m. Led Zeppelin Tribute w/ "Flying Circus" 
Sun. (10:30 a.m.) Sunday "Jazz" Brunch w/ Victor Tarassov. $22.95 (Includes 2 Mimosas)
Tues. 5 p.m. Salsa Tuesdays w/ DJ Jay Serrano
Wed. (7 p.m.) Blues Jam (8 p.m.) Disco “Hustle” Night w/ "Guest" DJs. $5 
Cream Ridge Winery 
145 Route 539 Cream Ridge
(609) 259-9797
Sat. 6:30 p.m. "Crawlin' for a Cure" Jeep/Offroad Vehicle Show. $10   
Crossing Vineyard and Winery 
1853 Wrightstown Road Washington Crossing, PA
(215) 493-6500
Sat. 2 p.m. Julia melito
Sun. 2 p.m. Bunny Barnes 
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
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
Fri. 8 p.m. Skippy's Toy
Sun. 3 p.m. Trinity Book Reveal and Signing w/ music by Linda from Random Notes & Carrie. Hosted by Tanya Holland
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. Scream  
Flying Pig Tavern & Tap
167 US-Route 130 North Bordentown
(609) 899-7447
Fri. 9 p.m. Thrown Together
Sat. 9 p.m. 44 Fridays
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" 
Sat. 9 a.m. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
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
Sat. 8 p.m. Big Country and The Finger Pickin' Good band
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.  9 p.m. The J Duo
Sat. 8 p.m. Bougie & The Beast
Grover's Mill Coffee House 
Princeton-Hightstown Road Princeton Junction   
(609) 716-8771  
Thurs. 6 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Wade Prestridge   
Halo Pub 
4617 Nottingham Way Hamilton Square 
(609) 586-1811  
Sat. 7 p.m.  Karl Dentino Trio
Hamilton Tap & Grill
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton
(609) 905-0925
Thurs. (12 p.m.) "3rd Annual Brewer's Bracket Competition" (6:30 p.m.) Music Bingo w/ DJ Nebbs
Sat. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia   
Hamilton Township Public Library 
1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. Way Hamilton 
(609) 581-4060
Sat. 10 a.m. Vendor and Craft Fair
Tues. 6 p.m. "Flavian" The Mind-Reading Game Show
Happy Apple Inn
29 Imlaystown Road Cream Ridge
(609) 259-7889
Fri. 5:30 p.m. Tullamore Dew Tasting. $100 (Includes choice of dinner entree, tastings, 750ml bottle) 
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.) U2 Tribute w/ "U2topia" $25 (11 p.m. ) DJ Dance Party
Sat. (8:30 p.m.) Jumper (11:59 p.m.) DJ Dance Party 
Sun. (1 p.m.) Midnight Sun Orchestra (6:30 p.m.) JB Kline Blues 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
Hightstown Association Park
Grant Street Hightstown
Sat. 9 a.m. Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Hopewell Valley Vineyards 
46 Yard Avenue Pennington 
(609) 737-4465 
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) Deb & Mike 
Sat.  5 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. Craig Leach Group
Sun. 1:30 p.m. "Jazzy Sundays" feat. Frank Cervantes
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.) Casey Welborn (9 p.m.) Harley & Daniel
Sat. 9 p.m. Oldies Dance Party w/ DJ Beenice
Mon. 7 p.m. Motown Mondays w/ rotating DJs BeeNice, Rawskillz, JusGroove
Tues. 8 p.m. Acoustic Tuesday w/ Mikey Jr.
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
Sat. 7 p.m. EarCandy Acoustic
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo Night  
Iron Plow Vineyards 
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus 
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Steve Guyger & Filthy Rich
Sat. 2 p.m. Bob & Dave
Sun. 2 p.m. Bob O & Ann
Iron Plow Vineyards Tasting Room
61 High Street Mt. Holly
(732) 306-9111
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Josh & Sophia 
John & Peter's 
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa 
(215) 862-5981
Thurs. 9 p.m. Waiting On Mongo
Fri. 9 p.m. The Funky JCs, Gas Powered Trees, Vibe Wolf
Sat. (3 p.m.) Sean Faust and Eddie Kamenitzer (8 p.m.) Julia Kirk Band, The Make Three, The Anderson Council, Linnea's Garden
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic Comedy Night w/ Mike Dialto feat. (Sign-ups start at 8 p.m.)
Tues. 9 p.m. Lounge Night w/ Rico & T-Bird
Wed. 9 p.m. The Invitational 
All shows 21+
Killarney's Publick House 
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton
(609) 586-1166
Thurs. (6 p.m.) DJ Dan (9 p.m.) Country Night w/ Big Hix Trio
Fri. "15 Years Celebration Weekend" feat. (5 p.m.) Mark Sacco (10 p.m.) DJ Jimmy G
Sat. "15 Years Celebration Weekend" feat. (5:30 p.m.) (10 p.m.) DJ Joey Hayes
Sun. (10 a.m.) "Sunday Funday" Brunch w/ DJ Jimmy G (12 p.m.) Ty Mares (4 p.m.) DJ Jimmy G
Mon. 5 p.m. "Kids Night"
Wed. 6 p.m. "Ladies Night" 
Labyrinth Books Princeton
122 Nassau Street Princeton
(609) 497-1600
Tues. 6 p.m. "Best Of Friends" A Novel w/ Kamila Shamsie & Mchael Wood   
Laurita Winery 
85 Archertown Road New Egypt 
(609) 752-0200
Thurs. 7 p.m. "Laurita Idol" Adult Tryouts
Fri. 7 p.m. '90s Dance Party (SOLD OUT check for availability) 
Sat. 6 p.m. NGXB
Logan Inn 
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2300
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Sunday Brunch 
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 
MarketFair 
3535 U.S Highway 1 Princeton (Center Courtyard) 
(609) 452-7777 
Sun. 1 p.m. Pet Photos w/ the Easter Bunny  
McStews Irish Sports Pub 
5316 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(215) 949-9570 
Sat. 10 p.m. AJ Slick
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night
  
Millhill Basement 
300 S. Broad Street Trenton 
(609) 989-1600 
Fri. 9 p.m. "Psychedelic Night" feat. Sour Station, Animal Instincts, Red King. $15
Mill Hill Playhouse (Passage Theater)
205 East Front Street Trenton
(609) 392-0766
Fri. 8 p.m. Trenton Makes Improv
Music Mountain Theater
1483 Route 179 Lambertville
(609)397-3337
Fri. 8 p.m. "Oliver" 
Sat. 3 p.m./ 8 p.m. "Oliver"
Sun. 3 p.m. "Oliver"
Naked Brewing Company
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA
(267) 544-7129
Thurs.6:30 p.m. Dana Collins Project
Fri.  7 p.m. Ryan Sab
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. Fly On The Wall
Wed. 6:30 p.m. Cornhole League  
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 Winery / Tavern
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA
(215) 794-2331
Sun. 1 p.m. Sunday Jazz
Newtown Athletic Club
120 Pheasant Run Newtown, PA
(215) 968-0600
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Yoga Workshop  
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8609
Thurs. (5 p.m.) "Hops & Homes" Happy Hour (7:30 p.m.) "Pixar Movies" Trivia
Fri. 6 p.m. Mike Gruver
Sat. 6 p.m. JDuo  
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA
(215) 637-5151
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia
Fri. 9 p.m. Split Decision
Sat. 9 p.m. Leading Zero
Sun. 4 p.m. Noting 2 Prove
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke
Nottingham Tavern 
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square 
(609) 587-6623 
Thurs. 9:30 pm. Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis. 
Fri. 9:30 p.m. Joe Zook
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Asylum Choir
Ages 21+  
O'Fowley's Tavern & Grill 
200 State Road Croydon, PA 
(215) 785-6998
Sat. 8 p.m. Never Enough
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. 6:30 p.m. Trivia
Old Town Pub 
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown 
(609) 291-9232
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia 
Sun. 10 a.m. Brunch
Tues. 6 p.m. Taco Tuesday w/ Radio Fiction  
Palmer Square
40 Nassau Street Princeton
Sat.12 p.m. Strolling Spring Bunny / Spring Strolling Music w/ Bruce Fredericks
Pasquale's Sports Bar
9078 Mill Creek Road Levittown, PA 
(267) 202-6268 
Thurs. 9 p.m. Beer Pong
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  
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. Hoyer's Destroyers  
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 University (Richardson Auditorium)
Nassau Street Princeton
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Jupiter Ensemble  
Puss N Boots Tavern
942 Tenton Road Fairless Hills, PA
(215) 295-8236
Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia  
Randy Now's Man Cave
119 West Ward Street Hightstown 
(609) 424-3766
Wed. 7:30 p.m. EXTC feat. Terry Chambers. $60
Revere Restaurant
802 River Road Ewing
(609) 882-6365
Sat. 6 p.m. Two For Flinching  
River House at Odette’s
274 South Rive Road New Hope, PA
(215) 682-2022
Thurs. (7 p.m.) Gina Corso (9 p.m.) Cara Cartney
Fri. (7 p.m.) Maci Miller Duo (9 p.m.) Jonathan Daddis Duo
Sat. (11:30 a.m.) Brunch (7 p.m.) Bob Egan (9 p.m.) BD Lenz
Sun. (11:30 a.m.)  Brunch (7 p.m.) Bog Egan
Mon. 7 p.m. Bob Egan
Tues. 7 p.m. Lorenzo Branca
Wed. 7 p.m. Megan Knight  
Robbinsville Senior Center 
1170 Route 130 North (Folsom Way) Robbinsville  
(609) 259-1567
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. "Step Up" Line Dance Special Class for Beginners
Rose Bank Winery 
258 Durham Road Newtown, PA  
(215) 860-5899 
Sat. 1 p.m. "Tastings & Tunes in the Buckman Barn" 
Rosetta's Jazz Cafe 
826 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
(267) 799-4183
Fri. 7 p.m. The Amazin' Grace Little. $15 (BYOB)    
Rossi's Bar & Grill 
2110 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton 
(609) 890-2004 
Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Ernie White
Sat. 11 a.m. Brunch 
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
Screamin' Hill Brewery
83 Emleys Hill Road Cream Ridge
(609) 401-2025
Sat. 2 p.m. Chet & Ari  
Second Sin Brewing Company
1500 Grundy Lane Bristol, PA
(267) 812-5251
Thurs. (2 p.m.) Phillies Watch Party (7 p.m.) Trivia  
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road Yardley, PA
(215) 968-1670
Thurs. Trivia 
Sat. Easter "Egg-Stravaganza" feat. (11 a.m.) Breakfast with The Bunny
Slim's Irish Pub
2195 Galloway Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 332-0047
Sat. 8 p.m. Meshed Up
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. BD Lenz
Wed. 5 p.m. Opening Reception "Coloring The Mind: A Journey Through Neural Pathways" Art by Adriana Groza
Soupcon Salon
37 South Main Street Lambertville
Fri. 7 p.m. The Wearing hands, Cancel, The Swiss Guard. $15, ages 21+ 
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-2321
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dana
Fri. 7 p.m. DJ Dana
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Blue Reign
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. Len Fennessy Trio  
Steam Pub
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA
Fri. 10:30 p.m. DJ Junje
Sat. 10 p.m. CAT 5
1675 at The Ridges
4666 East Bristol Road Trevose, PA
(215) 876-6868
Sat. 7 p.m. Brian Elliot and Tony Flagiello
1675 Spirits
2685 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 645-1445
Fri. 6 p.m. Bev &Dan   
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. 8:30 p.m. Karaoke w/ Big Daddy G
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Jay Oliver Acoustic Duo
Tavern On The Lake  
101 Main Street Hightstown 
(609) 426-9345  
Tues. 6 p.m. Trivia
Wed. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
  
TCNJ College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Road Ewing 
(609) 771-2467
Tues. 10 a.m. Music Major For A Day
Temperance House 
5 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8050 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Steve Guyger and Filthy Rich 
Fri. 7 p.m. '90s Dance Party w/ DJ esg
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. Bud Belviso
Sun. 1 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Jerry Steele   
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. "Marvel" Trivia   
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Thurs. 8 p.m. Trivia Night
Sun. 1 p.m. Mike Rocket  
The Beer Garden at Snipes Farm
890 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
Sat. 4:30 p.m. Friends Song Circle  
  
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
Sat. (11 a.m.) Brunch  (9 p.m.) Kirko
Sun. 11 a.m. Brunch 
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. Unleashed
Sun. 1 p.m. 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Cure Insurance Center  
81 Hamilton Ave. Trenton   
(609) 656-3200   
Sat./Sun. 10 a.m. Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market
The Deck Restaurant and Bar at Bucks County Playhouse
70 South Main Steet New Hope PA
Sat. 6 p.m. Avi Wisnia
The Dubliner
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 693-1816
Fri. 7 p.m. Gabriel Donohue
Sat. 7 p.m. Andrew Koontz & Bill O'Neal
Sun. 2 p.m. Thomas Johnston
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
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Music Bingo w/ Jonathan Appel
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Chris Benedetti  
The HOB Tavern 
146 Second Street Bordentown 
(609) 291-7020 
Tues 7 p.m.  Music Bingo
Wed. 8 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Bill Burns-Lynch
The Ivy Inn 
248 Nassau Street Princeton 
(609) 921-8555 
Fri. 9:30 p.m. DJ Deco
Sat. 9:30 p.m. David Block
Tues. 8 p.m. Quizzo w/ Bob E Luv
Wed. 10 p.m. Karaoke 
The Morrisville Tavern
376 West Trenton Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-5310
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Solomon Dub 
Sat. 8 p.m. Shameless
Mon. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night Comedy and Music
Tues. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night  
The Newtown Theatre
120 North State Street Newtown, PA
(215) 968-3859
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Rich Vos  
The Roost 
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge 
(609) 208-0050
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. DC Duo
Fri. 8 p.m. Za Band
Sat. 8 p.m. Kindred Spirit
Wed. 6 p.m. Joe Vadala
The Sycamore Grill 
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 908-6326 
Fri. 8 p.m. Rich Lanzilotti
Sat. 8 p.m. Plush Duo
The Tavern at Penns Park
2295 Second Street Pike Newtown, PA
(267) 491-5658
Fri. 8 p.m. Six Cents
Sun. 3 p.m. John Austin Band
Wed. 7 p.m. 1st Wednesday Open Mic 
The Union Firehouse
18 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 288-6491
Thurs. 8 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Donny Rocket. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Fri. 8 p.m. The Grouser Girls. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sat. 8 p.m. Billy Walton Band / Free Flowing Musical Experience. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The Union House
19 East Union Street Burlington
(609) 531-6077
Fri. 8 p.m. Old Man Garage Band  
Tir Na Nog 
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton 
(609) 392-2554
Fri. 9 p.m. The Williamsboy
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions"
All Shows 21+   
Titusville Presbyterian Church 
4 River Drive Titusville
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Community Wide Egg Hunt
  
Train Wreck Distillery  
25 Madison Avenue Mount Holly  
(609) 288-6300
Fri. 5 p.m. Wounded Souls
Sat. 3 p.m. Modern Mojo
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  
Triple Sun Spirits 
126 South State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-3057  
Fri. 8 p.m. Rae Radick
Sat. 8 p.m. Night CAP  
Under The Moon
23 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 397-1710
Fri. 6 p.m. Lia Menaker
Sat. (12 p.m.) Jerry Monk (6:30 p.m.) Chris Giakas
Wed. 5:30 p.m. Brad Staudle  
Union Coffee
49 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 460-4637
Fri. 5 p.m. "First Friday" Tarot Meet-Up w/ Kristina Gorman
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. Suzette Ortiz and Her Latin Ensemble
Sat. 7 p.m. John Sheridan Trio  
Wildflowers Inn 
2572 Pennington Road Pennington   
(609) 773-2392
Thurs. 6 p.m. Rob Silvers
Wilson's Pub
1870 Brownsville Road Trevose Heights, PA 
(215) 355-4739 
Fri. 8 p.m. Jack Kidd
Sat. 8 p.m. Keep The Change Acoustic
Working Dog Winery 
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown 
(609) 371-6000
Sat. 1 p.m. Justin Love
Sun. 1 p.m. Vinny R
WWFM 89.1 FM HD2 Radio
MCCC Old Trenton Road West Windsor
Jazzon2.org
Mon. 7 p.m. "Danny Coleman's Got The Blues"
Yankee Doodle Tap Room
10 Palmer Square Princeton
(609) 921-7500
Sat. 9 a.m. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 
Zlock Performing Arts Center
275 Swamp Road Newtown, PA
(215) 968-8469
Fri. 7:30 p.m. Bucks County Storytelling Series w/ DC Benny


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