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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...3/3/22


By Danny Coleman

originally published: 03/03/2022

Rock On! This Week

 “I went all out there, I was a little racy. I didn’t have any barriers, I didn’t feel self-conscious or any of that and coming from Boston I just thought; you know what? If you don’t like me, see you later! I kind of had a hard-ass attitude; Prince once told me that I was cold with a hard-ass and I think he was right!”

From the beginning, the face, persona and “Body” of Missing Persons Dale Bozzio epitomized a genre in rock music that in retrospect was definitely unlike any other. It has been said that her outrageous outfits, multi-colored hair, theatrics and voice set the standard for what was to be labeled “Alternative Rock.”

Dale’s life has taken twists and turns throughout; from her modest beginnings growing up in Medford, Massachusetts to her current residence in California and every “Accomplishment” in between, she has grabbed life by the throat and not let go.

Things however, are not always easy, especially when you take chances. Bozzio’s journey has ranged from risky to risqué, so  much so that she has decided to share her story by compiling memories, trials, tribulations, failures and successes into what has been called a “Scintillating auto-biography” titled, “Life Is So Strange-Missing Persons, Frank Zappa, Prince & Beyond.”



 
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A recent press release said, “The book is a riotous, humorous, sexy, intimate, no-holds barred story of Bozzio’s life in and out of music. She has absolutely no qualms about sharing stories of all aspects of her life that will amaze, titillate, impress, and endear her to those who read her fascinating life journey.  This book is the ultimate kiss and tell story” and when speaking with Dale; she is more than happy to tell you this herself. From those aforementioned modest beginnings to her days as “Playboy Bunny Club Bunny of the Year” in Boston, MA. and her life changing 40-foot fall from a hotel window; Dale puts it all out on the table.

“Absolutely,” she emphatically stated, “I got the book done and I’m very happy about that and I’m glad that things have cleared up a little bit better with “The flu” and stuff; people are doing better so, we’ll be able to get out and play some more concerts. I’ve been playing a lot of concerts, I’ve been doing a lot with ‘80s bands and the such. I’ve been doing a lot of work lately, especially now that things are back up but mainly I want to push the book and make a movie maybe this year or next but mainly I’m focused on just the same old, same old; ya’ know?” 

“The book is not a matter of telling all, I’m just telling my story,” she continued. “It has a lot of people in it; adventures, accidents, success, etc. I’m going to be 67 years old, I’ve been in the business for 40 years, I’m not the new kid on the block but also I’m not a very main figure in the music business. I think Missing Persons was a cult, I decided to write the book about the people that I’ve known who have helped me in my life like Frank Zappa and Prince and the Missing Persons people that I really love and my new band who are very incredible. I want to tell my fans about my childhood and the accident I had when I was 21; I fell out of a window from 40-feet and landed on my head. That was a major tragedy for me, I had to pull myself back together once I got off of life-support and become a person again. It was a rather eye opening awakening for me, I learned how to appreciate life every day and I went for the gusto. That’s why I do and did what I did because I had no holds barred, I already fell out of that window, I’ve already almost died; nothing really mattered after that, it was all just up from there; that’s why I take a lot of chances and always did and always will. I’m not worried about something like that happening again or if it does it’s over my head but there are close calls (laughs). I take it in stride, I try to use every day properly and not waste my time; I set myself little projects that I can accomplish.”

There are not many that can say they have fallen 40-feet, let alone 40-feet and survived. So, tell us Dale; how does this happen?

“Well, because life IS so strange,” she laughed. “When I fell out of that window I had just finished making “Joe’s Garage” with Frank and Frank went on to Japan and I stayed back in L.A. and Terry (Bozzio) went with him. I was home alone and ended up bringing my cousin to the hospital because she had an asthma attack. I checked into a hotel across the street and there was a little incident earlier that night where these fellas were bustling about and they ended up knocking on my door and I had to call down to the front desk and call security. The security guy came up to my room and wound up hustling me about, I had to run to the window because he told me that others were coming up to rape and kill me; that’s not something you tell a person. So, I ran to the window and started screaming for help and ended up falling the 40-feet out of the window and landed on my head. Obviously, I land in a pool of blood and there’s a quote in the book where the hospital is across the street and the ambulance is coming; I’m passed out on the sidewalk, bleeding and I say at the end of the page, “I sure hope they hurry.” I was literally minutes from dying and they saved my life; downtown L.A.-Compton Hospital. They took me across the street, they sewed up my head, I had broken ribs, broken kneecaps and I woke up two weeks later in Frank Zappa’s living room and his wife Gail said, “Wake up, Wake Up” and I was awake but I couldn’t see because I had been slipping in and out of a coma and I was blind and she said, “I made you spaghetti; why’d you fall out of a window?” Then I passed out again and went back to Boston where they put me on life-support and stayed there until I got better. I had to really repair myself, when I woke up I was now 22 and had already made “Joe’s Garage” and said, I don’t want to get drafted this week (laughs). I was only in L.A. for six months of my life and I had this tragic accident and I had to start all over again. So, I wanted everyone to know that tragedy is what has led me on; the doctor who sewed me up said, “Little girl, thank God for the rest of your life; you’re a miracle to be alive” and I think that every day and I work with that intonation, I work with that deeply. I believe in myself; in Dale, so whole-heartedly, I like me as a person and I love what I have accomplished and to be able to give back something that I never knew I could even accomplish; making people happy, it’s amazing to me.”

Like felines, some of us seem to have nine lives; you know, those people who have the knack to bounce back time after time from adversity or in Dale’s case possible death. In many ways, the fall from that window not only resulted in her “Go for the gusto” attitude but little did she know that all of these years later; that very attitude would lead her to writing the book.

“I can’t tell you how much I appreciate you and all of the people that will read this; I love you for it,” she said with sincerity; “I just want to let my dear friends and fans know what happened. Even my friends, girlfriends and boyfriends don’t know what happened to me. When I fell out of that window, I was dating Henry Winkler, he didn’t even know why I never came back (laughs); it’s kind of funny! Sooner or later, maybe everybody will see what I have to say. I talk about Al Pacino in there; I was 18 years old and working at this health spa and he came to the door of the spa and said, “Do me a favor and give this hundred dollar bill to the girl at the bar over there on the corner; I forgot to tip her last night.” This is Al Pacino, in Boston; right? I’m looking at him in shock and I said, absolutely! He said, “My name is Al Pacino” and I said, my name is Dale and he said, “Thank you very much; you’ll make sure she gets that now right?” I said, yes, absolutely and I asked him; where ya’ going? He said he was doing a play at Boston Repertory Theatre and he disappeared; just walked away with this walk that he had; kind of a smooth walker and I’m standing there in shock with a hundred dollar bill in my hand going, oh my God that was Al Pacino and I just let him slip through my hands (laughs). See? That’s how things happen and I never saw him again but I was always waiting to go to Hollywood thinking I’d see movie stars walking down the street and such and that maybe I could just drive over and park and talk to them; I was delusional (laughs). I had all of these fantasies as a little girl that I thought were really happening and I needed a place that was safe for myself and mine was make believe; what did I know? I was a little girl from Medford, part of it is true in Hollywood and I was just dreaming; that’s the name of my new record, it’s called “Dreaming.”



 
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New book and a new record, obviously she has not even considered slowing down which is a testament to her grit, determination and at times her in your face style. That style has been quite kind to her at opportune times; especially when Missing Persons was attempting to, for lack of a better term, “Bust out.”

“It’s crazy though, Missing Persons was trying to get a record deal from all kinds of people; including David Geffen; do you know what David Geffen said to me? He said, “Pay me ten-grand and I’ll put your record out,” I said, pay me ten-grand and I’ll let you put my record out. I got up and walked out and Terry was still sitting there and I said, let’s go. People just didn’t get it, we were told that the Missing Persons sound was not the direction of the ‘80s (laughs); how funny is that? That’s what I mean, you can’t listen to what people say, they don’t know. They don’t know what you’ve worked for or what your goal is and what your oppositions are; they don’t get it and they definitely don’t get it about musicians. Musicians are vengeful from their soul, they shouldn’t be bought and sold, they should come from within and if they don’t, I don’t see any lasting order of their music. I think Missing Persons had timeless music, we wrote it really to flatter ourselves. We wrote it so that it would be so tricked-up; I mean “Mental Hopscotch” is an 11, you can count it any way you want but if you really want to count it properly; it’s an 11, it’s not normal and it’s our number one song. It’s our number one song and it was Frank Zappa’s favorite song, so go figure. We took Missing Persons and we decided to create a condition that couldn’t be ignored, we really made that commitment to ourselves. I don’t know, we thought we were warriors on a mission (laughs) but we did it, we absolutely did it. I was ready for it, I was ready to run for president; it was all made for me; I’ll take a challenge any day! We cut right through because we had no bull shit; we came from that school of you had to do it yourself.”

When on a trip, no matter how mundane or strange it may seem, it is always good to have friends along the way; those you can count on, those who know the “Right people” or those who just plain old have your back and for Bozzio, that person was Frank Zappa.

“I’m Frank’s biggest fan and people loved his genius,” she said with reverence. “I think people’s respect for him is much different than that of a lot of other musicians in the world. My respect for him is overwhelming and I can’t say thank you to him enough times. I visit his grave in Westwood Village and I tell him the things I’ve accomplished. I tell him when I play a concert and I tell him when I make a record and I’m going to tell him the book came out and I’m going to tell him all about it because for some reason I think he listens; call me crazy (laughs). I have great faith and he had so much faith in me that I can’t let go, I just can’t let go of him and I don’t know, I don’t really know what the whole point of the matter is but I guess my ego wanted me to put it all on paper so I’d have a recollection of my own accomplishments. I’m sure if I make it to a ripe old age that I’ll be looking at that book myself and saying, look at these fun things and all of these accomplishments. I want to be happy for the people whose lives I have been able to be a part of; I’ve been able to be a part of and learn from all of these incredible musicians, Terry Bozzio, Prince, Chuck Wild, Patrick O’Hearn, Jen Scott, Warren Cuccurullo and it goes on; it doesn’t stop for me. So, I can’t be selfish and not do what I’m supposed to do; Frank Zappa told me to sing until I don’t want to sing anymore. So, I keep singing, that’s it! I think you have to really keep things in perspective in life and do what makes you happy and it’s best to do what you know best. What you know how to do will come easy to you, you won’t have to practice so much, you won’t have to actually work so hard; you have to love what you do and then it doesn’t seem like you’re really doing anything except making people happy; it’s a giveaway.”

 In the ‘80s, Dale had the hair, the long legs, the shoes and the outfits that drew the attention to her and Missing Persons and now, four decades later she is still vibrant and vivacious and even though times have changed; has she changed her approach on stage?

“Well, that’s a good question, I’m grateful to be where I am, I’m always grateful. I kiss the sky at every concert, I blow a kiss to Frank and I thank him in my head because I know I couldn’t be there without him and then I just listen to the drums. I follow the drums as hard and heavy as I can, they are the only thing in my monitor because I sing the songs by all of the cues and everything that happens with the drums. I just sort of blank out actually; I just go with the mode of the music and if I stop and think about it I’d probably make a mistake. I make mistakes, believe me; I do. Sometimes, I’ll start listening to the guitar and I’m like, oh shit (laughs) but sometimes the band is that smokin’ and I stop listening (laughs).”

 Rock On! This Week

Reflecting back on her life, her still ongoing career and what led up to the book; when speaking with her, one gets a sense of her serenity and her feelings of accomplishment. There is an underlying sense of vulnerability there but also a seeming desire to let those who read her story know she is at peace with herself and her choices.

“I’m so proud of the book and the people who are in it and my life and the things that were able to take place for me to tell you about and let you all know that down deep inside, this is all from my soul; this is not a joke. This is reality and all of the things that I’ve done and accomplished have come right from my soul and nowhere else. I’m not a copycat and I’ve never taken a thing from anybody, I’m sole whole-heartedly yours and my heart is on my shoulder, I’ve nothing to hide. I’m all good and I wanted this book with all of the pictures in it for all of the people that I love to let them know that I care for them and I always will. When I’m gone and disappeared they will remember and when they are gone and disappeared, then it’s too late.”



 
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Dale will gladly personally autograph a copy of “Life Is So Strange – Missing Persons, Frank Zappa, Prince & Beyond” if you order it from https://www.facebook.com/DaleBozzio and to read more about this truly fascinating woman, please visit https://www.dalebozzio.today/.

That's it for this week! Please continue to support live and original music and until next week....ROCK ON!

 



This week's event listings


Al's Airport Inn
636 Bear Tavern Road West Trenton
(609) 883-5252
Sat. (12 p.m.) Acoustic Brunch (5 p.m.) Jonathan Savage
Sun. (12 p.m.) Sunday Acoustic Brunch 
Mon. 5 p.m. Rob Silvers
Tues. 7 p.m. Just Jeff
Wed. 7 p.m. Mike & Laura Tusay
Aristaeus Brewing
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 757-2337
Sun. 2 p.m. Beth Arnold Gilbert
Bill's Olde Tavern   
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton   
(609) 586-0192   
Fri. 7 p.m. Rob Silvers
Sat. 7 p.m. Ed Wilson
Mon. 7 p.m. Trivia Night
Tues./Wed. 8 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ "Super" Dave Curtis
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
Fri. 6:30 p.m. The Nerds
Bowman's Tavern   
1600 River Road New Hope, PA   
(215) 862-2972   
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Fermenters
Fri. (5:30 p.m.) Bennett Lee (8 p.m.) Bob Egan
Sat. 7 p.m. David Dales Trio
Sun. (12 p.m.) Larry Tamanini (6 p.m.) Lorenzo
Wed. 6 p.m. Andy Prescott
Broken Goblet Brewing 
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA 
(267) 812-5653 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Mike Estabrook 
Sat. 8:30 p.m. "First Saturdays" 
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo Hosted by Righteous Jolly
Candlelight Lounge   
24 Passaic Street Trenton   
(609) 695-9612   
Thurs. 6 p.m. Thursday Night Blues Jam Hosted by The Mojo Gypsies. $5 (Includes hot buffet)
Catch A Rising Star (Hyatt Regency Princeton)
102 Carnagie Center Princeton
(781) 568-1471
Fri. 7:30 p.m. One Funny Lisa Marie. $32.50, Doors open at 7 p.m.
Sat. 7:30 p.m. Mike Morse. $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
City Streets   
510 Highway 130 South East Windsor   
(609) 426-9400 
Sat. 9 p.m. Jim Delre Band
Wed. 6:30 p.m. "Wine Down Wednesdays" w/ Rich Genoval
Clubhouse at Mountain View  (The Patio)
850 Bear Tavern Road Ewing
(609) 538-0808
Fri. 6 p.m. Paul Plumeri Blues Band 
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. Peter V. Blues Train, Tom Rush
Cooper's Riverview                                                                       
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton
(609) 393-7300
Thurs. 9 p.m. Club Night w/ DJ Cyrus Falls
Fri. (5 p.m.) "It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Happy Hour" (8 p.m.) The Soul Cruisers
Sat. (8 p.m.) Fish Out of Water (9 p.m.) Club Night w/ DJ Ran D
Sun. 11 a.m. "Latin Jazz Brunch" w/ Victor Tarassov (6 p.m.)
Tues. 7 p.m. Karaoke w/ Michael Hoffman
Wed.(7 p.m.) Blues Jam on the Deck  (8 p.m.) Disco Hustle Night w/ "Guest" DJs. $5
All Events Ages 21+
Cross Pollination Gallery
2 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 213-6734
Fri. 5 p.m. "Friday Happy Hour." (Talk art, wine and musicians who bring instruments)
Curran’s Irish Inn
1909 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 245-1800
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo
Fri. 9 p.m. 100 Proof
Sat. 9 p.m. Shot of Southern
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Quizzo
Dacey's Pub
215 West Philadelphia Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-4838
Fri. 6 p.m. Acoustic Music Night
Wed. 8 p.m. Quizzo                                                                                                                                                            
Dadz Bar and Grill
744 Main Street Lumberton
(609)267-4344
Thurs. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night Hosted by Jimmy Mannix
Fri. 8 p.m. Shameless
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
Fri. 6 p.m. Random Notes Duo
Eddington House Bensalem
2813 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA
(215) 639-1220
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Keep The Change
Fairless Hills Elks Lodge #2023
835 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-5333
Sat. 7:30 p.m. “A Night with Jerry Blavat.” $30. (SOLD OUT check for availability)
Falls Manor Catering & Special Events
4010 New Falls Road Bristol, PA
(215) 943-7070
Sat. 8 p.m. “2022 Bucks County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Irish Ball” w/ The Paul Morre Band. $85
Forsgate Country Club
375 Forsgate Drive Monroe
(732) 521-0700
Fri. 5 p.m. “First Friday” w/ Jimmy
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.) Sara and The Sound
Sat. 6 p.m. Aaron Quaterman
Green Parrot Restaurant Pub, & Patio
240 North Sycamore Street Newtown Township, PA
(215) 504-7277
Fri. 9 p.m. Tyler Kingsley
Hamilton Tap & Grill
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton
(609) 905-0925
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo w/ DJ Nebbs
Harvest Seasonal Grill (Newtown Shopping Center)
2865 South Eagle Road Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8469
Thurs. 6 p.m. Brian Elliot
Havana New Hope   
105 S. Main Street New Hope, PA.   
(215) 862-9897  
Fri. (8 p.m.) Van Morrison Tribute w/ “Tupelo Honey” $15  (11 p.m.) DJ Dance Party
Sat. (8:30 p.m.) Bigg Romeo (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 (9 p.m.) Karaoke w/ Dwayne
Wed. 7 p.m. Jumper Duo
Hopewell Theater    
5 South Greenwood Avenue Hopewell   
(609) 466-1964  
Tues. 7 p.m. Oscar Nominated Short Films feat. “Animation”
Hopewell Valley Vineyards   
46 Yard Avenue Pennington   
(609) 737-4465   
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5 p.m.) Catmoondaddy
Sat. (1 p.m.) Rob Silvers Duo (5 p.m.) "Music & Merlot" feat. Dark Whiskey
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
Fri. (6 p.m.) Happy Hour w/ Johnny Betz (9 p.m.) Jukebox Graveyad
Mon. 7 p.m. Motown Mondays w/ DJ Slow Ice
Tues. 7 p.m. Acoustic Tuesdays w/ Cara Cartney
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic w/ Bill, Cecil and Jaimee
Irish Rover Station House
1033 South Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA
(215) 970-5412
Sun. 4 p.m. Ed Packer
Iron Plow Vineyards   
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus   
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Radio Fiction Duo
Sun. 2:30 p.m. Tony Ochipinti
Iron Plow Vineyards Tasting Room
61 High Street Mt. Holly
(732) 306-9111
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Wayne Palmer & Friends
Ivy Tavern   
3108 S. Broad Street, Hamilton   
(609) 888-1435   
Thurs. 9:30 p.m. Karaoke
Fri. 8 p.m. Diane Chiorello
Sat. 9 p.m. Midnight Electric Blue Band
Sun. 6 p.m. Karaoke Latinos
All shows 21+     
Jimmy's Firestone American Grill 
140 Route 130 South Bordentown 
(609) 291-0200 
Thurs. 4 p.m. NJ State  Prison “5th Annual Get Together”
John & Peter's   
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa   
(215) 862-5981  
Fri. 9 p.m. Jordan Roth
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic (Sign-ups start at 8 p.m.)
Wed. 9 p.m. The Invitational   
All shows 21+ 
Killarney's Publick House   
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton  
(609) 586-1166  
Thurs. 6 p.m. Radio Fiction
Fri. 9 p.m. DJ Dan
Sat.9 p.m. DJ Jimmy G
Sun. (10 a.m.) Sunday Brunch (4 p.m.) Parade Kickoff Party (5 p.m.) The Successful Failures Duo
Laurita Winery   
85 Archertown Road New Egypt   
(609) 752-0200 
Thurs. 6 p.m. “Cupcake Decorating Class”
Fri. 7 p.m. “Pasta Night” w/ Music by Steve Berger. $37
Sat. 11 a.m. “Shamrock Celebration” feat. (11:30 a.m.) The Bog Boys (4 p.m.) Six Mile Cross
Sun. 11 a.m. “Shamrock Celebration” feat. (11:30 a.m.) Ballyhaunis (3 p.m.) Dave & Ellen
Logan Inn   
9 South Main Street New Hope, PA   
(215) 862-2300 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Ian Lander
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Oliver Dagum
Sat. 8:30 p.m. RCJ Duo
Magikava
87a South Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 862-2739
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic
Main Street Mt. Holly
28 Washington Street Mt. Holly
(609) 914-0811
Sat. 1 p.m. “Mount Holly St. Patrick’s Day Parade” (Kicks off on High Street)
Marie's Kozy Korner
111 Trenton Road Fairless Hills, PA
(215) 943-3131
Fri. 7 p.m. Cara Cartney w/ Mike Reinig
Sat. 9 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   
Sat. 9 p.m. Troublemakerz
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night
Wed. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam
Music Mountain Theater
1483 Route 179 Lambertville
(609)397-3337
Fri. 8 p.m. “Gypsy”
Sat. (3 p.m. / 8 p.m. ) “Gypsy”
Sun. 3 p.m. “Gypsy”
Naked Brewing Company
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA
(267) 544-7129
Sat. 11 a.m. Weekend “Acoustic” Brunch
Sun. 11 a.m. Weekend Brunch
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia
New Hope Winery 
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA
(215) 794-2331
Sat. (1 p.m.) Walking Flukes (5 p.m.) The Strange Brew Crew (8 p.m.) Carole King Tribute w/ “Home Again”
Newtown Brewing Company
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA
(215) 944-8609
Thurs. 7:30 p.m.   Trivia Night
Fri. 6 p.m. Allison Landon
Sat. 6 p.m. Brian Lally
Sun. 3 p.m. Terry & Jordan
Nick's Roast Beef
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA
(215) 637-5151
Thurs. 7 p.m. “Mean Girls” Trivia
Fri. 9 p.m. The Naturals
Sun. 4 p.m. Danny Lynch Duo
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 Edith Peach (9:30 pm.) Karaoke w/ Super Dave Curtis
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Honey Spot Blvd
Ages 21+  
O'Connors American Bar & Grille 
1383 Monmouth Road Easthampton 
(609) 261-1555
Sat. 2 p.m. “Parade Day After Party” w/ The Kennedys
Oldestone Restaurant
15 South Main Street New Hope, PA
(215) 862-7044
Thurs. (6 p.m.) Ryan Gaughn (Deco Bar) 
Fri. (6 p.m.) Max Rodgers (Deco Bar) (7 p.m.) Springlight Jazz Band  (Jazz Lounge)
Sat. (6 p.m.) Rich Seiler  (7 p.m.) Darla Rich Jazz Band  (Jazz Lounge)
Old Town Pub   
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown   
(609) 291-9232  
Thurs. 7 p.m. Quizzoholics Trivia 
Sat. 8 p.m. Marcia & Dan
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. Open Mic Night
Sat. 8 p.m. The Brooks Brothers
Wed. 7 p.m. "Quizzo" 
Princeton University (Richardson Auditorium)
Nassau Street Princeton
Sat. 8 p.m. Ferrandez Plays Dvorak. (Vaccinated w/ Booster ONLY)
Puss N Boots Tavern
942 Tenton Road Fairless Hills, PA
(215) 295-8236
Sat. 7:30 p.m. “Parents Night Out” Supports Pennsbury Falcons Wrestling Club. $25 (Includes appetizers and two drinks)
Ralphie's
2295 2nd Street Pike Newtown, PA
(267) 491-5408
Fri. 8 p.m. Plush
Revere Restaurant
802 River Road Ewing
(609) 882-6365
Thurs. 6 p.m. Bad Hombres
Fri. 6 p.m. Smooth Sounds of Sal
Sat. 6 p.m. Mike Estabrook
River Horse Brewing Company
2 Graphics Drive Ewing
(609) 883-0890
Sat. 5:30 p.m. “Jameson Caskmates” Release 2022
Robbinsville Senior Center
1170 Route 130 Nort (Folsom Way) Robbinsville
(609) 259-1567
Thus. (6 p.m.) “Spring Line Dance Session” (Beginners class / advanced 7:15 p.m.) $50 residents/$55 non-residents
Rossi's Bar & Grill   
2110 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton   
(609) 890-2004   
Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Ernie White
Second Sin Brewing Company
1500 Grundy Lane Bristol, PA
(267) 812-5251
Thurs. 4 p.m.  Trivia
Small World Coffee   
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton   
(609) 924-4377 x2 
Sat. 6 p.m. Fear of Dancing
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA
(215) 943-2321
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dana
Fri. 9 p.m. DJ Dance Parties
Sat. 9 p.m. Blue Reign
Sun. 9 p.m. “Sparky’s 10 Year Open Mic Anniversary Bash” Hosted by Cara Cartney and Bill Monach
Mon. 9 p.m. Game Night Hosted by Kid Dalton
Tues. 7 p.m. Johnny Betz
Spellbound Brewing
10 Lippincott Lane #12 Mt. Holly
(609) 832-0077
Sat. 5 p.m. Parade Day After Party w/ Class A Kings
Stars & Stripes Harley Davidson
600 South Flowers Mill Road Langhorne, PA
(215) 752-94
Sat. 10 a.m. “Biker’s Breakfast”
Steam Pub
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA
(215) 942-6468
Sat. 10:30 p.m. Turning The Tide
1675 at The Ridges
4666 East Bristol Road Trevose, PA
(215) 876-6868
Sat. 7 p.m. Brian Elliot
1675 Spirits
2685 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA
(215) 645-1445
Sat. 6 p.m. “The Johns” Johnny Never & John Colgan-Davis
Tankard Pub
440 Keim Boulevard Burlington
(609) 306-5079
Thurs. 8:30 p.m. The Williamsboy
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. Jeanne Morris Band
Sat. 9 p.m. Amptons
Temperance House   
5 South State Street Newtown, PA   
(215) 944-8050   
Thurs. 7 p.m. Open Session Blues Hosted by Steve Guyger
Tues. 8 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
Sun.1 p.m. "Weekend Music Series" feat. Bud Belviso
TGI Fridays
3535 U.S. Route 1 North #275 Princeton
(609) 520-0378
Fri. 6 p.m. Matthew Cook
Sun. 1 p.m. Edison Wilson
The Buck Hotel
1200 Buck Road Feasterville, PA
(215) 396-2002
Thurs. 7 p.m. Kevin Kirk
Fri. (7 p.m.) Love Junk (9 p.m.) Bigg Romeo
Sat. 9 p.m. Don’t Call Me Francis
Tues. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch
The Cool Cricket   
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro   
(609) 291-9110   
Thurs. 8 p.m. DJ Ran D
Fri. 8 p.m. Karaoke
Sat. 9 p.m. Unleashed
The Dubliner 
34 North Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 693-1816
Fri. 7 p.m. Sean Fleming
Sun. 2 p.m. Gerry Timlin
The Five Four Bar & Grill 
8919 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(215) 547-5525 
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam
Fri. 9 p.m. EarCandy
Sat. 9 p.m. Hind Sight
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. 10 p.m. DJ Darius The 1st
Sat. 10 p.m. Faraway Guys
Tues. 8 p.m. Quizzo w/ Bob E Luv  
Wed. 10 p.m. Total Request w/ DJ Rockin' Ron
The Morrisville Tavern
376 West Trenton Avenue Morrisville, PA
(215) 295-5310
Mon. 7 p.m. Karaoke 
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night
The Roost   
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge   
(609) 208-0050 
Fri. 8 p.m. Even Odds
Sat. 8 p.m. Kindred Spirit
The Sycamore Grill   
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA   
(215) 908-6326   
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Danny Lynch Project
Sat. 8 p.m. “First Saturdays” w/ Plush Duo
The Union Firehouse
18 Washington Street Mount Holly
(609) 288-6491
Fri. 7 p.m. Suburban Sensi / Red Meat Conspiracy. $10
Sat. (2 p.m.)  “Parade Day” w/ Terror Summer (8:30 p.m.) Tom Petty Tribute w/ “Pure Petty.” $10, doors open at 7 p.m.
Tir Na Nog   
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton   
(609) 392-2554 
Fri. 9 p.m. The Williamsboy
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" 
Tomasello Winery
1 North Union Street Lambertville
(800) 866-9463
Sat. 11 a.m. “Warm Wine Weekend”
Sun. 11 a.m. “Warm Wine Weekend” (12 p.m.) Sunday Brunch (“Brunch Bundle for 2” $32.95) (2 p.m.) Erin McAndrew
Train Wreck Distillery
25 Madison Avenue Mount Holly
(609) 288-6300
Fri. 7 p.m. Bud Belviso
Sat. 7 p.m. Radio Fiction
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.)
Under The Moon 
23 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 397-1710
Thurs. 6 p.m. “Orin Swift Wine Tasting”
Union Coffee
49 North Union Street Lambertville
(609) 460-4637
Sun. 4 p.m. Java Jive w/ Bill Ihling
Vault Brewing Company
10 South Main Street Yardley, PA
(267) 573-4291
Fri. 7 p.m. Brian Elliot Duo
Sat. 7 p.m. John Sheridan Trio
Village Idiot Brewing Company
42 High Street Mount Holly
(609) 975-9270
Sat. 12 p.m. “St. Patrick’s Day Parade” w/ Pipe bands, Irish Bands, Step Dancers
Water's Edge Gastropub and Lounge
1067 Totem Road Bensalem, PA
(267) 332-2095
Mon. 7 p.m. “Paint To You”
Wilson's Pub
1870 Brownsville Road Trevose Heights, PA
(215) 355-4739
Fri. 8 p.m. Jack Kidd
Working Dog Winery   
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown   
(609) 371-6000
Sat. 1 p.m. Spoondrift
Sun. 12 p.m. Kevin McGowan
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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