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Rock On! This Week's Sound Bites...5/5/22

By Danny Coleman


originally published: 05/05/2022

Rock On! This Week

"We're out on tour in support of our "Work Hard, Rock Hard" EP that came out last year when we were touring with Geoff Tate from Queensryche. So, we're continuing that momentum but we are calling this the "Be A Hero Tour" because we have a big single coming out on May 6 called "Hero" and it'll be all over the place on social media, internet and streaming everywhere before we make the push to radio; it's quite a song, it's in the vein of those kind of anthem songs you hear that people tend to pick up and want to play and chant to in stadiums and at ball games, sporting events; it's one of those that can capture every human in the world because it is just so prophetic about just how people should be and can be in life and I try to get that across in my lyric."

Kurt Deimer has a simple philosophy, work hard and you'll get rewarded and for Kurt; the proof is in the proverbial pudding as he is currently balancing a stellar music and acting career, running a horror film franchise, "Hellbilly Hall" and reaping the benefits of his entrepreneurial skills from years past. Oh and one more thing; don't ever tell him he can't do something. 

Currently on the road as a supporting act for guitar legend Yngwie Malmsteen and releasing a new single the day before their May 7 Grammercy Theatre show in New York City, Deimer is elated to be in the position he is and thrilled to be on the road doing what he and the band do best; performing live. So, how did he get himself into this certain situation; sometimes hard work couples with just being in the right place at the right time.

"I was on the Shiprocked cruise in January performing with The Stowaways and I got a Facebook message from this booking agent that had worked with me when I was going under a different name and just kind of making my way out to L.A. before Chris Lord-Alge discovered me and my voice," he began. "They hit me up with a message saying that Yngwie was going out and needed a killer band for direct support. I passed that onto my management who were on the cruise with me and once we got off the cruise he reached out and we got it all put together and here we are and to my management I was like, here ya' go, I teed this one up for you (laughs) and they weren't even my managers at the time these people discovered me. So, I said, here ya' go; let's see if you can make this happen. Yngwie is one of the best guitar players, if not the best in the world; let's go out and support him and give everybody one of those evenings. We've got two other bands before us and we've all kind of got our own style and then Yngwie comes out and does his thing, I think it's a very entertaining night of Rock 'n' Roll for people."



 
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Deimer feels a strong commitment not only to his music but also his fan base and along with his current management team, they have devised a method to continue releasing both past and new music while touring. 

""Work Hard, Rock Hard" has six-tracks; we're doing six song EPs and we're going to do that for a little while. There are six tunes out on there but we have another EP coming out in August and "Hero" that we are releasing on May 6 will be on that one. My management thinks that doing EPs six at a time; Phil, Chris Lord-Alge and I, we've probably got like 40 tunes that are ready to go that we could release that aren't filler or anything, they are just awesome kick-ass tunes. So, if we put them out as EPs, then what we can do with the album or if we put out vinyl, we can start packaging the songs that people are really digging off of the EPs and then put full-length albums out to compliment the EPs that have come out to introduce it to the people; the way we are putting out singles is that we are putting out singles on an EP. I'm real big into wanting rock to be the way it used to be and having our own sound, kind of like when Van Halen came out; they had their own sound. They were simple, it was Van Halen, I'm Kurt Deimer, I have my own sound, I have my own voice. Phil X can be himself and not a studio guy for everyone else or playing Richie's parts in all of the Bon Jovi songs; it's me and Phil X creating together and then our producer Chris Lord-Alge adds all of his special sauce and he's one of the best in the business so, we've made quite a team here; it's unbelievable really." 

Entrepreneur, actor, musician; so, what came first in this chicken or the egg scenario? According to Kurt, all three and here to, it was another case of the right place at the right time. 

"Well, thats kind of why I'm back in music now," he said with a slight laugh. "I was in music until I was about 20  back in Cincinnati; I was going to the University of Cincinnati and I just knew that I was gonna fail if I kept trying so hard and at that time I didn't have the wherewithal, the maturity or the confidence that I have now. So, I kind of hung it up, did the family thing, graduated, started my own companies and one of those companies that I owned later in life was the Starfire Oil brand and we were doing a cameo appearance with me and the brand was featured in a movie called "Trading Paint" starring John Travolta, Shania Twain and Toby Sebastian from "Game of Thrones." So, I went down to do this cameo and I'm walking around and everybody was taking pictures of me and they said, "We'd like to give you a speaking role" and all of a sudden I'm learning lines and about an hour later I'm in the final scene of the movie as the track announcer planning out what I'm doing with John Travolta and Toby Sebastian; Shania was right there and we're talking and I'm like; what the hell just happened to me? (laughs) This was a big crowd scene so, there were people all around me, lights, camera, action; BOOM! I nailed it, I was in the movie at the end and the next thing I know I'm offered a role in "Halloween" and getting offered the role of the gas station teller; I get killed by Michael Meyers. I'm one of his epoch kills, I was featured in magazines; it took three hours to put the prosthetic on and I'm in the 2018 version of "Halloween." So, that just kind of launched it and I thought, well, if they can do this and they did that film back in the day and now with the success of the film I was in, which I think has done well over 300 or 400 million worldwide if not more; I thought, I'll do this myself. So, I started my own horror franchise called "Hellbilly Hollow" and we're about to wrap it and post-production and it should be going to market real soon and then hopefully come out this year around Halloween time or in the Fall. So, that will be my first feature film where I'm the star and that's how it all started right there and once that happened I kept getting acting roles down in Alabama and I met Ben Trexel and he had three songs that he wanted me to hear and he sang them and the songs were cool and I said, my voice is way different; people either love it or they won't like it. That's my voice, I've got that kind of deeper voice where I can talk and do all kinds of crazy shit and I made his songs sound so good that they were part of the demo I took to L.A. when Chris Lord-Alge said he'd mix it and he discovered me and said he wanted to take me under his wing and now we're like best friends, we're literally best friends and we can't stop writing. Then he brought Phil X in as a studio guy, he convinced me to do "Have A Cigar" which was off the demo Ben and I did and I wasn't really stoked about doing it and he convinced me that we could make it cool if we did it my way with my voice which is the only way we'll do covers now and I heard the guitar solo he put on there and I was like; who the hell is this? He finally told me it was Phil X and we met when we shot the video and we've become great friends. Our families hang out together, birthdays and all that stuff; it's very surreal and I feel very blessed. I mean, I can't even believe it's really happening because you know how everybody is; you're crazy, you're never going to be able to make it in music; do you know how many bands are out there? My answer was, well, if you do it right like I said I'd do it if I could someday and do it the right way; I'll do it because you have to be able to take the punches and get back up and go and now I have the wherewithal to do it. That applies to everything, even when I started my own oil company people said, you can't start your own oil company, you can't do this, you can't do that. I'm a guy who is very competitive and I'll prove you wrong and I'm very smart; I've learned things the hard way. I wasn't handed anything, I wasn't a trust fund kid, my parents did their best. My dad worked very hard to take care of us and raise me and my sister right and I take the punches and I just don't give up. You have to believe in yourself and if you have the talent it's nothing without hard work; I always tell everybody that. As long as you work hard and have the talent; you don't have to have everybody in the world like you. I don't like a lot of the music out there but I don't disrespect people, I respect that they have the courage, the strength and the wherewithal to put that music out there and that's their talent and they'll find one percent; if you just have one percent of the world like your music; do you know how big that is? That's a lot of people (laughs)." 

Deimer is also well aware of the importance of those aforementioned live performances and has assembled a band that is very much on board with his take no prisoners approach to their shows. 

" The band is Phil and I, Christian Sturba is our bass player, Michael Vassos is our other guitarist and an excellent vocalist and Dango (Empire) is our drummer. I grew up seeing the bands where you always saw the same dudes all of the time and when I went out to L.A. a lot of people said, you're an individual so, we can just give you session players when you go out and play. I said, I don't want that, I want to build a band; I'll go under my name but I want a band, I want a family. Phil and I have built this family and Phil couldn't make the first couple of shows; we just did The Rainbow Room 50th anniversary out in L.A. the other day and kicked ass and we're gonna kick-ass these next couple and we're ready for when Phil gets with us soon and then we'll go on tour and kick ass. We've got a great energetic stage show, I'm limited as to what I can do because I'm direct support but our goal every time we go on stage is to play it like we're playing Madison Square Garden and he and I are always preaching that to the guys because that's our goal and to go all over the world and we have to do it every night and someday it will happen. Once that happens, be ready because I'm going to be putting on one of the best; remember Van Halen back in the day? They'd come out on that stage with all of that energy, that's what Phil and I've got and we have a unique sound like they did back then or like AC/DC or any of those influences that I had then and we bring it like that no matter how big the space. Before our tour with Geoff Tate, we did a couple of our first shows as a band together with a different drummer who we had to replace because he didn't fit in with us but we played a local place in Cincinnati called MVP, it was a wing place and Phil and I always laugh about it because he was just coming off an arena tour with Bon Jovi. That's how hard we work and we know that we'll get there if we bring it every night and shred it; if we just bring our brand and our style it will take-off; don't disrespect the people you count on to make a living or those who are fans of yours. I will never do that; you have to put on the same show. I don't like going to shows where everybody is just standing at the mic and singing unless it's like the Grateful Dead which is a totally different thing but if it's a rock band, I want energy. I move around, I don't stop, I don't know what I'm gonna do every night; I just kind of let it happen."

The epitome of hard work, Deimer is constantly on the go and he likes it that way. This current tour just kicked off and has very little time-off but like any successful individual or band; there is always an eye to the future. 

"I think it's like 25 shows between now and June 5 or somewhere around that many," he said with uncertainty; "We have a bunch of stuff teed-up and ready to go and I told my management the other day that by the time I get off this tour I want to know exactly when the next one is and the one after that because I want to tour all the way until November; maybe with a few breaks here and there and then shoot a movie over the winter. That's the plan to keep touring, promoting "Work Hard, Rock Hard" until August when the new EP comes out and then we'll tour on both of them and we have a special tune coming out on Father's Day which I think everyone in the world will dig because we all have dads called, "My Dad;"  it's quite an epoch tune. I''m very proud of what we've got coming out between now and August." 

To discover more about Kurt Deimer, please visit https://kurtdeimer.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 
Sat. (12 p.m.) Acoustic Brunch (5 p.m.) Honeybabe
Sun. (12 p.m.) Sunday Acoustic Brunch w/ Brian Elliot (6 p.m.) DJ Bobby Jones
Mon. 5 p.m. Edison Wilson
Tues. 7 p.m. Mike & Laura Tusay
Wed. 7 p.m. Mark Sacco 
Aristaeus Brewing 
2475C Big Oak Road Langhorne, PA 
(215) 757-2337 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Trivia 
Sat. 3 p.m. Beth Arnold
Sun. 10 a.m. “Sunday Funday Brunch” (2 p.m.) Brian Elliot  
Arm & Hammer Park 
1 Thunder Road Trenton 
(609) 394-3300 
Fri. 6 p.m. U.S. Navy Week Movie Night & Band Performance
Arts Council of Princeton  
102 Witherspoon Street Princeton  
(609) 924-8777 
Sat. 3 p.m. Opening Reception: "Steep" (FREE event) 
Bailey's Bar & Grille 
6922 Bristol-Emilie Road Levittown, PA   
(215) 946-7992   
Sat. 9 p.m. Soul Custody
Bill's Olde Tavern  
2694 Nottingham Way Hamilton  
(609) 586-0192  
Fri. 7 p.m. The Polish Nannies
Sat. 7 p.m.  Curbie & the Sidewalkers
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 
Boro Bean 
9 East Broad Street Hopewell 
(609) 466-6681 
Sat. 11 a.m. John Abbott 
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve
1638 River Road New Hope, PA
Sat. 12:30 p.m. "Washington Crossing Spring Brewfest" $50   
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. Dave Dales Trio
Sun. (12 p.m.) Larry Tamanini (6 p.m.) Lorenzo 
Wed. 6 p.m. Andy Prescott 
Brick Farm Tavern
130 Hopewell Rocky Hill Road Hopewell
(609) 333-9200
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo Celebration" (Live music, mechanical bull)    
Bristol Riverside Theater 
2501 Bath Road Bristol, PA 
(215) 785-0100 
Sat. 2 p.m. FREE Spring Concerts in the Park feat. Delaware Valley Wind Ensemble  
Broken Goblet Brewing 
2500 State Road Bensalem, PA 
(267) 812-5653 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Mike Estabrook 
Sat. 8 p.m. I'm so happy 'cause today I found my friends
Tues. 7 p.m. Luck of the Draw Weekly Dart Tournament 
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 
Sat. 3 p.m. Gene Ghee. $20
Clubhouse at Mountain View  (The Patio) 
850 Bear Tavern Road Ewing 
(609) 538-0808 
Fri. 6 p.m. John B Austin 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. Samantha Fish, Pidgie, Alison Bolshoi, Richie Furay
Color Me Mine (Princeton Shopping Center) 
301 Harrison Street Princeton  
(609) 581-9500 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Mommy & Me Canvas Painting. (Recommended for ages 6+)
Cooper's Riverview                                                                      
50 Riverview Plaza Trenton 
(609) 393-7300 
Thurs.(6 p.m.) (7 p.m.) "Cinco De Mayo Party" w/ Se7en (9 p.m.) Club Night w/ DJ Paul Desisto. Ages 21+ 
Fri. (5 p.m.) "It's 5 O'clock Somewhere Happy Hour" (8 p.m.) Spare Parts
Sat. 9 p.m. Club Night
Sun. 11 a.m. "Latin Jazz and Mother's Day Brunch" w/ Victor Tarassov 
Tues. 5 p.m. “Happy Hour” 
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. 8 p.m. Philly Ringtones
Sat. 8 p.m. Six Cents
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 Nytrous
Sat. 9 p.m. Di Jay Millionz
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 
Decades 
2465 South Broad Street Hamilton 
(609) 439-0007 
Fri. 9 p.m. “Friday Night Dance Party” w/ DJ Ran D
Sat. 9 p.m. "Throwback Saturday" 
Tues. 8 p.m. Karaoke Hosted by DJ Wildman Manny  
Eddington House Bensalem 
2813 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 
(215) 639-1220 
Thurs. 7 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo w/ Stephen Anthony
Fri. 8:30 p.m. SideArm
Sat. 8 p.m. Mike & Jen
Wed. 7 p.m. Music Bingo  
El Barrio Cantina & Tequila Bar 
1470 Buck Road Southampton, PA 
(267) 685-0725 
Thurs. "Cinco De Mayo" (3 p.m.) Andrew Moorer (6:30 p.m.) Richard Thomas 
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Alex Deems
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Big Country And The Finger Pickin' Good Band
Flying Pig Tavern & Tap
167 US-Route 130 North Bordentown
(609) 899-7447
Fri. 7 p.m. The Bumpuses
German American Society 
215 Uncle Pete's Road Hamilton 
(609) 585-5200 
Sat. 7 p.m. Retracing "Europe72" w/ "Rainbow Full of Sound" Grateful Dead Tribute. $20 (Cash at door, gates open at 6 p.m.(Outdoor Biergarten Event) 
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. 9 p.m. 90s House Party w/ DJ Dangeruss
Sun. 5 p.m. Joe Devlin
Green Parrot Restaurant Pub, & Patio 
240 North Sycamore Street Newtown Township, PA 
(215) 504-7277 
Thurs. 6 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo Irish Style" w/ Seamus McGroary & CJ Mills (7 p.m.) "Cinco De Mayo" w/ The Philly Keys
Fri. 9 p.m. Nancy Malun
Sat. (4 p.m.) Derby Day Hats and Bow Ties Party (8 p.m.) Bougie & the BEAST
Sun. 10 a.m. Mother's Day Brunch. $35
Halo Pub (Fete) 
9 Hullfish Street Princeton 
(609) 921-1710 
Sat. 6 p.m. The Rangers Nouveau
Hamilton Tap & Grill 
557 US Route 130 North Hamilton 
(609) 905-0925 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Music Bingo w/ DJ Nebbs "Cinco De Mayo" 
Fri. 8 p.m. DC Duo
Sun. 11 a.m. Mother's Day Brunch. $34.99 (Adult) $14.99 (Kids under age of 13)
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.) "Radio Petty" Tom Petty Tribute. $25 (11 p.m.) DJ Dance Party 
Sat. (8:30 p.m.) Buzzer Band (11:59 p.m.) DJ Dance Party 
Mon. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Dwayne 
Wed. 7 p.m. Jumper Duo 
Hopewell Theater   
5 South Greenwood Avenue Hopewell  
(609) 466-1964 
Fri. 8 p.m. Jeffrey Gaines. $30, $32.50, $34
Hopewell United Methodist Church 
20 Blackwell Avenue Hopewell 
(609) 466-0471 
Fri. 7 p.m. Open Mic Night 
Sat. (5 p.m.) Hopewell Hayride Presents: “A Live Game Show” Hosted by Ron MacCloskey. (6 p.m.) Hopewell Hayride (Old Time Country & Bluegrass). Hosted by Frank Bruno feat. Al Kessel & Never Too Late Band $15 (Suggested donation adults) 
Hopewell Valley Vineyards  
46 Yard Avenue Pennington  
(609) 737-4465  
Fri. 4 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. (5:30 p.m.)  Just Us
Sat. 5:30 p.m. "Music & Merlot" feat. Two Voices
Sun. (11 a.m.) Mother's day Brunch (1:30 p.m.)"Jazzy Sundays" feat.  Chris from Rave On!
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/ Johnny Betz (9 p.m.) First Time Around
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/ Laura Fiacco
  
Il Portico Restorante Italiano 
273 West Route 130 South Burlington 
(609) 239-1000 
Fri. / Sat. 6:30 p.m. Live Music (TBA) 
Irish Rover Station House 
1033 South Bellevue Avenue Langhorne, PA 
(215) 970-5412 
Thurs. 12 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo" 
Sat. (4 p.m.) Kentucky Derby Watch Party (8 p.m.) Aaron Quarterman
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo 
Iron Plow Vineyards  
26750 Mount Pleasant Road Columbus  
(732) 306-9111 
Fri. 6:30 p.m. Bud Belviso
Sat. 6:30 p.m. Ryan Zimmerman  
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 p.m. Open Mic 
Fri. 8 p.m. "Comedy a The Ivy" Hosted by PJ Stansbury feat. Dan Regan, Rich Carucci, Bill Chiang, Lynn Emonds. $10, doos open at 7:30 p.m.
Sun. 6 p.m. Karaoke Latinos 
All shows 21+    
John & Peter's  
96 S. Main Street New Hope, Pa  
(215) 862-5981 
Sat. 8 p.m. Those Looks, The Extensions, Joy On Fire, Alpha Rabbit. 
Mon. 9 p.m. Open Mic (Sign-ups start at 8:30 p.m.) 
Wed. 9 p.m. The Invitational  
All shows 21+ 
Killarney's Publick House  
1644 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton 
(609) 586-1166 
Thurs. 11 a.m. "Cinco De Mayo" 6 p.m.  
Fri. 7 p.m. Guns 4 Hire
Sat. (10 a.m.) (5 p.m.) Kentucky Derby Day (9 p.m.) DJ Jimmy G
Sun. 10 a.m. Sunday Mother's Day Brunch  
Lambertville House  
32 Bridge Street Lambertville  
(609) 397-0200  
Fri. 6 p.m. Just Jeff
Laurita Winery  
85 Archertown Road New Egypt  
(609) 752-0200 
Sat. 7 p.m. '90's Dance Party
Sun. 10 a.m. / 2:30 p.m. (Two Seatings) Mother's Day Brunch. $58 (Adults) $30 (Kids ages 6-12 / ages 5 and under Free. This event is SOLD OUT check for availability) 
Logan Inn  
10 West Ferry Street New Hope, PA  
(215) 862-2300 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Edward Swanton
Fri. 8:30 p.m. Rob Tait
Sat. 8:30 p.m. Edward Swanton
Sun. 11:30 a.m. Sunday Mother's Day Brunch feat.  Aaron Quarterman 
Magikava 
87a South Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-2739 
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic 
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  
Tues. 7:30 p.m. Trivia Night 
Wed. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ Paula and Sam 
Millhill Basement  
300 S. Broad Street Trenton  
(609) 989-1600  
Fri. 10 p.m. The Run Around, toth, Burntmill Ghosts. Ages 21+
Sat. 8 p.m.  The Run Around, Bombs Delayed, Burntmill Ghosts, The Geriatrics. $6 (advance), doors open at 7 p.m., ages 21+
More Than Q 
13 Klines Court Lambertville   
(609) 773-0072   
Sat. 2 p.m.  Michael Patrick & Special Guests  
Music Mountain Theater 
1483 Route 179 Lambertville 
(609)397-3337 
Fri. 8 p.m. "The Producers" $25
Sat. 8 p.m.  "The Producers" $25
Sun. 3 p.m.  "The Producers" $25
All Shows Require Masks for the Unvaccinated   
Naked Brewing Company 
212 Mill Street Bristol, PA 
(267) 544-7129 
Sat. 11 a.m. Weekend “Acoustic” Brunch (12 p.m.) Music by Fly On The Wall
Sun. 11 a.m. Weekend Brunch 
Tues. 7 p.m. Trivia  
New Hope Winery (The Pour House) 
6123 Lower York Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 794-2331 
Sat. 1 p.m. Snap Dragons 
Sun.12 p.m. Mother's Day w/ Music by (1 p.m.) Faye Meyer
Newtown Brewing Company 
103 Penns Trail Newtown, PA 
(215) 944-8609 
Thurs. 7:30 p.m. "Star Wars" Trivia Night 
Fri.  6 p.m. Boondashark
Sat. 6 p.m. Frank Cervantes
Sun. 12 p.m.  Mother's Day w/ JDuo  
Nick's Roast Beef 
4501 Woodhaven Road West Philadelphia, PA 
(215) 637-5151 
Thurs. 7 p.m.  Trivia 
Fri. 9 p.m. Jamison
Sun. 4 p.m. Sir Rod
Nottingham Fire Co. Ballroom 
200 Mercer Street Hamilton Square   
(609) 890-9834 
Fri. 7:30 p.m. Drag Queen Dinner & Show Hosted by Donna Ria feat. Tina Montgomery, Asia Monroe, Vicky Vibrato. (SOLD OUT check for availability, doors open at 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m.) 
Nottingham Tavern  
9 Mercer Street Hamilton Square  
(609) 587-6623  
Thurs. (1 p.m.) "Cinco De Mayo" (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. Deep Release
Ages 21+ 
Oldestone Restaurant 
15 South Main Street New Hope, PA 
(215) 862-7044 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Joe & Krista (Deco Bar) 
Sun.11 a.m. Mother's day Brunch 
Old Town Pub  
135 Farnsworth Avenue Bordentown  
(609) 291-9232 
Thurs.8 p.m. Cinco De Mayo w/ DJ Dan
Fri. 8 p.m. Marcia & Dan
Sat. 8 p.m. Mario & Frank
Palmer Square 
40 Nassau Street Princeton 
Sat.12 p.m. Strictly 60s
Patriots Crossing  
1339 River Road Titusville  
(609) 737-2780 
Sat. 8 p.m. The Brooks Brothers
Pete's Steak House  
523 Whitehorse Avenue Hamilton  
(609) 585-8008  
Fri. 9:30 p.m. The Shakes 
Piccolissimo Italian Grille 
23203 Columbus Road Columbus 
(609) 291-1033 
Fri. 5:30 p.m. Rich 
Sat. 5:30 p.m. Ed Wilson 
Pinot's Pallette
127 Village Boulevard Princeton
(609) 285-5102
Sun. 11 a.m. Mother's Day "Motions of Harmony" (BYOB)
Princeton University (Richardson Auditorium) 
Nassau Street Princeton 
Sat. 8 p.m. Maestro Milanov & Stefan Jackiw w/ The Princeton Symphoy Orchestra
Puerto Barrios Restaurant
845 Chambers Street Trenton
(609) 393-3663
Thurs. 11 a.m. "Cinco De Mayo" All Day "Fiesta"
Ralphie's 
2295 2nd Street Pike Newtown, PA 
(267) 491-5408 
Fri. 8 p.m. Plush
Restart The Arts 
236 High Street Burlington 
Sat. 1 p.m. Random Notes Duo
Revere Restaurant 
802 River Road Ewing 
(609) 882-6365 
Thurs. 6 p.m. Bad Hombres
Sat. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch Project  
River Horse Brewing Company 
2 Graphics Drive Ewing 
(609) 883-0890 
Sat. 6:30 p.m. "Gnarly Carnage: Murder, '80s Style" A True Crime Event. Hosted by Sarah Cailean. $15-$65.   
River House at Odette’s 
274 South Rive Road New Hope, PA 
(215) 682-2022 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Seth Witcher 
Sat. 6 p.m. Bob Egan
Sun. 10 a.m. Mother's Day Brunch. $67 (Adults) $25 (Kids ages 4-12 / ages 3 and under free) 
Tues. 6 p.m. Lorenzo Branca 
Wed. 6 p.m. Megan Knight 
Rossi's Bar & Grill  
2110 Whitehorse-Mercerville Road Hamilton  
(609) 890-2004  
Thurs. 5:30 p.m. Ernie White 
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. 4 p.m.  Trivia   
Shady Brook Farm 
931 Stony Hill Road Yardley, PA 
(215) 968-1670 
Fri. 5:30 p.m. "Summer unWINEd Concert Series" feat. Black Rose
Wed. 7 p.m. Quizzo w/ Emily & Joe 
Small World Coffee  
14 Witherspoon Street Princeton  
(609) 924-4377 x2 
Sat. 6 p.m. Rainbow Fresh (Solo)
Sparky World-Famous Beer Garden 
4333 New Falls Road Levittown, PA 
(215) 943-2321 
Thurs. 9 p.m. Karaoke w/ DJ Dan
Sat. 9:30 p.m. Spellbound
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 
Steam Pub 
606 2nd Street Pike Southampton, PA 
(215) 942-6468 
Thurs. 9 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo Party" w/ DJ Ernesto
Sat. 10:30 p.m. Jumper 
Stone Terrace by John Henry's 
2275 Kuser Road Hamilton   
(609) 581-8855   
Fri. 7 p.m.  "Friday Night with Frank Sinatra" Benefitting The Jeremy Fund feat. Chris Pinella and his Orchestra. $100, ages 21+ (Includes dinner/beer/wine. Advance ticket purchase only)  
1675 Spirits 
2685 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA 
(215) 645-1445 
Sat. 6 p.m. Paul Plumeri Duo
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 Hosted by Bill Monach 
Tara's Tavern 
1 Cookstown-New Egypt Road, Wrightstown  
(609) 286-2300  
Fri. 9 p.m. Castles In The Sky Duo
Sat. 9 p.m. Jeanne Morris Band
Telouro Jazz Café 
826 West Bridge Street Morrisville, PA 
(267) 797-5456 
Fri. 7 p.m. Jack Furlong Quartet 
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 
TGI Fridays 
780 Route 130 South Hamilton  
(609) 581-6910   
Sat. 6 p.m. Veronica Kole
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 Buck Hotel 
1200 Buck Road Feasterville, PA 
(215) 396-2002 
Thurs. 7 p.m. Kirko 
Fri. 7 p.m. Love Junk 
Sat. 9 p.m. Legacy
Tues. 6 p.m. Danny Lynch   
The Cool Cricket  
216 Burlington Street Fieldsboro  
(609) 291-9110  
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. Seamus Kelleher
Sat. 7 p.m. Gabriel Donohue
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. Ear Candy
Sat. 9 p.m. Starship Lovechild
Wed. 7 p.m. Open Mic Hosted by Bill & Kathy
The HOB Tavern  
146 Second Street Bordentown  
(609) 291-7020  
Fri. 8 p.m. DJ Entertainment 
Tues 7 p.m.  Music Bingo 
The Irish Horne Bar & Restaurant 
882 2nd Street Pike Richboro, PA 
(215) 942-4000 
Thurs. 6 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo Party" feat. Keep The Change Band, Miguel Martinez
The Ivy Inn  
248 Nassau Street Princeton  
(609) 921-8555  
Fri. 9 p.m. DJ Fatha Ramzee
Sat. 9 p.m. DJ Deco
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 w/ DJ Tim 
Tues. 7 p.m. Open Mic 
Wed. 7 p.m. Trivia Night 
The Newtown Theatre 
120 North State Street Newtown, PA 
(215) 968-3859 
Fri. 8 p.m. "Steal Your Peach" Celebrating The Allman Brothers Band and Grateful Dead. $25
Sun. 7 p.m. "Rain Man"
The Roost  
181 Rte. 539 Cream Ridge  
(609) 208-0050 
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Sean Cox & Joe Hoyer 
Fri. 8 p.m. Riverdogs
Sat. 8 p.m. 80s Party w/ 80s Undercover
The Sycamore Grill  
255 North Sycamore Street Newtown, PA  
(215) 908-6326  
Fri. 8 p.m. Danny Lynch Project
Sat. 8 p.m. "First Saturday" w/ Plush Duo
The Union Firehouse 
18 Washington Street Mount Holly 
(609) 288-6491 
Thurs. 6:30 p.m. "Cinco De Mayo Pre-Camp Jam Party" w/ Suburban Sensi
Fri. 8 p.m.  $10, doors open at 7 p.m. 2 p.m. "Camp Jam in the Holly" w/ MC Majik Mike feat. (7 p.m.) Solid Bronze, Billy Walton Band, Rhythm Addicts, Mums the Word. $20 (advance / 2-day passes $40)
Sat. 8:30 p.m.  $10, doors open at 7 p.m. 2 p.m. "Camp Jam in the Holly" Music Festival  w/ MC Majik Mike feat. (3 p.m.) Wonky Pocket, The Quitoxe Project, NorthEast Corners, Jersey Corn Pickers, Billy D. Light Trio, Pure Jerry, All Star Jam. $30 (advance / 2-day passes $40) 
Tir Na Nog  
1324 Hamilton Avenue Trenton  
(609) 392-2554 
Sun. 3 p.m. "Irish Sessions" 
All Shows 21+  
Tomasello Winery 
1 North Union Street Lambertville 
(800) 866-9463 
Sun. 10 a.m. Mother's Day Brunch (2 p.m.) Music by Rick Winow. $48.95 (Adults) $19.95 (Kids 12 and under)
Trenton Social   
449 South Broad Street Trenton  
(609) 989-7777 
Thurs. 5 p.m. "Happy Hour Throwback Thursday" 
Fri. 6 p.m. "Fallow Exhibition" 
Sat. 9 p.m. Live Music (TBA) 8 p.m. "Drag Night" $15 (Online sales only. masks required for unvaccinated attendees) 
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. "Mom's Night" Prix Fixe Dinner. $50
Sat. 12 p.m. James Popik 
Sun. 10 a.m. Mother's Day Brunch 
Wed. 8 p.m. Just Jeff
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. Tom Trovas
Sat. 7 p.m. Suzette Ortiz Latin Ensemble
Working Dog Winery  
610 Windsor Perrineville Road Hightstown  
(609) 371-6000 
Sat. 1 p.m. Bob & Dave
Sun. 1 p.m. Spoondrift  
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   
Thurs. 7 p.m. Patrick Murphy 
  
 


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Into The Woods

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Algonquin Arts Theatre
60 Abe Voorhees, Manasquan, NJ 08736
category: theatre

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ZOSO – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079
category: music

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KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD BAND - TROUBLE IS...25TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
State Theatre New Jersey
15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: music

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THE ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA EXPERIENCE FEATURING EVIL WOMAN – THE AMERICAN ELO

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: music

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Ride the Cyclone: The Musical

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Berlind Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre

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Princeton's Famous Triangle Show: Singin' in the Train

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Matthews Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre

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CHRIS RUGGIERO - LOVE SONGS

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Brook Arts Center
10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
category: music

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Water Street “All We Tried To Be” Album Release Show

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Roy's Hall
30 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825
category: music

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Laughter is Addictive with Frank Vignola

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Hopewell Theater
5 S. Greenwood Avenue, Hopewell, NJ 08525
category: comedy

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George Street Playhouse presents "A Walk on the Moon"

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 8:00pm
New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC)
11 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
category: theatre

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Faculty Chamber Recital

Friday, May 20, 2022 @ 2:00pm
Grunin Center
1 College Drive, Toms River, NJ 08754
category: music

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Kentucky Fried Calamari

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Avenel Performing Arts Center
150 Avenel Street, Avenel, NJ 07001
category: theatre

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Into The Woods

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Algonquin Arts Theatre
60 Abe Voorhees, Manasquan, NJ 08736
category: theatre

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Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00pm
South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
One Sopac Way, South Orange, NJ 07079
category: music

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Ride the Cyclone: The Musical

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 2:00pm & 8:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Berlind Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre

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Princeton's Famous Triangle Show: Singin' in the Train

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 7:00pm
McCarter Theatre Center (Matthews Theater)
91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
category: theatre

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STARMAN, THE BOWIE TRIBUTE

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Brook Arts Center
10 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
category: music

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New Jersey Ballet: Repertory Evening

Saturday, May 21, 2022 @ 8:00pm
Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC)
100 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960
category: dance

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