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2015

LIVE MUSIC CALENDAR!

Wednesday, May 25…6pm

From Columbia, South Carolina..Singer-Songwriter

RICHARD STRATER


www.facebook.com/richardstratermusic

And then at 8pm

A full night of great local talent…Featuring….

SUSANNA ROSE


NICK YOUNG


JOHN VIVIANI/BLUE FALCON


www.susannarose.bandcamp.com

www.nickyoungonline.com

www.sonicbids.com/band/johnviviani

www.facebook.com/bluefalconmusic

Cover: $5

 

 

Thursday, May 26….9pm

EP Release Party featuring….

GOT HERB?


Got Herb? is pop, rock, and groove band playing original songs

and compositions by Herb Heins, along with choice covers and songs

by other local composers. Featuring Lou Spezio on keys and vocals,

Jr. Paul Spezio on saxes and keys, Chris Meeker on basses and vocals,

Ray Dar on drums, Ethan Lyons on saxes, vocals and percussion and Herb Heins

on guitar and lead vocals. Got Herb? is a dynamic band that performs expertly

in a variety of musical styles. Each member is a master of their instruments and brings

incredible talent and taste to every note they play. Featuring sophisticated horn and

vocal arrangements along with familiar yet novel song structures, Got Herb? innovates

with deep roots and great passion. Join them for this evening of celebration!!!

www.herbheins.com

Cover: $5

 

 

Friday, May 27….6pm till 9pm

Free Munchies and Drink Specials..and the first of our special parties with WAYO Radio!!!

WAYO Radio(104.3 FM) Live Broadcast…

”Friday Night Dance Party”---hosted by Jimmy Filingeri

And then at 9:30pm…

the multi-instrumental rhythms and intense percussion stylings of….

BEET JUICE


And followed by

THE TEMPTATORS

And then the surf-rock sounds of

TELEVISIONARIES


www.wayofm.org

www.reverbnation.com/beetjuice

www.televisionaries.bandcamp.com

Cover: $6

 

 

Saturday, May 28..doors 7pm, music 9pm

Don’t miss the return of…

THE REVELERS


The Revelers is one of Rochester’s premier Americana, roots-rock bands.

Guitarist/vocalist Jeff Sherner and bassist/vocalist Jeff Simpson came out of the cornfields

of Livingston County and have played together for the past 20 years.

With multi-instrumentalist/vocalist David Curry and drummer Don Stauffer,

The Revelers present a sound heavily influenced by Merle Haggard, Steve Earle,

Wilco, John Prine and the Old 97’s, to name a few.  These songs are about hard livin’,

loose women, tears in beers and love gone wrong.

www.facebook.com/TheRevelersBandRochester

Cover: $5




Tuesday, May 31….8:30pm

THE RAGBIRDS


For years, “home” was a place The Ragbirds rarely visited. The band’s music

— a genre-bending hybrid of indie-pop melodies, global rhythms and songwriting styles

influenced from all over the world — was as broad as their audience, which stretched

from the group’s hometown of Ann Arbor, Michigan, to the shores of Osaka, Japan

(where they scored a Number One pop hot with the song “Book of Matches”).

Show by show, in venues ranging from rock clubs and performing arts centers to festivals

encompassing everything from bluegrass to electronica, The Ragbirds developed

a well-deserved reputation as one of the most dynamic, high-spirited live bands in roots music.

“I feel like I’ve stumbled across a band that’s destined to achieve the same level

of cult-greatness as The Innocence Mission, Bruce Cockburn,

Ron Sexsmith,Sufjan Stevens, and yes, even Over the Rhine….

The Ragbirds debut album, Yes Nearby, is a work of astounding

international eclecticism, mixing everything from reggae to Celtic to blues

music along with plenty of world music into a unified, enchanting whole”

-Josh Hurst, Revealarts

www.theragbirds.com

Cover: $10 advance, $13 day of show

Tickets on sale Monday, May 9 at  Abilene, Record Archive

and online at www.abilenebarandlounge.com