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THE KNICKERBOCKER MUSIC CENTER

35 Railroad Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891 (Misquamicut) | (401) 315-5070

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Live Music (7:30pm – 10pm)

SPECIAL EVENTS: Ed Peabody And The Next Big Blue Thang

NIGHTLIFE: Let's Dance Wednesdays. Live Bands from 7:30-10pm. Offering Free Dance Lessons starting at 7p. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Age
21+

Cover
10

Music
Live Bands

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music (8pm)

DINING: Brand new food menu for Tap Room and adjacent Knickerbocker Music Center.

NIGHTLIFE: The Tap Room at The Knickerbocker is an intimate listening room with a retro speakeasy atmosphere that hosts acoustic sets. The Tap Room features a house sound system playing exclusively vinyl records on non-performance nights.

DRINK DEALS: The Tap Room offers specialty cocktails, eclectic cordials, local craft beer, and more!

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Acoustic

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music

SPECIAL EVENTS: An Evening with Barefoot Truth

DINING: The Best Fish and Chips.

NIGHTLIFE: Live Music. National to local acts. Visit www.knickmusic.com for more info.

Hours
1am

Age
21+

Music
Live Bands

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music

SPECIAL EVENTS: Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez

NIGHTLIFE: Live Music. National to local acts. Visit www.knickmusic.com for more info.

DRINK DEALS: Drink Specials Available.

Hours
1am

Age
21+

Music
Live Bands

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music (8pm)

NIGHTLIFE: The Tap Room at The Knickerbocker is an intimate listening room with a retro speakeasy atmosphere that hosts acoustic sets. The Tap Room features a house sound system playing exclusively vinyl records on non-performance nights.

DRINK DEALS: The Tap Room offers specialty cocktails, eclectic cordials, local craft beer, and more!

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Acoustic

Atmosphere
Busy

Live Music (8pm)

DINING: Brand new food menu for Tap Room and adjacent Knickerbocker Music Center.

NIGHTLIFE: The Tap Room at The Knickerbocker is an intimate listening room with a retro speakeasy atmosphere that hosts acoustic sets. The Tap Room features a house sound system playing exclusively vinyl records on non-performance nights.

DRINK DEALS: The Tap Room offers specialty cocktails, eclectic cordials, local craft beer, and more!

Age
21+

Cover
No Cover

Music
Acoustic

Closed Today

Special Events

  • 28 June

    An Evening with Barefoot Truth -

    Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $25 advance / $30 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: http://barefoottruth.com
  • 29 June

    Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez -

    with special guest Matt York Christine Ohlman is the current and Longtime vocalist of the Saturday Night Live Band On Matt York's "Boston, Texas," The singer-songwriter uses basic building blocks – Holly's chords, Hank Williams' swagger, Steve Earle's boozy wisdom, Paul Westerberg's straight-up-drunk wisdom – to construct an album of beauty, optimism and heartbreak." – Boston Herald​​​​​​​ __ This queen of blue-eyed rock n’ soul, who grew up loving equally the sweetness of a Memphis horn line and the raunch of an electric guitar riff, whether played by Muddy Waters, Keith Richards, or Pop Staples, teased her blonde hair into a beehive in honor of Ronnie Spector and never looked back, picking up a guitar and forging a career as a songwriter in the process. She’s the current, long-time vocalist with the Saturday Night Live Band (SNL40’s anniversary post-show concert also featured her star turn onstage with Jimmy Fallon, Elvis Costello and the B-52s), whose latest CD, The Deep End, was honored on five national Top Ten lists and features special guests/duet partners Ian Hunter, Dion DiMucci, and Marshall Crenshaw, plus Levon Helm, GE Smith, Andy York, Eric “Roscoe” Ambel, Catherine Russell, Big Al Anderson, and others. Ohlman topped the Alternate Root.com’s Readers’ Poll as top Americana vocalist, joining other winners Paul Thorn, The Mavericks and Rodney Crowell. Ohlman’s legendary voice and stage presence (she’s known as “The Beehive Queen” for her towering blonde hairdo) have most recently been featured on at the 2016 AMA Conference in Nashville; the PBS series “Music City Roots” with Bonnie Bramlett, Sarah Potenza and the McCrary Sisters (June, 2016); 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival’s Tribute To David Bowie; on numerous guest vocal shots on the HBO series “Vinyl" that feature a duet with Elvis Costello; on SNL’s 40th Anniversary telecast (pulled onstage by Jimmy Fallon at the after-party concert at the Plaza Hotel, she tore the roof off with the B52s as her backup vocalists), “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” (guest shot with Black 47); the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Concert in Cleveland (filmed by HBO); the Carnegie Hall tribute to the Rolling Stones; the 2012, 2013 and 2015 Little Kids Rock galas in NYC (taking the stage with Bruce Springsteen, Brian Wilson, Elvis Costello, Steve Miller, Graham Nash, Bill Medley, Tom Morello and others); and the 2012-2015 WC Handy Festivals (she was the special guest of the Blind Boys Of Alabama and soul queen Candi Staton, and helmed a sold-out tribute to legendary producer Jerry Wexler; in 2015 she was the festival’s Grand Marshall and co-billed with iconic guitarist Travis Wammack), as well as on both SNL’s 25th and the aforementioned 40th Anniversary telecasts; Bob Dylan’s 30th Anniversary bash at The Garden (with George Harrison, Chrissie Hynde, and others); the 2013 Obama Inaugural Gala in Washington, D.C.; The Lincoln Center “American Songbook” series with Sting, Lou Reed and Van Dyke Parks; and the Central Park Summerstage Tribute To Janis Joplin (where she fronted both Big Brother & The Holding Company and the Kozmic Blues Band). She appears on Grammy nominees A Tribute To Howlin’ Wolf (with Taj Mahal and Lucinda Williams) and Charlie Musselwhite’s One Night In America (with Marty Stuart); sings the theme song for NBC’s 30 Rock; worked on a musical with the late Cy Coleman (who compared her sense of timing to Peggy Lee’s); duets live with friends like the aforementioned Miss Spector, Mac Rebennack (two private evening of duets she calls “absolute highlights”), Americana stalwart Paul Thorn, Bonnie Bramlett (who has become a longtime friend), Muscle Shoals legends Donnie Fritts and John Paul White of the Civil Wars, and New Orleans mainstays The Subdudes (she joins The ‘Dudes, BB King, Irma Thomas, Richard Thompson and others on Get You A Healin’ to benefit the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and has guest-hosted five editions of “Down On The Bayou” during successive Jazz & Heritage Fests with Widespread Panic’s JoJo Hermann, again to benefit The Clinic); worked often with the late blues giants Hubert Sumlin and Eddie Kirkland; collaborated on critically-acclaimed tracks with Marshall Crenshaw (Labour Of Love: The Music of Nick Lowe), Big Al Anderson (Pawn Shop Guitars), and Ian Hunter (When I’m President and Shrunken Heads); edited legendary Rolling Stones producer Andrew Loog Oldham’s autobiography 2Stoned and appears also on Oldham’s historic 2013 release “Andrew Loog Oldham and Friends Sing The Rolling Stones Songbook Vol. 2”). A musicologist of note, Ohlman is a cover-story-writing contributor to Elmore Magazine, and worked with Bonnie Raitt, Ry Cooder & others on the Rhythm & Blues Foundation Awards. Ohlman tours relentlessly, torching clubs up and down the Eastern Seaboard in support of her recordings (Strip, The Hard Way, Radio Queen, Wicked Time, 2008 career retrospective Re-Hive, the aforementioned The Deep End, 2011 concert DVD Live Hive and 2016’s upcoming “The Grown-Up Thing” with her band Rebel Montez (Michael Colbath-bass; Cliff Goodwin-guitar; Larry Donahue-drums). “I’ve come here tonight to set your souls on fire,” she’ll tell an audience. And she will. __ The Boston Herald says of Matt York’s new album Boston, Texas that ”the singer-songwriter uses basic building blocks — Holly’s chords, Hank Williams’ swagger, Steve Earle’s boozy wisdom, Paul Westerberg’s straight-up-drunk wisdom — to construct an album of beauty, optimism and heartbreak”. Matt's new album explores a cross-section of everything from straight-up rock n roll to hints of outlaw country. His album has received radio airplay throughout the world. His album "Boston, Texas" was named Limelight Magazine's Debut Album of the Year". His most recent release, Between the Bars was listed as one of the top albums of 2017 by the Patriot Ledger, Gatehouse Media, Ryan's Smashing Life and radio stations WATD 95.9 FM's Almost Famous Radio and PIXY-103FM. Matt grew up in Foxboro, Massachusetts and began playing the clubs of Boston as a teenager. Since then, he's played on stages through New England, New York, Nashville and Toronto. His latest album "Between the Bars" was released in November, 2017. Gatehouse Media's Peter Chianca wrote of the new album "Put Boston’s Matt York in the 'should be rich and famous department' -- his country rock with a jangly edge has instantaneous appeal, combining wry lyrics about barflies, ex-lovers and fading summers with infectious melodies and a rocker’s penchant for strumming his way through heartbreak". Show: 8p | Doors: 7p Tickets: $12 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)
  • 05 July

    Johnny & the East Coast Rockers -

    Swingin' Rhythm and Blues Where people are swinging in Rhode Island and Connecticut, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers are playing. A premiere Rhythm and Blues dance band in the Northeast for over 28 years, Johnny MacLeod and his band perform original tunes and favorite covers from the 40's, 50's, and 60's in an eclectic mix, that combines elements of traditional blues, swing, jazz, R&B, and roots rock. Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $10 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)
  • 06 July

    Cherry Pie -

    Jump, jive & kick your heels up to swing, rockabilly, Latin and a few sultry ballads thrown in just for fun. Cherry Pie is a delicious, freshly baked dance party with just enough retro sprinkled on top for a sweet-stepping good time! Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $10 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 12 July

    Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones -

    Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones - A Tribute 2 Prince Dressed 2 the 9's, Dean Ford embodies PRINCE with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever get to the real thing. Ford and company perform all the hits you know and love, including the “Purple Rain” album in its entirety. But, it's more than just the songs. He's got the look, the moves, and the sounds down jaw-droppingly well. So well, you'll forget it's only a tribute. It all started in 2011, when Dean Ford and his musician friends put on their first of many sold out tributes to the Purple One in Portland, Maine. The show, lovingly entitled "Purple Brainz" is now held annually at the prestigious, Port City Music Hall. Past shows have featured Prince and The Revolution’s own keyboardist Matt “Doctor” Fink. Lately, Ford has been sticking with a rotation of his core band, The Beautiful Ones. Though, he and the band have plenty of surprises up their frilled sleeves. The Beautiful Ones have performed at venues including: CASINOS: ◦ INDIANA — The Tropicana (Evansville) ◦ NEW JERSEY — Hard Rock Casino (Atlantic City) ◦ NEW YORK — Akwesasne Mohawk Casino (Hogansburg) ✫ Vernon Downs (Vernon) ◦ PENNSYLVANIA — SugarHouse Casino (Philadelphia) ✫ Mohegan Sun (Wilkes­Barre) THEATERS & OTHER VENUES: ◦ CANADA — Calistoga Grill (Pointe­Claire, QC) ◦ CONNECTICUT — The Kate (Old Saybrook) ✫ Ives Concert Park (Danbury) ✫ Joey C's (Stratford) ◦ FLORIDA — Haven Lounge (Orlando) ✫ 1904 Music Hall (Jacksonville) ◦ INDIANA — Rock ‘N Rail (Griffith) ◦ MAINE — Vinegar Hill (Arundel) ✫ State Theatre (Portland) ✫ Port City Music Hall (Portland) ✫ BAE (Bangor) ✫ Cross Insurance Center (Bangor) ✫ DownUnder Club (Bangor) ✫ Mine Oyster (Boothbay) ✫ Moose Alley (Rangeley) ✫ Waterville Opera House (Waterville) ◦ MASSACHUSETTS — The Cannery Music Hall ( Southbridge ) ✫ Ralph's Rock Diner (Worcester) ◦ NEW HAMPSHIRE — Dover Brickhouse (Dover) ✫ Shaskeen (Manchester) ◦ NEW YORK — Jupiter Hall (Albany) ✫ Arlene’s Grocery (NYC) ✫ The Westcott theater (Syracuse) ✫ Funk 'n Waffles (Syracuse) ◦ OHIO — Civic Music Hall (Toledo) ◦ PENNSYLVANIA — Mauch Chunk Opera House (Jim Thorpe) ✫ River Jazz Cafe (Plains) ✫ Ritz Theatre (Scranton) ◦ RHODE ISLAND — Courthouse Center for the Arts (West Kingston) ◦ VERMONT — Maple Tree Place (Williston) ◦ and more... Hear – and see – for yourself what it sounds like when Dean Ford’s doves cry. Show: 9p | Doors: 8p Tickets: $13 advance / $15 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: https://www.beautifulonesband.com
  • 19 July

    Billy Gilman -

    Billy Gilman — "The Voice" sensation and singer of the hit singles "One Voice, Oklahoma, and Elisabeth" — will bring his unique style and undeniable voice for a night up close and personal with “Just you- Just Me. The Intimate Sessions” Before dazzling millions and earning a runner-up finish on "The Voice", Gilman burst onto the national stage with his hit single "One Voice." His debut album was certified double platinum in the United States, and he was included in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the youngest singer to ever reach #1 on the Billboard Album charts. Gilman has sold five million albums worldwide and garnered awards and nods from the Grammy's, ACMs, CMAs, Billboard Magazine, and the American Music Association. "Nothing tops the excitement of a Billy Gilman crowd. The dedication my fans have shown me through the years is amazing. I have been wanting to do a show like this for a very long time. It’s just me and the audience and a list of songs that will make you laugh, make you cry, make you remember, and make you inspired. Let’s lock the doors and get down. Just you...Just Me” Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $30 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: http://www.billygilman.com
  • 20 July

    Fundraiser for K-9s -

    Fundraiser for K-9s with Johnny & the East Coast Rockers & Roger Ceresi's All Starz To Benefit the Stonington and Westerly Police Departments K-9 Units. Come dance, have fun and help support the Stonington and Westerly Police Departments K-9 units at the first annual “Fundraiser for K-9s with two of the hottest bands on the East Coast. 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Meet your elected officials, police Chiefs, Captains, and Officers from Stonington and Westerly. Meet Oden and Primo, the K-9 dogs from Stonington and Westerly. K-9 units detect explosives, protect public events, track and apprehend criminals, conduct rescue and recovery and so much more. K-9’s SAVE LIVES! Each K-9 dog costs approximately $9000.00, not including the officers salary. They are a critical community asset but are not tax or town funded. Please make your check for a tax deductible donation to: Westerly Police FOP Lodge 10 with K-9 in the memo area. Mail to PO Box 341 Westerly Ri 02891, drop off at Stonington or Westerly Police Department, or donate at the event with credit card, check or cash. This is a 100% non profit event. All proceeds will be divided equally between Stonington and Westerly Police Departments and all funds go directly to the K-9 units. Johnny & the East Coast Rockers: Where people are swinging in Rhode Island and Connecticut, Johnny and the East Coast Rockers are playing. A premiere Rhythm and Blues dance band in the Northeast for over 28 years, Johnny MacLeod and his band perform original tunes and favorite covers from the 40's, 50's, and 60's in an eclectic mix, that combines elements of traditional blues, swing, jazz, R&B, and roots rock. Roger Ceresi's All Starz: Roger rocks the planet with the "All Starz". With Roger's powerful vocals leading the way and his ability to motivate and incite crowd participation, the "All Starz" will deliver high energy jump blues, rhythm & blues and a bit of rock & roll WITH GRIT, SOUL, AND PASSION THAT WILL ROCK YOUR SOUL AND MAKE YOU MOVE YOUR FEET & Dance All Night long!! Backed by a stage full of incredible musicians, each a star in his own right, Roger leads this horn-driven band with all of his soul. Roger is an engaging performer who draws from all his life experiences to create a powerful, high-energy performance filled with passion, excitement and pure unadulterated fun! Audiences are immediately swept up by his energy and enthusiasm. But, like any other great performer, he knows that without a great group backing him up, it wouldn't be the same. To that end, Roger says "this is the best group of guys I've ever performed with, hands down no doubt! I love this band. I have found my home and I'm loving it!" Show: 8p | Doors: 7p Tickets: $17 advance / $20 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 25 July

    Cedric Burnside -

    Newport Folk Presents in association with the Knickerbocker Music Center: Cedric Burnside On “The Road To Newport” Nominated for Best Traditional Blues Album at the 61st Grammy Awards https://youtu.be/J_5wtJPaG88 Take one glance at the iconic tintype photograph which serves as the cover to his new album, Benton County Relic, and you know immediately that Cedric Burnside is the real deal. “When I first saw it, I thought I looked like an outlaw,” he laughs. The 39-year-old still lives on several acres not far from the Holly Springs, Mississippi, home where he was raised by “Big Daddy,” his grandfather, the late singer/songwriter/guitarist R.L. Burnside whom Cedric famously played with, just as his own father, drummer Calvin Jackson, did. Cedric was literally born to the blues, more specifically, the “rhythmically unorthodox” Hill country variant which emerged from Mississippi, where he grew up surrounded (and influenced) by Junior Kimbrough, Jessie May Hemphill and Otha Turner, as well as delta musicians T-Model Ford and Paul “Wine” Jones. Grammy-nominated in 2015 for Best Blues Album for the Cedric Burnside Project’s Descendants of Hill Country, as well as the recipient of the Blues Music Awards honor as Drummer of the Year for four consecutive years, Cedric’s latest album offers a showcase for his electric and acoustic guitar, recording 26 tracks in just two days with drummer/slide guitarist Brian Jay in the latter’s Brooklyn home studio in a rush of creativity. It’s his first release for Single Lock Records, the Florence, Alabama label headquartered across the Tennessee River from the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and responsible for critically acclaimed records by John Paul White, Nicole Atkins, Dylan LeBlanc and St. Paul & the Broken Bones. And while Cedric humbly refers to himself in the album’s title, the music within is anything but ancient, the rich tradition of Hill country blues dragged kicking and screaming into the modern-day with crackling electricity amid its nod to life’s essentials. If the blues has traditionally been about getting through hard times, Benton County Relic offers the kind of deep baring of the soul that enables us to transcend oppression, whether in the 19th century or in the precarious present. There’s blood on these 12 tracks, from the matter-of-fact recitation of his poverty-stricken childhood without running water, radio or TV in “We Made It” (“I come from nothin’/I done been lower than low/I keep my head straight/No matter how low I go”) and the description of a “Typical Day” (“I wake up in the mornin’/Sun shinin’ on my face/I drink a cup of coffee/I might roll me a J”) to the loss of family endured in “Hard to Stay Cool” and the unrequited passion of “There is So Much.” “I write my music according to how I live my life, the things I’m going through at the time,” insists Burnside, who lost both his parents, an uncle and his younger brother Cody over the last few years. “I love music so much. It’s really something I can turn to when I’m feeling down and out, and in pain. Whether it’s the heartache of breaking up with a girlfriend, or frustration at a dispute with a family member.” Burnside has brought a music that started as an expression of grief and a will to survive into a modern-day art form that is both timely and timeless, a glimpse of myth and insight into the human condition. “Back in the day, it wasn’t heard as music, but more like ‘somebody help me, I want to get out of this situation,’” says Cedric. “These days, anybody can have the blues. Some people deal with loss by going out and getting drunk or even killing themselves. The blues is about surviving through those hard times, telling the world what you’ve been through, and how you came out of it.” Cedric’s blues cover a wide range of different emotions. “Give It to You” is an expression of pure sexual desire, a traditional blues trope. Burnside explains, “That kind of stuff still goes on in the world today,” he says. “It has happened to me, and I’m sure it has happened to a lot more people. Whether it’s politically correct or not, it’s the truth. And that’s how I write my music. It might seem harsh or messed-up, but it’s real.” “Call on Me” is a song penned for his three daughters, ages 13 to 17, about being there emotionally, if not always in person, given his hectic touring schedule. “I just want them to know, what I do is not just for the fans, but for them, too.” The traditional “Death Bell Blues” is a tribute to his own “Big Daddy,” R.L. Burnside, who used to perform the song, once covered by Muddy Waters and countless others. “I did it the same way ‘Big Daddy’ did it,” he says. “I want to let the people know where my music comes from.” On “Ain’t Gonna Take No Mess,” Cedric insists he’s performing the music he wants, regardless of what anybody else says. “I’ve been playing almost 30 years now,” he exclaims. “It’s who I am, what I am. I am Hill country blues. This is my whole life, and I’m not going to listen to anyone who tells me what I can and can’t do. I just thank God that Single Lock Records let me be with my music.” Cedric has both played and recorded with the North Mississippi Allstars (Luther Dickinson gave him his first electric guitar), Widespread Panic, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Rush, Hubert Sumlin, Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears and the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion. He was also featured playing drums alongside Samuel L. Jackson in Craig Brewer’s 2006 feature film, Black Snake Moan, which was in part a tribute to his grandfather R.L. and other iconic bluesmen. Now planning to tour with collaborator Brian Jay to promote the new album, Cedric eschews politics in favor of the personal. “I know there’s a lot going on in the world,” he says. “But I try to give it all to God and let Him handle it. Politics divides people. The blues brings them together. A bluesman has to find a way to make it through.” Cedric Burnside isn’t content with just making it through. On Benton County Relic, he brings the blues alive for a new generation of fans weaned on the likes of White Stripes and the Black Keys. And why not? That’s all he’s ever known. Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $17 advance / $20 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: https://www.cedricburnside.net
  • 26 July

    Delta Generators -

    Featuring Brian Templeton, Charlie O'Neal, Rick O'Neal, and Jeff Armstrong, the Boston-based band blend the fine line between rhythm and blues and Americana in a way that makes them anything but average. In 2017, the band recorded the audio for their sold out show at The Spire Center in Plymouth, MA, which they then used to release their first live album, “Delta Generators Live At The Spire.” This release followed in the footsteps of their four studio albums, “Devil In The Rhythm” (2008), “Hard River To Row” (2009), “Get On The Horse” (2014), and “Hipshakers and Heartbreakers” (2016). Delta Generators sees Brian Templeton (formerly of The Radio Kings) on vocals and harmonica, Charlie O’Neal on guitar, Rick O’Neal on bass, and Jeff Armstrong on drums. “Delta Generators Live At The Spire” is the band’s first album with Templeton, who joined the group in 2016. The album features originals written by both Templeton and Delta Generators, as well as a few cover songs, and was recorded by Gary Sjolin and Kevin Marshall, mixed by David Minehan of Woolly Mammoth Studios and mastered by Dana White of Specialized Mastering. Since forming in 2008, Delta Generators have won several awards including the Boston Blues Society Blues Challenge in 2008 and have placed in the top ten at The International Blues Challenge in 2009 (See more awards below). In the last few years, the band have shared the stage with such acts as Robert Cray, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Three Dog Night, Jimmie Vaughn, and Sonny Landreth, among others. If there's one thing the band know for sure, it is that they're not ready to settle down, and they won't be anytime soon. Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $12 advance / $15 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 01 August

    Brett Dennen - Vacationer Tour -

    The Second Annual Vacationer Tour. "This August, in the prime of summer, I'll be playing special shows in quaint beach towns all up and down the east coast. Plot twist - I'll be playing these shows as a trio, a setup I haven't used often and can't wait to share with you. I'm really looking forward to it and hope you'll join us.” - Brett For the past ten years, Brett Dennen – with his poet’s perspective, off-kilter vocals, insane sense of humor, and limitless musical freedom – has turned dancing like no one’s watching into a lifestyle. As a songwriter, performer, watercolor artist, and environmental conservationist and outdoorsman, the shows he performs and the events he hosts generate more than good vibes. His impact has been to gather like-minded music fans to consistently try to make the world a better place. Show: 8p | Doors: 7p Tickets: $25 advance / $30 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: http://brettdennen.net General On Sale: Friday, June 7, 2019 @ 10am ET
  • 03 August

    EarthKry -

    Roots Rock Reggae band EarthKry band was born and nurtured within the halls of the Edna Manley College of The Visual & Performing Arts in Kingston, Jamaica where four budding musicians hoped to hone their skills. Their journey began with a twist of fate which brought together keyboard player Phillip Mcfarlane , drummer Kieron Cunningham, bass guitarist Kamardo Blake and vocalist/guitarist Aldayne Haughton, to play a series of small gigs. Drawing inspiration from Bob Marley and The Wailers, The Beatles, John Holt, Peter Tosh, Jacob Miller, Black Uhuru and Steel Pulse, the group soon cemented a wholesome fusion of Roots Reggae, Souls and Rock genres for a fresh but universal sound. Much like the iconic reggae outfit The Wailers, the band chose its name, EarthKry, to signify its mission to voice the grievances of the downtrodden through the vibrations of their Legacy music. Since 2013 the band has spent much of their time creating music with other notable artistes in recording sessions while further developing their signature sound. Through the guidance of veteran drummer/ lecturer Derrick Stewart, veteran trumpeter Nambo Robinson, guitarist/former tutor Maurice Gordon and producers Stephen Stewart and Sam Clayton, the band has since released a successful debut EP “Hard Road”, an acclaimed, worldwide top charting debut album “SURVIVAL” and have toured extensively on some of the biggest international stages. Show: 9p | Doors: 8p Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 09 August

    Zach Deputy -

    Zach Deputy Funk, Soul, American vid: Zach Deputy "Funk Jam in D" https://youtu.be/x7cKT1ik9zk vid: Zach Deputy - Teddy Bear (Official Music Video) https://youtu.be/JsHCQiWjTB4 Zach Deputy was raised in the South Carolina heat all cooked up in his Puerto Rican, Cruzan and Irish heritage. The Calypso rhythms and folk songs of St. Croix competed with the R&B / soul of pioneers like James Brown and Ray Charles for space on the family stereo. As Deputy honed his craft, a unique hybrid of these influences emerged, ultimately creating the signature Zach Deputy sound. To bring this sound to the stage, the big, impossibly upbeat South Carolinian with the infectious smile puts on a solo show enhanced by looping technology– that is essentially a one-man dance party offering up what he calls “Island-infused, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul” to the enthusiastic crowds of dancers who flock to clubs from coast-to-coast. Over 1000 shows in the past 4 years have made Zach Deputy one of the most in-demand performers on the grassroots festival circuit and a big hit on the national club circuit. Show: 8p | Doors: 7p Tickets: $18 advance / $20 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: https://www.zachdeputy.com
  • 09 August

    Zach Deputy -

    Zach Deputy Funk, Soul, American vid: Zach Deputy "Funk Jam in D" https://youtu.be/x7cKT1ik9zk vid: Zach Deputy - Teddy Bear (Official Music Video) https://youtu.be/JsHCQiWjTB4 Zach Deputy was raised in the South Carolina heat all cooked up in his Puerto Rican, Cruzan and Irish heritage. The Calypso rhythms and folk songs of St. Croix competed with the R&B / soul of pioneers like James Brown and Ray Charles for space on the family stereo. As Deputy honed his craft, a unique hybrid of these influences emerged, ultimately creating the signature Zach Deputy sound. To bring this sound to the stage, the big, impossibly upbeat South Carolinian with the infectious smile puts on a solo show enhanced by looping technology– that is essentially a one-man dance party offering up what he calls “Island-infused, Drum ‘n’ Bass, Gospel-Ninja-Soul” to the enthusiastic crowds of dancers who flock to clubs from coast-to-coast. Over 1000 shows in the past 4 years have made Zach Deputy one of the most in-demand performers on the grassroots festival circuit and a big hit on the national club circuit. Show: 8p | Doors: 7p Tickets: $18 advance / $20 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.) Visit Website: https://www.zachdeputy.com
  • 10 August

    Comedians in Exile - Part Deux -

    Life is a Beach Tour - Part Deux Proceeds to Benefit The United Theatre https://www.unitedtheatre.org COMEDIANS: ERIC NEUMANN TAD FLYNN SASHA SRBULJ DAN ALTANO KATHRYN GIRONOMI ERIC NEUMANN: Here is a list of things that Eric calls "accomplishments", but his Jewish mom calls "distractions from finding a wife" He’s a New York based comedian and a regular performer at New York’s top comedy clubs, and alternative rooms. Eric is a regular head liner at Caroline's On Broadway, and was named "One of the hottest rising star stand-up comedians in New York "by Hollywood Radio and Television Society. Eric has been heard on The Bennington Show on Sirius XM, as well as Barstool Breakfast on Barstool Sports Radio. In 2018 he released his debut album, NERVOUS LOVER ,which landed at number 1 on the I-Tunes Comedy Charts, number 2 on the Billboard Charts, and was named "Album Of The Week" on Sirius XM's Raw-dog Channel. TAD FLYNN: Tad Flynn has no business being on the stage. And yet, it still manages to happen. Which is apretty frightening bit of commentary on the state of our culture. When he’s not recovering from his misspent youth, he can be found performing weekly at The Comic Strip Live and Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. He has performed in numerous venues from Toronto to Paris receiving uniformly awful reviews. He’s a single parent who actually managed to have something that resembled a career. If you consider drinking a profession. SASHA SRBULJ: Sasha has traveled the world and found peace of mind nowhere. Performances in Paris, Barcelona, Los Angeles, and all over New York have done nothing to quench the turmoil of his mind growing like tendrils of curly hair from a never more confused head. Audiences find the entire process very amusing. You can find his sensibility in the nooks of consciousness where flashes occur like “I shouldn’t be eating this.” & “We elected who?” Somebody once described his comedy as: “whatever disease Gwyneth Paltrow is trying to cure”. Join him for the descent. DAN ALTANO: Dan Altano is a New York City-based stand up comic who performs often at NYC's Comic Strip Live and Caroline's on Broadway. For the past year, he’s held a residency at the Atlantic City Comedy Club & regularly tours nationally on the Escape From New York show. Dan recently appeared in the New York Comedy Festival and regularly performs with the nationally-touring comedy group Escape from NY. KATHRYN GIRONOMI: Kathryn Gironimi is a New England comedian who has performed in clubs and bowling alleys all over the East Coast. She was a performer in the 2018 Women In Comedy Festival and is a regular at Comix Roadhouse in Mohegan Sun. She started stand up to get the attention of her father and she’s hoping, that even if that doesn’t happen, she can at least get yours. Kathryn co-hosts the Reluctantly Here podcast and runs a monthly show called Triggered in West Hartford, CT. Early Show: 7p | Doors: 6p Late Show: 9:30p | Doors: 9:15p Tickets: $20 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 10 August

    Comedians in Exile - Part Deux -

    Life is a Beach Tour - Part Deux Proceeds to Benefit The United Theatre https://www.unitedtheatre.org COMEDIANS: ERIC NEUMANN TAD FLYNN SASHA SRBULJ DAN ALTANO KATHRYN GIRONOMI ERIC NEUMANN: Here is a list of things that Eric calls "accomplishments", but his Jewish mom calls "distractions from finding a wife" He’s a New York based comedian and a regular performer at New York’s top comedy clubs, and alternative rooms. Eric is a regular head liner at Caroline's On Broadway, and was named "One of the hottest rising star stand-up comedians in New York "by Hollywood Radio and Television Society. Eric has been heard on The Bennington Show on Sirius XM, as well as Barstool Breakfast on Barstool Sports Radio. In 2018 he released his debut album, NERVOUS LOVER ,which landed at number 1 on the I-Tunes Comedy Charts, number 2 on the Billboard Charts, and was named "Album Of The Week" on Sirius XM's Raw-dog Channel. TAD FLYNN: Tad Flynn has no business being on the stage. And yet, it still manages to happen. Which is apretty frightening bit of commentary on the state of our culture. When he’s not recovering from his misspent youth, he can be found performing weekly at The Comic Strip Live and Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. He has performed in numerous venues from Toronto to Paris receiving uniformly awful reviews. He’s a single parent who actually managed to have something that resembled a career. If you consider drinking a profession. SASHA SRBULJ: Sasha has traveled the world and found peace of mind nowhere. Performances in Paris, Barcelona, Los Angeles, and all over New York have done nothing to quench the turmoil of his mind growing like tendrils of curly hair from a never more confused head. Audiences find the entire process very amusing. You can find his sensibility in the nooks of consciousness where flashes occur like “I shouldn’t be eating this.” & “We elected who?” Somebody once described his comedy as: “whatever disease Gwyneth Paltrow is trying to cure”. Join him for the descent. DAN ALTANO: Dan Altano is a New York City-based stand up comic who performs often at NYC's Comic Strip Live and Caroline's on Broadway. For the past year, he’s held a residency at the Atlantic City Comedy Club & regularly tours nationally on the Escape From New York show. Dan recently appeared in the New York Comedy Festival and regularly performs with the nationally-touring comedy group Escape from NY. KATHRYN GIRONOMI: Kathryn Gironimi is a New England comedian who has performed in clubs and bowling alleys all over the East Coast. She was a performer in the 2018 Women In Comedy Festival and is a regular at Comix Roadhouse in Mohegan Sun. She started stand up to get the attention of her father and she’s hoping, that even if that doesn’t happen, she can at least get yours. Kathryn co-hosts the Reluctantly Here podcast and runs a monthly show called Triggered in West Hartford, CT. Early Show: 7p | Doors: 6p Late Show: 9:30p | Doors: 9:15p Tickets: $20 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 16 August

    Johnny Nicholas and the Texas All Stars -

    Johnny Nicholas and the Texas All Stars featuring Cindy Cashdollar, Scrappy Jud Newcomb and John ‘Morocco’ Chipman Johnny Nicholas has spent a lifetime soaking up the flavor of such vibrant music scenes as Chicago, Southwest Louisiana and Texas (which he’s called home now for 40 plus years). His music is full-spectrum Americana — a rich gumbo of blues, cajun, swing, and barrelhouse rock ’n’ roll. He is a consummate songwriter, as well as a gifted vocalist and multi instrumentalist. His collaborations with musical soulmate and longtime friend Cindy Cashdollar are not to be missed. Cindy and Johnny both served time (though not at the same time) with Texas’ premier western swing band, the legendary Asleep at the Wheel. Cindy is one of the all time great steel guitar players who, in addition to her well known associations with Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Rod Stewart and many others, has won multiple awards and recognitions including several Grammys. Her Slide Show album is a masterpiece which showcases her prowess both on her instrumental numbers as well as in the company of Johnny, Marcia Ball, Sonny Landreth and other musical luminaries. The addition of co-conspirator Scrappy Jud Newcomb is the icing on this already delectable musical cake. Scrappy is arguably the best guitarist and accompanist in Austin today and his mandolin playing is stunning and soulful. He has an Austin musical pedigree second to none. His long time stint with Rock and Roll hall of famer Ian McLagen being but one of the many musical affiliations of note on his resume. John ‘Morocco’ Chipman is another Austin musical stalwart. He was a founding member of the Band of Heathens and he has toured with Ruthie Foster, Stephen Bruton, Delbert McClinton and Marcia Ball just to name a few. The four of them worked together in Johnny’s band Hell Bent for seven years before Cindy moved back to Woodstock recently. Join this group of gifted Americana music greats for an unforgettable night of great stories and music guaranteed to keep your toes tapping and the dance floor packed. Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $17 advance /$22 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis, and seats are not guaranteed with ticket purchase.)
  • 21 August

    Johnny & the East Coast Rockers -

    Let's Dance Wednesdays! with Johnny & the East Coast Rockers Swingin' Rhythm and Blues Free Dance Lessons starting at 7p. Music from 7:30pm-10pm. Tickets: $10 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)
  • 28 August

    The Cartells -

    Let's Dance Wednesdays! Jazz/Swing/Motown/R&B/Rock n Roll. Doors open at 6:30pm. Free dance lessons starting at 7p. Music from 7:30-10p Tickets: $10 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)
  • 08 September

    MITCHFEST 11 -

    11th Annual Mitchfest All proceeds to benefit Hope Hospice and Palliative Care of RI in memory of James "Mitch" Christina. Hosted by the Christina Family. Featuring: Bobby & Fran Christina Toni Lynn Washington Troy Gonyea Johnny & East Coast Rockers Lisa Marie Mr Nick Nick Adams The Mitch Music Horns Show: 2-8pm Doors: 1pm Tickets: $20 ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)
  • 27 September

    The Mallett Brothers Band & These Wild Plains -

    The Mallett Brothers Band's busy tour schedule over the past seven years has helped them to build a dedicated fanbase across the U.S. and beyond while still calling the state of Maine their home. With a style that can range from alt-country to Americana, country, jam and roots rock, theirs is a musical melting pot that's influenced equally by the singer/songwriter tradition as by harder rock, classic country and psychedelic sounds. Texas Hill Country Explore Magazine calls them “New England’s wildly eclectic crew of genre rebels.” Bill Copeland Music News says “Combining their authentic roots rock sound with a reflective lyrical style that perceives stories on the level of epic myth, it’s like William Faulkner has been resurrected with an electric guitar in hand.." While remaining fully independent, The Mallett Brothers Band has performed at some of the country’s top venues and festivals, including Austin Texas’s famed Continental Club; Alexandria, Virginia’s Birchmere (sharing the stage with Oklahoma red-dirt rockers The Turnpike Troubadors), New Hampshire’s Meadowbrook Pavilion (opening for The Allman Brothers Band, and again opening for Lynyrd Skynyrd); Nashville’s Bluebird; and Little Rock’s The Rev Room, to name a few. Festival appearances include FloydFest (Virginia), Hop Jam (Vermont), Nateva (Maine), The New England Country Music Festival (New Hampshire), Eastbound Throwdown (New York), and many more. //// It was only a year after the band played their first live show to a sold out Great Scott in Allston, MA, that Esquire Magazine featured them in their “15 Bands to Watch in 2014” feature. They’ve been busy since on the live front as go-to support in Boston for national touring bands like Deer Tick, Futurebirds and The Sadies. The boys capped off 2015 with a Boston Music Award nomination, opening for Evan Dando at his induction into the BMA Hall of Fame. They’ve earned some fantastic looks from festivals and showcases around the country: Mile of Music ’14 (Appleton, WI), SXSW ’15 (Austin, TX), and most recently Stagecoach Country Music Festival ’16 (Indio, CA.). In 2016, TWP have their sights set on the road in support of their forthcoming full-length “Distant Ways” due out July 22 but not before a string of big hometown Summer showcases at Harpoonfest, the Mass Fallen Heroes Patriotfest at the Blue Hills Bank Pavillion and at Boston Calling. “Old Reasons,” the debut single off of “Distant Ways” is now available for streaming or download via Spotify, iTunes and Amazon. Show: 8:30p | Doors: 7:30p Tickets: $12 advance / $15 door ($2 Service Charge Included With Online Tickets. All sales are final, no ticket refunds or exchanges.)

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Monday: Open

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Open

Thursday: Open

Friday: 1am

Saturday: 1am

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Scenes: Dance Venue, Live Music, Club, Restaurant, Bar

Cuisines: American, Burgers, Pizza, Seafood

Music: Blues, Live Bands, Rock

Crowd: 21+, Casual Crowd, Locals

Best Food: Burgers / Sliders, Salads

Best Drinks: Beer Selection, Martinis

Dancing: Always

Highlights: Dancing, Drink Deals, Live Performances

Avg. Entree: $10 - $15

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Parking: Plenty of Street Parking

TVs: TV's only in the Tap Room

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