SierraMadreSue Late Night Music News – REVISIONS and additions!

Members of the Decades of Rock/Aluminum Marshmallow band, photo courtesy of Tom Behrens

Posted 7/27/12 – got a couple of revisions after I sent that out……

tonite!!! FRI. 7/27 – WRECK ‘N’ SOW @ VIVA CANTINA IN BURBANK, 8 – 11pm. 900 W. Riverside Dr. next to the L.A. Equestrian Center. 818-845-2425. No cover, full bar & great Mexican food. Bluegrass.

SAT. 7/28 – HORSES ON ASTROTURF @ ROUTE 66 ROADHOUSE IN DUARTE, 9pm. 1846 E. Huntington Dr. 626-357 – 4210. No cover, full bar & kitchen, big dance floor. Hillbilly Hippie Rock.  Celebrating Chief’s birthday!

SAT. 7/28 – THE JEFF TAYLOR BAND @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. No cover, full bar. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. Rock, Blues. One of Mike Stover’s bands.

SUN. 7/29 – BARRY “BIG B” BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 11am – 2pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.  Sunday BLUES Brunch!

SUN. 7/29 – there’s SOMEbody playin’ at the Buc from 2 – 5pm.  saw the flyer but can’t remember the name…. Lonesome somebody or somebody Lonesome?  don’t know if that’s a solo, duo, or group…

SUN. 7/29 – the Buccaneer softball team finally won one last Sunday and are looking to make it two-in-a-row today at 2:30pm at Heasley Field, Sierra Vista Park. Come out and show your support. Good seats are still available!

REVISED:  SUN. 7/29 – THE DELTAS (featuring Mercy Powell and Joshua Balbien) HAD TO CANCEL…. so instead: STEVE & STEVE are on the patio at Lucky Baldwins Pub in Old Town Pasadena from 5-8 PM. 17 S. Raymond Ave. 626-795-0652. Enjoy great Brit food and an amazing selection of beers (and wine too).   

SUN. 7/29 – the ALUMINUM MARSHMALLOW play “Decades of Rock” from 6 to 8pm at the band shell in Sierra Madre’s Cannon Park. FREE, all ages. Bring a chair or blanket. The band boasts a big horn section, a play list chock full of tunes from every decade of rock, and special appearance by guest vocalist, Veronica Ota. The band would like to thank our generous sponsors, the Sierra Madre Civic Club. Members of the club will be on hand selling BBQ’d hot Dogs and tasty homemade pies. Also featured at half time is the ever popular 50/50drawing. All proceeds will be channeled back to the community through their various philanthropies.  see attached photo for new band line-up.

cancelled this week onlyMON. 7/30 – Quiz Nite is NOT at Lucky Baldwins Delirium Cafe in Sierra Madre!  apparently they’re doing the floors that night….

“WEDNESDAY NIGHT PLATTER PARTY” @ THE BUCCANEER, 9pm. Bring your favorite vinyl records and play an entire side on the house turntable, commercial free! 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. No cover, full bar, friendly service!


THURS. 8/2 – BARRY “BIG B” BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 6 – 9pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.  Burgers, Brews & BLUES Every Thursday.

SAT. 8/4 – OPEN MIC NIGHT @ THE FRET HOUSE IN COVINA. 309 N. Citrus Ave. (626) 339-7020. Always on the first Saturday of the month, and just one dollar for performers or audience. Sign-up starts at 7:30. If there aren’t enough slots for everybody they’ll make a list for the next month, and call you. Each act gets two songs or ten minutes, whichever comes first. The show starts at 8:00. They’ll have desserts and coffee ready. Bring your friends and family and join the show!

SUN. 8/5 – ADAMS PACK STATION AT CHANTRY FLATS features SUSAN JAMES, 1-2pm and OLD CALIFORNIO, 2-4pm. For complete schedule and directions/parking info. go to:

MON. 8/6 – Quiz Nite is at Lucky Baldwins Delirium Cafe in Sierra Madre!  Join quiz host Deanna at 8:30 PM for 40 questions in 4 categories.  Arrive by 8:15 PM to secure a table for up to 4 on a team.  Win gift cards to the restaurant.  It’s the most fun you can have for only $2 per person! 21 Kersting Court, 626-355-1140

MON. 8/6 – MAX BUDA BAND @ THE OLD TOWNE PUB IN PASADENA, 9pm. Corner of fair Oaks & Union behind the Container Store. Enter thru alley off of Holly Ave. 626-577-6583. Chester, Jerry, Ted, Bruce, Peter and Nick on noisemakers. An eclectic mix of jazzed-up rock. One of my favorite bands. Every FIRST Monday night.

new info!  SAT. 8/11 – SNOTTY SCOTTY & THE HANKIES @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. No cover, full bar, cheap drinks!  and yes – we will be celebrating MY birthday!  and my bro Rick and new bride Bettie-Jo will be here!

and in case I don’t have a chance to send out an update, here’s the Mellow D’z (Dave Osti & Deanna Cogan) schedule for August:

Thursdays – August 9 and 16 @ Oceanview Bistro, Montrose 8-10 PM
Wednesdays – August 15,  22 and 29 @ Glendora Continental from 7-10 PM
Sundays – August 12 and 26 @ Lucky Baldwin’s Old Town Pasadena from 5-8 PM

Please remember to call and verify all info. before making plans.  Everything is subject to change.  This is show biz, after all… 

Hope to see you out & about,