Posted 6/28/13 – Note: the new listings are preceded by ***s. Check ’em out….. I may not be sending any updates till after the 4th of July – so I hope you all have a fun holiday! And for those of you in Sierra Madre dealing with the severe water restrictions – if you’re gonna be foolish and burn yourself with fireworks, make sure you have some bottled water on hand! (and for those of you that can’t take a joke – you’re on the wrong list!)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY TO MY NIECE AND GODDAUGHTER, DANNA!
FRI. 6/28 – SNOTTY SCOTTY & THE HANKIES @ MATT DENNY’S ALEHOUSE IN ARCADIA, 7 – 10pm. 145 E. Huntington Dr., between 1st & 2nd Aves. 626-462-0250. Full bar & kitchen, no cover charge. Garage Rock & one-hit-wonders from Pasadena’s oldest band! You can bet Matt will be on the dance floor – he might even sing if he has enough beer!
***FRI. 6/28 – THE SUBS @ OCEAN VIEW BAR N GRILL IN MONTROSE, 8:30-11:30pm. 3826 Ocean View Blvd. (818) 248-2722. Great food and drinks, No cover. Come join Felicia, Javany, and Danny as they do that peculiar thing they do! Acoustic rock soul ‘n’ blues!
FRI. 6/28 – CRIMSON CROWBAR @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. Full bar, cheap drinks! Dave Shelton’s Rockin’ band.
***SAT. 6/29 – YARD SALE @ 110 E. BONITA AVE. (off of Mountain Trail), SIERRA MADRE – 8am-12noon. Great deals! Fun people!
***SAT. 6/29 – SURFIN’ WITH ELVIS @ the Montrose Car show – 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. 2200 block of Honolulu Ave. (by Andersen’s). Car show runs till 3:00 PM. Rock, Surf & Elvis, oh my! Doug Appleton on drums. www.surfinwithelvis.com
SAT. 6/29 – MEMORIAL CELEBRATION FOR PATRICIA MORICE-TAULLI @ THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 280 IN EAST PASADENA, 4 – 11pm, featuring music from Snotty Scotty & the Hankies and members of Horses on Astroturf. 179 N. Vinedo Ave. Cheap food & drinks available for purchase. Time will be set aside for sharing memories and stories about Patricia. A fabulous party for our fabulous friend…
SAT. 6/29 – LEN MENDOZA @ THE PEPPERTREE GRILL IN SIERRA MADRE, 6 – 9pm. 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Full bar & kitchen, no cover. Acoustic Rock faves. Len (formerly of the Len & Dave Trio) used to play regularly at the Peppertree many moons ago. Every Saturday night.
SAT. 6/29 – THE GRATEFUL DADS @ MATT DENNY’S ALEHOUSE RESTAURANT IN ARCADIA, 6 – 9pm. 145 E. Huntington Dr., between 1st & 2nd Aves. 626-462-0250. Full bar & kitchen, no cover charge. Have never seen these guys… I am intrigued by the name!
***SAT. 6/29 – THE WALTONES, SHANTYTOWN, PUNK IS DEAD, and SMOKEY LONESOME @ CLUBHOUSE 66 IN GLENDORA, 8pm. Sounds like a fun line-up. sorry I don’t have the address handy…
***SAT. 6/29 – LAST AMERICAN BUFFALO @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. Full bar, no cover. Another band I am not familiar with, but LOVE the name!
SUN. 6/30 – BARRY “BIG B” BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 11am – 2pm. 1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443. Sunday BLUES Brunch! http://www.bigbbrenner.com/
***SUN. 6/30 – BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND IN MEMORIAL PARK, SIERRA MADRE – 6 – 8pm. FREE, all ages, seating on the grass. On Sierra Madre Blvd. next to the police & fire station.
***WED. 7/3 – PRE-JULY 4th CONCERT IN MEMORIAL PARK IN SIERRA MADRE with GROOVY LEMON PIE, 6-10pm. FREE, all ages, seating on the grass, beer garden for the adults. I saw a poster in town with a bunch of other bands & stuff listed for the bandshell, earlier in the day… sorry I don’t have those details…. (Editors note – Find the 3rd and 4th of July music lineup here: http://www.sierramadrenews.net/?p=14052
***NOTE: the Buccaneer closes at 10pm on the 3rd of July, but the Peppertree Grill will be open for business, with all hands on deck! Drink specials and yummy empanadas!
***WED. 7/3 – BRING YOUR OWN BLUES (BYOB) @ Chino Farmers Market –13220 Central Ave., 5:15pm – 8:15pm (On the lawn in front Chino City Hall.) Featuring my former Music Plus co-worker Howard “Dusty Keg” Kagebine – Musicologist, Singer/Songwriter, Stunt Vocals, 12-String Guitar, & 3rd Bass http://www.chinofarmersmarket.com
***THURS. 7/4 – 4th OF JULY PARADE IN SIERRA MADRE, 10am. Starts st S.M. Blvd. & Sunnyside & ends at Sierra Vista Park where there will be LOTS of fun activities!!! Look for me in the parade with the Alverno girls!
***FRI. 7/5 – 80’s D.J. ANDY @ THE BUCCANEER
***SAT. 7/6 – D.J. TRUE @ THE BUCCANEER
***SUN. 7/7 – BUCCANEER CO-ED SOFTBALL GAME AT HEASLEY FIELD, 2:30pm. Be there to root us on!
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Hope to see you out & about!