SierraMadreSue’s Music News – 2014 is upon us!

Posted 1/12/14 –  I can’t believe Matt Denny’s has been open for 15 years already! I have my beer mug from their 10th anniversary bash in my freezer and use it often! Thank you Matt & Pam and your family & staff for 15 years of great food and fun! My family & friends have celebrated many an occasion at your fine establishment. Keep up the great work!

See the info. below about their 15th Anniversary Party on Sunday January 19th.  I regret that I will be out of town that weekend, so hoist a few for me!

*EVERY SUNDAY – BARRY “BIG B” BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 11am – 2pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.  Sunday BLUES Brunch!  http://www.

 *EVERY MONDAY – Quiz Nite trivia with hostess Deanna Cogan is at Lucky Baldwins Delirium Cafe in Sierra Madre at 8:30.  Arrive by 8:15 PM to secure a table for up to 4 on a team.  Entry fee $2 per person.  Win gift cards to the restaurant! Fun and profitable! 21 Kersting Court. (626) 355-1140


*EVERY TUESDAY – “JC Hyke & Friends Songwriter Serenade” @ MATT DENNY’S ALEHOUSE & RESTAURANT IN ARCADIA, 7 – 9:30pm. 145 E. Huntington Dr., between 1st & 2nd Aves. 626-462-0250. Full bar & kitchen, all ages. A weekly acoustic show of songwriters playing original songs, either as a solo or duo act, outside on the covered, heated patio. For this week’s artists, go to:

*EVERY WEDNESDAY – “WINE & SONG” @ Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena with host Brad Colerick, who also performs each week. 7-10pm. Full dinner menu available or tacos, tapas and beer & wine specials that changes weekly.  1009 El Centro St. (just a couple blocks west of Fremont, south of Mission, near the Mission Street Gold Line station) 626-441-2443. For this week’s featured artists go to:

*EVERY THURS. – BARRY “BIG B” BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 6 – 9pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.  Burgers , Brews & BLUES.   http://www.

SAT. 1/18 – MERCY & THE MEERKATS @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. Full bar, no cover, friendly service! Mercy & the Boys – Rock, R&B, Soul, etc.

Sunday, January 19th  


The BIG Bash 

 The Alumni Band

Time to be announced soon

Great Prizes

and reduced prices on all Matt Denny’s Wear

15th Anniversary Glassware and T-Shirts

 Happy Hour All Day

 Complimentary Appetizer Buffet  


 3 to 7 p.m.

145 E. Huntington Dr. between 1st & 2nd, Arcadia

parking on street or in lot behind


 SAT. 1/25 – TOO MANY STEVES @ GEM CITY GRILL IN MONROVIA, 9pm. 115 E. Olive Ave., just East of Myrtle, 3 blocks N. of Huntington Dr. Bobby Ross’ bar – no cover, full bar, big dance floor, pool tables. Steve Vargas, Steve Ysais & Steve Reiners of Horses on Astroturf, Steve Bruen of Snotty Scotty & the Hankies and Steve Powell of Mercy & the Merkettes.  Celebrating my brother Stevie B’s B-day. All other Steves encouraged to attend!

Here’s a little bit of musical humor my son sent me that I hope you enjoy. (Rated PG13, language)

*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,