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Bruce Marshall and the Nor'easters

Saturday, November 1, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB:
Bruce Marshall Nor'Easters
Come join us for a night of great music and dancing!  The Nor’easters feature original music by Bruce plus a high energy mix of Allman Brothers Southern Rock, Blues, Soul and Funk.  Bruce is a member of The Toy Caldwell Band (Marshall Tucker) and has performed with Dire Straits, BB King, James Montgomery, Kate Taylor, Susan Tedeschi and more.

Chuck Farrell Guitar and Vocals, Al Hospers on Bass,  Eric Foye on drums, and Joe Alperti on sax.
The John Funkhouser Jazz Quartet

Friday, November 7, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB:
John Funkhouser
A native of the Boston area, multi-instrumentalist and composer John Funkhouser was educated at Cornell University and New England Conservatory and currently teaches at the Berklee College of Music. Besides leading his quartet, Funkhouser is in demand as both a pianist and a bassist, having shared the stage with luminaries from Grammy-nominated vocalists Luciana Souza and Tierney Sutton to piano icon Ran Blake and Afro-Cuban drummer Francisco Mela to South Indian percussionist Trichy Sankaran and the world-jazz group Natraj.  John Funkhouser  will perform again at Pitman’s with bassist Greg Loughman, guitaristPhil Sargent and drummer Mike Connors.  The Band loves rock, too, and you can hear that in their approach.

The John Funkhouser Quartet is a band of  Musicians without Borders. With influences as wide ranging as Woody Guthrie, Thelonious Monk, Frank Zappa, Frederic Chopin, and Ravi Shankar, the Quartet “employs complex rhythms, deep soulful moments, rock and passion and sensitivity.” (-Bebop Spoken Here). Each of Funkhouser’s expansive compositions inhibits a unique universe, while the band seamlessly integrates composed music with improvisation into “a whirling dervish of sound and light.” Bop-n-Jazz.com
Matthew Stubbs Blues Band featuring Dennis Brennan

Friday, November 14, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB:
Matthew Stubbs was named the 2009 Outstanding Guitarist from Blues Audience Magazine and was a 2009 Boston Music Award Nominee for Blues Act of the year.  Boston-based roots guitarist Stubbs has a wicked way with a groove and an ability to conjure vintage tones. His tasty arrangements make that vintage hard to pinpoint, thanks to the way he mixes swinging blues, funk, surf rock, and prickly R&B licks.

Dennis Brennan is a cagey veteran who can electrify audiences with his ability to cross brilliantly from rock to soul, blues, country, and jazz, while breathing fresh life into each. He has been nominated for 4 NEMO awards and has won 2 NEMO awards for "Outstanding Roots Rock Band.
Dance Night with The Erik Ray One-Man Big Band

Friday, October 31, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB:
Erik Ray
Come celebrate Halloween with Montana native Erik Ray  at Pitman’s Freight Room. Erik has spent the past three decades purveying his brand of blues in the rough and tumble roadhouses and honky tonks of the Northwest. His unique One Man Big Band show has thrilled audiences and kept rowdy dance hall floors full. Steeped in the traditions of Delta and Chicago style blues, Traditional Country, Folk, Zydeco and Early Rock, Erik’s pulsing slide guitar and harmonica, along with his intense vocals and syncopated foot rhythms, strive to keep the Blues spirit alive and moving forward. Erik recently relocated to New Hampshire, shifting his cowboy lifestyle to pursue a new chapter of life in the Granite State and quickly earned the right to represent NH in the International Blues Challenge and make his way all the way to the finals in Memphis! Wear your Halloween Costume and the best outfit chosen by the crowd will win 4 free tickets to a future show at Pitman's!

Lite appetizers and popcorn will be available during the show.








John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band

Saturday, November 8, 2014: 8:00 PM
$20.00 admission before the show: $25.00 admission at door: BYOB:
John Primer
Grammy Award Nominee and Handy Award Nominee, John Primer is truly "The Real Deal” Fresh off the heels of his great success with the Muddy Waters Band, John signed on with the legendary Magic Slim. For the next 14 years, he toured with Magic Slim & The Teardrops, bringing tight, house-rocking sounds to every corner of the earth. But John's days as a sideman were numbered with his solo career taking off in the early to mid-90s with the critically acclaimed album "Stuff You Got To Watch," for Earwig Music in '93, and in '95 the veteran blues man released the critically acclaimed "The Real Deal," on Code Blue. He has since toured extensively in support of his ten solo albums to date. With John Primer's strong traditionalist blues phrasing and lightning fast slide techniques, few artists can match him. A master storyteller and songwriter, his catalog of songs is endless and his sound is unforgettable. John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band continue to electrify audiences at clubs and festivals around the world, and remain a driving force in the world of Blues music today.










Cheryl Arena

Saturday, October 25, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB:
Cheryl Arena
Cheryl sizzles with excitement as she mesmerizes audiences with her sultry voice and powerhouse energy. She is a triple threat- a great songwriter, vocalist and blows harp like there's no tomorrow...

Hailing from Boston, she began playing harmonica and immersing herself into the Blues in 1987 She has recorded on several cds with her most recent one, being her 1st solo effort, "Blues Got Me" including 7 original songs, backed by a stellar 7 piece band and produced by Duke Robillard, who also plays on a few cuts.

The harmonica has brought her to many exotic places and afforded her a wealth of wonderful experiences - whether it's on a big festival stage fronting her own band, playing an acoustic duo in some cozy little wine bar, singing and playing with a 20 piece orchestra in Dallas TX, touring around Italy, being a side person in someone else's band, giving harmonica lessons on Skype or teaching at Jon Gindick's Jam camps, Cheryl's beloved pocket pal is always close to her side ready for the next musical adventure!




 














Comedy Night with Larry Myles and Chris Pennie

Saturday, November 15, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB:
Miles Pennie
Larry Myles: One of the best kept secrets in Boston, it's just a matter of time before Larry Myles achieves national notoriety.  Like the amiable wise guy you met at the local bar you love to hear complain about the Red Sox.  He also has a keen topical sense. Though he offen plays the edge, the talented comedian never crosses the boundaries of good taste.  Call me a square, but I usually prefer clean jokes to the dirty ones, and I was happy that Larry did not overuse four-letter words and crude remarks.  In fact, Larry's funniest jokes were also the cleanest.  He's a scream."  (New York News Day) The ability to work clean and still be on the cutting edge makes Myles a welcome addition to any comedy venue.

Chris Pennie has been a finalist in CMTs Next Big Comic and a finalist in the Plymouth Rock Comedy Festival and Dick Doherty's Beantown Comedy Riots as well as being invited to the Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta and the Boston Comedy festival. Also notably, Chris was a finalist in the Mohegan Sun “Funniest Amateur Comic in New England.”