Charlie Farren with Chuck Farrell and Jill Ducsai

Saturday, September 6, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Farren Ferill Ducsai
Charlie FARREN has long been known for great songs, great singing, and for outstanding live solo acoustic performances. Alone onstage with acoustic guitar in hand, Charlie captures an audience with his unique delivery, insightful lyrics, memorable songs, soaring vocal, and subtle yet innovative guitar style. It wasn't always quite so subtle, as Charlie formed this original self-taught style with a history of successful, hard-crunching rock bands throughout the 1980s.

Charlie emerged onto the national scene in the early '80s as lead singer and guitarist with THE JOE PERRY PROJECT. In 1986 Charlie, along with Dave Hull (Joe Perry Project) and John Muzzy, formed FARRENHEIT which made FARRENHEIT one of the premier new rock acts and receiving awards, media attention and new fans across the country.

Joining Charlie will be Chuck Farrell and Jill Ducsai. Chuck has 20 years of experience in many diverse styles of music, with roots in rock and roll, R and B to folk music. Originally from Ontario, Canada, Chuck now calls central NH home as he brings his diverse talents to the area. Jill has been performing around Central NH for several years and her voice and her guitar will complete the Trio.
Comedy Night: Mark Scalia and Shaun Bedgood

Saturday, September 13, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Scalia Bedgood
Since starting his stand up career in Boston, Mark Scalia has entertained thousands of people at comedy clubs, colleges and universities, corporate and private events, and religious venues across the United States and Canada for over 20 years. He brings his audiences into the show by being funny, clever, personable and warm. He’s a crowd favorite wherever he goes!

Born Darren Rashaun Bedgood, in Selma, Alabama, Shaun Bedgood hit the comedy scene in November 2004 and has been going strong ever since. With performances at venues such as the Comedy Studio in Cambridge, Dick Doherty's Comedy Vault, and The Comic Strip Live in Manhattan, N.Y., Shaun is quickly making a name for himself. Shaun's incredible stage presence coupled with undeniable raw talent has caught the eye of some well known veterans. Rick Jenkins of the Comedy Studio stated "When the Boston Globe called me about a piece called 'Young, Fresh and Funny' Shaun Bedgood was the first name I mentioned. We've showcased him on the Studio stage for news media and television producers, and he always makes us look good." In addition to stand-up, Shaun is currently studying Theater at Suffolk University. He has performed in several productions including ”Shouting Theater in a Crowded Fire” directed by Wes Savick, and “Circa” directed by Caitlin Langstaff. Shaun can be seen performing throughout the New England area and New York.
Dance Night with The Blues Tonight Band

Friday, October 10, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
CBlues Tonight
A lot of Blues bands come and go on the local music scene these days, with most never to return. However, this band did return in 2011 with a vengeance! Consisting of three core members of the original LA East Band from Laconia, NH and by adding in fresh new talent we round out this 5 piece hard hitting blues band, named Blues Tonight.

Not only does the Band play covers of blues songs that we are all familiar with, Blues Tonight also performs songs that not everyone has on their set list. But playing covers isn't really what we are about, it's the original songs that we are getting known for and that people are requesting. So come see for yourself what a powerful sound we can create and enjoy what everyone has been talking about in New Hampshire!

Craig Farrington - Guitar/Vocals, Steve Brooks - Bass Guitar, Eric Anderson –Drums, Dave Bottom - Guitar/Vocals and Alan Doyle – Harp/vocals.

Paul Warnick – Phil N the Blanks

Saturday, October 11, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Paul Warnick
Paul Warnick headed up this high energy party band based in New Hampshire's Lakes Region.  The Blanks performed at many popular night spots, ski areas and special event happenings all over the state.  They mix fun music, danceable beats and great musicianship for a hellofaputyourhandstogetherforthisone great time!

Paul Warnick - Guitar, Vocals Rick Page or his brother Joe Rizzo - Drums and sound TESTING! Mike Abbott - Sax, Flute and Vocals Paul Luff - Bass, Vocals
Tyler Road Bluegrass Band

Saturday, August 20, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Tyler Road
Tyler Road has been performing publicly and at private functions since 2003. Tyler Road has acquired the talent of various musicians from central NH to create a blend of music that you will not find anywhere else. With the combination of banjo, acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, accordion, box drum and bluesy vocals, Tyler Road creates the best foot stomping jams in the Northeast. Tyler Road has performed at arts and music festivals across New England.

Scott: Guitar, Dobro, Vocals, Steve: Banjo, Vocals, Theresa: Viola Dave: Mandolin, Vocals Andy: Percussion, Vocals Woody: Mandolin, Banjo Beth: Stand Up Bass Drew: Djembe
Comedy Night: Paul Gilligan, Dan Crohn

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 9:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Kid Pinky and his Restless Knights

Saturday, September 27, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Kid Pinky
Kid Pinky and his Restless Knights is a retro style 4 piece blues band from the Concord area that is both authentic and unique but not loud. The band is a throwback to a more simple but nasty kind of Blues, and with its dedicated stylists, engaging personalities and comfortable volume levels, the band is always intimate and FUN! Kid Pinky plays blues that will KNOCK YOU OUT!!

Tom Wright- Guitar/Vocals 

John HoikDRUMS

Steve Prisby – vocals, piano, harmonica

Jock Irvine– doUBLE Bass/VocalS

Jeremy Wallace Trio

Friday, October 3, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Jeromy Wallace Trio
Jeremy Wallace is a rock singer/songwriter from New Jersey. He has performed at various venues on the East Coast, and has opened for artists such as Dave Van Ronk, John Hammond, and Freedy Johnston. Wallace took guitar lessons from Van Ronk, who sang a duet with Wallace on the song Samson and Delila on Wallace's second album, She Used to Call Me Honey.

Jeremy has a gritty, graveled voice that sounds as though he’s been gargling with gasoline. A bushel-full of song upon song about love-gone-oh-so-wrong, the romance of hanging out in deadbeat bars, the salvation of whiskey and making lots of bad choices. A minimalistic blues-based sound soaked in days long gone by – all drums with brushes (Tom Costagliola) and stand-up bass (Matt Gruenberg).

John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band

Saturday, November 8, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
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.
The Nick Goumas Jazz Quintet

Friday, September 19, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Nick Goumas
Tenor and soprano saxophonist Nick Goumas has developed his own mature, imaginative and identifying style. Nick performs with energy, feeling and musical integrity. In his Quartet, he is joined by three outstanding Boston area musicians who all have outstanding credentials. Steve Hunt on piano, Barry Smith on bass and Jack Diefendorf on drums. The Nick Goumas Quartet‘s post Bebop, contemporary straight ahead style and it’s display of rhythmic and harmonic sense produces some exciting jazz improvisation. Their growing audience has a mixture of musicians and jazz aficionados alike.

Nick and his Quartet have recently released a new CD called: Moonlight Alley.

Dance Night with the Brickyard Blues Band

Friday, September 5, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Brick Yard Blues Band
Come join us for a great night of music, dancing and socializing. The Brickyard Blues plays all of your dance favorites from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s on up! They mix influences including Texas & Chicago Blues, Stax-era soul music, old-school R&B, with some roots & rockabilly thrown in. In addition to getting airplay on radio stations throughout New England, their original song, Alabama Blues Man, was picked as the Favorite Blues Song at radio stations in Orlando Florida, and Warsaw, Indiana, and has even been featured on a radio station in Belgium that showcases American roots-rock music. It's R&B plus a whole lot more.

Singer-keyboardist Alan RosenBrian James on Guitar & vocals, Tom Hoctor on sax, Bernie Rozmovits on bass, and someone on drums.

Roberto Morbioli Blues Band

Friday, October 17, 2014: 8:00 PM
$15.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Robert Morbioli
Roberto was born in Verona and started playing the guitar at an early age. At the age of 15 he discovered his greatest passion to be the blues. After several years of activity in the Italian music scene, he was asked to play in the ‘Tao Ravao Blues Band’ in 1987, with whom he recorded his first album: “From Madagascar To Chicago”. In 1991 he finally set up his own band MORBLUS which has brought him much recognition and many awards, playing in all the biggest national and international blues festivals and events. Roberto’s personality and unique playing style are evident in all his interpretations while at the same time recalling the styles of blues greats such as Freddy King, Albert King, B.B. King, Albert Collins, T. Bone Walker, Steve Ray Vaughn and Eric Clapton.

“The blues flow so naturally for Roberto Morbioli, and his guitar playing and vocals are so polished, he sounds as if he grew up closer to Chicago than Verona, Italy.” Boston Herald.

Roberto will be performing with his Boston-based band members:
Craig Jaster and the Buskers

Thursday, September 11, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned

“Folk impurists” with a smart, distinct voice and a kitchen sink repertoire of influences from jug band and jazz to roots rock, “The Buskers” tap the street music tradition for which they are named, then go much farther, with serious musicianship, a sense of humor, and energy to burn.” (Weirs Times) Their sound is defined by deep respect for the craft of songwriting and a shared love for the inventive possibilities of improvisation.

Washington, D.C. native Craig Jaster (piano, bass, accordion, vocals) has played professionally since age 15.  A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, he moved to New Hampshire, where he has played jazz with Delfeayo Marsalis, Tiger Okoshi and Big Joe Burrell and opened for The Yellowjackets, Arturo Sandoval, Dianne Reeves, and the late great Ray Charles.   

Kathy (KZ) Sommer (violin, mandolin, vocals) has studied and performed with latin jazz maestro Eddie Palmieri, the Turtle Island string Quartet and master fiddlers Matt Glaser, Jay Unger and mandolinist Peter Ostroushko.

Paul Hubert (guitar, vocals) has performed extensively as a solo artist on classical guitar and played with various bands including the rock group White Light. Jared Steer on drums plays with a vast number of projects and has played with the likes of Randy Roos (guitar great), Philip Hamilton and James Montgomery.


Friday, September 26, 2014: 8:00 PM
$12.00 Admission: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Pitman’s Freight Room presents The Ameranouche Gypsy Jazz Band which features two French acoustic Gypsy jazz guitars and upright bass, and is a winner of Best of New Hampshire awards as well as being veterans of the famed Newport Jazz Festival. The group tours nationally, year-round, and has released two albums, largely of original music inspired by legendary Gypsy guitarist, Django Reinhardt. National Lampoon director, Kevin Wheatley, calls Ameranouche "the new sound of America". After hearing these folks sail through a melodious tune with such love, musicality, and signature, jaw-dropping velocity, you'll be hard pressed not to agree. www.ameranouche.com has plenty of tunes to check out -- if you've never experienced hot acoustic swing music, now's your chance to fall in love with the joyful, uplifting, and dance-inducing sounds of Gypsy jazz.

Larry Garner Blues

Saturday, October 4, 2014: 8:00 PM
$20.00 Admission in Advance: $25.00 at the door: BYOB: Air Conditioned
Larry  Garner
Blues Legend Larry Garner is perhaps the most talented blues songwriter alive today, one of the top five bluesmen on the planet.- Real Blues. “I started playing guitar because I had an uncle, George, who taught me. He was a paraplegic, and he played like Jimmy Reed. I learned through him, and started playing at the church and behind a gospel group that played on the radio. Garner continued playing music during his military service, and playing in army bands while stationed in Korea steeled him for the life of a full-time musician. “I’m on tour all the time,” he says. “I go to Europe and England a few times a year. Over there they really like my original stuff. They hear guys playing the blues, but when I come in, they come right up and say, ‘Thank God — a real blues band.’

Larry has played at festivals and venues around the world, including Abu Dhabi Jazz Festival, Belgian Rhythm'n'Blues Festival,Bricktown Blues Fest, Burnely Blues, , Biscuits & Blues, Blues by the Sea, BLUES Chicago, Blues from the Top, Blues on Grand, Bluesnight, Bradfordville Blues Club, Montreal Jazz Fest, Montreaux Jazz Festival, New Orlean’s Jazz & Heritage Festival, and many more North Atlantic Blues Festivals.