by Uncle Mike
After the Great Snow Storm of October 2011, November couldn’t get here soon enough. Especially since the local scene features the likes of Panic! At The Disco, Anthrax, Chris Cornell, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the 19th Annual Asbury Music Awards. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg! So without further ado, lets get rockin’!
Kickin’ things off up in S’ville at the Starland Ballroom, it’s Panic! At The Disco, Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam on Nov. 4th, Sebastian Bach, Natasha Komis, Knucklebone and Sykohed on the 5th, Anthrax, Testament and Death Angel on the 12th, Owl City and Days Difference on the 13th, “WSOU’s 25 Years Of Metal” with Chimaira, Unearth, Skeletonwitch, Molotov Solution, Fit Fir An Autopsy, Thanatotic Desire (CD Release) and Name The Creature on the 18th, Manowar and Holy Hell on the 19th, Action Item, Burnham, Megan & Liz, Hollywood Ending, Kicking Daisies, The Call Out and Reverse Order on the 20th, “The AP Tour” with Four Year Strong, Gallows, Title Fight, The Swellers and Sharks on the 23rd, The Early November, Hit The Lights and The Dangerous Summer on the 26th and Five Finger Death Punch, All That Remains, Hatebreed and Rain on the 27th.
Rollin’ into the Big R.B. at Jamian’s it’s Matt O’Ree on the 4th, Juggling Suns on the 5th, PK & The Band With No Fear on the 12th, Chuck Lambert on the 18th, Quincy Mumford on the 19th and Jukebox Criminals on the 25th. Down the street at the Count Basie Theatre, it’s Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman on the 4th, Chris Cornell – Solo Acoustic Tour on the 22nd, “Dead On – Live ’71 –‘72” (A Grateful Dead Tribute with Marc Muller) on the 25th and Rockit! Fall Concert – Rock & Roll Classics on the 27th. Plus at the Walt St. Pub, it’s Josh Zuckerman Band on the 4th, Backbeat on the 5th, BadDads on the 11th, 6 To Midnight on the 12th, Under Pressure on the 18th, The Jonzes on the 19th, Craig Daniels on the 25th and Bob Burger Band on the 26th. And over in R’son at Barnacle Bill’s it’s Dave Miller, Chris Plunkett, Todd Sherman & Sam Sherman on the 4th, Pat Guadagno & Richard Blackwell on the 5th, Byron Smith & Ted Brancato on the 11th, Pam McCoy & Phil Rizzo on the 12th, George Ott & Dennis Hern on the 18th, The Paul Marino Band on the 19th, Byron Smith & Ted Brancato on the 25th and Chuck Lambert on the 26th.
Slippin’ into West L.B. at Monmouth U’s Pollak Theatre, it’s Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on the 6th, “The Miles Davis Experience: 1949 – 1959” on the 12th and Paul Byrom (Celtic Thunder) on the 20th. Plus at the Lauren K. Woods Theatre it’s Simple Gifts on the 21st. While in L.B. at McLoone’s Pier House, it’s Bob Burger on the 4th, Alan Grant & Primitive Soul on the 5th, Carl Gentry on the 11th, Ther Intentions on the 12th, Bandiera, McLoone, Celestino & Foster on the 18th, Bob Burger on the 19th, Pat Guadagno & The Candle Brothers on the 25th and Kristian Rex & Electric Boots on the 26th. Plus at The Brighton Bar, it’s Verity In Stereo, James Arlowe & The Ruffian Circus and Monkeys In The Dark on the 4th, Easy Tiger (CD Release Party), New York Rivals, The Riverwinds, Mad Feather Group and Francis Jones on the 5th, Brothers Of Brazil, Skin Tapes and The Cockwalkers on the 6th, Chocolate Bread, b. Funk, Psyche Of Sound and I.O.U. on the 11th, Infernal Overdrive, The Brought Low, Lady Killer and The Holy Goats on the 12th, Sky Harbor, Last Minet and Monday Night Heroes on the 18th, Jon Caspi & The First Gun (CD Release Party), The X-Men, Goat Rope and Rebel Pawn on the 19th and The Ghost In Black & White on the 26th. Slidin’ into the ‘Bury at McLoone’s Supper Club, it’s Rob Paparozzi on the 4th, Tim McLoone & The Shirleys on the 5th, Jimmy Webb (Master Of Music Series) on the 10th, BethAnne Clayton Band on the 12th, Motor City Revue on the 18th, Tim McLoone & The Shirleys on the 19th, Jo Bonnano & The Godsons Of Soul with Robert Gordon on the 23rd, Ray Andersen & Friends on the 25th and the Bob Bandiera Band on the 26th. Across the way at Lance & Debbie’s Wonder Bar, it’s Sensational Soul Cruisers, JT Bowen and Eddie Testa Band on the 4th, “Green Parrot Reunion Show” with Richard Barone, Rob Norris, Red House, The Blases, Well Of Soul, DJ Tony Monte, DJ Freddie Palumbo and DJ Mark Mistretta on the 5th, Chuck Lambert/Cal Vetrane Reunion on the 12th, Art Alexakis (Everclear) on the 16th, The Nick Clemons Band, The Bob Polding Band, Lisa Bianco & The Fury and Bar-Top Bandit Dancers on the 18th, Funktion 11 on the 19th, Steve Forbert on the 23rd and the Christine Martucci Band on the 25th. Meanwhile at The Saint, it’s “Chemtrail’s 5th Anniversary Show” with Old Nick, Give Me Static and Mike Chick on the 4th, Jester and Kites And Lightning on the 5th, Jonny Barber & The Living Deads, Tara Elliott And The Red Velvets, The Riot and Ziggy Shock on the 11th, Devil’s Holiday, Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why, John Common & Blinding Flashes Of Light and Stephen’s Gate the 12th, Ballyhoo! and The Bastard Suns on the 19th, F’ N Useless on the 25th and Midnight Mosaic on the 26th. And at The Stone Pony, it’s Filter Effect, Funkaholics and Until Holy (Early Show – Doors 7pm) on the 4th, Ace Frehley, Biters and Lords Of Mercy on the 5th, Anjelia Pelay (CD Release Show), Michael Dante Summonte, Town Hall and Michael Brett on the 11th, EOS Benefit Show on the 12th, “The 19th Annual Asbury Music Awards” on the 13th, Keller Williams, Keith Kenny and Mark Diomede & The Juggling Suns Project on the 18th, Echo Movement, Roots Of Creation and Sensa Motion Band (SMB) on the 19th, River City Extension, Waking Lights, Wild Rompit, Prairie Empire and The Front Bottoms on the 23rd, Outside The Box celebrates “The Last Waltz 35th Anniversary” on the 25th, John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band on the 26th and For Our Lifetime (CD Release Show) on the 27th.
Well, that does it for this month. Happy Turkey Day Everybody! Be good to yourselves people. And remember, you’re never too old to rock n’ roll! Later!