Category: Other Bands & Venues

Posts about my fellow musician freinds’ bands or venues.

Young Talent Energizes Pittsburgh Area Open Stage

(L) Derrick (R) Nick

I recently attended an acoustic open stage a few miles north of Pittsburgh in New Kensington, PA at The Blind Pig Saloon. This neighborhood tavern is well known for it’s local, live entertainment and provides a nice rotation of weekly

Lower Burrell Restaurant Hosts Acoustic Music

Jeff Conner & Mike Huston with guitars

This past Friday I took advantage of some time off and spent the evening with my sister listening to some local acoustic music performed by my friends Mike Huston & Jeff Conner. I took some video and snapped a few

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Element Cafe Gig Butler PA with The Gruuve

View of the Element Cafe from Main Street Butler

The Element Cafe located on Main Street in the city of Butler will be hosting live entertainment by “The Gruuve Band” Thursday, October 22nd from 6-9. I will be playing guitar with them for the evening! The Element Cafe 232

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Angry Johnny Crushed My Blues!

Angry Johnny Stangry Close Up Guitar Solo

I have been wanting to get out and hear John Stangry (Angry John Stangry) and his CRS Band for some time and finally had that opportunity when he recently played at the Saxon Inn, Natrona Heights, PA. He is from

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Country Music Road Trip to Reedsville PA

Ray Sherman & Sawyer Stepp on stage with "Make Mine Country"

Last Friday I went on a little road trip with Dawn & Sawyer Stepp out to central Pennsylvania to enjoy an evening of hillbillie music with the “Make Mine Country” band. What great night we had! (Scroll down for the

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Open Blues Jam with The Mercs

The Blind Pig Saloon bar area

Last night I made it out to New Kensington, PA to a small bar called “The Blind Pig Saloon” for their open mic. This is a music bar, as they host live entertainment 4-5 nights a week. They have a

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Country Music Alive in Allegheny County PA Jamboree

Line of people waiting to get into Twin Oaks Country Jamboree

This past Sunday I spent my afternoon/evening in White Oak, PA at the Twin Oaks Jamboree, a classic country music show concieved, operated and emceed by Lois Scott. Lois also performs on the show singing her own songs and providing

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Austin Texas Trip at The Evangeline Cafe

Ray Sherman watching Joe King @ The Evangeline Cafe

My vacation in Austin, TX was fantastic! There was never a problem finding something to do, especially with my friend Grady Humble playing tour guide for us when he could! I want to focus on one particular night for this

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Miss Freddye Stover & Her Blues Band at Narcisi Winery

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of attending my friends performance in Gibsonia, PA at Narcisi Winery. Freddye Stover is an exceptional blues singer in the Pittsburgh area. Her band is top notch and they play blues like blues

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