Friday, February 1, 2013

Support local music with Sierra Madre Sue

yes - there is a hidden theme in this edition of the Music News.... can YOU figure it out?
SAT. 2/2 - "Albertson's Unplugged" - BBQ and Live Music. Corner of Sierra Madre Blvd and Michillinda (between La Salle and Alverno). Bring a chair and a friend!1:00 - Snotty Scotty 
2:00 - Brian Guthrie (La Salle boy)3:00 - Steve Vargas (girlfriend works at Alverno) and Steve Reiners
4:00 - Tim Kleinmann and Brad Griswold
SAT. 2/2 - LA SALLE/ALVERNO DEJA VU SOCIAL, 6-10pm. For the combined classes of the 60s, 70s, and 80s.  Buy your ticket in advance for $25 or at the door for $30. Includes plenty of muy bueno Mexican food from Chiquita Bonita and your first drink free. Raffles, music, full bar, cheap drinks, Catholic school girls (and boys)!  Bring whoever you want, they don't have to be from La Salle or Alverno.
Alverno alumnas can buy tickets  
La Salle alums can buy tickets at
SAT. 2/2 - OPEN MIC NIGHT @ THE FRET HOUSE IN COVINA. 309 N. Citrus Ave. (626) 339-7020. Always on the first Saturday of the month, and just one dollar for performers or audience. Sign-up starts at 7:30. If there aren't enough slots for everybody they'll make a list for the next month, and call you. Each act gets two songs or ten minutes, whichever comes first. The show starts at 8:00. They'll have desserts and coffee ready. Bring your friends and family and join the show!
SAT. 2/2 - Rick Shea solo acoustic @ Boulevard Music in Culver City, 8pm.  4316 Sepulveda, LA  90230.  310-398-2583. Also Nathan McEuen

SAT. 2/2 - GEORGE FRYER BAND  @ T. BOYLE'S(girlfriend works at Alverno) SPORTS GRILL IN SIERRA MADRE, 9:30pm-midnight. No Cover, full bar & kitchen. 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-8444. Country Roots.
SUN. 2/3 - BARRY "BIG B" BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 11am - 2pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443 Sunday BLUES Brunch!
SUN. 2/3 - SUPER BOWL EXTRAVAGANZA @ MATT(married to an Alverno girl) DENNY'S ALE HOUSE RESTAURANT, 11am - all day. Breakfast till 1:30, buffet spread in the second half. Giveaways, raffles, the whole enchilada. Lots of TVs inside and out.
MON. 2/4 - MAX BUDA BAND @ THE OLD TOWNE PUB IN PASADENA, 9pm. Corner of fair Oaks & Union behind the Container Store. Enter thru alley off of Holly Ave.626-577-6583. Chester (used to play with La Salle boy David Lindley), Jerry, Ted, Bruce, Peter and Nick on noisemakers. An eclectic mix of jazzed-up rock. One of my favorite bands. Every FIRST Monday night.
TUES. 2/5 - "JC (La Salle boy) & 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:
ok - figured it out yet?
WED. 2/6 - "WINE & SONG" @ Firefly Bistro in South Pasadena with host Brad Colerick, who also performs each week. 7-10pm.  This week's featured artists: Kara Grainger and Ernest Troost.  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
"WEDNESDAY NIGHT PLATTER PARTY" @ THE BUCCANEER, 9pm. Bring your favorite vinyl records and play an entire side on the house turntable, commercial free! 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. No cover, full bar, friendly service!
THURS. 2/7 - BARRY "BIG B" BRENNER @ FIREFLY BISTRO IN SOUTH PASADENA, 6 - 9pm.  1009 El Centro. 626-441-2443.  Burgers, Brews & BLUES Every Thursday.
FRI. 2/8 - SAUCY JACK @ T. BOYLE'S SPORTS GRILL IN SIERRA MADRE, 9:30pm-midnight. No Cover, full bar & kitchen. 322 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-8444. Rock 'n' Roll covers, chick singer.
FRI. 2/8 - Groovy Lemon Pie @ Altadena Country Club (members and invited guests only)
WED. 2/13 - CRANE LAKE SERENADERS and MOON ROOF @ THE OLD TOWNE PUB IN PASADENA, 8:30pm. 66 N. Fair Oaks Ave. (Down the alley off of Holly St.) No cover, beer, bad wine & fake cocktails. But don't let that scare you, there's GREAT MUSIC TONIGHT! CLS are: John Wood (married to an Alverno girl), Rick Germond (probably dated a few), Marc Doten, Bruce McAdam, Peter Burke.  Moon Roof is Bruce's son Sam's band.  cool flyer attached...
WED. 2/13 - JIMMY WYNNE'S (La Salle boy) 50th BIRTHDAY "WEDNESDAY NIGHT PLATTER PARTY" @ THE BUCCANEER. We're playing Jim's favorite vinyl records all night, commercial free! 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. No cover, full bar, nice candles!
FRI. 3/1 - ELECTRIC RAINMAN @ THE BUCCANEER LOUNGE IN SIERRA MADRE, 9pm. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 626-355-9045. No cover, full bar, friendly service!  Ben Rushing's 60s power trio.  Can't wait to see them!   
SAT. 3/16 -  SAUCY JACK @ T. BOYLE'S TAVERN IN PASADENA (it's on the Alverno Jaguar Discount Card - I still have some for sale), 9ish.
from the planning ahead dept:
SUNDAY APRIL 7th - DOO DAH QUEEN (at least 3 of them are Alverno girls!) TRYOUTS @ THE AMERICAN LEGION
SATURDAY APRIL 27th - DOO DAH PARADE (Czar Tom Coston is a La Salle boy) IN EAST PASADENA 
I had to get that one in here!
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, SierraMadreSue (Alverno girl - past and present!) 

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