By:  Krista Doran

dcmf_3205So, I’m food shopping last week when my cell phone rings and on the other line is someone introducing himself as Francis Orsini.  I thought to myself, “Hmmm… should I call him Francis?” I mean, I knew who it was but his band’s name is Don’t Call Me Francis. I certainly did not want to be rude, and say “Hello Francis!”, so I pretended I didn’t hear him and said, “I’m sorry, who is this?” The voice on the other end said, “Krista, its Frank Orsini!”  I am very happy to say that this week’s In the Spotlight segment features a local party band that has been bringing the good times everywhere they go for close to 20 years now – the Don’t Call Me Francis Band!

I have to admit, I thought I was going to be interviewing a somewhat egotistical “ladies man” but that could not be further from the truth.  Frank was an extremely down to earth, personable gentleman, who wears his heart on his sleeve and talked more about the members of the band than himself.  He had such wonderful things to say about every single person in the band and I was really surprised to find out what huge talent backed him on stage.  For anyone that has ever seen Don’t Call Me Francis live, you know what kind of powerful sound they have, but their musical backgrounds are even more impressive.  Several members of the band have played with major acts such as KC and the Sunshine Band, Alicia Keys, Prince and Blood Sweat and Tears, just to name a few.  Frank was particularly fond of how his percussionist and female lead singer Mary Harris has contributed to the band.  “Mary is such an extraordinary singer with a beautiful voice.  Having her on stage is a blessing for us.”  Frank was also very excited about his drummer, who simply goes by the name “M&M” and he told me that “playing with these musicians is like a reward for all the adversity I have had to deal with in the past. They are all professional, SMOKIN’ players and every one of them has mastered their skill.”

With an exceptional horn and vocally powered sound, the Don’t Call Me Francis band has been one of the top-rated Party Rock/Dance Bands in the tri-state area since 1991, and there is definitely a reason for that.  Frank grew up loving rock and roll and because he plays the trumpet, he was also exposed to a lot of Jazz and R & B.  His experience as a music lover has certainly influenced what the band plays onstage and they will do anything from Rock to Disco and everything in between.  “What we play is extremely diversified.  Our shows are high energy and intense with crowds of people chanting and singing right along with us.  People come to our shows expecting to hear fun, danceable music and that is exactly what we give them.  We make people get up out of their seats and dance!”

Don’t Call Me Francis is also the ultimate in wedding bands.  From Sinatra and all the standards to Beyonce and The Black-Eyed Peas, if it’s good party music, they play it.  There are perhaps a handful of acts in this area that can come close to what this band can do onstage.  The level of musicianship, the seriousness of how they studied music and how they perform is unmatched.  As Frank put it, “we strive for an old-school mentality of playing that is professional and hands-down, will give people a time they will never forget.”

You can catch Don’t Call Me Francis playing all over the area including 5 of the local PJ Whelihan locations and plenty of clubs at the Jersey Shore this summer such as The Trump Plaza Beach Bar in Atlantic City, Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant and Flip Flopz Beach Bar in North Wildwood.  You can check their schedule at www.francisband.com to see where they are will be appearing and plan your next night out.  You can be certain that with this band playing, it will be the time of your life!  To book the band for your wedding, party, event or club, call 856-986-6749.  The party continues….

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By Helene

KEENANS2_3205Keenan’s Irish Pub is located in the heart and soul of North Wildwood, at 113 Olde New Jersey Ave., “Where all Neighborhoods Still Meet!” Family owned and operated since 1999, Scott Keenan, along with his Mom, Peg; Dad, Jack; and brother, Sean; love what they do and do what they love! You can feel it when you walk thru their doors.  With 25,000 sq. feet of wall to wall FUN, where else can you find 4 places to hang under one roof?!

Scott describes Keenan’s as a “One Stop Shop!” and now after three years of planning….Peggy’s Crab Shack will be opening on May 22nd. Their dream of having a traditional Crab House/Restaurant has been realized.  And so will yours when you get those succulent crabs in drawn butter on your plate.  Get there on a Tuesday and it’s All-U-Can-Eat! Or hang out at Angry Jack’s (recently expanded), the Cabana bar or the traditional Irish bar.  Whether you want the warm ocean breeze or the chill of the air conditioner around you-it’s a little piece of paradise where all your senses are heightened!

Throughout the summer, Keenan’s holds over 40 parties and reunions, including Cardinal Dougherty, St. Matt’s, Roman Catholic and Hallahan’s reunions, to name a few! With the BEST live entertainment 7 days a week, the tropical atmosphere, and friendly staff-where else would you want to spend your summer?  Scott added, “We still run it like a family business, staff and customers are like family to us.  We are a team and although the neighborhood changes-one thing remains the same…Keenan’s Irish Pub!”

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Here are some of the events to look forward to besides the big start of the season, Memorial day Weekend, of course!

Every Friday-“Eggs with Peg” doors open at 6am,  coming for Memorial Day Weekend – Preston and Steve from WMMR, LIVE! Then from 11am-6pm its “Beat the Clock Happy Hour”– Domestic Bottles start at $1.50. Live entertainment from 5pm ‘til closing!

Saturday Afternoon Jams– From noon-4pm get ½ price Twisted Tea Bottles. Live entertainment from 5-9pm and 10-2am!

Sunday Fun DayAll day with DJ Jim Mulholland. $2.00 Miller & Miller Lite Bottles, 5 for $15 Aluminum Miller Lite Bucket of Bottles. Live entertainment from 5-9pm!

Mondays Margarita/Corona Night with the Amazing “Soul Cruisers” from 11am-3pm. $1.00 Domestic Drafts/½ Price Margaritas (11am to 5pm), 5 for $15 Corona & Corona Light Buckets (10pm to 3am) and ½ Price Margarita’s (10pm to 3am).

Terrible Tuesdays-Live Band All-U-Can-Eat Crabs & Karaoke with Crystal Roxx. U-Call-It Night/All Domestic Bottles $2.00 and ½ Price Absolute Drinks from open to close!

Whacky Wednesdays- Open Mike Night with

LeCompt and All-U-Can-Eat Pasta! $2.00 Bud,

Bud Light, & Ultra Bottles, 5 for $15 Aluminum Bud

Light Bucket of Bottles, ½ Price So-Co Shots-Open

to Close!

Theme Night Thursdays with the Insiders! Shrimp and Wing special, $2.00 Coors Light & Twisted Tea Bottles, and ½ Price Bombs-Open to Close! Starting June 30th meet at Keenan’s for their Hawaiian Luau Party! Each week a different theme, including Disco Night, Christmas in July, 80’s Prom Party and more!

Next time you head down the shore- Make Keenan’s Irish Pub your favorite spot whether you are with family or friends, sitting down to mouth watering crabs at Peggy’s Crab Shack or just chillin’ with an ice cold drink and jamming to great live music-this place has got it all! For more information please visit their site at www.keenansirishpub.com

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A.Samara

CBIP_logo_3205Have you ever wanted to get away from it all and go somewhere tropical but just don’t have the time between work, home, and all your responsibilities? Well look no further, I found the perfect spot in Langhorne, Pa just off the Rt 1 & 95 exits. Cheeseburger In Paradise is definitely the place to be! Just the name itself reminds me of the Jimmy Buffet song and already I feel like this is where I need to be. Just as soon as you walk in the door you feel like you are somewhere else and you notice all the cool tiki-like decorations and crafty little fish carved benches, palm trees and a super cool bar with the lyrics of Jimmy Buffet songs imbedded right into it. If you walk a little further and look to your right, you will see a fabulous out door deck with neat doors that open up like a garage. I always thought that was a very unique idea. That’s where I met a very nice man, Manager Partner, Dave Sweeney. He was very friendly and was happy to show me around the restaurant and give me a little history behind the story of this lovely little get away.

The first Cheeseburger In Paradise opened in 2002 in Key West Florida. The idea was to have a Jimmy Buffet like atmosphere with a menu of mostly finger foods & fun dishes that was completely different than most. From their slider burgers to their Cajun dishes and even a mass selection of specialty tropical drinks, you cant go wrong. Since then the Paradise Restaurant Group has opened 36 locations through out the US, and they even have one in Delaware too. Now lets talk about the food. When I checked out their menu I noticed there were so many different items to choose from and they all looked yummy. I even looked at their really cool drink menu which had so many drinks I couldn’t decide, but then I found the perfect martini called “Key Lime Pie” and perfect it was, with a blend of citrus vodka, sweet & sour, Key lime flavoring, whipped cream and a graham cracker rim. That is like an appetizer and dessert all wrapped up in one if you ask me. I highly encourage anyone to flip through the drink menu, especially on those hot summer days. They offer an array of Ice Cold Glacier drinks, Margaritas & Mojitos and serve them in giant colorful martini glasses. They even have Sangrias in single serving pitchers, you cant beat that, When I was ready to order, I had the pleasure of meeting bartender/waitress Selena Gillespie who is a recent graduate of West Chester University and has a bachelors degree in psychology. She was very nice and helpful and a wonderful personality to match. I ordered my martini of course and then moved on to trying a few specialty dishes that were prepared by Chef Erik Lowell of Langhorne, Pa. The first dish was called “Kickin Chicken Nachos” and wow what a huge plateful too! This dish consists of tasty fresh pulled chicken with tomatoes & jalapeno peppers and was delicious. I encourage you to bring a friend if you want to finish this plate of nachos. The second item was called “Kingston Pork with Rice”. They season the pork and have a corn salsa topping and give you a little spicy mango coconut dipping sauce. Lets not forget the zesty potato chips too, very tasty and really good especially if you take them home and reheat them in a toaster oven later. I love the almost burnt flavor so yummy! The food was so good but I didn’t have enough room to finish so I’m definitely going to come back and try different things and of course my favorite martini over the summer. There is also a good amount of entertainment at Cheeseburger In Paradise. Thursdays they have Quizzos, Friday & Saturday nights they have “live bands” like my friends (CJ, Chris & Tommy from the Seven Band) and “Karaoke” on Sundays. Did I mention the new Pool Room in the back they just recently opened? It’s a private back room with video games, pool tables, TV’s and even a jukebox. Perfect for planning a birthday party, business meeting, or any kind of get together in a private setting. Please contact Dave Sweeney: (215) 757-3179 for more information. The hours of operation at Cheeseburgers In Paradise are: 11:30-1am Monday thru Saturday and 11:30-11pm on Sundays. They are easy to find right off I-95 or Rt 1 in Langhorne, Pa and have a huge parking lot with plenty of parking. They are located right in the surrounding Oxford Valley Mall circle, so you can go shopping and then stop by if your hungry. Bring the whole family for some great fun, delicious food and great entertainment!  For all you sports fans they offer $2.00 Budweisers during all the Phillies & Flyers games and many large HD TV’s to enjoy them. Also be sure to check out their website for an online look at their menu, entertainment and upcoming special events: www.cheeseburgerinparadise.com All in all, I really had a nice time and enjoyed the food and beverages, not to mention the friendly staff. I hope you will stop by and experience it for yourself, I promise its definitely worth it.

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From 2pm to 2am the BILLY LOMAX Tribute will take place at ROOSEVELTS on MAY 22nd. See bands like: The Dead End Kids, Dino and The Missles, Le Compt, the 74’s with Dylan Lomax, Mark Evens of Heavens Edge, REV, Basket Case, Tangier, Voices,Reunion, Queen Helene and Sound Crew….$20 Donation… Open Buffet,Draft Beer from  7 tp 10pm and Drink specials all day…This is all in tribute to the local legned in music Billy Lomax…he was a personal friend to me here at OOT…Billy created our Bumpers for the OOT RADIO SHOW we did some years ago called the OOT PIPELINE…in his 30 years of being a musician, writer, producer and head of BROTWON RECORDING…Billy played in the following bands…>  *The Dead END KIDs, Richie Scarlett, Bonnie Parker Band, World War lll , SHanghai, Basket Case, Groovy Suzie, Sound Crew, Dino and the MIssles. The Missles, The Fundells.  He touched many in his life and this tribute will help out his wife Shelly and two kids..Tara and Dylan….Plan to attend or just buy a ticket and make a donation.  Special shouts out to Johnny Rodgers from REV for pulling this all together.  MORE COMING about this Tribute show in the new OOT…on May 12th.

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(Afternoon):  Elaina Maries 3464 E Thompson Street  ( Saturday from 2 to 6pm) Team Penny Pack Patrol Beef N Beer to rasie money for the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure of Breast Cancer Walk.  Tickets are $30 adult and $15 Children  ALL AGES SHOW with :  RELEASE, GREAT SCOTT BAND and STEMS AND SEEDS.PRIZES FOOD and just a great way to have fun and help a great cause all in one afternoon.

Afternoon: SAT May 1st MAGGIES WATER FRONT CAFE  CEREBAL PALSY BENEFIT with LECOMPT, SERCRET SERVICE and SATRUN $30 DONATION

INCLUDES DRAFT BEER AND FOOD!  THIS IS a great cause…we ask all of our OOT FRIENDS AND FANS to come out to MAGGIES FOR THIS ONE! SEE THE BIG TENT!

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Here goes: SAT. MAY1st BENEFIT at the ASHTON PUB with the CASSIDY GIRLS to BENEFIT THE FALLEN HEROES FUND of PHILA..BE THERE and DONATE. ALL P

ROCEEDS will go to this fund. $5 Cover will be donated…..see the CASSIDY GIRLS behind the bar as the CELEBRITY BARTENDERS at the ASHTON PUB.

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SAT. MAY 1st JT’s PHILA HOUSE to host a big show…WITH THE RECORDING STARS FROM THE late 60’s THE NAZZ featuring Stewkey…along with THE SOUL SURVIVORS and the AMERICAN DREAM and also many other celebrities..this night will be filmed… SEE THE NEW ISSUE FOR MORE DETAILS and get on over to JT’s PHILA HOUSE. This event is sponsored by BUDWEISER, THE FOUR POINTS SHEARTON HOTEL NE, and *Out ON The Town Entertainment Guide …we have been donating much space to help out this show..

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This spring and early summer is going to be more fun when you come out to any “OOT” event and or log into our site each day.SEND US OVER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS and inAUGUST we will announce a winner who we will send down to Atlantic City(AMERICA’s PLAYGROUND) to RESORTS CASINO with an overnight  stay in a very plush suite along with DINNER FOR TWO to the best steak house on the east coast called GALLAGHER’ S STEAK HOUSE…EASY TO PLAY just drop us off your email or stop out to any of our promotions and give us your business card or email address. OOT will send you and guest to RESORTS CASINO. SEND OVER YOUR EMAIL THIS WEEK! Spread the word!

MORE FUN from YOUR #1  LOCAL ENTERTAINEMTN NEWS SOURCE  > OUT ON THE TOWN ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE! THE LOCAL SCENE, BANDS SCHEDULES , BAR AND CLUB SCHEDULES, RESTAURANTS, CASINOS, DINING OUT and so much more !  THERE is only ONE OOT!
Yes there are now more INTERNET SITES on everything under the sun..but when you have to have it all in FOCUS and in one place then you will find it all in ONE ISSUE OF AN OUT ON THE TOWN!   Made from within the local entertainment scene and by people who are in the business. THIS IS YOUR  OOT!

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l_19fd56bd7bb1c542e2f97cea9d857df5FakeFestTM Returns to The Deck at Trump Marina June 25 through 27
For Annual Offering of Rock-n-Roll Tribute Bands

Atlantic City, NJ – April 8, 2010 – Trump Marina Hotel and Casino once again brings FakeFestTM to The Deck from Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27. Come out and enjoy a full weekend of classic rock, alternative and pop renditions of your favorite tunes in an outdoor setting overlooking the bay and Frank S. Farley Marina.

Eight bands will round up their instruments, put on their rock band persona, and pay tribute to popular rock, metal and alternative bands such as Green Day, Foreigner, Styx, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band, Kiss and Jimmy Buffet. It’s three high energy days and nights of dead-on covers of some of the greatest performers in the industry. The three days of cover bands will be emceed by local DJ Michael James.

“This is the eleventh year that The Deck has played host to tribute bands during FakeFest®. People have come to know FakeFest at the Marina as the best compilation of the best tribute bands in the country,” commented Bill Schmal, Director of Entertainment at Trump Marina. “They bring their friends and family and make it an entire weekend with music they love, without the big ticket price,” he added.

The schedule* for FakeFestTM 2010 will be as follows:

Friday- June 25
7:00 –  7:50 pm –  Head Games-  (Foreigner) http://www.headgamesnyc.net

8:05 –  8:55 pm – Dookie – (Green Day) http://www.myspace.com/greendaytributedookie

9:10 – 10 pm –  Head Games-  (Foreigner)

10:10 – 11 pmDookie (Green Day)

Saturday – June 26
3:10- 4:00 pm –  Rockin’ The Paradise (Styx)
http://www.myspace.com/styxtributeny

4:30 – 5:20 pm–  WHO’S NEXT  (The Who) http://www.whosnexttribute.com/

5:50 – 6:40 pm –  Kiss Army –  (Kiss) http://www.kiss-army.com/

7:50- 8:40 pm–   Rockin’ The Paradise (Styx)

9:10 – 10 pm –    WHO’S NEXT (The Who)

10:30- 11:20 –  Kiss Army –  (Kiss)

Sunday- June 27
2:30 – 3:20 pm-  Parrot Beach-  (Jimmy Buffet)
http://www.parrotbeach.com/

3:50 – 4:40 pm –  52nd Street – (Billy Joel) http://www.52ndstreetband.com/

5:10- 6:10 pm –  B Street Band ( Bruce Springsteen) http://www.bstreetband.com/

7:30- 8:20 pm –   Parrot Beach-  (Jimmy Buffet)

8:50- 9:40 pm–   52nd Street  – (Billy Joel)

10:10- 11:00 pm –  B Street Band – (Springsteen)

No ticket is needed, and show times, acts may be subject to change. The Deck will also be serving it’s full menu of sandwiches, salads and appetizers as well as their signature summer beverages, drink specials, cold beer and more!

For more information, including overnight accommodations and room packages, log on to www.trumpmarina.com. *Schedules subject to change. Must be 21 or older.

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By Helene

FIRESIDE_3204Imagine …..sitting under an umbrella, feeling the warmth of the sun and a gentle breeze comes over you while sipping on one of your favorite frozen summer drinks from the Tiki bar…watching the game or listening to some live music on one of the best little patios in bucks county….ahhhh! Feels right! And you can have all of that stuff at the Fireside Beef & Ale right in Feasterville at 37 Elmwood Avenue. It’s that time of year again, Fireside has a 42” plasma TV out there so you can watch all your favorite Phillies games! And during every game you can chow down on $1.00 hot dogs and $2.50 Bud and Bud Lite Aluminum Bottles too. And bring the family-all are welcome! There is even a kids menu!

Order a Mojito, Margarita, Pina Colada with a fresh salad or Mussels and Clams. They even have an all-u-can-eat Crab nite every Tuesday for just $21.95! And the food is great too-everything is freshly made to your liking! The people at the Fireside are not only friendly but they know what you like —they are family owned and operated for 33 years!

Check out these weekly specials, from 8-10pm: Every Mondays- $2. Miller Lites bottles, Tuesdays- $2 Coors Lite Bottles and Quizzo. You can win $25 cash & other great prizes! Wednesdays-$3 Blue Moon Bottles and Texas Hold ‘em!! Then there’s “Attitude Adjustment Thursdays”-enjoy $3 “Attitude Adjustment” shots-and Kevin Kirk will play all your favorites tunes from 8-midnite too! Fridays- $3 Twisted Teas & Mike’s Hard Lemonade & Assortments! Saturdays- $3 Corona Bottles & Corona Lites all day and Sundays-$2 Coors Lite Drafts all day long! And weather permitting there will be live music on the patio starting May 16th 4-8pm. Sounds like a plan!

Looking for a great place to have lunch? The Fireside has affordable sandwich specials from 11:30am-1:30pm,  M-F, for just $4.95 plus you get $1 Mugs!

Look out for their big Cinco De Mayo Party (May 5th in case you don’t know Spanish) and their big Fundraiser/ Auction-planned for Sun. June 13th to help raise money for the Lower Southampton Fire Department. In fact, throughout the summer, the Fireside will have special events. Their Wiffle Ball tournament is on Sat. Apr 24th and Sat. May 22nd sponsored by Miller Lite and it’s $25 for 3 man teams. They have Horseshoes and there will be a Pig Roast, Beach Party and so much more- just check out their website at www.firesidebeefandale.com to find how you can get your “License to Chill”!

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By:  Krista Doran

sinnersaints_promoWhen I am not writing for the OOT, playing music, going to see a live band or having fun in some other way related to music, I actually go to work.  I am an outside sales rep so I spend a lot of time traveling to customer sites in my car. This gives me a chance to listen to music on the radio and sad to say, there really isn’t much new music out there that inspires me.  I thank God that 93.3 WMMR, 94 WYSP and 104.5 WRFF still play some great music because the other stations playing poppy, top 40 or Rap don’t exist in my world.  In my opinion much of today’s music has no soul, no groove…it all sounds the same and this is why my car is full of CDs.  I have been searching for music I can listen to that gets me fired up and makes me want to sing out loud with my windows down and I found it from a band right here in Philly.  That band is Sinners Saints.

I first heard of Sinners Saints from my friend Lori Stidham of the Whiskey Tango. She told me, “Krista, you have to see this band.”  I took her advice because Lori knows her stuff.  From the moment I walked into the bar and heard them playing, I felt that old familiar energy start to stir up inside of me again.  Could it be…new music that is raw, ballsy and really, really good?  YES!!  My faith had been restored and contrary to what so many people are saying, there ARE bands out there that still play good, hard rock and roll in Philly!

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing a few members of Sinners Saints at my home studio.  Rhythm Guitarist Joe O’Hara, Drummer Dave Kenneth and Bass Player Chris McKeever came walking in, cans of PBR in hand and right then and there I knew this was going to be a fun night!  Here in front of me sat 3 very confident, yet humble musicians.  We talked about many things and one comment that impressed me was what Dave said to me when I asked them about what they thought of their shows, “we only have 45 minutes to an hour to get everyone’s attention when we play.  Even if there are only 10 people in a room, it doesn’t matter to us.  We play with passion and the music is always rocking – every time.”  There is never a show where they are playing for only 10 people of course and these guys really believe in what they do and they know it rocks.  It was designed to!  In fact, Sinners Saints have already appeared at some major events and venues including when they played at The Spectrum for a 94 WYSP event back in November.  Just last week they performed at the Lehigh Music Conference, and coming up on May 28th they’ll be at the TD Arts Center in NJ playing at a Cancer benefit along with Me Talk Pretty, who was voted best new band by MTV.  Sinners Saints will also be one of the bands featured at Ride For Dime – a huge event that will be held at McStew’s Irish Bar in Levittown on June 26th which honors fallen heroes and gives back to local charities.

Sinners Saints is now a top-rated Philly original band and their music is reaching further out than just the local area.  One of their biggest challenges has been trying to grow their fan base on their own, but they are doing all the right things and it is working.  They have been playing venues anywhere between New York and Maryland and they are really starting to expand their fan base.  Their bass player, Chris McKeever told me “people are constantly coming up to us at our shows saying they heard about us from a friend who said they had to come see us and that they loved every minute of it.”  Word of mouth is this bands best advertisement.

I have to say, it was so refreshing to talk to musicians that really and truly enjoyed every second of what they are doing out there.  Joe, Chris and Dave all had the same belief and dedication to their music and one thing I was really excited to discuss with them was the EP they just released a few months back, which is titled “Bad Habits”.  Dave told me “Recording our EP Bad Habits was a great experience especially since we had the opportunity to work with producer David Ivory.”  If any of you are not familiar with that name, you’ll be happy to know David has produced Philly acts such as Patty Labelle, Halestorm, The Roots and Silvertide.  Obviously, David knows talent when he hears it.  In the case of Sinners Saints all he had to do was listen to them one time before he knew he wanted to produce them.  The EP is superb and needless to say, I keep one in my car now for those days when I really need to hear some good music.

If you like hard-rocking, attention-grabbing music that is refreshingly different, you really need to go to see Sinners Saints.  Their CD, “Bad Habits” is now available for sale on iTunes, Amazon.com and of course at their shows. They are writing more music and do plan to release a new CD sometime in the near future.   Although the CD sounds awesome, Joe told me “We sound so much better live.  It’s the energy that we create by running around, jumping off sh*t and getting the audience very fired up.”  They are now also mixing in a few covers with their originals because they know that people also like to hear some songs that are a bit familiar to them.  They are smart enough to know that everyone is craving good rock and roll and believe me when I tell you this: Sinners Saints is delivering it.

You can visit the Sinners Saints website at www.myspace.com/sinnerssaintsmusic right now to hear songs like“Whiskey Train,” (my favorite song to listen to while driving!), and “Dirty Sexy” which is an extremely catchy, sultry, hard-rocking song that literally made me bang my head the moment it started.  Their music is reminiscent of the heart pounding music you would hear from bands like Motley Crue and Guns & Roses, which are definitely bands that have inspired these extremely talented musicians.

Sinners Saints is:  Vocals, Don Michael, Lead Guitar- Chris “Bones” Morganelli, Rhythm Guitar- Joe O’Hara, Drums – David Kenneth and Bass – Chris McKeever.  Their next show is coming up this weekend – a double shot at the Cherrywood in Clemonton, NJ, Friday and Saturday night, April 23 and 24.  If you too are craving some really good, hard rock and roll, go check them out and be sure to let them know you heard about them through The Out On The Town!

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