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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!
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.
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!
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FakeFestTM 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 pm – Dookie (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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Imagine …..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
When 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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By Roundhouse Ron
It is time once again for the all new Centurions Motorcycle Club calendar model search!! You may have already seen a few of the calendar model search competitions that Philly Music Video Promotions has conducted either at the FOP Lodge #5 or at Penguin’s Pub in Warminster , Pa. Also, let’s not forget the online contests that were held on facebook, myspace and Model Mayhem. Most of the amazing gurlz have been selected already and are waiting for their professional photo shoots with Roundhouse Ron (me) to begin in the month of April.
This calendar has been developed over the past few years as a premier local charity fund raiser for the Centurions M/C with all proceeds being donated to the FOP Lodge #5 Philadelphia Police Survivors Fund. This very special fund is for the wives and families of the Philadelphia Police officer’s who have been killed in the line of duty. The Centurions M/C are a law enforcement motorcycle club with the mother chapter based here in Philadelphia and other chapters in Pennsauken, Burlington, South Jersey, and Delaware County. The 2010 calendar also teamed up with Brian’s Harley Davidson and over 12 other smaller local businesses to raise over $16,000.
Yes, my crazy azz has been selected once again as the lead project manager on this awesome fund raising project. I will be recruiting the 12 beautiful women, shooting all the photographs, designing the layout and also developing the 2011 Centurions M/C calendar. Projects like this are very exciting because everyone comes together, donates all of our time and hard work, but never complains about raising funds for an awesome cause!!
The all new calendar will be released on June 5th, 2010 at the Philadelphia Police Survivors Benefit in center city at Finnigan’s Wake from 3pm to 7pm. Many of the amazing calendar gurlz will be in attendance for signing of both the 2010 & 2011 calendars!! For more information on this outstanding event, please go to: www.fopsurvivorsfund.com
On July 25th, 2010 the Centurions M/C will be holding a huge Beef & Beer fundraiser for Shriner’s Hospital for Children at the Ukie Club 847 N. Franklin Street in Philly from 12pm to 4pm. Many of the sexy calendar gurlz will also be signing at this event.
To purchase the 2010 Centurions M/C calendar, you can still grab then at either the Philadelphia Police FOP Lodge #5 Cop Shop, Brian’s Harley Davidson or go to www.CenturionsMC.org
Ladies who wanna be in the amazing 2011 Centurions M/C calendar project must contact Roundhouse Ron as soon as possible @ 215 696 3841
By A. Samara
Have you ever walked into a restaurant and felt as if you were sitting at home at the family dinner table? Well that’s the feeling I got when I wondered into Toners Beef & Ale not so long ago. With their age-old family traditions, cozy dining areas, and delicious food, it was a wonderful experience. Toners has been a long time family establishment dating back to 1963 when John Patrick Toner, a 1st generation from Ireland, decided to take over what was a very small soup-like kitchen and turned it into one of the longest family operated restaurant’s in the area to date. I had the pleasure of talking to Larry Toner, John Patrick’s son, who has been working there since he was 8 years old. Larry was very nice and hospitable and took the time to sit with me and explain some of the history behind Toners. He explained how his father’s business started from just making simple sandwiches for the blue-collar workers when the industrial park opened just down the street. Since then, the place was well known throughout the community and hailed as one of the best places to enjoy a nice juicy roast beef sandwich. I have to say, they were right! In the fall of 2009 after the passing of John Patrick , Larry Toner decided to start renovating, as they have in the past, but this time put a modern day twist on the place. With shiny hardwood floors, and a café like interior as well as really cool tables with casino print on them. He also added on a very nice deck out back, which is perfect for those nice sunny days. I must say I was really impressed with what Larry has done since my first visit last year. Now lets talk about the food! Jessica our waitress was very friendly and helpful and served us an array of delicious specialty items from their menu. Of course we started off with the mouthwatering roast beef sandwiches and worked our way up to one of the best garlic white clam dishes I ever had! In all honesty I was not really a huge fan of clams in the past, but after trying them, I think I changed my mind. Yes they were that good! They also served us a delicious shrimp salad that was so nicely prepared it looked like it jumped out of a magazine. It was very yummy and a good item to try especially on the warmer days or if your trying to watch your figure, I highly recommend it. Brian is the chef, we argue because he says he’s just a cook, but I think he has the makings of a really good chef. His food is just too good to believe, you will have to find out for yourself. In the beginning of April the ALL-U CAN EAT CRABS special went into effect. Every Tuesday & Wednesday you can come in an enjoy Larry’s Cajun or garlic steam brewed crabs. During this season he will have steamy gulf crabs delivered to your table. Just make sure you come hungry, you wont be disappointed. In all, I had a really good time at Toners Beef & Ale and it was really easy to get to. They are just off the Ft. Washington exit of the Pa Turnpike. There is plenty of parking and they’re open 7 days a week. They also offer catering service on and off the premises and could accommodate up to 60 people. For more information on specials, party accommodations, events or directions, please contact them at : (215)-646-5655 Check them out on Facebook too : Toners Ye Old Ale House (Ft. Washington, Pa) You’ll be glad you did!
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SPECIAL CELEBRITY BARTENDERS JUDY CASSIDY and FAMILY to HOST a FALLEN HEROES FUNDRASIER night at the ASHTON PUB to benefit the SURVIVORS FUND ON MAY 1st and sponsored by MILLER LITE . HOT LOCAL SHOWS COMING TO JT’s PHILA HOUSE on MAY1st with the new PHILLY POP MUSIC SERIES sponsored by BUDWEISER BEER along with the FOUR POINTS SHERATON HOTEL AND OOT. SEE THE NAZZ and AMERICAN DREAM AND THE PHILLY LEGENDS SOUL SURVIVORS and MORE! THIS WILL BE VIDEO TAPED and also a WORLD WIDE WEBCAST WILL DEBUTE ON THE OOT WEBSITE at www.ootweb.com.
CELEBRATE CINCO DE MAYO!
WE WECOME KAT MAN DU -THE NUMBER ONE SPOT IN TRENTON NJ with a deck opening on MAY 5th with the AMISH OUTLAWS plus OUTSIDE DECKS AND PATIOS GET it going SEE > OUR FEATURE ON THE FIRESIDE BEEF AND ALE in FEASTERVILLE – LOCAL ROCKERS’ SINNERS SAINTS are in the SPOTLIGHT. MEET CHOWDER & HEADSTRONG and find out where the hottest local DJ’s keep the dance floors packed. We found a great place in WILLOW GROVE PA for dining called TONERS. ALL THIS AND SO MUCH MOR.
*NOTE THE PENTHOUSE CLUB WILL FEATURE SPLIT DECISION AND THE ROCKETS – SEE THE INFO in the new OOT! THIS IS GOING TO ROCK THIS UPSCALE CLUB!
PHOTOS FOR THE ISSUE:
SEE SOME FROM: THE LECOMPT AND JOHNNY “O” SHOW AT PADDY WHACKS from the VELEVET LOUNGE REUNION.
SEE PHOTOS FROM: THE THINK PINK FLOYD SHOW AT ROOSEVELTS
SEE PHOTOS FROM: HOOTERS IN BENSALEM PA WITH THEIR “BIKE NIGHT” which is becoming a real tradition in the region.
What are the hottest tickets in town to see upcoming concerts? FIND OUT IN THIS ISSUE NOW
Special report on the CALENDAR GIRLS SEARCH. THIS ONE HELPS THE POLICE SURVIVORS FUND…great item by ROUNDHOUSE RON!
ALL THIS AND MORE with YOUR LATEST OOT! SEE IT ONLINE TONIGHT!FOLLOW OOT for the next 21 days we give you the inside info
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Sinners Saints – comning on strong see them in the new OOT and be sure and see the new video Interview clip coming out about this local band by our gal KRISTA D.
( This is the beginning of our new OOT INTER-FACE* ) AnotherPart of the OOT-TV coming up online.
SOUTH JERSEY HAS A REAL NATIONAL STAR ON THE RISE – “JIMMIE LEE” and THE JERSEY OUTLAWS – PICK UP HIS NEW CD! NeXT YEAR for the Country Music awards you will be hearing about this local act!
Local acts worth checking out: THINK PINK FLYOD, RLEASE, STAGE 3, GOODMAN FISKE, BLUE REIGN, STEMS AND SEEDS, RELEASE, QUEEN HELENE,
DOC HOLLYWOOD, SCREAM, FORMERLY KNOWN AS, MODERN BLISS, KIRKO, SPLIT DECISON, THE ROCKETS, TECHNICAL V, HEADSTRONG, DANGER MOUSE,
DADDY SAYS SO, AKA, LOOSE CANNON,SISTER HAVANA, ALLISON MARS PROJECT, JOKERS WILD, THE APPROACH, LOVE JUNK, UNDERKOVER, PAPER THIN
ALIBI, DEAN & THE MEMBRAINES (MORE COMING THIS WEEK!)
NEW ACTS: ON THE MOVE AND DOING IT FAST: SECOND MAJESTY, JOKERS WILD.
More Tips ! We’re Gearing up for CINC DE MAYO….and things are going to be going strong OVER at KAT MAN DU with THE AMISH OUTLAWS find out more in the next OOT * Coming at you this week! And don’t forget to check us out daily on your TOUCHSCREEN PHONE and or I-PHONE, or at work on your laptop or destop!
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