In the next OOT GUIDE we welcome : THE NEWTOWN BREWFEST, THE VALLEY OF FEAR, JASON’S WOODS, KENNY’S SPIRITED EATERY, TEDDY DUGAN’S HALLOWEEN FEST 2011, PINSETTER BAR AND BOWL, COLLEGE MANSION, LAZY JOE’s SALOON + more coming . So keep it intune with Out On The Town Entertainment Guide. >ONLINE, and touching all the social Media outlets….
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Going out this week? We have some suggestions on Where To Go and What To Do! From the pages of the Out On The Town – see it whenever you want (Feedback appreciated!) email to or friend us on Facebook,

The Following places and events are all featured items that you will find in the latest OOT GUIDE
“Out On The Town Entertainment Guide ” Sept 7th thru to Sept 28th….
These events and locations offer you the best value when going out! Enjoy your week!

PICKS: Sept 15th Miller Lite Eagles Party – Countdown to Kick off with DJ./ Kristian & The Noise, and National stars Young the Giant…all at the Linc.

Sept 17th Crab A Palooza Pinsetter Bar and Bowl 4 Acts featuring Five TImes Famous*
H20 Beach CLub / Saraha Sam’s FOAM PARTY on SEPT 17th / DJ DANCE PARTY

Sept 15th
Brownies 23 East – Sept 15th Dirk Quinn Band, Sept 16th Karma, Sept 17th Taste
Dagwoods Bar & Grill – Sept 17th QH2 Sept 18th Eagles Football
Sweeney’s Saloon Thurs Sept 15th > 3 Original Bands, Sept 16th Stems and Seeds, Sept 17Lovin, Touchin, Squeezin -(Journey Tribute)
La Casa Di LuciaSept 15th Peter Venneri, Sept 16th Tony Molandro & Sue, Sept 17th Tony Rad, Sept 18th Debbie Knight,
Michael’s Cafe – Sept 15th Country Night, Sept 16th WOGL FM’s FRANK LEWIS -DJ 2 Cool Joe Collari, Saturday Sept 17th Michael Gormely – Sunday Sept 18th Dj Robbie Rob
The Stadiums Bar & Grill
Sept 15th Karaoke, ( *All Locations) Andalusia DJ Sept 16th , Sept 17th DJ Rich,
Street Road DJ Sept 16th, Sept 17th Fish Out Of Water
5Points – Dj Sept 16th, Sept 17th The Dawgs
Paddy Whacks *All locaitons Dj Dance Party *South Street Thursday night Live Band Karaoke with Technical V
Parx Casino Live Bands and DJ ‘s/ Sunday Sept 18th Micky Dolenz Free Live Performance in the 360 Lounge
The Dog & Bull Brew & Music House Sept 15th Levee Drivers, Sept 16th Brian Bortnick, Sept 17th Wes Matheau and the New Way Down
Finnigan’s Wake – CollNight Sept 15th, Sept 16th Grape Street Riot, Sept 17th Kristian & The Noise
Bristol Riverside Theatre – Sept 18th Ccuntry Stars Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers
Havana Sept 15th Donna Buffalo w/ Roy jay Band, Sept 16th Tab/ Benoit/ Sept 17th John Eddie in Concert
The Brunswick Zone XLFeasterville Pa- Sept 15th Quizzo, Sept 16th DJ, Sept 17th Live music
The Terchon VFW – Sept 17th Blue Reign
The Fireside Beef & Ale Live Music by Kirko. Dj Dance party weekends
Curran’s Irish Inn BensalemSept 16th Chowder, Sept 17th Longtime Gone
Redz Bar & GrillSept 15th Beer Pong, Sept 16th DJ Joey A, Sept 17th Deep Six
Maggies Waterfront Cafe – DJ Dance Party weekend Sept 16 & Sept 17th
Cazz’s Sports Bar-sEPT 16TH DJ Paul Kircher/ Karaoke & DJ Sept 17th (Same)
Final ScoreDJ Dance Party
Mc Stews Irish Sports Bar – Sept 15th DJ Codie Dance Party, Sept 16th CJ & Chris/ DJ, Sept 17th – 44 Fridays
Harrigan’s Pub & Restaurant SSept 15th Ian & Diggy Dance Party, Sept 16th Chris Huff, Sept 17th JIff & The Choosy Mothers
3 Monkeys – Monkey Court Fun
Bonks – Great Bar for Sports and Food / Coming soon the Big Open Mic Night
Dean Casmirri’s Colonial Inn Sept 15th Soul Rebels, Sept 16th Tom Seger Karaoke. Sept 17th Dj Gusto & Karaoke
Tony’s Place Sept 15th Karaoke, Sept 16th Rhett Tierney, Sept 17th Mia Johnson
Katie O’ Donnell’s Sept 16th & Sept 17th Dj Dance Party
Harrington’s Irish PubSept 16th & Sept 17th Dj Franny Mac with Cheese
Mc Noodles Irish PubSept 15th DJ Bill Smith, Sept 16th DJ Joey Fresh, Sept 17th DJ Breeze
Reales’ Sports Bar & GrillSept 16th Dance party @9pm, Saturday Sept 17th MIke Goldman at 6pm/ 9pm DJ Dance Party!
The Road House InnSept 15th Open Mic Night TonightJohnny D from GTR, Friday DJ Dance party, Sept 17th Shabby Road
Joe Santucci’s Bar & GrillSept 15th Franny Mac/ Sept 16th & Sept 17th DJ Dance Party
Nicks Roast Beef Sept 15th – Sept 16th ( Grab a roast Beef Sandwich) Sept 17th Live with Rasied on Radio ( Journey Tribute show)

Double Visions in Horsham
Scruples at the Oakford Inn – Neshaminy
CLub Risque * 3 Locations, Bristol, NE Phila and Center City
Tattletails _ Levittown Pa
The Penthouse Club – Phila
Cheerleaders * Two Locations Gloucester City, Phila
The Penthouse CLub – Phila

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Did you happen to get the hottest ticket it town for the Miller Lite Eagles Countdown to Kickoff party this week, Sept 15th, at Lincoln Financial Field? If not what are waiting for?
C – TAILGATE GAMES / Mechanical Bull riding…
D- Recording Stars Young the Giant in Concert
E- Kristian and the Noise (Opening the show)
F- DJ Manik
H- Various Vendors, Food & Drink
(Stop over and wear your EAGLES Gear!} For more info and tickets go to:

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From the pages of the OOT GUIDE: Here’s what we see going on today Saturday Sept 10th and Sunday Sept 11th….search out OOT NEWS anytime go to Google – click OOT NEWS!

(*NEW PLACES TO CHECK OUT ) Katie O’ Donnell’s, Lazy Joe’s Saloon, The New Rockledge Pub, Wearhouse 24 in Woodlyn Pa.( the old Bootleggers)
The Beach Club at H20 in West Berlin NJ @ Sahara Sam’s, Pinsetters in Pennsauken Nj Bar and Restaurant Lounge *Upscale kind of a complex – bowling sure…but it’s more then that!

Saturday Sept 10th and Sunday Sept 11th
The Wharf in Wildwood NJ – Saturday Sept 10th – Live with Copy That / Sundays $20 All you can Eagle’s Deal…Whistle to Whistle! * Best spot at the shore to see all the NFL action,
3 Monkeys Cafe – Saturday College Football and Sundays Eagles Game Day.
Harrigan’s Irish Pub – Warminster Pa – Deep Six / Sundays Eagles Football Headquarters *New 3D HDTV amazing .
Michael’s Cafe the music of Michael Gormley Sat Sept 10th / Sunday Dj Robbie Rob * Biggest Dance Floor in the region,
Parx Casino / 360 Lounge – Dane Anthony, Garden State Radio, DJ Basara, DJ Maria Lana tonight! See the NFL action each Sunday at Parx Casino
The Stadium Bar and Grill — your place for all sports and more:
* Street Road – Black Dog and tribute show tonight on Led Zepplin/. Sunday Eagles Game Day Specials
* Andalusia – Evryman Jack tonight – Sunday Eagles Game Day and all NFL action
*5 Points – Special Live Show tonight / Sunday Eagles Game Day specials,,,
La Casa Di Lucia – Sat night live with Tony Rad / Sundays Debbie Knight
Curran’s Bensalem Pa – Uncle Buck Sept 10th / Sunday Eagles
Maggie’s Warterfront Cafe – Dj Dance Party Sat / Sunday the OOT Sunday Afternoon Party at 4
– Live tonight with Partners In Crime / Sunday Eagles Game Day Party and all the NFL Games!ga
Big Heads Sports Bars – A sports person’s kind of bar….Great food and Drink always…DJ Dance party on the weekends – Eagles Game Day specials.
Harringtons Irish Pub – DJ Franny Mac Live / Saturday along with College Football/ Sundays Eagles game day Specials,
*Sweeneys Saloon…the real rock bar, Irish Pub and Sports bar – Saturday Overdose with a tribute to AC DC / Sunday live with FKA ,Plus Eagles and all NFL Football.
>Mc Noodles / Sat College Games./ Dj Dance Party./ Sunday NFL and EAGLES Football specials
Mc Stews Irish Levittown – Ashley Vitalie / DJ and Dance / Sunday Eagles Game day specials and all NFL GAMES!
Redz Bar & Grill – Saturday Boss Hydro, Sunday The Rockets and Eagles Game day specials.
Cazz’s Sports Bar – Dj Paul Kircher Saturday night – Sunday – Eagles Football GAME DAY SPECIALS AND ALSO THE HOME OF THE BLACK AND GOLD,,,yes Steeler Friendly.
Dean Casmirri’s Colonial Inn – KIRK FEST TODAY 10 bands 1 to 10pm / Sundays Eagles Football * Best Monday Night Plan to see Football in the area,,.Best Free Buffet!
Tony’s Place – Ivyland – Live Acoustic with Bob Tomlinson / Eagles Football Sunday Game Day specials
Paddy Whacks ( All locations ) DJ DANCE PARTY / Sundays Eagles Game Day specials,
Bamboo Bernies – Tonight Hitz Squad NJ ROCKS!
Dog and Bull Music and Brew House – Sept 10th JEFFERY WASHINGTON Sun Sept 11 – Stevie Guyger
Finnigan’s Wake – Saturday Sept 10th -39 Mariner
The Road House – Sat Sept 10th – Stems & Seeds / Sunday Eagles Game Day
Reale’s Sports Bar and Grill – Mike Goldman @6pm / DJ DANCE PARTY / SUNDAY OPEN MIC and EAGLES GAME DAY SPECIALS
Nicks Roast Beef – Specials all day on great food / SUNDAYS THE NFL TICKET / EAGLES GAME DAY
The Fireside Beef & Ale – DJ/ Live / Sunday Eagles Game Day Specials
Brownies 23 East – Sat night Please, Please, Me / DJ dance Party between sets
The Borgata Atlantic City – Sat Modern Bliss
Havana’s New Hope – National Act Ian Hunter in Concert
The Brunswick Zone – Feasterville Pa / Live / Karaoke / Sunday Eagles Game Day
The Savoy at the Woodbine – DJ Jimmy Palumbo Retro 80’s Night
Hazy’s Feasterville best place for all sports always…great food and discounted prices in Drinks

Gentlemen’s Clubs!
Double Vision’s –
Scruples –
Club Risque
The Penthouse


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Stop by any Stadium Bar and Grill and grab the TEXT number – and TEXT away as many times as you like, to win a pair of tickets to see the NYGiants vs. The Phila Eagles…sponsored by Budweiser. Great Football promo…also in the new OOT Guide check out the special Stadium Flyer for a great deal> One Free Beer 16oz of Bud along with 5 wings…This Flyer is at OOT area locations in Levittown, Fairless Hills, Bristol, Bensalem, Feasterville, Somerton, and parts of NE Phila near the Franklin Mills Mall….be the first and pick up on this deal. More fun Budweiser… More Fun from The Stadium Bar & Grill… More fun from your Entertainment Guide Out On The Town! (Visit any Stadium: Levittown, Fairless Hills, Bristol, Andalusia-Bensalem, NE Phila)

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londongrillPHILADELPHIA, PA – This month, London Grill (2301 Fairmount Avenue, 215-978-4545), the popular restaurant and bar, will celebrate its 20th Anniversary. Since starting London Grill in the fall of 1991, co-owners Chef Michael McNally and Terry Berch McNally have established the restaurant as a Fairmount landmark, building its reputation for creative, bold menus and culinary standpoint. London Grill’s bar also impresses with a rare and unusual selection of spirits, a highly celebrated cocktail list and a reputation for serving the latest and greatest craft beer. The duo has long advocated for the Fairmount section, even fostering its recognition on the city’s official downtown map, and continues to enrich the area, through neighborhood events and community activism.
To mark 20 successful years, the McNally’s are throwing a party on Monday, September 19 beginning at 5 p.m. Partygoers will be able to enjoy the first taste of Chef McNally’s new menu as well as two beers custom-brewed by the owners for the special occasion and live music from acts that have played at restaurant over the years.

“We are thrilled that after 20 years in business, people are still responding so enthusiastically to London Grill,” says Berch McNally. “We’re excited to celebrate with our neighbors, friends and family.”
Anniversary Party festivities will include:

5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Happy Hour Anniversary Craft Beer Battle
Chef McNally collaborated with local brewers from Nodding Head, while Terry worked alongside the brewers at Stoudt’s to each create a special beer for their anniversary. Judges Tom Kehoe of Yards, Tom Peters, owner of Belgian Cafe and Monk’s Cafe, Jeff Keel, owner of Bishop’s Collar and St. Stephen’s Green, Casey Hughes, head brewer for Flying Fish, George Hummel, owner of Home Sweet HomeBrew, beer journalist Carolyn Smagalski and beverage specialist Marnie Old will declare the winner of this friendly competition while revelers compete for prizes from a London Grill Trivia Wheel and sample complimentary sips of the anniversary beers. Live music will be provided by Kevin Hanson and Jim Stager of Huffamoose. Other old longtime friends of the restaurant are sure to join them in a two-hour-long jam session.

7 p.m. until 9 p.m. London’s 20th Anniversary Dinner Celebration
For $40 per person, guests can sit down to a special preview of London’s new dishes from Chef McNally, served family-style. The dinner includes beverage pairings, but not tax and gratuity. Menu items will include: Beer & Cheese Pairings from Nodding Head, DiBruno Bros. and Stoudt’s; Emilio Mignucci of DiBruno Bros. and brewers from both breweries will be available as well to discuss the pairings; Crispy Pork Belly with watermelon, sesame seeds and cilantro; Foie Gras Tuna Tartare; Stuffed Figs wrapped in bacon with blue cheese and arugula; Grilled Octopus with chorizo, potatoes, cured lemon and salsa verde; Pastrami Duck Breast served with house made sauerkraut and violet mustard; Marsala-Glazed Veal Cheeks with smoked mushrooms; Braised Black Kale with cippolini onions, pancetta and cream; Roasted Butternut Squash with pistachio pesto and breadcrumbs; and Creamy Marscapone Polenta with a wild mushroom Bolognese; and dessert surprises, paired with Chef McNally’s house-made Limoncello.

9 p.m. until 12 midnight London Through the Years DJ Dance Party
A DJ will spin and the crowd will dance, drink and raise a glass (or several!) to the venerable restaurant and their bright future. Terry’s knack for throwing a party is well known throughout the city and costumes, props and other fun goodies are a certainty.

After the celebration, the McNally’s will get back to doing what they do best: keeping London Grill relevant and exciting, year after year. The 20th Anniversary welcomes a new menu, featuring affordable proteins and a wealth of seasonal sides, including the famed vegetable dishes of Chef McNally’s Vegetable ‘Charcuterie’ Plate. The revamped Lunch Menu which will include new brunch items, available Monday through Friday, and will mark the first time that guests can enjoy some of their most craved items outside of weekend brunch. Chef McNally will also unveil his new house made ice creams and sorbets, a first for the talented chef and a welcome addition to their already delicious dessert offerings.
Located in the historic Fairmount neighborhood, a short walk from the Franklin Institute and its neighboring museums, London Grill has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia Style, the Wall Street Journal and US Airways Magazine. In his review, Philadelphia Inquirer critic Craig LaBan wrote, “You can’t get this kind of cooking in most neighborhood restaurants, but the London Grill pulls it off with a blend of laid-back ambience and quality food that sits just right.”
For more information about London Grill’s 20th anniversary party, please call (215) 978-4545 or visit their Web site at You can also follow them on Twitter: @LondonGrill.

Chef Michael McNally and Terry Berch McNally

London Grill
Twenty Year Timeline

1991 – Michael and Terry Berch McNally take over London from Peter and Melinda Coughlin. They add “Grill” to the restaurant’s name.

1992 – London Grill installs a new draft beer system and expands the existing four taps to twelve. They are also one of the first restaurants in Philadelphia to commit to craft beers and were the first in the city to offer Sierra Nevada, Anchor Steam and Willie Sutton Lager by Stoudt’s, London’s house beer.

1993 – McNally and Berch purchase the building where London Grill operates, as well as the building next door to the restaurant.

1994 – McNally and Berch start the Art Museum Restaurant Association. For the first time, London Grill throws its nationally recognized Bastille Day celebration in front of the restaurant and Eastern State Penitentiary which serves as the Bastille. Berch dresses as Marie Antoinette in an authentic 17th century French ball gown and throws Twinkies before her “beheading.”

1995 – The Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau listens to Berch’s pleas to have the city map changed to include north of Spring Garden streets and neighborhoods up to Girard College.

1996 – London Grill offers outdoor seating for the first time after the outdoor café bill was approved, which Berch pushed for with the help of then Mayor Ed Rendell.

1997 – Philadelphia Magazine names London Grill best “Neighborhood Restaurant” in their annual ‘Best Of’ issue.

1998 – Chef McNally and his son, Jake McNally host the first London Grill Kid’s Cooking class and eventually the classes became so popular that they would often offer classes several times a year.

1999 – Author and New York Times food columnist Mark Bittman is the honorary guest at London Grill for the first edition of his book, How to Cook Everything. Bittman’s visit was in conjunction with Philadelphia’s The Book and The Cook, a long-running Philadelphia food event that paired cookbook authors with local restaurants.
2000 – A 42 inch flat screen TV is installed at the bar and it quickly becomes a favorite gathering spot for customers to watch their favorite baseball, football and soccer games.
2001- London Grill’s fish and chips receive a glowing write-up by Philadelphia Inquirer food columnist, Rick Nichols, in which he noted, “Nobody else’s I’ve had in town quite measured up.” Chef McNally’s fish and chips still receive similar praises from critics and diners, establishing the dish as one of the best in the city.

2002 – Long before it becomes a popular restaurant offering, Chef McNally begins to cure his own charcuterie in house, with a variety of offerings that include: duck prosciutto, wild boar pastrami, chorizo, vegetarian salami, guanciale, and bresaola, to name a few. Chef McNally’s charcuterie plate, which is hand cut to order and served alongside an assortment of house-made mustards and chutneys, remains one of London Grill’s most popular menu items.

2003 – Berch introduces the Appletini, a drink she enjoyed in South Beach. This would not be her last inspiration from Miami…

2004 – London Grill introduces the first Brewer’s Plate dinner, which pairs restaurant dishes with local beer. The first brewery to be showcased was Victory Brewing, which at the time was relatively new to the regional beer scene.

2005 – Chef McNally and Berch receive a commemorative James Beard Foundation membership for their work with the culinary foundation.

2006 – Chef McNally debuts London Grill’s meatball menu. The menu, which even gained recognition from Bon Appétit magazine, re-imagined the meager meatball, transforming it from ordinary to chic and in some instances he forgoes meat altogether to produce vegetarian options comprised of ingredients like chickpeas and artichokes. Chef McNally, ever creative with his meatballs has recently offered items such as: Chicken and Prosciutto, with tomato sauce and mozzarella; Pork, with roasted poblano rajas; Lamb and Feta Cheese, with rhubarb tomato sauce; Duck, with cherry mostarda; and Tuna, with Moroccan Tomato Jam.

2007 – London Grill continues to offer foie gras on their menu, despite it being a time when there was much adversity surrounding it. In 2009, Chef McNally and Berch were even highlighted by author Mark Caro in his book, Foie Gras Wars for their determination to keep it on their menu.

2008 – London Grill participates in the first Philly Beer Week, which has grown into the largest beer celebration of its kind in the United States. Over the years, London Grill has hosted brewing greats such as Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery and Larry Sidor of Deschutes Brewery.

2009 – London Grill’s bar creates the city’s first menu of ‘Beer Drinks’ which combined house-infused spirits, premium mixers and world-class beers. The creative drinks even gained the attention of the New York Times.

2010 – Berch is invited to Sierra Nevada Brewery in California to make a collaborative beer for the 2011 Philly Beer Week. London Grill participates in the 20th Anniversary Dining Out for Life dinner, which McNally and Berch have supported since the charity’s inception.

2011 – London Grill celebrates its 20th anniversary!

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ms_exteriorWILMINGTON, DE – On Friday, September 23, the East Coast’s fastest growing collection of brewpubs, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, will debut The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale, a hearty autumn beer that is the latest entry in their Bottled Reserves series of award-winning and seasonal beers. The beer will be sold in cork-finished 750 ml bottles for $19.50 at all eight area locations. The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale was brewed with more than 200 pounds of Crookneck pumpkins from Lancaster, PA, as well as pumpkin pie spices, molasses and Belgian candi sugar, giving it a rich flavor and heady aroma, evocative of all things fall.
“We think of this beer as a big brother to our popular Pumpkin Ale,” says Iron Hill Director of Brewing Operations, Mark Edelson. “It’s fuller bodied and more intensely flavorful – perfect for drinking on its own on a crisp autumn afternoon or pairing with the season’s heartier dishes.”
Like many of Iron Hill’s Bottled Reserves before it, The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale will feature a custom-designed label from local artist Jeff Schaller, this time inspired by the beloved comic strip Peanuts. Schaller frequently collaborates with Iron Hill, in addition to his fun, whimsical labels, he also created the signature wall murals at several Iron Hill locations.
Founded by home brewers Edelson and Kevin Finn and restaurateur Kevin Davies in Newark, DE in 1996, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is the region’s fastest-growing restaurant group, blossoming from one restaurant and brewery to eight locations across the mid-Atlantic. Each is dedicated to producing and serving top-quality hand-crafted beers and cuisine in a warm and hospitable setting, and all are open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. Their acclaimed beers have accumulated a wealth of awards from the nation’s top beer festivals, and their restaurants have earned more than 100 “Best of” nods from local and national publications.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant’s eight locations include: Newark, DE (147 East Main Street, 302-266-9000); Wilmington, DE (710 South Madison Street, 302-472-2739); Media, PA (30 East State Street, 610-627-9000); West Chester, PA (3 West Gay Street, 610-738-9600); North Wales, PA (1460 Bethlehem Pike, 267-708-2000); Phoenixville, PA (130 East Bridge Street, 610-983-9333); Lancaster, PA (781 Harrisburg Pike, 717-291-9800); and Maple Shade, NJ (124 East Kings Highway, 856-273-0300). Their ninth location, in Chestnut Hill, PA, is projected to open in 2011.
For more information about Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, The Great Imperial Pumpkin Ale, the Bottled Reserves series, or to make a reservation at any of their locations, please visit You can also like them on Facebook at Iron Hill Brewery and Restaurant and follow them on Twitter @ironhillbrewery.

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Bartender Of The Month
“Kelly Godio”
Katie O’ Donnell’s
Irish Sports Bar & Restaurant

Photo by Mike Vagnoni

tnOur bartender of the month comes to us from Katie O Donnell’s – the new Irish Sports Bar & Restaurant…meet Kelly Godio. Kelly has such a wonderful personality and she really makes the bar come alive when she does her shifts.

STATS: Brown hair and Brown Eyes and stands in a 5′ 4”
Kelly is no stranger to the bar industry and has over 14 years experience and has a great fan base and knows how to take care of her customers. ” Getting to connect with the customers is something that a good bartender can do” she says.
Kelly is a resident form the Somerton section of Phila., and also is a full time student attending Holy Family University as a math major (Class of 2014). She is looking to one day become an elementary school teacher.

ON SPORTS: She loves all the Philly teams but her all time sport is wrestling loves RAW….Kelly like’s professional wrestling.

ON FOOTBALL: Eagles Fan all the way and can’t wait for the season to start up at Katie O’ Donnell’s. “Katio O’ Donnell’s has the best ever video display to watch all sports and this is going to be a great season for the Eagles. I want everyone to come on over and watch the game with me” she says.

FAVORITE RADIO STATION Country 92.1 WXTU ” You can say I am a country girl all the way. I really like the muisc”



FAVORTIE DRINK: Chocolate covered Pretzel…..Stop in and she can make you one .

SHIFTS: See Kelly at the Bar over at Katio O’ Donnell’s on : Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when the Eagles play! See more photos on:

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By: Krista Doran

Shorty_Long_and_The_Jersey_Horns_Band_PhotoSince 2002, Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns have been WOWING music lovers of all ages in some of the best venues up and down the East Coast. During this time-span, the band has performed with Cheap Trick, The Marshall Tucker Band and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as at 76er’s games and other major sporting events. They have also performed on, featured, mentioned, thanked, acknowledged, or recognized by by 106.3 G-ROCK, 105.7 THE HAWK Radio, 93.3 WMMR’s Preston & Steve Show and by Howard Stern. Claiming to be “The World’s #1 Party Band,” this group of musicians can back up that statement with thousands of fans who will enthusiastically agree!

Lead by Ricky “Shorty Long” Tisch (Keyboards/Lead Vocalist and Party Master) this band not only sounds great, but the show they put on is more unique than anything I have ever seen. I spoke to Bass GuitaGuitarist Kern, who is also the Emcee for the band. John told me, “Our shows are like watching Hee Haw on crack! We do not only concentrate on the audio aspect of the band. The visual part of the show is unlike anything you will ever see!” Their shows have themes, costumes and a lot of focus is poking fun at John’s mom on stage. At the center of it all is the 3 foot character himself, Ricky Tisch (aka Shorty Long). Ricky has had to overcome much adversity due to his disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a congenital disease causing extremely fragile bones. “When you see him”, John explained, “some people feel a little awkward. Then as Shorty performs, they see what an awesome entertainer he truly is and he knocks it out of the park every single time.”

If you have not yet seen Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns perform, you really need to make it a point to go check them out. Their shows always have a theme and Shorty’s costumes are hoot! Whether he is driving around in his toy 4 x 4 playing keyboards dressed as an astronaut, pilgrim or all pimped out, you can’t help but laugh, smile and enjoy yourself. As John told me, “we’ll play whatever will make the crowd go insane! Our shows are like a parade with booze!” They play a range of music from the 60’s through today’s Top 40 and especially focus on songs that require a horn section. Cover music however, is not all this band is about. They have written 20-30 of their own original tunes as well. They never stick to a set list of songs and play what the crowd wants to hear. It was great to talk to John and hear the enthusiasm is his voice, especially when he talked about Shorty. He and John have been playing together in one way or another since 1995. John told me, “Shorty is the greatest friend I have ever had and I just love performing with this guy!”

You can see Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns perform at some choice venues such as The Sands Casino in AC and The Beachcomber in Avalon. Here are a few of their upcoming September shows: 9/9 – The Sands Casino in AC; 9/16 – The Beachcomber in Avalon NJ and 9/30 Breakers Bar located in Mohegan Sun at Pocono Down, To see their full schedule, view photos, watch videos and learn more about this fabulous group of musicians, please visit their website at, visit them on Facebook at or on Twitter at!/ShortyLongRocks.

Shorty Long & The Jersey Horns is: Ricky “Shorty Long” Tisch – Keyboards/Lead Vocals/Party Master; John Kern – Emcee/Bass Guitar/Lead Vocals; John “The Hitman” Hawes – Drums; Dee Faraci – Lead Vocals; Carl Stives – Percussion;
Frank “Crispy Bacon” Benjamin – Trumpet/Saxophone; Bill Jarvis – Trumpet;
Neal “Percolator” Perkins – Trombone; Mario Frasca – Guitar; Paul Baccash – Guitar and “Doc” Jones – Media Crew Chief.

To book or get more information about the band, please contact Shore Bets at 215-884-HELP.

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