Good Old Days weekend kicks off with the last Somers Point Beach Concert on Friday, September 7th at .
The concert features a popular national rockabilly and roots rock national touring act, “Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys” who will perform 2 shows of high energy, dance and party rock ‘n roll, honky tonk and rockabilly sounds.
Born and raised on south side of
the Reverend has been playing the blues since 1971 when he first saw Freddy
King play at the Kinetic Theatre in Chicago .
After 15 year hitch in the Navy he moved to Chicago
where he began a long friendship and collaboration with Madison Slim, long time
harmonica player for Jimmy Rogers. Since 1990 he has opened for B.B King,
Gatemouth Brown, Pinetop Perkins, Koko Taylor Band, Junior Wells, Billy Branch,
Magic Slim, Elvin Bishop, Sugar Blue, Lonnie Brooks, William Clarke, Lefty Dizz
and numerous others at festivals and at Buddy Guy's Legends. Locally he has
performed with Buddy Guy, Billy Flynn, R.J. Mischo Perry Weber, Piano Willie,
Stokes, Jon Paris, Clyde Stubblefied, Bryan Lee and the Lamont Cranston band.
The Reverend was given the Wisconsin Music Industry (WAMI) award for best blues
band in 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2010. They also received the People's
Choice Award in 2006, 2008 and again in 2010. Nominated for by Blues
Blast Magazine Award for Best Blues Band and Best Song of 2011. Nominated
for a Grammy in 2007 for best blues compilation CD. Milwaukee
The original “Flower Girl” Susan Cowsill will headline the freeGood Old Days Music Festival with performances at and this Saturday, September 8th at Kennedy Parkin Somers Point.
Jersey guitar hero from Southside
Johnny’s Asbury Jukes, Billy Walton, will perform 2 shows with his own
band at and while performing as guest lead guitarist
with Susan Cowsill and her band when the Cowsill’s lead singer
delights the audience with her performance of“The Flower Girl” and other
South Jersey’s favorite
rock and blues performers,Danny Eyer, will bring his scintillating guitar
and incomparable lead vocal performance to the stage with theJuliano
Brothers and special guest, Dane Anthony, an exciting and renowned
entertainer who performs regularly in Northeast casinos.
The complete schedule is attached. Music festival fans should bring their chairs and ride the free shuttle busses to the 6 hour concert from to . Convenient offsite parking lots are located at
, Jordan Road
Gregory’s and Mac’s. Dawes
In addition to this phenomenal line up of regional and national talent at the free music festival, The Good Old Days is famous for its old fashion low priced food, including 75 cent hot dogs and hamburgers, barbeque, pizza and crab cake sandwiches. Plenty of cold beer will be available for purchase.
For further information go to www.spgoodolddays.com.
Let the Good Times Roll at one last free summer concert blast!
GOOD OLD DAYS SCHEDULE
BILLY WALTON BAND
DANNY EYER W/ THE JULIANO BROTHERS & DANE ANTHONY PAVILION STAGE
3 DANNY EYER W/ JULIANO BROS & DANEANTHONY PAVILION STAGE
BILLY WALTON BAND
TONY MART’S INVITES FORMER EMPLOYEES
PATRONS TO “ REUNION @ THE BOATYARD”
On Friday, September 14th, Tony Mart’s continues the live Friday night music with a barbeque feast and performance by some of the most popular entertainers in the region, Dr. Bobby Fingers and The Bob Campanell Band, at a reunion dedicated to all those who worked and played at “The Boatyard” the popular after hours bar located on Ocean Heights Ave at the present day site of the Elks Lodge.
The party will begin at and last until with authentic, delicious smoked bbq ham, pork and chicken prepared by celebrity pit master Paul “Grizzly Guy” VanLangen as well as samples of fresh “Jersey Crab Gumbo”prepared by Carmen “Chef Benelli” Marotta.
Tickets for the event are only $15 payable as a tax deductible donation to Elk’s Lodge #2563, which uses proceeds from the event to support their programs benefiting veterans, disadvantaged children and a wonderful summer camp for special needs children.
Tickets are available at the Elk’s Lodge or by calling 609-927-0295 or 609-653-6069. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Everyone is invited to bring their chairs, their dancing shoes and their appetite to feast and party to their favorite requested songs performed by Dr. Bobby Fingers and Bobby Campanell known for their performances of your classic rock and pop favorites.