Hawaii native Meghann Wright is stepping out solo with the first single, “Can’t Carry Water,” from her forthcoming EP, she will be opening for Lisa Loeb at the Sellersville Theater on May 23. The Brooklyn-based songstress founded The City & The Heart, an organizations that helps support independent female artists in New York City. Check www.facebook.com/TheCityAndTheHeart. Wright is billed as a “fierce Americana songstress.”
The following is a sampling of venues in the region. Venues and performers are welcome to send information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ARDMORE MUSIC HALL, 23 East Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 649-8389. Lez Zeppelin with special guest Simon Kirke of Bad Company, June 5.
BURLAP AND BEAN, 204 South Newtown Street Road, Newtown Square, (484) 427-4547. Open Mic Nights, Thursdays. Evening with Chalrie Phillips, June 6
MELODIES CAFE, 2 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 645-5269. Jazz Open Mic Nights, Mondays; Melodies Open Mic Nights, Tuesdays. Cardinal Arms, June 6.
NEW LEAF CLUB, 1225 Montrose Ave., Rosemont, (610) 525-1711. Youth Open Mic Nights, Tuesdays; Open Mic, Thursdays; Classical Open Mic, First Sunday of every month. Without Intention/Happy Almond/Jim Huston, June 7.
FREE WILL BREWING CO., 410 E. Walnut St. #10, Perkasie, (267) 354-0813. Beer events, festivals and beer on tap.
SELLERSVILLE THEATER, 24 W. Temple Ave., Sellersville, (215) 257-5808. Chatham County Line, May 22; Lisa Loeb with Meghann Wright opening, May 23; Igor & The Red Elvises , May 25; Voyage, May 30; David Lindley, May 31; Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, June 5.
BLUE DOG TAVERN, County Line Road and Route 202, New Britain, (215) 997-9988. The Prisms, May 31; poker, Sundays and Tuesdays; trivia, Wednesdays; open mic., Thursdays.
BLUE DOG PUB, Allen Forge Shopping Center, Valley Forge and Allentown roads, Towamencin, (215) 368-6620. Josh Klein, May 31; DJ Party, Fridays; trivia, Tuesdays.
BOYD’S CARDINAL HOLLOW WINERY, 1830 West Point Pike, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 801-2227. Happy hour, first Friday of the month; Comedy Night, second Saturday of the month.
BUCKS COUNTY COMEDY CABARET atop Poco’s, 625 N. Main St., Doylestown, (215) 345-JOKE. Chris Rich, Bob Marsdale, Dominic Lepore, May 24.
COUNTRY CREEK WINERY, 133 Cressman Road, Salford Township, (215) 723-6516. Under the Gun, May 31.
HOTEL FIESOLE, 4046 Skippack Pike, Skippack, (610) 222-8009. Ken Battista Band, May 23; DJ Big Daddy, May 24; Allen Reynolds Band, May 30; Hot Third Rail, May 31.
J.T. BANKER’S, 309 S. Main St., Sellersville, (215) 257-9300. DJ Stephanie, May 23; DJ, May 30, June 6.
JUSTIN’S CARRIAGE HOUSE, 3911 Skippack Pike, Skippack, (610) 584-5005. Live music, Fridays; Old School, May 23.
MAIN STREET JAVA, 117 Main St., Souderton, (215) 723-4141. Christa Gniadek, May 25; live music, first Friday of the month.
MAINLAND GRILLE, 2250 Rittenhouse Road, Lower Salford, (215) 256-6192. Trivia Night, Wednesdays; live music, Fridays and Saturdays: Matt Martinez, July 18.
MARIANO’S, 1031 N. Broad St., Hatfield Township, (215) 362-9752. Mondays: Free pool and darts (after 9 p.m.); Wednesdays: Texas Hold ‘Em with prizes; Thursdays: Trivia with prizes; Fridays: Bingo, “open jukebox” (after 6 p.m.); Saturdays: Karaoke with Larry the Weasel.
MOLLY MAGUIRE’S IRISH RESTAURANT AND PUB, 329 W. Main St., Lansdale, (267) 263-2109. Work Release, May 23; Stone Attic, May 24; Carlos Danger, May 30; Tubetop Mama, May 31; “Irish Sessions,” second Sunday of the month; trivia, Wednesdays; live piano entertainment on the patio, weekends.
PIZZA TIME SALOON SPORTS BAR & GRILL, 1900 West Point Pike, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 699-7529. Mike Greer & Company, May 31.
PRISM BREWING CO., 810 Dickerson Road, Upper Gwynedd, (267) 613-8572. Live music, Thursdays.
PUCK LIVE, 1 Printers Alley, Doylestown, (215) 348-9000. Barleyjuice, May 23; Corkscrew, May 24; Lawnboys Comedy Open Mic, May 27; open mic, May 28; Comedy showcase with Chris Cotton, Dan Scully and Rachel Fogletto, May 29; Gas House Gorillas, Miss Laurie Ann & The Saddletones, May 30; The Revere, May 31.
RRAZZ ROOM, The Ramada New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road, New Hope, (888) 596-1027. Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, May 24; “Legends of Disco Live, Vol. 2” with France Joli & Carol Douglas, May 25; Nicole Henry, May 29; Julie Budd, May 31; Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, June 1; Deana Miller, June 12-15.
REVIVAL’S RESTAURANT, 4 S. Ridge Road, Perkasie, (215) 258-DINE. Live music Fridays and Saturdays: Jordan White, May 23; Juke Box Sounds, May 24; Dan Ward, May 30; Bob Tomlinson, May 31.
RISING SUN INN, 898 Allentown Road, Franconia, (215) 721-6350. Black Rue, May 23; Mike Guldin & Friends, May 30.
ROUND GUYS BREWING CO., 324 W. Main St., Lansdale, (215) 368-2640. Jazz Jam Night, Wednesdays; trivia, Thursdays.
SAXBY’S COFFEE, 401 S. Broad St., Lansdale, (267) 436-3140. Open mic., every second Friday.
STADIUM NORTH, 1903 Bethlehem Pike, Hatfield, (215) 822-9420. Open mic., Thursdays; DJ/live music, Fridays and Saturdays.
TEX MEX CONNECTION, 201 E. Walnut St., North Wales, (215) 699-9552. Karaoke, Tuesdays; trivia, Wednesdays; DJ Nate, Thursdays; tiki parties, June 13, July 11., Aug. 8, Sept. 12.
THE STILL BAR & GRILL, 3509 Skippack Pike, Worcester, (610) 222-4444. Mighty Manatees, May 29.
TIKI BAR AT SPRING MOUNTAIN, 757 Spring Mount Road, Upper Salford, (610) 287-3233. Open seven days a week until Oct. 5.
VIA MARCONI’S SMOKEHOUSE TAVERN, 155 Pennbrook Parkway, Upper Gwynedd, (215) 362-7663. River Chasers Texas hold ‘em, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
THE WATER TOWER IN OAKS, 2200 West Drive, Upper Providence, (610) 666-0100. Dressed Like Stolen Cars, Dirk Quinn, May 23; Dog Bite Money, May 24; Can U Sing Auditions, May 25; The Chatter Bsand, May 30; Work Release, May 31; open mic., Sundays; Singles Going Steady, Wednesdays.
AUGUST MOON, 300 E. Main St., Norristown, (610) 277-4008. Jazz, fourth Friday. Jazz and Spoken Word, Second Saturday.
BLUE COMET BAR & GRILL, 106 S. Easton Road, Glenside, (215) 572-9780. Acoustic sessions, every Saturday. Rocakbilly, every Sunday.
FOREST & MAIN BREWING CO., 61 N. Main St., Ambler, (215) 542-1776. Every Tuesday, play GO. Every Wednesday, bring your own vinyl and play your music. Quizzo Thursdays.
HALLIGAN’S PUB, 1619 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, (215) 836-9597. Every Thursday, trivia night. Teacher appreciation Fridays.
HARRIGAN’S PUB, 1051 W. County Line Road, Warminster, (215) 674-3377. Free pool, Mondays. Karaoke, Tuesdays. DJ Dance Party with Chris Evans, Thursdays. Live band, Saturdays. Sunday-Fundays with pool tournaments.
KC’s ALLEY, 10 W. Butler Pike, Ambler, (215) 628-3300. Live music, Wednesdays and Fridays. Trivia Thursdays. Alley Roulette, Saturdays.
KESWICK THEATRE, 291 N. Keswick Ave, Glenside, (215) 572-7650. Jamie Collum, May 29; Eels, May 30; Off The Record with Kevin & Joe Jonas, June 7.
MAGERKS PUB AND GRILL, 582 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, (215) 948-3329. Trivia night, Tuesdays. Karaoke DJ, Thursdays.
NEW VALLEY TAVERN, 1013 Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, (610) 277-8181. DJ on Saturday nights.
WET WHISTLE BAR & GRILL, 300 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, (215) 884-5705. Trivia Mondays. Open Mic Night Tuesdays.
31 MAIN, 31 Main St., Ambler, (215) 646-0440.
CHAPLIN’S, 66 N. Main St., Spring City, (610) 792-4110. Live music. Open Mic night, Sundays. Bluegrass Jam, the first Thursday of every month.
CRAFT ALE HOUSE, 708 W. Ridge Pike, Limerick, (484) 932-8180. Live music every Friday and Saturday night.
THE COLONIAL THEATRE, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, (610) 917-1228.
ACT II PLAYHOUSE, 56 E Butler Ave., Ambler, (215) 654-0200. “Man of La Mancha,” through June 8.
BRITTINGHAM’S IRISH PUB, 640 Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, (610) 828-7351. Pub quiz night every Monday.
MIKE’S YORK STREET BAR & GRILL, 544 York Road, Warminster, (215) 672-3300. Trivia Tuesdays. Acoustic Wednesdays. Karaoke Night with Lou, Saturdays.
PENGUIN’S PUB, 355 York Road, Warminster, (215) 672-4458. Texas Hold’em big cash poker & salsa dancing, Sundays. Karaoke Star Search contest, Tuesdays. Open min night, Wednesdays.
PJ WHELIHAN’S, 799 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422 (610) 272-8919.
TONY’S PLACE BAR & GRILL, 1297 Greeley Ave., Warminster, (215) 675-7275. Karaoke, Thursdays.