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September 2017

Switch Fu

September 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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 Artist Website $5 day of show * SWITCH FU. Original music. * SWITCH FU will rock, sway, and mezmerize your soul. No rules. No limits. No boundaries. No single definition. * SWITCH FU is the pantheon of emotions that define music. They are the unrepentant five who express their music their way, in every imaginable, musical way. * SWITCH FU is the collaboration of five dedicated souls forming a musical experiment that ties every spectrum of a listening experience into…

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Still Hand String Band (Their Last Show at ABC!)

September 15 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $7 in advance/$10 day of show Still Hand String Band is a four-piece progressive jamgrass machine, looking to instill their hand into the future of bluegrass music. SHSB plays a wide variety of original and cover material. The band’s choice of songs to cover leaves no genre of music untouched. Their heap of originals, although bluegrass at heart, are heavy in rock, jazz, pop, and country influences. With a knack for blending songs of yesterday with a…

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Nate Myers and the Aces

September 22 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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 Artist Website $5 cover Established in 2001, Nate Myers & The Aces performs to a variety of audiences in the Mid-Atlantic US: private parties, college campuses, concert halls, nightclubs and outdoor festivals. Lead by vocalist Nate Myers and his harmonica, the band creates a loose, casual atmosphere in which everyone can relax and have a good time! Whether the audience prefers to sit back and listen or get up and “shake that thang,” there is something for everyone. On a…

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The April Skies

September 23 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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 Artist Website $5 cover Hershey, Pennsylvania’s THE APRIL SKIES are less capable of not making music than anyone you’re likely to come across. For founding member Jake Crawford (guitars/vocals), it’s simply a matter of not having a shut-off valve. “I’m always writing songs. There’s never a moment where there is not some riff or melody or some lyrics playing in my head,” he says. “I simply couldn’t stop writing if I tried.” With the exception of the occasional hiatus, THE APRIL SKIES have been…

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The Toasters (Sponsored by Al’s of Hampden/PizzaBoy Brewing Co.)

September 24 @ 8:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $10 in advance/$15 day of show Bands may come and bands may go, but the Toasters Tour goes on forever! Thirty-five years ago a bunch of upstarts ignited a spark on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. A spark that fired the imagination of the American music scene, causing a global conflagration. That music was Ska and the band was THE TOASTERS.  The 2-Tone sound re-created in their own image by this unruly group of ruffians synthesized…

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Box of Rain

September 30 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $10 in advance/$15 day of show BOX OF RAIN is the classic six piece that pays tribute to the most prolific and finest period of the GRATEFUL DEAD, 68-74. Featuring a revolving, all star lineup with former members of Dark Star Orchestra, Living Earth and Splintered Sunlight, BOX OF RAIN channels the sound and magic that could have only happened at that special time.   And what a time it was…the Dead were at the height of…

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October 2017

9th Annual Harrisburg Cupcake Cup

October 1 @ 2:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Website Who doesn’t love cupcakes? Think of the Harrisburg Cupcake Cup as a cupcake celebration — an event where bakers of all skill levels can compete with fellow community members to be recognized for the tastiest and most creative cupcake.   For those not competing, you’re invited to stop by for the cuppy festivities, complete with a cupcake sampling table. Admission is free, but we are collecting monetary and food donations for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank.

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Hurricane Irma Relief Concert

October 6 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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$10 donation cover Live Entertainment (Schedule To Be Announced). Silent Auctions. Raffles.  Philanthropy and Fun. All door and raffle proceeds from the evening will go directly towards hurricane relief efforts.

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Willie Jack & the Northern Light

October 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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 Artist Website $7 cover Willie Jack & the Northern Light has been playing it’s own style of music for over 10 years bringing fun times and fine musicianship to festivals, clubs, special events and gatherings throughout the Susquehanna Valley and beyond. Drawing heavily from a multitude of influences and styles, yet flavored with their own sense of regional expression, their genre has been labeled Jam, Experimental and Americana. Coming from a gifted musical family, Jeff Oshetski fronts the band on…

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PARTICLE and Catullus

October 13 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $12 in advance/$15 day of show Featuring guests Catullus.   Particle Particle began its journey in Los Angeles in 2000 as one of the key pioneers of the emerging ‘livetronica’ music scene. The band created a signature sound that combined elements of Electronica, Funk and Rock with a heavy emphasis on improvisation and sonic exploration, and their influence can still be felt and heard in many of today’s top touring Jam and EDM/Funk bands. Always striving to think…

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Mountain Road

October 14 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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 Artist Website $7 in advance/$10 day of show Described as “the perfect blend of current meets classic,” Mountain Road is a dynamic four-piece country/southern rock band that has wowed audiences on a local, regional, and national level. Based out of Harrisburg, PA, Mountain Road has quickly made a name for themselves with their original music, which possesses a timeless quality that aims to please every listener’s ear.  Additionally, the band performs their own renditions of a jukebox full of high-energy, recognizable,…

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Blind Owl Band

October 20 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $7 in advance/$10 day of show Featuring guests SwampCandy. Come on out to The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Co. for a night of knee-slappin’, foot-stompin’, beer-drenched bluegrass. The Blind Owl Band The Blind Owl Band, from Saranac Lake, NY, in the Heart of The Adirondack Mountains in Upstate NY, are expanding their ground in 2015! Since inception in September of 2010, The Blind Owl Band has forged a unique sound with their stringed instruments. A relentless…

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