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May 2018

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

May 5 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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$15 in advance / $20 day of show Buy Tickets Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills comes Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band playing a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire – best know, this trio is a force to be reckoned with. The growl of a good truck engine, the fiercest passion for his country home and family and an uncanny ability to…

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Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth and Mountain Ride

May 11 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website $15 in advance/$20 day of show Featuring guests Mountain Ride. Todd Sheaffer is the lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist for Railroad Earth, who are currently on tour with their latest EP release “Captain Nowhere”. In addition Todd continues his solo work, performances with various friends, and reunion concerts with his long-time friends and bandmates “From Good Homes”. For more info visit: toddsheaffer.com and railroadearth.com.  

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Consider the Source

May 12 @ 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/$12 day of show Featuring Guests Litz NYC trio Consider the Source defy easy description. If intergalactic beings of pure energy, after initiation into an order of whirling dervishes, built some kind of pan-dimensional booty-shaking engine, powered by psychedelics and abstract math, it’d probably just sound like a CTS tribute band. Drawing from progressive rock, fusion and jazz, with alien sounds soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles, CTS blends disparate parts into a striking,…

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Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam

May 25 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Artist Website $7 day of show “Consistently stellar” (Price, PA Musician Mag), “Andy Mowatt’s Steely Jam” is a funk-driven powerhouse from Pennsylvania, led by guitarist Andy Mowatt, “an absolute musical genius” (Devoy, Tellus 360) and “jazz-rock flamethrower on guitar” (Campbell, Gigspots). A fusion of New Orleans and Central PA, Mowatt’s “bright arrangements keep things sounding fresh” (PA Musician) and “inspire you to expand your mind and think outside the confines of traditional jazz, soul and funk!” (Robert, Positive Music Reviews).…

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June 2018

Nate Myers and the Aces

June 1 @ 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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Switch Fu

June 2 @ 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 will rock, sway, and mesmerize your soul. No rules. No limits. No boundaries. No single definition. The band is a pantheon of emotions that define music; they are unrepentant in the expression of sound. Formed in late 2015 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Switch Fu set out to create a performance for music lovers. Two short years later, they offer a variety of original funk, blues, rock, and jam and are about to release…

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Bumpin’ Uglies

June 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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$7 in advance / $10 day of show Buy Tickets Featuring guests The Elovators and Humandala For nearly a decade now, Bumpin Uglies have been playing their brand of groove-heavy jams – a curiously fun mix of ska, Reggae and goodole’ punk rock – all while putting strong lyrics at the forefront of the music. It’s a formula that quickly took them from local favorites, playing around Annapolis, to a national stage. With a wildly infectious sound, tattoo worthy lyrics…

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Dirk Quinn Band

June 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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$7 day of show Artist Website Dirk Quinn …is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz/jam band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada. Utilizing nearly a decade of steady performing, Quinn has developed a unique and progressive style – one that appeals to a wide variety of music listeners with fans ranging from the jam band hippies to the jazz snobs. Initially attracted to the guitar as a teenager after being introduced to classic…

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POSTPONED – Solar Federation: RUSH Tribute Band

June 9 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets | Artist Website It is with regret that we must cancel our show scheduled for Saturday, June 9 at Appalachian Brewing Company. Unfortunately, Mike has been suffering from severe tendinitis, and as a result, playing bass and keyboards has proven both very difficult and extremely painful. His doctor has highly recommended a six-week hiatus from playing music. We’re confident that Mike will recover so we can continue on with live performances. We plan on playing Rush music for many years…

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The Mighty River Band (Grateful Dead Tribute)

June 15 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Artist Website $7  day of show A Super-group Tribute to the Music that Never Stops. This Professional Collaboration features alumni of Crippled But Free, Fast Eddie, and Double Dose. It started off as a side project to explore the works of the Grateful Dead in detail and grew into a machine of great music and great fun. Check us out for a REAL GOOD TIME!

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One Trick Grizzly and Buzzard Luck

June 16 @ 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Artist Website $7 day of show Featuring guest Benjamin Vo. Buzzard Luck Buzzard Luck are a three-piece band from York, PA, playing rockin’ Blues n’Roll originals and originally arranged music. One Trick Grizzly With the release of the Bear Essentials EP, One Trick Grizzly brings a new feel to a classic genre. Lush with layered fuzz tones, addicting vocal melody, and an all around aggressive attitude, the record boasts the aesthetic of  90’s alternative rock anthems. Although songs are diverse…

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SFMS Presents: An Appalachian Ceilidh

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Abbey Bar, 50 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101 United States
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Buy Tickets $30 in advance/$35 day of show Join us for a gala evening celebrating folk music and dance in Central PA. It’s a very special event that supports future SFMS programming. This year it’s a cèilidh, a Celtic house party, and a tip o’ the hat to the Scots-Irish who settled the Appalachian mountains. Settle in for some great music and craic, as well as tasty snacks, scrumptious desserts, and The Abbey’s fine beverages. Costume Contest Wear your favorite kilt…

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