Friday December 19th at Firudo Asian Food and Bar 3011 Erie Boulevard Syracuse, NY 13224 315-445-7988 8:00 till 12:00 - Saturday December 27th JP's Tavern 109 Syracuse Street, Baldwinsville, NY 13209 315-638-7177 7pm till 11 - Come Celebrate New Years! Contact The Flat Iron Grill for room, and food details. Thursday December 31st New Years Party Flat Iron Grill 1333 Buckley Road, Syracuse 13212, 315-214-4243 8:30 pm to 12:30 am

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Rockin’ Blues Band

Stop Dragging My Heart Around
Cover of the song written by Tom Petty and Mike Campbell

Walking In Memphis
Written by Marc Coen

I'll Be Gone

Running Blue 2

Manlius

Village Duck Pond Amphitheater

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Bull and Bear

Asil's Pub

Gigs around CNY

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Liverpool - Johnson Park

Dinosaur BBQ


What the Media is saying about “Better Than Bowling”

 

 Russ Tarby Eagle Newspapers “  These guys are laugh outloud fun!”

          April 21, 2011   Page 7

EAGLE     Downtown After Dark

Better Than Bowling rocks’n’rollicks

“A healthy sense of humor can  lift a rock’n’roll band to unanticipated heights. Take Devo, for instance, or Alice Cooper or even Kiss. Locally such acts as the Stompin’ Suede Greasers, Elec- tric Chick Magnets,  the Disco Biscuits and especially the Buttafuocos all thrived on satire as well as song. Now we have Better Than Bowling.  It’s not the repertoire that makes Better Than Bowling better than other classic rock acts. It’s the personalities. Singer Sharon Allen has a cheery disposition and a chimera’s vocal cords. Drummer Dave Clement repairs computers by day and renders rhythms by night.  Guitarist Paul Powers punctuates his picking with harmonica blasts, and bassist Tom Navagh regularly launches into surreal commentaries that even his bandmates can’t quite grasp.”

Russ Tarby

Russ Tarby’s column appears weekly in The Eagle and online at theeaglecny.com. He also covers the arts and sports. Reach him at russtarby@netscape.net.

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“These are some of the best harmonies I’ve heard in Syracuse since the “Cross Creek” days”.

Skip Murphy-Master of Ceremonies for the 2011 Sammy Awards, (Syracuse Area Music Awards)-Veteran Blues Harpist-Leader of: Skip Murphy’s Out Of the Blue

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 ”George Newton told me, “it’s easy being one of the top 3 pedal steel players in town, because there probably aren’t more than 3.” He is being modest.  You could combine a lot of towns and he’d still rank high.  Syracuse is lucky to have him.”"

Jack O Bocchino-Photographer / Videographer / Writer for the Sounds of Syracuse column appearing in Table Hopping.  Jack has become established as a stong supporer of live music and the local music scene in Syracuse. Jack can be reached at jobocchino@gmail.com

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Better Than Bowling wants to thank Aino Parlo,  Jack O Bocchino and Juan Junco for their Photography, Videos and general support of our music.  And thank them as  well as their support for the  entire cultural music and arts scene in Central New York.  Better Than Bowling is  very lucky and privileged to have friends that are this talented.