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RE: [banjo-56] FW: [Ponkiesburg Pickin'] Wednesday, May 21, 2008

From: Sue B.
Sent on: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 8:08 AM
Hey Henry,
Thanks for forwarding this on.  Sue


> [Original Message]
> From: Henry Finkelstein <[address removed]>
> To: <[address removed]>
> Date: 5/23/2008 1:41:00 PM
> Subject: [banjo-56] FW: [Ponkiesburg Pickin'] Wednesday, May 21, 2008
>
>
>
> ------ Forwarded Message
> From: Ponkiesburg Pickin' <[address removed]>
> Reply-To: [address removed]
> Date: Wed, 21 May[masked]:34:44 -0400 (EDT)
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: [Ponkiesburg Pickin'] Wednesday, May 21, 2008
>
> ====================­====================­====================­=========
> Ponkiesburg Pickin'
> Wednesday, May 21, 2008
> ====================­====================­====================­=========
> Welcome back to another issue of Ponkiesburg Pickin', dedicated to
> ensuring that you have some good music to see (or wish you could see)
> every night of the week. Starting tonight, when Smokey Hormel will be
> back at Sunny's. I'm amazed the bar isn't filled every time he plays.
> He's a legend, he's got a crack band, and you can sit at the bar and
> talk with your friends and hear him do western swing and jazz tunes.
> It's the kind of relaxed and wonderful evening that makes Sunny's so
> special.
>
> Speaking of Sunny's, I'll be there on Friday night playing with Fresh
> Baked, and Kari Denis will be joining us as well. And at their Sunday
> brunch gig this week, Fresh Baked will be joined by Jen Larson, along
> with Diane Stockwell and of course Joe Choina. Also Friday night, a
> host of big names will be playing Bob Dylan songs at Jalopy -- the
> lineup includes the South Slope String Band, Astrgrass, and much much
> more.
>
> And don't think you get Thursday off to relax in between, because the
> Demolition String Band is at the Rodeo Bar and Li'l Mo is at Banjo
> Jim's.
>
> Hogzilla is playing Saturday night at Two Boots, and on Sunday,
> there's a special celebration of Matt Winters' 10th anniversary
> hosting the Moonshine Show. I hope you're all familiar with that show
> (heck, I bet half of this list has appeared on the show!) but if not,
> Matt plays great bluegrass music and hosts local bands for live
> performances every Sunday morning, 10-12 am, on WKCR, 89.9 FM. It's
> been a don't-miss institution for many years so go down and help thank
> Matt for all he's done. It's Sunday night starting at 6pm, and will
> feature lots of great pickers including Kenny Kosek, Fran and Charles,
> Bill Christopherson, Reckon So and more.
>
> Tuesday the 27th, Mamie Minch celebrates the release of her new CD at
> Union Hall in Park Slope. The first edition will be handmade -- she's
> printing and cutting and folding the CD cover herself. (A cakewalk
> after having to hand-etch the CDs themselves, I'm sure.) The Second
> Fiddles are at the Rodeo Bar and Michael Daves does his weekly thing
> at Rockwood.
>
> We got a blast-from-the-past note this week from Scott Pfaffman, who
> long-time Brooklyn pickers may remember as a dobro/mandolin player at
> Sunny's a while back. He used to play with the Gowanus Canal Boys, and
> he's looking to start playing with some bands. He says he'll play for
> peanut shells (you can keep the nuts) so it's time for a booking at
> the Rodeo, it sounds like. You can reach him at[masked]  or
> [address removed].
>
> Please let us know what's going on so we can feature it here. Send
> your gig notices, myspace bulletins, facebook posts and carrier
> pigeons to [address removed] by Wednesday for inclusion. In
> addition to this email newsletter, these updates and more are
> published on our blog, the Ponkiesblog. See below for details.
>
>
> ====================­====================­====================­=========
> Calendar
> ====================­====================­====================­=========
>
> Wednesday, May 21
>
> 8:00 pm   Angel Band Jam
>            Vin Rouge
>            5th Avenue between 17th & 18th St, Brooklyn NY
>
>            For Details, call Bill Duke,[masked]
>
> 8:00 pm   Franglais
>            Bar Reis
>            375 5th Ave, Brooklyn NY
>
>            Ben Wood and Bobby Sexton on guitars, Monica Smith on
>            fiddle, and Eve Seltzer on vocals: Rollicking hot club jazz
>            and the only weekly gypsy jazz jam in NYC--please join us!
>            The band will play one set at 8, followed by the jam session
>            at 9:30.
>
> 8:00 pm   Whiskey Wednesday with Will Scott and Wylie Wirth
>            68 Jay Street Bar
>            Brooklyn NY
>
> 9:00 pm   Sheriff's Good Time Jam
>            108 MacDougal St
>            New York NY
>
> 9:30 pm   Roots n Ruckus
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St., Brooklyn NY
>
> 10:00 pm  Smokey Hormel
>            Sunny's
>            253 Conover St, Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Thursday, May 22
>
> 8:30 pm   Monica (L'il Mo) Passin
>            Banjo Jim's
>            9th St and Ave C, New York NY
>
> 10:00 pm  Demolition String Band
>            Rodeo Bar
>            375 Third Ave, New York NY
>
>
> Friday, May 23
>
> 9:00 pm   Bob Dylan Song Celebration
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St., Brooklyn NY
>
>            Join South Slope String Band, Astrograss, AudraRox and more
>            as they sing 31 Bob Dylan songs.
>
> 9:00 pm   Lennie's Jam
>            Contact Lennie: [address removed] or[masked]
>
> 10:00 pm  Fresh Baked
>            Sunny's
>            253 Conover St, Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Saturday, May 24
>
> 11:00 am  Traditional Appalachian Clogging Classes
>            Chelsea Studios
>            151 W 26 St, 6th Fl
>
>            Beginner 11-12:30, Intermediate 12:30 - 2, Advanced 2 -
>            3:15. Contact Mary Beth Yakoubian for information:
>            [address removed]. The dancers love live music so
>            musicians are welcome!
>
> 12:30 pm  Bluegrass Brunch with Copper Kettle
>            Nolita House
>            47 E Houston St
>
> 10:00 pm  Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
>            Sunny's
>            253 Conover Street, Brooklyn NY
>
> 10:00 pm  Hogzilla
>            Two Boots
>            514 2nd St, Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Sunday, May 25
>
> 12:30 pm  Bluegrass Brunch with Fresh Baked
>            Nolita House
>            47 E Houston St, New York NY
>
> 5:00 pm   Paddy Reilly's Jam
>            Paddy Reilly's
>            2nd Avenue and 29th Street, New York NY
>
> 5:00 pm   Ponkiesburg Pickin' Party
>            Kili
>            79-81 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn NY
>
> 6:00 pm   10th Year Anniversary Celebration of Matt Winters'
>            hosting the Moonshine Show on WKCR-FM 89.9
>            Banjo Jim's
>            9th St and Ave C, New York NY
>
>            Barbeque - Music featuring Kenny Kosek, Fran Leadon and
>            Charles Puckett of the Y'all Stars, Bill Christopherson
>            Trio, Danny Weiss and Mary Olive of Reckon So and special
>            guests.
>
>
> Monday, May 26
>
> 7:00 pm   NYC Bluegrass Slow Jam
>            Paddy Reilly's
>            2nd Ave and 29th Street, New York NY
>
>            If you're a fairly new player and really want to play with
>            other people, this is the meetup for you. Most of the folks
>            that are part of this meetup are new to jamming and it is
>            very exciting to be playing in a group for the first time.
>            You should attend this meetup if you play: banjo, guitar,
>            mandolin, fiddle or bass. This is a SLOW JAM -- meant for
>            advanced beginning and intermediate players.
>
> 9:00 pm   Country Blues Jam
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St., Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Tuesday, May 27
>
> 6:00 pm   Citigrass
>            Virgil's BBQ
>            152 W 44 St, New York NY
>
> 7:30 pm   Mamie Minch CD Release Show
>            Union Hall
>            702 Union St., Brooklyn NY
>
>            Celebrating the handmade limited edition first release of
>            Mamie's new solo album, "Razorburn Blues."
>
> 9:00 pm   The Second Fiddles
>            Rodeo Bar
>            375 3rd Ave, New York NY
>
> 10:00 pm  Michael Daves
>            Rockwood Music Hall
>            196 Allen St., New York NY
>
>
> Wednesday, May 28
>
> 8:00 pm   Angel Band Jam
>            Vin Rouge
>            5th Avenue between 17th & 18th St, Brooklyn NY
>
>            For Details, call Bill Duke,[masked]
>
> 8:00 pm   Franglais
>            Bar Reis
>            375 5th Ave, Brooklyn NY
>
>            Ben Wood and Bobby Sexton on guitars, Monica Smith on
>            fiddle, and Eve Seltzer on vocals: Rollicking hot club jazz
>            and the only weekly gypsy jazz jam in NYC--please join us!
>            The band will play one set at 8, followed by the jam session
>            at 9:30.
>
> 8:00 pm   Whiskey Wednesday with Will Scott and Wylie Wirth
>            68 Jay Street Bar
>            Brooklyn NY
>
> 9:00 pm   Sheriff's Good Time Jam
>            108 MacDougal St
>            New York NY
>
> 9:30 pm   Roots n Ruckus
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St., Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Thursday, May 29
>
> 8:00 pm   CashHank Hootenanny Jamboree
>            Buttermilk
>            577 Fifth Ave, Brooklyn NY
>
> 9:00 pm   Andy Mullen
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St, Brooklyn NY
>
>            Andy Mullen and his group, the humbly named "Andy Mullen
>            Outfit" play Folk Fusion: a rousing combination of fiddle
>            tunes, country, bluegrass, and even a little-bit-o-celtic
>            for good measure. The stage is festooned with fiddles,
>            banjos, guitars, harmonicas, accordions, and sundry "means
>            to tinker." You'll be up on the floor in no time! Andy even
>            calls some Squaredances! The gang will be playing songs from
>            Andy's new album, "The Toenail Jar" which, incidentally, is
>            available as a free digital download on his website -
>            andymullenmusic.com.­
>
>
> Friday, May 30
>
> 8:00 pm   Alan Friend House Concert
>            Reservations required: Call[masked]
>
>            This concert on the Upper West Side will feature traditional
>            ballads from the U.S. & British Isles and old-time Music
>            from the southern Appalachians, with Alan on vocals, banjo,
>            guitar, concertina and more, plus Andy Klein, co-member of
>            the Chelsea String Band, on fiddle & mandolin. Reservations
>            are required because space is limited:  you MUST call (718)
>           [masked] to reserve a space and to get the location ASAP.
>            This concert is sponsored by the Folk Music Society of NY.
>            Members of FMSY $12, Non-members $15, Children & F/T
>            Students $6, Seniors $10.
>
> 9:00 pm   Lennie's Jam
>            Contact Lennie: [address removed] or[masked]
>
> 9:00 pm   Wretched Refuse String Band
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St, Brooklyn NY
>
>            The Wretched Refuse String Band is New York Citys oldest,
>            largest, and most eclectic local bluegrass and
>            old-time string band, still actively performing and
>            recording after more than 35 years. The concert on Friday,
>            May 30th is an evening with The Wretched Refuse String
>            Band. There will be 2 shows, the first starting at 9 PM
>            and the late show commencing at 11 PM. Admission for each
>            show is $10.00. The band has a very fluid membership, a
>            free-wheeling approach to performance, and a light-hearted
>            attitude in general. On May 30, the band will include
>            Citizen Kafka, fiddle; Ken Kosek, fiddle; Jon Sholle,
>            guitar; Bob Jones, guitar; Marty Confurious, bass; Marty
>            Cutler, 5 string banjo; Larry Eagle, percussion; Barry
>            Mitterhoff, mandolin.
>
>
> Saturday, May 31
>
> 11:00 am  Traditional Appalachian Clogging Classes
>            Chelsea Studios
>            151 W 26 St, 6th Fl
>
>            Beginner 11-12:30, Intermediate 12:30 - 2, Advanced 2 -
>            3:15. Contact Mary Beth Yakoubian for information:
>            [address removed]. The dancers love live music so
>            musicians are welcome!
>
> 12:30 pm  Bluegrass Brunch with Copper Kettle
>            Nolita House
>            47 E Houston St
>
> 9:30 pm   Andy Mullen
>            Parkside Lounge
>            317 E. Houston St., New York NY
>
> 10:00 pm  Bluegrass Jam at Sunny's
>            Sunny's
>            253 Conover Street, Brooklyn NY
>
> 10:30 pm  Kings County Strings
>            Parkside Lounge
>            317 E. Houston St, New York NY
>
>
> Sunday, June 1
>
> 12:30 pm  Bluegrass Brunch with Fresh Baked
>            Nolita House
>            47 E Houston St, New York NY
>
> 5:00 pm   Paddy Reilly's Jam
>            Paddy Reilly's
>            2nd Avenue and 29th Street, New York NY
>
> 5:00 pm   Ponkiesburg Pickin' Party
>            Kili
>            79-81 Hoyt Street, Brooklyn NY
>
>
> Monday, June 2
>
> 9:00 pm   Country Blues Jam
>            Jalopy
>            315 Columbia St., Brooklyn NY
>
> 9:30 pm   Michael Daves' Bluegrass Jam
>            The Parkside Lounge
>            317 E. Houston St., New York NY
>
>
>
>
>
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