Rockin’ The Region

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March 22, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Bloomer

Bloomer returns to Killington this weekend and you can see his duo with Stuart Slocum Friday and Saturday, 8:30 p.m. at Outback Pizza. Bloomer also will be playing solo at The Foundry Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. Bloomer plays acoustic guitar and Slocum plays drums…

Rockin’ the region with Low Country Funk
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March 8, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Low Country Funk

Make sure you head to Outback Pizza on Saturday night at 9 p.m. to see Low Country Funk (LCF). I first saw them in December at the memorial tribute concert for Steve Audsley. I had already seen most of the acts on the bill, but…

Rockin’ the region with The Heavily Brothers
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February 22, 2017

Rockin’ the region with The Heavily Brothers

I’m fortunate to be able to call Duane Carleton and Rick Redington good friends. We’ve shared many a stage and many good times together. I’ve written articles on each of them but this one is special. Why? Most of my interviews are one-on-one, but the…

Rockin’ the region with Men of Horses
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February 15, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Men of Horses

Make sure you head to the Wobbly Barn this Friday night for an awesome new band, Men of Horses. It’s one night only, but they’ll be back there March 10-11. They are so good that you’ll want to see them all three nights. Expect something…

Rockin’ the region with Bow Thayer
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February 8, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Bow Thayer

If you live in the Killington region, you have probably heard of the awesome musician I interviewed this week. If you’re not, get to know him here. Either way, you should head to the Pickle Barrel this Thursday night, Feb. 9 and see Bow Thayer…

Rockin’ the region with Annie in the Water
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February 1, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Annie in the Water

Every Tuesday night at 9:30 p.m., head over to JAX Food and Games to check out Annie in the Water. Don’t be surprised when you don’t see Annie but you’re welcome to all the water you want, free of charge. I had heard some good…

Rockin’ the region with Michael Glabicki
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January 18, 2017

Rockin’ the region with Michael Glabicki

By Dave Hoffenberg

This Thursday, don’t miss Michael Glabicki at the Pickle Barrel Nightclub at 8 p.m. You may know Glabicki as the front man of Rusted Root. The band played the Pickle last February as part of its 25th anniversary tour. This time, he’s…

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January 11, 2017

Rockin’ the Region with the Mean Waltons

Every second Friday night of the month at 7 p.m., you need to head to Taps Tavern in Poultney  to see the Mean Waltons. They’ll be nice to you and your ears as you listen to some great folk covers. The Mean Waltons are Wayne…

Rockin the region with David Soltz
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December 21, 2016

Rockin the region with David Soltz

There are many worthy options for quality music in this area so it’s great when a new “local” arrives and adds to that. David Soltz is starting to make a name for himself in the Ludlow/Killington region. Soltz moved up here last year from Massachusetts…

Rockin the Region with the Snowplow Comedy Competition
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December 14, 2016

Rockin the Region with the Snowplow Comedy Competition

By DJ Dave Hoffenberg

“I’m funny how, I mean funny like I’m a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh, I’m here to freakin’ amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?” said Tommy DeVito in “Goodfellas.” If you…