Saturday, December 30, 2017

Your Big List of 2017 New Year's Eve Parties!


If you're looking for something fun to do in the area for New Year's Eve ... here's what we know is happening! And no, this isn't a complete list, because we don't know everything that happens, but it's a good list of events we've gleaned from various social media pages, so it's a start. Cheers!
  • A&C Beverage on East Federal Street is open until 7 p.m. for your last minute beer, wine, liquor & mixes needs.
  • Boneshakers at Timberlanex Complex in Salem has dinner at 6:30 p.m. and Manhattan from 8-11 p.m. $5 cover.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station on Mahoning Avenue has a New Year's Eve Party at 8 p.m. with snackitizers and a champagne toast at Midnight.
  • Butler Brew Works in Butler, PA, has a New Year's Eve Celebration with a nacho bar, drink specials, DJ Nameless and a toast at Midnight with the ball drop on the big screen.
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has is Ringing in the New Year with Karaoke with CK Entertainment starting at 9 p.m., food, a champagne toast at Midnight & no cover charge!
  • Circle Bar & Hookah on Commerce has a New Year's Eve Rager with DJ Dr. Deek.
  • Club aWESome in Warren has a New Year's Eve Extravaganza with Wilamenia Josafenia, Danyel Vasquez, Jessica Love and Anita D. Diamond with an 11:15 p.m. show with a buffet and giveaways.
  • Donavito's in Struthers is open for dinner until 10 p.m. Reservations suggested.
  • East Side Civics has a New Year's Eve Party at 7 p.m. with DJ Skrip, kielbasa, kraut & port with Martini & Rossi splits at Midnight.
  • Elevate Night Club in Austintown has a New Year's Eve Takeover with Pezzy, Kashdoll & Babyface Ray starting at 8 p.m. VIP & table service available.
  • The Federal, on West Federal Street, has a New Year's Eve Party starting at 7 p.m. with complimentary party favors, Champagne by the bottle & DJ Spat.
  • The Fireplace Restaurant & Lounge in Poland is open for dinner from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Reservations suggested.
  • The Funky Skunk NiteClub in Warren has a New Year's Eve Bash hosted by Skyler Styles with a first show at 11 p.m. and a second at 12:30 a.m. with the area's best drag entertainment.
  • Greene Eagle Winery has a sold-out New Year's Eve Dinner with music by Take II. 
  • Guilford Lake Grille in Lisbon has SOS Karaoke with Mr DJ at 9 p.m. $5 cover includes noise makers, hats & munchies.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has a New Year's Eve Party with live music from Steve Cipriano. No cover.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Cortland will be open from 5 until after Midnight with a buffet from 6-8 p.m. and Triolgy playing 8-11 p.m. Reservations suggested. $15 per person.
  • Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal Street opens at 8 p.m. drink specials, party favors and a Midnight champagne toast. No cover.
  • Irish Bob's on South Avenue is having a New Year's Family-Friendly Eve Potluck starting at 8 p.m.
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has a New Year's Eve Celebration with DJ Platter at 10 p.m. and sauerkraut and champagne at Midnight.
  • Krakatoa has Service Industry Night Trivia with Jason starting at 10:30 p.m. with $2 Coronas, Dos XX or Modelo and $2 Pinnacle Bombs.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has a New Year's Eve Party with a dinner buffet and champagne toast at Midnight.
  • Liquid Blu Lounge on West Federal is closing the doors after their New Year's Eve Bash with DJ Jocko. Doors at 9, no cover, $2 bottom shelf, $3 mid shelf & $4 top shelf all night.
  • Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has a special menu for New Year's staring at 4 p.m, but it's sold out.
  • Madden's Bar & Grill in Niles is having a New Year's Eve Bash with DJ TJ and a champagne toast at Midnight. 18 & up with ID, but must be 21 to drink.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has New Year's Eve at Magic Tree with Bustin Loose, a champagne toast at Midnight and great food from Chef Tank's kitchen. No cover, reservations suggested.
  • The Mineshaft on Poland Avenue, where men meet men, has a Very Beary New Year with dinner, games, dancers and a champagne toast at midnight. $10 in advance, $20 at the door.
  • Niki'z Pub in Niles has a 5 p.m. Early Bird Toast and a New Year's Eve Buffet at Midnight for the late crowd.
  • O'Donold's Austintown has a New Year's Eve Party at 9 p.m. with food, drink specials, a DJ and a champagne toast at Midnight.
  • O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown on West Federal has a New Year's Eve Party at 9 p.m. with food, drink specials, a DJ and a champagne toast at Midnight.
  • The Premier Nightclub in Warren has a New Year's Eve Bash hosted by Amber Priddy of Love & Hip Hop with performances by with T-Rell and more starting at 11 p.m. with a champagne toast at Midnight and music from DJ Dank.
  • Primanti Brothers in Niles has Service Industry Night with a DJ & Karaoke & drink specials starting at 7 p.m.
  • Quaker Steak & Lube in Austintown has a New Year's Eve Party with a buffet from 6 to 10 p.m., Piano Maniacs Dueling Pianos at 9 p.m. $15 single, $25 couple or get a hotel package with transportation for $125.
  • Quaker Steak & Lube in Cortland has a Kid's New Year's Eve Party with a ball drop at Noon with an apple juice toast, coloring, hats, noise makers and more.
  • RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has New Beers Eve Party at 9 with Bill Keller and Kevin Lawson singing classic Sinatra songs, wall-to-wall TVs and great drink specials.
  • Rye's Craft Beer & Whiskey on West Federal has a New Year's Eve Party starting at 8 p.m. with drink specials, party favors and a champagne toast at Midnight.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has a New Year's Eve Party (Reservations required) starting at 6:30 p.m. with Surf & Turf, music with Joe Fritz at 8 p.m., DJ Paulie at 11 p.m. and a Champagne Toast & breakfast sandwich at Midnight with Psychic Gregory Nicholas in house for $10 readings. $75 per person, $135 per couple.
  • Stone Church Pizza House & Brewpub in Hermitage, PA, is having a New Year's Eve Party at 8 p.m. with Juvenile Characteristics at 9. $50 per person gets a dinner buffet, choice of three bottomless beers and a champagne toast at Midnight.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has a kid-friendly Happy Noon Year celebration starting at 11 a.m. with a countdown and bubble bash at Noon, and a family-friendly countdown & ball drop at 7 p.m., 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. with a DJ playing clean tunes, select free video games, face-painting & more.
  • The Upstairs in Austintown has a New Year's Eve Party starting at 4 p.m. Reservations suggested.
  • Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has a New Year's Eve Party hosted by Denise Koochie with music by DJ Tek with Blue Champagne, a buffet and performances by Dylan Dickhersoon.
  • V2 Wine Bar Trattoria has a New Year's Eve Bash with a DJ at 10 p.m., ribs, mac & cheese & greens for dinner and a champagne toast at Midnight.

The Best in Live Music

  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Thick as Thieves at 9:30 p.m.
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has The Blue Rays at 9 p.m.
  • Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard in Rootstown has Robin Roseberry from 4-7 p.m. and will close at 8 p.m.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has a New Year's Eve Bash with Southern Overdrive from 8-Midnight. $2 cover.
  • Boneshakers at Timberlanex Complex in Salem has Manhattan from 8-11 p.m. $5 cover.
  • Chipper's Sports Bar in Austintown has a show with DJ Tox1c, Obsidian Earth, The Dead Kings, Knives Millions & Crash The Great hosted by Brandyn Chaos of Velvet Rope Promotions starting at 6 p.m. with giveaways and a ball drop at Midnight. No cover.
  • The Double Deuce on Mahoning Avenue has Big Wiggle & The Cool Cats rocking out 2017. No cover.
  • Factory 46 Tavern in Columbiana has Daniel Grey at 8:30 p.m. No cover.
  • Flambeaus Live in the Uptown has Night Breeze with Oscar Chapman at 9 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Steve Cipriano at 7 p.m. No cover.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Cortland has Trilogy at 8 p.m. $15.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Lights out at 7:30 p.m. and Hit Play at 9 p.m. in the H Lounge.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Blue Siren at 9 p.m.
  • The Keg Bar & Grille in Sharon, PA, has Pipedreams at 9:30 p.m.
  • The Lake Tavern in Mecca has Gary Pirrung at 9 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Bustin' Loose at 8 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Downtown has The Dirty Rhythms playing at 9 p.m. No cover.

Saturday's Your Daily 12-Pack, Live Music & Karaoke List for December 30, 2017

Happy Snowy Saturday! Now that Ohio State has defeated those clowns from USC, let's get ready for a great Saturday night in the valley with some cool stuff going on, a big list of live bands and some karaoke to send off the last Saturday of 2017 in style. Cheers!
  1. Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has the retail and bar side open until Midnight Saturday and Brunch Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  2. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has five great beers on tap and Punk Willie at 7 p.m.
  3. Buena Vista Café in Warren has great fried chicken, but on Saturday it's BBQ time with St. Louis Ribs, Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Pulled Pork, Street Tacos & more. 
  4. Cork & Cap Bottle Shop in Warren has a Champagne Tasting event at 4 p.m. to give you some direction on what to do for New Year's Eve. Taste six different bubbly drinks for $25 plus tax & tip. Reservations suggested.
  5. The Federal on West Federal Street has Downtown's best burgers, eight great beers on tap, outstanding mixed drinks & a DJ at 10 to keep you dancing all night! RSVP for Bottle Service or VIP.
  6. Liquid Blu Lounge on West Federal is closing after their New Year's Eve party Sunday, so it's your last Saturday to Blu it up!
  7. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Prime Rib Saturday with half-off select appetizers and select wines by the bottle and $1 off all beer.
  8. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with more than 120 martinis and 50+ imported craft beers. Try the Butter Pecan Martini! Ryes, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  9. JR's Pub in Austintown has UFC 219 with Prelims at 8 and Pay-Per-View at 10 p.m. with $2 domestics, $3 well drinks & $4 shots, plus the kitchen is open.
  10. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue is open until 10 p.m. with nine beers on tap!
  11. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has more than a dozen great beers made on site & a superb patio. No TVs so you can escape football & Kelli is cooking again tonight for your dining pleasure. Donations accepted to cover food costs.
  12. Vintage Estates Wine in Boardman has more than 1,300 beers, more than 1,000 bottles of wine, great flatbreads and no TVs so you can escape football madness. 
The Best in Live Music:
  • The Apollo Maennerchor in Sharon, PA, has Damian Knapp at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard in Rootstown has Steven Howell at 7 p.m.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has The McCabes at 7 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Punk Willie at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has The Sensations at 8:30 p.m.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has John Sailor with Joshua Green and Hayden Brooke. Doors at 9, music to follow.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has K Street at 9 p.m.
  • Factory 46 Tavern in Columbiana has Big Daddy at 8:30 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has The Huckin' Fillbillys at 9 p.m.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Just Matt at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Dueling Pianos tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Reunion at 7 p.m.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has 80's Proof tonight at 9 p.m. $5 cover.
  • Kennsington Grille in Canfield has Stan Miller at 6 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Relapse tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Lil Paws Winery in Lake Milton has Rick Bartholomy from 7-10 p.m.
  • Longboyz Tavern in Champion has a The Gary Markasky Project at 9 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Girard has The Mark Soini Trio at 8 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Rodger Montgomery Blues Band at 6 p.m.
  • The New Brickhouse on Midlothian has Highland Rose at 9 p.m.
  • Nite Trax in Edinberg, PA, has Deadset Theory at 9 p.m.
  • The Sail Inn in Lake Milton has Blue Siren at 9 p.m.
  • Social 45 in Lisbon has 7% Superstar tonight at 8:30 p.m. $10 cover includes buffet.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts on Phelps Street has SPH8 playing jazz at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Up A Creek Tavern in Howland has Shout at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has Ben Flint at 7 p.m.
  • Yankee Bootleggers Saloon in Brookfield has a Pre-New Year's Eve Party with Southern Detour. Doors at 8, music at 9. $10 cover.
Saturday Karaoke: 
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Karaoke with CK Entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • DJ's Lounge in Niles has Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • La Isla's Mexican Restaurant in Hermitage, PA, has Simply Ed Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • The New Manhattan in Hubbard has Moonlight DJ & Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Your 24-Pack & Live Music & Karaoke for the Final Friday of 2017!

Happy Friday! Here's your Friday 24-Pack of events and entertainment along with live music, karaoke, open mic & trivia. Cheers!
  1. The Youngstown Phantoms take on the Madison Capitals tonight at the Covelli Centre and it's Star Wars Night. Puck drops at 7:05 p.m.
  2. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has five great beers on tap & catch The Vindys playing acoustic from 7-10 p.m.
  3. Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has great beers made on site, PA wine & spirits, outstanding food and live music with Max Schang at 7 p.m. & DJ DrGoo at 9 p.m. to keep you dancing all night.
  4. Buddy's Café on Jacobs Road has all-day Happy Hour today and Ohio State vs USC at 8:30 p.m.
  5. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren is open with great beer and food. Check them out and support local, veteran-owned businesses!
  6. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue downtown has a Pre-New Year's Eve Big Bang at 10 p.m. with DJ Stan The Man with $3 Crown, $3 Jack Fire, $2 Cherry Bombs or Mini Beers. VIP and Bottle Service available. 
  7. Coaches Burgers in Boardman, Poland and Salem have $1 domestics during the Ohio State game tonight.
  8. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Bomb Friday with $2 Cherry or Grape Bombs, $3 Jager Bombs or $4 Vegas Bombs, fish specials in the kitchen & Goes Like This on stage at 7 p.m.
  9. Diletto Winery in Canfield makes great wine, beer, cider & sangria and the winery has Escape Rooms, Sip & Paint nights too & you can make your reservations for all of them in person or on their website.
  10. Draught House on West Federal downtown has 16 taps of mostly craft beer, Space Kat cooking up some great BBQ, two pool tables and a Jukebox.
  11. The Federal on West Federal Street has downtown's best burgers until 11 p.m. & a DJ Johnny Russo at 10 to keep you dancing all night.
  12. The Feed & Sing in Salem has Foreigner tribute band Head Games tonight at 8 p.m. $10 includes Hurdy Gurdy Breakfast & Champagne at Midnight.
  13. Forty10 Bar & Grille in Canfield has the Ohio State game with $3 Fireball, $1.50 bottles & domestic drafts and great food specials.
  14. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 and features 120+ martinis and 50+ imported beers. Rye's Craft Whiskey upstairs also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers, 50+ whiskeys, 40+ Boilermakers and 14 flavors of bitters!
  15. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has White Fish Francese tonight along with their great wine made on site. Happy Hour until 7 p.m. at the bar gets half-off select L'uva Bella Wines and $1 off beers.
  16. Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has a Cotton Bowl Party with free cotton candy during the game and the game on with sound, plus great Tree Trunk specials, 41 beers and 8 wines on tap, and Chef Tank's outstanding foods and desserts.
  17. Nite Trax in Edinburg, PA, has an Ugly Sweater Party at 9 p.m.
  18. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue opened TODAY at 2 p.m. & will be open Saturday from Noon with nine beers on tap!
  19. O'Donold's Austintown and O'Donold's Irish Downtown have All You Can Eat Fish with fries & both have plenty of great beer & Irish Whiskey and plenty of TVs for Ohio State!
  20. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has Kelli Cooking again tonight and Saturday, so come in for more than a dozen beers brewed on site and get some great food starting at 4 p.m. for a donation to keep the food flowing.
  21. Quench Bar & Grill in Boardman has an Ohio State Watch Party at 8:30 p.m. with prize giveaways, $2 Fireball & domestic buckets 5 for $10.
  22. RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has $2.25 domestics and $8 craft beer flights during the game with $2.50 Fireball shots.
  23. Shakers Bar & Grill in Liberty has Happy Hour until 7 p.m. with $1.50 domestic pints, then an Ohio State Watch Party at 8:30 p.m. with great food & drink specials.
  24. The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Ugly Christmas Sweater Friday all month. Wear an ugly Christmas sweater and get a free Jell-o shot, plus Richie Wilkins on piano from 7-10 p.m.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has FX Project starting at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has Damian Knapp featuring Betty Griffin at 8 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has The Vindys at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has Max Schang at 7 p.m. 
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has November Loop with Flying Trees. Doors at 9, music at 10ish.
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Dueling Pianos with Todd Cutshaw and Andy Paczak with Dean Anshutz of Red Wanting Blue on drums at 8:30 p.m. Reservations recommended, $5 per person.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Goes Like This at 7 p.m.
  • Factory 46 Tavern in Columbiana has Frett Works 2 at 8 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Foreigner tribute band Head Games tonight at 8 p.m. $10 includes Hurdy Gurdy Breakfast & Champagne at Midnight.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Mark Hoffman tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Duology featuring Christine Witt at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has My Sister Sarah tonight at 9 p.m.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Tongue 'n' Groove at 9 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Joshua Lee Nelson from 6-9 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartsville has live music with John Chapman at 7:30 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has House of Rhytnm at 6 p.m.
  • Seleh Restaurant in Struthers has Diane Drapcho singing tonight from 6-9 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Richie Wilkins on piano from 7-10 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Jones, Landgraff & Rich at 9 p.m. 
  • Twenty Six Bar & Grill in New Castle, PA, has Christmas with the Backyard Legends at 8 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates in Boardman has The Black Wolf & The Thief at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has Steve Vuich at 7 p.m.
  • Whistle and Keg on West Federal has Steve Fazzini from 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday Karaoke & Trivia & Open Mic
  • The Berlin Grille in North Benton has All You Can Eat Fish for $14 and Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station opens at 7 p.m. with great beer, drinks & Karaoke with Kimmie at 10 p.m. 
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Simply Ed Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with Moonlight Karaoke & DJ.
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dyomyte at 10 p.m.
  • Piggy's Sports Bar & Grill in Struthers has Karaoke with Cheryl at 9 p.m.
  • Primanti Bros. in Boardman has Trivia at 9 p.m.
  • El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has Rumba The Show Karaoke tonight at 9 p.m. 
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • The Voodoo Lounge in Austintown has Karaoke at 7 p.m. 

  

Thursday, December 28, 2017

A list of things to do Thursday that don't involve sitting in line at Rally's in Warren!

It's Thursday, and it's downright cold out there, friends, so if you're going out to imbibe, dress appropriately. Hell, I even busted out the big winter parka today! If you're looking for some good reasons to brave the cold ... here's a list of things to do better than sitting in fast-food traffic! Cheers:
  1. Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has a Bubbles Tasting event tonight to give you some direction on what to do for New Year's Eve at 6 p.m. Taste six different bubbly drinks for $25 plus tax & tip.
  2. BIRDFISH BREWING CO. in Columbiana has five great beers on tap and it's Vinyl Night from 6 to 10 p.m.
  3. Boneshakers at Timberlanes Complex at in Salem has Thirsty Thursday with half-off appetizers, $2 domestic bottles and $2.50 domestic or craft drafts.
  4. Cedars West End on Steel Street has Y-Town Swing's Swing with lessons from 8-9:30 and open social dance at 9:30 p.m. followed by Late Night Blues at Midnight.
  5. Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Thursday Tacos 2 for $2.50, Corona & Corona Lights $2.50 & Cuervo or Cuervo Cinge shots $2.75. 
  6. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Thirsty Thursday with $2 Fireball, $1.50 domestic pints, $3.25 craft pints & $5 large domestic pitchers.
  7. Draught House has food once again … thanks to BBQ Master Jack Zizzo and his Space Kat Restaurant with a smoker out back. And make plans for Monday and the return of $3 Pints on Mondays!
  8. The Federal, on West Federal Street downtown, has Happy Hour until 7 p.m., Downtown's best burgers & from 7 p.m. to close it's $2 drink and shot specials with a DJ at 10 p.m.
  9. The Funky Skunk NiteClub in Warren has Thirsty Thursdays with free pool & free internet jukebox. Doors at 9 p.m., no cover. 
  10. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers! Ryes Craft Beer & Whiskey, Youngstown, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  11. Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has a great Farm-To-Table menu with half-price wine on tap all night and the Dennis Drummond Trio at 8 p.m.
  12. Noble Creature Cask House on Rayen Avenue is open Thursday & Friday at 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Saturday at Noon! Check out Youngstown's newest small-batch brewery.
  13. O'Donolds Austintown and O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown have Build-A-Burger Thursdays. $8 gets you a burger any way you want with fries & both have plenty of great beer & Irish Whiskey! 
  14. The Phoenix Fire Grill and Bar in Canfield has Grecian Thursdays with great Greek food on the menu and baklava and Ekmek Kataifi for desert.
  15. The Pitstop on Logan Avenue has Ladies Night at 8 p.m. with mixed drink specials and free pool for the ladies all night long.
  16. Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Boardman,OH, in Boardman has a Unwanted Gift Exchange for the Homeless today. Bring in your unwanted Christmas presents and you'll get a single Smash Burger on the house!
  17. Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Thirsty Frog Thursday with $2 16-ounce drafts or 12-ounce domestic bottles & $3.50 Leinenkugel Snowdrift Porter Pints & $4 craft pints 6-8 p.m. and Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  18. Vintage Estates Wine & Beer in Boardman has the area's largest selection of beer & wine under one roof, Off Color Brewing Dino S'Mores taps at 6:30 p.m. & Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8.

Live Music tonight:

Thursday Karaoke, Open Mic & Trivia
  • The BackYard Bar & Grill in Poland has Karaoke with Cheryl on Thursdays starting at 9 p.m. 
  • Chipper's Sports Bar in Austintown has Open Stage at 8 p.m. for singers, songwriters, comedians, poetry, rap, dance or magic. Bring your talent! Wings on special & football on TV, too!
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Trivi-oke with Trivia & Karaoke starting at 7 p.m.
  • CrossRoads Bar & Grill in Southington has Ladies Night and Karaoke with Colleen from 7-11 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Country Karaoke with Simply Ed at 7. 
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dynomyte at 9. 
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits has Think Twice Thursday Karaoke at 10, this week with rotating DJ's.
  • Martha's Boulevard Bar and Grille on Southern Avenue has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with DJ Propain.
  • O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown has Karaoke at 10 & $2 Well or $3 Call Drinks.
  • Olde Dutch Mill in Lake Milton has Open Mic at 7:30 p.m.
  • Reclamation Brewing Company in Butler, PA, has Geeks Who Drink at 8 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Karaoke at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Fun House Thursdays with Karaoke, Lip Sync Battles, Dance-Offs and more starting at 8 p.m.
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  • Up A Creek Tavern in Howland has Simply Ed Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Karaoke, Name That Tune & Music Trivia with DJ Nikki at 10 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates Wine & Beer in Boardman has Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Saturday's list of valley events, live music & karaoke for December 23, 2017

Happy Saturday. We have some snow falling, and lots of parties happening, so be careful out there! Here's what's happening around the valley tonight!
  1. Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard in Rootstown has their 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party with live music at 6 p.m.
  2. Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has the retail and bar side open until Midnight Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for your last minute beer, wine & alcohol needs. Brunch Sunday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  3. BIRDFISH BREWING CO. in Columbiana has five great beers on tap and The Hired Hands at 5 p.m. & Madeline Hiner playing from 7-10 p.m. Katie O'Neill plays Sunday 2-4 p.m.
  4. The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station on Mahoning Avenue has their annual Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m. with music by The Shoe Shine Boys.
  5. Buena Vista Cafe & Sports Bar in Warren has great fried chicken, but on Saturday it's BBQ time with St. Louis Ribs, Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Pulled Pork, Street Tacos & more. 
  6. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Domestic buckets 5 for $10 until 7 p.m., $3 Fireball, $5 Angry Ballz & $5 Holiday Cocktails with The Gary Markasky Project from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  7. Dj's Lounge in Niles has their Christmas Party at 10 p.m. with Santa, an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest & Karaoke!
  8. The Federal on West Federal Street has Downtown's best burgers, eight great beers on tap, outstanding mixed drinks & a DJ at 10 to keep you dancing all night! RSVP for Bottle Service or VIP.
  9. Funky Skunk NiteClub in Warren opens at 9 p.m. & has with an extravagant Christmas Show hosted by Armani Diamond Hilton with Eva Destruction, Peroxide Polly, Santana Visage, Darren Destruction and Denise Koochie performing with music by DJ Red Phoenix.
  10. Kelly's Bar on Mahoning Avenue, has their Christ Party starting at 4 p.m. with DJ Anthony, smoked food including Reubens that I'm gonna have to sample, for science!
  11. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with more than 120 martinis and 50+ imported craft beers. Try the Butter Pecan Martini! Ryes Craft Beer & Whiskey, Youngstown, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  12. Liquid BLU Lounge on West Federal has Double Lit hosted by Spence with music by DJ Band Camp & DJ KidLou; $5 cover & $8 doubles of Hennessy, Ciroc & Crown
  13. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Prime Rib in the kitchen tonight and a great wine sale going on in their retail store.
  14. Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has a Festivus Party at 7 p.m. featuring Market Garden Brewery's Festivus, at 7.5% Holiday Ale; Airing of Grievances, a 7.3% Rye IPA & Feats of Strength, a 10.5% Belgian Holiday Ale and music by the Dicky White Band.
  15. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue is open until 10 p.m. with nine beers on tap!
  16. Numbers Brewing Company in Lisbon has an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at 7 p.m. plus 14 great beers made in house on tap, including 3A's Apple Ale and 22 Blood Orange Ale and a guest tap, too!
  17. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has more than a dozen great beers made on site & a superb patio. No TVs so you can escape football & Kelli is cooking again tonight for your dining pleasure. Donations accepted to cover food costs.
  18. Quaker Steak and Lube in Boardman has Rein-Beer Games at 6 p.m. with candy cane relays, holiday trivia, carol-oke & Scammin' Jones on stage at 8 p.m. with $15 Domestic Lube Tubes.
  19. Quench Bar & Grill in Boardman has DJ Prydon tonight at 9 p.m. playing everything from Trap to Country!
  20. RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has an Ugly Sweater Christmas Party at 8 p.m. with free jukebox, great food and drink specials an dmore.
  21. Social 45 in Lisbon has their Ugly Christmas Party at 8 p.m. with prizes for the tip three, DJ, Jell-o Shots, Egg Nog & more. Santa & Buddy arrive at 9 p.m.
  22. The Village Pump in Canfield has Jackie O's Bourbon Barrel Oil of Aphrodite on tap as well as Birdfish Brewing's The Grynch, a great menu that changes daily and comes with suggested beer or wine pairings.
  23. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer in Boardman has more than 1,300 beers, more than 1,000 bottles of wine, great flatbreads and no TVs so you can escape football madness. 
  24. The Voodoo Lounge in Austintown is under new ownership and has their Ugly Sweater Christmas Party tonight with Egg Nog and more, plus a $10 Round-Trip is available so you don't have to worry about Johnny Law wrecking your Christmas tonight and Monday for Blue Appreciation Day!
The Best in Live Music

  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has The Dave Iglar Band at 8 p.m.
  • Barell33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has No Socks, No Shoes with Joe Fritz & Rick Houston at 8 p.m.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has Save Yourself at 7 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has The Hired Hands at 5 p.m. & Madeline Hiner at 7 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station on Mahoning Avenue has The Shoe Shine Boys at 6 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing Company in Sharon, PA, has Muddy Cadillac at 8:30 p.m.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has their Annual Holiday Reunion that may or may not feature members of B Minors, 8 Balls, Infidels, Strange Desires, Swagger Kings, The Sonics, Up For Adoption, The Shivers & Illuminatus playing songs they may or may not have recorded or played in years. Doors at 8, music starting around 9 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has The Gary Markasky Project at 9 p.m.
  • Factory 46 Tavern in Columbiana has Daniel Grey at 8:30 p.m. No cover.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has John Riggins and Keenan Date tonight at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Mark Soini's Rockin' Holiday at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Ryan Blakeman's "A Lot of Wine, A Little Christmas" tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Take 2 at 7 p.m.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Hidden Drive playing their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party tonight at 9 p.m. $5 cover.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Train Wreck at 9 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has The Players Club tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Lil Paws Winery in Lake Milton has Jim Gill from 7-10 p.m.
  • Longboyz Tavern in Champion has a Blue Siren playing their Christmas Party at 9 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has The Dicky White Band at 9 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Girard has Richard Wilkins at 8 p.m.
  • Mastropietro Winery in Berlin Center has Jim Moran at 7 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Max Schang's Trio of Blues at 6 p.m.
  • Myrddin Winery in Lake Milton has a Christmas Sing-A-Long with Robin Roseberry at 7 p.m.
  • The New Manhattan in Hubbard as 7% Superstar playing their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at 9 p.m.
  • Nova Cellars Winery in Pulaski, PA, has Duology at 7 p.m.
  • O'Donolds Austintown has Radio Pulse playing their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at 9 p.m.
  • Papa's Sports Club in Poland Avenue has Hat Trickz at 8:30 p.m.
  • Quaker Steak and Lube in Boardman has Scammin' Jones at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Guys Without Ties playing their Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at 8 p.m.
  • Shakers Bar & Grill in Liberty has Dennis Drummond & Frank Castellano at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts on Phelps Street has a Rage Against The Machine Tribute show at 9:30 p.m. with Speedo Agreedo kicking things off as we rage into the holidays with music from Liam Jones (Vocals), Mike Rich (Guitar), Gabe Davis (Bass) and Mike Landgraff (Drums) playing all you favorite RATM songs. No cover.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Boardman,OH has Dueling Pianos with Andy Paczak & Todd Cutshaw at 8:30 p.m.
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Chad Garrett acoustic at 7 p.m.
  • Up A Creek Tavern in Howland has Trilogy at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has John Reese at 7 p.m.


Saturday Karaoke

  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Karaoke with CK Entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • DJ's Lounge in Niles has Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Guilford Lake Grille in Lisbon has SOS Karaoke with Mr. DJ at 9 p.m. No cover.

Friday, December 22, 2017

Events, Live Music, Karaoke, Trivia & Open Mic for Friday, December 23, 2017

Happy Friday ... we are heading into the Christmas weekend with some rain, and possible snow ... but in the immortal words of Canadian singer-songwriter Mikey Chuck Rivers, you can always have a Pabst Blue Christmas! Here's what's happening Friday (if you're not stuck at your company Christmas party), including Demos Papadimas EP Release Show at Cedars at 9 p.m. (yep, early show!) Cheers!
  1. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has five great beers on tap & catch Ben Flint playing acoustic from 7-10 p.m.
  2. Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has great beers made on site, PA wine & spirits, outstanding food and live music with Brian Bohnomme at 7 p.m. & DJ DrGoo at 9 p.m. to keep you dancing all night.
  3. Budapest Bar & Grille on Mahoning Avenue has their Christmas Party at 7 p.m. with DJ Butch, free pool, prizes, raffles & drink specials.
  4. Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has a holiday edition of Trivia & Tunes with Mad Mike Curry at 10 p.m. with $3 Fireball shots and 16-ounce Chesty's Island $4.50.
  5. Chipper's Sports Bar in Austintown has their Annual Christmas Party with an Ugly Sweater Contest. $5 entry fee with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd, plus great food and drink specials.
  6. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren has a Meet The Brewer until 9 p.m. tonight and get your raffle tickets for Clubhouse swag to benefit Veterans' Outreach of Youngstown!
  7. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Bomb Friday with $2 Cherry or Grape Bombs, $3 Jager Bombs or $4 Vegas Bombs, fish specials in the kitchen & Seamus on stage at 8 p.m.
  8. Crooked Tongue Brewing in Edinburg, PA, has 25% off all bottled beer, mead and merchandise Friday & Saturday. Pro Tip: Beer and mead are always the right size!
  9. Diletto Winery in Canfield makes great wine, beer, cider & sangria and the winery has Escape Rooms, Sip & Paint nights too & you can make your reservations for all of them in person or on their website.
  10. Draught House on West Federal downtown has 16 taps of mostly craft beer, Space Kat cooking up some great BBQ, two pool tables and a Jukebox.
  11. The Federal on West Federal Street has downtown's best burgers until 11 p.m. Live music with Jordan DePaul & Leo D'Angelo at 7 p.m. & a DJ Johnny Russo at 10 to keep you dancing all night.
  12. The Funky Skunk Niteclub in Warren has a Hip Hop Holiday Bash Trap hosted by Eva Destruction with Blanche Diamond, Darren Destruction, Sabrina Ray, Blaze, Payton Leenn Rose, Fatal Attraction. Doors at 9, show at 12:30 a.m.
  13. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 and features 120+ martinis and 50+ imported beers. 
  14. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Monkfish Friday tonight along with their great wine made on site. Happy Hour until 7 p.m. at the bar gets half-off select L'uva Bella Wines and $1 off beers.
  15. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue opened TODAY at 2 p.m. & will be open Saturday from Noon with nine beers on tap!
  16. O'Donold's Austintown and O'Donold's Irish Downtown have All You Can Eat Fish with fries & both have plenty of great beer & Irish Whiskey! 
  17. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has Kelli Cooking again tonight and Saturday, so come in for more than a dozen beers brewed on site and get some great food starting at 4 p.m. for a donation to keep the food flowing. All shirts in stock just $10.
  18. Quaker Steak & Lube in Cortland has an Ugly Sweater Party at 8 p.m.
  19. RP Murphy's in Masury is having their First Annual Brookfield High School Ugly Sweater Christmas Party for 1983-1988 grads at 8 p.m.
  20. Rye's Craft Whiskey opens at 8 on West Federal Street with more than 100 American craft beers, 50+ whiskeys, 40+ Boilermakers and 14 flavors of bitters!
  21. The S-N-K Double Deuce on Mahoning Avenue has their Christmas Party at 8 p.m. with Santa arriving and music by Cin City & The Saints.
  22. The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Ugly Christmas Sweater Friday all month. Wear an ugly Christmas sweater and get a free Jell-o shot, plus The Gary Markasky Project from 8-11 p.m.
  23. Thirsty Frog Bar & Grille in Austintown has their first Customer Appreciation Christmas Party until midnight with $2 domestic bottles & 16-ounce domestic drafts until 9 p.m., Craft Beer Power Hour 6-8 p.m. with $4 Christmas Ale pints or beer flights and great food.
  24. Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Flawless Friday with DJ Apollo hosted by Danyel Vasquez. Doors at 7, no cover before 10 and a 12:30 a.m. show with Jessica Love, Denise Koochie and Mahoigany Teakwood.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Makin' Changes starting at 8 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Re•Issue at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has Brian Bohnomme at 7 p.m. 
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has Demos Papadimos's EP Release Party ("Lucky You" was recorded live at Cedars) with support from The Local (from Pittsburgh) starting at 9 p.m. Yep, another early show at Cedars!
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Cameron Pierson at 8 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Seamus at 8 p.m.
  • The Federal, on West Federal Street, has Jordan DePaul with support from Leo D'Angelo and Steve Wright at 7 p.m. No cover.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has John Riggins and Keenan Date tonight at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • The Fireplace Restaurant & Lounge in Poland has Manhattan at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Christmas Jazz with John Reese & Jack Cairniello at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Root Theory tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Two Kings at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Dominic Tocco and the Brotherhood tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Dead Flowers from 6-9 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Kat & Geoff at 8 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartsville has live music with Little Steve-O Duo at 7:30 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Giard has Jay Byrd at 7 p.m.
  • Mastropietro Winery in Berlin Center has Donny Richards at 7 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Major Morgan and the b flats at 6 p.m.
  • Nova Cellars Winery in Pulaski, PA, has Davis & Henner at 7 p.m.
  • The Power House in Salem has Damaged Goods at 9 p.m. $2 cover.
  • Primanti Brothers in Niles has Shane McGee at 8:30 p.m.
  • RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has Gary Pirrung tonight at 8 p.m.
  • The S-N-K Double Deuce on Mahoning Avenue has Cin City & The Saints at 8 p.m.
  • Seleh Restaurant in Struthers has Daniel Shapira playing piano tonight from 6-9 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has The Gary Markasky Project from 8-11 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts on Phelps Street has Funk Worthy with Backpocket Soultet at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Dueling Pianos with Andy Paczak & Todd Cutshaw at 8:30 p.m.
  • Thelma's Sports Nook has Holiday Happy Hour from 6 to 9 p.m. with Michael Sonata's Frank Sinatra tribute show.
  • Town & Country Bar and Grill in Edinburg, PA, has The Zoo at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Up A Creek in Howland has The Sensations at 8 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates in Boardman has Jay Bird & Haley Bee (not Jay Byrd, he's a Margherita's) at 8 p.m.
  • Whistle and Keg on West Federal has Nick Frank & Eric Finkelstein from 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday Karaoke & Trivia & Open Mic
  • The Berlin Grille in North Benton has All You Can Eat Fish for $14 and Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station opens at 7 p.m. with great beer, drinks & Karaoke with Kimmie at 10 p.m. 
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Simply Ed Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with Moonlight Karaoke & DJ.
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dyomyte at 10 p.m.
  • Piggy's Sports Bar & Grill in Struthers has Karaoke with Cheryl at 9 p.m.
  • Primanti Bros. in Boardman has Trivia at 9 p.m.
  • El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has Rumba The Show Karaoke tonight at 9 p.m. as part of their Christmas Party.
  • The Voodoo Lounge in Austintown has Karaoke at 7 p.m.