Music & Events

Erie Shrine Club, 2525 West 38th St. 7:30 p.m. until...

The Misery Bay Big BandNEW YEAR'S EVE DANCE & PARTY!

Not too early to start planning your New Year's Eve.  Try this idea.

Two first class bands!  Dinner and a cash bar.  A great facility, Erie Shrine Club, 
2525 West 38th St. Ample parking.  All for $45!  For the dance only, $20. 
Music by the Misery Bay Big Band, Erie's premier big band, and The Groove, Erie's
premier Soul, R&B, and Funk band.  Great listening and dancing.

Dinner will be served from 7:30 til 9:00 p.m.  Music from 8:00 p.m.until...2014+

For reservations and ticket information go to or call Tony Ferrara
at 814/490-7093, email address:

Misery Bay Big Band

The Misery Bay Big Band morphed from the former Dave Stevens Big Band when the
latter,s leader retired.  Now led by Jeff Gibbens, trumpet and business manager, and
Allen Zurcher, saxophone, Music Director and Arranger, the band has joined talented
performers with an expanded book containing many original arrangements, into a
compelling ensemble.

The clip below is from their May performance at JazzErie's Next Generation concert
with baritone saxophone giant Bruce Johnstone, and JazzErie Scholarship Winner
Timothy Puglio.

The GrooveThe Groove

Winner of 2013 Rock Erie  Awards for Best Cover/Tribute Band and Best Male Vocalist,
The Groove has quickly established itself in the top ranks of Erie's music scene.

The band features two vocalists. Ray Hollis, Jr. and Brittany Morton, backed by
guitarist Tony Ferrara, keyboardist Tim Popotnik, bassist Jeff Dowds and drummer
Chris Loringer.

The clip below shows the group performing this summer at Celebrate Erie.

Not a bad way to welcome in 2014!

November 9, 2013