nightlife-ALTERNATEBy Freddie Joseph

Friday, Dec. 6

Gin Mill, 9 p.m.

Burnin’ Hills Band

Debuting here tonight, Daren, Jeramy and Jeff are a power trio with something for everyone … classic rock and country, oldies and new country. Jeff plays bass for 3 Easy Pieces and also for Nashville Express … drummer Jeramy is his son.

Balloons, 7 p.m.

Black Widow

This award-winning Buffalo quartet is a cover band deluxe. Every genre and every song is performed with furious accuracy, and beautifully fronted by versatile vocalist “luxurious” Lana!


Saturday, Dec. 7

Gin Mill, 9 p.m.

Live ‘N’ Kickin’

This trio has been a Gin Mill returning favorite for years. From the Buffalo area, they play high-energy, very danceable rock and roll, speckled with touches of country. They’ll keep that big dance floor packed!

Balloons, 6 p.m.

The Stevie Project

This very competent blues trio from Buffalo return with their Stevie Ray Vaughan-inspired Texas blues, performed with that special attention to musical detail only a high-caliber tribute band can do!

The Pub – Great Valley,

9 p.m.

Sean Patrick McGraw

Nationally-known, local country rock vocalist-guitarist Sean Patrick McGraw describes himself and his music as “Lyle Lovett singing Springsteen songs while wearing Dwight Yoakum’s hat.” He’s just sayin’! A must-see act for any music lover!


Tuesday, Dec. 10

Gin Mill, 7 p.m.

The Twobadours

Messrs. Gray & Brown bring you their down-home, informal versions of country, blues, folk and rock in their unique, laid-back, around-the-campfire style … just for the fun of it!


Wednesday, Dec. 11

Gin Mill, 8 p.m.

Joe Wagner & Friends

EVL music legend and mainstay Joe Wagner is joined onstage with a rotating cast of musical characters and friends while John Winston is on his Southwest U.S. winter “tour,” adding refreshing new twists to Joe’s acoustic comfort repertoire.


Thursday, Dec. 12

Gin Mill, 8 p.m.

Fred & Tuck

These two men have been playing their respective instruments for over 75 years combined … and you’d think they’d be good musicians, but they’re not … they’re great! So come in, listen and don’t leave.