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Sour Grapes' Past Performances

April 2009

Saturday, April 25: Earth Day Celebration, Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, CT
Free Earth Day event includes exhibits, walks, talks, crafts, music, and food.
Festivities are from 10am to 4pm Sour Grapes schedule to perform 12:30 - 1:30PM.

January 2009

Saturday, January 10, : Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT 06010-0322, Ph: (860) 589-1066
Sour Grapes introduces "We Got Rhythm!" their new convalescent-home act, consisting of classic pop music from the 1900s thru the 1950s. Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein done in Modern Vaudeville style! After a break, we'll come back and perform a Sour Grapes concert.
Music: 8PM Socializing: 7PM Free

November 2008

Thursday, November 13: Manchester Community College,
Concert/Videotaping in the auditorium at MCC.
60 Bidwell St, Manchester, CT 06040 (860) 512-2903. Music starts promptly at noon.

Wednesday, November 19: Chelsea Mind Games, Inside the Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. btwn 15th & 16th, Chelsea, Manhattan [A] [C] [E] or [L] to 14th St/8th Ave.
A night of music and interactive games with your host Jennifer Dziura. Prizes, refreshments, erudite merriment, booze available! Always free. This week it's a Math Tournament!
Sour Grapes performs 6:30 - 7:30PM to start the festivities

October 2008

Saturday, October 4: Washington Square Park,
Join us in the heart of Greenwich Village
Weather permitting, we'll be playing in the park all afternoon and into the early evening. Just walk around the east side of the park. You'll find us!

Saturday, October 11: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Same great location, but now bigger and better!
Doors open 8PM. All ages. Come join us!

Saturday, October 18: University of Hartford Homecoming 2008, Harry Jack Gray Center, University of Hartford Campus
Alumni Musician's Spotlight
Join us as we return to Ellen's Alma Mater. Continuous music from noon.
Sour Grapes performs at 3:00PM.

Saturday, October 18: Peaberry's Cafe, 712 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT (860) 658-2930
With special guests Nina and the Quarry Cats!
Peaberry's Cafe invites you to sink into a comfy sofa with a cappuccino or join friends for light dinner. Quaff a beer or sip your favorite wine.
Music starts at 7:30PM.

September 2008

Wednesday, September 10: Chelsea Mind Games, Inside the Chelsea Market, 75 9th Ave. btwn 15th & 16th, Chelsea, Manhattan [A] [C] [E] or [L] to 14th St/8th Ave.
A night of music and interactive games with your host Jennifer Dziura. Prizes, refreshments, erudite merriment, booze available! Always free. This week it's a Vocabulary Tournament
Sour Grapes performs 6:30 - 7:30PM to start the festivities

Saturday, September 13: Loving Touch Animal Rescue Benefit, North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St, Flushing, NY
Summer Fundraiser to help this wonderful, dedicated group of volunteers continue their animal rescue work.
Visit them at www.duchessthedog.com for more information about their organization.

Event runs 11am - 5pm with Snacks & Refreshments, Games & Prizes, Flea Market Tables, Pet Products for Sale, Raffles, Meet the Rescued Animals! Sour Grapes will be providing entertainment throughout the day.

Sunday, September 14: Construction Company, 10 East 18th Street, Manhattan
A two day presentation by The Dragon's Egg. Various artists performing dance/theater/music.
See the Mystic Paper Beasts website for more information.

Sour Grapes performs a song during the Sunday event.

Saturday, September 20: Washington Square Park,
Join us in the heart of Greenwich Village
Weather permitting, we'll be playing in the park all afternoon and into the early evening. Just walk around the east side of the park. You'll find us!

August 2008

Saturday, August 9: Washington Square Park,
Join us in the heart of Greenwich Village
Weather permitting, we'll be playing in the park all afternoon and into the early evening. Just walk around the east side of the park. You'll find us!

Wednesday, August 13: Bolton Town Green, Bolton Center, Bolton, CT,
It's the "Kids and Tunes Show"! A concert for the whole family!
With special guests Nina and the Quarry Cats and Sour Grapes. Free. 6:30pm

Thursday, August 14: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, August 16: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, 118 Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Saturday, August 23: Washington Square Park,
Join us in the heart of Greenwich Village
Weather permitting, we'll be playing in the park all afternoon and into the early evening. Just walk around the east side of the park. You'll find us!

Sunday, August 24: Summer Blow-Out Jamboree, 15 Woodside Ln, Terryville, CT,
A family backyard musical potluck picnic. If you're reading this, you're invited!
Picnic starts at noon. Music 2-6pm. Sour Grapes, (the band known as) TBA, Rule 62

Thursday, August 28: Blackbird's, 41-19 30th Ave, Astoria, NY (718) 943-6899
Sour Grapes will be performing at this brand spankin' new bar/restaurant in Queens!
Music from 10pm - 1am.

July 2008

Friday, July 4: Orford/Fairlee 4th of July Parade, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be riding (and playing) on The Pastures Campground float!
This is a beautiful place to spend the 4th of July! Make plans to stay at The Pastures and enjoy all the activities and events that the campground and the local area has to offer. Find out more

Saturday, July 5: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be performing at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 8 - 10PM. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations.

Thursday, July 10: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, July 12: Acoustic Music Festival at Sailfest, Hygenic Art Park, Bank Street, New London, CT
3 Day Music Festival within New London's Sailfest weekend!
Performers all day. Sour Grapes plays 3:10 - 3:40PM. View the poster

Saturday, July 12: Never Alone Cafe, First Baptist Church, 667 Main St., Wiilimantic, CT
Sour Grapes with Out of the Pit and the band that's called TBA
Music starts at 7:30PM.

Thursday, July 17: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, July 19: Peaberry's Cafe, 712 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT (860) 658-2930
We'll do a two hour grape-out at this long-beloved Simsbury spot.
Peaberry's Cafe invites you to sink into a comfy sofa with a cappuccino or join friends for light dinner. Quaff a beer or sip your favorite wine.
Music starts at 7:30PM.

Tuesday, July 22: The Battery Conservancy Presents Music Under the Trees, Battery Park, Manhattan, in front of Picnick, the food kiosk that is located closest to The Battery Gardens Restaurant
Music under the Trees with Guitars will showcase eclectic and multi–genre guitar oriented performances. This is a free event series that The Battery Conservancy is holding for the community.
Sour Grapes performs noon to 2:00PM.

Thursday, July 24: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, July 26: On the Border Songwriter Series, Border Burrito, 81 Third Ave. btwn 11th & 12th, East Village, Manhattan, NYC
Show runs 9 - 12pm with three featured acts.
Sour Grapes performs 9:00 - 10:00PM. Free, but they'll pass the sombrero!

Sunday, July 27: Western Mass. Young Peoples Conference Family Picnic, Elks Lodge, 469 Morgan Rd., W. Springfield, MA
Alcohol and drug free family picnic 9AM - 7PM Open to all!
Bands and events all day. $5 donation. SG is scheduled for 1:00PM.

June 2008

Saturday, June 7: Rockin' For Kids @ The Barn, 409 Pomfret Rd. (Route 169), Brooklyn, CT
Jonathan Edwards headlines! This will be a Must-See show!
Benefit for BeniFund, Inc. Sour Grapes performs at 5:00 followed by Northern Lights and then Jonathan Edwards. $20.
Call The Barn at 860-779-9343 or visit Their website for information and tickets.

Sunday, June 8: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM.

Thursday, June 12: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, June 14: On the Border Songwriter Series, Border Burrito, 81 Third Ave. btwn 11th & 12th, East Village, Manhattan, NYC
Show runs 9 - 12pm with three featured acts.
Sour Grapes performs 9:00 - 10:00PM. Free, but they'll pass the sombrero!

Sunday, June 15: The 8th Annual Ferrari Concorso, The State Capitol, 210 Capitol Avenue Hartford, CT,
Outdoor fundraising event to benefit the Connecticut Children's Hospital 1PM - 3PM
Sour Grapes with Nina and the Quarry Cats and the Kids and Tunes Show

Thursday, June 19: Willimantic Third Thursday Street Fest, 1st Baptist Church, 667 Main St. Willimantic, CT,
Willimantic's town-wide street festival.
Sour Grapes will do a half hour opening and closing set. In between, they will join rockin' gospel band Traveler for a one hour set. Starts at 6:00pm

Saturday, June 21: Make Music New York, LaGuardia Corner Gardens, Bleecker and LaGuardia Pl., Greenwich Village
Join us on the first day of summer at one of the most beautiful spots in Greenwich Village
Sour Grapes performs 4 - 5pm in this citywide music festival

Sunday, June 29: Western Mass. Young Peoples Conference Family Picnic, Elks Lodge, 469 Morgan Rd., W. Springfield, MA
Alcohol and drug free family picnic 9AM - 7PM Open to all!
Bands and events all day. $5 donation.

May 2008

Thursday, May 1: Music Under New York, Grand Central Terminal, Northeast Balcony, NYC
Sour Grapes makes it to the final auditions!
Our audition is at 11:30 SHARP!

Saturday, May 3: On the Border Songwriter Series, Border Burrito, 81 Third Ave. btwn 11th & 12th, East Village, Manhattan, NYC
Show runs 8 - 11pm with three featured acts.
Sour Grapes performs 9:00 - 10:00PM. Free, but they'll pass the sombrero!

Saturday, May 10: Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT (860) 589-1066
2nd Saturday music series at this great recovery club. The Bristol Recovery Club offers a supportive, alcohol and drug-free environment and a community of wonderful people.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Sunday, May 11: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM.

Friday, May 16: Artists of Bolton Show, Early New England Homes, 26 West Street (Route 85), Bolton, CT
Art show opening featuring local artists for the benefit of the Bolton Land Trust
Festivities are from 5pm to 8pm. free

Saturday, May 17: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Thursday, May 22: Knightsongs Open Mic, Knights of Columbus Hall, 138 Snake Hill Road , Coventry, CT (860) 742-6878
We will be the feature artist at this great monthly open mic.
Hosted by Ruth O'Neil and Jim Hammit (RJ) of Song-a-Day Music Center.
Music starts 7PM. $3.00 Suggested donation. Proceeds benefit Knights Outreach Programs!

Saturday, May 31: G.W. Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

April 2008

Sunday, April 13: Instruments of Hope Benefit, Pawcatuck VFW, 160 S. Broad, Pawcatuck, CT
The Cartells, Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice, Johnny & The East Coast Rockers, Sandman Allen and Friends, and Sour Grapes will donate their time and talent to benefit the efforts of Operation Happy Note—a volunteer organization that sends musical instruments to our deployed service men and women throughout the world.
Festivities are from 3pm to 8pm. Sour Grapes performs at 3:00PM. Admission is $15 or a donation of a musical instrument

Sunday, April 13: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM.

Saturday, April 19: The Pepperbarn, 11 Hayward Ave., Colchester, CT (860) 537-7709
Very nice listening room offering superior specialty coffees and deli sandwiches
Sour Grapes will be served from 6 - 8pm.

Saturday, April 26: Earth Day Celebration, Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, CT
Free Earth Day event includes exhibits, walks, talks, crafts, music, and food.
Festivities are from 10am to 4pm Sour Grapes schedule to perform 12:30 - 1:30PM.

Sunday, April 27: Lorenz Arts Studio Benefit, Festival at Bohemian Pizza, 342 Bantam Rd, Litchfield, CT
Artisans set up in the parking lot and raffles to be held plus lots of music!
All who attend this free event are urged to donate to Lorenz Studios. Festivities are from 11am to ???

March 2008

Saturday, March 8: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Same great location, but now bigger and better! Sour Grapes takes it's Spice of Life show on the road!
Doors open 8PM. All ages. More details to follow

Sunday, March 9: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Variety Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM.

Saturday, March 29: Peaberry's Cafe, 712 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT (860) 658-2930
We'll be doing an opening set for good friends Nina and the Quarry Cats.
Music starts at 7:30PM.

February 2008

Saturday, February 2: Peaberry's Cafe, 712 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT (860) 658-2930
We'll do a two hour grape-out at this long-beloved Simsbury spot.
"The sophisticated ambiance of Peaberry's Cafe invites you to sink into a comfy sofa with a cappuccino. Or join friends for light dinner. Quaff a beer or sip your favorite wine on a Saturday evening while mellow music fills the air."
Music starts at 7:30PM.

Sunday, February 10: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Variety Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM.

Saturday, February 16: Bloomfield Social Club, , Oak Hill, Bloomfield, CT
Bloomfield Social Club members, Come celebrate the anniversary of your wonderful and successful Social Club!
Sour Grapes is proud to provide your musical entertainment.

Last Minute Change
Due to scheduling constraints, we will not be performing at the Westerly Public Library performance with MysticPaperBeasts on Feb 17. However, there are plans to join forces in a future event. Stay tuned.
Paper Beasts is still having this show at 2PM at the library with a packed schedule of wonderful performers.

Saturday, February 23: The Windham Love Jam, First Baptist Church, 667 Main St, Willimantic, CT
The Windham Recovery community takes it to the streets! A Celebration of Life, Love, and Recovery! Sponsored by the Never Alone Cafe and the First Baptist Church of Willimantic.
Sour Grapes is currently scheduled to perform at 5PM. Music all day. Check back for updates.

January 2008

Saturday, January 5: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Friday, January 11: Crown & Hammer, 3 Depot Street, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-9199
Nice restaurant/pub in the former train freight station on the main drag in Collinsville.
Music from 10PM - 1AM. Check their website for directions, menu, and info.

Sunday, January 13: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Variety Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see! 5-9PM

Friday, January 18: G.W. Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, January 26, 2008: BRIGHT STAR VISION, 3rd Annual Ghana Village Benefit, ArtSpace Gallery, 555 Asylum Street, Hartford
View the Poster
Music, spoken word, drum circle, african dance, plus updates on the progress made by the Sister Cities International of Hartford delegation to Ghana
6 - 10PM. Suggested donation $15 (but no one will be turned away). 100% of the proceeds go directly to funding projects in Ghana.
For more information: Call 860-324-0461 or email backpackingranny@yahoo.com

December 2007

Sunday, December 2: WILI AM 14 Studios and www.festivalofgospelmusic.com
Sour Grapes will be a guest in the studio with Pastor Fred Shapiro during his weekly radio show.
Listen to AM 1400 Sunday 6PM-10PM for Festival of Gospel, A blending of R&B, Southern, Pop,and Jazz Gospel

Tuesday, December 4: Glastonbury United Methodist Church, 508 Manchester Rd, Glastonbury, CT (860) 633-2166
Social gathering at this welcoming and open Church.
Sour Grapes will perform at 7PM.

Saturday, December 8: First Baptist Church, 667 Main Street, Willimantic, CT
Community Day and Church fair. Local goods and entertainment.
This is a welcoming, friendly, loving community. Music starts at 11AM. Sour Grapes performs at 2PM.

Saturday, December 8: Windham Recovery Community Center, 1009 Main St, Willimantic, CT
We'll be featured at this month's open mic. This is a new club. Please come support it and the Windham community!
The Never Alone Cafe provides a social, supportive, drug and alcohol free night of entertainment on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
7PM start. Contact John at 860-423-5804 for more details.

Sunday, December 9: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Spice of Life Variety Show at the coolest place on Earth!
Monthly Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see!
Arabic dancing with a touch of Brazil by Auryssa, acoustic swing music by Nina and the Quarry Cats, and humorous world-eclectic original songs by Bernadette Golden are all to be expected this month. Also the percussion of our one-man pit band, Heart of an Indian. Plus surprises that you just have to see!

Friday, December 14: Ansonia Oak Hill Holiday Party,
If you are part of the Ansonia/Oak Hill community, you don't want to miss this event! There will be prizes and a special visitor!
Sour Grapes is proud to provide your musical entertainment. Check with your local coordinator for details.

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November 2007

Sunday, November 4: Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford, CT
18th Annual Open Studio Weekend in Hartford. View the full schedule (.pdf) at http://www.open-studio.com/downloads/OSW_Performance_Schedule_2007.pdf
Sour Grapes performs at 2PM Sunday, Nov 4 at the Charter Oak Cultural Center.

Monday, November 5: Fellowship Place, 441 Elm Street, New Haven, CT Administration:(203)401-4227, MemberOffice(203)401-3067
Sour Grapes performs at the weekly Mon night Supper/Social.
Supper at 5:30PM. Music follows.

Saturday, November 10: Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT (860) 589-1066
2nd Saturday music series at this great recovery club. The Bristol Recovery Club offers a supportive, alcohol and drug-free environment and a community of wonderful people.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Sunday, November 11: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Join us for Larry's birthday at the coolest place in CT!
This is the start of our monthly Spice of Life Variety Show. Join us for a fun evening of music, dance, and more! You never know what you'll see!
With Sour Grapes (Melting Pot Music), Nina and the Quarry Cats (old time jazz/country/blues), Auryssa (belly dance). More TBA!

Friday, November 30: Crown & Hammer, 3 Depot Street, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-9199
Nice restaurant/pub in the former train freight station on the main drag in Collinsville.
Music from 10PM - 1AM. Check their website for directions, menu, and info.

October 2007

Sunday, October 14: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Great atmosphere, with Rock'n'Roll artwork lining the walls. Laid-back attitude.
We'll probably start around 7PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Friday, October 19: Crown & Hammer, 3 Depot Street, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-9199
Nice restaurant/pub in the former train freight station on the main drag in Collinsville.
Music from 10PM - 1AM. Check their website for directions, menu, and info.

Saturday, October 20: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Sunday, October 28: The Back Fence, corner of Bleecker & Thompson, Greenwich Village, NYC
Asbestos Arts Group Weekly Event open to poetry, music hosted by Robert Dunn.
Sour Grapes is the featured musical act. The event runs from 3 - 6PM. $5 adm, $3 min.

September 2007

Friday, September 7: Crown & Hammer, 3 Depot Street, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-9199
Nice restaurant/pub in the former train freight station on the main drag in Collinsville.
Music from 10PM - 1AM. Check their website for directions, menu, and info.

Special Event!!! Sunday, September 9: Hope Out Loud, Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
6th Annual Hope Out Loud peace festival.
Live Music, Speakers; Kids activities. Noon to 5PM. Free!

We'll be backing up the talented and inspirational singer/songwriter Dawn Terese, as well as hanging out to enjoy the many other wonderful performers and speakers at this event.

Sunday, September 16: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Great atmosphere, with Rock'n'Roll artwork lining the walls. Laid-back attitude.
We'll probably start around 7PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

August 2007

Thursday, August 2: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Take a break from your workday at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time serenade. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Friday, August 3: Crown & Hammer, 3 Depot Street, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-9199
Nice restaurant/pub in the former train freight station on the main drag in Collinsville.
Music from 10PM - 1AM. Check their website for directions, menu, and info.

Sunday, August 19: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Great atmosphere, with Rock'n'Roll artwork lining the walls. Laid-back attitude.
We'll probably start around 7PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Saturday, August 24: Manna Dew, 54 Main St, Millerton, NY 518-789-3570
We've heard wonderful things about this restaurant/bar, and about Millerton, too.
Music starts at 9:30PM.

July 2007

Tuesday, July 10: Senona's, 102-37 Jamaica Ave, Richmond Hill, Queens
SG is the feature at the monthly Asbestos Arts Group event.
7:30PM. Sour Grapes, Hassanal Abdullah + Open Mic. $5 adm, $3 minimum. [J] to 102nd-104th Streets.

Saturday, July 14: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be performing at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations and/or to sign up for an open mic slot.

Thursday, July 19: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront. We'll be going "Down to the River to Play"! 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, July 21: Western Mass. Young Peoples Conference Family Picnic, 1100 Grattan St, Chicopee, MA, parking on Margaret St off Meadow St.
Alcohol and drug free family picnic 9AM - 7PM Open to all!
Bands and events all day. $5 donation. We think Sour Grapes plays noon - 1:30PM.

Saturday, July 21: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Sunday, July 22: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Great atmosphere, with Rock'n'Roll artwork lining the walls. Laid-back attitude.
We'll probably start around 7PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Wednesday, July 25: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Sunday, July 29: Rockin' For Kids @ The Barn, 409 Pomfret Rd. (Route 169), Brooklyn, CT
Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks headline! This will be a Must-See show!
Benefit for BeniFund, Inc. Sour Grapes performs at 6:30 followed by Dan Hicks. $20.
Call The Barn at 860-779-9343 or visit Their website for information and tickets.

June 2007

Thursday, June 7: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront. We'll be going "Down to the River to Play"! 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

Saturday, June 16: Western Mass. Young Peoples Conference Family Picnic, 1100 Grattan St, Chicopee, MA, parking on Margaret St off Meadow St.
Alcohol and drug free family picnic 9AM - 7PM Open to all!
Bands and events all day. $5 donation. We think Sour Grapes plays 10:30AM - noon.

Sunday, June 24: The Desert Cafe, 49 Cottage Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Good food, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
We'll probably start around 6PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Thursday, June 28: Riverfront Plaza in Downtown Hartford, CT,
Join us at the Hartford Riverfront for a lunch-time treat. 11:30AM - 1PM
Cross the bridge from Constitution Plaza toward the Phoenix building. Head toward the Riverfront and you'll find us performing outside.

April 2007

Saturday, April 28: Earth Day Celebration, Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, CT
Free Earth Day event includes exhibits, walks, talks, crafts, music, and food.
Festivities are from 10am to 4pm Sour Grapes performs at 11am.

Saturday, April 28: Benefit for Mary at The Shamrock Cafe, 1117 East st. (Route 159), Suffield, CT
Please come and help a young woman and her family in need, and get a full day of great music in return!
$10 cover will go directly to Mary and her family to cover medical expenses. Noon to Midnight. Ages 21+.

March 2007

Fridays and Saturdays, Feb 9 thru March 17: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen and Larry are acting/singing/dancing in this toe-tapping, hand-clapping, rousing production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $30. Call for tickets.

February 2007

Fridays and Saturdays, Feb 9 thru March 17: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen and Larry are acting/singing/dancing in this toe-tapping, hand-clapping, rousing production of "Pump Boys and Dinettes"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $30. Call for tickets.

December 2006

Saturday, December 2: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Saturday, December 16: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
This is the official Jitters Holiday Party! Yeah!
Doors open 8PM. All ages.

New Year's Eve!! Sunday, December 31: First Night Hartford
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in Downtown Hartford. Family-friendly events.
The purchase of a button gets you into events scheduled throughout the day on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning!
Come see Sour Grapes at one of their 3 half-hour sets starting 9:15, 10:00, and 10:45 at 100 Pearl Street. Then it's off to see the Fireworks!

November 2006

Sunday, November 5: The New York City Marathon, corner of McGuinness Blvd. & Eagle St. (Base of Pulaski Bridge), Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
Sour Grapes will be performing at the half-way point of the New York City Marathon.
Sour Grapes performs from 10AM to 12PM. Free.

Friday, November 17: Liberty Heights Tap Room, corner of Dwight St. & Van Dyke St., Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
Please see their website for directions.
Sour Grapes performs at 9PM. Free.

September 2006

Saturday, September 9: Rockin' For Kids @ The Barn, 409 Pomfret Rd. (rt 169), Brooklyn, CT
Sour Grapes with Another Brick in the Wall and Desert Rain
Benefit for BeniFund, Inc. Sour Grapes performs at 3:00. Music until 10:00PM. Admission $10.

Saturday, September 16: Recovery Walks! 2006, The Pavillion in Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
Multi-band event with Patchwork, Humble Streak and others. Sour Grapes scheduled to take the stage at 1:30.
Music from 10AM - 3PM. Free.

Sunday, September 17: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
Weekly Farmers' Market with fresh, local produce and various foods and products from local businesses.
Music from 11:00 - 12:00PM.

Saturday, September 30: Liberty Heights Tap Room, corner of Dwight St. & Van Dyke St., Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY
Please see their website for directions.
Sour Grapes performs at 10PM. Free.

August 2006

Saturday, August 5: Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set from 7 - 8PM at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Sunday, August 6: Raoul Wallenberg´s Birthday in New York, Central Park, NYC, NY
The celebration will entertain and educate children through activities ranging from face painting, arts and crafts, video making, storytelling, and other games that pertain to Raoul Wallenberg. Parents and other adults will find historical information as well as live entertainment to honor Wallenberg's birthday.
Sour Grapes performs 2-5pm. 5th avenue and 67th Street entrance, across from the playground. free

Saturday, August 12: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be performing at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations and/or to sign up for an open mic slot.

Wednesday, August 30: Water Taxi Beach, Hunters Point, Long Island City, NY

Show from 8 - 11PM, with a variety of acts.

July 2006

Tuesday, July 4: Pier A, Battery Park Battery Park and West Street, NYC
We will be playing in Battery Park near Pier A, where the New York Waterway's Lady of the Harbor tour boat departs.
Sour Grapes will be playing from 11AM - 1PM, within view of the Statue of Liberty

Saturday, July 8: Pier A, Battery Park Battery Park and West Street, NYC
We will be back in Battery Park (See July 4th)
Sour Grapes will be playing from 11AM - 2PM ish.

Sunday, July 30: Pier A, Battery Park Battery Park and West Street, NYC
We will be back in Battery Park (See July 4th)
Sour Grapes will be playing from 11AM - 3PM ish.

June 2006

Saturday, June 10: Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT (860) 589-1066
2nd Saturday music series at this great recovery club. The Bristol Recovery Club offers a supportive, alcohol and drug-free environment and a community of wonderful people.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

May 2006

Saturday, May 6, Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Ave, Babylon, NY (631) 321-1231
With the fun & fantastic trio, Vitamin D! This coffeehouse is a great supporter of independent art. Please support them!
Music starts around 7:30PM.

Sunday, May 21, New Earth CD Release Party & Music Festival, 307 Silver Street, Coventry, CT
Join us for a full day of music. It's free! There will be a collection for the American Cancer Society, so please donate a buck or two. And of course, bands will have CDs for sale if you like what you hear.
Music starts at 1PM. Sour Grapes plays at 1:30. We'll be hanging out to hear The Screwdrivers, New Earth, and the Brian MacDonald Trio. Please join us.
In case of rain, check the New Earth website for details.

April 2006

Saturday, April 1: The FUSE!, Performance Dance Studios, 12 FITCH St, Norwalk, CT (203) 855-1118
Connecticut’s premier showcase for original works of music, dance, poetry, and visual art.
Show starts at 8PM. $10 for adults, $8 for students/seniors. Reservations are suggested.

December 2005

Saturday, December 3: Benefit Show, VFW Hall, 29 Mechanic Street, Danielson, CT
Benefit for victims of Hurricane Katrina
Multi-band all-day happening. Sour Grapes is schedule to perform around 4:15PM.

Sunday, December 4: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts 5:30PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Saturday, December 10: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
One night... two bands! Sour Grapes performs with Blondestreak.
Music starts at 8:30. All ages. No cover.

New Year's Eve!! Saturday, Dec 31: First Night Bridgport 2006
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in Bridgeport. Family-friendly events.
We don't have all the details, yet. Check back for more info.

November 2005

Fridays and Saturdays thru November 26: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen and Larry are acting/singing/dancing in this entertaining production of "Promises, Promises"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Call for tickets.

Thursday, November 10: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Join us to celebrate Larry's birthday at this cool music venue/bar/restaurant!
Music starts 9:30PM.

Thursday, November 17: The Door Lounge, 508 9th Avenue (bet 38th and 39th), Manhattan
Middle Eastern-style Cafe & Hooka Lounge.
Music starts around 9:30PM. Sour Grapes plays first, followed by Andean group Agua Clara. $10 Cover.

October 2005

Continuing on all Fridays and Saturdays thru October 15: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen and Larry are acting in this comical production of "40 Carats"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Sunday, October 9: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts 5:30PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

September 2005

Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen is dancing, singing and acting in this sparkling production of "Cabaret"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Wednesday, September 7: Artists' Lounge at Nightingale, 213 Second Ave. (corner of 13th St.), East Village, NYC
Sour Grapes is the feature at this cozy open mic.
Sign up at 8:00

Opening Friday, September 9 and continuing thru all Fridays and Saturdays thru October 15: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen and Larry are acting in this comical production of "40 Carats"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Special Event!!! Sunday, September 11: Hope Out Loud, Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
4th Annual Hope Out Loud peace festival sponsored by members of the CT Coalition for Peace & Justice.
A day of events including Live Music, Speakers; Kids activities; Info tables.

Hosted by The Hartbeat Ensemble
Check back for more details.

Sunday, September 18: Poets Wear Prada presents The Double Dose, at the Back Fence, corner of Bleecker & Thompson, Greenwich Village, NYC
The Longest Running Bar Poetry Reading in the Village presents The Double Dose: NYC's Only Comedy & Cometry Show. Hosted by Roxanne Hoffman
Sour Grapes is the featured musical act. The event runs from 3 - 6PM. No cover.

August 2005

Continuing thru all Fridays and Saturdays in August: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen is dancing, singing and acting in this sparkling production of "Cabaret"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Sunday, August 7: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts 5:30PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

July 2005

Saturday, July 2: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be performing at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations and/or to sign up for an open mic slot.

Monday, July 4: Orford/Fairlee 4th of July Parade, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be riding (and playing) on The Pastures Campground float!
This is a beautiful place to spend the 4th of July! Make plans to stay at The Pastures and enjoy all the activities and events that the campground and the local area has to offer. Find out more

Wednesday, July 6: Stafford Summer Concert Series, The Gazebo at Heritage Park, Stafford, CT
Sour Grapes will be performing at this concert series sponsered by the Stafford Arts Commission!
Music from 7 - 8:30PM

Saturday, July 9: Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT (860) 589-1066
2nd Saturday music series at this great recovery club. The Bristol Recovery Club offers a supportive, alcohol and drug-free environment and a community of wonderful people.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Sunday, July 10: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
Nice little weekly Farmers' Market that runs through October.
Music from 11:00 - 12:00PM.

Saturday, July 16, Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Ave, Babylon, NY (631) 321-1231
Richard Spohn presents Vitamin D, Killer Kelp,Sour Grapes and Buddha Triangle.
Music starts at 7:30. $4 cover/2 Drink minimum

Saturday, July 23, The Shops at Atlas Park, 8000 Cooper Avenue in Glendale (Queens), NY
"A visionary reuse of an old industrial complex. The Shops at Atlas Park is a unique concept, and succeeds in creating something new for New York City"
Sour Grapes performs on the green from 11:30AM to 3:30PM

Opening Friday July 29 and continuing thru all Fridays and Saturdays thru September 3: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen is dancing, singing and acting in this sparkling production of "Cabaret"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

June 2005

Thursday, June 2: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Sour Grapes will be splitting the night with Massachusetts duo Whalebone Farmhouse
Music starts 9:30PM. Check Rain Desert's website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Saturday, June 4: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Sour Grapes performs before and after the comedy open mic!
Music starts at 8:30. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, June 5: Benefit for Loving Touch Animal Rescue Group
A Tropical Afternoon of fun!

Thursday, June 9, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, June 12: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
Nice little weekly Farmers' Market that runs through October.
Music from 11:00 - 12:00PM.

Sunday, June 12: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts 5:30PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Saturday, June 18: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes is the featured artist at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations and/or to sign up for an open mic slot.

May 2005

Thursday, May 12, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Thursday, May 19: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts 9:30PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Friday, May 20: G.W. Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, May 28: The Vault, 90-21 Springfield Blvd., Queens Village, Queens, NY (718) 479-2594
Sour Grapes presents "Smiles and Smiles of Queens"
Sour Grapes with Long Island's Vitamin D and Queen's own Bluebird at this unique performance space. Show starts at 8PM. Suggested donation: $5.

Sunday, May 29: Half Moon Sober Festival, T.L. Storer Boy Scout Reservation Center, Barnstead, NH
Live music all day in a beautiful setting.
Sour Grapes is scheduled to perform at 4:30. Please check their website for complete details.

April 2005

Saturday, April 2: RBar, 451 Meeker St., Brooklyn, NY.
The most friendly bar in the hippest neighborhood of NYC: Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Music starts at 10PM. No cover charge.

Thursday, April 7, C.J. Sparrow, 908 South Main St. (Rt. 10), Cheshire, CT (203) 272-8204
We will play a 1/2 hour set at Ken Safety's open mic as this week's featured artist.
C.J. Sparrow offers a warm "martini bar" atmoshere and excellent food.
Musicians... this is an acoustic open mic. Come on down and sign up to play. The open mic runs from 9PM - 1AM.

Saturday, April 9: Local Epiphany Showcase at Some Guy's Apartment, 20 E. 42nd Street btwn. 5th and Madison
One of our favorite songwriters, Christina Mason, hosts this new showcase in midtown Manhattan.
Music starts at 8PM. No cover charge.

Sunday, April 10: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts early at 5PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Tuesday, April 12: 169 Bar, 169 East Broadway, NYC, NY (212) 473-8866
Eclectic music club way downtown.
Sour Grapes from 10 - 11PM, music starts at 8. No cover.

Thursday, April 14, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, April 15: G.W. Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Tuesday, April 19: 169 Bar, 169 East Broadway, NYC, NY (212) 473-8866
We liked this club so much we had to come back the next week!
Sour Grapes from 10:45 - 11:45PM, music starts at 8. Small cover.

Saturday, April 23, Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Ave, Babylon, NY (631) 321-1231
Long Island's home for the independent artist community
Sour Grapes splits the night with Long Island buds Vitamin D. All ages. Small cover.

Saturday, April 30: Earth Day Celebration, Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, CT 06401
Sour Grapes starts off the festivities in this multi-band show with Lyghtin Up, and Matt and Casey from Hubinger Street!
Music starts at 12 noon.

Saturday, April 30: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Cozy coffeehouse on the Southington/Plainville line.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

March 2005

Fridays and Saturdays thru March 19: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen is dancing, singing and acting in this sparkling production of "Sweet Charity"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Thursday, March 31: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Great food, folks, and music! It's well worth the drive!
Music starts at 9PM. Check their website for more info.

February 2005

Ellen's  stage   debut!

Fridays and Saturdays February 11 thru March 19: Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Road, Berlin, CT (860) 829-1248
Ellen is dancing, singing and acting in this sparkling production of "Sweet Charity"!
Showtime is 8:00, doors open at 7:30. Tickets $25. Reservations recommended.

Saturday, February 5: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Cozy coffeehouse on the Southington/Plainville line.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, February 13: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Great food, folks, and music! It's well worth the drive!
Music starts early at 5PM. Check their website for more info.

Sunday, February 27: Poet to Poet Open Mic, The Back Fence, Bleecker Street and Thompson, Greenwich Village, NY
Sour Grapes is the feature artist at this monthly event.
3 - 6PM. No cover charge.

H A P P Y   N E W   Y E A R!!!

January 2005

Thursday, January 6, C.J. Sparrow, 908 South Main St. (Rt. 10), Cheshire, CT (203) 272-8204
We will play a 1/2 hour set at Ken Safety's open mic as this week's featured artist.
C.J. Sparrow offers a warm "martini bar" atmoshere and excellent food.
Musicians... this is an acoustic open mic. Come on down and sign up to play. The open mic runs from 9PM - 1AM.

Saturday, January 15, Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Saturday, January 22, New Music Venue/Gallery Opening, New York, NY
New, unique original music venue / gallery near Grand Central station that regularly showcases outstanding original music to music-lovers and industry folk alike.
This is still in the works, but how cool is this???!!! More details to follow.

Sunday, January 23: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts early at 5PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Saturday, January 29: The Vault, 90-21 Springfield Blvd, Queens Village, NY (718) 479-2594
Not-for-profit arts project whose goal is to nurture an innovating, collaborative, supportive arts community. The Jan 29 multi-performer event will benefit an Animal Rescue hospital.
9PM start. Don't miss it! Great performers!

December 2004

Sunday, December 5: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in CT! Huge menu, live music, great people and a laid back hippie attitude.
Music starts early at 5PM. Check their website for directions, menu and cool stuff.

Friday, December 10: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, December 18: Munchaba Lounge, 58 Gardiners Ave, Levittown, NY (516) 735-6827
Holiday Party with a full lineup of LIMC performers! Toys of Hope will be collecting toys and canned or dried foods.
Music from 3 - 9PM. No cover and all ages until 9PM.

New Year's Eve!! Friday, Dec 31: First Night Hartford 2005, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in Downtown Hartford...with a Percussion Theme!!! Family-friendly events.
The purchase of a button gets you into events scheduled throughout the day on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning!
Stop by for one of our sets at 9:30PM and 10:45PM at Capital Community College in Degnan Hall, 950 Main Street.

November 2004

Go Vote!!! ... Go Vote!!! ... Tuesday, November 2: Election Day ... Go Vote!!! ... Go Vote!!!
Celebrate democracy...Get out and vote today!
Need more information on your presidential, congressional, or state candidates? Go to www.cspan.org or www.dnet.org

Thursday, November 11: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Join us for excellent food and great people.
Music at 9:30PM.

Saturday, November 13: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Cozy coffeehouse on the Southington/Plainville line.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Tuesday, November 16, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

October 2004

Saturday, October 2: Webb Mountain Park Benefit Show 2004, Brisch Family farm, Webb Circle, Monroe, CT
2 day festival runs 12 noon on Saturday until Sunday evening! Camping, live music all weekend, kids activities.
Sour Grapes plays 5:30 - 6:30 on Saturday. Requested $20 donation covers both days + camping and benefits the CT Trust for Public Land.

Sunday, October 3: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Nice atmosphere, great food and live original music!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Saturday, October 9: Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St (Rear), Bristol, CT (860) 589-1066
We're helping to kick off the 2nd Saturday music series at this great recovery club. The Bristol Recovery Club offers a supportive, alcohol and drug-free environment and a community of wonderful people.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Sunday, October 10: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
Weekly Farmers' Market runs through October.
Music from Noon - 1PM.

Sunday, October 17: Munch Cafe & Grill, 71-60 Yellowstone Blvd Forest Hills, NY (718) 544-0075
Sour Grapes is the featured musical guest during the Poetry Open mic.
Poetry OM runs from 3 - 5PM. We'll play a 20 - 30 minute set.

Tuesday, October 19, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, October 22: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent food and full bar in an historic tavern in Litchfield County.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Thursday, October 28: University Cafe at Stony Brook, NY (631) 632-6027
Located in the first floor of the Stony Brook Student Union.
Music from 9PM.

Saturday, October 30: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Special Halloween dinner menu! Beautiful historic tavern with great food including original creations. Vegan & vegetarian meals are available.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

September 2004

Thursday, September 2: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Pre-Labor day warmup! Start the long weekend early.
Music at 9:30PM.

Sunday, September 5: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Great food and family-friendly atmosphere at Brooklyn's new live music venue!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Friday, September 10: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent food and full bar in an historic tavern in Litchfield County.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, September 11: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee, great desserts, and great people!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Special Event!!! Sunday, September 12: Hope Out Loud, Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
3nd Annual Hope Out Loud peace festival sponsored by members of the CT Coalition for Peace & Justice.
A day of events including Live Music, Speakers; Kids activities; Info tables.

Hosted by The Hartbeat Ensemble
Check back for more details.

Friday, September 17: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern & antique shop with great food!
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, September 18: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent food and full bar in an historic tavern in Litchfield County.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Sunday, September 19: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
Weekly Farmers' Market runs through October.
Music from 11:30 - 12:30PM.

Tuesday, September 21, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, September 25, Grand Opening of Shirley's Kayak & Canoe Rental, Middletown, CT
Our friend, Shirley, of Jitters & Pass It On Sports is celebrating the Grand Opening of her rental business on the Connecticut River in Middletown.
The event runs 12 - 3PM both Saturday & Sunday. We'll be hanging out and playing some music on Saturday. Richard Lee will also be performing that day. More performers on Sunday. Come check it out!

Special Event!! Sunday, September 26: Atlantic Antic 2004, Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY
This is the 30th Anniversary of the Street Fair that the New York Times describes as “one of Brooklyn’s largest street fairs drawing nearly 1 million people each year.”
Sour Grapes takes the stage at 2:30PM for this all-day event.

August 2004

Sunday, August 1: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Downtown Brooklyn live music venue and restaurant with family-friendly atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Saturday, August 7: Taping for the LIMC-TV Cable Show
Look for us in a few weeks on Long Island Cablevision.

New Venue!!! Saturday, August 7: The Pisces Cafe, 14A Railroad Ave, Babylon, NY (631) 321-1231
Long Island's haven for the independent artist community. Music, art, and culinary delights!
Sour Grapes will split the night with Too Hip for the Room.

Wednesday, August 11: Orange Bear, 47 Murray Street, Manhattan (212) 566-3705
Tribeca's quirky entertainment mainstay.
Sour Grapes plays 9PM set. Several performers from 7PM.

Saturday, August 14: The Pine Loft, 1474 Berlin Tpk (Rt.15), Berlin, CT (860) 829-2312
Come relax with us at this comfortable music venue and family restaurant. Wine and beer available.
Sour Grapes plays 8 - 11PM. $5 cover.

New Venue!!! Sunday, August 15: Coventry Farmers' Market, Rte 44 & North River Rd, Coventry, CT
First year for this weekly Farmers' Market which runs through October.
Music from Noon - 1PM.

New NYC Venue!!! Tuesday, August 17: DTUT, 1626 Second Ave (at 84th & 85th), Manhattan (212) 327-1327
The quintessential NYC Cafe in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Sour Grapes plays the DTUT Singer/Songwriter Series 8:30 - 10:30PM.

Friday, August 20: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern with great food including original creations by chef Michael Poletti. Vegan & vegetarian meals are available.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Tuesday, August 24, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, August 27: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent restaurant with outdoor dining available in this Litchfield County historic tavern.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Sunday, August 29: Bush Bash in Brooklyn, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Benefit for Moveon PAC at Cafe 111 in Downtown Brooklyn.
$10 cover for music and speakers from 3PM - Midnight +. Proceeds donated to MoveOn PAC.

July 2004

Saturday, July 3: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes is the featured artist at this concert series at the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Great people, lots of ammenities and stunning location!
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors! Contact The Pastures in advance for reservations and/or to sign up for an open mic slot.

Saturday, July 4: Orford/Fairlee 4th of July Parade, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes will be riding (and playing) on The Pastures Campground float!
This is a beautiful place to spend the 4th of July! Make plans to stay at The Pastures and enjoy all the activities and events that the campground and the local area has to offer. Find out more

Friday, July 16: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern with great food including original creations. Vegan & vegetarian meals are available.
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, July 17: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Music & Comedy night!
Sour Grapes plays an early set at 8PM before the comedy starts, and then again at the end of the night.

Friday, July 23: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Rustic tavern in Litchfield County with fine food and drink and a lively bar area.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Monday, July 26: WPLR Buried in the Beach Fest, West Haven, CT
Annual WPLR (99.1FM radio) event on the West Haven Boardwalk!
Our 3rd year at this fun event! Sour Grapes plays at 3PM.

Thursday, July 29: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
The coolest place in Eastern CT! The patio along the river is open for dining and drinks.
Music starts around 9:30PM. We'll be taping for the "Live from Danielson" local TV show.

Friday, July 30: Hope Out Loud Coffeehouse Open Mic, ArtSpace Gallery, 555 Asylum St, Hartford, CT
Cafe Verdi will be sorely missed in Hartford, but the Hope Out Loud Coffeehouse continues in the city! We're planning to be there this month. Please join us!
Monthly Open Mic is the last Friday of every month and runs 7 - 9PM. Donations requested to benefit the annual Hope Out Loud peace event in Bushnell Park. (This year the date is Sept 12th).

June 2004

Saturday, June 5, Windsor Recovery Club Open Mic, Windsor Recovery Club, Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
We will play an opening set at this fantastic, monthly open mic.
Whether you are a musician or a music lover... in recovery or not... this is a supportive, friendly atmosphere! Come early to sign up. Or just come and catch the great performances!
Signup 6:30PM. Music starts 7PM.

Sunday, June 6: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Great food and family-friendly atmosphere at Brooklyn's new live music venue!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Friday, June 11: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent food and full bar in an historic tavern in Litchfield County.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Friday, June 18: The Pine Loft, 1474 Berlin Tpk (Rt.15), Berlin, CT (860) 829-2312
CT Songwriters Showcase sponsored by the CT Songwriters Association.
Sour Grapes will perform from 7:30- 8PM. (Doors open 7PM)
Other performers to follow include Frank Critelli, Don Donegan, Bonnie Panda.
$8 adults/ $5 students/ free ages 10 & under.

Saturday, June 19: Seven Barrel Brewery, Plainfield Rd, Colonial Plaza, Rt. 12A, W. Lebanon, NH (603) 298-5566
Great pub & brewery in beautiful New Hampshire.
Music starts 9:45PM. No cover.

Friday, June 25: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern & antique shop with great food!
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, June 26: Holy Family Church Summer Fair, 23 Simon Road, Enfield, CT
Three day annual summer fair runs Thursday through Saturday nights.
Sour Grapes plays Saturday night from 6:15 - 7PM.

May 2004

A Sour Grape Birthday Show! Sunday, May 2: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Please join us! Great food and family-friendly atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Friday, May 7: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, May 8: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee, great desserts, and great people!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, May 9: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Nice atmosphere, great food, and Sour Grapes! Bring the whole family!
Sour Grapes plays 6 - 7PM.

Tuesday, May 18, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 8:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, May 21: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern with great food!
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, May 22: Seven Barrel Brewery, Plainfield Rd, Colonial Plaza, Rt. 12A, W. Lebanon, NH (603) 298-5566
Wonderful selection of the brewery's own beers in addition to the standards. Great food too!
Music starts 9:45PM. No cover.

Monday, May 24: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Great restaurant with a great atmosphere. Beautiful patio along the river is open for dining and drinks.
Live music will start around 7:30PM. We'll be taping for the "Live from Danielson" local TV show.

April 2004

Thursday, April 1: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We all need a little bit of Pinhead for April Fools Day!
Join us for live music at 9:30PM. And save room for some of the great food served here!

Friday, April 2: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Great restaurant/coffeehouse with music every weekend.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Saturday, April 3: Sully's Pub, 2071 Park Street, Hartford, CT (860) 231-8881
With Adios Pantalones, CT's fun, funky horn band!
This will be a fun night... Join us!

Just Added! Sunday, April 4: Cafe 111, 111 Court St, Brooklyn (718) 858-2806
Our first time at this Brooklyn restaurant and bar. Please join us!
Sour Grapes plays at 10:30PM. Music starts at 8PM.

Friday, April 16: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern with great food!
Music from 8 - 11PM.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, April 17: Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston, Manhattan (212) 673-6270
It's a Party at this East Village Club (between Aves B and C) with 4 great NYC area bands and No Cover.
9PM - Moxie - Eclectic Rockin' Pop Covers
10PM - The Lori Behrman Band - High Energy Country
11PM - Sour Grapes - Tribal Tap Music
12AM - Alligator - Grateful Dead Covers

Tuesday, April 20, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 8:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. No cover.

!*Saturday night show*! Saturday, April 24: Orange Bear, 47 Murray Street, Manhattan (212) 566-3705
Tribeca's quirky entertainment mainstay. Between Church & West Broadway.
Sour Grapes plays 9 - 10PM set. Other area artists follow.
Come early for a great NYC open mic starting at 6PM!

March 2004

!*New Venue*! Thursday, March 4: Orange Bear, 47 Murray Street, Manhattan (212) 566-3705
Tribeca's quirky entertainment mainstay.
Sour Grapes plays 9PM set. Several performers from 7PM.

Saturday, March 13: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, March 14: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Enjoy great food with live music early on Sundays at this great club.
Sour Grapes starts at 7:30PM.

Tuesday, March 16, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sorry, this one was cancelled due to the snow storm.

Thursday, March 18, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Historic tavern with large selection of draught beers and great flavored wings!
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge.

Friday, March 19: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Beautiful historic tavern with great food!
Music from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, March 20: Seven Barrel Brewery, Plainfield Rd, Colonial Plaza, Rt. 12A, W. Lebanon, NH (603) 298-5566
Great brewery with extensive menu!
Music starts 9:45PM. No cover.

Thursday, March 25: The Pine Loft, 1474 Berlin Tpk (Rt.15), Berlin, CT (860) 829-2312
Showcase night with Sour Grapes, Jean-Louis Roberts (tasty cajun fare...c'est bon!), and others from 7 - 10PM.
Sour Grapes is currently scheduled to perform around 8PM. But come early for dinner and to see the other great performers!
Family-friendly restaurant. Beer & wine also available.

Saturday, March 27: Salt Hill, 2 West Park, Lebanon, NH (603) 448-4532
Join us at this cozy New Hampshire performance space/restaurant/pub!
Music from 8:30 - 11:30PM.

February 2004

Sunday, February 8: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Great food, great people, great atmosphere!
Sour Grapes starts the music around 7:30PM. Aahh!!! Home again!!!

Thursday, February 12, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Love is a Beautiful Thing! Bring your sweetie or yourself, and let's start Valentines Day early!
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge.

Friday, February 13: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Great restaurant/coffeehouse with music every weekend.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, February 14: Salt Hill, 2 West Park, Lebanon, NH (603) 448-4532
Our first time at this NH performance space/restaurant/pub!
Bring your friends and lovers and join us for Valentines Day! Music from 8:30 - 11:30PM.

Tuesday, February 17, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 8:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, February 20: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Historic New England tavern with wonderful food and warm, charming owners/operators, Michael & Laurel!
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, February 21: Seven Barrel Brewery, Plainfield Rd, Colonial Plaza, Rt. 12A, W. Lebanon, NH (603) 298-5566
Sour Grapes returns to this excellent pub! Wonderful selection of the brewery's own beers in addition to the standards.
Music starts 9:45PM. No cover.

Thursday, February 26: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Awesome haven for music lovers!
Music starts around 9:30.

Saturday, February 28: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

January 2004

New Year's Day Thursday, January 1: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
What a great way to start the New Year! Join us on New Year's Day to kick off 2004!

Sunday, January 11: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Sunday night music starts early at the Rain Desert in 2004!
Sour Grapes starts the music around 7:30PM. Come early for the great food!

Thursday, January 15, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Historic East-of-the-River tavern established in 1822 offers full menu and large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Huge variety of delicious flavors of chicken wings!

Last Minute Cancellation Tuesday, January 20, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Sorry for the late notice, everyone. Larry's fighting a bug he picked up this weekend.
We're hoping he'll be feeling better by Thursday, but please give the venue a call before you come out.

Yes! We will be doing this show! Thursday, January 22: The Pine Loft, 1474 Berlin Tpk (Rt.15), Berlin, CT (860) 829-2312
Larry's been fighting a bug, and we had to cancel on Tues, but we will be doing this show tonight!
This is their showcase night. We'll be one of several performers featured between 7 - 10PM. Family-friendly restaurant. Beer & wine also available.

Friday, January 23: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Historic New England tavern with wonderful food and warm, charming owners/operators, Michael & Laurel!
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 11PM.

Saturday, January 24: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Friday, January 30, Hope Out Loud Coffeehouse at Cafe Verdi, 75 Pratt Street 2nd floor, Hartford, CT
Monthly Open Mic, run by members of the CT Coalition for Peace & Justice. 7PM start.
Come express your thoughts, communicate with others, or just enjoy the variety of performers. Great food available at the cafe.
Also, a great place to find out about community and political events happening in the area.

Saturday, January 31: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere! We're so glad to FINALLY make it back here!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

December 2003

Thursday, December 4: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Incredibly cool, tribal restaurant/bar/music hall! This is the place to let loose, so get on your dancing shoes!!!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM.

**Canceled** Saturday, December 6: Pisces Cafe
Due to all the snow piled between NY & CT, we've got to postpone this show (and all our other big plans for this day).
Thanks to everyone, especially Rich, who helped plan this day! We'll try again after we all dig ourselves out!

Special Event! Sunday, December 7: The Hungry Tiger Cafe, 120 Charter Oak St, Manchester, CT (860) 649-1195
Benefit event with music by Sour Grapes, Two Piece Nastee, and Tao Jones.
Event runs from 5 - 9PM.

Thursday, December 11, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Historic East-of-the-River tavern established in 1822 offers full menu and large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Huge variety of delicious flavors of chicken wings!

Saturday, December 13: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, December 20: Sully's Pub, 2071 Park Street, Hartford, CT (860) 231-8881
With Adios Pantalones, CT's fun, funky horn band, and Famous Blue Raincoat!
Sour Grapes starts the night off around 9:15PM.

Sunday, December 21: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Need a last minute gift? The Rock 'n' Roll artwork at the Rain Desert are available for sale!
We may start the night early around 8:30PM.

Sunday, December 26: The Hungry Tiger Cafe, 120 Charter Oak St, Manchester, CT (860) 649-1195
At Manchester's legendary music club with Adios Pantalones, CT's fun, funky horn band!
Sour Grapes starts the night off around 9:30PM.

New Year's Eve!!Wednesday, Dec 31: Sour Grapes at First Night Hartford!
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in Downtown Hartford. Family-friendly events.
The purchase of a button gets you into events scheduled throughout the day on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning!
You can catch Sour Grapes from 10:15 - 10:45 or 11:15-11:45 at 100 Pearl Street. Then it's off to see the Fireworks!

November 2003

Tuesday, November 4, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Thursday, November 6, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Sour Grapes returns to this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar. Great food. Large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Best chicken wings around!

Sunday, November 9: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We can't get enough of the Rain Desert!!!! Quenches your spirit so perfectly, it leaves you thirsting for more!
we'll probably start early tonight... around 7:30PM.

Friday, November 21: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Fabulous food, fine wines, warm hosts, and beautiful, historic New England country setting.
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM. No cover.

Saturday, November 22: The Purple Moon Pub, Route 100, Waitsfield, Vermont, (802) 496-3422
Mad River Valley Pub, located a half mile south of the junction of Routes 17 & 100. Full bar with Pub menu available all night!
Sour Grapes plays from 8:30PM - 11:30AM. Nominal cover charge.

Sunday, November 23: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Great food, music nightly, and awesome, friendly people. Come on! It's time to reconnect... and there's no better place to start than the Rain Desert!!!
we'll probably start early tonight... around 7:30PM.


October 2003

Last-minute change: Saturday, October 4: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Great restaurant/coffeehouse with music every weekend.
This replaces our Oct 18th Elements date. Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Tuesday, October 7, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, October 10: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
YES!!! We're doing another opening gig for the awesome, entertaining band, Desert Rain!!!
Sour Grapes starts out the night around 8:30/9PM. Desert Rain follows. Great food & full bar until close.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, October 11: Seven Barrel Brewery, Plainfield Rd, Colonial Plaza, Rt. 12A, W. Lebanon, NH (603) 298-5566
A microbrew lover's paradise! Wonderful selection of the brewery's own beers in addition to the standards. Full bar and an extensive menu. Plus live music on weekends.
Music starts 9:45PM. No cover.

Thursday, October 16: Willimantic Third Thursday Street Fest, Main Street, Willimantic, CT
Thread City's monthly (May - Oct) street fest featuring International cuisine, beer & wine garden, downtown merchants & vendors, children's activities, and 5 stages of entertainment.
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 8PM outside Oobah's deli offering great food at great prices, so come down for dinner! Festival Events run from 6 - 9PM.

Thursday, October 16: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Sour Grapes returns to this awesome tribal restaurant/bar packed with good vibes and run by great people! Ahh! A feel great place!!!!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM.

!*New Venue*! and Schedule Change Wednesday, October 22: Mickey Finns, 124 Main Street, Somers, CT (860) 749-1558
Join us for a drink & some music at this pub on Rt. 190 in Somers.
Music starts at 9PM.     (Note: This was moved from original date of Oct 29.)

!*New Venue*!*Last minute addition*! Thursday, October 23: Pine Loft Coffee House, 1474 Berlin Tpk (Rt.15), Berlin, CT (860) 829-2312
Log cabin style coffeehouse & performance venue.
This is their showcase night. We'll be one of several performers featured between 7 - 9PM. Please join us. We'll be hanging out to drink some coffee and enjoy the other musicians too.

Friday, October 24: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Fine dining at this Historic New England restaurant in a beautiful, country setting.
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM. No cover.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, October 25: The Purple Moon Pub, Route 100, Waitsfield, Vermont, (802) 496-3422
Our first time at this Mad River Valley Pub, located a half mile south of the junction of Routes 17 & 100. Full bar with Pub menu available all night!
Sour Grapes plays from 8:30PM - 11:30AM. Nominal cover charge.

Sunday, October 26: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Special Sunday show at this great resturant & music club.
We’ll probably start early, around 7:30PM. No cover.


September 2003

Tuesday, September 2, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Great coffee, funky atmosphere near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Special Event!!! Sunday, September 7: Hope Out Loud Rally, Bushnell Park (Mark Twain Stage), Hartford, CT
2nd Annual Hope Out Loud peace festival sponsored by members of the CT Coalition for Peace & Justice. Starts at 12:30PM.
Hosted by The Hartbeat Ensemble, includes:
Celebration of the Music of Phil Ochs w/Sonia, Aztec 2 Step, Mad Agnes, Tom Prasada-Rao, Greg Greenway, Kim and Reggie Harris, Bethany Yarrow, John Flynn and Sloan Wainwright;
Original Music by People of Goodwill; Sour Grapes; David Brown & the Cafe Verdi All-Stars;
The University of Hartford Jazz Band;
Talks by Teresa Younger, Jay Deacon and others;
Kids activities;
Info tables.

Sour Grapes is scheduled to play around 3PM. But schedules change, so come early and enjoy all the other great music & information being presented!

Friday, September 12: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We are psyched to be opening for the awesome, entertaining band, Desert Rain!!!
Sour Grapes starts out the night around 8:30/9PM. Then, Sour Grapes pounds the dance floor as Desert Rain takes the stage. Join us for this great night of music!

Monday, September 15: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We'll be back to celebrate Jan's Birthday! So come hang out and wish him well. (Actually, his birthday is Sunday... better late than never!)
Sour Grapes plays from 9:30PM - 12:30AM.

Friday, September 19: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Historic New England tavern with wonderful food and warm, charming owners/operators, Michael & Laurel!
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM.

Saturday, September 20: Cliff's Backyard Jamboree, Monroe, CT
3rd Annual Mini-Festival across from Webb Mountain!
Check back for more details! Or email us about tickets.

Special Show!!! Friday, September 26: Le Bar Bat, 311 West 57th St, New York, NY (212) 307-7228
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 8:45PM at this Ultra cool multilevel club.
Please be sure to tell the person at the door you are there to see Sour Grapes.
We need your support to be able to return to the fabulous venue!!!
Easy Access from West St (Rt. 9A):
Turn onto West 56th St
Take 1st Left onto 11th Ave
Take 1st Right onto West 57th St
Le Bar Bat is located between 8th & 9th Aves
Parking on street or Parking Garage directly across the club

Saturday, September 27: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Sunday, September 28: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
This cool, funky, hip restaurant/bar rocks every night of the week!
Sour Grapes provides the entertainment tonight. Music starts around 7:30PM. Come check out the new video system!


August 2003

Friday, August 1: ArtSpace Norwich Gallery Event, 35 Chestnut St, Norwich, CT
Music, poetry, comedy and more.
Performances start at 6PM.

Friday, August 8: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Great restaurant/coffeehouse with music every weekend.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Thursday, August 14, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Sour Grapes returns to this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar. Great food. Large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Best chicken wings around!

Friday, August 15: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Wonderful food and drink and warm, friendly owner/operators will have you coming back again and again.
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM.

Monday, August 18: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We love this tribal restaurant/bar packed with good vibes and run by great people!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM. No cover.

Friday, August 22: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Dinner & drinks on the patio (weather permitting) of this excellent restaurant.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Saturday, August 23: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.


July 2003

Friday, July 4: Fitchburg 4th of July Parade, Fitchburg, MA
Town of Fitchburg 4th of July Parade starts at 10AM.
Sour Grapes will be rolling down the parade route on a flatbed truck!

Saturday, July 5: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
We met such great people & had so much fun last month, we're going back for more! At the beautiful Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH.
Music from 7 - 10PM. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors.

Thursday, July 10: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We're excited to return for a Thursday show at this very cool restaurant/bar/music hall! Get on your dancing shoes!!!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM. No cover.

Saturday, July 12: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Excellent food at this Litchfield county restaurant and lounge. Dining on their large patio, weather permitting.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Sunday, July 13: Congratulations Andrea & Michael Thibodeau!
Sour Grapes is not available for bookings before 6PM on this day.

Thursday, July 17, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Sour Grapes returns to this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar. Great food. Large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Best chicken wings around!

Friday, July 25: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
We are so happy to return to this wonderful, historic restaurant. Owners Michael & Laurel will win you over with their incredible food and their warm personalities!
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, July 26, Java Hut, 1073A Main Street (Webster Square), Worcester, MA (508)752-1678
Art, Music, Sandwiches & Salads, killer Coffee drinks, and great atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9:30PM until whenever.

Sunday, July 27: Tribes Gallery , 285 East 3rd Street, NY, NY
Free Tibet Extravaganza features local poets & musicians at this East Village Gallery.
Performers include Bob Holman, Tom Weiss, Steve Cannon, Will Sales, The Blue Monk, Ellen Lytle, Mike Lytle, Sour Grapes, and more.

Tuesday, July 29: WPLR Buried in the Beach Fest, West Haven, CT
Annual WPLR (99.1FM radio) event on the West Haven Boardwalk!
Our 2nd year at this fun event! Sour Grapes plays at 12 Noon during Pam Landry's show.


June 2003

New Venue!!! Sunday, June 1: All Asia Cafe, 334 Massachussetts Ave (Central Square), Cambridge, MA (617) 497-1544
Asian Restaurant /Art Gallery/ Performance space near MIT.
Sour Grapes plays from 4 - 6PM.

New music spot!!! Friday, June 6: The Country Squire, 243 Route 80, Killingworth, CT (860) 663-3228
Come join us for dinner on the deck! Beautiful setting!
Sour Grapes plays from 7 - 10PM.

Saturday, June 7: American Cancer Society: Relay for Life, Simsbury High School
This 24hr benefit event runs from Friday through Saturday afternoon.
Music both days. Sour Grapes plays 10am Saturday.

Saturday, June 7: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
We are happy to announce the reopening of Elements in a new location... with Music!!!!
Great sandwiches and delicious ice cream in a friendly atmosphere. Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Sunday, June 8: Hartford Post Office, 141 Weston St, Hartford, CT
2nd Annual Family Day with free food and entertainment. Open to the public.
Music and events all afternoon starting at 12:30. Sour Grapes is scheduled to play around 2:30PM.

Tuesday, June 10, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Single cup brewing & Fair trade coffee available.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, June 14, Recovery Softball Benefit, Windsor Recovery Club, 118(?) Palisado Ave, Windsor, CT (860) 298-8298
Musical Event to raise money for the Windsor Recovery Club Softball team.
Music from 8 - 11PM includes Dale, Liz, JL, & Jr Ortiz, Tom Dest/Lani Peck, Bonnie Lee, Sour Grapes.

1st Day of Summer! Saturday, June 21: Orford's River Jam, Rt 10, Orford, NH (603) 353-4579
Sour Grapes is the guest artist at this concert series at The Pastures Campground on the Connecticut River in NH. Lots of ammenities at this beautiful campground.
Music from 7 - 10PM, with an open mic starting out the evening. The concert is free to campers and only $2 for visitors. Contact The Pastures in advance to sign up for an open mic slot.

Tuesday, June 24: The Abbey Lounge, 3 Beacon St, Inman Square, Somerville, MA (617) 441-9631
Sour Grapes returns to the Twisted Tuesday Acoustic showcase at this Boston-area music venue and bar.
Bands start at 8PM. Sour Grapes plays a set at 10PM.

Saturday, June 28: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Monday, June 30: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
We loved playing at this excellent restaurant/ bar/ music hall! We snatched up the next available night to play there again. Yes, it's a Monday. Yes, we'll be sleepy at work Tuesday. Yes, it's definitely worth it!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM. No cover.


May 2003

Tuesday, May 13, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Friday, May 16: The Lighthouse Cafe, 63 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT (203) 458-3555
Great community-focused restaurant/coffeehouse on the Guilford Green with live music throughout the week.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. All ages.

Another First!!! Tuesday, May 20: The Abbey Lounge, 3 Beacon St, Inman Square, Somerville, MA (617) 441-9631
Twisted Tuesday Acoustic showcase at this Boston-area music venue and bar.
Bands start at 8PM. Sour Grapes plays a set at 10:30PM.

New Venue!!! Thursday, May 22: Rain Desert, 13 Water Street, Danielson, CT (860) 774-2575
Definitely worth the drive! A truely tribal restaurant/bar packed with good vibes!
Music from 9:30PM - 12:30AM. No cover.

Saturday, May 24: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Cozy, rustic Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

Friday, May 30, Hope Out Loud Coffeehouse at Cafe Verdi, 75 Pratt Street 2nd floor, Hartford, CT
This monthly Open Mic, run by members of the CT Coalition for Peace & Justice, has a new home in downtown Hartford (between the Civic Center & Main St).
Come share your talents, express your thoughts, communicate with others, or just enjoy the music. Great food available at the cafe, too!
Music from 7 - 9PM.


April 2003

Tuesday, April 1, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, April 12: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, April 19: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
We are happy to announce the reopening of Elements in a new location... with Music!!!!
Great sandwiches and delicious ice cream in a friendly atmosphere. Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Saturday, April 26: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Rd, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Sour Grapes returns to this cozy Litchfield county restaurant and lounge.
Music from 8PM - 12AM. No cover.


March 2003

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, March 4: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Tuesday, March 11, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Funky, Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Thursday, March 13, Bidwell Tavern, 1260 Main St, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT (860) 742-6978
Sour Grapes returns to this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar. Great food. Large selection of draught beers.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Best chicken wings around!

New Location!!! Saturday, March 15: Elements, 10 Hartford Avenue (Rt. 189), Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
We are happy to announce the reopening of Elements in a new location... with Music!!!!
Great sandwiches and delicious ice cream in a friendly atmosphere. Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No cover. All ages.

Special Event!!! Sunday, March 16: "Echos of Art", Norwich ArtSpace, 35 Chestnut St., Norwich, CT
Multi-faceted Norwich ArtSpace Event in the ArtSpace Gallery.
Photography by Norwich ArtSpace resident artists. Cambodian dance performance. Poetry reading. And a performance by Sour Grapes. Free event from 1 - 4PM.

New Venue!!! Saturday, March 22: Sully's Pub, 2071 Park St, Hartford, CT (860) 231-8881
Area music mainstay connected to Lena's Restaurant & Pizzaria on the Hartford/West Hartford town line. Come early for the great food!
Sour Grapes plays from 9:30 - 11:15PM. The Feed headlines 11:30PM - 2AM.

Friday, March 28: The Lighthouse Cafe, 63 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT (203) 458-3555
Great community-focused restaurant/coffeehouse on the Guilford Green with live music throughout the week.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. All ages.

Sunday, March 30: BAR, 254 Crown St, New Haven, CT (203) 495-8924
Multi-band show at this Downtown New Haven restaurant and, of course, bar.
Sour Grapes 7 - 7:45pm. Shadow 8 - 8:45pm. Convergence 9 - 9:45pm.


February 2003

!*New Venue*! Sunday, Feb 2: Flywheel, 2 Holyoke St, Easthampton, MA (413) 527-9800
Non-profit, community arts space featuring a zine library, performance space, and art gallery! http://www.flywheelarts.org
Sour Grapes joins Far Cry Fly, Betty's Boyfriend, Josh Shear, and The River Birds for Acoustic Night at this all ages, alcohol & drug free arts space. $5 cover.

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Feb 4: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Saturday, Feb 8: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Tuesday, Feb 11, Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan.
Sour Grapes plays from 9 – 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Thursday, Feb 13, Bidwell Tavern, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT
Sour Grapes returns to this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar for a Valentine's Eve show.
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. No cover charge. Great wings!

Friday, Feb 28, Hope Out Loud Open Mic, Underground Coffeehouse, Mather Hall, Trinity College, 300 Summit Street, Hartford, CT.
Sour Grapes will be at this monthly open mic sponsored by members of the CT Coalition for Peace.
Come share your talents, express your thoughts, communicate with others, or just enjoy the music. Open mic starts at 7PM.

January 2003

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Jan 7: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Friday, Jan 10: Hartford Road Cafe, 378 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT (860) 646-1044
Manchester's lively local bar/restaurant with LIVE MUSIC!
Sour Grapes plays from 8PM - 12AM. 21+ to drink. Full menu available. No cover.

Tuesday, Jan 14: Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court St, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Great coffee drinks and teas.
Music 9 - 11PM. No cover. All ages.

!*New Venue*! Saturday, Jan 18: GW Tavern, 20 Bee Brook Road, Washington Depot, CT (860) 868-6633
Our first time at this Litchfield county restaurant & bar.
Music 9PM - 12AM. No cover.

December 2002

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Dec 3: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Saturday, Dec 7: The Station House Cafe, 2 Front St, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-0600
New coffeehouse in the center of Collinsville (near LaSalle Deli).
Music at 8PM. All ages.

New Year's Eve!! Tuesday, Dec 31: Sour Grapes at First Night Hartford! www.firstnighthartford.com
New Year's Eve Extravaganza in Downtown Hartford. Family-friendly events.
The purchase of a button gets you into events scheduled throughout the day on New Year's Eve and into New Year's morning!
Sour Grapes plays 2 sets at the Christ Church Cathedral - Auditorium: 9:15 - 10PM and 10:30 - 11:15PM.
Check the First Night schedule for details.

Thanks!!! to everyone who made this a great year!
We had a great time and met lots of wonderful people!
Happy Holidays!

November 2002

Friday, Nov 1: Alchemy Juice Bar, 203 New Britain Ave, Hartford, CT (860) 246-5700
Great restaurant/coffeehouse/juice bar right by Trinity College.
Music starts 9PM. All ages. Juice bar open 'til Midnight!

!**New Venue**! Saturday, Nov 2: The Station House Cafe, Rt 179, Main St, Collinsville, CT (860) 693-0600
New coffeehouse in the center of Collinsville (near LaSalle Deli).
Music at 8PM. All ages.

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Nov 5: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Tuesday, Nov 12: Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court St, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Great coffee drinks and teas.
Music 9 - 11PM. No cover. All ages.

Tuesday, Nov 12: Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court St, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Great coffee drinks and teas.
Music 9 - 11PM. No cover. All ages.

!**New Venue**! Friday, Nov 15: The Lighthouse Cafe, 63 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT (203) 458-3555
Great community-focused restaurant/coffeehouse on the Guilford Green with live music throughout the week.
Music starts at 8:30PM. All ages. Nominal cover charge.

!!!Just Added!!! Monday, Nov 18, Bidwell Tavern, Rt. 31, Coventry, CT
This is our audition gig at this historic East-of-the-River restaurant/bar.
Sour Grapes plays from 7 -9PM. All ages. No cover charge. Great wings!

Saturday, Nov 23: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

October 2002

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Oct 1: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Saturday, Oct 5: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
Our home away from home!
Thanks, Pappy, for this great, pro-musician coffeehouse right near the Southington Town Green!
Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages. $3.

Tuesday, Oct 15: Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court St, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Eclectic Coffeehouse near Wesleyan. Great coffee drinks and teas.
Music 8:30 - 10:30. No cover. All ages.

Friday, Oct 18: Hartford Road Cafe, 378 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT (860) 646-1044
Manchester's ONLY happy hour with LIVE MUSIC!
Happy Hour from 5 - 7PM. 21+ to drink. Full menu available. No cover.

Saturday, Oct 19: Cliff's Backyard Jamboree, Monroe, CT Call (860) 648-8645 for info & tickets.
Hubinger Street, Rafter Bats, Sour Grapes, and Tyler's Room perform.
Music starts at 2PM. All ages.

Saturday, Oct 19: Main & Perk, 2399 Main St., Stratford, CT (203) 377-2326
Good food and friendly people at this Fairfield county coffeehouse.
Music from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, Oct 26: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Great coffee & desserts in a relaxed atmosphere!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

September 2002

Sunday, Sept 1: Sober in the Sun, www.soberfestival.com, Spencer, MA
This is our 2nd year performing at this fun, weekend-long, end-of-summer event.
Sour Grapes will be playing in the coffeehouse, along with Tom Dest and Selfish Steam!
We love these guys...This year will be a blast!!!

Attn: Performers!! Tuesday, Sept 3: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Sunday, Sept 8: Hope Out Loud, Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
A day sponsored by the Connecticut Coalition to honor the victims of Sept 11 and to rally support for a peaceful resolution.
Performances and information booths from 3 - 7PM.

Friday, Sept 13: Alchemy Juice Bar, 203 New Britain Ave, Hartford, CT (860) 246-5700
A full schedule of performances starting at 4:30 will celebrate the Grand Opening of this restaurant/coffeehouse/juice bar right by Trinity College.
Sour Grapes plays from 5:30-6:30PM. All ages. No cover.

Saturday, Sept 14: Main & Perk, 2399 Main St., Stratford, CT (203) 377-2326
Nice, friendly, Fairfield county coffeehouse.
Music from 9 - 11PM. All ages.

Friday, Sept 20: Hartford Road Cafe, 378 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT (860) 646-1044
Join us for Happy Hour at this comfortable Manchester bar.
Music from 5 - 7PM. 21+ to drink. Full menu. No cover.

Saturday, Sept 21: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
Jitters is Back in Business!
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 11PM. All ages. No cover.

Sunday, Sept 22: CCAR Recovery Walk, Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT
Visit the CCAR Recovery Walk website for details.
10AM-4PM. Entertainment all day. Walk begins at 11:30AM.

Thursday, Sept 26: Landry's Live Luncheonette at Captain's Cove, 1 Bostwick Ave, Bridgeport, CT (203) 335-1433.
Join us for this WPLR event at this restaurant on the water!
Sour Grapes plays from 10AM - 2PM. Come hang out with Pam Landry! Giveaways!

New Venue!!! Thursday, Sept 26: Rhapsody in Brew, 90 Huntington Rd, Huntington, CT (203) 925-9064.
Comfortable couches make this a great place to read, socialize, or just relax and enjoy the entertainment.
Sour Grapes plays from 8 - 10PM.

August 2002

Thursday, August 1: WPLR Buried in the Beach Fest, West Haven, CT
Annual WPLR (99.1FM radio) event on the West Haven Boardwalk!
Sour Grapes plays at high Noon!

Tuesday, August 6: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Saturday, August 10: Jitters Coffeehouse/Nightclub, 1273 Queen St, Rt.10, Southington, CT (860) 747-1100
GRAND REOPENING!!! Sour Grapes and Selfish Steam will set the place on fire!
Jitter's is back after a long cleanup from last year's fire. Help us celebrate... this will be a great time!
Music starts at 7PM. All ages.

Tuesday, August 13: Main and Hopewell, 2 Hopewell Rd, Glastonbury CT (860) 633-8698
Great New Venue! Sour Grapes plays at this well-known Jazz (and now, Tribal Folk!) club and restaurant!!!
Music from 7 - 10PM. We'll be on the patio if the weather cooperates.

Wednesday, August 14: Bolton Summer Concert Series, Bolton, CT
Concert at the Gazebo on the Bolton Green (in front of the Library)
Music starts at 6:30PM. Call the Bolton Rec Department at (860) 649-8066 ext.109 for more info.

Friday, August 16: Hartford Road Cafe, 378 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT (860) 646-1044
Join us for Happy Hour at this comfortable Manchester bar.
Music from 5 - 7PM. 21+. No cover.

Saturday, August 17: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Cozy coffeehouse with a deck overlooking New London harbor.
Music from 7:30 - 10PM. No Cover. All ages.

Friday, August 23: Main & Perk, 2399 Main St., Stratford, CT (203) 377-2326
Nice, friendly, Fairfield county coffeehouse.
Music from 9 - 11PM. All ages.

Saturday, August 24: Festival of the Drums, Markham Meadows, East Hampton, CT
Visit www.CoolVibeProductions for details.
Live bands & drum circles! Overnight camping available!
Sour Grapes plays at 1PM, followed by Noah's Jive & Fear Nuttin Band. All ages.
Call Matt at CoolVibe Productions for tickets 860-803-7732.

Saturday, August 24: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
Our home away from home!
Thanks, Pappy, for this great, pro-musician coffeehouse right near the Southington Town Green!
Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages.

Friday, August 30: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
This is a great coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). Good food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No Cover. All ages.

July 2002

Tuesday, July 2: It's Only Natural, 386 Main St, Middletown, CT (860) 346-9210
Open Mic hosted by Sour Grapes and Good Sean Noble Wolf.
All types and styles of performance encouraged! $1 cover. All ages. Signup at 6:30PM.

Friday, July 12: WWUH On-air Appearance, 91.3 FM or WWUH 91.3FM
We'll be on the air with our favorite radio jock, Steve Theaker!
This will be fun! Steve is a genuine nut and you never know what he'll come out with... that's why we love him!
Check him out every Friday morning from 6 - 9AM.

Friday, July 12: Sailfest, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
We play right before Max Creek at 7:30PM.
Lots of music and activities all weekend for Sailfest around New London Harbor!

Saturday, July 13: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Good food, Nice waterfront view. This is an early Sailfest weekend show.
Sour Grapes plays at 3PM. No Cover. All ages.

Wednesday, July 17: Main and Hopewell, 2 Hopewell Rd, Glastonbury CT (860) 633-8698
New Venue! Sour Grapes plays at this well-known Jazz (and now, Tribal Folk!) club and restaurant!!!
Music from 7 - 10PM. We'll be on the patio if the weather cooperates.

Friday, July 19: Powder Hollow Barn, S. Maple St. Enfield, CT (860) 763-4049
This Barn Rocks just about every weekend!
Music starts around 7PM. This week: Sour Grapes, Dr. Juice, and Flipper Dave.

Friday, July 26: WPKN On-air Appearance, 89.5 FM or WPKN 89.5FM
We're excited to be joining Glen Hochstetter on his Friday morning show, Cold Cuts!
We met Glen the last time we were at the Next Stop Cafe, and he's kindly agreed to have us on his program. We're looking forward to sharing our (very!) early morning with him!
Listen for Glen's program alternate Fridays from 6 - 10AM.

Friday, July 26: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
This is a great coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). Good food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No Cover. All ages.

June 2002

Saturday, June 8: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Good food and nice waterfront view from the back deck.
Sour Grapes plays at 3PM. No Cover. All ages.

Friday, June 14: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
This is a great coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). Good food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No Cover. All ages.

Friday, June 21: Main & Perk, 2399 Main St., Stratford, CT (203) 377-2326
This will be our first show at this Fairfield county coffeehouse.
Gotta love the stage in the front window! Nice, cozy coffeehouse with friendly staff and clientelle.
Music from 9 - 11PM. All ages.

Saturday, June 22: Next Stop Cafe, 102 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT (203) 730-9940
This is a great music venue with wonderful food! Owners Walter & Eleanor have a fantastic place!
Great authentic southern barbecue, nice people, terrific room for music!
Music from 7:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. $8.

Sunday, June 23: Family Day/Open House, 141 Weston St, Hartford, CT
Sponsored by the Hartford Post Office. Selfish Steam, Tom Dest, and Sour Grapes!
Music from 1 - 4:30PM. The event starts at 12:30.

Friday, June 28: Hartford Road Cafe, 378 Hartford Rd, Manchester, CT (860) 646-1044
Join us for Happy Hour at this comfortable Manchester bar.
Music from 5 - 7PM. 21+. No cover.

Saturday, June 29: Soberfest 2002, Sunrise Resort, Moodus, CT (860) 873-8681 or 1-800-225-9033
Soberfest is a 3 day event (June 28 - 30) of fun in the sun! Alcohol and Drug free!
Sour Grapes will be playing poolside from 4 - 5PM. We follow HowAl, who play from 3 - 4.

May 2002

Friday, May 3: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Elements is having music again! This is a great coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). It's comfortable, has great food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No Cover. All ages.

Friday, May 10: Woody's, Plainville, CT (860) 793-2324
Full menu available at this local Plainville bar.
Music from 8 - 12PM. No Cover. 21+

Saturday, May 11: Next Stop Cafe, 102 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT (203) 730-9946
We had a great time when we played here in February... Thanks to owners Walter & Eleanor for this unique venue! Join us for a pre-Mother's Day show.
Great authentic southern barbecue, nice people, terrific room for music! Special Mom's Day menu!

Music from 7:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. $8/$6 in advance. Call the Next Stop for details.

Saturday, May 18: Seasonings, 78 Main St, East Hampton, CT (860) 267-6434
Join us our first performance at Seasonings' Coffeehouse series.
This restaurant in the center of East Hampton offers great food and a comfortable atmosphere. Come for dinner and stay for some lively entertainment.

Music from 7 - 9PM. All ages.

Friday, May 24: Main & Perk, 2399 Main St., Stratford, CT (203) 377-2326
This is our first show at this Fairfield county coffeehouse.
Gotta love the stage in the front window! Nice, cozy coffeehouse with friendly staff and clientelle.

Music from 9 - 11PM. All ages.

Saturday, May 25: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
We may wander, but we'll always come home to Pappy's!
Thanks, Pappy, for this great, pro-musician coffeehouse right near the Southington Town Green!

Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages.

April 2002

Saturday, April 13: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
Pappy's has become Sour Grapes' home base. Great coffee, Great people, Great Music!
Right near the Southington Town Green.

Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages.

Friday, April 26: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Cozy coffeehouse with a deck overlooking New London harbor.
Music from 7:30 - 10PM. No Cover. All ages.

March 2002

Friday, March 1: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Cozy coffeehouse with a deck overlooking New London harbor.
Music from 7 - 10PM. No Cover. All ages.

Saturday, March 9: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
We love this place!!! Great coffee, Great people, Great times!
Right near the Southington Town Green.

Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages.

Monday, March 18: CBGB's 313 Gallery, 313 Bowery (at Bleecker), NYC (212) 677-0455
This is a HUGE one for us!!! The acoustic section of the legendary music venue, CBGB's.
Come check out an evening of the best new music in NYC, and tell them you're there to see Sour Grapes!!! We'd really appreciate the support!
Sour Grapes plays from 9 - 9:30PM. 21+. $5 cover.

Friday, March 22: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
Elements is having music again! This is a great coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). It's comfortable, has great food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 10:30PM. No Cover. All ages.

February 2002

Saturday, Feb 16: Next Stop Cafe, 102 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, CT (203) 730-9946
NEW VENUE! Please tell everyone and anyone you know about this one! We’d really appreciate having some people come out to this one.
Great authentic southern barbecue, nice people, terrific room for music!

Music from 7:30 - 10:30PM. All ages. $3.

January 2002

Friday, Jan 11: Elements, Rts.10 & 202, North Granby, CT (860) 653-0009
This is a great new coffeehouse in North Granby (about 4 miles from the Southwick, MA line). It's comfortable, has great food, delicious ice cream, and super-friendly staff.
Music from 8 - 11PM. No Cover. All ages.

Friday, Jan 18: Mugz, 42 Bank St, New London, CT (860) 442-1684
Cozy coffeehouse with a deck overlooking New London harbor.
Music from 7 - 10PM. No Cover. All ages.

Thursday, Jan 24: Klekolo World Coffee, 181 Court St, Middletown, CT (860) 343-9444
Music from 8:30 to 10:30 PM.
No Cover. All ages.

Saturday, Jan 26: Pappy's, 48 N. Main St, Rt. 10, Southington, CT (860) 276-3823
Great Musician-friendly coffeehouse right near the Southington Town Green.
Music from 8 - 11PM. All ages.

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