The Heart of Live Music Beats This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, February 10 through Thursday, February 16.

With Valentine’s Day happening on Tuesday, several Valentine’s-themed live music happenings – including dances and dinners – take place in the coming days. Among them, Felix & the Hurricanes will entertain at a special Valentine’s Dance in the grand ballroom of the Altoona Grand Hotel (former Ramada) on Saturday night. Also, Raining Blue will provide dinner music during a special Valentine’s Dinner event at the Woody Lodge Winery near Ashville on Saturday evening.

Raining Blue will also entertain at the U.S. Hotel in Hollidaysburg on Friday evening, as part of a fundraiser for the Mountain Lion Backpack program, which provides weekend meals for children in need in the Altoona area. The event starts at 6 p.m.

Check out and support the area live music! And if you celebrate heavily while doing so, please designate a sober driver or call a taxi to get you home.

FRIDAY NIGHT 2/10:

Bill Ferrell at Oak Spring Winery, Altoona (“Friday Wine Down,” starts 6:30 p.m.)

Bone Jacked at Chewy’s Pizza (formerly Monkey Wharf), Altoona

Greg Burley at Railroad City Brewing Company, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Ed’N’Born at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 10 p.m.)

Rue Moyer at Primanti Bros., Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Flight 19 (unplugged) at Buccinese Society, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Flashpoint at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Washington Slept Here at Newburg Firehall, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Rokkandy at Bellwood UVHA, Bellwood (starts 8 p.m.)

Raining Blue at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 6 p.m., Mountain Lion Backpack Fundraiser Dinner)

Happy Hour (Tom Fix and Sarah Mellott) at R and J’s Tavern, Bedford (starts 8 p.m.)

D.D. and the Pub Crawlers at Huntingdon Elks, Huntingdon (starts 7 p.m.)

Chris Woodward and Shindiggin’ at Steele’s Tavern, Hopewell (starts 9 p.m.)

Felix and the Hurricanes at Gallitzin IMS, Gallitzin (starts 9 p.m.)

Dave Distefano at Pour On Center, Ebensburg (starts 7 p.m.)

Rapid Fire at Smithmill VFW, Smithmill (starts 8 p.m.)

SATURDAY AFTERNOON 2/11:

Raining Blue at Woody Lodge Winery, Ashville (starts 4 p.m.)

SATURDAY NIGHT 2/11:

X’s For Eyes (acoustic) at Railroad City Brewing Company, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

No Angels at Family Pizza and Pub, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Flight 19 at Four Dees Lounge, Altoona (starts 10:30 p.m.)

Felix and the Hurricanes at Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona (Valentine’s Dance, starts 8 p.m.)

R2B2 at Newburg Firehall, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

D.D. and the Pub Crawlers at Old Canal Inn, Hollidaysburg (starts 9:30 p.m.)

Kenny Fetterman at Aviation Inn, Duncansville (starts 9 p.m.)

The Chrome Hearts at Williamsburg American Legion, Williamsburg (starts 9 p.m.)

Matt Pletcher Trio at Blue Knob Clubhouse, Blue Knob Ski Resort (starts 9 p.m.)

Backlash at Huntingdon Moose, Huntingdon (Valentine’s Dance, starts 8 p.m.)

Bill Young at Park Avenue Pub, Patton (starts 10 p.m.)

Krazy Kat Daddies at Patton American Legion, Patton (starts 9:30 p.m.)

Bazooka Joe at JD’s Wild Cherry Inn, Portage (starts 10 p.m.)

Joe Caroff at Our Station House, Ebensburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Twilight River at Pour On Center, Ebensburg (starts 7 p.m.)

Diamond Star Halo at Castle Pub, Ebensburg (starts 10 p.m.)

Rokkandy at Philipsburg American Legion, Philipsburg (starts 9 p.m.)

SUNDAY AFTERNOON 2/12:

2nd Sunday Ukulele Jam at Catalyst Space, Altoona (free admission, starts 2 p.m.)

SUNDAY NIGHT 2/12:

Felix and the Hurricanes at Black and Gold Tavern, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

Phil Steele and Rogan Allen at Family Pizza and Pub, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

The Band OZ at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 6 p.m.)

TUESDAY NIGHT 2/14:

Open Mic with the Backyard Rockers at D’Ottavio’s Gran Sasso, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Open Mic Night at Bedford Tavern, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

Jam Night at Magoo’s, Cresson (starts 10 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT 2/15:

Jam Night at Unter Uns, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

THURSDAY NIGHT 2/16:

Steve Summerhill at Jethro’s, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Michael O’Brian Band at Molly Maguire’s, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Kenny Fetterman at CNB Bank, Duncansville (Grand Opening, starts 5 p.m.)

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing at Horn O Plenty Restaurant, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

(NOTE: More shows may be added to this list as information becomes available. Feel free to check back.)

To report additional shows or corrections to this listing, email information to jptheprofessor@gmail.com. Deadline to submit information for the initial posting is each Friday morning at 9 a.m.

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