Park N’ Rock and Brass Monkeys This Weekend!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, November 30 through Thursday, December 6.

Among the live music highlights this weekend is the fourth annual Park N’Rock fundraiser for Central Blair Recreation. The event happens on Friday evening at the Bavarian Aid Society. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with music beginning at 7 p.m. This Albatross and Shallow 9 will strike up the musical party on the stage. There will also be food and refreshments and more.

And for fans of the Beastie Boys, McGarvey’s presents Brass Monkeys: The Ultimate Beastie Boys Tribute on Saturday night with Shallow 9 opening. Formed in 2012 following the passing of Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch, Brass Monkeys strives to capture the Beastie Boys’s music and live performance as authentically as possible. The show starts at 9 p.m.

For outdoor shows, in the event of inclement weather, please call or use social media to check ahead to make sure the show is still taking place, especially if you are driving any distance to attend.

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 11/30:

“Park n’ Rock” at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (upstairs); featuring This Albatross and Shallow 9 (starts 7 p.m., benefits Central Blair Recreation, tickets $10/advance, $13/door)

Conner Gilbert at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (starts 8:30 p.m.)

Eric McCrum at Holiday Bowl, Altoona (starts 9 p.m.)

100 Proof at Black & Gold Tavern, Altoona (starts 10 p.m.)

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

The Boomers at Newburg Firehall, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Felix & the Hurricanes at Bellwood UVHA, Bellwood (starts 9 p.m.)

Matt Pletcher at The Dog House, Bellwood (starts 9 p.m.)

Songwriters Night at Hungry Duck, Roaring Spring (starts 8 p.m.)

Lauren & Joe at Huntingdon Elks, Huntingdon (starts 7 p.m.)

Partners in Crime at Everett American Legion, Everett (starts 8 p.m.)

Phil McCaulley at Woody Lodge Winery, Ashville (starts 6:30 p.m.)

Talisman at Patton VFW, Patton (starts 10 p.m.)

Pass the Hat at Our Station House, Ebensburg (starts 8:30 p.m.)

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

SATURDAY NIGHT 12/1:

Bodacious B at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Brass Monkeys (Beastie Boys tribute) with Shallow 9 at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 10 p.m.)

Drunk After Midnight at Four Dees Lounge, Altoona (starts 10:30 p.m.)

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

Stormy at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

The Evergreens at Argonne Cafe, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

This Albatross at Huntingdon Elks, Huntingdon (starts 7 p.m.)

Felix & the Hurricanes at Bedford Moose, Bedford (starts 8 p.m.)

Ed N’Born at Patton American Legion, Patton (starts 10 p.m.)

Full Kettle at Patton VFW, Patton (starts 9 p.m.)

Downshift at Castle Pub, Ebensburg (starts 10 p.m.)

SUNDAY NIGHT 12/2:

Rick Wertz at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

The Band OZ at Unter Uns, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

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

TUESDAY NIGHT 12/4:

Adam D and friends at D’Ottavio’s Gran Sasso, Hollidaysburg (starts 8 p.m.)

“Tuesday Night Therapy” at Bedford Tavern, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY NIGHT 12/5:

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

Borrowed Time at Hungry Duck, Roaring Spring (starts 6 p.m.)

THURSDAY NIGHT 12/6:

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

Ed N’Born at Holiday Bowl, Altoona (starts 8:30 p.m.)

Open Stage Night at Green Bean Coffee, Altoona (starts 6 p.m.)

Shallow 9 Lite (acoustic) at McGarvey’s, Altoona (starts 8 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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