Winter Storm Live Music!

Here is a listing of Altoona area live music happenings for the weekend and week of Friday, January 18 through Thursday, January 24.

The big topic of conversation heading into this weekend is the major winter weather event that is expected to impact the region beginning on Saturday afternoon. As of the time of this posting, most weather forecasters seem to agree that the Altoona area may see at least a foot of snow from this event. A number of area live music events are scheduled for Saturday and Saturday night, but could be impacted by any heavy snowfall. If you are considering taking in one of these events, you may wish to call ahead or check on social media to be sure that the event is still happening and has not been cancelled. (This listing will be updated for cancellations as information becomes available.)

One major area event that was scheduled for this weekend has been postponed. Downtown Bedford, Incorporated’s sixth annual “Feel the Heat Chili & Soup Cook-Off” event has been moved from this weekend to Saturday, March 9 due to the impending weather. Tickets already purchased will be honored on March 9; anyone needing a refund should contact Downtown Bedford, Incorporated.

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 1/18:

Patty Watt Benefit with Felix & the Hurricanes at Unter Uns Musical Entertainment Society, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Eric McCrum at Railroad City Brewing Company, Altoona (starts 7 p.m.)

Ron “Music Man” Balestino at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

Happy Hour (Sarah Mellott & Tom Fix) at Altoona Grand Hotel, Altoona (starts 8 p.m.)

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

Flashpoint at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (starts 8:30 p.m.)

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

Casey Gray & Tyler Shultz at The Dog House, Bellwood (starts 9 p.m.)

Coltt Winter Lepley at U.S. Hotel, Hollidaysburg (starts 7 p.m.)

Dan Stonerook at Hungry Duck, Roaring Spring (starts 6 p.m.)

Scotti Scott at Blue Knob Clubhouse, Blue Knob Ski Resort (starts 7 p.m.)

Dylan E. Miller at Huntingdon Elks, Huntingdon (starts 6 p.m.)

Kenny Jubas at Woody Lodge Winery, Ashville (starts 6:30 p.m.)

Jimmy V at Hagen’s Irish Pub, Chest Springs (starts 9 p.m.)

Crossfire at Patton American Legion, Patton (starts 9:30 p.m.)

Unhurried Ways at Our Station House, Ebensburg (starts 8 p.m.)

Dive and Alyssa Hankey at Castle Pub, Ebensburg (starts 9:30 p.m.)

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

SATURDAY AFTERNOON 1/19:

Derek Heidel at Huntingdon Moose, Huntingdon (starts 3 p.m.)

SATURDAY NIGHT 1/19:

Last Stand at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (CANCELLED)

Backyard Rockers at Holiday Bowl (Strike Zone Bar & Grill), Altoona (CANCELLED)

Shallow 9 at Four Dees Lounge, Altoona (CANCELLED)

Urban Myth at Bavarian Aid Society, Altoona (CANCELLED)

Stormy at Argonne Cafe, Hollidaysburg (CANCELLED)

Washington Slept Here at Blue Knob Clubhouse, Blue Knob Ski Resort (starts 9:30 p.m.)

Backlash at Huntingdon Elks, Huntingdon (CANCELLED)

100 Proof at RiverBilly’s Bar & Grill, Huntingdon (CANCELLED)

Sound of Silence at Cassville Sportsmen’s Club, Cassville

2nd Street at Woody Lodge Winery, Ashville (starts 7 p.m.)

Strings Radio at Tre Ragazzi, Cresson (starts 9 p.m.)

Giants Of Science at Patton American Legion, Patton (starts 10 p.m.)

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

Rewynd at Portage Italian Club, Portage (starts 9 p.m.)

White Shadow at Ebensburg Moose, Ebensburg (CANCELLED)

Lee Edwards Band at Castle Pub, Ebensburg (CANCELLED)

Ken Gray at Mosscreek Bar & Grill, Northern Cambria (starts 9 p.m.)

SUNDAY NIGHT 1/20:

Lauren & Joe at Family Pizza & Pub, Altoona (CANCELLED)

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

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

White Shadow at Castle Pub, Ebensburg (starts 9 p.m.)

TUESDAY 1/22:

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT 1/23:

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

Bob & Dave at Bedford Tavern, Bedford (starts 6 p.m.)

THURSDAY NIGHT 1/24:

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

Open Stage Night at Green Bean Coffee, Altoona (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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