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SIMGE On The Scene: Ron Santee, Shady Street Show Band & Levy and the Oaks Played Happy Mondays

The final Happy Mondays of the year, and possibly the series, concluded this week with a huge party. The event was bittersweet for me as I began this journey of mine almost three years ago with this weekly gathering. I [...]

December 21, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: The Wag, Underlined Passages, & Flammable Animals Played Happy Mondays

This week’s Happy Mondays began with a really nice, indie folk act. The Wag, a quartet from Middletown, has some killer harmonies going and they performed with the perfect use of sparseness. Electric Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Bongos and various percussive [...]

December 14, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Sister Ancestor, Lunch Ladies, & Gravity Well Played Happy Mondays

The final month of Happy Mondays kicked off this week in, I am going to have to say, surprising fashion. There was something in the atmosphere this night that transcended all good feelings even with the Jets stinking up the [...]

December 6, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Garden State Line, Tico, & The Vansaders Played Happy Mondays

We end November with the feasts devoured, the Wonder Bar all decorated for the holidays, 60 degree temps not withstanding, and the music still pumping along. This week’s Happy Mondays was a special celebration for Wonder Bar employee Kevin Ihnen. [...]

November 29, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Mr. Payday, The Ones You Forgot & Julian Fulton Band Played Happy Mondays

This month is going a bit too fast for me. Thanksgiving week already. Not sure what happened there and where it went, but it is what we have. The one constant I look forward to every week is Happy Mondays. [...]

November 22, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Well Wisher, Doc Emmett, Weakened Friends & The North American Played Happy Mondays

A night of interchangeable parts. That is how things started off at this weeks Happy Mondays. Well Wisher, constructed with members of Dollys and Toy Cars, began the show for us.  Natalie Newbold moved out to guitar and Mike Linardi [...]

November 17, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Doug Zambon, School Drugs and After the Burn Played Happy Mondays

It was a high energy kick off to Happy Monday’s for the month of November. When I first saw the bill and it only had two bands I started to wonder, then I checked out the bands on that bill [...]

November 9, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Psychiatric Metaphors, The LeMats and Prehistoric Forest Played Happy Mondays

There had been so much Halloween over the weekend that when the actual day arrived I actually wondered why people were still dressing up. Silly me. Monday has been the end of my weekend for a couple of years now, [...]

November 3, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Illiterate Light, The Dawn Drapes and Accidental Seabirds played Happy Mondays

I had been waiting for this show all month long, this weeks Happy Mondays exemplifies what I have come to love about these musical gatherings. Granted, I am a bit of a shadow dweller, not getting in the way and [...]

October 25, 2016 Live, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Relms, Cold Roses, & Bonfire Falls Played Happy Mondays

Happy Mondays had yet another fantastic offering for us this week. Coming in on the low key side with a couple of Indie acoustic acts and an awesome R&B band. Opening up the night was Relms, a local duo comprised [...]

October 19, 2016 Live, Reviews