330 in the 724

The Apollo Maennerchor and The Summit (91.3 FM Akron/90.7 FM Youngstown) are proud to present the first 330 in the 724 Original Music Showcase!

The Summit FM has been proudly promoting local musicians for years through their famous “330 Program” which highlights bands and musicians from all over the 330 area code, from Akron to Youngstown. Many of these fine musicians have played at the Apollo Maennerchor as well.

On Tuesday, July 24 (7/24), four marquee acts from the 330 will be brought to the 724 area code, as well as three solo acts representing Western PA to perform almost 5 continuous hours of fantastic original music.
Yes, that’s 7 acts!

Doors to the Apollo Maennerchor’s beautiful and historic Festhalle will open at 5:30 pm, and the music commences at 6:00 pm.
On the schedule for the evening…


J.D. Eicher

James Willaman

White Buffalo Woman

Terry Dach

Demos Papdimas

Ruby Hornsby

Erica Blinn

Tickets are $10. All are general admission floor seating (no reservations), first come, first served. Only 200 tickets will be available, so pre-purchasing is recommended before they’re sold out. Tickets are available at the Apollo Maennerchor Club during normal business hours, Tuesday through Saturday after 5:00 pm until closing.
Tickets can also be purchased by credit card by telephone by calling (724) 308-6599. Again, during normal business hours, Tuesday through Saturday after 5:00 pm until closing.

The Summit will also be on hand that night to recruit new supporters!
See you there!

July 3 – 7

Orange cards are now expired! Please stop in soon to renew for the 2018/2019 season!

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night

Thursday – Full Menu

Friday – Full Menu, special: Horseradish encrusted Grouper

Saturday – Full menu

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT, ALSO JIM SCOTT FROM 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day! Jim Scott makes his debut at the Club this Tuesday. A local talent, Jim plays a variety of acoustic covers and originals.

THURSDAY: JAMES WILLAMAN, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Local guitar/songwriting hero James Willaman performs solo, presenting a variety of original material and his interpretation of some classic covers!

FRIDAY: REUNION, 8:30 – 10:30 PM

This local 5-piece band includes Michelle Becker (vocals), Joe Benes (guitar), Luke Bundy (banjo and fiddle), Bill Dodd (dobro), Carl Sticklemeyer (guitar), and Tommy Valesky (bass). From bluegrass to R&B, Reunion puts its country stamp on a variety of music. Their sound starts with the vocal talents of Michelle Becker, and adds classic American roots instrumentation.

SATURDAY: GRANT STREET EXIT, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

Returning to the Club is Sharon’s original party band that has been a valley favorite for over 30 years.

June 25 -30

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special:

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Sausage Onion Pizza

Thursday – Full Menu, special: House-smoked Pork Tacos

Friday – Full Menu, special: Mediterranean Baked Cod with Zucchini, Pepper, Tomato and Olives served with Rice

Saturday – Full menu, special: House-smoked Chicken Thighs with Alabama White Sauce

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: RUSS SAYLOR, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Russ is a New Castle native and a regularly featured performer at the Club. He plays a wide variety of rock/pop hits, and often leads the crowd with his signature specialty…TV tunes!

FRIDAY: RANDY VELEZ, 8:30 – 10:30 PM

Randy has a large following in the valley of devoted fans! Randy is best known as a vocal impressionist who vocally covers modern pop and rock hits with a variety of props and costume changes for a very entertaining act. Come in and enjoy!

SATURDAY: SACKSVILLE RHYTHM & BLUES BAND, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

The legendary Sacksville Rhythm & Blues Band has been performing for over 3 decades, but this is their first appearance at the Club, and their first return to Sharon in a long while. Led by Sonny Boy Hopchick on guitar, the band also features Tony Armeni (trombone), Darryl Balestra (guitar), MIke Klanica (drums), John Plaskett (bass), and Joe Rangone (saxophone), this six-piece band plays blues, funk, rock, and originals!

Jun 19 – 23

THE BIERGARTEN IS NOW OPEN!


Early renewals and new member renewals for the 2018-2019 membership year have begun! Orange cards are expiring June 30. If you have a friend or family member that’s been holding off on signing up for a membership, now is the time to do it! New members will receive 13 months of membership for only $10!

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: TBD

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Angus Beef Pizza

Thursday – Full Menu, special: Mahi Mahi Tacos

Friday – Full Menu, special: Pan-seared Scallops served with Ravioli and Tomato sauce

Saturday – Full menu, special: TBD

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT, PLUS NICK ALLEGRO, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Stop in, visit Leann and Hennessy, and enjoy one of our many
variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring
Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all
day! Plus! …Nick Allegro will be performing an acoustic solo act on the patio (or inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate). Nick is from New Castle PA, and performs a variety of singer/songwriter hits, modern country, and originals!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: TERRY DACH, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

The front man from Grant Street Exit and Sharon’s legendary singer/songwriter returns with his solo act, playing and singing a variety of originals and covers guaranteed to entertain! On the patio …or inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate.

FRIDAY: ERICA BLINN, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

Originally from Athens, OH, and now residing in Nashville while not relentlessly touring the U.S., Erica is an original rock/country performer that’s a must-see performance at the Club! After the release of her first CD 2 years ago, The following 2 years saw Blinn and her band tour nationally, playing over 150+ shows a year everywhere from New York to Wyoming and back. She’s shared the stage with names including Blues Traveler, The Family Stone, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Devon Allman, The Clarks and Jim Lauderdale to name a few. Some reviews from music journalists probably describe her best…

“Blinn packs enough smoldering sensuality into her material to light up a football stadium.” – Lee Zimmerman, BLURT
“Her album Lovers In The Dust immediately puts her on par with the ‘big’ women rockers of the last 20 years and will resonate with listeners from all sorts of lifestyles.” -Eric Peterson, RUSTzine
“This band flat out rocks.” -Chris Martin, Atlanta Live Music Examiner
“…a Midwestern beauty with a wistful voice and a country-rock sound somewhere between Lucinda Williams and Sheryl Crow…” -Don Thrasher, Active Dayton
We can’t wait to check her out! Be there!

SATURDAY: MEMPHIS CRADLE, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

Returning for the first time in a long time, this fantastic Akron 3-piece blues band features Joe King (guitar), Gary Sands (bass), and percussion. They play a mix of blues originals and covers, and always put on a great show!

June 12 – 16

THE BIERGARTEN IS NOW OPEN


Early renewals and new member renewals for the 2018-2019 membership year have begun! Orange cards are expiring June 30. If you have a friend or family member that’s been holding off on signing up for a membership, now is the time to do it! New members will receive 13 months of membership for only $10!

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special:

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Breakfast Pizza

Thursday – Full Menu, special: TBD

Friday – Full Menu, special: Cajun Mahi Mahi with Quinoa and Spinach Pilaf

Saturday – Full menu, special: TBD

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: LIAM JONES, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Liam is a Youngstown-based acoustic groove rock artist and member of the band The Bees Trees. He plays a wide variety of music from rock,folk, jazz, and bluegrass.

FRIDAY: BLUEFISH JAM, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

From the Sharon/New Castle, PA area, drawing on influences from the great masters of jazz, fusion and rock, this band performs covers of John Mayer, Van Morrison, Bonnie Rait, Steely Dan, Norah Jones, Stevie Wonder, BB King and Ray LaMontagne. This is an extraordinary collaboration of talented musicians sharing their life-long passion for music. Members include, Karen Douds (Vocals & Keyboards), Paul Douds (Guitar), John Evans (Bass), Carl Marks (Drums), Maria Marks (Vocals & Keyboards).

SATURDAY: THE MIGHTY HELLBENDERS, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

The Mighty Hellbenders return to the Club! This trio consists of Mike Kovach (guitar), Tom Smegal (bass), and Gregg Wormley (drums). They play a variety of rock/pop hits and always put on a great show!

June 5 – 9

THE BIERGARTEN IS NOW OPEN!

Early renewals and new member renewals for the 2018-2019 membership year have begun! Orange cards are expiring June 30. If you have a friend or family member that’s been holding off on signing up for a membership, now is the time to do it! New members will receive 13 months of membership for only $10!

FOOD SPECIALS


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: TBD

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: TBD

Thursday – Full Menu, special: TBD

Friday – Full Menu, special: Sweet and tangy glazed, baked Wild Salmon served with vegetable medley Brown Rice

Saturday – Full menu, special: TBD

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT, PLUS BEN ANDERTON FROM 7:00 TO 9:00 PM

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day! Plus, local guitar great Ben Anderton performs a variety of rock and pop covers for your listening enjoyment!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: JOE FRITZ AND RICK’S ROCKIN’ REMEDY, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

From Newton Falls, Joe returns, and will perform his signature style of light rock/singer-songwriter favorites on acoustic guitar, backed up with bass and percussion!

FRIDAY: THE RETRO ROCKETS, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

Kate Marvenko (vocals) and Ed Parady (guitar) of Uncharted Course fame added former Human Beinz bassist Mel Pachuta to round out this talented trio. They play rock/pop covers from multiple genres and generations.

SATURDAY: THE DAVE IGLAR TRIO, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

This Pittsburgh-based trio has performed at the Club many times. Gifted guitarist Dave Iglar (of Forcefield, Dave & Shari fame) leads this trio of exceptional musicians including his daughter Andrea (saxophone and guitar), and Mark DeMeno (guitar/bass). Come and see the rock-n-roll Guitarnival!

May 29 – June 2

THE BIERGARTEN IS NOW OPEN

Early renewals and new member renewals for the 2018-2019 membership year have begun! Orange cards are expiring June 30. If you have a friend or family member that’s been holding off on signing up for a membership, now is the time to do it! New members will receive 13 months of membership for only $10!

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: TBD

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: TBD

Thursday – Full Menu, special: TBD

Friday – Full Menu, special: TBD

Saturday – Full menu, special: TBD

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT, PLUS JEFF WELSH ON THE PATIO FROM 7:00 TO 9:00 PM

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day! Plus, Warren Ohio’s Jeff Welsh performs a variety of rock and pop covers on the patio for your listening enjoyment!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: RUBY HORNSBY, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

West Virginia’s fiddle virtuoso and vocal talent returns to the Club to perform her unique fusion of Rock, Blues, and Mountain Soul. Catch her this Thursday!

FRIDAY: REISSUE, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

Local guitar vitruoso James Willaman leads this trio which includes Tom Barron (bass) and Steve Marks (drums). This rock fusion band plays a variety of covers with a unique twist and original music!

SATURDAY: THE MULEFACE BROTHERS, 8:30 – 11:30 PM

The Muleface Brothers are a 3-piece Rockabilly band from the Youngstown-Warren area. They play 1950’s Rockabilly-inspired Nitro-Licious Rock-n-Roll and Swingin’ Country!

May 22 – 27

THE BIERGARTEN IS NOW OPEN!


Early renewals and new member renewals for the 2018-2019 membership year have begun! If you have a friend or family member that’s been holding off on signing up for a membership, next week is the time to do it! New members will receive over 13 months of membership for only $10!

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: Beef on Weck

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Spinach Artichoke Pizza

Thursday – Full Menu, special:

Friday – Accordion Fest Buffet featuring Sausage Spinach Rigatoni with vegetable medley

Saturday – Accordion Fest Buffet featuring Roast Beef au jus with Mashed Potatoes with vegetable medley

Sunday – Accordion Fest Buffet featuring Slow-roasted Pork Loin with Sauerkraut, Pierogis, and Bavarian Green Beans

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: TAYLOR KROPP, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

A native of Monterey, California, Taylor emigrated to Nashville a couple of years ago with the intention of creating opportunity. In short form, he became a working sideman with positions as a guitarist for Tanya Tucker, Kristen Kelly, and Josh Dorr. He plays a wide variety of originals and covers.

FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: THE NATIONAL BUTTON ACCORDION FESTIVAL

The Maennerchor is hosting this long-running National event for the second year. Over a 3-day period, hundreds of guests from out of town are expected, some from as far away as Alaska, to participate in what may be the world’s largest accordion open-mic event. There will be examples of accordion music spanning every genre and ethnicity, from Polka to Zydeco.

For more information on the National Button Accordion festival, visit www.nationalbuttonaccordionfestival.com

And, for a great description of last year’s Festival at the Club, visit http://www.sharonforward.com/2018/05/12/national-button-accordion-festival/

The Club was granted special permission from the PLCB to act as a public venue for this 3-day period, so members and non-members alike are welcome to attend! ADMISSION IS $8 ON FRIDAY, $10 ON SATURDAY OR SUNDAY, OR $25 FOR A 3-DAY PASS.

Music will be performed simultaneously in the Festhalle, in the bar room, and outdoors if the weather cooperates.

FRIDAY – Doors open at 4:00 pm, music commences from 5:00 until 10:00 pm with the “get acquainted party” with dancing and accordion jamming.

SATURDAY – Doors open at 11:00 am, music commences from 12:00 noon until 10:00 pm with all day dancing and jamming.

SUNDAY – Doors open at 11:00 am, Formal concert begins at 12:30 pm, including a tribute to Veterans until 2:30, followed by the “grand jam” with dancing until 9:00 pm. On Sunday ethnic attire is encouraged.

Friday night through Sunday a buffet will be offered.

PARKING – We will have overflow parking available in lots adjacent to the Club. These areas will be marked. They include the lot immediately north of the outdoor biergarten (the former Bonner Home Supply/Johnson-Sizer Co. property), the lot across Dock St. to the north (the former Kopen Beverage Co.), the lot directly across Dock St. from the Club (Bob’s Auto) which includes ample parking underneath the Rt. 62 overpass. We estimate that these lots combined can easily accommodate over 200 vehicles. We’re encouraging our members to use the overflow parking areas as a courtesy to our out of state guests who will be spending a weekend in our valley.

May 15 – 20

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: Beef on Weck
Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Spinach Artichoke Pizza
Thursday – Full Menu, special: Beef & Vegetable Fried Rice
Friday – Full Menu, special: Cajun Grouper with Mango Salsa served with blistered Tomatoes and Quinoa
Saturday – Full Menu, special: Roast Beef Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie)
Sunday – Full Menu

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT, PLUS DINNER THEATER REJECTS COMEDY SHOW, 7:30 – 9:00 PM

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day! Additionally, the Dinner Theater Rejects Sketch Comedy Troupe will be performing. Check them out!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: ROOT THEORY, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Youngstown’s Root Theory is an acoustic duet that covers a variety of classics, folk, pop, and country songs, fronted by the awesome vocal talents of Avonlea Wensel and supported by guitarist/vocalist Jim Stafford.

FRIDAY: PIPE DREAMS, 8:00 – 11:00 PM

This local foursome features Bob Malaniak (guitar), Ron Marks (guitar), Charlie Fischer (keyboards), and Dave Samson (drums). This valley favorite specializes in 1960’s British Invasion and energetic 60’s & 70’s American pop covers.

SATURDAY: MICK ROGERS BAND, 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Led by guitarist and songwriter Mick Rogers, Kent Ohio’s Mick Rogers Band plays a unique brand of original music based in roots, rock, and blues, maybe best described as “Americana”, although their style is difficult to pigeonhole. Mick’ self-description is “rootsy, bluesy, groovy”. He’s joined by guitarist Pete Broberg, bassist Gareth Ridout, and drummer Brian Blozie.

SUNDAY: MUG NIGHT GERMAN SING-ALONG, 5:30 – 7:00 PM

Mug Night returns! Join the Apollo Maennerchor Singers, accompanied by buttonbox maestro Ron Pivovar in singing traditional German drinking songs in a late afternoon sing-along!

May 8 – 12

ATTENTION MEMBERS! THE APOLLO MAENNERCHOR SINGERS ARE LOOKING FOR MORE MEMBERS TO ADD TO THE CHOIR. IF YOU HAVE A VOICE THAT CAN HELP, PLEASE EMAIL YOUR CONTACT INFO TO maennerchor@hotmail.com

FOOD SPECIALS:


Tuesday – Burger, Brats and Dogs Night, Special: Pork Sandwich with Pepper Jack Cheese topped with Jalapeno and Honey Mustard

Wednesday – Pizza Night, special pizza: Pork Pierogi Pizza

Thursday – Full Menu, special: Pork & Sauerkraut Goulash served with Mashed Potatoes

Friday – Full Menu, special: Pesto crusted Mahi Mahi with Lemon Butter sauce served with Brown Rice

Saturday – Full Menu, special: Roast Beef au jus served with Mashed Potatoes

TUESDAY: BURGER AND DOGS NIGHT

Stop in, visit Leann, and enjoy one of our many variations of the classic American hamburger or hot dog! Now featuring Brats and soup as well! As always, we feature $1 Yuengling pints all day!

WEDNESDAY: PIZZA NIGHT

Stop in, visit Amy, and enjoy one of large selection of personal artisan pizzas! Miller Lite pints are $1 all day!

THURSDAY: MIKE HANDERHAN, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

From Mercer, talented singer/guitarist Mike Handerhan joins us for the first time as a headline act. Stop in and welcome him to the Club!

FRIDAY: THE DACH-WILLAMAN BAND, 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Local vocal, guitar, and songwriting legends Terry Dach and James Willaman join forces as a power duo once again!

SATURDAY: HOMEGROWN GRASS, 8:00 – 11:00 PM

Returning once again are local Bluegrass greats, Homegrown Grass. Their members include Matt Ross (Lead guitar, Mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Dustin Terpenning (Banjo, vocals), Fred Theiss (Guitar, Lead vocals), and Zachary Rearick (Bass, vocals).