One of Williamsport's longest-standing, most dedicated supporters of original live music, Bullfrog Brewery regularly and proudly showcases the very best in national, regional, and local talent canvassing myriad genres ... rock, blues, jam, bluegrass, alternative, reggae, ska, jazz, Americana, electronic, fusion, world, and more. The Bullfrog features live music most every Friday & Saturday night (typically starting at 9PM), jazz every Wednesday evening (7-10PM), our immensely popular Sunday Jazz Brunch Workshop (12-4PM), and special musical treats on many Sunday, Monday, and Thursday evenings as well. If you're a fan of live music, Bullfrog Brewery is the place to be.

EVERY SUNDAY
     JAZZ BRUNCH WORKSHOP     NOON 'TIL 4PM

Our Sunday Jazz Brunch Workshop is a magical, musical phenomenon that everyone should experience. The host trio of Burgess, Stetz, and James (featuring the notable talents of pianist & vocalist Greg Burgess, bassist Bill Stetz, and drummer Tom James) welcomes musicians of all kinds to join in the musical adventure. Live and inspirational, you'll watch, listen and smile as songs take shape and evolve in an unrehearsed performance ... a real workshop to hone skills and express musical vision. Many guest musicians & vocalists are always on-hand to "sit in" as soloists or to be called upon to create a whole new trio, quartet or larger ensemble, too. It's a ritual that you'll want to be part of every Sunday! Because of the popularity of our Sunday Brunch (served from 9AM-2PM), reservations are strongly encouraged.

Tuesday, February 27     Quizzo Team Pub Trivia     9PM


Join us every Tuesday night for Jon Mackey's Quizzo Team Pub Trivia and test your brain on beer! Teams can have up to six players for four rounds of fun trivia ... and there are prizes! Quizzo starts at 9PM and typically runs until about 10:20PM. Always a popular event here at The Frog! Reservations are highly encouraged.

Wednesday, February 28     Organ Trio East     7-10PM


An absolutely phenomenal trio performing primarily original jazz, with a few classics thrown in for good measure ... this stellar trio features trombonist Jay Vonada, keyboardist Steve Adams, and drummer Tom James. Real deal jazz. Every Wednesday evening we offer up free, live jazz while you dine and drink with us here at the Bullfrog. From solo pianists to unique duos & trios to hot quartets, we've always got something on Wednesday nights to tickle your musical tastebuds while you relax with friends, grab a bite, or enjoy a beer or three. 

Saturday, March 3     Fireside Collective     9PM-MID


Asheville, NC-based newgrass band Fireside Collective is a group of folk music enthusiasts who blend elements of traditional bluegrass and American roots music with modern acoustic arrangements. With an energetic live show, the band presents finely crafted original music infused with impeccable solos and tight harmonies. Captivating listeners with songs centered around change, relationships, and being on the road, they transition smoothly between danceable bluegrass numbers and passionate folk ballads. With mandolin, fiddle, Dobro, and acoustic guitar layered eloquently on top of rock solid stand up bass, the band has quickly made a name for themselves as a must-see progressive acoustic ensemble.

Sunday, March 4     Sean Farley     7-10PM


Music was a part of Farley’s life at a very early age, and now his love for guitar has come full circle with a certification in Lutherie (the crafting of stringed instruments). Farley now plays guitars that he has crafted by hand. Farley has made it to the International Blues Challenge three times, taken the stage at the Billtown Blues Festival seven times, and has opened for bands like “Yes” and “Blue Oyster Cult.” He has shared the stage on several tours as a lead guitar player for the “Georgia Song Bird” E.G. Kight, recorded on her album “It’s Hot In Here”, and is still her main guitarist in the north east. He has performed with other musicians like Ann Rabson, Bnois King, Smokin’ Joe Kubek, “Iron Man” Michael Burks, and 2013 Grammy nominee Melissa Reaves, and more. Farley currently occupies the role of guitarist, singer, and songwriter for regional acts including Black~N~Blues and Lynn & Farley 5, and tours the country often performing solo shows.

Tuesday, March 6     Quizzo Team Pub Trivia     9PM


Join us every Tuesday night for Jon Mackey's Quizzo Team Pub Trivia and test your brain on beer! Teams can have up to six players for four rounds of fun trivia ... and there are prizes! Quizzo starts at 9PM and typically runs until about 10:20PM. Always a popular event here at The Frog! Reservations are highly encouraged.

Wednesday, March 7     The Doug McMinn Jazz Quartet     7-10PM


The Doug McMinn Jazz Quartet has been performing on the first Wednesday of every month here at The Frog for the past 16 years, and you'll hear why if you hop in. This foursome showcases the highly regarded talents of saxophonist & clarinetist Doug McMinn, guitarist Dave Brumbaugh, bassist Tim Breon, and drummers Joel B Vincent and Rich Cummings (who take turns on the drum throne every other month). Every Wednesday evening we offer up free, live jazz while you dine and drink with us here at the Bullfrog. From solo pianists to unique duos & trios to hot quartets, we've always got something on Wednesday nights to tickle your musical tastebuds while you relax with friends, grab a bite, or enjoy a beer or three.

Saturday, March 10     Appalachian Gypsy Tribe     9PM-MID


The Appalachian Gypsy Tribe sound transcends the spectrum of music from one end to the next. Their creative songwriting touches down on multiple genres before soaring off again on a psychedelic sound craft. The musicianship has been building for years, and now it has come together as Appalachian Gypsy Tribe. The band began playing together in July of 2012. Since then, AGT has exploded into Pennsylvania venues and festivals; gaining momentum and expanding their family base with a wide range of music styling and infectious songwriting. With each song, AGT brings a fresh and new atmosphere to the table. Their compositions are carefully layered with thick harmonies, intricate musical movements, deep rooted stories, and uplifting lyrics. Improvisation moves one song into the next, leaving a surprise around every corner.

Sunday, March 11     Jamie O'Brien & Henry Koretzky     8-11PM


A Celtic-inspired St. Paddy's Day pre-game!  It was in 1990, soon after his arrival from Europe, that Jamie O'Brien first gained attention on this side of the Atlantic as guitarist with Medicinal Purpose, a Pennsylvania-based old-timey band. With this group, he helped lead the current revival in contra-dancing and old-timey music in the area. At the same time, he also continued to develop his career in Irish music, initially in the Philadelphia area. Coming from a London-Irish family, he was introduced to Irish music at a young age. His earliest recollections are of family gatherings at which songs were sung, dances danced, and stories told. Although he has performed in a number of styles over the years, he has always enjoyed returning to his Irish and Londoner roots. He performed throughout the British Isles and Europe (he still tours Germany and France most years) and since arriving in the US has played across the Mid-Atlantic region and at top venues from Chicago to Washington, DC, from New York to the Hawaiian Islands, appearing at festivals large and small, concerts, house concerts, clubs, pubs and dances.

Monday, March 12     Vinegar Creek Constituency     8-11PM


American songs are full of deranged old ghosts howling at the moon. Vinegar Creek Constituency, an eclectic, incendiary string band out of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, channels these venerable old ghosts of the American folk tradition through imaginative, emotive original songs delivered with rock n roll intensity. Full of shouting, floorboard-stomping soul, their live performances are uplifting, high-energy events with fans dancing in the aisles and clapping, stomping, and singing along. Like their folksong forerunners that took root around campfires and on back porches across America, the songs call out from the crossroads of light and darkness. They are dreams of Heaven alongside visions of Hell; songs in praise of love alongside tales of murder and the madness of lovers betrayed; songs that ride the rails, wander the countryside, rise from the grave, and cackle in the face of impending doom. The musicians of Vinegar Creek Constituency come from diverse musical backgrounds that range from formal Classical performance to experimental garage Rock to traditional Old Time Appalachian string band music to Gypsy Jazz. Consequently, the band’s sound encompasses elements of many styles, including super-charged bluegrass, early Sun Records-era rock'n'roll, swing, vaudeville, outlaw country, and ragtime.

Tuesday, March 13     Quizzo Team Pub Trivia     9PM


Join us every Tuesday night for Jon Mackey's Quizzo Team Pub Trivia and test your brain on beer! Teams can have up to six players for four rounds of fun trivia ... and there are prizes! Quizzo starts at 9PM and typically runs until about 10:20PM. Always a popular event here at The Frog! Reservations are highly encouraged.

Wednesday, March 14     The Keystone Cats     7-10PM


A great group offering up classic jazz standards and some fun pop tunes in the mix! Every Wednesday evening we offer up free, live jazz while you dine and drink with us here at the Bullfrog. From solo pianists to unique duos & trios to hot quartets, we've always got something on Wednesday nights to tickle your musical tastebuds while you relax with friends, grab a bite, or enjoy a beer or three.

Friday, March 16     Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam     9PM-MID


Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam" is a funk-driven powerhouse from Pennsylvania, led by guitarist Andy Mowatt, "an absolute musical genius" (Joe Devoy, Tellus 360) and "jazz-rock flamethrower on guitar" (Sam Campbell, Gigspots). A fusion of New Orleans and Central PA, "Andy Mowatt's Steely Jam" band will "inspire you to expand your mind and think outside the confines of traditional jazz, soul and funk!" (Corey Robert, Positive Music Reviews). "Confident, to-the-point, and elegant" (Gus Rocha, The Flinging Times), Andy and his group entertain and impress crowds with unique originals and modern twists on classic hits, "and yet, through many influences, each tune retains a sound that is distinctly Mowatt's" (Kim O'Brien, Fly Magazine).

Saturday, March 17     The Scott Pemberton Band     9PM-MID    
$8


Saint Patrick's Day will be ROCKIN' at The Frog!! Scott Pemberton’s sound is much like the vibe of his native Portland, OR ... freaky, fun, and just the right amount of weird. The best way to categorize his music is with the moniker “Timber Rock.” Scott naturally applies his own lens/stamp to the sounds of the Pacific Northwest, the region he has always called home. The deep jazz, NW rock/grunge, blues roots, and the west coast funk. It’s all there, and often all in the same song. Listeners are finding this honest, original, and to-the-point music refreshing and fun. The response to Scott's music has made him an emerging force on the festival circuit, placed him at #1 in Portland’s pop charts, #4 on Billboards “Tastemakers” chart, and has generated accololades from the press.

Tuesday, March 20     Quizzo Team Pub Trivia     9PM


Join us every Tuesday night for Jon Mackey's Quizzo Team Pub Trivia and test your brain on beer! Teams can have up to six players for four rounds of fun trivia ... and there are prizes! Quizzo starts at 9PM and typically runs until about 10:20PM. Always a popular event here at The Frog! Reservations are highly encouraged.

Wednesday, March 21     The Ken Wittman Trio     7-10PM


A mighty-fine amalgamation of three regional, top-notch musicians. Bassist Ken Wittman, guitarist Rod Chubb, and drummer Joel B Vincent present their take on jazz standards and classic favorites in an often funky and always fun way. Every Wednesday evening we offer up free, live jazz while you dine and drink with us here at the Bullfrog. From solo pianists to unique duos & trios to hot quartets, we've always got something on Wednesday nights to tickle your musical tastebuds while you relax with friends, grab a bite, or enjoy a beer or three.

Thursday, March 22     Ramblin' Dan Stevens     8-11PM


Ramblin' Dan Stevens performs a mix of traditional finger style blues, americana and originals and has entertained audiences throughout the United States, Germany, UK, Canada, and U.S. Virgin Islands. His unique style of "bottleneck" slide playing popularized by early Mississippi Delta bluesmen includes use of a homemade, three-stringed "Cigar Box Guitar" and one stringed "Diddly Bow," both primitive blues instruments. A finalist in the International Blues Challenge on Beale Street in Memphis, TN, and protege of the legendary folk and blues icon Dave Van Ronk, Dan has been lauded as a raconteur and for the authenticity of his approach. Dave’s career has recently been highlighted by the release of the Coen Brothers movie “Inside Llewyn Davis”, set in the Greenwich Village scene in the 60s. Also, Dan plays regularly in the New York City Subway System in locations such as Times Square and Grand Central Terminal.

Saturday, March 24     The Telltale Signs     9PM-MID


Born out of dissatisfaction with current ideals in the bulk of modern music, the Telltale Signs are a refreshing, high-powered dose of realist rock & roll. "I wanted a raucous and rough-hewn sound to the group but the melodies and vocals had to be great and the songs had to be exciting ... something I feel is missing in a lot of bands that are carrying the "garage" moniker around these days." says singer-guitarist Andrew Kohler, who writes the majority of the band's material. Powerful vocals belted out by Kohler and bassist Shawn McKenzie proudly carry the messages of the group's smart songwriting throughout it's recordings and live performances. Romping rhythms pounded out by their drummer keep the band both centered and lively and when interlocked with McKenzie's greased and gritty walking bass lines, the rhythm section sounds at once like a well-oiled machine and a runaway freight train. Add Kohler's chimey-to-clear-as-mud guitar work, littered with raunchy solos and churning riffs, and this trio has found their purpose. Uncompromising tones burst from the finest vintage equipment with impressive volume to provide a perfectly composed wall of sound. And then, as quick as they came, the big notes recede to make room for more of the story as the vocals move to the forefront in perfect harmony with each other. This type of dynamic feel is not often encountered in clubs these days. It's familiar and nostalgic but also exciting and dangerous. The Telltale Signs are here to fill the void you never knew you had.

Tuesday, March 27     Quizzo Team Pub Trivia     9PM


Join us every Tuesday night for Jon Mackey's Quizzo Team Pub Trivia and test your brain on beer! Teams can have up to six players for four rounds of fun trivia ... and there are prizes! Quizzo starts at 9PM and typically runs until about 10:20PM. Always a popular event here at The Frog! Reservations are highly encouraged.

Wednesday, March 28     Organ Trio East     7-10PM


An absolutely phenomenal trio performing primarily original jazz, with a few classics thrown in for good measure ... this stellar trio features trombonist Jay Vonada, keyboardist Steve Adams, and drummer Tom James. Real deal jazz. Every Wednesday evening we offer up free, live jazz while you dine and drink with us here at the Bullfrog. From solo pianists to unique duos & trios to hot quartets, we've always got something on Wednesday nights to tickle your musical tastebuds while you relax with friends, grab a bite, or enjoy a beer or three.

Friday, March 30     Keith Kenny     9PM-MID


If the audience at a Keith Kenny show were to close their eyes for the performance they would swear that there was a full band on stage. Kenny's fans, however, are too busy dancing to the one-man act's layered guitar riffs, foot stomping percussion, blues harp and emotionally charged vocals to even think about looking away. His new LIVE album captures the true essence of his “one man band” performances spanning genres from gritty rock and roll to electrified folk and blues. The New Jersey native is able to emulate the sound of a full rock band with his percussive fingerstyle approach to the acoustic guitar and an array of effects pedals. Kenny even customized a vintage red suitcase to use as a kick drum which has appeared with him on stage for nearly a decade of live performances. His debut appearances at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park paved the way for Kenny’s developing one-man band show and led him into the national touring circuit and beyond. During his most recent “Big Red Suitcase Tour” Kenny performed in over 50 U.S. cities from coast to coast and was invited to headline a series of benefit concerts in SE Asia. In recent years he has shared the stage with the likes of Keller Williams, Leon Russell, John Hammond Jr., New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Zen Tricksters, and John Kadlecik (Further & Dark Star Orchestra).
 
  

 
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