ACCEPTING BOOKINGS 

Festivals - Concerts - Partys - Venues 


JANUARY

4th / WED:  The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA

Duo w Dave Howard from Neal & The Vipers

~ click here for info:  www.jasperhillcafe.com​ ~

5th / THUR:  The New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

12th / THUR:  The New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

14th / SAT:  Narrows Center For The Arts,  Fall River, Ma

The Narrows Winter Blues Festival  - 4 Acts 

~ click here for Tickets & Info:  www.narrowscenter.org ~


FEBRUARY

1st / WED:  The International Blues Challenge,  Memphis, TN    (Club 152 on Beale)

2nd / THU: The International Blues Challenge,  Memphis, TN    (Club 152 ")

3rd / FRI:    The International Blues Challenge,  Memphis, TN    (Kings Palace ")

8th / WED: PRIVATE CONCERT, Fort Myers, FL

9th / THU: PRIVATE CONCERT, Fort Myers, FL

10th / FRI: PRIVATE CONCERT, Bonita Springs, FL

16th /  THUR: New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

23rd / THUR: New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)


MARCH

1st / WED: PRIVATE CONCERT, Bonita Springs, FL

11th / SAT: Buzzards Bay Brewery  

Westport, MA  (4 - 7)  

- CANCELED  due to Forecast

16th / THUR: New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

23rd / THUR: New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

26th / SUN: Benefit For The New Bedford Public Library

​Light refreshments and soup provided by “Destination Soups” will be served. Cost for this afternoon of music is $20.00 for members of the Friends and $25 non-members. Reservations are strongly suggested as seating is limited. For additional information or reservations, contact Diane Duprey at msdvduprey@comcast.net or call 508-984-3429. Please send your tax-deductible payment, payable to Friends of the New Bedford Free Public Library, 613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford MA 02740.

30th / THUR: New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

31st / FRI: Buddy's P Pub, Middleboro, MA (9:00)


APRIL

EVERY THURSDAY - New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

5th / WED: The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA

Duo w Dave Howard from Neal & The Vipers

8th / SAT: The Bull Run, Shirley, MA (Tap Room 7:00)

22nd / SAT: PRIVATE PARTY, Salem, MA

29th / SAT: THE BLUES SUMMIT FESTIVAL, Hyannis, MA

A great annual BLUES FESTIVAL - I will be playing in the afternoon with Dave Howard as a Duo. 


​MAY

EVERY THURSDAY - New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

3rd / Wed: The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

12th / FRI: SPIRE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, Plymouth, MA

Opening for The Ryan Montbleau Band

​- click here for tickets and info: www.spirecenter.org

13th /  SAT: Shorty Billups Birthday Bash - w Shorty & James Montgomery

Brockton, MA 8:00 - Details on FACEBOOK page

20th / SAT: House Of Brews, Stoughton, MA (8:00)

27th / SAT: The Bull Run, Shirley, MA - Tap Room @ 7:00

28th / SUN: Private Party - Plymouth, MA


JUNE

EVERY THURSDAY - New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

2nd / FRI: Leandros, Easton, MA (8:30)

3rd / SAT: The Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA

Opening for Danielle Nichole (8:00)

7th / WED: The Jasper Hill Cafe , Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

10th / SAT: Buzzards Bay Brewery, Westport, MA (4-7)

17th / SAT: Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA (5-8)

23rd / FRI: House Concert - Hyannis, MA -- PRIVATE

25th / SUN: Private Party - Burlington, VT


JULY

EVERY THURSDAY - The New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

1st / SAT: Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA (6-9)

5th / WED: The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

8th / SAT: Buzzards Bay Brewery, Westport, MA (4-7)

14th / FRI: Private Party

15th / SAT: Private House Concert

19th / WED: STATION 8, 1899 Ocean St, Marshfield, MA

A very cool place, great food, great vibe (8:30)

22nd / SAT: House Of Brews, Stoughton, MA (8:00)

28th / FRI: Opening for SONNY LANDRETH

The Narrows Center For The Arts, Fall River, MA (8:00)


AUGUST

NO NEW WORLD TAVERN ON August 3rd

EVERY THURSDAY - The New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

2nd / WED: Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

4th / FRI: Private

​5th / SAT: Private

​19th / SAT: Buzzards Bay Brewery, Westport, MA (4-7)

​20th / SUN: Brews N Blues Festival, Westford, MA

Nashoba Valley Ski Area - W Dave Howard - We start at NOON

26th / SAT: Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA (6-9)


SEPTEMBER

EVERY THURSDAY - The New World Tavern, Plymouth, MA (7:00)

6th / WED: The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

9th / SAT: The Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA (6:00 Outside)

16th /SAT: House Concert, The Carole House Bed & Breakfast,

Plymouth MA. Open to the public 

23rd / SAT: The Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA (6:00 Outside)

29th / FRI: THE NARROWS CENTER FOR THE ARTS,            Fall River, MA  -- Opening for COCO MONTOYA                    (8:00) Tickets and info at  www.narrowscenter.org


OCTOBER

4th / WED: Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

8th / SUN: The Rye Tavern, Plymouth, MA  (5:00 - 8:00)

WEATHER PENDING - (508) 591-7515

14th / SAT: House Of Brews, Stoughton, MA (8:00)

21st / SAT: The Inn On Shipyard Park, Mattapoisett, MA


NOVEMBER

**** NO NEW WORLD TAVERN ****

1st / WED: Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard


18th / SAT: The Inn On Shipyard Park, Mattapoisett, MA (8:30)

with Special Guest:  The Great  SHOR'TY BILLUPS!

Shor'ty has played with everyone from Little Richard, to Etta James and was an original member of the Wilson Picket Band. At 85 years old, Shor'ty knows how to get it done. He is also an actor and is the new movie about Vinny Paz.  A night with Shor'ty in an education!


DECEMBER

***** NO New World Tavern *****

2nd / SAT: House Of Brews, Stoughton, MA

6th / WED: The Jasper Hill Cafe, Holliston, MA - w Dave Howard

23rd / SAT: The Bull Run, Shirley, MA (The Tap Room 7:00)




The Gigs - 2017