Mock Crest Tavern hosts a weekend packed with great music. Suburban Slim starts your weekend off on the right foot. He performs at 9:00 p.m. on Friday, June 6th.
Phil Wagner (aka Suburban Slim) has played the ukulele since childhood and later learned guitar. Phil eventually settled in Portland and embraced the wider audience and music culture. As his music career grew, he released three Cd’s of original tunes.
Suburban Slim is available to hear on YouTube.
The Adequates perform at 9:00 p.m Saturday evening, June 7th. The band’s music includes songs from the 60′s, 70′s and 80′s. Stapleton’s vocals and guitar shine through with songs from the Stones, The Clash, and others.
- Don Henson plays piano, drums and vocals
- Mike Cheddar offers his expertise on bass
- Peter Blowing on harp
Here’s your fun facts to prepare you for Quizzy trivia this Sunday at 6:30.
- Poor soil tends to produce better wines (“the worse it is, the better it is”).
- White wine can is usually produced from red grapes.
- Most wines do not improve with age.
- Mead is a beverage made of a fermented honey and water mixture.
- The United States is unique in distinguishing between “hard cider” and nonalcoholic “cider.” “Cider” is derived from the Hebrewshekar, meaning “strong drink.” In referring to unfermented apple juice, the proper term is “apple juice” rather than cider.
- No government health warning is permitted on wine imported into any country in the European Union (Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom).
- One of every five glasses of wine consumed in the world is sake.
- “Muscatel” means “wine with flies in it” in Italian.
- In Welsh, the word for beer is “cwrw.” Incidentally, it’s pronounced “koo-roo.”
- Rum was issued daily to every sailor in the British Navy from 1651 until 1970.
Have a great week and we’ll see ya there!