Thanksgiving is this Thursday, November 28th, and Mock Crest Tavern has a perfect menu for you. You’ll enjoy someone else cooking for you as you relax and get your belly full. Mock Crest will open Thanksgiving day at 9 a.m.! The menu is only $9.95 and includes:
- roast turkey
- mashed potatoes and gravy
- vegetable roll
And on Friday, join Mock Crest Tavern for the Civil War game beginning at 4 p.m.
You won’t want to miss Bob Mader (Dakota Bob) and the Business Men Blues Band Friday night, November 29th, at Mock Crest Tavern. The performance begins at 9 p.m. Dakota Bob has played for years, and well-recognized throughout the North and Midwest. Previously with a group in Washington, he later began playing with a Jazz band group from Portland. The group clicked and formed the band “Dakota Bob and the Business Men Blues”.
- Dakota Bob – Guitar and Harmonica
- Kdawg – Bass
- Johnny – Drums
Dakota Bob began his music career as Harmonica Bob, but after locating someone with the same name, he changed it to Dakota Bob. Not long after, he connected with other musicians and began learning Old Chicago Blues songs. He soon earned a reputation as a well-respected musician with the “Blues Cronies”.
Hop over to his website for tunes, photos and more.
Tracey Fordice and the 8-balls perform Saturday, November 30th, at 9:00 p.m. They’re recognized for their Rockin’ Blues, soulful ballads, covers and also original tunes.
Tracey Fordice, formerly known as Tracey Bunch, offers a unique and powerful voice. Tracey also plays the piano and offers her song-writing talents that blend a mix of creativity and depth to the blues community. She has performed in the Pacific NW for more than 40 years.
- Tracey Fordice – Songwriter, keyboards, guitar, and vocals
- Randy Yearout – Songwriter, guitars, and vocals
- Johnnie Corrie – Drums and vocals
- Rudi Spain – Bass and vocals
- Bob Demary – Guitars and vocals
Have a great week and we’ll see ya there!
Posted by mockcresttavern on November 27, 2013
The Chancers perform at Mock Crest Tavern on November 21st at Mock Crest Tavern starting at 9:00 p.m.
The Chancers blend their unique sound into 80’s hits, traditional Irish ballads, hackneyed paddy-whack tunes and polkas. Their influences include performers such as Benny O’Conner of the esteemed Galway ceili band ‘Shaskeen’ , Neil Diamond, Shane McGowan and Morrissey.
The band members include:
- Master fisherman and highly sought-after buttonbox player, Felim Egan on accordion
- Professional magician and motivational speaker Paddy Schutte on banjo
- Aerospace engineer Tim Cornell on fiddle, mandolin and guitar
- Model Sean Connolly as front man
With their folk/Celtic Rock and Irish traditional sounds you won’t want to miss this group as we kick off the holiday weekend. Visit them at Reverbnation to hear their tunes.
If you’re not interested in cooking for Thanksgiving, hop on over to Mock Crest Tavern. They’ll keep your belly full with their Thanksgiving food. Hang out with friends and enjoy being waited on, play the lottery, and relax with a good drink or two. A day of relaxation before the crazy rush of shopping on Black Friday sounds good to me!
See ya there!
Posted by mockcresttavern on November 20, 2012
You can’t go wrong at Mock Crest Tavern this week with live music from DC Malone and the Jones on Friday, November 16th, followed by Johnnie Ward’s Sharkskin Revue on Saturday evening. Both events begin at 9 p.m.
DC Malone & the Jones incorporate blues, rock, folk, swing, country and a touch of bluegrass into their performances. Their music covers a wide variety, including cover songs and interpretations.
Malone and the Jones have performed at festivals, dance clubs, taverns, private parties, and corporate functions.
DC Malone & the Jones members are:
- DC Malone: guitar, banjo, hand drums, and lead vocals
- Tony Lahina: lead guitar, harmonica, vocals
- Dale Turnbull: bass guitar, vocals
- Mike Zilis: keyboards
- Brian Wright: drums
Johnnie Ward’s Sharkskin Revue, a Mock Crest Tavern favorite, perform Saturday night.You will enjoy their blues, swing and jazz music. The band features Portland blues legend, Johnnie Ward and chanteuse Lauren Sheehan.
They feature original music, as well as, a variety of music from Ella Johnson, Howlin’ Wolf, Thelonious Monk among others.
Follow them on Facebook for additional information and performances.
Thanksgiving is next week, and Mock Crest Tavern will not only be open, but serving turkey dinner! Stay warm and dry, and I’ll see you there.
Posted by mockcresttavern on November 15, 2012