Acoustic Solos & Small Bites

Advanced Purchase is Requested for our BYOB Happy Hour with Live Music!

Starting June 23, from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm on select Thursdays this summer, Greiser’s will host intimate evenings* featuring acoustic solos by local musicians on our front porch (or indoors in case of rain).

BYOB for Acoustic Solos & Small Bites evenings at Greiser’s this summer! Mingle with friends, meet new neighbors, and enjoy a lineup of talented local musicians.

We’ll serve cheeseboards and snacks, and set you up with glassware, ice, and openers for whatever beverages you’d like to bring. Non-alcoholic drinks and mixers are available for sale. Seating will be reserved indoors and outdoors, and guests are welcome to browse the store, mingle, and step outside for the music. 

Advance purchase of the evening’s $24 personal cheeseboard gets you a reserved seat and glassware/ice setup. Additional snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Book tickets online now, or stop into the store before event day. Seating is limited.

Acoustic Solos & Small Bites Series Schedule

June 23: Mike Miles, Rock & Blues Guitar

Greiser’s welcomes Easton native and Nashville recording artist Mike Miles back to our little “stage.” As the former lead singer and guitarist of bands Let the Good Times Roll and Shade of Blues, Mike plays a blend of rock, pop, blues, and country.

June 30: Jim Savage, New Orleans Piano on the Porch

Join us for the first Connecticut performance of recent Dallas transplant to Easton, Jim Savage, who plays an eclectic blend of Beatles, blues, classic rock favorites, and more. Before moving to town this year, Jim had been a staple in the Dallas music scene since the late 1980’s. As an original member of the Beatles cover band Hard Night’s Day, he was known for his unique John Lennon sound and style. He is also the leader of Big Chief and the Boogie-Woogie Wigwam, a New Orleans flavored rhythm and blues band that features Jim’s piano playing in the tradition of Professor Longhair and Dr John. We’re hoping the weather permits Jim to roll our piano out to the front porch.

July 14: Frank Pagliaro, From Old Timey to Indie, with the Beatles in between

He’s our morning-hours barista, he’s our in-house historian, and Frank Pagliaro is also a singer and musician. He chose Bastille Day for his show date. His songlist is an eclectic mix of all-English old-timey, 1920s, folk, soft rock, country, and Beatles tunes, but there will be something in store for the Francophiles among us!

July 28: Shannon McMahon, Original Folk

Shannon McMahon, a singer/songwriter from Stratford, also known as the Easton Public Library Assistant, creates contemporary folk music with rich vocals and songs that resonate with a strong sense of the human experience. 

August 11: Lori Dillon, Upbeat Singer Songwriter

Singer songwriter Lori Dillon of Trumbull has played the Trumbull Arts Festival and the Fairfield Arts Festival, and volunteers as a performer at the Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan and at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. In addition to original songs that she describes as “upbeat Easy Listening,” Lori will play popular tunes by artists like Sheryl Crow and Norah Jones.

August 18: Moxanne, Rock & Pop Classics

Moxanne, an acoustic trio featuring Moxanne herself on guitar and vocals with a standup bass player and a beatbox player, has previously played Greiser’s and the Easton Library, entertaining guests with upbeat familiar and delightful tunes.

*Looking for our big ole traditional family friendly parking lot events? Stay tuned for announcements about the 4 concert-cookouts we have planned, starting July 21! 

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