The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 19, 2013

Now Hear This: Friday, July 19

By Terry Baylor
For The Daily Item

— Mifflinburg is hosting its 15th annual Blueberries & Bluegrass Festival. It all starts tonight at 6 p.m. in the Community Park, North Fifth and  Thompson streets.

There will be tons of blue food available — blueberry pies, whoopie pies, lemonade, ice cream and iced tea. And there will be some blue munsic — the West End Bluegrass Band will perform in the gazebo.

Also today, The Frank Wicher Band will be shaking things up at The Links in Buckhorn. The music starts at 8 p.m. so grab your cowboy boots and get ready for some serious fun.

The Masonic Motorcycle Club Chapter 19 is hosting “Rock Fest in the West” at the West End Fairgrounds in Laurelton. It is a poker run and fundraiser for a little boy named Taylor who suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling down a flight of stairs. They’ve got some serious rock bands on the bill to help out. For tickets or information email You must be 21 or older to attend.

Don’t forget Danville’s Iron Heritage Festival. There will be many free events and concerts all over town. It’s a wonderful event celebrating Danville’s history. There is even a battle of the bands for Civil War era music. For more information about the scheduled events this weekend go to

Tony Halchak will be on the patio playing a variety of classic rock, country and folk at Front Street Station tonight starting at 7 p.m. PA Crude will be at the Route 61 Road House, located in the Market House in Sunbury. The entrance is in the rear.

Frank Deluca will play at McGuigan’s in Sunbury from 6:30-8:30 and House With a Yard will be at The Number 1’s at Center and Penn streets in Sunbury from 8-10 p.m.

Please send news about music and venues to Terry Baylor ( by 5 p.m. on Monday for inclusion in Thursday’s “Now Here This.” Photos always welcome.