12/29 - A Celebration of the Life of “Jersey Mike”

at The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company

Jersey N Kids

Doors: 08:30 PM Starts: 09:00 PM - No cover

 

On November 18th we all lost a very dear spirit all too suddenly. On the evening of December 29th we will join together to celebrate his life and recollect our fond memories of “Jersey” Mike Van Jura. This event will be an opportunity for friends, colleagues and family members to gather in one place to smile and laugh our way through memories of the many years we were all blessed by Mike’s company.

Mike was more than a promoter. He was a dedicated blogger and activist, he was a social connector, he was a drinking buddy, he was a loving father. He adopted the city of Harrisburg and left a mark that will not soon be forgotten

The evening will feature performances by artists such as:

  • Hip Pocket Mo-Town Project
  • Mike Banks
  • Rebecca Marie Miller
  • members of Herbie
  • and more…
The performances will be inter-spaced by fond memories recounted by those who knew him.
There will be no cover for this event. We encourage all those who are mourning his loss to attend. The event will be informal and of a celebratory nature. Somber is not how Jersey would’ve wanted it.
Donations will be accepted for the K&L Guardian Foundation and some of Mike’s framed art collection will be available for auction.

We look forward to seeing you there.

-Greenbelt Events

More Upcoming Shows

dickdale Tickets

07/25/2014 - Dick Dale

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 07:00 PM | Show Starts: 08:00 PM - $25 in advance/$30 at the door cover

His style is something different and unique. Since his first appearances Balboa, Ca. at the famed Rendezvous Ballroom, he has [more]

palebarnghost Tickets

07/26/2014 - Pale Barn Ghosts

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 in advance/$8 at the door cover

Featuring guests Jake Lewis and the Clergy Duo and Vinegar Creek Constituency   Three unemployed musicians find temp jobs working [more]

Bacon Cover Tickets

07/27/2014 - Bacon and Brew HaHa Fundraiser! – ALL AGES!

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 01:00 PM | Show Starts: 01:00 PM - $25 in advance/$30 at the door cover

Do you love beer? Do you love bacon? Do you think I’m cray for even asking at this point? Then [more]

DrSlothclaw

08/01/2014 - Dr. Slothclaw and The Dogs of Lust

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $5 cover

Dr. Slothclaw The self proclaimed “Experimental Funk” band Dr. Slothclaw is a full frontal assault on the senses. Their live [more]

crippledbutfree01 Tickets

08/08/2014 - Crippled But Free

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $5 in advance/$7 at the door cover

Crippled But Free is a group of veteran Harrisburg PA area musicians whose mutual love for Grateful Dead music has [more]

HowlLineGiveTake Tickets

08/13/2014 - The Line, The Howl, The Give/Take

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $5 cover

The Line The Line is Josh Howard ( The Virus, Kamikaze Zero ), Tommy Kristich ( The Jellybricks, IKE ) [more]

WHITELAKE Tickets

08/15/2014 - Enter the Haggis

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $12 in advance/$15 at the door cover

Toronto roots rock band, Enter The Haggis, has proven itself to be a true grassroots success story, and never has [more]

crackersbitch_1242094791

08/16/2014 - Cheezy and the Crackers

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 8PM | Show Starts: 9PM - $5 cover

Cheezy and the Crackers is a Fusion/Alternative/Reggae group #based in New Jersey. In 2005, the band started out playing at [more]

driftwood-rebel-bw-034 Tickets

08/22/2014 - Driftwood

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $7 in advance/$10 at the door cover

Driftwood The energy of rock n’ roll is impossible to categorize – mercurial, specific to its beholder and profoundly reflective. [more]

1399814_10151849945899926_332186329_o Tickets

08/26/2014 - Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band!

The Abbey Bar at Appalachian Brewing Company
Doors at: 08:00 PM | Show Starts: 09:00 PM - $10 cover

Funk has a new spokes band, and that band is Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band. Known for their raucous [more]