Played a great show at the lovely Cafe 9 in New Haven CT. We played first opening for the great Rhett Miller from The Old 97’s.
This was a special and 1st time ever version per request from Rhett who was playing solo acoustic. THE PREMIERE OF THE ZAMBONIS ACOUSTIC DUO. Dave and Cary hit the stage without the power of the band/team and it really was a special evening. The crowd was great as was Rhett. He joined us during our set for the song “I Wanna Drive The Zamboni” and then later brought us up during his set where we covered our mutual friends GUSTER’s best Xmas song that is not a Xmas song “Do You Love Me”. We also handed him his favorite teams jersey ie The Dallas Stars. He quickly and happily put the jersey on as fast as you can say SKATE!.
Rhett Miller makes great solo records and has an amazing band called The Old 97’s. We are a band that write songs about hockey, love, life and hockey. We played a Bar Mitzvah with Rhett about 10 years ago in NYC. We are going to try this again but without 7 hor d’oeuvres stations and an open bar. LET’S ROCK!
We were overwhelmed with not only press inquiries but also honored by so many people noting how ahead of the “John Scott” curve we were. The craziness and awe that happened at The NHL ALL STAR GAME was after the song was written and put out. Dave did interviews across the country. “Content Is King” a SiriusXM show hosted by King Kaufman in Los Angeles, CA. Downtown With Rich Kimball on the radio & streaming from Bangor, ME and many more. One that meant quite a bit to we Zambonis was to be featured in Slapshot Diaries A site created by 2 legends from Canada. Rocker and Author Dave Bidini (Rheostatics) & Film maker Mike Downie. PS HELLO CANADA! http://slapshotdiaries.com/great-scott/
We were inspired by an article NHL ALL STAR JOHN SCOTT Penned for the Player’s Tribune. We wrote a song for John 2 days before the All Star Game ie Friday night. We finished it at 9pm, started at 6:20pm Put the song up on the interwebs and basically went to bed. The rest is history. https://thezambonis.bandcamp.com/releases
We support those who support and do so much for us. 3 bands will be playing, THE ZAMBONIS, THE STENTS and THE C-SIDES. Just going to pass some helmets/buckets around and have some soldiers there to have a great time with you and occasionally threaten to kick your ass if you don’t throw a $5 bill in the bucket. BE THERE, IT IS GONNA BE A BLAST (and also raise some dough)
ZAMBONIS LIVE & NHL 94 TOURNAMENT = DREAM GIG!
The documentary Pixelated Heroes on Sega/Nintendo NHL 94 will be filming and having a tournament with we ZAMBONIS rocking out on SATURDAY AUGUST 22 The tournament will be from 1pm to 4pm and then ZAMBONIS will play from 4:30 to 5:30ish. RARE EARLY SHOW!
Arch II Sports Bar & Grill
632 Cromwell Ave, Rocky Hill, CT 06067