11/28/21, Sunday: Tom Pirozzoli + short sets

Stage 33 Live’s COVID policy may change without warning if emerging conditions warrant, but at the time of this publication is as follows: “If you aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19, we request that you wear a mask and maintain a six-foot social distance at our events. Vaccinated people are also welcome to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Our chairs are movable and configurable – if you need or wish to make a social-distanced seating pod for your party, arrive early and we’ll help you do it. Note that the three front rows aren’t available as pod space, and people who have already arrived and have chosen their seats will not be expected to move. GUIDANCE MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Note that some shows may have tighter restrictions by the performer’s request. Any additional per-show guidance will be found on the individual show pages on this website.”

Tom Pirozzoli has a long and strong history and reputation in music, and Stage 33 Live is proud to bring him back to the room on Sunday, November 28 at 6:00 PM, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls VT. Short sets by local artists will precede. Limited seating; recorded and filmed. While this intimate show on the weekend after Thanksgiving could command a $20 ticket, with Tom’s blessing it’s just $5 (they will be $10 at the door). There’s a likelihood of sellout; advance tickets are recommended. (Read press release.)

•   Advance tickets for this show are $5 plus the transaction fee charged by Paypal (1.99% + 49 cents = 59 cents per ticket for this show) so that the performer receives the full amount. (Tickets will be $10 at the door.)
•   A Paypal account is not required. They try to make it look like it is, but there will be a link to proceed without one.
•   All gate receipts go to the performer (less the 11th ticket which goes toward promotion costs).
•   If you wish, you may add a tip above the ticket price.
•   You can change the number of tickets on the sales page.
•   SEATING IS LIMITED TO 40. Chairs will be saved (but not assigned) for advance ticket holders starting from the front row, and only 40 advance tickets will be sold. If any chairs are available behind the ones reserved for advance ticket holders, those will be first-come first-served.
•   If our 40 chairs all get reserved, advance sales will automatically close. There will still be limited standing room.
•   Advance sales will shut down at midnight the day before the show whether or not there are chairs left; any remaining chairs will be available first come first served.
•   After completing, a “success” page should pop up and you should get an email from Paypal.
•   The name you give will be on a list at the door. All you have to do is show up. There are no physical tickets.
•   We won’t sell your info to anybody. We won’t even add you to our secret email newsletter coterie unless you ask.
•   Questions? Drop us a line at stage33@stage33live.com or text/voicemail 802-289-0148.


Tom Pirozzoli: smooth, smart folk

BELLOWS FALLS — He was a 200-gigs-a-year guy for a long time, but these days Tom Pirozzoli is increasingly focused on his successful fine art career and has throttled down to about three dozen music shows annually. Stage 33 Live is lucky to be one of them.

His recordings have had national and international success, and several of them are in the Smithsonian Folkways Collection. His album “Travels” spent 13 weeks on the Top 40 AAA charts, and was the featured release at Tower Records in Los Angeles and Nashville. He’s worked with artists like Greg Brown, Jesse Winchester, Doc Watson, and Willy Porter.

His experiences and encounters with people, cultures, and ideas while traveling Europe and South America, India and Southeast Asia, China and Tibet, continue to enrich and deepen his music, lyrical content, and art.

Sophisticated guitar work forms a rich backdrop for his warm tenor, delivering melodies and lyrics exploring the wide range of the human and global experience. His relaxed stage presence features endearing, funny, insightful patter.

Stage 33 Live is pleased to welcome back Tom Pirozzoli on Sunday, November 28 at 6:00 PM, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls VT.

While this intimate show on the weekend after Thanksgiving could easily command a $20 ticket, with Tom’s blessing it’s just $5 (they will be $10 at the door). Advance tickets may be purchased online at stage33live.com

“Good sound, man!” – Taj Mahal

“You can’t write like he does without leaning into each line.” – Willy Porter

“Hypnotic soothing vocals and rich guitar textures… well crafted.” – Sing Out

“Pirozzoli’s poetic lyrics make his songs worth reading as well as hearing.” – Boston Sunday Globe

“I like the Buddhist philosophy that says ‘if you create good it leaves less room for evil.’ I want to create positive energy in the world.” – Tom Pirozzoli

The performance will be recorded and filmed. Seating is limited. No bar or kitchen; snacks by donation. Stage 33 Live is an industrial-rustic listening room in a former factory hosting local, regional, and national performers in an intimate setting at 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls, VT. Find more info about the nonprofit, all-volunteer project, and this and other other upcoming events, online at stage33live.com



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