The Peacock Flounders

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The Peacock Flounders are Ron Sutfin, Kerry Miller, Jeff Wiederschall, Sal Paradise

The band was formed in the winter of 2003 as a musical outlet for the original songs of New Haven area musicians Ron Sutfin and Kerry Miller. The songs are guitar driven with a pop sensibility in the melodies. Kerry and Ron have been playing their original music together since 1980. Their influences are rooted in the British and US punk rock of the late 70's and early 80's. Alex Chilton, Big Star, Replacements, Sex Pistols, Generation X, The Stranglers, Todd Rundgren, U2, The Clash, Wipers, Dead Boys, X, Black Flag, Gun Club, Jeffery Lee Pierce, Naked Raygun, Smithereens, were favorites. Their band Valley of Kings album "Victory Garden" reached #7 on the national CMJ new music charts in 1985 The Peacock Flounders first show was a Saturday night in June '03 at "cafe nine" in New Haven. Their second show was at the Ideat Village stage at The International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven. The band has recorded an album CD at producer Ron Sutfin's Wildwood Ranch Recording Studio in Durham Connecticut. It's available to buy at CD Baby on the link below. Here's what some of the critics are saying: New Haven Register Entertainment Editor Pat Ferrucci said, “the 10 tune effort that is ‘Hello Beautiful’, is a stellar record from the New Haven quartet… dense guitar driven, rootsy…very good songwriting from scene veterans Miller and Sutfin …Simply put. ‘Hello Beautiful’ is exactly what you’d expect from the quartet if you’ve ever seen them live, and that’s a big compliment”. New Haven Advocate, Mike Sembos: “Ten tracks of solid power…There’s plenty of substance and creativity”

Live at Toad's Place New Haven

Live at The Bitter End Bleecker ST. NYC

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THE PEACOCK FLOUNDERS: Hello Beautiful
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The Peacock Flounders Gig Schedule

1. Saturday Nov. 29th 9pm Toad's Place 300 York St. New Haven 203-624-TOAD

2. Saturday Jan 10th 2 Boots 281 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport 203-331-1377 w/Frank Critelli and The Manchurians

3. Thursday Feb. 26th John Street Bar & Grill 17 John St. NYC NY 212-349-3278

4. Wednesday March 4th Daniels Street Bar Milford CT Ultra Radio Hard Drive Live Broadcast

5. Saturday March 21st Two Boots 281 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport CT 203-331-1377 w/ The Manchurians & Frank Critelli

6. Saturday April 11th The Bitter End 147 Bleeker St. NYC NY 212-673-7030

7. Friday May 15th at Toad's Place 300 York St. New Haven 9PM

8. Saturday June 13th at Cafe Nine State St. New Haven w/The Manchurians

9. Thursday July 16th at Public Main St. Middletown CT 9PM

10. Wednesday August 12th Melody Inn 3826 N. Illinois ST. Indianapolis Indiana. 317-823-4707 w/Craig Bell's "The Down-Fi"

11. Thursday August 13th Dirty Jack's 5912 Vine St. Cincinnati/Elmwood Place Ohio 513-242-2800 w/ Shot to Kill

12. Friday August 14th, Gooski's 3117 Brereton St. Pittsburgh PA. 412-681-1658

13. Sunday September 6th Bar 254 Crown St. New Haven CT. 203-495-8924 w/ Furors & Stratford Survivors

14. Friday Dec.11th at Toad's Place, York St. New Haven Mark Mulcahy "Ciao, My Shining Star" CD Release Party

15. Saturday Dec. 12th Rudy's Bar 372 Elm St. New Haven CT w/ Shellye Valauskas Experience

16. Saturday February 27th The Quays w/Nico Blues 45-02 30th Ave Astoria Queens NYC 718-204-8864

17. Friday March 19th at "Up or on the Rocks" 50 Union Place Hartford CT. 860-247-6257 The Rock WCCC 106.9FM and Budweiser Beer Show!!

18. Saturday March 20th Rudy's Bar & Grille 372 Elm St. New Haven CT 203-865-1242 10pm Start Time

19. Saturday April 17th Neverending Book Store 810 State St. New Haven CT 8pm show

19. Saturday April 24th Meriden Daffodil Festival Meriden CT

20. Thursday May 13th "Up Or On The Rocks" 50 Union Place Hartford CT 860-247-6257

21. Saturday May 22nd at Cafe Nine w/ Shrinking Violets and Age of Reason 250 State St. New Haven CT 203-789-8281 10:30pm

22. Saturday June 12th Rudy's 372 Elm St. New Haven CT with The Mold Monkies 203-865-1242

23. Friday July 30th The Huntington St. Cafe 90 Huntington St. Shelton CT w/Steven Deal 8pm show 203-925-9064

24. Saturday August 7th Durham 4H Fair Durham Fairgrounds CT w/ Shellye Valauskas Experience 7:30pm show

25. Friday September 24th Artspace Projest Storefronts Microfest 71 Orange St New Haven w/ Shrinking Violets

26. Saturday October 23rd Two Boots 218 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport w/Shrinking Violets 203-331-1377.

27. Friday January 21st Two Boots 218 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport w/Stark Raving Lulu & The Jackies 203-331-1377

28. Saturday February 5th Cafe Nine 250 State St. New Haven w/Stark Raving Lulu & The Jackies 203-789-8281

29. Friday June 3rd The Delancey 168 Delancey St. NYC 11pm show 212-254-9920

30. Saturday July 16th Wallingford Town Green Wallingford CT Outdoor Concert with The Bernadettes 3pm

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