Friday, March 15, 2013
Four Barrington bands will perform at the Roffee Street club on Saturday night in a concert sponsored by The BAY Team.
“Demolution” comes to the Barrington Democratic Club tomorrow night, March 16. Four Barrington bands will offer a night of music at the club at 186 Roffee St. It will run from 6:30 to 10 pm. Among the bands on the bill are Llama Sanchez, Diatribe, The Sarcasm Association, and Taser Pit, said Kathy Sullivan of The BAY Team, which is sponsoring the concert. All of the groups typically play house parties or clubs in the Providence area. Each band will play for up to 60 minutes. The concert is the fourth one at the Democratic Club since last spring. There is a $5 admission fee.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
It's a 'band slam' that will feature local high school bands at the Barrington Democratic Club on Sunday, Nov. 11.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Get ready for “Democalypse.” It’s another “band slam” that features three local high school musical groups performing their own arrangements of rock and blues. They will perform on Sunday night, Nov. 11, at the Barrington Democratic Club – 7 to 10:30 pm. It’s a three-day weekend, remember. Veterans’ Day is celebrated on Monday, Nov. 12. No school. All the proceeds from the concert will go to The BAY Team, Barrington’s substance abuse prevention coalition, for programs that keep kids off drugs and alcohol, said Will Orchard, an organizer. The cost is $5 at the door. The Democratic Club, located at 186 Roffee St, has become a home for these events. Previously, the club hosted "Demofest" and "Demopalooza." Both gave young bands some …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Here are 5 things to know about this weekend in Barrington.
Here are five things you should know about heading into this weekend in Barrington.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Barrington's Democratic Club on Roffee Street has launched a fundraising effort that plans to offer support each month to needy athletes and teams all over Rhode Island.
The cheerleaders at Central Falls High School will wear matching shoes and wave pom-poms – for the very first time – at games this year because of the Democratic Club in Barrington. And Special Olympians will benefit next from the club’s new fundraising effort, said club member Kevin DeLory, who is spearheading the effort with members Sean Cardin and Peter Jackson. “We are so lucky in Barrington to be able to afford these things for our kids,” said DeLory, speaking of the shoes and pom-poms. “Some kids can’t even get the $50 for a physical, or they can’t buy shoes, so they don’t play.” DeLory said the Democratic Club is targeting exactly these types of kids – student-athletes who need some help to play sports. It is being named in memory …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Barrington Town Council President June Speakman had her application for membership to the club rejected while it admitted two other women applicants, including Town Councilor Cynthia Coyne.
The Barrington Democratic Club doesn’t discriminate against women. “I’m walking proof of that,” said Barrington Town Councilor Cynthia Coyne, who was admitted as the first female member of the Roffee Street club late last year along with another female applicant. The club does apparently have an unknown beef with Barrington Town Council President June Speakman, though. Her application for membership was denied at the same meeting that Coyne’s was accepted. “I’m told that five of the twenty-one members at the meeting voted for me,” she said. “But no one apparently spoke up for me at the meeting," including her sponsor. Speakman said she has not been told why her application was denied, although she thinks it was linked to a belief that she …