Cool Papa Boo (the songwriter sometimes known as Bruce Hoffman) is pleased to announce that he will be emerging from hibernation with the following shows:

(1) Friday, April 26  7:30 PM at the Penn Hebron Garden Club (aka The Barn), 237 Jefferson Road, Penn Hills.  Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle Spring Songwriter Showcase:Cool Papa Boo will be joining 9 other members of the Pittsburgh Songwriters Circle, each performing three original songs.  John Hayes will host.  BYOB and/or food.  Snacks  available for purchase.Tickets are $5 and can be purchased directly from Cool Papa Boo, by contacting him at or 412-401-7076.Special Bonus — Anyone purchasing a ticket from CPB will receive Absolutely Free(!) an authentic, limited issue, soon-to-be-collectors-item Cool Papa Boo guitar pick.  Act fast while supplies last.
(2)  Sunday, April 28 10:30 AMArt  All Night at the 31st Street Studios , 31st  and Railroad Streets, Strip District/Lawrenceville (15201).Soinger/Songwriters will be playing most of Saturday and Sunday AM.  CPB takes the stage at 10:30 AM to do a 25 minute set.  If his luck holds out, Clint Hoover, the Pittsburgh area’s most versatile and hardest-working harmonica player, will be accompanying him.  Admission is free.