The Spirit of Johnny Cash Hartford CT

The Spirit of Johnny Cash comes to Hartford’s Chopin Ballroom June 15th

The Spirit of Johnny Cash at the Chopin Ballroom

“I don’t know how you do it, but you’ve got my brother’s fingerprints and he would be honored.’”
– Tommy Cash, Johnny’s younger brother
(after seeing Harold Ford play in Tennessee)

“From what I’ve seen and heard, I think Harold is the best Johnny Cash tribute artist — the best in the world,” -David Hutchinson, song writer and producer, England (

The Spirit of Johnny Cash is regarded at the #1 Johnny Cash tribute show in the world! Harold Ford brings Cash back to life. If you’re a Johnny Cash fan, you CAN’T miss this show.

Come early for dinner and drinks at the PNH Pub & Tavern (1st floor). Reservations are highly recommended! 860-247-1784 or

Experience the hospitality of the 22,000 sq ft historic Polish National Home of Hartford and the elegant Chopin Ballroom where the show takes place (2nd floor).

Free onsite parking and plenty of free street parking alongside the venue!
Directions.  Google Map for 60 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 06106.

Tickets are general admission and available at Bit.Ly/TheSpiritOfJohnnyCash

Advanced Show Tickets are $35.00 (plus fees).
At the door Show Tickets are $40.00

Veterans, visit for a special discount – Save $5 per ticket, for up to 2 tickets.




Back East Beer and Pork Dinner

Join for the dining experience, our Back East Beer and Pork Dinner.

Five course dining experience in the PNH Dining Room.

Each course paired with a selection from Connecticut’s craft brewery, Back East Brewery, beer.  Back East will be there to explain the flavor profiles of each beer and their brewing process. A great way to welcome Spring 2019!

Make it a night out and head over to our Pub side after the dinner and enjoy the PNH Karaoke experience! No cover, ever.

Tickets available at the PNH or by visiting ($54)

Back East Beer and Pork Dinner Menu

First Course
Back East Ale
“Kubanskie” Sandwich
Smoked pork loin, Adolf’s ham, house-fermented pickles, with Pulaski mustard, Swiss cheese; served with house chips & dressed greens

Second Course
Intergalactic Lupulinary IPA
New England BBQ
“The Perfect Rub” maple BBQ sauce glazed spare rib with Rhode Island white cornbread pudding & Yankee baked beans

Third Course
Ice Cream Man IPA
The Palate Cleanser
Aged Vermont cheddar garnished with “The Perfect Rub” spiced bacon roasted nuts & grilled bread

Fourth Course
Back East Porter
Roasted Pork
Slow roasted bone in pork loin with ”grzyby i głąb” relish, creamed forest mushrooms & roasted rosemary potatoes

Fifth Course
Ex Machina Russian Imperial Stout
Old School Chocolate Lard Cake
Chocolate cake topped with espresso whipped cream, garnished with Chocolate and walnut covered pork rinds & fresh berries.

The PNH Dining Room is located at the national historic landmark:
Polish National Home of Hartford
60 Charter Oak Ave
Hartford, CT 06106

Free onsite parking and easy access on and off the highway.

Bowling at the Polish National Home Circa 1961

Back in the day, there was bowling at the Polish National Home of Hartford.

Our basement had several lanes for play.

This is an article that mentions the “Polish National Home Lanes” back in 1961, with a picture of three bowlers.

A special thanks to Rob Poulin for sharing this historical news clipping with us!

Bowlers at the Polish National Home Lanes

Polish National Home Lanes Bowling



Hartford Extreme Pint Brewfest

Get ready for the first big 2018 event at the Hartford PNH – the Hartford Extreme Pint Brewfest

Hartford Distributors and the Polish National Home of Hartford have teamed-up to bring craft brew fans an incredible beer fest in the historic Chopin Ballroom.

Hartford PNH and HDI present Extreme Pint Craft Brewfest

The price of admission includes a commemorative glass you can use to sample whatever craft beer you want from any of the 20 or so craft brewers.

Go around to as many, or as few as you like, or revisit your favorites. Some of the brewers are making their very first public event appearance at this event, and some will be providing rare or never released craft brews!

The Polish National Home of Hartford will be supplying the food featuring Hartford PNH favorites.


There will also be a live concert by BooYa.

Here is a list of brewers and scheduled brews:

* = not 100% finalized.

We encourage you get the Uber for the ride home!!

Tickets available at – $65/ticket

Follow the event on the Facebook Event Page!

Portion of proceeds to benefit a non-profit.

Karaoke Night in Hartford

2019 Karaoke night in Hartford continues this Summer at the Hartford PNH – No Cover!

Karaoke Party at the Hartford PNHKJ/DJ Kyle Hence brings a huge library of karaoke tunes and multiple microphones for our karaoke night in Hartford CT.  

So you searched for “karaoke in Hartford“, “karaoke in East Hartford“, “karaoke in Rocky Hill“, “karaoke in Wethersfield“, “karaoke in Windsor“, or simply “karaoke in CT” in search of a fun spot to sing your butt off.  Well, you just found central Connecticut’s best-kept secret for karaoke!

Come on down for karaoke night in Hartford and sing away at the authentic 1930 Polish Pub/Tavern, the Hartford PNH, at the Polish National Home of Hartford – 60 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford, CT 061016.  Doors are open for everyone and there is zero cover, a full dinner menu until 9:00 pm and plenty of beer, wine, and spirits to keep you primed for the mic!

Enjoy drinks and food specials from the bar and kitchen.  The #HartfordPNH is The Spot to gather in Hartford before heading out to your favorite late-night party spot in the area!  Check us out at Hartford Magazine!

Karaoke Nights are every other Saturday in downtown Hartford CT. There is no cover and free off-street parking in our parking lot, plus tons of extra free parking right around the Hartford PNH for heavy event nights – Easy access on/off either I-84 or I-91.

Here is a parking guideDirections via Google Maps.

Current 2019 Schedule – every other Saturday | 7:30 pm to Close

  • May 25th
  • June 8th
  • June 22nd
  • No Karaoke in July – Happy Independence Day America!
  • August 3rd
  • August 17th
  • August 31st
  • September 14th
  • September 28th
  • October 12th
  • October 26th
  • November 9th
  • November 23th
  • December 7th
  • December 21st Christmas Karaoke Party
  • January 4th, 2020! First Karaoke Party of 2020!

Karaoke Night in Hartford friends having a good timeBe sure to follow us on Facebook and stay up-to-date on all our events, including Karaoke Night in Hartford!

Photos of the pub here.

Karaoke: : a device that plays instrumental accompaniments for a selection of songs to which the user sings along and that records the user’s singing with the music a karaoke machine; also : a form of entertainment involving the use of such a device (as in a bar)
– Credit: Merriam-Webster

Karaoke Night at the Hartford PNH

6 Tips for Karaoke (Credit:

  1. Practice: Find your favorite song(s) on YouTube and practice before karaoke night.
  2. The Right Songs: Pick songs in your range.
  3. Breathing: Remember good breath control
  4. Water: Drink more water 24 hours leading to karaoke to hydrate your pipes
  5. Volume: Keep it constant. Be especially mindful during high notes.
  6. Narrow Mouth: When practicing, do it in front of a mirror and make sure your mouth isn’t going wide during high notes.