Three Wheeled Fonk Cirkis- Woah Mama, Ten Foot Polecats- Do That Thing, Henry Wagons- Willie Nelson, Petey Hop & the Levee- My God, Jeff Pitchell Featuring Jay Geils T-Bone Shuffle,Mike Crandall Band-Jump Blues, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez- a Mighty Mighty Man, Al Copley- Roomful of Blues, Entrain- River Run, Anthony Gomes- One Last Time, Peter Karp & Sue Foley- Analyze n’ Blues, Studebaker John & the Hawks- She Got it Right, Mojomatics- Soy Baby.
Feed Our Friends Contest:
This week’s winner of our Feed Our Friends Contest was Matt DeRienzo. Matt won a $50 gift card from Black-Eyed Sally’s in Hartford simply by Friending our Facebook Fan page. Congratulations Matt.
The first story this week was the lineup and some back story about the Bonita Blues Festival in Bonita Springs Florida. You can find the link for that here:
The next story was about the 30th anniversary of the Compact Disc. The article that I found was about the history of recording through the cd. It is very in-depth and well written. You can find it Here:
The third piece was about the first in a three part interview with Terence Higgins who is the drummer for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band as well as John Scofield and the Warren Haynes Band. You can find Part 1 here:
My last piece was an interview with Jack White discussing the Re-Release of some classic blues albums on his own label Third Man Records and you can find that here:
Blues in the Area:
Studebaker John & the Hawks – Black-eyed Sally’s (9pm) – Hartford
Roomful of Blues – Infinity Music Hall (8pm) – Norfolk, CT
Young Neal & Dave Howard – The Hungry Tiger – Manchester, CT
Easy Baby – The Stonehouse Bar & Grill (9pm) – Versailles, CT
Brandt Taylor – Michael’s (8pm) – Wallingford, CT
Shaka & the SoulShakers – The Polish Falcon Club (8pm) – Middletown, CT
CT Blues Society’s Blues Blizzard – Hannon-Hatch VFW Post (6pm, 83 South St.) – West Hartford, CT
Paul Gabriel and his Blues Band
The Mighty Soul Drivers
The Mike Crandall Band
Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts
The Rich Badowski Blues Band
Brandt Taylor – The Olde School Saloon (5pm) – New Haven, CT
Eran Troy Danner – Sam the Clam’s – Southington, CT
The Wildcat O’Halloran Band – Theodores’ – Springfield, MA
Black-Eyed Sally’s Weekly Rundown:
Wednesday Mar 6 Blues Open Mic Hosted by Brandt Taylor
Thursday Mar 7 The Skatalites w/ The Excitement Gang
Friday Mar 8 Studebaker John & the Hawks
Saturday Mar 9 St. Patty’s Day Parade in the Morning Followed by Avenue Groove at 9pm.
Monday Mar 11 Monday night Jazz With featured performers the Jen Allen Trio.
Tuesday Mar 12 Mike Palin’s Other Orchestra.
I hope to see you out and about this week but if not please continue to support live music wherever you are.