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Coming Up On  The Blues Show  June 25, 2016:

New blues from harmonica player Omar Coleman, a new live album recorded at Rosa's Lounge in Chicago. Also, music from The Memphis Horns. This duo played on many important soul, blues, and rock records for decades, but the albums where they were actually the band leaders are rarely heard. We'll hear from two of those albums. Trumpeter Wayne Jackson of the Memphis Horns died this week at age 74.

In the midnight hour on Blue Dimensions, the final recordings of the late and great New Orleans pianist and composer Allen Toussaint, an album called American Tunes that features both solo performances and band tracks with the likes of Bill Frissell on guitar and Rhiannon Giddens of The Carolina Chocolate Drops singing. Toussaint's final project gives us a somewhat surprisingly understated interpretation of some New Orleans favorites, especially on the solo cuts, yet his personality is as present as ever. Also, new music from three guitarists and their bands, Jason "El Rubio" McGuire with a nuevo flamenco sound, bluesman Little Charlie Baty with an organ trio setup, and LA jazz veteran Dan Sistos celebrating LA jazz. Bassists Will Goble and Jeff Denson also have fine new albums for us to play, as does pianist Cyrus Chestnut, with drummer Lenny White of "Return To Forever" fame in the band.      

Mac Arnold's fine new album Give It Away is, for now anyway, being given away as a free download by the artist! Get your copy now!.

       • • • Area Blues Concerts & Events • • •


For more detailed information please visit our concert calendar or a venue's website.


[View regularly occurring (weekly, monthly) blues jams and events]


• • • June • • •


Friday, June 24, 2016

Dukes Of Destiny @ Alma Mater
7165 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia PA
267-335-4909 8PM $12

Popa Chubby @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $28


Saturday, June 25, 2016

Billy Price Band @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $24

Mikey Jr. @ The Five Four
8919 New Falls Road
Levittown PA 19054
215-547-5525 9:30PM

Steve Guyger @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242

BC Combo @ Pinnacle Ridge Winery
407 Old 22
Kutztown PA 19530
610-756-4481 2PM

Scoville Blues @ Phily Diner
31 South Black Horse Pike
Runnemede NJ 08078
856-939-4322 6PM

Dave Mell Blues Band @ Jetport Lounge
3400 Airport Road
Allentown PA 18109
610-266-1000 7:30PM


Sunday, June 26, 2016

Weekly Sunday Blues Jam @ Jetport Lounge
3400 Airport Road
Allentown PA 18109
610-266-1000 5:30PM


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Sean Chambers @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962
7PM $15

Guitar Legends Tributes to Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman and Eric Clapton
Benefitting Alzheimer's Association and Philabundance
Trocadero Theatre
1003 Arch Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
215-922-6888 8PM 21 and over $15-$25

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Folino Estate Vineyard and Winery
340 Old U.S. Route 22
Kutztown PA 19530
484-452-3633 7PM

Mike Mettaglia & Midnight Shift @ Northampton Sights and Sound Concert Series
281 Hatboro Road
Churchville PA 18966
7PM

Dutch's Basement Blues Band @ Alma Mater
7165 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19119
267-335-4909 7:30PM


• • • July • • •


Saturday, July 2, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ Mermaid Inn
7673 Germantown Avenue (corner of Germantown and Mermaid Lane)
Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill) PA 19118
215-247-9797 9PM
Free CD or download for the first 20 paying admission

Mojo Gypsies @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242


Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Thursday, July 7, 2016

Central Delaware Blues Society presents
R. B. Stone @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962
7PM $15


Friday, July 8, 2016

Briggs Farm Blues Festival
Main Stage
4:30PM Marcus King Band stay tuned for updates!
6:15PM Cedric Burnside Project
8:00PM John Primer
9:45PM Nikki Hill

Back Porch Stage
2:00PM J.P. Biondo & Roy Williams
3:15PM Miner Blues
4:30PM Jimmy "Duck" Holmes and The History of Bentonia Blues
5:45PM Clarence Spady
7:00PM Anthony "Big A" Sherrod & The Cornlickers
8:15PM Lonnie Shields' Back Porch Party

88 Old Berwick Highway
Nescopeck PA 18635
570-379-3342


Anglesea Blues Festival
201 New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood NJ 08260
4:00PM-7:00PM Blue Jay Slim & The Tone Blasters
7:30PM-10:30PM Steve Cal' Band Blues
609-523-6565


Dukes Of Destiny @ Burlington County Summer Concerts
5 Pioneer Boulevard
Westhampton NJ
609-265-5858 7PM-9PM free


Saturday, July 9, 2016

Briggs Farm Blues Festival
Main Stage
4:00PM Anthony "Big A" Sherrod
5:50PM Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots
7:40PM Carolyn Wonderland
9:30PM Devon Allman Band

Back Porch Stage
1:30PM Mighty Susquehannas
2:45PM Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentleman
4:00PM Anthony Gallucio & The ReTreads
5:30PM Jimmy "Duck" Holmes
7:00PM Marcus King
8:30PM Lonnie Shields' Back Porch Party

88 Old Berwick Highway
Nescopeck PA 18635
570-379-3342


Anglesea Blues Festival
201 New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood NJ 08260
11AM-1:00PM Jeff Fetterman Blues Band
1:30PM-4:00PM Brian Brazil & The Hard Case Blues Band
4:00PM-7:00PM James Day Fish Fry Blues Band
7:30PM-10:30PM Frank Bey & Swing City Blues Band
609-523-6565


Soul Patch @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242


Sunday, July 10, 2016

Briggs Farm Blues Festival
Back Porch Stage
10:00AM Vanessa Collier
11:30AM Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots
 1:00PM Alexis P. Suter and The Ministers Of Sound

88 Old Berwick Highway
Nescopeck PA 18635
570-379-3342


Toronzo Cannon @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 8PM $19.50/$29.50

Anglesea Blues Festival
201 New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood NJ 08260
11:00AM-1:00PM Bev Conklin
1:00PM-4:00PM BC Combo
609-523-6565


Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Toronzo Cannon @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
7 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $20 advance, $25 at door


Thursday, July 14, 2016

Deb Callahan Band @ Central PA Arts Festival
Festival Shell
College Avenue
State College PA
5PM-6PM


Friday, July 15, 2016

The Iguanas @ World Cafe Live Philadelphia
Philly Gumbo opening the show
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215-222-1400 8PM (doors: 7PM) $15 SRO, $20 seated

Deb Callahan Band @ Brandywine River Museum of Art Summer Courtyard Concert Series
1 Hoffman Mill Road
Chadds Ford PA
10-388-8112

Ron Spenser @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $25 advance, $30 at door


Saturday, July 16, 2016

Bucks County Blues Society presents
34th Annual R & B Picnic @ Snipes Farm
890 West Bridge Street
Morrisville PA 19067
Kenny Neal
Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames
Laura Rain & The Caesars
Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans
Vanessa Collier Band
James Supra Blues Band
Norman Taylor
215-946-4794


"Roadhouse Blues Festival" @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962
starts at 12 Noon $30
Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots, Betty Fox Band, Ron Spencer Band
Deb Callahan Band, Anthony "Swamp Dog" Clark Band, Barrelhouse

Tinsley Ellis @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 8PM $21.50 & $29.50

Lehigh River Blues Jam Summer Festival
@ The Charles A. Brown Ice House
57 River Street
Bethlehem PA 18018
7:00PM-7:30PM Radka Kasparcova
7:45PM-8:15PM Kim Brewer
8:30PM-9:00PM Bev Conklin
9:15PM-10:00PM Skyla Burrell
$15 through July 15th, $20 day of show


Nate Myers & The Aces @ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215-558-2471 9PM (upstairs)

Roger Girke @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242


Sunday, July 17, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Folino Estate Vineyard and Winery
340 Old U.S. Route 22
Kutztown PA 19530
484-452-3633 1PM


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Dukes Of Destiny @ White Clay Creek State Park
Carpenter Recreation Area
880 New London Road
Newark DE 19711
302-368-6560 6:30PM concert is free with regular park admission


Thursday, July 21, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Saucony Creek Gastropub
15032 Kutztown Road
Kutztown PA 19530
610-683-3128 7PM

Quinn Sullivan @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 7:30PM $25/$39.50


Friday, July 22, 2016

Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges @ Reading Bandshell Free Concert Series
Volunteer Firemen's Memorial Bandshell
1251 Hill Road
Reading PA 19602

Dukes Of Destiny @ The Alma Mater
7165 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19119
267-335-4909 8PM-12:30AM $12 admission


Saturday, July 23, 2016

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $24

Asbury Park Blues & Brews Festival
1300 Ocean Avenue
Asbury Park NJ 07712
732-933-1984 Noon-8PM
12:45PM Shore Blue Band
1:40PM Brian Brazil & The Hard Case Blues Band
2:45PM Running Dog Band featuring Lee Delray
4:00PM Incinerators
5:15PM Billy Walton Band
6:30PM Matt O'Ree Band


Mikey Junior @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242

Chris O'Leary Band @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $25 advance, $30 at door


Sunday, July 24, 2016

Blues Caravan (Tasha Taylor, Layla Zoe, Ina Forsman) @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 7:30PM $21.50/$29.50


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Friday, July 29, 2016

Alexis P. Suter Band @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $25 advance, $30 at door

Tommy Katona & Texas Flood @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $28


Saturday, July 30, 2016

Roger Girke @ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215-558-2471 9PM (upstairs)

Dean Shot @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242

Mike Guldin and Rollin' & Tumblin' @ The Wing Man Bar & Grill
622 Gravel Pike #115
East Greenville PA 18041
267-923-5067 8:30PM


Sunday, July 31, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Quentin Tavern
81 West Main Street
Lebanon PA 17083
717-272-4700 5PM

• • • August • • •


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM

George Thorogood @ Keswick Theatre
291 North Keswick Avenue
Glenside PA 19038
215-572-7650 7:30PM $49.50-$69.50 advance sale price


Thursday, August 4, 2016

Larry McCray @ Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
8PM

Cedric Burnside Project @ World Cafe Live Philadelphia (upstairs)
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215-222-1400 8PM $15 (+ fees) advance ($17 day of show)

Voodoo DeVille @ Shipyard Summer Concert Series
Dravo Plaza
815 Justison Street
Wilmington DE 19801
7PM

Let It Rain @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962
7PM $15


Friday, August 5, 2016

Riverfront Blues Festival @ Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park (Day 1)
Water Street, between Market Street and French Street, across from the Wilmington train station
Wilmington DE 19801
5:00PM - Mr. Sipp
6:45PM - Larry McCray
8:30PM - Butch Trucks & The Freight Train Band


Albert Cummings @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $24


Saturday, August 6, 2016

Riverfront Blues Festival @ Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park (Day 2)
Water Street, between Market Street and French Street, across from the Wilmington train station
Wilmington DE 19801
12Noon - Billy Pierce Band
1:30PM - Grady Champion
3:15PM - Alexis P. Suter Band
5:00PM - John Nemeth
6:45PM - Nick Moss Band featuring Michael Ledbetter
8:30PM - Ruthie Foster


Sunday, August 7, 2016

Riverfront Blues Festival @ Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park (Day 3)
Water Street, between Market Street and French Street, across from the Wilmington train station
Wilmington DE 19801
12:30PM - Selwyn Birchwood Band
2:30PM - Samantha Fish
4:30PM - Tab Benoit


Monday, August 8, 2016

Tab Benoit @ Sellersville Theater
Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 8PM $33/$45


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Mr. Sipp @ Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
8PM


Friday, August 12, 2016

Curtis Salgado with Moonlight Graham@ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $24

Dukes Of Destiny @ World Cafe Live Philadelphia (upstairs)
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215-222-1400 8PM $15


Saturday, August 13, 2016

Hidden River Blues Festival
@ Venice Island Outdoor Amphitheater
7 Lock Street
Philadelphia (Manayunk) PA 19127
11AM - 10PM $25 + $1.49 ticket fee (under age 10 free)
Charlie Musselwhite
Samantha Fish
James Supra Band
Deb Callahan Band
Mike Mettalia & Midnight Shift Stella Ruze


Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Curtis Salgado @ Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
8PM

Walter "Wolfman" Washington @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $30 advance, $35 door

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Thursday, August 18, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Saucony Creek Gastropub
15032 Kutztown Road
Kutztown PA 19530
610-683-3128 7PM


Friday, August 19, 2016

Carolyn Wonderland and Moonlight Graham@ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $24


Saturday, August 20, 2016

Blind Boys Of Alabama @ World Cafe Live Philadelphia
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19104
215-222-1400 8PM $55 + fees advance, $60 day of show


Sunday, August 21, 2016

Johnny Winter All Star Band @ World Cafe Live Wilmington upstairs
500 North Market Street
Wilmington DE 19801
302-994-1400 8PM $20 advance ($23 day of show) + fees


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Jarekus Singleton @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 7:30PM $19.50/$29.50

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Albert Castiglia @ Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
8PM


Saturday, August 27, 2016

Lisa Chavous & The Philadelphia Blues Messengers @ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215-558-2471 9PM-1AM

Roomful of Blues @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7PM & 9:30 PM $35 advance, $40 at door


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • September • • •


Friday, September 2, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ @ Mermaid Inn
7673 Germantown Avenue (corner of Germantown and Mermaid Lane)
Philadelphia (Chestnut Hill) PA 19118
215-247-9797 9PM
Free CD or download for the first 20 paying admission


Friday, September 9, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215-558-2471
Free CD or download for 20 customers by free raffle


Saturday, September 3, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic and Blues City Blues Band
@ A Taste Of Hamburg-er Festival
Hamburg PA 19526
starts at Noon, free


Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Saturday, September 10, 2016

Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 7:30PM $29.50/$45.00

Mike Guldin and Rollin' & Tumblin' @ The Wing Man Bar & Grill
622 Gravel Pike #115
East Greenville PA 18041
267-923-5067 8:30PM

Phoenixville Blues Festival
Reeves Park
148 3rd Avenue
Phoenixville PA 19460
free


Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Thursday, September 15, 2016

Victor Wainwright @ Lizzie Rose Music Room
217 East Main Street
Tuckerton NJ 08087
609-389-0118 7:30 PM $30 advance, $35 at door

Southern Avenue @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962
7PM $15


Friday, September 16, 2016

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Day One
@ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tickets on sale now

    arrival party - free -

5:15PM-7:45PM Beareather Reddy @ Galleria Rock Bar
8:00PM-Midnight Mikey Junior's Blues Revue @ Galleria Governor's Ballroom
9:00PM-1:00AM Sterling Koch Crossroads Duo at The Thirsty Moose Saloon


Georgie Bonds @ Red Hot & Blue
2175 New Jersey Route 70 (Route 70 & Sayer Avenue)
Cherry Hill NJ 08002
856-665-7427 8PM


Saturday, September 17, 2016

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Day Two
@ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tickets on sale now

    Masterclass Workshop @ Galleria Governor's Ballroom

11:00AM-12:30PM Ronnie Earl

    Main Stage

1:00PM-2:15PM Slam Allen
2:45PM-4:00PM Zac Harmon
4:30PM-5:45PM Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues Allstars including
    Toni Lynn Washington, Darrell Nulisch, Monster Mike Welch
    Michelle Willson and more
6:15PM-7:30PM Kenny Neal
8:00PM-9:30PM Buckwheat Zydeco

    Tent Stage

1:30PM-2:45PM Guy Davis
3:15PM-4:30PM Blackburn with Harrison Kennedy
5:00PM-6:15PM Slam Allen
6:45PM-8:00PM Guy Davis
8:30PM-9:30PM Blackburn

5:00PM-6:15PM Slam Allen
6:45PM-8:00PM Guy Davis

    Saturday Night Showcase

9:45PM-11:00PM Beareather Reddy
11:30PM-1:00AM Zac Harmon

    The Thirsty Moose Saloon

9:00PM-1:00AM Bobby Kyle Band


Central Delaware Blues Society presents
Roadhouse BluesFest @ Jonathan's Landing
1309 Ponderosa Drive
Magnolia DE 19962

Wyebrook Farm Blues Festival 15O Wyebrook Road Honey Brook PA 19344 610-942-7481

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Pennsylvania Blues Festival Day Three
@ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tickets on sale now

    Blues Brunch @ Governor's Ballroom

11:45AM-12:45PM Gaye Adegbalola & The Wild Rutz

    Main Stage

1:00PM-2:15PM The Campbell Brothers
2:45PM-4:00PM Andy T - Nick Nixon Band
4:30PM-5:45PM Toronzo Cannon
6:15PM-7:30PM Delmark Chicago Revue
8:00PM-9:30PM Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters

    Tent Stage

1:30PM-2:45PM Harrison Kennedy
3:15PM-4:30PM Vanessa Collier
5:00PM-6:15PM The Campbell Brothers
6:45PM-8:00PM Harrison Kennedy
8:30PM-9:30PM Andy T - Nick Nixon Band

    Thirsty Moose Saloon

9:00PM-1:00AM After-Fest Party with Vanessa Collier


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Whiskey Kreek Acoustic @ Saucony Creek Gastropub
15032 Kutztown Road
Kutztown PA 19530
610-683-3128 7PM


Friday, September 23, 2016

Popa Chubby @ Building 24 Live
1115 Bern Road
Wyomissing PA 19610
610-375-2700 7:30PM $25

Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar @ Sellersville Theater
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville PA 18960
215-257-5808 7:30PM $29.50/$45.00


Saturday, September 24, 2016

10th Annual Hank Storey Blues-Rock Fall Fling @ Terchon V. F. W. Post
1315 Hardy Road
Edgely PA 19007
215-946-4794 12:30PM-7PM outdoors, rain or shine

Mike Guldin and Rollin' & Tumblin'
@ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA
215-558-2471 9PM


Sunday, September 25, 2016

3rd Annual Blues Cruisin' Lunch
featuring Georgie Bonds performing on The Spirit of Philadelphia
on a three-hour cruise along the Delaware River.
1:00PM boarding the Spirit Of Philadelphia
1:30PM Embark - cruise begins - Georgie Bonds and band perform
3:30PM Spirit of Philadelphia returns to the dock, and
          Georgie Bonds and his All Star Blues Revue continues to perform
4:30PM Disembark. The show concludes.


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • October • • •


Saturday, October 1, 2016

Paoli Blues Festival
Paoli Village Shoppes
41 Paoli Plaza
Paoli PA 19301
(across North Valley Road from the Paoli Train Station)
entry fee is a Donation of non-perishable food for the Chester County Food Bank

Gypsy Moon Blues Festival
East Petersburg Community Park
6071 Pine Street
East Petersburg PA 17520
3PM-8PM free


Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ Hunterdon County Headquarters Library
314 State Route 12, Building #3
Flemington NJ 08822
908-788-1444 7PM-9PM


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Saturday, October 22, 2016

Catherine Russell @ McCarter Theatre (Berlind Theatre)
91 University Place
Princeton NJ 08540
609-258-2787 8PM


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Friday, October 29, 2016

Pennsylvania Music Festival Day One (free event this evening)
@ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

       at The Thirsty Moose (no cover):
9:00PM-1:00AM Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen


Saturday, October 30, 2016

Pennsylvania Music Festival Day Two
@ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

       on the Main Stage Governor's Ballroom:
1:00PM-2:15PM Spuyten Duyvil
2:45PM-4:00PM Girls, Guns & Glory
4:30PM-5:45PM Craig Thatcher & Friends
6:15PM-7:30PM CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band
8:00PM-9:30PM Devon Allman

       on the Keystone Ballroom Stage:
1:30PM-2:45PM Burning Bridget Cleary
3:15PM-4:30PM Coal Town Rounders
5:00PM-6:15PM Hannah Taylor & The Rekardo Lee Trio
6:45PM-8:00PM Burning Bridget Cleary
8:30PM-8:30PM Coal Town Rounders

       at The Thirsty Moose (no cover):
9:00PM-1:00AM Spuyten Duyvil & Friends

       tickets
advance (by September 19th): 1 day $30, two days $50
between September 20th and October 28th: 1 day $35, two days $60
at the gate: $40 day, $70 weekend


Sunday, October 31, 2016

Day Three

Pennsylvania Music Festival Day Three @ Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony PA 18624
570-722-9111 or 800-255-7625 email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

       on the Main Stage Governor's Ballroom:
12Noon-1:15PM Alexis P. Suter & The Ministers Of Sound
1:45PM-3:00PM Mason Porter
3:30PM-4:45PM The Badlees
5:15PM-6:30PM Paul Thorn
7:00PM-8:30PM Royal Southern Brotherhood
       on the Keystone Ballroom Stage:
12:30PM-1:30PM Still Hand String Band
2:00PM-3:00PM Seth Walker
3:30PM-4:45PM Spuyten Duyvil & Friends
5:15PM-6:30PM Still Hand String Band
7:00PM-8:00PM Seth Walker

       at The Thirsty Moose (no cover):
8:00PM-Midnight Spuyten Duyvil & Friends

       tickets
advance (by September 19th): 1 day $30, two days $50
between September 20th and October 28th: 1 day $35, two days $60
at the gate: $40 day, $70 weekend

• • • November • • •


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Saturday, November 5, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ Alma Mater
7165 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia (Mt. Airy) PA 19119
267-335-4909
free CD or download card with paid admission


Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Saturday, November 12, 2016

Diamond State Blues Society presents Blues Harvest 2016
Wilmington DE


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Friday, November 25, 2016

Lisa Chavous & The Philadelphia Blues Messengers with guitarst Herb Smith
@ The Twisted Tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
215-558-2471 9PM-1AM


Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • December • • •


Saturday, December 3, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ North Penn VFW Post 676
2519 Jenkintown Road
Glenside PA 19038
215-576-9023
giveaway CD/download Card in free raffle


Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Saturday, December 10, 2016

AC Steel & The Galvanizers @ The Lucky Well
111 East Butler Avenue
Ambler PA 19002
215-646-4242
giveaway CD/Download Card in free raffle


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • January • • •


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • February • • •


Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • March • • •


Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Friday, March 24, 2017

Bluzin' In The Catskills Day One
@ Villa Roma Resort And Conference Center
356 Villa Roma Road
Callicoon NY 12723
877-256-7506

      Mezzanine Bar (2nd Floor )
4PM-6PM Dave Keyes arrival party & reception

      Main Dining Room (3rd Floor )
6PM-8PM dinner

      Forum Night Club (1st Floor)
8:00PM-9:00PM Slam Allen Band
9:15PM-10:15PM Teeny Tucker Band
10:30PM-Midnight Bobby Rush Revue

      Marty's Lounge (1st floor)
12:30AM-3:30AM Bobby Kyle & The Administers
Midnight-3:00AM Late Night Blues Jam


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bluzin' In The Catskills Day Two
@ Villa Roma Resort And Conference Center
356 Villa Roma Road
Callicoon NY 12723
877-256-7506

      Main Dining Room (3rd Floor)
9AM-11AM Breakfast
12:30-PM-1:30PM Lunch
5:30PM-7:30PM Dinner

      Marty's Lounge (1st Floor)

11AM-12:15PM "Centennial Celebration" with Bobby Kyle Band, Teeny Tucker,
    Mikey Junior, Vanessa Collier, curated by Michael Cloeren
12:30PM-1:30PM John Primer & Steve Bell
2:00PM-3:00PM Johnny Rawls & Dave Keller
3:30PM-5:00PM Dave Keyes & friends

      East Room (2nd Floor)
2PM-6PM book signings, movie screenings, industry panels

      Forum Night Club (1st Floor)
7:30PM-8:30PM Johnny Rawls with The Dave Keller Band
8:45PM-9:45PM tribute To Johnny Copeland, featuring Randy Lippincott,
    Bobby Kyle, Barry Harrison, & Joel Perry
10:00PM-11:00PM John Primer
11:15PM-12:30AM Shemekia Copeland

      Marty's Lounge (1st Floor)
12:30AM-3:30AM Dave Keyes & friends


Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bluzin' In The Catskills Day Three
@ Villa Roma Resort And Conference Center
356 Villa Roma Road
Callicoon NY 12723
877-256-7506

      Main Dining Room (3rd Floor)
10AM-Noon Brunch
11:30AM keynote speaker
5PM-7PM Dinner

      Mezzanine Bar (2nd Floor)
Noon-1:00PM Dave Keyes

      Forum Night Club (1st Floor)
1PM-2:45PM Guy Davis performing his off-Broadway play
The Adventures Of Fishy Waters

      Marty's Lounge (1st Floor)
3PM-4:30PM Alexis P. Suter & The Ministers Of Sound

      Marty's Lounge (1st Floor)
7PM-10PM (artist TBA)


Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


• • • April • • •


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Nate Myers and The Aces @ Grotto Pub
104 Market Street
Enola PA 17025
717-728-9995 8PM


Friday, April 28, 2017

Lehigh River Blues Jam
Days Inn
3400 Airport Road
Allentown PA 18109
800-241-6246 6PM-Midnight


Saturday, April 29, 2017

Lehigh River Blues Jam
Days Inn
3400 Airport Road
Allentown PA 18109
800-241-6246 Noon-Midnight

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Regularly occurring (weekly, monthly) blues jams and events


• • • Tuesday • • •

Frank Greene's House Of Blues @ Time Out Sports Bar and Grill
featuring The Frank Greene Blues Band and guests
every Tuesday night
241 White Horse Pike (exit 29 on Rt. 295)
Barrington NJ 08007
856-547-7444 8PM

Acoustic Tuesdays with Niki Sbaffoni @ The Twisted tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
6:30PM - 9PM 215-558-2471 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Old Crispy Minstrels @ Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
302-836-8202


• • • Wednesday • • •

Mikey Junior & The Stone Cold Blues every Wednesday @ The Twisted tail
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
8PM 215-558-2471 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The monthly Blues Jam @ Jamey's House Of Music
on the first Wednesday of each month is off for the time being. Unfortunately, Jamey's House of Music, where lots of wonderful musicians have performed!) has been forced to cease operation. They are currently planning on reopening in a new location sometime in the next few months. Jamey's House of Music was a one-of-a-kind house-concert venue, with a very friendly and warm atmosphere, great sound, and fabulous music, and we look forward to Jamey's re-emergence in the near future.

Chuck McCrory, Larry Baltimore, Russ Massimin, lead blues open mic
The Greenwood Inn
4457 Marlton Pike
Pennsauken NJ 08109
8PM-12Midnight 856-663-9868

• • • Friday • • •

"Saint Georges Sessions"
acoustic blues last Friday & Saturday of each month
Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
302-836-8202

• • • Saturday • • •

"Saint Georges Sessions"
acoustic blues last Friday & Saturday of each month
Saint Georges Country Store
1 Delaware Street
Saint Georges DE 19733
302-836-8202

• • • Sunday • • •

Sunday Blues Jam at The Twisted tail
hosted by Mikey Junior & Friends
509 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19147
5PM - 9PM 215-558-2471 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fred Miller Blues Band @ The Rusty Nail
Blues Jam last Sunday of each month
2580 Haverford Road
Ardmore PA 19003
8PM 610-649-6245

Weekly Blues Jam on Sundays, hosted by Blues In The Attic @ Casey's Restaurant & Lounge
155 South Antrim Way
Greencastle PA
4PM - 7PM 717-597-8383

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About The Blues Show and Jonny Meister

The Blues Show airs every Saturday night from 7:00 to Midnight on XPN. Host Jonny Meister explores this music and its history not only because it is the key ingredient in later rock and pop music, but also because of its own special allure and unique power as a style of music and expression of the human soul.

Catherine Russell and Jonny
Jonny Meister with Catherine Russell

The Blues Show covers the entire history of the blues from 1920 to the present, from the best-known to the most obscure blues, with focus on the present-day blues, but with an eye on the rich history of this music and its large body of timeless recordings.

Host Jonny Meister has been playing the blues on WXPN since March 1977. Meister grew up with old blues records in the house. His father played boogie woogie on the piano, which Jonny learned at about the age of 12. Later he played in rock bands and did a few solo gigs as a singer-songwriter. As his interest in blues grew, he became especially interested in the history of the music, a history not always revealed by the rock musicians and their promoters who drew heavily on the blues.

Jonny spent a week with the family of the late, great blues musician J. B. Lenoir in 1979, and he was one of the consultants for the Wim Wenders film The Soul Of A Man which featured Lenoir, in the PBS film series The Blues. He won the "Keeping The Blues Alive" award for work in Public Radio for The Blues Show in 2000 and a "Best of Philly" award from Philadelphia Magazine in 1996 for "Best Local Radio Show".


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Streams Of Recent Blues Show Programs:
Shemekia Copeland - Free At Noon Concert 10/2/2015

Contact the Show:
Drop Jonny an
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. about the show.

The Mississippi Blues Project:                     

From the summer of 2012 through the summer of 2013, with support from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, through the Philadelphia Music Project, we presented The Mississippi Blues Project, a series of concerts by Mississippi blues artists that are now available online, with shows from The Cedric Burnside Project, Big George Brock, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Robert Belfour, Big A (Anthony Sherrod) with Robert "Bilbo" Walker, Super Chikan, The Homemade Jamz Blues Band, Rory Block, and James Cotton. Check 'em out!

Tickets are now on sale for
Saint Georges Blues Festival
June 11-12, 2016 Saint Georges DE
Briggs Farm Blues Festival
July 8-10, 2016, at Briggs Farm in Nescopeck PA
Pennsylvania Blues Festival
September 16-18, 2016 at Split Rock in Lake Harmony PA

Blues Links: Visit these links to explore the Blues, learn about live events, and to take part in the culture of this American art form.

The Twisted Tail is the one place where you can hear blues in Philadelphia just about every night. They have a blues jam every Sunday starting at 5PM hosted by Mikey Jr. & Stone Cold Blues. Mikey Jr. and band also play there pretty regularly on Wednesday nights. They're located at 509 South 2nd Street in Philadelphia.

Alligator Records
One of the leading Chicago blues labels. Alligator is Koko Taylor's label and also home for Lonnie Brooks, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, and many more. Recent releases include albums from Eddy Clearwater, Michael Burks, and Janiva Magness.

Delmark Records
A venerable Chicago blues & jazz label now celebrating 55 years in the business. Many of the blues greats of the past, like Junior Wells and Big Joe Williams, have recorded for Delmark. One of their finest recent releases is Byther Smith's Blues On The Moon. Another is Hattiesburg Blues from Mississippi Heat.

Blind Pig Records
This label is home to Kenny Neal, Magic Slim, Hamilton Loomis, and others and has put out albums by E. C. Scott, Elvin Bishop, Nappy Brown, Big Bill Morganfield, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, and plenty more... plus classics from Buddy Guy, Johnny Shines, Snooky Pryor, Jimmy Rogers, Luther Allison... many others!

Pristine Audio
This French reissue company has done wonderful restorations of the audio from old records. Their blues releases include Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Charley Patton, Mississippi John Hurt, and Tampa Red.

Diamond State Blues Society sponsors many blues events, notably regular day-long shows at Gators in New Castle, DE and summer events in Wilmington.

Bucks County Blues Society is America's oldest blues society. among the performers they have presented are folks like Willie Dixon and Albert Collins. They have regular events and a big Blues/R&B picnic every summer, and they sponsor "Blue Thursdays" every Thursday night at McStew's in Levittown PA.

Samuel James and Jonny Meister
Jonny Meister jammin' with Samuel James

Robert Johnson Charlie Musselwhite
Shemekia Copeland Blind Lemon Jefferson

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