Hi Blues Club Friends -
This week we bring you a quiz to test your knowledge of some of our blues club jammers. I will give you a nickname, and you have to provide the jammer's real name, first and last...We'll give you the answers next week, and the scoring chart. Find out if you qualify as an Expert, or as Pitiful, or somewhere In between... Okay, here we go:
1. Dan the Man
3. The Big Guy
4. The Captain
5. English Charlie
6. Young Charlie
7. Tan the Man
8. Billy G Is Not My Lover
9 & 10. The Horny Horns
Now, what's going on this weekend?
One stellar event is the 11th annual GREENWOOD BLUES CRUISE Thursday-Saturday, July 7-9 in Greenwood, SC - www.greenwoodbluescruise.com. It's a FREE blues club crawl, part of the South Carolina Festival of Discovery. Greenwood is located about 1 hour from Columbia, SC; three hours from Charleston. Star-studded line-up: CHICK "STOOP DOWN" WILLIS, BUDDY WHITTINGTON with RANDY MCALLISTER, FRANKIE'S BLUES MISSION, DRINK SMALL, BACK PORCH BLUES (Eleanor Ellis, Jay Summerour, Eric Selby), WANDA JOHNSON, and a whole lot more. Check the website!
Friday night, The Louie D Project is at Johnson's Pub (10:30pm til 2am), and Saturday night 6pm to 9pm @The Vendue Rooftop. Come get some funk, says Louie! Also on Friday night there's Jeff Liberty at Morgan Creek Grill 6:30-10:30, and ,Dash Rip Rock at Home Team/Sullivans Island, 10pm. Saturday, there's Jimbo Mathus w/ Guilt Ridden Troubadour at the Charleston Pour House, 9pm.
If your band's gig isn't listed here, just go to our facebook page and post it there, so your friends and fans can add it to their calendars - Thanks!
Check your favorite local paper for more shows happening this weekend, and join the facebook site "Charleston Live Music" for highlights...
If you want to see your band's gigs in this newsletter, send all the details to firstname.lastname@example.org. We usually send out the newsletter on Thursday or Friday, so get the info in before Wednesday, please.
July's featured artists are Willie Dixon (1915), Junior Kimbrough (1930), and Buddy Guy (1936), born in July.
Join us on facebook (Lowcountry Blues Club) and twitter, and check out some of our recordings from the Wednesday jams at http://www.reverbnation.com/lowcountrybluesclub
It's time to pay your dues for 2011 if you haven't already done so. Just come out to a jam, and give us $10 for an individual, $25 for a band or family, or $100 for a corporate membership. Or you can mail dues to The Lowcountry Blues Club, P.O. Box 814, Isle of Palms, SC 29451.
LMW, July 7, 2011