Hi All -
I hope you were at the Blues Club Jam last night - what a great time!! Lots of friends, lots of great music...
Our Blues Challenge was supposed to start this coming Sunday, but instead will start on Sunday, October 9, at Home Team/West Ashley. So please mark your calendars accordingly. This gives us some extra time to put together the event.
So what to do this weekend?
Thursday – Shane Clark at the WA Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ
Friday – Gaslight Street at the Sullivan’s Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ. The Mason Dixon Band (w/ Scott Bucholtz) is at Fat Boy’s in Monck’s Corner. The Louie D Project is at Iacofano’s Italian Bistro.
Saturday – Monster Music in West Ashley has a special Vinyl Expo and sale during the day, and in-store performances starting at 4 pm including subterranean bleu mind(s), Joel T. Hamilton, The Explorer's Club, and The Shaniqua Brown! Later, Fowler’s Mustache is at The Brick. Tidal Jive is at Loggerhead’s Beach Grill. Starling (w/ Cap’t Kirk) is at Smokey’s.
Gary Erwin & Dr. Pickup at Dunleavy's, SI, 9:30.
Sunday: Gary Erwin & Dr. Pickup at Lucy's Grill, Johns Island, at 6.
Don’t forget the weekly gigs:
Tuesday's - Shrimp City Slim from 11 am-1 pm (lunch) at Cajun Kountry Kitchen Cafe, N. Charleston
Wednesday’s - The Lowcountry Blues Club Jam at Home Team/WA of course!
Thursday’s- The Louie D Project (w/ J.R. Getches) at Bambu – Mt. P. And the Charleston Harbor Blues & BBQ tours board 6:30 pm, sail 7-9 pm, 843-722-1112
Friday’s - Old You kick off the weekend on the Vendue Rooftop
Saturday’s - The Louie D Project funks the Vendue Rooftop.
And coming up soon:
15th annual CAROLINA DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, Thursday-Saturday, October 6-8, Camden, SC
www.bluesbash.com/camden - 803-425-7676 - All small venues (the way the blues is meant to be experienced!), blues day & night - lunch, happy hour, evening shows. Most venues within easy walking distance of each other in the town center.
Buy a daily wristband or weekend pass and drift from venue-to-venue at your own pace.
Artists: EDDIE C. CAMPBELL, FRANKIE'S BLUES MISSION, SKYLA BURRELL, ROCKIN' JAKE, DRINK SMALL, BRAD VICKERS & CHRISTOPHER DEAN, GAIL STORM, LIGHTNIN' WELLS, LUCKYMAN BEALL, ROBERT LIGHTHOUSE, MARSHALL BALLEW, BISCUIT MILLER & THE MIX, THE KING BEES, NORMAN TAYLOR DUO, SHRIMP CITY SLIM, WARNER WILLIAMS DOWNHOME BLUES TRIO with JAY SUMMEROUR & ERIC SELBY, WANDA JOHNSON, DR. PICKUP, FLOYD CALLEN & RUSTY DAVIS.
A really good time!
Several of the artists above will then proceed to the coast and join RANDY MCALLISTER BAND with BUDDY WHITTINGTON at
the 6th annual AMERICAN MUSIC CELEBRATION on Sunday, October 9, 2-7 pm at Freshfields Village Green, Kiawah Island, SC.
EDDIE C. CAMPBELL with THE KING BEES
BUDDY WHITTINGTON (15 years on guitar with John Mayall) and
THE RANDY MCALLISTER TEXAS RANGERS
BISCUIT MILLER & THE MIX
FREE - Bring your own lawn chair, blanket, coolers OK but delicious and affordable food & drink for sale. This is an outdoor event, rain or shine.
Brought to you by the Kiawah Island Accommodations Tax Committee, Bill & Marilyn Blizard (Kiawah's Godfather and Godmother of the Blues).
If you want to see your band's gigs in this newsletter, send all the details to firstname.lastname@example.org, with "For the blog" as the subject line. We usually send out the newsletter on Thursday or Friday, so get the info in before Wednesday, please. Or just post to facebook directly!
September's featured artists are B.B. King, Jimmy Reed, and Koko Taylor (all born in September).
Check out some of our recordings from the Wednesday jams at http://www.reverbnation.com/lowcountrybluesclub
See you at the jam!
LMW and SB, September 22, 2011