Friday, February 10, 2012

The Blues Bash is here!

Hi All -

The 22nd annual LOWCOUNTRY BLUES BASH is happening now, all over town! The dates are February 8-22, and it's organized by Godfather of the Blues Gary Erwin: 14 days, 59 acts, now up to 26 venues and 102 shows - many FREE and all-ages shows.
Live blues day & night - Local, regional, national, international artists - All small venues (the way the blues was meant to be experienced)

Here are some highlights for this weekend, spotlighting blues club friends:

Friday, Feb 10:
Big Daddy Cade & The Bluesmasters w/Scott Bucholtz is at Smokey’s Place
Blackberry Smoke (from Atlanta) will Rock The Pour House $15
Fowler’s Mustache is at The Downtown Wild Wing
The Louie D Project w/ J.R. Getches is at The Break Room in Mt. P
The Port City Prophets w/ Tim Kirkendall play the Southern Seasons Grill in Summerville
Highway 17 Blues Band at Hidden Cove Marina in Moncks Corner
Davis Coen at Home Team/WA, and Nick Moss & the Flip Tops at Home Team/SI
Maurice John Vaughn's Chi-Town Blues Revue at the Blind Tiger

The Louie D Project w/ J.R. Getches is on the Vendue Rooftop @ 6pm
Starling w/ Captain Kirk hits The Bottom in Bonneau.
Col. Bruce Hampton appears at The Pour House $10
Maurice John Vaughn's Blues Revue at the Blind Tiger
Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel at Home Team/WA, and The Nouveaux Honkies at Home Team/SI

2:00pm Home Team/WA All Star Blues Bash Jam and Oyster Roast w/ Tommy Thunderfoot, Jimbo Mathus, Jeff Norwood, My Buddy Todd, and Skye Paige, among others...



Don’t Forget: The Lowcountry Blues Club now has TWO weekly jam nights. Smokey’s Place Sports Bar & Grill at 1213 Remount Road in North Charleston hosts a weekly jam from 5 pm to 9 pm on Sunday’s. And there's the regular Wednesday night jam at Home Team BBQ/West Ashley, 8pm.

If you want to see your band's gigs in this newsletter, send all the details to, 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!

Check out some of our recordings from the Wednesday jams at

See you at the jams!

LMW and SB, February 10, 2012

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