Friday, October 7, 2011

Blues Challenge October 9th!

This Sunday, October 9th, at Home Team BBQ/West Ashley, we have 7 bands competing in the Lowcountry Blues Challenge, Round One. They will be vying for a nomination to represent our club in Memphis, Tennessee, at the International Blues Challenge. We hope you'll come and make this a really fun event! Here's the lineup:

Band #1: 4p: Victoria Station
Band #2: 4:40p: Nate and the Blue Plate Specials
Band #3: 5:20p: Smoky Weiner and the Hot Links
Band #4: 6p: J Edwards and the Low Country All Stars
Band #5: 6:40p: Mike Fuzz and the Vagabonds
Band #6: 7:20p: Starling
Band #7: 8:00p: Highway 17 Band

What else is going on this weekend?

Friday, October 7: Momma and the Redemption Band (w/ Jojo Wall) is at Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ in WA.
Saturday: Starling (w/ Captain Kirk) is at Fat Boys. Old You is at the Mt. P Wild Wing.
Monday: Fowler’s Mustache is on the Pour House deck starting at 5.
Tuesday: Skye Paige and the Original Recipe is at the Brick House Kitchen, Guilt Ridden Troubadour at Home Team/WA.
Wednesday: Mason Dixon (w/ Scott Bucholtz) is at KC Mulligan’s

Also this weekend is the 15th annual CAROLINA DOWNHOME BLUES FESTIVAL, Thursday-Saturday, October 6-8, in Camden, SC - 803-425-7676 - All small venues. Buy a daily wristband or weekend pass and drift from venue-to-venue at your own pace. And there's 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.

Next weekend is a great music festival in Greenville, SC - all styles of music, and free! Check out the lineup at



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
Friday’s - Old You kick off the weekend on the Vendue Rooftop
Saturday’s - The Louie D Project funks the Vendue Rooftop.

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!

October's featured artists are Stevie Ray Vaughn and Steve Miller, both born in October.

Check out some of our recordings from the Wednesday jams at

See you at the jam!

LMW and SB, October 7, 2011

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