Thursday, November 3, 2011

Finals and jam this Sunday!

Hi All -

This Sunday, November 6th, come out to Home Team/West Ashley for the Blues Challenge finals, starting around 3:30pm. We'll have the competition first, then we'll have a jam for all musicians after that, so bring your instrument with you. Your donation of $5 will go to helping the winning band get to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge at the end of January. The competing bands will be The J Edwards Band, Highway 17 Blues Band, Nate Mills and the Blue Plate Specials, and Momma & the Redemption Band. After these bands play, then the collaborative fun begins, with one of our famous all-inclusive jams.

Before that, there's fun to be had on Friday and Saturday, too, of course.
Friday: The Mason Dixon Band (w/ Scott Bucholtz) is at The Moonshine Saloon in Summerville. Sgt. Submarine is at The Wolf Track Inn. Victoria Station (w/ Big Mike, Big Guy Shaw, Jerry Newman, Don Taylor and Steve Clayton) is at Smokey’s. Heyrocco is at Ele Level Art downtown.
Friday & Saturday: The Shane Clark Band is at The Sand Dollar.
Saturday: The Louie D Project (w/ J.R. Getches) is at The Brick Downtown. The Mason Dixon Band is at Famous Joe’s in West Ashley. Gaslight Street will be at Loggerhead’s on Folly. Starling (w/ Captain Kirk) hit The Bottom in Bonneau.
Sunday: The LOWCOUNTRY BLUES CLUB Challenge Finals at Home Team BBQ WA, 3:30
Wednesday: The Blues Club jam at Home Team/WA of course, and Sarah Cole & The Hawkes will be at Art’s Bar & Grill. Also, The Mason Dixon Band will be at KC Mulligan’s in North Charleston.

Starting Sunday November 13, The Lowcountry Blues Club will have TWO weekly jam nights. Soon, in addition to the regular Wednesday night jam, Smokey’s Place Sports Bar & Grill at 1213 Remount Road in North Charleston will be hosting a weekly jam from 5 pm to 9 pm.



The 4th annual PEE DEE BLUES BASH is Friday-Saturday, November 4-5 in Florence, South Carolina - - Mostly FREE performances on two outdoor stages, the public library, and several clubs, featuring THE NIGHTHAWKS, THE NOUVEAUX HONKIES, BISCUIT MILLER & THE MIX , DRINK SMALL, LIGHTNIN' WELLS, SHRIMP CITY SLIM and lots more!

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!

November's featured artists are Dr. John, Delbert McClinton, Bonnie Raitt, and Susan Tedeschi.

Check out some of our recordings from the Wednesday jams at

See you at the jams!

LMW and SB, November 3, 2011

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