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      Barrelhouse Blues Promotions & Picks
      Barrelhouse Blues Promotions & Picks
      The World's Best Blues Resource!

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      Hi Blues Lovers,

      Here are our Promotions & Picks for this week.
      Remember, calendar listings are updated continuously, so keep checking back for the latest, most comprehensive, and detailed listings of the best Blues shows in New England.
      Click here for the New England Blues Calendar ("NEBC"):
      http://www.barrelhouseblues.com/calendar.htm

      JB's Blues News

      The Massachusetts Blues Challenge

      The Massachusetts Blues Challenge is all set……
      Sunday, August 22nd at the C-Note 159 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA.

      Here are the bands that will be competing and the schedule:

      The Bands:
      The Andy James Band
      Catfish-Howl
      The Throwdown Blues Band
      Sturdy Moss
      Diane Blue & The Beantown Boys

      The Solo/Duo acts:
      Juke Joint Devils
      Dan Sevush

      Bands will pull a number out of a hat to get their time slot at registration:

      4:30 - 5:00pm - Band Registration
      5:00pm - Solo # 1 (15 min Set)
      5:15 - 5:20pm - Change Over
      5:20pm - Solo # 2 (15 min Set)
      5:35 - 5:45pm - Change Over
      5:45pm - Band # 1 (20 min Set)
      6:05 - 6:15pm - Change Over
      6:15pm - Band # 2 (20 min Set)
      6:35 - 6:45pm - Change Over
      6:45pm - Band # 3 (20 min Set)
      7:05 - 7:15pm - Change Over
      7:15pm - Band # 4 (20 min Set)
      7:35 – 7:45pm - Change Over
      7:45pm - Band # 5 (20 min Set)
      8:05 - 9:30pm - Competition Results / Open Blues Jam

      Admission is $10 at the door and the proceeds will help the winners cover expenses for their trip to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN.

      The event is sponsored by the Massachusetts Blues Society:
      http://massblues.org/


      Eddie Turner Releases New CD on NorthernBlues Music

      Eclectic Blues artist and guitarist extraordinaire, Eddie Turner has released a new CD entitled, "Miracles & Demons."

      For our "Sound Impression" of this new release, click here:
      http://www.barrelhouseblues.com/impressions_6.html

      To check out our 2007 interview with Eddie, click here:
      http://www.barrelhouseblues.com/eddie_turner.htm


      RJ's Blues Muse

      Good girls go to heaven, bad girls go everywhere.


      And now, here are the Barrelhouse Blues "Promotions & Picks" for New England Blues Lovers this week:

      Monday, August 2nd

      Laurie Morvan Band
      Time Out Pub
      275 Main Street
      Rockland, ME
      207-593-9336
      http://www.northatlanticbluesfestival.com/timeoutpub.html

      Lydia Warren
      Gardner Ale House
      74 Parker Street
      Gardner, MA
      978-669-0122
      http://www.gardnerale.com

      Steve Heck with Daniel Banks
      Encore Lounge

      275 Tremont Street
      Boston, MA 02116
      617-728-2162
      http://www.encoreloungeboston.com

      Monday Night Blues Jam
      Hosted by The Stubbies
      The Skellig
      240 Moody Street
      Waltham, MA 02453-5303
      781-647-0679
      http://www.theskellig.com/
      http://www.myspace.com/mondaynightbluesjam

      Every Monday Open Mic Jam Night
      Whippersnappers
      Route 102, Londonderry Commons
      Londonderry NH 03053
      603-434-2660
      http://www.whippersnappersnh.com

      Spontaneous Combustion Jam
      The Beehive

      541 Tremont Street
      Boston MA
      617-423-0069
      http://www.beehiveboston.com/

      Doghouse Monday Night Blues
      with Mario Perrett
      Townsend's Restaurant
      81 Fairmount Avenue
      Hyde Park, MA 02136
      617-333-0306
      http://www.townsendsrestaurant.com/

      The Bruce Marshall Group
      Smoken’ Joe’s Barbeque

      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://www.smokenjoesbbq.com
      http://www.brucemarshall.net

      Tuesday, August 3rd

      Ryan Fardy & Bruce McGrath
      Blues Jam
      Paddy O's
      33 Union Street
      Boston, MA 02108
      617.263.7771.
      http://www.somersirishpubs.com/
      http://www.ryanfardymusic.com/

      Wan-tu Jam Band
      Open Blues Jam
      Fratello's
      155 Dow St
      Manchester, NH 03101-1299
      603-641-6776
      http://www.fratellos.com/
      http://www.myspace.com/bluesjamsnh

      The Stubbies
      Blues Jam
      Roma
      29 Middlesex Street
      Haverhill, MA 01835-7488
      978-374-8001
      http://www.theromarestaurant.com/
      http://www.myspace.com/mondaynightbluesjam

      Mike Paolucci & Friends
      Steve's Backstage Pass
      15 School Street
      Taunton, MA
      508-824-3436
      http://www.thedessertclub.com

      Satch's Overtime Blues Jam
      featuring...The Blue Gils - 7PM
      Hajjar's Bar and Grille
      969 Washington Street
      Weymouth, MA 02189
      781-340-1870
      http://www.hajjars.net

      Joanna Connor Band
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Wednesday, August 4th

      The Al Copley Band
      Blues on the Beach
      Westerly Town Beach
      365 Atlantic Ave
      Misquamicut
      Westerly, RI
      http://www.bluesonthebeachri.com/

      The Double D's
      featuring Daniel Banks
      Blues Jam
      The Tavern From Tower Square
      119 Washington Street
      Plainville, MA 02762
      508-699-7600
      http://www.taverndining.com
      To learn more about Daniel Banks, and sample some of his music,
      please visit:
      http://barrelhouseblues.com/daniel_banks_2.html
      BarrelhouseBlues.com endorses and promotes Daniel Banks.

      Alizon Lissance
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Catfish-Howl
      Open Electric Blues Jam - 8pm
      Murphy's Tap Room
      494 Elm Street
      Manchester NH
      603 644-3535
      http://www.murphystaproom.net
      http://www.catfishhowl.com

      Wolf & The Jam Daddies
      Open Blues Jam - 8pm
      All American Bar & Grille
      7570 Post Road
      North Kingstown, RI 02852-3901
      401-294-3649
      http://www.allamericanbarandgrille.com/

      Thursday, August 5th

      George Thorogood & The Destroyers
      South Shore Music Circus
      130 Sohier Street
      Cohasset, MA 02025
      781-383-9850
      http://www.themusiccircus.org

      Racky Thomas Band
      Boston Harbor Hotel - Outdoor Blues on the Barge Summer Series
      70 Rowes Wharf
      Boston, MA 02110
      617.439.7000
      http://bhh.com

      Steve Smith and The Nakeds
      Twenty Water Street
      20 Water Street
      East Greenwich, RI 02818
      401- 885-3703
      http://www.twentywaterstreet.com/

      The Undaunted Professor Harp
      East Bay Grille
      173 Water St.
      Plymouth, MA 02360
      508-746-9751
      http://www.eastbaygrille.com

      The Double D's
      featuring Daniel Banks
      Blues Jam
      C Note
      159 Nantasket Avenue
      Hull, MA
      781-925-4300
      http://www.cnotehull.com/
      To learn more about Daniel Banks and sample some of his music,
      please visit:
      http://barrelhouseblues.com/daniel_banks_2.html
      BarrelhouseBlues.com endorses and promotes Daniel Banks.

      The New Blue Revue Open Mic Blues Jam
      featuring Satch Romano
      special guest host - Scoop Davis Rhythm Joe's
      The Next Page Blues Cafe

      550 Broad Street
      East Weymouth, MA 02189
      781-335-9796
      http://www.reverbnation.com/venue/thenextpagebluescafe
      http://www.myspace.com/satchsnewbluerevue

      Chicken Slacks Soul Revue
      The Cantab Lounge

      738 Massachusetts Ave, Central Square
      Cambridge, MA
      617-354-2685
      http://www.cantab-lounge.com
      http://www.chickenslacks.com/

      Johnny Ray
      Red Rock Bistro & Bar

      141 Humphrey Street
      Swampscott, MA 01907
      781-595-1414
      http://www.redrockbistro.com
      http://www.johnnyrayband.com/

      The Wan-tu Blues Band
      Open Mic Blues Jam
      Johnny Badds
      542 Elm Street
      Manchester, NH
      603-222-9191
      http://www.myspace.com/bluesjamsnh

      The Blues Jam
      with B J Magoon & Friends
      Acton Jazz Café

      All invited - Full band setup w/amps, Grand Piano & Hammond Organ
      452 Rear Great Road (Rte 2 & 119)
      Acton, MA
      978-263-6161
      http://www.actonjazzcafe.com

      Barrett Anderson Band
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Friday, August 6th

      John Mayer
      Comcast Center
      885 South Main Street
      Mansfield, MA 02048
      http://www.livenation.com/venue/comcast-center-tickets

      George Thorogood & The Destroyers
      Cape Cod Melody Tent
      21 West Main Street
      Hyannis, MA 02601
      508-775-5630
      http://www.melodytent.org

      1st Friday of the Month Blues Jam
      The GRAND SLAM of Blues Jams!!
      Cliffhanger Bar & Grill
      220 Bridge Street
      Weymouth, MA 02191
      781-331-0499
      http://www.facebook.com/Tavernonthetar
      This is a Blues jam you don't want to miss!
      Not only do the best area musicians perform,
      but the audience sparkles with electricity!
      And it only happens once a month. Don't miss it!
      See Splash of Blues featuring Michelle Rockwell!
      For more info call Jim at 617-688-1831.
      The GRAND SLAM of Blues Jams
      is a premiere production of Shooting Star Entertainment & Promotions.
      For more information about SSE&P visit:
      http://www.barrelhouseblues.com/shootingstar.htm
      http://myspace.com/splashofblues

      Nate Springfield and House Quake
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts
      Higganum Gazebo

      Higganum, CT
      http://www.haddam.org/
      http://www.ryanhartt.com/

      Fat City Band
      Bovi's Tavern
      287 Taunton Avenue
      East Providence, RI 02914
      401-434-9670
      http://www.bovistavern.com/

      The Chicken Slacks
      The C-Note

      159 Nantasket Avenue
      Hull, MA
      781-925-4300
      http://www.cnotehull.com
      http://www.chickenslacks.com

      Lydia Warren Band
      Dante's at Firefly's
      350 East Main Street
      Marlborough, MA 01752
      508-357-8883
      http://www.fireflysbbq.com/Marlborough.htm

      Saturday, August 7th

      Onset Blues Festival
      featuring...
      Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters
      The Gas House Gorillas
      Satch Romano and The Mighty House Rockers
      Bogged Down
      Gil and the Bluegils Band
      Onset Bandshell
      Gates open at 10:00 am
      The music starts at 2:00pm AND ENDS AT 8:00pm
      Tickets $17.00 in advance $20.00 at the gate
      Call: 508-295-7072
      http://www.onsetvillage.com/events.html

      Barnful of Blues Festival - Noon to 8pm
      featuring...
      Tom Ballerini Band
      Catfish Howl
      Dave Glannon & Deep Pockets
      Michelle Rockwell
      Common Knowledge
      The Mann Act
      TJ Wheeler & Boogie Chillun
      Mike Kennedy & Brad Hayes
      Chris Fitz
      Poor Howard
      Michael Vincent
      Lydia Warren
      Sturdy Moss
      Fran Calo
      Shirley Lewis

      event to take place at...
      4-H Youth Center (on Route 13)
      New Boston, NH
      603-325-8659
      http://www.granitestateblues.org/barnful/

      Diane Blue and the Beantown Boys
      Mal's Lounge
      - CD Release!!
      77 Washington Street (3rd floor)
      Haverhill, MA
      978-374-5150
      http://www.georgesonwashington.com/mals.html
      http://www.dianebluemusic.com

      The Dan Lawson Band
      Tupelo Music Hall
      2 Young Road
      Londonderry, NH 03053
      603-437-5100
      http://www.tupelohall.com

      The Dirty Mac Blues Band
      Gilrens

      802 Main Street
      Worcester MA 01610
      508-791-2583
      http://www.gilrens.net/
      http://www.reverbnation.com/thedirtymacbluesband.com

      Bruce Marshall Group
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Fat City Band
      Dante's at Firefly's
      350 East Main Street
      Marlborough, MA 01752
      508-357-8883
      http://www.fireflysbbq.com/Marlborough.htm

      Sunday, August 8th

      Leon Redbone
      The Bull Run
      215 Great Road (Route 2A)
      Shirley, MA
      978-425-4311
      http://www.bullrunrestaurant.com

      Fat City Band
      Dance2Swing
      Leominster Elks Club
      134 North Main Street
      Leominster, MA
      http://www.dance2swing.com

      The Rick Harrington Band
      Blues Jam - 3:00PM
      Cady’s Tavern
      2168 Putnam Pike
      Chepachet, RI 02814
      401-568-4102
      http://www.cadystavern.com/

      Gregg Miller Group
      Blues Jam - 7pm
      Mari's Place
      35 Washington Street
      Quincy, MA
      617-471-1200
      http://www.marisplace.com/
      http://greggmillergroup.com/

      Parker Wheeler's Blues Party
      The Grog
      13 Middle Street
      Newburyport, MA
      978-465-8008
      http://www.thegrog.com

      Wolf & The Jam Daddies
      Open Blues Jam - 5 to 9pm
      Corrine's
      1593 Newport Avenue
      Pawtucket, RI
      401-725-4260
      http://www.corinnesbanquets.com/

      Slutty Pete and the Wan-tu Blues Band
      Blues in the Afternoon
      Open Mic Blues Jam - 3:00-7:00PM
      The Village Trestle
      25 Main Street
      Goffstown, NH
      603-497-8230
      http://www.myspace.com/thevillagetrestle

      Chris "Stovall" Brown (Pro-Jam Special Guest Series)
      Every Sunday - 6:30 to 10:30PM!
      Tommy Doyles
      349 Watertown Street
      Newton, MA
      617-225-0888
      http://users.rcn.com/drhepcat/Tommy%20Doyles.html
      http://users.rcn.com/drhepcat

      900 Degrees All Star Blues Band
      900 Degrees Pizzeria & Bistro

      Canal & Dowd Streets
      Manchester, NH 03103
      603-488-1912
      http://www.900degrees.com
      http://myspace.com/blues900degrees

      The I.C. Waters Band
      Blues Jam - 3-7pm
      Tailgate Sports Bar & Grill
      61 Portland Rd
      Gray, ME 04039-9431
      207-657-7973
      http://www.tailgatebarandgrillmaine.com/
      http://www.myspace.com/bluzgy

      Geoff Bartley
      Smoken Joe's Barbeque
      351 Washington Street
      Brighton, MA 02135
      617-254-5227
      http://smokenjoesbbq.com/

      Satch's Open Mic Blues Jam Party
      The Tap Brew Pub - 5 - 9PM
      100 Washington Street
      Haverhill, MA
      978-374-1117
      http://www.tapbrewpub.com
      www.myspace.com/satchsnewbluerevue

      Lil' Harpo
      Johnny's Pizzeria and Pub

      11 Tracy Lane
      Hudson, NH
      603-882-9224
      http://www.facebook.com/johnnyspizzeriapub


      Schedules do change...
      Call or click on the web site links for additional information, confirmation or reservations.
      Drive safe, and support and enjoy the Blues artists and clubs...

      A Great Lie of The Music Business:
      "The roadie took care of it."

      That's all for now...

      Good Blues to you,

      Robert John
      http://www.BarrelhouseBlues.com
      Our Mission: To Promote and inform you of the best Blues we know of.
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      Message 195 of 195 , Oct 14, 2013
        Barrelhouse Blues Promotions & Picks
        Barrelhouse Blues Promotions & Picks
        The World's Best Blues Resource!

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        Hi Blues Lovers,

        This Sunday, October 20th...

        The Massachusetts Blues Society presents...
        The 2013 Blues Challenge!!

        Coming to you from the C Note in Hull, Massachusetts...

        Solo / Duo:
        The Balkun Brothers (Duo)
        Alan Arena (Solo)
        Carolyn Waters & Satoru Nakagawa (Duo)

        Bands:
        The Triple Threat Blues Crusade
        Grace Curren and The High Falutin Band
        Blackbone

        The music and excitement will start at 4pm, till 8pm!
        There is a $5 Cover Charge. All proceeds go the winning acts to help towards travel expenses to Memphis.

        Venue:
        The C Note
        159 Nantasket Avenue
        Hull, MA
        781-925-4300
        http://www.cnotehull.com/

        For more information or to join the Massachusetts Blues Society, click here:
        http://massblues.org/

        Winners will be heading to Memphis in 2014 to represent Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge ("IBC").

        See you there!


        That's all for now...

        Good Blues to you,

        Robert John
        http://www.BarrelhouseBlues.com
        Our Mission: To Promote and inform you of the best Blues we know of.
        Copyright © 2013 BarrelhouseBlues.com. All rights reserved.

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