MUSIC CITY BLUES
    If it wasn't for the Blues, You wouldn't know when you were happy. 
    

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Music City Blues is an informative and promotional site for all things Blues
In the Nashville Middle Tennessee area.

 

MUSIC CITY BLUES FESTIVAL

5/25/2015    10:00 AM - 6:00 PM  

 

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Music City Blues Jam now at Skully's

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Blues Jam
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Centennial Park
2500 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203
   

BB KING'S DAUGHTER PLAYS TRIBUTE TO FATHER AT

NASHVILLE CENTENNIAL PARK MEMORIAL DAY BLUES CONCERT

                                              Claudette "Bluz Queen" King Celebrates Fathers Legacy at Free Blues Concert

Claudette King, the youngest daughter of the late all-time legendary Bluesman, B.B. King, is the featured artist at the Memorial Day Concert, Centennial Park bandshell, 2500 West End Avenue in Nashville.  Opening acts begin at 10:00 AM Monday, May 25, 2015.  Concert is free and open to the public.

Yes, there’s a new voice making waves, belting out melodies of Blues, Soul, and R&B and Claudette is quick to cite her father as her main “inspiration."  Now living in Atlanta, she was trained in the gospel of the Baptist church from age 13. She has developed some of the emotional authority that one associates with her mighty mentors: Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Koko Taylor, Chaka Khan, Mavis Staples, Mahalia Jackson, even Michael Jackson. The affable singer will tell you: “I got a bit of everybody inside of me.”

Opening acts for the Centennial Park "Memorial Day Concert" are:

           Tennessee Rhythm & Blues Society, Jam  "Grown Folks", Jimmy Church, Host

           DJ Mo Jo (Steve Greer)

           Blues Injection

           Miranda Louise Band

           Brent Reed & CO

           Verlan Brock

           Tullie Brae Band

           Stacy Mitchhart

           Claudette “Bluz Queen” King

Early arrival is suggested for best seating and parking.

Vendors and food trucks will be on hand with food and refreshments.

Direct link to Claudette King's website:  http://claudetteking.wix.com/claudett-king

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Hi, You're Invited!!  See, hear, meet & network with area blues musicians.

TUESDAY- Skully's Saloon -(21 Up)
No Cover, 7-11pm, Free Parking
333 Swinging Bridge Rd
Old Hickory, TN 37138

Blues Injection:

  • Chuck "Electric Chuck" Kotlaris (Jam Host - Lead Guitar / Vocals)
  • Terry "The Wizard" Newton (Bass / Guitar / Sound) 
    Todd "The Wrist" Newland
    (Drums)
  • Ben "Howling" Rasmussen (Lead Vocals / Lead Guitar)

The official JAM page: http://www.superiormusic.com/page064.htm

Sponsored by Music City Blues & Superior Music

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THURSDAY- Jimmy's Sports Bar - 615-444-3420 (Bar) (21 Up)

No Cover, Free Parking

1310 Sparta Pike (Exit 239A)

Lebanon, TN 37090

  • Donnie "Skull" Miller (Lead Guitar - Lead Vocals - Jam Host) 
  • ((Bass) 
  • (Drums) 

Sponsored by Music City Blues & The National Blues Network

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How to tell the difference between Blues & Rock.
Like you don't really know.  From moblues.org

  1. If the guitar player has one small amplifier, Blues Band. 
    If he has a stack of them, Rock Band.
  2. If the keyboard player only plays piano or organ, Blues Band. 
    If he's uses other sounds, Rock Band.
  3. If the guitar player breaks a string and changes it on the spot, Blues Band.                                                                                                                                                                          If a roadie comes out with a replacement guitar, Rock Band.
  4. If the bass player's instrument has only four strings, or is a stand up, Blues Band.
    More than four, Rock Band.
  5. If there are wives and children around the stage, Blues Band. 
    Scantly clad women, Rock Band.
  6. If they play the same songs differently every night, Blues Band. 
    Play the same songs the same way every night, Rock band.
  7. If they make up the lyrics as they go, Blues Band. 
    Read lyrics from a tele-prompter, Rock band.
  8. If they arrive in a van, Blues Band. 
    If they arrive in a school bus, Rock band.
  9. If everyone is drinking liquor, Blues Band. 
    Drinking beer, Rock Band.
  10. If people dance together, Blues band. 
    Mill about separately, Rock Band.
  11. If people clap their hands to the backbeat, Blues Band. 
    Pump their fists in the air, Rock Band.
  12. If the male musicians are wearing Dockers, Blues Band. 
    If they are wearing Spandex, Rock Band.

     

 

 

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