Friday & Saturday Night Shows
first weekend in October starts off Friday the 6th with Maynard Mills a
native of Gary Indiana who resides in Denver and plays lots of classic
blues and funky danceable tunes from the 70’s.
on Saturday the 7th a new band comes to Oskar’s with big credentials.
Harmonious Junk www.harmoniousjunk.com sports lead guitarist Damon Wood
straight from a seven-year stint with The Godfather of Soul James
Brown. This band from Denver is funky of course and is guaranteed to
get you on the dance floor, lots of originals that really have the
groove and some you might recognize.
second weekend features two great female vocalists from the area. For
her first ever show at Oskar’s Linda Storey www.lindastorey.com and her
daughter Jessica and their alleluia band rock out for M. S. Linda sings
from her wheel chair and writes great songs, she has MS but just can’t
stop singing and playing the blues, come support this woman and her
efforts to get MS into the spotlight on Friday the 13th. One of Oskar’s
special favorites the Erica Brown Band www.ericabrownband.com is here
on Saturday the 14th. The band is so tight and the vocal harmonies are
the best around, need I say more?
next weekend is going to be hot with the reigning King of Zydeco Roy
Carrier and his band from Lawtell Louisiana. Roy hasn’t been in this
area for a few years, he plays the true Zydeco from the old days. Don’t
miss his special guy and his brand of Dancing Zydeco music and a rare
great Lil’ Dave Thompson www.electrofi.com from Greenville Mississippi
is back on Saturday the 21st. Dave torn the place up last time with his
great Delta influenced Mississippi guitar playing and singing. His new
CD is getting great critical acclaim and Dave wowed them at many
festivals this summer. He originally recorded on Fat Possum records
with R.L. Burnside and Jr. Kimbrough and is a real talent.
Holt www.scottholt.com and his great band return to Oskar’s, from
Nashville Friday the 27th. Scott is one of the most requested guitar
players at Oskar’s. He spent 10 years in Buddy guy’s band learning from
a true master of the instrument and Scott learned well. The dynamics of
the band are one of the reasons they are so well received.
Russell www.maryjonesrussell.com returns on the 28th, this time with
her full blues band, The Blues Boys. Mary really lets it all hang out
with this band of blues veterans. Her enthusiasm and vocal prowess with
delight the crowd for sure.
the 21st in our upstairs cocktail area we welcome back the fabulous
George Nelson. George plays every 3rd Saturday evening at Oskar Blues
from 6-9 pm. Come on down and enjoy some classic piano blues and
familiar tunes and request some of your favorites.