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|Holiday Parties at Oskar Blues|
not too late to book that holiday party! Give us a call and let us do
all of the work. We offer custom menus, amazing craft beer, live
entertainment and transportation!
Call today, we still have a few dates available. Ask for Anita - 303-823-6685
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Menu! We are changing it up a bit with some great new items on our
menu. Our very own Chef Charles has created some amazing new additions
and unbeatable Happy Hour appetizers!
Stayed tuned. We'll keep you posted.
|Happy Holidays from Oskar Blues ||December 2007 |
This holiday season, treat your beer-loving pals and loved ones to
great gifts from Oskar Blues. Our Gear section has a load of new shirt
designs, classic OB hoodies, beer glasses and the ultimate stocking
stuffer, Chub Stick.
Best of all, you can buy it online right from the in-your- pajamas
comfort of your home, and we can ship the items for you. Blast through
your gift check-off list here: www.oskarblues.com
Ten FIDY Cans now in CO
That's right, we've set free a couple hundred cases of our mighty,
now-in-cans imperial stout. These "Half- Baked, Fully Roasted" bad boys
are on the shelves of select stores. Get them while you, uh, can.
Have a (Small) Keg Party
We've just rolled out of a limited-release batch of 5- liter/1.3 gallon
mini kegs of Dale's Pale Ale. The keg cans (with built-in taps) will
reach select stores along the Front Range starting December 3. They
will retail for around $24. Visitors to the Oskar Blues pub can buy
these cans filled with Dale's Pale Ale, as well as Old Chub Scottish
Style Ale, Gordon, Ten FIDY and our other-in- house beers. They make a
great gift, hint, hint.
| Weekend Music
Friday and Saturday Nights 9pm
Friday December the 7th brings back Denver Bluesman Maynard Mills www.mayn ardmillsblues.com Maynard plays classic blues and lots of funky danceable songs as well as some acoustic slide from the Masters.
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Saturday the eighth will be the zany honky-tonk of Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams www.hibea ms.com always a crowd pleaser at Oskar's get there early for a seat.
Andrew Jr. Boy Jones ww w.myspace.com/andrewjrboyjones comes
back on Friday the fourteenth. Jr. Boy is a great Texas guitarist who
learned from Freddy King and spent many years playing in Charlie
Musselwhite's band a great singer and songwriter as well, don't miss
Local blues outfit the Rhythm All Stars ww w.myspace.com/therhythmallstars are here on Saturday the 15th, they play hard driving blues and pride themselves on getting people on the dance floor.
The Bobby Walker band w ww.bobbywalkermusic.com is
here for the first time on Friday the 21st. He is from the western
slope and is a great singer of the blues whether it is from behind the
drum kit or out front playing the guitar. He has opened for such
diverse people as Elvin Bishop and Merle Haggard.
Jason Ricci and New Blood www.jasonricci.com are
back for another night of great blues and harmonica playing. Jason and
the guys have just put out their first major release on Electro- Groove
records Rocket #9 so this night will be a CD release party. Look for
the guy with the reddish hair although knowing Jason it could be purple
by the time he gets here on Saturday the 22nd.
The All Night Honky-tonk All Stars
return to the front range for a couple of shows and we are lucky enough
to get them at Oskar's for Friday the 28th. This was one of the areas
first honky-tonk bands. They get together once or twice a year with
Rebecca Frazier, Danny Shafer, Jason Pawlina, Greg Schochet and
Saturday the 29th is The Interstate Stash Express www.myspace.com/interstatestashexpress fronted by Terry Kishiyama Oskar's graphic artist and great guitarist. These guys rock the house with lots of great originals.
As a special treat George Nelson will
bring his piano downstairs and play from 5:30-8:30pm on Saturday the
8th,22nd and 29th this month. Join George for happy hour on these
particular Saturdays and have some fun with his great approach to piano
music and vocals.
| Weekday Music
Thursdays this month start off with The Spring Creek Bluegrass band ww w.springcreekbluegrassband.com they
continue to win awards all over the country. They play a great mix of
originals and traditional bluegrass and are a joy to listen to.
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They will also host the following Thursday's first bluegrass Scramble on
the 13th. The Scramble is an opportunity for all you pickers to put
your name in a hat and get on stage and play with the band or with
other pickers. It should be fun come and join in.
Thursday the 20th Lyons based band Taarka www.taarka.com will
bring their gypsy style of string band music to the stage. Enion is a
marvelous violin player and her husband David can play most stringed
McCumberland Gap www.kortmusic.com will
play the last Thursday of the month on the 27th. Kort has just released
a CD that features Vince Gill and our own Sally Van Meter. Great
Americana and Bluegrass originals and oldies.
forget our well-attended Bluesgrass pick on Tuesdays hosted by K. C.
Groves and Eric Thorin. All levels of players are welcome and
encouraged to play in a relaxed atmosphere upstairs.
The first Wednesday of every month is our electric blues jam hosted by Tim Crawford and the Four Am band.
second Monday ( 12/10) is our acoustic plug-in blues jam hosted by
Peter Maves, Patrick Cullie and Brian Donnell everyone gets to play.
On Monday the 17th we are hosting a party for the Mojo's music academy and the Band Mojomama www.moj omama.net will be recording a live video at Oskar Blues starting at 7 pm so get there early and be in the video.
The last Monday of the month is of course New Years Eve and we are planning a big night with food specials and an exciting band The Informants www.theinf ormantsband.com the
last time this band played Oskar's the dance floor kept full all night
with their great fun songs and them dancing themselves. They played
blues & R&B with many risqué and bawdy songs to get ya goin'.
Jeff and Vida www.jeffandvida.co m from
Nashville stop by on the 9th with Vida's country style vocals and Jeff
incredible string instrument playing they have 5 CD's out and tour all
over the country and Europe. They are always well received at Oskar's
with their bluegrass and roots rock sound.
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The 16th will feature local artists the Blue Mountain Ranch Hands
playing old time fiddle tunes with great harmony singing and original
material and classic western swing songs. Zeke Little is a fiddle
master and his wife Jani & Nancy Thorwardson sing so well together.
Little Liza Jane www.littlelizajane.net appear
on the 23rd this all female acoustic group features mandolin, guitar,
bass and dobro where all four ladies sing harmony together and make a
joyful noise. They will provide holiday entertainment and great
Eric Thorin from town will showcase his new group The Big Bug Bop-a-Billy Band www.ericthorin.com on
the 30th, the master bass player has put together a four piece band
that includes Mitch Chmara on guitar and John Stewart on sax with
drums. They play bluegrass, honky-tonk and bebop from the pretenders to
Motown to country it should be very good and different.
Happy Holidays from all of us at Oskar Blues.