December Music at Oskar Blues
start this month by reminding you of our great Bluegrass pick every
Tuesday from 8-11pm hosted by K. C. Groves and Eric Thorin. It is one
of the best picks in Boulder County where all levels of players are
welcome. We also sport an acoustic plug-in blues jam and open stage
every second Monday of the month from 7:30-10pm come join in the fun
all are welcome. We will be hosting the Lyons High School jazz band on
Tuesday the 9th starting at 7:30pm downstairs these kids work hard and
sound real good so come on out and support them. The next night
Wednesday the 10th we will have The Outside the Door music school from
Boulder with an early show from 5-8pm this is mostly kids but some
adult students as well, lots of fun and fine music. Wednesday the 17th
from 7-11pm we will have a tribute to Neil Young with lots of talented
local artists hosted by Jami Lunde from Oskar’s.
Sundays this month start with Swing State on the 7th a relatively new
local band featuring Nancy Thorwardson www.nancythorwardson.com,
Greg Schochet, Aaron Kiem and Bill Pontarelli on clarinet they play
vintage and original swing, Dixieland and old time country music. The
14th will be The Scott Dale Band from Boulder www.scottdalemusic.com they perform a brand of music from the 70’s similar to what Jackson Browne was doing- a mix of rock and country. Glove Trucker www.bjbronco.com
is scheduled for Dec. 21st with their old country standards and
originals. The last Sunday the 28th brings one of our favorites in
alt-country Buckskin Stallion www.buckskinmusic.org. Thursdays will start on the 4th with The Hillbilly Hellcats www.mysapce.com/hillbillyhellcats and some hi-energy rockabilly. James Moors www.jamesmoors.com
formally Sterling waters will be back for a show mostly of his
originals tunes backed by Kort & Beth McCumber so you can’t go
wrong. Taarka www.myspace.com/tarrka
will perform on the 18th with their style of gypsy jazz that they
perform all over the country. The weekend’s start with Harmonious Junk www.harmoniousjunk.com
on the 5th with Damon Wood who was James Brown’s guitarist for a decade
they will do the Beatles’ Abbey Road album for one set. Shawn Kellerman
www.shawnkellerman.com will follow on Saturday the 6th. He is from Canada and is a true guitar wizard. Friday the 12th we will have Mojambus www.mojambus.com joining us with Miss Blues and Zora Young a blues singer from Chicago. Blue Krewe www.bluekrewe.com will bring their Nawlins style music for your dancing pleasure on Friday the 19th and Blackdog www.blackdogband.com
with Sally Van Meter, and the Lyons all Star Rhythm section of Dave
Watts and Eric Thorin will be here Saturday the 20th, last show was one
to remember, be there. The Randall Dubis band www.randalldubis.com
with Memphis Madelyn who blew the place away last time here will be
back on the 26th. Saturday the 27th we will have K. C. Groves &
Friends as of this writing we are unclear who the friends might be, but
you can expect a surprise and lots of talented musicians as usual.
Don’t forget to pick up your tickets in advance for our special New
Year’s Eve celebration with Spring Creek Bluegrass band www.springcreekbluegrassband.com
and then The Dangerfields will close out the night and ring in the New
Year, tickets are available at Oskar Blues and will be only $15 this
will include both bands and a champagne toast at midnight. This show is
expected to sell out so get your ducats early for this walk- to
celebration and leave the driving to amateurs.
Singing 12-Packs Return
After a long hiatus, we're bringing back our famous Singing 12-Pack program.
program features specially marked 12-Packs of Dale's and Old Chub that
include a free CD of great small-batch music made by the nation's best
our way of helping our favorite craft music makers, while hipping our
beer lovers to exceptional music that, like our beer, is way too
flavorful for the mainstream.
new CD is the 7th in the series, it features 12 tunes by a group of
rootsy heavies. The list includes Cindy Bullens, Amy Speace, Jeffrey
Halford, Rodeo Pony, Corinne West, and local heroes Chris Daniels and
Rebecca Folsom. Stay tuned to our Web site for more details.
The Singing 12-Packs will begin hitting stores in Colorado and other states starting December 1.
Okay, the Uncanny Art
in time for your holiday shopping, our resident folk artist Jack has
painted up a single batch of portraits of each of our mighty canned
Like his music heroes portraits in our pub, Jack paints these these funky, affordable masterpieces on scrap construction wood.
Each 22" X 22" portrait sports a hand-painted image of your fave Oskar Blues beer and some stirring words on each beer.
Signed by the artist himself.
Specify your choice or choice(s) of Dale's, Old Chub, Gordon or Ten FIDY
$175/portrait plus $25 for shipping and handling. Get'em while they last.
Our Store has more & we say make it easy on yourself this
year. Make your beer-loving pals extra happy -- by doing your
shopping at our site.
Check through your gift list with Oskar Blues art, T-shirts, hoodies,
glasware and the ultimate stocking stuffer, Chub Stick.
Hit the Gear link on our homepage and blow through your gift list without ever slipping outta your PJs.
Dale's Makes the Op-Ed Pages!
In his latest column, Rocky Mountain News political columnist Paul
Campos focused on the things he's thankful for this Thanksgiving.
His list celebrated a wealth of American greats including Wrigley
Field, the American people, the Gettysburg Address and.....Dale's Pale
See Campos' wonderful piece (and our first op-ed-page beer accolade) HERE
Catch a video of our Silent Disco from this year's GABF at our OBtv YouTube page.
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