May 2009 Update from Oskar Blues
We start the month on Friday the 1st with Bugs Henderson from
Texas. Bugs was voted one of the 10 best unknown guitar players a few
years back by Guitar One Magazine. The 2nd Saturday brings us Delores Scott’s Colorado All-stars.
Delores is a great entertainer from Chicago who has appeared on
over 80 recordings throughout her career. Sunday the 3rd we have The Blue Mountain Ranch Hands a
mostly Lyons group with Zeke and Janie Little and Nancy Thorwardson
leading this fine six piece band that does a lot of vintage and new
western music. They have great harmonies and are a perfect early Sunday
evening show. Tuesday the 5th at 7pm we host the Lyons High School jazz
band, come on over and support our kids. The 6th Wednesday we have our
new local’s night with Steamboat Zephyr and Off The Tracks two fine
local Lyons groups from 7-10pm. Pokey Lafarge will
be here Thursday the 7th with his four piece acoustic band. Pokey plays
what he calls Riverboat Soul music His influence is deeply rooted in
the heroes and misfits of yesterday. Tad Robinson is
back from Chicago, he has one of the richest and most powerful voices
in Soul and Blues music. If you think genuine soul music is not being
created today, just take a listen to his latest CD “A New Point of
The Informants return
on Saturday the 9th with their Bawdy blues & R. &B. Horns
blaring and couples dancing to their great original tunes & that
infectious beat. Paul Geremia
plays his wonderful acoustic guitar on Sunday the 10th. Paul is one of
the best acoustic blues guitar players alive today weather it is six or
twelve strings. Monday the 11th is our acoustic plug-in blues jam and
open stage from 7:30-10pm hosted by Peter Maves, Patrick Cullie and
Brian Donnell all are welcome. Don’t forget our bluegrass pick and open
stage hosted by K.C. Groves and Eric Thorin every Tuesday from 8-11pm.
All levels are welcome. Thursday the 14th we have Blackdog
with Sally Van Meter they play rockin’ Americana and more. The band has
just finished a CD and is very excited about the record. Friday the
15th we have Eddie Devil Boy Turner on
stage. Eddie has been gigging in Europe lately and plays hot guitar in
the Jimmy Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan mode. The 16th we have the Delta Sonics with
finally a debut CD after 20 some years. They have lots of original
Chicago style blues and a couple of classics. Be sure to stop by and
pick up this long-awaited CD. Danny Shafer and his four piece acoustic based Rockin’ Americana band The Unknown Americans will perform on Sunday May 17th. The marvelous Candye Kane is
back for a special engagement Monday night the 18th from 8-11pm. She
has had a tough year last year with battling pancreatic cancer an
automobile accident and losing over 100lbs. She is back strong as ever
and will put on a great night of entertainment don’t miss this
wonderful lady with the big pipes. Longs Peak Middle School jazz band
will be at Oskar’s on Tuesday the 19th starting at 7:30pm, come on over
and catch them. Wednesday the 20th we will have our monthly tribute,
this time we are featuring Texas Troubadours Jamie Lunde of Awnry Girl productions will be our host as well as a featured artist, we expect about nine or ten bands. We start at 7pm for this show. K.C. Groves and
the Blue Maddies will perform on Thursday night the 21st. these gals
play all kinds of great old-fashioned music with impeccable harmonies
and tight music, mostly from Lyons. Friday the 22nd will feature the
Dave Davies band with ex-Oskar’s soundman Steve Jenks on bass lots of
classic songs with great vocals. Saturday the 23rd we will have Crowboy with their alt- country music and revered up delivery, come check this relatively new band from Boulder. Long Road Home with
two-time Grammy winner Gene Libbea and Dr. Banjo Pete Wernick leading
this hot bluegrass outfit from Fort Collins way will be playing Sunday
Wednesday the 28th of May we have The DeWayn Brothers bluegrass
band all the way from Kansas, this band is really hot and will really
please all those Nugrass fans out there. Come and see what’s going on
in Kansas these days. The great blues vocalist Terry Evans will
be back at Oskar’s on Friday May 29th with his hot band from
California. Terry has sung with many legends like John Lee Hooker and
Ry Cooder over his many years in the business. The Zydeco sounds of Dikki Du Carrier and the Zydeco krewe will
have the place rocking on Saturday the 30th be sure to wear your
dancing shoes and be ready to two-step to this hot music. To end the
month on a high note we will have Halden Wofford and the Hi-Beams on
Sunday May 31st to get your feet tapping and your heart going get their
early if you want to sit down, then why would you when these guys hit
of course still have our bluegrass pick hosted by K.C. Groves and Eric
Thorin every Tuesday from 8-11pm and our blues jam & open stage the
2nd Monday of the month from 7:30pm-10pm come and join in all the fun
at Oskar Blues.
See ya at the joint,
David Lyons Bluesologist McIntyre
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baseball season kicks off & Mama's Little Yella Pils continues
to swing for the fences in more & more states the New York Times
give us this pitch.
Check it out HERE.
Mountain Bakehouse and Colorado's Oskar Blues Brewery have created a
tag-team masterpiece that blends the planet's most revered fermented
foods: Beer & Bread. Each loaf of Old Chub Beer Bread contains
nearly a whole can of the world’s best Scottish ale, Oskar Blues' Old
Chub. We could have stopped there, but no! This dual-artisan gem also
sports a wheaty sourdough base, a touch of honey and a heaping handful
of organic sunflower seeds. Before it hits the oven, each loaf is
lovingly rolled in Old Chubs’ Beech wood-smoked malted barley and then
baked to wonderful, golden perfection. These handmade implausible
pieces of baked goodness are available at all Wholefoods stores in
Colorado, New Mexico & Kansas.
Take home a loaf and Chub the one you're with!
MAY BEER DINNERS
6th: Monks Kettle, San Francisco, CA. Featuring 5 courses paired
with Mama's Little Yella Pilsner, Old Chub, Dale's Pale, Whiskey-Aged
Gordon, Bourbon-Aged Ten Fidy. View the Menu HERE for the Menu & THERE for the Veggie Menu.
May 21st: Green Valley Ranch Golf Club, 4900 Himalaya Rd, Denver, CO.
Blues merchendise is GEARING up for summer. Check out our new
Evel Knievel inspired cycling jerseys and more in our online store HERE.
Dale's Pale Ale debuts at The National Theater in Richmond Virginia on May 1st.
Dale's Pale Ale is available at Colorado Rockies home games at Coors Field.
May 2nd we'll be pouring Oskar Blues Beer at the legendary 13th annual Boonville Beer Festival in Boonville, CA.
Oskar Blues Brewery's Firkin Master Tim Matthews will be at Fat Head's Saloon in Pittsburgh, PA on May 15th with a special Double Dry Hopped Firkin of Gordon.
Oskar Blues Beer will be fueling the post race block party at the Skirt Chaser 5k race in Raleigh, NC on May 23rd.
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