October 1st to 15th Oskar Blues Music Update
October the first is a Thursday and we will have The Stanleytones www.stanleytonesbluegrass.com a fine bluegrass band from the area that have recently released a great CD. The 2nd is Friday and we will be featuring R. J. Mischo www.rjblues.com a great Chicago style harmonica player with Dan Treanor and his band from Denver backing him up. He is one of the best in the nation and really swings. Saturday is Romano Paoletti & Friends www.romanomusic.com Romano has just released his first full CD and it is terrific. It is always a party with Romano so come early if you want to sit. Sunday the 4th is Swing State www.nancythorwardson.com a fine vintage and modern swing band with a great line-up with Bill Ponterelli on clarinet. Mike Schikora www.mikeschikora.com will be having a CD release party on Monday night the 5th fresh from a tour of the upper Midwest a great singer/songwriter with a hot band. Come pick up a CD. Tuesday the 6th it will be The Lyons High School jazz band for their initial concert of this school year. Come and support these great kids, they work hard and sound good every year. Wednesday the 7th is our local band night with Zach & Sean and The Insurgents. Thursday the 8th is Lil’ Bit and the Customatics www.thecustomatics.com Lil’ Bit is a great female vocalist in the old country style and the band is first rate and kicks butt. Maynard Mills www.maynardmills.com and the boys will be here Friday the ninth. Maynard is an outstanding guitar player and always pays tribute to the old masters with some dobro slide. Round Mountain www.myspace.com/roundmountainmusic from New Mexico plays Saturday the 10th a duo that feature two brothers that are multi-instrumentalists and play folk/world music with a twist check em’ out they are very entertaining. Sunday the 11th it’s The Mighty High Band a tribute to The Jerry Garcia band. They do all those funky R&B tunes The JGB did in their day. Great dancing music. Monday the 12th is our monthly acoustic plug-in jam and open stage hosted by Patrick Cullie Peter Maves and Brian Donnell all are welcome.