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Comprised of rotating band leaders, the T Blues Band is a nightly, sound-shifting, blues machine. Tight knit groups of 4 musicians combine forces to generate the most powerful and authentic blues incarnations around. Sit back, and enjoy! It's an experience you can't find anywhere else but Terra Blues.

 

 

T Blues Band

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MONDAYS

JR MACK

SARON CRENSHAW

CLIFF SCHMITT

BARRY HARRISON

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10/4/2017

CLARENCE SPADY

ANDY STORY

CLIFF SCHMITT

MARK BELL

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10/12/2017

SARON CRENSHAW

BOBBY BRYAN

ANDY EULAU

MIKE NAPPI

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10/31/2017

IRVING LOUIS LATTIN

BOBBY BRYAN

PETE CUMMING

MIKE NAPPI

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DATE

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

01-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
02-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
03-TUE IRVING LOUIS LATTIN STORY/BRYAN BAND
04-WED JR MACK T BAND/SPADY/STORY
05-THU SARON CRENSHAW MAURICE JOHN VAUGHN
06-FRI SARON CRENSHAW TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
07-SAT HAZMAT MODINE SLAM ALLEN BAND
08-SUN SARON CRENSHAW THE PIONEERS
09-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
10-TUE MICHAEL HILL BOBBY BRYAN BAND
11-WED IRVING LOUIS LATTIN CLARENCE SPADY BAND
12-THU RAY SCHINNERY T BAND/CRENSHAW/BRYAN
13-FRI STEVE GUYGER KING SOLOMON HICKS
14-SAT BOBBY RADCLIFF TRIO SARON CRENSHAW BAND
15-SUN CRIMSON RAGDOLLS THE PIONEERS
16-MON JOANNA STERNBERG T BLUES BAND
17-TUE RAY SCHINNERY SARON CRENSHAW BAND
18-WED BOBBY BRYAN SLAM ALLEN BAND
19-THU IRVING LOUIS LATTIN JR MACK BAND
20-FRI JR MACK CLARENCE SPADY BAND
21-SAT HAZMAT MODINE CLARENCE SPADY BAND
22-SUN BILL SIMS JR THE PIONEERS
23-MON RAY SCHINNERY T BLUES BAND
24-TUE SARON CRENSHAW BOBBY RADCLIFF/STEVE GUYGER
25-WED JR MACK KING SOLOMON HICKS
26-THU RAY SCHINNERY T BAND/BRYAN/TBD
27-FRI CLARENCE SPADY TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
28-SAT ACOUSTIC T BAND JR MACK BAND
29-SUN SARON CRENSHAW THE PIONEERS
30-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
31-TUE RAY SCHINNERY T BAND/BRYAN/LATTIN

 

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maurice john vaughn

october 5th, 2017

thursday - 10 PM

A triple-threat on guitar, saxophone and vocals, Maurice John Vaughn is lauded as a "blues original... His soulful and passionate vocals are convincing because they are earned --- [he] means what he sings". A Chicago native, Vaughn is best known for his innovative and humorous originals.

www.myspace.com/mauricejohnvaughnbandrevue


hazmat modine

october 7th & 21st 2017

saturday - 7 PM

Equipped with harmonica, a scintillating sousaphone, and myriad guest performers the band runs the gamut of genres and instrumentation. Most of what they play are originals, but keep an ear out for cover versions of "Slim Gaillard, Jimmy Rogers, Jaybird Coleman, and Irving Berlin." Lead Wade Schuman will send the audience home humming & stomping after the romping, dynamic and passionately unique experience that is Hazmat Modine.

www.hazmatmodine.com


 

the pioneers

sunday nights

The Pioneers got their start at Terra Blues as the legendary backup group that supported Moe Holmes, former alto and tenor voice of the Holmes Brothers. Created in the early 1990's, the band is comprised of rotating talented musicians. After Moe's death in 2008 the current group of Jr Mack, Barry Harrison, Brian Killen & Pat Firch carry on in his footsteps.


mack

jr mack

A New Jersey native and self-taught guitarist, Jr Mack forged his own path into the heart of the blues. With the collected stage presence of a seasoned performer, Jr Mack lulls, mesmerizes, and reels the audience into a groove all his own. Having sat in or worked with The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Randolph, & many others, Junior Mack's soulful interpretation of the blues never fails to captivate.

www.jrmack.com

irving louis lattin

Irving Louis Lattin, another of Chicago's notable music exports, is one of the most desirable talents in the entertainment industry. Called upon for his song writing prowess and blues/funk performances, Lattin's sound has been featured in commercials (Covergirl, Chevy, Pfizers ... etc) and on stages across the world.  Lattin began playing music at age 13 and by the time he was 25, mastered both composition and piano. Although you have probably heard Irving Louis Lattin during your every day life without even realizing it, wake up your consciousness and grab a featured show of his talented song writing and "real-thing" appeal right here at Terra Blues!

www.myspace.com/irvinglouislattin


michael powers

Heralding from Bayonne New Jersey, Michael Powers now defines the New York City blues scene. Since settling in NYC in the 1970's, Power's originals and "re-shaped classics" have been dictating the raw essence of real blues in the city for years. This 5 time Blues Music award nominee "is no "rocker" masquerading as a "bluesman", no "Hendrix wanna be" - he is simply true to his ... heart and the rockin' soul in his music." Michael Powers is a rare find in the music world; "an impressive musical range and versatility - a musician for all seasons." (Blues Matters)

www.michaelpowers.com

 


ray schinnery

Raised in New York City, Ray Schinnery is known for his humorous originals, guitar mastery, and his unique "story-telling" voice. BLUES MAGAZINE wrote "just when you think his vocal is a standard, rough-hewn blues shouter, he turns around and lays down some of the shivery-sweetest 3 part harmonies this side of the bible belt". A regular on the international as well as the local blues scene, "with his band, a solo performer, or with his guitar, Ray is a master showman..."

www.rayschinnery.com


 

 

clarence spady

Raised in Scranton Pennsylvania, where he still lives, Clarence Spady is accredited with defining the 1990's blues scene. Raised by a musical family and encouraged to pursue blues, Spady started touring right out of high school. By the '90's, this singer/guitarist decided to head out and tour with a band of his own. Clarence Spady's skills as a songwriter paired with his solid mastery of guitar transcends typical blues performances, leaving audiences clamoring for more of his unique & intelligent sound.

www.myspace.com/clarencespadyband


saron crenshaw

Whether he is traveling the country disseminating his control of jazz and blues or strolling through the audience playing guitar with his tongue (which happens to be a Gibson "Lucille" model guitar signed by B.B.King),SaRon Crenshaw is a powerhouse performer that leaves an unforgettable impression. This New Yorker's deeply engrained love for all things blues leaves no room for obstacles in life or performance.

www.saroncrenshaw.com


  Guyger

bobby radcliff & steve guyger

Growing up in Maryland, Bobby Radcliff began his guitar education with classical guitar lessons at the age of 12. Following his initiation into the music world, Radcliff moved to New York City in 1977 where Black Top records took a liking to his "strengths as a soloist, as well as a funky rhythm guitarist". (WFLR-FM) Having toured the US, Canada, and Europe more than a dozen times Radcliff always leaves audiences stunned with "his jaw-dropping skills as a guitarist." (Blues Review)

www.bobbyradcliffblues.com

A bluesman since his teens, this Philadelphia native's mastery of gritty Chicago-style harp playing landed him a musician's dream gig, a call from Jimmy Rogers. Blues Access Magazine claims "All of the years...of touring with the legendary Jimmy Rogers has made Steve Guyger one of the greatest blues harp men in the world." Guyger's performances are enhanced by his fine clear voice and hand-picked guest performers - every show is one of a kind!

www.steveguyger.com


bobby bryan

An opening talent for Albert Cummings,  Shemekia Copeland & many other nationally recognized artists, this California native has been captivating audiences with his brand of "urban blues" for over 20 years. Bobby is a another successful blues product of Los Angeles's most famous blues club, Babe's & Ricky's. After playing with the house band for years, Bobby was taken on tour with "Arkansas" Larry Davis, an influential Grammy  award-winning blues artist. After years of honing his vocal and guitar talents, Bobby Bryan and his band are a group of blues regulars we can't do without!

www.bobbybryanii.com

hicks

king solomon hicks

Known in Harlem as "King Solomon", " 'lil BB", and "EAST Montgomery", Hicks has kept an enviable performance schedule since the age of 13. With two CD's under his belt (including 4 original songs), there's nothing that can stand in the way of this young New Yorker and his mature and inimitable skill as a guitarist.

www.kingsolomonhicks.com