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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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9/1/2016
MICHAEL HILL
SARON CRENSHAW
CLIFF SCHMITT
MIKE NAPPI

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9/6/2016
ANDY STORY
BOBBY BRYAN
ANDY EULAU
DAVE MOORE

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9/14/2016
MICHAEL HILL
SOLOMON HICKS
CLIFF SCHMITT
MIKE NAPPI

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9/15/2016
IRVING LOUIS LATTIN
CLARENCE SPADY
CLIFF SCHMITT
BARRY HARRISON

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9/22/2016
CLARENCE SPADY
BOBBY BRYAN
CLIFF SCHMITT
MIKE NAPPI

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9/28/2016
IRVING LOUIS LATTIN
BOBBY BRYAN
CLIFF SCHMITT
MIKE NAPPI

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DATE

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

01-THU CLARENCE SPADY T BLUES BAND F/HILL & CRENSHAW
02-FRI CLARENCE SPADY TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
03-SAT STEVE GUYGER SARON CRENSHAW BAND
04-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
05-MON CLARENCE SPADY T BLUES BAND
06-TUE IRVING LOUIS LATTIN STORY / BRYAN BAND
07-WED JR MACK CHUCK LAMBERT BAND
08-THU RAY SCHINNERY CLARENCE SPADY BAND
09-FRI SARON CRENSHAW TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
10-SAT BOBBY RADCLIFF TRIO JR MACK BAND
11-SUN SARON CRENSHAW THE PIONEERS
12-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND F/HICKS & MACK
13-TUE IRVING LOUIS LATTIN BOBBY BRYAN BAND
14-WED RAY SCHINNERY T BAND F/ HILL & HICKS
15-THU AUSTIN WALKIN'CANE  T BAND
16-FRI STEVE GUYGER MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
17-SAT HAZMAT MODINE CLARENCE SPADY BAND
18-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
19-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
20-TUE BOBBY BRYAN KING SOLOMON HICKS
21-WED JR MACK SARON CRENSHAW BAND
22-THU IRVING LOUIS LATTIN T BAND F/SPADY & BRYAN
23-FRI ANDY STORY TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
24-SAT JESSY CAROLINA SARON CRENSHAW BAND
25-SUN IRVING LOUIS LATTIN THE PIONEERS F/HILL
26-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND F/HICKS & CRENSHAW
27-TUE RAY SCHINNERY BOBBY RADCLIFF/STEVE GUYGER
28-WED SARON CRENSHAW T BAND F/LATTIN & BRYAN
29-THU SARON CRENSHAW JR MACK BAND
30-FRI JR MACK MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY

 

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jake la botz

september 4th, 13th, & 29th 2016

7:00PM

American bluesman and travel junkie Jake La Botz  hit the road and began playing the blues at the young age of 15. La Botz spent his early years traveling and strumming his guitar on street corners, in juke joints, and in tattoo shops across Chicago, the Delta south, and eventually the rest of the United States. Influenced and trained by some of the last remaining pre-war era blues greats such as "Homesick" James, David "Honeyboy" Edwards, and "Maxwell Street" Jimmy Davis, La Botz then went on to tour the U.S. and Europe with legends like Ray Charles, Buddy Guy, John Hammond, Etta James, and many more. La Botz has also acted in and contributed his own original music to various films over the years, such as Rambo, Animal Factory, and On The Road. Be sure not to miss this multi-faceted musician right here at Terra Blues!

www.jakelabotz.com/



austin walkin' cane

september 15th, 2016

thursday - 7 PM

Winner of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee, Austin "Walkin' Cane" Charanghat proves a formidable member of the Delta Blues music scene. His rumbly baritone voice and impressive slide guitar skills have been called upon to perform or open for the likes of Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, & Watermelon Slim (just to name a few). Mr. Charanghat is bringing his "blues gumbo" blend of "jazz, folk, soul, & rock and roll" to NYC, so be sure to catch this piece of the Delta right here at Terra Blues!

www.walkincane.com



jessy carolina

september 24th, 2016

saturday - 6:30 PM

Based out of New York City, Jessy Carolina teleports her listeners to the turn of the 20th century where soulful crooning and brass-blowing reigned. Sounding like a worn record, her raspy voice paired with her mean washboard playing are reminiscent of the Prohibition and Depression Eras, where music was the primary means of escaping the hardships of American society. This feel-good performer will have you stomping and swaying as if you were back in the roaring 20's.



hazmat modine

september 17th, 2016

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.  - Trifecta NYC

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 

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