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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

listings

 

MONDAYS

JR MACK

SARON CRENSHAW

CLIFF SCHMITT
BARRY HARRISON

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7/5/2016
ANDY STORY
BOBBY BRYAN
ANDY EULAU
DAVE MOORE

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7/7/2016
CLARENCE SPADY
BOBBY BRYAN
ANDY EULAU
MIKE NAPPI

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7/16/2016 (ACOUSTIC)
IRVING LOUIS LATTIN
MICHAEL HILL
ANDY EULAU
MIKE NAPPI

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7/21/2016
IRVING LOUIS LATTIN
CLARENCE SPADY
ANDY EULAU
MIKE NAPPI

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DATE

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

01-FRI MISTY BLUES MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
02-SAT BOBBY RADCLIFF TRIO CLARENCE SPADY BAND
03-SUN JAKE LA BOTZ THE PIONEERS F/ MACK
04-MON IRVING LOUIS LATTIN T BLUES BAND F/ MACK & CRENSHAW
05-TUE IRVING LOUIS LATTIN STORY / BRYAN BAND
06-WED JR MACK JOHN NEMETH
07-THU RAY SCHINNERY T BLUES BAND F/SPADY & BRYAN
08-FRI STEVE GUYGER MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
09-SAT ANDY STORY TRIO SARON CRENSHAW BAND
10-SUN SARON CRENSHAW THE PIONEERS F/ MACK
11-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND F/SPADY & CRENSHAW
12-TUE JAKE LA BOTZ BOBBY BRYAN BAND
13-WED SARON CRENSHAW GEORGE BOONE BLUES BAND
14-THU IRVING LOUIS LATTIN KENNY NEAL
15-FRI SARON CRENSHAW TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
16-SAT ACOUSTIC T CLARENCE SPADY BAND
17-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS F/ HILL
18-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND F/ MACK & CRENSHAW
19-TUE BOBBY BRYAN THE HILL BROTHERS BAND
20-WED IRVING LOUIS LATTIN DOUG DEMING & THE JEWELTONES F/ DENNIS GRUENLING
21-THU JAKE LA BOTZ T BLUES BAND F/LATIN & SPADY
22-FRI REVEREND K.M. WILLIAMS MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
23-SAT REVEREND K.M. WILLIAMS SARON CRENSHAW BAND
24-SUN IRVING LOUIS LATTIN THE PIONEERS F/ MACK
25-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND F/ MACK & CRENSHAW
26-TUE SARON CRENSHAW BOBBY RADCLIFF/STEVE GUYGER
27-WED JR MACK SARON CRENSHAW BAND
28-THU TERRA BLUES' 26TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!!
29-FRI JR MACK MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
30-SAT CLARENCE SPADY TRIO JR MACK BAND
31-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS F/ MACK
 

blue moon marquee

CANCELLED

july 13th, 2016

wednesday - 7:00pm

They've been hailed as the "best undiscovered blues duo around" and they are the rare set whose originals are just as good as the classics they cover! A.W. Cardinal and Jasmine Colette comprise Blue Moon Marquee --- a Montreal-based gypsy-blues band influenced by the likes of Blind Willie Johnson, Tom Waits, Charley Patton, & Memphis Minnie (to name a few). Join us for this rare out-of-town treat and a night full of musical story-telling.


www.bluemoonmarquis.com









kenny neal

july 14th, 2016

thursday - 10:00pm

If any kid was destined to be a bluesman, it was the multi-instrumentalist Kenny Neal, whose father is the harmonica player Raful Neal and whose family friends included Buddy Guy, Lazy Lester, and Slim Harpo. Neal plays swampy New Orleans electric guitar and has a smooth but gravelly voice.


www.kennyneal.net


JOHN NEMETH 

john nemeth

july 6th, 2016

wednesday - 10:00pm


Hailing from the blues hotbed of Boise, Idaho, John Németh served his apprenticeship with the San Francisco band Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets, and launched a solo career three years ago. He’s a sharply dressed R. & B. singer who favors the high end of the vocal range and energetic arrangements with a strong horn section.


www.johnnemeth.com



26th ANNIVERSARY

terra blues' 26th anniversary party!

july 28th, 2016

thursday - 7:00pm


Come join the rarest medley of blues musicians for our 26th anniversary celebration! Featuring performances by Terra Blues' greats:

Andy Eulau, Andy Story, Barry Harrison, Bobby Bryan, Bobby Radcliff, Chuck Lambert, Clarence Spady, Cliff Schmitt, Dave Moore, Hazmat Modine, Irving Louis Lattin, Jake La Botz, Jessy Carolina, Jr. Mack, King Solomon Hicks, Michael Hill, Michael Powers, Misty Blues, Ray Schinnery, SaRon Crenshaw, & Steve Guyger!



reverend k.m. williams

friday july 22nd, 2016 - 7:00pm

saturday july 23rd, 2016 - 6:30pm

Reverend K. M. Williams seamlessly fuses his classic Texas-style sound with his religious devotion to deliver a performance that is refreshingly uplifting and authentic. This Texas native began playing blues guitar at age seven after an impromptu lesson from the legendary Elmore James. In 1980, Williams converted to Christianity, and began composing independent blues spirituals for guitar and harmonica after believing to have "received divine inspiration and abilities". In 1995, Williams became an ordained minister, and began playing in local churches. 1996 marked the creation of his own Delta Blues band called "KM Williams and The Blues Train", in which Williams honed his signature Texas/Mississippi guitar style and songwriting skills. The success of this band led Williams to open for blues legends such as Robert Lockwood Junior, Little Milton, and The Holmes Brothers. With fourteen solo CD's and seven international tours under his belt, Reverend K. M. Williams continues to preach the Christian gospel through his twangy guitar licks, calming guttural voice, and southern-tinged performances which are reminiscent of simpler times.

 

www.revkmwilliams.com


doug deming & the jeweltones ft. dennis gruenling

july 20th, 2016

wednesday - 10:00PM

Doug Deming and his band The Jewel Tones have been around since the 90's, but their sound resonates a style that is genuine roots blues. Deming's dexterous guitar playing, sultry voice, and stylistic variety guide listeners on a journey through blues history. Deming and his band have recently paired up with Dennis Gruenling, a master blues harmonica player. Known worldwide for his swinging style and inventive techniques, Gruenling's mastery of this cornerstone blues instrument is nothing short of energetic and emotional. Blues Junction calls their collaboration "one of the great tandems in blues music today."

www.dougdeming.com


george boone blues band

july 13th, 2016

wednesday - 10:00PM

This rare gem of a blues singer/songwriter delivers a performance so earnest and raw that it will tug the heartstrings of any listener. George Boone has not only shared international festival stages with blues greats such as Robert Cray, Jimmy Rogers, Johnny Littlejohn, and Wild Child Butler, but has also been cited by veteran critic Don Wilcock as "one of the best blues guitarists/singer/songwriters in the world". George Boone's explosively passionate musicianship and gut-rusty vocals awaken the unbeknownst bluesman in every member of his audience. Together, Boone and his band deliver a performance that is emotionally unparalleled.

www.facebook.com/George-Boone-Blues-Band


misty blues

july 1st, 2016

friday - 7:00PM

Gina Coleman, lead singer and founder of the band Misty Blues began her blues career as a gospel and folk rock singer. After landing a role in the 1999 Williamstown Theatre Festival production of A Raisin In The Sun, she received overwhelmingly positive criticism for her voice and was thus inspired to sing classical blues. Coleman recruited her former bandmates guitarist Jason Webster and bassist Bill Patriquin of the band Cole-Connection, as well as musicians Jeff Dudziak, Benny Kohn, and Kali Baba McConnell to form Misty Blues. Together, the band pays homage to blues music of the 20's, 30's, and 40's while maintaining their roots in gospel and folk rock, creating a unique blues-fusion sound. 

www.mistybluesband.com


jake la botz

july 3rd, 12th, and 21st, 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!

http://www.jakelabotz.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