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An Evening of Hard-Driving Blues

I saw an unexpectedly excellent blues show at Johnny D’s on Friday night! If I’d been familiar with all the acts, I would not have been as surprised.

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Of course I am familiar with Charles Neville, saxophonist for The Neville Brothers. I love their music and their spirit, together and separately (the band as it existed for many years is no longer). I was not familiar with Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood, other than by name and reputation.

Charles Neville

Charles Neville

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Delbert Gave It Up For Our Love

Friday night, I saw a fabulous blues musician who I’d never seen perform – Delbert McClinton.

Delbert McClinton

Delbert McClinton

What a performer! It was obvious to me that he’s a seasoned musician who enjoys what he does. He appeared to love playing at Bull Run, which is an intimate venue. The stage is a mere inches off the floor and the tables start close to the stage which makes it easy for the artists to engage the audience. Read the rest of this entry

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