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